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A Tragedy; Finding Answers

Last night, our community suffered a tragic loss with the death of our student, Thomas “Lofton” Hazelwood.

Weekly Update: Vaccine Progress, Boosters and Incentives

As of yesterday, we are approaching 89 percent of our campus being partially or fully vaccinated.

United Way Campaign 2021

United Way of the Bluegrass has worked hard to provide basic needs, education and financial stability to individuals, families and entire communities across the Commonwealth for 100 years. To continue this hard work, they need our help. Please join me through October 29th, 2021, in supporting our United Way campaign with donations.

Weekly Update: Our Continued Progress

As of yesterday, we moved past 88.0 percent of our campus being partially or fully vaccinated. That means 90 percent is fully within our reach — a mark of progress and compassion that says so much about who we are and what we do.

Weekly Update: Boosters and Continued Vaccine Progress

Earlier this week, Governor Beshear expanded his recommendations for people who are eligible and wish to receive a COVID-19 vaccine booster shot. 

Our Continuing Vaccination Progress, New Steps to Continue our Momentum

We’ve sustained these increases over several weeks now – a reflection of your commitment to the health, safety and well-being of our entire community. Now, it’s time to take another step forw

UK Strategic Plan: Provide Your Input

Today, we are circulating a second draft of our proposed Strategic Plan for your review and feedback.

More Frequent Reporting, New Vaccination Numbers

Based on ongoing campus conversations, including productive discussions with our three representative groups — the Student Government Association, the Staff Senate and the University Senate — we are beginning the process today of updating our COVID-19 dashboard twice a week. 

Important Weekly Update: Vaccination Incentives and Compliance Measures for Testing

After ongoing dialogue and feedback from our elected faculty, staff and students, we are beginning two programs designed to encourage vaccinations among our employees and to ensure ongoing testing for those who choose not to become vaccinated.

Our Continued Progress with Vaccinations

President Capilouto provides a weekly campus update on the university's vaccination status.