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Experiencing France First Hand: Shawn Cecil

Shawn Cecil is an International Studies and English undergraduate student at UK. She studied abroad in Grenoble, France for the 2010-2011 academic year. In this interview, conducted by Cheyenne Hohman and Jonathan Beam, Cecil talks about her experiences abroad and plans for the future. 

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WUKY's 'UK Perspectives' Talks to UK English Professor Frank X Walker

Professor Walker was named one of the most creative teachers in the South by Oxford American Magazine.

Chellgren Center Names Three New Endowed A&S Professors

Janet Eldred, Michael Kovash, and Carl Lee are the three newest endowed professors at the Chellgren Center

University of Kentucky Student Writes Novel Set in Rural Kentucky

In the second semester of his senior year, University of Kentucky undergraduate Jeremy Puckett is attempting an accomplishment normally undertaken by professors — publishing a book.

Frank X Walker on Key Conversations Radio

Frank X Walker, a professor of English and African American and Africana Studies, was featured on Key Conversations Radio in December 2011. Walker participated in a discussion of the S. T. Roach Community Conversations series, of which he is a part. 

This podcast was produced by 1580 AM, and hosted by Lezell Lowe and Andrea James.

Key Conversations with Frank X Walker on 1580AM Lexington

A&S English Professor Wins National Book Award

 

In case you missed it during the hectic holiday season, A&S English professor Nikky Finney was featured on “UK at the Half” with Carl Nathe during the UK vs. Loyola basketball game. Finney’s book, “Head Off & Split,” was the winner of the 2011 National Book Award in Poetry. The National Book Awards is one of the most anticipated events in the publishing world. Finney has taught at UK for decades and is a member of the Affrilachian Poets group that includes Frank X Walker and Kelly Norman Ellis.

To hear the "UK at the Half" interview, click here.

 

'UK at the Half' Features Creative Writing Professor Nikky Finney

Nikky Finney was recently awarded the National Book Award for poetry. Her most recent publication, a collection of poems, is entitled "Head Off & Split"

One Community United in Knitting

Gaines Fellow Catherine Brereton's knitting project hopes to bring Lexington's LGBT community together.

Dr Craig Saper: WRD UP 2.0: Teaching \R\E\A\D/I/N/G/ as Genre & Practice

Craig Saper Associate Professor of Language, Literacy, and Culture, University of Maryland Baltimore County "A 'Top 20 Plan' For Writing, Part 5: Learn To Read Online Visually "

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