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

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.

UK Senior Skyler Hornback Named Astronaut Scholar

University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced chemical engineering senior and Lewis Honors College member Skyler Trenton Hornback is one of 2020’s 56 recipients to be awarded a scholarship of up to $15,000 from the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation. Established by the Mercury Astronauts, the foundation's goal is to aid the U.S. in retaining its world leadership in science and technology

Unveiling the History of Masks in Theatre

As today’s Wildcats don different types of masks and visors to stay healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic or even use masks to continue to sing as part of the university’s musical theatre certificate program, one class of University of Kentucky theatre students is studying the use of masks in the creation of characters.

UK Theatre's Studio Season Goes Online This Fall

Featuring work written and/or directed by the university’s own students, the University of Kentucky Department of Theatre and Dance Studio Season will open this weekend with “The Audience Disturbs Marcel’s Bath Time and He is Very Upset With You All.”

A Conversation With A'Lelia Bundles, Author, Journalist, Truth Seeker

On Tuesday, Sept. 29, the University of Kentucky Institute for the Study of Free Enterprise in the Gatton College of Business, the Lewis Honors College's Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Council and the Martin Luther King Center will welcome author and journalist A’Lelia Bundles.

Lewis Honors College Acting Dean Announced

University of Kentucky Provost David W. Blackwell announced that Laura Bryan, currently the T.G. Lewis Faculty Scholar in Organizational Behavior, will serve as acting dean of the Lewis Honors College, effective Sept. 11, 2020.

2 Recent UK Grads Selected to Teach in France

University of Kentucky graduates Calli Brooks and Tsage Douglas have been selected to participate in the Teaching Assistant Program in France. The program offers recipients the opportunity to work in France for seven months teaching English to French students of all ages.

UK Holding 2nd Annual 'One Day for UK' Online Fundraising Event

“One Day for UK,” the University of Kentucky’s second annual giving day, is today! During the 24-hour fundraising campaign, which is currently underway, donors can give to the college, program or cause of their choice.

UK Women's Forum to Host Virtual Event

The University of Kentucky's Women's Forum will host a virtual event featuring Sarah Stewart Holland and Beth Silvers as they discuss their book, "I Think You're Wrong (But I'm Listening)."

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