Campus News

Spring Weather Can Be Unpredictable, Reduce Injury and Plan Ahead

Mon, 04/03/2017 - 08:00
Safety of the UK community is a top priority. The UK Police Department Division of Crisis Management and Preparedness and UK Human Resources want students, faculty, staff and visitors to be weather aware.

First Candidate for Dean, Lewis Honors College Attends Public Forum

Mon, 04/03/2017 - 08:00
Paul Harris, who currently serves as the associate director and professor in the Honors College at Auburn University, will attend an open forum on Tuesday, April 4 from 2:30-3:30, in the UK Athletics Association Auditorium in the William T. Young Library.  

Fund Your Student Program With Office for Institutional Diversity Inclusive Excellence Grant

Mon, 04/03/2017 - 08:00
The Office for Institutional Diversity is offering Inclusive Excellence Student Program grants. The office is now accepting proposals for the third round of grant funding.

Trinity University VP Deneese Jones to Speak at UK

Mon, 04/03/2017 - 08:00
Former UK faculty member and administrator Deneese Jones returns to campus to discuss race and gender in higher education administration in a presentation hosted by the UK Women's Executive Leadership Development program.

Lorna Patches Directs Executive MBA, Executive Education Programs at Gatton

Mon, 04/03/2017 - 07:30
UK's Lorna Patches enjoys helping others reach their professional aspirations through executive programs in the Gatton College.

Spring Service Project Aims to Help Furry Friends

Fri, 03/31/2017 - 08:00
The UK Horticulture Department is looking out for pets with a spring service project.

Lewis Honors College Dean Candidates Visit Campus, Participate in Forums

Fri, 03/31/2017 - 08:00
Throughout the month of April, four candidates for the position of dean of the UK Lewis Honors College will visit campus, participate in open forums and meet with constituent groups in the UK community.

Sullivan Award Nominations Accepted Until April 7

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 08:00
The award will go to an outstanding graduating woman, an outstanding graduating man and a distinguished community member for their inspirational humanitarian achievements,

Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame to Induct Nine New Members

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 08:00
The nine honorees will be inducted into the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame at a ceremony on Friday, April 28.

Parking and Transportation Services is Now Transportation Services

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 08:00
University of Kentucky Parking and Transportation Services is changing its name to Transportation Services to better represent the overall efforts and goals to facilitate access to campus through an array of transportation options and commuting alternatives.

UK Helps Fifth Graders Learn How to 'Adult' at JA BizTown

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 07:30
Through its role with Junior Achievement of the Bluegrass BizTown, the University of Kentucky is helping teach students the importance of skills in financial literacy, community economics, work readiness and business management.

UK Mourns the Death of Ahmed Kathrada

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 08:00
“The world lost one of its great leaders — a champion in the unending fight against oppression — with the passing of Ahmed Kathrada,” said President Eli Capilouto.

UK Student Accepted to NIH Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Program

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 08:00
University of Kentucky's Charles Coomer has been accepted into the National Institutes of Health Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Program.

Physical Education Teachers and Students Invited to UK Institute

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 08:00
Physical education teachers, as well as college students studying physical education, are invited to sessions focused on innovative games, health education, classroom physical activity and more on June 19.

VIDEO: Helping UK Student-Athletes Succeed On and Off the Field

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 07:30
As UK's football team takes to the field for spring practice, anticipation builds for the season ahead. But there's a staff of dedicated academic counselors who work with UK student-athletes year-round to help them balance the demands of training with succeeding inside and outside of the classroom. Click to meet one such counselor in this "Kentucky's Heartbeat" video feature.

UPK Author Rion Amilcar Scott Wins PEN/America Award

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 22:45
University Press of Kentucky author Rion Amilcar Scott was named the winner of the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Award for Debut Fiction for his book "Insurrections: Stories" during the PEN/America Literary Awards Ceremony held March 27 in New York City.      

Donations for Citations Stocks Big Blue Pantry's Shelves With 2,500 Pounds of Goods

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 08:00
From Feb. 27 through March 10, Parking and Transportation Services accepted donations of nonperishable goods in exchange for waiving one regular parking citation of $25 or less under the Donations for Citations program benefiting the Big Blue Pantry.

UK Venture Studio Lunch and Learn Series Is Back for Spring

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 08:00
Von Allmen Center for Entrepreneurship's popular Lunch and Learn Series is back.

UK Offers Incentives to Faculty, Staff for Football Ticket Renewals by March 31

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 08:00
UK faculty and staff have extra incentive to purchase or renew season football tickets by this Friday, March 31.

Campus Partners to Host Immigration Forum

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 08:00
UK campus partners will host an immigration forum 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 29, in the White Hall Classroom Building. The campus and Lexington communities are invited to attend.