History
  • Article
  • Oct 31 2022

Jeanmarie Rouhier-Willoughby, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages, Literatures and Cultures, provides a deeper look at the history of Halloween.

  • Article
  • Sep 12 2022

The T. Marshall Hahn Jr. Professor of History in the College of Arts and Sciences helps tell the critical story of slavery in two upcoming PBS documentaries — "Harriet Tubman: Visions of Freedom" and "Becoming Frederick Douglass."

  • Article
  • Jun 21 2022

More than 60,000 pages of Fayette County’s historical property records containing information about enslaved people from the late 1700s through 1865 will soon be available to the public online.

  • Article
  • May 24 2022

Created in 1990 and considered one of UK's most prestigious awards, the medallion honors a Kentucky resident whose accomplishments represent the pinnacle of education and creative thought in the fields of science, literature, art and philanthropy.

  • Podcast
  • Apr 11 2022

On this episode of "Behind the Blue," Reece discusses this project, the writing process, his influences, the importance of Kentucky in American letters and writing and how teaching informs his work.

  • Article
  • Feb 7 2022

The Guggenheim Foundation has selected Stephen Davis and William Mattingly as recipients of its Distinguished Scholar Award for their work with machine learning to reveal new insights about apartheid violence.

  • Article
  • Nov 30 2021

UK Libraries has established a faculty chair position to oversee and expand the library system’s collaboration with the John G Heyburn II Initiative for Excellence in the Federal Judiciary.

  • Video
  • Nov 5 2021

Using NSF funding, Brent Seales has gathered a team of experts from UK's College of Engineering and the College of Arts and Sciences to build EduceLab — UK’s vision for next-generation heritage science.

  • Article
  • Apr 7 2021

The Center for Clinical and Translational Science kicks off its Spring Research Days with a keynote panel featuring acclaimed author John M. Barry. His 2004 book “The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History” was a New York Times bestseller and named by the National Academies of Science as the year’s outstanding book on science or medicine.

  • Article
  • Mar 31 2021

Noted Princeton University scholar and creative nonfiction author Imani Perry will lead the online conversation. She is the author of “May We Forever Stand: A History of the Black National Anthem,” winner of the 2019 American Studies Association John Hope Franklin Book Award, the Hurston Wright Award for Nonfiction, and finalist for an NAACP Image Award in Nonfiction.