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by Jill Scoggins, HSC Office of Communications and Marketing — Nov 29, 2011 01:35 PM
Researchers at the Kentucky Spinal Cord Injury Research Center at the University of Louisville have garnered more than $13.7 million in extramural funding in 2011, bringing the center’s total to $64.1 million since 2000.
by UofL Today — Nov 29, 2011 04:12 PM
Thomas Wagoner has made biology a bit easier for more than 500 University of Louisville students.
by UofL Today — Nov 29, 2011 09:55 PM
Friend or foe? Fast or slow? Left or right? As an object approaches, people have to assess what and where it is to know how to respond.
by UofL Today — Nov 30, 2011 09:37 AM
President. Provost, vice president, dean, professor, manager, director.
by UofL Today — Nov 30, 2011 03:31 PM
The Women’s Center recognized several people at its annual Elizabeth Cady Stanton luncheon on Nov. 16.
by UofL Today — Dec 01, 2011 09:57 PM
A book filled with fresh insights on the relationship between black politics and religion has earned its author the 2012 Louisville Grawemeyer Award in Religion.
by Halida Hatic, KEEPS regional coordinator/Green Team leader, Kentucky Pollution Prevention Center — Dec 01, 2011 09:10 AM
The ShelbyHurst Campus Green Team wants to involve employees, students, visitors and community members at ShelbyHurst Campus in the sustainability process.
by UofL Today — Dec 02, 2011 07:51 PM
Service, a positive, can-do attitude and willingness to go beyond their scheduled work hours and job descriptions are hallmarks of this year’s group of Outstanding Performance Award winners.
by UofL Today — Dec 05, 2011 12:24 PM
The Thinker is temporarily away from his perch outside Grawemeyer Hall at the University of Louisville.
by University of Louisville Physicians — Feb 13, 2012 09:12 AM
No one likes to get sick, but unfortunately, it’s a fact of life for most of us. With flu season here, doctors at the University of Louisville Physicians’ Centers for Primary Care want you to know the most effective ways to protect yourself against this nasty illness.
by Mordean Taylor Archer, Vice Provost for Diversity and International Affairs — Dec 05, 2011 02:02 PM
Last week, the Courier-Journal ran a story on the decline in the number of students at Kentucky universities who are studying abroad.
by UofL Today — Dec 06, 2011 09:19 AM
Gerome Stephens, coordinator for student leadership in the office of Civic Engagement, Leadership and Service, is one of NFocus Magazine’s five 2011 New Faces of Philanthropy. The award recognizes people between ages 21 and 35 who work to improve the lives of others.
by Judy Hughes — Dec 06, 2011 10:19 AM
A method developed at the University of Louisville’s Conn Center for Renewable Energy Research has enabled San Francisco-based AliphaJet Inc. to license a way to make jet biofuel economically from renewable products such as plant oils and animal fat.
by UofL Today — Dec 07, 2011 01:18 PM
President James Ramsey, Provost Shirley Willihnganz and other administrators recognized six groups of distinguished faculty at the annual Celebration of Faculty Excellence Dec. 6 at the Brown & Williamson Club at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium.
by UofL Today — Dec 08, 2011 09:50 AM
Tables full of small children wearing red holiday hats devoured pancakes and sausage early morning Dec. 7 at the University Club. While they enjoyed breakfast, one thing was on their minds – seeing Santa.
by UofL Today — Dec 08, 2011 09:31 AM
Hispanic women are more likely to die from breast cancer than are non-Hispanic white women, according to research presented at the 2011 CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium Dec. 6-10.
by UofL Today — Dec 08, 2011 10:39 AM
“2 Generations,” an exhibit of Louisville native Anne Cooper Dobbins’ paintings and those of her mentor, Stephen Pace, will open at 11 a.m. Dec. 16 at the University of Louisville’s Cressman Center for Visual Arts.
by Russ Barnett, director for research and development, Kentucky Institute for the Environment and Sustainable Development — Dec 08, 2011 11:15 AM
For many people this time of the year, the predominant holiday colors are red and green.
by Cindy Hess — Dec 09, 2011 02:30 PM
University of Louisville administrators expect nearly 800 students to participate in the winter commencement ceremony at 7 p.m. Dec. 16 at the KFC Yum! Center.
by UofL Today — Dec 12, 2011 01:14 PM
With the addition of six new tenants, more than 150 employees now call Nucleus Innovation Park-Jefferson Street their home office.
by UofL Today — Dec 20, 2011 02:02 PM
A group of UofL students is traveling in Punjab, India during winter break to volunteer at health camps. The trip, now in its third year, was started by Louisville senior Deep Aggarwal. The group left Louisville Dec. 8. While the students are in India, they are blogging for UofL Today about their experience traveling abroad and working at the camps.
by University of Louisville Physicians — Dec 13, 2011 02:33 PM
Physicians at the University Medical Associates' subspecialty of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Disorders Medicine are the first in Kentucky to offer an innovative treatment for asthma sufferers.
by UofL Today — Dec 15, 2011 02:31 PM
For College of Business student Ashley Dunlap, taking the knowledge she learned at UofL from the classroom to the real world has been a challenge.
by UofL Today — Dec 19, 2011 08:54 AM
In September 2010, Brent Ocker found himself living what could have been an episode of the TV show “House.” Doctors were stumped trying to determine why his body was shutting down. They finally pinpointed the cause as a rare form of botulism. Treatment worked and Ocker began the arduous task of regaining his health and completing his master’s degree in sport administration.
by UofL Today — Dec 19, 2011 08:53 AM
Commencement coverage easily turns into just a story of numbers: 800 walked. About 1,300 received degrees. It’s fairly statistical – just the facts.
by UofL Today — Dec 19, 2011 10:10 AM
The University of Louisville Office of the President hosted 40 spouses of deployed Fort Knox soldiers to a day of discounted shopping and lunch Dec. 10.
by UofL Today — Dec 19, 2011 02:11 PM
Louisville philanthropist Owsley Brown Frazier and UofL President James Ramsey announced Dec. 19 that Frazier has donated $25 million to UofL.
by UofL Today — Dec 20, 2011 03:38 PM
UofL and the Parking Authority of River City are considering a deal that would allow the university to pursue partnerships in developing the property once proposed for the Museum Plaza center on West Main Street.
by UofL Today — Dec 20, 2011 12:22 PM
Members of the 100th Division of the Army Reserve met with University of Louisville faculty of the Research Resource Facility at the Cardiovascular Innovation Institute to discuss possible partnerships for training soldiers in the medical field at UofL’s Health Sciences Center campus.
by Judy Hughes, media relations — Dec 20, 2011 11:46 AM
The 2012 University of Louisville-Yearlings Club community spring discussion series will open with a birthday celebration for soon-to-be-70 Muhammad Ali and end with a community picnic.
by University of Louisville Physicians — Dec 20, 2011 03:03 PM
Kids love the holidays.
by Denise Fitzpatrick, media relations — Dec 21, 2011 12:42 PM
Providing equally good schooling for all American children— rich or poor and regardless of race—would improve the nation’s failing education system.
by Julie Heflin, HSC media relations — Dec 21, 2011 03:23 PM
University of Louisville School of Nursing graduates who took the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) for the first time within a year of graduation had a 96-percent pass rate for 2011, exceeding the national average. A total of 140 graduates took the test.
by UofL Today — Dec 22, 2011 10:22 AM
The University of Louisville Foundation approved Dec. 19 a compensation package for UofL President James Ramsey with the goal of “keeping him around for a long time,” foundation Chairman Chester Porter said.
by Judy Hughes, media relations — Jan 03, 2012 09:47 AM
From Shakespeare to school desegregation, a University of Louisville lecture series this year will focus on those topics as well as how people rate their cities, how human immune systems adapt and what science lessons can be learned from a Russian prince’s books.
by UofL Today — Jan 03, 2012 01:29 PM
The University of Louisville’s Department of Theatre Arts invites the public to audition for its spring plays Jan. 10 and 11 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Thrust Theatre, 2314 S. Floyd St.
by UofL Today — Jan 03, 2012 02:11 PM
A three-part exhibit at the University of Louisville Hite Art Institute will highlight the life’s work of artist Rudy Pozzatti.
by UofL Today — Jan 03, 2012 02:59 PM
University of Louisville President James Ramsey last week notified the offices of the Kentucky governor and Louisville mayor that the UofL Foundation is activating the tax increment financing (TIF) for its downtown district.
by UofL Today — Jan 04, 2012 10:22 AM
Adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) living in family or group homes are less likely to receive routine dental care than those living in institutions, according to University of Louisville School of Dentistry associate professor Catherine Binkley.
by UofL Today — Jan 04, 2012 02:28 PM
A new treatment that University of Louisville physicians are performing at Jewish Hospital is helping some people with severe aortic stenosis – also known as narrowing of the aortic valve in the heart – who are not well enough to undergo open heart surgery.
by Judy Hughes, media relations — Jan 04, 2012 05:07 PM
When she learned about a new chance to mentor middle school students, Jasmine Sawyers jumped at it. “It’s just helping kids, period.”
by Brandy Warren, communications and marketing — Jan 06, 2012 10:04 AM
Many Americans think that human trafficking is something that happens only overseas. But a University of Louisville student group hopes that its upcoming conference teaches people that the issue has local implications.
by UofL Today — Jan 06, 2012 02:13 PM
WinterFest, a series of events to welcome new students to campus and showcase campus activities, begins Monday.
by Brian Barnes, senior lecturer, Department of Philosophy — Jan 09, 2012 10:33 AM
The University of Louisville Food Waste Composting Project saved its first raw materials from the landfill in July of 2010.
by UofL Today — Jan 09, 2012 04:26 PM
Officials from a research park in Wroclaw, Poland, have signed an agreement with the University of Louisville to collaborate on research projects that could boost regional economic development for both countries.
by University of Louisville Physicians — Feb 13, 2012 09:13 AM
January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, so we would like to take this opportunity to talk to you about the importance of prevention and early detection of cervical cancer and HPV disease.
by Jill Scoggins, HSC media relations — Jan 11, 2012 09:54 AM
Clinical depression in older adults will be the topic of January’s “Building Hope” lecture Thursday, Jan. 19 at 8 p.m. sponsored by the UofL Depression Center at the University of Louisville.
by UofL Today — Jan 11, 2012 02:40 PM
University of Louisville offices are closed and there will be no classes Monday, Jan. 16 in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Campus, however, will be anything but quiet and empty.
by Jill Scoggins, HSC media relations — Jan 12, 2012 10:09 AM
During 2010-2011, University of Louisville Health Sciences Center faculty and students made an economic impact of more than $5.7 million in the four regions of Kentucky served by UofL Area Health Education Centers.
by Mark Hebert, director, media relations — Jan 12, 2012 04:48 PM
University of Louisville President James Ramsey has asked the state auditor’s office to review recent financial reports of the Quality and Charity Care Trust Agreement.
by UofL Today — Jan 13, 2012 10:18 AM
Inflammation of gum tissues – periodontitis– is one of the most common infectious diseases. People who have it are more susceptible to diseases of the circulatory system, rheumatoid arthritis, aspiration pneumonia or premature birth.
by UofL Today — Jan 16, 2012 01:37 PM
A growing partnership between UofL and Fort Knox topped the discussion during the university’s Board of Trustees committee meetings Jan. 12.
by UofL Today — Jan 17, 2012 11:48 AM
The University of Louisville is among four Louisville-based colleges that have announced that they will jointly launch the Signature Partnership Education Access Center, a facility to help adult learners work toward a college degree.
by UofL Today — Jan 17, 2012 01:48 PM
University of Louisville officials presented renowned music composer Karel Husa with a Doctor of Fine Arts honoris causa at a special ceremony Jan. 16 in Raleigh, NC.
by UofL Today — Jan 17, 2012 02:49 PM
The International Center for Long Term Care Innovation (InnovateLTC) has signed an agreement with the University of Louisville’s Research Foundation, Inc. to accelerate commercialization of products and services related to aging.
by UofL Today — Jan 18, 2012 02:09 PM
Beth Riley, assistant professor in the Department of Medicine and physician at the James Graham Brown Cancer Center, joined Kentucky First Lady Jane Beshear, Rep. Joni Jenkins of Louisville and others at the Kentucky State Capitol in Frankfort Jan. 18 to call on Kentuckians to donate funds through their tax returns for breast cancer research.
by UofL Today — Jan 18, 2012 02:20 PM
It is not enough to teach students the contents of a subject. Teachers must prepare their students to continue to learn and develop skills in a world in which knowledge changes quickly.
by UofL Today — Jan 18, 2012 02:24 PM
Clayton Christensen, a Harvard Business School professor widely regarded as an expert on business innovation and growth, will speak at the University of Louisville’s College of Business Jan. 26.
by UofL Today — Jan 18, 2012 02:29 PM
Two master’s degree programs at the University of Louisville’s College of Business have earned high rankings from Eduniversal, a higher education rating agency based in France.
by UofL Today — Jan 19, 2012 08:25 AM
Bob Seger sings about the “hustlers and the losers…down on Main Street.” But as Louisvillians know, Seger’s vision is a far cry from the vibrant Main Street in the River City.
by Office of the Provost — Jan 19, 2012 08:23 AM
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by Julie Heflin, HSC Office of Communications and Marketing — Jan 20, 2012 02:08 PM
The University of Louisville School of Dentistry (ULSD) is receiving national recognition from the American Dental Association Foundation for its commitment to provide quality dental care to underserved and uninsured people in Appalachia.
by UofL Today — Jan 19, 2012 03:26 PM
The University of Louisville’s Master of Arts in communication program is among the best in North America, according to an international higher education rating agency.
by UofL Today — Jan 26, 2012 02:04 PM
(Editor's Note: The location for the 6 p.m., Jan. 26 talk on the 1937 flood has been changed to Chao Auditorium, west wing, lower level, Ekstrom Library.)
by UofL Today — Jan 20, 2012 10:01 AM
Fifteen UofL undergraduate students will display scientific posters Jan. 26 at the capitol building in Frankfort, Ky.
by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Jan 20, 2012 01:16 PM
The United States’ special representative and policy coordinator for Burma, also known as Myanmar, will speak at the University of Louisville Jan. 26 about the political reforms under way in that country.
by UofL Today — Jan 24, 2012 09:50 AM
Advanced photography students and University of Louisville Libraries teamed up last semester to produce a unique, permanent exhibit on diversity.
by Tony Belak, University of Louisville ombuds — Jan 24, 2012 01:34 PM
The key to being a successful negotiator is to be prepared.
by UofL Today — Jan 24, 2012 10:34 AM
“Consumed,” an installation of sculptural work by Miami University professor, artist and anthropologist Alysia Fischer, opens Jan. 27 at the University of Louisville Cressman Center for Visual Arts.
by UofL Physicians Associates — Jan 25, 2012 08:34 AM
As a parent, your children’s health is your No. 1 concern. Thyroid conditions in children are known to delay growth, so it’s important to be on the lookout for potential problems.
by UofL Today — Jan 26, 2012 10:55 AM
While promoting her 2010 biography “The Discovery of Jeanne Baret,” author and University of Louisville English professor Glynis Ridley suggested to a radio interviewer that Baret—the first woman to circumnavigate the planet—deserved to have a plant species named in her honor.
by Julie Heflin, HSC communications and marketing — Jan 26, 2012 01:41 PM
After helping establish and leading the University of Louisville School of Public Health and Information Sciences for 10 years, Dean Richard Clover is stepping down.
by UofL Today — Jan 30, 2012 11:54 AM
The Pearl Cleage-written “Blues for an Alabama Sky,” will open Feb. 1 at the University of Louisville Thrust Theatre.
by Judy Hughes, Office of Communications and Marketing — Jan 27, 2012 10:48 AM
A University of Louisville-led team will represent a combined Kentucky-Indiana effort to compete in the U.S. Department of Energy 2013 Solar Decathlon, the federal agency announced Jan. 26.
by Kristina Hellmann, Delphi Center for Teaching and Learning — Jan 30, 2012 12:10 PM
The Delphi Center for Teaching and Learning is hosting a one-day conference to help University of Louisville faculty teach effectively with technology in the digital age.
by Denise Fitzpatrick, Office of Communications and Marketing — Jan 30, 2012 02:05 PM
People who want to get involved in Garden Commons, an organic garden on the north end of the University of Louisville’s Belknap Campus, can attend a series of gardening workshops this spring.
by Denise Fitzpatrick, Communications and Marketing — Jan 31, 2012 03:05 PM
The University of Louisville is seeking applicants for a new business start-up program for Kentucky military veterans who want to become entrepreneurs.
by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Jan 31, 2012 11:09 AM
Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson will speak Feb. 7 at the University of Louisville on “Disintegration: The Splintering of Black America,” the title of his most recent book.
by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Jan 31, 2012 11:13 AM
Several University of Louisville professors will lead a free, public workshop March 3 on “African American Faculty Who Work at Predominantly White Institutions.”
by Brett Shepherd, assistant director, Fund for UofL, and Justin Mog, assistant to the provost for sustainability initiatives — Aug 30, 2012 11:39 AM
Sustainability means something different to each of us. Whether it is exercising diligence with recycling, using less energy at home or adopting alternative transportation to and from work, each of us has formed a concept of what it means to be “green.”
by Janene Zaccone, communications and marketing — Feb 02, 2012 12:46 PM
University of Louisville students, faculty and staff can attend the “Renoir to Chagall: Paris and the Allure of Color” exhibit at the Speed Art Museum for the membership rate of $5.
by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — Feb 02, 2012 01:14 PM
Depression and bipolar disorder don’t carry quite the social stigma they once did, but they’re still widely misunderstood.
by Brandy Warren, communications and marketing — Feb 02, 2012 01:37 PM
The University of Louisville PEACC program will present a benefit production of “The Vagina Monologues,” an award-winning play by Eve Ensler about women’s experiences, Feb. 9-11.
by Brandy Warren, communications and marketing — Feb 03, 2012 11:11 AM
Representatives from higher education will gather in Louisville Feb. 20-21 at the fourth annual Veteran Symposium for Higher Education to look at how universities can become more veteran-friendly.
by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Feb 03, 2012 02:04 PM
A publishing house director and poet, a computer scientist and philosopher turned author and an award-winning novelist, storyteller and memoirist will read from their works, teach master classes and discuss their writing process during visits to the University of Louisville this spring for its Axton Reading Series.
by UofL Today — Feb 03, 2012 02:23 PM
More than 200 children from area schools came to the University of Louisville School of Dentistry Feb. 3 to receive free dental treatment. Treatment is the second part of the annual Smile Kentucky! community service program. The first part is free dental education and screenings.
by Brandy Warren, communications and marketing — Feb 06, 2012 11:06 AM
About 160 University of Louisville students will march barefoot in the Kentucky State Capitol as part of the Rally for Higher Education Feb. 7.
by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Feb 06, 2012 11:26 AM
The Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900 will celebrate its 40th anniversary Feb. 23-25 as about 600 scholars gather at the University of Louisville.
by University of Louisville Physicians — Feb 13, 2012 09:12 AM
Your heart is an amazing piece of machinery that pumps about 2,000 gallons of blood as it contracts and expands about 100,000 times per day.
by Janene Zaccone, communications and marketing — Feb 08, 2012 04:14 PM
It’s Alive! But is it human?
by UofL Today — Feb 08, 2012 05:12 PM
Masks, beads, feathers, king cake, magic, music and a classic Disney movie all are on the menu for a UofL Mardi Gras party at the Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium Sunday, Feb. 19.
by Jill Scoggins, HSC communications and marketing — Feb 09, 2012 12:48 PM
The University of Louisville announced today that it will receive a tuberculosis (TB) biomarkers grant through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Grand Challenges in Global Health program, an initiative which seeks to overcome persistent bottlenecks in creating new tools that can radically improve health in the developing world.
by John Chamberlain, communications and marketing — Feb 09, 2012 12:56 PM
The 2012 African American Music Heritage Institute at the University of Louisville will bring New York City’s Harlem Renaissance to Louisville Feb. 20 with a morning program for area students and an evening public performance.
by John Drees, communications and marketing — Feb 10, 2012 09:33 AM
Officer Jordan Brown is bad news for drunk drivers. That’s good news for students and employees on the University of Louisville’s Belknap Campus.
by Brandy Warren, communications and marketing — Feb 21, 2012 09:28 PM
Author and radio host Michael Eric Dyson will deliver the keynote address for the University of Louisville’s annual Dr. Joseph H. McMillan National Conference on the Black Family in America, March 9-11.
by John Chamberlain, communications and marketing — Feb 13, 2012 09:35 AM
Legendary bassist Eddie Gomez and master saxophonist Lou Donaldson will be featured performers at UofL’s Jazz Fest 2012, Feb. 23-25.
by John Chamberlain, communications and marketing — Feb 14, 2012 10:43 AM
The University of Louisville Department of Theatre Arts will stage the drama/comedy “Atomic Bombers” Feb. 29-March 4 at the Thrust Theatre, 2314 S. Floyd St.
by UofL Today — Feb 14, 2012 11:00 AM
The Doctor of Audiology Program at the University of Louisville School of Medicine has applied for reaccreditation from the Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA)/American Speech-Language Hearing Association.
by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Feb 15, 2012 12:21 PM
A March 23-24 women's conference—the Saturday Academy Sistah Summit—will feature talks and activities about issues affecting the well-being of black women.
by Tony Belak, University of Louisville ombuds — Feb 15, 2012 12:30 PM
Effective leaders willingly admit when they need help, and when they face a problem that is beyond their own considerable ability, they are able to go outside their own resources to enlist proper assistance.