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The Books That Shaped Them

With "Banned Books Week" celebrated last week and "Teen Read Week" coming up Oct.18-24, exploring the world through literature seems to always be in season. For professors at the University of Kentucky, books have impacted their lives and careers in surprising ways.

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FastTrack, FOCUS Programs Position Students Ahead of the Success Curve

Started in the summer of 2012 as an intensive “boot camp” to help University of Kentucky’s new students prepare for college-level calculus, the FastTrack program has become an integral part of efforts to help students transition to the college classroom.

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Passport to the World Takes UK Faculty to Middle East
In support of the College of Arts and Sciences’ Passport to the World Initiative and the 2015 Year of the Middle East campaign, University of Kentucky Education Abroad partnered with the college
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What Writing Means to Me - WRD Awards

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. 

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Always Up For An Adventure: Cory Zigmund

Blazing new trails is commonplace for this student that will be the first to graduate from UK's Department of Writing, Rhetoric and Digital Studies.

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WUKY's 'UK Perspectives' Chats With Excellence in Writing Award Winners
WUKY's "UK Perspectives" focuses on the people and programs of the University of Kentucky and is hosted by WUKY General Manager Tom Godell.
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To Publish or Not to Publish: It's No Longer the Question
As history-shattering events have a tendency to do, a quiet little revolution has been developing on the horizon. It has dodged in and out of the headlines for a couple of decades without a great deal of notice in the mainstream.
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Students, Faculty, Professionals Receive Writing Awards

University colleges typically only celebrate the writing of their students.

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Year of the Middle East Continues Program
University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences Year of the Middle East has scheduled three events this week. They are:
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