Campus News

The National Society of Black Engineers Looks to Leave a Legacy on UK's Campus

Mon, 09/23/2019 - 08:00
UK's National Society of Black Engineers look to be trailblazers in their field and leaving a legacy all students can benefit from.

UK Debate Has Impressive Season Opener, Hopes to Continue Past Success

Fri, 09/20/2019 - 08:00
The University of Kentucky Intercollegiate Debate Team had a tremendous start to its competitive season and hopes to continue last year's success.

DanceBlue Fall Blitz Week is Here

Fri, 09/20/2019 - 08:00
Dance Blue will host its annual Blitz Week to mark the closing of team registration.

Child Care Aware of Kentucky Program Impacts Littlest Kentuckians in a Big Way

Thu, 09/19/2019 - 08:00
Housed at the University of Kentucky Human Development Institute, the Child Care Aware of Kentucky program holds the state contract for resource and referral services designed to positively impact the lives of the littlest Kentuckians and their families.

'Behind the Blue': Richard Ausness Discusses Drug Companies, Opioids and the Law

Thu, 09/19/2019 - 08:00
Richard Ausness, the Stites and Harbison Professor of Law in the UK College of Law, has been cited extensively by national media during opioid related litigation against drug companies.

BreakShuttle Expands to St. Louis, Paducah; Keeps Existing Routes to Atlanta, Chicago, Cleveland

Thu, 09/19/2019 - 08:00
BreakShuttle, the nation’s largest provider of college break transportation services, is expanding its route offerings this year for the University of Kentucky community. Two new charter bus routes include St. Louis with a stop in Evansville, Indiana, and a route to Paducah with a stop in Nortonville/Madisonville, Kentucky. Both routes are offered during Thanksgiving and Spring Break.

UK Receives INSIGHT Into Diversity 2019 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 08:00
Today, the University of Kentucky received the 2019 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. This is the third year UK has been named as a HEED Award recipient.

Campus Walk: Meet New Dean of UK's College of Education

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 07:00
In this month’s Campus Walk video, you’ll meet Julian Vasquez Heilig, new dean of the UK College of Education. Discover the bold vision he has for his faculty, staff and students - and the impact they'll have on both the community - and the world.

UK to Celebrate Constitution Day

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 21:00
UK to celebrate Constitution Day 2019.

UK College of Social Work Awarded $2 Million to Support Families Battling Substance Use

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 08:00
The College of Social Work (CoSW) has been awarded $2.6 million to support Kentucky families struggling with substance use. More specifically, the CoSW will oversee the Kentucky Sobriety Treatment and Recovery Team. The program, which provides child welfare-based intervention, aims to help parents achieve lasting recovery and provide a stable home.

UK Named Among Great Colleges to Work For by Chronicle of Higher Education

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 08:00
The University of Kentucky has been recognized as a "Great College to Work For" by The Chronicle of Higher Education for the second consecutive year.

University of Kentucky Recognizes Family of the Year

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 08:00
This past Saturday, the University of Kentucky honored Abby Benton and her family as the 2019 Family of the Year before the UK vs. Florida football game.

UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment Celebrates Renovation of Historic Home, Formation of James B. Beam Institute for Kentucky Spirits

Sat, 09/14/2019 - 03:00
University officials gathered beside the historic Cooper House on Friday afternoon to celebrate its rebirth as the new front door for the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment and to recognize the establishment of the previously announced James B. Beam Institute for Kentucky Spirits, which will lay the educational foundation for the future of the Kentucky bourbon industry.

Record First-year Enrollment, Increasing Diversity Show Commitment to State, Momentum

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 13:00
UK’s record first-year class — 319 more students than last year — underscores the commitment of the University of Kentucky to educate more Kentuckians and other young people, igniting their passions and empowering them to reach their boundless potentials.

Unlock Your Digital Potential at UK Libraries Workshop Series

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 08:00
Beginning Sept. 18, UK Libraries will present a series of workshops that will help members of the campus community develop skills necessary in digital scholarship. The series targets a number of specific topics from digital project planning to using text mining.

UK's New Faculty Hires Taking African American, Africana Studies to the Next Level

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 08:00
In an effort to build institutional excellence, an inclusive curriculum and faculty diversity, the University of Kentucky is welcoming six new educators to the College of Arts and Sciences.

Vandy Social Justice Scholar Daniel Sharfstein to Deliver 2019 Prichard Lecture

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 08:00
Mark your calendars now for the 2019 Edward F. Prichard Lecture Sept. 19. Social justice advocate, author and Vanderbilt Law Professor Daniel Sharfstein will be the featured speaker at this year’s Edward F. Prichard Lecture, sponsored by the UK Libraries Wendell H. Ford Public Policy Research Center.

Horses and Pastures Bring UK Grads Full Circle

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 08:00
UK is where Keith and Laura Haag first fell in love with horses, and it’s where they turned to get advice to improve the environment for the horses on Endeavor Farm.

Thanksgiving Break Airport Shuttles to Run Nov. 25 and Nov. 26

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 08:00
UK Transportation Services — in partnership with the Student Transportation Council — is offering a free airport shuttle service from Kroger Field to Blue Grass Airport (LEX), Louisville International Airport (SDF) and Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) for Thanksgiving break.