Tom Godell

General Manager

Tom Godell has been the General Manager of WUKY since April 2004. Earlier in his career he served as Senior Producer with WBHM in Birmingham AL, Program Director of WLRH in Huntsville AL, and Associate Director of Broadcasting for Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. He is a dog lover, cycling enthusiast, second baseman (willing to play anytime, anywhere), and music fanatic. His writings on music have appeared in the American Record Guide, Fanfare magazine, the All Music Guide, and RCA Records.

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UK Perspectives
12:12 pm
Mon October 7, 2013

Gatton College Reimagined

Tower entrance view of the new Gatton College

A conversation with David Blackwell, Dean of the Gatton College of Business and Economics.

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UK Perspectives
11:16 am
Tue October 1, 2013

Federal Budget Battles Could Affect UK Research

LEXINGTON, Ky. - UK President Dr. Eli Capilouto discusses the impact of the ongoing budget battles in Washington on research at the University of Kentucky.

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UK Perspectives
10:20 am
Fri September 27, 2013

UK Theatre Preview

LEXINGTON, Ky. - UK Theatre’s new season brings an array of zombies, spirits and ghosts to the stage. We present a spooky preview with Theatre Department Chair Nancy Jones and director Russell Henderson. The complete season schedule is available at http://finearts.uky.edu/theatre/current-season.

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UK Perspectives
1:29 pm
Tue September 17, 2013

Ada Limón

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Guest host Julie Wrinn speaks with nationally renowned poet Ada Limón, one of this year's judges of the National Book Award in poetry. Limón's free public reading at this year's Kentucky Women Writers Conference (7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, at the Carnegie Center) will mark her debut in Lexington. She will also present a workshop on poetry and essays for conference registrants.

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UK Perspectives
6:24 pm
Thu September 5, 2013

E.G.O.: The Passions Of Eugene Gladstone O'Neill

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Guest host Julie Wrinn, Director of the Kentucky Women Writers Conference, speaks with Kathi E.B. Ellis. Later this month, Ellis will direct eight performances of E.G.O.: The Passions of Eugene Gladstone O’Neill by  Jo Morello, winner of this year’s Prize for Women Playwrights.

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UK Perspectives
1:24 pm
Thu August 29, 2013

The Unghosting Of Medgar Evers

LEXINGTON, Ky. - DeBraun Thomas discusses his new one hour radio production “The Unghosting of Medgar Evers”.

For more information on The Unghosting of Medgar Evers, visit the official program page.

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UK Perspectives
1:45 pm
Wed August 14, 2013

Welcoming UK's New Provost

Credit Josh James

LEXINGTON, Ky. - This week we meet Dr. Christine Riordan, who became the new Provost at UK on August 1st.

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UK Perspectives
1:43 pm
Wed August 7, 2013

Mayer Hawthorne, Pink Martini Among Acts Set To Play Singletary

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Singletary Center Director Michael Grice and Marketing Director Summer Gossett give us a preview of the 2013-14 Signature Series, which opens on September 21 with an appearance by favorite WUKY artists Mayer Hawthorne. Other performers on the docket are tap dancer Savion Glover, jazz trumpeter Arturo Sandoval, classical pianist Lang Lang, and the incomparable Pink Martini.

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UK Perspectives
3:46 pm
Thu July 25, 2013

Joint Executive MBA Program Coming To UK, U of L

LEXINGTON, Ky. - This week, we learn about the latest collaboration between UK and U of L. Gatton College Dean David Blackwell tells us about the new joint Executive MBA program that was announced at the Kentucky Chamber’s Business Summit in Louisville earlier this week. More information about the new MBA is available here.

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UK Perspectives
11:00 am
Wed July 17, 2013

Raising The Dropout Age

LEXINGTON, Ky. - We discuss the impact of raising the dropout age in Kentucky to 18 years with Dr. Gerry Swan of UK’s College of Education.

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