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45th Annual Ellen Churchill Semple Day

Semple Day is our annual, Spring celebration of the Geography Department at the University of Kentucky. Come and reacquaint yourself with the Department and University, and enjoy the day’s highlights: an afternoon open colloquium by a distinguished visitor and an evening celebration at the Lyric Theater in downtown Lexington, only a few blocks from campus.

Two A&S Educators Honored With 2016 Great Teacher Awards

 Six University of Kentucky educators were recently named recipients of the UK Alumni Association 2016 Great Teacher Award.

UK College of Law, A&S Team Up To Offer 6-Year BA + JD Program

A new collaboration between the University of Kentucky College of Law and College of Arts and Sciences will allow students seeking a law degree to save time and money by graduating in six years instead of seven.

Author of 'The Big Smoke' Visits UK

 Adrian Matejka, nationally renowned poet, will read at the University of Kentucky William T. Young Library at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10.

NPR Interviews Campbell About St. Louis Arch

 Tracy Campbell, professor of history and interim chair of the University of Kentucky Department of History in the College of Arts and Sciences was interviewed by National Public Radio Wednesday morning about the African-American neighborhoods razed to build the museum and grounds surrounding St. Louis' Gateway Arch.

UPK Encyclopedia Editors, Including UK Historian Gerald Smith, Winners of Kentucky Archives Month Award

University Press of Kentucky (UPK) co-editors Gerald Smith, Karen Cotton McDaniel and John Hardin have been selected to receive the 2015 Kentucky Archives Month Certificate for Merit for Writing/Publication for their editorship of The Kentucky African American Encyclopedia.

 

Historian Roy Foster Details Irish History

Roy Foster, Carroll Professor of Irish History at the University of Oxford, was recently awarded a President’s Medal from the British Academy for “transforming the understanding of a period or subject of study” for his book “Vivid Faces: the Irish revolutionary generation 1890-1923.”

Smith Receives Racial Reconciliation Award

Gerald Smith, University of Kentucky professor of history, the UK Martin Luther King Center scholar-in residence and the Theodore A. Hallam Professor (2015-2017) received the Campbellsville University Racial Reconciliation Award on Oct. 14.

New Education Abroad Program to Take the 'Bluegrass Down Under'

The University of Kentucky's College of Arts and SciencesCollege of Fine Arts and The Education Abroad Network (TEAN) have teamed up to create "Bluegrass Down Under," an innovative, 12-week education abroad experience in Sydney and Cairns, Australia, which will allow students to select courses that best fit their degree requirements.

New Perspectives on Spanish Conquest & Empire: 16th-21st Centuries

Date: 
Friday, October 23, 2015 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm
Location: 
Margaret King Library

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