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A&S Students Among 11 Selected for Fulbright Honors at UK

By Whitney Hale

The University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced that seven recent UK graduates and four doctoral students have been offered Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarships. The UK recipients are among approximately 2,000 U.S. students who will travel abroad for the 2019-20 academic year.

New Maps Plus Student Wins National Cartography Award

By Madison Dyment

Kerry Gathers’ map detailed the economic impact of the whaling industry throughout the 19th century.

A&S Geography Faculty Member Recognized for Teaching Excellence at SEDAAG

By Ellie Wnek

UK faculty member Lynn Phillips received the 2018 South Eastern Division of the American Association of Geographers (SEDAAG) Excellence in Teaching Award.

Ninth Annual Dimensions of Political Ecology Conference

The University of Kentucky Political Ecology Working Group invites you to participate in the Ninth Annual Dimensions of Political Ecology (DOPE) Conference on February 21-23, 2019 at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky, USA. The DOPE Conference has become a key international forum for graduate students and faculty at all stages in their careers, fostering critical interdisciplinary discussion of urgent topics including: rural social movements; food systems; complexity in ecological and social systems; decolonization, knowledge, and difference; science and technology studies; neoliberal natures and climate justice; and feminist political ecologies, among many others. Over 300 scholars, activists, and environmental professionals attended DOPE 2018 representing dozens of disciplines and more than 100 institutions spread over four continents. Speakers for DOPE 2019 include Dr. Priscilla McCutcheon (Welcome Address - University of Kentucky), Dr. Carolyn Finney (Keynote Address - Independent Scholar), Dr. LaToya Eaves (Plenary Panelist - Middle Tennessee State University), Dr. Hanna Garth (Plenary Panelist - University of California San Diego), and Dr. Rachel Watkins (Plenary Panelist - American University). 
Date: 
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 8:00am to Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 8:00pm
Location: 
University of Kentucky, Lexington KY

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