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Gen.G Foundation Launches $1M Commitment For Students in Esports, With a Scholarship Reserved for UK Student

August 27, 2020

Global esports organization Gen.G today announced a $1 million commitment to developing the next-generation of leaders in the gaming industry, with the University of Kentucky as a foundation partner. Gen.G has pledged to commit $100,000 annually for 10 years through the establishment of the Gen.G Foundation. 

 

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George Insko on Cyber Safety While Students Learn Online

August 20, 2020

With so many students of all ages taking online classes, cyber security experts are raising red flags about the potential for hackers and malicious online actors targeting kids.

 

We found some simple things you can do to protect your kids and computer.

 

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George Insko Interviewed About Online Dating Safety

August 17, 2020

University of Kentucky Director of Cybersecurity, George Insko, tells LEX 18 how people can better protect themselves while talking to someone on a dating app.

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Tyler Gayheart
Tyler Gayheart speaks with Lex18 about daily screenings

August 17, 2020

Beginning Monday, any student or faculty member who uses a campus facility at the University of Kentucky this fall is asked to fill out an online COVID-19 screening survey the day they plan to be on campus.

 

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ITS Phishing Newsletter | August 2020

August 14, 2020

 

 

 

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Cell Phone Numbers Needed in Account Manager for COVID-19 Contact Tracing

August 14, 2020

University of Kentucky Health Corps is asking all students, faculty and staff to enter a personal cell phone number into Account Manager (https://ukam.uky.edu) to provide a reliable contact method for COVID-19 notifications — including testing, exposure and daily screenings.

 

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The University of Kentucky Has a Tech-Forward Reopening Plan

August 11, 2020

Last spring, COVID-19 forced millions of college students to immediately leave campus. Ever since, school administrators have been working to adopt virtual learning while determining when and how to resume activities on campus.

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The NCAA whiffed on esports. It’s paying a price but can still learn a lesson.

August 10, 2020

The fate of college football and NCAA athletic events this year appear to be in serious jeopardy due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Help UK: Update Your Remote Work Location and Enter Work Phone Number

August 05, 2020

University of Kentucky Human Resources and Information Technology Services are asking all faculty and staff to ensure their work phone number is entered in the myUK Employee Self Service (ESS) portal and updates are made to their on-site work address and/or remote work address due to COVID-19.

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University of Kentucky Announces UK Health Corps Support Team

July 31, 2020

LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 31, 2020) — The University of Kentucky’s newly developed Health Corps will serve as the support hub for accessing services, information and referrals related to COVID-19 for students, faculty, staff this fall semester. 

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