Podcasts

Listen to Astronomy Prof. John Kielkopf talk about his work with NASA's TESS exploration team

Listen to Astronomy Prof. John Kielkopf talk about his work with NASA's TESS exploration team

Astronomy Prof. John Kielkopf is a member of NASA's TESS exploration team which is discovering dozens of new planets. He joined Mark Hebert on UofL Today to discuss.

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ABI receives award for research on history of the LGBTQ movement in Kentucky

ABI receives award for research on history of the LGBTQ movement in Kentucky

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.

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Chinese activist to speak of #MeToo’s impact on feminist resistance

Chinese activist to speak of #MeToo’s impact on feminist resistance

Chinese activist Li Maizi will discuss the “#MeToo Movement in China: The Rise of Feminist Resistance” and challenges ahead during the Sept. 25, 2019 annual University of Louisville lecture in Asian democracy at the Louisville Free Public Library.

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UofL Theatre Arts, African American Theatre Program collaborate for ‘A Season of Black Plays’

UofL Theatre Arts, African American Theatre Program collaborate for ‘A Season of Black Plays’

University of Louisville Department of Theatre Arts has announced “A Season of Black Plays,” in collaboration with the African American Theatre Program.

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Grawemeyer Award in Psychology winners discuss their research on addiction

Grawemeyer Award in Psychology winners discuss their research on addiction

Meet the winners of UofL's Grawemeyer Award for Psychology and learn about their discovery about how the brain works, which has created a new understanding of addictions like drugs, gambling, and binge eating.

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Chatting about Chatino

Chatting about Chatino

The hosts of the Vocal Fries podcast chat with Dr. Hilaria Cruz, Assistant Professor at the University of Louisville in the Department of Comparative Humanities, about Chatino languages and Chatino conceptions of death.

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Criminal Justice Prof. Cherie Dawson-Edwards talks "school-to-prison pipeline"

Criminal Justice Prof. Cherie Dawson-Edwards talks "school-to-prison pipeline"

There has been a lot of talk about the "school-to-prison pipeline", describing the mass incarceration of mostly African American men. Cherie Dawson-Edwards, Chair and Associate Professor of Criminal Justice, has researched the justice system, public policy, and its ramifications for Americans who are locked up. She joins Mark Hebert on UofL Today to discuss the issue.

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History of Louisville's great flood of 1937

History of Louisville's great flood of 1937

Tom Owen and English's Sarah Strickley talk about the worst natural disaster in Louisville history, the 1937 flood.

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English Prof. and poet Kiki Petrosino honored by ACC invitation, fellowships

English Prof. and poet Kiki Petrosino honored by ACC invitation, fellowships

April 2019 is National Poetry Month and poet Kiki Petrosino will begin it in the nation’s capital, invited to explain current issues in her craft during the ACCelerate Festival.

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Prof. and linguist Karl Swinehart discusses the perseverance of Native American languages

Prof. and linguist Karl Swinehart discusses the perseverance of Native American languages

Department of Comparative Humanities professor of linguistics Karl Swinehart joins Mark Hebert on UofL Today to discuss how the languages of American Indians live on in parts of the U.S.

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Political Science Prof. Jasmine Farrier discusses presidential power

Political Science Prof. Jasmine Farrier discusses presidential power

Political Science Prof. Jasmine Farrier discusses presidential power, congress abdicating its power and how the courts fit in.

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Criminal Justice grad student researches the link between hate crimes and where you live

Criminal Justice grad student researches the link between hate crimes and where you live

Does the neighborhood a person lives in influence the chances of a hate crime being committed? Susie Overstreet, a graduate researcher in the Department of Criminal Justice joins Mark Hebert to talk about her research linking hate crimes to lifestyle and neighborhoods.

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Kentucky state census data, discussed

Kentucky state census data, discussed

Matt Ruther from the Kentucky State Data Center discusses a slew of new census data.

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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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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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Profs. Rosen and Fogelman on Kids and ADHD

Profs. Rosen and Fogelman on Kids and ADHD

Paul Rosen and Nick Fogelman are doing research on kids with ADHD and ways to control their emotions.

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Charlie Zhang  (Geography) - Paper mills and ovarian cancer

Charlie Zhang (Geography) - Paper mills and ovarian cancer

Charlie Zhang is a UofL geographer who has found a link between paper mill pollution and ovarian cancer.

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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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