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 Catherine Hayden Wednesday

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 24, 2021) — The National Debate Tournament Committee has ranked the University of Kentucky team of David Griffith (freshman) and Jordan Di (freshman) as one of the top 16 teams in the nation. This ranking means the duo will receive a “first round bid” or automatic invitation to the 2021 National Debate Tournament (NDT).

The Kentucky Intercollegiate

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ResearchBy Maia Dubin Tuesday

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 23, 2021) — Sherali Zeadally, an associate professor in the School of Information Science at the College of Communication and Information, was selected as the winner of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Region 3 Outstanding Engineer Award. Region 3 encompasses over 24,000 IEEE members across nine states in the southeastern United States and Jamaica.

This is the first time in

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Student and Academic LifeBy Chaney Willett Tuesday

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 16, 2021) — May 2020 journalism graduate and former Kentucky Kernel editor-in-chief Bailey Vandiver placed fourth in the Explanatory Reporting Competition of the 2020-2021 Hearst Foundation’s Journalism Awards Program. In addition to being recognized among top journalists in the nation, Vandiver has received a $1,000 scholarship.

Vandiver’s story, titled “

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