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Dr. George Wright on September 12, 2019. Photo by Pete Comparoni | UKphoto

‘Wright’ for the job: the man behind UK’s diversity office

Sarah Michels February 8, 2021

At 70 years old, Wright is starting a whole new career.UK hired him as a visiting professor in 2019, the 70th anniversary of Lyman T. Johnson’s successful lawsuit which desegregated the university and...

UK cheerleading head coach Jomo Thompson. Photo provided by UK Athletics.

Who’s who in the UK cheerleading hazing investigation

Over 60 cheerleaders, coaches and advisers were interviewed during UK's investigation into hazing allegations associated with the cheer program. As a result of the investigation, four coaches were fired...

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‘Weirdly enough, it is a good time:’ A night in the life of a UK dorm desk clerk

Pedro Fonseca November 13, 2019

As the nights go by at the University of Kentucky, while many are asleep, there are some students, desk clerks and resident advisers who stay awake at the front desk at the dorms.“I know some desk clerks,...

James W. Stuckert Career Center on Rose Street on University of Kentuckys campus in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Stuckert Career Center helps college seniors enter the job search

Emily Baehner April 8, 2019

For some UK students, the month of May brings graduation. And while this marks an ending, it also signifies a very important beginning for many— the beginning of a career. It is the start of this new...


Childress chosen as next Kernel editor; King as next KRNL editor

Sydney Momeyer March 25, 2019

The Kentucky Kernel and KRNL named their new 2019-2020 editors-in-chief this past weekend. On Friday, March 22, it was announced after an interview process that current junior Rick Childress is the incoming...

Kentucky Kernel photo editor Jordan Prather taking portraits of UKs basketball players during media day on Thursday, September 20th, 2018 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Current photo editor receives Jonathan Krueger memorial scholarship

Bailey Vandiver October 10, 2018

At a college newspaper, staffers naturally come and go every few years, but for many, the Kernel becomes a part of them forever. In some cases, those staffers become part of the Kernel forever, too. Jonathan...

The UK Greenthumb club sits in parking spaces in the E-Lot on Funkhouser Dr. on UKs campus for Park(ing) Day on Oct. 21, 2009. Photo by Adam Wolffbrandt | Staff

Find your people in a UK student organization

Lauryn Haas August 31, 2018

It only takes one 36-minute walk from north campus to Kroger Field or one trip to Chick-fil-A during lunchtime to grasp the size of the UK.There are thousands spread across 814 acres, and the task of finding...

Kentucky journalist Ryan Craig has been named as the new adviser for the Kentucky Kernel. Photo provided by Ryan Craig. | June 27, 2018. 

Ryan Craig named as new Kentucky Kernel adviser

Sydney Momeyer June 27, 2018

Advice comes best from those advisers with the most experience, and UK’s Kentucky Kernel sought to find the best adviser for the newspaper.After a six-week search, Ryan Craig has been named as the Kentucky...

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