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Rendering of the new UK Health Education Building scheduled to open in 2026. Provided photo by the University of Kentucky

UK to open largest academic building in campus history

Kristen Roberts, Reporter November 6, 2023

A ceremony was held for the new Health Education Building, which will be the largest academic building in campus history, according to a press release from UKNOW. Representatives from UK’s four health...

White Hall Classroom Building

How the budget could impact UK: tenure changes, $16 million reduction, no funds for press

Jacob Eads and Rick Childress April 3, 2018

UK faculty are standing together in solidarity as the Kentucky state budget proposals leave room for administrators to attack their tenure.At an on-campus council meeting Monday afternoon, members of the...

Dr. Richard Schweets children, Rick and Laurin, were 9 and 11 at the time of their fathers death in the plane crash. 

50 years later, family reflects on crash that killed UK faculty

Blair Johnson April 13, 2017

April brings a time of reflection and sorrow for the Schweet family. This month marks the 50th anniversary of the tragic plane crash that killed Dr. Richard Schweet, a professor and founder of the current...

Third-year medical student Perry Hooper poses for a portrait at the entrance of the University of Kentuckys Albert B. Chandler Hospital on Sunday, October 16, 2016, in Lexington, Ky. Hooper took home four awards at UK College of Medicines annual Academic Convocation and Awards Day. Photo by Joshua Qualls | Staff

Aside from awards, Hooper just your average student

Nailah Spencer October 16, 2016

Kentucky native and third-year medical student, Perry Hooper stole the show at the UK College of Medicine’s annual Academic Convocation and Awards Day ceremony. Hooper took home four awards, including...

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