Initiatives

The College is committed to raising consciousness, comfort and competency towards diversity and inclusion.

The Health Literacy Colloquium series is a distinctive program with the goal of increasing knowledge of basic health issues among Kentuckians.

The College formed the Innovation Network for Entrepreneurial Thinking (iNET) to provide interdisciplinary undergraduate entrepreneurship education and experience.

Life at UK goes far beyond the classroom setting. The College is fully engaged in the state, country, and world we serve.

Student and Academic LifeBy Whitney Hale Thursday

LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 8, 2021) — The University of Kentucky Gaines Center for the Humanities has selected 12 undergraduate students as new scholars for the Gaines Fellowship Program.

The Gaines Fellowship is presented in recognition of outstanding

[read more]
Professional NewsBy Duane Bonifer Thursday

LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 8, 2021) — Ten journalists with careers that covered some of the biggest stories of the late 20th and early 21st centuries make up the 41st class of the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame.

This year’s induction ceremony will be held online May 4.

This year’s 10 inductees are:

  • Michael Collins, who covers economic issues and the White House for USA Today;
[read more]
UK HappeningsBy Amy Brooks Wednesday

LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 7, 2021) — The University of Kentucky Department of Integrated Strategic Communication in the College of Communication and Information will host its first all-virtual Alumni Symposium, via Zoom, at 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 7. The panel, titled "Awesome ISC Careers and How to Get Them," aims to connect multigenerational alumni

[read more]