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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

A worker works on the construction site of the Healthy Kentucky research building on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky.

Under constr(UK)tion

Brooklyn Kelley March 26, 2021

When walking across UK’s campus, the effects of the pandemic are obvious: fewer students traverse the campus, leaving once bustling sidewalks almost empty on occasion. Signs encourage mask wearing and...

UK will distribute funds for students from federal aid package

Natalie Parks February 18, 2021

Students who are eligible for emergency funding under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA) will be notified by the university of their grant by Feb. 19, 2021, according...

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UK to receive $17 million in federal emergency funding

Haley Blackburn April 25, 2020

UPDATE: Nearly 2900 UK students have received emergency grants from the CARES act with a total of $4.1 million already distributed.Kirsten Turner, associate provost for academic and student affairs, said...

UK offering basic needs funding for students

UK offering basic needs funding for students

Haley Blackburn April 24, 2020

UK Community of Concern is offering basic needs funding for students who "are experiencing acute financial needs related to COVID-19."The funds can be used to help pay for housing including utilities like...

Girlsgirlsgirls Burritos on the corner of South Limestone and Avenue of Champions in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Parking meter rates near UK to increase, Lexington officials say

Rick Childress February 5, 2019

Parking meter rates on some of Lexington's busiest street parking spaces will increase at the beginning of March, city officials stated in a press release on Monday.Many spaces around the northern part...

Kentucky head coach John Calipari praises his team during the game against Texas A&M on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky won 84-75. Photo by Chase Phillips | Staff

Coach Cal asks UK fans to donate funds for Lexington’s federal workers

Kernel News Staff January 21, 2019

John Calipari, UK's head basketball coach, is asking fans to donate funds to his family foundation which will direct those funds towards relief for furloughed federal workers affected by the ongoing government...

Students make their way across paths in front of Whitehall building on Wednesday, August 24, 2015. Photo by Marcus Dorsey

Go to class, do your homework. You may lose financial aid if you don’t.

Cathryn Perini August 30, 2018

Students can now lose their financial aid for not attending or being engaged in classes.In compliance with a new federal regulation, educators are required to report students who are not attending class,...

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UK putting measures in place as state-wide budget cuts continue

Sydney Momeyer April 23, 2018

As millions of dollars are being cut from postsecondary schooling in the state of Kentucky, UK wants to continue the preservation of student and faculty wellbeing.  On Monday, April 23, UK President...

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