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. -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.

Women At Work Exhibit

Mar 7, 2013
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.

Art In Bloom

Feb 12, 2013

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

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:

Eric Monday On Kentucky Promise

Jan 22, 2013

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”.

Eric Monday Moves To UK

Jan 15, 2013

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.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Carl Nathe & George A. Brown Jr. discuss plans for the upcoming celebration of Martin Luther King Day (January 21) in Lexington. More information about the Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebrations is available at

LEXINGTON, Ky. - A conversation with Mehmet Saracoglu, a Turkish native and doctoral candidate in Mining Engineering at UK. Mehmet is also one of the founders of the university’s Intercultural Dialog Organization, which serves to promote dialogue, friendship, respect and love by bringing cultures and religions together.

Funding UK's Revitalization

Dec 13, 2012

LEXINGTON, Ky. - This week, UK Perspectives features a conversation with UK’s Chief Development Officer, Mike Richey.

Revitalizing UK's Campus

Dec 13, 2012

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The University of Kentucky is in the midst of a comprehensive revitalization of its living, learning, and research spaces. President Eli Capilouto explains how this effort will better meet the needs of our students, faculty, and staff.

A detailed look at where we are—and where we may go over the next several years is available at