University of Louisville Professor Dr. Dugatkin presented "Demonizing diseases: of Thomas Jefferson and Hessian Flies" Pernicious as they are, personifying and demonizing are not new responses to disease.
Did you know the statue that sits in front of Grawemeyer Hall is the first large-scale bronze cast of The Thinker? French Sculptor Auguste Rodin personally supervised the casting in Paris. It came out of its mold in 1903, but didn't arrive to UofL until 1949.
WHAS11 Great Day Live Host Angie Fenton speaks with Classical and Modern Language Prof. Wendy Yoder about the transition to on-line teaching and the tremendous support she received from her community of students – and they from her and each other. Also, A&S students speak to the quality of our online instruction, and in particular, the French program.
Whether you're an A&S student, alum, faculty, staff, or supporter, we invite you to share this video to let everyone know that together, we've got this!
The Hite Art Institute Department of Fine Arts has created a Class of 2020 website where you can see their "portfolio cards" and link to their individual websites. We invite you to "meet" with our students, just as you would at an in-person event, to congratulate them, talk with them about their work, share thoughts about job opportunities, just generally welcome into the professional community.
Biology Prof. Rachel Hopp joined WHAS to discuss how she moved her course online.
Dancing can help veterans with PTSD overcome their isolation and other mental health issues according to a pilot study from Psychology Professor Cynthia Corbitt.
The Anne Braden Institute has received the 2019 southern regional W. K. Kellogg Foundation Community Engagement Scholarship Award. The award was given for their work with the Fairness Campaign to research and write the 1st LGBTQ State Historic Context in the nation, housed at the National Park Service.
Asaad Ali grew up in one of Louisville’s most famous families, as the younger son of Muhammad Ali. Now he is part of a second Louisville clan: University of Louisville Alumni with a degree in communication.
Khaldoun Almousily, a Professor in Classical & Modern Languages, wants his students to be global students so they can study, live and work abroad. He says engagement is the key to a successful semester.
Keionna Bailey, a senior communications major from Lexington, wanted to serve her fellow students and found her niche as a speech mentor. She spends a lot of time in UofL's Speech Center helping people through the entire speech-making process, from creating the outline to delivery.
Mr. Chris Tipton (double major in Biology and Psychology) and Ms. Masden Griffiths (Political Science) earned the honors for their work, involvement, and investment in the University of Louisville.
McClain is a senior Women's & Gender Studies and Sociology major from Lexington. She found her passion for social justice while at UofL. "UofL is a place you can find yourself."
“The University of Louisville has been one of the best things to happen to me. I’ve been able to really, truly dig down deep into who I am through my studies in Political Science and Theatre Arts,” Kim said. “At the end of the day, what I’m learning here is just how to be a better person.”
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.
Students from Marian Moore Middle School spent a day on UofL’s campus learning about climate change and other environmental science as part of a worldwide collaboration with UofL and students in other countries.
This year, UofL became the first university in Kentucky to offer a sustainability degree program and it's not just about "going green".
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.
The Digital Media Academy had a two-week summer camp to reach young girls and empower them to get involved in Digital Media or STEM fields. This year they they produced their own videos.
The University of Louisville is hoping to get more sixth grade girls, many of them from low income families, to take an interest in technology and engineering. That’s the goal of the Digital Media Academy according to academy director and UofL professor Andrea Olinger.