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A Brief Look at Prezi, Dara R. Vance

A Brief Look at Prezi

Dara R. Vance PhD Candidate Department of History

Learning and Hell, William Mattingly

Learning and Hell

William Mattingly PhD Candidate Department of History

New Book On Belle Brezing Penned By Maryjean Wall

WUKY's "UK Perspectives" focuses on the people and programs of the University of Kentucky and is hosted by WUKY General Manager Tom Godell.  Guest host today is WUKY News Director Alan Lytle who welcomes UK alumna and history instructor Maryjean Wall, author of a new book on one of Lexington's most colorful historical characters — Belle Brezing.

This podcast provided courtesy of 91.3 WUKY.

Arts & Sciences Hall of Fame 2014

The College of Arts and Sciences inducted six new members into its Hall of Fame Oct. 10, 2014, with a ceremony at the Singletary Center for the Arts, bringing the current totals to 38 alumni and 13 emeritus faculty A&S Hall of Fame members.

2014 Alumni Inductees:

Ethelee Davidson Baxter

Robert Straus Lipman

Jill M. Rappis

George H. Scherr

2014 Emeriti Faculty Inductees:

George C. Herring

Keith B. MacAdam

View their Hall of Fame videos here: as.uky.edu/celebrates-new-hall-fame-members

Summers' New Book on the Reconstruction Captures Attention

Mark Wahlgren Summers, the Thomas D. Clark Professor of History at the University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences, has published his 10th book, “The Ordeal of the Reunion: A New History of Reconstruction.”

New Faculty 2014: Meet Anastasia Curwood

The Department of History is excited to welcome Assistant Professor Anastasia Curwood to its faculty!

This podcast is part of a series highlighting the new faculty members who joined the College of Arts and Sciences in the fall 2014 semester.

 

This podcast was produced by David Cole.

 

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Popkin Awarded Bryan Chair of History

History professor Jeremy Popkin has been named the William T. Bryan Chair of History.

A&S Hall of Fame 2014 - Dr. George C. Herring

George C. Herring is Alumni Professor of History Emeritus at the University of Kentucky. A native of Blacksburg, Va., he received a bachelor's degree from Roanoke College and after service in the U.S. Navy he earned both master's and doctorate degrees in History from the University of Virginia. He joined the UK faculty in 1969 after four years at Ohio University. At UK, he taught classes at all levels, from introductory survey courses in U.S. history to graduate seminars. He directed the work of thirty-five doctoral students and more than fifty M.A. students. He is a recipient of the UK Alumni Association Great Teacher Award and the Sturgill Award for Excellence in Graduate Education. He served three terms as history department chair and was acting director of the Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce in the spring of 2005.

A specialist in the history of U.S. foreign relations, his writing has focused on the Vietnam War and includes most importantly, “America’s Longest War: The United States and Vietnam, 1950-1975,” the fifth edition of which was published in 2013.

 

 

A&S Celebrates New Hall of Fame Members

The University of Kentucky College of Arts Sciences Hall of Fame induction and festivities are slated for Friday, Oct. 10, at 3:30 p.m. in the Recital Hall of the UK Singletary Center for the Arts.

"All Quiet on the Western Front" Showing

Monday, September 15 at 7 PM is the first installment in the Honors/Gaines Center/History Department Sponsored War and Society film series.

The film All Quiet on the Western Front will be shown in the WT Young Library Auditorium at 7 PM with a short introduction and post-film discussion led by Dr. Karen Petrone, Chair of the UK Department of History.
 
Date: 
Monday, September 15, 2014 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Location: 
WT Young Library Auditorium
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