Campus News

Helping Business Students Succeed in the Bluegrass and Beyond: Campus Walk With New Dean Simon Sheather

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 07:00
Come along on a campus walk with UK's Gatton College of Business and Economics Dean Simon Sheather to discover why the Australia native is so excited to welcome students back to campus in just a few short weeks!

'Unlearn Fear + Hate' Installed at Gatton Student Center

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 08:00
The art committee is making significant strides in getting more pieces placed in UK's Gatton Student Center, including new work by Lexington artists Kurt Gohde and Kremena Todorova.

UK Alumna and Olympian Paves the Way For Youth

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 08:00
Alumna Simidele Adeagbo has recently been selected for the inaugural Obama Foundation Leaders: Africa Program.

Huguelet Drive ADA-accessible Parking Lot Now Available

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 08:00
The lot, at the corner of Rose Street and Huguelet Drive, offers 66 spaces after an expansion construction project this summer.

Book Benches Pay Homage to UK Authors, Artists

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 07:00
Looking for a great place to dive into a summer book? You’re in luck. Kentucky's literary heritage is being featured around Lexington as part of the new Book Benches public art exhibit to encourage reading, and a majority of the benches have connections to UK faculty and alumni and University Press of Kentucky publications.

UK Named a Great College to Work For

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 08:00
UK has been named a 2018 Great College to Work For by The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Renovated Alumni Gym Opens for Visitors

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 08:00
No membership fees are required during this trial period, but UK faculty, staff and students wishing to try out the facility must present their active UK ID.

2 Alumni of UK Golf Team Turn Pro at Barbasol Tournament

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 07:00
Tyler McDaniel and Cooper Musselman, alumni of the UK men’s golf team, will compete in the Barbasol PGA Championship July 16-22, at Champions at Keene Trace in Nicholasville.

UK Alumni Video: Teaming Up to Transform Lives of Wounded Veterans

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 12:00
When wounded veterans return home from the battlefield, many of them face a stark reality when they realize their homes aren't accessible. Watch how UK alumnus Jacob Tamme, along with his wife Allison, are helping to change that reality, one home at a time.

Elizabeth Street Parking Lot for UK Employees Upgraded and Open

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 08:00
Construction on the lot, located at the southwest corner of Transcript Avenue and Elizabeth Street, has concluded and the lot is now open.

UK HDI Receives Grant to Help Serve Individuals With Paralysis

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 08:00
HDI has received a three-year grant totaling $600,000 to enhance and facilitate access to recreational programs to better serve people with paralysis.

UK Physical Plant Restructured

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 08:00
PPD has now restructured into four new areas around campus in order to be more efficient and effective.

New Campus Calendar Helps You Discover What to Do, Where to Go at UK

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 08:00
To make it easier for students, employees and visitors to find and attend events and activities at UK, the university has launched a new online campus calendar.

UK Students Donate Over 9 Tons of Items to Nonprofits

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 07:00
UK students donated a total of 18,449 pounds of items during May 2018 move out days with the Give and Go donation program. These results were a 17 percent increase from last year's move out efforts, which collected a total of 15,372 pounds. The items collected are donated to nonprofits such as Goodwill, God's Pantry and the Lexington Women's Hope Center.

Construction to Impact University Drive Beginning Monday, July 9

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 14:00
Construction will impact traffic on the south end of University Drive between the Orange Lot entrance and the Alumni Drive roundabout.

Former Head of Kentucky Humanities Council to Receive Honorary Doctorate From UK

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 08:00
Virginia Carter, who led the Kentucky Humanities Council for more than two decades, will receive an Honorary Doctor of Humanities from the University of Kentucky at its December Commencement ceremonies.

Alumni Association Names 2018 Clubs' Service Awards

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 08:00
Awards were given to in-state and out-of-state alumni clubs in the following seven categories — Alumni Engagement, Membership, Scholarships, Service, Student Recruitment, New and Creative Programs and Most Improved — and determined by the Past Presidents’ Advisory Council.

UK Library and Information Science Student Receives ALA Spectrum Scholarship

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 08:00
A UK library and information science graduate receives an ALA Spectrum Scholarship.

UK Finishes 17th in 2018 Directors’ Cup Standings

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 08:00
UK Athletics put in another very strong year in 2017-18.

New State Sales Tax to Impact UK Athletics Ticket Prices

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 11:00
The new 6 percent sales tax on the sales of admission to events hosted by most nonprofit organizations includes tickets to UK Athletics events.