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Education Abroad growing in popularity

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By Anne Halliwell ahalliwell@kykernel.com The number of UK students traveling around the world as a part of their education in on the rise. UK’s class of 2014 saw a 24 percent increase in involvement in Education Abroad, said Anthony Ogden, executive director of Education Abroad and Exchanges. About 1,080 of the graduating students completed classes, research, […]

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By Cheyene Miller news@kykernel.com With UK scheduled to demolish another historical building within the next week, over 40 protesters picked up their picket signs and headed downtown at 11 a.m. on Wednesday to express their opposition. “You’re losing a 150-year-old house here,” said historic preservation specialist and protester Jason Sloan in regards to the scheduled […]

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Last spring and over the summer, UK Physical Plant Division planted around 130 of the planned 430 new trees to be added to campus this year, said George Riddle, ground and garage manager for the physical plant division.

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New discoveries possible with new energy economy

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A multi-department “new energy economy” project that received $24 million from the National Science Foundation and the Kentucky Experimental Program to Stimulate Compatitive Research last week could help discover new forms of energy, said chemicals and materials engineering professor and membrane team principal investigator Dibakar Bhattacharyya.

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Students looking to get ahead and improve their “swagger” can attend a talk given by Fonzworth Bentley, a musician, author and former assistant to P. Diddy, speaks about his book, Advance Your Swagger: How to Use Manners, Confidence and Style to Get Ahead, at 7 p.m. Thursday in Memorial Hall.

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K-Lair returns to central campus: Several other new dining options available for students

A new K-Lair opened on the same block as its predecessor in the first floor of the new Haggin Hall on Tuesday.
The ribbon-cutting headlined the unveiling of several new restaurant options on campus stemming from UK dining’s partnership with food services business Aramark this year.

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UK recently created two websites that will allow students and faculty to report student code violations and tobacco use on campus.

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North Campus lost hot water access over Labor Day

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Buildings on North Campus did not have hot water from about 3 p.m. Sunday to 8 a.m. Monday while UK’s Physical Plant Division repaired a high-pressure steam line.

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Faculty from UK’s science departments are offering cash prizes students’ water-related photographs, beginning Sept. 2nd.

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More off-campus dining for students: Chatham’s, Cook-Out open  in walking distance of campus

By Brooke Hamilton and Kevin Erpenbeck news@kykernel.com UK students have new off-campus dining options with the addition of local restaurants on the streets around campus. Chatham’s Southern Comfort Foods has taken over the location of the original Ramsey’s Diner on East High Street. With local street signs decorating the walls, Chatham’s evokes a feeling of […]

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