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Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Kristof to discuss global citizenship during UK appearance

The University of Kentucky International Center will welcome Nicholas Kristof, two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and well-known columnist with The New York Times, on Oct. 26, to discuss “A Path Appears: How Students Can Change the World.” His appearance is sponsored by the Office of the Provost, the College of Arts and Sciences, the Gatton College of Business and Economics, and the School of Journalism...

Gatton College’s Schnatter Institute hosts economist Art Laffer for tax policy discussion Thursday

By Carl Nathe Special to KyForward Tax reform discussions are taking place in our nation’s capital and in state capitals across the country, including Frankfort, Kentucky. Amid this backdrop, the Schnatter Institute at University of Kentucky’s Gatton College of Business and Economics is hosting noted economist and tax policy analyst Arthur B. “Art” Laffer as part of a 90-minute panel discussion...

UKAccel entrepreneur program graduates first class at Gatton College of Business

The University of Kentucky Von Allmen Center for Entrepreneurship (VACE) and UK’s Office of Technology Commercialization (OTC) held the first Demo Day at the Gatton College of Business and Economics with graduates from the UKAccel Program. The UKAccel program, which is managed by OTC and VACE, offers a professional development and experiential learning opportunity to UK researchers interested...

UK will celebrate official opening of new facility for school’s Gatton College of Business and Economics

Alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends of the University of Kentucky Gatton College of Business and Economics will gather to celebrate the official grand opening of the new facility this Friday, beginning at 10:30 a.m. in Gatton’s Kincaid Auditorium. The new Gatton College building is already transforming business education at UK, preparing the next generation of business leaders with advanced...

UK announces $10 million gift from Don Jacobs Sr. Charitable Foundation for science education

By Whitney Harder Special to KyForward University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto announced Tuesday a $10 million gift from The Don Jacobs Sr. Charitable Foundation to further invest in undergraduate science education. The majority of the gift — $8 million — will go toward the new academic science building that now takes the name Don & Cathy Jacobs Science Building. Another $2 million...

Beyond status quo: UK engineering graduate develops energy based strategic board game

By Carl Nathe Special to KyForward Nathan Wright has always wanted to go beyond the status quo and create, to pursue ideas and make things that nobody else has made before. Now, putting the best of his recently completed University of Kentucky Gatton College of Business and Economics MBA together with the undergraduate degree he earned from the UK College of Engineering, Wright is doing just that....