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Some stories require a little more – a little more discussion, more context, more depth and breadth. 

That’s the idea behind “Behind the Blue” – a weekly podcast created by UK Strategic Communications. It is designed to explore through probing interviews the in-depth the stories that make UK the university for Kentucky and that have impact across the institution, the Commonwealth and, in some cases, the world. 

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Jan 25, 2024

LEXINGTON, Ky. (January 25, 2024) – UK HealthCare’s Gill Heart and Vascular Institute is a renowned center for cardiovascular care, research and education. Established with the aim of advancing cardiovascular health, Gill stands as a comprehensive facility offering a wide range of services.

One of the notable...

Jan 18, 2024

LEXINGTON, Ky. (January 18, 2024) – Col. Wendy Woodall is no stranger to spending time in new locations. Growing up in a U.S. military family and living in a variety of locations during her childhood, she calls herself a native of Princeton, Ky, where her father is from. 

While attending high school in Virginia,...

Jan 10, 2024

LEXINGTON, Ky. (January 10, 2024) – Monday, January 15, 2024 will mark Lexington’s 51st anniversary of the observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, a US Federal holiday that honors the birth, life and dream of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and is also the only national holiday designated as a national day of...

Jan 4, 2024

LEXINGTON, Ky. (January 4, 2024) [THIS IS AN ENCORE EPISODE.] The Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) is a pivotal federal law enacted in 1990 that addresses the repatriation and disposition of Native American human remains, funerary objects, sacred objects and cultural patrimony.