Author Archives: Randolph Hollingsworth

About Randolph Hollingsworth

Assistant Provost, University of Kentucky

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

Rate this:

Posted in Diversity, Educational Technology, Open Educational Resources | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Rate this:

Posted in Educational Technology, Student Success | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Rate this:

Posted in Diversity | Tagged | Leave a comment

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

Rate this:

Posted in Student Success | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Using a Racial Equity Lens – Webinars on Engaging in Culturally Responsive Evaluation

As a member of the RCCW (Race, Community & Child Welfare) Fayette County group, I have been attending a series of webinars offered by the Public Policy Associates, Inc.: “Using a Racial Equity Lens to Guide Program Evaluation: Racism and … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Diversity, Retention, Student Success, Undergraduate Curriculum | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Anya Kamenetz and Ivory Tower, 2 events focusing on the future of higher education

Anya Kamenetz, author, blogger, and lead education reporter for NPR, will speak in the Singletary Center Recital Hall at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 10th.  She has been called a “Higher Education Futurist” and is a featured commentator in the … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in General Education, Retention | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Two new undergraduate certificates at University of Kentucky – distilleries and debates, fine old Kentucky traditions upheld

Two new undergraduate certificates were approved by the University Senate on May 4th: Undergraduate Certificate in Distillation, Wine and Brewing Studies, in the Department of Horticulture in the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment (CAFE) Undergraduate Certificate in Directing Forensics, … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Undergraduate Curriculum | Tagged | Leave a comment