Every year, students submit nominations for UofL’s list of Faculty Favorites. All faculty, staff and graduate teaching assistants who receive nominations receive a formal letter of recognition from the Provost as well as a certificate, and are also invited to the annual Faculty Favorites Reception.
Nearly one in every 100 babies is born with some type of heart defect, making congenital heart disease the most common birth defect. But thanks to advances in medical care, more than 90 percent of these children now survive well into adulthood.
A field archaeologist who helps lead the Middle Eastern anthropology project called Follow the Pots will lecture at the University of Louisville Feb. 25 about the looting of Early Bronze Age artifacts in Jordan.
In the wake of an armed occupation at an Oregon wildlife refuge, a lecture at the University of Louisville’s Brandeis School of Law will address the importance of teamwork to determine how public lands are used.
“This 9 percent cut is serious.”
Literary scholars, critics and writers from around the world are expected at UofL for the Feb. 18-20 Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900.
Hi-tech learning tools such as tablet PCs used to be in short supply at Portland Elementary, located on Louisville’s West End. That has significantly changed, thanks in part to UofL’s College of Business.
Two new exhibits at the University of Louisville will highlight the art of bookbinding.
Scholars will discuss femininity, gender and religion in ancient Greece, Egypt, Italy and Portugal through a spring lecture series at the University of Louisville.
At the next edition of Beer with a Scientist, Steven Koenig, PhD, a professor and endowed chair in the Departments of Bioengineering and Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery at the University of Louisville, and Mark Slaughter, MD, chair of the Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, will share the latest developments in artificial heart technology.
World renowned jazz artists Denis DiBlasio, Carl Allen and Ryan Cohan will headline the University of Louisville’s annual Jazz Festival.
The University of Louisville’s J. B. Speed School of Engineering will host a Women’s Leadership Conference Saturday, Feb. 6, in the Swain Student Activities Center, Multipurpose Room, from 9 a.m to 4:30 p.m.
The University of Louisville will host the 43rd annual Dr. Joseph H. McMillan National Conference on the Black Family in America on Feb. 26-27.
The University of Louisville Women’s Center and Women4Women Student Board are raising awareness of human trafficking in Kentucky while helping victims recover by bringing in speakers, service providers and researchers for an informational conference.
Thousands of additional Kentuckians and Hoosiers will be seeing the good news and great work happening at the University of Louisville. Beginning in February, “UofL Today with Mark Hebert” will be a weekly, 3-5 minute segment on WHAS-TV’s Great Day Live program while KET KY – The Kentucky Channel will be airing episodes of the “UofL Today with Mark Hebert” radio shows to a statewide audience.
Fashion and dance will be on the runway at this year’s International Fashion Show Friday, Jan. 29.
The University of Louisville’s Louis D. Brandeis School of Law is marking the 100th anniversary of its namesake’s appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court with special events. Brandeis, who was born in Louisville in 1856, served on the court from 1916 to 1939.
Most car drivers can travel several hundred miles on a tank of gas. But what if you could drive hundreds - or 1,000 - miles in a car powered by a renewable energy source that doesn’t need any gasoline? Developing the science to achieve these future dreams is underway at the University of Louisville’s Conn Center for Renewable Energy Research. Its researchers undertake a wide range of renewable energy research challenges, including those aimed at developing new energy storage systems for vehicles and other guzzlers of non-renewable energy.