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Kentucky Can. Building a Campus, Building a Commonwealth

“I see the University of Kentucky playing its role in leading Kentucky in a rapidly changing 21st century,” said UK President Eli Capilouto. “We have big dreams at the University of Kentucky. That’s our responsibility.”

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Mira Ball Gives $10 Million to Help Students Afford College

The single largest scholarship gift in UK’s history will support the UK LEADS (Leveraging Economic Affordability for Developing Success) initiative with a preference for students from Nelson and Henderson counties. The gift is part of the Don and Mira Ball Endowed Scholarship Program.

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Doors of Opportunity: UK's Rhodes Scholar

The University of Kentucky is celebrating the announcement that political science and Arabic and Islamic studies senior Hadeel Abdallah, of Lexington, has been named a recipient of the highly prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. Abdallah is one of 32 American women and men selected as Rhodes Scholars representing the United States.

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Average graduating GPA of Lewis Honors students.

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UK is one of only eight institutions in the country with the full complement of liberal arts, engineering, professional, agricultural and medical colleges and disciplines on one contiguous campus.

$2.3 Billion

Invested in infrastructure across campus, including a $256 million multidisciplinary research building and the continued expansion of a $1 billion health care facility started in 2004.