political science

Series on Violence and the Human Condition Opens

The University of Kentucky Gaines Center for the Humanities and the UK College of Arts and Sciences are teaming up to present a series of workshops on violence and the human condition.

Three UK Students Awarded Undergraduate Research Abroad Scholarships

Three University of Kentucky students have received the Undergraduate Research Abroad Scholarship (UGRAS), which will support their international independent research projects during the 2015 summer session.

Violence and the Human Condition: Political Violence and Issues of Measurement and Methodology

 

For a full list of events and information visit: visionsinmethodology.org/conferences/2015-conference

Sponsered by the National Science Foundation, UK Gaines Center for the Humanities, UK Office of the Vice President for Research, the Department of Political Science, QIPSR, and the Department of Sociology.

 

Date: 
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 1:00pm to Saturday, May 16, 2015 - 5:00pm
Location: 
UK campus

Faculty and Teaching Assistants Honored With UK Provost's Outstanding Teaching Awards

Provost Tim Tracy honored seven faculty members and three teaching assistants with Provost's Outstanding Teaching Awards at the 2015 UK Faculty Awards Ceremony.

VIDEO: Twenty-three to be Inducted Into UK Hall of Distinguished Alumni

What makes a university thrive as a community and a center for knowledge?

Congrats to the 2015 Provost's Outstanding Teaching Award Winners

"It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge."


Gaines Fellowship Awarded to 12 UK Scholars

The University of Kentucky Gaines Center for the Humanities has chosen 12 outstanding undergraduates as new scholars for the university's Gaines Fellowship Program for the 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 academic years.

Panel Discussion to Focus on Cuba-U.S. Relations

A panel discussion about Cuba and U.S. relations will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24, in the UK Athletics Association Auditorium in Young Library.

Panel Discussion: The Promise and Perils of Populism - Global Perspectives

Please join us for a panel discussion of "The Promise and Perils of Populism - Global Perspectives" (University Press of Kentucky)
A new book edited by Carlos de la Torre
 
Moderated by: Emily Beaulieu, Department of Political Science, University of Kentucky
 
Panelists: Carlos de la Torre, Cas Mudde, School of Public and International Affairs, University of Georgia, contributor; Cristóbal Rovira, School of Political Science, Diego Portales University (Chile) contributor; Ron Formisano, William T. Bryan Professor of American History, University of Kentucky.
 
Reception in the lobby to follow.
Date: 
Friday, January 23, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: 
James F. Hardymon Theatre in the David Marksbury Building

Examining Conflict to Create Peace: The NSF Grant with Emily VanMeter

In the summer of 2014, several undergraduate and graduate students from the College of Arts & Sciences received a grant from the National Science Foundation. This NSF grant gave them the means to pursue research in various fields as they explored their interests and prepared for their potential futures. In this interview, we speak with Emily VanMeter, a senior Political Science and French Studies major. VanMeter speaks about her research on civil conflict and peacekeeping and how her project helped her explore the unseen processes of academia.

This podcast was produced by Casey Hibbard
 

Creative Commons License
Examining Conflict to Create Peace with Emily VanMeter by UK College of Arts & Sciences is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

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