UK hires LGBTQ director

Lance Poston will serve as UK's LGBTQ director. Photo by Taylor Pence

By Rachel Minogue news@kykernel.com With plans to build an office that will serve as a central hub for all LGBTQ education, advocacy and community building efforts, the university hired Lance Poston as the first ever Director of LGBTQ Resources. “We have needed a Director in order to make the kind of progress we are capable of making […]

Students start Nepal aid campaign

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By Marc Thomas news@kykernel.com A gofundme.com page launched by Nepalese UK students has raised more than $4,000 to help those suffering from the devastating series of earthquakes and aftershocks that occurred in and around Kathmandu in April. The webpage, “Nepal, I am with you,” aims to raise $10,000. Anup Phayal, a UK political science Ph.D. candidate, traveled […]

School of Journalism Finds New Director

By: Sarah Brookbank sbrookbank@kykernel.com The  School of Journalism and Telecommunication has hired a new director. Lars Willnat, a professor and the Director of Graduate Studies at the school of journalism at Indiana University was offered the position and accepted, according to an email sent out by journalism professor Mike Farrell last Friday, May 15. Willnat […]

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.

New details revealed in student shooting

Suspects Justin D. Smith and Efrain Diaz mug shots

Fayette County District Court Judge Megan Lake Thornton sent two suspects in the shooting death of UK student Jonathan Krueger to a grand jury after Thursday morning’s preliminary hearing revealed new details of the alleged robbery and shooting.