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Arts & Sciences Alum Works with American Presidents to Archive History

UK alum Alan Lowe uses his degrees to make sure the history of President George W. Bush is archived for generations to come. Special thanks to Alan Lowe, the George W. Bush Foundation and the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum for the photographs and artifacts shown in this video.

This story first appeared on UKNow, the University of Kentucky's official news source. Visit uky.edu/UKNow. A direct link to this sorry is uknow.uky.edu/content/uk-alum-archives-americas-presidents

UK Professor Gerald Smith Studies Early Writings of Martin Luther King Jr.

Gerald Smith has spent a lifetime studying the nation’s African-American leaders, including the formative years of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

UK Professor Gerald Smith Discusses Work with Early Papers of Martin Luther King Jr.

Published on Jan 17, 2013 As co-editor of "The Papers of Martin Luther King Jr.: Advocate of the Social Gospel, September 1948-1963 Volume VI (2007)" Smith studied the unpublished sermons of the young minister before King became the most revered Civil Rights leader in the history of our nation.

This story first appeared on UKNow, the University of Kentucky's official news source. Visit uky.edu/UKNow. A direct link to this sorry is uknow.uky.edu/content/uk-historian-studied-early-writings-martin-luther-king-jr

Hail To The Chief

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. Tracy Campbell, a History professor and Co-Director of the Wendell H Ford Public Policy Research Center, joined us by phone to discuss American presidential inaugurations and how they have changed over time.

This podcast was produced by Cheyenne Hohman.

 

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UK Alum Works with American Presidents to Archive History

A UK graduate has spent most of his professional life helping archive history for various presidents. In fact, Alan Lowe is currently archiving the history of former President George W. Bush.

Uncovering Lost Communities

Over the summer a team of faculty and students from University of Kentucky discovered evidence of not just one lost community, but two in northern Italy.

UK's Amanda Fickey Earns CAIRD Research Fellowship

University of Kentucky doctoral candidate and Letcher County native Amanda Fickey is the recipient of a research fellowship from the Central Appalachian Institute in Research and Development (CAIRD).

Author of 'Bill and Hillary' to Present Lecture at UK

The University of Kentucky Libraries Wendell H. Ford Public Policy Research Center will present a lecture by William H. Chafe, author of "Bill and Hillary: The Politics of the Personal" and the Alice Mary Baldwin Professor of History, Emeritus, at Duke University.

Academic Intellect and Military Intelligence: Phil Marcum

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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A&S Course Offers Lens into 2012 Election

The course, designed for first-year students, aims to facilitate high-level discussion in a nonpartisan manner and to explore how elections really work. The focus will span across historical data from past elections, such as voter demographics, important cultural issues such as religion, women's rights and civil rights, to the key challenges that the nation faces for the 2012 election.

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