UK Perspectives

UK Perspectives
4:31 pm
Tue October 16, 2012

UK Perspectives: College Of Dentistry Celebrates Milestone

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Beginning Friday, October 26th, the UK College of Dentistry celebrates its 50th anniversary. We discuss the history and future of the college with Dean Dr. Sharon Turner.

UK Perspectives
2:55 pm
Tue October 9, 2012

UK Perspectives: Year Of Russia

Dana Rogers

LEXINGTON, Ky. - UK’s College of Arts and Sciences is in the midst of an in depth exploration of the culture and history of Russia and the former Soviet republics. Jeanmarie Rouhier-Willoughby and Karen Petrone provide us with a preview of the Year of Russia: Reimagining Russia’s Realms. Details and a complete schedule are available at

UK Perspectives
2:37 pm
Thu October 4, 2012

UK Perspectives: Dr. Stephen Voss On Debates As Teaching Tools

Dr. Stephen Voss, Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies in Political Science at the University of Kentucky

LEXINGTON, Ky. - With the first of three presidential debates behind us, Dr. Stephen Voss, Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies in Political Science at the University of Kentucky talks with Josh James about how debates are used to fuel discussions in class.


UK Perspectives
12:13 pm
Tue September 25, 2012

UK Perspectives: UK Opera Theatre Presents Phantom Of The Opera

LEXINGTON, Ky. - This week Everett McCorvey and Tedrin Blair Lindsey of the UK Opera Theatre give us a preview of their upcoming production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Phantom of the Opera. Phantom will be performed at the Lexington Opera House October 5ththrough 14th. Tickets are on sale now at 859-233-3535.

UK Perspectives
1:23 pm
Tue September 18, 2012

UK Perspectives: Balancing Sports With Academics

 LEXINGTON, Ky. - This week we meet two UK Students who excel in both the classroom and on the field: freshman soccer midfielder Cailin Harris and sophomore decathlete Daniel Buckles. We hear how they balance their time between athletics and academics and learn about their plans for the future.

UK Perspectives
12:22 pm
Wed September 12, 2012

Kentucky Women Writers Conference: Julia Johnson

Julie Wrinn interviews poet and UK Professor Julia Johnson, who will lead a session devoted to ekphrastic poetry at the Kentucky Women Writers Conference later this month.

UK Perspectives
3:14 pm
Wed September 5, 2012

Kentucky Women Writers Conference: Stella Parks

Author/Chef Stella Parks

Guest host Julie Wrinn, director of the Women Writers Conference, interviews Stella Parks, pastry chef and author of the forthcoming book Sweet Truth.

UK Perspectives
9:00 am
Fri August 24, 2012

UK Perspectives: Baseball Coach Gary Henderson

LEXINGTON, Ky.  - In this week's edition of UK Perspectives, guest host Alan Lytle talks with UK Baseball Coach Gary Henderson.  The 2012 SEC Coach Of The Year discusses the history-making past season and looks ahead toward next spring.

UK Perspectives
11:24 am
Thu August 16, 2012

Kentucky Women Writers Conference

Julie Wrinn, Director of the Kentucky Women Writer’s Conference, gives us a preview of this year’s event, which comes to the Carnegie Center on September 21 & 22. Registration and more information is available at

UK Perspectives
11:20 am
Thu August 16, 2012

Organizers Discuss K Week

WUKY News Director Alan Lytle chats with K Week student organizers Alexa Ackermann and Nathan Brummett.