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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

IFC new member fraternity activities suspended indefinitely, UK FSL announces

IFC new member fraternity activities suspended indefinitely, UK FSL announces

Sarah Michels October 21, 2021

UK’s Fraternity and Sorority Life Office (FSL) announced Wednesday that all Interfraternity Council (IFC) new member events are suspended indefinitely in response to Thomas “Lofton” Hazelwood’s...

Two UK students sign up for graduation, which UK announced on March 12 would take place in person at Rupp Arena May 14-16, while enjoying the early spring weather on the University of Kentuckys campus on Wednesday, March 11, 2021. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Visitation, library, events restrictions loosened for UK students

Natalie Parks March 11, 2021

Many of the university's existing policies on COVID-19 will now be relaxed, according to an email from UK's vice president for student success Kirsten Turner.In an email to students on Thursday, March...

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...

Willy T Young Library building mug

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 staff and volunteers to personally call all students

UK staff and volunteers to personally call all students

Emily Girard April 6, 2020

Beginning the week of April 6, UK officials will be calling all graduate and undergraduate UK students in order to provide support during the coronavirus pandemic. The calls, which were previously announced...

The University of Kentucky announced a $500,000 investment into the campuss mental health resources on Feb. 21, 2020. Photo by Rick Childress

UK announces half a million dollar investment in mental health resources

Sarah Michels February 21, 2020

On Friday, UK Provost David Blackwell officially announced that the university's Mental Health Task Force has laid out its first set of recommendations to optimize student wellness.A new recurring $500,000...

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