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.


In this episode, Josh James chats with University of Kentucky associate professor of anatomy and neurobiology Andrew Deane about his role in examining newly discovered fossils in South Africa that could revise our understanding of early human lineage.

UK Symphony Orchestra 2015-16 Preview

Sep 14, 2015
Josh James / WUKY

UK Perspectives this week is a preview of the upcoming 2015-16 season of the UK Symphony Orchestra with conductor John Nardolillo. [Note: The concert referenced in the interview will take place on Friday, September 25 at 7:30 pm at the Singletary Center.]

This week, Kentucky Women Writers Conference director Julie Wrinn chats with novelist and creative writing professor Hannah Pittard.

On this installment, Kentucky Women Writers Conference director Julie Wrinn chats with poet Kathleen Driskell.


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.

Gatton College of Business

Put on your hard hats, we’re about to get a tour of the newly renovated Gatton College of Business. Our guide is Dean David Blackwell.

Envisioning The Future Of UK Research

Aug 5, 2015

Dr. Lisa Cassis, UK’s new Vice President for Research, gives us an overview of research at UK and shares her vision for the future.

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.

The Sounds Of Haiti

Jul 28, 2015
Everett McCorvey

Everett McCorvey describes his experience in Haiti this summer and his work with the youth of the Alltech Haitian Harmony Choir.