Chase Cavanaugh


Chase Cavanaugh first got on the air as a volunteer reader for Central Kentucky Radio Eye, a local news service for the visually impaired.  He began reporting for WUKY in February 2012, after receiving his Master’s degree from the University of Kentucky’s Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce. 

Cavanaugh’s interest in politics, economics, and foreign affairs has deep roots.  He grew up in a Foreign Service family living around the world, received his Bachelor’s degree in political science from Notre Dame, studied French at Middlebury, and spent a year in Paris at Sciences Po. 

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Students from across the country are attending the National Conference on Undergraduate Research at the University of Kentucky.

The University of Kentucky is hosting this year’s National Conference for Undergraduate Research.  The event is an opportunity for students across the country to show off their scholarly works.  Undergraduate Research Director Diane Snow says this year’s conference has reached several milestones. 

"We’re really excited to be hosting this event now for the second time.  We hosted it once in 2001, but at that time it was a bit smaller.  We now have 4200 participants and it’s the largest NCUR that has existed to date," she said.  

Autism awareness is the subject of Light it Up Blue, an event taking place at the University of Kentucky Wednesday.

Pulitzer-winning columnist Ellen Goodman delivered the Keynote at UK’s Conference on Economic and Political Inequality Thursday. 

The University of Kentucky will host a sneak peak for the fourth episode of Civil War: The Untold Story.

The University of Kentucky held a lecture on the legal use of military force Monday.

The University of Kentucky will hold a lecture on the legality of military force Monday.

Bluegrass Greensource held its fifth annual "Go Green , Save Green Workshop" Thursday.

A UK grad is back after a Peace Corps assignment to Ukraine.  She talks about her experience with WUKY's Chase Cavanaugh.

Preliminary details have emerged about  a major Lexington music event.  Reporter Chase Cavanaugh has the details.