Podcasts

On Feb. 28, the University of Kentucky Alumni Association held a dinner to honor this year’s recipients of the Great Teacher Award. Six UK professors have been named winners of the award for 2017:

Published March 9, 2017

Our eighteenth Language Talk: KWLA podcast, Struggling Learners and Literacy, features hosts Laura Roché Youngworth and Jeanmarie Rouhier-Willoughby discussing research-based strategies to engage at-risk learners in the world language classroom with author and UK professor Francis Bailey (Modern and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Cultures and...

Published March 2, 2017

"UK at the Half" interview with UK history Professor Gerald Smith about the Kentucky African American Encyclopedia.

Now celebrated in several nations around the world, Black History Month began humbly when noted historian Carter G. Woodson and other African American leaders urged the nation to recognize a “Negro History Week” in February 1926. Fifty years later, President Gerald Ford officially designated February as Black History Month, defining it as an annual celebration of the achievements of African Americans and their roles in U.S. history. At the time, he urged the...

Published February 6, 2017
In Language Talk #17 Laura Roche-Youngworth speaks with the director of the annual Kentucky World Language Association Showcase, Lydia Kohler, and the chair of one of the host departments at the University of Kentucky, Jeanmarie Rouhier-Willoughby. They discuss plans for the event on the UK campus on March 25, 2017, from student competitions to the professional fair and other cultural events at the Showcase. For more details on the KWLA Showcase, visit kwla.org/showcase or contact Lydia Kohler at showcase@kwla.org
Published January 25, 2017

By Jay Blanton and Kody Kiser

Today, the United States of America will observe the “peaceful transfer of power” that for more than two centuries has marked the transition from one U.S. president to another.  

Shortly after noon today, Donald J. Trump will officially become the 45th president of the United States. 

At this moment in the country’s history, UKNOW wanted to get a perspective on the campaign that just occurred and the policy issues — both domestic...

Published January 20, 2017

By Kody Kiser

Storytelling is an art as old as human civilization. It can cross or establish boundaries, unite or divide cultures, and give context and meaning to our shared existence. Throughout its history, the University of Kentucky has fostered a rich culture of storytelling. Long considered a cradle of Kentucky authors, the university is making headway in supporting the work of authors more representative of the national scene.

On this episode of "Behind the Blue," we welcome one of those authors, UK Assistant Professor of English Hannah...

Published December 22, 2016
https://www.as.uky.edu/research-intimate-partner-violence-claire-renzetti

By Vice President for Research Lisa Cassis

This podcast features Claire Renzetti, the Judi Conway Patton Endowed Chair in the University of Kentucky Center for Research on Violence Against Women, and professor and chair of sociology in the UK College of Arts and Sciences.

Renzetti’s research focuses on violence against women, particularly violent victimization experiences of socially and economically marginalized groups of women, including women living in poverty and women in same-sex intimate partnerships. Her current research focuses on human trafficking, and services for...

Published December 8, 2016
Our sixteenth Language Talk: KWLA podcast, Authentic Materials in the Language Classroom, features hosts Laura Roché Youngworth and Jeanmarie Rouhier-Willoughby discussing using authentic materials in the language classroom, from the beginning to the advanced levels, with UK Professors Ruth Brown (Hispanic Studies) and Harald Hoebusch (Modern and Classical Languages, Literatures and Cultures). They share some resources and tips on how they use them in the classroom (and outside of it) to enhance language and cultural learning. They also discuss how using authentic resources engages students...
Published November 9, 2016
This panel discussion (10/19/2016) engaged the general public in current topics of genetics and genomics, such as assembling genomes, gene editing and gene drives, gene therapy in medicine, GMOs, bioethics, and “big unanswered questions”. The panel was made up of a diverse group of faculty at the University of Kentucky:
 
Moderator: Brian Rymond, PhD, Linda and Jack Gill Professor of Biology, Department of Biology
Panel Members:
- Stephen L. Dobson, PhD, Professor of Medical and Veterinary Entomology, Department of Entomology
...
Published October 28, 2016

By Jay Blanton

Is Donald Trump an anomaly? Are the two political parties at a crisis point? Where does the country go after a presidential election seemingly like no other?
 
Those questions and more were the topic of this week’s Behind the Blue podcast. To explore the issues raised by this year’s election between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, Behind the Blue talked with two leading experts at the Univesity of Kentucky — Emily Beaulieu, an associate professor in comparative politics, and...
Published October 20, 2016

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