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For graduating senior Kymberley Johnson, path to career with Google went through UK

By Katie Pratt University of Kentucky University of Kentucky senior Kymberley Johnson capitalized on every opportunity she received during her four years as a college student. Her initiative and drive served her well as she will soon graduate and head to her job at Google in Colorado. Originally from Memphis, Johnson’s family moved to Union in Boone County when she was in high school. Her interest...

International students at UK have opportunity to experience Thanksgiving with traditional meal

By Katie Pratt University of Kentucky While many Americans gather around tables to share a meal on the fourth Thursday of November, Thanksgiving is not a holiday that is celebrated throughout the world. To give international students attending the University of Kentucky a chance to experience this very American holiday, students in the UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment recently planned...

UK unveiling new online master’s program for retailing and tourism management this fall

Most people who run a store or help manage a hotel will tell you it’s next to impossible to pursue a graduate degree in their field simply because they would have to quit their current job in order to return to college. A new program from University of Kentucky’s School of Human Environmental Sciences within the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment just may eliminate that roadblock. The...

Want to advance in a career in retail or tourism? UK’s CAFE to offer first online degree program this fall

Adults who want to further their career in the retail or tourism industries will soon be able to do so from home. The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment will launch its first online master’s degree program in retailing and tourism management in fall 2017. “In many cases, in order to advance in these fields you need an advanced degree,” said Scarlett Wesley, director...