Campus News

UK Alert Test Wednesday Coincides With Statewide Tornado Drill

Tue, 03/05/2019 - 09:00
The UK Alert test and Kentucky Emergency Management's tornado drill will begin around 10:07 a.m. Wednesday, March 6.

'Behind the Blue': P.G. Peeples Reflects on 50 Years Helping Build Community in Lexington

Tue, 03/05/2019 - 09:00
On this episode of "Behind the Blue," hear how UK helped prepare P.G. Peeples, president/CEO of the Urban League of Lexington, to not only to be a teacher, but a community leader across generations in Lexington and beyond.

UK's New Fall Break Alters Academic Calendar

Mon, 03/04/2019 - 09:00
In an effort to better support student health and wellness, UK will implement a Fall Break Oct. 21-22.

14 Years of 24 Hours For the Kids

Mon, 03/04/2019 - 00:00

VIDEO: UK Students Pay Tribute to 'Great Teachers'

Fri, 03/01/2019 - 08:00
Watch why these UK students are so grateful for the support, compassion and guidance shown by their teachers.

Toyota’s Garry Carty Takes Home 2019 Supply Chain Innovation Award

Thu, 02/28/2019 - 09:00
This is the fifth annual Commonwealth Supply Chain Innovation Award, given by the UK Gatton College of Business and Economics and sponsored by SAS.

UK to Transform, Modernize Chemistry-Physics Building

Thu, 02/28/2019 - 09:00
The central campus staple is currently undergoing a two-phase construction project that will result in a renovation of the third floor, as well as a completely new exterior façade of the building.

College of Medicine Celebrates African-American Trailblazers

Thu, 02/28/2019 - 09:00
The UK College of Medicine's Faculty of Color Network recently celebrated pioneers and advocates Dr. Carl Watson and Chester Grundy.

Your Idea Could Help Make Campus More Sustainable

Wed, 02/27/2019 - 09:00
UK’s inaugural Sustainability Pitch Competition will be held April 13.

'Behind the Blue': Student Activism, Change Makers Then and Now

Tue, 02/26/2019 - 08:00
This edition of "Behind the Blue" features the founding president of UK’s Black Student Union and today’s leader. Two student leaders – one from today, another from more than a generation ago – engage in a thought-provoking discussion about their roles as change makers, their leadership of the Black Student Union and their vision for the campus community and beyond.

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.