History
  • 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.

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  • Jul 23 2020

Brent Seales, professor and chair of the Department of Computer Science at UK, is considered the foremost expert in the digital restoration of damaged and unreadable manuscripts. To this day, his quest to uncover the wisdom of the ancients is ever evolving.

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  • Feb 21 2020

In just a few weeks, UK will welcome students, scholars and activists to campus for the 43rd annual Appalachian Studies Association (ASA) conference March 12-15. Themed "Appalachian Understories," the conference will emphasize the often obscured voices of the region, including black Appalachians.

  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.