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Think About It: Philosophy Camp

The week-long camp was run by four Ph.D. students passionate about the field and eager to share their love for philosophy with others. The camp drew a group of students ranging from 11 to 17-years-old who possessed a variety of backgrounds.

UK Human Development Institute Honors Two With Paul Kevin Burberry Award

On June 19, both Harold Kleinert and Katie Hastings were named by the University of Kentucky Human Development Institute (HDI) as the winners of the prestigious 2015 Paul Kevin Burberry Award.

Transnational Lives with Floya Anthias

In part three of a four part series, this Transnational Lives podcast features Matt Bryant Cheney, a graduate student within the English Department, James Lincoln, a graduate student within the Philosophy Department, and Lucia Montas, a graduate student in Hispanic Studies, as they speak with Floya Anthias about the development of her career and the influence of social theory and transnationalism within her own life. 
 
For more information about the lecture series that inspired this podcast series, please head to: Transnational Lives Lecture Series
 
This podcast was produced by Casey Hibbard. 

Sociology Junior Represents ONE Campaign at G7 Summit

Ryan McElhose, a University of Kentucky sociology junior, with minors in philosophy and neuroscience, recently represented the ONE Campaign, an international advocacy organization, at this year’s G7 summit in Germany.

Summer Camps That Are Fun and Educational

There is a surplus of summer camps available for local children, but the University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences offers a summer day camp experience beyond the norm — camps focusing on linguistics, geography, creative writing and philosophy

Geography Welcomes Carolyn Finney

The Department of Geography is proud to announce that Carolyn Finney will be joining the department's faculty this fall.

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

May Day Reflections on Aluminum Workers in Indiana

 

Drawing on fieldwork that begun in the US heartland in the world-changing year of 1989, when the fall of the Berlin Wall dramatically ended the long epoch of the Cold War, this paper attempts to demonstrate a long historical view of labor struggles within this ethnographic context.

Sponsored by the Department of Anthropology, University of Kentucky

 

Date: 
Friday, May 1, 2015 - 2:00pm
Location: 
Lafferty Hall Rm. 213

Congratulations to our 2015 Hall of Distinguished Alumni Honorees

Last week, our community honored 23 former UK students — leaders who have impacted the Commonwealth, the nation and the world through their work — with induction into the 2015 Hall of Distinguished Alumni.

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

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