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Updated at 11:15 p.m. Sunday UK will keep its bicycle registration program but eliminate a $15 fee, the university announced Friday. The news comes three days after UK Parking and Transportation Services announced that beginning in July, bikers would need a permit to park at the bike racks on campus. The passes would have cost […]

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Quilt keeps legacy of organ donors alive

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Quilt keeps legacy of organ donors alive

By Brian Kaulakis Families of organ donors want to remind the community just how precious life is through a project on display at UK Hospital this week. On display this month at the UK Hospital, by way of Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates, is the organ donor family quilt. Each quilt is comprised of several 8-by-8 […]

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Graduation must-knows for May ceremonies

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By Kelly Berger With graduation day approaching, there are somethings students should keep in mind before they receive their diplomas: To ensure students are graduating in May, they can make sure they have filled out the degree application and have met all university, college and major requirements. All undergraduate and graduate degree candidates who received […]

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By Jenny Boylan A quantum leap from elementary science fair experiments, two UK chemistry professors ended the College of Arts and Sciences’ Geek Week 2009 with a bang. “Chemical Reaction Attraction,” in its 15th year, took place Friday evening in the Chemistry-Physics building. There, UK chemistry professors Jim Holler and Jack Selegue,performed chemical reaction experiments […]

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By Courtney Chaffin Organic products and healthier foods have been making headlines in the news recently, and UK will present an event to discuss one trend in farming. The UK Gaines Center for the Humanities will present the 2009 Lafayette Seminar, “Growing Neighborhoods: Will Allen and Community Gardens” at 6 p.m. Monday at the auditorium […]

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View Larger Map Police are searching for suspects after two assaults were reported on UK’s campus Wednesday night. UK released a crime bulletin after police responded to two reports of assault in the area of Woodland and Hilltop avenues at 11:49 p.m. Wednesday. The night of the two reported assaults, UK Police did not feel […]

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Memorial service scheduled for trustee

A memorial service has been planned for a UK trustee who died Wednesday. Russell Williams, the staff representative on the UK Board of Trustees since 1998, will be honored during a memorial service scheduled for 4 p.m. on April 24 in Worsham Theater in the Student Center. In addition to his role on the Board […]

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Students plan to celebrate Easter in Lexington

By Kelly Berger Easter is more than just painted eggs and jelly beans for UK student Holly Bennett. Bennett, from Kansas, plans on sticking around Lexington to celebrate Good Friday and Easter. She will worship at her church, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. “It’s very special to me, because I believe in […]

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Passover serves as a week for family, faith

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Easter isn’t the only religious event happening this week. Passover, a Jewish holiday that began Thursday, commemorates the story of the Israelites’ exodus from Egypt and liberation from slavery.  Passover begins on the 15th day of the Hebrew calendar’s first month and lasts until sundown next Wednesday. The story of Exodus includes the 10 plagues […]

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By Austin Schmitt A new dean has been named for the UK College of Law. David A. Brennen will take over the position on July 1, pending approval from the Board of Trustees. Brennen now serves as deputy director at the Washington, D.C.-based Association of American Law Schools. Brennen’s legal experience will be beneficial in […]

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