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.

Campus NewsBy Akhira Umar and Meg Mills Wednesday

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Dec. 1, 2021) — With beauty, brains and the Big Blue Nation supporting her, a University of Kentucky College of Communication and Information (CI) alumna has traded her Miss Kentucky title for Miss USA. Elle Smith has won the 2021 Miss USA pageant. The UK graduate will now represent the United States

[read more]
ResearchBy Jesi Jones-Bowman Tuesday

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 23, 2021) — The University of Kentucky Office of Undergraduate Research recently announced 18 undergraduate winners of the 57th annual Oswald Research and Creativity Awards. Chad Risko, faculty director of the Office of Undergraduate Research, and several research ambassadors were on hand to congratulate the winners and distribute the awards.

[read more]
Professional NewsBy Akhira Umar Tuesday

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 23, 2021) — One hundred years after “Black Wall Street” was burned down in the Tulsa Race Massacre, one University of Kentucky College of Communication and Information alumnus is trying to build a Black Wall Street that can stand the test of time online.

In June 2020, Savon Gray, a 2018 journalism graduate, started Black Business Boxes with his best friend, Robbie Dobbs. The

[read more]