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.

Kentucky Women Writers Conference: Sarah Combs

Sep 3, 2014

This week, we hear from author Sarah Combs, who will be featured at the 2014 Kentucky Women Writers Conference in Lexington.

Back in the USSR this week.

This week, WUKY news director Alan Lytle and WMKY news director Chuck Mraz discuss a new agreement allowing the stations to share stories.

Josh James / WUKY

This week, we discuss the impact of UK's five new dorms and where they fit into the university's larger plans with Penny Cox, director of Housing Project Implementation.

This week Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration Eric Monday discusses the strategies that UK has employed to keep tuition affordable for the citizens of Kentucky.

UK Opera Theatre Preview

Jul 30, 2014

This week a preview of UK Opera Theatre’s new season with Everett McCorvey and Diana Hallmann. Tickets: 233-3535.

Signature Series Preview

Jul 16, 2014

A preview of the 2014-15 Signature Series at UK’s Singletary Center with Center Director Michael Grice and Marketing Director Matt Gibson.

Food for thought on this edition of UK Perspectives. Finance VP Eric Monday joins us once again, this time with the specifics surrounding UK’s new $250M partnership to provide dining services on campus which, according to President Capilouto, “is about stirring human transformation through creating community.”

Eric Monday, UK’s Executive Vice President for Finance & Administration stops by the WUKY studios to talk about UK’s new three billion dollar budget and its impact on the community.

UK Athletics posted a 3.218 cumulative grade point average for the recently concluded Spring semester - it's best showing since 2003.