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65 Wildcats on SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll

Tue, 07/02/2019 - 8:00am
Another strong academic performance by UK student-athletes garners recognition from the SEC.

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

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 8:00am
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.

2 UK Employees Inducted Into Lexington Fairness Hall of Fame

Fri, 06/28/2019 - 8:00am
UK alumnae Carol Taylor-Shim, director of Bias Incident Support Services, and Reinette Jones, special collections librarian and African American studies academic liaison for UK Libraries, will be inducted into the Lexington Fairness Hall of Fame at tonight's awards ceremony.

Yin Becomes 1 of 3 UK Professors to Join American Statistical Association Fellows

Thu, 06/27/2019 - 8:00am
UK statistics Professor Xiangrong Yin will join his department colleagues, Arnold Stromberg and Richard Kryscio, as Fellows of the American Statistical Association — the world’s largest community of statisticians and the second-oldest, continuously operating professional association in the country. 

UK Board Accepts Joe Craft Gift to Gatton College's Institute for the Study of Free Enterprise

Fri, 06/21/2019 - 2:00pm
The University of Kentucky Board of Trustees formally accepted a $3 million gift today from the Joseph W. Craft III Foundation to support the Institute for the Study of Free Enterprise, which is housed in the Gatton College of Business and Economics.

UK Board to Vote on Joe Craft Gift to Gatton College's Institute for the Study of Free Enterprise

Thu, 06/20/2019 - 8:00am
The board will vote on a $3 million gift from the Joseph W. Craft III Foundation to support the Institute for the Study of Free Enterprise, which is dedicated to understanding the role that markets play in the economy and in society.

All-mobile Student Ticketing Process Returns for 2019-20

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 8:00am
UK Athletics will again handle student tickets for sporting events in 2019-20 via an all-mobile process.

School Discipline Research by UK Doctoral Graduate Gains Attention

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 8:00am
Some interesting findings are contained in newly published research on school discipline led by a UK Family Sciences doctoral student.

UK Biology Professor Shapes the Minds of Tomorrow With Hands-on Lab Experience

Thu, 06/13/2019 - 8:00am
Aside from critical thinking skills such as rational thinking, forming hypotheses and executing hypothetical tests, students in BIO 199 are given the chance to gain practical experience geared toward solving real-life problems. One of these scenarios is on the topic of drug and alcohol addiction.

UK Students Visit Apple Headquarters, Develop App to Improve Student Experience

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 7:00am
Three University of Kentucky students, Asare Nkansah, Claire Hilbrecht and Destin Bell, recently traveled to Apple's Enterprise Design Lab in California to participate in the development of an iOS app that will help new students transition to life at UK. Using their personal experiences at the university, the students believe the new app will have a significant positive impact on the campus community by building a strong foundation for students through the use of technology. 

UK Alum Sanders Plays Important Role for NBA’s Toronto Raptors

Wed, 06/05/2019 - 8:00am
The NBA's Toronto Raptors are currently in the NBA Finals and a UK graduate is playing a key role away from the court.

UK Opera's Callie Day to Appear on 'America's Got Talent'

Tue, 06/04/2019 - 8:00am
UK Opera Theatre doctoral candidate Callie Day will share her talents with the country on season 14 of NBC's "America's Got Talent." Day's audition will appear as part of one of the first six episodes airing each Tuesday through July 9. 

11 UK Students Selected for Fulbright Honors

Thu, 05/30/2019 - 8:00am
UK Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced that seven recent UK graduates and four doctoral students have been offered Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarships.

McCloy Accepts NAEP Young Professional Award

Wed, 05/29/2019 - 8:00am
Crisann McCloy, UK's senior financial and business analyst, has received the National Association of Educational Procurement's Young Professional Award.

Carnegie Hall to Celebrate UK's Music Centennial

Tue, 05/28/2019 - 7:00am
How do you close out a yearlong celebration of 100 years of music excellence at the University of Kentucky? Share those talents on the stage of one of the nation's most celebrated music venues — Carnegie Hall.

They're in the Army Now: UK Alums Prepare for National Memorial Day Concert

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 7:00am
This Memorial Day, as Americans pause to remember those we lost, several UK School of Music alumni will serve the country's armed forces on stage honoring the fallen as members of bands and choruses across four of the nation's military branches.

Doctoral Student Receives Gabriela Mistral Award

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 8:00am
Sharrah Lane, a doctoral student in Hispanic studies and president of the University of Kentucky's chapter of Sigma Delta Pi, has received the prestigious Gabriela Mistral Award for her academic achievements and noteworthy leadership in the chapter.

UK and Whitley County Students Help Rebuild An Ecosystem

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 8:00am
UK Forestry and Natural Resources brings us a recent example of learning and doing good works at the same time.

Library, Information Science Student Garners National Award

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 8:00am
Terry Duncan, a library and information science student, was awarded the 2019 Special Libraries Association IT Student Award.

Stephenson Named Director of UK Cooperative Extension Service

Tue, 05/14/2019 - 8:00am
UK soon will have a new director of its Cooperative Extension Service.

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