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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

Lyman T. Johnson, the first African American to attend the University of Kentucky Portrait Print Collection (University of Kentucky)

He ‘paved the way’ for integration at UK. Who was Lyman T. Johnson?

Sydney Momeyer September 20, 2019

This year marks 70 years since one man changed higher education in Kentucky forever.This year marks 70 years since Lyman T. Johnson, won his suit against the University of Kentucky, and officially desegregated...

Comedian and author Trevor Noah joins the Dean of the UK College of Education Julian Vasquez Heilig for discussion at Memorial Coliseum on Friday, Aug. 30, 2019. The event commemorates 70 years of integration at UK. Photo by Mark Cornelison | UK Photo

UK commemorating 70 years of integration and ‘important strides’ for diversity on campus

Emily Laytham September 20, 2019

With 70 years of racial integration under its cap, the University of Kentucky is celebrating progress – and potential – on campus this year.Several events have been planned for UK’s commemoration...

Trevor Noah shot a selfie with some students outside the Singletary Center for the Arts after his presentation on campus on Friday August 30, 2019. Photo by Mark Cornelison | UKphoto

Trevor Noah talks education, diversity, comedy at campus lecture

Jade Grisham September 3, 2019

Last Friday, the UK Office for Institutional Diversity and the Student Activities Board hosted a sold-out event at Memorial Coliseum to commemorate 70 years of integration at the University of Kentucky,...

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

Trevor Noah to kick off UK’s 70-year anniversary of integration

Hailey Peters August 29, 2019

Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show” host Trevor Noah will be at the University of Kentucky on Friday, Aug. 30. Noah’s assembly is part of a “a series of events throughout the 2019-2020 academic...

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