UK Perspectives

Tom Godell interviews leading faculty, staff and students at the University of Kentucky. Topics range from the fine arts, to cutting edge scientific research, medicine, and sports. New UK President Dr. Eli Capilouto is a regular guest on the program.

To promote sustainability at UK, the President’s Sustainability Advisory Committee awarded $100,000 to seven campus teams earlier this month. UK Sustainability Coordinator Shane Tedder and Suzette Walling of the Tracy Farmer Institute discuss these seven projects and their impact on campus and the Lexington community. More information is available at sustainability.uky.edu/challengegrants.

This week we eavesdrop on a conversation between UK African American Studies professor DaMaris Hill and her student Nathan Moore. Under discussion is a recent anthology that showcases multiculturalism and characters of color – Mothership: Tales from Afrofuturism & Beyond edited by Bill Campbell and Edward Austin Hall.

UK Special Collections

Megan Mummey, a collections management archivist at the University of Kentucky, discusses a history of hemp exhibit at the Margaret I. King Library.

New Book On Belle Brezing Penned By Maryjean Wall

Nov 12, 2014

UK History instructor Maryjean Wall has authored a new book on one of Lexington's most colorful, historical characters.

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The Women & Philanthropy Network at UK has distributed nearly $1 million in grants to students and programs at the University.

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WUKY is preparing to host the final Lexington mayoral forum before the election - but unlike other debates, all the questions will be coming from voters.

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This week, we talk with Robert Smith of NPR's Planet Money, who is co-hosting Family Matters: Your Financial Lifetime at UK's Singletary Center on Oct. 16.

Keeping Campus Litter-Free

Oct 2, 2014

Pick It Up and get caught blue-handed!

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UK Senior Nathan Moore spent this past summer in New York City as a Schomburg Mellon Fellow. He tells of his experience there and his continued studies of African American literature and slave narratives.

Kentucky Women Writers Conference: Lisa Williams

Sep 3, 2014

This week, a conversation with poet Lisa Williams, who will be taking part in the Kentucky Women Writers Conference.

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