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.

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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Louisville’s Lawrence Weeks to serve as Chef-in-Residence at 2018 Appalachian Writers’ Workshop

Lawrence Weeks dedicated his heart to cooking as a child growing up in a southern creole/cajun household. After culinary school Weeks, seized the opportunity to... [Read More]

Written By Brent D. Hutchinson

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Welcome Levi and Jackie to The Farm!

Our Foodways team is expanding for the summer with the addition of two interns for... [Read More]

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Grow Appalachia Summer Update

Hello reader! I’m Ali Hintz, the new Community Agriculture VISTA here at the Hindman Settlement... [Read More]

Written By Ali Hintz

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Gleaves to Lead Folk Arts Programs

The Settlement is pleased to announce the addition of Sam Gleaves to lead our folk... [Read More]

Written By Brent D. Hutchinson

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Get Ready to Make History!

We’re counting down the days to May 22nd and Kentucky Gives Day 2018! Hindman Settlement... [Read More]

Written By Josh Mullins

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A Home for Appalachian Literature

The first project I initiated upon my being named the James Still Writer-in-Residence was the... [Read More]

Written By Rebecca Gayle Howell

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