college of arts & sciences

A&S Alumna Named State World Language Teacher of Year

Laura Roché Youngworth, University of Kentucky alumna, was named the 2015 Kentucky World Language Teacher of the Year by the Kentucky World Language Association (KWLA).

UK Debate Team Off to a Strong Start After First Two Tournaments

The University of Kentucky Debate team competed in the 44th Run for the Roses. The Run for the Roses is a small round robin format tournament where eight of the top teams in the country were invited to compete against the top Kentucky team.

NPR Interviews Campbell About St. Louis Arch

 Tracy Campbell, professor of history and interim chair of the University of Kentucky Department of History in the College of Arts and Sciences was interviewed by National Public Radio Wednesday morning about the African-American neighborhoods razed to build the museum and grounds surrounding St. Louis' Gateway Arch.

Confucius Institute Lecture Explores Chinese Machismo

The University of Kentucky's Confucius Institute is teaming up with the Department of Modern and Classical Languages, Literatures and Cultures to present a special lecture on machismo and China's Zuo tradition by scholar David Schaberg.

15 to Finish: A Simple Success Strategy for UK Students

Hannah Latta, a University of Kentucky junior from Mayfield, Kentucky, is a Chellgren FellowGaines Fellow and member of the UK Honors Program. A biology major planning to attend medical school, Latta has a lot going on.

Hitnes Mural Showcases Beauty of Science Studied at UK EREC

Home to laboratories, aviaries, research fields and ponds, the University of Kentucky Ecological Research and Education Center (EREC) is also now home to larger than life-size art that illustrates the beauty of the science studied there.

Application Period for Women’s Empowerment Scholarship Now Open

The University of Kentucky Office for Policy Studies on Violence Against Women (OPSVAW) in the College of Arts and Sciences announced today that the application window for its Women’s Empowerment Scholarship is now open.

UPK Encyclopedia Editors, Including UK Historian Gerald Smith, Winners of Kentucky Archives Month Award

University Press of Kentucky (UPK) co-editors Gerald Smith, Karen Cotton McDaniel and John Hardin have been selected to receive the 2015 Kentucky Archives Month Certificate for Merit for Writing/Publication for their editorship of The Kentucky African American Encyclopedia.


Historian Roy Foster Details Irish History

Roy Foster, Carroll Professor of Irish History at the University of Oxford, was recently awarded a President’s Medal from the British Academy for “transforming the understanding of a period or subject of study” for his book “Vivid Faces: the Irish revolutionary generation 1890-1923.”

57 Honored With UK Outstanding Staff Awards

Recognizing the accomplishments of staff across the University of Kentucky, 57 UK staff members were honored with Outstanding Staff Awards (OSA) Wednesday at Spindletop Hall. This was the sixth year for the event sponsored by the Office of the President and UK Staff Senate.


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