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 Entomology Professor Stephen Dobson recently received a $5.3M grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to reduce the mosquito population. He discusses this project with UK President Lee Todd.

Lexington, KY – Dr. Todd interviews Corinne Keel, only the 13th student in UK history to be awarded the distinguished Truman Scholarship.

Lexington, KY – Dr. Todd interviews Mira Ball, the first woman to serve as the Chair of the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees.

Lexington, KY – Dr. Todd discusses Kentucky's signature industry with Scott Smith, Dean of UK's College of Agriculture.

Lexington, KY – This week Dr. John Cody Birdwell of the UK School of Music discusses the Wind Ensemble's upcoming tour of China in conjunction with the summer Olympic Games.

Lexington, KY – This time, Professor Don Colliver discusses UK's plans for the Solar Decathlon Competition coming to Washington DC in 2009.

Lexington, KY – Dr. Todd interviews Carol Diedrichs, Dean of the UK Libraries in conjunction with the 10th anniversary of the W.T. Young Library.

Lexington, KY – On this edition, Dr. Todd speaks with Dave Ritchie, a UK Senior and chair of Dance Blue, an event which raised over $424,000 this year for the university's Pediatric Oncology Clinic.

Lexington, KY – UK President Lee Todd discusses the achievements of UK student Andrew Lynch.

Lexington, KY – Dr. Todd joins Shane Tedder, UK's Sustainability Coordinator, for a discussion of recycling and other similar efforts at the university.