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.

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Reporter Chase Cavanaugh had the chance to speak with the Director of the University of Kentucky's new Office of LGBTQ Resources.

Jim Host, Then And Now

Oct 8, 2015

A conversation with legendary broadcaster and sports marketer Jim Host. He recounts his early days as a student at WBKY (now WUKY) and offers his thoughts on the current status of UK football and basketball.

BrownGirl. Bluegrass. Comes To The Lyric Theatre

Sep 29, 2015

Lacresha Berry is a UK grad whose one-woman show BrownGirl, Bluegrass comes to Lexington’s Lyric Theater on October 6th and 7th. In this conversation she tells us about the inspiration for her play, the role of music in the show, and how the arts promote diversity. More information about the show is available here.


In this episode, Josh James chats with University of Kentucky associate professor of anatomy and neurobiology Andrew Deane about his role in examining newly discovered fossils in South Africa that could revise our understanding of early human lineage.

UK Symphony Orchestra 2015-16 Preview

Sep 14, 2015
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UK Perspectives this week is a preview of the upcoming 2015-16 season of the UK Symphony Orchestra with conductor John Nardolillo. [Note: The concert referenced in the interview will take place on Friday, September 25 at 7:30 pm at the Singletary Center.]

This week, Kentucky Women Writers Conference director Julie Wrinn chats with novelist and creative writing professor Hannah Pittard.

On this installment, Kentucky Women Writers Conference director Julie Wrinn chats with poet Kathleen Driskell.


This week guest host Alan Lytle talks with Matt Gibson, marketing and ticketing manager with UK's Singletary Center for the Arts about the upcoming 2015-16 Signature Series.


This week on UK Perspectives guest host Alan Lytle talks campus safety with UK Police Chief Joe Monroe.  Topics include building relationships with students, sexual assault awareness, changes to the university's on-campus alcohol policy, body cameras, and more.

Gatton College of Business

Put on your hard hats, we’re about to get a tour of the newly renovated Gatton College of Business. Our guide is Dean David Blackwell.