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 – This week President Todd interviews Dr. Kim Nixon of UK's College of Pharmacy regarding the effect of alcoholism on the brain and some novel approaches to the treatment of alcoholism.

Lexington, KY – This week, a conversation with Kayla Rae Whitaker, a writer and 2007 UK graduate from Mt. Sterling who recently won the prestigious Jack Kent Cooke scholarship.

Lexington, KY – Hear a conversation with UK Football Linebackers Coach and Recruiting Coordinator Chuck Smith.

Lexington, KY – This week, an in depth interview with Dr. Jay Zwischenberger, Chair of the UK College of Medicine Department of Surgery. He discusses his career, why he came back to Kentucky, his new life-saving invention, and how his passion for music helps his patients.

Lexington, KY – Reducing CO2 emissions from coal-fired power plants could be critical to the future of industry in Kentucky. Dr. Todd discusses some potential solutions with James K. Neathery, a researcher at UK's Center for Applied Energy Research.

Lexington, KY – What to do with excess carbon dioxide? Jim Cobb, Director of the Kentucky Geological Survey and his associate David Harris discuss several innovative ideas with UK President Lee Todd.

Lexington, KY – This week, UK's Golf Team is playing at the NCAA tournament in Columbus OH. Coach Myra Blackwelder joins Dr. Todd to discuss the team and its remarkable accomplishments this year.

Lexington, KY – Dr. Todd discusses Swine Flu with Dr. Glyn Caldwell, Interim Chair of Epidemiology at UK who previously spent 20 years with the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta.

Lexington, KY – What does it take to keep small businesses afloat in this difficult economy? On this edition of UK Perspectives, a conversation with Becky Naugle, State Director for the Kentucky Small Business Development Center.

Lexington, KY – This week on UK Perspectives Dr. Todd discusses UK's new, innovative Alumni Expert Network with Pat Powell, director of the Lexington Innovation and Commercialization Center.