Campus News

Roll Up Your Sleeve for Kentucky Blood Drive

13 hours 24 min ago
Kentucky Blood Center needs blood donations to slam a winter shortage of blood.

Campus Community Invited to Ring in Chinese New Year

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 09:00
The University of Kentucky campus community is invited to ring in the Chinese New Year with the Chinese Study Program in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages, Literatures and Cultures.  

Coates Featured at Area's Martin Luther King Day Celebration

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 08:00
Lexington welcomes Rev. Delman Coates, the nationally known progressive minister of Mt. Ennon Baptist Church in Clinton, Maryland, who will serve as guest speaker at the commemorative program.

'Behind the Blue': University of Kentucky Smart Campus Initiative Continues to Gain Momentum

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 09:00
On this week’s edition, hear from three key leaders helping to implement the initiative on campus.

UK, Gen.G, JMI Team up to Host Speaker Series Focused on Esports

Wed, 01/15/2020 - 09:00
To engage the campus community in a dialogue surrounding the importance of the new initiative, the university, in collaboration with Gen. G and JMI, will host a Spring Speaker Series featuring leading gaming and esports executives, athletes and content creators.

UK Recognizes Ken Freedman Outstanding Advisors

Wed, 01/15/2020 - 09:00
At Saturday’s basketball game, winners of the Ken Freedman Outstanding Advising Award, Beth Hanneman and Erik Myrup, were honored on the court, acknowledging their role in fulfilling the teaching and learning mission of the university.

$200,000 Available for UK Sustainability Challenge Grant, Applications Now Open

Tue, 01/14/2020 - 09:00
Sustainability Challenge Grant Program applications for 2020 are being accepted now through Feb. 23. Total project funds available are $200,000 with individual projects eligible to receive up to $50,000.

Applications Open for Employee Educational Assistance Award

Tue, 01/14/2020 - 09:00
Applications are being accepted for the University of Kentucky Women’s Forum Employee Educational Assistance Award.

Get a New Device Over the Holidays? Don’t Get Locked Out of myUK

Mon, 01/13/2020 - 09:00
University of Kentucky Information Technology Services (ITS) would like to remind students, faculty and staff bringing new devices on campus to update their trusted device for Two-Factor Log-In.

College of Agriculture, Food and Environment Inducts Latest Class of Distinguished Alumni

Mon, 01/13/2020 - 09:00
The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment inducted four new members into its Hall of Distinguished Alumni Friday. This year’s recipients include a leader in the field of antibody engineering for cancer therapies, an agricultural educator and advocate, college administrator and home economics leader, and devoted educator and advocate of The Arboretum.

UK's Human Development Institute Presents 2020 University Lecture Series

Thu, 01/09/2020 - 09:00
HDI has developed a series of dynamic one-hour lecture and seminar style presentations enabling HDI faculty, staff and partners to share information with the university community about an array of content that highlights the experience of disability, inclusion and universal design.

UK Transportation Services to Offer Saturday Hours, Jan. 11, 18

Thu, 01/09/2020 - 09:00
UK Transportation Services will offer extended hours on Saturday, Jan. 11, and Saturday, Jan. 18, to accommodate UK students and employees during key parking permit sales times.

Couple Turns Tragedy Into Triumph by Giving Back to UK in Honor of Their Sons

Mon, 01/06/2020 - 09:00
When retired Maj. Gen. Mark A. and Carol Graham lost their two sons within a year of each other, their pain fueled their desire to create a lasting legacy in honor of their sons through the Jeffrey C. and Kevin A. Graham Memorial Fund that supports the suicide prevention program at UK and the 2nd Lieutenant Jeffrey Graham Memorial Scholarship at the UK College of Engineering.

'Survivor' Champion, UK Alum Returning to Show to Compete for $2 Million Prize

Fri, 12/20/2019 - 09:00
Last year, Nick Wilson outwitted, outplayed and outlasted 20 competitors on the 37th season of "Survivor." The University of Kentucky alumnus claimed the title of "Sole Survivor" and the $1 million prize on the season finale. Now, he will be returning to the hit CBS competition in hopes of claiming victory once again. This time, there's more at stake.

Watch Live as UK Celebrates December Graduates

Fri, 12/20/2019 - 08:00
Today's Commencement Ceremonies will take place at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. EST. Watch the livestream here.

UK Raises Starting Pay, Makes Benefit Changes to Better Serve Workforce, Commonwealth

Thu, 12/19/2019 - 13:00
President Eli Capilouto announced numerous new benefits for employees including an increase in the minimum wage at UK from $10.40 to $12.50 per hour.

Exercise Science Professor Mentors Students Focused on Health and Medical Careers

Thu, 12/19/2019 - 09:00
University of Kentucky College of Education Professor Marilyn Campbell’s work involves mentoring students — in both classrooms and research labs.

VACE Announces Award Winners, Launches Bootcamp 2.0

Thu, 12/19/2019 - 09:00
Earlier this month, 28 teams graduated from the Fall 2019 Entrepreneur’s Bootcamp, which is run by the Von Allmen Center for Entrepreneurship in the Gatton College of Business and Economics. In the 14-week long intensive program, teams work through early business and revenue models, customer validation and refining pitches.

WATCH: How We Dreamed Boldly — Together — in 2019

Thu, 12/19/2019 - 08:00
In 2019, the UK Family worked together in unprecedented ways to achieve what is "wildly possible" for our campus, community, state, country and world. Discover why UK students and President Eli Capilouto are so proud of what we’ve achieved together — and what's next for 2020.

UK Family Center Utilizing Pilot Program to Better Serve Clients

Wed, 12/18/2019 - 09:00
Earlier this year, the University of Kentucky Family Center, served by the Couple and Family Therapy Program in the Department of Family Sciences in the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment, was selected as one of only two national marriage and family therapy program clinics for a pilot program enabling clinicians to administer online psychological assessments to clients.