Prof. Dan Vivian (History) talks about a local company using salvaged historic wood to create wooden bowties.
The scholarship, offered through the American Political Science Association, is a five-week program at Duke University that introduces students to the world of doctoral study in political science. It goes to underrepresented racial and ethnic minorities and is highly competitive.
Judson Adams, a political science major, is Kentucky’s only Truman Scholar this year.
Urban Planning & Administration professor Matt Ruther, director of the Kentucky State Data Center, discusses how Kentucky’s population will change in the next 25 years.
Mathematics is more than just calculation. A mathematical worldview is a way of getting a firmer handle on our assumptions – and having the ability to reject those assumptions when we're wrong.
Prof Steven Skaggs, head of the Graphic Design BFA with old friend and graphic designer Keith Kleespies created a new text font for people with macular degeneration called Maxular Model B. This will soon enter scientific testing at the University of Minnesota to prove empirically that it works.
Dr. Aleeta Powe (Chemistry) and Dr. Angelique Johnson (J.B. Speed School of Engineering) will be holding a talk of women in the STEM field at The Yearling’s Club’s salute to Kentucky’s ‘Hidden Figures.’
Prof. Daniel Krebs (History) tells the story of the 1862 Battle of Perryville – but outdoors, and outside the confines of the archives. Partnering with DJ Biddle (Geography & Geosciences) to map the battlefield using drones with cameras.
Chinese language minor gives students new opportunities in globalized world.
A group of officers from the Lebanese National Police spent two weeks in Louisville getting first hand views of SWAT team tactics, community policing and the cameras overseeing city streets. But their main goal was to take home new leadership and management skills from UofL's Southern Police Institute.
UofL’s African American Theatre Program and The Kentucky Center for African American Heritage are teaming up to help people in Louisville’s West End stage their own stories.
Prof. Zijiang He (Psychological & Brain Sciences) and his team found that perceived target location was more accurate only when both the textured surface was on the ground and the observers directed attention to the lower visual field. An ambient attention mechanism in the environment selects the ground surface (our terrestrial niche) to use as bases and scaffolds to form the vast visual world.
Bachelor of Fine Art (BFA) students use their culminating project as service learning experience. Students work in teams for a local nonprofit organization providing strong visual graphics.
A review of the year in photos for the College of Arts and Sciences by photographer Tom Fougerousse.
A luncheon lecture series this winter and spring will feature University of Louisville researchers who map the world, analyze Middle Eastern politics, scrutinize drama and film and examine the philosophy of art and literature.
Prof. Gerald B. Hammond (Chemistry) received a $1.8 million dollar grant funded by the National Institutes of Health.
Prof. Carreiro, department of Biology, talks about local conservation efforts in Jefferson county. She will be talking at the next 'Beer with a Scientist' on Wednesday, Nov. 16 about how residents of the city can protect native species.
Prof. Cate Fosl, Women’s & Gender Studies/director and Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research and Prof. Enid Trucios-Haynes, Brandeis School of Law/director and Muhammad Ali Institute for Peace and Justice, the Cooperative Consortium for Transdisciplinary Social Justice Research will examine diversity and equity issues, and take a coordinated approach to social justice research, creative activity and advocacy on campus and in the community.
A&S professional advisors Bret Hirsch and Eddie Bobbitt recently presented "Hashtags to High Fives" at NACADA's national conference. This program shows 30 ways to promote student engagement.
Acting President Neville Pinto and Acting Provost Dale Billingsley recognized nine outstanding faculty members from the College of Arts & Sciences at the 2016 Celebration of Faculty Excellence Tuesday, Sept. 20, at the Brown and Williamson Club.