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by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Apr 09, 2012 09:17 AM
A University of Louisville literary event April 11-13 will examine the work of contemporary writers who “time-travel” by envisioning the future, recreating the past or exploring the concept of time. “The 2012 Axton Literary Festival: The Time Machine” will feature free, public readings, discussions and a film screening.
by Jill Scoggins, HSC Office of Communications and Marketing — Apr 10, 2012 09:54 AM
To paraphrase Yogi Berra: It’s déjà vu all over again – with a twist. Roberto Bolli, a University of Louisville researcher known for his prowess at winning competitive grants from the National Institutes of Health, has won another one – his first for clinical research.
by John Chamberlain, communications and marketing — Apr 10, 2012 08:47 AM
The University of Louisville Department of Theatre Arts will stage the student-written “Plays (a Play)” April 18–22.
by University of Louisville Physicians — Apr 10, 2012 08:48 AM
In recognition of Child Abuse Awareness Month, Erin Frazier, MD, ULP pediatrician with the Children and Youth Project at UofL Pediatrics, provides valuable information about this critical issue, tips for prevention and early warning signs of abuse.
by UofL Today — Apr 10, 2012 12:05 PM
The University of Louisville’s Trumpet Ensemble has been invited to perform at the International Trumpet Guild Conference May 22-26 at Columbus State University, Columbus, Ga.
by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — Apr 11, 2012 10:48 AM
The University of Louisville is gearing up for Earth Day with plans for a sustainability fair, film showing and park clean-up. All are free and open to the public.
by Janene Zaccone, communications and marketing — Apr 11, 2012 10:50 AM
Lee Pennington, former Kentucky poet laureate, will give a reading in celebration of Poetry Month at 3 p.m., April 16, in the Bingham Poetry Room of Ekstrom Library.
by Brandy Warren, communications and marketing — Apr 12, 2012 09:50 AM
They are back at the University of Louisville – all nine members of the National Pan-Hellenic Council. UofL will celebrate the Divine Nine’s return on April 21 with a reception and cookout.
by Brandy Warren, communications and marketing — Apr 13, 2012 09:50 AM
Jump in your Delorean, crank some Huey Lewis and the News and head to the clock tower – er – Red Barn April 20.
by Brandy Warren, communications and marketing — Apr 13, 2012 10:06 AM
Get involved. Make a difference in the lives of young people and in your communities. That was the challenge author Wes Moore issued to University of Louisville students last fall when he came to campus as the keynote speaker for the Book-in-Common (BinC) program.
by Tony Belak, UofL ombuds — Apr 13, 2012 10:43 AM
The best laid plans of mice and men often fail in the implementation stage because the planners do not consider the realities of life, the workplace and people. To help assure that the great ideas we generate are translated into actions and desired results, here are a few key elements to consider:
by John Drees, communications and marketing — Apr 17, 2012 04:12 PM
University of Louisville officials will break ground for a new Student Recreation Center Wednesday, April 18, at 1 p.m. in the blue parking lot between Kurz and Minardi Halls on Fourth Street.
by UofL Today — Apr 16, 2012 03:16 PM
Access to Belknap Campus will be limited all day Saturday, April 28, because of street closures for the Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon and Mini-Marathon.
by UofL Today — Apr 17, 2012 10:10 AM
The UofL Quiz Bowl team won both division titles for the 2011-2012 Kentucky Collegiate Quick Recall league season.
by University of Louisville Physicians — Apr 17, 2012 02:31 PM
In observance of Autism Awareness Month, Scott Tomchek, PhD, occupational therapist and co-clinical director of the University of Louisville Autism Center (ULAC) at Kosair Charities, offers parents some tips for early detection of this condition and shares the great treatment progress have made in treatment.
by UofL Today — Apr 17, 2012 01:36 PM
A solar-powered air compressor launched a pneumatically propelled rocket the farthest and fastest of the other competing vehicles in the Conn Center for Renewable Energy Research’s second annual Solar Flight Competition on April 13.
by Mordean Taylor-Archer, Vice Provost for Diversity and International Affairs — Apr 17, 2012 03:27 PM
by John Drees, communications and marketing — Apr 19, 2012 12:14 PM
University of Louisville students and officials marked the beginning of a major new student facility on Belknap Campus with a groundbreaking ceremony April 18.
by Janene Zaccone, communications and marketing — Apr 18, 2012 03:29 PM
University Libraries provide students with a place to conduct research, a quiet place to study, somewhere to get a cup of coffee, put together a video – and even check out a book.
by UofL Today — Apr 19, 2012 10:09 AM
Provost Shirley Willihnganz presented exemplary adviser awards to a staff member and two faculty members in an event April 17.
by Brandy Warren, communications and marketing — Apr 19, 2012 10:08 AM
Women leaders from the state will converge at the University of Louisville May 31-June 2 to offer words of wisdom and encouragement to the next generation of women leaders: college students.
by Janene Zaccone, communications and marketing — Apr 19, 2012 10:55 AM
When readers and writers convene for the 6th Annual Kentucky Women’s Book Festival at the University of Louisville, it just might be the ultimate book club meeting.
by Brandy Warren, communications and marketing — Apr 23, 2012 10:49 AM
Outstanding University of Louisville students, campus organizations and one employee received recognition Monday, April 16, for achievement on campus and in the community. UofL Student Awards are in their 13th year. Using criteria of leadership, service and involvement, a committee selects recipients from student, faculty and staff nominations.
by John Drees, communications and marketing — Apr 20, 2012 09:15 AM
Jim Chen is resigning as dean of the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law effective June 30.
by John Chamberlain, communications and marketing — Apr 23, 2012 10:02 AM
University of Louisville students have taken their talents from the theater department’s costume shop to design attire for a different type of stage – the Kentucky Derby – using a cigar box and vintage hat.
by UofL Today — Apr 24, 2012 03:29 PM
The Transformation Tea for Women of Color has given Georgette Moore, senior program coordinator in the Office of the President, its 2012 Unsung Shero Award.
by John Drees and Mark Hebert, communications and marketing — Apr 24, 2012 01:03 PM
University of Louisville President James Ramsey met with more than 100 faculty, staff and students Thursday, April 19, at a budget forum in the Floyd Theater.
by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — Apr 24, 2012 01:10 PM
Students from the University of Louisville’s College of Business won three out of four divisions at Idea State U, a contest that challenges teams from Kentucky’s state universities to develop “real world” ideas for new businesses.
by John Drees, communications and marketing — Apr 24, 2012 01:34 PM
The University of Louisville’s Signature Partnership program, in conjunction with the Lincoln Heritage Council Boy Scouts of America, will host a May 19 “College for a Day” event for middle and high school boys and girls. The daylong program is the first of its kind to be offered at UofL.
by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Apr 26, 2012 11:08 AM
Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor and Nobel Prize winner Richard Schrock will give two talks at the University of Louisville May 3 and 4. Both talks are free and open to the public.
by UofL Today — Apr 26, 2012 02:02 PM
Thirteen University of Louisville Bachelor of Fine Arts candidates on April 20 invited design professionals from the community to take a look at their portfolios.
by John Drees, communications and marketing — Apr 27, 2012 03:22 PM
“Cards Under the Stars,” UofL’s family movie night series, will return for a third season this year, and you can help determine what films we show.
by UofL Today — Apr 27, 2012 03:18 PM
Karen Miller knows the Kornhauser Health Sciences Library.
by Anne Eldridge, UofL Pediatrics, special to UofL Today — Apr 30, 2012 09:50 AM
Three chunky medals strung on wide orange ribbons hang from a peg in University of Louisville sophomore Erica Shelley’s Fern Creek bedroom, keepsakes of three marathons and reminders of her own longer, harder race.
by UofL Today — May 01, 2012 08:59 AM
UofL faculty, staff and students are invited to “Run for the L of It,” a 5K run/walk around Belknap Campus, Saturday, May 26.
by UofL Today — May 02, 2012 03:24 PM
The UofL Alumni Association and the Great Places to Work initiative are teaming up to offer two new events to UofL faculty, staff, alumni and their families this summer.
by UofL Today — May 01, 2012 12:55 PM
The University of Louisville Belknap Campus is assessing damage and cleaning up after a hail storm April 28.
by Janene Zaccone, communications and marketing — May 08, 2012 10:13 AM
Brian Buford is hiking to the end of the Earth – and he wants faculty and staff to take the journey with him.
by UofL Today — May 09, 2012 08:37 AM
More than 2,734 University of Louisville students are expected to graduate this semester and at least 1,800 of the soon-to-be graduates will take part in commencement ceremonies May 12 at the KFC Yum! Center. There will be two separate ceremonies to allow enough time for each graduate to step onto stage to receive a diploma.
by Ezra Clark, RE3 founder and president, with input from Sam Ellis, vice president, and Josh Wilcox, member — May 07, 2012 01:42 PM
Speed School of Engineering students in the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RE3) Club are learning practical knowledge, working with their hands and applying their knowledge and skills to real-world problems.
by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — May 08, 2012 01:40 PM
Van Clouse will be the first to tell you he’s not a traditional faculty member.
by UofL Today — May 17, 2012 01:42 PM
Some of the nation’s leading classical guitarists will gather at the University of Louisville May 24–28 for the UofL Guitar Festival and Competition.
by UofL Today — May 10, 2012 08:26 AM
Each semester, University of Louisville colleges and schools select an outstanding student to represent them during commencement.
by UofL Today — May 10, 2012 08:16 AM
Tara Schapmire will receive her PhD at the doctoral hooding ceremony Friday afternoon from the Kent School of Social Work. When she takes the stage Saturday morning to address fellow graduates, she will represent the School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies as its Guy Stevenson Award winner for excellence in scholarship, leadership and other areas within her discipline.
by Julie Heflin, HSC communications and marketing — May 09, 2012 08:52 AM
Eight health sciences students graduating May 12 — four dentists and four physicians — are achieving a milestone that has special meaning because they all came from rural, minority or disadvantaged backgrounds.
by Brandy Warren, communications and marketing — May 09, 2012 02:41 PM
Some people aspire to make a difference to the world. Some students, like University of Louisville commencement speaker Deep Aggarwal, are already well on their way to doing that.
by John Drees, communications and marketing — May 09, 2012 02:46 PM
University of Louisville officials joined friends and partners from throughout the community Tuesday, May 8, to celebrate five years of teamwork and community improvement through its Signature Partnership initiative.
by University of Louisville Physicians — May 10, 2012 10:02 AM
As the days grow longer and warmer, kids will begin to spend more time outdoors – at the ball fields, chasing butterflies, making sandcastles and hanging out by the pool.
by Cindy Hess, communications and marketing — May 10, 2012 04:29 PM
Former Cardinal Basketball stars Marques Maybin and DeJuan Wheat have taken a few detours on their academic journeys, but both will cross the finish line May 12 when they receive bachelor’s degrees during the University of Louisville’s spring commencement at the KFC Yum! Center.
by John Drees, communications and marketing — May 11, 2012 08:27 AM
The University of Louisville Board of Trustees approved a $482.6 million general fund budget for 2012-13, up about 2.5 percent from 2011-12, at its May 10 meeting. It reflects a cut in state funding and anticipated increased fixed operating costs.
by UofL Today — May 13, 2012 05:34 PM
The world has changed in the few short years that the class of 2012 has been at the University of Louisville, but “you are ready to face this changing world,” President James Ramsey told some 2,000 students who participated in commencement ceremonies May 12 at the KFC Yum! Center.
by Zaccone,Janene Gupton — May 13, 2012 05:47 PM
The following is a transcript of President James Ramsey's remarks for both commencement ceremonies.
by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — May 15, 2012 02:14 PM
Ten University of Louisville graduate students developed a plan to enlarge Louisville Metro’s urban tree canopy that not only has received a state award but also has contributed to the city’s efforts to plant and better care for trees.
by Janene Zaccone, communications and marketing — May 16, 2012 01:56 PM
It isn’t often that university professors get to teach millions of people at once, but that’s what happened last semester for two University of Louisville professors.
by UofL Today — May 18, 2012 09:41 AM
University of Louisville faculty members have received a variety of Fulbright grants that have them traveling this year and in 2013.
by Anne Eldridge, UofL pediatrics, special to UofL Today — May 18, 2012 12:51 PM
The difference between caring for Hispanic and non-Hispanic patients is as simple as a cup of tea, but missing the difference could be fatal if the patient is a colicky infant and the tea, herbal.
by Amy Higgs, University of Louisville Physicians — May 18, 2012 02:45 PM
To address the mounting need for specialty services for patients over age 65, the University of Louisville Physicians-Geriatric Practice recently celebrated the opening of a new clinical office in the UofL Health Care Outpatient Center (HCOC), 401 E. Chestnut St.
by John Chamberlain, communications and marketing — May 21, 2012 10:06 AM
The University of Louisville Cardinal Singers, recently ranked number one in the world, will pack their bags again this month to perform at the first U.S./Cuba Summit on Choral Music in Havana, Cuba.
by UofL Today — May 22, 2012 02:44 PM
UofL students, faculty and staff have spoken, and the Transit Authority of River City (TARC) listened.
by Nina Vasavada, MD — May 23, 2012 11:08 AM
Good control of blood pressure is a topic of interest for preventing kidney disease and heart disease. But did you know that controlling your blood pressure can help decrease your risk of a stroke in later years, as well as late-life dementia such as Alzheimer’s disease?
by Janene Zaccone, communications and marketing — May 24, 2012 07:23 AM
Construction will begin June 15 on expansion of the Jim Patterson Stadium at Third Street and Central Avenue, and community and university fans have a chance to be part of it.
by Jill Scoggins, HSC communications and marketing — May 24, 2012 10:22 AM
Two University of Louisville programs and the CEO of a UofL-related organization won three of the eight MediStar Awards, recognizing excellence in health care.
by Gary Mans, HSC communications and marketing — May 24, 2012 03:51 PM
The University of Louisville has received $6.3 million from the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust to support research in the Department of Neurological Surgery and the Kentucky Spinal Cord Injury Research Center at UofL developing the next generation of technology to help paralyzed people regain movement in their limbs and enhance their quality of life.
by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — May 24, 2012 10:38 AM
The Saturday Academy, a University of Louisville-sponsored community outreach program, will offer a special program May 26 that includes an open forum on “Poverty, Violence and Justice in West Louisville.”
by Cindy Hess, communications and marketing — May 25, 2012 01:36 PM
A portable planetarium that can be set up in 45 minutes and accommodate 20 adults or 30 children will soon begin road shows to area schools and community events.
by Mark Hebert, communications and marketing — May 29, 2012 03:36 PM
It’s almost like groundhog day. A torrential downpour May 29 required the University of Louisville to cancel morning and afternoon classes on its Belknap Campus.
by Mark Hebert, communications and marketing — May 30, 2012 01:02 PM
The interiors of 22 University of Louisville buildings were touched by the heavy rains in the Louisville area Tuesday, May 29, according to UofL Vice President for Business Affairs Larry Owsley.
by Lisa Markowitz, chair and associate professor of anthropology — Jun 01, 2012 09:28 AM
Food trucks converge for Derby, city chefs garner national awards, the National Slow Food Congress convenes in Louisville – all these events highlight Louisville’s emergence as a great food city, one where people increasingly appreciate and savor the bounty of local fields, pastures and gardens. Kentucky, thanks to the legacy of tobacco, has upwards of 85,000 farms, which places the state fifth nationally.
by Hayley Lynch, Information Technology — Jun 04, 2012 09:37 AM
Website administrators and content managers at the University of Louisville will be able to work faster when Information Technology introduces an upgrade to Plone, the content management system (CMS) that departments use to build and maintain their university websites. Plone 4 is expected to be much faster than its predecessor.
by John Drees, communications and marketing — Jun 04, 2012 02:03 PM
Construction of a new signature entrance to the north end of Belknap Campus will cause some traffic delays beginning Wednesday, June 6, and lasting through July.
by Mark Hebert, communications and marketing — Jun 05, 2012 09:46 AM
University of Louisville officials are estimating that cleanup costs from the May 29 downpour and flooding will be $175,000.
by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — Jun 05, 2012 02:20 PM
The University of Louisville’s College of Business just got something no other UofL building has ever had — a “green” roof created with living plants and reflective roofing.
by University of Louisville Physicians — Jun 06, 2012 08:45 AM
Any parent knows that growing children learn by example. We may remember to stress, “Please!” and “Thank you!” but ULP physician, Brooke Sweeney, MD, medical director for Healthy for Life! pediatric obesity program, reminds parents of a more important example to set for their kids each day: healthy eating habits.
by UofL Today — Jun 07, 2012 11:20 AM
The University of Louisville announced June 7 that eight scholars have won the prestigious Fulbright award and an additional 17 have earned prominent scholarships that include the Barry M. Goldwater, Boren and Critical Language scholarships.
by UofL Today — Jun 07, 2012 11:20 AM
The University of Louisville announced June 7 that 25 students will study, teach and conduct research in other countries through highly competitive scholarships.
by Jill Scoggins, HSC communications and marketing — Jun 11, 2012 09:40 AM
UofL Geriatrics in the Department of Family and Geriatric Medicine at the University of Louisville, is calling for nominations for the second annual Gold Standard Award for Optimal Aging.
by Julie Heflin, HSC communications and marketing — Jun 12, 2012 02:53 PM
More than 120 dental and dental hygiene students and nearly 40 faculty and staff members from the University of Louisville School of Dentistry spent June 9 and 10 in Pikeville, Ky., providing free dental care including cleanings, fillings, extractions and denture repairs, relines and other prosthetic services to underserved populations.
by Mark Hebert, communications and marketing — Jun 12, 2012 05:54 PM
The University of Louisville Foundation board of directors has approved a $141.8 million budget for the 2012–13 fiscal year — a $12.4 million increase over the 2011-12 budget.
by Mark Hebert, communications and marketing — Jun 14, 2012 09:25 AM
President James Ramsey gave University of Louisville Presidential Medals to a Louisville lawmaker with a soft spot for the poor, an auto dealership owner with a passion for improving the community and a foundation that improves education for Kentuckians at an event June 12. Ramsey choses recipients based on their contributions to the university and community.
by Tony Belak, university ombuds — Jun 14, 2012 09:05 AM
When we believe others view us negatively or in a false light, we struggle as though to breathe in an oxygen-deprived atmosphere.
by UofL Today — Jun 18, 2012 10:20 AM
Competition is fierce anytime a University of Louisville team takes on a University of Kentucky team. In the latest contest, UofL handily defeated UK by more than 13,000 – steps per participant, that is.
by UofL Today — Jun 29, 2012 01:38 PM
The University of Louisville Hite Art Institute has opened two summer exhibits at its Schneider Hall galleries. “Jim Snodgrass: A Creative Life” is a retrospective of the career of locally born painter and sculptor Jim Snodgrass. “Art of the State” is an examination of government-sanctioned artwork.
by Mark Hebert, communications and marketing — Jun 19, 2012 10:14 AM
A group of 80 Jefferson County school students are getting an academic “boost” this summer through a unique partnership between the University of Louisville and an elementary school located in one of the city’s poorest neighborhoods.
by Jessica Stumbo, MD, ULP Family Medicine — Jun 20, 2012 09:41 AM
A concussion is a brain injury and should be taken seriously. In an effort to promote concussion awareness and protect athletes, a concussion law was passed in Kentucky on April 11.
by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Jun 20, 2012 08:46 AM
Nature lovers and butterfly fans, unite – the July 7 national butterfly census awaits your help. Children and adults are welcome to join in the butterfly count expedition that day in Oldham County.
by John Drees, communications and marketing — Jun 20, 2012 01:36 PM
Susan Duncan, associate dean of academic affairs at the University of Louisville’s Brandeis School of Law, will be interim dean of the school effective July 1.
by Julie Heflin, HSC communications and marketing — Jun 22, 2012 09:39 AM
The University of Louisville School of Dentistry’s commitment to sustainability has earned its renovated facility a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) silver rating from the U.S. Green Building Council, a nonprofit agency based in Washington D.C. that promotes sustainability in building design, construction and operation.
by John Drees, communications and marketing — Jun 22, 2012 12:47 PM
The University of Louisville and Enterprise Rent-A-Car will offer an on-campus car-sharing program for faculty, staff and students beginning this fall to help reduce student and employee need for cars.
by Julie Heflin, HSC communications and marketing — Jun 25, 2012 01:14 PM
Although 13 percent of new mothers experience postpartum depression (PPD) in the first year after childbirth, few women recognize the symptoms and seldom discuss their feelings with a health care provider.
by Cindy Hess, communications and marketing — Jun 25, 2012 04:32 PM
State, local and university officials gathered near Jim Patterson Baseball Stadium June 25 to ceremonially mark the beginning of a new economic and academic development at the University of Louisville.