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UK Alumna Transforms Substance Use Treatment Through Technology, Passion

Mon, 09/13/2021 - 8:00am
Raenae Moore became motivated to create long-lasting solutions for people with substance use disorders — particularly for those who came into contact with the criminal justice system.

UK Remembers: 20 Years Later, Faculty and Staff Share Stories of 9/11

Fri, 09/10/2021 - 7:00am
Tomorrow, the university will commemorate the 20th anniversary of 9/11. UKNow invited those with personal stories or connections related to the attacks to share their memories.

UK Engineering Launches New Aerospace Engineering Degree Programs

Thu, 09/09/2021 - 8:00am
Are you interested in the science of flight? A new degree program in the College of Engineering at the University of Kentucky will span air, sea and space travel — giving students the opportunity to make new discoveries. UK Engineering has been approved by the Council for Postsecondary Education to offer undergraduate and graduate degrees in aerospace engineering.

BLOG: Recognizing the Faculty and Staff Who Fuel UK Research

Thu, 09/09/2021 - 8:00am
Vice President for Research Lisa Cassis thanks leaders for their service and announces new leadership positions with UK Research.

UK Graduate School Accepting Honorary Doctoral Degree Nominations

Fri, 09/03/2021 - 8:00am
The University of Kentucky Joint Committee on Honorary Degrees is seeking nominations for candidates for honorary doctorates to be conferred at the next Commencement ceremony. The honorary doctorate is the highest honor bestowed by the university.

A Return to the Stage: UK Fine Arts Announces 2021-22 Seasons

Wed, 09/01/2021 - 7:00am
As the world continues to find a path to a sense of “normalcy” during a pandemic, University of Kentucky’s artists are navigating their own return to the stage. After more than a year of online and outdoor performances, UK’s music, dance, theatre and visual artists will find their way back to several in-person performances and exhibitions beginning this fall.

Action Required If Your COVID-19 Entry Testing Is Not Complete

Mon, 08/30/2021 - 5:00pm
Earlier this morning, University of Kentucky Health Corps sent out an important update to all students who have not completed their entry testing.  

UK Receives $23.5 Million Clinical and Translational Science Award from the NIH

Mon, 08/30/2021 - 2:00pm
The University of Kentucky Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) has received a $23.5 million, four-year award from the National Center for Advancing Translational Science (NCATS) at the National Institutes of Health.

Gatton College Doctoral Student Contributes to Nationally Recognized Research

Fri, 08/27/2021 - 8:00am
A research study from a first-year summer project has evolved into a nationally recognized research paper for Evisa Bogdani, a Ph.D. candidate at the Von Allmen School of Accountancy at the University of Kentucky’s Gatton College of Business and Economics. “The Role of Assurance in Equity Crowdfunding” was recently featured in Forbes and is published in The Accounting Review.

UK Symphony Orchestra Announces its 103rd Season

Fri, 08/27/2021 - 8:00am
The University of Kentucky Symphony Orchestra has announced its 103rd season of concerts. The orchestra will return to an in-person public concert season with Edward Elgar’s “Enigma Variations” Sept. 24, at the Singletary Center for the Arts.

UK Social Work Significantly Increases Reach, Enrollment, Impact

Wed, 08/25/2021 - 8:00am
“Make no mistake, social workers and the work they do are vital to a well-functioning society,” Jay Miller, dean of the CoSW, said. “The college has really focused on ways to support social workers by expanding our reach.”

Music Patrons Pledge Largest Ever College Donation to UK Fine Arts

Wed, 08/25/2021 - 7:00am
Growing up in Lexington, Ben C. Kaufmann was introduced to classical music earlier than most. His father made it a habit of taking his then-not-so-appreciative 10-year-old son to concerts on the UK campus. But what started out as an inconvenience, eventually would spark an appreciation for great music in the high school cornet player and a love for such masterpieces as “Rhapsody in Blue.” And a family tradition of service and philanthropy would later fuel a desire to champion the arts. 

University Health Service: What Students Need to Know Before Making an Appointment

Fri, 08/20/2021 - 8:00am
University Health Service is committed to helping students stay healthy and safe, this semester and always. Before making appointments this year, there are a few steps students should take to ensure they receive the best care possible.

CI Alumna Heads Section of the Library of Congress

Fri, 08/13/2021 - 8:00am
Jasmyne Lewis-Combs, who earned her master’s degree in library science in 2014 from the School of Information Science in the University of Kentucky’s College of Communication and Information, took her love of local libraries and transformed it into a career in the United States’ national library, one of the largest libraries in the world.

UK's Martina Vasil Named President of the Association for Popular Music Education

Thu, 08/12/2021 - 11:00am
"I am honored to work with an amazing group of professionals on our current board as we strive to engage and serve our membership to work toward more inclusive practices in popular music education; we want to help ensure that there is space in popular music education for more diverse voices to be heard and amplified."

Pilot Grants Expand Substance Use Research Opportunities

Wed, 08/11/2021 - 8:00am
UK’s Substance Use Research Priority Area pilot grants have already assisted 16 faculty and student researchers. Their projects support SUPRA’s mission to prevent and reduce the burdens of substance use disorders through conducting and translating transdisciplinary and innovative research to inform clinical services, public health practice and policy.

UK Engineering at Paducah Collaboration Aims to Reduce Plastic, Produce Safe, Inexpensive Cooking Fuel

Tue, 08/10/2021 - 8:00am
The Trash-to-Tank Processor is an open-source creation produced by Seay’s nonprofit organization, Engineers for Sustainable Energy Solutions (ESES). The mission of ESES is to provide an innovative sustainable and community-based solution for addressing the issue of mismanaged plastic waste around the world through its “trash-to-tank” technology.

Wildcats Bring Home School-record 12 Olympic Medals

Mon, 08/09/2021 - 7:00am
“Records are meant to be broken.” University of Kentucky athletes competing in Tokyo seem to have taken celebrated Olympic swimmer Mark Spitz’s words to heart. From start to end of the delayed 2020 Olympics, Kentucky Wildcats were breaking records.

UK Grad Student Among 11 Recognized by International Sculpture Center

Thu, 08/05/2021 - 7:00am
Recent University of Kentucky School of Art and Visual Studies graduate and fiber artist Amalia Galdona Broche is one of 11 students awarded the prestigious International Sculpture Center's Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award for 2021.

6 Kentucky Civics, History Teachers Honored at Clements Awards Aug. 9

Tue, 08/03/2021 - 8:00am
Next week the National Archives and the University of Kentucky Libraries Wendell H. Ford Public Policy Research Center will present the 2021 Earle C. Clements Innovation in Education Awards to six Kentucky teachers recognized as the state’s best educators in history and/or civicsl.