Campus News

Interactive Tree Map Helps UK Land Tree Campus USA Award

Fri, 04/26/2019 - 07:00
For the eighth consecutive year, the University of Kentucky has been designated a Tree Campus USA. The creation of an interactive tree map this year helped UK win the award.

UK Alum Ed Berry Turned His Passion for Football Into Success

Thu, 04/25/2019 - 08:00
UK alumnus Ed Berry has good reason to keep a keen eye on the 2019 NFL Draft over these next three days.

April 25 Declared UK Debate Team Day

Thu, 04/25/2019 - 08:00
Mayor Linda Gorton has declared April 25, 2019, UK Debate Team Day in Lexington to celebrate the team’s season long top national ranking.

UK Extension Plants Seeds for Healthy Lifestyles

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 08:00
Agents for UK Cooperative Extension are working hard to get young people started early in developing healthy lifestyles.

Disability Resource Center Hosts Award Ceremony Honoring Students and Faculty

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 08:00
The award ceremony included presentation of the Adelstein Awards, presented to students with a disability who serve as an inspiration to the UK community.

Studio Gang Selected as National Architect for Reynolds Project

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 08:00
The UK College of Design has announced that Studio Gang has been selected as the national architect for the Reynolds Building project.

Trade Four Wheels for Two: Bike Voucher Applications Open Wednesday, April 24

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 08:00
UK Transportation Services is now accepting applications for its 2019 bike voucher program. Now in its fifth year, the program offers qualified applicants $400 each in vouchers that are valid at any of five participating local bike shops. 

UK’s Financial Well-being Benefits Can Support You This National Financial Literacy Month

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 08:00
Coinciding with April as national Financial Literacy Month and the university’s benefits open enrollment, UK Human Resources highlights three financial benefits available to employees: Enrich, a free online platform for personal finance, retirement savings plans and up to five free consults a year with a certified financial planner.

Official Launch of Fall 2019 Entrepreneurs Bootcamp Application Underway

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 08:00
The free program is not offered for academic credit and is open to the general public.

UK President, Researchers Participate in Annual RX Drug Abuse and Heroin Summit in Atlanta

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 08:00
University of Kentucky administrators and researchers will join officials from local, state and federal agencies, as well as leaders from business, academia, and communities across the country impacted by prescription drug abuse this week in Atlanta for the 2019 RX Drug Abuse and Heroin Summit.

Office for Institutional Diversity Presents 5 Inclusive Excellence Awards

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 08:00
The University of Kentucky Office for Institutional Diversity recognized students, faculty and a department with the Inclusive Excellence Awards at the 2019 University of Kentucky Awards Ceremony.

UK Athletics Announces Hall of Fame Class of 2019

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 08:00
The UK Athletics Hall of Fame will welcome six new members in ceremonies this September.

Students, Staff Partner to Improve Transparency in Endowment Investment Program

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 08:00
For much of the past year, Divest UK has been working with the investment staff, advocating for including social and environmental considerations into the University of Kentucky’s endowment investment program and strategies.

University of Kentucky and Jim Beam® Partner to Create the James B. Beam Institute for Kentucky Spirits

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 16:00
Jim Beam® Bourbon will donate $5 million to establish the James B. Beam Institute for Kentucky Spirits in the UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment.

Forbes Names the University of Kentucky Among America's Best Employers

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 14:00
The University of Kentucky has been named among America's Best Employers by Forbes magazine, ranking No. 263 on the list of 500 and No. 18 in the higher education category. Forbes released its annual list of Best Employers on Wednesday, marking the first year that the university has been included in the ranking. 

'Behind the Blue': 2019 Great Teacher Award Winners, Part 2

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 08:00
Listen to conversations with Margaret Rintamaa, from the College of Education, and Mel Coffee, of the College of Communication and Information.

Summer Break Airport Shuttles to Run May 2-5

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 08:00
For the first time, University of Kentucky Transportation Services is offering free airport shuttle service from Kroger Field to Blue Grass Airport, Louisville International Airport and Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport for summer break. 

UKPD Celebrates National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 08:00
The literal first responders of the department are proficient listeners, adept human lie detectors and expert multitaskers. Without them, police officers would be unable to perform the functions of public safety.

2-Factor Log-In Enrollment Needed By July 17

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 08:00
Two-factor log-in will be required for faculty and staff logging in to myUK beginning July 17, 2019. 

Parents of UK Student Show Commitment With One Day for UK Challenge Gift

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 08:00
One Day for UK will show what the people who care deeply for Kentucky and the University of Kentucky can do – in 24 hours -- for the future of its people and its initiatives.