University of Kentucky students Camille Westmont, Jacob Welch, and Jordan Neumann each have their own story but shared between them is the common thread of Anthropology.
Local book conservator and letterpress printer Alex Brooks graduated from the University of Kentucky in 2003 with a degree in English.
In the 1970s, Brad Swope attended the University of Kentucky. A journalism and general studies major, Swope went on to become part of the Swope Design Group as the Marketing Director. During his time at UK, he started bringing his dog, Blackberry, to campus with him. In this podcast, he shares some memories of UK, some advice for current students, and stories about his canine companion.
Internationally renowned scholar and activist Vandana Shiva visited the University of Kentucky to present her lecture on "The Future of Food" and to discuss the many challenges of global sustainability. Shiva has been the author of more than 20 books on sustainable agriculture, development, feminist theory, alternative globalization, and bioengineering.
Most of us associate mapping with cartography, but that's not always the case.
Technology in the classroom is often discussed in terms of solving issues of scale—the rise of massively open online courses just being the largest of examples. Perhaps though, technology may serve the most good when it's scaled to student needs.
Daniel Weiner doesn’t just have one degree from the University of Kentucky but three—the last of which is a Ph.D. in statistics. From UK, Weiner transitioned into a career within the pharmacometrics field where he is now a Senior Vice President at the Certara Corporation offering scientific software and consulting services to the pharmaceutical industry.