The images of untold thousands of people — many of them children — escaping the horror and despair of the war-ravaged Middle East are seared in the memories of anyone even semi-aware of global events in recent months.
With "Banned Books Week" celebrated last week and "Teen Read Week" coming up Oct.18-24, exploring the world through literature seems to always be in season. For professors at the University of Kentucky, books have impacted their lives and careers in surprising ways.
Michael W. Young, an esteemed geneticist known best for identifying the genes that regulate circadian rhythms, will deliver two lectures at the University of Kentucky this week as part of the 2015 Thomas Hunt Morgan Lecture Series sponsored by the UK Department of Biology.
The Hayden Howard Lecture Series was established in 2001 to bring renowned research mathematicians to the University of Kentucky. The lecture was established by a friend of UK’s Department of Mathematics and is named in honor of retired faculty members Thomas Hayden and Henry Howard.
Four faculty members at the University of Kentucky, including one from the College of Arts & Sciences, have been selected as 2015-2016 SEC Academic Leadership Development Program fellows, the SEC announced Wednesday.