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CARES Administrative Support Associate, Aku Fiagbeto, poses for a portrait on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022 at the CARES Center at the University of Kentucky. Photo by Maria Rauh | Kentucky Kernel

CARES Center increases retention and community for minority students

Emily Girard, Features Editor September 21, 2022

Located in McVey Hall, the Center for Academic Resources and Enrichment Services, or CARES, offers academic and social resources to students who need additional support in their college careers, especially...

BREAKING: Alpha Phi house director found dead

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...

University of Kentucky Counseling Center personnel work a booth in the Gatton Student Center on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, in Lexington Kentucky. Photo by Sarah Ladd | Staff

UK Counseling Center fights stigma against mental health

Emily Baehner February 17, 2019

Psychological professionals at the UK Counseling Center are fighting the stigma against mental health by providing a number of resources to students, right on campus.Employing 18 clinicians who are Licensed...

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Adjusting to UK life as an African American student

Kayla Crittle November 29, 2018

College itself already comes with a great deal of stress. Whether it’s because you’re trying to get adjusted to classes or find your way around campus, it can become all too overwhelming.However, for...

With students in anxiety overload, normalizing treatment is a positive step

Editorial Staff April 5, 2018

Fifty-nine people were shot and killed, another 441 injured, in the shooting that occurred at a music festival in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Oct. 1, 2017. Terror rang through the United States, leaving everyone...

Conrad was a psychology major and planned to use her degree to help victims of domestic abuse. 

Deceased student honored by LLP, friends with successful food drive

Cathryn Perini March 7, 2018

On Feb. 5, more than 70 members of the community gathered to celebrate Hailee Conrad’s 20th birthday.At the end of the event, 364 food items and over $520 in monetary donations had been collected. The...

UK counselor Dr. Mary Chandler Bolin celebrates her fourth reelection to the Board of Directors for the Association for University and College Counseling Center Directors. Photo by Mark Walsh | Staff

UK counselor re-elected to national board

Taylon Baker December 6, 2017

A UK counselor was in another profession when she felt a “pull” toward a job that would help people.Dr. Mary Chandler Bolin had been working in the news and public relation industries when she shifted...

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Panel to discuss support for marginalized campus community

Allison Graebe April 11, 2017

Bias Incident Support Services, UK Counseling Center and the Center for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching collaborated to create the panel discussion, “Allies and Accomplices: What Are They and...

Workshops help students cope with mental stressors

Lauren Mason February 12, 2017

UK’s Disability Resource Center and Counseling Center have partnered to host biweekly workshops in February to help students cope with common internal struggles. The workshops are offered every Tuesday...

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Bevin to sign bill mandating in-person counseling before abortions

News Staff February 1, 2016

The Kentucky Senate gave final approval Monday for Senate Bill 4, which would mandate an in-person counseling session 24 hours prior to an abortion.Gov. Matt Bevin will sign the bill into law.Senate Bill...

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