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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Tubby Smith’s jersey retirement | UK Athletics

Tubby Smith’s jersey set to hang in Rupp’s rafters

Barkley Truax October 19, 2021

Former national championship-winning Kentucky head coach Tubby Smith‘s name is set to become immortalized in the rafters at Rupp Arena, UK Athletics announced Tuesday night.The jersey is set to go up...

UK will restore retirement contributions beginning with next fiscal year

Natalie Parks February 8, 2021

In an open meeting of the university's faculty Senate, executive vice president for finance and administration Eric Monday announced that UK will restore its retirement contributions for employees beginning...

Kentucky head coach Matthew Mitchell hugs his daughters after the game against Auburn on Monday, Jan. 27, 2020, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 68-61. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

BREAKING: UK women’s basketball coach Matthew Mitchell retires, effective immediately

Braden Ramsey November 12, 2020

Just weeks ahead of the expected start of the 2020 women's basketball season, Kentucky has suffered a major blow to its meteoric expectations.Matthew Mitchell, the winningest coach in UK women's basketball...

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Former NFL Quarterback Luck should be praised, not booed

Chandler Wilcox September 16, 2019

On Aug. 25, 2019, one of the most shocking stories in the history of football broke. After an illustrious career, Andrew Luck, coming up on what many thought would be a Super Bowl contending year for the...

Student loan money not always used for educational expenses.

Millennials more conservative with money than expected

Madison Rexroat November 13, 2016

According to a report by USA Today College and based on a study by Fidelity, 47% of millennials are already saving for retirement.Almost half of millennials in the study said that retirement is their biggest...

Financial education

Lack of financial education holds students back

Madison Rexroat November 1, 2016

In an article on, a case is made for reforms in financial education. Writer, Heather Long, reports that much like sex education, financial education is needed in schools to prepare students for...

Michael Karpf to retire from UK Healthcare

News Staff September 14, 2016

Dr. Michael Karpf, a top health official at UK, has made his decision to retire in 2017, President Eli Capiluoto said Wednesday in a campus-wide email.Karpf has been the executive vice president for Health...

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