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University of Kentucky to develop master plan aimed at creating more diverse, equitable campus

Meg Mills University of Kentucky How can the look and layout of a campus make a community more diverse, just and equitable? That’s the central question being grappled with by a multidisciplinary project team that is part of the University of Kentucky’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion effort — a comprehensive campus-wide initiative, designed to foster a community at UK committed to acceptance...

Jacob Clabes: ‘Unexpected friends’ can happen; embracing them can become unexpectedly wonderful

On Thursday morning, after finishing my hurried morning routine of rousing my three sleepy kids, preparing the day’s lunches and spiriting them off to their respective schools, I returned home and stood before my desk to begin the day. Like any other morning, the chatter of the news was on in the background as I went about my usual business. On this particular morning, an unusual solemnity interrupted...