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Mission to protect incoming UK student tradition: K Week continues with hybrid format this fall

By Ryan Girves University of Kentucky For more than a decade, K Week has welcomed incoming freshmen and transfer students to campus with a schedule of events designed to ease the social and academic transition to the University of Kentucky. Esteemed, “the best way to get started at UK,” K Week kicks off every student’s story. Enter COVID-19. The global pandemic has impacted every facet...

UK Facilities Management implements plan to ensure campus is ready for upcoming fall semester

By Meg Mills University of Kentucky Along with 18 other workstreams, a facilities workstream with representatives from across the University of Kentucky was created this spring to discuss ideas to prepare the campus to reopen. With those ideas, UK’s Facilities Management division has created six internal workstreams — space, campus navigation, custodial services, informational signage, building...