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When The Levee Breaks: Derek Sawyer's Research Goes To Great Depths

For most Americans, levees are man-made engineering projects, rarely mentioned outside of the flooding that follows disasters like Hurricane Katrina.However, recent research conducted by Earth and Environmental Science (EES) Assistant Professor Derek Sawyer published in the journal “Geology” sheds new light on levees most of us never see – those built naturally by underwater rivers deep below the ocean’s surface.

The Shape of Success: Carl Lee

In 2014, UK mathematics professor Carl Lee received the Mathematical Association of America’s Deborah and Franklin Tepper Haimo Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics. This prestigious award is given by the MAA to honor instructors who have shown extreme success in their teaching and reached out to students in a way that goes beyond their own institution. Here, Lee talks about the different programs he has started and been involved with that helped him earn such an honor.
 
This podcast was produced by David Cole.
 

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Chemist Allan Butterfield Awarded Alkmeon International Prize for Alzheimer's Research

Butterfield is being awarded the Alkmeon International Prize for his contribution to research on Alzheimer's Disease in Rome on April 3rd.

UK Alumni Association Announces Jonathan Golding 2014 Great Teacher Award Recipient

The Great Teacher Award, started in 1961, is the longest-running university award recognizing teaching. In order to receive the award, educators must first be nominated by a student.

'Standing Up for the Mountains' Book Talk at UK

Three University of Kentucky authors will present recent books about mountaintop removal mining, and the treasured landscapes and Appalachian communities that lie in its midst, at a book talk and signing Thursday, Feb. 27.

Pioneer Natural Resources Stratigraphy and Paleo-environments Lab Opens

The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences formally opened the Pioneer Natural Resources Stratigraphy and Paleo-environments Laboratory on Friday, Feb. 14.

Psychology Faculty Contribute to Open-source Textbook Project

Seven members of the UK Department of Psychology contributed to the innovative Noba Project, offering free texts on psychology to students and instructors.

UK to Offer Workshops on Faculty Fulbright Awards

On Monday, Feb. 10, Dom Caristi, professor of telecommunications at Ball State University, will lead two workshops on selecting an award and preparing an effective application.

Aztec Poster From UK Makes Cover of National Library Publication

Aztec Poster From UK Makes Cover of National Library Publication

King Vigil Depicts Journey of Violence

On Jan. 19, the Sunday before Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the students, faculty and staff affiliated with the King Center have organized a vigil and march that will take participants on a journey through time.

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