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9 > Image 9 of Kentucky Alumni, vol. 79, no. 2, Summer 2008

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HK B E at K 2008 Commencement Arts & Scrences Turns 100! Approximately 6,500 candidates for degrees were honored The College of Arts 8; Sciences has produced 100 years of during UKs 141st Commencement. This includes students who knowledge and measures its success by the most relevant numbers earned degrees in August and December 2007, along with candi- the lives enriched, the minds challenged and the thoughts pro- dates in the 2008 spring semester. In addition, four recipients who voked. The college celebrated its 100 year anniversary this spring demonstrated a high level of service and contributions to their with entertainment and refreshments in the Main Building Plaza, professions were awarded honorary doctorates during the cere- with hundreds of faculty, staff and students enjoying the festivi- mony Individuals receiving the honor were: ties. GiH`ord Blyton, a former UK faculty member from 1948 Arts & Sciences is the largest college at UK, offering 25 majors until his retirement in 1975, served as director of UKs highly and 33 minors. Most UK students take courses in the college at regarded debate team, which won many honors under his di- some point during their education. Since 1908, the college has rection. Blyton was the recipient ofthe UK Great Teacher graduated more than 36,000 students, pro duced a Nobel Prize- award in 1970. winning chemist, and attained Top 20 rankings in several pro- Paul Patton, the 59th governor ofthe Commonwealth of grams and disciplines? says Steven L. IIoch, dean ofthe college. Kentucky, graduated from UK in 1959 with a degree in me- chaaacal caaaaccaaaaa McCo rvey On Board Of Trustees Orlando Tubby Smith, who served as head coach ofthe Everett McCorvey, the Lexington Opera Society Endowed UK mens basketball team from 1997 to 2007, has a long Chair of Opera in the UK College of Eine Arts and director of record of success as a coach, mentor and teacher and estab- UK Opera Theatre, has been elected as faculty representative to lished the Tubby Smith Foundation to support underprivi- the UK Board of Trustees for a three-year term, which will expire leged children. ]une 30, 2012. Avul Pakir jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam was the 11th Presi- dent of India from 2002 until 2007. Free Health Ards For Kentucky Senrors Ifyou are a Kentucky senior age 65 or older, UK HealthCare wants you to have the knowledge you need to manage your health in todays complex environment. 7`]z1fl`l7SWlz17'l`./ is a series of free, informative articles that tells you how to get the best care for you and your family with helpful advice on dealing with multiple medical conditions and avoiding medication errors. Kentucky seniors also can get their own Personal Health Organizer, while supplies last. This free binder holds all your important medical informa- tion in one, convenient, easy-to-carry notebook. Keep track of appointments, test results, medications, medical history and other details that aHfect your health. To request the 7`]z1fl`f7SWlz17'l`./ " series and the Personal Health Organizer, call UK Health Connection toll free at 1-800-333-8874. This line is staged Monday Eridayx 7 a.m. 6 p.m., or Saturdays 8 a.m. 4 p.m. a j I a V 7 7 ia 7 7 f c a 11 ac a j 1 nnT.$."1TS.;2;'$.&';1'iiiim fm 14.1L of T} 1;}_[f ca 11 a V a I ai i 1b.l!1 1 ~. I TS1 0 Q1 1 1 1 It * Y1 ilj I . $}f{E{?1`?Yl1?i.Zf1%1Q1 1~1 1 ` . Y? , 1 ; .a1 ` 11 1-;i1jiY??'?_1 1 1 11 ` 1#= 1i1 . y 11 1*11i111>111. 11..111 .1. 1::1=:::.?e;.;Js1e1 -111111. 1 I 1.1 1l.. 1 {1 X11 A , _, ca1a,,;;;_;;:;:r21 11 ~_ 11i;1=;511jg1;>;;g.ja1__ac1.111 Y l 1 a_..1 ay V Vllj T T Vlljl V I cfii "TT:i11?l; `` "Yfl 1.11 .;.,..1~;;:1"" .,.. f? e1e1 *235iEL1Fi1 `1 vi Tiff T .11 .1.1 T ` A y 1ja 1 1 {,1111 * s11 " uKH6alhC6f8 T/T Glm G aaaraaiaaaaaraaaaf rnl 'T TTTTT Q www.uka|umni.net 7 ((