UK Perspectives

UK Perspectives
10:42 am
Thu August 20, 2009

K Week

Lexington, KY – Students are returning to the University of Kentucky campus and a variety of exciting activities are planned as part of this year's K Week. Student coordinators Meredith Price and Jaclyn Hawkins discuss the project with UK President Todd.

UK Perspectives
10:28 am
Wed August 12, 2009

The Common Reading Program

Lexington, KY – The new Common Reading Program at UK has every incoming freshman this year reading "The Color of Water" by James McBride. Dr. Todd discusses the program with Michelle Ashcraft, Associate Director of New Student and Parent Programs at UK.

UK Perspectives
10:02 am
Tue July 28, 2009

Combating Alcoholism

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.

UK Perspectives
10:00 am
Tue July 28, 2009

Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship Winner

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.

UK Perspectives
2:09 pm
Fri July 24, 2009

UK Football Recruiting

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

UK Perspectives
10:35 am
Wed May 27, 2009

Dr. Jay Zwischenberger In Depth

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.

UK Perspectives
12:57 pm
Tue May 19, 2009

Coal and CO2

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.

UK Perspectives
10:07 am
Fri May 15, 2009

Solving the Carbon Dioxide Problem

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.

UK Perspectives
10:52 am
Tue May 5, 2009

UK Golf Team Heads to NCAA

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.

UK Perspectives
10:21 am
Wed April 29, 2009

Swine Flu

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.