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https://www.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Voices%20of%20Alumni_Susan%20Tomasky.mp3

Susan Tomasky is a graduate from the University of Kentucky and is currently on the board of A.E.P. (American Electric Power) as the president of A.E.P. Transmission. During her time as a student at UK, Tomasky was involved in solving big problems that faced many universities and colleges in the 1970s. Surmounting the challenges at UK helped prepare her for problem-solving on a professional scale.

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Published May 24, 2011
https://www.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/STE-000.mp3

Jeffrey Burch is an aerospace engineer that started his career as a physicist.  Burch graduated from the University of Kentucky in 1977 with a BS in Physics, and went on to earn higher degrees from the University of Chicago and Rutgers University. In this interview, he discusses the faculty that influenced him during his time at UK.  

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Published May 24, 2011
https://www.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/The%20Bottom%20Line_Ikenna%20Uzuebugnam.mp3

Each week during the 2010 fall semester, the College of Arts and Sciences is showing the new documentary by Connie Field, "Have You Heard from Johannesburg?"  This is part of the year long Kentucky and South Africa Initiative: "Different Lands, Common Ground". Each week's film installment is accompanied by a guest speaker. This week's speaker was Ikenna Uzuebugnam, a new professor in the Gatton College for Business and Economics. His research focuses on social entrepreneurship.

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Published May 24, 2011
https://www.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/South%20Africa%20PSA%20final.mp3

The University of Kentucky College of Arts & Sciences is embarking on a year long exploration of the culture and history of South Africa and its connections with Kentucky. The Kentucky and South Africa Initiative, titled "Different Lands, Common Ground," will engage our community in a crucial global conversation and spark an ongoing exchange of ideas.

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Published May 24, 2011
https://www.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Hell%20of%20a%20Job_%20Marybeth%20Gasman.mp3

Each week during the 2010 fall semester, the College of Arts and Sciences is showing the new documentary by Connie Field, "Have You Heard from Johannesburg?"  This is part of the year long Kentucky and South Africa Initiative: "Different Lands, Common Ground." Each week's film installment is accompanied by a guest speaker. This week's speaker was Marybeth Gasman, a prominent speaker from the University of Pennsylvania who studies historically black colleges and universities in America and Africa.

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Published May 24, 2011
https://www.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Free%20at%20Last_Connie%20Field.mp3

Connie Field is the director of "Have You Heard From Johannesburg?" In this podcast, Field discusses the years of work that she put into making the seven-part documentary. The film is a focal point of the Kentucky and South Africa Initiative: "Different Lands, Common Ground."

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Published May 24, 2011
https://www.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Food%20the%20Future%20and%20Forgiveness_Ahmed%20Kathrada.mp3

Ahmed Kathrada, anti-apartheid activist and cell-mate of Nelson Mandela on Robben Island, speaks at the opening of an exhibition in Lafferty Hall about life in South Africa under apartheid. 

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Published May 24, 2011
https://www.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Different%20Lands%20Common%20Ground_%20Lauren%20Kientz.mp3

South Africa has received quite a bit of international press this year as the host nation of the 2010 World Cup. Although the festivities surrounding the exciting sports events are over, the College of Arts & Sciences is launching a new South African initiative which will allow students to learn more about this fascinating country over the course of the 2010-11 academic year. Students also have the opportunity to enroll in a class that breaks out of the traditional 3-credit hour, semester-long offerings.

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Published May 24, 2011
https://www.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Ahmed%20Kathrada_%20Gallery%20Opening.mp3

On April 13, 2011, Ahmed “Kathy” Kathrada, the South African politician, former political prisoner, and anti-apartheid activist, spoke at UK as part of the unveiling of the traveling Kathrada Exhibit currently being hosted at the University of Kentucky. The exhibit, which documents Kathy’s life as an activist for non-racialism and democracy and also includes a replica of the prison cell in which Kathy spent 26 years of his life, was on display in the Webb Gallery of Lafferty Hall until May 31st, 2011. If you missed it, you can...

Published May 24, 2011
https://www.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Hillbillies%20Horses%20and%20Hoops_Ron%20Eller.mp3

Author Ron Eller, a professor in the Department of History, discusses inequalities and stereotypes of the Bluegrass State during 2010's AweSome Week.

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Published May 24, 2011

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