Podcasts

Studying abroad is considered an unforgettable experience for many of the University of Kentucky’s students. A typical study abroad program transports a group of students to a foreign country. These opportunities offer new perspectives, connections, and fond memories. The Zolondek Scholarship sets itself apart by offering students the opportunity to travel abroad on their own. 

During the summer of 2013, Bailey Ubellacker, a double major of Spanish and...

Published November 20, 2013

In recent years, the "Passport to the World" program has taken UK to South Africa, China, and Russia, and will celebrate its fourth year by focusing on MexicoProfessors Francie Chassen-Lopez (...

Published August 2, 2013
https://history.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/War%20and%20Peace%20in%20Russia%27s%20Realms_%20A%26S%20100%20with%20Karen%20Petrone.mp3

Later this spring, Professor Karen Petrone will begin teaching a new 7-week class as part of this year's Passport to the World Program: Reimagining Russia’s Realms. The class, A&S: 100 - War & Peace in Russia's Realms will explore the Russian and Soviet experience of World War I, the Russian Civil War, and World War II through literature, film, and history. Additionally, students will have...

Published January 31, 2013
https://history.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Once%20More%20With%20Feeling_%20Tracy%20Campbell%20on%20the%20Re-Inauguration%20of%20President%20Barack%20Obama.mp3

This year, Martin Luther King Day will also mark the re-inauguration of President Barack Obama. His first inauguration brought more than 2 million people to the National Mall four years ago; this year, the event is expected to attract hundreds of thousands. ...

Published January 17, 2013
https://history.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Academic%20Intellect%20and%20Military%20Intelligence_%20Phil%20Marcum.mp3

From the Bluegrass State to the far corners of the world, an A&S education is a solid foundation for any future. After completing a degree in History in 1968, Phil Marcum moved into a career with the U.S. Military that spanned thirty years. In this podcast, he describes the skills he learned in college that carried him through his career in military intelligence.

This podcast was produced by Cheyenne Hohman.

 

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Published November 5, 2012
https://history.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Following%20the%20Campaign%20Trail_%20Currents%20Fall%202012.mp3

Fall of 2012 was the perfect time to conduct a class about American electoral politics - so it was taken up as the topic for Currents, a class offered to incoming Freshmen. The course explores the 2012 election from a variety of academic perspectives - including, but not limited to, philosophy, economics, history, and, of course, political science. In this podcast, five Currents students shared their experiences with the class. 

The students interviewed are: Trevor McNary, a double major in International Studies...

Published October 29, 2012
https://history.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Karen%20Petrone%20and%20Cynthia%20Ruder%20on%20WRFL.mp3

Karen Petrone and Cindy Ruder (from History and MCL, respectively) are two of the A&S faculty members behind this year’s Passport to the World initiative – Reimagining Russia’s Realms. They stopped by the studios of UK’s student-run radio station, WRFL 88.1 FM, to talk to host Mick Jeffries on his show...

Published October 11, 2012
https://history.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/A%20Layered%20Look_%20Alumna%20Audrey%20Rooney.mp3

Audrey Rooney received a doctoral degree from the Department of History in 1997. Her dissertation was a biography of the Ottonian cathedral of St. Mauritius in Magdeburg, Germany, and her research prior to that included a variety of subjects within art history, including studying the drawings beneath frescoes. In this podcast, Rooney reflects on her experiences as a doctoral student and researcher, and how the University of Kentucky is a cultural resource for students and community members alike. 

This podcast was produced by...

Published September 12, 2012
https://history.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Scott%20Taylor%20-%20Final.mp3

The Department of History is excited to welcome professor Scott Taylor to its faculty!

Professor Taylor joins us this fall researching the history of early modern Europe, especially Spain. Currently, he is working on a book on the beginnings of modern addiction, examining how western Europeans experienced "soft drugs" like sugar, tobacco, chocolate, coffee, tea, distilled spirits, and opium.

This podcast is part of a series highlighting the new faculty members who...

Published August 30, 2012
https://history.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/America%20Through%20the%20Lens%20of%20the%202012%20Elections_%20Currents%20with%20Mark%20Kornbluh%20%26%20Kathi%20Kern.mp3

Arts & Sciences Dean Mark Kornbluh and history professor Kathi Kern are teaching a class 'inside out' - by taking an issue (in this case, the 2012 presidential election) and building a course around it. The class, "Currents: America Through the Lens of the 2012 Election," is an interdisciplinary look into how American...

Published August 23, 2012

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