Campus News

UK Opens Interfaith Prayer and Meditation Room

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 08:30
The university is pleased to announce the opening of an interfaith prayer and meditation room — available to students, faculty and staff from all backgrounds, perspectives and religions. The room, located in 76 McVey Hall, provides a space and opportunity for individuals of all faiths to pray, meditate and reflect.

NKU President Emeritus is 2017 Duvall Leader in Residence

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 09:00
The man at the helm of Northern Kentucky University for 15 years will be at UK next week as the Duvall Leader in Residence.

Sister Circle Focused on Empowering Women of Color

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 09:00
The Center for Graduate and Professional Diversity Initiatives will host its inaugural Sister Circle Forum — a half-day conference for undergraduate, graduate and professional women of color from the University of Kentucky and the Lexington community. The conference will include interactive workshops, presentations, activities and a keynote address.

Martin School Open House is on Wednesday, Feb. 22

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 09:00
UK's renowned Martin School is holding an open house for prospective students on Wednesday, Feb. 22.

UK Law Students Provide Free Tax Preparation Starting Feb. 20

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 09:00
UK Law volunteers provide free assistance with tax preparations and filings to mostly low income individuals with simple returns. Last year, volunteers prepared and filed 593 tax returns, saving clients an estimated $88,950 in preparation fees.

Free "Chefs in Action" Event Features Cooking Demonstrations, Tasty Heart-Healthy Samples

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 09:00
Stop by the Chandler Dining facility at 4 p.m. on Feb. 16 for a free demonstration and sampling of heart-healthy recipes in honor of American Heart Month.

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

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 09:00
Paul C. LePore, currently the associate dean of the Office of Student and Academic Programs at the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University, will attend an open forum on Thursday, Feb. 16, from 11 a.m.-12 p.m., in the Lexmark Room, in the UK Main Building.

UK Work-Life Summer Camps Fair to Ease Search for Child Care

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 09:00
The UK Office of Work-Life will host its annual Summer Camps Fair 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Friday, March 3, in the Hilary J. Boone Center.

UK Parent and Family Association to Host Spring Family Reunion at Keeneland

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 09:00
The University of Kentucky Parent and Family Association will host the Spring Family Reunion at Keeneland Saturday, April 8, 2017.

Kentucky Debate’s Tournament of Champions Travels to China

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 09:00
UK helped host the first international Tournament of Champions (TOC) in Shanghai last month. The top performers qualified for the American TOC in Lexington this April and as many as 40 Chinese students are expected to attend.

UK Dining Introduces 'Feed Your Potential 365'

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 09:00
From Feb. 15 to March 15, UK Dining will be highlighting "Eat Well" selections as part of its "Feed Your Potential 365" campaign.

Sign Up Now for Fresh Organic Vegetables

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 09:00
The University of Kentucky is playing a big part in helping people make a connection with Community Supported Agriculture in 2017.

Apply Now for UK Woman's Club Scholarships

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 09:00
The UK Woman's Club continues its long-standing tradition of scholarship support for UK students.

DanceBlue Alumni Hold Annual Reunion Feb. 25-26

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 09:00
Alumni can celebrate a weekend packed with festivities perfect for reconnecting with other DanceBlue alumni.

Disability Resource Center Now Accepting Adelstein Award Nominations

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 09:00
The Disability Resource Center is now accepting nominations for the Adelstein Award — an award that honors an outstanding UK student with a disability.

UK Neurobiology Professor Brings Students, Faculty Together

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 09:00
Robin Cooper is not only enamored with teaching, he has shared that love and commitment to teaching to his students, who have carried his methods around the globe. He describes the program he developed, Citizen Science, as "science without borders."

UK Costume Collection Featured in Belle Brezing Documentary

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 09:00
Garments once owned by Belle Brezing and now housed at UK are featured in an upcoming documentary on the big screen.

Share Your Thoughts on Campus Sustainability in Short Survey

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 09:00
The University of Kentucky is developing a Sustainability Strategic Plan for campus operations and would like your feedback. A survey is open until midnight Tuesday, Feb. 28.

UK Symphony Orchestra Concert Preview on WUKY's 'UK Perspectives'

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 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.

May 2017 Commencement Schedule Announced

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 22:45
UK has seen dramatic increases in the number of graduates and families and friends attending Commencement ceremonies. To accommodate these rising numbers and to provide a better experience, in 2017 the university is moving from three ceremonies to four ceremonies.

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