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.

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.

Lexington, KY – The new dean of the UK College of Medicine, Dr. Frederick C. de Beer, discusses his plans for educating the next generation of physicians & scientists.

Lexington, KY – In the last of three interviews, new UK President Capilouto discusses options for funding his vision for the future of the University of Kentucky.

Lexington, KY – In the second of three conversations, new UK President Eli Capilouto lays out his vision for improving the undergraduate experience at the university.

Lexington, KY – The first in a series of three conversations with new UK President Eli Capilouto.

Lexington, KY – UK Geography Professor Richard Schein discusses student involvement in the Lexington community via his fascinating new class, Community 101.

Lexington, KY – UK Creative Writing Professor Nikky Finney's book Head Off and Split has been nominated for this year's National Book Award. Dr. Finney discusses the book and reads a portion of one of her poems.

Lexington, KY – This year UK's College of Arts and Sciences is bringing China to the Commonwealth through an extensive series of lectures, activities, and events. Dr. Keiko Tanaka discusses November's "Year of China" events with host Tom Godell.

Lexington, KY – Kentucky consistently ranks as one of the worst states in the nation for oral health. At the forefront of efforts to give children healthy starts in oral care for many years, is UK's college of Dentistry led by the college's Dean, Sharon Turner. Tom Godell discusses important issues relating to oral health with Dr. Turner.

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Oct 25, 2011

Lexington, KY – Compilation of newscasts for 2011by Alan Lytle of WUKY News, Lexington, Kentucky. Copyright 2011 WUKY.