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.

Signature Series Preview

Jul 16, 2014

A preview of the 2014-15 Signature Series at UK’s Singletary Center with Center Director Michael Grice and Marketing Director Matt Gibson.

Food for thought on this edition of UK Perspectives. Finance VP Eric Monday joins us once again, this time with the specifics surrounding UK’s new $250M partnership to provide dining services on campus which, according to President Capilouto, “is about stirring human transformation through creating community.”

Eric Monday, UK’s Executive Vice President for Finance & Administration stops by the WUKY studios to talk about UK’s new three billion dollar budget and its impact on the community.

UK Athletics posted a 3.218 cumulative grade point average for the recently concluded Spring semester - it's best showing since 2003.

Everett McCorvey, UK Opera Theater Director, drops by the WUKY studios to give us a preview of A Grand Night For Singing at the Singletary Center June 13 through 22.

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We learn about UK’s Center for Research on Violence Against Women from Dr. Diane Follingstad, the Center’s new Executive Director.

The severe weather season is already upon us. How can we best prepare for severe storms both at home and at work?

We’re cooking this week—literally.

An introduction to the world of Landscape Architecture with Dr. Chris Sass of UK’s Department of Landscape Architecture and his student Rachel Cunningham. For more information about this fascinating field of study at UK, visit

UK President Eli Capilouto led the effort to obtain a five year $2.5M National Science Foundation grant to improve diversity in STEM education. He explains on this edition of UK Perspectives.