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The Department of Geography is excited to welcome Assistant Professor Lynn Phillips to its faculty!
 
Phillips isn't exactly new to UK but she does have a new role in the Department of Geography. As a longtime member of the Lexington community, Phillips' research at UK exploring issues of urban planning and growth management will directly stem from the work she has already done on the Lexington-Fayette Urban...
Published October 16, 2013
https://geography.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Making%20America%20New_%20Patricia%20Ehrkamp.mp3

For the first time in over a decade, Congress is considering legislation that would drastically reform immigration in America. The issue, however, is highly contentious with any number of interests hoping to shift the bill one way or another. Even once all of the debates are said and done, it's still not clear whether or not such legislation will actually become the law of the land guiding America's relationship with immigration in the future. 

If you're curious as to why immigration is such a contentious yet crucial issue...
Published May 23, 2013
https://geography.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Intentional%20Instruction_%20The%20Critical%20Pedagogy%20Working%20Group.mp3

 

Since early 2012, a group of Geography graduate students have been meeting every other Thursday, discussing issues relevant to the courses they help to teach. They want to integrate the ideology of critical pedagogy into UK classrooms, and have named themselves the Critical Pedagogy Working Group. They encourage discourse inside and out of the classroom, so if you want to ask them questions or say hi, feel free to reach them at ukcpwg@gmail.com. The members featured in this podcast are...

Published April 15, 2013
https://geography.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Global%20Sustainability%20Expert%20Vandana%20Shiva_%20The%20Future%20of%20Food_0.mp3

Internationally renowned scholar and activist Vandana Shiva visited the University of Kentucky to present her lecture on "The Future of Food" and to discuss the many challenges of global sustainability. Shiva has been the author of more than 20 books on sustainable agriculture, development, feminist theory, alternative globalization, and bioengineering. Her work in the interdisciplinary field of sustainability has elevated her to the position...

Published March 4, 2013
https://geography.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Mapping%20the%20Abstract_%20Jenny%20Rice.mp3

Most of us associate mapping with cartography, but that's not always the case. The Committee on Social Theory is presenting a graduate-level course on mapping this semester and Jenny Rice, assistant professor in the ...

Published February 28, 2013
https://geography.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Charting%20Economic%20Terrain%20in%20Appalachia_%20Amanda%20Fickey_0.mp3

Amanda Fickey, a University of Kentucky doctoral candidate was recently granted a year long research fellowship by the Central Appalachian Institute in Research and Development. The Institute, located in Pikeville, Kentucky, focuses heavily on improving educational access and issues of economic development in the Central Appalachian region...

Published January 23, 2013
https://geography.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/DOPE2013.mp3

Scholars and students from around the globe have congregated in Lexington for the last two years to discuss nature, the environment, social issues, economics, and more at the Dimensions of Political Ecology Conference. The next conference will take place at the University of Kentucky during the end of February 2013. In this podcast, Nate Millington, Jessa Loomis and Patrick Bigger...

Published January 4, 2013
https://geography.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Getting%20The%20Lay%20Of%20The%20Land%20In%20Jordan_%20Gwendolyn%20Schaefer.mp3

Gwendolyn Schaefer knew she wanted to study abroad in the Middle East, but the Arab Spring presented a potential threat to her personal security. Her first two choices were Egypt and Syria, but both were deep in the throes of political unrest. Eventually, she landed in Amman, Jordan through Education Abroad at UK with AMIDEAST. There, she was paired with an internship at Jordan’s...

Published November 20, 2012
https://geography.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/An%20American%20Geographer%20in%20China_%20Richard%20Schein.mp3

At the end of March 2012, the American Studies Center at Shanghai University hosted a symposium on Urbanization in the American South. Richard Schein, a professor in the Department of Geography, gave presentations in Beijing and Shanghai on America's urban landscape. In this interview, Schein discusses his research, some of his experiences in China, and some reflections on how globalization has changed relations between the...

Published July 10, 2012
https://geography.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Airwaves%20%C3%9Cber%20Alles_%20WRFL%2088.1%20FM%20with%20Jon%20Finnie.mp3

 

Jon Finnie is an A&S student (German & Geography), and serves as the Public Relations Director and a DJ for WRFL 88.1 FM, the University of Kentucky’s student-run radio station. In this podcast, Finnie talks about his role as PR Director, his German radio show, and gives a few examples of ways people can get involved with WRFL.

This podcast was produced by Cheyenne Hohman.

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Published May 9, 2012

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