Capilouto and Congressman Hal Rogers at 2019 RX Summit
  • Blog
  • Apr 24 2019

Nearly a decade ago, it was a small conference about an issue only starting to come out of the shadows of stigma and shame – the growing epidemic of opioid addiction and substance abuse disorder.

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Why do we want you to meet our researchers?

The scientists and scholars at the University of Kentucky are remarkable people. Some of them have a very personal connection to field they have chosen: a family member battling addiction or disease. Some of them began their journey based on curiosity. A drive to find out why the world works the way it does.

What they all have in common is a passion to ignite progress and partner across fields and with communities to confront, head on, the most profound challenges. Research can do that, and our researchers tell you why and how.

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  • Podcast
  • Feb 26 2019

Education Professor John Thelin talks about his new book and why he wanted to explore the full experience of college students in the 1960s.