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University salutes ‘It’s Happening Heroes’ for restoring campus after flood

by UofL Today — Nov 12, 2009 08:17 AM

The Jumbotron said it all.

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Beshear to speak at Listen Up Legislators event

by UofL Today — Nov 12, 2009 08:17 AM

Gov. Steve Beshear will kick off this year’s Student Government Association’s Listen Up Legislators events with a campus talk Sept. 16.

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UofL to become smoke-free Nov. 19

by UofL Today — Nov 12, 2009 08:18 AM

The University of Louisville’s Belknap Campus and UofL-owned or controlled properties on Shelby Campus will become smoke free on Nov. 19, the day of the Great American Smoke Out, according to university officials.

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UofL makes a big, blue statement

UofL makes a big, blue statement

by UofL Today — Nov 12, 2009 08:20 AM

If you happen to catch one of UofL’s newest television or print advertisements, university officials have a message: Your eyes are not deceiving you.

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Pride Week kicks off Sept. 21

by UofL Today — Nov 12, 2009 08:14 AM

Social activities, performance and educational opportunities are planned for the 2009 Pride Week celebration at the University of Louisville.

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T-shirt sales to benefit flood victims

by UofL Today — Nov 12, 2009 08:16 AM

“We survived the Flood of ‘09.”

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Acting out in class

Acting out in class

by UofL Today — Nov 12, 2009 08:14 AM

They come to the University of Louisville from all over the country and, once here, go all over town.

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University of Louisville-led statewide partnership receives additional $15 million

by UofL Today — Nov 12, 2009 08:13 AM

The National Institutes of Health has extended funding for the Kentucky IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (KY-INBRE), a University of Louisville-led collaboration between six state universities. The $15 million funding boost will carry the program through 2013.

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Oval renovations complete with turning on of fountain

Oval renovations complete with turning on of fountain

by UofL Today — Nov 12, 2009 08:15 AM

University of Louisville officials unveiled the renovated Belknap Campus oval at a press conference Sept. 22.

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20 Minutes: Biologist Lee Dugatkin discusses his forthcoming book on Thomas Jefferson and a giant moose

by Janene Zaccone — Nov 12, 2009 08:16 AM

Biology professor Lee Dugatkin is well known for his research on the evolution of goodness in humans and nonhumans. He has written several books and texts on the subject and has had more than 125 articles published in such journals as Nature, The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences and The Proceedings of The Royal Society of London. But Dugatkin also is a closet historian. His latest book, titled “Mr. Jefferson and the Giant Moose,” is a tale of both natural history and American history. He recently spoke about his work to UofL Today.

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Scholar House at UofL marks first anniversary

Scholar House at UofL marks first anniversary

by UofL Today — Nov 12, 2009 08:05 AM

A birthday celebration—complete with balloons and birthday cake—was held Oct. 6 to mark the first anniversary of the Gladys and Lewis "Sonny" Bass Louisville Scholar House Campus at the University of Louisville.

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Power outage scheduled Oct. 11

by UofL Today — Nov 12, 2009 08:02 AM

To continue the upgrade of the electrical system on Belknap campus, an outage is scheduled 7 a.m. to noon Oct. 11.

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University Hospital offers drive-through flu shots

by UofL Today — Nov 12, 2009 07:59 AM

University of Louisville Hospital will offer its Drive-Thru Seasonal Flu Shot program Oct. 13 and Oct. 15, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium, 2800 S. Floyd St.

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UofL named one of America's Top 25 'Best Neighbors'

by UofL Today — Nov 12, 2009 07:59 AM

For more than 200 years, the University of Louisville has had a major impact on the economic and social welfare of the Louisville community. A national study released this week now recognizes the university as one of the nation's best at community engagement.

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UofL School of Dentistry breaks ground on $40 million renovation

UofL School of Dentistry breaks ground on $40 million renovation

by UofL Today — Nov 06, 2009 01:05 PM

The University of Louisville today broke ground on a two-year renovation project that will mean more space and much needed clinical improvements for the UofL School of Dentistry. The school has received few updates since it moved from Brook and Broadway to Preston Street in 1970.

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UofL research building opens new era

by UofL Today — Nov 12, 2009 08:00 AM

The University of Louisville opened its new Clinical and Translation Research building with a ribbon-cutting and press conference Oct. 12.

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Ramsey on the Road: Students hear about heart replacements from renowned expert

by UofL Today — Nov 12, 2009 08:12 AM

Advanced placement students in Kentucky’s Meade County and Breckinridge County high schools got a firsthand demonstration of an artificial heart Sept. 24 when University of Louisville heart surgeon Laman Gray joined President James Ramsey on his state outreach tour.

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Frazier gift will allow UofL, Jewish to boost rehab medicine

Frazier gift will allow UofL, Jewish to boost rehab medicine

by UofL Today — Nov 12, 2009 08:01 AM

A $1.5 million gift from Louisville philanthropist Owsley Brown Frazier will be used to create a new endowed chair in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Frazier Rehab Institute and UofL’s School of Medicine.

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Oh what a night! Conn honored at Alumni Fellows dinner

Oh what a night! Conn honored at Alumni Fellows dinner

by UofL Today — Nov 12, 2009 08:03 AM

A near capacity crowd of 400 alumni and supporters were on hand Thursday at the Crowne Plaza to honor the ten 2009 alumni fellows and Hank Conn, the alumnus of the year, at this year's UofL Alumni Association awards ceremony.

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UofL ties Berea for Kentucky’s top ‘green’ school

by UofL Today — Nov 12, 2009 08:04 AM

The University of Louisville has earned a B+ on a report card issued by a non-profit organization that monitors environmental sustainability at colleges and universities, tying with Berea College as Kentucky’s top “green” school.

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Marathon Man: Korir seeks running greatness via Chicago

Marathon Man: Korir seeks running greatness via Chicago

by Kevin Hyde, special to UofL Today — Nov 12, 2009 08:04 AM

His day job is working maintenance at Kurz Hall, a student residence at the University of Louisville. But before and after work this past summer, UofL graduate and former Cardinal track and cross-country star Wesley Korir could be found running the roads around campus or training on the university’s track at Cardinal Park.

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University completes first greenhouse gas emissions report

by UofL Today — Nov 12, 2009 08:08 AM

Without knowing where you are, you can't know how to get where you want to be. That is the simple philosophy behind the University of Louisville's first greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions report.

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PEACC celebrates 10 years on campus

by UofL Today — Nov 12, 2009 08:12 AM

Helping college women who have been victims of violence, bringing greater community awareness to the incidence of violence on campuses and generating a focus on violence prevention.

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20 Minutes with Justin Mog

by Denise Fitzpatrick — Nov 12, 2009 08:09 AM

Justin Mog is assistant to the provost for sustainability initiatives, a new post created to help the University of Louisville become more environmentally and socially responsible.

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Campus Gallery Hop kicks off Homecoming week, highlights campus galleries

by UofL Today — Nov 12, 2009 08:11 AM

Art – It's Happening Here – and that is what the UofL Alumni Association wants everyone to know as it kicks off a weeklong Homecoming celebration.

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University Libraries celebrates Banned Books Week

University Libraries celebrates Banned Books Week

by UofL Today — Nov 12, 2009 08:09 AM

Jamie Saunders sat on a stool on the east entrance of Ekstrom Library at the University of Louisville. She spoke into a microphone, reading aloud from the fourth chapter of "Charlotte's Web," by E.B.White, the classic children's novel about a spider who befriends a pig.

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Administration recognizes staff for longevity

by UofL Today — Nov 12, 2009 08:27 AM

University of Louisville administrators recognized 351 employees with 6,765 years of combined experience for their service at the 26th Annual Staff Recognition Luncheon Friday, Sept. 26.

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Ramsey takes UofL on the road

Ramsey takes UofL on the road

by UofL Today — Nov 12, 2009 08:26 AM

University of Louisville President James Ramsey’s car is going to need an oil change and maybe even a set of new tires by mid-October.

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State road projects to affect Belknap Campus fall semester

State road projects to affect Belknap Campus fall semester

by UofL Today — Nov 12, 2009 08:19 AM

University of Louisville faculty, staff and students can expect detours, lane closures and road closures this fall as the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet works from late August through December to improve traffic flow and safety in two areas near Belknap Campus.

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Groups charged to find ways to make UofL better workplace

by UofL Today — Nov 12, 2009 08:25 AM

University of Louisville Provost Shirley Willihnganz has commissioned a group to identify ways to make UofL a better workplace.

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Alumnus John Hoover to receive award, conduct ensemble Sunday

by UofL Today — Nov 12, 2009 08:25 AM

The University of Louisville School of Music and its Alumni Council will award the first Robert B. Griffith Award lifetime achievement award to John Hoover during a special concert at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 27, at the Margaret Comstock Concert Hall.

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Speed students demonstrate prototype human-powered vehicle

Speed students demonstrate prototype human-powered vehicle

by UofL Today — Nov 12, 2009 08:23 AM

Hope to enter competition.

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Student likes living sustainably in UofL's first green room

Student likes living sustainably in UofL's first green room

by UofL Today — Nov 12, 2009 07:58 AM

With a clay wall and bamboo flooring, it's safe to say that the room University of Louisville sophomore Anna Roeder shares with roommate Katy Hartman is a little unusual.

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20 medical students inducted into Gold Humanism Society

20 medical students inducted into Gold Humanism Society

by Lauren Williams — Nov 12, 2009 07:57 AM

Compassion. Integrity. Altruism. Empathy. Twenty University of Louisville medical students were honored for having these and other humanistic traits Wednesday, Oct. 14, with induction into the Arnold P. Gold Foundation Gold Humanism Honor Society.

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College of Education begins move back home

College of Education begins move back home

by UofL Today — Nov 12, 2009 07:57 AM

They're back! And the students will be right behind them.

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Community engagement awards recognize UofL service efforts

Community engagement awards recognize UofL service efforts

by UofL Today — Jan 03, 2011 03:33 PM

The University of Louisville honored faculty, staff, students and a community partner Tuesday for playing significant roles in bringing university resources to the community.

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Neurosurgery residents make use of fresh tissue lab for first time

Neurosurgery residents make use of fresh tissue lab for first time

by UofL Today — Nov 12, 2009 07:55 AM

Minimally invasive spine surgery represents the cutting edge of neurosurgery these days.

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Camera allows people to check McAlister's line length

by UofL Today — Nov 12, 2009 07:55 AM

Hungry University of Louisville faculty, staff and students who don't have time to stand in line are in luck. Sodexo and the university have partnered to create Line Cam.

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UofL receives grants from WHAS Crusade for Children

UofL receives grants from WHAS Crusade for Children

by UofL Today — Nov 12, 2009 07:54 AM

The University of Louisville has received $523,128 in grant funding this year from the WHAS Crusade for Children.

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Kiln project brings ceramics students together

Kiln project brings ceramics students together

by UofL Today — Nov 12, 2009 07:53 AM

Several advanced ceramics students gathered on a hot summer morning at the kiln shed beside the Studio Arts Building on Belknap Campus.

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Research!Louisville award winners announced

by UofL Today — Nov 12, 2009 07:53 AM

The partners of Research!Louisville recently recognized the winners of a three-day research competition that is a part of Research!Louisville, an annual event to showcase health/life sciences research conducted by students, faculty and research fellows and staff at the University of Louisville.

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UofL-spawned company sells drug to Alcon

by UofL Today — Nov 12, 2009 07:52 AM

The University of Louisville’s and the city’s efforts to develop as a nationally known center for life sciences research received a huge lift last week when a company headed by UofL faculty sold rights to a drug it developed to eye-care giant Alcon.

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IT invites campus to see recent renovations

IT invites campus to see recent renovations

by Janene Zaccone — Nov 06, 2009 10:24 AM

Recent changes to Miller Information Technology Center (MITC) have turned what primarily had become an administrative building into a multi-purpose gathering space for students.

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Cardinal Battalion Ranger Challenge Team successfully defends title

Cardinal Battalion Ranger Challenge Team successfully defends title

by Second Lt. Page Clayton — Nov 05, 2009 11:46 AM

The University of Louisville Cardinal Battalion Ranger Challenge team successfully defended its champion title Oct. 24 at the 7th BDE Ranger Challenge Competition at Ft. Knox.

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UofL Green Scene: Gift of Good Example

UofL Green Scene: Gift of Good Example

by Justin Mog — Nov 05, 2009 11:21 AM

(Editor's Note: This is the first installment of a monthly column on sustainable activities at UofL by the faculty, staff and students responsible for them.)

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University honors 2009 Parents of the Year

University honors 2009 Parents of the Year

by Brandy Warren — Nov 05, 2009 11:21 AM

Judy Dyda sat at a table in the Student Activities Center, clutching her daughter Arielle's hand, smiling and letting a few tears sneak through.

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From French fries to fuel: Researchers convert campus cooking oil to shuttle fuel blend

From French fries to fuel: Researchers convert campus cooking oil to shuttle fuel blend

by Judy Hughes — Nov 05, 2009 11:20 AM

Used cooking oil from dining facilities at the University of Louisville is helping to fuel a campus shuttle bus in a research-based recycling pilot program.

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UofL cornerstone of Louisville's economic development

UofL cornerstone of Louisville's economic development

by Mark Hebert — Nov 05, 2009 11:15 AM

If you've seen a group of people wearing hardhats in Louisville recently, chances are they're working on a construction site for the University of Louisville.

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Local artist's work welcomes visitors to UofL Health Care Outpatient Center

Local artist's work welcomes visitors to UofL Health Care Outpatient Center

by UofL Today — Nov 05, 2009 11:15 AM

Efforts to make the University of Louisville Health Care Outpatient Center warmer and more welcoming for patients and visitors than typical health care facilities continued Nov. 4 with the unveiling of an original art piece in the building's lobby.

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Don't give credit card numbers to strangers

by UofL Today — Nov 05, 2009 02:47 PM

University of Louisville Police have received several reports of people asking students on Belknap Campus for credit card donations.

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Don't give credit card numbers to strangers

by UofL Today — Nov 05, 2009 03:05 PM

University of Louisville Police have received several reports of people asking students on Belknap Campus for credit card donations.

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Muralist hopes to inspire women's basketball team

Muralist hopes to inspire women's basketball team

by Brandy Warren — Nov 05, 2009 03:50 PM

Louisville muralist Aaron McIntyre hopes to give the women's basketball team a little inspiration each day when they head to practice or to study session.

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Offices can display poster to show support for veterans

Offices can display poster to show support for veterans

by UofL Today — Nov 10, 2009 03:44 PM

The University of Louisville's Division of Student Affairs and the Office of Military and Veteran Student Services are encouraging faculty and staff to post free posters on their office doors in support of veteran students.

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McCain talks about veterans, political issues in campus talk

McCain talks about veterans, political issues in campus talk

by UofL Today — Nov 12, 2009 10:26 AM

Americans owe a debt to military veterans and can look up to them and to men and women in active military service as examples, said U.S. Sen. John McCain in a public talk Nov. 11 at the University of Louisville.

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Open house set Nov. 12 for new McConnell-Chao archive

Open house set Nov. 12 for new McConnell-Chao archive

by UofL Today — Nov 11, 2009 03:41 PM

A permanent gallery with exhibits, films and interactive displays about U.S. government, history and politics will open to the public Nov. 12 in the University of Louisville Ekstrom Library.

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H1N1 mist available for UofL students Nov. 16

by Office of Communications and Marketing — Nov 11, 2009 01:55 PM

The University of Louisville's Campus Health Services will offer free 2009 H1N1 flu mist to UofL students Monday, Nov. 16, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Student Activities Center, Multipurpose Room.

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Elementary students make special presentation to UofL veterans

Elementary students make special presentation to UofL veterans

by UofL Today — Nov 12, 2009 11:59 AM

Eighteen fourth graders from Greenwood Elementary stood on the stage at the Red Barn on the University of Louisville's Belknap Campus during a Veterans Day Observance Nov. 11.

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Local access closed lanes shifted on Eastern Parkway

Local access closed lanes shifted on Eastern Parkway

by UofL Today — Nov 12, 2009 02:34 PM

Work on Eastern Parkway has shifted to the lanes closest to Speed School. Crews have opened the previously closed lanes closest to the Natural Sciences Building, Dougherty Hall and the Grawemeyer Hall parking lot for access to the Speed School's parking lot.

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UofL contributes 6,935 pounds of food to Dare to Care

UofL contributes 6,935 pounds of food to Dare to Care

by UofL Today — Nov 13, 2009 07:28 AM

Two Dare to Care Food Bank trucks stopped at the University of Louisville Student Activities Center Thursday to pick up 6,935 pounds of food collected by the campus community in the past several weeks.

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Provost presents Belknap master plan to trustees

Provost presents Belknap master plan to trustees

by UofL Today — Nov 13, 2009 09:45 AM

New academic buildings. A recreation building near new student housing. Green spaces. A research park. And a center for performing arts.

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UofL officials dedicate Duthie Center for Engineering

UofL officials dedicate Duthie Center for Engineering

by UofL Today — Nov 13, 2009 12:06 PM

The University of Louisville's engineering students should have a brighter career start and improved spot to study and work together with the recent renovation of a campus building into the Duthie Center for Engineering.

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Law school, postal service celebrate Louis D. Brandeis

Law school, postal service celebrate Louis D. Brandeis

by UofL Today — Nov 13, 2009 12:32 PM

The University of Louisville's Brandeis School of Law and the United States Postal Service celebrated the life and contributions of Supreme Court Justice Louis D. Brandeis Nov. 13 on the 153rd anniversary of his birth.

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UofL plays large part in Louisville Metro flu clinic

UofL plays large part in Louisville Metro flu clinic

by UofL Today — Nov 16, 2009 11:13 AM

Would you like an H1N1 vaccination?

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Trustees announce contract extension for Ramsey

Trustees announce contract extension for Ramsey

by UofL Today — Nov 16, 2009 10:45 AM

University of Louisville President James Ramsey has agreed to a contract extension that will keep him at the university at least through 2013.

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'CANSTRUCTION' collects 3,400 canned goods for Dare to Care

'CANSTRUCTION' collects 3,400 canned goods for Dare to Care

by UofL Today — Nov 16, 2009 03:42 PM

UofL's Panhellenic Council hosted "CANSTRUCTION," a canned food collection, Nov. 12 at Community Park.

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UofL to go smoke-free Thursday

UofL to go smoke-free Thursday

by UofL Today — Nov 19, 2009 09:41 AM

Smoking areas are being set up, websites developed, ash trays removed and nicotine replacement products ordered as the University of Louisville prepares its move to smoke-free status beginning Thursday, Nov. 19.

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Role reversals lead to masterful performances in 'As You Like It'

Role reversals lead to masterful performances in 'As You Like It'

by UofL Today — Nov 17, 2009 11:57 AM

The twists and turns of Shakespeare's "As You Like It" take University of Louisville master's students Tiffany LaVoie and Amy Cotteril on an interesting journey this week, both on stage and in their careers.

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Temporary closing of Eastern Parkway to Third scheduled

by UofL Today — Nov 17, 2009 12:20 PM

The Department of Highways District 5 Office announces the temporary closure Eastern Parkway (US 60A) between the J.B. Speed School entrance and Third Street.

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UARC volunteer receives state commendation

UARC volunteer receives state commendation

by Janene Zaccone — Nov 18, 2009 07:50 AM

Charles Castner doesn't remember a time that he didn't have an interest in railroads.

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Ceramics students to sell handcrafted wares

Ceramics students to sell handcrafted wares

by UofL Today — Nov 18, 2009 08:10 AM

Students in the University of Louisville's ceramic arts program will offer their creations at the annual ceramics sale in December.

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Music student travels long and winding road from London, Ky. to Liverpool, England

Music student travels long and winding road from London, Ky. to Liverpool, England

by John Chamberlain — Nov 18, 2009 11:02 AM

In show business "break a leg" means good luck.

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Annual symposium focuses on cultural sensitivity's role in improved health care delivery

Annual symposium focuses on cultural sensitivity's role in improved health care delivery

by Lauren Williams — Nov 18, 2009 01:12 PM

If the world's population were reduced to 100 people with the same demographic and socio-economic breakdowns that now exist, there would be 82 non-whites and 18 whites; 51 males and 49 females; 89 heterosexuals and 11 homosexuals.

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Programs to provide smoking cessation info at campus booths Nov. 19

Programs to provide smoking cessation info at campus booths Nov. 19

by UofL Today — Nov 19, 2009 09:42 AM

The Kentucky Cancer Program, Get Healthy Now and Colleges against Cancer will have booths set up Thursday as UofL begins its drive to become a smoke-free campus.

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Building to be named after former president Shumaker in Nov. 23 event

Building to be named after former president Shumaker in Nov. 23 event

by UofL Today — Nov 20, 2009 01:45 PM

The University of Louisville will have a dedication ceremony Nov. 23 to rename the Belknap Research Building after John Shumaker, UofL president from 1995 to 2002.

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Marks named Rhodes Scholar

Marks named Rhodes Scholar

by UofL Today — Nov 23, 2009 12:05 PM

University of Louisville President James Ramsey calls her "our rock star." But most folks across the globe now will know Monica Marks as "Rhodes Scholar."

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Ramsey, others laud Shumaker at building dedication

Ramsey, others laud Shumaker at building dedication

by UofL Today — Nov 23, 2009 04:08 PM

The late 1990s were pivotal for the University of Louisville and set the school on a new course.

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UofL affiliated group receives continuing Library of Congress funding

UofL affiliated group receives continuing Library of Congress funding

by UofL Today — Nov 24, 2009 09:47 AM

Servers crash. Computer hardware and software fail. Electronic files disappear.

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Researchers put red, blue aside to fight lung cancer

Researchers put red, blue aside to fight lung cancer

by Lauren Williams — Nov 24, 2009 01:26 PM

Nearly 100 lung cancer researchers from the University of Louisville and the University of Kentucky put distance and team loyalties aside Saturday, Nov. 21, to build collaborations aimed at developing better prevention, detection and treatment techniques for the disease that causes the most cancer deaths in Kentucky and in the United States.

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Nature, love inspires Grawemeyer Award-winning piece

Nature, love inspires Grawemeyer Award-winning piece

by UofL Today — Nov 29, 2009 09:41 PM

“Spheres,” a six-movement work for orchestra by German composer York Hoeller, has earned the 2010 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition.

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Iran-Israel relations are key to Mideast peace, says Grawemeyer Award winner

Iran-Israel relations are key to Mideast peace, says Grawemeyer Award winner

by UofL Today — Nov 30, 2009 09:31 PM

Improving relations between Iran and Israel is the key to achieving lasting peace in the Middle East, says the winner of the 2010 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order.

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Scientist who helps explain pain wins Grawemeyer Award for Psychology

Scientist who helps explain pain wins Grawemeyer Award for Psychology

by UofL Today — Dec 01, 2009 08:32 PM

A scientist who broadened the understanding of how we experience pain – and ways we can control and relieve it – has won the 2010 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Psychology.

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