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Feb 25, 2020

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 25, 2020) – Lexington native and University of Kentucky alumnus George C. Wright is back home for the 2019-20 academic year to help UK celebrate the 70th anniversary of the integration of the university by Lyman T. Johnson. Wright earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees at UK, and his Ph.D. in history from Duke University. He has been awarded an honorary doctorate from Kentucky, is a member of UK’s Distinguished Alumni, and was presented the UK Libraries’ Medallion for Intellectual Achievement in 2015.

On this week’s edition of the “Behind the Blue” podcast, Carl Nathe of UK Public Relations and Strategic Communications talks with Wright about his life, his career, and his ongoing educational efforts.

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