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.
It’s a great year to be a Cardinal.
It’s summertime, and the living is easy—that is, until you notice the havoc that all that fun in the sun has wrought on your body.
The Cardinal Singers, a choral ensemble of the University of Louisville School of Music, are champions of the Yeosu International Choir Competition in Yeosu, Korea, and end their week of competition with a total of six awards.
Shopping for fresh, local produce and goods is just one reason to visit the Gray Street Farmers Market.
The University of Louisville School of Public Health & Information Sciences has received reaccreditation through 2020 from the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH).
Growing pumpkins from seed and shucking sweet corn from his family’s garden are among Nathan Bush’s earliest childhood memories.
The Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium at the University of Louisville will reopen June 29 after a monthlong closure to upgrade its projection system.
Theft in the workplace commonly involves a taking of property, time, or information which rightfully belongs to the employer; however, an expanded view might include the taking of creative energies or productivity from talented employees or the destruction of their engagement or intentional sabotage of their work product.
More than 130 UofL School of Dentistry faculty, residents, students and staff helped to address oral health needs of Kentuckians who can’t afford or easily access dental care June 22 and 23 in Greenup County.
Limbwalkers Tree Service of Louisville and UofL’s Physical Plant joined forces June 25 to shore up an old apple tree said to be descended from a tree in the garden of English physicist Isaac Newton.
On the court, on the field and on the stage, 2013 has been a winning year for the University of Louisville, and the Cardinal Singers are the latest student group to extend this year’s winning tradition.
Two units within Student Affairs have merged to create a stronger unit to support the student experience.
At a June 28 ground breaking ceremony on the Shelby Campus for a new office building, UofL President James Ramsey told onlookers that it was a “momentous day” because the new structure underscores the success of 600 North Hurstbourne, an office building that opened on the campus last year.
Northbound traffic on Floyd Street will be a little more congested for a few months.
UofL has received two gifts from the Humana Foundation totaling $2.5 million.
The thought of college can be daunting to high school students but UofL partnerships with Jefferson County Schools are helping to make college a little less intimidating for kids from low-income families and those who may be the first in their families to attend college.
Is it a good summertime health tip to remember or just a myth? University of Louisville Physicians address five well-known pieces of "advice."
Do you know where your food comes from? With news of national food recalls and outbreaks of foodborne illness, that question is being asked more frequently.
Adults and children can spend a day in the country and benefit science by taking part in a national butterfly census, Saturday, July 20.
The University of Louisville and Kosair Charities have entered a new partnership, opening general pediatrics and pediatric dentistry practices at the Sam Swope Kosair Charities Centre to provide children with disabilities and chronic health conditions and children from the community expert care from UofL pediatricians and pediatric dentists.
The University of Louisville has scored a best-possible five out of five stars on the national LGBT-Friendly Campus Climate Index, as announced by Campus Pride this week.
The University of Louisville Board of Trustees gave UofL President James Ramsey a glowing job evaluation and four percent raise at its annual retreat July 11-12. The board’s compensation committee recommended a six percent increase but Ramsey requested the smaller pay hike, saying it was in line with the average salary increase that will go to other UofL faculty and staff.
You know the speech well. On Aug. 28, 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. stood in front of more than 200,000 people at the National Mall in Washington, D.C. and proclaimed “I have a dream” of a time of racial justice and equality.
UofL enrolls patients in Phase III clinical trial studying adult stem cells for angina symptom relief
The University of Louisville is enrolling qualifying patients in a new nationwide Phase III clinical trial to study whether a patient’s own stem cells could help lessen the debilitating effects of angina.
Student scholarships, groundbreaking research and new facilities are just a few of the positive benefits that have come out of the University of Louisville’s record-breaking fundraising in 2012 ‒ 13.
Eczema is a medical condition of the skin.
A new University of Louisville Libraries digital collection opens some of the rich history of Simmons College of Kentucky to online research.
Kentucky’s two largest business schools are developing a plan to offer the state’s first joint Master of Business Administration (MBA) program for executives.
U.S. President Barack Obama honored the 2013 NCAA National Champion University of Louisville Cardinals July 23 at the White House.
Law students from Perm State University in Perm, Russia, have spent much of July learning about the U.S. justice system by watching civil, criminal and family court proceedings and talking to judges and attorneys in Louisville.
Some of the top scientists in the nation, including National Academy of Sciences and Institute of Medicine members, will make presentations at a University of Louisville-hosted symposium during the first week of August.
Work crews are renovating and cleaning Belknap Campus residence halls in preparation for the fall semester.
Louisville-area entrepreneurs can learn how to launch their product or business through an upcoming training program offered by Nucleus: Kentucky’s Innovation Center.
What will the kitchen of the year 2025 look like? How will people do laundry and buy food?
Members of Edgar Rice Burroughs Bibliophiles will gather in Louisville for their annual convention, the Dum-Dum, Aug. 9 and 10.
It could be because the University of Louisville’s College of Business has moved up in national rankings over the past several years.
Four UofL research teams have received new funding through the university's Coulter Translational Partnership to develop devices to diagnose and treat cancer and close laparoscopic surgery sites.
University of Louisville junior nursing student Shane Watts has lived with type 1 diabetes since he was eight-years-old. Understanding the disease and how to best manage it, he said, is information he can use both as a patient and as a future health care provider.
Shakespeare’s last work, mythical and historical dramas and a classic comedy are among the plays the University of Louisville’s Department of Theatre Arts will perform in its upcoming season.
UofL faculty and University of Louisville Physicians clinicians have been making the rounds of local media to share back-to-school tips with TV viewers. Here are some of the tips they’ve provided.
President James Ramsey and other UofL officials will honor former Provost Carol Garrison by unveiling her portrait in the Hall of Provosts in Grawemeyer Hall Thursday, Aug. 15.
UofL President James Ramsey awarded the 2013 Presidential Medal to two individuals and one charitable trust at a private ceremony Aug. 6.
Travel down the yellow brick road Saturday, Aug. 17, to close out the Cards Under the Stars outdoor summer movie series.
School teachers who connect with their students can better engage them in learning. But when teachers and students come from different cultural and language backgrounds, it can make connecting more difficult.
Students, faculty and staff are asked to take part in UofL's commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.
The University of Louisville’s Diabetes and Obesity Center has received a five-year $11.25 million Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, part of the National Institutes of Health. A five-year COBRE grant funded establishment of the center in 2008.
Archaeologist and author Brian Fagan will discuss the beginnings of Egyptology in a free, public talk, “The Rape of the Nile,” at the University of Louisville Sept. 18.
The free Cards under the Stars outdoor movie night series will move to a new location this Saturday, Aug. 17. And several roads near Belknap Campus will be closed from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
August is the perfect time for children going back to school to get immunized, and it’s also a great opportunity for the whole family to think about getting immunizations before the winter flu and other diseases strike.
The University of Louisville’s Department of Theatre Arts is inviting the public to try out for two fall plays.
Former provost Carol Garrison returned to UofL for the unveiling of her portrait in the Hall of Provosts Aug. 15, marking the first time she had been back to campus since her 2002 departure.
The University of Louisville has received nearly $1 million in grant funding this year from the WHAS Crusade for Children.
The Ironman Triathlon will take place in Louisville Sunday, Aug. 25. It will affect parking and street access around Belknap Campus and downtown starting Sunday and extending into the wee hours of Monday.
Some people feel as though they’re on a never-ending treadmill when they’re toiling away in their offices.
A team of students and faculty from several Kentucky and Indiana universities will open its student-built solar house to the public from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, at the University of Louisville.
Just in time for the new academic year, lots of great things are happening around campus to make bicycling easier, safer and more accessible for everyone. Here are some of the recent developments as well as some coming events cyclists and others will want to know.
The ground floor of a parking garage might seem an unlikely research lab, but for students at the University of Louisville’s J.B. Speed School of Engineering it’s been an ideal location to conduct research on vehicles powered by electricity.
Organized chaos. That’s how Michelle Massey, associate director of Housing and Residence Life, described the scene as around 2,000 students descended on UofL’s residence halls Aug. 21 with lots and lots of boxes, minifridges, pillows, TVs—stuff.
UofL has made The Sierra Club’s “Cool Schools” list for the fifth year in a row.
A weeklong series of events will lead up to President James Ramsey’s annual State of the University address on Wednesday, Sept. 11.
Cybercrime and social media, movie heroes and Neanderthals—the College of Arts and Sciences and its Liberal Studies Project luncheon lecture series this fall offers a buffet of topics related to professors’ research and interests.
The University of Louisville Hite Art Institute has three new exhibitions in its Schneider Hall Galleries: “Sam Richards: Constructed Sculpture, Part II,” Belknap Gallery; “Rowland Ricketts: Immanent Blue Installation,” Gallery X; and “Precedents: 3 Hite Scholars” featuring Margaret Braden Merida, Carolyn Browning Weng and E. Gordon West, Covi Gallery.
The Year of the Cardinals continues with the start of fall semester. Now the accomplishment is a large, and the best academically prepared freshman class in UofL’s history.
Physician and author Caldwell Esselstyn Jr. will speak about plant-based diets in two public talks at the University of Louisville and Bellarmine University.
UofL’s Pan-African studies department is turning 40 and will throw a free, public anniversary party Sept. 5.
The world’s leading French horn players will gather at UofL’s School of Music Aug. 30 ‒ Sept. 1 for the 2013 International Horn Competition of America.
A steady crowd estimated at more than 500 took advantage of an Aug. 24 open house to get a preview of what judges will see in early October—a combined Kentucky-Indiana effort to take the honors in the U.S. Department of Energy’s 2013 Solar Decathlon.
Several hundred students, faculty, staff and friends of UofL marched from the Red Barn to the Humanities Quadrangle Aug. 28 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.
The University of Louisville has been selected as a study site for a clinical trial researching a vaccine to prevent infection from a bacterium that primarily affects older patients in hospitals or long-term care facilities who also have taken broad-spectrum antibiotics.
Before Wikipedia, there was “Encyclopédie”—a 35-volume work published between 1751 and 1780 that told people everything from how to print playing cards to how to manufacture a gun and perform surgery.
UofL’s McConnell Center will offer four free, public talks this fall in a series called “Milestones of the 20th Century: Democracy in America.”
The University of Louisville-Yearlings Club fall lecture series will open with a Sept. 8 look at Jefferson County Public Schools and continue with discussions of the Voting Rights Act, African American women’s achievements and a holiday reception.
There’s more to peace than stopping war and violence and there’s more to the world than your own backyard. Those are the overall messages UofL students, faculty and staff will get when they attend the Sept. 19 early commemoration of the United Nation’s International Day of Peace.
The Louis D. Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville will award its 2014 Brandeis Medal to Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Eugene Robinson. The medal is the law school’s highest honor.
It was an easy decision for junior Clay Jernigan to give up his campus parking permit for two years in exchange for a $400 voucher to buy a bike or bike accessories.
Noted ecologist Diana Wall will return to her native Kentucky Sept. 12 to give a free, public talk at the University of Louisville.
The Cressman Center for Visual Arts will open an exhibit Sept. 6 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. that features Echo Press prints from its collection. The opening night is part of the city’s First Friday Trolley Hop.
UofL faculty and guest artists will perform piano and string works by some of the world’s best composers in a concert series to raise funds for student scholarships. The Music eX series consists of two fall and two spring concerts.
The former economics professor moved from the president’s office to the classroom Sept. 5.
Andrew Marsh is taking art out of the gallery and putting it right in the middle of UofL’s Ekstrom Library.
The undergraduate student graduation rate at UofL is climbing toward the 60 percent mark set in the 2020 Plan, but one group of students has already well surpassed that mark: Greeks.
Health care professionals, students and others will celebrate excellence in health sciences research at the Louisville Medical Center for the 18th year at Research!Louisville, Sept. 24 ‒ 27.
Leukemia is the most common cancer in children and teens, accounting for almost one out of three cancers.
A quiet study area isn’t high-profile among university projects and it isn’t flashy.
The University of Louisville has difficult work ahead to become a university that thrives in the 21st century, but its track record of success and its history of leadership and of working together as a campus community will ensure its success, President James Ramsey said Sept. 11 in his annual State of the University address.
Rajiv Shah, administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development, will speak Sept. 20 at the University of Louisville.
Kentucky might not be a place people associate with film and filmmaking, but that might change after the Oct. 4 “Film and Filmmaking in Kentucky” conference at UofL.
The University of Louisville will hire an independent CPA firm to review the financial management functions of the university. The UofL board of trustees approved the move at the recommendation of President James Ramsey and in response to a recent allegation of theft in the university’s Department of Family and Geriatric Medicine.
UofL's School of Public Health and Information Sciences is addressing a national shortage of trained public health professionals by launching an undergraduate degree program that will offer a Bachelor of Science in public health for students focused on public health practice and a Bachelor of Arts in public health for liberal arts studies.
Feast, dance and change the life of a young person all in one night. That’s the idea behind the second, annual Feast on Equality, a fundraiser benefitting the LGBT Center at the University of Louisville.
Susan Burke, a litigator who is spearheading a series of lawsuits designed to reform the way the military prosecutes rape and sexual assaults, will deliver the keynote address at Take Back the Night.
UofL’s English department is bringing to Louisville three distinguished writers through the Anne and William Axton Reading Series.
The University of Louisville’s Department of Theatre Arts will perform “The Tempest,” a romantic play by William Shakespeare about shipwrecked kings and fools who learn to temper revenge with mercy.
Syracuse University geographer Jamie Winders will talk about immigration and race in the U.S. South during her free, public lecture Oct. 2 at the University of Louisville.
Does gum disease indicate future joint problems? Although researchers and clinicians have long known about an association between two prevalent chronic inflammatory diseases—periodontal disease and rheumatoid arthritis (RA)—the microbiological mechanisms have remained unclear.
The Student Activities Board is inviting the entire community to its 10th annual Block Party, the group’s largest event of the year.
The University of Louisville has received the Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection’s 2013 Resource Caretaker Award for conserving state resources.
Students from universities across the United States will converge Sept. 28 for some Saturday night racing fun that also will test their stamina and design skills.