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2013 Calvino writing prize goes to Iowa State student

by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Dec 16, 2013 10:48 AM

Iowa State University graduate student Geetha Iyer won the 2013 Calvino Prize, an annual fiction competition sponsored by the University of Louisville’s creative writing program.

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Students help WaterStep’s mission during ISLP Philippines trip

Students help WaterStep’s mission during ISLP Philippines trip

by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Dec 17, 2013 01:50 PM

Helping a community partner in its typhoon rescue work, 34 University of Louisville students hauled health-preserving cargo along on their International Service Learning Program trip to Cebu City, Philippines, this month.

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Foundation to purchase silos site

by Mark Hebert, communications and marketing — Dec 17, 2013 07:43 PM

The silos property between Interstate 65 and South Floyd Street will soon have a new owner – the University of Louisville Foundation.

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Commencement speaker urges peers to seize opportunity

Commencement speaker urges peers to seize opportunity

by Anita Smith, communications and marketing — Dec 18, 2013 10:44 AM

Graduate student Sadiatu Musah found her home at UofL and the School of Public Heath and Information Sciences.

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UofL professor to receive prestigious Hind Rattan Award

UofL professor to receive prestigious Hind Rattan Award

by Cindy Hess, communications and marketing — Dec 19, 2013 12:14 PM

University of Louisville professor Daya Singh Sandhu has been selected to receive the prestigious 2014 Hind Rattan Award at a Jan. 25 ceremony in New Delhi, India.

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Commencement ceremony marks life-changing milestones for graduates

by UofL Today — Dec 21, 2013 07:57 AM

Nearly 800 scholars participated in commencement Dec. 19 as they made the final transition from student to graduate.

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Bowl fans unite to provide aid to typhoon survivors

Bowl fans unite to provide aid to typhoon survivors

by Mark Hebert, communications and marketing — Dec 29, 2013 09:56 AM

About 50 students, alumni and fans of the University of Louisville and University of Miami came together Dec. 28 not to toss verbal jabs at each other, but to work together on a service project in Orlando.

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Luncheon talks showcase professors’ research, interests

by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Jan 03, 2014 09:41 AM

Researchers who can offer a taste of topics ranging from global climate change to Edwardian paintings and from author Virginia Woolf to rainforest ants will speak during a University of Louisville luncheon lecture series this spring.

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Forums to focus on community issues

by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Jan 03, 2014 09:39 AM

The University of Louisville/Yearlings Club spring forum series will open with a Jan. 12 examination of local initiatives to help young black men and will continue with discussions of school desegregation, immigration reform and community spirit.

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New exhibit showcases work of long-time Fine Arts Professor John Whitesell

New exhibit showcases work of long-time Fine Arts Professor John Whitesell

by UofL Today — Jan 03, 2014 01:15 PM

Since 1973, John Whitesell has been a professor of fine arts, specializing in printmaking. A new exhibit at the Hite Art Institute will showcase his career highlights from the last 40 years.

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Weather conditions lead to changed registration, payment deadlines

by UofL Today — Jan 07, 2014 10:45 AM

Due to classes being canceled on the first day of class for Spring 2014 classes, the registrar’s office has adjusted some of its deadlines. Here are the new deadlines:

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Students to generate awareness about human trafficking at conference

by UofL Today — Jan 08, 2014 08:30 PM

The University of Louisville Women ‘s Center and Women4Women Student Board are raising awareness of human trafficking and encouraging the Louisville community to help survivors recover.

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Faculty artists show wide range of recent work

Faculty artists show wide range of recent work

by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Jan 08, 2014 08:36 PM

Even as fine arts professors encourage students to push their creativity and technical abilities, a new Cressman Center for Visual Arts exhibition shows that these University of Louisville teachers also continue to produce their own artwork.

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Simple test can indicate cervical cancer

by Gary Mans, HSC communications and marketing — Jan 08, 2014 08:41 PM

Researchers at the University of Louisville have confirmed that using the heat profile from a person’s blood, called a plasma thermogram, can serve as an indicator for the presence or absence of cervical cancer, including the stage of cancer.

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UofL to recognize Kentucky women who pushed for civil rights

by Cindy Hess, communications and marketing — Jan 10, 2014 03:15 PM

The African American Theatre Program at the University of Louisville will celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. with a play, keynote address by journalist Betty Baye and recognition for three women who helped advance the civil rights movement in Kentucky.

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Symposium focuses on modernist architectural trends

by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Jan 13, 2014 09:54 AM

A Jan. 18 symposium at the University of Louisville will examine “Crafting Space: Modernist Currents in Midcentury Architecture.”

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Talks will explore democracy’s future

by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — Jan 13, 2014 02:39 PM

The University of Louisville’s McConnell Center will offer four, free, public talks this spring in a series inspired by Alexis de Tocqueville’s classic 1835 book “Democracy in America.”

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UofL Theatre presents ‘Dead Man Walking’

by UofL Today — Jan 13, 2014 03:10 PM

“Dead Man Walking,” a drama by Tim Robbins adapted from the 1993 bestselling book by Catholic nun Helen Prejean, will be performed by the University of Louisville’s Department of Theatre Arts Jan. 29- Feb 2.

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J. Blaine Hudson Saturday Academy resumes Jan. 25

by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Jan 15, 2014 09:44 AM

The J. Blaine Hudson Saturday Academy, a revamped University of Louisville-sponsored community enrichment program, will resume its programming this month with a Jan. 25 look at the evolution of black politics since 1964.

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UofL faculty, postdoc contribute to 50th anniversary Surgeon General’s Report on smoking

by Julie Heflin, HSC communications and marketing — Jan 15, 2014 12:14 PM

Fifty years after the release of the first Surgeon General's report on smoking and health, remarkable progress has been made. Since 1964, smoking prevalence among U.S. adults has been reduced by half. Unfortunately, it is the leading preventable cause of dis­ease, dis­ability, and death in the United States.

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UofL named as one of nine centers in U.S. for pulmonary fibrosis research, treatment

by Jill Scoggins, HSC communications and marketing — Jan 16, 2014 09:57 AM

The University of Louisville is one of nine pilot sites selected by the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) for its newly established Care Center Network and the PFF Patient Registry program. Rafael Perez, MD, director of the UofL Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD) program in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Disorders Medicine, will lead the UofL site.

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Cartoonist to outline press freedom struggles

Cartoonist to outline press freedom struggles

by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Jan 16, 2014 02:16 PM

The Malaysian political cartoonist known as Zunar will discuss press freedom and his efforts to combat sedition charges in his country during his Jan. 22 talk, “To Fight Through Cartoons,” at the University of Louisville.

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UofL provides support for faculty and staff caregiving for loved ones

by Anita Smith, communications and marketing — Jan 17, 2014 03:27 PM

A new workshop series seeks to provide support for UofL employees, retirees, and their spouses/qualifying adults who are serving as caregivers.

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UofL music institute to focus on intersection of jazz, symphonic orchestra

by Anita Smith, communications and marketing — Jan 22, 2014 11:45 AM

Jazz bassist and composer Rufus Reid will give a public concert at the University of Louisville Feb. 3 as part of the African American Music Heritage Institute.

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UofL epidemiologist uncovers new genes linked to abdominal fat

by Julie Heflin, HSC communications and marketing — Jan 22, 2014 11:51 AM

Excess abdominal fat can be a precursor to diseases such as cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes and cancer. A person’s measure of belly fat is reflected in the ratio of waist circumference to hip circumference, and it is estimated that genetics account for about 30-60 percent of waist-to-hip ratio (WHR). Kira Taylor, PhD, MS, assistant professor, University of Louisville School of Public Health and Information Sciences, and her research team have identified five new genes associated with increased WHR, potentially moving science a step closer to developing a medication to treat obesity or obesity-related diseases.

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Students volunteer time on MLK Day

Students volunteer time on MLK Day

by Mark Hebert, communications and marketing — Jan 22, 2014 04:36 PM

Malesha Griffin realizes she didn't make it to the University of Louisville on her own.

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Students travel to Dominican Republic to build schoolhouse

Students travel to Dominican Republic to build schoolhouse

by Anita Smith, communications and marketing — Jan 22, 2014 12:36 PM

As many people donned scarves and coats to keep warm in mid-December, several UofL students just headed for warmer weather in the Dominican Republic.

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UofL and Polish students to stage ‘Don Giovanni’

by John Drees, communications and marketing — Jan 22, 2014 03:23 PM

University of Louisville music students are taking part in their own version of the United Nations for two performances of Mozart’s “Don Giovanni.” They and counterparts from the Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice, Poland, will stage the show Jan. 24 at 8 p.m. and Jan. 26 at 2 p.m. at Brown Theatre, 315 W. Broadway.

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UofL Project Progress spring events reflect on 1964 civil rights movement

by John Drees, communications and marketing — Jan 22, 2014 03:29 PM

Several lectures and the 41st Black Family Conference featuring civil rights activists John Lewis and Al Sharpton highlight Project Progress activities this semester at the University of Louisville.

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Series marks return of Axton creative-writing scholars

by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Jan 23, 2014 08:51 AM

The spring Axton Reading Series at the University of Louisville will bring back former UofL Axton creative-writing fellows Austin Bunn and Kyle Coma-Thompson as well as fiction, nonfiction and criticism author Elissa Schappell.

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College of Arts and Sciences inducts J. Blaine Hudson into Hall of Honor

College of Arts and Sciences inducts J. Blaine Hudson into Hall of Honor

by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Jan 27, 2014 01:14 PM

The University of Louisville’s College of Arts and Sciences will honor former dean and longtime professor J. Blaine Hudson with a Feb. 27 posthumous induction into its Hall of Honor.

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UofL’s emissions down 27 percent

by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — Jan 27, 2014 01:19 PM

The University of Louisville has reduced its greenhouse gas emissions by more than 27 percent in seven years, according to a report it submitted Jan. 15 to a national organization working to address climate change.

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UofL events support ending violence against women

by Crysta McGee, intern, communications and marketing — Jan 28, 2014 02:25 PM

The University of Louisville will participate in V-Day 2014, a global movement that seeks to end violence against women, with events and activities Feb. 3-8.

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Exhaled breath may help identify early lung cancer

by Jill Scoggins, HSC communications and marketing — Jan 28, 2014 03:06 PM

Specific compounds found in exhaled breath may help diagnose lung cancer in its early stages, according to a study released today at the 50th Annual Meeting of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons.

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View from the cloud: Technology consultant discusses ‘Inventing the Future’

by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Jan 29, 2014 09:34 AM

California-based technology consultant Rich Miller will speak Feb. 12 at the University of Louisville about “Inventing the Future: Digital Technologies, Entrepreneurship and the Rise of Silicon Valley.”

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Jan. 31 event to showcase international fashion, dance

Jan. 31 event to showcase international fashion, dance

by Jeremy Priddy, intern, communications and marketing — Jan 29, 2014 10:56 AM

Fashion and dance from around the world will converge at the University of Louisville Jan. 31.

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Panelists to discuss Middle East history, homosexuality

by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Jan 29, 2014 10:37 AM

The University of Louisville will offer a free, public panel discussion Feb. 27 about the history of same-sex relationships in the Middle East and the significance for modern politics and social attitudes in the region.

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Mad About Mars

Mad About Mars

by Cindy Hess, communications and marketing — Jan 30, 2014 04:30 PM

Subzero temperatures. Frequent dust storms. Dangerous radiation levels. Those are just a few challenges facing the first humans to inhabit the planet Mars.

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Going Bald, By Choice

Going Bald, By Choice

by Jill Scoggins, HSC communications and marketing — Jan 30, 2014 04:31 PM

Primping for a date with that special someone on Valentine’s Day usually doesn’t include choosing to go bald.

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French Film Festival offers free screenings, discussions

French Film Festival offers free screenings, discussions

by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Jan 30, 2014 02:12 PM

Free, public screenings and discussions of five award-winning films highlight the February and March visit of the Tournées French Film Festival to the University of Louisville.

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Kornhauser Library to host ‘Life and Limb’ Civil War exhibit

by Erica Walsh, communications and marketing — Feb 04, 2014 11:20 AM

Hundreds of thousands of soldiers were disabled on the battlefields of the Civil War. When the conflict ended, the stories of wounded veterans faded into the background of a recovering country.

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Civil rights markers project progresses downtown

by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Feb 05, 2014 06:53 AM

Markers noting Louisville civil rights demonstration spots 50 years ago will be sprouting downtown in February during Black History Month, organizers said during a Jan. 29 unveiling and reception to recognize community and university partners in the project.

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UofL professor seeking stories of African American quilts, makers

UofL professor seeking stories of African American quilts, makers

by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Feb 05, 2014 01:57 PM

Quilts often reflect family history as well as artistry. Art historian Pearlie Johnson wants to help African American quilters share their stories as part of her research.

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Fine arts professor to discuss his 40-year career exhibit

Fine arts professor to discuss his 40-year career exhibit

by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Feb 06, 2014 08:54 AM

University of Louisville fine arts professor John Whitesell will give a free, public talk Feb. 16 about his 40-year retrospective exhibition at the Hite Art Institute.

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Simmons College of Kentucky nears accreditation

Simmons College of Kentucky nears accreditation

by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — Feb 06, 2014 02:02 PM

Simmons College of Kentucky is the school that almost wasn’t.

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Historians, Locust Grove re-enactors discuss ‘presenting the past’

Historians, Locust Grove re-enactors discuss ‘presenting the past’

by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Feb 06, 2014 04:34 PM

Costumed re-enactors combine time travel and museum theater to help visitors understand history. A free, public program Feb. 20 on “Presenting the Past at Locust Grove” will give people the chance to visit with the historic home’s “cast” and to learn from historians about the possibilities and problems of re-enacting.

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Cancer treatment, hunting app among business ideas

by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — Feb 06, 2014 04:37 PM

A new cancer treatment with a biomarker to predict patient response. A smartphone app that warns hunters when people are nearby. An inventory system that could replace bar-code scanners.

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Free film series offers international focus

by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Feb 07, 2014 10:59 AM

Four films from four countries in four days -- the University of Louisville’s International Film Series will feature free, public screenings and discussions of films Feb. 23-26.

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Bassist Christian McBride to headline University of Louisville Jazz Fest

Bassist Christian McBride to headline University of Louisville Jazz Fest

by Anita Smith, communications and marketing — Feb 07, 2014 01:18 PM

Three-time Grammy Award-winning bassist Christian McBride will headline this year’s Jazz Fest from Feb. 27 to March 1 at the University of Louisville School of Music.

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Serving the community by providing excellent dental care for children

by Julie Heflin, HSC communications and marketing — Feb 09, 2014 06:32 PM

Dental and dental hygiene students, along with faculty, staff and a host of community volunteers, spent their day on Feb. 7 working to improve the smiles of 116 children from schools in Henry, Jefferson and Meade counties.

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South African activist-poet to discuss democracy

South African activist-poet to discuss democracy

by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Feb 10, 2014 11:29 AM

Activist and feminist poet Bernedette Muthien will discuss the 20th anniversary of democracy in her native South Africa and the anti-apartheid work that led to it during a Feb. 18 talk and poetry reading at the University of Louisville.

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Activist to offer ‘critical look at the LGBT movement’

Activist to offer ‘critical look at the LGBT movement’

by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Feb 10, 2014 12:13 PM

Attorney, author and social justice activist Urvashi Vaid will analyze the gay rights movement during a March 4 talk at the University of Louisville.

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UofL law school to unveil photos from Martin Luther King Jr.’s 1967 visit

UofL law school to unveil photos from Martin Luther King Jr.’s 1967 visit

by Cindy Hess, communications and marketing — Feb 12, 2014 09:37 AM

After years of digging through photographic archives, the Louis D. Brandeis School of Law is ready to unveil photos taken nearly 50 years ago when Martin Luther King Jr. spoke in the school’s Allen Court Room.

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Engineering expo returns March 1

Engineering expo returns March 1

by John R. Karman III, communications and marketing — Feb 12, 2014 04:35 PM

The University of Louisville’s annual Engineering Expo returns March 1 with student competitions, laboratory tours, hands-on activities and a keynote address from a representative of NASA.

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UofL sport administration program to again host speaker summit

by Cindy Hess, communications and marketing — Feb 12, 2014 02:42 PM

The University of Louisville’s sport administration program will feature ESPN’s Jemele Hill at its fifth annual SPAD Speaker Summit. The summit brings together professionals from the sports business industry for presentations and discussions.

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Action plan for Louisville fair housing released

Action plan for Louisville fair housing released

by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Feb 13, 2014 10:40 AM

A 20-year action plan to improve fair housing, released today at the Louisville Metro Human Relations Commission’s annual Race and /Relations Conference, documents that residential segregation remains a major problem in Louisville and suggests remedies.

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UofL planetarium to host Mardi Gras party March 2

by Cindy Hess, communications and marketing — Feb 13, 2014 01:44 PM

Families who want to celebrate Mardi Gras can get their fill of bead necklaces and face masks at a March 2 event at the University of Louisville.

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A&S dean candidate on campus Friday; CEHD, A&S finalists to visit next week

by UofL Today — Feb 13, 2014 06:05 PM

A finalist for the Arts and Sciences dean position is on campus today, and finalists for the A&S and College of Education and Human Development dean positions will visit next week.

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St. Baldrick’s event raises nearly $13,000 for pediatric cancer research

St. Baldrick’s event raises nearly $13,000 for pediatric cancer research

by UofL Today — Feb 14, 2014 11:57 AM

Razors were abuzz at the Health Sciences Center Auditorium Feb. 13 for thirteen medical students.

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School of Nursing to recognize 40 Outstanding Alumni

by Julie Heflin, HSC communications and marketing — Feb 14, 2014 01:04 PM

Although most started their careers providing care to patients at the bed-side, a number of UofL School of Nursing graduates have gone on to transform the health care profession as academic leaders, hospital executives, nurse scientists and policy makers.

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Guest artist leads students in creation of new furnaces for Cressman Center

Guest artist leads students in creation of new furnaces for Cressman Center

by Erica Walsh, communications and marketing — Feb 17, 2014 09:53 AM

Hite Art Institute students at UofL are getting a unique classroom experience while helping the Cressman Center for Visual Arts get an equipment upgrade.

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New UofL Event Calendar launches this week

by UofL Today — Feb 18, 2014 11:29 AM

A new, interactive event calendar launching today will bring information about UofL’s activities and events together in one easy-to-use package.

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Trustees approve new positions

by UofL Today — Feb 17, 2014 04:25 PM

UofL’s Board of Trustees has approved two key administrative positions designed to improve efficiency and effectiveness.

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Cavities are contagious

by Julie Heflin, HSC communications and marketing — Feb 18, 2014 08:33 AM

Dental caries, commonly known as tooth decay, is the single most common chronic childhood disease. In fact, it is an infectious disease. Mothers with cavities can transmit caries-producing oral bacteria to their babies when they clean pacifiers by sticking them in their own mouths or by sharing spoons.

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UofL Theatre presents ‘Sylvia’

UofL Theatre presents ‘Sylvia’

by Erica Walsh, communications and marketing — Feb 18, 2014 09:04 AM

Talk about puppy love.

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Literature and culture conference features authors in free keynote sessions

by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Feb 18, 2014 01:02 PM

More than 600 scholars are expected when the Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900 convenes Feb. 20-22 at the University of Louisville.

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Philosopher to discuss ‘ethics in a world of strangers’

Philosopher to discuss ‘ethics in a world of strangers’

by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Feb 19, 2014 09:54 AM

Noted philosopher and author Kwame Anthony Appiah will explore current ethical questions and suggest a new approach to living a moral life during a March 17 lecture at the University of Louisville.

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UofL faculty member to perform world premiere cello piece

UofL faculty member to perform world premiere cello piece

by Erica Walsh, communications and marketing — Feb 21, 2014 09:42 AM

Cellist Paul York will perform the world premiere of David Maslanka’s “Remember Me” during a concert at the University of Louisville.

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Photographic Archives exhibit highlights 1964 Civil Rights March on Frankfort

Photographic Archives exhibit highlights 1964 Civil Rights March on Frankfort

by Warren,Brandy M — Feb 21, 2014 09:48 AM

Close to 10,000 people participated in the 1964 March on Frankfort with Martin Luther King, Jr. Former state senator Georgia Davis Powers was there. So was baseball great Jackie Robinson. And among them were two photographers, University of Louisville professor Robert Doherty and photojournalist James N. Keen.

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Department of Pediatrics receives 2013 Paul Weber Award

Department of Pediatrics receives 2013 Paul Weber Award

by Anne Eldridge — Feb 21, 2014 10:57 AM

The Department of Pediatrics has been selected to receive the University of Louisville 2013 Paul Weber Award for Departmental Excellence in Teaching in recognition of its innovative teaching methods and commitment to educational excellence.

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3D model of child’s heart helps surgeons save life

3D model of child’s heart helps surgeons save life

by UofL Today — Feb 24, 2014 02:00 PM

A 14-month-old boy in need of life-saving heart surgery is the beneficiary of a collaboration among University of Louisville engineers, physicians and Kosair Children’s Hospital.

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UofL students dance to save lives

UofL students dance to save lives

by Crysta McGee, communications and marketing — Feb 24, 2014 09:59 PM

So you think you can dance, let alone stand on your feet for 18 hours? The students participating in raiseRED think they can – and raise $100,000 for pediatric cancer research.

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Sharpton to speak at National Conference on the Black Family in America

Sharpton to speak at National Conference on the Black Family in America

by UofL Today — Feb 24, 2014 10:44 AM

Rev. Al Sharpton will deliver the keynote address for the University of Louisville’s annual Dr. Joseph H. McMillan National Conference on the Black Family in America, March 6-8.

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Federal grant puts UofL on cutting edge of digital manufacturing research

by John R. Karman III, communications and marketing — Feb 25, 2014 03:10 PM

The University of Louisville is one of the prime players in a consortium of Midwestern universities and companies selected to participate in a Chicago-based advanced manufacturing institute.

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UofL to continue to increase living wage for employees

by UofL Today — Feb 26, 2014 04:58 PM

The university became Kentucky’s first public university to implement a living wage when it increased its minimum wage for regular status staff employees from $8.67 to $10 per hour in November. Provost Shirley Willihnganz has approved a proposal to increase its minimum wage by 25 cents per hour per year for the next four years, starting this July and continuing in 2015, 16, and 17 – bringing the rate to $11 per hour by July 2017.

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Louisville Underground Music Archive seeking materials

by Erica Walsh, communications and marketing — Feb 27, 2014 09:38 AM

Archivists from the University of Louisville are seeking the sights and sounds of the Louisville rock music scene to fill out their latest collection.

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Green Scene: Bring your own mug, save more than your wallet

Green Scene: Bring your own mug, save more than your wallet

by Andrew Hockenberry, Geoscience Major and Sodexo Sustainability Intern — Feb 27, 2014 10:11 AM

Staying warm this winter has been quite the challenge. With temperatures in the single digits it’s hard to get the motivation to get out of bed which makes that morning cup of coffee all the more crucial. But purchasing a daily cup of coffee can get pretty expensive for both you and the planet.

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UofL art collection receives ‘International Honor Quilt’

UofL art collection receives ‘International Honor Quilt’

by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Feb 27, 2014 03:19 PM

The University of Louisville’s Hite Art Institute is the new home for “The International Honor Quilt,” an assemblage of more than 600 quilted triangles honoring women, thanks to a gift from the nonprofit art organization Through the Flower, founded by noted artist Judy Chicago.

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UofL student named K. Patricia Cross Award recipient

UofL student named K. Patricia Cross Award recipient

by Crysta McGee, communications and marketing — Feb 28, 2014 10:14 AM

University of Louisville PhD candidate Amy Lueck has been named a recipient of the K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award, an award given to eight PhD candidates across the country.

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Native American basketball fans headed to Louisville

Native American basketball fans headed to Louisville

by Cindy Hess, communications and marketing — Feb 28, 2014 02:15 PM

Even the polar vortex can’t discourage fans of the Schimmel sisters.

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Sen. Kelly Ayotte to visit UofL

Sen. Kelly Ayotte to visit UofL

by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — Feb 28, 2014 02:08 PM

U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire will speak at the University of Louisville March 17 as a guest of the university’s McConnell Center.

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E-Expo introduces kids to engineering

E-Expo introduces kids to engineering

by John Karman III, communications and marketing — Mar 04, 2014 02:21 PM

Thirteen-year-old Xzavier Stetser usually spends his Saturday mornings relaxing or hanging out with his family.

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UofL students raise $150,000 for pediatric cancer

UofL students raise $150,000 for pediatric cancer

by Crysta McGee, communications and marketing — Mar 05, 2014 10:53 AM

The Swain Student Activities Center hosted an 18-hour dance party this past weekend to raise money for pediatric cancer.

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Army ROTC wins MacArthur Award

Army ROTC wins MacArthur Award

by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — Mar 05, 2014 01:31 PM

The University of Louisville’s Army ROTC program has received one of eight national 2012-13 MacArthur Awards.

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UofL to lead high-level Army seminar

by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — Mar 05, 2014 01:33 PM

The University of Louisville is one of only two civilian universities in the country selected to offer an intensive seminar this year designed to broaden the strategic thinking and leadership ability of mid-career Army officers.

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Doing the math: Speaker tracks how animals, humans use their space

by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Mar 05, 2014 03:01 PM

How can math help scientists understand how wolves and coyotes protect their territories – and even how urban gangs defend their turf? A March 20 speaker at the University of Louisville will explain how the studies of math and biology intersect in the formation of spatial patterns.

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Winner of UofL’s first renewable energy prize to speak March 17

Winner of UofL’s first renewable energy prize to speak March 17

by John Karman III, communications and marketing — Mar 07, 2014 11:57 AM

Swiss chemist Michael Graetzel, the winner of the University of Louisville’s first $50,000 Leigh Ann Conn Prize for Renewable Energy, will give a free public lecture at 2:30 p.m., Monday, March 17, at the Rauch Planetarium on the Belknap Campus.

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Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Eugene Robinson to receive Brandeis Medal

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Eugene Robinson to receive Brandeis Medal

by Cindy Hess, communications and marketing — Mar 10, 2014 09:36 AM

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Eugene Robinson will receive the University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law’s 2014 Brandeis Medal on April 9. The prize is the school’s highest honor and goes to advocates for social justice.

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Louisville police using silos property for training

by Mark Hebert, communications and marketing — Mar 10, 2014 09:38 AM

The University of Louisville has agreed to let the Louisville Metro Police Department use recently purchased property on Floyd St. for training. The LMPD Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team is scheduled to train at the silos property March 10 beginning at 9 a.m.

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Green Scene: New vanpool program to start at UofL

Green Scene: New vanpool program to start at UofL

by Terri Rutledge, business affairs — Mar 11, 2014 12:54 PM

UofL faculty and staff looking to save on their daily commute will soon have a new option – Ticket to Ride.

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Faculty members to portray Civil War spies

by Erica Walsh, communications and marketing — Mar 12, 2014 08:55 AM

Two University of Louisville theatre department faculty members who plan to retire later this year will portray Civil War spies in their final performance on campus.

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Two UofL buildings recognized at Business First Commercial Real Estate Awards

by Mark Hebert, communications and marketing — Mar 13, 2014 08:33 AM

The University of Louisville’s new Student Recreation Center and Nucleus’ new building won first place awards in the Business First Commercial Real Estate Awards.

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UofL student from Corbin earns top award to study at Cambridge

UofL student from Corbin earns top award to study at Cambridge

by John R. Karman III, communications and marketing — Mar 12, 2014 11:30 AM

University of Louisville student Patrick McClure has earned a three-year scholarship to study at the University of Cambridge, England.

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Campus to celebrate International Women’s Day March 20

by Anita Smith, communications and marketing — Mar 13, 2014 09:25 AM

The University of Louisville community will gather to honor women from all over the world for International Women’s Day from 5:30-8 p.m. March 20.

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Big Robot to bring computer-acoustic sound to UofL

Big Robot to bring computer-acoustic sound to UofL

by Erica Walsh, communications and marketing — Mar 14, 2014 01:08 PM

Big Robot is ready to break the barriers of sound and space at a guest artist appearance at the University of Louisville.

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Annual ‘PINK’ drag show is March 21

Annual ‘PINK’ drag show is March 21

by Jeremy Priddy, communications and marketing — Mar 14, 2014 01:22 PM

Get ready because its time for PINK 2014, UofL’s annual drag and variety show.

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2014 Writing Symposium to Emphasize Search and Discovery

by Jeremy Priddy, intern, communications and marketing — Mar 18, 2014 01:45 PM

Students are invited to share the ways writing has influenced the practice of search and discovery at the 2014 Symposium on Student Writing.

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‘Thunder’ watch party to offer fireworks and fired glass

by Erica Walsh, communications and marketing — Mar 19, 2014 01:23 PM

People can get a close-up glimpse of fireworks and fired glass at “Fire & Art 8: Thunder at the Cressman,” a Thunder Over Louisville watch party April 12 at the University of Louisville’s Cressman Center for Visual Arts.

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Students immerse themselves in civil rights history

Students immerse themselves in civil rights history

by UofL Today — Mar 20, 2014 11:38 AM

Twenty students from UofL’s Rustin Community, the LGBT- and social justice-themed community, traveled to Alabama on the anniversary of “Bloody Sunday” for the university’s first Civil Rights Immersion Experience.

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Conn Prize winner calls for more investment in renewable energy

Conn Prize winner calls for more investment in renewable energy

by John R. Karman III, communications and marketing — Mar 20, 2014 04:41 PM

With the clock ticking on fossil fuels, Swiss chemist Michael Graetzel believes the time is now for further investment in and commercialization of various forms of renewable energy.

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