Anthropology is the study of human culture in the past and the present. University of Kentucky Professor Richard "Dick" Jefferies is now in his fourth decade as a faculty member in the Department of Anthropology, within UK’s College of Arts and Sciences.
In his work of teaching, research and service, Jefferies, an archaeologist, uncovers objects that shed light on how people in Kentucky and elsewhere lived hundreds and even thousands of years ago.
On this week’s episode of “Behind the Blue,” UK Public Relations and Strategic…
Connecting with people from around the world is much easier now than it has ever been before. With the internet, phones, and fast travel, we can build relationships and networks in new ways - breaking through the barriers of national boundaries. This development of relationships and their influence despite national borders is known as transnationalism, a social phenomenon that we will be focusing on throughout a four part series. Join the conversation as we kick off the series with Lauren Copeland, a graduate student from the Department of Gender &…
Episode seven of Office Hours is here! Join us as we talk to Doctor Katherine Rogers-Carpenter and Doctor Erin Koch their work and interests. Talking points include the new Health, Society and Populations major, visual rhetoric, and tuberculosis from both scientific and artistic points of…
Join us for this fourth episode of Office Hours, where we talk to Professor Mary K. Anglin about her research on breast cancer and the Appalachian region, and Professor Matt Page about his work in music. Office Hours is produced by the College of Arts & Sciences and airs on WRFL FM 88.1 every Wednesday from 2-3 p.m.
Join us for the first episode of Office Hours, where we talk to Professor Srimati Basu about family law in India and Doctor Edward Kasarskis about Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and the Ice Bucket Challenge. Office Hours is produced by the College of Arts & Sciences and airs on WRFL FM 88.1 every Wednesday from 2-3 p.m.
The University of Kentucky's Passport to the World series is entering its fifth year and with that anniversary comes a number of exciting announcements. This upcoming year the program will highlight an entire region - the Middle East.
Professors Janice Fernheimer and Paul Chamberlin are at the helm of The Year of the Middle East, which begins in the Fall 2014 semester, and they have ambitious plans for the program over its yearlong…
Being a female anthropologist in the 60's was no bed of roses. Martha Ann Rolingson, who graduated from the University of Kentucky, recounts the differences she saw over time while working in the field. She touches on her story of how she arrived at UK, how the role of women in science has changed over time, and gives some advice for current students.
The College of Arts and Sciences' Passport to the World program has taken students all over the world. This year it’s stopping by our neighbor to the south: Mexico.
One of the ambassadors of the program is English major and A&S Spanish Social Media Coordinator Cecilia Amador. We sat down with Amador to discuss events that…
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