Podcasts

https://www.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Dean%27s%20List%20Reception%20Fall%202011.mp3

Each semester, the College of Arts and Sciences honors its students which have made the Dean’s List. This semester, we talked with some of the honored students about their experiences at UK and how UK and a liberal arts education have helped them in their career goals.  Their varying majors, academic experiences, and plans for after college showcased the diversity of opportunities within the College of Arts and Sciences.

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Published October 12, 2011
https://www.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/UK%20Students%20Occupy%20Lexington.mp3

On October 5th, 2011, a group of students from the University of Kentucky joined a small march to the site of Occupy Lexington, a sister event to New York's ongoing Occupy Wall Street demonstrations. Students talk about their reasons for attending the event.

This podcast was produced by Cheyenne Hohman.

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Published October 10, 2011
https://www.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Lighting%20the%20Way_%20Developing%20New%20Photovoltaics%20with%20John%20Anthony.mp3

Solar energy has been around for a while now, but John Anthony, Michel Jabbour and Chi-Sing Man are part of a team that was recently awarded a National Science Foundation grant to develop new ways to catch and convert light to electricity. Anthony, a professor in the Department of Chemistry, describes the project, and his collaboration with mathematicians Jabbour and...

Published October 7, 2011
https://www.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Oral%20Histories%20from%20Coal%20Country_%20Abby%20Kerins.mp3

Abby Kerins was a poster presenter at the Lexington Farmer's Market on September 17th, 2011. Inspired by Alessandro Portelli, author of They Say in Harlan County, Kerins' research involved listening to (and reading transcripts of) oral histories from the coal-rich region of Appalachian Kentucky. Kerins focused on the role of women during coal miners' strikes in the 20th century. Kerins was mentored by Sociology professor Joanna...

Published October 6, 2011
https://www.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Kentucky%20SkyTalks%20with%20Tim%20Knauer.mp3

Tim Knauer is a professor for the department of Physics and Astronomy, and the director of the MacAdam Student Observatory. Each month, he hosts the Kentucky SkyTalks, an ongoing series of discussions on the science of life and the universe.

This podcast was produced by Stephen Gordinier.

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Published October 5, 2011
https://www.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Navigating%20Mandarin%27s%20Maze_%20Learning%20Chinese%20in%20Shangai%20with%20Kelly%20Schumm.mp3

Kelly Schumm is an Economics and Finance senior who recently traveled to Shanghai to study Mandarin. Kelly briefly discusses her expriences learning Chinese with UK Professor Matt Wells.

This podcast was produced by Sam Burchett.

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Published October 3, 2011
https://www.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/New%20Major%20in%20Environmental%20and%20Sustainable%20Studies_%20David%20Atwood_1.mp3

Professor David Atwood discusses the process of developing a new program: Environmental and Sustainable Studies. Atwood talks about the definition of 'sustainable,' the UK Common Reading Experience: No Impact Man by Colin Beavan, and the wide variety of disciplines that will contribute to the program of study.

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Published September 30, 2011
https://www.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Meet%20Liang%20Liang_%20New%20Faculty%202011.mp3

At the beginning of the Fall 2011 semester, we met with all of the new faculty hires in the College of Arts and Sciences. This series of podcasts introduces them and their research interests. Liang Liang is an assistant professor in the Department of Geography. Liang specializes in bioclimatology and landscape phenology and is particularly interested in the variations of plant life cycles across time and space. He studies how the timing of springs, such as the greening of landscapes or flowers blooming, are simple and sensitive indicators of climate change. His current research examines...

Published September 30, 2011
https://www.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Meet%20Susan%20Odom_%20New%20Faculty%202011.mp3

At the beginning of the Fall 2011 semester, we met with all of the new faculty hires in the College of Arts and Sciences. This series of podcasts introduces them and their research interests. Susan Odom is an assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry. Odom, an organic and materials chemist, studies lithium ion (Li-ion) batteries to try to make them safer and increase their longevity. In her lab at UK, she synthesizes organic molecules and polymers and incorporates them into Li-ion batteries to see if they improve the batteries' performance.

This podcast was produced by...

Published September 30, 2011
https://www.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Meet%20Francis%20Musoni_%20New%20Faculty%202011.mp3

At the beginning of the Fall 2011 semester, we met with all of the new faculty hires in the College of Arts and Sciences. This series of podcasts introduces them and their research interests. Francis Musoni is an assistant professor in the Department of History. Musoni's area of focus is African history, particularly addressing mobility and migration in southern Africa. Currently, Musoni researches the movement of illegal migrants from Zimbabwe to South Africa.

This podcast was produced by Christina Buckner.

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Published September 28, 2011

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