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The heavens align for a solar eclipse about once each year at some point on the globe. But the prime-viewing area, known as the path of totality, which spans about 100 miles and measures over 1,000 miles in length, is scattered around the globe. In 2017, that path of totality sweeps across the continental United States from Oregon to South Carolina, right across Western Kentucky and Tennessee early in the afternoon of Aug. 21. Professor Tom Troland explains the phenomenon that is a solar eclipse and offers tips on how to view one.
In partnership with JMI Sports, UK is launching a new mobile deals app — "Campus Chrome" — aimed at providing UK students, faculty and staff with deals at local businesses.
The UK College of Social Work in collaboration with UK HealthCare's Department of Family and Community Medicine will host the third conference on integrated behavioral health in primary care Aug. 17-18, 2017.
Volunteers are needed to help with Big Blue Move-In 2017, three days when University of Kentucky students move into on-campus residence halls. Move-in will take place Saturday, Aug. 12; Thursday, Aug. 17; and Friday, Aug. 18.
Tim Walsh, who has led Alumni Associations at the universities of Mississippi and Florida, would succeed Stan Key who announced his retirement earlier this year.
UK Extension is helping recovering addicts in Louisville to heal through gardening.
Anyone interested in hearing Mauritian Creole or Farsi or Kalaallisut, the language spoken by the indigenous people of Greenland, can listen to these languages and many more ― simply by strolling by UK's Don & Cathy Jacobs Science Building. The UK College of Arts and Sciences is currently hosting the Linguistics Society of America’s biennial Linguistic Institute, the world’s largest extended gathering of linguists.
Former University of Kentucky Dean of Students and Interim Associate Provost for Student and Academic Life Victor A. Hazard has been named associate vice president for student engagement.
University of Kentucky Transportation Services is improving bicycle parking at various campus locations. During this work, some bike racks may be temporarily relocated and/or out of service.
Pharmacology and nutritional sciences doctoral student Brittany Rice will send textbooks she collects to Rusangu University in Africa.
The Gatton College is offering a timely opportunity for professionals to broaden their business horizons this fall.
Explosives detection K-9 Pink was honored with a special retirement party Friday as her four years of service to UKPD was celebrated.
Keeping our campus beautiful takes hours upon hours of hard work each and every day. For Stephan Smith, it's a labor of love. But the UK employee isn't just motivated by aesthetics. Watch this "Kentucky's Heartbeat" video to discover why he plays a crucial role in helping students and their families feel welcomed, happy and safe.
The construction that starts Monday, July 24, will ultimately result in more spaces in the lot. The project is scheduled for completion Aug. 22.
UK Cooperative Extension is helping to grow lives of greater independence in Henderson, while people are also growing vegetables.
UK provides research and education for the state's grape and wine industries, which includes making wine as part of the research process.
The Scripps Howard First Amendment Center is looking for a Kentuckian who is a champion of the First Amendment. The deadline for nominations is Sept. 1.
The University of Kentucky Alumni Association Distinguished Service Awards and Joseph T. Burch Young Alumni Award are presented annually to honor and recognize those who have provided extraordinary service to the university and the association.
The UK Research and Education Farm in Princeton will host the event that includes tours and presentations.
There is something about "working with the soil" which can raise the spirits of people who otherwise may not have much hope.