sesquicentennial

A Day in the Life of a UK Student: Jan. 16 & 18, 1911

In celebration of the University of Kentucky sesquicentennial, UK Special Collections Research Center is releasing the diary entries of former student Virginia Clay McClure.

Sesquicentennial Series: A Place of Observation

Since the 1905 purchase of a $1,000 telescope UK has hosted three observatories, culminating in today's $250,000 MacAdam Student Observatory.

Sesquicentennial Stories: From Geology Professor to the College's First Dean

In celebration of the University of Kentucky's upcoming sesquicentennial in 2015, the 61st of 150 weekly installments remembers the accomplishments of Dean Arthur McQuiston Miller, for whom Miller Hall is named.

Sesquicentennial Stories: Summer School is in Session

In celebration of the University of Kentucky's upcoming sesquicentennial in 2015, the 60th of 150 weekly installments explores the evolution of UK's Summer School programming.

Sesquicentennial Stories: A Monumental Track

In celebration of the University of Kentucky's upcoming sesquicentennial in 2015, the 56th of 150 weekly installments remembers the dedication of a campus memorial to railroad development.

Sesquicentennial Stories: UK's 'New' Dorm

In celebration of the University of Kentucky's upcoming sesquicentennial in 2015, the 55th of 150 weekly installments remembers Neville Hall, the fifth building constructed at the institution.

Sesquicentennial Stories: Storm Cat

In celebration of the University of Kentucky's upcoming sesquicentennial in 2015, the 54th of 150 weekly installments remembers the life of the legendary stallion, Storm Cat, who is the subject of a popular piece of art at the university.

Sesquicentennial Stories: Class Wars

In celebration of the University of Kentucky's upcoming sesquicentennial in 2015, the 53rd of 150 weekly installments remembers the tradition of class competitions at the institution, including popular tug of war battles.

Sesquicentennial Stories: How to Act Like a Lady

In celebration of the University of Kentucky's upcoming sesquicentennial in 2015, the 52nd of 150 weekly installments chronicles a set of rules and guidelines of proper behavior given to women at the institution in 1918.

Sesquicentennial Series: From Desegregation to Distinguished Alum

In celebration of the University of Kentucky's upcoming sesquicentennial in 2015, the 46th of 150 weekly installments remembers the accomplishments of integration pioneer Doris Wilkinson, one of the first African Americans to participate in the integration of UK after the Supreme Court declared public school segregation illegal.

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