Northern Kentucky distillery earns two awards from nation’s oldest international spirits competition

Boone County Distilling Company received high praise during the 2017 Tastings.com International Review of Spirits North American Whiskey & Cream Liqueur competition. Eighteen33, its flagship 10-year aged straight bourbon whiskey received a gold medal and a score of 93 points. White Hall Bourbon Cream also won a gold medal and a score of 91 points. The Tastings.com International Review of Spirits...

DNA testing for dogs? Scientist will discuss advances in canine genetics at U of L forum

People aren’t only interested in testing for their own ancestry these days; they are curious about their pets’ origins as well. Cornell University biomedical scientist Adam Boyko, who co-founded a dog DNA testing company, will talk Oct. 20 about “Canine Genomics: Deciphering the Past, Present and Future of Dogs” at the University of Louisville. Adam Boyko The free, public talk at noon in Room...

Eli Capilouto: Fixing broken immigration policies is a reflection of the American Dream

Last year, I had the opportunity to travel to China with a delegation from the University of Kentucky to advance several partnerships growing between UK’s colleges and departments and universities and industries in a country growing in economic importance.   One such partnership is between UK’s Center for Applied Energy Research and the world’s largest power company. During...