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New Perspectives on Spanish Conquest & Empire: 16th-21st Centuries

Date: 
Friday, October 23, 2015 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm
Location: 
Margaret King Library

Author Roxane Gay Visits UK

Roxane Gay was born in Nebraska, of Haitian descent, but her family moved quite a bit during her childhood. That doesn’t completely explain the divergent, eclectic nature of her writing, but perhaps it’s a starting point.

2nd Annual Chemistry Alumni Board Meeting

Oftentimes, students find themselves struggling to pick a direction to take once they have received their degree. On October 2, 2015, the Chemistry Alumni Board helped to answer some common questions students may have about life after graduation

Panel of Experts Discusses Refugee Crisis in the Middle East, Europe

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.

The Books That Shaped Them

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.

Pioneering Geneticist Michael Young Delivering Thomas Hunt Morgan Lectures

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.

 

Mathematician Who Cracked Century-old Math Problem Speaking at UK

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.

College of Arts and Sciences Inducting Five Into Hall of Fame

Celebrating the accomplishments of distinguished alumni and faculty, the University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences will induct five new members into the its Hall of Fame Friday, Oct. 9.

Brown Receives Acorn Award

The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education today announced the two winners of its 2015 Acorn Award for outstanding teachers at the state’s public and independent colleges and universities.

 

Four UK Professors Named SEC Academic Leadership Development Program Fellows

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.

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