Campus News

UK’s Coldstream Research Campus Receives Tax Increment Financing Approvals

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 08:00
UK recently received approval from the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council and the Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority to establish a tax increment financing district within the Coldstream Research Campus.

Boone Center Grill Set to Open April 9

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 08:00
The Boone Center Grill will open for the season Monday, April 9.

UK Graduate Named Finalist for Pickering Fellowship

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 08:00
UK Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced that December 2017 philosophy graduate Benjamin Troupe was named a finalist for the Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship. The program provides graduate students with up to $37,500 annually in financial support for a two-year’s master degree in a field related to the Foreign Service, as well as internships, mentoring and professional development.

Center for Community Outreach Hosting On-Campus Blood Drive

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 08:00
The Center for Community Outreach is partnering with the Kentucky Blood Center to host an on-campus blood drive April 2-6 at several locations across campus.

2018 Breathitt Lecture to Explore Dynamics Between Rationality and Morality

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 08:00
UK philosophy junior Beau Revlett has been selected to deliver the 24th annual Edward T. Breathitt Undergraduate Lectureship in the Humanities 7 p.m. Thursday, April 5, at William T. Young Library. Revlett’s free public lecture will explore how multidisciplinary approaches to deciding what is good or rational may be beneficial to society.

Artists Karyn Olivier and Bethany Collins Present Art Concepts for UK’s Memorial Hall

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 14:00
The past two weeks UK has hosted two nationally recognized artists, Karyn Olivier and Bethany Collins, who have presented their design concepts for artwork to be featured in two vaulted spaces in Memorial Hall’s vestibule. UK’s Memorial Hall Art Committee asked the artists to re-imagine the challenge taken up by Memorial Hall mural artist Ann Rice O’Hanlon in 1934 to depict Kentucky’s evolution from a frontier state to a modern Commonwealth while also interpreting the complex realities of Kentucky and the United States today.

KSBDC Ready to Help Businesses Rebuild After Flood Damage

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 08:00
The Kentucky Small Business Development Center can help businesses who have suffered flood damage this year.

Facing Change Week April 2-6 Offers Speakers, Activities Revolving Around Diversity, Social Justice

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 08:00
Facing Change Week, organized by UK's Bias Incident Support Services in collaboration with numerous UK offices and groups, supports one of UK's four pillars of academic excellence: belonging and engagement.

Alum Says Sense of Community at UK Led Him to Career as a Public Defender

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 08:00
During his time at the University of Kentucky, Brett Fountain felt a sense of community that inspired and prepared him to work to give a voice to those who may not normally be listened to.

Black Women's Conference to Focus on Mass Incarceration and Police Violence

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 08:00
The UK African American and Africana Studies Program hopes to send a message of empowerment throughout the 24th annual Black Women's Conference. This year's conference, themed "The New Jane Crow; Black Women, Mass Incarceration, and Police Violence," will be held Friday, March 30, and Saturday, March 31.

UK Alumna Receives 2018 AIA Young Architects Award

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 08:00
Erin Sterling Lewis, 2002 graduate of UK’s School of Architecture, is one of only 18 recipients of the 2018 Young Architects Awards administered and funded by the American Institute of Architects’ College of Fellows.

BLOG: College of Social Work Recognizes Social Work Month

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 07:00
The blog recognizing Social Work Month is by UK College of Social Work interim Dean Ann Vail and Assistant Professor Jay Miller.

UK Remembers Ceremony Honors Those We Lost

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 08:00
UK Remembers honors those who UK lost in the past year with a simple memorial service.

Student Center Spaces Available for Reservation April 1

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 08:00
The Office of University Events is excited to announce that spaces in the Student Center will be available for booking beginning Sunday, April 1.

Second Art Proposal for UK’s Memorial Hall Presented March 29

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 08:00
Bethany Collins will present her concepts for art to be featured in two vaulted spaces in the vestibule of Memorial Hall beginning 3 p.m. Thursday, March 29, at Memorial Hall.

UK Alumni Association Releases Digital App

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 08:00
The UK Alumni Association has released its new app for members and nonmembers through the App Store and Google Play.

Pay Your Parking Ticket With a Donation to the Big Blue Pantry

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 07:00
For the third consecutive year, UK Transportation Services is allowing students, faculty and staff to waive one regular parking citation of $25 by donating nonperishable food items or personal care items to the Big Blue Pantry. The Big Blue Pantry is an on-campus resource that serves UK students experiencing food insecurity or hunger.