Campus News

UK’s Mark Buede Honored for Helping Save 2 Children

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 08:00
Mark Buede, a systems operator in University of Kentucky Information Technology Services, aided in the effort to rescue two girls.

South Limestone Garage Construction to Impact Exiting Traffic

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 08:00
Construction activity on the University of Kentucky's South Limestone Garage (PS #5) expansion is scheduled to begin in the coming weeks.

From Marine Pilot to Horse Industry Data Scientist, Online Degree Grad in High Demand

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 07:00
Life is a balancing act, and no one understands that more than Eric Rannenberg. As a man with many titles — devoted husband, dedicated father and former Marine turned working professional — time is a valuable resource.

'Behind the Blue': Alumnus Nick Covault Directs Governor’s School for the Arts as Program Makes its UK Debut

Wed, 07/10/2019 - 08:00
On this episode of "Behind the Blue," hear how Covault's time as both a former GSA student and UK student continue to influence his life and career.

UK Alumni Association Announces 2019-2020 Officers

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 08:00
Taunya A. Phillips has been chosen to lead the UK Alumni Association as the 2019-2020 president of its Board of Directors. Other new board officers include Hannah Miner Myers, president-elect; Mary Shelman, treasurer; and Timothy Walsh, secretary.

Trevor Noah to Visit UK as it Reflects on 70 Years of Integration

Mon, 07/08/2019 - 10:00
The host of Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" will speak to the campus Friday, Aug. 30, as part of an opening assembly for a yearlong series of events.

Upcoming Crosswalk Construction to Impact Traffic, Bus Service

Fri, 07/05/2019 - 08:00
Construction to install raised crosswalks on Woodland and Hilltop avenues will result in a temporary impact to southbound traffic and bus service in that vicinity. Construction is scheduled to begin Monday, July 8, and continue through Friday, Aug. 2, weather permitting.

Rhodes Scholar, Record-tying Fulbrights Highlight UK's 2019 Academic Success

Fri, 07/05/2019 - 07:00
From University of Kentucky's 10th overall and first female Rhodes Scholar, to the second Pickering Fellow in two years, to a school record-tying class of Fulbright recipients, the world's most prestigious scholarship, fellowship and internship organizations took note this year of the Wildcats' academic talent.

UK Alum Named CNN Hero for Helping Chicago Youth 'Fight for Success'

Wed, 07/03/2019 - 08:00
A University of Kentucky alumnus is receiving national attention for his efforts to help at-risk youth in Chicago, Illinois.

Alumnus Helps Brighten Smiles Around the World

Tue, 07/02/2019 - 14:00
While attending UK, Brian Barr was known as a guy who could bring a smile to friends' faces. So it's no wonder he now works for SmileDirectClub as their global operations manager.

Get a Bird's-Eye View of Lexington’s Fireworks Display

Tue, 07/02/2019 - 09:00
UK's Transportation Services is inviting the university community to its annual fireworks viewing on the top deck of the South Limestone Garage (PS #5), in conjunction with the City of Lexington’s Independence Day celebration.

UK's Human Development Institute Presents 2019 University Lecture Series

Tue, 07/02/2019 - 08:00
Human Development Institute is pleased to present the 2019 University Lecture Series. The catalog of 35 presentations include one-hour lectures, panels and seminar style offerings

Independence Day Bus Service and Parking Control Changes

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 08:00
The Independence Day holiday will bring changes to bus operation and parking lot supervision at UK

UK Places 14th in Final Directors’ Cup Standings

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 08:00
UK Athletics Department put the finishing touches on another chapter in the greatest run of comprehensive success in school history by finishing 14th in final 2018-19 Learfield IMG Directors’ Cup standings released on Friday.

UK Among Top Schools Nationally for Alumni Who Are CEOs of Fortune 100 Companies

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 08:00
UK alumni Sam Hazen, CEO of HCA Healthcare, one of the leading health providers in the country, and Rodney McMullen, CEO of Kroger, the country’s second largest general retailer, are leading executives of Fortune 100 companies.

Real Life Success: An Interview With UK Alum, 'The Sims' Producer

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 07:00
A lifelong gamer, JoAnna Lio Amos graduated from the University of Kentucky in 2001 with a bachelor’s degree in computer science. While furthering her education through a master’s program at Indiana University, Amos scored two successive summer internships at Electronic Arts in San Francisco, where she began working on "The Sims" franchise.

UK Turns Food Waste Into Useable Material

Fri, 06/28/2019 - 07:00
UK has launched a food waste composting program in an effort to reduce the amount of material going into the landfill and produce an organic, nutrient-rich soil amendment for use on campus farms and landscaping.

From Free Speech to Kinship Care, UK Experts Explain New Kentucky Laws

Thu, 06/27/2019 - 08:00
It's been 90 days since the Kentucky General Assembly closed the 2019 session, which means several new laws will go into effect across the Commonwealth today. Here is a list of the laws that University of Kentucky experts believe will have the most impact on Kentuckians.

'Behind the Blue': Mary Vosevich Leads UK Facilities Management

Wed, 06/26/2019 - 08:00
“Behind the Blue” is a weekly podcast featuring various members of the UK community who are making a difference on campus, in Kentucky and around the world.