UK Social Work Alumnus is a CNN Hero

Jamyle Cannon is a graduate of the UK College of Social Work, founder of the non-profit The Bloc, and a CNN Hero. A native of Lexington, Ky., Cannon inspires young students at his Chicago-based boxing... Read More


  • New Lab Addresses Mental Health, Wellness Among Military Population 10/07/2019
    Every day, men and women across the nation choose to serve ⁠— together, they vow to protect our freedom at any cost. This selfless act is not lost upon Chris Flaherty, who serves as director of the new Military Behavioral Health Lab in the UK College of Social Work.
  • UK College of Social Work Awarded $2 Million to Support Families Battling Substance Use 09/17/2019
    The College of Social Work (CoSW) has been awarded $2.6 million to support Kentucky families struggling with substance use. More specifically, the CoSW will oversee the Kentucky Sobriety Treatment and Recovery Team. The program, which provides child welfare-based intervention, aims to help parents achieve lasting recovery and provide a stable home.
  • New School Year Also Means New Academic Leadership 09/09/2019
    At Saturday’s UK football game, new deans and interim deans were spotlighted and honored as a showcase of academic leadership and talent at the University of Kentucky. Before each home game, UK honors students, faculty and staff who are demonstrating what is “Wildly Possible” at the University of Kentucky.
  • UK Social Work Awarded $1 Million in Federal Dollars to Combat Opioid Crisis 08/27/2019
    The UK College of Social Work (CoSW) will share in close to $1 billion in federal grants aimed at combating the nation's opioid epidemic. More specifically, the COSW will receive $1.3 million from the Opioid Workforce Expansion Program. The three-year grant will support a project titled, "Building Substance Use Disorder Workforce Capacity in the Appalachia […]
  • UK College of Pharmacy Hosting Symposium on Substance Use Disorder Therapeutics 08/26/2019
    The University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy will host its 10th annual Therapeutics, Outcomes, Discovery & Delivery (TODD) Symposium from 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019, in room 124 of the Lee T. Todd, Jr. Building. The TODD Symposium will discuss the development of substance use disorder therapeutics from prevention to […]
  • How to Navigate the Mental Health Conversation With Your College Student 08/23/2019
    Mental health and wellness remain a priority for the University of Kentucky. In an effort to help students and parents adjust during the fall semester, UKNow enlisted the help of our experts ⁠— Julie Cerel and Mary Bolin.
  • UK Women’s Forum Board Wants to Hear From You 08/05/2019
    The 2019-20 Women's Forum invites the university community to provide input for programming in the upcoming year.
  • Ticket Information for 'A Conversation with Trevor Noah' Now Available 07/15/2019
    Tickets are free to UK students and employees with a valid UK ID, and are required for entry. Students may obtain tickets beginning 9 a.m. today (July 15). Tickets will be available to employees beginning July 29 and the public Aug. 5
  • UK Alumni Association Announces Service Awards 07/03/2019
    UK Alumni Association annually presents Distinguished Service Awards and the Joseph T. Burch Young Alumni Award to honor and recognize those who have devoted a great deal to UK, its students and the Alumni Association.
  • UK Alum Named CNN Hero for Helping Chicago Youth 'Fight for Success' 07/03/2019
    A University of Kentucky alumnus is receiving national attention for his efforts to help at-risk youth in Chicago, Illinois.