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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

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UK finalizes task force charged with evaluating campus mental health

Kernel News Desk April 12, 2019

In a campus-wide email sent on Thursday, UK administrators announced that they had finalized the members of a Mental Health Task Force that will evaluate and recommend changes for the UK's litany of mental...

Sean Culley, left, and Taylor Nolan, right. Photos provided by Seans and Taylors families. 

Two among thousands: Meeting Sean Culley and Taylor Nolan

Jacob Eads April 1, 2019

In January 2019, the unexpected deaths of two of UK’s own students left many on campus asking for answers.In hopes of furthering an already growing dialogue about mental health and the resources available...

Makenna Theissen, Staff

Letter to the Editor: Remembering Sean Culley

Deborah Marini February 7, 2019

We are struggling here in New Jersey. We are struggling with what to say to our own young men and women that went to bed last night without a dear friend.Sean Culley was new at UK. As all of our young...

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‘Know you are not alone.’ Capilouto addresses recent student deaths

Rick Childress January 25, 2019

In the wake of two student deaths, UK President Eli Capilouto encouraged the campus to mourn together, seek resources and move forward in a campus-wide email sent on Friday. "They sat beside us in our...

Police cars were parked next to Jewell Hall, a dorm on UKs campus, on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2018, in Lexington, Kentucky. A student was transported from the scene via ambulance after 2 p.m. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

UPDATE: UK student has died after incident at Jewell Hall

Jacob Eads January 24, 2019

A UK student who was taken away from Jewell Hall yesterday via ambulance has died. 19-year-old Sean Culley died Wednesday evening, according to an email issued to all students within UK’s College of...

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