Music to their ears: UK Symphony Orchestra focuses on Tchaikovsky’s work

John Nardolillo instructs the orchestra as they practice a piece for a future performance on Tuesday, December 2, 2014 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Hunter Mitchell | Staff

“Any time there is a concert where the people in the orchestra are moved and changed and become different people, and when the audiences (is) moved, that’s a great feeling, that’s a great accomplishment,” Nardolillo said. “And that can happen at a school concert, at Carnegie Hall — it can happen anywhere with any kind of orchestra.”

President’s e-mail to campus about provost’s resignation

The following is an email sent to the University of Kentucky students and faculty about the resignation of provost Christine Riordan and her subsequent move to Adelphi University as their president: Colleagues and Students We often recognize — and take pride in — the outstanding work and talents of members of the University of Kentucky […]

Grants to bring sustainability to campus

UK’s first Sustainability Challenge Grants, totaling $100,000, have been awarded to seven projects that will attempt to build sustainable food systems and bus stops on campus, as well as increase the amount of planted trees and revive a community garden.

International students celebrate at Multicultural Thanksgiving

By Ryan Lasley news@kykernel.com International students gathered in the Student Center Ballroom Tuesday night for the annual Multicultural Student Thanksgiving Dinner. The ninth dinner, which drew a crowd of 400 this year, is a time for students to get together and celebrate, said Alumni Association program coordinator Meg Phillips. The first event, years ago, was […]