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Researchers garner $13.7 million in 2011 for spinal injury research

Researchers garner $13.7 million in 2011 for spinal injury research

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.

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UofL student named national outstanding tutor of the year

UofL student named national outstanding tutor of the year

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.

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Scientists’ idea helps explain ‘what and where’ people see

Scientists’ idea helps explain ‘what and where’ people see

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.

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Dean Bob Fox - In Person

Dean Bob Fox - In Person

by UofL Today — Nov 30, 2011 09:37 AM

President. Provost, vice president, dean, professor, manager, director.

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Women's Center gives annual awards

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.

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Book with insights on black politics, religion wins Grawemeyer Award

Book with insights on black politics, religion wins Grawemeyer Award

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.

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UofL Green Scene: Team promotes sustainable practices on ShelbyHurst Campus

UofL Green Scene: Team promotes sustainable practices on ShelbyHurst Campus

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.

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Administration recognizes 12 staff for outstanding performance

Administration recognizes 12 staff for outstanding performance

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.

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The Thinker undergoes restoration

The Thinker undergoes restoration

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.

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To Your Health: Houghland shares facts about flu

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.

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UofL sees gains in study abroad participation

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.

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Stephens’ philanthropy award benefits Kids Center

Stephens’ philanthropy award benefits Kids Center

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.

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UofL Conn Center technology aids jet biofuel development

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.

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Administration recognizes faculty for excellence

Administration recognizes faculty for excellence

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.

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University Club invites children to Breakfast with Santa

University Club invites children to Breakfast with Santa

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.

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UofL researcher finds breast cancer mortality higher in Hispanic women

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.

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Cressman Center to display Anne Cooper Dobbins, Stephen Pace

Cressman Center to display Anne Cooper Dobbins, Stephen Pace

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.

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Emphasize green in your holiday this year

Emphasize green in your holiday this year

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.

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Nearly 800 should participate in Dec. 16 commencement ceremony

Nearly 800 should participate in Dec. 16 commencement ceremony

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.

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Nucleus Innovation Park celebrates six new tenants

Nucleus Innovation Park celebrates six new tenants

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.

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Dispatches From India 2011

Dispatches From India 2011

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.

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To Your Health: Breathe better - a new asthma treatment

To Your Health: Breathe better - a new asthma treatment

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.

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UofL opens doors for commencement speaker

UofL opens doors for commencement speaker

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.

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Ocker receives award for overcoming adversity

Ocker receives award for overcoming adversity

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.

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December Commencement 2011: Every number tells a story

December Commencement 2011: Every number tells a story

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.

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Office of the President treats military spouses

Office of the President treats military spouses

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.

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Frazier donates $25 million to UofL

Frazier donates $25 million to UofL

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.

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UofL to study potential partnerships at Museum Plaza property

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.

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100th Army Reserve vists CII

100th Army Reserve vists CII

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.

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Series to celebrate Ali birthday, black life, immigration stories

Series to celebrate Ali birthday, black life, immigration stories

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.

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To Your Health: Calming the kids - how to reduce children’s stress this season

To Your Health: Calming the kids - how to reduce children’s stress this season

by University of Louisville Physicians — Dec 20, 2011 03:03 PM

Kids love the holidays.

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Call for equal education wins Grawemeyer award

Call for equal education wins Grawemeyer award

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.

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Nursing grads' licensure pass rate exceeds national average

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.

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UofL Foundation approves compensation for Ramsey

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.

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Talks to span desegregation, cities, theater, immunity and evolution

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.

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UofL theater invites public to audition for spring plays

UofL theater invites public to audition for spring plays

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.

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Rudy Pozzatti print exhibit to open at Hite galleries

Rudy Pozzatti print exhibit to open at Hite galleries

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.

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Nucleus activates downtown TIF; income to start this year

Nucleus activates downtown TIF; income to start this year

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.

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UofL researcher to develop oral health intervention plan for intellectual, developmentally disabled

UofL researcher to develop oral health intervention plan for intellectual, developmentally disabled

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.

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UofL physicians, Jewish Hospital first in Kentucky to offer new aortic valve replacement procedure

UofL physicians, Jewish Hospital first in Kentucky to offer new aortic valve replacement procedure

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.

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Kent partnership focuses on youth mentoring

Kent partnership focuses on youth mentoring

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.”

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Conference to raise awareness, encourage action to end human trafficking

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.

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WinterFest starts Jan. 9

WinterFest starts Jan. 9

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.

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UofL Green Scene: Composters wanted

UofL Green Scene: Composters wanted

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.

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UofL, Nucleus to collaborate with researchers in Poland

UofL, Nucleus to collaborate with researchers in Poland

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.

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To Your Health: Sharmila Makhija on cervical health

To Your Health: Sharmila Makhija on cervical health

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.

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Free lecture to focus on depression in older adults

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.

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UofL will observe MLK Day in several ways

UofL will observe MLK Day in several ways

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.

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UofL Area Health Education Centers’ economic impact exceeds $5.7 million

UofL Area Health Education Centers’ economic impact exceeds $5.7 million

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.

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Ramsey asks auditor to review QCCT reports

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.

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UofL researcher earns Foundation for Polish Science Prize

UofL researcher earns Foundation for Polish Science Prize

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.

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Trustees committees discuss Ft. Knox programs, approve PhD, construction projects

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.

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Four local colleges join forces to boost college readiness

Four local colleges join forces to boost college readiness

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.

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UofL gives noted composer Karel Husa honorary degree

UofL gives noted composer Karel Husa honorary 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.

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UofL, Innovate LTC partnerships seeks to commercialize research on aging

UofL, Innovate LTC partnerships seeks to commercialize research on aging

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.

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James Graham Brown physician urges taxpayers to ‘check it out’ for breast cancer research

James Graham Brown physician urges taxpayers to ‘check it out’ for breast cancer research

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.

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Doctoral student receives national AACU award

Doctoral student receives national AACU award

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.

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Harvard business innovator to speak at UofL

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.

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Two UofL business programs earn high marks

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.

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UofL explores options ‘down on Main Street’

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.

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Memorandum re: hiring freeze guidelines

by Office of the Provost — Jan 19, 2012 08:23 AM

MEMORANDUM DATE: January 18, 2012

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Dental students receive national community service award

Dental students receive national community service award

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.

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Communication master’s program ranked among best in North America

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.

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Photographic Archives commemorates 1937 Ohio River flood

Photographic Archives commemorates 1937 Ohio River flood

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.)

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Undergrads to showcase research to legislators

Undergrads to showcase research to legislators

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.

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Speaker to address U.S. views on Burma reform

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.

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Banned books ‘UNBOUND’ in library photo display

Banned books ‘UNBOUND’ in library photo display

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.

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Ombuds Insight: How to be a successful negotiator

Ombuds Insight: How to be a successful negotiator

by Tony Belak, University of Louisville ombuds — Jan 24, 2012 01:34 PM

The key to being a successful negotiator is to be prepared.

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Artist turns old inner tubes into sculpture; exhibit opens Jan. 27

Artist turns old inner tubes into sculpture; exhibit opens Jan. 27

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.

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To Your Health: Watch for thyroid conditions in children

To Your Health: Watch for thyroid conditions in children

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.

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A Flowering Tribute: English professor's book inspires new species name

A Flowering Tribute: English professor's book inspires new species name

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.

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Clover steps down as public health dean

Clover steps down as public health dean

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.

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UofL Theatre presents ‘Blues for an Alabama Sky’

UofL Theatre presents ‘Blues for an Alabama Sky’

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.

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UofL-led collegiate team will compete in solar house contest

UofL-led collegiate team will compete in solar house contest

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.

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Learn how technology transforms teaching at Celebration 2012

Learn how technology transforms teaching at Celebration 2012

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.

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Dates set for Garden Commons workshops

Dates set for Garden Commons workshops

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.

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UofL to teach vets how to start businesses

UofL to teach vets how to start businesses

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.

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Pulitzer-winning journalist to discuss fractures in black America

Pulitzer-winning journalist to discuss fractures in black America

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.

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Free workshop to address issues facing African American faculty

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.”

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UofL Green Scene: Giving your green to ensure UofL stays green

UofL Green Scene: Giving your green to ensure UofL stays green

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.”

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'Renoir to Chagall' open to UofL students, faculty, staff at Speed member price

'Renoir to Chagall' open to UofL students, faculty, staff at Speed member price

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.

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Play shines spotlight on mental illness

Play shines spotlight on mental illness

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.

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PEACC to present ‘The Vagina Monologues’

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.

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UofL to host Veteran Symposium for Higher Education Feb. 20-21

UofL to host Veteran Symposium for Higher Education Feb. 20-21

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.

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Axton series features Tobias Wolff, Brian Christian, Martha Rhodes

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.

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Dental school participates in 10th Smile Kentucky! event

Dental school participates in 10th Smile Kentucky! event

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.

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Students to march for higher ed Tuesday

Students to march for higher ed Tuesday

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.

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Literature-culture conference features authors in free keynote sessions

Literature-culture conference features authors in free keynote sessions

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.

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To Your Health: What you need to know about adult heart health

To Your Health: What you need to know about adult heart health

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.

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Kornhauser starts 175th anniversary celebration with ‘Frankenstein’ events

Kornhauser starts 175th anniversary celebration with ‘Frankenstein’ events

by Janene Zaccone, communications and marketing — Feb 08, 2012 04:14 PM

It’s Alive! But is it human?

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UofL families invited to Mardi Gras at the planetarium

UofL families invited to Mardi Gras at the planetarium

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.

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UofL receives Grand Challenges tuberculosis biomarkers grant

UofL receives Grand Challenges tuberculosis biomarkers grant

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.

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Music institute to feature Harlem Renaissance music and poetry

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.

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ULPD officer receives state award for DUI arrests

ULPD officer receives state award for DUI arrests

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.

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Author, radio host to speak at UofL conference

Author, radio host to speak at UofL conference

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.

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Jazz Fest 2012 features guest artists in concert

Jazz Fest 2012 features guest artists in concert

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.

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UofL Theatre to present ‘Atomic Bombers’

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.

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Public meeting set for audiology reaccreditation site visit

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.

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Women's summit features speakers, dinner, entertainment

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.

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Ombuds' Insight: Characteristics of an effective leader

Ombuds' Insight: Characteristics of an effective leader

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.

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