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UofL to lease, renovate Portland warehouse space for fine arts

UofL to lease, renovate Portland warehouse space for fine arts

The University of Louisville’s College of Arts & Sciences has found a new home for its master of fine arts program studios. A renovated Portland warehouse space near a growing community of arts-related businesses and organizations will house MFA student and faculty studios, with room for exhibitions as well.

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A&S Alumna Dawne Gee Shares Memories of Desegregation

A&S Alumna Dawne Gee Shares Memories of Desegregation

A&S alumna Dawne Gee (86A, 93A) shared her memories of desegregation and busing with A&S Prof. Tracy K’Meyer for a look back at the 40th anniversary of busing in Louisville.

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2016 Mr. and Ms. Cardinal

2016 Mr. and Ms. Cardinal

Meet Ms. and Mr. Cardinal 2016, Amanda Allen and Kevin Grout, and hear them talk about their UofL experiences.

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‘International Honor Quilt’ on display at Hite Art Institute

‘International Honor Quilt’ on display at Hite Art Institute

The University of Louisville’s Hite Art Institute will display the “International Honor Quilt,” a collaborative feminist art project initiated by famed artist Judy Chicago, in its entirety for the first time Feb 1-March 19.

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I think, therefore I FIND

I think, therefore I FIND

... the extraordinary in the ordinary. Meet Victorian-Era Votary Prof. Deborah Lutz. Prof. Lutz is the Thruston B. Morton Professor of English in UofL’s College of Arts & Sciences. A modern woman, she immerses herself in 19-century literature and objects to decipher the meaning imbued into material possessions. Her scholarship focuses on material culture; the history of attitudes toward death and mourning; the history of sexuality, pornography and erotica; and gender and gay studies.

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STEM students take the lead in the classroom

STEM students take the lead in the classroom

In A&S, the Chemistry, Geosciences & Geography, Mathematics, and Physics & Astronomy departments recruit undergraduates for placement in the foundational courses for each department. UTAs have been used as laboratory TAs, as instructors in recitation or supplemental instruction sections, or as classroom assistants during the normal course time.

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Discussion series explores West Louisville economic developments

Discussion series explores West Louisville economic developments

West Louisville economic development will be the first topic of the year for the University of Louisville-Yearlings Club spring discussion series, which concludes in April with the presentation of community service awards.

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UofL African American Theatre Program presents original play, two other productions

The African American Theatre Program at the University of Louisville will stage several opportunities to observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Black History Month this year.

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ORIGINAL SOURCE: The William Marshall Bullitt Collection

ORIGINAL SOURCE: The William Marshall Bullitt Collection

William Marshall Bullitt’s collection of rare mathematic and astronomy books is one of the world’s most extraordinary, and it offers scholars not only a look at the history of math and science scholarship, but that of the past 500 years of book production.

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I think, therefore I PREPARE

I think, therefore I PREPARE

Meet Disaster Master Prof. David Simpson. Prof. Simpson may not be a storm chaser – but he comes prepared with plans in the aftermath. Chair of the Urban and Public affairs, and Fifth Third Bank Professor in Community Development endowed chair, he specializes in hazards and disasters, and sustainability. At UofL since 1999, Prof. Simpson has been active in the region for planning and sustainable development issues.

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A&S Alumnus Junior Bridgeman receives honorary Doctor of Public Service degree

A&S Alumnus Junior Bridgeman receives honorary Doctor of Public Service degree

The University of Louisville will confer honorary degrees on Doris and Ulysses “Junior” Bridgeman Jr. during its Dec. 18, 2015 winter commencement. The Bridgemans are UofL graduates and each will receive a Doctor of Public Service (honoris causa) degree in recognition of their community service and support of the university.

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Fall 2015 BFA Thesis Exhibition

Fall 2015 BFA Thesis Exhibition

The Hite Art Institute is pleased to announce the opening of the fall 2015 BFA Thesis Exhibitions at Schneider Hall Galleries. The exhibition will display artwork in a variety of mediums from those students graduating with a Bachelor in Fine Arts from the Hite Art Institute.

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I think, therefore I REVEAL

I think, therefore I REVEAL

Meet Drawing Prof. James Grubola. In this Q&A, we learn that Prof. Grubola is a man of few words who conveys his thoughts on paper, and that most Michiganders, even the unlikely ones, participated in this northern sport.

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Scientist, authors receive 2016 Grawemeyer Awards

Scientist, authors receive 2016 Grawemeyer Awards

In the College of Arts & Sciences, Prof. Woody Petry (Psychological & Brian Sciences) chairs the committee that administers the Grawemeyer Award in Psychology, which is given to those who are responsible for works that present new and creative ideas with clarity and power—ideas that substantially impact the field of psychology.

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Fall 2015 MA Thesis Exhibition

Fall 2015 MA Thesis Exhibition

The Hite Art Institute is pleased to announce the opening of the fall 2015 MA Thesis Exhibition, “Iconoclastic Fervor: Sally Hazelet Drummond’s Road to Abstraction,” at Schneider Hall Galleries curated by Hillary Sullivan, Master’s candidate in Critical and Curatorial Studies.

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Beer with a Scientist: Why the discovery of water on Mars matters

Beer with a Scientist: Why the discovery of water on Mars matters

Prof. Tim Dowling went to see "The Martian" as soon as it was released in theaters. He had plenty of company – the movie came in a very close second for top October debut of all time, behind Gravity, another outer space odyssey. But as a professor of Physics & Astronomy in UofL’s College of Arts & Sciences, he has a unique perspective of the film and the science on-screen.

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I think, therefore I QUESTION

I think, therefore I QUESTION

Meet Prof. Karen Christopher. Prof. Christopher is Associate Professor, Women's and Gender Studies, with a secondary appointment in the Department of Sociology. Prof. Christopher's research explores the intersections of gender, race, and class in the family, labor market, and welfare state.

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I think, therefore I am #flawless

I think, therefore I am #flawless

Meet Women’s and Gender Studies Professor Kaila Story. Prof. Story is Associate Professor of Women's and Gender Studies in the College of Arts & Sciences, with a joint appointment in the Department of Pan-African Studies. She holds the Audre Lorde Chair in Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. In this Q&A, we learn about Prof. Story’s interest in the intersections of gender, race, and sexuality both now and in the very ancient past, and that you don’t need to be a good dancer to love to dance.

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Broadway star Tonya Pinkins provides workshop to UofL students

Broadway star Tonya Pinkins provides workshop to UofL students

Ms. Pinkins gave singing and monologue workshops for Theatre Arts students and students from the School of Music on Saturday Oct 31st, 2015.

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