The University of Kentucky has many resources and facilities available to students and faculty including one of the best research library systems in the world, nationally ranked sports teams, campus housing with wireless Internet access, a wide variety of student organizations and events, recreational facilities and even help with finding employment and starting a career.
The facilities listed below and to the left are most relevant to students and faculty at our School.
Grehan Journalism Building
Grehan houses the School of Journalism & Telecommunications, the Department of Communication, the Office of the Dean of the College of Communications and Information Studies, the Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues, the Scripps Howard First Amendment Center, the Media Center for the Future, the Journalism MAC Labs, the Kentucky Kernel and the Kentuckian Yearbook. Faculty and andministrative offices are on the first and second floors. Classrooms and computer labs are in the basement and on the first and second floors.
Media Center for the Future
The Media Center for the Future is the College's research and production base. The Media Center has a theater, focus group and conference rooms, a digital content analysis lab, and state of the art video, audio, and print production equipment. Visit the Office of Research's Technology page for information about scheduling access to Media Center facilities as well as to find out more about other facilities and resources available at our College: Technology >>
• Video Editing Facilities: The video editing facilities contain five video editing bays each containing a PowerMac G4 running OSX and loaded with Final Cut Pro HD, iMovie 4, DVD Studio Pro 3, and the Adobe CS suite. Each bay also has a DV player/recorder connected by Firewire. These facilities are only for use by JAT students enrolled in relevant JAT courses.
• JAT News Room: This room is equipped with eight Dell Pentium III PC's running Windows 2000. Each computer includes the Microsoft Office suite and SPSS. The JAT News Room is used for video editing, data analysis, and training sessions.
• Audio Recording Studio: The Audio Lab is equipped with top-of-the-line professional audio equipment to record projects as simple as voiceovers or as complex as creating a CD for an entire band. It contains a PowerMac G4 running OSX with MOTU Digital Performer, T-Rack, and Toast. The student radio station, WRFL, uses the room for voiceovers, and researchers use the room for creating narrations.
The school also provides cameras and audio equipment. This equipment is for use only by JAT students enrolled in relevant courses, or students doing projects under direct supervision of JAT faculty members. The school's audio and video equipment may not be used for internship assignments or by outside individuals or groups.
Journalism MAC Lab
The Journalism Computer Lab hosted by System Labs is located in rooms 045, 047, 048, and 052 in the basement of the Grehan Journalism Building. The Lab, equipped with high-end multimedia design software, often serves as classrooms for Journalism, ISC, and Telecommunications classes.