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University Press of Kentucky Publishes Updated Edition of ‘Contemporary Public Health,’ Featuring COVID-19 and Opioid Epidemic Additions

Thu, 07/29/2021 - 8:00am
The University Press of Kentucky is publishing the second edition of “Contemporary Public Health: Principles, Practice, and Policy” featuring a foreword by University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto and new material centering on the impact of COVID-19 and the opioid epidemic.

UK Libraries Garners 2 Recognitions at Blue Grass Trust for Historic Preservation Awards

Thu, 07/29/2021 - 8:00am
University of Kentucky Libraries’ Special Collections Research Center earned two special recognitions this summer at the annual Blue Grass Trust for Historic Preservation Awards. Librarian Reinette Jones was honored with the Clay Lancaster Heritage Education Award, given for researching and disseminating information about the Central Kentucky region, and the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History was honored with the Public Service to Preservation Award, given to a government agency or official for their service to the preservation movement or to a specific project. 

UK Appalachian Center Awards 8 Student Researchers

Tue, 07/27/2021 - 8:00am
Three graduate students received the James S. Brown Graduate Student Award for Research on Appalachia, and four graduate students and one undergraduate student received the center's Eller and Billings Student Research Award.

UK, UT-Knoxville, Army Collaborating on $50 Million Project to Advance US Manufacturing

Mon, 07/26/2021 - 7:00am
The University of Kentucky, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command’s Army Research Laboratory have announced a five-year, $50 million collaboration directed toward improving manufacturing capabilities in the U.S.

School-record 22 Wildcats Go for the Gold in Tokyo

Fri, 07/23/2021 - 4:00am
As the eyes of the world turn to Tokyo for the delayed 2020 Olympics, UK fans may spy many students, alumni and staff competing for their home countries for the first time during the opening ceremony. From basketball, softball and track and field to shooting, swimming and fencing, the 22 UK competitors shatter the previous school record of nine men's basketball players in 1948.

Enroll in Workshop to Help Communities Address Critical Social Issues

Fri, 07/16/2021 - 8:00am
Register now to enroll in a summer workshop offered by University of Kentucky College of Education's Kayla Johnson, a faculty member who focuses on working within communities to help address key issues impacting them.

UK Alumni Association Announces Service Awards

Thu, 07/08/2021 - 8:00am
The 2020 and 2021 recipients were honored in person during the recent UK Alumni Association Board of Directors Summer Workshop in Lexington.

UK Alumni Association Announces New Officers

Wed, 07/07/2021 - 8:00am
This year’s officers are Mary L. Shelman, president; Antoine Huffman, president-elect; Janie McKenzie-Wells, treasurer; and Jill Smith, secretary.

Periphery, Remote and Off-Peak Permit Sales Start July 8

Tue, 07/06/2021 - 8:00am
Student periphery (K), remote (X) and off-peak (O) parking permits will go on sale beginning at noon Thursday, July 8.

UK Alumnae Support Women Pursuing Advanced Degrees Through 'Science Sistas'

Fri, 07/02/2021 - 7:00am
Through their friendship and conversation, six UK graduates realized there was a need for support for Black women entering into professional biomedical schools. By launching their nonprofit organization, the women are using their own experiences and resources to help the next generation of medical professionals.