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Martin School Graduation Reception

Join us on Thursday, May 4th to celebrate our newest Martin School graduates! All students graduating this year are encouraged to attend and be recognized. We will have light refreshments and a photographer, plus a super brief program to acknowledge our graduates' achievements. Families, partners, and children are all welcome.

2023 Alumni and Friends Reception

We're hoping you can join us on the second Friday in April for evening refreshments. We will also announce our newest Distinguished Alumnus and will induct two prominent leaders into the Kentucky Public Service Hall of Fame. Friday April 14th, 5:00-8:00 PM Rosenberg Law Building, Room 397 620 S Limestone St Lexington, KY

First Undergraduate Capstone Forum

On December 2, 2022, the public policy undergraduate program hosted its first ever Capstone Forum, where five seniors presented and discussed their research projects with the Martin School community. The posters and accompanying policy briefs ranged in topic from healthcare to education to environmental policy and beyond. The five seniors who presented this fall will be joined in the spring by two more students, and the seven represent the first undergraduate graduating class from the Martin School. They are:

Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman Spends Time with Martin School Students

For those of you that missed our Alumni and Friends Breakfast event, Jacqueline Colemen spent roughly half an hour with Martin School students discussing the public policy issues facing Kentuckians today.

Former Gov. Collins, UK's Birdwhistell to Be Honored at Martin School Event

Former Kentucky Gov. Martha Layne Collins will be honored as the Kentucky Public Service Hall of Fame's newest member April 29 at a breakfast hosted by the University of Kentucky's Martin School of Public Policy and Administration.

UK Martin School and Henry Clay Center Join Forces to Promote Bipartisan Engagement

“As a public institution, UK is a place where all voices and opinions have a right to be heard, and this partnership extends our commitment to creating a respectful, safe space in which our words and actions align with our values,” said Capilouto. “By preparing our leaders of tomorrow to engage in dialogues across all perspectives, we are ensuring a productive and prosperous future for the Commonwealth and beyond.”

Frankfort Day 2020

Last Friday a group of Martin School students took a trip to Frankfort in order to learn more about the work done by different state agencies. 17 of us spent the day hearing from government employees and learning more about the ins and outs of professional life in Frankfort.

Mike Duncan 2019 Public Service Hall of Fame Inductee

A Kentuckian whose career has touched the highest levels of government and politics over the course of four decades, Robert M. (Mike) Duncan of Inez, will be inducted into the Kentucky Public Service Hall of Fame on November 22 at Spindletop Hall in Lexington.

Dr. Kim Facilitates Korean Gov't Visit to Frankfort

On September 20, 2019 The Boone National Guard Center in Frankfort hosted an annual Korean War commemoration ceremony and Dr. Kim helped bring an official from the Korean government.