Paul Karan of the Geography department will be instructing a course on China's geography in the Spring semester. It isn't just about maps, as Karan explains in this podcast, but rather the different ways many major elements of human life can connect in one field of study. Karan also details how and why this course can be beneficial to anyone, even those outside of the Geography major.
Sean Bemis put his hands together side by side to demonstrate two plates of the earth’s crust with a smooth boundary running between them. But that boundary is not always smooth and those plates do not always sit together neatly, which makes the earth’s crust a dynamic and complex surface.
Mónica Díaz and Matt Losada join the ranks of respected instructors and researchers in the Department of Hispanic Studies with a wealth of publications and teaching experience, as well as interest in Interdisciplinarity.
Gismo Therapeutics Inc., a New York-based biotech startup, has recently relocated its company to the University of Kentucky Advanced Science and Technology Commercialization Center, a business incubator housing new and emerging technology-based companies on UK’s campus.
The University of Kentucky has been playing host to Alan McKendrick, a Scottish playwright, stage director, and translator, as he works with students during a compressed, three-week course. Within the course, McKendrick and the students are working to translate and adapt a popular German play into American English with a Kentuckian twist. In this podcast, we speak to McKendrick about his previous work, the difficulties of adapting and translating plays, and the dynamics of the compressed course.
If you are interested in learning more about the play or the process through which it was adapted, a reading of the adaptation produced by Alan McKendrick and the students will be held on Friday, November 14th at 5:00 pm in the Briggs Theater, followed by a question & answers session and a reception.
In the latest episode of Office Hours, we talked with Katherine Behar, an artist-in-residence at the University of Kentucky. Her exhibit, E-Waste is being host in join by the College of Arts & Sciences and the College of Fine Arts. We discuss the contents of the exhibit, how each component operates, and how UK students have helped put it together.
Office Hours is a joint production of 88.1 WRFL and The College of Arts & Sciences, which airs live on WRFL every Wednesday from 2-3 PM. This podcast was produced by David Cole.
While STEMCats may be one of the newest Living Learning Communities on campus, it is providing incoming students with many unique opportunities. Students are not only able to live on campus and take courses with like-minded peers, but STEMCats also allows incoming freshmen students to participate in research and connect with peers, upperclassmen, and professors. In this podcast, we talk with several Undergraduate Instructional Assistants, or UIA’s, who have been building connections with STEMCats freshmen through sharing their experiences. Learn more about the STEMCats program and UIA’s as they speak about what they enjoy about the program and their connections with younger students.
The English Department is excited to welcome Assistant Professor Andrew Ewell to its faculty! This podcast is part of a series highlighting the new faculty members who joined the College of Arts and Sciences in the Fall 2014 semester.