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Brooklyn Poet Laureate Tina Chang Joining Tracy K. Smith at Women Writers Event

In an evening that organizers are calling “Brave New Words,” Tina Chang, poet laureate of Brooklyn, N.Y., will join Pulitzer Prize winner Tracy K. Smith for a poetry reading and conversation at the keynote event of this year’s Kentucky Women Writers Conference.

Promote Sustainability With Earth Days in the Bluegrass 2014

The University of Kentucky this month is hosting the ninth annual Earth Days in the Bluegrass (EDBG), a month-long series of events promoting sustainability.

International Dessert Contest Showcases Cultural Cuisine

Tonight at 6 p.m., the Student Activities Board will host the second annual International Dessert Contest!

Get Involved at NCUR 2014

In just a few weeks, the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) will take place at UK, bringing a host of events and opportunities to campus.

New Oral History Project Chronicles Kentucky's Civil Rights History

As Kentucky remembers the 1964 Civil Rights March on Frankfort, UK announces a new collection of oral histories with many of the state's most noted civil rights activists.

UK Libraries Presents Mexican Folk Art Exhibit of Alebrijes

Mexican Folklore Exhibition in Willy T.

Cultural Diversity Festival to Celebrate the Richness of UK’s Campus

The Cultural Diversity Festival will kick off next Wednesday with the 25th annual "Taste of Our World," with a grand finale planned for March 28 at the Lyric Theatre.

Pulitzer Prize Winning Poet to Headline Kentucky Women Writers Conference

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Tracy K. Smith will give the keynote address at the 2014 conference, scheduled for Sept. 12 and 13.

Celebrated Chemist, Novelist and Playwright Carl Djerassi to Visit UK

Known for his work in organic chemistry and as a father of insect and human birth control, Carl Djerassi will take part in several events being held Feb. 13-15, at UK.

UK Confucius Institute Celebrates Three Years With Shanghai Talents

The 3rd Anniversary Celebration Concert will spotlight string music, the pipa, martial arts and other musical talents from Shanghai. The free concert will begin at 7 p.m. Thursday, at the Singletary Center.

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