Campus News

UK Tree Pruning Workshop Teaches Proper Maintenance

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 09:00
UK experts will offer a tree pruning workshop this Saturday, March 11, at the E.S. Good Barn on campus.

WUKY to Host Oral History Project StoryCorps in Lexington

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 09:00
The StoryCorps mobile recording studio will be parked at Phoenix Park from March 16 to April 14, and reservations for interviews can be made online or by phone.

UK Education Library Alters Hours, Services as it Prepares for Dickey Hall Renovation

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 09:00
In preparation for the upcoming renovation taking place in Dickey Hall this summer, Uk Libraries has announced several changes regarding the Education Library beginning as early as March 13.   

Provost, University Senate Host Faculty Forums on Provost Office Realignment

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 09:00
In an effort to better support student success at all levels, the University of Kentucky recently realigned the units reporting to the Office of the Provost. These forums were made possible through a collaboration with the University Senate and have been developed to help ensure faculty are aware of these changes.

UK's Tyler Accepted for National Food Systems Leadership Initiative

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 09:00
UK's Quentin Tyler is participating in a national executive leadership development program in food systems.

March 7 Career Fair Unites College Students, Equine Industry

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 09:00
UK Ag Equine Programs will host its annual career and opportunity fair tomorrow (March 7) at Spindletop Hall in Lexington.

Focus Beneath the Surface During Groundwater Awareness Week

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 09:00
March 5-11 is National Groundwater Awareness Week, a perfect time to learn more about the water beneath Kentucky’s surface.

Office of the Provost and Information Technology Services Launch New Collaborative Site

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 09:00
The new website serves as an important portal for distributing university data to both members of the UK community and the public.

Early Eastern Tent Caterpillar Egg Hatch Anticipated for Central Kentucky

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 09:00
Horse farm managers in Central Kentucky need to be on the lookout for the potential early egg hatch of the eastern tent caterpillar this year.

VIDEO: '5 Questions With … UK Libraries' Dean Terry Birdwhistell'

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 08:30
UK Libraries Dean Terry Birdwhistell's love for the university and the work its library system does is undeniable. Considered the school's longtime historian, he has also been instrumental in chronicling the UK story.

Consul General of the Republic of Indonesia Visits UK

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 09:00
The consul general of the Republic of Indonesia, Rosmalawati Chalid, will visit the University of Kentucky March 5-6 to meet with university leadership and to visit the Indonesian community of UK and Lexington.

UK Launches Third CATS Survey, Continues to Address Campus Safety Issues

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 09:00
All UK students (undergraduate, graduate and professional) may access CATS through their myUK portal and should complete the 15-25 minute confidential survey before their class registration window opens. 

SEC Tournament Pregame Pep Rally Set in Nashville

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 09:00
The UK cheerleaders, Dance Team and UK Band will be among other performers getting fans ready for the SEC Tournament at the pep rally March 10.

Parking and Transportation Services Offers Option to Pay Citations With Donations

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 09:00
Parking and Transportation Services is offering its customers an alternative way to pay for parking citations. From Feb. 27 until March 10, PTS will accept nonperishable food items and personal care items in exchange for waiving one regular citation of $25. All donations will go to the Big Blue Pantry — an on-campus resource that serves UK students who are experiencing food insecurity or hunger.

Nominations Being Taken for Clements Award for High School History/Civics Teachers

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 09:00
The National Archives and UK's Wendell  H. Ford Public Policy Research Center are now taking self-nominations for the Earle C. Clements Innovation in Education Award for Civics and History Teachers. The submission deadline is Friday, March 31.

UK Increases All-in-One Recycling by 8 Percent in 2016

Tue, 02/28/2017 - 09:00
The single-stream program recycled 741 tons (1,482,000 pounds), compared to 688 tons in 2015. To build off this success, the UK Recycling Office is encouraging UK community members to recycle more than ever through Recyclemania, a national recycling competition among college and university recycling programs.

Career Center Offers Nonprofit, Government Networking Event for Students, Alumni

Tue, 02/28/2017 - 09:00
Representatives of over 50 agencies are looking for UK students and alumni seeking practicum, internship, shadowing or employment opportunities.

DanceBlue's Commitment to a Cure Is Changing the Commonwealth

Tue, 02/28/2017 - 08:30
The success of this past weekend's DanceBlue means that to date, UK's largest student-run philanthropy has raised more than $11,616,829.58 "For The Kids." How do those funds directly impact children from across the Commonwealth who are battling cancer? Click to discover how DanceBlue is transforming pediatric cancer care in our state.

Preferred Candidate for Vice President of Institutional Diversity Announced, Forums Planned

Mon, 02/27/2017 - 09:00
A broad-based search committee and President Eli Capilouto have agreed to present Sonja Feist-Price as the preferred candidate for vice president of institutional diversity. Feist-Price will participate in two campus forums Thursday, March 2.

Members of Campus Community Honored at Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Awards Ceremony

Mon, 02/27/2017 - 09:00
Three members of the UK community were honored at the fourth annual Nu Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Awards Ceremony.