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Affordable Care Act focus of SPHIS health policy forum

Affordable Care Act focus of SPHIS health policy forum

by Julie Heflin, HSC communications and marketing — Mar 21, 2014 09:07 AM

U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth praised Kentucky for its state-run implementation of health care reform, giving much of the credit to the leadership of Ky. Gov. Steve Beshear.

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Business professor leading researcher of consumer behavior

Business professor leading researcher of consumer behavior

by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — Mar 21, 2014 03:54 PM

Some buyers love to shop on Amazon.com and eBay. Others purchase things only at brick-and-mortar stores in their own hometown.

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The Ali Shuffle 10K Race set for April 5

by UofL Today — Mar 24, 2014 10:59 AM

The Muhammad Ali Institute for Peace and Justice at the University of Louisville and the Muhammad Ali Center have once again partnered for the Ali Shuffle Run/Walk to be held Saturday, April 5, at 8 a.m.

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Grawemeyer Award winners to give public talks

by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — Mar 27, 2014 09:20 AM

Recipients of the 2014 Grawemeyer Awards will discuss their winning works at the University of Louisville and Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary in April.

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UofL Quiz Bowl team vying for championship this weekend in Chicago

UofL Quiz Bowl team vying for championship this weekend in Chicago

by John R. Karman III, communications and marketing — Mar 25, 2014 02:10 PM

The University of Louisville’s top Quiz Bowl team is putting up numbers that would impress "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek.

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Author to discuss civil rights ‘outlaws’

by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Mar 26, 2014 09:12 AM

Author and African American studies scholar Akinyele Umoja will speak at the University of Louisville April 2 about armed resistance during the U.S. civil rights movement.

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Conference to toast cocktail culture

by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Mar 26, 2014 09:57 AM

With a twist on the usual academic gathering, the University of Louisville’s English department will present a downtown event April 4-5: “Cocktail Culture: A Conference,” with talks and sampling from industry insiders and academic experts about the literary and cultural history of cocktail consumption and production.

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Free, public program looks at ‘Kentucky through Jewish eyes’

Free, public program looks at ‘Kentucky through Jewish eyes’

by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Mar 27, 2014 09:29 AM

A dramatic look at Kentucky from Jewish immigrants’ perspectives plus bluegrass-flavored klezmer music are highlights of an April 6 University of Louisville program “Kentoki: Kentucky Through Jewish Eyes, 1925.”

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UofL to present Community Spirit Awards

by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Mar 27, 2014 01:29 PM

The University of Louisville will honor four Louisville residents for their community outreach efforts April 13 during the UofL/Yearlings Club annual community reception.

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Bring your lunch to free grant crafting series

by UofL Today — Mar 27, 2014 03:59 PM

The next five sessions are scheduled in the “Grant Crafting Brown Bag Series,” sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences Research Office in collaboration with the College of Education and Human Development Research Office.

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Schnatter tells aspiring entrepreneurs it’s OK to make mistakes

Schnatter tells aspiring entrepreneurs it’s OK to make mistakes

by John R. Karman III, communications and marketing — Mar 27, 2014 03:51 PM

John Schnatter has done a lot right in creating the third-largest pizza chain in the country. But the founder and CEO of Louisville-based Papa John’s International Inc. told a group of aspiring entrepreneurs on March 26 that his company embraces “a culture of mistakes.”

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Comedy festival brings the laughs to UofL’s Thrust Theatre

by Erica Walsh, communications and marketing — Mar 28, 2014 09:10 AM

It might be happening on April Fools’ Day, but the first “Louisville Loves to Laugh” festival is no joke.

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Environmental law expert to discuss government’s role in protecting earth

Environmental law expert to discuss government’s role in protecting earth

by Cindy Hess, communications and marketing — Mar 31, 2014 09:18 AM

Are the world’s governments responsible for protecting the environment? Law professor Mary Christina Wood thinks so and will share her ideas during an April 10 lecture at the University of Louisville’s Louis D. Brandeis School of Law.

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Business prof honored for veterans program

Business prof honored for veterans program

by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — Apr 01, 2014 09:51 AM

Sharon Kerrick, an assistant professor of entrepreneurship at the University of Louisville’s College of Business, has been named 2014 Kentucky Veteran’s Small Business Advocate of the Year.

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UofL theatre set to stage August Wilson’s ‘Gem of the Ocean’

by Erica Walsh, communications and marketing — Apr 01, 2014 03:16 PM

A nearly 300-year-old spiritual matriarch leads several characters on a journey to discover their past in the latest production from University of Louisville theatre.

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UofL prof's book chosen for Yarmuth award

UofL prof's book chosen for Yarmuth award

by UofL Today — Apr 01, 2014 03:33 PM

High school juniors who win the 2014 University of Louisville Yarmuth Book Award will be given UofL associate professor Catherine Fosl’s book about Kentucky civil rights activist Anne Braden.

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Free downtown events feature award-winning cartoonist-writer

Free downtown events feature award-winning cartoonist-writer

by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Apr 02, 2014 11:08 AM

Award-winning New York cartoonist and graphic novelist Ben Katchor will visit April 26-27 for University of Louisville-sponsored Jewish Heritage Series events downtown and an exhibition of his work at the Cressman Center for Visual Arts.

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Enrollment begins for joint executive MBA program

by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — Apr 02, 2014 10:48 AM

Kentucky’s two largest business schools are ready to enroll students for the state’s first joint master of business administration program for executives.

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Ann Larson will be new CEHD dean

Ann Larson will be new CEHD dean

by Cindy Hess, communications and marketing — Apr 03, 2014 12:25 PM

Ann Larson, a 19-year veteran of the university, will be the College of Education and Human Development’s new dean, effective July 1.

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All invited to a mystery jazz concert to honor John LaBarbera

All invited to a mystery jazz concert to honor John LaBarbera

by Erica Walsh, communications and marketing — Apr 03, 2014 03:45 PM

What’s a good party without a few surprise guests? The School of Music is celebrating one its own this weekend with a jazz concert featuring several mystery performers.

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National expert to discuss future of public health education

National expert to discuss future of public health education

by Melissa Schreck, HSC — Apr 04, 2014 11:15 AM

A century after the landmark Welch-Rose Report established the need for professionally trained public health workers, an Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) task force is setting a new vision for public health education.

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UofL community will raise cancer awareness at Relay For Life

by Brandy Warren, communications and marketing — Apr 07, 2014 12:11 PM

Students, faculty, staff and the UofL community will spend Good Friday night fighting for a good cause.

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Brandeis Medal winner to speak Wednesday

by Cindy Hess, communications and marketing — Apr 07, 2014 01:01 PM

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Eugene Robinson will receive UofL’s Louis D. Brandeis School of Law’s 2014 Brandeis Medal on April 9.

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UofL to celebrate historic milestone

by UofL Today — Apr 08, 2014 11:51 AM

The University of Louisville will celebrate a major milestone in its $1 billion Charting Our Course campaign Thursday, April 10.

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UofL pledges cooperation with Botho University in Botswana

UofL pledges cooperation with Botho University in Botswana

by John R. Karman III, communications and marketing — Apr 08, 2014 12:16 PM

The University of Louisville and a fledgling university in Botswana have entered into an agreement that calls for the two institutions to develop “academic and cultural interchange” in the areas of education and research.

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29th Annual Crawfish Boil to spice up campus life

29th Annual Crawfish Boil to spice up campus life

by Jeremy Priddy, intern, communications and marketing — Apr 08, 2014 02:56 PM

The Annual Crawfish Boil, a spring rite of passage at the University of Louisville, returns this year with the theme “Viva la Boil.”

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Green Scene: Student athletes take action one shoe at a time

Green Scene: Student athletes take action one shoe at a time

by Laura Patterson, co-president, Student Athletes Taking Action, and member of the UofL women's lacrosse team — Apr 09, 2014 04:30 PM

Athletes on campus talk about power in the weight room by how fast they can move a heavy barbell during a front squat. Hardly ever do they talk about a different kind of power athletes have: social power.

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UofL theatre blends hip hop and opera for cultural exchange fundraiser

by Erica Walsh, communications and marketing — Apr 10, 2014 10:50 AM

The University of Louisville’s African American Theatre Program (AATP) is putting a modern spin on traditional Chinese opera in an upcoming preview performance.

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UofL blasts past $1 billion campaign goal

UofL blasts past $1 billion campaign goal

by Mark Hebert, communications and marketing — Apr 10, 2014 03:44 PM

Donations fund scholarships, faculty excellence, research, facilities

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Physics Professor David Brown wins Trustees Award

Physics Professor David Brown wins Trustees Award

by John Drees, communications and marketing — Apr 10, 2014 05:14 PM

David Brown has earned his share of teaching honors. Winner of a Distinguished Teaching Award in 2013, he has been named a faculty favorite by his students every year since 2006. Now he can add the Trustees Award to his collection.

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Student leading ambitious Habitat for Humanity project

Student leading ambitious Habitat for Humanity project

by Janet Cappiello, communications and marketing — Apr 11, 2014 09:01 AM

A University of Louisville sophomore is leading an ambitious effort to build the first completely student-funded Habitat for Humanity house in the city.

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Program helps college students mark milestones

by UofL Today — Apr 11, 2014 02:01 PM

Is it possible to earn a college degree and not know it?

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UofL trustees approve bond refinancing

by Mark Hebert, communications and marketing — Apr 11, 2014 11:38 AM

The University of Louisville board of trustees voted Thursday to approve the refinancing of bonds for projects on the Health Sciences Center campus.

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UofL Physicians to host symposium on Parkinson’s disease for patients, families

UofL Physicians to host symposium on Parkinson’s disease for patients, families

by Tiffany Meredith, UofL Physicians manager of public relations — Apr 11, 2014 01:35 PM

University of Louisville Physicians will be hosting a symposium on Parkinson’s disease designed for patients and their families on Thursday, May 8.

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UofL orchestra and vocal soloists to perform in Costa Rica

by Erica Walsh, communications and marketing — Apr 14, 2014 10:00 AM

A select group of members from the University of Louisville Orchestra and vocal soloists will take their talents to Costa Rica for a two-week trip including national concerts, workshops and master classes. The journey will be their first trip abroad.

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Nobel Prize-winning chemist to lecture May 5-6

Nobel Prize-winning chemist to lecture May 5-6

by Judy Hughes,communications and marketing — Apr 14, 2014 11:06 AM

Nobel Prize-winning chemist Martin Chalfie, known for his research into a green glowing protein and also the sensation of touch, will speak May 5-6 at the University of Louisville.

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UofL teams win big in business plan contests

UofL teams win big in business plan contests

by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — Apr 15, 2014 10:30 AM

TheraBracelet, a team of four University of Louisville MBA students marketing a wristband designed to help stroke patients, won $101,000 in the Rice Business Plan Competition April 10-12 in Houston, Texas.

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UofL featured in upcoming KET special report on parenting

UofL featured in upcoming KET special report on parenting

by UofL Today — Apr 15, 2014 11:20 AM

A UofL pediatrician and nursing director of the Center for Women & Infants will be featured in an upcoming KET special report on parenting.

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Cards In Action on the Hill

Cards In Action on the Hill

by Hope McLaughlin, governmental relations — Apr 15, 2014 04:57 PM

Four members of the student government association traveled to Washington D.C. last week to participate in the Atlantic Coast Conference Advocacy Day. The event provided a unique opportunity for UofL students to meet with other students from ACC schools who share an interest in government advocacy for higher education. Students and staff from nearly every ACC school participated in the day on the hill.

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Grawemeyer winner discusses evangelical experience

Grawemeyer winner discusses evangelical experience

by UofL Today — Apr 15, 2014 04:55 PM

How can rational people living in the 21st century believe that God speaks to them, and why should the rest of us take those people seriously?

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Starling Foundation awards grant to Louisville String Academy

by Erica Walsh, communications and marketing — Apr 15, 2014 12:16 PM

A string program at the University of Louisville can now count itself among some of the most elite groups in the nation thanks to a gift from a foundation that supports the art of violin.

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UofL now offering Master of Fine Arts degree

by Erica Walsh, communications and marketing — Apr 16, 2014 09:42 AM

Three graduate students have been offered positions into the inaugural class of the new Master of Fine Arts degree in studio arts and design at the University of Louisville.

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UofL campus to be home to first GE micro-factory

UofL campus to be home to first GE micro-factory

by John R. Karman III, communications and marketing — Apr 17, 2014 07:43 AM

A former storage facility on the University of Louisville’s Belknap Campus is being transformed into GE Appliances’ first micro-factory, called FirstBuild.

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UofL chemical engineering student seeks win at Venture Sharks

UofL chemical engineering student seeks win at Venture Sharks

by John R. Karman III, communications and marketing — Apr 17, 2014 11:29 AM

A fledgling manufacturing company led by University of Louisville chemical engineering student Amelia Gandara won the recent Startup Weekend Louisville and will compete in this week’s Venture Sharks event.

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Solar flight competition a go for April 18

Solar flight competition a go for April 18

by UofL Today — Apr 17, 2014 01:32 PM

Teams of students from UofL’s J.B. Speed School of Engineering have designed and built scale, solar-powered aircraft and are ready to take to the skies in the 2014 Mickey R. Wilhelm Solar Flight Competition.

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UofL included in green college guide

UofL included in green college guide

by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — Apr 21, 2014 12:53 PM

The University of Louisville has made the 2014 edition of The Princeton Review’s Guide to 332 Green Colleges, a free guide released today for college-bound students.

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UofL to keep advancing despite budget cuts, Ramsey says

UofL to keep advancing despite budget cuts, Ramsey says

by John Drees, communications and marketing — Apr 21, 2014 04:13 PM

A cut in state funding won’t keep UofL from advancing over the next biennium, President James Ramsey said at a campus-wide budget forum April 17.

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Grawemeyer winner explains importance of emotions

Grawemeyer winner explains importance of emotions

by Erica Walsh, communications and marketing — Apr 21, 2014 11:45 AM

Emotions are key to the decision-making process and critical to a well-balanced life, according to Antonio Damasio, the 2014 winner of the Grawemeyer Award in psychology.

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Officials to dedicate ‘green’ neighborhood park

by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — Apr 18, 2014 09:20 AM

A concrete waterfall that adds oxygen to polluted Beargrass Creek. A pilot water treatment plant that uses no fossil fuels or chemicals. A rain garden that drains storm water away from sewers.

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Grawemeyer winner describes 'education destruction'

Grawemeyer winner describes 'education destruction'

by Janet Cappiello, communications and marketing — Apr 18, 2014 11:18 AM

Diane Ravitch, the 2014 Grawemeyer Award winner in education, drew laughter, applause and even a few tears as she explained how she reversed course from being a champion of results-based public education reform to one of its most vocal critics.

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Grawemeyer composer hopes his music brings inner peace

Grawemeyer composer hopes his music brings inner peace

by Janet Cappiello, communications and marketing — Apr 18, 2014 01:22 PM

In 2011, composer Djuro Zivkovic spent four months in a house in the Swedish countryside, writing a commissioned piece in an atmosphere of complete silence.

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Grawemeyer winner says scientists hold key to nuclear weapons success

Grawemeyer winner says scientists hold key to nuclear weapons success

by Janet Cappiello, communications and marketing — Apr 18, 2014 03:43 PM

While the prospect of Iran or North Korea becoming a nuclear nation causes frightening headlines, the only countries that have built successful nuclear programs are those that have allowed scientists to do their jobs without political pressure, according to the winner of the 2014 Grawemeyer Award in world order.

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Student runners award marathon medals to kids with cancer, blood disorders

Student runners award marathon medals to kids with cancer, blood disorders

by Anne Eldridge, communications and marketing — Apr 21, 2014 12:25 PM

University of Louisville medical student runners marked the end of the Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon and the university’s sixth Medals4Mettle season by presenting their hard-earned medals to pediatric patient “running buddies.”

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Reality stars, Miss America among celebrity guests for Julep Ball

Reality stars, Miss America among celebrity guests for Julep Ball

by Jill Scoggins, communications and marketing — Apr 21, 2014 09:59 AM

Some of America’s most popular reality stars will join bright talents from the world of music, television and film at the 2014 Julep Ball.

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Health professionals, community invited to Louisville Symposium on Heart Disease in Women

by Tiffany Meredith, UofL Physicians — May 22, 2014 10:48 AM

Cardiovascular disease, including heart disease, hypertension and stroke, is the No. 1 killer of women in the United States. Long thought to be a disease primarily affecting men, cardiovascular disease actually kills more women than men on an annual basis.

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Spend 3 minutes with Grawemeyer winners

Spend 3 minutes with Grawemeyer winners

by UofL Today — Apr 21, 2014 12:11 PM

Spend three minutes with each of the 2014 Grawemeyer Award winners, who were on campus last week at accept their awards:

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Obama youth vote director to speak at college women’s leadership conference

by Brandy Warren, communications and marketing — Apr 23, 2014 03:35 PM

The youth vote director for the Obama for America campaign will be among the speakers at an upcoming University of Louisville conference, offering words of wisdom and encouragement to the next generation of women leaders: college students.

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Student using solar energy to purify water

Student using solar energy to purify water

by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — Apr 23, 2014 01:57 PM

It looks a bit odd, but it just might revolutionize the way we clean polluted water.

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Second Pathways Conference is May 16

by Brandy Warren, communications and marketing — Apr 24, 2014 10:07 AM

UofL faculty and staff who want to hone their leadership skills have an opportunity to do so at the Pathways Women’s Leadership Conference May 16, 8 a.m.– 4:30 p.m., in the Founders Union Building on Shelby Campus.

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Kentucky Women’s Book Festival brings together readers, writers

by Brandy Warren, communications and marketing — May 16, 2014 07:46 AM

The ultimate book club meeting will occur when readers and writers convene for the 8th Annual Kentucky Women’s Book Festival at the University of Louisville.

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Awards honor students, organizations, employee

Awards honor students, organizations, employee

by Brandy Warren, communications and marketing — Apr 24, 2014 02:06 PM

Outstanding University of Louisville students, campus organizations and one employee received recognition Thursday, April 17, for achievement on campus and in the community.

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UofL to host third annual ‘College for a Day’ event for area students

by Erica Walsh, communications and marketing — Apr 24, 2014 10:53 AM

The University of Louisville is once again partnering with the Lincoln Heritage Council Boy Scouts of America and other local youth organizations for a one-day event to help young students learn skills that prepare them for college and the real world.

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Grants awarded for West Louisville projects

by Elizabeth Edrington, communications and marketing — Apr 24, 2014 11:03 AM

The University of Louisville’s Office of Community Engagement is awarding $20,000 in grants for five projects to improve quality of life in West Louisville.

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Kempf-Leonard chosen as new dean for College of Arts and Sciences

Kempf-Leonard chosen as new dean for College of Arts and Sciences

by John Drees, communications and marketing — Apr 25, 2014 06:50 PM

UofL has selected Southern Illinois University administrator Kimberly Kempf-Leonard as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Kempf-Leonard’s appointment was approved April 25 by the UofL Board of Trustees Personnel Committee; she will start Aug. 1 pending approval by the full board in May.

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College of Business dean to take leave of absence

College of Business dean to take leave of absence

by UofL Today — Apr 25, 2014 04:54 PM

Carolyn Callahan has announced that she will take a leave of absence and step down from her role as dean of the College of Business. She sent the following note to COB faculty and staff:

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UofL wins Alltech business plan contest

by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — Apr 28, 2014 10:36 AM

Trifecta Cooking Equipment, a team of University of Louisville graduate entrepreneurship students, won the 2014 Alltech Innovation Competition April 26 in Lexington, claiming a $10,000 prize.

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More than $27,000 raised for Dare to Care Food Bank

More than $27,000 raised for Dare to Care Food Bank

by UofL Today — Apr 28, 2014 11:54 AM

University of Louisville students and Sodexo, the university’s dining services provider, joined to fight hunger this month, raising a campus record $27,643.12 for Dare to Care Food Bank.

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UofL commencement will be May 10

UofL commencement will be May 10

by Cindy Hess, communications and marketing — Apr 28, 2014 02:17 PM

More than 2,900 students are expected to graduate from the University of Louisville this semester and 1,750 will take part in commencement May 10 at the KFC Yum! Center.

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UofL to establish a presence in Pakistan

UofL to establish a presence in Pakistan

by Julie Heflin, HSC communications and marketing — Apr 30, 2014 10:05 AM

The University of Louisville is expanding its borders, as the School of Public Health and Information Sciences (SPHIS) prepares to offer the Master of Public Health (MPH) in Lahore, Pakistan, beginning this fall.

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HSC students get certificates in innovative LGBT program

HSC students get certificates in innovative LGBT program

by Janet Cappiello, communications and marketing — Apr 30, 2014 11:47 AM

Twenty-six UofL students on the Health Sciences Campus received certificates for participating in an innovative year-long program to increase their knowledge about LGBT patients and populations.

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Pegasus Parade, Oaks and Derby force street closings, parking restrictions

by UofL Today — Apr 30, 2014 02:08 PM

The Louisville Metro Police Department has announced a number of street closings for Derby activities.

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Jackson named president of university in South Dakota

Jackson named president of university in South Dakota

by John Drees, communications and marketing — May 01, 2014 09:11 AM

Tom Jackson Jr., vice president of student affairs at UofL since January 2007, has been named president of Black Hills State University, a 4,000-student, master’s level university in Spearfish, S.D. The South Dakota Board of Regents announced his appointment April 30.

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Team places third in global business contest

Team places third in global business contest

by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — May 05, 2014 02:41 PM

TheraBracelet, a team of four University of Louisville MBA students marketing a wristband designed to improve hand movement, finished third in the Global Venture Labs Investment Competition in Austin, Texas, May 1-3.

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Surgery centers more efficient than hospitals, study says

by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — May 06, 2014 10:58 AM

Ambulatory centers perform surgery more efficiently than hospitals and could offer a viable way for the nation to keep pace with a growing demand for outpatient procedures.

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UofL family adds citizenship to list of accomplishments

UofL family adds citizenship to list of accomplishments

by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — May 06, 2014 11:21 AM

Spring 2014 is a time of momentous ceremonies for the family of Anna and Andre Faul.

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Grawemeyer Awards show to air on KET

Grawemeyer Awards show to air on KET

by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — May 08, 2014 12:37 PM

A new documentary about the Grawemeyer Awards is schedule to appear on KET KY this month.

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Student commencement speaker: Treasure each semester

Student commencement speaker: Treasure each semester

by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — May 07, 2014 12:36 PM

It’s an understatement to say Carrie Mattingly has been active during her years at the University of Louisville.

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UofL men's basketball, women's golf teams among APR leaders

by Kenny Klein, Senior Associate Athletic Director for Media Relations/SID — May 07, 2014 12:56 PM

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

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Multi-tasking a breeze for student commencement speaker

Multi-tasking a breeze for student commencement speaker

by Crysta McGee, communications and marketing — May 07, 2014 01:36 PM

Graduating UofL School of Dentistry student Michael Rolf has been chosen to speak at morning commencement Saturday. His letter of recommendation notes he is “a man of many talents, who can definitely multi-task.”

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UofL named to GE’s elite ‘executive schools’ list

UofL named to GE’s elite ‘executive schools’ list

by John R. Karman III, communications and marketing — May 07, 2014 02:05 PM

The University of Louisville’s J.B. Speed School of Engineering has been named to General Electric Co.’s select list of “executive schools” and inclusion on the list is expected to mean more job opportunities for UofL students.

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4th annual Faculty/Staff Open Walls exhibit opens May 12

4th annual Faculty/Staff Open Walls exhibit opens May 12

by Janet Cappiello, communications and marketing — May 09, 2014 10:57 AM

The fourth annual Faculty/Staff Open Walls exhibit opens May 12 in Photographic Archives, located in the lower level of Ekstrom Library. The exhibit will be on display until noon, Friday, May 23. Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.

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UofL announces top scholars for 2014

by Cindy Hess, communications and marketing — Jun 03, 2014 11:11 AM

Germany, Brazil, South Korea and the Netherlands are among the destinations for University of Louisville scholars who have earned some of the most prominent awards in academia.

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Mechanical engineering team rules the skies in solar flight competition

by John R. Karman III, communications and marketing — May 08, 2014 02:21 PM

There were four competitors, and only two got airborne for any real period of time.

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UofL trustees approve budget, tuition and fees

by Mark Hebert, communications and marketing — May 08, 2014 05:18 PM

The University of Louisville Board of Trustees today approved a $1.2 billion dollar budget for 2014-15. The new budget, which takes effect July 1, includes a 5 percent tuition increase for all in-state students and a 2.1 percent hike for nonresident undergraduates.

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Families, graduates celebrate spring commencement

Families, graduates celebrate spring commencement

by Cindy Hess, communications and marketing — May 13, 2014 10:35 AM

More than 1,700 graduates and their families headed to the KFC Yum! Center May 10 to celebrate commencement.

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Darrell A. Griffith named associate vice president for health affairs at UofL

by UofL Today — May 09, 2014 12:18 PM

Darrell A. Griffith has been named the new associate vice president for health affairs/finance and administration for the University of Louisville Health Sciences Center. He also will assume the position of vice president/CFO for University of Louisville Physicians. Griffith comes from the University of Kentucky/UK Healthcare, where he was the executive director for the faculty practice organization.

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Kempf-Leonard, Duncan, Mardis, Christie-David named to key positions

by UofL Today — May 09, 2014 03:18 PM

The Board of Trustees on Thursday approved the appointment of Kimberly Kempf-Leonard as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Kempf-Leonard comes to UofL from Southern Illinois University, where she has served as dean of the College of Liberal Arts. She will assume the new post on Aug. 1.

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Dental students to spend four weeks at Indian Health Service

by UofL Today — May 09, 2014 04:04 PM

This summer about 20 School of Dentistry students will take part in a unique opportunity to grow their clinical skills while also gaining a greater understanding of other cultures.

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UofL summer movie series begins with ‘Monsters University’

UofL summer movie series begins with ‘Monsters University’

by Brandy Warren, communications and marketing — May 12, 2014 02:45 PM

Be afraid, but not too afraid. Some super scary monsters are heading to the University of Louisville May 30, but they’re only here to bring shrieks of laughter.

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Gray Street Farmers Market opens Thursday

Gray Street Farmers Market opens Thursday

by UofL Today — May 14, 2014 09:14 AM

Lace up your walking shoes and prepare to head over to the Gray St. Farmers Market to enjoy fresh produce and homemade goodies.

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Brown on trade mission in United Kingdom

by UofL Today — May 13, 2014 05:12 PM

The head of Nucleus is in the United Kingdom this week, hoping to convince British companies to expand their operations to Louisville.

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UofL study aimed at decreasing heart failure readmissions

UofL study aimed at decreasing heart failure readmissions

by Jill Scoggins, HSC communications and marketing — May 13, 2014 05:31 PM

Researchers at the University of Louisville are launching a clinical research study to develop an objective approach to discharge patients with heart failure from the hospital with the goal of decreasing their possible readmission.

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State Pollution Prevention Center lands another national honor

by John R. Karman III, communications and marketing — May 14, 2014 11:09 AM

The Kentucky Pollution Prevention Center, part of the University of Louisville’s J.B. Speed School of Engineering, has received a national honor from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for the fourth consecutive year.

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UofL planetarium to celebrate Astronomy Day

by Cindy Hess, communications and marketing — May 14, 2014 02:44 PM

The Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium at the University of Louisville will mark May 18 – Astronomy Day – with programs that explore the mystery of space.

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UofL institute, physician win MediStar Awards

UofL institute, physician win MediStar Awards

by Jill Scoggins, HSC communications and marketing — May 15, 2014 10:59 AM

An institute at the University of Louisville and the physician-director of UofL’s James Graham Brown Cancer Center won two MediStar awards presented May 13 at the Hyatt Regency Louisville.

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Ramsey recognized for efforts in West End

Ramsey recognized for efforts in West End

by Amanda Hearn, communications and marketing — May 16, 2014 04:27 PM

University of Louisville President James Ramsey is being recognized for his community outreach efforts in West Louisville.

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UofL receives $5.5 million grant from Helmsley Charitable Trust

UofL receives $5.5 million grant from Helmsley Charitable Trust

by Gary Mans, HSC communications and marketing — May 16, 2014 03:57 PM

Noting the significant progress in drug and vaccine development over the past three years, the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust has provided a three-year, $5.5 million grant to the James Graham Brown Cancer Center at the University of Louisville to develop new treatments and vaccines for various forms of cancer.

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Vet gets $3,000 to attend Speed

Vet gets $3,000 to attend Speed

by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — May 16, 2014 02:14 PM

A few years ago, Clayton Spurrier worked as a nuclear machinist’s mate on the Naval aircraft carrier U.S.S. Dwight D. Eisenhower. This fall, he’ll attend classes at Speed School of Engineering.

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Cardinal alumni ready for Japan

Cardinal alumni ready for Japan

by Elizabeth Edrington, communications and marketing — May 19, 2014 01:09 PM

There comes a time when every Cardinal must leave the nest.

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Nonprofits gain from student philanthropists

Nonprofits gain from student philanthropists

by UofL Today — May 19, 2014 02:26 PM

The Office of Community Engagement in collaboration with three faculty members and their students presented three community organizations with $1,000 donations as part of a program that integrates the concept of philanthropy with academic course content.

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