gws

Immigration Research on Display: Wired Students at the Showcase of Undergraduate Scholars

At the end of each academic year, the Society for the Promotion of Undergraduate Research hosts the Showcase of Undergraduate ScholarsCristina Alcalde, one of three faculty co-directors at A&S Wired and a professor in the Department of Gender and Women’s Studies, mentored three Wired students during the past academic year. 

All three students conducted focus-group research. Elizabeth Kunnecke studied differences between perceptions of first and second generation immigrants. Tyler Davoren looked at geographic influences on perceptions of immigrants. Emily VanMeter examined how people’s religious attitudes influenced the way they interacted with immigrants. Their posters were on display on April 25, 2012, in the Ballroom at the Student Center. 

This podcast was produced by Cheyenne Hohman.

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.

Diversity Project Blanket to be Unveiled at Gayla

A blanket of squares representing the Lexington's LGBT community created as part of a UK Gaines Scholar's jury project will be unveiled at the Gayla.

The Perks of Being an Ambassador: Jennifer DeLuke

Jennifer DeLuke is an A&S Ambassador, one of a select group of undergraduate students that represent the College of Arts and Sciences to prospective students and help with A&S events on campus. In this podcast, DeLuke gives an insider's perspective to the jobs an A&S Ambassador does, as well as some reasons why others might want to apply for the position as part of their undergraduate experience. In addition to being an Ambassador, DeLuke is an English major with a minor in Gender and Women's Studies

This podcast was produced by Cheyenne Hohman

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.

Appalachian Center and UPK Celebrate Appalachian Literature

The Appalachian Center and University Press of Kentucky are hosting three events to celebrate Appalachia-related books published during this academic year.

Tice Authors New Book, To Give Lecture

 

By Jenny Wells

Karen Tice, associate professor in the University of Kentucky College of Education Department of Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation, recently authored her new book, "Queens of Academe: Beauty Pageantry, Student Bodies, and Campus Life," published by Oxford University Press.

Institutional Partnerships in India: Srimati Basu

The UK Asia Center wants to connect UK and India on an institutional level. Srimati Basu, an associate professor in the Departments of Gender & Women’s Studies and Anthropology and a member of the Asia Center Steering Committee, went on a trip to India to tour potential partner institutions in February 2012. The tour was organized by the International Academic Partnership Program, part of the Institute of International Education, and took her through Delhi, Hyderabad, and Mumbai. In this podcast, Basu discusses the trip, the Asia Center's role in forming institutional partnerships, and the challenges result from the differences between the Indian educational system and our own. 

This podcast was produced by Cheyenne Hohman.

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.

Queens of Academe: Student Pageants with Karen Tice

Karen Tice is a professor in the Department of Gender and Women's Studies. Professor Tice is giving a lecture on April 18th entitled Queens of Academe: Student Life and Campus Pageantry. The lecture is a part of a series put on by the Gender and Women Studies department. Professor Tice's lecture is based on her forthcoming book, Queens of Academe: Beauty Pageants, Student Bodies, and Campus Life, which will be published in March. More information on the Queen Lecture series can be found here.

This podcast was produced by Sam Burchett.

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - gws
X
Enter your linkblue username.
Enter your linkblue password.
Secure Login

This login is SSL protected

Loading