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Army vet set to graduate with PoliSci major after finding acceptance, support at UofL

Army vet set to graduate with PoliSci major after finding acceptance, support at UofL

Welcomed in 2018 on the condition he would keep up his grades, Kridos graduates this month with his bachelor’s in political science. He credits his parents and UofL’s dedication to every student’s success for giving him the second chance he needed to make his dreams come true.

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Civil rights champion honored by UofL trustees

Civil rights champion honored by UofL trustees

Catherine Fosl, professor of women’s, gender and sexuality studies and founding director of the Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research (ABI) in the University of Louisville College of Arts & Sciences, is the recipient of the 2020 Trustees Award.

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‘UofL is in my DNA:’ Graduate earns his degree while serving as a Los Angeles police officer

‘UofL is in my DNA:’ Graduate earns his degree while serving as a Los Angeles police officer

Before he had the chance to finish his degree at UofL, Louisville native William Dorsey Jones Jr. moved to Los Angeles in the spring of 2006 to pursue a career in entertainment. While he was out there, he found another passion – service.

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Undergraduate research showcase goes virtual

Undergraduate research showcase goes virtual

Each year, the College of Arts and Sciences funds undergraduate research awards in two categories – Undergraduate Mentored Research and Creative Activities and Medical Education Research. Posters and abstracts from the 2020 undergraduate research showcase can be viewed on the University Libraries' ThinkIR website.

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Philosophy and Theatre Arts secure grant to develop LOVE AMONG THE RUINS

Philosophy and Theatre Arts secure grant to develop LOVE AMONG THE RUINS

The Department of Philosophy, together with the Department of Theatre Arts, secured a $10K grant from the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation to develop a project titled LOVE AMONG THE RUINS.

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New African American Theatre Program director connects humanity through performing arts

New African American Theatre Program director connects humanity through performing arts

It is part of what persuaded her to pursue a master’s of fine arts in performance at the University of Louisville, and now Sidney Edwards has come full circle to take on the role as director of the African American Theatre Program (AATP).

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All Eyes on Louisville: Women’s, Gender, &  Sexuality Studies Fall Social Justice Speaker Series

All Eyes on Louisville: Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies Fall Social Justice Speaker Series

The Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies invites you to a virtual series that celebrates the work that Louisville’s local leaders are doing on behalf of our collective freedom.

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Criminal Justice Department helps launch health care cybersecurity curriculum with $6.3M from NSA

Criminal Justice Department helps launch health care cybersecurity curriculum with $6.3M from NSA

The University of Louisville will develop a curriculum to increase cybersecurity talent specifically focused on health care thanks to a $6 million in funding from the National Security Agency. The pilot phase of the Healthcare Cybersecurity Workforce Certificate initially will provide the training for 200 first responders and military veterans in accordance with the request for proposal.

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State of the College, 2020: watch the recap

State of the College, 2020: watch the recap

Topics discussed: 1) the wider-context of the past year that impinges on the College; 2) our current status and achievements; 3) our purpose; and 4) looking ahead to the coming year.

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Antigona Mehani (Political Science, '11) recognized as a 2020 UofL Alumni Fellow

Antigona Mehani (Political Science, '11) recognized as a 2020 UofL Alumni Fellow

Each year, as part of the Homecoming celebration, the University of Louisville and Louisville Alumni honor a group of distinguished graduates who are exemplary ambassadors for the university.

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UofL students invent new test for water pollution

UofL students invent new test for water pollution

A team of University of Louisville undergraduate students has invented a new tool for monitoring E.coli bacteria in water sources that could be more efficient and cost effective.

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UofL recognized as top school for Black students pursuing a criminal justice degree

UofL recognized as top school for Black students pursuing a criminal justice degree

The University of Louisville provides Black students pursing a criminal justice degree one of the “most enriching educations leading to well-paying jobs.” This is according to the “2020 College Guide and Rankings” report issued recently from the nonprofit, Washington Monthly.

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Statement on Attorney General's Announcement

Statement on Attorney General's Announcement

UofL's College of Arts & Sciences is committed to justice and equity, and thus stands in solidarity with those demanding justice in the wrongful death of Breonna Taylor.

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We Can't Wait: Student Empowerment Through Activism

We Can't Wait: Student Empowerment Through Activism

Through a moderated discussion, four student scholars and activists discussed their experiences, their educations, what's getting them up in the morning, what keeping them up at night, and what they expect to change as a result of their work.

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Political Science / Pan-African Studies alum wins Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting

Political Science / Pan-African Studies alum wins Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting

In May, the Courier Journal received the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for breaking news for its investigative reporting of more than 600 pardons and commutations that former Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin issued during his final weeks in office. Bailey worked on two of the stories that led to the Pulitzer, often cited as the highest achievement in journalism.

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Graphic Design student's logo chosen for hometown’s bicentennial celebration

Graphic Design student's logo chosen for hometown’s bicentennial celebration

Next year, graphic design student Ava Becker is going to see her work all over her hometown of Columbus, Indiana. Becker, a junior, designed the winning logo for the 2021 Columbus Bicentennial celebration.

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Congratulations to 2020 Distinguished Faculty Award Recipient Prof. Angela Orend

Congratulations to 2020 Distinguished Faculty Award Recipient Prof. Angela Orend

Every year, the University honors faculty who bring distinction to the university through their accomplishments. In 2020, Prof. Angela Orend (Sociology) won the Distinguished Faculty Award for Teaching

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