The leaders of a movement to bring the University of Pikeville into the state college system made their case to the House Education Committee today. There was little new information revealed in the hearing, but it gave lawmakers a first-hand account of how the move would work. It also allowed proponents a chance to strike… Continue reading Stumbo Pushes Back on UPIKE Detractors
The Kentucky Space consortium is involved in a medical experiment underway aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour. Kentucky Space co-founder Kris Kimel says the shuttle’s payload includes a line of Glioblastoma cells. “Glioblastoma, of course, is one of the most deadly types of cancers and chiefly brain cancer. And we’re looking at how those kinds of… Continue reading Shuttle Mission Includes Kentucky Space Experiment
Greer died Monday after a long illness. He was an assistant professor of radio and television at Morehead State University. For many years, he was a reporter and anchor at WAVE-TV.
From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh The presidents of three public universities in Kentucky are urging lawmakers in Frankfort to spare their institutions any further budget cuts. With the state facing a projected budget shortfall exceeding $1 billion over the next biennium, university presidents say the state needs a new source of revenue. They’re… Continue reading University Presidents: Explore New Revenue Sources
The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers have advanced to the second round of the men’s NCAA basketball tournament. The 12th seeded Hilltoppers beat Number 5 seed Illinois last night, 76-72. WKU will face Gonzaga Saturday at 5:10pm in the tournament’s South Regional in Portland, Oregon. Top seeded Louisville opens tournament play this evening at 7:10 in Dayton… Continue reading NCAA: WKU Advances, Cards Play Morehead Today
The Morehead State Eagles won the play-in game of the men’s NCAA basketball tournament Tuesday in Dayton, Ohio, defeating Alabama State 58-43. Morehead State will play top-seeded Louisville Friday at 7:10pm. It will be the second meeting of the teams this season. The Cardinals won the first contest 79-41 in November at Freedom Hall. Meanwhile,… Continue reading Morehead St. Advances In NCAA; UK Wins NIT Opener