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UK Students Geocode Old Lexington

As part of his "GEO 164 iWorlds" class this past semester, geography professor Matthew Zook assigned students the task of geocoding photographs of streetscapes of Lexington from the first half of the 20th century.

Iraq Native Discusses His Experience

Mohammed Saeed, a Fulbright Scholar in UK's Department of Statistics pursuing a master's in public health in UK's College of Public Health will give an insider's perspective on the past, present and future of Iraq at UK next week.

Multicultural Student Thanksgiving Dinner Set Nov. 22

Come and eat a Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner with President Capilouto

Dr Kirk Hazen Lecture: Appalachian Dialect Features

This is part of the Linguistics program speaker series. Dr. Hazen is lecturing to a class about Appalachian dialect features.

ROTC Cadets Run for U.S. POWs, MIA

ROTC cadets and faculty will run 29 miles — from the UK campus in Lexington to the Kentucky Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Frankfort — on Saturday, Nov. 12 to honor the sacrifices of the nation’s prisoners of war and those still missing in action.

Campus Community to Honor UK's Veterans on Friday

The University of Kentucky will honor those who have served in the military with a Veterans Day Observance outside the Main Building from noon-3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11.

'UK at the Half' Features A&S Dean Mark Kornbluh

Dean Kornbluh featured on 'UK at the Half' during men's basketball game

UK at the Half - What's Happening at A&S

 

In case you missed it during the UK vs. Transylvania University basketball game, I had the opportunity to speak with Carl Nathe about the exciting initiatives in the College of Arts & Sciences. A&S Wired is up and running with close to 200 students participating in the new residential college. Located in Keeneland Hall, students live in an interactive space and participate in a technology-infused curriculum designed around the concept of a 21st century liberal arts education. Faculty members teach classes as well as hold office hours in the residence hall, making them readily accessible to students.

I also touched briefly on this year’s international-themed programming on China. Not only does this year’s passport to the world programming highlight the culture, history, and people of this fast-growing country but students are now able to enroll in the new Chinese major being offered by the College.

Check out the rest of the UK at the Half interview to hear more about the College’s expanded online course offerings and other exciting A&S initiatives.

 

 

Blackboard Blackbelt: Spencer Dillehay

Spencer Dillehay is a Blackboard expert! Blackboard is the course management system utilized by the University of Kentucky for its online and distance-learning courses. 

This podcast was produced by Cheyenne Hohman.

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