The University of Kentucky’s Memorial Hall was built in 1929 in memory of those who died in World War I.
The University of Kentucky is engaged in more than $2 billion in campus construction, much of it paid for with private dollars or in partnership.
The University of Kentucky is one of only eight institutions with the full range of liberal arts, medical and professional programs and colleges on one campus.
DanceBlue at the University of Kentucky is a yearlong fundraising effort that benefits For The Kids!
University of Kentucky Libraries boast among the largest book endowments of any public library system in the country.
Points of Pride
Kentucky is one of only eight institutions in the country with the full complement of liberal arts, engineering, professional, agricultural and medical colleges and disciplines on one contiguous campus.
Kentucky’s Albert B. Chandler Hospital has been the No. 1 hospital in the state and the Bluegrass Region for five consecutive years, according to U.S. News & World Report.
For the fourth consecutive year, Kentucky has been awarded the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) and Diversity Champion Awards from Insight into Diversity magazine.
Kentucky was selected by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to receive more than $87 million for research leading to a reduction in opioid overdose deaths in the state.
Kentucky is one of only three universities Apple, Inc. is collaborating with on a Smart Campus strategy to better leverage technology in new and innovative ways.