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Three A&S Professors Co-edit Book

Susan Bordo, a professor of gender and women’s studies, M. Christina Alcalde, an associate professor of gender women's studies, and Ellen Rosenman, Provost's Distinguished Professor of English, at the University of Kentucky are co-editors of a new book

A&S Year of Europe Kick-off Event Thursday, Sept. 3

The University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences is kicking off its annual Passport to the World initiative with an event Sept. 3. For the academic 2015-2016 year the focus will be "A Year of Europe."

Symposium: “The Intersections of Violence in Latin America”

​We will begin at 9:30 am with a presentation by multimedia artist Diana Kahlo,Las Desaparecidas de Ciudad Juarez, Mexico (The Missing Women of Juarez) followed by Francisco Goldman's lecture Ayotzinapa: Mexico Hits Bottom at 11:00 am and we will end with a panel on the Intersections of Violence and Human Rights across Time and Space from 2:00 to 4:30 pm with the participation of Rosa Linda Fregoso, Professor, Latin American and Latino Studies, University of California Santa Cruz, Cecilia Menjivar, Foundation Distinguished Professor of Sociology, University of Kansas and Tiffiny Tung, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Vanderbilt University

 

Date: 
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 9:30am to 5:00pm
Location: 
West End Room, POT 18th floor

STEM Education Department Welcomes New Research Undergrads

The University of Kentucky Department of STEM Education, under the direction of Molly Fisher (PI), associate professor and director of graduate studies, and Jennifer Wilhelm (co-PI), professor and chair,

A&S, Messer 'Top Off' Academic Science Building

University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences, together with its design and construction partners, JRA Architects and Messer, hosted a “topping off ceremony” yesterday to mark the securing of the last and uppermost beam atop the new Academic Science Building (ASB).

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.

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