News & Updates

Welcome to our news hub for all things Appalachia. You’ll find a little bit of everything here, from articles about dyslexia and student success stories to gardening tips, folk music and craft tidbits, campus updates, and more.

Jim Webb: A Reluctant Radical

The poet and community organizer Jim Webb crossed over on Monday October 22nd in his... [Read More]

Written By Rebecca Gayle Howell

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Hindman to host Q Commons: The Power of “We”

We face a unique cultural moment in America, and the opportunity to bring hope, restoration, and creative imagination to our communities exists now. But how... [Read More]

Written By Brent D. Hutchinson

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Keeping Families Safe, Warm, & Dry

SWAP (Sharing With Appalachian People) is a home repair program of Mennonite Central Committee Great... [Read More]

Written By Lou Pirozzi-Erb

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Another Successful Market Year!

The Knott County Farmers Market wrapped up this month after its most successful season yet.... [Read More]

Written By Ali Hintz

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An Opening Celebration!

August 5th doubled as a birthday party and a ribbon-cutting event for Hindman Settlement School.... [Read More]

Written By Josh Mullins

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From Hobby to Business

Hindman Settlement School’s Foodways Program is committed to supporting the development of a local food... [Read More]

Written By Corey Terry

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Announcing Fireside Industries, A New Source for Appalachian Literature

The University Press of Kentucky is this year celebrating its 75th anniversary. In this time, UPK has served the Commonwealth tirelessly, publishing works of scholarship... [Read More]

Written By Rebecca Gayle Howell

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Settlement Unveils Portraits of Founders

One hundred and sixteen years ago, two Daughters of the American Revolution saw it in... [Read More]

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Hindman and Bread Loaf

Hindman Settlement School has always been about transformation in the lives of people who call... [Read More]

Written By Brent D. Hutchinson

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Grow More, Waste Less

What a month it has been! I’ve been travelling all over eastern Kentucky visiting the... [Read More]

Written By Ali Hintz

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Welcome Jordan!

We are thrilled to welcome Jordan Collins to the Hindman Settlement School family! This summer... [Read More]

Written By Josh Mullins

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Howell Selected as 2018 Egerton Scholar

James Still Writer-In-Residence Rebecca Gayle Howell was selected as the Southern Foodways Alliance’s 2018 John Egerton Scholar,... [Read More]

Written By Brent D. Hutchinson

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