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.

Presentation U

Mar 21, 2013

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Deanna Sellnow, co-chair of UK’s QEP (Quality Enhancement Plan) committee tells us of a new project at UK called Presentation U which will help students improve their communication skills. For an excellent example, watch the video at

LEXINGTON, Ky. -A new National Center for Innovation in Education has been created at UK. Center Director Gene Wilhoit discusses his goals for the Center, STEM, STEAM, and the dropout crisis.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - This week,  Joann Ingels Atcher speaks about her cousin, Margaret Ingels, who became UK’s first mechanical engineering grad in 1916.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - This week, a conversation with the new dean of UK’s Gatton College of Business and Economics, David Blackwell.

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.

Lexington, KY – Our guest is Unique Young, President of UK's Black Student Union. She gives us an overview of Black History Month events at the University of Kentucky.

Lexington, KY – Dr. Jennifer Swanberg, Executive Director of UK's Institute for Workplace Innovation (iWin) discusses the institute's recent report on Healthy Workplaces

Lexington, KY – UK's Center for Business and Economic Research has released its annual report on Kentucky's economy. Center Co-Director Ken Troske discusses some of the report's key findings with host Tom Godell.

Lexington, KY – Dr. Harold Kleinert discusses the wide-ranging work of UK's Human Development Institute & Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities.

Lexington, KY – UK English Professor Frank X Walker was recently recognized by Oxford American Magazine as one of the most creative teachers in the south. Dr. Walker discusses the award and his forthcoming book about the assassination of Medgar Evers.