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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The James Kennedy Patterson statue on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, outside Patterson Office Tower in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

The liberal arts were just revived

Luke Schlake November 11, 2020

Let’s be honest. Many students, especially at schools as big as UK, don’t care much about the liberal arts. Philosophy? “That’s for dead white men.” History? “I want a job.” Political Science?...

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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...

State senator Reggie Thomas speaks to the crowd about sexual assault on April 28, 2017 in Lexington, Kentucky.

Congressional candidate Reggie Thomas hopes to make a difference for students

Sarah Ladd April 18, 2018

With primary elections looming, state Sen. Reggie Thomas, wants to promote his policies.Thomas hopes to replace incumbent Repbulican Andy Barr for Kentucky's Sixth Congressional District Senate seat, but...

Liberal arts degrees valued by tech companies

Madison Rexroat August 24, 2017

In the #AI era, STEM is important; so is Liberal Arts. 🎭A list of liberal arts graduates leading tech companies— Vala Afshar (@ValaAfshar) August...

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Liberal arts degrees appealing to employers

Madison Rexroat October 27, 2016

According to an article by the Wall Street Journal, starting pay for liberal arts graduates rose sharply between 2014 and 2015. Findings were based on an annual study by the National Association of Colleges...

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin addressed the Commonwealth with his budget for the next two years on Tuesday, Jan. 26, at the Capitol building in Frankfort. The budget included a $110 million cut from UKs state general funding over the next two years.

Bevin’s funding plan criticized

Liberal arts community reacts to governor’s education initiative January 31, 2016

By Marjorie [email protected] Matt Bevin’s budget announcement met criticism from the liberal arts community for the proposed cuts to the Kentucky Arts Council and his comments on liberal...

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