Nathan Moore was recently named a fellow for the Schomburg-Mellon Humanities Summer Institute in New York City.
Associate professor of English Frank X. Walker was recently honored as the recipient of the 2014 Honor Book for Poetry for his "Turn Me Loose: The Unghosting of Medgar Evers: Poems."
Associate professor of history and UK alumnus Gerald Smith hopes to continue researching the connection between King and religion.
Legendary anti-apartheid activist Denis Goldberg will speak at 4 p.m. today in the William T. Young Library Auditorium. A reception will follow at 5 p.m.