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MFA, Archaeology and Urban Design Studio programs moving to West Louisville

MFA, Archaeology and Urban Design Studio programs moving to West Louisville

A building renovation in the Portland neighborhood is expanding Fine Arts, Archaeology, and Urban Design studio space while helping to revitalize a community.

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Listen to Astronomy Prof. John Kielkopf talk about his work with NASA's TESS exploration team

Listen to Astronomy Prof. John Kielkopf talk about his work with NASA's TESS exploration team

Astronomy Prof. John Kielkopf is a member of NASA's TESS exploration team which is discovering dozens of new planets. He joined Mark Hebert on UofL Today to discuss.

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ABI receives award for research on history of the LGBTQ movement in Kentucky

ABI receives award for research on history of the LGBTQ movement in Kentucky

The Anne Braden Institute has received the 2019 southern regional W. K. Kellogg Foundation Community Engagement Scholarship Award. The award was given for their work with the Fairness Campaign to research and write the 1st LGBTQ State Historic Context in the nation, housed at the National Park Service.

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Activist who witnessed ‘Greensboro massacre’ shares lessons

Activist who witnessed ‘Greensboro massacre’ shares lessons

Forty years after five people were killed at an anti-Ku Klux Klan rally in North Carolina, one of the event’s survivors will speak Oct. 16, 2019 at the University of Louisville.

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Six-week festival celebrates ‘Reel Latin America’

Six-week festival celebrates ‘Reel Latin America’

Several dramas, a crime story, a comedy and a documentary span the lineup of the University of Louisville’s free, public “Reel Latin America” Film Festival Oct. 3-Nov. 14.

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The medieval prophet of computer science

The medieval prophet of computer science

BBC's Philip Ball talks to historian Pamela Beattie about Ramon Llull's life and times in 13th century Catalonia.

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Yearlings Club forum resumes Sept. 30 with Bendapudi

Yearlings Club forum resumes Sept. 30 with Bendapudi

University of Louisville President Neeli Bendapudi will talk about her vision for university collaborations with west Louisville as she opens the University of Louisville-Yearlings Club fall 2019 forum series. Other series events will focus on elections, environmental impacts on neighborhoods and holiday music.

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Theatre Arts opens new season with ‘King Hedley II’

Theatre Arts opens new season with ‘King Hedley II’

The Department of Theatre Arts is opening its 2019-20 mainstage season with a production of “King Hedley II” by August Wilson Sept. 19, 2019.

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Smithsonian leader chronicles National Museum of African American History and Culture

Smithsonian leader chronicles National Museum of African American History and Culture

The Smithsonian Institution’s newly appointed secretary, Lonnie Bunch, will speak Sept. 26, 2019 at the University of Louisville about his work as founding director of the Smithsonian’s newest addition, the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

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Chinese activist to speak of #MeToo’s impact on feminist resistance

Chinese activist to speak of #MeToo’s impact on feminist resistance

Chinese activist Li Maizi will discuss the “#MeToo Movement in China: The Rise of Feminist Resistance” and challenges ahead during the Sept. 25, 2019 annual University of Louisville lecture in Asian democracy at the Louisville Free Public Library.

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Jason Abbott (Center for Asian Democracy) on current events in Hong Kong

Jason Abbott (Center for Asian Democracy) on current events in Hong Kong

Center for Asian Democracy director Jason Abbott discusses events in Hong Kong and U.S. relationships with China and N. Korea.

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UofL Physics and Astronomy researchers help find 20-some worlds on hunt for Earth-like planets

UofL Physics and Astronomy researchers help find 20-some worlds on hunt for Earth-like planets

University of Louisville researchers are part of a team that has identified more than 20 new planets outside of our solar system — some of which may have the right conditions to support life.

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UofL Theatre Arts, African American Theatre Program collaborate for ‘A Season of Black Plays’

UofL Theatre Arts, African American Theatre Program collaborate for ‘A Season of Black Plays’

University of Louisville Department of Theatre Arts has announced “A Season of Black Plays,” in collaboration with the African American Theatre Program.

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A matter of trust: Study explores children’s faith in characters vs. adults

A matter of trust: Study explores children’s faith in characters vs. adults

Shopping for back-to-school backpacks or supplies, adults may feel their children have blind allegiance to their favorite emblazoned cartoon or TV characters over any grown-up’s opinion. But a recent University of Louisville study suggests that by age 4, children understand expertise and can trust knowledgeable adults over their beloved characters.

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Humanities alumna co-founds Kentucky cultural exchange

Humanities alumna co-founds Kentucky cultural exchange

The Huffington Post recently chronicled RUX, which was co-founded by Humanities alumna Savannah Barrett ’08. The program involves connecting businessmen, artists and other Kentuckians to how the “other half” operates.

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Academic Advising: Then & Now

Academic Advising: Then & Now

Think you know what an academic advisor is? Think again. If you were a student in the 80s or before, you likely don’t even remember your advisor(s). The process was transactional and highly prescriptive. Enter developmental advising. Developmental advising, an outgrowth of developmental psychology, views the advisor and advisee as collaborators in a journey of educational and personal discovery.

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UofL geoscientists take the city by storm

UofL geoscientists take the city by storm

What used to be a rare occurrence now seems commonplace. Both anecdotal and scientific evidence indicate there are significant changes to weather patterns as a result of climate change. But can where you live relative to an urban core impact the severity of weather? Professors Dave Howarth and Jason Naylor (Geography & Geosciences) think so.

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ACCelerate: creative exploration and research

ACCelerate: creative exploration and research

Last April, two standout A&S teams traveled to Washington, D.C. for the 2019 ACCelerate: ACC Smithsonian Creativity and Innovation Festival, a gathering highlighting the creative exploration and research happening at ACC universities.

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The Future of Policing

The Future of Policing

UofL’s Belknap Campus houses an institute that consistently ranks alongside the FBI in the top executive development training centers for law enforcement in the nation, attracting students from across the US and locales as far-flung as Lebanon and Japan. This is the Southern Police Institute.

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