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Mapping the Way: UK student’s class project now a resource for young mothers in need

An online interactive map was developed by UK senior Laura Greenfield for Step By Step, a mentoring ministry for young single mothers ages 14 to 24. The geospatial technology pinpoints where young moms can find abuse counseling and support; emergency shelters; clothing resources; education institutions; childcare; and more services around Lexington. Along with the locations, it provides information...

Mapping the Way: UK student's class project now a resource for young mothers in need

An online interactive map was developed by UK senior Laura Greenfield for Step By Step, a mentoring ministry for young single mothers ages 14 to 24. The geospatial technology pinpoints where young moms can find abuse counseling and support; emergency shelters; clothing resources; education institutions; childcare; and more services around Lexington. Along with the locations, it provides information...

Clothes-conscious: Shared geography project brings together students from three colleges

The world map is on display through Oct. 11 at the University of Kentucky Student Center patio. Members of the campus community are invited to place a pin on the map to show where their clothes were made. (Photo by Laura Greenfield)   Students from three state schools – Berea College, Northern Kentucky University and the University of Kentucky – will collaborate this month on a clothing...