Campus News

The Universe Gives Kentucky a Sight to Remember on Aug. 21, if the Weather Cooperates

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 07:30
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.

UK and JMI Sports Partner to Launch 'Campus Chrome' Mobile Deals App

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 08:00
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.

UK Social Work, Family and Community Medicine Host Integrated Behavioral Health Conference

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 08:00
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.

UK Seeking Volunteers for Big Blue Move

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 08:00
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.

Recognized Leader Nominated as Next Head of UK Alumni Association

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 09:00
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 Helps Recovering Addicts Through 'Healing' Garden

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 08:00
UK Extension is helping recovering addicts in Louisville to heal through gardening.

UK Becomes Multilingual, Thanks to Linguistics Society of America

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 08:00
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.

Hazard Named Associate Vice President for Student Engagement

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 08:00
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.

Transportation Services Improves Bike Racks Around Campus

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 08:00
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.

UK Doctoral Student Organizes Textbook Drive

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 08:00
Pharmacology and nutritional sciences doctoral student Brittany Rice will send textbooks she collects to Rusangu University in Africa.

Gatton 'CBA' Could Be Just the Ticket for a Career Boost

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 08:00
The Gatton College is offering a timely opportunity for professionals to broaden their business horizons this fall.

UKPD Celebrates Retirement of K-9 Pink

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 12:00
Explosives detection K-9 Pink was honored with a special retirement party Friday as her four years of service to UKPD was celebrated.

VIDEO: Stephan Smith Keeps Campus Beautiful, Safe for UK Family

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 07:30
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.

Construction to Temporarily Impact Columbia Avenue East Lot

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 20:45
The construction that starts Monday, July 24, will ultimately result in more spaces in the lot. The project is scheduled for completion Aug. 22.

Extension Program Grows Much More Than Vegetables

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 08:00
UK Cooperative Extension is helping to grow lives of greater independence in Henderson, while people are also growing vegetables.

UK Planning Limited Sales of Wines it Produces

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 08:00
UK provides research and education for the state's grape and wine industries, which includes making wine as part of the research process.

Nominations Open for 2017 James Madison Award

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 08:00
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.

UK Alumni Association Announces Service Award Winners

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 08:00
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.

UK to Host Corn, Soybean and Tobacco Field Day at Princeton July 27

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 08:00
The UK Research and Education Farm in Princeton will host the event that includes tours and presentations.

UK Extension: Garden Gives Hope to Homeless Youth

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 08:00
There is something about "working with the soil" which can raise the spirits of people who otherwise may not have much hope.