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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

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Nuclear technology development at UK furthered by national grant

Emily Girard June 18, 2022

The University of Kentucky will be part of a nationwide awards program meant to further nuclear technology programs, according to a press release sent Friday by the U.S. Department of Energy. The UK...

A community member receives a COVID-19 test on Friday, Feb. 5, 2021, at UK’s Kroger Field testing site in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

College Way COVID-19 testing to close at end of May

Emily Girard May 26, 2022

The last day UK’s COVID-19 testing site at Kroger Field will be open is Tuesday, May 31, according to an email sent on May 24 by UK Health Corps. UK spokesperson Jay Blanton said the decision to close...

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BREAKING: Alpha Phi house director found dead

Sarah Michels March 21, 2022

On Sunday afternoon, UK Police found Alpha Phi’s “house mom” Michelle Stadler dead in the chapter’s sorority house on Columbia Ave. Upon their return from break, sorority members had been unable...

A community member receives a COVID-19 test on Friday, Feb. 5, 2021, at UK’s Kroger Field testing site in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

UK employees suspended for noncompliance with COVID-19 testing

Kaleb Littleton November 12, 2021

Twenty-four University of Kentucky employees are on administrative leave for not complying with COVID-19 testing requirements.In August, UK mandated that students and employees who have not received a...

The Otis A. Singletary Center for the Arts on Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

UK College of Fine Arts loosens mask policy

Emily Girard November 12, 2021

UK’s College of Fine Arts announced Tuesday that students will no longer need to wear masks while performing and physically distanced.In an email to College of Fine Arts faculty, staff and students,...

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UK police report act of strangulation on campus

Kaleb Littleton November 3, 2021

On Wednesday, Nov. 3, UK police issued a crime bulletin reporting an act of strangulation.The reported attack occurred in the early morning on Tuesday. A student told UK police they were strangled in one...

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UK police issue two on-campus crime bulletins

Kaleb Littleton November 2, 2021

On Tuesday, Nov. 2, the UK police department issued two crime bulletins. One described an incident of sexual abuse, and the other was an incident of strangulation and fondling. Both incidents happened...

Kayla Holleran, a senior accounting major and UK Bookstore employee, hangs merchandise on Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021, at the UK Bookstore in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

In-person readjustment, mask mandates and worker shortages: The state of student employment during COVID-19

Kaleb Littleton September 30, 2021

While COVID-19 has affected Americans’ lives for almost two years, the job market has been hit especially hard. UK is responding by implementing measures to protect its workers.Last year’s lockdown...

A Starship robot crosses Hilltop Avenue in front of the Jacobs Science Building on Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2021, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

The future is now, and it can deliver Starbucks

At the start of the fall semester, UK introduced electric food delivery robots to its campus. Made and operated by Starship Technologies, these robots deliver meals and drinks to students and staff. Starship...

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