Student government member Julia Vega wanted to give women at UK a place to feel empowered and share ideas with other women from different backgrounds. This led her and her friend Chanel Friday to found “Reaching out to Empower Ambitious Ladies.”
The artworks were described by Georgia Henkel, an artist whose artwork focuses on realism in people. About 10 murals were spread out over three to five miles of downtown Lexington, accessible to tour members who could proceed at their own pace.
On Tuesday, students filed into the Small Ballroom and were met by free food, giveaways and smiling faces eager to inform the campus.
The information session on Wednesday will cover background information for students interested in participating in the exchange program and explain what students must do in order to be eligible for an exchange.
Lexington police arrested a third individual in connection to the shooting of Kentucky Kernel photo editor Jonathan Krueger.