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.

Capilouto Reflects On Record-Setting Year

May 6, 2015
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This week on UK Perspectives University of Kentucky President Dr. Eli Capilouto talks about the end of the academic year, the graduation ceremonies taking place on Saturday and the continued transformation of the campus.

A Celebration 150 Years In The Making

Feb 18, 2015
University of Kentucky

This week on UK Perspectives we talk to Deirdre Scaggs, Co-Chair of the UK Sesquicentennial Committee, about the university's week-long 150th anniversary celebration.

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Next week, the University of Kentucky's Martin Luther King Center will host a screening of Dear White People, a 2014 film that follows several African-American students and how they fit in at a mostly white university.  For this week's UK Perspectives, Chase Cavanaugh sat down with the center's director, Kahlil Baker, to discuss the movie and how it touches on race. 

This week on UK Perspectives we discuss a new companion website for the university's new Rooted In Our Communities Appalachia initiative.  Special guest is Mallory Powell, communications director for the UK center for clinical and translational science, who will serve as the site's curator.

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This week UK Perspectives visits with President Eli Capilouto about the new "Rooted in our Communities" Appalachian initiative recently undertaken by the school.

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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.

UK Perspectives: Baseball Coach Gary Henderson

Aug 24, 2012

LEXINGTON, Ky.  - In this week's edition of UK Perspectives, guest host Alan Lytle talks with UK Baseball Coach Gary Henderson.  The 2012 SEC Coach Of The Year discusses the history-making past season and looks ahead toward next spring.