Plans Approved for Martin School Move to Permanent New Home in Miller Hall

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The Martin School of Public Policy and Administration is going to have a permanent new home. University officials have given final approval for the School’s relocation from the Patterson Office Tower to historic Miller Hall, which will undergo a major renovation expected to be complete by January 2025.

Woodland Glen III renamed in honor of Stanley and Karen Pigman

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (Dec. 13, 2022) — Approved by the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees in today’s meeting, Woodland Glen III, the residence facility for students in the University of Kentucky College of Engineering’s Living Learning Program (LLP), is being renamed Pigman Hall in recognition of Stanley and Karen Pigman’s impact on the college.

Recipient Spotlight: Corrine Elliott

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By Gavin Colton

Corrine Elliott began researching at the University of Kentucky while she was still in high school through Paul Laurence Dunbar's Math, Science, and Technology Center magnet program. She became one of the earliest members of the Odom Research Group, an organic chemistry laboratory specializing in energy storage.

Cornerstone Tour

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On June 23, the Women and Philanthropy Network hosted a tour of The Cornerstone, a reimagined space on the site of the former Kennedy Book Store, at the corner of S. Limestone and Winslow Streets.

Participants toured the space and learned about Kentucky Esports and UK's Smart Campus Initiative. 

Watch the video below.

Q&A with Jill Smith

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Jill Smith is the executive director of the University of Kentucky Alumni Association. She earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing and management in 2005 from the UK Gatton College of Business and Economics and a master’s degree in career and technical education from the UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment in 2011. 

Where did you grow up and where is your home now?

Paducah, Kentucky is my hometown. I now live in Lexington. I came to UK as a student in the fall of 2001 and never left!

Heyburn Initiative Gift Strengthens UK Libraries’ Mission to Document, Preserve Kentucky History

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By Shanna Wilbur and MiKayla Carter


Thanks to the generous support of a $2 million gift from the John G Heyburn II Initiative for Excellence in the Federal Judiciary, founded and directed by Dr. Martha Heyburn, M.D., University of Kentucky Libraries has established a faculty chair position to oversee and expand the library system’s collaboration with the Heyburn Initiative.