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
11:22 am
Mon June 17, 2013

MOOCs Explained

LEXINGTON, Ky. - What’s a MOOC? It’s a Massive Open Online Course—and UK will begin offering its first MOOC (a free chemistry course) in January 2014. Here to explain how MOOCs work and how they fit into the UK curriculum is Dr. Vince Kellen, UK’s Senior Vice Provost.

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UK Perspectives
3:08 pm
Tue May 14, 2013

Kentucky Women Writers Conference

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The 35th annual Women Writers Conference will bring acclaimed writers from around the nation to Lexington’s Carnegie Center on September 20th & 21st. Tickets have just gone on sale and there’s a preview party on Saturday May 18th at the Morris Bookshop. Conference Director Julie Wrinn provides us with this preview.

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UK Perspectives
2:36 pm
Thu May 2, 2013

Disaster Communication

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Dean Dan O’Hair of UK’s College of Communication and Information recently participated in a Congressional briefing on disaster communication. He provides us with a summary of his presentation and assesses the lessons learned from the recent events in Newtown, Boston and West, Texas.

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UK Perspectives
2:50 pm
Thu April 25, 2013

The Kentucky BBQ Book

LEXINGTON, Ky. -  Where can you find the best barbeque in Kentucky? It’s all contained in a tasty new volume from University Press of Kentucky titled The Kentucky BBQ Book by Wes Berry. We meet the author and learn about some of the state’s most unusual barbeque restaurants.

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UK Perspectives
10:57 am
Tue April 16, 2013

Frank X Walker

Frank X Walker
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LEXINGTON, Ky. - A conversation with Kentucky’s new Poet Laureate, Frank X Walker.

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UK Perspectives
4:07 pm
Tue April 9, 2013

A Taste of Africa

LEXINGTON, Ky. - A Taste of Africa comes to the UK Student Center Ballroom on Friday April 12 at 6 pm. Here with a preview are Mirna Azer and Christian Sterling of the UK African Student Association.

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UK Perspectives
3:22 pm
Fri March 29, 2013

A Visit To The Arboretum

LEXINGTON, Ky. - A visit to the UK Arboretum with UK Extension professor Dr. Richard E. Durham and answers to your questions about spring vegetable and flower gardening.

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UK Perspectives
1:25 pm
Tue March 26, 2013

Climate Change Forum

LEXINGTON, Ky. - An unusual climate change forum has been scheduled for Thursday April 4th at 7 pm in the UK Student Center Ballroom. The focus will be on values, national security and free enterprise. UK Extension Professor Paul Vincelli provides us with a preview.

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UK Perspectives
11:03 am
Thu March 21, 2013

Presentation U

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Deanna Sellnow, co-chair of UK’s QEP (Quality Enhancement Plan) committee tells us of a new project at UK called Presentation U which will help students improve their communication skills. For an excellent example, watch the video at http://www.uky.edu/presentationu/.

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UK Perspectives
4:15 pm
Wed March 13, 2013

National Center for Innovation

LEXINGTON, Ky. -A new National Center for Innovation in Education has been created at UK. Center Director Gene Wilhoit discusses his goals for the Center, STEM, STEAM, and the dropout crisis.

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