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Murray State Department of Art and Design to host STEAM panel discussion on Feb. 11 at 5:30 p.m.

The Department of Art and Design at Murray State University will host a panel discussion on the intersections of photography and imaging in the areas of science, technology, engineering, mathematics and art (STEAM) on Feb. 11 at 5:30 p.m. in room 623 of the Price Doyle Fine Arts Building. Admission is free and the event is open to the public. Panelists include visiting artist Calista Lyon, Dr. Matthew...

EKU to host ‘Appalachian Reckoning: A Response to Hillbilly Elegy’ panel on Nov. 14 in Crabbe Library

Eastern Kentucky University Libraries will join the Department of Communications to host the panel “Appalachian Reckoning: A Response to Hillbilly Elegy,” on Nov. 14 in the Crabbe Library. The reception will begin at 5:30 p.m., with the panel discussion to follow at 6 p.m. J.D. Vance’s memoir, “Hillbilly Elegy,” has been surrounded by controversy since its 2016 release. “Appalachian Reckoning:...

New documentary series takes in-depth look at Kentucky’s role in leading the Hemp comeback

From salves and CBD to food and fiber, hemp is making a comeback in the United States as a major cash commodity — and Kentucky is leading the way. “I think that there’s a lot of interest in what Kentucky is doing for CBD and hemp because it’s such a beautiful drop-in replacement for tobacco farmers,” said Chad Rosen, Founder and CEO of Victory Hemp Foods, based out of Carrollton. “Not...