UK Perspectives

UK Perspectives
4:07 pm
Tue April 9, 2013

A Taste of Africa

LEXINGTON, Ky. - A Taste of Africa comes to the UK Student Center Ballroom on Friday April 12 at 6 pm. Here with a preview are Mirna Azer and Christian Sterling of the UK African Student Association.

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UK Perspectives
3:22 pm
Fri March 29, 2013

A Visit To The Arboretum

LEXINGTON, Ky. - A visit to the UK Arboretum with UK Extension professor Dr. Richard E. Durham and answers to your questions about spring vegetable and flower gardening.

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UK Perspectives
1:25 pm
Tue March 26, 2013

Climate Change Forum

LEXINGTON, Ky. - An unusual climate change forum has been scheduled for Thursday April 4th at 7 pm in the UK Student Center Ballroom. The focus will be on values, national security and free enterprise. UK Extension Professor Paul Vincelli provides us with a preview.

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UK Perspectives
11:03 am
Thu March 21, 2013

Presentation U

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Deanna Sellnow, co-chair of UK’s QEP (Quality Enhancement Plan) committee tells us of a new project at UK called Presentation U which will help students improve their communication skills. For an excellent example, watch the video at http://www.uky.edu/presentationu/.

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UK Perspectives
4:15 pm
Wed March 13, 2013

National Center for Innovation

LEXINGTON, Ky. -A new National Center for Innovation in Education has been created at UK. Center Director Gene Wilhoit discusses his goals for the Center, STEM, STEAM, and the dropout crisis.

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UK Perspectives
2:34 pm
Thu March 7, 2013

Women At Work Exhibit

Waitresses at the Jerry's Drive-In Restaurant registered a friendly protest after hearing a report that the company was ordering new chemise uniforms for all its waitresses. The women reported for work dressed in uniforms made of burlap sacks in May 1958. From left to right, Billie Columbia, Doris Jones, Melba Stevens, Florence Marshall, Sue Stafford, and Carol Lewis.
Credit Lexington Herald-Leader

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Our topic is the Women At Work photography exhibit at the Margaret I. King Library, on display now through the end of March. Deirdre Skaggs, Associate Dean of Special Collections is our guest.

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UK Perspectives
1:33 pm
Tue February 12, 2013

Art In Bloom

Signature Image by Missy Fox Trumbore

LEXINGTON, Ky. - This week, we learn about Art in Bloom, the annual fundraising gala at the UK Art Museum, February 22-24. Our guests are Museum Director Kathy Walsh-Piper and Director of Grants and Assets Amy Nelson. More information is available at www.uky.edu/artmuseum.

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UK Perspectives
2:13 pm
Tue January 29, 2013

Reimagining Russia's Realms

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Reimagining Russia’s Realms is an in-depth examination of the Peoples, Arts, Cultures, and Homelands of Eurasia from UK’s College of Arts and Sciences. Our guests—Cynthia Ruder, Associate Professor of Russian Studies and Gordon Hogg—provide us with an overview of this semester’s “Year of Russia” events. More information: http://russia.as.uky.edu/

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UK Perspectives
12:53 pm
Tue January 22, 2013

Eric Monday On Kentucky Promise

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Eric Monday, UK’s new Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration returns to discuss the role that his office will take in fulfilling the “Kentucky Promise”.

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UK Perspectives
2:14 pm
Tue January 15, 2013

Eric Monday Moves To UK

LEXINGTON, Ky. - On this weeks installment, we meet the newest member of UK’s team: Eric Monday, the university’s Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration.

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