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by Jill Scoggins, HSC Office of Communications and Marketing — Oct 01, 2012 02:48 PM
University of Louisville researcher George Pantalos is working with colleagues from Carnegie Mellon University on a potentially lifesaving technology for astronauts traveling to Mars or others who are on extended space missions.
by UofL Today — Oct 15, 2012 01:04 PM
The University of Louisville Hite Art Institute is celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Department of Fine Arts through October and November with several exhibitions and events.
by UofL Today — Oct 02, 2012 08:54 AM
The checkered flag drops at midnight Oct. 6. But until then there will be hours of noisy, dirty, off-road racing fun under the lights during the Midnight Mayhem competition that University of Louisville students organize for Baja SAE racers.
by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Oct 02, 2012 08:59 AM
Award-winning author and African American studies scholar Robin D.G. Kelley will talk about “Neoliberalism and the War on Our Youth” during the sixth annual Anne Braden Memorial Lecture Nov. 8.
by Janene Zaccone, communications and marketing — Oct 03, 2012 01:55 PM
“I do want to set the record straight. I’m not dead. This is not a memorial, and this is not a retirement gift. I’m not retiring, nor am I retired,” Jane Goldstein, assistant dean of the College of Business, assured the 150 or so people who came out Oct. 1 to help dedicate the Jane Goldstein Plaza.
by Gary Mans, HSC communications and marketing — Oct 03, 2012 12:42 PM
Green means healthy. Red means problematic. Understanding health risks is as simple as that in a health management program that the University of Louisville’s information technology office and health informatics group developed.
by UofL Today — Oct 04, 2012 02:01 PM
Faculty and guest artists are teaming to present a concert series featuring music by some of the world’s best composers to raise money for piano and string scholarships.
by Janene Zaccone, communications and marketing — Oct 22, 2012 01:44 PM
Author Edgar Rice Burroughs created the loincloth-clad character Tarzan in 1912, and 100 years later the jungle dweller is a cultural icon with his signature yodel and sparse attire.
by John Drees, communications and marketing — Oct 04, 2012 10:27 AM
Letters, programs and other materials from the 30-year history of Louisville’s Corn Island Storytelling Festival are on display in Ekstrom Library. The exhibit is in the west wing glass cases across from the circulation desk.
by UofL Today — Oct 09, 2012 02:35 PM
Downtown Louisville will be bathed in red Oct. 13 as UofL fans gather at the KFC Yum! Center Plaza to kick off homecoming activities.
by UofL Today — Oct 05, 2012 01:01 PM
California biologist Robert Dudley will discuss evidence that human alcohol use and abuse can be traced back to fruit-eating primate ancestors during a University of Louisville talk Oct. 11.
by Mark Hebert, communications and marketing — Oct 10, 2012 12:50 PM
Nucleus, the UofL Foundation’s economic development arm, has transformed a vacant building into an inexpensive space for entrepreneurs and startup companies to set up shop and share ideas with their peers.
by UofL Today — Oct 10, 2012 01:34 PM
Housing and Residence Life is closing Miller Hall and moving 270 residents because of elevated levels of mold spores in the building.
by UofL Today — Oct 11, 2012 09:35 AM
American-born Tel Aviv politician and professor Noah Efron will discuss Israeli social justice issues and changing views on nature during two free, public talks Oct. 18 at the University of Louisville.
by UofL Today — Oct 11, 2012 09:52 AM
Students, faculty and staff arriving on or leaving the west side of Belknap campus between 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. should allow extra time each Monday and Thursday through Nov. 15.
by UofL Today — Oct 12, 2012 09:23 AM
The University of Louisville Board of Trustees has authorized the institution’s executive vice president of health affairs to complete negotiations and finalize an agreement with a new partner for University Medical Center (UMC) and the University of Louisville.
by UofL Today — Oct 12, 2012 02:15 PM
UofL Student Activities Board is hosting a number of events to help students, employees and the general public gets excited for Homecoming.
by UofL Today — Oct 12, 2012 02:17 PM
People can get a taste of the variety of foods grown in the Louisville area at a four-course meal Oct. 19 at The Ville Grill.
by UofL Today — Oct 12, 2012 02:20 PM
More than 120 people showed up at the Kornhauser Auditorium to talk to UofL officials at the second President’s Town Hall forum Friday, Oct. 12.
by UofL Today — Oct 15, 2012 10:23 AM
The University of Louisville honored faculty, staff, students and a community partner Oct. 11 for playing significant roles in bringing university resources to the community during the fourth annual Community Engagement Awards.
by UofL Today — Oct 15, 2012 02:48 PM
It is time again for UofL employees to select benefit options for the coming year. Benefits open enrollment will run Oct. 22 through Nov. 5.
by UofL Physicians — Oct 16, 2012 11:06 AM
An external badge of womanhood, breasts symbolize femininity, nurturance and love. They have been written about for centuries by poets and authors, painted and photographed, and revered in films and music for decades.
by Janene Zaccone, communications and marketing — Oct 17, 2012 08:59 AM
The work of artist Bob Thompson, a figurative expressionist painter active in the jazz and Beat cultures and in artistic circles in New York and Europe, holds an important place in 20th century art history.
by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Oct 17, 2012 09:13 AM
Award-winning Mexican author and magazine editor Alberto Ruy-Sanchez will give three free public talks during his Oct. 23–25 visit to the University of Louisville.
by Mark Hebert, communications and marketing — Oct 17, 2012 02:13 PM
Housing and Residence Life has moved all 270 Miller Hall residents to other housing, and university officials have determined there is no need to displace additional students after testing for mold in several other halls this week.
by Brandy Warren, communications and marketing — Oct 22, 2012 09:18 AM
Former Kentucky state auditor Crit Luallen will deliver the keynote address at the UofL Women’s Center Elizabeth Cady Stanton Empowerment Luncheon Wednesday, Nov. 14.
by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — Oct 25, 2012 11:23 AM
People interested in learning how they can take better care of Planet Earth can learn from local and national experts at three events in November.
by John Chamberlain, communications and marketing — Oct 24, 2012 04:40 PM
UofL’s African American Theatre Program will bring some of the nation’s leading experts on black theater to Louisville to speak in two free, public presentations.
by Cindy Hess, communications and marketing — Oct 22, 2012 10:18 AM
Helping refugees, fighting violence and providing tools for future community leaders are all part of the Muhammad Ali Institute's Peace and Justice Week 2012.
by Brian Barnes, professor of philosophy and Eco-Reps coordinator — Oct 24, 2012 07:28 AM
Do you care about sustainability and want to make a difference? Then Eco-Reps could be for you.
by Brandy Warren, communications and marketing — Oct 23, 2012 10:40 AM
Nashville-based rock band Moon Taxi will play WFPK’s “Live Lunch” program at the Red Barn Oct. 26.
by John Chamberlain, communications and marketing — Oct 24, 2012 07:44 AM
The Department of Theatre Arts will perform William Shakespeare’s comedy “Much Ado about Nothing” Nov. 14–18.
by Gary Mans, HSC communications and marketing — Oct 25, 2012 09:59 AM
The University of Louisville has received nearly $600,000 in grant funding this year from the WHAS Crusade for Children. Crusade and UofL officials announced the gift Oct. 24.
by UofL Today — Oct 25, 2012 01:24 PM
Alexandra Millson knew she wanted to be a Teach For America corps member as a UofL freshman. Years later when the time came to apply for the national program, she did.
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by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Oct 26, 2012 03:42 PM
Ecuadoran director-screenwriter Fernando Mieles will attend two movie screenings and answer questions about his work Nov. 1 and Nov. 3 as part of the University of Louisville’s “Reel-Ecuador” Latin American Film Festival.
by Brandy Warren, communications and marketing — Oct 29, 2012 08:50 AM
Collegiate women from across the city will gather at the University of Louisville Nov. 10 to participate in a daylong workshop aimed at training and encouraging them to run for office — both on campus and beyond.
by Janene Zaccone, communications and marketing — Oct 29, 2012 09:56 AM
Bill Carner, longtime photo wrangler at the University of Louisville, has seen millions of photographs in his 34 years on the job. As a prelude to his December retirement, he will share his favorites in a special exhibit in Ekstrom Library.
by Brandy Warren, communications and marketing — Oct 30, 2012 10:59 AM
Mary Jo and Greg Donnelly of Lakeside Park, Ky., received the 2012 Parent of the Year Award on Oct. 20. Their daughter Tiffany, a first-year student at the Brandeis School of Law, nominated them.
by Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research — Oct 30, 2012 12:16 PM
The Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research at UofL has revised its popular Self-Guided Tour of Louisville’s Civil Rights History brochure with new stops, a pull-out walking map of downtown Louisville sites, and QR codes that are readable with a smartphone and give access to even more historical information.
by UofL Today — Oct 30, 2012 01:41 PM
UofL and the Louisville Independent Business Alliance (LIBA) will take shoppers on a whirlwind tour of local shops and restaurants Friday, Nov. 30, on its second annual Holiday Cards “Buy Local” Shopping Tour. Shoppers are asked to register by Nov. 26.
by Mark Hebert, communications and marketing — Oct 30, 2012 03:15 PM
The University of Louisville Athletic Association approved a contract extension for men’s basketball coach Rick Pitino at its Oct. 30 meeting.
by Julie Heflin, HSC communications and marketing — Oct 31, 2012 09:18 AM
Health care is changing, and how the University of Louisville prepares students to deliver high-quality care is adjusting to those changes.
by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Nov 01, 2012 09:10 AM
Two University of Louisville panel discussions will scrutinize the presidential election’s political campaigns and results.
by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — Nov 01, 2012 10:32 AM
Want to save money on a UofL parking permit? CARpool. Need a ride home for the holidays? There’s a new program for that, too.
by Jill Scoggins, HSC communications and marketing — Nov 02, 2012 09:38 AM
Kentucky First Lady Jane Beshear and the Kentucky Cancer Program at UofL’s James Graham Brown Cancer Center will host the Fifth Annual Horses and Hope Race Day Sunday, Nov. 18, at Churchill Downs.
by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — Nov 05, 2012 09:39 AM
The College of Business honored six of its most successful graduates with induction into its new Entrepreneurship Circle of Fame Nov. 1.
by Brandy Warren, communications and marketing — Nov 05, 2012 03:52 PM
A community effort to provide LGBT students at the University of Louisville with a welcoming place to celebrate Thanksgiving has evolved into an event that will help them year-round.
by Dawn Lee, president and CEO, WHAS Crusade for Children — Nov 07, 2012 10:03 AM
The WHAS Crusade for Children will achieve a milestone next June 1 and 2 — 60 years of making life better for children with special needs. With the tradition and goodness of past years, thousands of people will come together to celebrate. For this milestone, the Crusade for Children has set a goal to raise $6 million.
by UofL Today — Nov 09, 2012 11:17 AM
Longtime University of Louisville faculty member Beth Boehm is the new dean of the School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies (SIGS). The board of trustees approved her appointment Nov. 8.
by Kathy Keadle, UMC; Gary Mans, UofL; Barbara Mackovic, KentuckyOne Health — Nov 14, 2012 11:21 AM
The University Medical Center (UMC) and the University of Louisville announced today that they have entered a partnership that brings together University Hospital and the James Graham Brown Cancer Center with KentuckyOne Health.
by UofL Physicians — Nov 15, 2012 08:58 AM
Did you know that about 27 million Americans live with diabetes? It can be caused by too little insulin, resistance to insulin or both. (Insulin is a hormone the pancreas produces to control blood sugar.)
by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Nov 15, 2012 02:40 PM
The University of Louisville will present a new $50,000 award — the Leigh Ann Conn Prize for Renewable Energy — to recognize outstanding energy ideas or achievements that have shown or likely will have global impact.
by UofL Today — Nov 16, 2012 12:02 PM
UofL ceramic arts students and faculty members will sell their creations Nov. 30–Dec. 1 — just in time for holiday giving or for a special self-treat.
by UofL Today — Nov 19, 2012 11:28 AM
Historic Louisville — its workers, buildings, entertainment venues, social gatherings and major events — virtually comes alive in two new University of Louisville Libraries digital collections.
by Jill Scoggins, HSC communications and marketing — Nov 19, 2012 03:39 PM
The James Graham Brown Cancer Center at UofL has added the soothing sound of music to its arsenal of cancer-fighting therapies.
by Jill Scoggins, HSC Communications and Marketing — Nov 21, 2012 11:46 AM
An international team of researchers, including University of Louisville professor Guillermo Rougier, has solved a puzzle that scientists have debated for 121 years. They have answered the question, “What was Necrolestes patagonensis?”
by UofL Today — Nov 25, 2012 09:11 PM
“Up-close,” a piece by Dutch composer Michel van der Aa that blends concerto with film, has won the 2013 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition.
by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — Nov 26, 2012 02:58 PM
The University of Louisville will be able to help prepare more than 160 high school students for college after receiving federal funding to support its Upward Bound program for another five years.
by UofL Today — Nov 26, 2012 09:56 PM
Non-violent resistance brings about political change much more effectively than the use of violence, say two scholars who have won the 2013 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order.
by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Nov 27, 2012 02:44 PM
Fine arts students and faculty recently paid tribute during the Hite Art Institute’s 75th anniversary to a benefactor and artist who began his UofL studies the year the department was founded.
by UofL Today — Nov 27, 2012 03:57 PM
Twelve Bachelor of Fine Arts candidates will exhibit their artwork Nov. 29 through Dec. 21 in the Hite Art Institute Schneider Hall galleries on Belknap Campus.
by UofL Today — Nov 27, 2012 02:54 PM
Heads up if you travel to Belknap Campus via Bradley Avenue. The road will be closed for paving from Eastern Parkway to Brandeis Avenue Dec. 3–7.
by UofL Today — Nov 27, 2012 03:12 PM
A mental health pioneer who explored the basis of schizophrenia and the way mental disorders are classified has won the 2013 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Psychology.
by UofL Today — Nov 28, 2012 03:12 PM
The Atlantic Coast Conference Council of Presidents has unanimously voted to accept the University of Louisville as its newest member.
by UofL Today — Nov 28, 2012 01:29 PM
Reform-minded educators eager to learn about Finland’s highly successful school system often are shocked to find that elementary-level students have a four-hour day, do little homework, rarely take tests and don’t even start school until age seven.
by UofL Today — Nov 29, 2012 01:32 PM
A feminist scholar at Harvard University has earned the 2013 Louisville Grawemeyer Award in Religion for explaining why a growing number of Muslim women in the United States are wearing veils.
by Dwain Archer, university fire marshal — Nov 30, 2012 11:50 AM
University Fire Marshal Dwain Archer reminds people how to be safe.
by Julie Heflin, HSC communications and marketing — Dec 03, 2012 10:50 AM
UofL nursing students are helping refugees in Louisville stay healthy. They and other students and faculty from the Schools of Nursing, Medicine and Public Health & Information Sciences provided project oversight and gave vaccinations at the Catholic Charities offices on Market Street to refugees working toward citizenship.
by Cindy Hess, communications and marketing — Dec 03, 2012 02:15 PM
Even before he was a student at the University of Louisville, freshman Andrew Segal championed a champion of UofL.
by University of Louisville Physicians — Dec 04, 2012 03:52 PM
Early and regular prenatal care is essential to the health of both mom and baby, according to UofL Physicians-OB/ GYN & Women’s Health obstetrics and gynecology physician Jennifer Hamm.
by Zaccone,Janene Gupton — Dec 05, 2012 09:23 AM
“It’s a 12 on a scale of 10.” That’s how sophomore John Deis described the Cardinals’ upcoming trip to the Sugar Bowl, “after the Big East was weakened and our losses.”
by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Dec 05, 2012 11:09 AM
There’s a map for that — tourism, law enforcement, election results, weather tracking, transportation, neighborhood planning and almost any other field that relies on data.
by University of Louisville Physicians — Dec 05, 2012 11:13 AM
UofL Physicians offers several tips to help reduce holiday-related stress.
by UofL Today — Dec 06, 2012 01:48 PM
Lee Pennington, former Kentucky poet laureate, has donated his personal papers to Special Collections at the University of Louisville Libraries and has announced plans to donate his extensive collections of books and artifacts. He also will provide funding for a new gallery and archive area in Ekstrom Library.
by UofL Today — Dec 06, 2012 03:50 PM
Coach Charlie Strong announced earlier today that he will stay at the University of Louisville and that he and Athletic Director Tom Jurich are working on a long-term contract.
by Mark Hebert, communications and marketing — Dec 07, 2012 10:50 AM
The University of Louisville Board of Trustees executive committee has approved UofL’s withdrawal from the Big East Conference.
by John Chamberlain, communications and marketing — Dec 10, 2012 10:54 AM
A year is a long time to keep a secret but that was the agreement music professor Michael Tunnell signed in the fall of 2011for a movie project named “Office Seekers.”
by Zaccone,Janene Gupton — Dec 10, 2012 10:01 AM
More than 1,500 students are expected to graduate from the University of Louisville this semester, and 875 of those graduates plan to participate in the Dec. 13 winter commencement ceremony at 7 p.m. in Freedom Hall, Kentucky Exposition Center.
by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Dec 11, 2012 10:11 AM
A dozen University of Louisville students are volunteering this week in Highlands, N.J., to help restore the Hurricane Sandy-damaged coastal fishing village.
by Janene Zaccone, communications and marketing — Dec 11, 2012 01:02 PM
Sport administration students this semester learned how to raise money and what it’s like to give it away.
by UofL Today — Dec 12, 2012 01:07 PM
Kaelin Gatewood follows her heart. She came to UofL as a communication major, but changed it to nursing after watching compassionate nurses care for her father during an illness.
by UofL Today — Dec 14, 2012 09:17 AM
Pedestrian traffic patterns around the Speed Museum are changing significantly as the museum begins the second phase of its three-year expansion project.
by UofL Today — Dec 20, 2012 07:24 AM
A group of University of Louisville students and employees are traveling to India during the winter break to volunteer at health camps.
by Mark Hebert, communications and marketing — Dec 13, 2012 04:21 PM
Nine new companies have moved in to Nucleus Innovation Park – TechCenter, bringing the facility to capacity.
by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — Dec 15, 2012 12:47 PM
The University of Louisville has earned a top award for supporting minority businesses over the past fiscal year.
by UofL Today — Dec 14, 2012 03:18 PM
Fifty faculty and staff members were picked at random this afternoon to receive pairs of tickets to the Sugar Bowl Jan. 2 in New Orleans.
by John Drees, communications and marketing — Dec 14, 2012 03:35 PM
J. Blaine Hudson, dean of the University of Louisville College of Arts and Sciences since 2005, is stepping down at the end of this month.
by UofL Today — Dec 17, 2012 04:46 PM
University of Louisville students marked an end to one phase of life and the beginning of another in several commencement-related ceremonies last week.
by Theresa Hayden, assistant professor, social work and justice administration — Dec 20, 2012 09:14 AM
Twelve enthusiastic UofL students left Louisville at 7 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 9, for a week of community service in New Jersey.
by UofL Today — Dec 24, 2012 11:05 AM
Before the Louisville Cardinals and the Florida Gators face off on the football field, fans of both teams are invited to connect to the New Orleans community and give back to the host city.
by Mark Hebert, communications and marketing — Dec 20, 2012 10:25 AM
Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell paid tribute to the president of his alma mater Dec. 18 when he praised “my good friend” University of Louisville President James Ramsey as “an extraordinary leader” in a submission to the Congressional Record.
by UofL Today — Dec 21, 2012 01:00 PM
The University of Louisville’s Louis D. Brandeis School of Law has received a bequest of about $1 million to permanently endow a student-run law clinic.
by UofL Today — Jan 10, 2013 04:57 PM
Organizers of “Modern Day Slavery: Breaking the Chains,” a free conference scheduled for Jan. 16 on the University of Louisville Belknap Campus, hope their event will help raise awareness about human trafficking.