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A&S Alum Back to Share Knowledge of Appalachia

Former UK student Amanda Fickey is back at her alma mater this summer, teaching Appalachian history and culture to 60 high school students from Eastern Kentucky as part of UK’s Robinson Scholars Honors Program.

Civil Rights Heroes Brought to Life at CORE Conference

Members of the public and especially young people are encouraged to attend "Aiming for New Heights," a celebration of the Lexington Congress on Racial Equality (CORE), the group of black and white individuals largely responsible for Kentucky’s civil rights movement.

New Challenges for Peace and Security in East Asia: Perspectives on Japan’s Future

Under the leadership of Prime Minister Abe, the Japanese government is proactively working to solve the major challenges Japan faces. Consul-General Kato discusses these challenges and outlines Japan’s path forward to prosperity.

Consul-General Motohiko Kato arrived to Consulate-General of Japan in Nashville in October 2012 by way of Manila, where he most recently served as Deputy Chief of Mission of the Japanese Embassy in the Philippines. A career diplomat, he entered the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) in 1982 after passing Japan’s foreign-service examination. Consul-General Kato’s primary mission is to care for Japanese citizens in their families residing in the Southeast, protect the interests of Japanese companies, and promote Japanese culture and business throughout these five states. 

Date: 
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - 12:30pm to 1:45pm
Location: 
Student Center Room 211

Immigration Reform Reflects the American Dream

President Eli Capilouto's blog addresses immigration reform as an opportunity to seize our heritage and find an alternative method for engaging a vibrant part of our global community in our future.

UK Archaeologist Helps Unearth Hatfield and McCoy Artifacts

A notorious feud between the Hatfields of West Virginia and the McCoys of Kentucky is once again making national news, but this time it is hitting a little closer to home. A discovery of artifacts associated with patriarch Randall McCoy’s home and site of an infamous 1888 attack were confirmed by Kim McBride, a historic archaeologist with the Kentucky Archaeological Survey, a joint partnership with the University of Kentucky Department of Anthropology and the Kentucky Heritage Council/State Historic Preservation Office.

UK's Amanda Fickey Earns CAIRD Research Fellowship

University of Kentucky doctoral candidate and Letcher County native Amanda Fickey is the recipient of a research fellowship from the Central Appalachian Institute in Research and Development (CAIRD).

Stones of Fire and Sky: A Social History of Ancient Maya Lithic Artifacts

 

Please join the Department of Anthropology for the Archaeology Rountable event “Stones of Fire and Sky: A Social History of Ancient Maya Lithic Artifacts” featuring Dr. Zachary Hruby from the Deptartment of Anthropology at College of the Redwoods. 

Date: 
Monday, September 17, 2012 - 5:15pm to 6:15pm
Location: 
Lafferty Hall room 108

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