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20 Leading by example
From a banking consultant to a professor in the UK
College of Medicine — meet more individuals who serve
1 6 Fruits — and vegetables — of their labor on the UK Alumni Association Board ofDirectors.
A UK student project brought the Owsley County commu— By Linda Perry
nity together to grow fresh produce, while also teaching
students about agriculture and business. 2 6 Karyl Evans: Documenting life, then and now
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"MT”"""""""’”7“"fim“im 7"" Six deserving professors received the UK Alumni Association
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Gardens grow delicious vegetables. . .
  and wonderful memories
    1t’s with great pride learned a great many life lessons while also learning to raise
n that we bring you the a garden.
` if   spring 2013 issue of Ken- Big changes are happening on UK’s campus. As new build-
m  ll tucky Alumni magazine. ings for student housing go up, old ones must come down.
A A   The cover story for this Dorm life is so much a part of the wonderful experience of
issue details a really neat being a student. As some of the most well-known dorms on
program that began as an campus are replaced, alumni share their thoughts and memo-
idea by UK students for ries of their Hrst home away from home. Also in this issue, we
a service project. That introduce you to Karyl Evans, an alumna who used her degree
idea became “1·1ome- from the UK College of Agriculture to become an award-
grown Kentucky” a farm-to-school program that allows stu- winning documentary Hlmmaker. Sound strange? 1t actually
dents to grow fruits and vegetables that are actually served in makes perfect sense. We continue the Leading by Example se-
the school cafeteria. And, community members can use the ries, which spotlights members of our board of directors. Be
land to grow produce for themselves. 1 don’t know about you, sure you check out the recipients of our 2013 Great Teacher
but just thinking about vegetables fresh out of the garden Award. They really are great!
makes me hungry It also brings back memories. 1 was luclqr enough to be a part of a tour of the newly-reno-
Growing up, my family always had a large garden. We vated UK men’s basketball suite at Rupp Arena. Calling it
would grow just about everything — corn, peppers, green “nice” would be a gross understatement. 1 thinkl now know
beans, cabbage, and my personal favorite, tomatoes. A reg- exactly what Coach john Calipari means when he talks about
ular part of my chores was helping to tend the garden. 1 UK being the “Gold Standard.” One of my favorite photos
must admit, at times 1 absolutely hated it, especially any- from the tour is awall-sized image from the 2012 National
thing that involved the corn rows — it felt like the stalks Championship game that is located in the eating area of the
were attacking me! But, oh, the taste of those fresh vegeta- suite. Eortunately there is plenty of wall space for similar im-
bles made it all worth it. 1 can still remember eating a ripe, ages! Another of my favorites is below
red tomato right out of the patch. 1t’s hard to imagine 1 hope you enjoy this issue of Kentuclqr Alumni magazine.
today, but 1 didn’t even bother washing it off first. Of Your feedback is always welcome.
course, not only did we eat the fresh produce during the
summer, but canning made it possible to enjoy the vegeta- Go Cats!
bles throughout the cold months ofwinter, too. 1 so miss ‘
that. My mother also managed to utilize the garden in {A Ll/Q/QA
other ways. Whenever my sister and 1 would have, shall we
say, disagreements, we would be sent to the garden to pull Kelli Elam ’11
weeds. That was not fun. Looking back now, 1 realize that 1 Editor
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 I Presndentnal Conversation
A New Year of Promise
We are a Big Blue Nation United. Dedicated to a promise — Eor the past several `Y   _‘
nearly 150 years in the making — to create a brighter future years, hundreds of faculty, I, @1   _
through the education, research, service and care we render. staff and clinicians have   ‘ 79 Te '
The impact and importance of our Kentuclq Promise has worked diligently to posi-    
never been more true than it is today nor has it ever meant tion our Markey Cancer
more for the future of those we serve. I’m reminded of the Center for National Can- ._
power of that promise every day by the people across our cam- cer Institute designation. is
pus and Commonwealth engaged in furthering this covenant This endeavor was entered
as scholars, innovators, leaders and healers, but most impor- into purposefully to ad-
tantly, as Wildcats. vance science and improve
Over the last year, our students have added richly to our cam- the lives of countless Ken- 2
pus culture and succeeded in their academic pursuits. A three- tuckians’ impacted by ea  
person team consisting of top business students from the these diseases — an effort
Gatton College of Business and Economics was victorious in that is fundamental to our Kentuclqr Promise. In january 2013,
the Wall Street ]ournal’s National Biz Qiiiz. They bested com- we hosted representatives from the National Institutes of
petitors from 17 other top business schools across the nation, I·Iealth’s National Cancer Institute for their oPf1cial site visit.
including Carnegie Mellon, Michigan, Emory, UNC, Texas The bricks are being stacked and the drywall hung in Central
and Texas A&M. I·Ialls I and II as the foundations are poured for Phase II-A of
Opera Theatre students dazzled audiences as they took to the our bold public/ private partnership to revitalize our housing
stage in Andrew Lloyd Weber’s heralded “ The Phantom of the facilities. In August 2013, we will open the doors of Phase I,
Opera.” Because of their incredible talent, UK was added to a and cranes will rise on Hve new facilities across three building
short and celebrated list of institutions licensed to produce this sites, adding nearly 3,000 beds in two years. In this issue of
incredible work of art. Kentuclqr Alumni, we collected stories from former residents
UK students competing in the Alltech Innovation Competi- about their UK experience.
tion took home the Hrst place, SB 10,000 dollar prize for their To match the exciting residence hall projects, we’re working
business proposal to reclaim mountaintop sites by growing closely with the state legislature to gain approval for the con-
switch grass that can be used to produce biofuels. The second struction of three facilities that are critical to the long-term inter-
place prize, awarded to the University of Louisville, was in- ests of the institution. Project details are outlined in this issue.
spired by a prototype energy-ePfrcient home pioneered by stu- Our board has set an ambitious agenda for 2013. In the year
dents in our College of Design and the Center for Applied ahead, we will continue to invest in our facilities, improve the
Energy Research (CAER). undergraduate experience, implement a new Hnancial mo del of
We marked a new era for energy research and cutting-edge in- accountability and complete our Master Plan pro cess.
frastructure. The new LEED-Gold CAER research facility will To build on our progress, we will assess and enhance our research
expand our capacity for collaboration in solar, biomass, electro- enterprise and graduate and professional education; we will develop
chemical power research and advancements in battery technology a plan to better integrate technology in to the classroom and offer
through our partnership with Argonne National Laboratory distance learning opportunities; and we will strengthen mecha-
World-class clinicians from UK I-IealthCare — Kentucky’s nisms to better recruit, retain and reward our human capital.
No. 1 hospital — continue to push the boundaries of med- It is truly an exciting time at the University of Kentuclq. I’m
ical science and bring comfort to patients and families. This deeply appreciative of your support, and I look forward to your
past year, a patient received two lungs and a heart from the feedback as we grow together. We greatly value your member-
same donor in Kentucky’s first heart-lung transplant per- ship in the UK Alumni Association. Thank you for daring to
formed in 15 years and among 27 procedures performed na- “SGG b|UG.” with us.
tionwide last year.
We received national recognition for our commitment to Sincerely,
using extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support for inpa-
tients experiencing acute failure of their cardiorespiratory sys- EQ Z M
tem. The device is used to bridge the gap while transplant gf
candidates await a donor match. It has been an essential tool Eli Capilouto
for UK physicians. President
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Through a partnership between ' » ment Ceremonies, UK bestowed hon—
academics and athletics, UK will self— w “a 9.. . ‘K‘ ‘“ orary doctorates on James Dee “JD.”
finance a dramatic $275 million trans— {SW-w?”- ”fig 5 l Crowe, David L. Lollis and Charles L.
formation of the campus. {5 S'El~ ”3%” _ 5 l / Shearer, paying tribute to their profes—
Gov. Steve Beshear and legislative (R‘5 ' \V‘i . . sional, intellectual or artistic achieve—
leaders announced their support for all l: Ea" [a .» ment and significant contributions to
higher education projects that will be 564:..-1lt: 5 society, the state and the university.
self—financed. UK’s three projects rep— ‘ 7 Crowe began playing the banjo when
resent the largest share ofproposed #33" u n ited he was 12 years old and was informally
projects. After gaining approval from www.BBNunited.com apprenticed to Earl Scruggs. In the late
the legislature, the projects also require - 1960s, Crowe formed the Kentucky
formal approval by the UK Board of i ; _f .5: r5545“; \1 Mountain Boys, later changing its
Trustees. ' :3 W name to The New South and including

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fund — through a combination of pri— II .1514.“ “ '; (3‘fo I: such as Ricky Skaggs. He is a member
vate funding, internal sources and a " A l E '"‘ " A” of the International Bluegrass Music
unique plan to utilize athletics funding Academic Science Building where Association Hall of Fame and a recipi—
of academics — three transformative the Donovan Residence Hall cur— ent of the Kentucky Governor’s Award
projects: rently sits. in the Arts.

0 A $65 million renovation and ex— 0 A $110 million renovation of Nut— Lollis is the past president of Appal—
pansion of the Gatton College of ter Football Training Facility and banc and is the past president of the
Business and Economics that will Commonwealth Stadium, to be Federation of Appalachian Housing
allow for enrollment growth of paid for entirely by Athletics with Enterprises (FAHE). Appalbanc is an
more than 50 percent and the revenues generated by the con— award—winning community develop—
faculty/ staff growth to handle the struction of new luxury suites for ment financial institution that pro—
additional students, funded pri— which there already is a waiting list motes individual and community
vately by alumni and friends. and club seating, as well as other development in rural central Ap—

0 Athletics will fund the lion’s share Athletics revenue. palachia through the financial products
of — along with private donations Additional information about developed by the Human/ Economic
and other university funds — a each project can be found at Appalachian Development Corpora—
$100 million, 263,000—square—foot www.BBNunited.com I tion, the FAHE, and the Appalachian

Federal Credit Union. Lollis has
worked for more than 40 years in both
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UK approves names for new resudence halls Shem ,64 1355567558 has held
New residence halls under construc— 0 Woodland Glen I: (Cooperstown teaching and administrative assign—
tion at the University of Kentucky at the corner of Woodland and Hill— ments, first at Michigan State, then at
have been officially named with ap— top Avenues) Albion College, and was later named
proval by the UK Board of Trustees. vice president for finance at Transylva—
The names are: 0 Woodland Glen II: (Cooperstown nia University in Lexington in 1979.
on the corner of Woodland Ave. and He became president of Transylvania in

0 Central Hall I: (north building of Cooperstown Dr.) 1983, beginning what would become a

Phase I on Haggin Field) long and distinguished tenure, during
0 Champions Court I: (Blazer which the institution’s student enroll—

0 Central Hall II: (south building in Parking Lot site on Avenue of ment grew by more than 75 percent,
Phase I on Haggin Field) Champions) with corresponding growth in the num—

ber of faculty members and majors of—

o Haggin Hall: (replaces the existing 0 Champions Court II: (Wildcat fered, and ratings for the university’s
Haggin Hall) Lodge site between Martin Luther academic quality attained unprece—

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The Association to Advance Collegiate toral degrees in business and accounting. . ‘ f I. '“ ’1‘“! «fly ' I
Schools of Business (AACSB) Interna— Gatton College has been accredited 9 ' ‘ - 7 I. . 5’ A: ll I”? j
tional has recognized the UK Gatton since 1926 to offer undergraduate and , I 5 £| _' - l “_ -‘
College of Business 85 Economics Von graduate programs in the business disci— j . " ' ‘ . ‘ g, , l 1!? § Q i
Allmen School of Accountancy once plines and since 1988 for undergraduate / ‘ , 2 I :l "'7 . :. «é .
again through accreditation. AACSB In— and graduate accounting programs. i 7/” . . , T i 7 l, / l i, _: / l}
ternational accreditation is the hallmark “Our faculty and staff are dedicated to , ; ,7 a 7- 1 I: a; / '_ , y’
of excellence in business and accounting our students and their success,” says . “fl T 'c‘ , M63% 1
education, and has been earned by less David Blackwell, dean of the Gatton ‘5‘: “g: : ‘ éfy,"{. 6’ at: I“ .24
than five percent of the world’s business College. “And the graduates from our fig] éfilgfllgfi
programs. The organization is the global Von Allmen program make us proud »‘ "I i ‘ 4 :1 ‘ ‘ :i l I: 3
accrediting body for business schools that every day with their accomplishments .19 is? *érhnglgg’g’i‘ 3%
offer undergraduate, master’s and doc— and high level of professionalism.” I l‘l g ‘ ‘ AVl Ni 3‘ d 1:.
100,000 peer tutoring sessions held d U1? comm“? 25 Yea“ 0””
cm“: super comp uting Wlth the an—
The Peer Tutoring Program in The which they are tutoring. All peer tutors nouncement 0” FRETOStPOWTfPlh,
Study reached its 100,000th peer tutor— have been certified by the College Read— sup erco§ipluter 1ndt :universifiys 1”—
ing session during the fall semester. The ing and Learning Association. 5“”? an. E. C awar 0,, a $1 In; ion h
biggest resource offered by Academic “It’s been very exciting to see the cy 'er m rastructure grant rom't C
, . National Scrence Foundation. With the
Enhancement (AE), the department growth of AE s Peer Tutoring Program (1 UK (1 1 (1
provided more than 18,000 sessions last since we implemented it eight years most recent 1338”“ he, h :13 OYC a
year alone and 68 percent of those stu— ago,” says James Breslin, the associate new, $226 mll ion, , 1g Tp er orhmanc'eh
dents visited The Study more than once. director of AE. “After providing just Bufiplutmjgfc'usier m partners fip WI}:
The program helps students with over 600 tutoring sessions in the first , C nc.f 1” C E: ster 13,1110”: t an t T”:
homework, take steps to deepen their semester, to have provided more than ”In?” as 'astl as t ,6 one HEP aced, W14”
knowledge of course material and net— 100,000 now, seems remarkable. What a t eoretrca ma’F‘rFlum 0 just (”Yet 1 0
work with fellow classmates. Peer tutor— excites us in Academic Enhancement is terlaflops (140 trillign niaithelmatical cal—
ing is offered in more than 30 subjects being able to provide high quality peer cu ations per secon ) 16 C uster con—
from peer tutors who have earned at tutoring in a comfortable, laid back en— ”all” near y 5’900 centra p rocessing ,
least an “A” or “B” in the course for vironment.” I units and 48 high—performance graphics
processing units.
. . . Researchers at UK use cyber infra—
UKCI recelves prestlglous award structure in a diversity of disciplines,
including drug design, materials
The University of Kentuclq Confucius versity of Kentuclq and our Confucius genome, land use management,
Institute (UKCI) has been named the Institute to receive this award,” Tracy nanoscale materials and the biochem—
2012 Confucius Institute by the Office of says. “The recognition is particularly istry of renewable fuels.
Chinese Language Council International, gratifying as our institute was only estab— “Our new supercomputer and cyber in—
known as the Hanban. This honor distin— lished two years ago. The receipt of this frastructure position us to recruit and re—
guishes UKCI among the more than 430 award is a testament to the hard work tain world—class research scientists who
Confucius Institutes in 115 countries, in— and leadership of Dr. Huajing Maske and can connect with colleagues across the
cluding approximately 90 Confucius In— her team as they have made a significant globe and attract competitive funding to
stitutes in the United States. impact on international efforts on our support our growing enterprise as a na—
UKCI director Huajing Maske and in— campus and with relationships at univer— tionally ranked public research univer—
terim Provost Tim Tracy accepted the sities across China.” sity,” says UK President Eli Capilouto. I
award at the seventh World Confucius In the past two years, UKCI facilitated
Institute Conference in Beijing, along partnerships with eight Chinese univer—
with 25 other institutions around the sities and institutions. Maske says this ac— Relations news reports, and Kentucky Alumni
world that also received the honor. knowledgment will help the institute to magazine staff reporting.
“It is a tremendous honor for the Uni— establish even more collaborations. I
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