Campus News

Campus Recreation and Wellness to Offer Virtual Group Fitness Classes

Fri, 03/27/2020 - 08:00
Campus Recreation and Wellness is excited to be offering virtual group fitness classes for all UK students, faculty and staff. Beginning Wednesday, March 24, group fitness classes will be taught through Facebook Live in a private group.

Complex Drive to Temporarily Close Starting Monday

Fri, 03/27/2020 - 08:00
Complex Drive on the University of Kentucky campus is scheduled to temporarily close to traffic and parking Monday, March 30, through Friday, June 19.

Message on Social Distancing During Coronavirus Crisis

Fri, 03/27/2020 - 08:00
University of Kentucky Executive Vice President for Health Affairs Mark Newman emphasized that point in an email to all faculty, staff and students.

UPK Releases Memoir of UK Alum and Collegiate Sports Marketing Pioneer Jim Host

Fri, 03/27/2020 - 08:00
In Jim Host's his new book, “Changing the Game,” written with Eric A. Moyen and published by the University Press of Kentucky, Host details his entrepreneurial career in sports marketing.

Traffic Changes Coming to Bolivar and Avenue of Champions as City Sewer Project Marches On

Fri, 03/27/2020 - 08:00
Bolivar Street will be one way from South Upper toward Oliver Lewis Way and South Broadway beginning Monday, March 30. Avenue of Champions will be one way from Rose Street to South Limestone beginning Wednesday, April 1.

Public-Private Partnership Helps to Shore Up Local Farms During These Uncertain Times

Fri, 03/27/2020 - 08:00
When the University of Kentucky sent its students home to continue their classes online due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the effects of that decision rippled out beyond campus to the local farmers who supply UK Dining Services with food.

Support and Resilience: Bright Light for Small Kentucky Businesses

Thu, 03/26/2020 - 08:00
The Community and Economic Development Initiative of Kentucky and the Kentucky Small Business Development Center, both housed in the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment, are two places to which small-business owners in the state can turn during this hard economic time brought on by COVID-19.

BLOG: Advice for Parents From UK College of Education's Candace Hargons on Talking to Kids About COVID-19

Thu, 03/26/2020 - 08:00
University of Kentucky College of Education Department of Educational, School and Counseling Psychology's Candace Hargons provides best practices when talking to your kids about COVID-19.

UK Football: Changes to Season Ticket Renewal Timeline

Thu, 03/26/2020 - 08:00
UK Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart sent a message to fans detailing changes to the football season ticket renewal timeline in light of the ongoing response to COVID-19.

BLOG: Fighting Social Stigma Surrounding COVID-19

Thu, 03/26/2020 - 07:00
In her blog this week, University of Kentucky Vice President for Institutional Diversity Sonja Feist-Price emphasizes to the campus community to respect cultural differences and not let fears associated with COVID-19 lead to social stigma.

Spring 2020 Interim Campus Transit Service Updates Related to Coronavirus

Wed, 03/25/2020 - 08:00
Campus transit services have been adjusted as a result of the university’s response to the coronavirus and the subsequent modifications to campus operations and academic instruction.

UK Joins Governor in Mourning Loss of Kentuckians to COVID-19; Buildings Being Lit in Green

Wed, 03/25/2020 - 08:00
Beginning Tuesday, March 24, lights on 21 of UK’s buildings will burn green from 6 p.m. to 8 a.m. each night for four nights in remembrance of the four people who have died from the coronavirus in Kentucky.

UK Makes Unprecedented Transition, Online Classes Underway

Wed, 03/25/2020 - 07:00
This week marked the start of online learning for University of Kentucky students across campus following the announcement from President Eli Capilouto suspending all in-person instruction through the end of the spring semester in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Through additional trainings and preparations the university ensured a smooth transition for both students and faculty members.

Programming in Packages: Extension Agents Reaching Clients Through Innovative Ways During Pandemic

Tue, 03/24/2020 - 08:00
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing, agents with the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service are finding innovative ways to reach, educate and entertain their clients. One way they are doing so is by packaging up the extension office and making it available to their clients.

Call to Action to Help Students in Need

Tue, 03/24/2020 - 08:00

Kentucky Kernel Goes Digital Only for Rest of Semester, Last Print Edition Out Today

Tue, 03/24/2020 - 08:00
The Kernel will continue to publish stories online, and it will continue to communicate through social media and its email blasts. 

A Special Message From UK President Eli Capilouto

Tue, 03/24/2020 - 07:00
In the midst of this rapidly evolving, challenging time, University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto shared a special video message with the entire campus community.

‘Great Teacher’ David McNear: First-gen College Graduate Connects With Students

Mon, 03/23/2020 - 07:00
University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment Associate Professor David McNear, one of this year's Great Teacher Award recipients, says he learns just as much from his students as they do from him. McNear is in the Department of Plant and Soil Sciences.