Our Vision

The UK Center for the Environment addresses environmental challenges, particularly those that impact human health and well-being for the Commonwealth of Kentucky, the nation, and the world through innovative, transdisciplinary research, and community partnerships.


Latest News

Erin Haynes

Haynes named 2023-2024 University Research Professor


UK researcher launching health tracking survey in East Palestine

Adobe Stock - East Palestine Ohio

The Company Testing Air in East Palestine Homes was Hired by Norfolk Southern. Experts Say That Testing Isn’t Enough.


UK Colleges and Appalachian communities partner to reduce exposure to chemicals in drinking water


UK researchers, community partners tackle health threats from 'forever chemicals'

John P. Wyatt, MD Environment and Health Symposium


The 2024 John P. Wyatt, M.D., Environment and Health Symposium was held Thursday, April 4 on the University of Kentucky campus at the J. David Rosenberg College of Law Grand Courtroom. The Wyatt symposium honors the legacy of Dr. John P. Wyatt and his pioneering environmental clinical research on air pollution and lung pathology. Multiple universities and agencies from across the state gathered to present research and practice focused on the environment and its impact on health in Kentucky.