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Bringing the Hebrew Language to UK: Tikva Meroz-Aharoni

The Jewish Studies Program at UK is offering an assortment of unique courses this academic year, including Conversational Hebrew, Modern Hebrew literature & film, and the Bible as literature, all taught by a visiting scholar from Israel, Tikva Meroz-Aharoni.

Anonymous (not verified) Tue, 11/05/2013 - 03:14 pm
A Conversation With DaMaris B. Hill from WUKY

On Tuesday, October 22nd, Tom Godell of WUKY interviewed DaMaris B Hill, a new addition to the African American and Africana Studies program. 

"UK Perspectives" airs at 8:35 a.m. and 5:45 p.m. each Friday on WUKY 91.3, UK's NPR station.

dbhi222 Fri, 10/25/2013 - 10:19 am

The Curse of Rafinesquina: A Prehistoric Mystery with Rebecca Freeman

All over Kentucky, fossilized brachiopods are common. Rebecca Freeman, a lecturer in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, studies brachiopods and how they interacted with their prehistoric environments according to the fossil record. When I interviewed her about a recent line of research that identified a previously unknown species of brachiopod, I also got a ghost story from Lexington, Kentucky.

New Faculty 2013: Meet Ashley Seifert
The Department of Biology is excited to welcome Assistant Professor Ashley Seifert to its faculty!
 
Seifert's work at UK will revolve around exploring the ways in which different organisms can regenerate tissue. The aim being to eventually use that information in order to help people who are either sick or injured.
awse225 Mon, 10/14/2013 - 05:58 pm

Linguistics Program's Andrew Byrd Discusses Proto-Indo-European Language with BBC Newsday

Just recently, the Linguistics Program's Andrew Byrd was interviewed by the BBC's Newsday radio series. The interview served to highlight Byrd's work studying the "Proto-Indo-European" language which dates back thousands of years. In the interview, Byrd gives listeners a glimpse of the language's history and a chance to hear the language given breath. 

Confucius Institute: China Short-Term Teaching Program Popular, on for Next Summer
As the conduit to UK’s China initiatives, the UK Confucius Institute works to establish college-wide and campus-wide collaborations with Chinese universities.
jcho222 Thu, 09/12/2013 - 11:40 am
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