UK Perspectives


Tom Godell interviews leading faculty, staff and students at the University of Kentucky. Topics range from the fine arts, to cutting edge scientific research, medicine, and sports. New UK President Dr. Eli Capilouto is a regular guest on the program.More from UK Perspectives »

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UK Perspectives: Veterans' Resource Center Coordinator Anthony Dotson

This week on UK Perspectives guest host Alan Lytle talks with UK Veterans' Resource Center Coordinator Anthony Dotson about the range of services offered to non-traditional students with military backgrounds.

UK Perspectives: Doctoral Students Launch Podcast To Get Young People Hooked On History

This week guest host Alan Lytle interviews doctoral students Dara Vance and Cody Foster about the UK History Department's new podcast series, Long Story Short - A Brief History of History.

John Nardolillo Previews Upcoming UK Symphony Orchestra Concert

John Nardolillo performs Mozart and Silebius with the University of Kentucky Symphony Orchestra in a free concert October 30 at 7: 30 pm in the Singletary Center for the Arts. Hear an in-depth preview of the sounds on offer in this "Curtain Call" from WUKY's Curtains@8.

UK Perspectives: A Conversation with Lance Poston, UK's First LGBTQ Resources Director

Reporter Chase Cavanaugh had the chance to speak with the Director of the University of Kentucky's new Office of LGBTQ Resources.

UK Perspectives: The Story Behind WBKY In Beattyville

WUKY turns 75 this week.  To celebrate the occasion Doug Boyd from the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History and guest host Alan Lytle discuss the origin story for the radio station now known as WUKY, which began as WBKY, an ambitious community radio experiment in the town of Beattyville in Eastern Kentucky.

Jim Host, Then And Now

A conversation with legendary broadcaster and sports marketer Jim Host. He recounts his early days as a student at WBKY (now WUKY) and offers his thoughts on the current status of UK football and basketball.

BrownGirl. Bluegrass. Comes To The Lyric Theatre

Lacresha Berry is a UK grad whose one-woman show BrownGirl, Bluegrass comes to Lexington’s Lyric Theater on October 6th and 7th. In this conversation she tells us about the inspiration for her play, the role of music in the show, and how the arts promote diversity. More information about the show is available here.

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