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UofL Green Scene: Students in GRASS share passion for sustainability

UofL Green Scene: Students in GRASS share passion for sustainability

by Olivia Sailor, GRASS president — Dec 02, 2009 12:09 PM

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

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Smart people can make dumb decisions, says Grawemeyer Award winner in Education

Smart people can make dumb decisions, says Grawemeyer Award winner in Education

by UofL Today — Dec 02, 2009 03:33 PM

Having a high IQ and good standardized test scores doesn't guarantee that you will make good decisions, says the winner of the 2010 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award in Education.

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New program aims to develop global leaders

New program aims to develop global leaders

by UofL Today — Dec 03, 2009 09:41 AM

Eighteen University of Louisville students retreated to Bagdad, Ky., the weekend before Thanksgiving to learn to communicate better across cultures – a skill that is essential in today’s world – and to kick off the new Global Leaders Program, which will explore the tools UofL's international students need to become tomorrow's global leaders.

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Teaching respect for other faiths is vital, says Grawemeyer winner Patel

Teaching respect for other faiths is vital, says Grawemeyer winner Patel

by UofL Today — Dec 03, 2009 02:33 PM

Teaching young people how to appreciate and engage in religious diversity is critical to achieving peace and security in the world, says the winner of the 2010 Louisville Grawemeyer Award in Religion.

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H1N1 (swine flu) vaccine to be available for campus community Dec. 7

by UofL Today — Dec 04, 2009 05:26 PM

UofL's Campus Health Services will offer the free 2009 H1N1 (swine flu) vaccine to students, faculty and staff on Monday, Dec. 7, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Miller Information Technology Center on the lower level (just outside of the McAlister's).

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Lebanese police to apply skills learned at UofL to refugee camps

Lebanese police to apply skills learned at UofL to refugee camps

by UofL Today — Dec 04, 2009 04:16 PM

Twenty-three Lebanese police officers are headed home with memories, certificates, gifts, photos and shopping finds - but their most important souvenirs of a month at UofL will be the skills of community policing.

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Holiday safety tips from UofL Fire Marshal Dwain Archer

Holiday safety tips from UofL Fire Marshal Dwain Archer

by UofL Today — Dec 07, 2009 11:25 AM

As offices begin to decorate for the holidays University of Louisville Fire Marshal Dwain Archer reminds everyone of fire safety habits and UofL policy and urges people to think green.

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You've gotta have HEART

You've gotta have HEART

by Anne Eldridge — Dec 07, 2009 01:07 PM

Although medicine is known as the art and science of healing, the emphasis in medical school typically is on science.

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Grawemeyer programs to air on public broadcasting

Grawemeyer programs to air on public broadcasting

by UofL Today — Dec 10, 2009 03:01 PM

Two programs about the Grawemeyer Awards - one for a statewide television audience and another for a national radio audience - will air this week.

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Nichols to serve as interim dean of libraries

Nichols to serve as interim dean of libraries

by UofL Today — Dec 14, 2009 08:35 AM

Diane Nichols, associate dean of libraries operations and director of the William F. Ekstrom Library, has been named interim dean of University Libraries at the University of Louisville.

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Coming on Strong! Florida assistant to head football program

Coming on Strong! Florida assistant to head football program

by UofL Today — Dec 10, 2009 08:29 AM

The University of Louisville has hired one of the nation's most respected defensive coaches to head the Cardinal football program.

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Go Cards Big East Raffle: Alumnus champions UofL Autism Center

Go Cards Big East Raffle: Alumnus champions UofL Autism Center

by Anne Eldridge — Dec 10, 2009 10:12 AM

University of Louisville alumnus Jeff Bohr's life is ruled by several passions: devotion to his son Nicholas; his love of sports and all things UofL; and his resolve to make the world a better place for children with autism, a long-term developmental disability that affects individuals' ability to communicate and interact with others.

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20 Minutes with Hannelore Rader on her retirement

20 Minutes with Hannelore Rader on her retirement

by UofL Today — Dec 10, 2009 10:49 AM

Hannelore Rader, the University of Louisville's current longest-serving dean, will retire Dec. 31 after having been at the university for 13 years.

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Red Barn to celebrate 40 years with Dec. 11 party

Red Barn to celebrate 40 years with Dec. 11 party

by UofL Today — Dec 10, 2009 11:03 AM

The University of Louisville's George J. Howe Red Barn, a cornerstone of student activity and fun at the university since 1969, will celebrate its 40th birthday with a party Dec. 11.

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ISLP heads to Philippines for week of service

by UofL Today — Dec 10, 2009 02:26 PM

A group of 27 University of Louisville students, faculty and staff left early Dec. 10 for Cebu, Philippines as part of the university's International Service Learning Program.

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ISLP heads to Philippines for week of service

by UofL Today — Dec 10, 2009 02:31 PM

A group of 27 UofL students, faculty and staff left early Dec. 10 for Cebu, Philippines as part of the university's International Service Learning Program.

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Eastern Parkway to be shut down Dec. 16; bridge to be closed until late spring

Eastern Parkway to be shut down Dec. 16; bridge to be closed until late spring

by UofL Today — Dec 14, 2009 01:28 PM

Eastern Parkway from Third Street to the Speed School entrance will be closed Dec. 16 while crews pave and stripe that section of the road.

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UofL receives award for efforts to work with minority owned businesses

UofL receives award for efforts to work with minority owned businesses

by UofL Today — Dec 15, 2009 07:56 AM

The University of Louisville recently received the Keystone Award for Progress in Supplier Diversity from the Tri-State Minority Supplier Development Council (TSMSDC) at its annual awards program.

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McConnell includes funding for UofL in appropriations bill

McConnell includes funding for UofL in appropriations bill

by UofL Today — Dec 15, 2009 10:57 AM

This year's federal Omnibus Appropriations Bill contains $7.3 million in funding requested for the University of Louisville by U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell.

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How hard is it to say 'happy holidays'?

by UofL Today — Dec 15, 2009 07:04 PM

Apparently it's more difficult than it seems, as University of Louisville President James Ramsey found out while shooting a seasonal giving video with student Dillon Miles.

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Weather to force Eastern Parkway closure through Dec. 20

Weather to force Eastern Parkway closure through Dec. 20

by UofL Today — Dec 15, 2009 03:14 PM

Because of weather concerns, the west end of Eastern Parkway will remain closed for construction through Sunday, Dec. 20.

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Commencement speaker Pessoa wants students to enjoy college

Commencement speaker Pessoa wants students to enjoy college

by UofL Today — Dec 16, 2009 03:06 PM

University of Louisville graduate student Anderson Pessoa wears the same thing every day - a smile.

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Green Tip: Save Santa by saving energy this holiday season

by Justin Mog, assistant to the provost for sustainability — Dec 17, 2009 02:48 PM

Burning all this coal is melting Santa's North Pole home!

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James Ramsey, Lee Todd to be guests on KET show

James Ramsey, Lee Todd to be guests on KET show

by UofL Today — Dec 21, 2009 09:55 AM

The presidents of Kentucky's two largest universities will share the limelight Monday, Dec. 21, on KET.

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Paired kidney donation helps incompatible donors give 'gift of life'

Paired kidney donation helps incompatible donors give 'gift of life'

by UofL Today — Dec 21, 2009 12:16 PM

Two Kentucky kidney disease patients received transplants last week through a paired donation process that also allowed two other women to finally realize their wish to give the "gift of life."

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UofL FOP donates, delivers goodies to Early Learning Campus

UofL FOP donates, delivers goodies to Early Learning Campus

by UofL Today — Dec 21, 2009 12:48 PM

Santa Claus came a few days early to UofL's Early Learning Campus.

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Ad hoc committee to recommend two-year contract extension for Ramsey

Ad hoc committee to recommend two-year contract extension for Ramsey

by UofL Today — Dec 21, 2009 04:43 PM

An ad hoc committee of the University of Louisville Board of Trustees voted Dec. 21 to recommend a two-year contract extension for President James Ramsey.

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UofL Green Scene: Class combines media, issues, sustainability

UofL Green Scene: Class combines media, issues, sustainability

by Ying Kit Chan, Professor of Art, Department of Fine Arts — Jan 06, 2010 02:50 PM

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

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Sign up for UofL Alert to get closure, delay info

Sign up for UofL Alert to get closure, delay info

by UofL Today — Jan 06, 2010 12:56 PM

Winter weather has arrived in Louisville. With the potential for snow and ice, the campus community is advised to sign up for the UofL Alert system to receive notifications about closures and delays.

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Ramsey, alumni cheer Cards during winter outreach tour

by UofL Today — Jan 07, 2010 11:04 AM

The University of Louisville basketball team got its first true road win of the season Wednesday night, 92-70, at Providence. UofL officials, including President James Ramsey, watched the game with alumni and friends in South Florida. Ramsey and others are visiting South Florida as part of his winter outreach.

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Martin Luther King Jr. commemoration to honor his legacy of service

Martin Luther King Jr. commemoration to honor his legacy of service

by UofL Today — Jan 07, 2010 11:57 AM

Kentucky African Americans who made significant contributions to the state, country and world will be honored during a UofL commemoration for Martin Luther King Jr. at 1 p.m., Monday, Jan. 18, on Belknap Campus.

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Classroom building, research funding among UofL's priorities for legislative session

Classroom building, research funding among UofL's priorities for legislative session

by UofL Today — Jan 07, 2010 03:27 PM

A new classroom building, Bucks for Brains, maintainance and operation of buildings and increased overall state funding are the University of Louisville's top priorities for the 2010 session of the Kentucky General Assembly.

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Kent program lends warmth, support to adoptive families

Kent program lends warmth, support to adoptive families

by UofL Today — Jan 08, 2010 02:07 PM

The Kent School of Social Work is taking a warm and comfy approach to getting its message to state legislators and others this month.

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UofL photographer Tom Fougerousse shares his favorite photos of 2009

UofL photographer Tom Fougerousse shares his favorite photos of 2009

by UofL Today — Jan 08, 2010 02:48 PM

Chances are that you've seen Tom Fougerousse around campus.

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Former education dean enters guilty pleas

by UofL Today — Jan 08, 2010 04:52 PM

The former University of Louisville dean accused of funneling millions of dollars of grant money for personal use pleaded guilty Jan. 8 to federal charges.

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The flu: it's still out there

The flu: it's still out there

by UofL Today — Jan 11, 2010 07:57 AM

It's not over yet.

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Last day to drop/add for spring 2010 extended

by UofL Today — Jan 11, 2010 01:12 PM

Due to the inclement weather, drop/add and the last day for a 100% tuition reduction for undergraduate and graduate students has been extended to Thursday, Jan. 14.

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Yarmuth announces $2.95 million in research funding for UofL

Yarmuth announces $2.95 million in research funding for UofL

by UofL Today — Jan 11, 2010 03:47 PM

U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth announced Jan. 11 that he has secured $2.95 million in federal funding in the fiscal year 2010 budget for three research initiatives at the University of Louisville.

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Fall Kentucky Author Forum interviews to air on KET

Fall Kentucky Author Forum interviews to air on KET

by UofL Today — Jan 12, 2010 04:10 PM

Fall 2009 University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum interviews with Harold Varmus, author of "The Art and Politics of Science," and Michael Sandel, author of "Justice: What's the Right Thing to Do?" will air on KET starting Jan. 13.

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University opens new offices to serve veterans and transfer students

University opens new offices to serve veterans and transfer students

by UofL Today — Jan 12, 2010 04:35 PM

The University of Louisville Jan. 12 unveiled new facilities dedicated to serving the unique needs of veterans and transfer students.

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ISLP performs service projects in Philippines

ISLP performs service projects in Philippines

by UofL Today — Jan 14, 2010 09:57 AM

Trading in part of their winter break, a group of 27 University of Louisville students, faculty and staff traveled to the Philippines in mid-December to perform service projects as part of the university's International Service Learning Program.

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Ramsey talks about budget, more on 'State of Affairs'

Ramsey talks about budget, more on 'State of Affairs'

by UofL Today — Jan 13, 2010 04:50 PM

Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear has done everything he can to protect higher education funding from state budget cuts and Kentucky state lawmakers want to do the same, said University of Louisville President James Ramsey Jan. 13 on a public radio panel broadcast with other university presidents.

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School of Medicine's commitment to the human side of medicine sets it apart from peers

School of Medicine's commitment to the human side of medicine sets it apart from peers

by Lauren Williams — Jan 14, 2010 11:08 AM

An uproar over a Jewish physician's request to bring kosher food into the doctors' cafeteria, where longstanding tradition dictates that outside food is not permitted.

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Partnership for a Green City wants to honor environmental leader

Partnership for a Green City wants to honor environmental leader

by UofL Today — Jan 14, 2010 11:16 AM

The Partnership for a Green City has created a new award to recognize individual or group community leadership in environmental sustainability efforts and is taking nominations for its first recipient.

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University hires new vice president for human resources

by UofL Today — Jan 14, 2010 04:18 PM

The University of Louisville has hired a nationally recognized leader in human resources management as its new vice president for human resources.

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Study shows UofL is major economic driver

by UofL Today — Jan 14, 2010 04:57 PM

The University of Louisville is a major economic driver for the city of Louisville and for Kentucky and provides a solid return on investment on state tax dollars it receives, according to a study by economist Manoj Shanker.

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Students return from India with new perspective

Students return from India with new perspective

by UofL Today — Jan 22, 2010 09:07 AM

At a health clinic in India, UofL freshman Deepa Patel met a woman who needed new glasses. The woman arrived at the clinic – where several UofL students spent winter break working – carrying what she had been using to help her see more clearly.

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UofL seeks advocates, launches legislative action website

by UofL Today — Jan 15, 2010 02:26 PM

As national and state budget issues continue to raise concerns about higher education funding over the next biennium, the University of Louisville is asking its friends to help ensure that education doesn't take the brunt of governmental cuts.

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Message from president, provost about aid for Haiti

by UofL Today — Jan 19, 2010 11:33 AM

Friends,

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Students honor King's memory with service

Students honor King's memory with service

by UofL Today — Jan 19, 2010 03:40 PM

About 200 Univrsity of Louisville students spent Monday serving nonprofit agencies across the city as part of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service.

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University joins sustainability rating system

University joins sustainability rating system

by UofL Today — Jan 20, 2010 09:46 AM

The University of Louisville has joined a national rating system that will monitor efforts by colleges and universities to become more sustainable.

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James Graham Brown Cancer Center gets prestigious distinction in breast care

James Graham Brown Cancer Center gets prestigious distinction in breast care

by UofL Today — Jan 20, 2010 02:34 PM

The University of Louisville's James Graham Brown Cancer Center has received unique distinction in Kentucky for quality breast care.

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Campus can watch 'Lost' premiere on video wall

Campus can watch 'Lost' premiere on video wall

by UofL Today — Jan 21, 2010 12:41 PM

Will Kate choose Jack or Sawyer? Why doesn't Richard get any older? What in the heck is going on with John Locke?

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IT bases goals on faculty, student, staff needs

IT bases goals on faculty, student, staff needs

by UofL Today — Jan 21, 2010 01:09 PM

University of Louisville students, faculty and staff will see more wireless coverage and a Microsoft Outlook campus e-mail system in the not-so-distant future.

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Ramsey, others address House budget subcommittee

Ramsey, others address House budget subcommittee

by UofL Today — Jan 21, 2010 04:20 PM

The presidents of the University of Louisville and the University of Kentucky told state lawmakers Jan. 21 that they are worried top researchers and faculty will leave their institutions if they have to go a third straight year without a pay raise.

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Universities from across country expected at veteran symposium for higher ed

Universities from across country expected at veteran symposium for higher ed

by UofL Today — Jan 22, 2010 01:47 PM

The University of Louisville will play host to the Veteran Symposium for Higher Education Feb. 22-23 at the Seelbach Hotel in downtown Louisville.

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Nursing to celebrate 35 years with event Thursday

Nursing to celebrate 35 years with event Thursday

by UofL Today — Jan 25, 2010 03:40 PM

The University of Louisville School of Nursing will celebrate its 35th anniversary Jan. 28, 4 p.m.-6 p.m. with an event that will include tours of renovated classrooms, labs and offices and a state of the school address from Dean Marcia Hern.

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Two Haiti benefits planned this week

Two Haiti benefits planned this week

by UofL Today — Jan 27, 2010 07:33 AM

University of Louisville students are asking people to open their hearts to the people of Haiti during two fundraising events this week.

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UofL to launch single-stream recycling pilot program

UofL to launch single-stream recycling pilot program

by UofL Today — Jan 27, 2010 11:30 AM

Recycling at the University of Louisville is about to get easier.

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Students prepare for Rally on Higher Education; faculty, staff invited

Students prepare for Rally on Higher Education; faculty, staff invited

by UofL Today — Feb 02, 2010 02:28 PM

The University of Louisville's Student Government Association will lead a contingent of students to Frankfort on Feb. 9 to encourage Kentucky legislators to support higher education.

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Green Tip: Riders Wanted!

Green Tip: Riders Wanted!

by Justin Mog, assistant to the provost for sustainability initiatives — Jan 28, 2010 07:27 AM

Car commuting generates 9 percent of UofL's greenhouse gas pollution.

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University Libraries at the forefront of digital preservation

University Libraries at the forefront of digital preservation

by UofL Today — Jan 29, 2010 08:45 AM

A stack of photographic prints saved in a shoe box is probably more likely to withstand the test of time than your digital photos--unless you take action quickly to remove them from the device you used to take them.

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Jazz at UofL has no boundaries

Jazz at UofL has no boundaries

by John Chamberlain — Feb 01, 2010 08:25 AM

Jazz may be America's native art form, but you would never guess that from the foreign accents that can be heard outside the third-floor offices of the Jamey Aebersold Jazz Studies program at the University of Louisville's School of Music.

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Kentucky colleges, universities unite to recruit international students

Kentucky colleges, universities unite to recruit international students

by UofL Today — Feb 02, 2010 01:17 PM

Kentucky universities and colleges are joining forces to increase the number of international students who come to the state to study.

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UofL Green Scene: Living green and loving it

UofL Green Scene: Living green and loving it

by Anna L. Roeder, chair, Housing and Residence Life Green Committee — Feb 02, 2010 01:23 PM

(Editor's Note: Green Scene is a monthly column on sustainable activities at UofL written by the faculty, staff and students responsible for them.)

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Up on the roof: Greenhouse studies tackle climate change, cancer

Up on the roof: Greenhouse studies tackle climate change, cancer

by UofL Today — Feb 02, 2010 03:32 PM

Outside the temperature was a chilly 22 degrees, but on the roof of the Life Sciences Building, it was nice and toasty as senior biology major Keera Lowe set up a study to determine if a fungus can help American beach grass survive and grow.

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Scope of research office to be expanded

Scope of research office to be expanded

by UofL Today — Feb 02, 2010 04:07 PM

The University of Louisville plans to expand the scope of its research office by creating a new post for and soon hiring an executive vice president for research and innovation, according to President James Ramsey.

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About 200 attend Xtrom Lounge After Hours @ the Library

About 200 attend Xtrom Lounge After Hours @ the Library

by UofL Today — Feb 03, 2010 02:14 PM

About 200 students escaped the cold winter weather and spent an evening in the Xtrom Lounge on Jan. 29.

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Green Tip: Catering with Concern

Green Tip: Catering with Concern

by Justin Mog, Office of the Provost — Feb 03, 2010 03:09 PM

In charge of providing food for a meeting or campus event?

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SGA President Oleka discusses past year, looks ahead

SGA President Oleka discusses past year, looks ahead

by UofL Today — Feb 05, 2010 09:04 AM

Student Government Association President O.J. Oleka delivered the annual State of the Student Body Address to a packed Chao Auditorium Feb. 2.

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Trustees approve changes to Grawemeyer Awards

Trustees approve changes to Grawemeyer Awards

by UofL Today — Feb 05, 2010 11:50 AM

A new funding model for the Grawemeyer Awards would align it with other international awards, such as the Nobel Prizes, after the Board of Trustees approved changes Feb. 4.

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SPHIS expected to open on regular schedule Feb. 8

by UofL Today — Feb 05, 2010 01:49 PM

University of Louisville Physical Plant is investigating the source of water that earlier today came into an electrical closet in the School of Public Health and Information Sciences basement.

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SPHIS to be on regular schedule Feb. 8

by UofL Today — Feb 07, 2010 06:24 PM

Power has been restored to the School of Public Health and Information Sciences, and the building will be open for business Monday, Feb. 8.

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Bravo in the U.S - Brawo in Poland: Documentary on UofL's joint production of 'Figaro' to premiere Feb. 13

Bravo in the U.S - Brawo in Poland: Documentary on UofL's joint production of 'Figaro' to premiere Feb. 13

by UofL Today — Feb 08, 2010 11:38 AM

"The Marriage of Figaro" was a hot ticket in November 2007 at Louisville's Bomhard Theater in The Kentucky Center.

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Think you know about UofL's Thinker? Think again.

Think you know about UofL's Thinker? Think again.

by UofL Today — Feb 08, 2010 11:52 AM

The Thinker statue is a University of Louisville institution, but what do you really know about him?

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Events planned to help Haiti

Events planned to help Haiti

by UofL Today — Feb 08, 2010 01:06 PM

The University of Louisville community will have several opportunities this week and next to show support for the people of Haiti as they continue to recover from the devastating Jan. 12 earthquake.

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School energy program gets $9 million boost

School energy program gets $9 million boost

by UofL Today — Feb 08, 2010 05:29 PM

A partnership including the University of Louisville's Kentucky Pollution Prevention Center will receive federal stimulus money totaling more than $9 million to expand a school energy improvement program, Gov. Steve Beshear announced Feb. 8.

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Braden Institute driving tour focuses on Louisville's civil rights history

Braden Institute driving tour focuses on Louisville's civil rights history

by UofL Today — Feb 10, 2010 12:01 PM

When Anne and Carl Braden bought a Louisville home in early 1954, then signed the deed over to World War II Navy veteran Andrew Wade and his wife, Charlotte, they really didn't expect that within six weeks the house would be ripped apart by a dynamite blast.

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Follow progress of dental school renovation online

Follow progress of dental school renovation online

by UofL Today — Feb 10, 2010 12:12 PM

Tyvek siding, men in hard hats, bare earth - something is afoot at the University of Louisville School of Dentistry other than clinical work and instruction.

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Green Tip: Learn how to reduce our carbon footprint today!

Green Tip: Learn how to reduce our carbon footprint today!

by Justin Mog, assistant to the provost for sustainability — Feb 10, 2010 12:21 PM

In doing its business, UofL produces roughly 200,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent every year.

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