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Michael Losavio to lecture in Russia through Fulbright grant

Michael Losavio to lecture in Russia through Fulbright grant

by UofL Today — Mar 20, 2013 08:46 AM

Michael Losavio, an attorney who teaches justice administration at UofL, will go to Russia in May to conduct lectures and exchange information related to cybercrimes.

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Nucleus construction meets minority, female, local hiring goals

Nucleus construction meets minority, female, local hiring goals

by Mark Hebert, communications and marketing — Mar 20, 2013 08:56 AM

Nucleus is collaborating with Bernheim Arboreteum and Research Forest staff on a rooftop garden as well as seeking ideas from local artists on how to creatively decorate the lobby of The Nucleus – the first new building on the site of the old Louisville Haymarket.

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Opera Theatre to present ‘Dialogues of the Carmelites’

Opera Theatre to present ‘Dialogues of the Carmelites’

by John Chamberlain, communications and marketing — Mar 20, 2013 09:39 AM

The School of Music Opera Theatre will perform “Dialogues of the Carmelites” by Francis Poulenc at 8 p.m. April 5 and 2 p.m. April 7 at Bomhard Theater, The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts, 501W. Main St.

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UofL recognized for leadership, action to make region better

UofL recognized for leadership, action to make region better

by UofL Today — Mar 20, 2013 03:19 PM

Greater Louisville Inc. – the Metro Chamber of Commerce presented UofL with a Silver Fleur-de-Lis Awards at its annual meeting March 19.

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‘Get on the Bus’ event examines fair housing in Louisville

by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Mar 25, 2013 07:36 AM

A free guided bus tour April 23 will spotlight Louisville’s segregation history and equal-housing needs in a program marking the 45th anniversary of the federal Fair Housing Act’s passage.

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Rubio talks about maintaining American dream

Rubio talks about maintaining American dream

by Janene Zaccone, communications and marketing — Mar 26, 2013 09:51 AM

Will the United States continue to be an example to the world of what can happen when people have the freedom to go as far as their work ethic and talent can take them and if so, what is government’s role?

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UofL takes part in statewide campaign for early detection of autism, related disorders

by Cindy Hess, communications and marketing — Mar 26, 2013 07:36 AM

The University of Louisville’s Autism Center at Kosair Charities will kick off a statewide program April 1 to help parents, teachers and caregivers recognize the early signs of autism.

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UofL provides exclusive scholarship opportunities for Rogers Scholars grads

by UofL Today — Mar 26, 2013 10:54 AM

As part of its initiative to recruit the best students from anywhere in Kentucky, the University of Louisville announced March 26 that it will offer $10,000, or $2,500 per year up to four years, in exclusive college scholarships to current and future graduates of The Center for Rural Development’s Rogers Scholars youth leadership program.

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UofL historian to discuss Jewish life in small-town America

by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Mar 27, 2013 10:27 AM

University of Louisville history scholar Lee Shai Weissbach will give a free, public talk April 9 about “The Jewish History of Small-town America.”

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Green Scene: 5th Annual CSA Fair coming soon

Green Scene: 5th Annual CSA Fair coming soon

by Mitchell Payne, associate vice president for business affairs — Mar 28, 2013 01:14 PM

Everyone is welcome to attend the 5thAnnual Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Fair on April 15 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Red Barn.

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Mehmed Kantardzic to lecture in Sarajevo about data mining

Mehmed Kantardzic to lecture in Sarajevo about data mining

by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Mar 28, 2013 08:41 AM

University of Louisville engineering professor Mehmed Kantardzic will travel to Sarajevo this spring to lecture about data mining and work on research.

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Students represent UofL on horseback

Students represent UofL on horseback

by Chelsea Ryan, intern, communications and marketing — Apr 23, 2013 02:38 PM

During spring break, while the eyes of Louisville were focused on whether the University of Louisville men’s and women’s basketball teams would make it to their respective NCAA tournaments, another UofL team was trying to make it into its own regional tournament.

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Debate team competes in national tournaments

by UofL Today — Mar 28, 2013 10:36 AM

The Debate team competed in the first of two national tournaments last weekend. Seniors Chris Vincent and Aaron Weathers advanced to the double octa-finals of the tournament, finishing 32 out of 144 teams.

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Green Scene: Students compete to reduce

Green Scene: Students compete to reduce

by Russ Barnett, director of Kentucky Institute for the Environment and Sustainable Development Research and Development, and Bryan Shelangoski, associate director of residence administration — Mar 28, 2013 11:00 AM

University of Louisville resident student are competing in the Campus Conservation Nationals through April 12.

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College of Business receives green award

College of Business receives green award

by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — Apr 01, 2013 09:43 AM

UofL’s College of Business has won “Business First” of Louisville’s Best Green Project award for building an environmentally friendly wing for its equine and entrepreneurship programs.

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Grawemeyer Award winners to give public talks

by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — Apr 01, 2013 09:29 AM

Recipients of the 2013 Grawemeyer Awards in April will discuss their winning works and ideas in campus talks.

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Area students can attend ‘College for a Day’ at UofL

by John Chamberlain, communications and marketing — Apr 01, 2013 09:38 AM

Young people from area middle and high schools can learn about archaeology, weather, journalism and other topics ranging from robotics to nuclear science May 18 at the University of Louisville.

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Kevin Ware talks about his injury, looks to Atlanta

by Brandy Warren, communications and marketing — Apr 03, 2013 03:32 PM

Wearing a “Win it for Kevin” T-shirt and his right leg propped up in a chair, UofL men’s basketball player Kevin Ware thanked the community and media for their outpouring of support following a compound fracture he sustained over the weekend.

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Human antibodies to tobacco virus could protect people from Parkinson’s

by Gary Mans, HSC communications and marketing — Apr 04, 2013 10:16 AM

A virus typically associated with tobacco, but also known to be present in spinach, tomatoes, petunias and other vegetables and household plants, may help protect people from Parkinson’s Disease.

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Reminder: Parking, road closures around Belknap during Final Four

by UofL Today — Apr 05, 2013 01:37 PM

The following note regarding Final Four weekend preparations was issued from the provost to all faculty, staff and students on April 4. Read the text below.

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Student-faculty team begins competitive solar house construction

Student-faculty team begins competitive solar house construction

by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing; photos by Kari Donahue, Speed School of Engineering — Apr 10, 2013 03:05 PM

Phoenix House — a combined Kentucky-Indiana effort to build the best solar-powered house in the U.S. Department of Energy’s 2013 Solar Decathlon — is rising on the University of Louisville’s Belknap Campus.

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Teams, coaches applaud fans during Final Four celebration

by John Drees, communications and marketing — Apr 10, 2013 07:47 PM

Standing under a scoreboard that read “Louisville 82 – Michigan 76,” UofL President James Ramsey posed a simple question: “Is it a pretty good time to be a University of Louisville Cardinal?”

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To Your Health: Talking about Incontinence and Treatments

by Ali Azadi, MD, MSc, and Sean Francis, MD — Apr 11, 2013 01:16 PM

Urinary incontinence is a condition in which you cannot control the flow of urine.

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Rep. John Yarmuth congratulates Cards in floor speech

by U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth — Apr 11, 2013 01:27 PM

We are the Champions Floor Speech Delivered by Congressman John Yarmuth April 11, 2013

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Sen. McConnell praises UofL basketball

by U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell — Apr 11, 2013 03:00 PM

A transcript of two remarks U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell made in the Senate this week.

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President James Ramsey presents first Community Spirit Awards

President James Ramsey presents first Community Spirit Awards

by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Apr 15, 2013 04:00 PM

University of Louisville President James Ramsey helped honor Louisville residents for their community outreach efforts April 14 during a UofL-Yearlings Club event.

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Researchers discover genetic influence for obesity in people of African ancestry

by Julie Heflin, HSC communications and marketing — Apr 15, 2013 11:27 AM

The largest genetic search for “obesity genes” in people of African ancestry has led to the discovery of three new regions of the human genome that influence obesity in these populations and others.

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Employees invited to Humana Gym grand opening Friday, April 19

Employees invited to Humana Gym grand opening Friday, April 19

by John Drees, communications and marketing — Apr 15, 2013 05:10 PM

UofL President James Ramsey, Vice President for Athletics Tom Jurich and others will celebrate the grand opening of the Humana Gym employee fitness facility Friday, April 19.

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Laissez les bons temps rouler at Crawfish Boil Friday

Laissez les bons temps rouler at Crawfish Boil Friday

by Crysta McGee, intern, communications and marketing — Apr 15, 2013 03:30 PM

Let the good times roll – a rolling boil that is.

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Ramsey presents proposed budget in campus forum

Ramsey presents proposed budget in campus forum

by UofL Today — Apr 15, 2013 04:28 PM

President James Ramsey presented a 2014 fiscal year budget proposal that includes a 4 percent pool for faculty and staff salary increases to faculty, staff and students at an open forum April 15.

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Celebration of Student Leadership recognizes outstanding students

Celebration of Student Leadership recognizes outstanding students

by Brandy Warren, communications and marketing — Apr 16, 2013 10:28 AM

The Office of Civic Engagement, Leadership and Service (CELS) recently recognized 25 students who stepped up as leaders in the office’s community engagement programs.

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Chemistry professor earns top Fulbright prize

Chemistry professor earns top Fulbright prize

by Cindy Hess, communications and marketing — Apr 16, 2013 01:15 PM

University of Louisville chemistry professor G.B. Hammond has been named a 2014 Fulbright Distinguished Chair.

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Historic preservation exhibit salutes Grady Clay’s work

by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Apr 22, 2013 09:29 AM

“Preservation Conversation: Grady Clay on Louisville,” an exhibit highlighting the Louisville journalist and urban design specialist’s work, will open April 29 and run throughout May at the University of Louisville’s Ekstrom Library.

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Kornhauser Library highlights African American surgeons with traveling exhibit

by Janene Zaccone, communications and marketing — Apr 17, 2013 09:08 AM

Kornhauser Health Sciences Library will host a traveling exhibit that highlights the achievements of four African American academic surgeons April 18–May 22.

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Center for Women and Infants readies for ‘Thunder Babies’

by Jill Scoggins, HSC communications and marketing — Apr 17, 2013 10:56 AM

Lisa Wright first noticed the phenomenon about a dozen years ago.

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Evan Shepherd named Truman scholar

Evan Shepherd named Truman scholar

by Cindy Hess, communications and marketing — Apr 18, 2013 01:07 PM

University of Louisville junior Evan Shepherd has been named a 2013 Truman Scholar, a prominent award given to 62 U.S. college students and valued at $30,000.

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Tony Arnold receives Trustees Award for enhancing student experience

by John Drees, communications and marketing — Apr 18, 2013 04:45 PM

Tony Arnold had his picture taken with several players from the men’s and women’s basketball teams at Thursday’s UofL Board of Trustees meeting, an event he called “the second-coolest thing that happened to me this year.”

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Derby Festival events to affect parking, traffic near campus

by UofL Today — Apr 19, 2013 03:18 PM

Upcoming Derby Festival events will affect parking, traffic and final exams on and around Belknap Campus.

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Owens-Lalude, Garland, others set for Kentucky Women’s Book Festival

Owens-Lalude, Garland, others set for Kentucky Women’s Book Festival

by UofL Today — Apr 22, 2013 01:26 PM

Two authors with ties to Louisville and recent books in the local news will speak at the 7th Annual Kentucky Women’s Book Festival Saturday, May 18, at Ekstrom Library on Belknap Campus.

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Nobel Prize-winning chemist to lecture in May

Nobel Prize-winning chemist to lecture in May

by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Apr 24, 2013 09:07 AM

Nobel Prize-winning chemist Robert Curl, a Rice University professor emeritus noted for discovery of new carbon forms, will speak May 6 and 7 at the University of Louisville.

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Faculty sweep higher education consortium awards

Faculty sweep higher education consortium awards

by UofL Today — Apr 24, 2013 09:22 AM

UofL faculty swept Kentuckiana Metroversity’s Grawemeyer Awards for Outstanding Instructional Design for 2013.

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Suraj Kannan earns Goldwater Scholarship

by Cindy Hess, communications and marketing — Apr 26, 2013 11:51 AM

UofL junior Suraj Kannan has won a Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, an award that provides up to $7,500 for scholars planning a career in science, math or engineering.

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UofL, Churchill Downs join forces during derby week

UofL, Churchill Downs join forces during derby week

by UofL Today — Apr 26, 2013 03:51 PM

A partnership between the University of Louisville and Churchill Downs Inc. will give horse racing fans a dose of Cardinal team spirit when they visit the track during derby week.

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Students award Derby Marathon medals to critically ill ‘running buddies’

Students award Derby Marathon medals to critically ill ‘running buddies’

by Anne Eldridge, pediatrics — Apr 29, 2013 01:02 PM

University of Louisville student marathon runners marked the end of the Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon and the university’s fifth Medals4Mettle season by giving their Derby marathon medals to pediatric patient “running buddies” at a ceremony April 28 on Belknap Campus.

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Outstanding students, organizations recognized April 18

by Brandy Warren, communications and marketing — Apr 29, 2013 01:07 PM

Outstanding University of Louisville students, campus organizations and one employee received recognition Monday, April 18, for achievement on campus and in the community.

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Gerome Stephens talks about being KDF board member

Gerome Stephens talks about being KDF board member

by Brandy Warren, communications and marketing — Apr 30, 2013 01:39 PM

If you’ve been to any Derby event this year, you’ve probably noticed some ladies and gents sporting jackets made from Kentucky Derby Festival logo material.

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Commencement will be May 11

by Cindy Hess, communications and marketing — May 06, 2013 08:35 AM

More than 2,700 University of Louisville students are expected to graduate this semester and 1,700 of the soon-to-be graduates will take part in the university’s main commencement ceremonies May 11 at the KFC Yum! Center.

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UofL has ties to top government innovations

by Mark Hebert, communications and marketing — May 09, 2013 11:35 AM

Two programs with ties to the University of Louisville are ranked among the “Top 25 Innovations in Government” by the Harvard University Kennedy School of Government .

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Law professor’s ‘ecosystem of learning’ resonates with students

Law professor’s ‘ecosystem of learning’ resonates with students

by Cindy Hess, communications and marketing — May 07, 2013 03:30 PM

2013 Trustees Award winner Tony Arnold is a big-picture kind of guy. He looks for relationships between things that might seem unrelated. And, the law and urban planning professor and Boehl Chair in Property and Land Use is skilled at teaching his students to do the same.

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UofL scholars earn prestigious international study awards

by Cindy Hess, communications and marketing — May 07, 2013 04:42 PM

A group of UofL students and alumni will head to destinations across the globe as winners of competitive academic scholarships, President James Ramsey announced May 7.

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To Your Health: Stroke

by University of Louisville Physicians — May 08, 2013 08:21 AM

May is National Stroke Awareness Month, and did you know that stroke is the fourth-leading cause of death in Kentucky and the United States?

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Exhibit examines intent, tension of government-sponsored art

by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — May 08, 2013 08:27 AM

“Inten(s)ion,” a UofL student-organized exhibit of government-sponsored artwork from three countries, opens May 9 at Christ Church Cathedral in downtown Louisville with a 5:30 p.m.‒7:30 p.m.

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Discussion on Earth-asteroid collisions will be part of May 10 event

by Cindy Hess, communications and marketing — May 08, 2013 08:29 AM

People worried about an Earth-asteroid collision might want to hear what science educator Thomas Tretter has to say in a May 10 talk, “Asteroids: Finding Them Before They Find Us.”

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Toni Ganzel named dean of medicine

Toni Ganzel named dean of medicine

by Gary Mans, communications and marketing — May 08, 2013 10:18 AM

Toni M. Ganzel is the new dean of the University of Louisville School of Medicine.

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Speed School grad Ryan Frazier to be afternoon commencement speaker

Speed School grad Ryan Frazier to be afternoon commencement speaker

by Crysta McGee, intern, communications and marketing — May 08, 2013 10:23 AM

Louisville native and Louisville Male High School graduate, John Ryan Frazier plans to stay in town after commencement.

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UofL officials, mayor to unveil civil rights marker

by UofL Today — May 09, 2013 02:22 PM

UofL officials and Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer on May 14 will unveil the first of 12 markers to commemorate the 50th anniversary of passage of the public accommodations law.

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Music grad Kaila Washington to be morning commencement speaker

Music grad Kaila Washington to be morning commencement speaker

by Crysta McGee, intern, communications and markeing — May 09, 2013 01:50 PM

DuPont Manual High School graduate and Louisville native Kaila Washington is packing her bags and going out of state after commencement to take her education further.

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Faculty/staff art exhibit opens May 13

by UofL Today — May 09, 2013 02:09 PM

The third annual Faculty/Staff Open Walls exhibit opens May 13 in Photographic Archives and will be on display until noon, Friday, May 24. Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.

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School of Music hosts international guitar convention and competition

by John Chamberlain, communications and marketing — May 10, 2013 10:23 AM

The world’s leading classical guitarists will gather at the University of Louisville’s School of Music June 25‒30 for the 2013 Guitar Foundation of America Convention and Competition.

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Gray Street Farmers Market opens Thursday

Gray Street Farmers Market opens Thursday

by UofL Today — May 10, 2013 10:27 AM

It’s time to take a walk outside and enjoy tasty, locally grown food at the Gray Street Farmers Market (GSFM), opening Thursday, May 16.

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Firsts and ‘finally’ mark commencement

Firsts and ‘finally’ mark commencement

by UofL Today — May 13, 2013 04:58 PM

Henry Bacon was just one paper short of getting his degree from UofL in 1972.

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Event May 18 marks renaming of Saturday Academy to honor Blaine Hudson

Event May 18 marks renaming of Saturday Academy to honor Blaine Hudson

by UofL Today — May 14, 2013 09:19 AM

UofL and community representatives will have a special program May 18 to rename the Saturday Academy community outreach program in honor of the late J. Blaine Hudson.

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Conference to focus on learning difficulties

by Cindy Hess, communications and marketing — May 14, 2013 09:37 AM

Education experts will present some of the latest research, ideas and techniques to help students with autism and other learning disabilities at a June 18‒19 conference for educators, service providers, students and their families.

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PJCS to be drug toss site Saturday

PJCS to be drug toss site Saturday

by UofL Today — May 14, 2013 11:26 AM

Just about everyone has expired prescription or over-the-counter medication in their homes and just about everyone wonders how to dispose of it properly.

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UofL helps mark civil rights history

UofL helps mark civil rights history

by UofL Today — May 15, 2013 02:59 PM

Community members and UofL and city officials gathered at Fourth and Guthrie streets May 14 to commemorate a day exactly 50 years earlier when Louisville passed its public accommodations law.

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International conference will examine couples’ coping

by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — May 16, 2013 08:53 AM

The Kent School of Social Work and the James Graham Brown Cancer Center at UofL are sponsoring an international conference in Louisville that will focus on how couples cope with the stresses that cancer brings.

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LGBT Center sponsors first study abroad trip

LGBT Center sponsors first study abroad trip

by Brandy Warren, communications and marketing — May 17, 2013 10:03 AM

A dozen UofL students will be in Greece this month to participate in “Queer Politics in Greece,” the university’s first LGBT-themed study abroad trip.

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Book missing 27 years returns to library with extra content

Book missing 27 years returns to library with extra content

by Janene Zaccone, communications and marketing — May 17, 2013 10:50 AM

A mysterious package showed up in Ekstrom Library’s mail recently. Heavy, no return address, lots of stamps – that’s the way The Owl, a newsletter for library faculty and staff, described it.

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UofL expert to discuss drug-addicted babies

by Jill Scoggins, HSC communications and marketing — May 17, 2013 12:02 PM

The number of Kentucky babies addicted to drugs — in some cases even before they are born — has skyrocketed in the past decade with methadone, oxycodone and heroin among the biggest culprits.

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Grawmeyer Hall column work to start this week

Grawmeyer Hall column work to start this week

by Janene Zaccone, communications and marketing — May 20, 2013 10:19 AM

Work will start this week to replace the columns in front of Grawemeyer Hall on Belknap Campus.

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Grapefruits provide a secret weapon in medical drug delivery

Grapefruits provide a secret weapon in medical drug delivery

by Julie Heflin, HSC Communications and Marketing — May 21, 2013 12:11 PM

Grapefruits have long been known for their health benefits, and the subtropical fruit may revolutionize how medical therapies like anti-cancer drugs are delivered to specific tumor cells.

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Urban League honors UofL’s efforts to champion diversity

by UofL Today — May 22, 2013 09:47 AM

The University of Louisville and former College of Arts and Sciences dean, the late J. Blaine Hudson, received awards May 17 from the Louisville Urban League for their efforts to “champion diversity and inclusion.”

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To Your Health: Keeping your child mentally healthy over the summer

by University of Louisville Physicians — May 22, 2013 11:03 AM

It’s summertime, and many parents wonder how to keep their children physically active while keeping their minds stimulated at the same time.

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Bill Fischer subject of Cressman Center exhibit

by UofL Today — May 22, 2013 11:13 AM

The Hite Art Institute is honoring lifelong artist Bill Fischer — his accomplishments as an artist and his contribution to young artists at UofL — with an exhibit of some 40 art pieces he made over the past 60 years.

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Pathways conference draws universitywide audience to learn about leadership

Pathways conference draws universitywide audience to learn about leadership

by Janene Zaccone, communications and marketing — May 23, 2013 02:10 PM

More than 150 people — mostly women — from throughout the university attended the first Pathways Women’s Leadership Conference May 17 on Shelby Campus.

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‘Escape from Planet Earth’ to open Cards Under the Stars movie series

‘Escape from Planet Earth’ to open Cards Under the Stars movie series

by John Drees, communications and marketing — Jun 03, 2013 09:22 PM

The Cards Under the Stars movie series returns to Belknap Campus this summer, and the first movie will be out of this world.

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Heuser leads development of tree named for Ramseys

Heuser leads development of tree named for Ramseys

by Janene Zaccone,communications and marketing — May 23, 2013 05:22 PM

UofL’s tree canopy one day in the not-too-distant future could have a special oak tree with “Cardinal” red fall leaves.

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Trustee finance committee approves 2013‒14 budget

by John Drees, communications and marketing — May 23, 2013 05:28 PM

A 4 percent salary increase for faculty and staff and the smallest undergraduate tuition increase in 14 years highlight the 2013‒14 operating budget approved May 23 by the Finance Committee of the UofL Board of Trustees.

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Trustees approve 2013 Alumni Fellows

by John Drees, communications and marketing — Jun 04, 2013 03:39 PM

Eleven UofL graduates who have become leaders in their respective fields have been named 2013 Alumni Fellows.

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Fishing lures provide hook to student-curated art exhibit

Fishing lures provide hook to student-curated art exhibit

by UofL Today — May 24, 2013 01:58 PM

Art can be discovered in unexpected places — like the end of a fishing line.

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Had a blast: Speed rocket team soars to second nationally

Had a blast: Speed rocket team soars to second nationally

by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — May 28, 2013 09:10 AM

The River City Rocketry team boosted its national standing from fifth to second in its second trip to NASA’s University Student Launch Initiative.

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Satellite office opens at HSC

by UofL Today — May 28, 2013 10:08 AM

Five service offices typically associated with Belknap Campus now have a satellite presence at the Health Sciences Center, saving travel time for faculty, staff and students who use them, and supporting UofL’s commitment to integrating sustainability in the management of resources and facilities.

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Eugenia Wang awarded Alltech Medal of Excellence

Eugenia Wang awarded Alltech Medal of Excellence

by Jill Scoggins, HSC communications and marketing — May 29, 2013 11:34 AM

Eugenia Wang, PhD, the Gheens Foundation Inc. Chair in Aging Research at the University of Louisville, has received the 2013 Alltech Medal of Excellence for her pioneering work in using high-throughput technologies to explore the molecular signatures of Alzheimer’s disease, other dementias and heart disease.

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V. Faye Jones receives 2013 Transformation Tea Unsung Shero Award

V. Faye Jones receives 2013 Transformation Tea Unsung Shero Award

by Phyllis M. Webb, chair, 2013 Transformation Tea Committee — May 31, 2013 09:22 AM

The Transformation Tea for Women of Color has given V. Faye Jones, MD, its 2013 Unsung Shero Award. The award recognizes a woman of color who is a UofL employee and who has made a significant impact in the lives of women either in the Louisville metro community or at UofL.

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UofL’s law school tops efficiency list

by Mark Hebert, communications and marketing — May 31, 2013 02:50 PM

The University of Louisville’s Louis D. Brandeis School of Law holds the top spot in a U.S. News & World Report ranking of 25 law schools offering the best education for the least money.

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Doctoral student announces ‘exoplanet’ discovery

Doctoral student announces ‘exoplanet’ discovery

by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Jun 04, 2013 02:36 PM

A scientific team led by University of Louisville doctoral student Karen Collins has discovered a hot Saturn-like planet in another solar system 700 light-years away.

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ULAA board approves budget increase

by Mark Hebert, communications and marketing — Jun 04, 2013 04:24 PM

The University of Louisville Athletic Department 2013-14 budget will grow by 8 percent.

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Parking lot between Speed School, Brook Street to close for construction

by John Drees, communications and marketing — Jun 05, 2013 09:28 AM

The green parking lot and access road between the Speed School of Engineering parking lot and Brook Street will close June 12 for the remainder of the summer term.

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Photographic Archives to exhibit celebrity images

Photographic Archives to exhibit celebrity images

by Janene Zaccone, communications and marketing — Jun 13, 2013 09:49 AM

Marilyn Monroe cuts her eyes at the camera while about to bite into a hamburger. Cassius Clay—not yet Muhammad Ali—stands in his robe, a telephone pressed to his ear while his mother looks on and smiles.

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Three UofL teams among APR leaders

by University of Louisville — Jun 05, 2013 01:34 PM

Three University of Louisville athletic teams are among the nation’s leaders within their sports in the most recent multiyear Academic Progress Rate (APR) data released by the NCAA.

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Libraries to dedicate Pennington gallery

by Janene Zaccone, communications and marketing — Jun 06, 2013 10:05 AM

A once-dark, all-but-abandoned corner of the lower level of Ekstrom Library now is light and soon will be filled with UofL treasures. University Libraries will dedicate the Lee and Joy Pennington Cultural Heritage Gallery with a 4 p.m. event June 13.

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TARC changes affect routes around UofL

by UofL Today — Jun 06, 2013 10:13 AM

TARC has made several changes to routes around UofL that will take effect June 9.

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Tymes Band headlines Red Barn Reunion concert July 5

by Crysta McGee, intern, communications and marketing — Jun 07, 2013 11:13 AM

The George J. Howe Red Barn at UofL will mark its 44th anniversary with a reunion concert July 5.

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Freshman class maxes out, applications closed

by Mark Hebert, communications and marketing — Jun 07, 2013 03:11 PM

An 11.5 percent increase this year in applications for first-year students has prompted UofL to stop accepting first-year applications for fall 2013.

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Students start next life chapter at orientation

Students start next life chapter at orientation

by Crysta McGee, intern, communications and marketing — Jun 11, 2013 02:18 PM

It’s that time of the year: New students are on campus to get introduced to where they will be for the next four years and to meet new classmates. To put it simply, this is the time where their lives start changing.

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UofL-led research shows substances in red grapes spur protection from colitis

UofL-led research shows substances in red grapes spur protection from colitis

by Jill Scoggins, HSC communications and marketing — Jun 12, 2013 01:51 PM

A team of researchers from the University of Louisville has shown red table grapes produce substances that enable intestinal stem cells in mice to continue functioning even as colitis is introduced into their intestinal tract.

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Six UofL teams have perfect APR scores for 2011‒12

by UofL Today — Jun 12, 2013 03:45 PM

Six University of Louisville athletic teams posted a perfect score in the most recent single-year Academic Progress Rate (APR) data released June 11 by the NCAA.

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Grawemeyer Hall front entrace to be closed Thursday, Friday

Grawemeyer Hall front entrace to be closed Thursday, Friday

by UofL Today — Jun 12, 2013 04:19 PM

The front entrance to Grawemeyer Hall will be closed June 13 and June 14 as workers replacing the building's columns install more scaffolding.

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NASCAR Sprint Cup car to honor men’s basketball

NASCAR Sprint Cup car to honor men’s basketball

by UofL Today — Jun 13, 2013 08:17 AM

When NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) driver Brian Vickers climbs in the No. 55 Toyota at Kentucky Speedway on June 29, he and his “Aaron’s Dream Machine” will sport University of Louisville colors honoring the school’s 2013 NCAA Men’s Basketball National Championship team. Michael Waltrip Racing owns the car.

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Program to halt ‘summer slide’ gives education students valuable experience

Program to halt ‘summer slide’ gives education students valuable experience

by Cindy Hess, communications and marketing — Jun 13, 2013 12:15 PM

The University of Louisville and J.B. Atkinson Academy for Excellence in Teaching and Learning in Louisville’s Portland neighborhood are teaming up this summer to help elementary students avoid the “summer slide” in reading skills that can happen during the school break.

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