Author Archives: Randolph Hollingsworth

About Randolph Hollingsworth

Assistant Provost, University of Kentucky

SALutations! | Transforming our first-year experience at UK

Merriam-Webster:  Salutary [săl′yə-tĕr′ē]. Promoting or intended to promote an improvement or beneficial effect. Salutary neglect was a term used in the 17th and 18th centuries by the British to refer to their policies of ignoring strict enforcement of parliamentary laws … Continue reading

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#IAmAWomanInSTEM Service Projects in UK300 this Spring

This spring, as part of the #IAmAWomanInSTEM initiative launched in partnership with the American Association of University Women, several faculty and staff are teaching a 2-credit course, UK300: Leadership and Service Learning for the #IAmAWomanInSTEM Initiative. In addition to regular … Continue reading

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Teaching Science to Undergraduates – A Panel Discussion, Tuesday, 5 April, 5 pm

This just in from the UK Society of Postdoctoral Scholars: Academic Careers at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions: Faculty Perspectives from Sciences and Liberal Arts Tuesday, April 5th, 5-6:30 p.m. 114B Chemistry-Physics Building Professors from local liberal arts institutions will speak about … Continue reading

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SAVE THE DATES: April 5-8 Dialog on Race and Education in the 21st Century – Central Kentucky MOSAIIC at Berea College

DIALOGUE ON RACE AND EDUCATION IN THE 21ST CENTURY Carter G. Woodson Center for Interracial Education, Berea College April 5-8, 2016 Information on registration discounts for UK faculty, staff and students coming soon! Pre-Conference Events: TUESDAY, APRIL 5 4:30 p.m. … Continue reading

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Professors’ Choices for Course Materials – Gender Matters

Are you working on your syllabus for the spring? Take a minute to listen to the Academic Minute session with Brown University’s Jeff Colgan, Political Science and International Studies. He talks about a study he did using syllabi from International … Continue reading

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Celebrate Computer Science Education Week, December 7-13, with an #HourofCode

The Hour of Code initiative is in celebration of Computer Science Education Week, December 7-13 each year. 180+ countries are participating in The Hour of Code initiative this year. Anyone can organize an Hour of Code event. One-hour tutorials are … Continue reading

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Submit Info to UK Bookstore about Your Required Class Materials

The Provost recently sent out a reminder about submitting information about required class materials to the UK Bookstore. This information is transferred into the UK Class Schedule for the appropriate term, allowing for student enrollees to see what is required … Continue reading

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Bodies of Evidence: Policing Black Bodies – Mumford, Price and Stein – Tomorrow 2 pm WTYoung Library

BODIES OF EVIDENCE:  POLICING BLACK BODIES Wednesday, November 18, 2015 2 p.m. W.T. Young Library Auditorium A panel discussion featuring three scholars that will provide critical commentary, transnational connections, and historical contexts for current struggles with violence against African and … Continue reading

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Chen Xu, Visiting Scholar from China University of Mining and Technology

The Division of Undergraduate Education welcomes our Visiting Scholar, Chen Xu, Deputy Secretary of the Sun Yueqi Honors College in the China University of Mining and Technology. Sun Yueqi Honors College, CUMT, was founded on July 3, 2008, to commemorate … Continue reading

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