Author Archives: Randolph Hollingsworth

About Randolph Hollingsworth

Assistant Provost, University of Kentucky

Taking colleges courses while in high school

A new report on dual enrollment by high schoolers in community colleges was issued last month from the Community College Research Center at Columbia University.  It is titled “What Happens to Students Who Take Community College “Dual Enrollment” Courses in … Continue reading

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Come Together Kentucky 2017

This November, 10th -12th, the University of Kentucky is hosting the annual Come Together Kentucky Conference. Come Together Kentucky is a conference for LGBTQ* students and allies from colleges and universities across the state of Kentucky to connect, learn and … Continue reading

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Water Week at UK

The Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering will kick off a week of events on Saturday, October 7th, and continues through Friday, October 13th. They have an exciting line of up of events related to water, most of which are … Continue reading

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Neesa Medina on “Deportations and Force Migration: The View from the Honduras” Oct 11th, 4 pm

Since the 2009 military coup in Honduras, murders and attacks against Honduran human rights defenders have reached alarming levels. The U.S. continues to send tens of millions of dollars in aid to the Honduran police and military who have been … Continue reading

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Constitution Day 2017 Essay Contest Winners Announced

At the First Amendment Celebration hosted by the Scripps Howard First Amendment Center in the UK School of Journalism and Media last night, we announced and gave awards to the six undergraduates who won the UK Constitution Day 2017 Essay … Continue reading

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Diversity Weekend at UK – International Student Leadership Team and African Student Association

The International Student Leadership Team and UK’s African Student Association have organized a weekend festival called Diversity Weekend that will celebrate diverse identities and global perspectives at UK and in Lexington. This three day event, September 29 through October 1, … Continue reading

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Appalachia in the Age of Trump: Uneven Ground Revisited by Ron Eller, Sept 28th 6 p.m.

UK Department of History Alumni Lecture Appalachia in the Age of Trump: Uneven Ground Revisited Speaker: Ronald D. Eller, Distinguished Professor of History, Emeritus Date: 09/28/2017 When: 6:00pm to 9:00pm Where: Hillary J. Boone Center Originally from southern West Virginia, … Continue reading

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Workshop: Teaching with Open Educational Resources, Sept 28th 11 a.m.

Workshop: Teaching with Open Educational Resources When: Thursday, September 28, 11:00-12:00 Where: Presentation U! in the Basement Hub of WT Young Library Refreshments served, register at link below Amid the concerns about the costs of higher education are the escalating prices of … Continue reading

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