Unique major for art students

UK is one of few universities that offer the Art's Administration major. Photo by Joel Repoley | Staff 

An arts administration major prepares students for management positions in art-related career fields. UK offers the major for undergraduates, as well as an online master’s degree. UK is one of only 38 U.S. universities to offer the degree to undergraduates.

Krueger scholarship goes to photo editor

at Lucas Oil Stadium on Saturday, April 4, 2015 in Indianapolis , IN. Photo by Jonathan Krueger | Staff.

By Will Wright wwright@kykernel.com It was the day before Easter, and UK had just lost the Final Four match to Wisconsin. Now-Kernel photo editor Michael Reaves and then-photo editor Jonathan Krueger were devastated. This was their opportunity to photograph the Cats in a National Championship, and after a perfect season, the opportunity was gone. They […]

Planned Parenthood debate occurs outside White Hall

UK Students for Life pitched an information tent around 10 a.m., setting up anti-abortion Planned Parenthood Project signage with little pink crosses spread across the lawn to signify the amount of fetuses aborted each day. Pro-choice activists quickly popped up at the scene and confronted the organization.

R&B star Miguel to return to Kentucky for show

By Aspen Gage and Desiree Cross news@kykernel.com Every UK student has seen the poster of Miguel Pimentel advertising for his upcoming show on campus. As part of its fall concert series, Student Activities Board is bringing the Grammy award-winning R&B superstar to Memorial Coliseum on Monday. Indie pop singer Grace Mitchell, 16, will accompany Miguel […]

Finding a new way to pay college tuition


Two UK students created a startup company that helps students pay for college in an unconventional way: by making their own scholarships. FinanceU, a community-based platform, will launch Nov. 9.

Looking forward with Governor-Elect Matt Bevin’s proposed policies

Galt House Hotel in Louisville, Ky. on Tuesday,  November 3, 2015. Photo by Josh Mott | Staff.

By Cheyene Miller cmiller@kykernel.com The 2015 Kentucky gubernatorial election is in the books, and with Republican Matt Bevin’s victory, the state’s education, pension and health care systems are all subject to change. For only the second time in 40 years, a Republican will reside in the governor’s mansion as Bevin defeated Democratic candidate Jack Conway, […]

MLK Center mixer brings minority groups together

By Claudia Gonzalez news@kykernel.com Free food? Check. Free beverages? Check. The Martin Luther King Center’s mixer on Tuesday afternoon gave students the opportunity to rub elbows and make connections with some of the university’s faculty and staff. The smell of chicken tenders permeated the room and drew people together as they stacked their plates with […]