Some faculty featured in the New Faculty podcast series already have a history with the University of Kentucky. Nevertheless, we want to feature them and let our listeners get to know our faculty a bit better! This time, we interview Beth Connors-Manke from the Writing, Rhetoric, and Digital Studies Department.
This podcast was produced by David Cole.
In April, 2015, WRD held its end-of-semester ceremony in the Boone Center, commemorating students and faculty alike for their talent and hard work. Afterwards, we caught up with several faculty members and students to ask them about what writing means to them, and beyond them.
Our topic is Excellence in Writing, the annual awards from UK’s Department of Writing, Rhetoric, & Digital Studies. Prof Jenny Rice is joined by award-winners Tom Eblen & Peter Brackney.
In Fall of 2015, a new initiative to connect campus and community will open its doors. LEXengaged, a Living Learning Community connecting undergraduate students to the city of Lexington, will welcome its first students. Lynn Phillips and Rosie Moosnick, faculty advisors and co-directors of the program, explain LEXengaged and the inspiration behind it.
This podcast was produced by Cheyenne Hohman.
University of Kentucky professor Jeff Rice assembled and hosted a symposium on UK's campus in February. The symposium, called "Craft Writing: Beer, the Digital, and Craft Culture" brought people from across the country to Lexington to discuss the forms of professional writing done in the craft beer industry.
In this podcast, Dr. Rice discusses what the symposium set out to accomplish, what it succeeded in accomplishing, and the culture of the craft beer industry.
This podcast was...
On January 23, 2014, the Carnegie Center in Lexington inducted seven new members into the Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame.
During their lifetimes, two were beloved faculty members at the University of Kentucky: Thomas D. Clark and James Baker Hall. We hear the voices of both men (as preserved in the UK Libraries Oral Archive) and hear samples of their work. The complete Carnegie Center ceremony will be broadcast on Saturday, March 1 at 2 pm. More information about the seven new Hall of Fame inductees (including readings and a selected bibliography) are available at...
The A&S Wired Living Learning Community, housed in Champions Court II, gives freshman students the opportunity to create lasting bonds within the dorm and within the classroom. A&S Wired allows students to shape their own education experience through innovative, technology-driven courses taken alongside fellow Wired students. In this podcast, we speak with two A&S Wired Alumni, Connor Appleman and Angel Ho, and their younger siblings who also joined the program, Daniel Appleman and...