Fri September 5, 2014
Health and Welfare

UK "Teal-gaters" Aim to Raise Awareness About Ovarian Cancer


Ovarian cancer awareness will be highlighted in Lexington this weekend. A "teal-gate" event will take place Saturday in the Markey Cancer Center's Whitney Henderson parking lot, just prior to the University of Kentucky football game. Teal is the color associated with ovarian cancer awareness campaigns. 

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Tue September 2, 2014
Business and the Economy

UK and Aramark Partner to Boost Sustainable Ag in Kentucky



Kentucky farmers will likely benefit from the affiliation between the University of Kentucky and food delivery giant Aramark. 

Officials announced Tuesday a new project within the public-private partnership.

The "Food Connection" initiative at UK is backed by a $5 million investment by Aramark.  Officials say $1 million will be set aside to endow undergraduate and graduate internship and fellowships and $250,000 annually will be spread over 15 years for staff, programming, and research grants.

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Fri August 15, 2014

UK Proposing Two Roundabouts for Busy Stretch of Alumni Drive in Lexington


The University of Kentucky is proposing major changes be made to a busy Lexington road.

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Tue April 8, 2014

Disappointed Fans Act Out Frustrations After UK Loss in NCAA Championship Game

Fans gathered outside bars on Lexington's South Limestone Street when they couldn't get in to watch the NCAA Championship game
Credit John Hingsbergen

The UK Wildcats will have to settle for second place this year.  Fans gathered wherever they could cluster around big screen TVs for the NCAA Men’s Championship game.

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Fri September 28, 2012
Arts Weekly

UK Opera Theatre stages Phantom of the Opera

Since its debut 24 years ago, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “The Phantom of the Opera” has been Broadway’s longest-running and highest-grossing production ever.  Since 1988, over 12 and a half million people have seen the productions in New York City.  And that number does not include audiences who’ve seen the eight productions on tour around the world. 

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Fri May 20, 2011
Eastern and Central Kentucky

Animal Diagnostics to a New Level


The University of Kentucky’s new Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory is better prepared now to tackle the next ‘surprise’ disease in animal agriculture.  A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Friday at the renovated lab in Lexington.

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