June 27, 2019

This month, Simon shares his summer reading list, including several interesting books for summer beach reading. He also introduces several outstanding faculty and staff members who celebrate great achievements this year, discussing their research, teaching and learning – and a few things they do for fun! 




June 26, 2019

UK MBA alum and Chief Medical Officer at UK Healthcare, Dr. Phillip Chang recently accepted the Gage Award for Quality which honors successful member hospital programs that improve patient care and meets community needs.


June 17, 2019

The Gatton College of Business and Economics officially welcomes the 2019/20 One Year MBA cohort to the University of Kentucky. The collective class brings a diverse set of personal and professional experiences with a high achievement of academic excellence.


May 22, 2019

This month, Simon goes behind the scenes at UK's 2019 graduation, and introduces a number of our graduating seniors, who talk about their plans for the future, the amazing jobs they’re starting, and how Gatton has prepared them for the next steps in their careers. 


May 20, 2019

Audit, tax and advisory firm KPMG LLP has named University of Kentucky professor Jeff Payne, KPMG Professor in the Von Allmen School of Accountancy in UK’s Gatton College of Business and Economics, as the 2019 KPMG James Marwick Professor-In-Residence.


May 16, 2019

Shonta Phelps, Director of Leadership Initiatives and Living Learning Programs and Dr. Jenny Minier, Sturgill Professor; Director of the Center for Business and Economic Research, were both finalists for the Sarah Bennett Holmes Award, created by the UK Women's Forum.


May 06, 2019

University of Kentucky MBA alum Kimra H. Cole has been named President and Chief Operating Officer at Columbia Gas of Kentucky which is headquartered in Lexington, KY.


May 02, 2019

University of Kentucky MBA alum and current Chief Medical Officer at UK Healthcare, Dr. Phillip Chang, is chairing an advisory committee to fight the current opioid epidemic in Kentucky and develop the standards for the Kentucky Statewide Opioid Stewardship (KY SOS) program. The National Institute on Drug Abuse ranks Kentucky among the top 10 states with the highest opioid-related overdose deaths, and Kentucky’s hospitals are on the frontline in the fight to help the state recover.


April 29, 2019

The University of Kentucky MBA program at the Gatton College of Business and Economics is pleased to announce its first MBA in "Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation", which will be launched in the Fall of 2019. With the increased demand of MBA candidates wanting to expand their entrepreneurial skills, this new concentration will deliver the necessary skills and resources to be expand candidate's entrepreneurial capabilities in Kentucky and beyond.


April 29, 2019

This month, Dean Sheather is excited to announce the launch of our new real-time, online MBA program. Students can attend classes online from any location, in person, or both – combining the convenience of an online program with the quality and personal attention of our Professional MBA and our Professional MBA for Leaders in Healthcare.