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Looming greenhouse gas emission regulations will affect the economies and power grids of every state in the nation. The Commonwealth of Kentucky’s Energy and Environment Cabinet partnered with the University of Kentucky's Department of Statistics to generate a variety of potential scenarios for the future of energy in Kentucky. The projections included economic and environmental impacts of energy production methods including coal, natural gas, nuclear power, and renewable sources of energy such as...

Published March 10, 2014

Creative expression and disease aren't two topics that are often juxtaposed, but UKC 310: Art and Epidemics, will explore five diseases from a creative and technical angle: tuberculosis, AIDS, cancer, alcoholism, and the plague - through a variety of creative lenses, including film, short fiction, poetry, and art. Rita Basuray and Katherine Rogers-Carpenter will co-teach the fall 2013 course, looking at the parallels between scientific and creative writing, and where these forms...

Published February 8, 2013

Fall of 2012 was the perfect time to conduct a class about American electoral politics - so it was taken up as the topic for Currents, a class offered to incoming Freshmen. The course explores the 2012 election from a variety of academic perspectives - including, but not limited to, philosophy, economics, history, and, of course, political science. In this podcast, five Currents students shared their experiences with the class. 

The students interviewed are: Trevor McNary, a double major in International Studies...

Published October 29, 2012

Jairus Rossi is a graduate student in the Department of Geography, and one of twelve individuals organizing the 2nd annual Dimensions of Political Ecology Conference, which will take place from April 13th – 15th 2012 at the University of Kentucky. The conference is a multi-disciplinary event that will bring two guest speakers and scholars from at least ten countries.

It is organized by the UK...

Published March 26, 2012

Alan Nadel is the William T. Bryan Professor, specializing in American Studies. Professor Nadel has particular interests in post-WWII American culture, including television and literature. In this podcast, Professor Nadel discusses narrativity as it relates to our perception of reality and how it offers context to our every day life.

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Published December 5, 2011

Jeremy Popkin is the T. Marshall Hahn, Jr. professor of History for the College of Arts and Sciences, and the director of the Jewish Studies Program, an interdisciplinary minor.

He has been named one of six finalists for the 2011 Cundill Prize in History, the world‘s largest nonfiction history book award, for his recent publication of "You Are All Free: The Haitian Revolution and the Abolition of Slavery."

The Jewish Studies Program will have its open-house event on Wednesday, October 19th, 2011, from 12 - 1:30 p.m. at the Bingham-Davis House (213 E. Maxwell Street).

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Published October 17, 2011

Kari Burchfield works with A&S Interdisciplinary Programs and the International Studies Program and is also acting as staff support for the upcoming Year of China Initiative.

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Published August 15, 2011

Patrick Bigger is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Geography at the University of Kentucky. He is a co-founder and member of the Political Ecology Working Group, a multidisciplinary group that organized the first Political Ecology conference in February 2011.

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Published June 27, 2011

During fall 2010, a panel of A&S alumni described how the University of Kentucky prepared them for their careers.

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Published May 25, 2011
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