Student Spotlight

UK Women’s Forum Announces 2021 Sarah Bennett Holmes Awardees

Four outstanding recipients who profoundly contribute to issues that affect women at the University of Kentucky and across the Commonwealth received the Sarah Bennett Holmes Award Tuesday, March 23, during a virtual awards ceremony. Christina Walker, staff winner; Hana Khamfroush, faculty winner; Mel Lesch, graduate student winner; and UK Department of Neurology's Wellness and Resiliency Committee, team winner, received the 2021 Sarah Bennett Holmes Award.

Dance Leaps Off Stage, Tours Campus

By Emma Lucas, class of 2021

COVID-19 has impacted each and every one of us in many ways, but that dedication and passion has remained. I am proud to be a part of a college that is working diligently and creatively to give students valuable opportunities in the midst of this pandemic, much like the Department of Theatre and Dance is doing with the dance concert, EchoLocation: The Mobile Tour.

CFA Community Conversations with Dr. Lori Hetzel and Tegan Miller

The UK Women’s Choir planned an event in spring of 2020 to celebrate Dr. Hetzel’s 25th Anniversary with the School of Music. Due to COVID-19 that event was cancelled. A virtual celebration was held instead during a Women's Choir rehearsal. Tegan Miller jumped at the chance to Zoom in.

Guerrilla Art, Interventions and Social Engagement students install mural near Bolivar Gallery

“We knew we wanted to do a mural project and discussed it early on in the semester. We scouted some locations that were offered to us, and continued looking. Aaron Abbott noticed this wall on Emmaline Lane on his way to school one day, and realized it was a great location for our mural and he actually knows the owner! It was really Aaron's connection to Mr.