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Anti-Apartheid Activist Denis Goldberg to Speak at UK Today

Legendary anti-apartheid activist Denis Goldberg will speak at 4 p.m. today in the William T. Young Library Auditorium. A reception will follow at 5 p.m.

Writing Center Celebrates 30 Years of Helping UK Students Succeed

Over the course three decades, peer consultants at the Writing Center have assisted thousands of student, faculty, and staff in improving the style and effectiveness of their writing.

Carvings with Personality: Alebrijes from Oaxaca, Mexico

Furthering our exploration of Mexico through the  "¡Viva Mexico!," Passport to the World Program, the University of Kentucky Libraries introduces us to the whimsical folk art of Alebrijes from Oaxaca, Mexico. These carved and decorated figures of animals can be found in the William T. Young Library. In this podcast, Francie Chassen-Lopez, co-chair of the "¡Viva Mexico!" Program and a professor in the Department of History, and Dara Vance, a graduate student within the Department of History, discuss the history and production of Alebrije and what can be found in the exhibit. Head to the William T. Young library to check out the exhibit and take a photo of your favorite Alebrije - don’t forget to share online and tag as #vivamexico to share it with your friends and the University! Click for more information about alebrije or the exhibit.

This podcast was produced by Casey Hibbard.

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Mayor Jim Gray to Speak in "see tomorow." Series

Lexington Mayor Jim Gray will lead the next event in the "see tomorrow." Speaker Series at 4 p.m. Monday, March 24, in the William T. Young Library Auditorium.

UK Libraries Presents Mexican Folk Art Exhibit of Alebrijes

Mexican Folklore Exhibition in Willy T.

UK Libraries Celebrates Chinese Lunar New Year

To celebrate the upcoming Chinese Lunar New Year, UK Libraries will be showcasing Chinese art in William T. Young Library.

Open Access Week to Explore Altmetrics

This week, UK Libraries will be presenting Open Access Week, with panels to exploring how social media is changing the way we share ideas and collaborate.

Biology Presents Annual Thomas Hunt Morgan Speaker Series

This week, prominent evolutionary biology John Avis will deliver two lectures on campus as part of the fifth annual installment of the Thomas Hunt Morgan Speaker Series.

Documentary Explores Lexington's Diverse Davis Bottom Neighborhood

"Davis Bottom: Rare History, Valuable Lives" reveals the fascinating history of a working-class neighborhood established in Lexington after the Civil War.

Sesquicentennial Stories: Storm Cat

In celebration of the University of Kentucky's upcoming sesquicentennial in 2015, the 54th of 150 weekly installments remembers the life of the legendary stallion, Storm Cat, who is the subject of a popular piece of art at the university.

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