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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

A group of UK students walks in front of White Hall Classroom Building on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Safety on UK campus

Sophia Shoemaker December 6, 2021

Multiple reports of violence have occurred on UK’s campus in recent weeks, leading to increased caution and awareness by students.On Nov. 2, the UK police department issued two crime bulletins. Both...

Julie Cerel

‘It’s OK to use the suicide word’: UK psychologist urges students to be open when concerned about mental health

Jacob Eads February 6, 2019

About 130 people are impacted personally each time someone dies by suicide, according to Dr. Julie Cerel’s research.After the deaths of two of UK’s own students this semester, campus leaders are hoping...

Kernel Opinion SIG

In honor of Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, prioritize self-care

By the Editorial Board September 28, 2018

This month, we at the Kernel join people all around the country in recognizing Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.In honor of this month and important issue, we would like to encourage all UK students...

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear poses for a portrait.

Attorney General announces #VoiceofJustice video contest

Kat Manouchehri February 20, 2017

Kentucky's Attorney General Andy Beshear and Eileen Recktenwald, director of the Kentucky Association of Sexual Assault Programs (KASAP), will announce the #VoiceofJustice video contest on Facebook Live...

Ben Martin, left, Julia Fabiani, middle, and Stefanie Pagano, right, are working to build up Race Assured, their business venture to promote research that predicts when horses will sustain injuries.

3 students changing the horse industry

Lexington Souers February 14, 2016

Three UK students are in the business of prevention, and it could have a huge impact on the horse industry. Their project, named Race Assured, uses blood samples to forecast potentially devastating injuries,...

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