WUKY's "UK Perspectives" focuses on the people and programs of the University of Kentucky and is hosted by WUKY General Manager Tom Godell. Guest host today is WUKY News Director Alan Lytle who welcomes UK alumna and history instructor Maryjean Wall, author of a new book on one of Lexington's most colorful historical characters — Belle Brezing.
This podcast provided courtesy of 91.3 WUKY.
The College of Arts and Sciences inducted six new members into its Hall of Fame Oct. 10, 2014, with a ceremony at the Singletary Center for the Arts, bringing the current totals to 38 alumni and 13 emeritus faculty A&S Hall of Fame members.
2014 Alumni Inductees:
Ethelee Davidson Baxter
Robert Straus Lipman
Jill M. Rappis
George H. Scherr
2014 Emeriti Faculty Inductees:
George C. Herring
Keith B. MacAdam
George C. Herring is Alumni Professor of History Emeritus at the University of Kentucky. A native of Blacksburg, Va., he received a bachelor's degree from Roanoke College and after service in the U.S. Navy he earned both master's and doctorate degrees in History from the University of Virginia. He joined the UK faculty in 1969 after four years at Ohio University. At UK, he taught classes at all levels, from introductory survey courses in U.S. history to graduate seminars.
Monday, September 15 at 7 PM is the first installment in the Honors/Gaines Center/History Department Sponsored War and Society film series.