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Six UK Students Awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Five University of Kentucky students and one recent graduate have been selected to receive government-funded National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships. The fellowships will present the students with more than $100,000 to use toward research-based master's or doctoral degrees.

Robert Milton Huffaker Named Honorary Doctorate

Robert Milton Huffaker, a native of Wayne County, Ky., has an over 50-year career as a distinguished physicist, company founder and CEO, and philanthropist. After earning a Bachelor of Science in physics and pursuing graduate studies at UK, Huffaker worked at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center for 15 years.

2013-14 A&S Outstanding Teaching Awards Announced

The College of Arts & Sciences is very pleased to announce that the recipients of the 2013-14 A&S Outstanding Teaching Awards are Drs. Shannon Bell (sociology), Jacqueline Couti (MCL), Stephen Testa (chemistry), and Kim Woodrum (chemistry).

Two A&S Faculty Team Up for New Book on Kentucky's Robinson Forest

English professor Erik Reece and Biology professor James Krupa recently released a book that brings to life the history and ecology of one of Kentucky's most important natural landscapes —the Robinson Forest in eastern Kentucky. "The Embattled Wilderness" depicts the fourteen thousand acres of diverse forest region-- a haven of biological richness-- as endangered by the ever-expanding desert created by mountaintop removal mining.

'Bulgakov's Dreams' Become Reality at UK

The University of Kentucky Department of Theatre in collaboration with UK's Russian Studies Program and the Department of History will present Bulgakov's Dreams, a drama on the life of the Soviet writer.

Skype with an Astronaut at A&S Sneak Peek

Catch a sneak peek of the amazing opportunities with the College of Arts & Sciences!

Dr. Ravat's Exploring the Solar System class had the privilege of doing a Skype interview with NASA Astronaut Dr. Drew Feustel. The Mission Specialist veteran detailed his drive to become an astronaut, his experiences in Space, and how NASA research connects to life on Earth.

Watch the full video here! vimeo.com/63330398

Skype with Astronaut Andrew Feustel

Dr. Ravat's AST/EES 310 class had the opportunity to speak with Dr. Andrew Feustel, NASA Astronaut and Mission Specialist for STS-125 and STS-134, on April 2nd, 2013. During this fascinating hour-long conversation, Dr. Feustel described what it is like to go into space, the importance of the scientific advances enabled by NASA, and recounted his experiences on the International Space Station and on the last human service mission to the Hubble Space Telescope.

Education Abroad Awards Program Development and Research Grants

Education Abroad at the University of Kentucky recently awarded grants to five faculty members to develop innovative programs abroad. In addition, a graduate student was awarded a grant to support her research into education abroad experiences and possibilities for the future.

Instrumental Music from the Soviet Union and Beyond

This podcast is a recording from the Russian Music Festival, which took place on February 28th in Singletary Center for the Arts Recital Hall and was presented by the College of Arts & Sciences and the College of Fine Arts School of Music. The program follows. The Russian Music Festival was performed in conjunction with the current A&S intitative, "Reimagining Russia's Realms: Peoples, Arts, Cultures, and Homelands of Eurasia," which continues until the end of Spring 2013 semester. Special thanks to the College of Arts & Sciences Advisory Committee. 

 

PROGRAM

 

Sonata No. 3 in A minor, Op. 28           Серге́й Серге́евич Проко́фьев
                                                                Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953)

Edward Lee, piano

 

From the Ballet "Romeo and Juliet"       Серге́й Серге́евич Проко́фьев                        

arr. Вадим Васильевич Борисовский        
Vadim Borisofsky  (1900-1972)  

Утренняя серенада  (Morning Serenade)
Сцена у балкона  (Balcony Scene)
Танец рыцарей  (Dance of the Knights)

Deborah Lander and Leigh Dixon, violas
Chialing Hsieh, piano

 

Idyll for Flute and Piano                         Yevhen Stankovych  (b. 1942)
Waltz for Flute and Piano                                Amit Poznansky (b.1972)

Julie Hobbs, piano
William Cooper, piano

From Violin Concerto                  Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
           Canzonetta: Andante          Пётр Ильич Чайкобский (1840-1893)
 

Katyusha
Trad. Russian Folksong                        arr. Raleigh Dailey 

Bradley Kerns, trombone
Raleigh Dailey, piano

UK Honors Outstanding Advisers

The University of Kentucky's David P. Moecher and George L. Scott Jr. were honored as the recipients of the 19th annual Ken Freedman Outstanding Advisor Awards. The award recognizes outstanding service in the field of academic advising.

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