Campus News

KCTCS, UK Sign Reverse Transfer Agreement

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 09:00
Former KCTCS students who transfer to UK before earning an associate degree can have UK credits applied toward the KCTCS degree, if the credits for each institution align.

WUKY Partners With God's Pantry, Lexington Businesses to Fight Child Hunger

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 09:00
For every donation made to WUKY until Dec. 31, KEBCO Inc., Stewart Perry State Farm Insurance and UK Federal Credit Union will each fill a backpack for a child in need through God’s Pantry Food Bank’s backpack program. 

UPK, UK Authors Showcased at Kentucky Book Fair as it Moves to Lexington

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 09:00
As the Kentucky Book Fair comes to Lexington for the first time, several writers from University Press of Kentucky and UK are among more than 180 authors and editors showcasing their recent work at the event.

UK MANRRS Students Beautify African-American Cemetery Through Project

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 09:00
A group of UK Ag students recently planted more than 50 trees at a historic African-American cemetery in Lexington.

'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.