Category Archives: Diversity

African American and Africana Studies Carter G. Woodson Lecture Series 2017

The African American and Africana Studies department in the College of Arts & Sciences announces the offerings in the Carter G. Woodson Lecture Series for this fall. All lectures are at 12 noon in the MLK Center, 313 Blazer Hall. Upcoming … Continue reading

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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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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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Campus Forum on Art in Public Places, March 21 at 6:30-8:30 p.m., W.T.Young Library Auditorium

Please come to – and encourage your colleagues and students to attend – a Campus Forum on March 21st 6:30-8:30 p.m. Please print out and post the attached flyer (download a flier, .pdf file here) and/or send it out via … Continue reading

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Kentucky Degree and Credential Production 2004-2014

The staff at the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education recently published a “Kentucky Completion Report: Describing a Decade of Degree and Credential Production” (download the .pdf file from the CPE website here) and shared it with the Council at its … Continue reading

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Faculty Learning Communities on Student Success

Listening To Our Students: A Faculty Forum on Teaching First-Year Students was held on Friday, January 29, 2016. The gathering was co-sponsored by the UK’s Office of Academic Excellence, the Chellgren Center in UGE’s Academy for Undergraduate Excellence, the Center for … Continue reading

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