Campus News

UK Increases All-in-One Recycling by 8 Percent in 2016

Tue, 02/28/2017 - 09:00
The single-stream program recycled 741 tons (1,482,000 pounds), compared to 688 tons in 2015. To build off this success, the UK Recycling Office is encouraging UK community members to recycle more than ever through Recyclemania, a national recycling competition among college and university recycling programs.

Career Center Offers Nonprofit, Government Networking Event for Students, Alumni

Tue, 02/28/2017 - 09:00
Representatives of over 50 agencies are looking for UK students and alumni seeking practicum, internship, shadowing or employment opportunities.

DanceBlue's Commitment to a Cure Is Changing the Commonwealth

Tue, 02/28/2017 - 08:30
The success of this past weekend's DanceBlue means that to date, UK's largest student-run philanthropy has raised more than $11,616,829.58 "For The Kids." How do those funds directly impact children from across the Commonwealth who are battling cancer? Click to discover how DanceBlue is transforming pediatric cancer care in our state.

Preferred Candidate for Vice President of Institutional Diversity Announced, Forums Planned

Mon, 02/27/2017 - 09:00
A broad-based search committee and President Eli Capilouto have agreed to present Sonja Feist-Price as the preferred candidate for vice president of institutional diversity. Feist-Price will participate in two campus forums Thursday, March 2.

Members of Campus Community Honored at Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Awards Ceremony

Mon, 02/27/2017 - 09:00
Three members of the UK community were honored at the fourth annual Nu Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Awards Ceremony.

Office of LGBTQ* Resources to Host Events to Provide Support for LGBTQ* Community

Mon, 02/27/2017 - 09:00
The Office of LGBTQ* Resources — in partnership with the Martin Luther King Center and Student and Academic Life’s Late Night Film Series — will host two important LGBTQ* conversations Wednesday, March 1. The events are being held in an effort to engage, inform and provide access to resources for support.

UK's 2017 DanceBlue Raises Nearly $1.8 Million for Pediatric Cancer Patients

Mon, 02/27/2017 - 00:45
Dancers and families celebrate as DanceBlue reveals the 2017 fundraising amount.

WUKY's 'UK Perspectives' Examines US-Russia Relations With Associate Professor Gregg Hall

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 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.

Lexmark’s Brad Fruth Wins 2017 Supply Chain Innovation Award

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 09:00
One of the highlights of the annual Supply Chain Forum hosted by UK's Gatton College is the presentation of the Supply Chain Innovation Award.

Feast on Equality Raises More Than $37,000 for LGBTQ* Resources

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 09:00
The Office of LGBTQ* Resources hosted its inaugural Feast on Equality dinner in December. Through the event, more than $37,000 was raised to help fund scholarships, internships, grants and programming.

Sarah Bennett Holmes Award Nominees Announced

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 09:00
Eleven faculty members and six staff members have been nominated for the 2017 Sarah Bennett Holmes Award. Registration is underway for the March 23 luncheon where the faculty and staff winners will be announced.

Center for Graduate and Professional Diversity Initiatives Opens Additional Location in the Gillis Building

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 13:15
The Center for Graduate and Professional Diversity Initiatives will celebrate the grand opening of their new additional location in the Gillis Building tomorrow, Thursday, Feb. 23 from 2-4 p.m.

Gatton College to Host Professional MBA Open House on March 2

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 09:00
UK's Gatton College will hold an Open House on March 2 showcasing its professional MBA options.

UK Phi Kappa Phi Info Session on Fellowships is Feb. 23

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 09:00
The UK chapter of Phi Kappa Phi is hosting an information session about fellowship and scholarship award opportunities on Thursday, Feb. 23.

UK Hosts Fourth Forum for Associate Provost for Student and Academic Life

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 09:00
David Graham, currently the Assistant Vice Provost for Student-Athlete Success in the Office of Academic Affairs at Ohio State University, will attend an open forum on Thursday, Feb. 23, from 11 a.m.-12 p.m., in the William T. Young Library Auditorium.

Office for Institutional Diversity Awards 8 Inclusive Excellence Program Grants

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 09:00
The University of Kentucky Office for Institutional Diversity recently award eight Inclusive Excellence Program Grants totaling more than $85,000. Inclusive Excellence Student Program Grants are funding opportunities specifically designed for inclusive excellence in the areas of student programming that directly benefit all University of Kentucky students. This includes new programs that are student-centric, collaborative, innovative and sustainable, or existing programs with significant impact, that contribute to the educational benefit of diversity.

UK Students Celebrate Women in STEM

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 09:00
UK students begin new initiative, #IAmAWomanInSTEM, to celebrate women in STEM fields of study and employment.

UK Law’s KJEANRL Announces Third Annual Symposium

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 09:00
Legal practitioners and regulators from across Kentucky will share their thoughts on current legal, policy and regulation issues affecting the environment, natural resources and energy at the Feb. 28 event.

Keep the Change: 20 Campus Meters Now Accept Credit Cards

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 09:00
Parking and Transportation Services recently upgraded 20 meters on campus to allow for payment by credit card.

UK Hosts Third Forum for Associate Provost for Student and Academic Life

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 09:00
Gregory Heileman, currently the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning at the University of New Mexico, will attend an open forum on Tuesday, Feb. 21, from 11 a.m.-12 p.m., in the William T. Young Library Auditorium.