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UK will host in person commencement this spring

UK will host in person commencement this spring

Natalie Parks March 10, 2021

2021 graduates will be able to celebrate in person this spring, as the University of Kentucky announces it will hold in person commencement ceremonies in May.According to an announcement from UK president...

UK Fall 2020 commencement to be held virtually

UK Fall 2020 commencement to be held virtually

Lauren Campbell October 28, 2020

UK will hold a virtual commencement ceremony for Fall 2020 graduates on Friday, December 4th at 2 p.m..Students who apply for a degree in the Fall 2020 Semester will receive an email on how to register...

Kentucky sophomore guard Ashton Hagans dribbles up the court during the game against Tennessee on Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Tennessee won 81-73. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Kentucky picks up Creighton grad transfer

Kernel Sports Staff April 10, 2020

While several athletes have announced their departure from the University of Kentucky, one has just made his commitment to the Cats.Creighton graduate transfer Davion Mintz announced on social media Friday...

SGA presidential candidate Courtney Wheeler and her running mate Bilal Shaikh (far left) prepare to speak during the President and Vice President Debate on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, at UK College of Law Grand Courtroom in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Luke Taylor | Staff

Wheeler, Shaikh set to take SGA helm

Emily Laytham March 4, 2020

Courtney Wheeler and Bilal Shaikh are currently set to serve as next year's Student Government Association president and vice president, respectively, according to the organization's BBNvolved page.The...

Holmes Hall is one of many dorm-living options for students on the University of Kentucky campus in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Kaitlyn Gumm | Staff

UK Board bumps up housing, dining rates for next school year to match inflation

Addison Lander December 10, 2019

On Tuesday, The UK Board of Trustees approved an increase in student housing and dining rates for the 2020-2021 school year.According to a press release given at the meeting's conclusion, the dining rates...

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Summer Read: Where are Kernelites now?

Kernel Staff June 28, 2019

When the University of Kentucky gets out for summer break, Kernel staffers scatter. Some graduate and move on to their professional careers. Others temporarily move to all corners of the country for summer...

A construction worker takes a break in what used to be the Kernel newsroom in the basement of the Grehan Journalism Building on Tuesday, April 23, 2019. The building is under construction and is expected to be completed in December 2019. Photo by Bailey Vandiver | Staff 

A look inside the under-construction Grehan Journalism Building

Bailey Vandiver June 25, 2019

On the second floor of the Grehan Journalism Building, Gurney Norman stood in what used to be the yearbook office— including in 1959, when he was editor of The Kentuckian. In the basement, I stood in...

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How to balance two Alma Maters (and why you should)

March 5, 2019

Grad Salute starts today and lasts all week, which means all of us May 2019 graduates are getting even more nervous and excited about walking across the stage in Rupp Arena in a couple of months as we...

Sadiqa Reynolds is a UK law school graduate and the current president and CEO of the Louisville Urban League.

UK law school graduate working to bring change to Louisville community

Jericho Curry January 14, 2019

UK law school graduate Sadiqa Reynolds is bringing about change in the West End Louisville community through the Louisville Urban League.Prior to graduating from UK law school, Reynolds was the president...

The University of Kentucky Womens Volleyball team celebrates after a point in their game against Murray State. The cats won the first game of the NCAA tournament 3-0 on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018.

Kentucky volleyball adds Duke graduate transfer

Erika Bonner January 4, 2019

The Kentucky volleyball program has added a two-time First-Team All-ACC middle-blocker to its roster. Leah Meyer, a graduate transfer, announced Friday that she will be transferring to the University...

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Students would benefit from an emotional intelligence course at UK

Kristi Fitzgerald November 18, 2018

Many universities, UK included, assert that they provide their students with a “well-rounded” education, promising to lay a sturdy foundation for students to build a career upon. However, it seems...

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Tickets to Kentucky sporting events are too expensive

November 5, 2018

There is nothing greater than watching the Cats battle it out on the gridiron or on the basketball court, with screaming fans, blue shirts, blue hoodies and the UK fight song whistling through the air.But...

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