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Kentucky Kernel

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Kentucky Kernel

New census data reflects changing Kentucky population

New census data reflects changing Kentucky population

Emily Girard and Audrey Fones September 23, 2021

Fayette County has experienced multiracial population growth that parallels the increasing racial diversity of America as a whole, according to U.S. Census data released Sept. 16.The white, non-Hispanic...

Data from UKs COVID-19 dashboard shows trends in active and new daily cases through Feb. 22, 2021. Graph by Natalie Parks.

UK’s COVID-19 dashboard more than two weeks behind

Natalie Parks March 8, 2021

Despite a statement that COVID-19 data would lag by only two days this semester, the data on UK's dashboard is 16 days behind.UK's dashboard currently shows metrics as of Feb. 22, 2021, more than two weeks...

Details released on COVID-19 entry testing for spring semester

Details released on COVID-19 entry testing for spring semester

Haley Simpkins January 10, 2021

In an email on Jan. 10, UK Vice President for Student Success Kirsten Turner released details on the COVID-19 entry testing required for students before they return to classes for the spring semester. COVID-19...

Blackbaud breach leaves 163,000 UK HealthCare donors and patients vulnerable

Blackbaud breach leaves 163,000 UK HealthCare donors and patients vulnerable

Lauren Campbell September 8, 2020

Blackbaud, a third-party data solution services company, that provided services to UK HealthCare between 2015 and 2019, was hacked by an unauthorized individual  between February 7, 2020 and May 20,...

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Data explainer: UK student cases of COVID-19

Natalie Parks August 31, 2020

Daily updates:Sept. 2New cases today: 89 (single day high for UK students)Total since Aug. 17: 649Minimum active cases: 405Total since March: 880Sept. 1 New cases: 31Total cases since first day of classes...

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Letter to the Editor

John C. Higgins February 5, 2020

The recent Kernel article entitled "UK's Female Deans Are Paid Less" is an intentionally divisive non-sequitur when compared to its content. The data presented in the article is only a small part of the...

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Citizen science: How to feel good about using your phone in nature

Cameron Luker January 22, 2020

Anyone who enjoys the outdoors owes some gratitude to the land managers who make sure that we have beautiful and biodiverse places to visit. These could be the friendly folks at your local Parks and Rec...

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2018 is the year for women in politics

September 19, 2018

A surge of female politicians has scorched the way to a possible Congress filled with more women than ever before, and this is the perfect year for it.I believe this surge of women, who ran full-force...

Students use University of Kentucky computers to complete classwork on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, in the School of Arts and Visual Studies building in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Eddie Justice | Staff

Using eduroam, other methods, ITS is hard at work to protect UK from cybersecurity threats

September 5, 2018

You could call them the cybersecurity Avengers.UK’s Information Technology Services staff has been diligently constructing an advanced cybersecurity program built to defend the campus from the constant...

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Take advantage of social media that will pay you real money

Dalton Stokes April 10, 2018

While Facebook steals your information and makes billions off of it, here are some social media platforms that give you part of the cut.In the age of smartphones, we find ourselves more and more attached...

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Kentucky presidential polling data

News Staff November 8, 2016

According to CNN, 61.0 percent of Kentucky voters voted for Trump and 34.2 percent voted for Clinton.Trump won 69 percent of the male vote and 54 percent of the female vote. 28 percent of males and 42...

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