It was September when she first touched a skeleton sled out of curiosity. September 2017, that is. As in ... five months ago. Before then, she had never heard of the sliding sport where an athlete hurtles head-first down a frozen track.
This month, University of Kentucky alumna Simidele "Simi" Adeagbo makes history as Nigeria’s first female skeleton athlete, Africa’s first female skeleton Olympian and the first black female skeleton Olympian.
Senior laboratory technician, Ann Freytag, hosted her long-standing annual Thanksgiving party for international students from her lab. At her home, about 30 UK students and scholars from different countries gathered to enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving meal while sharing stories and laughter, and learning from each other’s cultures.
The University of Kentucky understands how stressful life can be for Wildcats coming from another country. Nobody wants to get lost on the first day of classes or feel alone in a new environment. As you begin the adjustment process, here are a few phone applications to know about and use religiously.
Henrik Larsen takes on his first year at University of Kentucky, making new friends and experiences along the way. Through hard-work and commitment, this Wildcat is ready to contribute to the UK Rifle Team's success and pursue a degree in Architecture.