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UK, Fayette County Schools Negotiating To Locate STEAM Academy On Campus

Negotiations are underway between the University of Kentucky and Fayette County Public Schools to locate the STEAM Academy on campus near the College of Education.

UK measures support for possible capital campaign

The University of Kentucky is gauging support for a possible capital campaign to raise up to $1.5 billion.

Mother Has Life-Changing Surgery At UK

A Kentucky mother is the first in the state to have a breakthrough surgery to help control her epileptic surgery.

U of Kentucky, Lorillard agree on use of ‘Blu Nation’

The University of Kentucky and Lorillard Inc. have settled a trademark dispute after the school opposed the tobacco company's use of "Blu Nation" for its e-cigarette loyalty program.

Rare budget changes could impact pensions, cancer research

Legislative leaders want to make changes to the state's $9.6 billion budget to plug a hole in the state's struggling retirement fund for public school teachers and build a cancer research facility at the University of Kentucky.

UK lands grant for graduate scholars program in math

The University of Kentucky has landed a grant to fund a new graduate scholars program in mathematics.

UPDATE: Commonwealth Stadium Work Enters Demolition Phase

The University of Kentucky said on Thursday that renovation work on Commonwealth Stadium had entered the demolition phase.

Delk, Hansen jerseys to be retired at Kentucky

Two University of Kentucky athletes, basketball star Tony Delk and gymnastics standout Jenny Hansen, are having their jerseys retired.

U.K. Students Protest High-Profile Grand Jury Decisions

A group of University of Kentucky students held a silent protest Tuesday on campus. The students were against recent, high-profile grand jury decisions in Ferguson, Missouri and New York City.

Farm cash receipts projected at record $6B in 2014

University of Kentucky agricultural economists are predicting the state's farm sector will produce a record $6 billion in cash receipts in 2014.

NY’s Adelphi U. names Kentucky educator president

The provost at the University of Kentucky has been named the 10th president of the New York-based Adelphi (uh-DEHL'-fy) University.

UK proposes certification in brewing, distilling

The University of Kentucky agriculture college is proposing undergraduate certification courses for students interested in distilling bourbon and making wine.

Lephart named dean of UK’s health sciences college

The University of Kentucky says its new dean of the College of Health Sciences is a nationally recognized scholar in sports medicine and the physical performance of military personnel.

4 Kentucky players enter not guilty pleas

A lawyer for four University of Kentucky football players has entered not guilty pleas on their behalf to charges of second-degree disorderly conduct stemming from a game of "manhunt" that sent the school into an uproar.

Armed Robbery Prompts UK Campus-wide Emergency Alert

An early morning robbery near University of Kentucky’s campus prompted a campus-wide emergency alert Tuesday morning.

Early Morning Break-In Near UK Campus

Lexington and University of Kentucky police are investigating an early-morning break-in at home near campus.

Police: Shots Fired During Robbery On UK Campus

Shots were fired when two people were robbed at gunpoint on University of Kentucky's campus Thursday night, police said.

UPDATE: UKPD To Meet With County Prosecutors After Shots Fired On Campus

University of Kentucky Police Chief Joe Monroe said investigators would be meeting Tuesday with the Fayette County Attorney's Office after shots were fired on campus. Monroe said police had identified the students who had been involved in the incident Sunday night.

U.K. Professor Asks ‘What’s Next After Isis?’

The United States and its allies continued to carry out airstrikes Tuesday in Syria. ABC 36 News turned to a University of Kentucky professor for insight on the fight to take out Isis.

UK Criticized For Not Notifying High School Students Of Controversial Guest Speaker

Teachers, students and parents from duPont Manual High School said they were outraged that the University of Kentucky didn't tell them that the guest speaker at their awards ceremony was a controversial write-in U.S. Senate candidate with an anti-Semitic platform.

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