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Outstanding Staff Awards Announced

On the event's 10th anniversary, the University of Kentucky Outstanding Staff Awards recognition ceremony honored nearly 75 staff members.

Lyman T. Johnson Torch of Excellence Awards

Each year, UK’s academic colleges and units select one African American alum whose faith, hard work and determination has positively affected the lives of people on the UK campus, the city, state or nation. These individuals receive the Lyman T. Johnson Torch of Excellence Award. These units also choose an African American student within their respective colleges/departments whose academic achievement and ability to impact the lives of others warrant them the Lyman T. Johnson Torch Bearer Award.

Curiosity Didn't Kill the Cat: See for Yourself at UK’s 2nd Curiosity Fair

UK faculty, staff and students from departments across campus will host Curiosity Stations to show off what’s cool about what they research, teach and do Tuesday, Oct. 29, at Gatton Student Center's Ballroom.

UK Freshman is Speedcubing World Record Holder

University of Kentucky freshman Lucas Etter still remembers the first time he solved a Rubik's cube — it was exactly 10 years ago to this day.

Tayari Jones Headlines Gaines Center's Bale Boone Symposium

The winner of the 2019 Women's Prize for Fiction will headline the Gaines Center for the Humanities 2019 Bale Boone Symposium. The free public event is scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2, at the Singletary Center for the Arts.

UK Raises More than $200M for 2nd Year in a Row; Surpasses Halfway Point for $2.1B Campaign

The University of Kentucky is celebrating a record year — the largest graduating class in history, record retention rates and the highest one-year giving totals.

Lewis Honors College Names Faculty Scholar in Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise

Skilled in business law, management and social enterprise development, Walker is a first-generation college graduate with over 20 years of combined expertise from federal research laboratories, higher education and private corporations.

UK's Luhan Appointed to the Editorial Board of Technology | Architecture + Design

The Technology | Architecture + Design Executive Board appointed Gregory Luhan, of the University of Kentucky College of Design's School of Architecture, to its editorial board for a three-year term.

UK Women’s Forum Board Wants to Hear From You

The 2019-20 Women's Forum invites the university community to provide input for programming in the upcoming year.

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