Campus News

UK College of Engineering to Induct Five Alumni Into its Hall of Distinction

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 08:00
Esteemed UK alumni who went on to utilize their College of Engineering degrees in numerous different fields — from the vice president of Boeing's Missile Defense National Team to Buffalo Trace's first master distiller — will be honored this Friday with induction into the UK College of Engineering Hall of Distinction.

2017 Sullivan Award Winners Change Lives Through Public Health, Nonprofits, STEM Tutoring and Assisting the Homeless

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 12:15
The Sullivan Medallion, the highest award the University of Kentucky presents for humanitarian efforts, was presented last night to Kaylee Hicks, Kyle Hancock, Cagney Coomer Felton and Charlie Lanter.

NBA Math Hoops Tournament Takes UK's Memorial Coliseum

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 08:00
The Martin Luther King Center is hosting the first-ever NBA Math Hoops tournament in the state of Kentucky. NBA Math Hoops is a fast-paced basketball board game, curriculum and community program that allows students to learn fundamental math skills through direct engagement with the real statistics of their favorite NBA and WNBA players.

UK Police Participate in Tip-A-Cop Fundraiser

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 08:00
The Tip-A-Cop fundraising event takes place 5-9 p.m. Friday, April 21, at Buffalo Wild Wings on South Broadway in Lexington.

UK Political Science’s Stephen Voss is 2017 Lyons Award Recipient

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 08:00
UK faculty member Stephen Voss will be honored next week with the presentation of the 2017 William E. Lyons Award for service to the university, the community and the state.

Heileman Named Associate Provost for Student and Academic Life

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 13:45
Signaling a major step in the reorganization of academic success units, on Tuesday UK Provost Tim Tracy named a long-time academic leader in student success and support services, Greg Heileman, to serve as the university’s new leader for student and academic life.

UK MANRRS Named Top Chapter in Nation for 5th Straight Year

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 08:00
Once again, UK's chapter of Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences (MANRRS) has been named the top chapter in the nation.

BLOG: Belonging and Engagement Among Students With Disabilities

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 08:00
UK Vice President for Institutional Diversity Sonja Feist-Price discusses one of the university's four pillars of academic excellence as it applies to students with disabilities.

Party for the Planet at The Arboretum

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 08:00
April is a big month at The Arboretum, located along the southern edge of the UK campus in Lexington.

Campus Throws Birthday Party for Bowman, the Statue

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 08:00
They grow up so fast ... Bowman is 5 years old this week, and his friends at the UK Alumni Association are throwing him a birthday party 11 a.m.-1 p.m. April 20.

Minority and Women Contractor Training Graduates Eight

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 08:00
Another class of graduates from the Lexington Minority and Women Contractor Training Program is celebrated.

Final Candidate for Dean, Lewis Honors College Attends Public Forum

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 08:00
The fourth of four candidates for the Dean of the UK Lewis Honor College position, Jeffory Clymer, will attend an open forum on Monday, April 17 from 1-2 p.m. in the UK Athletics Auditorium in the William T. Young Library.

School of Journalism and Media to Present Distinguished Alumni Awards

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 08:00
The School of Journalism and Media will present its first Distinguished Alumni Awards to six journalists with outstanding careers. The presentation will be part of the 40th annual Joe Creason Lecture April 18.

Parking Impact for April 14 Blue-White Football Game

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 08:00
To accommodate fan parking for the game, the university requires vehicles in the Commonwealth Stadium Blue, Red and Green Lots to relocate as they would for a typical fall football game.

VIDEO: UK Football Junior Tackles Life On and Off the Field With Tenacity

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 07:30
It's finally football time in the Bluegrass once again! Watch the journey of a soon-to-be UK football senior who has worked his way up from walk-on to scholarship player all while pursuing a double major in finance and marketing.

Transportation Services Announces Calendar for 2017-2018 Permit Sales

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 08:00
With UK offering a wider variety of parking permit choices for the next academic year, Transportation Services is offering a calendar of dates for permit applications for students and employees.

Geography Professor Pursues Her Passion for Biodiversity in Tanzania

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 08:00
Assistant Professor of Geography Betsy Beymer-Farris fell in love with Tanzania when she first visited as an undergraduate. These many years later, she considers Tanzania her home away from home, admitting she misses it whenever she comes back to the U.S.

UK Alumni Association Hosts Alumni Weekend April 14-15

Tue, 04/11/2017 - 08:00
UK Alumni Weekend 2017 features the Blue-White Game and its pre-game activities, a Reforest the Bluegrass event, and the UK vs Florida softball game on Saturday.

Free Dental Services Available for UK Students

Tue, 04/11/2017 - 08:00
The University of Kentucky College of Dentistry will pilot a new service providing students at UK with easier access to select, no-cost dental care.

Third Candidate for Dean, Lewis Honors College Attends Public Forum

Tue, 04/11/2017 - 08:00
The second candidate, Mark Law will attend an open forum on Wednesday, April 12 from 3:30-4:30 p.m., in the UK Athletics Association Auditorium in the William T. Young Library. Law currently serves as the director of the Honors Program at the University of Florida.