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WUKY's 'UK Perspectives' Talks About UK in Appalachia

WUKY's "UK Perspectives" sits down with President Eli Capilouto to discuss the new "Rooted in our Communities" Appalachian initiative.

WUKY's "UK Perspectives" Talks about UK in Appalachia

WUKY's "UK Perspectives" focuses on the people and programs of the University of Kentucky and is hosted by WUKY General Manager Tom Godell.  This week News Director Alan Lytle guest hosts and visits with UK President Eli Capilouto about the new "Rooted in our Communities" Appalachian initiative recently launched by the university. 

This podcast provided courtesy of 91.3 WUKY.

"Placing Modern Moonshine in America: Exploring Appalachia's Role"

The UK Appalachian Center is proud to host Helen Rosko, MS Candidate from the University of Tennessee--Knoxville.  Ms. Rosko's talk is entitled, "Placing Modern Moonshine in America: Exploring Appalachia’s Role."  This is part of the Appalachian Center's SWAP (Sharing Work on Appalachia in Progress) series and will be held at the UK Appalachian Center on Friday, February 13, 2015 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.  This is a free event for UK Students, Staff, and Faculty.

Date: 
Friday, February 13, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Location: 
UK Appalachian Center

Rooted in Our Communities: The University for Kentucky

Over the next several months, we'll be examining and discussing the special relationship and partnership the University of Kentucky has with the Central Appalachian region.

Office Hours with Jennifer Cramer

Our newest episode of Office Hours is here! Listen in as we wrap up the semester with Jennifer Cramer, a professor from the Linguistics Program in the Department of English. Cramer discusses a variety of linguistics-related topics, ranging from her inspiration for her studies to hip hop and how stereotypes can be tied to dialect.

Office Hours is produced by the College of Arts & Sciences and airs on WRFL FM 88.1 every Wednesday from 2-3 p.m. This podcast was produced by Casey Hibbard.

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Office Hours with Jennifer Cramer by UK College of Arts & Sciences is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

UK Libraries to Digitize Appalachian Records of Public Health, Housing, Community Development

Thanks to a grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources, the UK Libraries Special Collections Research Center will begin a community-driven project to digitize records on public health, housing, and education in Appalachia.

'Rooted in Our Communities: The University of Kentucky in Appalachia'

Over the next several months, we'll be examining and discussing the special relationship and partnership UK has with the Central Appalachian region as part of the "Rooted in Our Communities: The University of Kentucky in Appalachia" series.

Nursing Faculty Receives Grant to Promote Colorectal Screening in Rural Appalachia

Jennifer Hatcher, associate professor in the College of Nursing, received a two-year $359,528 award from the National Cancer Institute for her project, “Promoting Colorectal Cancer Screening in Rural Emergency Departments.”

An Appalachian Literary Pioneer

A new book published by the University Press of Kentucky honors the legacy of prolific Kentucky writer, teacher, and scholar Jim Wayne Miller.

From South Africa to Appalachia, The Power of Resilience and Community

Anthropology alumna Jasmine Newman is using her bachelor's degree in cultural and applied anthropology to strengthen communities in South Africa and Appalachia.

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