Campus News

Ceremony Today to Rename College of Pharmacy Building for UK’s 11th President

Mon, 05/08/2017 - 07:30
The Biological-Pharmaceutical Building is being renamed for Lee T. Todd Jr., who served as UK's president from 2001 to 2011. During Todd's tenure, he secured funding for the building, which became the largest academic building in the state when it opened in 2010.

Kentucky Celebrates Small Business

Fri, 05/05/2017 - 08:00
The impact that small businesses have on the state's economy was acknowledged at ceremonies in Frankfort recently.

Graduating Senior Leaves Legacy Ensuring a Healthy, Tobacco-free Campus

Fri, 05/05/2017 - 08:00
Graduating senior Jaclyn Perryman has served on the UK Tobacco-Free Take Action Team for four years, helping to make campus a healthier enviornment.

Watch Live: UK Celebrates the Class of 2017

Fri, 05/05/2017 - 07:30
More than 2,500 undergraduates and 600 graduate and professional students are expected to participate in the UK Commencement ceremonies today and Sunday, marking the largest commencement in UK's history. Family and friends can watch live here.

91.3 WUKY Adds BBC World News Channel

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 08:00
91.3 WUKY station manager, Tom Godell, said the addition of the BBC news would provide an international perspective from a well-known and trusted news source.

Summer Transit and Parking Changes

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 08:00
During the summer months, Transportation Services implements changes to campus transit and parking due to the reduced campus population.

University Drive Garage Construction Impact

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 08:00
Due to routine maintenance, the top level of the University Drive Garage (PS #1) will be temporarily closed starting Monday, May 8.

Four UK Teams Win NCAA Academic Progress Rate Award

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 08:00
UK tied a school record with four teams – men’s basketball, men’s golf, softball and volleyball – receiving awards for their Academic Progress Rate scores.

Go 'Behind the Blue' With the UK Alumni Association

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 08:00
This week, UK will honor its next group of undergraduate and graduate degree candidates, as spring commencement ceremonies are held. As these new graduates move on from campus and out into the world, they may soon discover that no matter how far from Lexington they travel, the university is closer than they might expect. Alumni from UK live and work around the world, and the UK Alumni Association works to keep those alumni connected both to campus and each other.

91.3 WUKY Puts New Spin on Fundraising With Online Auction

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 08:00
Anyone who wants to help raise funds for WUKY can donate items for an online auction to benefit the public radio station.

Board of Trustees Approves Renovation of Student Recreation Fields

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 18:30
The University of Kentucky Board of Trustees approved a capital project to renovate and upgrade student recreation fields. The project will address student recreation needs and is a critical part of the implementation of the university's South Campus Master Plan.

UK College of Education Works With Jefferson County Public Schools to Transform Learning

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 08:00
The state’s largest school district, and one of the largest in the nation, is the first district to work solo with the UK College of Education’s Next Generation Leadership Academy.

State of Small Business and Entrepreneurship Report Released

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 08:00
The Kentucky Small Business Development Center has released its annual report on the state of small business in Kentucky.

New Undergraduate Online Degree Completion Track in Information Studies

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 08:00
The Information Studies Online Track will benefit students with an interest in information studies, technology or applied technology, who have discontinued their education, and for whatever reason are not able to complete their degree in a traditional on-campus format.

UK Comprehensive Partnership With Kroger Announced

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 18:15
UK, JMI Sports and Kroger announced a major partnership that expands Kroger's commitment to UK Athletics and renames UK's football stadium to Kroger Field

Attorney General Visits Prize-winning UK Class

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 08:00
Attorney General Andy Beshear visited the UK campus to present the winning prize in the #VoiceofJustice video contest to a UK sociology class. The class donated the $500 cash prize to the Bluegrass Rape Crisis Center.

Graduating Student's Research Leaves Mark on Campus Kitchen of UK

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 07:30
Biology major Anna Townsend, of Crestwood, Kentucky, combined her love for food and biology into a meaningful contribution to the Campus Kitchen at the University of Kentucky, part of a national service organization fighting hunger by repurposing otherwise wasted food.

UK’s Garvey: Marketing’s Impact on Eco-product Purchases

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 08:00
A Gatton College faculty member's research demonstrates the impact of marketing on consumer purchases of eco-products.

UK Appalachian Center, Green Forests Work Plant 2,500 Trees for Earth Day

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 08:00
Over 50 volunteers came together this Earth Day to restore forest habitat in Eastern Kentucky.