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University of Kentucky, Kentucky National Guard announce partnership

University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto and Major General Ed Tonini, Adjutant General for the Kentucky National Guard, signed a Memorandum of Understanding outlining a framework for a wide range of collaborative projects. “The National Guard has a unique dual mission, with both federal and state assignments,” Tonini said. “This partnership with the University of

Ribbon cutting ceremony held for new Eastern State Hospital

Governor Steve Beshear joined local leaders, state officials and representatives from University of Kentucky and UK HealthCare for a ribbon-cutting at the new Eastern State Hospital facility. The new hospital is located at UK’s Coldstream Research Campus in Lexington and will open this month. The 239-bed, approximately 300,000-square-foot replacement facility will provide a modern setting

Markey earns prestigious National Cancer Institute designation

The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center was joined by national, state and local leaders today to celebrate its designation as a National Cancer Institute cancer center. The UK Markey Cancer Center is the 68th medical center in the country to receive this prestigious designation, and is the only NCI-designated cancer center in the state

Distilleries fund alcohol education at UK, UofL

Gifts from two major Kentucky distilleries will fund and strengthen alcohol education and awareness programs at the University of Louisville and the University of Kentucky. The gifts will also help expand alcohol programming across the commonwealth. At a news conference today, the universities announced they had received a three-year gift from Beam Inc. and Brown-Forman

Ribbon cutting ceremony for new child development center at UK

WHO: Lexington Mayor Jim Gray; UK President Dr. Eli Capilouto; Dr. Michael Karpf, UK executive vice president for health affairs; and children, staff and board members with the Child Development Center of the Bluegrass.   WHAT: Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for new Child Development Center of the Bluegrass at UK