Campus News

Hear President Capilouto's Thoughts on Diversity, Belonging at UK on 'Behind the Blue'

Mon, 02/25/2019 - 08:00
As UKNow continues its special Black History Month series of stories focused on building belonging, UK President Eli Capillouto shares his thoughts on how far UK has come since Lyman T. Johnson took legal action to become the first African-American student, and how UK is still evolving.

Taskforce Formed to Assess Mental Health, Issues of Well-being on UK Campus

Fri, 02/22/2019 - 17:00
College of Public Health Dean Donna Arnett and Margaret Pisacano, who directs risk management at UK HealthCare, will co-chair the taskforce.

UK Board Approves Reynolds Building for College of Design

Fri, 02/22/2019 - 16:00
The Reynolds Building will be renovated to become the future home of the College of Design, the first time all the college's programs will be under one roof.

Re-imagining Winslow Street Properties to Create Innovation Corridor, Expand Campus Parking

Fri, 02/22/2019 - 16:00
Demolition will begin in March on the property that formerly housed Kennedy’s Bookstore and Fazoli’s, making way for more than 900 parking spaces as well as university innovation and private retail space.

VIDEO: How UK's Disability Resource Center Helped Jennifer Harris Succeed

Fri, 02/22/2019 - 09:00
Discover why a recent UK graduate is so thankful for the support she received on campus from dedicated faculty and staff.

UK Libraries Expands Resources With HathiTrust

Thu, 02/21/2019 - 09:00
UK Libraries has joined HathiTrust, a partnership with more than 145 major research institutions and libraries, thereby bolstering accessibility to resources available to UK faculty, staff and students.

POT Closed Tonight

Wed, 02/20/2019 - 17:00

Wildcats Needed to 'Raise the Dough' With UK Campus Kitchen

Wed, 02/20/2019 - 09:00
UK students, faculty and staff who want to fight hunger have a special opportunity to help through Friday of this week.

Donations for Citations 2019 Program Starts Monday, Feb. 25

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 09:00
UK students and employees who have a parking citation can pay their fee by donating food or personal care items during UK Transportation Services’ fourth annual Donations for Citations drive. Donations for Citations starts Monday, Feb. 25, and runs through Friday, March 8. All donations will benefit UK’s Big Blue Pantry, an on-campus organization that works to combat hunger and food insecurity for UK students.

College of Social Work Report Shows Employment Training Program Proves Beneficial

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 09:00
The report, which was released last month, detailed statistically significant improvements for Fostering Success participants across several core employment domains including job readiness, vocational self-efficacy, and ability to overcome and cope with employment related struggles.

Legal Scholar Named Next Gaines Center Director

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 09:00
If approved by the UK Board of Trustees, the William L. Matthews Jr. Professor of Law and former director of UK’s African American and Africana Studies Program, Melynda J. Price, will take over the directorship and the position of John R. Gaines Endowed Chair in the Humanities.

National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist Nicole Chung to Headline Women Writers Event

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 09:00
Nicole Chung, author of the award-winning memoir “All You Can Ever Know,” will give the keynote speech at the 2019 Kentucky Women Writers Conference, scheduled for Sept. 19-22.

From the Inside Out: Transforming UK's College of Design

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 08:00
On this Campus Walk, Dean Mitzi Vernon shows us her vision for the future home of the UK College of Design and shares how even the project itself is a learning opportunity for her students.

UK Forestry, Natural Resources Takes to Airwaves and Cyberspace

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 09:00
You can now find UK Forestry and Natural Resources advice and information on the radio or via podcasts.

Help UK Beat Hundreds of Universities With RecycleMania

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 09:00
UK is competing against hundreds of universities in RecycleMania, a national recycling competition among college and university recycling programs.

Trash Compactor Installation to Impact Parking

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 09:00
Trash compactor installation is expected to begin next week in the vicinity of the Terrell Civil Engineering Building and the Mineral Industries Building, located off Graham Avenue. The construction project will impact employee parking in this area. 

UK Center Releases Report on Kentucky’s Economy

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 09:00
The UK Center for Business and Economic Research released its annual report on the Kentucky economy today.

Honoring Firsts: Jim Green was the First African-American Student-Athlete to Graduate from UK

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 09:00
Jim Green blazed a courageous path of opportunity for so many who followed him.

66-year-old Graduate Breaks the Norms to Receive his Degree

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 09:00
Bob FitzSimmonds returned to the classroom to receive his Master of Science in library science using the Donovan Fellowship.

Successfully Bridging the Diversity Gap in Computer Science

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 08:00
When it comes to making decisions about a community that is extensive and expansive, having valuable input is critical. That's why, diversity is an important trend being talked about in tech. Corey Baker, an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science, is going beyond the conversation.