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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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SG presidential election results upheld

By Andrew Blankenship The Student Government Supreme Court certified last week’s elections Thursday night after a hearing in which a candidate was found guilty of violating SG rules for campaigning. A complaint filed by Jillian Rogers said vice presidential candidate Kelsey Hayes, who ran with SG President-elect Ryan Smith, had charged her phone within 25 […]

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In Kentucky, basketball is king, but that’s not to say football and a quality bourbon whiskey don’t have a place in the heart of the Bluegrass. The 18,000 limited edition Maker’s Mark bottles released by Maker’s Mark and Keeneland featuring UK football head coach Rich Brooks on the label sold out Thursday on its first […]

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