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UK Celebrates Opening of Grain and Forage Center of Excellence

Fri, 09/20/2019 - 8:00am
University of Kentucky researchers, Kentucky farmers and stakeholders celebrated the official opening of UK’s Grain and Forage Center of Excellence, a facility committed to moving the state’s and surrounding region’s agricultural community forward.

UK Professor Receives Prestigious Fulbright-Palacky University Distinguished Chair Award

Thu, 09/05/2019 - 8:00am
UK Professor Alexander T. Vazsonyi is the recipient of the Fulbright-Palacky University Distinguished Chair. The award will allow him to conduct research and teach psychology in the Czech Republic.

UK Entrepreneurs Bootcamp Kickoff Happening Thursday, Still Time to Apply

Tue, 09/03/2019 - 8:00am
There's still time to apply for the Von Allmen Center for Entrepreneurship 2019 Entrepreneurs Bootcamp, which kicks off Sept. 5, in Woodward Hall at the UK Gatton College of Business and Economics.

Chemistry's Guzman to Study Atmospheric Reactions of Pollution

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 8:00am
Marcelo Guzman and his research group in the UK Department of Chemistry will study the transformation of molecules emitted during combustion processes to develop knowledge to reduce the harmful effects of pollution.

NASA Recognizes UK Student for 'Excellent Work' on Hercules Project

Thu, 08/08/2019 - 7:00am
James Tyler Nichols is one of four UK students — from a total of 16 — who were selected for the highly competitive NASA Academy at NASA Langley Research Center. The academy is an intense multidisciplinary research project that requires significant commitment.

Student Researcher Changes Way Philosopher's Work is Interpreted

Mon, 08/05/2019 - 8:00am
When Dealla Samadi took advantage of an internship opportunity with UK Libraries, little did she know that her research would send her on a journey across the ocean to an amazing discovery.

UK Entomologist Receives NSF Grant to Study Antarctic Insects

Fri, 08/02/2019 - 8:00am
An international team of researchers led by UK’s Nick Teets has received more than $700,000 from the National Science Foundation to study midges in Antarctica.

UK Library Faculty Member Leaves a Legacy of Service and Support

Thu, 08/01/2019 - 8:00am
Although Sandra McAninch recently retired from UK Libraries after nearly 36 years of service, the legacy she leaves will be felt for generations to come.

UK Researcher: How Families With Same-Sex Parents Resolve Conflict Has Impact

Tue, 07/30/2019 - 7:00am
Farr previously reported that children adopted by lesbian, gay and heterosexual parents are well-adjusted over time. Her most recent study, co-authored by doctoral students Sam Bruun and Kyle Simon, focuses on these same adopted children but goes a step further.

UK Solar Car Team has Record-Breaking Success at Formula Sun Grand Prix

Mon, 07/29/2019 - 8:00am
The University of Kentucky Solar Car Team, a student-led organization in the College of Engineering, has record-breaking success at a national competition ⁠— earning their highest finish since 2009.

UK Addresses Record Enrollment, Increased Desire for Campus Housing

Fri, 07/26/2019 - 8:00am
Expected record enrollment this fall and an increasing number of students choosing to live on campus have resulted in a temporary capacity issue in University of Kentucky residence halls.

UK to Host 2020 Appalachian Studies Association Conference

Thu, 07/25/2019 - 8:00am
The association's 43rd annual conference is scheduled for March 12-15, 2020, on the UK campus.

50 Years Since Apollo 11: How People of UK Helped Make the Moon Landing Possible

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 7:00am
As the United States and the world reflect on this historic moment, the University of Kentucky is remembering its own people who played important roles in making it happen. From working on the Saturn V rocket, to designing the parachutes that deployed when the astronauts returned, to analyzing the moon rocks that were brought back, former UK students, faculty and alumni worked firsthand on many projects funded by the famous Apollo program.

From Marine Pilot to Horse Industry Data Scientist, Online Degree Grad in High Demand

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 7:00am
Life is a balancing act, and no one understands that more than Eric Rannenberg. As a man with many titles — devoted husband, dedicated father and former Marine turned working professional — time is a valuable resource.

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.