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University of Kentucky to hold 29th annual Economic Outlook Conference Feb. 6 at Gatton College

By Carl Nathe Special to KyForward Will the bullish stock market of the past year continue throughout the rest of 2018? Is the outlook positive or negative for Kentucky’s economy? What impacts will the newly enacted federal tax policy have on government spending? Questions like these and many more will be addressed by a panel of experts on Tuesday, Feb. 6, as the University of Kentucky hosts the...

Henry Clay Center for Statesmanship adds three new members to board of directors

The Henry Clay Center for Statesmanship, an innovative non-profit dedicated to educating a new generation of leaders in the essential skills of negotiation, dialogue, and compromise, announced Tuesday that three new leaders, Dr. Merl Hackbart, Charlie Grizzle, and Bob Babbage, have joined its board of directors. “The Henry Clay Center for Statesmanship believes our mission is more relevant than ever,...

Henry Clay Congress convenes at UK’s Martin School of Public Policy

In the coming week, college seniors from across the nation will travel to the University of Kentucky to participate in a weeklong program hosted by UK’s Martin School of Public Policy and Administration in conjunction with the Henry Clay Center for Statesmanship (HCCS). The HCCS works to impart the skills of public dialogue and leadership to bring about change in an increasingly polarizing environment....

A Class of Its Own: Research shows Lexington has evolved from a ‘college town’ into a ‘university city’

By Jenny Wells and Whitney Harder Special to KyForward The city of Lexington and the University of Kentucky are intertwined, but a recent discovery proves it’s much more than a partnership — it’s a new species of community. Lexington has evolved from a “college town” into a “university city,” according to new research by Scott Shapiro, senior adviser to Mayor Jim...