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Chellgren Center Names 36 New Fellows, Five Endowed Professorships

Long Story Short Episode 1 - The Power of the Vote with Mark Summers

Join Dara and Cody in the premiere episode of a brand new podcast series: Long Story Short (A Brief History of History). In this pilot, our intrepid hosts talk with UK History Professor Mark Summers about the history of voting in America and whether or not your vote really counts.

This podcast was produced by David Cole.

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A First of its Kind: Kentucky African American Encyclopedia Celebrates State’s History

From the earliest moments of Kentucky’s recorded history, the lives of African-Americans have been intricately woven into the fabric of the state.

Takenaka's First Book Reflects Controversies in Historical and Modern Japan

The painful memories of World War II continue to adversely impact the political climate of Asia, especially between Japan and China and South Korea. In fact, many scholars still refer to the worldwide conflict as the Asia-Pacific War.

Dan Rowland: A History of Community

Winners of the Daniel B. Rowland Community Internship receive financial assistance for unpaid expenses incurred during an internship that connects academics and the community.

UK Experts Featured in C-SPAN's 'Lexington Weekend'

This weekend Lexington will be in the spotlight as C-SPAN airs coverage of the city as part of its "2015 C-SPAN Cities Tour." Viewers of "Lexington Weekend" will learn about the city's rich history, as well as the community's non-fiction literary culture on programming

UK Tomorrow Corps Offers Unique Opportunity for UK Students, Appalachian Communities

When Ann Kingsolver, former director of the University of Kentucky Appalachian Center, began speaking with grandparents raising grandchildren in Appalachian communities, two things became clear to her.

Passport to the World Takes UK Faculty to Middle East

In support of the College of Arts and Sciences’ Passport to the World Initiative and the 2015 Year of the Middle East campaign, University of Kentucky Education Abroad partnered with the college

A Celebration of the Life and Career of Historian Lance Banning

The University of Kentucky Department of History, in partnership with University Press of Kentucky, will celebrate the life and career of late University of Kentucky Professor of History Lance Banning.

UK Libraries Spring Gala to Honor George C. Wright

The 2015 University of Kentucky Libraries Spring Gala will recognize this year's recipient of the UK Libraries Medallion for Intellectual Achievement, George C. Wright, Lexington native and president of Prairie View A&M University.

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