Campus News

UK Prepares Next Generation of Teachers Amid COVID-19

15 hours 29 min ago
Each semester, UK sends education students into the classrooms of experienced K-12 teachers to observe and learn best practices for their own future classrooms. This year, the experience has been very different. Margaret Mohr-Schroeder, an associate dean for the UK College of Education, explains how student teachers were prepped for their unusual experience and how they learned to make the best of an unfortunate situation.

Casting Your Ballot Amid COVID-19: Election Q&A With Professor Joshua A. Douglas

Wed, 10/28/2020 - 08:00
UKNow spoke with constitutional law and voting rights expert Joshua Douglas, the Ashland, Inc-Spears Distinguished Research Professor of Law in the UK J. David Rosenberg College of Law, to learn more about what Kentucky voters need to know this election season.

'Behind the Blue': Joe Reed Discusses Institutional Transparency and Accountability

Wed, 10/28/2020 - 08:00
Reed discusses this new role, how it differs from his previous position as chief auditor, why this organizational change was needed at UK, the meaning and impact it provides to the overall mission of the University of Kentucky, and more.

Asia Seidt Named 2020 NCAA Woman of the Year Finalist

Tue, 10/27/2020 - 08:00
The University of Kentucky swimmer who has turned heads all year does it once again, as Asia Seidt has been named a 2020 NCAA Woman of the Year finalist.

UK Adds New Flu Shot Times, Locations

Mon, 10/26/2020 - 20:15
The University of Kentucky is requiring all students to receive their flu shot this year. More locations and times have been added, so students have plenty of options to get vaccinated.

Nominations Open for 2020 James Madison Award

Mon, 10/26/2020 - 08:00
The University of Kentucky Scripps Howard First Amendment Center is looking for a Kentuckian who is a champion of the First Amendment. The center, in the College of Communication and Information’s School of Journalism and Media, is accepting nominations to recognize those outside the journalism profession for their contributions to protect or expand First Amendment freedoms.

UK Students, Faculty, Staff Asked to Complete UK Dining Survey

Mon, 10/26/2020 - 08:00
University of Kentucky Dining is conducting a survey to better understand the campus community’s satisfaction with their campus dining program and the changes made due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

George Wright in New Senior Adviser Position

Mon, 10/26/2020 - 08:00
Wright, who also serves as UK's interim vice president for institutional diversity, is a UK alumnus and president emeritus of Prairie View A&M University. 

'Behind the Blue': Navigating Difficult Conversations Around Racial Inequality

Fri, 10/23/2020 - 07:00
On this edition of “Behind the Blue,” Nicole Martin and Rae Loftis of UK's Office of Inclusive Excellence and Diversity Education discuss how to navigate conversations surrounding race and equity, why these conversations are important in moving the campus forward and the role IEDE plays in creating a campus community invested in expanding diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives.

UK College of Public Health Hosts RaceWorks

Wed, 10/21/2020 - 16:30
The University of Kentucky College of Public Health and the Office of Institutional Diversity are hosting “RaceWorks: Bridging Research and Practice to Foster Racial Literacy.”

Your Voice Matters: Vote

Wed, 10/21/2020 - 08:00

Need a Free Ride to the Airport for Thanksgiving (Semester) Break?

Wed, 10/21/2020 - 08:00
Free regional airport shuttles will run this year at the end of semester break, just in time to get you home for Thanksgiving.

UK Chemistry, OID Bring 'Picture a Scientist' Film to UK Community

Wed, 10/21/2020 - 08:00
Licensed viewers will be able to watch the film on the Vimeo streaming platform between noon Sunday, Oct. 25, and noon Wednesday, Oct. 28. Registration ends noon Friday. Oct. 23.

Outstanding Staff Award Finalists and Winners Announced

Tue, 10/20/2020 - 08:00
The President's office and UK Staff Senate announce 2020 staff awards recognizing the professional accomplishments of staff members.

UKWF Continues its 'Navigating Bias' Theme With 2 More Events This Month

Mon, 10/19/2020 - 08:00
Events scheduled for Oct. 20 and 23.

How UK Reimagined Campus Dining Services for Fall 2020 Including New Dining Options

Mon, 10/19/2020 - 08:00
With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic UK was faced with planning how to return to safe and reinvented normal operations for Fall 2020. Included in this was reimagining the dining experience for the UK community.

Remarkable Progress in 1 Strategic Plan; Preparing for the Next in a Time Like No Other

Mon, 10/19/2020 - 07:00
UK achieved most of it goals in the 2015-2020 Strategic Plan, and now — in the middle of a pandemic — will embark on a new plan to guide the next five years.

'One Day for UK' Raises More Than $2 Million During 24 Hours of Giving

Fri, 10/16/2020 - 08:00
Donors contributed 3,539 gifts for a total of $2,644,378, including a $1.75 million transformative gift. This year’s digital giving day more than doubled the first year’s total. Gifts came in from 47 states and the areas receiving the most gifts in three categories (large unit, small unit and programs/centers) topped the “One Day for UK” leaderboards.

Free Registration to Global Conference on Sustainability for UK Community

Fri, 10/16/2020 - 08:00
University of Kentucky will be a host institution sponsor for the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education’s 2020 Global Conference on Sustainability in Higher Education.