History
  • Article
  • Nov 21 2019

When students come to the UK, they discover many opportunities that ignite their passion. For Kyra Seevers, Kristina Gessel and Stephen Parsons, that opportunity was undergraduate research.

  • Article
  • Aug 5 2019

Through an internship in the Learning Lab, Samadi was tasked with researching a journal thought to be written by famous existential philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre that had been carefully housed in an acid-free box on a shelf in the Margaret I. King Library's Special Collections Research Center for over 50 years.

  • Podcast
  • May 29 2019

Anthropology is the study of human culture in the past and the present. University of Kentucky Professor Richard "Dick" Jefferies is now in his fourth decade as a faculty member in the Department of Anthropology, within UK’s College of Arts and Sciences.

  • Article
  • May 22 2019

University of Kentucky's John Jacob Niles Center for American Music is home to one of four archives of sacred music that will benefit from the Sounding Spirit initiative's second grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to support pioneering work in digital scholarly editions.

  • Article
  • May 17 2019

University of Kentucky Libraries awarded the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Scholarship to art history and visual studies senior Emily Hedges and biology and Lewis Honors College junior Hannah Thompson at the UK Libraries Spring Gala.

  • Video
  • Apr 30 2019

Inspired by her peers, Kenyatta Mitchell completed her undergraduate research focusing on civil rights coalitions in Mississippi. She traveled 850 miles to Mississippi where she found answers beyond her initial research question.

  • Blog
  • Feb 28 2019

John Thelin, a University Research Professor in the educational policy studies and evaluation department in the UK College of Education, has published prolifically on the history of higher education and college sports.

  • Article
  • Dec 7 2018

Doug Boyd, director of the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award to fund research in Australia as part of a project to expand the operability of the Oral History Metadata Synchronizer technology developed at UK.

  • Article
  • Oct 10 2018

Appler's grant is among the first awards made under the National Endowment for the Humanities' new Infrastructure and Capacity-Building Challenge Grant program, which will support infrastructure projects at 29 U.S. cultural institutions in 20 states and the District of Columbia.

  • Article
  • Sep 19 2018

Julie Riesenweber, assistant professor in the UK Department of Historic Preservation, recently helped Lexington's Pope Villa achieve its place on the National Register of Historic Places as a nationally significant example of early national-era architecture.