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  • Article
  • Sep 15 2021

This year's celebration will stray away from using the phrase "Hispanic Heritage Month" and instead will celebrate Latinx Heritage Month, broadening the month to include a larger population. 

  • Article
  • Sep 1 2021

Inclusive Excellence and Diversity Education (IEDE) is pleased to share the fall 2021 training schedule for the Unconscious Bias Initiative (UBI) along with several new offerings. Spring semester training dates will be shared in December.

  • Podcast
  • Aug 30 2021

Katrice A. Albert, Ph.D., will begin her duties as vice president for institutional diversity on Sept. 27, 2021. UK Chief Communications Officer Jay Blanton talks with Albert about what she’s looking forward to in joining UK, particularly at this moment, as the institution is engaged in a broad-based and expansive effort around diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI).

  • Article
  • Aug 25 2021

UK Human Resources has partnered with the College of Social Work to ensure that not only employees have access to mental health resources, but that they also have access to diverse mental health resources.

  • Article
  • Aug 24 2021

To ensure his legacy of service continues, the Lewis Honors College created a scholarship in Patrick D. Walker's name to support first-generation students from underrepresented groups from the college.

  • Article
  • Aug 18 2021

The University of Kentucky Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research Center (SCoBIRC) hosted a symposium last week featuring its first class of African American Research Training Scholars (AARTS).

  • Article
  • Aug 11 2021

The projects support SUPRA’s mission to prevent and reduce the burdens of substance use disorders.

  • Article
  • Aug 3 2021

The fellowships were developed to enhance medical students’ understanding of health disparities, political and social inequalities, and health care inequities experienced by Black Americans.

  • Article
  • Aug 2 2021

The grants of up to $500 are intended to support humanities-related programming and expenses related to speaker fees and/or event logistics. Individuals in any UK college or department are eligible to apply. 

  • Article
  • Jul 26 2021

The project, funded by UK’s UNITE Research Priority Area, will enhance understanding of COVID-19 vaccine skepticism among populations historically less likely to become vaccinated.