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Nuclear technology development at UK furthered by national grant

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...

People hold up signs during a gathering in support of Ukraine on Wednesday, March 2, 2022, at Courthouse Plaza in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

A student perspective on Russia-Ukraine

Evelyn Mickschl March 3, 2022

Ukraine and Russia are currently clashing in a conflict. There have been no outside troops involved so far, but the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has put extreme sanctions in place against...

Dr. Susan Odom, an associate professor in UKs chemistry department, shown in a staff photo. 

Professor Susan Odom remembered as a bright mind, enthusiastic mentor and engaging friend

Natalie Parks April 23, 2021

Colleagues and friends remember Dr. Susan Odom, a University of Kentucky professor who died on April 18, as a vibrant, engaging figure with a passion for science and mentorship.Odom was a professor of...

Lindsay Jarrell, a research analyst in plant soil sciences, waters hemp plants outside greenhouse 12, part of the Agriculture Science Center North Greenhouse Complex, on Wednesday, September 11, 2019, in Lexington, Kentucky.

Research partnership could put UK on the forefront of hemp boom

Emily Laytham December 1, 2019

Nearly a year after passage of the 2018 Farm Bill, the University of Kentucky is cashing in on hemp.A new partnership between UK and ValidCare, a leading hemp research agency, will attempt to fill in...

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U.S. hemp bill won’t affect Kentucky farmers much, UK researcher says

Dalton Stokes April 11, 2019

In December, President Trump signed a bill that would end the federal ban on hemp that spanned almost a century. This has been a widely contested ban since its creation but information around the ban and...

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Environmental Friday: How to start carbon budgeting

Brianna Stanley November 16, 2018

Creating a person carbon budget is great a way to figure out how many carbon offsets are appropriate for you to purchase to balance your carbon emissions (although, by all means, purchase as many carbon...

Freshman guard Ashton Hagans plays defense during the game against Transylvania on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018 at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Hagans gets to live out high school wish of playing with Montgomery, Johnson

November 9, 2018

In basketball, it’s hard for a team to be successful if it doesn’t have good chemistry, as some of the best teams in basketball are the ones who get along off the court.At Kentucky, the extra hours...

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6 tips to manage stress in a healthy way

Meghan Daniels October 30, 2018

College is a time for self-exploration, adventure and learning. It’s a chance to make your own life decisions while learning from your mistakes. All of these experiences and opportunities, while exciting,...

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Environmental Friday: How you can start composting and why you should

Kelly Walker October 26, 2018

With the release of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) Special Report on Global Warming a couple of weeks ago, millennials feel the weight of the world on their shoulders more than...

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