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Dartmouth College professor will facilitate Jewish, Christian dialog at Transy lecture

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An interreligious dialog will examine Jewish-Christian relations at the 2015 Moosnick Lectureship in Judaic Studies on Tuesday, April 28.   Susannah Heschel, the Eli Black Professor of Jewish Studies at Dartmouth College, will present “Scholarship and Ethics: How Do Jews …

Bryan Station Middle, Royal Springs in Scott Co., WKU named U.S. Green Ribbon Schools

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Two Kentucky public schools and one postsecondary institution are among 81 schools, districts and postsecondary institutions nationwide that have been recognized for their efforts to reduce environmental impact and utility costs, promote better health and ensure effective environmental education, including …

Hummel Planetarium at EKU resumes Saturday public programs on April 25

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Hummel Planetarium at Eastern Kentucky University will resume public programs on Saturdays, beginning April 25.   Every Saturday, the Planetarium will present “Perfect Little Planet” for children and families at noon. Then at 1:30 p.m., the main feature, “Stars: The …

UK presents conversation with world’s leading reining competitor Shawn Flarida

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Shawn Flarida, National Reining Horse Association’s leading rider, all-time money earner and member of the NRHA Hall of Fame, will speak at the University of Kentucky Ag Equine Programs’ next Distinguished Industry Lecture Series at 6 p.m. April 27 in …

Idea State U’s entrepreneur competition may include some of state’s next business ventures

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  The world’s next major corporation just might be born in Lexington this weekend.   Kentucky’s brightest college entrepreneurs will compete in the Cabinet for Economic Development’s Idea State U, April 24 – 25 at the Lexington Center. The nationally …

Earth Day is a week-long celebration at Campbellsville University, through April 25

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Campbellsville University’s Earth Day tradition has grown in interest and volunteerism to a full week of special activities.   The kickoff Earth Day ceremony with tree and flower plantings will be held today at 1 p.m. at the Turner Log …

UK has first full semester program abroad, kinesiology and health promotion in Spain

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  The College of Education has launched the University of Kentucky’s first ever faculty-directed semester-length program, Kinesiology and Health Promotion in Valencia, Spain, which is directed by Joaquín Fenollar, lecturer in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion.   Fenollar’s …

College enrollment up for recent public high school graduates, statewide report shows

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Two reports released today from the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics include feedback on recent graduates from Kentucky’s public high schools about their transition to college and success in their first year of college.   The first report …

University of Louisville public health,
medical students help feed a village

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  As the Ebola outbreak spread throughout West Africa, already weak infrastructures were disrupted, exacerbating food shortages in the region. In an effort to help with the global relief efforts, University of Louisville public health and medical students joined together …

UK project engages next generation of Kentuckians to tackle health problems

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How can Kentucky tackle its chronic health disparities — cancer, heart and pulmonary disease, stroke and other preventable illnesses — and create long-lasting solutions?   Targeting adults who deal with these diseases most often is necessary, but so too is …