arts & sciences
A&S Wired Students in partnership with the VIP Center, Department of Gender and Women's Studies, and College of Arts & Sciences gathered in Keeneland Hall and created bandanas to raise awareness and support of people experiencing exploitation in communities both near and far.
A&S Website - Basic Walk-through (Login/Profile/Comments)
An intro to the new website and how to log in to edit your profile and post comments.
Mobilizing the Arts in a Crisis: The WPA's Lessons for Today
Undergraduate Student Honored by the Division of Environmental Chemistry of the American Chemical Society
In recognition of his contributions to the field of environmental chemistry Kayvon Ghayoumi is honored with the Division of Environmental Chemistry 2017 Undergraduate award from the American Chemical Society. Ghayoumi earned a B.A. in Chemistry at the University of Kentucky this Spring. His interest in Environmental Chemistry started while taking CHE 565 taught by Dr. Marcelo Guzman, who later became his research supervisor.
New Faculty 2014: Meet Jackie Murray
The Department of Modern & Classical Languages, Literatures, and Cultures is excited to welcome Assistant Professor Jackie Murray to its faculty!
Stargazing at MacAdam Observatory with Tim Knauer
The University of Kentucky's own MacAdam Observatory provides students with the opportunity to use the most powerful telescopic lenses on campus and see the universe. On clear nights, students are welcome to join director Tim Knauer and his graduate assistants as they look out into the stars and observe those celestial bodies.
Here, Tim and assistants Kyle and Aaron join us to talk about running the observatory and their experiences there.
Effects of Secession: UK Professors on Historic and Cultural Contexts of Ukraine
University of Kentucky professors Karen Petrone and Jeanmarie Rouhier-Willoughby have helped bring a distinctly Russian flavor to UK. In addition to their departments, they are both a part of the Russian Studies program and helped organize 2012's Russian-themed Passport to the World events.
Interrupted Service: Gwen Schaefer's Peace Corps Experience in Ukraine
University of Kentucky alumni really do get all around the world. Gwendolyn Schaefer (International Studies/Geography 2013) traveled to Ukraine after her graduation as part of a 27 month long service period with the United State Peace Corps. Unfortunately, Gwen and other Peace Corps volunteers were forced to evacuate from the area in February 2014 due to mounting safety concerns.
Here, Gwen tells us about her time in Ukraine, the people and culture of the nation, and what it was like working there with the Peace Corps.