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Appalachian Center Event to Honor Kate Black, Archivist and Scholar

The UK Appalachian Center will sponsor an event honoring the contributions of Kate Black as an Appalachian Studies archivist and scholar who retired from the UK library faculty in January.

UK Libraries Celebrates Asia Center’s 10th Anniversary With Origami

The art of origami takes over campus this month as the university celebrates the 10th anniversary of the University of Kentucky Asia Center.

UK Libraries Event to Feature Journalist John Egerton

The upcoming University of Kentucky Libraries Annual Dinner will feature and recognize this year's Award for Intellectual Achievement recipient, journalist and author John W. Egerton.

Sesquicentennial Series: From Desegregation to Distinguished Alum

In celebration of the University of Kentucky's upcoming sesquicentennial in 2015, the 46th of 150 weekly installments remembers the accomplishments of integration pioneer Doris Wilkinson, one of the first African Americans to participate in the integration of UK after the Supreme Court declared public school segregation illegal.

Exhibit Chronicles Roots of KY African Americans

In recognition of Black History Month, a photography exhibit of several generations of Kentucky African Americans is currently on display in the Margaret I. King Building on the University of Kentucky campus. "Kentucky: Roots, Times and Generations," which is up through Feb. 28, is free and open to the public.

Sesquicentennial Series: A 'Nobel' Alum

In celebration of the University of Kentucky's upcoming sesquicentennial in 2015, the 44th of 150 weekly installments remembers early alumnus Thomas Hunt Morgan, a world renowned experimental zoologist and pioneering geneticist.

Cold War Poster Exhibit Opens with Russian Tea, Русский чай

In celebration of University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences' year-long exploration into the culture and history of Russia, UK Libraries continues "Reimagining Russia's Realms" throughout the spring semester with an exhibit of Soviet Cold War-era military posters from the UK Libraries Scott Soviet Military Collection. The free public poster exhibit will open with a Russian Tea at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, in the Hub at William T. Young Library.

Sesquicentennial Series: All Aboard! Next Stop, Natural Bridge

In celebration of the University of Kentucky's upcoming sesquicentennial in 2015, the 41st of 150 weekly installments remembers a popular leisure and educational travel option for the institution's students and faculty.

UK Alum Works with American Presidents to Archive History

A UK graduate has spent most of his professional life helping archive history for various presidents. In fact, Alan Lowe is currently archiving the history of former President George W. Bush.

UK's Doug Boyd Schools Nation on Oral History Practices

Information in this day and age is rarely scarce, but often not collected and saved properly for future generations. However, one national project under the leadership of oral historian Doug Boyd, director of the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History atUniversity of Kentucky Libraries, hopes to remedy that.

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