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Kentucky Kernel

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Kentucky Kernel

Josh Nadzam, a violence prevention coordinator, smiles for a portrait on Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Abbey Cutrer | StaffAbbey Cutrer

Humans of UK: Josh Nadzam is optimistic for change

Abbey Cutrer November 12, 2021

Instead of drinking coffee to start his day, Josh Nadzam spends every morning taking 10 minutes to get grounded and uses his passion for social justice and his optimism as his caffeine.As a coordinator...

The Kentucky State Capitol on Friday, Jan. 29, 2021, in Frankfort, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff.

Game over: UK can no longer hide behind its lawsuit

Editorial Board August 26, 2021

You may or may not have heard of James Harwood, a former associate professor at the University of Kentucky who was allowed to resign in 2016 after he was accused of sexual harassment and sexual assault.The...

Sexual assault on campus reported to UKPD

Sexual assault on campus reported to UKPD

Michael Clubb February 18, 2021

UKPD reported a sexual assault on campus in a UK Crime Bulletin issued across campus on Thursday.The crime bulletin stated that the report said a witness observed their roommate having unwanted sexual...

Dr. Deborah Birx takes questions from reporters on Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, outside of Mandrell Hall in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

White House Coronavirus Task Force representative applauds UK’s COVID response, encourages campus to stay open

Sarah Michels September 14, 2020

A month into the campus reopening, a member of the White House's Coronavirus Task Force advised the university to remain open for the entirety of the fall semester. In a press conference on Monday, Dr....

University of Kentucky Basic Needs Coordinator Arion Jett-Seals poses for a portrait on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019. Photo by Pete Comparoni | UKphoto

UK’s first basic needs coordinator means business. How will she help students in need?

Sarah Michels January 29, 2020

Arion Jett-Seals doesn’t make a habit of throwing in the towel. As the University of Kentucky’s first Basic Needs Coordinator, she brings resourcefulness, passion and an unwillingness to give up on...

The Society of Women Engineers is a growing organization that aims to empower more women in the engineering field.

Society of Women Engineers increases visibility of females in field

Haley Hintz March 1, 2019

There is no question that the career field of engineering has been historically male-dominated, but the UK Society of Women Engineers celebrates women’s participation and visibility.President of the...

Farm to Fork attempts to gather food donations from the many eateries around campus, but it specifically asks for the food that the restaurants would otherwise throw away.

Farm to Fork offers free meals for students while reducing waste

Addison Lander September 27, 2018

Tucked away on the second floor inside the Funkhouser building lies a cafeteria- style room where, on Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., students assemble for a free meal at lunchtime through a program...

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