The University of Kentucky has made the Gatton College facility a leading academic priority. Given the project authorization from the state and the strong financial support from our alumni and friends, the College is moving forward with a new facility that will allow increased enrollment, more community and student study spaces, enable implementation of modern teaching methods, and enhance the identity and competitiveness of the College among its peer institutions.

UK's Healthcare Executive Leadership Program Expands  
  LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 17, 2014) – University of Kentucky Gatton College of Business and Economics and UK HealthCare are collaborating to offer the Executive Healthcare Leadership Program through the Don and Cathy Jacobs Executive Education Center (EEC), beginning Dec. 3, and continuing through May 27, 2015.

The Healthcare Executive Leadership Program has been operating for five years and boasts more than 130 graduated participants. This year’s program is expanding to include not only UK HealthCare professionals but a wide range of other health care leaders representing additional organizations.
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UK's Ziliak Co-authors Report on Children's Food Insecurity  
  Washington, D.C. (Sept. 15, 2014) - Despite an increase in federal food-assistance programs, food insecurity continues to plague millions of U.S. children. Providing better access to these programs may be a solution, according to a new report released by the Future of Children, a joint project by Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of International Affairs and the Brookings Institution.

The authors – James P. Ziliak, Gatton Endowed Chair in Microeconomics in the University of Kentucky's Gatton College of Business and Economics and director of the Center for Poverty Research, and Craig Gundersen of the University of Illinois – explain that while programs like the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) have proven successful in terms of reducing food insecurity, applying for and receiving SNAP benefits may be difficult for parents, especially those who are working or those with disabilities. Likewise, school feeding programs are sometimes incomplete, exposing children to a host of health and cognitive issues.
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