Campus News

Transportation Services Now Offering Commute Planning Assistance

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 09:00
To help students and employees more easily navigate the wide variety of transportation modes available, UK Transportation Services is now offering free personalized commute planning assistance.

College of Engineering Candidates to Participate in Open Forums

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 09:00
Four candidates for the dean of the UK College of Engineering position will be on the UK campus throughout February and March. The first open forum will take place from 4-5 p.m. today (Wednesday), Feb. 28.

Tornado Drill Thursday Gets Us Ready for Spring Weather

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 09:00
UK is participating in a statewide tornado drill Thursday, March 1. The UK Alert test message will activate during the drill around 10:07 a.m. tomorrow.

Alumnus Greg Parks Focuses on His Writing, Civil Rights

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 09:00
Having authored or edited more than 10 scholarly books and many articles, alumnus Gregory S. Parks often focuses on issues dealing with diversity on university campuses in the United States.

Transportation Services Now Offering Commute Planning Assistance

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 09:00
To help students and employees more easily navigate the wide variety of transportation modes available, UK Transportation Services is now offering free personalized commute planning assistance.

College of Engineering Candidates to Participate in Open Forums

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 09:00
Four candidates for the dean of the UK College of Engineering position will be on the UK campus throughout February and March. The first open forum will take place from 4-5 p.m. today (Wednesday), Feb. 28.

VIDEO: 'Campus Walk' With UK's Eric N. Monday

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 08:00
In the latest episode of our "Campus Walks" video series, UKNow talks to Eric N. Monday, UK executive vice president for finance and administration. See what he says are his favorite parts of the new Student Center and why he is anxiously awaiting its opening.

NFL Player and Alumnus Eric Scott Found a New Career Path at UK

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 09:00
Former NFL player Eric Scott found a new purpose in life when he returned to his alma mater for a graduate education.

UKREC Renovation and Expansion to Change Labs’ Protocol

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 09:00
Improvements to UK's Research and Education Center at Princeton will result in some upcoming schedule modifications for some of the facility's labs.

Office of Work-Life to Host Summer Camps Fair

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 09:00
UK Human Resources Office of Work-Life will hold a Summer Camps Fair from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday, March 23, at the Hilary J. Boone Center.

UK Community Asking How to Fund the Future

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 08:00
An effort is underway to determine how to handle a projected $200 million gap between expected revenues and what is needed to fund UK's missions of education, research and service over the next five years.

UK Libraries Exhibit Explores Controversy Surrounding Vietnam War in Kentucky

Mon, 02/26/2018 - 09:00
A new exhibition, “Rising Up Angry,” organized by UK Libraries Special Collections Research Center, dives into the turbulent time in history where speaking up about what you believed in became a social norm across the United States and on the UK campus.

UK’s Gatton College Alumni Hall of Fame Inducts Industry Leaders from Brown-Forman, General Motors and Keeneland

Mon, 02/26/2018 - 09:00
Three outstanding UK graduates were inducted into the Gatton College Hall of Fame this past Friday evening.

UK Board Approves Four Honorary Doctorate Recipients

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 18:00
The honorary doctorates will be presented at UK's May Commencement. The recipients are a national sports broadcaster; a Lexington entrepreneur and community builder; a former collegiate music educator and nurse; and a UK alumnus who went from high school dropout to leading expert in neurotrauma.

Sign Up Today for Fresh Food From UK’s Organic Farm

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 09:00
Today is a big day if you are interested in signing up to get fresh produce from UK's organic farm in 2018.

UPK Book Celebrates Group of Renegade Poets Who Started at UK

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 08:00
When Frank X Walker coined the culturally encompassing term “Affrilachian” 25 years ago, he had no idea the group of colleagues who got their start inside a UK elevator would transform into a radically influential social movement. In University Press of Kentucky's “Black Bone: 25 Years of the Affrilachian Poets,” editors Bianca Lynne Spriggs and Jeremy Paden curate a groundbreaking anthology of poems, essays and stories that provide a historical, aesthetic and thematic overview of the movement that in its early years found its spiritual home on the UK campus.

Big Blue Goes Red in February

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 09:00
February is American Heart Month and UK Cooperative Extension is celebrating and helping people in a big way.

R.J. Corman’s John Lindsey Wins 2018 Supply Chain Innovation Award

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 09:00
A key employee for a well known company in Central Kentucky is honored as the winner of a major supply chain award.

VIDEO: Representing the Red, White and "see blue."

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 08:00
UK's elite cheerleading squad is representing Team USA at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeonchang, South Korea.

Alumni Thompson, Walters Coach UK's Award-winning Cheer and Dance Teams

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 09:00
Jomo Thompson is head coach of the Universal Cheerleaders Association champion cheerleading squad, and Dawn Walters has coached the UK dance team to the verge of its own national championship.

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