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History Students Enrich Kentucky Historical Databases

Students serve as history-detectives, acquiring information from community leaders, local archivists and historians from across the U.S., to accumulate relevant information never analyzed concurrently. They developed and debated historical interpretations of the primary sources they found and engaged in both online and classroom discussions.

UK Libraries Event to Feature Director of Bush Library

The upcoming UK Libraries Annual Dinner will feature guest speaker and UK history alumnus Alan C. Lowe, director of the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum. The annual dinner will also feature the 2012 presentation of the UK Libraries Medallion for Intellectual Achievement to UK chemist John Anthony.

UK Historian Helps NFL Football Player Find His Roots

Professor Gerald Smith travels to Paducah, Ky., to meet with former professional football player and discuss his Kentucky ancestors at the McCracken County Courthouse. The UK historian gives Jerome Bettis information and insight on members of his mother's family who lived around the western Kentucky community.

Sword of The Spirit, Shield of Faith: Religion in American War and Diplomacy

WHAT: History Guest Speaker - "Sword of the Spirit, Shield of Faith: Religion in American War and Diplomacy
WHO: Andrew Preston, Senior Lecturer in American History, Clare College, Cambridge University
WHERE: Niles Gallery, Fine Arts Library
WHEN: Monday, March 26, 3:30p.m.

Date: 
Monday, March 26, 2012 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Location: 
Niles Gallery, Lucille Caudill Little Library

UK Founders Day Ceremony to Celebrate Faculty Achievement

A&S professors to receive awards include professors John Anthony, Phillip Crowley, Francie R. Chassen-Lopez, Joseph Straley, and Irene Chico-Wyatt

Reimagining Russia's Realms: Karen Petrone & Jeanmarie Rouhier-Willoughby

Jeanmarie Rouhier-Willoughby is the Chair of the Department of Modern & Classical Languages, Literatures & Cultures, and Karen Petrone is the Chair of the Department of History. They proposed the next stop on the Passport to the World. This year's focus is on China; for the 2012-2013 school year, Arts & Sciences will spend a year focusing on Russia and its neighbors. In this podcast, Petrone and Rouhier-Willoughby discuss what makes the region unique, why it is important to study, and what various departments and faculty will bring to UK to Reimagine Russia’s Realms. The Passport to the World initiative is sponsored by the A&S Advisory Board.

This podcast was produced by Cheyenne Hohman.

 

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Classics Awarded Graduate School Academic Year Fellowship

By: Jonathon Spalding

For two millennia the leading intellects of Western Europe expressed their most sophisticated thoughts in a language that is now largely considered extinct.

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