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New Major in Environmental and Sustainable Studies: David Atwood

Professor David Atwood discusses the process of developing a new program: Environmental and Sustainable Studies. Atwood talks about the definition of 'sustainable,' the UK Common Reading Experience: No Impact Man by Colin Beavan, and the wide variety of disciplines that will contribute to the program of study.

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Documenting Displacement in Zambia: Fulbright Scholar Allison Harnish

Allison Harnish is a graduate student in the Department of Anthropology. Harnish recently received a Fulbright Grant to conduct research on the environmental and economic ramifications of displacement and resettlement in Southern Province, Zambia. Harnish was invited to participate on this project by Lisa Cliggett, her advisor. Many social and environmental scientists have been involved in this project for the last few decades. 

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UK Biologist Receives Grant from National Science Foundation to Fund Student Research

Research Experience for Undergraduates in Ky forests.

UK Biology Professor Wins Teaching Award

James Krupa to receive award later this fall in Anaheim, CA for creative and effective teaching methods.

Shifting to an Alternative Vision

English professor and writer-in-residence Erik Reece has expressed his views on the coal industry and energy policy in Kentucky in such works as his 2006 book “Lost Mountain.” He also believes the University of Kentucky has an opportunity to effect positive change and become a more energy-responsible institution.

UK Sociologist awarded by Rural Sociological Society

Shannon Bell and Richard York co-author best article of 2010 in Rural Sociology journal.

Bourbon, A Product of Kentucky Geology: Alan Fryar

Bourbon is a Kentucky tradition and Alan Fryar, a hydrogeologist and a professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, explains the relationships between Kentucky limestone, ground water systems and bourbon.

This podcast was produced by Cheyenne Hohman.

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New Major's Focus Is Sustainability Studies

When the University of Kentucky's Environmental Studies program director position opened up last summer, chemistry Professor David Atwood enthusiastically submitted his application.
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Lisa Blue

Don’t be fooled by her last name. The most important color to chemistry graduate student, Lisa Blue, is definitely green.

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