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Prof. Gerry Williger discusses recent news in astronomy

Prof. Gerry Williger discusses recent news in astronomy

Astronomy professor Gerry Williger discusses SpaceX rocket, asteroids and an artificial star that’s ticking off the astronomy community on UofL Today with Mark Hebert.

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Belknap Academic Classroom Building on pace for fall opening

Belknap Academic Classroom Building on pace for fall opening

The building sits along South Brook Street, between the Shumaker Research Building and Lutz Hall in the heart of campus. Though it is built using materials that are consistent with the rest of the buildings on campus, the BACB will be unlike anything that’s ever existed at UofL before.

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Physics & Astronomy student wins award for summer research

Physics & Astronomy student wins award for summer research

Undergrad Brianna Mills (Physics & Astronomy) was one of five winners of the Chambliss Student Poster award at the 2018 American Astronomical Society meeting. There were over 100 undergraduate entrants in the competition. Ms. Mills is the first from UofL to win the Chambliss.

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2018 Phi Beta Kappa Lecture (Feb. 6) - Matthew W. Barzun to present, "Our Separate Worlds: Where Do We Go From Here?"

2018 Phi Beta Kappa Lecture (Feb. 6) - Matthew W. Barzun to present, "Our Separate Worlds: Where Do We Go From Here?"

Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom and Sweden, Matthew Barzun, joined Mark Hebert on the UofL Today radio broadcast to talk about British views on America and his study of teens views on current political and social climate.

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Theatre Arts welcomes new chair Kevin Gawley

Theatre Arts welcomes new chair Kevin Gawley

The Spring 2018 semester marks a grand changing of guards in Theatre Arts, as Kevin Gawley, assistant professor and resident scenic, lighting and projection designer, settles into his new role as chair of the department.

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UofL Receives Cybersecurity Grant from NSA

UofL Receives Cybersecurity Grant from NSA

UofL has received a half million dollar grant from the NSA to train students and police agencies how to deal with cybersecurity issues. Profesor Michael Losavio from the Department of Criminal Justice joined two Speed School of Engineering professors to discuss the issue on UofL Today with Mark Hebert.

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UofL African American Theatre Program Celebrates MLK Day and Black History Month

UofL African American Theatre Program Celebrates MLK Day and Black History Month

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 in 2018.

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2017 December Commencement Photos

2017 December Commencement Photos

Photos of the 2017 December baccalaureate and master degree commencement and doctoral hooding ceremony.

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Google Fiber taps UofL alums for design work

Google Fiber taps UofL alums for design work

City leaders were thrilled to welcome Google Fiber to town this year. The company is developing a fiberoptics network to deliver ultrafast internet capability across the city, starting with three underserved neighborhoods. Two alums of Hite Art Institute’s graphic design program got to be part of the action.

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Women's Basketball junior forward Sam Fuehring (Communication) on her favorite faculty member Ralph Merkel

Women's Basketball junior forward Sam Fuehring (Communication) on her favorite faculty member Ralph Merkel

UofL Women's Basketball is celebrating UofL’s faculty and staff at its Dec. 5 game versus UT Martin. Before they take the court, we asked Sam Fuehring (Communication student) on her favorite faculty member, Ralph Merkel and interviewed Prof. Merkel about his experiences at UofL.

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Anthropology M.A. student Mallory Cox wins fellowship at Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute

Anthropology M.A. student Mallory Cox wins fellowship at Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute

Mallory Cox has been selected to receive a short-term fellowship at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama for this coming summer.

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Prof. Sergio Mendes (Physics) working on early detection of the flu

Prof. Sergio Mendes (Physics) working on early detection of the flu

University of Louisville researchers are working on a potential breakthrough for early detection of influenza, pneumonia, eye infections and maybe even cancer.

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Prof. Tim Dowling (Physics & Astronomy) on Science Friday with Ira Flatow

Prof. Tim Dowling (Physics & Astronomy) on Science Friday with Ira Flatow

Tim Dowling was recently interviewed by Public Radio's Ira Flatow on Science Friday about the ice giants Uranus and Neptune.

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Hannah O’Daniel (M.A. Public History) received the first Kentucky Public History Intern Award

Hannah O’Daniel (M.A. Public History) received the first Kentucky Public History Intern Award

Hannah O’Daniel had internships at the Filson Historical Society, where she processed archival material to make it available to researchers, and at the Kentucky Historical Society.

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UofL's New Sustainability Degree

UofL's New Sustainability Degree

This year, UofL became the first university in Kentucky to offer a sustainability degree program and it's not just about "going green".

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