Over the past week the University of Kentucky celebrated the sesquicentennial of the institution. One hundred and fifty years after its founding, campus played host to a series of events including addresses by leaders in higher education, a student celebration, and a reception for faculty and staff. Below are photos and video to help readers experience the excitement of this special time at UK.
|The Sesquicentennial celebration kicked off with a convocation|
of the UK community.
|UK Alumnus and Chancellor of the University of Maryland system |
William E. "Brit" Kirwan gave the convocation address.
|A special cake formed the centerpiece of the |
celebration at the Student Center.
|President Emeritus of the University of California|
Mark G. Yudof delivered the Sesquicentennial Lecture.
|Faculty and staff celebrated at the UK Libraries|
Special Collections Research Center.