University of Kentucky

Local/Regional News
2:39 pm
Tue April 29, 2014

UK Holds Smoke-Free Conference

Former UK President Dr. Lee T. Todd Jr. presenting an anti-smoking award to members of the Bullitt County Board of Health
Credit Chase Cavanaugh

Over 150 professionals gathered at Lexington’s Doubletree Hotel Tuesday for the 2014 Smoke Free Conference.  Ranging from mayors and politicians to advocates and health care professionals, their goal was the same, discuss ways to decrease tobacco use across the Commonwealth.   One prominent attendee was former University of Kentucky President Lee Todd, who led the effort to make the campus smoke free. 

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Local/Regional News
1:27 pm
Tue April 1, 2014

UK to Host National Conference on Undergraduate Research

The University of Kentucky is hosting this year’s National Conference for Undergraduate Research.  The event is an opportunity for students across the country to show off their scholarly works.  Undergraduate Research Director Diane Snow says this year’s conference has reached several milestones. 

"We’re really excited to be hosting this event now for the second time.  We hosted it once in 2001, but at that time it was a bit smaller.  We now have 4200 participants and it’s the largest NCUR that has existed to date," she said.  

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Local/Regional News
1:15 pm
Wed February 26, 2014

UK Kicks off Cultural Diversity Festival with Taste Of Our World Food Event

Credit University of Kentucky

The University of Kentucky celebrated cultural diversity with a feast.  Reporter Chase Cavanaugh has the details.

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Local/Regional News
4:01 pm
Tue September 17, 2013

UK Celebrates Constitution Day

Journalist Al Cross

LEXINGTON, Ky-- The University of Kentucky celebrated Constitution Day Tuesday, marking the 226th year since the document’s adoption.

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Local/Regional News
10:38 am
Fri July 19, 2013

UK Art Museum Holds Saturday Rummage Sale

LEXINGTON, Ky--- The University of Kentucky's Art Museum is holding a White Elephant sale this Saturday.

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6:30 am
Mon July 15, 2013

Upward Bound Students Visit UK Pharmacy School

Students using Skittles in a pill-counting exercise.

LEXINGTON,Ky-- About 40 Franklin County students recently played the part of pharmacists at the University of Kentucky.

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