university of Kentucky http://weku.fm en UK Enters into $210 Million Multimedia Rights Contract http://weku.fm/post/uk-enters-210-million-multimedia-rights-contract <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">University of Kentucky athletics is entering into a $210 million dollar multimedia marketing rights agreement with </span>JMI<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Sports. &nbsp;The 15-year agreement is being called "one of the most valuable partnerships of it's kind."</span></p> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 02:55:58 +0000 Stu Johnson WEKU News 61453 at http://weku.fm UK Enters into $210 Million Multimedia Rights Contract Lexington Mayor Cancels Rupp Project Due to Lack of UK Support http://weku.fm/post/lexington-mayor-cancels-rupp-project-due-lack-uk-support <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Lexington Mayor Jim Gray has suspended the City’s efforts to reinvent </span>Rupp<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Arena and build a new convention center. T</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">he city says it&nbsp;</span>cancelled<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> its plans because the University of Kentucky changed its mind about</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;a new facility lease in 2018.</span></p><p> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 21:06:36 +0000 John Hingsbergen 61217 at http://weku.fm Lexington Mayor Cancels Rupp Project Due to Lack of UK Support 300 Million Dollar "Reinvention" of Rupp Arena Unveiled http://weku.fm/post/300-million-dollar-reinvention-rupp-arena-unveiled <div style="font-family: Calibri, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: normal; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;"><span style="font-family: 'Arial Black', sans-serif;">Plans for the 310 million dollar&nbsp;</span><span class="highlight" id="0.2121247781906277" name="searchHitInReadingPane" style="font-family: 'Arial Black', sans-serif; background-color: rgb(255, 238, 148);">Rupp</span><span style="font-family: 'Arial Black', sans-serif;">&nbsp;Arena project were unveiled Monday. The "reinvention" of the 38-year-old facility will include construction of a new convention center.&nbsp; Funding for the massive Lexington development is still being finalized.</span></div><div style="font-family: Calibri, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: normal; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;"></div><div style="font-family: Calibri, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: normal; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;"> Mon, 10 Feb 2014 22:07:32 +0000 Stu Johnson & WEKU 55443 at http://weku.fm 300 Million Dollar "Reinvention" of Rupp Arena Unveiled UK Opera Theatre Presents "The Marriage of Figaro" http://weku.fm/post/uk-opera-theatre-presents-marriage-figaro-0 <p>Some of the best young vocalists in the country have called Lexington home, albeit temporarily. The University of Kentucky Opera Theatre Program has earned respect across the country.</p><p> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 16:24:03 +0000 Roger Duvall 41237 at http://weku.fm UK Opera Theatre Presents "The Marriage of Figaro" UK Opera Theatre Presents "The Marriage of Figaro" http://weku.fm/post/uk-opera-theatre-presents-marriage-figaro <p>While the University of Kentucky is probably best known nationally for its basketball program, an argument can be made that its opera program isn't that far behind Wildcat basketball in terms of national recognition and recruitment of students.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 16:23:54 +0000 Roger Duvall 41236 at http://weku.fm UK Opera Theatre Presents "The Marriage of Figaro" UK Dedicates Patient Care Pavilion http://weku.fm/post/uk-dedicates-patient-care-pavilion <p><span class="article-content"><span>With the snips of several ceremonial scissors, a host of local, state, and federal dignitaries on Sunday, helped the University of Kentucky officially dedicate the new 12-story Patient Care Pavilion at UK Hospital. Alan Lytle has the story. Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear says UK&#39;s new facility marks a significant milestone in healthcare for the Commonwealth.</span></span> Mon, 16 May 2011 13:59:29 +0000 Alan Lytle, Kentucky Public Radio 3832 at http://weku.fm UK Dedicates Hospital Sunday http://weku.fm/post/uk-dedicates-hospital-sunday <p>The man most responsible for building a new hospital at the University of Kentucky says the facility&rsquo;s ready for its &ldquo;close up&rdquo; this weekend. The one-point-two million square foot facility includes two patient-care floors with 128 intensive care and acute care beds.&nbsp; Vice president for Health Affairs Michael Karpf says the new facility is much more adaptable than the old hospital. Fri, 13 May 2011 19:18:58 +0000 Alan Lytle, Kentucky Public Radio 3696 at http://weku.fm