Professor Dwight Billings received the Appalachian Studies Association's Cratis D. Williams/James S. Brown Service Award.
A "¡Viva México!" event at the University of Kentucky will celebrate Latin American residents of Appalachia on Saturday evening.
"Reel to Reel: Special Collections at the Movies" will showcase the 1938 documentary "Our Day," telling the story of the Kelly family in Lebanon, Ky.
The UK Appalachian Center is sponsoring a panel and book signing marking the 75th anniversary of the Frontier Nursing University, as part of year-long attention to the 50th anniversary of the War on Poverty.
"Bloody Breathitt: Politics and Violence in the Appalachian South," by T.R.C. Hutton and published by the University Press of Kentucky recently received the 2013 Weatherford Award.