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President Bendapudi kicks-off the 2018 UofL Yearlings Club season

President Bendapudi kicks-off the 2018 UofL Yearlings Club season

University of Louisville President Neeli Bendapudi joined the Yearlings Club in 2018 to talk about her vision for the university and its relationship with west Louisville.

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Fall literary series will feature poets, novelist

Fall literary series will feature poets, novelist

Poets and a novelist will interact with University of Louisville students and faculty about their work when they come to campus this fall for a literary series featuring distinguished writers.

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A&S Grad Penny Heaton named Alumna of the Year

A&S Grad Penny Heaton named Alumna of the Year

Penny Heaton, chief executive officer of The Bill and Melinda Gates Medical Research Institute, is the 2018 Alumna of the Year. The prestigious honor is bestowed upon alumni of the university who have used their education to give back to their communities and the world through their work.

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Citizen's survey of crime and the LMPD

Citizen's survey of crime and the LMPD

A&S Professor of Criminal Justice Deborah Keeling has been doing research for the Louisville Metro Police Department for the last several years. Prof. Keeling joined UofL Today with Mark Hebert to discuss her findings about Louisville residents' attitudes toward crime and LMPD.

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Communications student captures study abroad trip with award-winning video

Communications student captures study abroad trip with award-winning video

Kelly Vetter, a senior communications major from Louisville, spent the summer studying at the University of Economics in Prague, Czech Republic, as part of UofL’s Study Abroad program.

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Urban Studies Prof. John Gilderbloom on the impact of chromatic homes

Urban Studies Prof. John Gilderbloom on the impact of chromatic homes

A&S professor of Urban Studies John Gilderbloom explores the effect of color in urban areas his new book, "Chromatic Homes", (University Press of Kentucky). In his book, he describes how cities have rejuvenated entire neighborhoods by following the concept of the "chromatic home", or, three or more colors embellishing architectural details.

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A&S Physics student makes her NASA dreams come true

A&S Physics student makes her NASA dreams come true

Meghan Carrico, a double major in Physics and Atmospheric Science, landed an internship at NASA’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia in 2018.

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UofL Pride Week and Deaf Awareness Week converge with notable Deaf activist Nyle Dimarco

UofL Pride Week and Deaf Awareness Week converge with notable Deaf activist Nyle Dimarco

Pride Week runs from September 24-28. This year, Deaf Awareness Week and Pride Week will be held simultaneously, gifting us with the opportunity to raise awareness about issues impacting multiple communities through an intersectional lens.

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Meet the Professor, Fall 2018

Meet the Professor, Fall 2018

A fall luncheon lecture series will serve up a wide range of topics from University of Louisville researchers, who will discuss recent views from space, laughter without humor, epidemics in medieval Europe and a fresh look at heroes of Spain’s reconquest.

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Hydrogen Fuel Research Tests Sustainable Catalyst Development

Hydrogen Fuel Research Tests Sustainable Catalyst Development

Scientists at the University of Louisville in Louisville, Ky., are working on a method to generate hydrogen fuels that significantly lowers energy use. This research on catalysts for hydrogen attracted combined funding of more than $1 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and Department of Energy (DOE).

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UofL Storm Chasers

UofL Storm Chasers

In summer 2018, Dr. Jason Naylor (Geography and Geosciences/Physics and Astronomy) led UofL students on an eight-day storm observation course.

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Food security activist to discuss ‘Big Hunger’

Food security activist to discuss ‘Big Hunger’

The author will discuss food insecurity, charities tasked with tracking it and the business of hunger.

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What do fossils tell us about Louisville?

What do fossils tell us about Louisville?

Dr. Jafar Hadizadeh, Professor of geography and geosciences, gave his insight to Louisville Magazine about the very fossils under our feet that could tell a story from as far back as 400 million years, or more.

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Prof. Andrew Zhao on fashion, women and small businesses in China

Prof. Andrew Zhao on fashion, women and small businesses in China

To many Americans, China's economy is still a bit of a mystery. UofL Professor of Anthropology Andrew Zhao has studied China's fashion industry, women in business, and small family businesses. Prof. Zhao joins Mark Hebert on UofL Today to give us a window into the business culture in China.

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Middle Eastern Studies alum awarded $25,000 Mary Churchill Humphrey Scholarship

Middle Eastern Studies alum awarded $25,000 Mary Churchill Humphrey Scholarship

Dever, who is pursuing a master’s degree in Middle Eastern Studies with Arabic, is funding much of his graduate education through the Mary Churchill Humphrey Scholarship — a UofL College of Arts and Sciences prize that provides up to $25,000 for graduate study in the United Kingdom.

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It Do Take Nerve: Drag as a Subversive Tool of Resistance

It Do Take Nerve: Drag as a Subversive Tool of Resistance

The Speed Art Museum to hold a drag show and open conversation with WFPL’s “Strange Fruit” podcast co-hosts Dr. Kaila Story and Jaison Gardner for the exhibition: "Breaking the Mold: Investigating Gender at the Speed Art Museum.”The event is part of the Dialogues on Gender series

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UofL student and alum secure local nonprofit’s largest donation ever

UofL student and alum secure local nonprofit’s largest donation ever

These gifts are thanks to the work of two Cardinals: Patrick Reeder, a political science student and Jonas Bastien, a recent political science alum.

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A&S grads are McConnell Scholars, Fulbright winners and best friends

A&S grads are McConnell Scholars, Fulbright winners and best friends

Best friends. Roommates. Louisvillians. McConnell Scholars. Those are just a few of things Christian Bush, Kyle Hilbrecht and Robert Gassmanhave in common.

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2018 March for Science

2018 March for Science

Promoting science and getting views on science from politicians are the main goals of March for Science. Biology professor Cynthia Corbitt is part of the movement. She discussed her role on UofL Today with Mark Hebert.

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