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DanceBlue 2024 breaks record, raises $2,129,952 for the kids

Dance moves memorized and sharp. Aching feet. Voices cheering. Smiles ear to ear. Hearts filled with joy.

University of Kentucky extends confirmation deadline to May 15

The University of Kentucky is extending its confirmation deadline to May 15 for first-year incoming students who wish to enroll for the fall 2024 semester

UK Engineering student 'on track' to achieve roller coaster design dreams

Every year, millions of amusement park patrons from coast to coast and around the world stand in line — often for hours under a scorching sun — to experience the brief adrenaline-fueled, stomach-flipping thrills of roller coasters.

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Big Blue Nation Orientation is a student’s official welcome to the UK family. At BBNO, students participate in academic advising and register for their first-semester classes. Additionally, students get familiar with campus, learn about campus resources and support programs and meet lots of other new Wildcats.

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