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UK international students worry about futures after ICE announcement

ICE says new visas won't be issued to international students who attend colleges or universities that offer online only instruction this fall.

Knowing statues’ legacy is important: Professor

A continued hot topic not only in Kentucky but across the nation the removal of confederate monuments and flags in public spaces, some states and communities have chosen to move statues to locations with historical context while others have removed them all together.

UPDATE: Family releases statement after UK graduate fatally shot amid protest

Louisville Police say the man accused of shooting and killing 27-year-old Tyler Charles Gerth is in custody in the hospital.

Pioneering retired dean at UK honored on her birthday

The first African-American female dean at the University of Kentucky was honored by a drive-by birthday celebration on Sunday.

UK Health taking role on health care inequities

The UK health colleges stood and kneeled in solidarity Friday against racial injustice. The students in attendance say it was a first step in the discussion about health care inequality and what to do about it.

UK, company studying plant’s use on ovarian cancer

Plant already used to treat malaria in parts of world

‘Virtual’ learning not as effective, early study finds

Study looked at virtual charter schools in Indiana

Fox retracts story about UK-Lexington Police

The University of Kentucky says a report from Fox News Sunday is "inaccurate" and "unfounded".

Protestors demand a Lexington park be renamed due to slave auction history

Protestors says Cheapside Park needs to be renamed because it was a popular slave auction site in Lexington.

Lawsuit seeks partial fee, tuition refund from UK

Lawsuit seeks class action status for other students

$1 million federal grant expands STEM graduate programs

Program encourages under-represented groups

Former player, assistant remember Eddie Sutton

Sutton's time at Kentucky may have ended in turmoil, but those closest to him while in Lexington still say he impacted their lives.

UK budget avoids staff cuts

Budget doesn't have cuts, includes fewer on no-pay status

“Unfair”: UK cheer alumni defend fired coaches, petition seeks support

The Cheerleading Alumni of the University of Kentucky released a statement Thursday defending head coach Jomo Thompson, assistants Ben Head, Spencer Clan, and Kelsey LaCroix, and advisor T. Lynn Williamson. 

Capilouto’s contract to be extended with 10 percent pay cut this year

University of Kentucky Board of Trustees has extended President ELI Capilouto's contract and granted his request for a 10 percent reduction in his salary in the coming year.

UK PIKE, Alpha Delta Pi to host virtual COVID-19 relief fundraiser

The two chapters will hold a 26-day marathon challenge starting June 1

UK’s Nutter field hospital being taken down, furloughed workers being called back

The University of Kentucky is dismantling the 400-bed temporary emergency medical center it set up in the Nutter Field House.

University of Kentucky holds drive-in graduation

The University of Kentucky held a drive-in graduation for its College of Dentistry Saturday.

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New program encourages hiring people with criminal records, Lexington restaurant already on it

A new program is encouraging businesses to hire people with a criminal record, but for one Lexington restaurant, that’s nothing new.

McConnell: Congress working on funding to get children back in class

Senator Mitch McConnell says he knows it will be expensive to get children back in the classroom this fall amidst the pandemic.