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.

UK HappeningsBy Kathy Johnson Friday

LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 22, 2020) — A documentary film about a World War II hero from Kentucky will air on Kentucky Educational Television on Memorial Day and two other days that week. The film, “From Honor to Medal: The Story of Garlin M. Conner,” was executive produced by Al Cross, director of the Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues within the University of Kentucky College of Communication and

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Professional NewsBy Danielle Donham Wednesday

LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 13, 2020) — Two University of Kentucky faculty members are recipients of The Graduate School’s distinguished annual awards for exemplary research in the last four years and outstanding contributions to graduate student mentoring and graduate education.

Sherali Zeadally, associate professor of information communication technology (

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ResearchBy Chaney Willett Tuesday

LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 5, 2020) — The Kentucky Conference on Health Communication (KCHC), which was supposed to be held April 2-4, 2020, at the Hyatt Regency in Lexington, made the swift change to a virtual conference amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

KCHC 2020 focused on intersectionality and interdisciplinarity in health communication research. Despite challenges faced globally, the 2020 conference accommodated 280

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