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Pres. Bendapudi - exposing our children to arts education helps them and our community

Pres. Bendapudi - exposing our children to arts education helps them and our community

UofL President Bendapudi to the Courier Journal - "I call on our community and school district to celebrate the power of arts in education and support educational arts opportunities, which foster creativity, confidence and communication in our students and impact all areas of life."

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Rwandan refugee graduates from UofL with a degree in Psychology

Rwandan refugee graduates from UofL with a degree in Psychology

Basenge was born in Rwanda, but her parents fled to South Africa during the Rwandan genocide. They lived in South Africa under asylum and she came to the United States as a refugee in 2014. Carine Basenge officially graduates from the University of Louisville on Friday with a degree in Psychology.

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Belonging/Exile/Place - Humanities Research Lab CFA

Belonging/Exile/Place - Humanities Research Lab CFA

Application Deadline: January 18th 2019. The Commonwealth Center for the Humanities and Society is organized around an annual theme that provides the foundation for the Faculty Fellows Program, the academic year’s scheduled events, and for a Humanities Research Lab, involving a bimonthly colloquium. The theme for the 2019-2020 academic year will be Belonging/Exile/Place.

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Theory explaining addiction wins Grawemeyer psychology award

Theory explaining addiction wins Grawemeyer psychology award

University of Michigan researchers Kent Berridge and Terry Robinson have won the 2019 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Psychology for explaining how our brains process “liking” versus “wanting” and how neural sensitization of the “wanting” system plays a key role in drug addiction.

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A&S student Evan Gora to speak at Dec. 14 winter commencement

A&S student Evan Gora to speak at Dec. 14 winter commencement

The University of Louisville’s winter commencement will be 7 p.m. Dec.14 at the downtown KFC Yum! Center. Of the more than 1,300 students on track to graduate this semester, 875 plan to take part in the ceremony.

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Asthma and Anxiety

Asthma and Anxiety

Could there be a psychological component to the cause of asthma? Alison McLeish (Psychological & Brain Sciences) has done studies on anxiety and its impact on asthma sufferers. She joined Mark Hebert on UofL Today to discuss her research on the matter.

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Meagan Taylor (Anthropology) receives Virginia “Jenny” Madden Award

Meagan Taylor (Anthropology) receives Virginia “Jenny” Madden Award

Anthropology Graduate Student, Meagan Taylor, received the University-wide honor, the Virginia “Jenny” Madden Award in recognition of her leadership through service to her program, college, discipline, the University as a whole, and/or the community.

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Prof. Amanuel Beyin (anthropology) on human migration out of Africa

Prof. Amanuel Beyin (anthropology) on human migration out of Africa

Anthropology Prof. Amanuel Beyin takes students to Africa each summer to do research on how the earliest humans dispersed from that continent. He joins Mark Hebert on UofL Today to discuss human movements around Africa.

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UofL to host annual ceramics sale Dec. 7-8

UofL to host annual ceramics sale Dec. 7-8

Handcrafted ceramics by University of Louisville student and faculty artists will be available for purchase just in time for holiday shopping.

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Meet the Professor - Spring, 2019

Meet the Professor - Spring, 2019

January 10: "Reading Kanafani in Kentucky": A Dramatic Journey in Five Acts (with Anecdotes en Route and Denouement to Follow).....February 7: Talking to "Others": The Medieval Roots of Civilized Discourse.....March 7: "Judges Who Look like America": President Obama's Appointments to the Federal Judiciary.....April 4: Low Resolution: Making Paintings in an Expanded Field

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UofL Quiz Bowl team double winners in 2018

UofL Quiz Bowl team double winners in 2018

Congratulations to the UofL Quiz Bowl team for sweeping both divisions at the Kentucky Collegiate Quick Recall League tournament on Saturday, November 17, 2018. The team went a combined 14-1 on the day and defeated teams from Transylvania, Cumberlands, Eastern Kentucky, Jefferson CTC, and East Central College.

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Biology researchers land grant to develop blood preservation tech

Biology researchers land grant to develop blood preservation tech

Biology researchers at the University of Louisville have invented a device and method for loading preservative compounds into red blood cells. Now, a $750,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and a cooperative agreement with Indianapolis-based Cook Regentec is allowing the team to develop the technology and get it to market.

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Student ambassadors work to get out the vote

Student ambassadors work to get out the vote

Wilson and Greenwell are UofL ambassadors for Vote Everywhere, a nationwide, nonpartisan effort by the Andrew Goodman Foundation to encourage citizens to get involved in the democratic process. Their endeavors are part of a coalition of partners and programs that helped gain UofL a “voter-friendly campus” designation from the Campus Vote Project and NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education.

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Podcast - Critical Thinking for Everyone!

Podcast - Critical Thinking for Everyone!

This radio broadcast and podcast hosted by Dr. Patty Payette and A&S Philosophy's Dr. Brian Barnes explores critical thinking from many different angles during this hour-long conversation about a variety of topics. All of it comes back to our ability to think about our own thinking. Our program airs on FORward Radio, 106.5 fm, WFMP-LP out of Louisville, Kentucky, USA, every Thursday at 5pm and repeats Fridays at 11am, EST.

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Theatre Arts presents new take on Shakespeare’s ‘Taming of the Shrew’

Theatre Arts presents new take on Shakespeare’s ‘Taming of the Shrew’

UofL Theatre Arts opens “The Taming of the Shrew,” its second show of the season, Nov. 8 at the Playhouse Theatre.

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COMM 510 Students take over Breeders’ Cup social media

COMM 510 Students take over Breeders’ Cup social media

Sixteen students in Karen Freberg’s COMM 510 class have been working with the Breeders’ Cup team to develop and execute social media messaging for the event, which is this weekend at Churchill Downs.

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Hite Art Institute’s Open Studio Weekend showcases UofL artists

Hite Art Institute’s Open Studio Weekend showcases UofL artists

Artists from all over Louisville will open their doors Nov. 3 and 4 for Open Studio Weekend 2018. The event, co-hosted by UofL’s Hite Art Institute and Louisville Visual Art, gives anyone who appreciates art the opportunity to step inside studios all over Louisville where they can meet artists and experience how and where local art is made.

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Students celebrate Day of the Dead downtown and on campus

Students celebrate Day of the Dead downtown and on campus

University of Louisville students have been studying the diverse ways that the Day of the Dead is celebrated throughout Latin America – and they are sharing aspects of the annual custom with the public on campus and off campus.

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