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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Sun shines on the exterior of Frazee Hall after its newly unveiled renovation at the University of Kentucky on Friday, Jan. 12, 2024, in Lexington Kentucky. Photo by Matthew Mueller | Staff

Frazee Hall renovation creates new space for student resources

Lilly Keith, Staff Reporter January 13, 2024

Frazee Hall reopened to the public in November 2023 after being under construction since 2019, according to Stephen Stauffer, director of facilities resources and planning. Frazee Hall is located on...

White Hall Classroom Building

White Hall Classroom Building to undergo $80 million renovation

Quézia Arruda Cunha, Reporter September 5, 2023

White Hall Classroom Building will be under reconstruction for two years, from the summer of 2024 until the summer of 2026.  The budget will be $80 million in total, according to Kevin R. Locke, the...

Fencing blocks off an area under construction near White Hall Classroom Building on Monday, March 6, 2023, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Brady Saylor | Staff

Construction should be used to better learning environments, not appearances for more money

Gracie Moore, Reporter March 15, 2023

There hasn't been a single day without construction since I first stepped foot on UK’s campus.  I understand the desire to improve infrastructure and modernize the campus, but UK needs to choose...

A construction worker takes a break in what used to be the Kernel newsroom in the basement of the Grehan Journalism Building on Tuesday, April 23, 2019. The building is under construction and is expected to be completed in December 2019. Photo by Bailey Vandiver | Staff 

A look inside the under-construction Grehan Journalism Building

Bailey Vandiver June 25, 2019

On the second floor of the Grehan Journalism Building, Gurney Norman stood in what used to be the yearbook office— including in 1959, when he was editor of The Kentuckian. In the basement, I stood in...

The Social Staircase is a cascade of platforms and sitting areas that will function as the Student Center’s main hangout and study spot.

What’s next for the student center? A complete guide to the next phase of the student center

Rick Childress January 17, 2018

Back before the year 2015 BC (before construction), in the ancient days of UK there was a familiar phrase floating around the old campus:“Meet me at the student center.”According to many seniors and...

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