UK overhauls body research program after audit reveals burial delays

UK eliminated the position of director after an internal audit led revealed major administration issues, including long delays in burying the remains of people who donated their bodies to science.

Calipari to extend UK contract

Kentucky head coach John Calipari celebrates after defeating Michigan 75-72 and becoming the NCAA Midwest Regional Champions at the Elite 8 vs. Michigan at the Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Ind., on Sunday, March 30, 2014. Photo by Emily Wuetcher | Staff

By Caitlin Schwartz sports@kykernel.com John Calipari silenced any talk about returning to the NBA after closing in on a deal with UK that will extend his contract by one year and $8 million, according to reporting from the Associated Press. The deal will last through the 2021-22 season, bringing in a total of $54 million […]

An Infinite World

By Brennan Fielder news@kykernel.com UK alumnus Anthony Jones recently released the second book in his “Infinity” trilogy. Jones realized at an early age that he wanted to write. While studying abroad in Scotland as an English major at UK, he read what would inspire him to write the trilogy. Jones’ first novel “Grandfather” tells the […]

Golden Forks 2014-2015

news@kykernel.com Years ago — or so the legend goes — an embittered Kernel editor came back to the office upset, hurt, insulted. A prominent campus figure had unfairly harangued the young reporter for an offense that he did not commit. It was at that point, in the heat and sweat of tension, that the young […]

Tweeting for jobs

By Ken Parton news@kykernel.com Finding internships and jobs can be difficult and time-consuming for many college students. To make the search easier, UK’s Gatton College of Business and Economics helps business students find opportunities through Twitter. “Students who follow @UKGattonCareer (on Twitter) are in the know on recent, exciting internship and job postings from the […]

UK to Lose Parking

STAFF REPORT news@kykernel.com   Beginning May 17, 220 parking spaces in the north campus area will be permanently closed. The Student Center and Alumni Gym parking lots will be closed due to the Student Center renovation. In a press release, Parking and Transportation Services said that employees who would normally park in these lots over […]