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UK Students Cook Farm-to-Fork Food for Fellow Wildcats

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 8:00am
Discover how UK students recover food that could have just been thrown away in an effort to bring nutrition and community to fellow members of the Wildcat family.

UK Professor Leads Effort to Develop World’s Largest, Most Inclusive 'Stellar Library'

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 10:00am
Renbin Yan, an associate professor of physics and astronomy in the UK College of Arts and Sciences, is the principal investigator of the MaNGA Stellar Library project — the biggest and most inclusive star library ever made.

Spring Entrepreneurs Bootcamp 2.0 to Launch Thursday

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 9:00am
A new version of the popular Entrepreneurs Bootcamp will kickoff this week at UK.

UK Doctoral Student Wins Ian C. Watson Fellowship for Membrane Advancement

Fri, 01/04/2019 - 9:00am
Xiaobo “Max” Dong, a doctoral student in the Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering at UK, has been awarded the American Membrane Technology Association Ian C. Watson Fellowship for Membrane Advancement.

New Maps Plus Student Wins National Cartography Award

Fri, 12/21/2018 - 3:00pm
Kerry Gathers, a student in the New Maps Plus online graduate program in the College of Arts arts Sciences, recently received the national first prize in the Dynamic Map competition at the North American Cartographic Information Society annual meeting.

UK Physics Contributes to Groundbreaking Experiment

Thu, 12/20/2018 - 3:00pm
Christopher Crawford, an associate professor of physics and astronomy in the UK College of Arts and Sciences, along with many of his current and former students, are contributing co-authors on a groundbreaking experiment that was recently featured as the Editor’s Choice in Physical Review Letters, the American Physical Society's scientific journal.

UK Geography Faculty Member Recognized for Teaching Excellence at SEDAAG

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 9:00am
UK faculty member Lynn Phillips received the 2018 South Eastern Division of the American Association of Geographers Excellence in Teaching Award. In addition to Phillips, the UK Department of Geography sent two other faculty members, Karl Raitz and Matthew Wilson, and six graduate students to the November conference.

Watch Live: UK December 2018 Commencement Ceremonies

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 8:00am
The UK December Commencement Ceremonies will begin 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. today, in Rupp Arena. Watch live as more than 1,200 graduates walk across the stage and become UK alumni.

December 2018 Commencement Speakers Announced

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 9:00am
Kelsey Allmon, a graduate student in the UK Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce, and Kendall Hitch, a political science major in the UK College of Arts and Sciences, have been selected to deliver the student speeches at the December Commencement ceremonies Friday, Dec. 14.

Winter Break Perks From UK Transportation Services

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 9:00am
Headed home for the holidays and need to leave your wheels on campus? UK Transportation Services is offering free, covered storage for both cars and bicycles on a first-come, first-served basis.

UK’s Phi Kappa Phi Chapter Welcomes 63 New Inductees

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 9:00am
The honor society Phi Kappa Phi recently initiated its latest class of new members from UK.

Got Someone on the Nice List? Deck Their Walls With Art From UK Open Studio

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 9:00am
UK School of Art and Visual Studies will bring holiday excitement to campus again this Friday with the university’s most popular visual arts event, Open Studio. This one-of-a-kind holiday festivity for art lovers showcases the talent of the university's students and celebrated art faculty 6-9 p.m., Nov. 30, at the Art and Visual Studies Building.

Jazz With a Side of Holiday Cheer to Benefit UK School of Music

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 9:00am
Friends of Music invites the public to the home of College of Fine Arts Dean Mark Shanda for an afternoon of festive jazz with UK School of Music faculty members Brad Kerns and Raleigh Dailey Dec.15. Registration deadline for this event is Nov. 30.

UK Piano Creativity Lab Makes 'Music To Be Seen'

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 9:00am
UK's Piano Creativity Lab aims to delight audiences not only with sounds, but imagery as well. The free public concert “Making Music To Be Seen” will begin 7:30 p.m. tonight, at the Singletary Center.

UK Opera Student Chases Dreams at Met Opera Auditions

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 8:00am
UK Opera Theatre vocalist and first-year graduate student Taylor Comstock emerged as the sole winner of the Kentucky District Auditions of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions held at the Singletary Center. Additionally, three other UK vocalists, alumni Michael Pandolfo, Key’mon Murrah and Maggie Smith, received the competition's Encouragement Awards.

UK Engineering Embarks on Growth Plan for Commonwealth and Beyond

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 8:00am
Given new tools and technology, society is calling upon engineers to solve the world's most complex problems. The College of Engineering at UK is answering that call by embarking on a strategy for growth — a plan to improve Kentucky industries and the lives of the citizens they serve.

UK Joins U.S. Department of Energy Battery Research Partnership

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 9:00am
The Joint Center for Energy Storage Research is a U.S. Department of Energy Innovation Hub focused on advancing battery science and technology. Susan Odom, an associate professor of chemistry in the UK College of Arts and Sciences, is the principal investigator of the UK project.

Two UK Students Bring Home Gold Following Research Competitions

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 8:00am
Last week, UK graduate and undergraduate students competed in the final rounds of the inaugural 5-Minute Fast Track Research Competition and the 3-Minute Thesis Competition (3MT), academic competitions that cultivates students’ presentation and research communication skills, and challenges students to describe their research in a short period of time.

Tackling Non-Emergency 911 Calls: College of Social Work Partners With Lexington Fire Department

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 8:00am
The Lexington Fire Department and students from the UK College of Social Work have partnered in a pilot program to tackle the issue of non-emergency calls bombarding the 911 emergency system.

Pilot-Scale Plant to Extract Rare Earth Elements in Heart of Coal Country

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 8:00am
Professor Rick Honaker recently launched a pilot-scale processing plant aimed at recovering REEs from coal and its byproducts in Webster County. “We’ll start off producing a concentrate mix, and we’ve been successful in the lab — in a continuous form — actually producing a 99 percent pure rare earth product. So, we’ll be doing that, but we’ll also be taking that one step further and actually producing rare earth concentrates.”