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A&S Students Receive Appalachian Center Research Awards

By Jenny Wells-Hosley

LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 27, 2020) — The University of Kentucky Appalachian Center has honored 12 students with its annual research awards. Nine graduate students received the James S. Brown Graduate Student Award for Research on Appalachia, and two graduate students and one undergraduate student received the center's Eller and Billings Student Research Award. 

The College of Arts & Sciences Commitment to Equity and Anti-Racism

The College of Arts and Sciences is committed to learning and working environments that are diverse, inclusive, and equitable for students, staff, and faculty.

We stand in solidarity with those working to confront systemic racial injustice in our communities and in the United States. We recognize the disproportionate burden of racism and other forms of violence on many within our A&S community during this time. We affirm our support of faculty, students, staff, and alumni in standing against all forms of racism, discrimination, and bias.

Virtual Summer Coffee Hour

The Appalachian Center will host VIRTUAL Coffee Hours every other Thursday from 10-11 AM through the summer! The Center invites students, faculty, staff, and community members to join us via Zoom. Bring your favorite beverage and snacks and visit with others interested in the region and learn more about the work of the Appalachian Center and the Appalachian Studies Program. Coffee Hour is a space to exchange ideas for programs, initiatives, and events, discuss regional issues, and share research in a casual, collegial atmosphere. Please see the Zoom info below.

 

Topic: Virtual Summer Coffee Hour
Time: May 14, 2020 10:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada) 
    Every 2 weeks on Thu, until Aug 20, 2020, 8 occurrence(s) 
    May 14, 2020 10:00 AM 
    May 28, 2020 10:00 AM 
    Jun 11, 2020 10:00 AM 
    Jun 25, 2020 10:00 AM 
    Jul 9, 2020 10:00 AM 
    Jul 23, 2020 10:00 AM 
    Aug 6, 2020 10:00 AM 
    Aug 20, 2020 10:00 AM 
    Please download and import the following iCalendar (.ics) files to your calendar system. 
 
Join from PC, Mac, Linux, or mobile device: https://uky.zoom.us/j/91194188531
 
Or iPhone one-tap (US Toll):  13126266799,91194188531#  or 16468769923,91194188531# 
 
Or Telephone:
    Dial:
    +1 312 626 6799 (US Toll)
    +1 646 876 9923 (US Toll)
    +1 301 715 8592 (US Toll)
    +1 346 248 7799 (US Toll)
    +1 669 900 6833 (US Toll)
    +1 253 215 8782 (US Toll)
    Meeting ID: 911 9418 8531
    International numbers available: https://uky.zoom.us/u/aR7fjHIz
 
Or Skype for Business (Lync):
 
Date: 
Repeats every 2 weeks every Thursday until Fri Aug 21 2020 .
Thursday, May 14, 2020 - 10:00am
Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 10:00am
Thursday, June 11, 2020 - 10:00am
Thursday, June 25, 2020 - 10:00am
Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 10:00am
Thursday, July 23, 2020 - 10:00am
Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 10:00am
Thursday, August 20, 2020 - 10:00am
Location: 
Online Via Zoom

Holler Back! Podcast

“Holler Back!” is a podcast produced by UK Appalachian Studies students Stacie Fugate and Michael Hamilton. This series will explore a range of topics about Appalachian life and culture. Michael and Stacie will be drawing from their own experiences growing up in the region as well as bringing in special guests to talk about regional issues. Please tune in for bi-weekly episodes to learn more.

Coffee Hour

The Appalachian Center will host drop-in Coffee Hour every other Thursday from 10-11 AM. The Center invites students, faculty, staff, and community members for coffee and light refreshments. Come visit with others interested in the region and learn more about the work of the Appalachian Center and the Appalachian Studies Program. Coffee Hour is a space to exchange ideas for programs, initiatives, and events, discuss regional issues, and share research in a casual, collegial atmosphere.
 
 
Date: 
Repeats every 2 weeks every Thursday until Thu Nov 14 2019 except Thu Sep 26 2019.
Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Location: 
Appalachian Center - 624 Maxwelton Court

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