university of kentucky

Local/Regional News
2:06 pm
Tue March 12, 2013

UK Provost Search Enters Interview Phase

LEXINGTON, Ky. - After a national search that resulted in applications from more than 70 candidates, the UK provost search committee has narrowed the pool down to a small group for confidential off-campus interviews.

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Local/Regional News
4:15 pm
Fri February 8, 2013

UK Establishing Center Focused on Education Reform

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The University of Kentucky is partnering with two non-profit foundations to establish the National Center for Innovation in Education. With a focus on college and career readiness, the center will assist states in implementing the Common Core standards and helping students learn on a deeper level.

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Local/Regional News
3:57 pm
Wed December 12, 2012

University of Kentucky Unveils Plans for New Residence Hall

LEXINGTON,Ky. - Plans for the University of Kentucky's newest residence hall went on public display for the first time in the Student Center on Wednesday.

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Local/Regional News
7:56 am
Mon October 15, 2012

Trustees OK Plan To Construct 5 New Dorms At UK

LEXINGTON, Ky. - University of Kentucky Board of Trustees over the weekend authorized the next phase of construction for student dorms.

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Local/Regional News
2:57 pm
Fri October 5, 2012

UK Lifts Tailgating Restrictions, Working on Long-Term Plan

Tailgating at the University of Kentucky - photo by flickr user kwatson0013

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Officials at the University of Kentucky say there needs to be a “culture change” to improve the safety of tailgating at football games.

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Local/Regional News
2:13 pm
Fri September 7, 2012

Provost Office Reorganization Expected to Help UK Students

UK Interim Provost Tim Tracy

LEXINGTON, Ky. - In an effort to improve undergraduate education and deal with budget cuts, the University of Kentucky is implementing what officials call a strategic realignment of the Provost’s office.

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Sports
9:49 am
Fri September 7, 2012

Barnhart Asking Fans to Support Wildcat Football Team

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Despite opening the season with a loss to Louisville, UK Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart says the Wildcat football team is excited and ready to hit the field again. He’s hoping the fans will be excited, too.

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Local/Regional News
2:17 pm
Wed September 5, 2012

Beyond Coal Campaign Hosts Protest on UK Campus

LEXINGTON, Ky. -  Students, faculty, and concerned citizens took part in the University of Kentucky’s Beyond Coal Coalition protest Wednesday afternoon.

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Local/Regional News
8:27 am
Wed August 22, 2012

New Study to Examine Effects of Military Suicide

LEXINGTON, Ky. - With the rate of suicides among military personnel continuing to rise, a University of Kentucky professor is leading a study to investigate the effect those deaths have on family and friends left behind.

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Local/Regional News
2:32 pm
Mon August 20, 2012

UK Says More Dorm Construction Will Create Thousands of Local Jobs

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Ongoing construction at the University of Kentucky is expected to create thousands of jobs over the coming years. With work well underway on a new residence hall at UK, officials are looking to add more student living space on campus.

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