While the prospect of Iran or North Korea becoming a nuclear nation causes frightening headlines, the only countries that have built successful nuclear programs are those that have allowed scientists to do their jobs without political pressure, according to the winner of the 2014 Grawemeyer Award in world order.
There were four competitors, and only two got airborne for any real period of time.
In 2011, composer Djuro Zivkovic spent four months in a house in the Swedish countryside, writing a commissioned piece in an atmosphere of complete silence.
Diane Ravitch, the 2014 Grawemeyer Award winner in education, drew laughter, applause and even a few tears as she explained how she reversed course from being a champion of results-based public education reform to one of its most vocal critics.
A concrete waterfall that adds oxygen to polluted Beargrass Creek. A pilot water treatment plant that uses no fossil fuels or chemicals. A rain garden that drains storm water away from sewers.
Emotions are key to the decision-making process and critical to a well-balanced life, according to Antonio Damasio, the 2014 winner of the Grawemeyer Award in psychology.
A cut in state funding won’t keep UofL from advancing over the next biennium, President James Ramsey said at a campus-wide budget forum April 17.
The University of Louisville has made the 2014 edition of The Princeton Review’s Guide to 322 Green Colleges, a free guide released today for college-bound students.
Teams of students from UofL’s J.B. Speed School of Engineering have designed and built scale, solar-powered aircraft and are ready to take to the skies in the 2014 Mickey R. Wilhelm Solar Flight Competition.
A fledgling manufacturing company led by University of Louisville chemical engineering student Amelia Gandara won the recent Startup Weekend Louisville and will compete in this week’s Venture Sharks event.
A former storage facility on the University of Louisville’s Belknap Campus is being transformed into GE Appliances’ first micro-factory, called FirstBuild.
Three graduate students have been offered positions into the inaugural class of the new Master of Fine Arts degree in studio arts and design at the University of Louisville.
A string program at the University of Louisville can now count itself among some of the most elite groups in the nation thanks to a gift from a foundation that supports the art of violin.
How can rational people living in the 21st century believe that God speaks to them, and why should the rest of us take those people seriously?
Four members of the student government association traveled to Washington D.C. last week to participate in the Atlantic Coast Conference Advocacy Day. The event provided a unique opportunity for UofL students to meet with other students from ACC schools who share an interest in government advocacy for higher education. Students and staff from nearly every ACC school participated in the day on the hill.
A UofL pediatrician and nursing director of the Center for Women & Infants will be featured in an upcoming KET special report on parenting.
TheraBracelet, a team of four University of Louisville MBA students marketing a wristband designed to help stroke patients, won $101,000 in the Rice Business Plan Competition April 10-12 in Houston, Texas.
Nobel Prize-winning chemist Martin Chalfie, known for his research into a green glowing protein and also the sensation of touch, will speak May 5-6 at the University of Louisville.
A select group of members from the University of Louisville Orchestra and vocal soloists will take their talents to Costa Rica for a two-week trip including national concerts, workshops and master classes. The journey will be their first trip abroad.
University of Louisville Physicians will be hosting a symposium on Parkinson’s disease designed for patients and their families on Thursday, May 8.