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Unidentified students walk past the journalism building in 1951. The Journalism Building was dedicated on November 2, 1951, and named after Enoch Grehan. 

Missing Grehan? Journalism classes, faculty spread around campus

Sierra McLean August 31, 2018

Over the past summer, the Enoch Grehan Journalism Building closed its doors. Now, as the fall semester starts, Grehan is surrounded by fencing, forcing professors and advisers to relocate to North campus.The...

Kakie Urch at the WRFL mic in the Student Center studios as a professor of multimedia in the School of Journalism and multimedia. 

Kakie Urch: From UK student to teacher, role model

April 20, 2018

In 1985, a UK student wrote a letter to the editor to the Kentucky Kernel that explained the importance of student-led radio. UK was one of the few SEC schools not to have a radio station, she wrote.In...

UK journalism student Maris Halpern works on her laptop in her Media Storytelling class in the basement of the Enoch Grehan Journalism Building on April 4, 2018. 

Goodbye, Grehan: Journalism, communications moving out of longtime home for renovations

Sydney Momeyer April 9, 2018

-Home is where the heart is, especially for the College of Communication and Information.Beginning August 2018, the Enoch Grehan Journalism Building will close for a full renovation. The building has been...

Radio Free Lexington is a student run organization at the University of Kentucky with a mission to provide professional radio training and management and offer its listeners with music, news and other programming. Taken Sunday, March 5, 2017. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

WRFL rides the wave of success into its 30th year

Akhira Umar February 28, 2018

Lexington radio station WRFL was born from a little column that made a big splash.In 1985, then-sophomore Kakie Urch wrote a weekly opinions column for the Kentucky Kernel. When local radio stations refused...

Jamilyn Hall, Opinions Editor

March should belong to women, not just basketball

Jamilyn Hall March 3, 2016

March is known for basketball, spring break and Saint Patrick’s Day, but the UK Journalism and Media School tweeted on Tuesday, “It’s Women’s History Month all through March.”This may come as...

Storytelling awards to honor best in Kentucky journalism

Megan Ingros February 25, 2016

The annual David Dick “What a Great Story!” Storytelling Awards honors the best in Kentucky storytelling.Entries of work published in 2015 and 2016 will be eligible and accepted through March 4. The...

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