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Panel will discuss Kentucky education

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College of education Professors Wayne Lewis, Huajin Maske, John Thelin,and Ellen Usher will discuss how to enhance education in the state after a screening of the documentary “Race to Nowhere” Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in the Center Theater at the UK Student Center.

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UK gives new seismic data

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The Kentucky Geological Survey, a UK research center, drilled nearly 2,000 feet to install and operate the New Central U.S. Seismic Observatory (CUSSO), the deepest seismic observatory in the eastern half of the U.S.

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Kernel wins general excellence

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The independent student newspaper won its seventh straight University division general excellence award at the Kentucky Press Association awards, presented Friday in Louisville.

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Starbucks offers new way to pay

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By Becca Clemons Popular coffee chain Starbucks announced Wednesday that Starbucks Card holders can use a more convenient way to pay—with their smart phones. The Starbucks Card Mobile App is now available for free download for select Blackberry smart phones and for the iPhone and iPod touch, a Starbucks news release said. This option for […]

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Todd, Calipari discuss fiscal responsibility

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By Gary Herman Two prominent UK figures urged students to develop good financial habits Thursday. President Lee Todd and head basketball coach John Calipari spoke at the Are You Credit Wise? program in the Grand Ballroom of the Student Center. ISC senior Kayla Klein, an Are You Credit Wise? ambassador, and Student Government President Ryan […]

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Breaking: Friday classes before 10 a.m. canceled

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Classes scheduled for Friday before 10 a.m. have been canceled, a UK press release said Thursday evening.

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UK grads win with touch-screens

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By Kelsey Caudill One large touch-screen and the decision to take a risk gave several UK students the opportunity to get their feet wet in the business industry. A company started by UK graduates placed first runner-up in a state-wide business idea competition held by the Business Innovation and Growth Center at Kentucky Highlands on […]

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UK Hospital unveils second phase

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By Drew Teague UK’s Chandler Hospital is one step closer to being complete. Plans were unveiled Wednesday for the next phase of the hospital, focusing on innovative operating rooms. The new hybrid operating room will be 1,000 square feet, with a control room attached, and will be able to facilitate various types of surgery and […]

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Crime declining after police efforts

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By Drew Teague With the rise of crime on UK’s campus last semester, students began to get worried it would become a trend, but crime has slowed down on campus and in Lexington. Students bought pepper spray and began to use the SAFECATS, Safe And Free Escort for Campus Area Traveling Students, more often than […]

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Professor drops suit against UK

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An astronomy professor who filed a religious discrimination suit against UK has asked that it be dismissed. A motion was filed in US District Court Tuesday that says both UK and Martin Gaskell want the case thrown out. Gaskell filed a suit in July 2009 claiming he was passed over for a job at the […]

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