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University of Kentucky students take to the sky to learn from a birds eye view in drone journalism class

By Meg Mills University of Kentucky University of Kentucky journalism students are taking to the sky to learn from a bird’s eye view. In David Stephenson’s drone journalism class, in the School of Journalism and Media within the College of Communication and Information, students are learning to use new technology for newsgathering purposes. As a photographer and filmmaker himself, Stephenson...

University of Kentucky employee Heather Chapman to appear on ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire’ Friday

By Meg Mills University of Kentucky Who wants to be a millionaire? Trivia lover Heather Chapman does. Chapman, a Lexington native, will test her chances on ABC’s show “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire” this Friday. But Chapman isn’t a rookie at game shows. She competed on “Jeopardy!” 11 years ago, though she says she did poorly then as a result of giving birth three...

UK College of Design lecturer offers eight ways to spruce up your space for the holiday season

By Meg Mills University of Kentucky If you are decorating for the holidays, here is advice for achieving a festive home for friends and family to enjoy. Christine Mobley, with the University of Kentucky College of Design, has eight easy tips to help make your holiday space everything you’ve ever dreamed of without breaking the bank. • Create a statement piece. Usually, the most visual part...

UK pharmacology doctoral candidate organizing textbook drive for disadvantaged students in Africa

By Meg Mills Special to KyForward University of Kentucky pharmacology and nutritional sciences doctoral student Brittany Rice has organized a textbook donation drive for the disadvantaged students of Rusangu University in Africa. Located in Zambia, Rusangu University is a private, nonprofit institution located in the country’s most impoverished and underserved parts. The undergraduate students of...