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Diversity & Inclusion

We create a welcoming and inclusive environment that allows our faculty, staff and students to reach their highest potential. We recognize people with diverse backgrounds and experiences are essential to decision making, problem solving and innovation.

Office of Diversity

Innovative Partnerships

We prioritize unique, multidisciplinary collaborations. This approach allows us to discover creative solutions to issues in Kentucky and in the World. Our students benefit from these partnerships and enter the workforce with diverse education, research, service and real-world experiences.



From clinics to kitchens, parks to politics, our graduates are improving lives across Kentucky and beyond. Take a look at what we have to offer, and you'll find an uncommon opportunity awaits you.

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The University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service provides practical education and resources to help people, businesses, and communities work together to solve problems, develop skills, and build a better future.

Your Extension


We provide the support and infrastructure to facilitate and expedite solutions to important unanswered questions that impact agriculture, the environment and the health and well-being of society, at home and abroad.

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Transformative Research

For more than 130 years, CAFE faculty have provided research results to farmers and residents. Our researchers address challenges with agribusiness, consumers, food processing, nutrition, community development, soil and water resources, the environment and international trade. From traditional labs and research farms to high-tech diagnostic and research centers, we offer science-based, practical solutions that impact the everyday lives of Kentuckians and people around the world.

College Research

International Reach

We seek to prepare highly motivated and culturally adaptive graduates who are competitive in the global economy. We teach them to build and nurture relationships with people in Kentucky and around the world. We find opportunities and provide resources for international study, research and professional work.

International Programs Education Abroad

Wildcats helping Kentuckians. Merchandising + @UKGymnastics sophomore Bella Magnelli and many other CAFE student-athletes joined the Kentucky United Telethon which raised more than $3 million for tornado relief. Go Cats!

Today, we celebrated one of our favorite days of the year. Those who crossed the stage revealed their resilience and determination in this challenging time. You are what's wildly possible. Happy Graduation Day, Wildcats! #UKGrad

"Our hearts are broken, but not our spirits." While the physical structure that housed the UK Research and Education Center is gone, our people are safe. Learn more about the damage, ways you can get involved, and our path to rebuilding >>

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