Social Justice
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  • Oct 13 2021

A recent study conducted by University of Kentucky College of Social Work researcher Keith J. Watts, Ph.D., discusses the social construction of masculinity and the implications it has on the mental health of gay Black men.

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  • Oct 7 2021

“Race After Technology: Abolitionist Tools for the New Jim Code.” will take place 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12, in the UK Gatton Student Center. This event is free and open to the public.

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  • Aug 24 2021

To ensure his legacy of service continues, the Lewis Honors College created a scholarship in Patrick D. Walker's name to support first-generation students from underrepresented groups from the college.

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  • Aug 2 2021

The grants of up to $500 are intended to support humanities-related programming and expenses related to speaker fees and/or event logistics. Individuals in any UK college or department are eligible to apply. 

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  • Jul 16 2021

A summer workshop offered by University of Kentucky College of Education's Kayla Johnson will focus on conducting community-based participatory action research.

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  • Jul 1 2021

 "Beyond the Black and White Screen: Seeing/Reading Race in Social Media, Films and Society" is a free interactive workshop is designed to teach participants how to “read” race, racism and whiteness in media while also modeling pedagogies to engage in antiracist teaching practices.

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  • Jun 4 2021

UK’s HEALing Communities Study and Voices of Hope are teaming up for the free virtual June Learning Collaborative, “Come as You Are: Transformational Housing.”

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  • May 13 2021

UK’s Center for Health Equity Transformation recently announced the recipients of its inaugural Equity Changemaker Awards.

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  • May 11 2021

In the fall of 2017, Hoda Shalash joined the ranks of women in her family to pursue a degree in the College of Social Work. This week, she prepares to walk across the Rupp Arena stage and accept her diploma.

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  • Apr 29 2021

In an effort to foster productive dialogue about antisemitism, the University of Kentucky’s Fraternity and Sorority Life, the Kentucky Interfraternity Council (IFC) and Kentucky Hillel hosted an educational event on Tuesday.