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New Maps Plus student projects - Summer 2019


This gallery is composed of student map projects from the online Digital Mapping (MAP) courses.  More info at


Geography Career Night

On Wednesday, February 6, the Department of Geography held a Career Night, with four panelists:

  • Parker Sherwood, LFUCG, Transportation Planning  
  • Robin Michler, Michler's Florist / Kentucky Native Cafe 
  • Jackie Monge, Quantum Spatial …

Early years of UK Geography and campus

Images from UK's digital archive

Honoring Outstanding Teaching and Inclusive Excellence

The University of Kentucky recognized exceptional faculty and teaching assistants at the Outstanding Teaching Awards at the 2018 University of Kentucky Awards Ceremony on Thursday, April 19, in the Lexmark Room at the Main Building. Recipients of Inclusive Excellence…

2017 A&S Hall of Fame

A&S celebrates the 2017 Hall of Fame! For more information and to watch the ceremony visit:


Faculty Awards and Recognition Ceremony 2017

Photos from the 2016 - 2017 Faculty Awards and Recognition Ceremony, April 25th 2017.

Community Mapshop Projects

The students and community partners of Community Mapshop presented a final review of their mapping projects on Thursday, April 9th, in the Peace Gallery at UK.

The student teams discussed their projects around issues of:

- housing, vacancy, foreclosures - food insecurity, retail…

Mayor Gray Visit to Community 101

A&S100-021 "Community 101: Learning Lexington" students were "treated" to a Halloween visit by Lexington Mayor Jim Gray in class Thursday. Mayor Gray provided a first-hand account of proposed renovations to Rupp Arena, which is owned by the city and serves as the arena for Big Blue Basketball…

A&S K Week

Hundreds of A&S students gathered to kick off the new school year at the Student Center on Tuesday, August 27th, 2013!

Wenzhou, China's City Life

A&S Hive members Cheyenne Hohman and Dana Rogers visited A&S Hive member Yiwen Chen's home in Yongja, just next to Wenzhou. Wenzhou was a prosperous foreign treaty port, which remains well-preserved today. It is situated in a mountainous region and, as a result, has been isolated for most…

Waterfalls and Temples in China

A day with Yiwen Chen (the Hive's Chinese Social Media Specialist - catch her on RenRen & Weibo) and friends, sightseeing and playing mah-jong in the mountains of Nanxijiang Waterfalls located in Yantou, Yongjia, Zhejiang, China. Photographs by: Dana Rogers

Earth Day Field Trip with EES' Frank Ettensohn

Did you know that the Bluegrass region used to be a deep blue sea? Even though Frank Ettensohn has done geology tours before, the tour on April 21st was offered specifically for Earth Day celebrants. Faculty from the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences showed participants a wide…

Geography Balloon Mapping

With this 'home brewed' kit - consisting of a camera, a 2-liter soda bottle, a balloon, rubber bands, and string - UK geography professor Jeremy Crampton shows students how they can create their own high resolution mapping data on a budget. Photos by: Damien Angel and Vincent Purcell

A&S 100: Community 101 at the Lyric Theater & Cultural Arts Center

In Community 101, students were able to experience the Lyric Theater and Cultural Arts Center during class. The mission of the Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center is to preserve, promote, present and celebrate diverse cultures with special emphasis on African-American cultural heritage…