News Archive: Community Development
Tree Week brings people and nature together
Published on Sep. 18, 2023
The sixth-annual Tree Week celebrates greenspaces that surround us.
Sharon Stone receives 2023 Bill Best Award, recognizing community commitment
Published on Sep. 8, 2023
The Bill Best Award celebrates individuals who go above and beyond to support their communities and promote sustainable food systems.
Brownfield Bootcamp Workshop empowers local communities
Published on Aug. 3, 2023
With the help of the Brownfield Bootcamp, citizens can gain insights into how to catalyze local transformation and growth.
Kentucky Cooperative Extension launches community survey to better serve all Kentuckians
Published on Aug. 1, 2023
UK Cooperative Extension seeks community feedback to plan ways to serve the commonwealth
University of Kentucky student awarded prestigious La Caixa Foundation fellowship
Published on Jul. 13, 2023
The highly competitive fellowship selection process drew 1,042 applicants vying for the honor.
Historic $100-million gift will catapult UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment
Published on May. 25, 2023
Gatton’s impact on the University of Kentucky exceeds $180 million. He is the university’s single largest donor.
Students design sustainable landscape architecture solutions for tornado-ravaged town
Published on May. 12, 2023
After a devastating tornado ripped through Mayfield, Kentucky in 2021, the community was left reeling.
Kentucky small business celebration honors award-winning entrepreneurs
Published on May. 9, 2023
This event coincides with 2023 National Small Business Week
Conservation takes center stage in UK spring workshops
Published on Mar. 27, 2023
Farmers and landowners can use conservation practices to manage their land to reduce nutrient waterway pollution.
Partnership will increase funding awareness and support access for Kentucky brownfields
Sarah Frank Bowker
Published on Feb. 14, 2023
Brownfields are abandoned or underused properties where contamination may hinder redevelopment, expansion or reuse.