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Esposito Opens Discussion of Islam

One of the most respected American scholarly authority on Islam, John L. Esposito, will visit the University of Kentucky Wednesday to discuss “The Future of Islam: Assessing the Elements of Reform, Revival, and Fundamentalism in the Muslim World.” The community is invited to attend his presentation at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10, at the Singletary Center Recital Hall.

In Memoriam: Lucy Combs

Lucy Combs and the University of Kentucky were intertwined like few others have ever been, or will ever be. Lucy was an alum of UK and she worked for the university for 45 dedicated years.

Creative Energy in English

UK's Department of English launches its new MFA and welcomes new fiction faculty.

Translating Research into Policy & Practice: The OPSVAW with Carol Jordan

Looking toward a future that protects women and decreases violence, in 2014 the College of Arts & Sciences created the Office for Policy Studies on Violence Against Women (OPSVAW) to the College. The OPSVAW, headed by Carol Jordan, delves into research associated with gendered violence and seeks to use this research to improve policy and the lives of women. In this podcast, Carol Jordan discusses the OPSVAW, its goals, and how it will work as a part of the College of Arts & Sciences.

This podcast was produced by Casey Hibbard

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Upward Curve: UK's Physics and Astronomy Faculty

UK Physicist Sumit Das discusses the unprecedented 70 percent acceptance rate of the department’s top-choice graduate students this spring — 16 of the 22 students accepted will enroll in the fall.

Rotation Fascination: Keh-Fei Liu

After being awarded a highly-competitive grant to perform Advanced Scientific Computer Research, UK physics professor Keh-Fei Liu and his collaborators hope to resolve what has been dubbed the Proton Spin Crisis.

Traveling Light: Gary Ferland

Research at the University of Kentucky expands well beyond campus, and thanks to Physics & Astronomy professor Gary Ferland we have to measure the distance in light years instead of miles.

A&S Hall of Fame

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Friday, October 10, 2014 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
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Singletary Center Recital Hall
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UK Awarded $1.9 Million to Improve Retention of STEM Majors

Howard Hughes Medical Institute funds five-year project to promote student achievement in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, in collaboration with BCTC

Photographic Mind - Hive's Dana Rogers is the UK Student Employee of the Year

Most well-functioning campus workplaces at the University of Kentucky have one thing in common: student workers.

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