News Archive: Community Development
Historic $100-million gift will catapult UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment
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
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.
UK launches Food as Health Alliance to boost health and wellbeing
Published on Feb. 9, 2023
The University of Kentucky has just launched a new program bringing together clinical and community research that addresses food insecurity and diet-related chronic diseases.
Food Connection helps host KY Proud CSA Week
Published on Jan. 31, 2023
The Food Connection at the University of Kentucky will help host KY Proud CSA Week Feb. 20-24.
Forest Health Conference registration now open
Published on Jan. 30, 2023
Registration is now open for the Feb. 8 Forest Health Conference.
UK interns helping students and communities through school gardens
Published on Jan. 25, 2023
University of Kentucky Department of Dietetics and Human Nutrition interns are completing their first year of working with schools’ farm-to-school programs and are finding the tasks fulfilling.
Kentucky Maple Day showcases the state's growing syrup industry
Published on Jan. 9, 2023
Kentucky maple syrup producers will open their facilities to the public Feb. 4 for the fourth annual Kentucky Maple Day.