Campus News

UK College of Education's 'What School Could Be Academy' Helps Schools Leverage Pandemic Changes

5 hours 47 min ago
A University of Kentucky team is linking with a nationally-known education innovator to help educators move beyond what school was before the COVID-19 pandemic. 

UK Alumna Takes Kentucky Charm to the Big Apple

5 hours 47 min ago
University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment graduate Pat Hudson now designs for major designers and projects.

UK Police Issue Crime Bulletin for Sexual Abuse

Tue, 07/27/2021 - 18:00
University of Kentucky Police issued a Crime Bulletin Tuesday, July 27.

UK Launches Department of Engineering Technology in Partnership With BCTC, Toyota

Tue, 07/27/2021 - 07:00
Thanks to a unique partnership between UK and the Bluegrass Community and Technical College, students can now earn an Associate of Applied Science and a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology. The new Department of Engineering Technology — made possible in large part to a $2.25 million gift from Toyota — offers two four-year undergraduate degrees in lean systems engineering technology and computer engineering technology.

Youth Return to Campus for UK STEM Experiences Camps

Fri, 07/23/2021 - 08:00
Students in second grade through high school were back on the University of Kentucky campus this summer for in-person STEM Experiences camps. 

School-record 22 Wildcats Go for the Gold in Tokyo

Fri, 07/23/2021 - 04:00
As the eyes of the world turn to Tokyo for the delayed 2020 Olympics, UK fans may spy many students, alumni and staff competing for their home countries for the first time during the opening ceremony. From basketball, softball and track and field to shooting, swimming and fencing, the 22 UK competitors shatter the previous school record of nine men's basketball players in 1948.

Kentucky Grain Farmers Adapt to New Climate Normals

Thu, 07/22/2021 - 08:00
Kentucky's recent changing weather is causing producers to adapt and shift some of their management practices. Farmers have adopted improved planting practices and technology advancements that have contributed to higher yields.

Kentuckians Should Check Their Boxwoods for Box Tree Moths

Tue, 07/20/2021 - 08:00
University of Kentucky entomologists and the U.S. Department of Agriculture are asking Kentuckians to monitor their boxwoods for a potentially serious insect pest, the box tree moth. Boxwoods purchased this spring are at the highest risk for the moth. 

Capturing Brilliance: UK Alumnus Michael Huang Behind the Lens

Thu, 07/15/2021 - 07:00
If you ever meet UK alumnus Michael Huang, chances are you’ll see him with a stethoscope hanging around his neck, or a camera strap. Either way, you’ve met Dr. Michael Huang, Lexington physician, or Dr. Mike, well-known, freelance photographer about town.

UK Honors Alumnus Whose Gift Will Transform Medical Education in Kentucky

Tue, 07/13/2021 - 15:00
Dr. Michael D. Rankin, a 1980 graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, was honored today for his monumental $22 million gift commitment that will transform medical education in Kentucky. Rankin’s gift is the second-largest single gift in university history and will support scholarships in the College of Medicine and the construction of a new health education building.

UK’s James B. Beam Institute for Kentucky Spirits Plants 'Sacred Acre' for Prestigious Order of the Writ Society

Tue, 07/13/2021 - 08:00
Representatives from the James B. Beam Institute for Kentucky Sprits and the Kentucky Distillers’ Association recently planted the "Sacred Acre" of heirloom corn at the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment. 

Dive Into Summer Reading With These Titles From UK Authors

Fri, 07/09/2021 - 07:00
Looking to lose yourself in a good book this summer? Thanks to University Press of Kentucky and librarians from the UK Libraries, we’ve compiled a short list to help you accomplish those summer reading goals with titles from University of Kentucky faculty members, alumni and local community members.

UK Alumni Association Announces Service Awards

Thu, 07/08/2021 - 08:00
The 2020 and 2021 recipients were honored in person during the recent UK Alumni Association Board of Directors Summer Workshop in Lexington.

UK Alumni Association Announces New Officers

Wed, 07/07/2021 - 08:00
This year’s officers are Mary L. Shelman, president; Antoine Huffman, president-elect; Janie McKenzie-Wells, treasurer; and Jill Smith, secretary.

ITS Adds Technology Training Center and Policy Page to Tech Help Center

Wed, 07/07/2021 - 08:00
Links to both the Technology Training Center and the Polices, Recommendations, and Standards page can be found on the homepage of the Tech Help Center under the Quick Links section of the featured content. 

'Behind the Blue': UKPR’s Carl Nathe Reflects on an Iconic Career

Tue, 07/06/2021 - 08:00
On this episode of "Behind the Blue," the spotlight is turned around for a rare interview with Nathe about the end of his UK career, the inspirations that guided him along the way, and the moments and memories he’ll take with him.

Periphery, Remote and Off-Peak Permit Sales Start July 8

Tue, 07/06/2021 - 08:00
Student periphery (K), remote (X) and off-peak (O) parking permits will go on sale beginning at noon Thursday, July 8.

Kentucky Ranks 12th in Final Directors' Cup Standings

Fri, 07/02/2021 - 14:00
Sparked by a pair of national championships, University of Kentucky Athletics’ historic run of success continues with the third-highest finish in school history — 12th place — in the final 2020-21 Learfield IMG College Directors’ Cup standings released Friday.

Parking Citation Fine Increase and Courtesy Void Program Expansion

Fri, 07/02/2021 - 08:00
Beginning July 1, campus parking citation fines increased for the first time since 2006, with the most common violations increasing from $25 to $30 per occurrence.

Celebrate 4th of July With a Bird’s Eye View of Lexington’s Fireworks Display

Fri, 07/02/2021 - 08:00
On July 3, watch the City of Lexington’s annual fireworks display from one of the best seats in the house, the top deck of Cornerstone Garage.