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With a new TIF district in the works and plans for mixed-use development, UK's Coldstream Research Campus looks to build itself into an attractive hub for enterprising young professionals. more

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Slated to open summer 2019, the essentials-oriented location will be Target's first small-format store in Kentucky. more

Business

The University of Kentucky has been approved by the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council, with preliminary approval from KEDFA, to establish a mixed-use tax increment financing district within Coldstream Research Campus. more

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The University of Kentucky student-run radio station WRFL celebrates 30 years of being Lexington’s “only alternative left” more

Community

The University of Kentucky’s 29th annual Economic Outlook Conference will be held at the Lexington Convention Center from 8 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, February 6, 2018. more

Business

The award, which is sponsored by SAS, will be presented at the eighth annual Supply Chain Forum, “Transformation in Supply Chain,” on Thursday, February 22, in the Woodford Reserve Club at the University of Kentucky’s Kroger Field. more

Business

University of Kentucky Transportation Services has partnered with Zipcar to provide a new car-sharing option for UK faculty, staff and students. more

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Mark Cornelison

The new Shriners Hospitals for Children Medical Center is well positioned to serve its patients with numerous kid-friendly features and a close partnership with Kentucky Children’s Hospital. more

Business

UK’s Office of Technology Commercialization is restructured to better support and monetize innovations from the university’s research community more

Business

Small businesses in Kentucky make up 99.3 percent of the state’s employers and account for 45 percent of its private sector workforce, according to a report from the Kentucky Small Business Development Center. more

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Provided by UK Athletics

Grocery giant Kroger in deal with University of Kentucky and JMI Sports for naming rights at UK football stadium. more

Business

The University of Kentucky has been awarded an $11.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the metabolism of cancer. The grant will fund the university’s Center for Cancer and Metabolism over the next 5 years. more

Business

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Photo by Drew Purcell

As Kentucky’s expanding industrial hemp research program enters its fourth planting season, laws are changing and challenges remain. more

Business

Charter schools and their potential effects on Kentucky K-12 education will be the topic of the day at an upcoming panel discussion to be hosted by the University of Kentucky’s Gatton College of Business and Economics on March 30. more

Business

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine has announced plans to create a medical school campus in Northern Kentucky as part of an initiative to develop regional centers of medial education and boost the number of doctors across the state. more

Business

This year's DanceBlue fundraiser at the University of Kentucky, which culminated over the weekend with its 24-hour dance marathon, raised $1,785,286.96 to fight pediatric cancer. more

Business

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Cover design by Catherine Nichols

An aging population and expanding health-care sector add urgency to industry and university initiatives aimed at meeting a growing need for highly trained nurses and other care providers in Lexington and across the state. more

Business

The University of Kentucky and the Lexington Center Corporation have hashed out an agreement to keep the UK men’s basketball team at Rupp Arena through the 2033 season. more

Business

Central Bank, in collaboration with JMI Sports, has extended its contract as the Official Bank of University of Kentucky Athletics. more

Business

To improve student retention and graduation rates, University of Kentucky officials will shift the majority of its institutional financial aid from merit-based to need-based awards, starting in fall of 2017. more

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