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UK Martin Luther King Center Hosts Dialogue on Stereotype Threat

 

As part of its Lunch & Learn series, the UK MLK Center brought in UK President Eli Capilouto and UK Vice President for Institutional Diversity Judy "J.J." Jackson to lead a discussion on stereotype threat. The event took place Dec. 10, 2014 in the UK Student Center's Worsham Theater.

 

 

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Gerald Smith Named Newest Anderson Laureate

 

At Kentucky’s recent 28th Annual Equal Employment Opportunity Conference, the Commonwealth’s Personnel Cabinet Secretary Tim Longmeyer and Arthur Lucas, executive director of the state Office of Diversity and Equality, presented the annual Charles W. Anderson Laureate Award to Gerald L. Smith, associate professor of history in the University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences.

 

Anderson Laureates, the highest honor bestowed by the Kentucky Personnel Cabinet, are given to individuals recognized for significant contributions to equal opportunity in their communities.

 

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