alumni & friends

Alumni Speaker Series

 
 
When: Friday, April 17, 2015 | 10:00am-11:00am
Where: WT Young Library - UK Athletics Association Auditorium 
A reception will follow in the Gallery next to the auditorium 

 

With a wide range of knowledge on international careers, Bondurant and Dunn will speak and answer questions on topics related to their own careers such as:

  • The political climate in France post-Charlie Hebdo
  • The future of trade agreements
  • The Arab Spring & current political climate in the Middle East
  • U.S. foreign policy and the 2016 Presidential Election
  • The role of an ambassador
  • The value of internships and how to identify opportunities
  • Practical advice for those interested in an international career
Date: 
Friday, April 17, 2015 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Location: 
WTY Library - UK Athletics Association Audiortium

A Culture of Success: Chemistry Alum Tanea Reed

Concussions and brain injury have become topics of social concern in response to controversies involving sports – namely the National Football League. But Tanea Reed has been researching therapeutic interventions in traumatic brain injury since long before concussions became matters of public concern.

New Beginnings: Chemistry Alumni Board

In 2013, a group of Chemistry Department faculty, students and alumni met to discuss reviving the department's newsletter, and an outgrowth of that effort to re-establish communications among current and future alumni was the Chemistry Alumni Board (CAB) which held its organizational meeting on Saturday, October 11, 2014.

A&S Inducts Alumni and Emeritus Faculty Into Hall of Fame

A&S will induct new members into its Hall of Fame Oct. 11, 2013, to join the ranks of the current 32 alumni and 8 emeritus faculty A&S Hall of Fame members.

UK Chemistry Alumni Set World Record in Realm of Energy Efficiency

In a year that University of Kentucky teams have captured national titles, two UK alumni were part of another team that gained a world-record title — one that has the potential to impact everyone. UK alumni Joe Bullock and Kathy Woody are synthetic chemists at Phillips 66, a Houston-based company that manufactures energy products. Their team recently attained the world record for the most efficient polymer-based solar cells.

DNA Criminology and Chemistry: John Brown

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. 

 

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Fighting Alzheimer's with Antioxidants: Allan Butterfield

Allan Butterfield is UK's Alumni Association Endowed Professor of Biological Chemistry at UK, and the Director of the Center for Membrane Sciences.

The focus of his research is the study of oxidative stress on the brain, one of the main components of Alzheimer's Disease.

In this podcast, Professor Butterfield discusses his research group's experiments and results, and talks about fighting the disease by stimulating the brain's production of antioxidants.

This podcast was produced by Stephen Gordinier.

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Chemistry Professor Leaves Lasting Legacy at UK

Retired Chemistry Professor Jim Holler's enthusiasm for chemistry and passion for teaching led him to include several visually stunning science demonstrations in class.

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