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

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We are providing relational resources to help people, businesses, and communities work together to solve problems, develop skills, and build a better future.

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We are providing the support and infrastructure to facilitate and expedite solutions to important unanswered questions that impact agriculture, the environment and everyone.

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Join us as we build spacious teaching environments, high-tech research labs and meaningful community engagement facilities that serve the commonwealth like never before.

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Diversity and Inclusion

We are creating a welcoming and inclusive culture that allows our community to reach their highest potential. We are better, together.

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We are prioritizing unique, multidisciplinary collaborations — allowing us to discover creative solutions to issues in Kentucky and beyond.

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International Impact

We are preparing our students and graduates to be competitive in the global economy, building and nurturing relationships here and abroad.

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Events Calendar

Boone County Sunshine Day 2024

Sunshine Day 2024

A fun event for special needs youth and their families!Join us at Sunshine Day 2024! This free family event will create a softer, more calming environment at the Boone County Fair for children with...

Pest Management Field Day 2024

Pest Management Field Day 2024

Latest research and strategies in pest management!The annual Pest Management Field Day will be held on June 27 at the University of Kentucky Research and Education Center at Princeton (...

The workshop will be geared towards improving hay producers’ skills with a specific focus on the needs of horse owners. Photo by Adobe Stock.

Producing Hay for Horse Markets Workshop

An immersive, hands-on experience for hay producers!Join us for the"Producing Hay for Horse Markets: Quality Hay Takes Effort" workshop on June 27 at Judge Farms in Carlisle, Kentucky....

Kentucky Crop Scouting Competition 2024

Kentucky Crop Scouting Competition 2024

Participate in a hands-on, field scouting competition!The University of Kentucky Research and Education Center (UKREC) will host the Kentucky High School Crop Scouting Competition on July 25,...


Nancy Cox, the long-time dean of the @universityofky Martin-Gatton College of Agriculture, Food and Environment and the first-ever vice president for land-grant engagement, plans to retire in late summer. Please join us in thanking Dean Cox!

University of Kentucky Martin-Gatton 2023 Recap Video

It's been an historic year of growth and transformation @universityofkyThis incredible journey wouldn't be possible without the dedication of our exceptional alumni, faculty, staff, friends and partners — fueling our mission to improve lives across Kentucky!

Glenna Joyce is the first-ever head distiller at UK’s James B. Beam Institute for Kentucky Spirits. Photo by Matt Barton.

Congratulations to Glenna Joyce, who has been named the first Head Distiller of @beam_uky! “I’m thrilled for the opportunity to learn from the large-scale results and findings we gather,” said Joyce.

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