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History Professor Wins Stuart L. Bernath Book Prize

UK history professor, Lien-Hang T. Nguyen recently received the Stuart L. Bernath Book Prize, an honor awarded annually by the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations. The prize recognizes the best book by a first-time author in the field of diplomatic history.

Global Sustainability Expert Vandana Shiva: The Future of Food

Internationally renowned scholar and activist Vandana Shiva visited the University of Kentucky to present her lecture on "The Future of Food" and to discuss the many challenges of global sustainability. Shiva has been the author of more than 20 books on sustainable agriculture, development, feminist theory, alternative globalization, and bioengineering. Her work in the interdisciplinary field of sustainability has elevated her to the position of one of the field's foremost thinkers and has even earned her the title of "environmental hero" from Time Magazine.

 

This podcast was produced by Patrick O'Dowd.

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Community Connection

Matt Wilson's GIS Workshop at the University of Kentucky builds connections to the community through partnerships with non-profit organizations such as Seedleaf and the Central Kentucky Council for Peace and Justice.

GIS Workshop Strengthens Community Ties

Students in geography Professor Matt Wilson's GIS Workshop course spent the past semester applying the knowledge of geographic technology they gained in the classroom to assist Lexington nonprofit organizations Seedleaf and Central Kentucky Council for Peace and Justice.

GIS Workshop Community Partners: Central Kentucky Council for Peace and Justice- Kerby Neill

Kerby Neill, volunteer coordinator for the Central Kentucky Council for Peace and Justice, discusses the council's partnership with Matt Wilson's Geographic Information Systems Workshop at the University of Kentucky.

GIS Workshop: Community Partners

Matt Wilson's GIS Workshop at the University of Kentucky builds connections to the community through partnerships with non-profit organizations such as Seedleaf and the Central Kentucky Council for Peace and Justice.

The Price of Peace Education

A week ago I spent the morning meeting with an Israeli cultural anthropologist and education scholar well-known for his work on Peace education, Prof. Zvi Beckerman. As soon as I entered his office, I immediately felt at home, as the books from some of my favorite rhetoricians-- Kenneth Burke, Chaim Perelman, and others-- were sitting right there on his shelf, piled up and in plain view.

Rhetoric books

No Middle Man

By Colleen Glenn

After graduating from UK in the spring of 2011, James Chapman wasted no time in getting started on his career path. A dual Political Science and International Studies major at UK, Chapman continued doubling up on his studies in graduate school: he is now pursuing a joint law degree and Middle East policy master's degree at George Washington University.

WRD 205: Rhetorics of Violence and Non-Violence with Beth Connors-Manke

Did you know that there is a new certificate in the works for Peace Studies? Beth Connors-Manke is teaching "Rhetorics of Violence and Non-Violence" (WRD 205/ENG 205) in Spring 2012, and it will be a component of that certification program. The class is one of Writing, Rhetoric and Digital Media's groundbreaking course offerings for Spring 2012.

This podcast was produced by Cheyenne Hohman.

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