Campus News

'Behind the Blue': Dean Mary J. Davis on the History of and Aspirations for UK’s J. David Rosenberg College of Law

Fri, 01/22/2021 - 09:00
Mary J. Davis, who has taught at UK’s law school for more than three decades, played a key role in helping to design the college’s expanded and totally renovated building.

Successful 1st Day for UK COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic

Wed, 01/20/2021 - 08:00
Described as "an incredible endeavor" of teamwork, UK's COVID-19 vaccination clinic kicked off Tuesday in effort to help end a pandemic that has held the world in its grip for nearly a year.

Our Provost

Tue, 01/19/2021 - 14:30

Upcoming Saturday Office Hours Planned

Tue, 01/19/2021 - 09:00
UK Transportation Services will have special Saturday office hours from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Jan. 23 to make it easier for students and staff to pick up or purchase a parking permit.

'Behind the Blue': Keith Elkins Reflects on UK, Family Ties to Kentucky, and Ongoing Media Career

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 09:00
In the fall of 1970, a young man from southern Indiana enrolled at the University of Kentucky. Over 50 years later, Keith Elkins remains a part of the Lexington and Kentucky media scene.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Transit Changes

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 09:00
The UK Transportation Services’ Customer Service Center will be closed on Monday, Jan. 18, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The campus Blue, Green and Orange (UK HealthCare) routes will also be unavailable on that day.

‘Reaffirmation of Our Sense of Humanity,’ MLK Day Celebration Continues With March and Documentary

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 08:00
Although COVID-19 is altering some of the traditional schedule of events for Lexington's Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Celebration, the day will still offer a special observance — starting with the Freedom March at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 18. The celebration is co-sponsored by UK and LFUCG.

UK Rosenberg College of Law Dean Mary Davis Contributes to Rare Joint Statement on the 2020 Election and Events at the Capitol

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 09:00
 On Jan. 12, 2021, 157 law school deans from schools across the country, including University of Kentucky J. David Rosenberg College of Law Dean Mary J. Davis, published a statement addressing the 2020 election and the events that took place in the United States Capitol last week.

UK Women’s Forum Broadens Sarah Bennett Holmes Awards, Seeks Nominees

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 09:00
The Sarah Bennett Holmes Awards recognizes one full-time UK faculty member, one full-time UK staff member, one UK team comprising full-time faculty and/or staff, and one full-time UK graduate student for their contributions to issues that affect women at the university and across the Commonwealth.

Inaugural Cornerstone Community Innovation Partner Selected

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 08:00
A collaboration of three Lexington area nonprofits will have an ongoing presence at The Cornerstone, UK's newest facility designed to foster community, creativity, technology, entrepreneurship and equitable economic development. The organizations will facilitate innovative programming as well as increased community engagement with students and faculty.

Entry COVID Testing for Students Starts Jan. 14; UK Employees’ Access to Free Testing to Continue

Mon, 01/11/2021 - 08:00
Spring entry testing sites include the drive-thru site in the Blue Lot at Kroger Field and the walk-up sites of K-Lair in Haggin Hall and The Blue Box Theater in the Gatton Student Center.

A New Year, a New Semester, the Budget

Fri, 01/08/2021 - 13:45

UK Alumni Career Services to Offer Retirement Career Planning

Fri, 01/08/2021 - 09:00
Caroline Francis, director of Univesity of Kentucky Alumni Career Services, is the first person in Kentucky to have been awarded the designation of certified professional retirement coach by The Retirement Project. 

Crystal Wilkinson’s ‘The Birds of Opulence’ Selected for 2021 Kentucky Reads

Wed, 01/06/2021 - 08:00
University Press of Kentucky author Crystal Wilkinson's novel, "The Birds of Opulence," has been selected by Kentucky Humanities for the 2021 Kentucky Reads honor. Scholar-led discussions of the book will be available throughout the state.

How UK Cared for the Commonwealth and Beyond in 2020

Tue, 01/05/2021 - 21:15
2020 was one of the most challenging years many of us have ever encountered. Learn how the University of Kentucky — through its people — cared for this community, the Commonwealth and the world in 2020.

Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame Nominations Accepted until Jan. 15, 2021

Tue, 01/05/2021 - 09:00
Nominations for the 2021 Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame are being accepted now until Jan. 15, 2021.