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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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Jun 27, 2024

LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 27, 2024) – In February of this year, we published an episode of Behind the Blue that previewed the UK College of Pharmacy’s ‘Everything is Science’ event. ‘Everything is Science’ is a speaker-series festival that unfolds across various venues throughout Lexington. The idea behind it...

Jun 20, 2024

LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 20, 2024) – For Keith Wynn, UK’s assistant director of Transfer Recruitment, the journey to higher education wasn’t a traditional one. From dropping out of high school and working various jobs to earning his GED and eventually taking the ACT, his perseverance led him through multiple schools...

Jun 13, 2024

LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 13, 2024) [THIS IS AN ENCORE EPISODE.] This week marks the beginning of Campus Pride Week here at the University of Kentucky. Celebrated nationally in June, Campus Pride Week, hosted by the Office of LGBTQ* Resources (housed in the Office for Student Success) allows students, faculty and staff...

Jun 6, 2024

LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 6, 2024) –For over three decades, Everett McCorvey, D.M.A., has been the driving force as director of UK Opera Theatre, which is part of the School of Music at the UK College of Fine Arts. The school has earned a national reputation for excellence in opera, choral and instrumental music...