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A&S Alum Back to Share Knowledge of Appalachia

Former UK student Amanda Fickey is back at her alma mater this summer, teaching Appalachian history and culture to 60 high school students from Eastern Kentucky as part of UK’s Robinson Scholars Honors Program.

Phil Harling Named Next Gaines Center Director

Recognized for his exceptional contributions to research, teaching, and administrative work, Professor of History Phil Harling has been named director of the Gaines Center for the Humanities.

A Part of the Whole: A Conversation with Denis Goldberg - The Nelson Mandela Lecture Series

Denis Goldberg is a social campaigner from South Africa who actively worked against apartheid. Goldberg was arrested and tried in the Rivonia Trial alongside Nelson Mandela, being imprisoned for 22 years before his release on the condition of his exile from South Africa. After the South African transition to democracy in 1994, Goldberg founded Health Education and Reconstruction Training (H.E.A.R.T.), a nongovernmental organization that supports local initiatives aimed at improving health, education and reconstruction in contemporary South Africa.

 
This podcast was produced by David Cole.
 

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Ellen Goodman: The Conference of Economic and Political Inequality

The University of Kentucky College of Arts & Sciences presents:

Ellen Goodman, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist lecture: “Inequality: Working Moms, Designated Daughters, and the Risks of Caregiving”

Friday, March 28th 2014 University of Kentucky Worsham Theatre 404 S. Limestone St. UK Student Center

Effects of Secession: UK Professors on Historic and Cultural Contexts of Ukraine

University of Kentucky professors Karen Petrone and Jeanmarie Rouhier-Willoughby have helped bring a distinctly Russian flavor to UK. In addition to their departments, they are both a part of the Russian Studies program and helped organize 2012's Russian-themed Passport to the World events.

Here, the professors give us a brief history of Ukraine and Russia, including glimpses at the origins of their international relationship and the current thought processes of their most effective demographics.

This podcast was recorded by Brian Connors Manke and produced by David Cole.

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Ellen Goodman Launches Inequality Conference

An appearance by Ellen Goodman, Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist, author, speaker and commentator, on March 27 kicks off the two-day Conference on Political and Economic Inequality, hosted by the UK Department of History in the College of Arts and Sciences.

'Reel to Real' to Take Historic Look at Film With Kentucky, Oscar Connections

CELT Director Kathi Kern to Speak on Innovative Teaching

Director of the Center for the Enhancement of Learning & Teaching (CELT) and associate professor of history, Kathi Kern will speak as part of the "see tomorrow Speaker Series."

King Vigil Depicts Journey of Violence

On Jan. 19, the Sunday before Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the students, faculty and staff affiliated with the King Center have organized a vigil and march that will take participants on a journey through time.

UK Education Abroad Expands Opportunities in Mexico

With offerings from anthropology to WRD, UK Education Abroad is working to help more students study in Mexico.

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