UK Perspectives


This week on UK Perspectives guest host Alan Lytle talks with UK President Eli Capilouto.  He shares his thoughts on recent demonstrations and incidents of racism at college campuses across the country and talks about UK's commitment to diversity.

UK Perspectives: Wayne Koestenbaum

Nov 13, 2015

This week on UK Perspectives Tom Godell talks with New York poet, essayist and painter Wayne Koestenbaum.  He's on campus for an exhibition of his art and a conversation with UK Art Museum Director Stuart Horodner on Friday, November 13 at 6:30 pm in the Whitehall Classroom Building at UK.

Koestenbaum will also be reading his poetry at the People’s Bank at 343 South Broadway on Saturday November 14 at 2 pm. And his art will be on display at the UK Art Museum through December 18, 2015.

Veterans Honored, Recognized At UK Ceremony

Nov 11, 2015
Alan Lytle

The University of Kentucky observed Veterans Day with a ceremony in front of the Main Building.

This week on UK Perspectives guest host Alan Lytle talks with UK Veterans' Resource Center Coordinator Anthony Dotson about the range of services offered to non-traditional students with military backgrounds.

The Hive at UK

This week guest host Alan Lytle interviews doctoral students Dara Vance and Cody Foster about the UK History Department's new podcast series, Long Story Short - A Brief History of History.

UK Perspectives: The Story Behind WBKY In Beattyville

Oct 14, 2015
UK Special Collections

WUKY turns 75 this week.  To celebrate the occasion Doug Boyd from the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History and guest host Alan Lytle discuss the origin story for the radio station now known as WUKY, which began as WBKY, an ambitious community radio experiment in the town of Beattyville in Eastern Kentucky.


This week guest host Alan Lytle talks with Matt Gibson, marketing and ticketing manager with UK's Singletary Center for the Arts about the upcoming 2015-16 Signature Series.


This week on UK Perspectives guest host Alan Lytle talks campus safety with UK Police Chief Joe Monroe.  Topics include building relationships with students, sexual assault awareness, changes to the university's on-campus alcohol policy, body cameras, and more.

Hall Of Fame Journalist Previews Fancy Farm 2015

Jul 30, 2015
Associated Press

The first Saturday in August marks the unofficial start of the political campaign season in the commonwealth with the Fancy Farm Picnic at Saint Jerome's Parish in Graves County in far Western Kentucky.  WUKY Political blogger and Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame member Ken Kurtz provides a preview of the event on this week's UK Perspectives.

This week on UK Perspectives guest host Alan Lytle chats with Jeff and Jeanne Suchanek, authors of Star Spangled Hearts - American Women Veterans Of World War II.   The book shines the spotlight on the more than 250,000 American women who volunteered for military service during the war.