Stargazing is typically reserved for after sundown, but what if you want to look at the biggest star in the sky? On June 5th, 2012, the planet Venus was visible by day – traveling in front of the sun! This is called the Transit of Venus, and is a rare astronomical event. A few hundred people gathered at the UK Arboretum to view the transit of Venus through special telescopes that allow safe observation of solar activity.
A&S Hive team member Veronica Polinedrio and several other UK students have been leading service trips to Honduras as part of the national collegiate service organization, Students Helping Honduras. In this podcast, recent UK graduates Veronica Polinedrio and Michael Haas and current psychology student Kevin Colón discuss SHH and how interested students can get involved.
Adam Meredith and Luke McAnally, two A&S majors, were part of a small group of students that went to the Clinton Global Initiative meeting in Washington, D.C. last month.
Jennifer DeLuke is an A&S Ambassador, one of a select group of undergraduate students that represent the College of Arts and Sciences to prospective students and help with A&S events on campus. In this podcast, DeLuke gives an insider's perspective to the jobs an A&S Ambassador does, as well as some reasons why others might want to apply for the position as part of their undergraduate experience.
Charlie Fieseler is an undergraduate student majoring in Physics and Mathematics. Charlie is also a member of A&S Ambassadors, a team of undergraduate students that visit neighboring grade schools to discuss what it's like to be a UK student. In this podcast, Cheyenne Hohman sat down Charlie Fieseler to discuss his personal experiences with the Ambassador program.
This podcast was produced by Sam Burchett.
Spring is on its way! Gardens will be growing, and fruits and vegetables will be ready to eat - or preserve, pickle, freeze or dry! Lisa Conley is a graduate student in the Department of Sociology, and has been working on a documentary film about home food preservation methods in Appalachia since 2009.
The UK Asia Center wants to connect UK and India on an institutional level. Srimati Basu, an associate professor in the Departments of Gender & Women’s Studies and Anthropology and a member of the Asia Center Steering Committee, went on a trip to India to tour potential partner institutions in February 2012.