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What Writing Means to Me - WRD Awards

In April, 2015, WRD held its end-of-semester ceremony in the Boone Center, commemorating students and faculty alike for their talent and hard work. Afterwards, we caught up with several faculty members and students to ask them about what writing means to them, and beyond them. 

Within this podcast, you hear from: 
Beth Connors Manke
Nitalia Harris
Anjana Mandal
Zachary Smith
Madeline Hill
Jeff Rice
Lizzy Southard
Tom Marksbury
Steven Alvarez 
Kendra Sanders
Nathan Sheehan
John Tompkins
Darianne Young
 

This podcast was produced by Casey Hibbard

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STEMCats End Spring Semester Strong with Research

In the fall of 2014, a group of 235 incoming students became the first class of STEMCats at the University of Kentucky. This week, they are not only wrapping up their first year at UK

'Doing Science': the Broadened Scope of Undergraduate Cell Biology at UK

The realm of science in the United States — education, research and career opportunities — is always a hot topic, but especially so in the last several years.

UK Biology Student RISEs to Challenge of German Internship

University of Kentucky sophomore Hannah Latta has been awarded a summer internship through the Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE) program of the German Academic Exchange Service

UK Biology Undergrad Wins International Research Award

Slavina Goleva, an undergraduate biology student at the University of Kentucky, recently received the highly competitive David S. Bruce Award for Undergraduate Research Excellence

STEMCats: Assisting with Science

While STEMCats may be one of the newest Living Learning Communities on campus, it is providing incoming students with many unique opportunities. Students are not only able to live on campus and take courses with like-minded peers, but STEMCats also allows incoming freshmen students to participate in research and connect with peers, upperclassmen, and professors. In this podcast, we talk with several Undergraduate Instructional Assistants, or UIA’s, who have been building connections with STEMCats freshmen through sharing their experiences. Learn more about the STEMCats program and UIA’s as they speak about what they enjoy about the program and their connections with younger students.

This podcast was produced by Casey Hibbard

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An Evening with Shale: Conversations on UK's Literary Arts Journal

Shale is the University of Kentucky's own undergraduate literary arts journal. Comprised of fiction, poetry, and visual art from talented UK students, Shale is published once a semester to much fanfare. Part of that fanfare is the traditional reception, an event that is free to attend to an art-loving public. Students published in Shale, fans of the magazine, and a number of faculty members meet to celebrate another successfully assembled issue, as well as share their work in a public reading.

In Spring of 2014, Shale put together its most ambitious issue yet. The Arts & Sciences podcast team was on the scene to capture the moment and take part in the festivities. Here is a story of not just a UK publication, but of the people that keep it running. This is a story of how those people work together, overcome the difficulties in assembling a mass-produced piece of print media, and the reverence with which they see their art form.

This podcast was produced by David Cole. Music for this podcast was provided by Gillicuddy and the Free Music Archive.Creative Commons License

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Civic Engagement on Campus: LEXengaged with Lynn Phillips and Rosie Moosnick

In Fall of 2015, a new initiative to connect campus and community will open its doors. LEXengaged, a Living Learning Community connecting undergraduate students to the city of Lexington, will welcome its first students. Lynn Phillips and Rosie Moosnick, faculty advisors and co-directors of the program, explain LEXengaged and the inspiration behind it. 

This podcast was produced by Cheyenne Hohman.
 

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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

Students Win Boren Awards to Study Languages Critical to National Security

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