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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

UK begins vaccinations for non-healthcare staff

Natalie Parks January 13, 2021

Just a month after administering the first doses of COVID-19 vaccines to healthcare workers, UK is now expanding their vaccine rollout to include campus employees.According to reports, some faculty members...

Open letter calls for action from UK on employee vulnerabilities

Open letter calls for action from UK on employee vulnerabilities

Lauren Campbell May 12, 2020

As the spring 2020 semester wound down, UK's administration made several announcements about the university's revenue shortfall and subsequent changes to the budget and campus operations, such as the furlough...

UK to furlough 1700 employees

UK to furlough 1700 employees

Lauren Campbell April 23, 2020

Roughly 1,700 UK employees will be affected by furlough-like steps taken by UK, announced UK president Eli Capilouto in an April 23 email to the campus community.The employees will be placed on "low operational...

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Some Harrison Memorial employees advised to isolate after exposure to coronavirus patient

Emily Laytham March 7, 2020

Several Harrison Memorial Hospital employees were advised to self isolate themselves for at least 14 days following exposure to Kentucky's first patient with confirmed coronavirus, according to the hospital's...

Bike voucher program deadline extended

News Staff July 6, 2016

UK's Parking and Transportation Services have extended the deadline for students and employees to apply for a bike voucher. According to press release, the bike voucher program selects employees and students...

Professor Melody Noland said she is happy with her average of 11,000 steps a day.

Employees stepping up to UK’s Fitbit program

By Will [email protected] surgery may have forced education professor Melody Noland to quit running, but it could not stop her from finding other ways to exercise.Marathons were out of the picture,...

Employees counting their steps for Fitbit initiative

January 21, 2016

By Dan [email protected] who chose to participate in the UK Health and Wellness Step Up Challenge are now 10 days into a six-week competition to increase the number of steps they take...

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