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One Day for UK Postponed, Donations Being Accepted for Basic Needs Fund

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 8:00am
In light of the global COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Kentucky has made the decision to postpone One Day for UK — originally scheduled for April 21, 2020.

1 Week Remains to Submit Proposals for Alternative Textbook Grants

Wed, 03/25/2020 - 8:00am
The grants will support adoption of existing open textbooks and creation of new course content for faculty who would like to replace a traditional textbook with alternative course content in the academic year 2020-21.

UK Graduate School Seeks Nominations for Honorary Doctoral Degrees

Thu, 03/19/2020 - 8:00am
The University of Kentucky Joint Committee on Honorary Degrees is currently seeking nomination packages for candidates of honorary doctoral degrees to be awarded at the university Commencement ceremonies in December 2020.

UK's Ralph Crystal Receives Rehabilitation Education’s Highest Honor

Thu, 03/12/2020 - 8:00am
The National Council on Rehabilitation Education has selected Ralph M. Crystal for the 2020 Distinguished Career in Rehabilitation Education Award. Crystal's award will be presented during the council’s spring conference in San Diego, California. It is the highest honor an educator can attain in the field of rehabilitation education.

Young Vocalists Earn Life-changing Prizes at 15th Alltech Vocal Scholarship Competition

Wed, 03/11/2020 - 8:00am
Eighteen hopeful graduate and undergraduate students took the stage at the Alltech Vocal Scholarship Competition to vie for more than $700,000 in scholarships and prizes and an opportunity to join University of Kentucky Opera Theatre.

New UPK Anthology Celebrates Works From More Than 100 Appalachian Writers

Tue, 03/10/2020 - 8:00am
This comprehensive anthology covers an exceedingly diverse range of subjects, genres and time periods, beginning with early Native American oral traditions and concluding with 21st-century writers such as Wendell Berry, bell hooks, Silas House, Barbara Kingsolver and Frank X Walker.

UK Women & Philanthropy Network Awards $227,250 to 6 UK Academic Initiatives

Tue, 03/10/2020 - 7:00am
These six grants bring the Women & Philanthropy Network's total giving to UK initiatives to over $2.2 million. The group awards grants that further research, provide scholarships, fund creative programs and train future leaders.

Leap Year Wildcats Prepare to Celebrate

Fri, 02/28/2020 - 9:00am
Some say "age ain't nothing but a number," but we think 26 of our Wildcats would disagree.

'Behind the Blue': Alumnus, Professor George Wright Helps UK Commemorate 70th Anniversary of Integration

Thu, 02/27/2020 - 9:00am
In this episode, Wright talks about his life, his career and his ongoing educational efforts.

UK Launches Online Graduate Certificate in Applied Nutrition and Culinary Medicine

Wed, 02/26/2020 - 9:00am
A collaboration among three University of Kentucky colleges has resulted in an innovative new online program. Students and health professionals looking to further their education in food as it relates to health can now earn a graduate certificate in applied nutrition and culinary medicine.

Following Launch of Online DSW, Dean Miller Honored at UK Basketball Game

Fri, 02/21/2020 - 9:00am
During the Saturday, Feb. 15, men's basketball game at Rupp Arena, UK honored Dean Jay Miller.

History Student Helps Bring Black Appalachian Experiences to Life

Fri, 02/21/2020 - 9:00am
With Black History Month happening just before the Appalachian Studies Association conference, UKNow sat down with Jillean McCommons to learn more about her area of research, the upcoming conference and her hopes for the future of black Appalachian studies.

A Phone Call That Made All the Difference; Statistics Department to be Named for Alum, Generous Donor

Fri, 02/21/2020 - 8:00am
A UK faculty member accepting a collect call more than 30 years ago set into motion one man's journey toward a successful career and a lifetime of giving back. Bing Zhang's generous donation to UK's Department of Statistics will take the department to its next tier of excellence.

Smith to Lead UK Alumni Association

Tue, 02/18/2020 - 8:00am
Jill Holloway Smith has been named associate vice president for alumni engagement and executive director of the UK Alumni Association.

From College to The Lyric, UK Alum Whit Whitaker Raises His Voice for the Community

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 8:00am
From the spotlight of stages to speaking up for fellow students, and now artists, alumnus Whit Whitaker has used his vocal talents to better his community. As a student, Whitaker turned to his voice to not only communicate his dreams as a musical performer, but to fight for social justice as a student leader. Today, he still employs these skills as the executive director of The Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center in Lexington.

UK Libraries' Latest Additions Increase Accessibility to Services, Spaces, Collections

Fri, 02/14/2020 - 9:00am
With the spring semester in full swing, UK Libraries would like to remind students, staff and faculty about the latest updates to the libraries’ services, study spaces and resources

UK Libraries' Latest Additions Increase Accessibility to Services, Spaces, Collections

Fri, 02/14/2020 - 9:00am
With the spring semester in full swing, UK Libraries would like to remind students, staff and faculty about the latest updates to the libraries’ services, study spaces and resources

Nominations Sought for 2020 UK Inclusive Excellence Recognition Award

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 9:00am
The University of Kentucky Office for Institutional Diversity and the Office for Faculty Advancement are now accepting nominations for the UK Inclusive Excellence Recognition Award. The award will recognize the accomplishments of individuals and academic or professional units that demonstrate a sustained commitment to diversity and inclusion through campus and community involvement and exemplary leadership.

UK Orchestra, Lexington Singers and UK Chorale Present Valentine’s Day Concert

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 9:00am
The concert, featuring the classical music of some of the world's most celebrated love stories, will begin 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, at the Singletary Center for the Arts Concert Hall.

Nominations Sought for 2020 UK Inclusive Excellence Recognition Award

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 9:00am
The University of Kentucky Office for Institutional Diversity and the Office for Faculty Advancement are now accepting nominations for the UK Inclusive Excellence Recognition Award. The award will recognize the accomplishments of individuals and academic or professional units that demonstrate a sustained commitment to diversity and inclusion through campus and community involvement and exemplary leadership.

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