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by Mark Hebert, communications and marketing — Feb 15, 2012 01:18 PM
Nearly 30 percent of the companies contracted to build the first building on the old Haymarket site in downtown Louisville are owned by a woman or a minority.
by UofL Today — Feb 15, 2012 04:20 PM
Bill Carner, Photographic Archives imaging manager, helped bring Louisville Metro’s rare copy of the “Declaration of Independence” into the digital age last week when he scanned the document for the city.
by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — Feb 23, 2012 09:38 AM
Leon Panetta, U.S. Secretary of Defense, will speak to students and community members March 1 at the University of Louisville Brown and Williamson Club at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium.
by Brandy Warren, communications and marketing — Feb 16, 2012 08:52 AM
With Louisville still reeling from the worst flood in its history in February 1937, University of Louisville fraternity and sorority members dressed in their best attire and took turns gathering on the steps in front of Grawemeyer Hall.
by Sherrolyn Duffy, College of Business — Feb 20, 2012 02:25 PM
(Editor's Note: The location of the Feb. 22 campus event has changed to Margaret Comstock Concert Hall, School of Music.)
by UofL Today — Feb 17, 2012 01:15 PM
A health care advocate, attorney-civic leader, a former dean, religious scholar and art curator are the newest members of the College of Arts & Science Hall of Honor.
by UofL Today — Feb 17, 2012 02:27 PM
The selection of Abraham Lincoln as the nation’s commander in chief in 1860 shaped America’s future more than any other U.S. presidential election, according to a national survey released today by the University of Louisville’s McConnell Center.
by UofL Today — Feb 17, 2012 02:24 PM
University of Louisville’s Board of Trustees gave the go-ahead Feb. 16 for the university to join with University Hospital in seeking partnerships that would benefit the hospital and UofL’s Health Sciences Center.
by UofL Today — Feb 17, 2012 02:31 PM
The University of Louisville and Kentucky National Guard have signed a memorandum of understanding to strengthen their working relationship.
by Jill Scoggins, HSC Office of Communications and Marketing — Feb 18, 2012 08:35 PM
Substituting smokeless tobacco products can save smokers’ lives, and there is a scientific foundation that proves it.
by UofL Today — Feb 20, 2012 09:46 AM
How Kentuckians fared in the late Civil War and afterward will be the focus of a March 8-9 conference at the University of Louisville on "Victory Achieved -- Freedom Denied: From Civil War to Reconstruction in Kentucky.”
by UofL Today — Feb 22, 2012 09:34 AM
Bryant Terry, a food justice activist, chef and author will speak at the University of Louisville March 1. He is expected to say that access to fresh, healthy food should be a basic human right and discuss what communities can do to improve such access.
by UofL Today — Feb 21, 2012 10:30 AM
Edward C. Halperin, M.D., M.A., F.A.C.R., dean of the University of Louisville School of Medicine, has announced he is leaving UofL to become the chief executive officer and chancellor for health affairs of New York Medical College and provost for biomedical affairs at Touro College and University System. Dr. Halperin will assume his new duties May 1.
by University of Louisville Physicians — Feb 21, 2012 10:46 AM
We hear a lot about heart disease in adults, but what about our children? In recognition of Heart Month, we want to share some information on signs and symptoms of heart conditions in children, as well as ways to keep our little ones’ hearts healthy.
by UofL Today — Feb 21, 2012 11:03 AM
Preschool children at the University of Louisville Early Learning Campus dance gleefully to guitar music and make their own music on handheld percussion instruments. They are taking part in a weekly half-hour long session with Darcy Walworth, UofL music therapy program director, and her students. And they are having fun.
by Janene Zaccone, communications and marketing — Mar 03, 2012 10:05 AM
An old friend returned to his spot outside Grawemeyer Hall at the University of Louisville Feb. 18, and he is sporting a new look.
by Janene Zaccone, communications and marketing — Apr 09, 2012 02:36 PM
Artist: Auguste Rodin Casting date: Dec. 25, 1903 Noteworthy: The Thinker sculpture at UofL is the first large casting of the piece.
by UofL Today — Feb 21, 2012 12:36 PM
We don't know what The Thinker is thinking about, but we do know what people think about The Thinker.
by UofL Today — Feb 23, 2012 08:49 AM
Every day, a steady flow of students pop in and out of the Cultural Center at the University of Louisville. They represent races, cultures and heritages from around the world.
by Janene Zaccone, communications and marketing — Feb 22, 2012 09:24 AM
UofL has an ambitious goal to more than double its annual number of doctoral graduates by the year 2020, and the School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies (SIGS) has a “plan” that will help.
by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — Feb 22, 2012 12:45 PM
Maurice Day spent 20 years as a U.S. Army munitions specialist, a job that took him to Iraq, Germany, Hawaii and Turkey. This week, he’ll begin a different career—starting a chain of barbecue restaurants.
by John Chamberlain, communications and marketing — Feb 23, 2012 08:44 AM
Henderson, Ky. and the L'Académie National de Musique, known as the Paris Opéra in France, are 4,319 miles apart, but the love of music has no boundaries.
by UofL Today — Feb 23, 2012 08:49 AM
An exhibit of large-scale paintings by Henk Pander will open at the University of Louisville’s Cressman Center for Visual Arts, 100 E. Main St., March 2. The opening reception will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in conjunction with the First Friday Trolley Hop.
by UofL Today — Feb 23, 2012 09:51 AM
UofL professor Nefertiti Burton is a woman who wears many “hats.”
by UofL Today — Feb 23, 2012 01:59 PM
University of Louisville students will have an opportunity this summer to conduct research on a health problem that plagues Kentucky, and to gain experience that will help them in their future careers.
by Jill Scoggins, HSC communications and marketing — Feb 24, 2012 08:37 AM
Maxwell Boakye’s office looks like most other physician offices. A desk dominated by a personal computer. Floor-to-ceiling shelves filled with books. An array of family photos.
by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Feb 27, 2012 12:30 PM
Aspiring engineers and the public are invited to learn from a Walt Disney Co. engineer, compete in contests, tour laboratories and check out racing vehicles at the University of Louisville’s annual Engineering Expo March 3.
by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Feb 27, 2012 12:33 PM
Activist Gwen Patton will speak March 8 during a University of Louisville luncheon discussion series on diversity and social justice issues.
by Janene Zaccone, communications and marketing — Feb 27, 2012 12:42 PM
Abraham Lincoln’s presidency was one of the most pivotal of the 19th century and his actions to preserve the Union changed both the United States and the U.S. Constitution—the document he pledged to “preserve, protect and defend.”
by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — Feb 28, 2012 02:21 PM
To you and me, it’s a fuzzy, green sprout that grows on a Chia Pet. To a group of University of Louisville business students, it’s a plant that someday could become Kentucky’s top agricultural product.
by UofL Today — Feb 29, 2012 03:39 PM
The Association of Black Students and the Black Diamond Choir recognized several outstanding individuals and groups at the “Continuing the Legacy Banquet - A Celebration of African Americans at the University of Louisville.” The event was Feb. 28 at the Student Activities Center Multipurpose Room.
by UofL Today — Feb 29, 2012 03:45 PM
The University of Louisville Hite Art Institute opened two exhibits this week at the Hite Galleries in Schneider Hall on Belknap Campus.
by Mark Hebert, communications and marketing — Mar 01, 2012 02:54 PM
Rapid prototyping. Additive manufacturing. Clean room.
by Jill Scoggins, HSC communications and marketing; and David McArthur, University of Louisville hospital — Mar 01, 2012 10:55 AM
A $1 million gift to Charting Our Course: The Campaign for Kentucky’s Premier Metropolitan Research University will provide services to people with cancer and their families while honoring a woman who lost a courageous battle with the disease.
by Ketti Tonnemacher, academic counselor, University Honors Program — Mar 02, 2012 07:43 PM
Valentine’s Day 2012 wasn’t typical for a committed group of University of Louisville students, faculty and staff.
by Gary Mans, HSC communications and marketing — Mar 19, 2012 09:00 AM
Toni M. Ganzel will serve as interim dean of the University of Louisville School of Medicine effective March 20.
by Mark Hebert, communications and marketing — Mar 02, 2012 03:12 PM
More than 1,200 people, including dozens of Fort Knox soldiers, packed the University of Louisville’s Brown and Williamson Club Thursday night to hear U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta talk about budget cutting, cyber warfare and public service.
by Jill Scoggins and Julie Heflin, HSC communications and marketing — Mar 02, 2012 02:16 PM
University of Louisville Health Sciences Center leaders were among those in the metro area honored for their influence in the health care business, an annual recognition by Business First magazine. UofL boasted 20 winners, including UofL President James Ramsey.
by Cindy Hess, communications and marketing — Mar 02, 2012 02:29 PM
At a March 1 meeting, the University of Louisville Board of Trustees Finance Committee approved capital construction projects to improve storm water drainage on the Belknap Campus.
by John Chamberlain, communications and marketing — Mar 02, 2012 02:37 PM
After performing for more than 30 years and for as many as 150,000 theater-goers, the University of Louisville Department of Theatre Arts Repertory Company will make its first public appearance March 7 when the group performs two UofL faculty-written plays to raise money for the theater program.
by UofL Today — Mar 09, 2012 08:10 AM
Physical Plant is planning electrical outage for Belknap campus March 10 and 11 to replace two electrical feeders from Floyd Street and to install an energy savings component on the campus electrical system.
by UofL Today — Mar 05, 2012 09:59 AM
What do a French horn and medicine have in common? Alison Tucker.
by UofL Today — Mar 05, 2012 01:31 PM
A group of 14 students, faculty and staff from the University of Louisville will leave March 9 for a 10-day study abroad program in Havana, Cuba.
by John Chamberlain, communications and marketing — Mar 06, 2012 08:42 AM
The School of Music Opera Theatre at the University of Louisville will perform Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s “Cosi fan tutte”—or “All Women Are Like That”—at 8 p.m. March 30 and 2 p.m. April 1 at Bomhard Theater, The Kentucky Center, 501W. Main St.
by Julie Heflin, HSC communications and marketing — Mar 06, 2012 08:48 AM
The University of Louisville is admitting students to a new master’s degree program that combines public health and urban planning. Designed to educate future professionals about how infrastructure and design affects the health and well-being of the community, graduates of the program receive two degrees: Master of Urban Planning (MUP) and Master of Public Health (MPH).
by Cindy Hess, communications and marketing — Mar 06, 2012 08:52 AM
The Kentucky Autism Training Center at the University of Louisville is offering a program June 18-20 on Shelby Campus to help families and professionals find new ways to support people with autism.
by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Mar 19, 2012 08:57 AM
Social justice activist and public interest attorney Norma Ramos will discuss “Trafficking in Women” March 22 at the University of Louisville.
by UofL Today — Mar 06, 2012 10:36 AM
UofL activated its UofL Alert system at 10:07 a.m. today as a partial tornado drill.
by UofL Today — Mar 06, 2012 03:25 PM
UofL’s men’s and women’s golf teams took honors for achieving the top team grade point averages at the Red and Black Honors Banquet and Scholar-Athlete Awards Ceremony Sunday, March 4, at the Brown and Williamson Club.
by UofL Today — Mar 07, 2012 08:53 AM
Legendary boxer Muhammad Ali made famous the Ali Shuffle, a quick foot maneuver he used to baffle his opponents.
by University of Louisville Physicians — Mar 07, 2012 08:56 AM
It’s Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month but what exactly is colorectal cancer? Colon cancer is cancer of the large intestine, the lower part of your digestive system. Rectal cancer is cancer of the last several inches of the colon. Together, they’re often referred to as colorectal cancer. It is expected to cause about 51,690 deaths during 2012. Overall, the lifetime risk of developing colorectal cancer is about 1 in 20 (5.1 percent).
by UofL Today — Mar 07, 2012 01:57 PM
Labor activist Luz Rivera Martinez will take part in a panel discussion with other women as part of International Womens’ Day events Thursday, March 8, at the University of Louisville’s Red Barn.
by Jill Scoggins, HSC Communications and Marketing — Mar 07, 2012 02:08 PM
New ongoing research published March 7 in the journal Science Translational Medicine suggests organ transplant recipients may not require anti-rejection medication in the future thanks to the power of stem cells, which may prove to be able to be manipulated in mismatched kidney donor and recipient pairs to allow for successful transplantation without immunosuppressive drugs.
by UofL Today — Mar 08, 2012 10:46 AM
The Office of Communications and Marketing has completed a new brand graphics policy and updated the university’s brand design.
by UofL Today — Mar 08, 2012 03:07 PM
Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer wants to show that the city is the most caring and compassionate in the world and has set aside the week of April 15-22 for people to make a difference and “Give A Day” to help someone else.
by Brandy Warren, Office of Communications and Marketing — Mar 20, 2012 10:10 AM
About 30 students left campus last weekend to participate in Alternative Spring Break, a service-learning and leadership program facilitated by the Engage.Lead.Serve office.
by UofL Today — Mar 09, 2012 12:24 PM
Three ground-level restaurants and green courtyards soon will be opening within a block of the University of Louisville Health Sciences Center and the student housing that recently has opened in the area.
by Janene Zaccone, communications and marketing — Mar 09, 2012 09:55 AM
Volunteer activities give University of Louisville faculty and staff a different perspective on their community. Keith Mountain, geography and geosciences chair—and a private pilot and member of the Kentucky Volunteer Aviators—gets a more elevated perspective than most.
by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — Mar 09, 2012 03:55 PM
Long before “John Carter” was a Disney movie, it was a book.
Jewish Hospital/University of Louisville program helps heart failure patients avoid or delay transplant
by UofL Today — Mar 12, 2012 01:05 PM
Some patients with advanced heart failure caused by cardiomyopathy, the deterioration of function of the heart muscle, are getting a new lease on life thanks to an innovative treatment program at Jewish Hospital, a part of KentuckyOne Health, and the University of Louisville.
Ronald McDonald House
Ronald McDonald House
by UofL Today — Mar 14, 2012 11:35 AM
People interested in local projects to help fight cancer have a chance to vote for them by March 23 in a competition for grant funds from the LIVESTRONG organization.
by UofL Today — Mar 16, 2012 02:14 PM
Art by some of the great Impressionists and Post-Impressionists is now on display at The Speed Art Museum’s “Renoir to Chagall: Paris and the Allure of Color” exhibit just steps away from the offices of UofL faculty and staff.
by Mark Hebert, communications and marketing — Mar 21, 2012 07:45 AM
Three research companies with ties to the University of Louisville have received $500,000 grants from Kentucky.
by UofL Today — Mar 20, 2012 09:22 AM
Massachusetts Institute of Technology computer scientist Erik Demaine, who is known for his interest in where art and math intersect, will talk about geometric puzzles March 29 at the University of Louisville.
by Tony Belak, University of Louisville ombuds — Mar 20, 2012 09:51 AM
It is becoming less common to meet and speak with someone having character, but it is still something special to be around someone who does have it.
by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Mar 21, 2012 08:12 AM
A University of Louisville lecture series about architectural history will turn its focus this spring to photography’s role in documenting U.S. life and locales.
by University of Louisville Physicians — Mar 21, 2012 08:38 AM
Every year, more than 1.7 million Americans sustain a traumatic brain injury (TBI). TBI is one of the leading causes of death and disability, and Kentucky has twice the incidence of TBI than the national average.
by UofL Today — Mar 21, 2012 08:40 AM
“Is college too easy?” Recent research by New York University sociology and education professor Richard Arum and his University of Virginia colleague, Josipa Roksa, indicates the answer is “yes.”
by UofL Today — Mar 21, 2012 08:51 AM
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by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Mar 22, 2012 08:11 AM
Anthropologist Wyatt MacGaffey will lecture March 28 at the University of Louisville about “Writing the History of African Kingdoms: Ghana and Central Africa.”
by UofL Today — Mar 22, 2012 08:16 AM
The James Graham Brown Cancer Center at the University of Louisville recently announced 2012 sponsors for the Julep, an annual Derby Eve fundraiser for the center, and that the event is adopting a new look.
by Cindy Hess, communications and marketing — Mar 22, 2012 08:21 AM
The Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium at the University of Louisville will open its doors April 21 to give Thunder Over Louisville goers a new option for watching the fireworks show and participating in Thunder-related events.
by Janene Zaccone, communications and marketing — Mar 23, 2012 11:21 AM
Author, photographer and former photographic curator Steven W. Plattner is no stranger to the University of Louisville Photographic Archives.
by Richard Slawsky, graduate student, Department of Communication — Mar 23, 2012 11:28 AM
For three weeks between March 26 and April 15, residence halls on the University of Louisville’s Belknap Campus will challenge each other, residence halls at the University of Kentucky and those at universities around the country to conserve energy.
by David McArthur, University of Louisville hospital — Mar 23, 2012 11:34 AM
Louisville-based sculptor, painter and author Doyle Glass is best known for his public bronze pieces honoring military heroes, such as the Medal of Honor Memorial in Louisville’s Jefferson Square. His latest collection, however, is personal.
by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Mar 26, 2012 08:00 AM
Yeshiva University cultural historian Steven Fine will give a University of Louisville talk April 1 about the use of color in ancient Jewish places of worship.
by UofL Today — Mar 26, 2012 08:08 AM
World-renowned artist and author Ann Hamilton will deliver the 2012 Nora Iasigi Bullitt Memorial Lecture Thursday, April 5, at 6 p.m. in the Speed Art Museum Auditorium. The University of Louisville’s Hite Art Institute sponsors the talk. Admission is free and open to the public.
by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Mar 26, 2012 08:10 AM
A University of Louisville audience will have a rare opportunity to hear how select insiders view U.S. military operations when officers from the U.S. Army War College participate in a free, public discussion April 2.
by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — Mar 26, 2012 12:49 PM
University of Louisville meteorology professor Tim Dowling studies weather conditions on other planets for a living.
by Mark Hebert, communications and marketing — Mar 27, 2012 01:04 PM
“There’s a time to compete and a time to collaborate” according to University of Louisville President James Ramsey.
by John Drees, communications and marketing — Mar 27, 2012 03:13 PM
The University of Louisville Police Department will shut down Cardinal Boulevard and Brandeis Avenue between Third and Fourth streets Saturday evening in preparation for possible crowds around Cardinal Towne for the Final Four game between UofL and the University of Kentucky.
by UofL Today — Mar 29, 2012 08:23 AM
University of Louisville’s alumni clubs have scheduled game watch locations for the March 31 Cardinals’ Final Four basketball game against the University of Kentucky.
by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Mar 29, 2012 08:27 AM
A free, public symposium April 14 at the University of Louisville will examine “Globalization in the Asian Context.”
by UofL Today — Mar 29, 2012 10:35 AM
University of Louisville engineering researchers have developed an economic indicator, the Logistics and Distribution Index, aimed at helping area businesses monitor their market’s well-being and guide them in future investment decisions.
by UofL Today — Apr 02, 2012 09:35 AM
Fifteen graduating University of Louisville bachelor of fine arts students will exhibit their work in the Spring 2012 BFA Thesis Exhibition April 12-May 15 at the Hite Art Institute Galleries in Schneider Hall. There will be an opening reception April 12, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
by UofL Today — Apr 02, 2012 09:38 AM
University of Louisville Master of Fine Arts students Lexi Bass and Tenille Novinger will show their work in the M.A. Thesis Exhibition that opens April 6 at the Cressman Center for Visual Arts.
by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Apr 02, 2012 12:13 PM
A University of Louisville conference April 13, “Public Art and the City 2012,” will examine the history and recent conservation of Auguste Rodin’s The Thinker sculpture on campus as well as provide practical advice for working artists, students and organizers.
by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — Apr 03, 2012 10:27 AM
A University of Louisville initiative to increase the amount of local food served on its campus has earned recognition from a national organization working to address climate change.
by Janene Zaccone, communications and marketing — Apr 03, 2012 10:30 AM
Imagine civil rights leaders Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. discussing the topic “Race in the Obama Era: Politics, Culture or Class?”
by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — Apr 03, 2012 01:29 PM
Recipients of the 2012 Grawemeyer Awards will discuss their winning works and ideas at the University of Louisville and Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary April 10-16.
by John Drees, communications and marketing — Apr 03, 2012 01:14 PM
When University of Louisville President James Ramsey and Provost Shirley Willihnganz asked for suggestions to help trim the university’s budget, nearly 190 faculty, staff and students submitted ideas.
by John Drees, communications and marketing — Apr 04, 2012 10:45 AM
Construction of a new gateway to the north end of Belknap Campus will begin within the next few days.
by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Apr 04, 2012 10:45 AM
Fireworks fans who like a little art with their Thunder can make plans now to enjoy “Fire & Art 6: Thunder at the Cressman,” offered by the University of Louisville’s Hite Art Institute.
by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Apr 04, 2012 10:47 AM
Jefferson County Public Schools Superintendent Donna Hargens will speak April 17 during a University of Louisville luncheon discussion series on diversity and social justice issues.
by UofL Today — Apr 05, 2012 03:39 PM
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by John Drees, communications and marketing — Apr 05, 2012 04:35 PM
The University of Louisville’s Board of Trustees agreed at its April 5 meeting to lease a six-acre tract of land to the UofL Foundation as part of a long-term plan to create an academic, research and business incubation center on Belknap Campus.
by UofL Today — Apr 08, 2012 07:31 PM
The University of Louisville School of Medicine is bringing TEDMED to the Health Sciences Center campus this week.