Campus News

'The Defamation Experience': Challenging Preconceived Notions

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 09:00
The UK Unconscious Bias Initiative is sponsoring a special event for UK faculty, staff and students. "The Defamation Experience" is an interactive diversity program where the audience acts as the jury and engages in civil discourse that challenges preconceived notions.

UK Alumni Association Hosts Champions Classic Pregame Event

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 16:30
UK basketball fans can enjoy a pregame celebration at Chicago's Kaiser Tiger before UK meets Kansas on the court Tuesday night.

UK's Annual Tobacco-Free Tailgate set for Nov. 16

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 09:00
The UK Tobacco-free Campus Committee, Tobacco Free Take Action (TFTA), University Health Service and the Student Health Advisory Council will celebrate UK's success at the Tobacco-Free Tailgate from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Nov. 16 on the Rose Street walkway.

Big Blue Crush Still Saving Lives After 30 Years

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 09:00
The annual Big Blue Crush blood drive celebrates a special anniversary on the UK campus this week.

Kentucky's Heartbeat VIDEO: A Champion for UK's Student Veterans

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 08:30
This Veterans Day weekend, we honor a UK staff member who aims to help student veterans as they transition from military life to campus life. In this episode of "Kentucky's Heartbeat," watch why Tony Dotson is so determined to see his students earn their UK degrees!

Military "Mission" at Kroger Field Builds Community During Lexington's Week of Valor

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 09:00
More than 120 men and women — some military veterans, some civilians — met on the turf at Kroger Field for a mock military mission intended to build community during Lexington's Week of Valor.

UK Campus Goes Purple With a Purpose

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 09:00
This week, purple lights will glow at William T. Young Library, Memorial Hall, residence halls and other buildings on campus to show UK's commitment to a world without Alzheimer's disease and to commemorate the important work done by caregivers.

UK Police Present Emergency Response Training Exercise Nov. 9

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 09:00
As part of this fall's Campus Community Emergency Response Team (C-CERT) training, UK Police will be presenting an emergency response training from noon-3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, inside and outside of Kirwan 4.

U.S. Army Veteran Studies Public Health to Help Fellow Service Men and Women

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 09:00
Ahmad Alexander studies public health with the goal of helping other service members always at the forefront of his mind.

Kentucky Colleges Gather to Discuss Citizenship, Juvenile Justice

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 09:00
Ten Kentucky institutions of higher learning, members of the Central Kentucky Diversity Consortium, will send student, faculty and staff representatives to the Multicultural Opportunities, Strategies and Institutional Inclusiveness Conference (MOSAIIC) on the UK campus to discuss racial disparities, human rights in a democracy and juvenile justice issues.

UK Dedicates Lewis Hall

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 14:30
The facility, which opened this fall semester, is named in honor of UK alumnus Thomas W. Lewis and his wife Jan, who gave $23 million to create one of the country's leading honors programs. The donation is the largest single gift in UK's history.

Behind the Blue: A Campus Walk With Sonja Feist-Price

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 08:00
Sonja Feist-Price, vice president for institutional diversity at UK, talks with "Behind the Blue" about the work of the university's Office for Institutional Diversity.

Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton Visits UK College of Engineering

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 08:00
Lt. Gov. Hampton visited the UK campus to speak about her experiences in engineering and tour several aerospace-related student projects at NASA Kentucky.

Pharmacy Students Immunize President, Board of Trustee Members

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 08:00
Operation Immunization is in full swing as students from the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy help to immunize the University community while educating the public on the importance of receiving their vaccines.

UK Libraries Wendell H. Ford Public Policy Research Center Acquires KY Rep. Brent Yonts’ Papers

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 08:00
UK Wendell H. Ford Public Policy Research Center recently acquired the papers of former Kentucky Rep. Brent Yonts. An alumnus of Murray State University and the UK College of Law, Yonts served as the representative of Kentucky District 15 from 1997 until 2016.

Students Organize Thanksgivin' Fixin' Food Drive

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 08:00
Students organize food drive for Thanksgiving meals.

Cyber Security Awareness Month: The Internet of Things and Cyber Security

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 08:00
To close out National Cyber Security Awareness Month, UK Information Technology Services's explains a new era of the internet and offers tips for using IoT devices securely.

'UK at the Half' Features Ag Equine Programs Director

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 08:00
"UK at the Half" airs during halftime of each UK football and basketball game broadcast and features the people, programs, research, health care and service that combine to make UK the university for Kentucky.

Addressing Significant Need, UK and Toyota Partner to Offer Unique Engineering Program

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 15:00
The world's largest automaker and UK are collaborating to train students in automotive production engineering, addressing a significant industry need in the nation's third-largest auto-producing state.

Ben Beam Earning His Stripes With Help of UK Distillation Program

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 08:00
A student with a very famous last name is thrilled to be a part of UK's Distillation, Wine and Brewing Studies program.

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