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A&S History Alum Named Director of LBJ Presidential Library

By Lindsey Piercy

Kyle Longley, a graduate of the University of Kentucky, has been named director of the LBJ Presidential Library by the archivist of the United States. A distinguished historian, Longley will be the fifth director of the library, named for Lyndon B. Johnson, which opened to the public in 1971.

A&S Students Among 2018 Gaines Center Scholars

By Stephanie Swarts

Historian Jane Calvert Shows the Human Side of Founding Father John Dickinson

By Gail Hairston and Alicia Gregory


Jane Calvert, associate professor of history in the University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences, is committed to showing the human side of one of America’s Founding Fathers, John Dickinson, through the John Dickinson Writings Project.

"Appalachia in the Age of Trump: 'Uneven Ground' Revisited"

Welcome and Introductions by Professor Karen Petrone, Chair
Introduction of Speaker by Professor Kathryn Newfont

RSVP by Monday, September 25, to tina.hagee@uky.edu or (859) 257-1731.

Complimentary parking for Boone Center guests is located directly behind the facility in the gated parking lot. Guests may retrieve a token from the Boone Center Reception Desk to exit the lot. 

Alumni Lecture and Reception Co-Sponsors: University Press of Kentucky UK Appalachian Center College of Arts and Sciences Keys to Our Common Future 

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Hillary Boone Faculty Club


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