UK Perspectives

UK Perspectives
10:39 am
Tue October 15, 2013

UK Provost Christine Riordan On The University's Future

Credit Josh James

What does the future hold for the University of Kentucky? A look ahead with Provost Christine Riordan. Learn more about our new provost by following her on Twitter @ukyprovost or Facebook under “Christine Riordan”.

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UK Perspectives
12:12 pm
Mon October 7, 2013

Gatton College Reimagined

Tower entrance view of the new Gatton College

A conversation with David Blackwell, Dean of the Gatton College of Business and Economics.

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UK Perspectives
11:16 am
Tue October 1, 2013

Federal Budget Battles Could Affect UK Research

LEXINGTON, Ky. - UK President Dr. Eli Capilouto discusses the impact of the ongoing budget battles in Washington on research at the University of Kentucky.

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UK Perspectives
10:20 am
Fri September 27, 2013

UK Theatre Preview

LEXINGTON, Ky. - UK Theatre’s new season brings an array of zombies, spirits and ghosts to the stage. We present a spooky preview with Theatre Department Chair Nancy Jones and director Russell Henderson. The complete season schedule is available at http://finearts.uky.edu/theatre/current-season.

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UK Perspectives
1:29 pm
Tue September 17, 2013

Ada Limón

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Guest host Julie Wrinn speaks with nationally renowned poet Ada Limón, one of this year's judges of the National Book Award in poetry. Limón's free public reading at this year's Kentucky Women Writers Conference (7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, at the Carnegie Center) will mark her debut in Lexington. She will also present a workshop on poetry and essays for conference registrants.

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UK Perspectives
4:58 pm
Thu September 12, 2013

Constitution Day

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Associate professor of journalism at the University of Kentucky Buck Ryan discusses Constitution Day.

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UK Perspectives
6:24 pm
Thu September 5, 2013

E.G.O.: The Passions Of Eugene Gladstone O'Neill

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Guest host Julie Wrinn, Director of the Kentucky Women Writers Conference, speaks with Kathi E.B. Ellis. Later this month, Ellis will direct eight performances of E.G.O.: The Passions of Eugene Gladstone O’Neill by  Jo Morello, winner of this year’s Prize for Women Playwrights.

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UK Perspectives
1:24 pm
Thu August 29, 2013

The Unghosting Of Medgar Evers

LEXINGTON, Ky. - DeBraun Thomas discusses his new one hour radio production “The Unghosting of Medgar Evers”.

For more information on The Unghosting of Medgar Evers, visit the official program page.

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UK Perspectives
1:45 pm
Wed August 14, 2013

Welcoming UK's New Provost

Credit Josh James

LEXINGTON, Ky. - This week we meet Dr. Christine Riordan, who became the new Provost at UK on August 1st.

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UK Perspectives
1:43 pm
Wed August 7, 2013

Mayer Hawthorne, Pink Martini Among Acts Set To Play Singletary

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Singletary Center Director Michael Grice and Marketing Director Summer Gossett give us a preview of the 2013-14 Signature Series, which opens on September 21 with an appearance by favorite WUKY artists Mayer Hawthorne. Other performers on the docket are tap dancer Savion Glover, jazz trumpeter Arturo Sandoval, classical pianist Lang Lang, and the incomparable Pink Martini.

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