Podcasts

In this week’s episode of Office Hours, we spoke with Randall Roorda, a professor from the Department of English, and Susan Larson, a professor from the Department of Hispanic Studies, about their upcoming education abroad programs. Tune in to learn more about traveling to the Czech Republic and Madrid and to hear about Roorda and Larson’s own experiences in studying and traveling abroad.

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Published February 6, 2015

Greenhouse, the new Living Learning Program put together by a partnership between the College of Arts & Sciences and the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment, is opening its doors next semester. As an incentive for students to join the new community, Greenhouse has organized a giveaway of several new bikes.

Here, UK Office of Sustainability Coordinator Shane...

Published March 25, 2014

UK Biologist Jim Krupa studies carnivorous plants and has long been the steward of an unusual patch of land on UK's campus: Mathews Garden. The Garden is a 0.6 acre woodland garden on the corner of Limestone Street and Washington Avenue that has been in existence since 1900 and is used by students for research and teaching.

The Mathews Garden was originally...

Published March 14, 2014

Looming greenhouse gas emission regulations will affect the economies and power grids of every state in the nation. The Commonwealth of Kentucky’s Energy and Environment Cabinet partnered with the University of Kentucky's Department of Statistics to generate a variety of potential scenarios for the future of energy in Kentucky. The projections included economic and environmental impacts of energy production methods including coal, natural gas, nuclear power, and renewable sources of energy such as...

Published March 10, 2014

By Carl Nathe

WUKY's "UK Perspectives" focuses on the people and programs of the University of Kentucky and is hosted by WUKY General Manager Tom Godell.  On today's program, Tom introduces us to the new director of the The Arboretum, Molly Davis. She will talk about her background and provide a preview of upcoming classes and events at The Arboretum, which is adjacent to the UK campus at 500 Alumni Drive in Lexington.  More information about The...

Published January 28, 2014

UK’s new Recycling Coordinator Mari Long discuses simple ways that you can reduce waste in your campus office by participating in the university’s new All-In-One program on WUKY 91.3 FM. 

For more information, visit UK Recycling's Facebook Page

Published November 19, 2013

Internationally renowned scholar and activist Vandana Shiva visited the University of Kentucky to present her lecture on "The Future of Food" and to discuss the many challenges of global sustainability. Shiva has been the author of more than 20 books on sustainable agriculture, development, feminist theory, alternative globalization, and bioengineering. Her work in the interdisciplinary field of sustainability has elevated her to the position...

Published March 4, 2013

Bourbon is a Kentucky tradition and Alan Fryar, a hydrogeologist and a professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, explains the relationships between Kentucky limestone, ground water systems and bourbon.

This podcast was produced by Cheyenne Hohman.

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Published May 24, 2011
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