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Fighting Alzheimer's with Antioxidants: Allan Butterfield

Allan Butterfield is UK's Alumni Association Endowed Professor of Biological Chemistry at UK, and the Director of the Center for Membrane Sciences.

The focus of his research is the study of oxidative stress on the brain, one of the main components of Alzheimer's Disease.

In this podcast, Professor Butterfield discusses his research group's experiments and results, and talks about fighting the disease by stimulating the brain's production of antioxidants.

This podcast was produced by Stephen Gordinier.

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Voices of Alumni: Merrily Orsini

Merrily Orsini is the founder and managing director of corecubed, an internet marketing company that has received a Webby Award nomination, a silver Aster Award for medical marketing, and a gold Aster Award in healthcare advertising. In this podcast, Merrily talks about how UK introduced her to computer analysis of trending behavior, which has been at the center of her career since then, and about the turbulence of college life in 1969.

This podcast was produced by Stephen Gordinier.

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Chemistry Professor Leaves Lasting Legacy at UK

Retired Chemistry Professor Jim Holler's enthusiasm for chemistry and passion for teaching led him to include several visually stunning science demonstrations in class.

Traveling the Country, UK Alum Is Ambassador for UK, the SEC

A&S alum Larry Conley played college and professional basketball, served in the Armed Forces, and coached teams - all before starting his career as a commentator for ESPN, and he got his start right here at the University of Kentucky.

Sociology Doctoral Graduates Excel After Graduation

Baishakhi Taylor and Darina Lepadatu are friends, UK sociology alumni, and exceling in new roles at their respected universities.

Little/Gaines Artist Explores 'The Daily Routine' of Life

Little/Gaines Artist Kit Donohue, a UK graduate student and musician, has teamed with dancer and UK alumna Kasey Schackelford to explore how life imitates art in tonight's program "The Daily Routine: Themes and Variations." The program will feature a new composition by Donohue and choreography by Shackelford.

NEH Bestows Prestigious Honor on UK Alumnus Wendell Berry

Kentucky poet, novelist and environmentalist Wendell Berry has been named the 2012 Jefferson Lecturer in the Humanities by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).

Great Teachers Make a Great University

Great teachers makes a great college, as well. Three of the honored professors are A&S faculty: Arne Bathke, Eric Christianson, and Ana Rueda.

A&S Alum & President of Cornett IMS Recognized on National Philanthropy Day

A&S and 22 other organizations honored their top philanthropists on National Philanthropy Day, organized by the Association of Fundraising Professionals.

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