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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky basketball legend Reggie Warford dies at 67

Kentucky basketball legend Reggie Warford dies at 67

Cole Parke May 26, 2022

Kentucky basketball legend Reggie Warford died at the age of 67 at his home on Thursday morning. Warford had battled numerous health issues in the years leading up to his passing, ultimately passing surrounded...

Kentucky Wildcats head coach Mark Stoops, center, poses for photos with his players the the Governor’s Cup trophy after the UK vs. Louisville Governor’s Cup football game on Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021, at Cardinal Stadium in Louisville, Kentucky. UK won 52-21. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Mark Stoops, Kentucky agree to contract extension through 2028

Hunter Shelton November 30, 2021

Kentucky football will not be entering the coaching carousel this offseason.  Mark Stoops has “agreed in principle” to a contract extension with the program, UK Director of Athletics Mitch Barnhart...

Kentucky quarterback Will Levis (7) stiff arms a defender to score a touchdown during UK’s game against Missouri on Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 35-28. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Across the (By)Line: Chattanooga Mocs

Hunter Shelton September 17, 2021

Peyton Gray, The University Echo, UT Chattanooga  For the unfamiliar, how would you describe Chattanooga’s football program? Peyton: I would say UTC’s football program consists of young guys who...

Alyson Galvan-Lara shares one of the meals she typically eats at home in Mexico with her Japanese host family over the summer. 

Stress, boredom and postponed family reunions: Covid’s international student impact

Sarah Michels January 20, 2021

When Alyson Galvan-Lara hugged her family at the airport after a year apart, she felt like crying. It has been a long year for international students. Travel bans, overpriced tickets and the stress of...

UK provost David Blackwell wont renew tenure, Capilouto says

UK provost David Blackwell won’t renew tenure, Capilouto says

Barkley Truax January 19, 2021

The latest update in a string of administrative hirings and restructuring is the announcement that Provost David Blackwell will not renew his tenure following the end of his term in June of 2021.UK president...

Board of Trustees discussed COVID, racial equality and budgetary measures to be implemented the fall 2020 semester

Board of Trustees discussed COVID, racial equality and budgetary measures to be implemented the fall 2020 semester

Sarah Michels June 19, 2020

The Board of Trustees of UK met again on Friday to discuss academic and student affairs, the 2020-21 budget and details of this fall's restart plan. The Academic and Student Affairs Committee meeting...

UK cheerleading head coach Jomo Thompson. Photo provided by UK Athletics.

Who’s who in the UK cheerleading hazing investigation

Over 60 cheerleaders, coaches and advisers were interviewed during UK's investigation into hazing allegations associated with the cheer program. As a result of the investigation, four coaches were fired...

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

UK to create ‘field hospital’ inside Nutter Field House

Kernel News Desk April 3, 2020

UK will open a 400-bed field hospital in Nutter Field House, announced President Capilouto in an email to the UK community on Friday morning.More details about the field hospital were announced at a press...

Memorial Hall building mug

New dual-credit program enables UK instructors to teach college courses in high schools

Ryder Noah From February 23, 2020

As part of an effort to make an easier integration and transition from high school to college, UK has started a new dual credit program that teaches college courses in local Kentucky high schools.The UK...

Students use University of Kentucky computers to complete classwork on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, in the School of Arts and Visual Studies building in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Eddie Justice | Staff

UK opens applications for first-ever online arts administration Ph.D. program

Emily Laytham February 12, 2020

UK has yet another “first” under its belt – this time, the country’s premiere online arts administration Ph.D. program.The program, which was announced by a press release in late January, is intended...

The Big Blue Pantry, located at CB 25 in the basement of the Whitehall classroom building, combats food insecurity amongst UK students. Photo by Amanda Bryant.

UK’s Donations for Citations program donates record-breaking amount

Kernel News Staff March 26, 2019

UK Transportation's Donations for Citations program set a new record by raising more than 3,200 pounds of food and personal care items for the Big Blue Pantry, a UKNow press release showed. Last year,...

Oliver, UK police departments first therapy K-9, was used by UKPD to help develop relationships with UKs community by easing tension and relieving stress. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

One cuddly companion is leaving UKPD, but another may soon join

Rick Childress February 17, 2019

The UK Police Department announced last week that the department's first-ever therapy dog would be leaving the force. But department officials also said that they'd work to get a new dog. Oliver, a cantankerous...

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