From the Bluegrass State to the far corners of the world, an A&S education is a solid foundation for any future. After completing a degree in History in 1968, Phil Marcum moved into a career with the U.S. Military that spanned thirty years. In this podcast, he describes the skills he learned in college that carried him through his career in military intelligence.

This podcast was produced by Cheyenne Hohman.



Published November 5, 2012

John Brown served with the Federal Bureau of Investigation for more than two decades. He served in many capacities, including as a serology examiner, special agent, investigator, and was program manager for the development of the National DNA Indexing System. In this podcast, Brown describes some of his work with the Bureau and how taking chemistry courses at UK gave a solid foundation for the career path he chose. 

This podcast was produced by Stephen Gordinier. 



Published October 3, 2012

Audrey Rooney received a doctoral degree from the Department of History in 1997. Her dissertation was a biography of the Ottonian cathedral of St. Mauritius in Magdeburg, Germany, and her research prior to that included a variety of subjects within art history, including studying the drawings beneath frescoes. In this podcast, Rooney reflects on her experiences as a doctoral student and researcher, and how the University of Kentucky is a cultural resource for students and community members alike. 

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Published September 12, 2012

Merrily Orsini is the founder and managing director of corecubed, an internet marketing company that has received a Webby Award nomination, a silver Aster Award for medical marketing, and a gold Aster Award in healthcare advertising. In this podcast, Merrily talks about how UK introduced her to computer analysis of trending behavior, which has been at the center of her career since then, and about the turbulence of college life in...

Published March 27, 2012

Mark Kornbluh, dean of the University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences was the guest on last night's "UK at the Half," which aired during the UK vs. Transylvania University game that aired on radio last night.  "UK at the Half" airs during halftime of each UK football and basketball game broadcast on radio and is hosted by Carl Nathe of UK Public Relations and Marketing.

To hear the "UK at the Half" interview, click on the play button below. To view a transcript of the "UK at the Half" interview, ...

Published November 3, 2011

Reactions, first impressions, hopes and ambitions abound in Keeneland Hall, the home of the brand new A&S Wired Residential College. Hear from students and parents about move-in day 2011!

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Published September 1, 2011

During fall 2010, a panel of A&S alumni described how the University of Kentucky prepared them for their careers.

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Published May 25, 2011

Susan Tomasky is a graduate from the University of Kentucky and is currently on the board of A.E.P. (American Electric Power) as the president of A.E.P. Transmission. During her time as a student at UK, Tomasky was involved in solving big problems that faced many universities and colleges in the 1970s. Surmounting the challenges at UK helped prepare her for problem-solving on a professional scale.


Published May 24, 2011

Jeffrey Burch is an aerospace engineer that started his career as a physicist.  Burch graduated from the University of Kentucky in 1977 with a BS in Physics, and went on to earn higher degrees from the University of Chicago and Rutgers University. In this interview, he discusses the faculty that influenced him during his time at UK.  

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Published May 24, 2011

The University of Kentucky College of Arts & Sciences is embarking on a year long exploration of the culture and history of South Africa and its connections with Kentucky. The Kentucky and South Africa Initiative, titled "Different Lands, Common Ground," will engage our community in a crucial global conversation and spark an ongoing exchange of ideas.


Published May 24, 2011


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