Campus News

Nominations Being Taken for 2018 Clements Award for High School History/Civics Teachers

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 08:00
The National Archives and UK's Wendell  H. Ford Public Policy Research Center are now taking self-nominations for the Earle C. Clements Innovation in Education Award for Civics and History Teachers. The submission deadline is Friday, May 11.

UK Grad Awarded Chicago Teacher Residency

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 08:00
UK Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced 2017 graduate Elise McConnell was awarded the Academy of Urban School Leadership: Chicago Teacher Residency for the 2018-19 academic school year.

New UK Medical Leave Policy Provides Coverage for Donors

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 08:00
A new University of Kentucky medical leave policy now provides coverage for employees who wish to give the gift of life via bone marrow or certain solid organ transplants.

UK MANNRS is Top Chapter in Nation for 6th Consecutive Year

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 08:00
The UK chapter of Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences has earned its sixth straight nod as best in the nation.

'We Need to Protect Our Survivors.' Students Support Violence Victims at Clothesline Project Ceremony

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 08:00
UK faculty member Emily Bonistall Postel's Sociology 439: Victimology Class hosted the eye-opening event during National Crime Victim’s Rights Week. The goal was to promote visibility, education and action around the issues of interpersonal violence on campuses.

UK's Sullivan Award Winners Make Impact on Lives of People They Serve

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 08:00
UK graduating seniors Madison Conroy and Esias Bedingar and legal counsel for Kentucky Refugee Ministries, Emily Jones, are the 2018 winners of the Sullivan Award, UK's highest honor for humanitarian service.

Truman Scholarship to Advance UK Junior’s Refugee and Immigration Policy Studies

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 07:00
The UK Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced that political science and Arabic and Islamic studies junior Hadeel Abdallah, of Lexington, has been named a 2018 Truman Scholar and will receive $30,000 to support her graduate study. Abdallah is the 14th UK student to receive the honor from the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation.  

UK Junior Hadeel Abdallah Named Truman Scholar

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 17:00
UK's Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced that political science and Arabic and Islamic studies junior Hadeel Abdallah, of Lexington, has been named a 2018 Truman Scholar and will receive $30,000 to support her graduate study. Abdallah is the 14th UK student to receive the honor from the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation. 

Parking Structure #2 at Hilltop Ave. Has Reopened

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 11:00
Possible gas leak in the area led to the parking structure being closed for about a half hour this morning. Columbia Gas has determined the area is safe.

North Campus Parking Impact Slated for April 13

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 08:00
Events on campus will impact parking at the Career Center Lot and the Linden Walk Lot Friday.

Former UK Dean Lori Gonzalez Returns to Deliver Lecture on Campus April 26

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 08:00
The lecture by Gonzalez, now vice chancellor of academic, faculty and student affairs at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and its statewide campuses, is hosted by the Women's Executive Leadership Development program at UK.

Retired UK Professor and Civil War Historian Celebrates 100th Birthday

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 08:00
Charles P. Roland, alumni professor emeritus at UK, celebrated a major milestone last weekend. On Sunday, the leading scholar turned 100 years old. Family, friends and colleagues threw a surprise party in his honor. Festivities included a military honor guard and the singing of “Happy Birthday to You” and the Army song by the UK Department of History’s faculty. One or Roland's doctoral students, Thomas Appleton, presented a resolution commending Roland on behalf of UK President Eli Capilouto.

Trade Four Wheels for Two With Bicycle Voucher Program

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 08:00
Transportation Services is now accepting applicants for its 2018 bicycle voucher program. The program offers qualified applicants $400 in vouchers in exchange for agreeing not to purchase a motor vehicle permit for two years.

Martin School Examines Immigration Policy With Former Congressman Mazzoli Delivering Ford Lecture on April 11

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 08:00
Former U.S. Rep. Ron Mazzoli will deliver the Martin School's Wendell Ford Lecture at UK this Wednesday afternoon.

Alumni Association Celebrates UK Spring Football

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 08:00
UK Alumni Association marks the end of spring football with a pregame tailgate experience and lower-level tickets to the traditional Blue-White Game on April 13.

Rhodes Scholarship Info Sessions Offered

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 08:00
UK's Office of Nationally Competitive Awards will host two sessions with Rhodes Scholars Fagan Harris, the assistant American secretary of the Rhodes Trust, and Raymond Burse, former president of Kentucky State University, on the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. All programming for students and faculty will be presented on Friday, April 13.

Pride Week Activities Announced

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 08:00
UK's Office of LGBTQ* Resources has scheduled a full calendar of Pride Week activities for April 9-14.

Celebrate the Power of Pedals During Bike Week, April 9-13

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 08:00
Bike Week will be held Monday, April 9, through Friday, April 13, and is part of Earth Days in the Bluegrass.

UK’s Coldstream Research Campus Receives Tax Increment Financing Approvals

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 08:00
UK recently received approval from the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council and the Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority to establish a tax increment financing district within the Coldstream Research Campus.

Boone Center Grill Set to Open April 9

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 08:00
The Boone Center Grill will open for the season Monday, April 9.

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