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UK Constitution Day 2015: 'Learning, Leadership, and Civic Engagement'

Constitution Day, also known as Citizenship Day, commemorates the ratification of the United States Constitution on Sept. 17, 1787.

UK Historians Publish Five Books in One Month

The University of Kentucky Department of History needs to build an extra book shelf. 

Apply for Special Collections Learning Lab Internships Now

One week remains for students to apply for the University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) Learning Lab internship.

New Podcast Tackles Current Events With a 'Brief History of History'

Have you ever wondered if your vote actually counts? Is a drone or a dog more useful in a combat zone? How long has there actually been a war on Christmas? And why is it taking so long to elect a female president?

Chellgren Center Names 36 New Fellows, Five Endowed Professorships

The University of Kentucky Chellgren Center for Undergraduate Excellence honored its newest class of Chellgren Fellows Sunday, Aug. 23. Five Chellgren Endowed Professorships were also announced. 

Long Story Short Episode 1 - The Power of the Vote with Mark Summers

Join Dara and Cody in the premiere episode of a brand new podcast series: Long Story Short (A Brief History of History). In this pilot, our intrepid hosts talk with UK History Professor Mark Summers about the history of voting in America and whether or not your vote really counts.

This podcast was produced by David Cole.

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A First of its Kind: Kentucky African American Encyclopedia Celebrates State’s History

From the earliest moments of Kentucky’s recorded history, the lives of African-Americans have been intricately woven into the fabric of the state.

Takenaka's First Book Reflects Controversies in Historical and Modern Japan

The painful memories of World War II continue to adversely impact the political climate of Asia, especially between Japan and China and South Korea. In fact, many scholars still refer to the worldwide conflict as the Asia-Pacific War.

Dan Rowland: A History of Community

Winners of the Daniel B. Rowland Community Internship receive financial assistance for unpaid expenses incurred during an internship that connects academics and the community.

UK Experts Featured in C-SPAN's 'Lexington Weekend'

This weekend Lexington will be in the spotlight as C-SPAN airs coverage of the city as part of its "2015 C-SPAN Cities Tour." Viewers of "Lexington Weekend" will learn about the city's rich history, as well as the community's non-fiction literary culture on programming

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