university of kentucky http://wkms.org en Kentucky Higher Ed and Equine Advocates Support Immigration Reform http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-higher-ed-and-equine-advocates-support-immigration-reform <p style="margin-bottom: 0px; font-family: Calibri, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: normal;">University of Kentucky officials participated in the "Day of Action," saying the school is&nbsp;interested in immigration reforms to impact both teachers and students from other countries.&nbsp; UK Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences Mark&nbsp;Kornbluh&nbsp;says professors are required to return home as a way to continue their teaching profession here in the U.S.&nbsp; "We need a way for these employees to be able to revalidate their visas to stay here, not always have to leave the country to do this and to transition to being here a longer period of time," said&nbsp;Kornbluh.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 0px; font-family: Calibri, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: normal;">&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 11:47:57 +0000 Stu Johnson (KPR) 41963 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Higher Ed and Equine Advocates Support Immigration Reform UK Launching Clinical Alzheimer's Study http://wkms.org/post/uk-launching-clinical-alzheimers-study <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The&nbsp;University&nbsp;of&nbsp;Kentucky&nbsp;is about to launch a clinical study&nbsp;that tests an&nbsp;existing medication&nbsp;as a treatment for Alzheimer Disease.</span></p><p>Researchers at&nbsp;UK’s&nbsp;Alzheimer&nbsp;Disease Center&nbsp;think a&nbsp;cholesterol-lowering&nbsp;class of drugs known as fibrates&nbsp;can also prevent&nbsp;the deadly dementia related ailment.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 03 Dec 2013 22:00:04 +0000 Stu Johnson (KPR) 37059 at http://wkms.org UK Launching Clinical Alzheimer's Study Experimental Treatment Offers Hope To Parkinson's Patients http://wkms.org/post/experimental-treatment-offers-hope-parkinsons-patients <p>A team of doctors at the&nbsp;University&nbsp;of Kentucky&nbsp;will&nbsp;investigate new treatments for&nbsp;patients with Parkinson’s disease.&nbsp;&nbsp; It&nbsp;potentially could reverse the brain damage done by&nbsp;Parkinson’s.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 18 Nov 2013 22:27:03 +0000 Stu Johnson (KPR) 36676 at http://wkms.org Experimental Treatment Offers Hope To Parkinson's Patients KCTCS President Announces 2015 Retirement http://wkms.org/post/kctcs-president-announces-2015-retirement <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Dr. Michael B. McCall, the founding president of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System, announced his retirement Friday from the system he created and led for 16 years.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 19:39:57 +0000 Rob Canning 36612 at http://wkms.org KCTCS President Announces 2015 Retirement UK Healthcare receives NCI designation http://wkms.org/post/uk-healthcare-receives-nci-designation <p>The University of Kentucky’s Markey Cancer Center reached a long-sought after milestone Friday, with officials announcing the center has been granted National Cancer Center Institute cancer center status.&nbsp; Despite being ranked at or near the top nationally for a multitude of cancers, Kentucky has been one of 16 states without an NCI-designated facility.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 13:35:13 +0000 Josh James (KPR) 33073 at http://wkms.org UK Healthcare receives NCI designation University of Kentucky Partnering to Establish Education Center http://wkms.org/post/university-kentucky-partnering-establish-education-center <p></p><p>The University of Kentucky is partnering with two non-profit foundations to establish the National Center for Innovation in Education. With a focus on college and career readiness, the center will assist states in implementing the Common Core standards and helping students learn on a deeper level. Fri, 08 Feb 2013 21:29:54 +0000 Brenna Angel (KPR) 27844 at http://wkms.org University of Kentucky Partnering to Establish Education Center Data Released From Comprehensive Survey of Kentucky's Horses http://wkms.org/post/data-released-comprehensive-survey-kentuckys-horses <p></p><p>Kentucky is home to around 242,400 horses, according to new data released from a statewide survey. From June to October of last year, researchers with the National Agricultural Statistics Service counted equines across the state, ranging from thoroughbreds at large farms to ponies in people’s backyards. Wed, 23 Jan 2013 21:23:04 +0000 Brenna Angel (KPR) 27134 at http://wkms.org Data Released From Comprehensive Survey of Kentucky's Horses General Assembly Moves to Approve University Upgrades http://wkms.org/post/general-assembly-moves-approve-university-upgrades <p></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); margin: 0px 0px 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Renovations to the University of Kentucky's football stadium and the University of Louisville are among the projects that will benefit from a bipartisan General Assembly agreement is allowing state universities to use their own ability to issue bonds for capital projects.</p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); margin: 0px 0px 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;"> Thu, 10 Jan 2013 19:11:02 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 26636 at http://wkms.org General Assembly Moves to Approve University Upgrades Kentucky Digital Library Offers Portal to the Past http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-digital-library-offers-portal-past <p></p><p></p><p>Are you looking for antique postcards? Want to read a Kentucky newspaper from 1911? Want to hear a 1971 interview with University of Kentucky basketball coach Adolph Rupp? &nbsp;Looking for an early 20<sup>th</sup> Century map of Cadiz? It’s all in the Kentucky Digital Library, a web portal to the commonwealth’s archives. Tue, 20 Nov 2012 18:30:00 +0000 Angela Hatton 24723 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Digital Library Offers Portal to the Past UK Reconsidering Campus Alcohol Policy http://wkms.org/post/uk-reconsidering-campus-alcohol-policy <p>With lingering concerns about the University of Kentucky's alcohol policy coming to light in recent meetings between UK and surrounding neighborhoods, UK President Eli Capilouto says he's willing to reexamine the rules, which banned alcohol on campus 14 years ago. Wed, 19 Sep 2012 20:49:31 +0000 Josh James (KPR) 22295 at http://wkms.org UK Reconsidering Campus Alcohol Policy