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.

Professional NewsBy Jay Blanton Monday

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 9, 2019) — A new academic year at the University of Kentucky has meant a record first-year class of some 5,400 students and new facilities on campus to support the institution’s work.

But it also has brought several new academic leaders, who are serving in critical posts and bring with them national reputations in their scholarly fields.

At Saturday’s UK football game, new

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ResearchBy Molly Tate Friday

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 6, 2019) A true outpouring of human support — that is how Sen. Reggie Thomas described the treatment his wife received at the Markey Cancer Center. As she battled uterine cancer, alumna Lynda Morris Thomas was surrounded by people who cared about her and were invested in her recovery.

“Everyone was so supportive of Lynda — she received outstanding care from the doctors and nurses —

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Student and Academic LifeBy Aaron Porter Thursday

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 29, 2019) — The Student Activities Board at the University of Kentucky has been a staple in the community since 1942. Although it has gone through name changes, locations changes and leadership changes, the goal has still been the same — to impact and create memories for students at UK.

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