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Global Mountain Regions Conference: Ann Kingsolver and Sasikumar Balasundaram

This coming October 25th through 27th, the University of Kentucky’s Appalachian Center and Appalachian Studies Program is set to kick-off their ambitious Global Mountain Regions Conference. The three day event is a transnational exploration and conversation of the shared economic, social, and historical challenges that mountain regions face within both national and global contexts.

ROTC Fall Run/Walk with the Dean

 

We invite all Arts and Sciences faculty and staff (family and friends) to join us at 6:30am at Barker Hall for this fun event.  Coffee, hot chocolate, and healthy breakfast options await you at the finish line.  Please see attachment for details.

Please RSVP to  abbie.loynachan@uky.edu by Monday, October 15 if you plan to participate and let me know if you will be a runner or a walker 

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Barker Hall

Continuity and Change in American Politics: Stephen Voss

What can we tell about future elections by observing the past? Political scientist Stephen Voss gives us a few examples from past elections - and analyzes some recent developments - in order to articulate the ways that electoral votes can slide from one place to another and disrupt the electoral trends of the past. From population shifts to industrial boom and bust, the United States is in a state of change, and so are its Presidential elections. 

City Government from the Inside Out: Jim Newberry

The UK Political Science department chose someone with experience and a solid educational background to present a topical seminar on local government: former Lexington Mayor Jim Newberry. This semester, he's showing students how local governments work by bringing in guest speakers each week from various local governments around the region. Students facilitate the discussions, and experts impart their knowledge and experience to the course.

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