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July 1, 2020

There is a bear roaming around UK’s campus

Drew Franklin 11:48am July 1, 2020 7/1/20

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A bear roaming around the University of Kentucky campus sounds crazy, but not in 2020. Anything is possible in 2020, which is why there is a bear roaming around the University of Kentucky campus. WKYT has the video and the story right here. The video was recorded Monday night outside the Kentucky Clinic, according to…

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June 16, 2020

University of Kentucky releases plan for fall semester

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:00pm June 16, 2020 6/16/20 Comments Disabled

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The University of Kentucky has released its final plan for the fall semester and it follows a model many schools are adopting during the coronavirus pandemic. Students will begin in-person classes on August 17, but the academic calendar will not include a fall break or Labor Day holiday and in-person instruction will conclude at Thanksgiving,…

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June 15, 2020

University of Kentucky offering “Adulting 101” classes

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:00pm June 15, 2020 6/15/20

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If you’re struggling with being an adult these days, the University of Kentucky has a class for you. This summer, UK is offering “Adulting 101,” an online life skills course. The eight-week course is aimed at helping teenagers learn about cooking and nutrition, financial management, online safety, and roommate etiquette, but let’s be honest, we…

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June 5, 2020

UK removing controversial mural in Memorial Hall

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:00pm June 5, 2020 6/5/20

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As the dialogue about racial injustice continues across the nation, the University of Kentucky is taking additional steps to make sure it’s on the right side of history. In an email to students, faculty, and staff today, UK President Eli Capilouto announced that the university is removing a controversial mural in Memorial Hall that depicts…

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May 21, 2020

UK President Eli Capilouto Agrees to 10 Percent Pay Cut

Nick Roush 11:00pm May 21, 2020 5/21/20

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University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto has agreed to reduce his salary by 10 percent as the institution of higher learning prepares for financial fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. In a letter to the Board of Trustees, Capilouto proposed giving 10 percent of his salary for the 2020-21 academic year to the employee assistance fund…

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May 19, 2020

UK featured in NY Times story on reopening campus

Drew Franklin 10:45am May 19, 2020 5/19/20

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Administrators from the University of Kentucky saved a seat for The New York Times in some of the recent Zoom meetings about reopening campus in the fall. The New York Times was not there to contribute to any of the four concepts for the fall semester — that wouldn’t make sense — but to report…

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May 7, 2020

Wilbur Hackett, Nazr Mohammed will graduate from UK this week

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:30am May 7, 2020 5/7/20

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This week, 76 current and former student-athletes will graduate from the University of Kentucky, including two very big names: Wilbur Hackett and Nazr Mohammed. Hackett, one of four Kentucky Football trailblazers who broke the color barrier in the SEC and the first African-American captain in the league, and Mohammed, a two-time national champion and 18-year…

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May 1, 2020

University of Kentucky plans to reopen campus to students in August

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:10pm May 1, 2020 5/1/20

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If all goes according to plan, the University of Kentucky will open its campus to students for the fall semester. This morning, UK President Eli Capilouto sent out a message to the campus community outlining the school’s plan to reopen in August. “We plan to open in August for our Fall semester,” Calipouto wrote. “The…

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April 23, 2020

University of Kentucky will furlough 1,700 employees

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:28pm April 23, 2020 4/23/20

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This afternoon, the University of Kentucky announced that 1,700 employees will be furloughed due to revenue shortfalls from the coronavirus pandemic. Of that number, 1,500 work at UK HealthCare and the remaining 200 work in various campus departments, including UK Transportation Services, UK Dining and UK Dentistry Clinics, where clinical efforts have been suspended in…

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April 20, 2020

LOOK: Demolition of the Kirwan-Blanding complex has begun

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:30am April 20, 2020 4/20/20

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While much of the world is on hold right now due to the coronavirus pandemic, demolition has begun on an iconic part of the University of Kentucky campus. The Kirwan-Blanding dormitory complex is finally being dismantled after sitting vacant for over four years. Some pictures from Jason Hope on Facebook: UK friends- just when you…

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