Campus News

Grant to Help UK Extension Expand Opioid Prevention and Recovery Efforts

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 09:00
The University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service recently received more than $1 million to help further the organization’s statewide educational efforts in opioid prevention and recovery.

Need a Bicycle Tube or Brake Pad in a Hurry?

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 09:00
A bicycle breakdown is no laughing matter, especially when it’s your primary mode of transportation. Keeping cyclists on the road is the impetus behind a new vending machine that dispenses bike parts instead of beverages.

UK Esports Partnership Begins to Take Shape

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 08:00
In New York last week, UK and its new partner Gen.G held an event at Samsung 837, the company’s high-tech event space in the city’s Meatpacking District. The event featured a panel discussion, moderated by esports personality and UK aluma Erin Ashley Simon, in front of more than 200 people. Participants in the event also tried out some of the latest games and gaming hardware from Samsung.

UK Student Alumni Association Organizes Thanksgiving Food Drive

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 09:00
Stress the "giving" part of Thanksgiving by preparing a box of food for those less fortunate.

Former Infantry Paratrooper and Education Alum Found his Passion at UK

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 09:00
Former infantry paratrooper Jonathan Thomas grew up hating math. However, when he came to UK on the G.I. Bill and Army College Fund, things changed.

UK Recognizes the Office for Institutional Diversity

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 09:00
At Saturday’s football game, representatives from OID were honored on the field. The group recognized is leading efforts to celebrate the life of Lyman T. Johnson as UK marks the 70-year anniversary of integration at the UK.

UK College of Law Graduate Makes Historic $20 Million Gift for College of Law Future

Fri, 11/08/2019 - 17:00
The University of Kentucky announced a historic gift to the College of Law from J. David Rosenberg and his wife, Dianne, who live in Cincinnati. The gift is the third largest single donation in university history. 

Former UK Cheerleader, Education Alumna Helps Future Teachers Create Welcoming Environments

Fri, 11/08/2019 - 09:00
Laura Yost, a former UK cheerleader and UK College of Education alumna, is using her life experiences to help future teachers offer students a welcoming, equitable learning environment.

Got Questions for UK Police? Get Answers at Coffee With a Cop Nov. 13

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 09:00
Coffee with a Cop begins at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, at Starbucks in the Student Center. Officers of all ranks will be present to answer questions, hear concerns or simply get to know members of the UK community over a cup of coffee.

'Behind the Blue': UK's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 09:00
On this week’s episode of "Behind the Blue," hear about ongoing efforts to make the university a place where everyone feels a sense of belonging.

UK's HDI Partners With American Heart Association

Tue, 11/05/2019 - 09:00
The University of Kentucky Human Development Institute CDC State Disability and Health Program called Project CHEER has partnered with Natalie Littlefield, of Lexington Division of the American Heart Association, to co-author “Promotion of Successful Inclusion of Individuals with Disabilities Through Universal Design in American Heart Association’s Health Programs.” 

UK Celebrates America Recycles Day With the #BringontheBoxes Campaign

Mon, 11/04/2019 - 09:00
This year UK Recycling will be introducing the #BringontheBoxes campaign to celebrate America Recycles Day.

UK Campus Goes Purple for Alzheimer's

Mon, 11/04/2019 - 09:00
This week, the William T. Young Library will be lit with purple lights to show the University of Kentucky's commitment to a world without Alzheimer's disease and to commemorate the important work done by caregivers.

UK, Gen.G Host Panel Discussion in NYC: 'Vision for Community Esports'

Fri, 11/01/2019 - 08:00
The panel discussion for prospective students, UK alumni and the gaming community will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 4, at Samsung 837 in New York.

Traffic Congestion Expected Near North Campus Monday Due to Trump Rally at Rupp

Fri, 11/01/2019 - 08:00
University of Kentucky students, employees, patients and visitors are encouraged to consider the potential for significant traffic impacts Monday, Nov. 4, as the result of President Donald Trump’s visit to Lexington.

UK Hires New Financial Aid Director

Thu, 10/31/2019 - 08:00
Kathy Bialk is the new executive director of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships.

'Behind the Blue': New Education Dean on Vital Role His College Can Play in Kentucky

Thu, 10/31/2019 - 08:00
On this week’s edition of “Behind the Blue,” UK PR and Strategic Communication talks with Julian Vasquez-Heilig.