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Image 15 of Kentucky Alumni, vol. 76, no. 4, Winter 2005

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F E A T U R E Kevin Holm-Hudson, assistant professor ot theory, instructs students during his “Trends in Pop-Rock Music and Culture" class " in the New North Dorm as part ot the Discovery Seminar Program. r ~ at [ 4ggQ [mj ’ r . ". l · W *· . . +— ——- ___ _ >,__ _ i Three of the residence halls — Dale E. Baldwin , t ” ~-·-— _ V , · ~>_‘_ ; _ \ , . ‘ ,_ ` [ Ti Hall, Margaret Ingels Hall, and John T. Smith Hall- y-it ‘»· V ·• {Q.; A 9 ` -1•..\ . are located on the south campus near the Kirwan/ j X? at-* `,·~·` ‘£‘,.t_ _ ' V __ Blanding Complex.The fourth dorm is located at the ig-, L; 1 V·~ " _. y-· “ S ·. ‘ corner of Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. and Euclid ,. l _ A i·=· ~ 1* , V i Ave. on the north cam us and is currentl bein called ~ ` ` ` r g tp ”` -— .. T — . the New North Dorm.p y g , h {M q V " ’*¤e ~ ” . T . . . . . is bs = .`• ~ Living/Learning Communities . _ -j-·, · ·-r» - »».. • The new residence halls are hubs for 2lst century » ”* 4 _ i`·i F A " learning, three of which feature Living/Learning cen- E H fQ'€§’> é ag » ` ters Or communities. The Living/Learning concept re- T _ _ 1;% , volves around residence hall communities that bring __; — ` ‘ ‘“: college learning into the everyday lives of students. ° f i ‘ V ub - ` {TS ` They offer students the opportunity to live with other · F AY A students who share common interests. These commu- ° I J if C _ V_ e _ J A i A ` ii nities offer special programming in the residence halls and opportunities to interact with UK faculty who are affiliated with the Living/Learning Y A Qi V v_ g communities. ; t V5 ’ "` m , Ingels Hall is home to the New Economy Incubator community which " J 2i; _— °.,t·V __-·==_,—;;_.:~é·;;-.*‘ __ · will explore how ideas come to the marketplace with UK faculty and re- r it_. T · § Q _i . = gional leaders; the New North Dorm houses a Fine Arts Center featuring i . V Q? t ` A ‘ V » ___ ~ six, sound-proof music rooms and a large multi—purpose room; and Smith ~ Q L , ‘`e_ K ` V ;j§{= — V Hall contains the Global Village community designed to build cross—cul— · ii`., i° y` 'V 7 * tural friendships and understanding. These communities represent an ex- V I 7. —» _ g , ample of UK s success in integrating af1rst—classl1v1ng environment with A. it _ N { · gy i the first—class learning environment at UK. ../· r .L‘s t {ft} if ‘ ‘ i. iw if t g The New North Dorm ~ ,. _ »_ V V Emily Coovert, a music performance ,5 j r" T __ i E Mt ? freshman who plays the viola, counts "?"" V g_,_ , L \_ " \ W5 herself among the lucky individuals who ’ J _" ‘· ” ` ` ` it live in New North Dorm and can take ;__ $..M *"”'$* advantage of the Fine Arts Center con- * ' - cept. “l really wanted to be surrounded i by people who were also into art," said ` " Coovert, who is one of 39 Governor’s . .r V V 1`__ " k#‘j?` tg ` '4.___ V_ School for the Arts freshmen on campus. ’ . V. , ’ .»‘¢·i — E? i l i ·` 4} Part of a UK Legacy family — both { ‘ ‘ iff z her parents are UK grads: David H V _ ` ~ ;<_· rf" ig tt Coovert ’66 and Constance Clayton , ` V _V § s Coovert ’73 —— she said she likes the lay- _ _ 4 out and size of the dorm rooms and the " Em'? Cooventa mgalc ¤¤tt¤rm¤¤¤<> t fact that there are practice rooms in the Orf€?h€m§Q’S%Lan§FSrOO$ xilggénrgggqs building, which makes it so convenient / in the New N0nhpDOrm_ Her mother, ~ fer music St¤d¢¤tS· "W<·> d<>¤’t here te V com ceevmsrts Wim Emily inthe tt; 1 carry our instruments all the way to the E thtttt t|OOt tounge that Ovgtttmks ~? Fine Arts building to practice,”’ she said. 3 Eu;;|i4;1 Avenue Ei "We just go downstairs and practice." E 5 Another advantage, Coovert pointed E E out, is that everyone on her floor also § KENTUCKY ALUMNI ll K