Campus News

UK Building to be Named for Former University President Lee Todd

Tue, 12/13/2016 - 08:30
The UK Board of Trustees will vote this afternoon on renaming the Biological-Pharmaceutical Building for the president who helped secure support for its construction — Lee T. Todd Jr. Todd was UK's 11th president, serving from 2001 to 2011.

Entrepreneurs Celebrated at 2016 UK Venture Studio Bootcamp Graduation

Mon, 12/12/2016 - 09:00
The 2016 Entrepreneurs Bootcamp at UK concluded with the presentation of several cash awards for competitors.

Former Wildcat Standout and NFL Player Earns Social Work Degree After 23 Years Away

Mon, 12/12/2016 - 08:30
Terry Samuels was a standout football player for the UK Wildcats when he was drafted into the NFL in 1994. After a career in professional football and working his way to the top in business, the thing this former Wildcat wanted most was to finish the work he started at UK 23 years ago.

Pride Community Services Organization Newsletters Now Online

Fri, 12/09/2016 - 09:00
The Pride Community Services Organization newsletters, starting with the first issue in 1979 and up to the present day, are now available online via UK's digital library ExploreUK. 

WUKY's 'UK Perspectives' Explores Ways UK Donors Can Make a Difference

Fri, 12/09/2016 - 08:30
"UK Perspectives" airs at 8:45 a.m. and 5:45 p.m. each Friday on WUKY 91.3, UK's NPR station.

Martin School Inducts Hall of Famers, Honors Alumnus

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 09:00
UK's Martin School presented several major awards during its recent annual Alumni and Friends Reception.

UK's Phi Kappa Phi Chapter Welcomes 82 New Members

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 09:00
The UK Chaprer of Phi Kappa Phi recently welcomed 82 new members.

Support WUKY and God's Pantry With One Gift

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 08:00
For every donation made to WUKY until Dec. 31, 2016, a donation will be made to fill a backpack for a child in need through God's Pantry Food Bank BackPack Program.

Donovan Trust Seeks Funding Proposals

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 09:00
The advisory committee for the Herman Lee and Nell Stuart Donovan Memorial Endowment is seeking proposals for the 2016-2017 academic year.

UK Alumni to Celebrate 'An Appalachian Christmas' With 'Red Barn Radio'

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 09:00
"An Appalachian Christmas," presented as part of the "Red Barn Radio" program, will showcase the talents of the UK alumni that make up The Sara Holroyd Singers, dulcimer player Sarah Kate Morgan, UK alumnus, guitarist and vocalist Dean Phelps, and The Local Honeys. The free public recording session will begin 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7, at ArtsPlace.

UPK Holiday Sale Offers Wide Selection of Books for Every Reader on Your Shopping List

Mon, 12/05/2016 - 09:00
With the University Press of Kentucky 2016 Holiday Sale going on now, there is no better time to fill your online shopping cart with gifts for the book lovers in your life. Currently offering over 1,800 titles at a discount of up to 80 percent, the sale has books in all different genres from which to choose.

WUKY's 'UK Perspectives' Features Project Helping Hungry Children

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 09:00
"UK Perspectives" airs at 8:45 a.m. and 5:45 p.m. each Friday on WUKY 91.3, UK's NPR station.

VIDEO: '5 Questions With … UK Special Collections' Deirdre Scaggs'

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 08:30
For Deirdre Scaggs, going to work each day is essentially like going back in time. Watch why her passion for history impacts her life inside and outside of her office at the UK Special Collections Research Center.

2016 Kentucky Net Farm Income Likely to Hit Lowest Level Since 2010

Thu, 12/01/2016 - 19:00
UK Ag economists take a look at 2016 and give a forecast for Kentucky's farm income in the coming year.

DanceBlue Announces 2017 Marathon Date

Thu, 12/01/2016 - 09:00
DanceBlue has announced that the 2017 dance marathon will begin at 8 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 25, and conclude 24 hours later, at 8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26. The countdown toward the "best day of the year" has officially begun! 

Hope & History Tour Slated

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 09:15
Reservations are being accepted for the Hope & History Study/Travel Tour, organized by the UK Alumni Association and the Lyman T. Johnson African American UK Alumni Constituent Group. Reservation deadline is Dec. 14.

Signs Encourage Pedestrian Safety at Intersections

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 09:00
UK Occupational Health and Safety and UK Human Resources have collaborated to place signs at intersections and crosswalks to encourage pedestrians to be more aware of their surroundings.

GoodGiving, Shoulder to Shoulder Unite to Aid Ecuador

Tue, 11/29/2016 - 09:30
UK’s Shoulder to Shoulder Global and Lexington’s work together to improve healthcare and bring hope to Ecuador.

UK Alumni and Friends Invited to #SeeBlueGiveBlue on #GivingTuesday, Nov. 29

Mon, 11/28/2016 - 09:00
This year’s #SeeBlueGiveBlue campaign will be made even easier for those wishing to make their gift online through the university’s recently launched peer-to-peer fundraising platform through Network for Good.

Special UK License Tag on Sale Dec. 1

Mon, 11/28/2016 - 09:00
UK specialty license tags go on sale soon in Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina and Georgia. Tags purchased in Kentucky support the UK scholarship fund.