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.

Crafting UK's Budget

Dec 5, 2012

LEXINGTON, Ky. - UK President Dr. Eli Capilouto discusses his effort to craft a budget for the university that is focused on institutional priorities and driven by campus input.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - This week we discuss the remarkable first year class at UK and the next phase of an on-going public/private partnership to revitalize the core of the campus with our special guest, UK President Dr. Eli Capilouto.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - This week,  Joann Ingels Atcher speaks about her cousin, Margaret Ingels, who became UK’s first mechanical engineering grad in 1916.

Digitizing the Past

Nov 9, 2012

LEXINGTON, Ky. - William Endres, a professor in UK’s Division of Writing, Rhetoric & Digital Media and Noah Adler, director of Research Computation and Application Development at UK discuss their effort to preserve and make accessible digital images of two rare manuscripts from the 8th and 15th centuries: the St. Chad Gospels and the Wycliffe New Testament. The project website is

LEXINGTON, Ky. - This week, a conversation with the new dean of UK’s Gatton College of Business and Economics, David Blackwell.

UK's Martin School Hosts Legislative Fellows

Oct 26, 2012
Alan Lytle


Ky. -- This week on UK Perspectives we introduce you to two individuals who are here in Lexington as part of the Martin School of Public Policy's Legislative Fellows program.  Kai-Yuan Teng of Taiwan and Chuluunbaatar Tserennadmid of Mongolia are spending this month in Lexington learning about government and media transparency.

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: Year Of Russia

Oct 9, 2012
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


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.


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.