Community Outreach
  • Article
  • Jul 13 2022

The UK Center of Excellence in Rural Health in Hazard, Ky. has been selected to receive a 2022 AARP Community Challenge grant, one of six grantees chosen statewide.

  • Article
  • Jun 9 2022

Elementary school students descended upon Kroger Field to take part in the first-ever GEN-EV electric car race, a STEM-based activity that helps to develop engineering and team skills by allowing students to design, construct, and competitively race a one-person electric vehicle.

  • Podcast
  • Sep 13 2021

"UK at the Half" airs during halftime of each UK football and basketball game broadcast and features the people, programs, research, health care and service that combine to make UK the university for Kentucky.

  • Article
  • Jul 23 2021

For 11 years, STEM Experiences camps have given students in second grade through high school opportunities to get a sneak peak of what it feels like to learn in university classrooms.

  • Article
  • May 25 2021

The study has the ultimate goal of reducing opioid overdose deaths by 40% in participating communities.

  • Article
  • May 7 2021

Henderson and Laurel extension offices opened the last week of April as part of a partnership with state and federal agencies.

  • Article
  • Apr 19 2021

The Summer HealthCare Experience (SHE) in Oncology program, is aimed at empowering high school girls throughout Kentucky to learn more about the field of cancer medicine and research. The inaugural program will be held July 12-23 and will be virtual due to the ongoing pandemic.

  • Article
  • Apr 9 2021

Through a collaboration with local agritourism company Black Soil, a group of students from the UK College of Nursing have taken up the mantle to deliver health education to Lexington’s communities of color. 

  • Video
  • Mar 31 2021

The STEM Through Authentic Research and Training (START) program at UK is creating a unique pipeline to promote careers for underrepresented populations, first-generation college students, and girls and women in STEM. START is funded by a five-year, $1.3 million Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences.

  • Article
  • Mar 19 2021

March 20 is National Kick Butts Day, a time to raise awareness of the health effects of cigarettes and nicotine products and take action to lower one’s risk. Researchers in the University of Kentucky College of Nursing are creating a series of comic books focusing on treatment and cessation.