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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

Apr 18, 2017 12:02 PM Business

Hemp field

Photo by Drew Purcell

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

Apr 6, 2017 1:15 PM 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

Mar 28, 2017 11:33 AM 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

Feb 27, 2017 2:05 PM 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

Feb 27, 2017 5:01 AM Business

BL cover Jan 2017

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

Dec 21, 2016 10:40 PM 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

Dec 15, 2016 4:10 PM Business

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

Dec 13, 2016 12:00 PM 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

Nov 16, 2016 3:32 PM Business

Lexington is celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week from Nov. 14-20, with a host of events scheduled to highlight the strength and opportunity of the local entrepreneurial community. more

Nov 15, 2016 2:31 PM Business

Lachin Hatemi didn’t start out to shake up the financial industry. Now the Lexington-based doctor is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to consider Lachin Hatemi v. M&T Bank Corporation. more

Sep 22, 2016 9:27 AM Business

Dr. Michael Karpf has announced his plan to retire as UK's executive vice president for health affairs in 2017. more

Sep 20, 2016 11:08 AM Business

The fourth annual Supplier Diversity Fair, sponsored by the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) and the University of Kentucky, will be held on October 12, from 1 to 4 p.m., at the Frankfort Convention Center. more

Sep 12, 2016 12:18 PM Business

Kentucky’s nascent industrial hemp industry took an important step forward Wednesday with the announcement of a major public-partnership. The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment and Winchester-based hemp proce more

Sep 7, 2016 3:53 PM Business

UK's new four-course certificate program will give students a better understanding of how to apply the concepts of universal design across disciplines to design more useful environments and experiences for all people. more

Aug 24, 2016 2:00 PM Business

For most people, defining a hometown is an easy task – it’s the city and town you most closely identify yourself with, the place where you spent your childhood and that shaped you... more

Jun 30, 2016 6:21 PM Community

A prime retail corner on the University of Kentucky campus is set for a major renovation, with some businesses departing, two others staying on and a new high-end burger restaurant expected to dominate the strip. Coliseum Plaza,... more

Jun 23, 2016 7:04 PM Business

Illustration by Catherine NicholsWith Kentucky farmers set to begin planting under the state’s third year of hemp pilot research projects, a main industry association is hosting... more

Mar 22, 2016 3:02 PM Business

Illustration by Catherine NicholsSelect Kentucky farmers will be growing more hemp in 2016 than at any time since the federal government effectively banned the crop in the 1930s,... more

Mar 21, 2016 7:41 PM Business

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