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Scholarships, Fellowships, Grants Available to UK Students, Faculty Interested in Travel to China

A variety of opportunities to teach, study, and research in China are available to UK students and faculty through the UK Confucius Institute.

Gerald Smith Named Martin Luther King Center Scholar in Residence

Associate professor of history and UK alumnus Gerald Smith hopes to continue researching the connection between King and religion.

Appalachian Studies Association Honors Dwight Billings

Professor Dwight Billings received the Appalachian Studies Association's Cratis D. Williams/James S. Brown Service Award.

Join Bike Lexington Commuter Challenge

With Lexington Bike Month kicking off May 1, faculty and staff can get involved with the fifth annual Commuter Challenge.

Doubling Up

The University of Kentucky Chemistry department is excited to welcome two new faculty members, Professors Kenneth Graham and Peter Kekenes-Huskey, to the Bluegrass this summer.

Stargazing at MacAdam Observatory with Tim Knauer

The University of Kentucky's own MacAdam Observatory provides students with the opportunity to use the most powerful telescopic lenses on campus and see the universe. On clear nights, students are welcome to join director Tim Knauer and his graduate assistants as they look out into the stars and observe those celestial bodies.

Here, Tim and assistants Kyle and Aaron join us to talk about running the observatory and their experiences there.

This podcast was produced by David Cole.

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Stargazing at MacAdam Observatory with Tim Knauer by UK College of Arts & Sciences is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

Cultural Geographer Karl Raitz to Receive Award for Intellectual Achievement

Professor Karl Raitz of the Department of Geography has been award the 2014 UK Libraries Award for Intellectual Achievement.

Gaines Center Faculty Member Alex Brooks Named NEH Summer Scholar

Brooks is one of 16 educators who will participate in a seminar titled "Tudor Books and Readers: 1485-1603."

Ana Liberato Awarded Swiss National Science Foundation Grant

Additionally, she will be a visiting fellow at the Swiss Forum for Migration and Population Studies at the University of Neuchâtel (SFM) this summer as she works on a new book about Dominican immigrants in Switzerland.

Edward Morris' New Book Investigates Boys' Underperformance in School

One day while waiting at the dentist’s office sociology associate professor, Edward Morris, picked up a Newsweek magazine that depicted a group of elementary aged boys bleakly staring back at the camera.

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