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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.

'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.

College of Education Partners With School Districts in Appalachia

With the help of the University of Kentucky College of Education, 17 school districts in Eastern Kentucky are preparing for a seismic shift in the way students learn.

They Preserve the Past for the Future

Adjunct Assistant Professors A. Gwynn Henderson and David Pollack have been award this year's Ida Lee Willis Memorial Award for outstanding commitment to historical preservation.

Exhibit Illuminates Appalachian Culture, Challenges Stereotypes

UK Special Collections is exploring the rich, diverse culture of Appalachia with its "Immigrants in the Coalfields" exhibit on display through April 4.

50 Years of the War on Poverty: Young Volunteers in Appalachia

 

 

Hosted by the University of Kentucky Appalachian Center University of Kentucky Centrer Theatre December 4th, 2013

This panel of historians and representatives of federal volunteer programs discuss 50 years of US War on Poverty investments in social change in Appalachia through youth service programs, from the Appalachian Volunteers in the 1069s to current Teach for America and VISTA volunteers.

 

 

Inner Mongolia, Kentucky Arts and Culture in UK Spotlight

The people, lands and livelihood of Inner Mongolia and Kentucky come together in celebration next week in "Living Landscapes," a weeklong festival of international arts and culture.

UPK Books Offer Readers a Taste of Kentucky

Kentucky may be horse-racing and basketball country, but when it comes to your taste buds, the Bluegrass State is a foodie haven with a rich culinary tradition. From the famed mint juleps of the Kentucky Derby to slow-smoked mutton in the western part of the state, bourbon and barbecue have deep roots in the Bluegrass State.

My Old Kentucky Road

Roads are products of the places they wind through and have rich histories that modern drivers often ignore. Travelers have not always been able to take them for granted, however, particularly in the mountainous regions of Appalachia in the days before cars.

Tianzifang Stamp Maker

Their were many crafters selling their work on the street, one of them was a Stamp Maker. If you would like to view the full version of this video, feel free to vendor over to our vimeo here...http://vimeo.com/45931830 Filmed & Edited by: Dana Rogers

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