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KET3 to air pizza chain founder's Nucleus talk

KET3 to air pizza chain founder's Nucleus talk

by UofL Today — May 21, 2014 07:33 AM

The founder, chairman, CEO and president of Papa John’s International, Inc. had never done a question and answer session about his life and successes with a small group before – well, a session that was being recorded for television anyway. Now he has.

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Preclinical research shows promise in eliminating second eye surgery

by UofL Today — May 20, 2014 01:01 PM

Promising early preclinical research underway at the University of Louisville could lead to the elimination of a second surgery now commonly needed after retinal surgery.

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Farmers' market opening on Belknap Campus

by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — May 20, 2014 01:34 PM

Golden beets. Raspberries. Cinnamon rolls. Those are just some of the goodies expected to be on sale at the first full-fledged farmers’ market on the University of Louisville’s Belknap Campus.

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UofL faculty, staff help launch book on Shawnee neighborhood

by Erica Walsh, communications and marketing — May 20, 2014 02:40 PM

University of Louisville faculty and staff recently helped a group of budding authors share their stories with the world.

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2014 Guitar Festival to begin Thursday

2014 Guitar Festival to begin Thursday

by Erica Walsh, communications and marketing — May 21, 2014 02:09 PM

The strums of classical guitar will take over the University of Louisville this weekend.

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Former board chair Chester Porter dies

Former board chair Chester Porter dies

by UofL Today — May 21, 2014 07:51 PM

J. Chester Porter, a former chairman of the University of Louisville Board of Trustees, died Monday, May 19. Porter was 73.

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Women's conference to feature Kennedy-Townsend

by Brandy Warren, communications and marketing — May 22, 2014 10:17 AM

Kathleen Kennedy-Townsend 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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Sand volleyball = cheer for cancer patients

Sand volleyball = cheer for cancer patients

by UofL Today — May 22, 2014 04:57 PM

Benefactors of a fund to support patients at the James Graham Brown Cancer Center at the University of Louisville are sponsoring their second annual sand volleyball event to raise money for the fund.

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Save the date for geriatrics symposium

by Jill Scoggins, HSC communications and marketing — May 23, 2014 09:35 AM

Experts in the use of comprehensive geriatric assessment for hospitalized elders and immunizations in older adults, and the author of the 2012 Beers Criteria – a guide to medication use in elders – will be featured at the 14th Annual University of Louisville Geriatrics Healthcare Symposium. The conference will be held Friday, Sept. 19, at the Seelbach Hilton Hotel, 500 S. Fourth St. in Downtown Louisville.

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UofL fine art students paint winning silks at Churchill Downs

UofL fine art students paint winning silks at Churchill Downs

by Erica Walsh, communications and marketing — May 27, 2014 11:09 AM

The races have been run and won. Now, the University of Louisville and Churchill Downs are partnering to recognize the winning jockeys at the legendary track.

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Faculty Service Awards add up to more than 1,700 years of service

Faculty Service Awards add up to more than 1,700 years of service

by UofL Today — May 27, 2014 05:07 PM

Three faculty members with 45 years of service to UofL were among the 56 people President James Ramsey and Provost Shirley Willihnganz honored at the Faculty Service Awards ceremony May 19, 2014.

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Wanted: Those 85 years and up with a zest for life

Wanted: Those 85 years and up with a zest for life

by Jill Scoggins, HSC communications and marketing — May 29, 2014 01:33 PM

UofL Geriatrics is calling for nominations for the fourth annual Gold Standard Award for Optimal Aging.

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UofL Foundation purchases downtown building

UofL Foundation purchases downtown building

by Eric Matthews, communications and marketing — May 29, 2014 02:05 PM

The University of Louisville Foundation has purchased the former Dulworth Office Furniture building at 204 E. Market St. in Louisville.

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Environmental activism award goes to Cane Run teacher

Environmental activism award goes to Cane Run teacher

by UofL Today — Jun 03, 2014 04:08 PM

The fifth annual Joan Riehm Environmental Leadership Award was presented May 29, 2014, to Darleen Horton, a teacher at Cane Run Elementary School, for her tireless efforts to educate students and the Louisville community about the importance of protecting resources and creating a culture of sustainability in her school.

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Author forum's PBS program to air on new channel

by UofL Today — May 29, 2014 04:26 PM

In the latest national recognition for the University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum, the Forum's taped "Great Conversations" programs begin airing on a new PBS channel next month that will give them a wider profile.

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Pan-African studies dept. gets anniversary present

by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — May 30, 2014 11:19 AM

The Journal of Pan-African Studies has given UofL’s Pan-African studies department an anniversary present – a special issue commemorating its 40 years.

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LGBT students make a difference in Greece

LGBT students make a difference in Greece

by UofL Today — Jun 02, 2014 11:01 AM

A year ago, a group of University of Louisville students and two leaders went to Greece for the university’s first LGBT-themed study abroad trip. While there, they met with a small, grassroots group that teaches about LGBT families and advocates on their behalf.

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Be first to shop at new outlet mall

Be first to shop at new outlet mall

by UofL Today — Jun 02, 2014 10:43 AM

The Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass is teaming with the University of Louisville’s James Graham Brown Cancer Center for an Opening Night VIP Preview from 6-9 p.m., Wednesday, July 30, the evening before the facility opens to the general public.

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Almost time to count butterflies!

Almost time to count butterflies!

by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Jun 02, 2014 03:23 PM

Nature lovers can enjoy a Saturday in the country and contribute to a national scientific cause by joining in a June 21 butterfly-counting expedition in Oldham County.

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Fourth UofL scholar earns Fulbright Award this year

Fourth UofL scholar earns Fulbright Award this year

by Cindy Hess, communications and marketing — Jun 03, 2014 11:12 AM

Joanna Thompson, a senior from Erlanger, has earned a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant award to Turkey. She becomes the fourth UofL scholar to earn the award this year.

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Rocket team gets high marks at NASA competition

Rocket team gets high marks at NASA competition

by John R. Karman III, communications and marketing — Jun 03, 2014 11:31 AM

The University of Louisville’s rocket team, River City Rocketry, soared to a third-place finish at the recent NASA Student Launch challenge at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah.

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Brush up on Shakespeare; tour civil rights landmarks

by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Jun 05, 2014 04:00 PM

The University of Louisville’s campuses aren’t the only places to learn from its professors. Its College of Arts and Sciences is offering two public summer field trips related to civil rights and to William Shakespeare.

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Workshop to teach high school students about engineering

by John R. Karman III, communications and marketing — Jun 03, 2014 04:35 PM

A University of Louisville summer enrichment program will provide local high school students with an introduction to engineering and a look at a possible career in the field.

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Celebrate UofL with the Louisville Bats

by UofL Today — Jun 04, 2014 09:35 AM

Alumni, faculty, staff and their families are invited to spend an evening in the ballpark.

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UofL partners with JCPS to offer summer enrichment camps

by UofL Today — Jun 04, 2014 12:13 PM

The College of Education and Human Development at the University of Louisville is partnering with Jefferson County Public Schools to offer summer enrichment camps at two area schools.

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New UofL financial aid director back to where career started

New UofL financial aid director back to where career started

by Crysta McGee, communications and marketing — Jun 04, 2014 12:36 PM

Sandra J. Neel, the University of Louisville’s new executive director of financial aid, has come full circle.

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Nurse residency program meets industry 'gold standard'

by Julie Heflin, HSC communications and marketing — Jun 05, 2014 08:56 AM

The nurse residency program at University of Louisville Hospital, a part of KentuckyOne Health, is one of 12 in the nation to receive recognition for consistent, high quality care. The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), the leading accrediting body for nurse education and nurse residency programs, has awarded the program a five-year accreditation, the maximum term.

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UofL hosts high school students at summer law institute

by Eric Matthews, communications and marketing — Jun 05, 2014 11:15 AM

The University of Louisville’s Louis D. Brandeis School of Law will host the Louisville Bar Association’s Summer Law Institute June 15-21.

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Anti-cancer therapy starts human trials

Anti-cancer therapy starts human trials

by UofL Today — Jun 06, 2014 10:18 AM

Advanced Cancer Therapeutics (ACT), a privately held company dedicated to bringing new anti-cancer therapies to market, announced June 4, 2014, that it has begun clinical trials of PFK-158, a small molecule therapeutic candidate that inactivates a novel cancer metabolism target never before examined in human clinical trials.

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Dog photos showcased in new exhibit

Dog photos showcased in new exhibit

by Erica Walsh, communications and marketing — Jun 06, 2014 11:48 AM

The dog days of summer are starting a little early at the UofL Photographic Archives Collection.

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Literature professors cross globe for scholarly summer

by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Jun 06, 2014 11:59 AM

An intensive look at U.S. literature in the places it originated awaits 18 professors from around the globe chosen for a University of Louisville-organized institute June 13-July 26.

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Digital Media Academy empowers girls to ‘design their future’

by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Jun 09, 2014 11:07 AM

Twenty girls who just completed fifth grade will spend June 16-27 at the University of Louisville learning to refine their problem-solving and storytelling skills at the inaugural Digital Media Academy.

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Summer movies series returns with 'Frozen' sing-along

Summer movies series returns with 'Frozen' sing-along

by UofL Today — Jun 20, 2014 03:34 PM

****WEATHER UPDATE**** Due to a forecast of rain Friday, June 20, the pre-movie activities scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. may be delayed. We will open the activities as soon as possible when the weather clears. We are still planning to show the "Frozen" sing-along at dusk. **********

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McConnell Center makes list of '50 Oases of Excellence'

by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — Jun 13, 2014 09:23 AM

A non-profit organization that encourages academic freedom, excellence and accountability at U.S. colleges and universities has cited the University of Louisville’s McConnell Center as one of the best programs of its kind in the nation.

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Governor lauds Nucleus during visit

Governor lauds Nucleus during visit

by John R. Karman III, communications and marketing — Jun 12, 2014 05:07 PM

Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear visited The Nucleus in downtown Louisville on Wednesday, and he lauded the University of Louisville Foundation’s facility as a “hub of education and technology.”

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UofL professors prep musicians for European tour

by Erica Walsh,communications and marketing — Jun 12, 2014 04:25 PM

Two University of Louisville music professors are readying a group of gifted young musicians for a trip across Europe.

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UofL student athletes successful in both roles

by Mark Hebert, Director of Media Relations — Jun 16, 2014 11:16 AM

Many people have heard about the championships won by University of Louisville student-athletes, but their success in the classroom has been just as impressive.

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Faculty and staff give back to UofL

Faculty and staff give back to UofL

by John Drees, communications and marketing — Jun 16, 2014 12:28 PM

 

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Summer skin safety tips from UofL Physicians

Summer skin safety tips from UofL Physicians

by UofL Today — Jun 17, 2014 03:25 PM

The days are growing longer and warmer, and we're all spending more time outdoors.

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Teacher institute focuses on AP classes

Teacher institute focuses on AP classes

by UofL Today — Jun 20, 2014 12:29 PM

Nearly 200 high school teachers convened June 16-20 on the Belknap Campus as part of the University of Louisville Advanced Placement Summer Institute.

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The silos are coming down!

The silos are coming down!

by Mark Hebert, Director of Media Relations — Jun 20, 2014 04:35 PM

One University of Louisville student described them as “an iconic eyesore” and over the next few months they will disappear. The student was describing the 22 silos that are part of the old Solae property on Floyd St. adjacent to UofL’s Belknap campus.

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UofL Physicians urge patients to raise awareness of medication safety

by UofL Today — Jun 24, 2014 03:52 PM

Medications are used for a number of reasons – with the primary use of improving our health. If not properly taken, medication could cause harm. Medication safety is important not only when dealing with patients, but also for the health of you and your family.

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Racing against the clock

Racing against the clock

by UofL Today — Jun 25, 2014 09:02 AM

The University of Louisville is collaborating with new ACC partners at the University of Pittsburgh on a clinical medical trial with life or death implications.

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Nucleus becomes latest UofL LEED-certified building

Nucleus becomes latest UofL LEED-certified building

by John R. Karman III, communications and marketing — Jun 26, 2014 10:45 AM

There are now eight LEED-certified buildings at the University of Louisville.

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$10 million gift from J.D. Nichols one of largest ever to university

$10 million gift from J.D. Nichols one of largest ever to university

by John R. Karman III, communications and marketing — Jun 30, 2014 12:36 PM

Louisville businessman J.D. Nichols, chairman of local real estate development firm NTS Corp., is making a $10 million gift to the University of Louisville – one of the largest awards the university has ever received.

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Physical Plant launches Recycling 2.0

Physical Plant launches Recycling 2.0

by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — Jun 26, 2014 01:59 PM

UofL kept more than half of its waste out of landfills last year, but grounds superintendent Greg Schetler knows there’s still room for improvement.

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Twitter's role in Armstrong drug scandal studied

Twitter's role in Armstrong drug scandal studied

by UofL Today — Jun 27, 2014 01:31 PM

UofL and Clemson University researchers partnered to look at the role of social media in Lance Armstrong's rise and fall.

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Terry Singer has changed the face of social work

Terry Singer has changed the face of social work

by UofL Today — Jun 30, 2014 11:27 AM

In the world of social work, Terry Singer is the Dean of Deans and when he speaks, people listen. His Atlantic Coast Conference counterparts say his influence stretches far beyond the Louisville metro area.

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Kentucky’s Horses and Hope is going international

Kentucky’s Horses and Hope is going international

by UofL Today — Jun 30, 2014 11:56 AM

Champion equestrian and Horses and Hope Pink Stable member Misdee Wrigley Miller will spread the message of breast cancer awareness as she competes in two European Equestrian World Cup qualifying events.

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UofL makes list of top physician-executive programs

by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — Jun 30, 2014 03:03 PM

A national publication for health care managers has ranked the University of Louisville’s College of Business as one of the top business graduate schools for physician-executives.

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UofL now in the ACC

UofL now in the ACC

by UofL Today — Jul 01, 2014 04:41 PM

More than a year after formally accepting the invitation, it’s finally official. As of July 1, 2014, the University of Louisville is the newest member of the prestigious Atlantic Coast Conference.

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Workers to check for more energy savings

Workers to check for more energy savings

by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — Jul 02, 2014 11:32 AM

Physical Plant and Siemens Industry Inc. workers soon will visit more than 20 sites on UofL’s Belknap and Health Sciences campuses to see if the university could benefit by extending a long-term project to reap millions of dollars in energy savings.

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UofL teen pregnancy program has champion in FSU

UofL teen pregnancy program has champion in FSU

by UofL Today — Jul 02, 2014 12:03 PM

The UofL CHAMPS teen pregnancy prevention program has a champion at Atlantic Coast Conference partner school Florida State University.

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Trustees committee approves external review of financial practices

by John Drees, communications and marketing — Jul 02, 2014 02:06 PM

A report that examines financial practices at UofL got a thumbs up from members of the Board of Trustees Audit Committee at its July 2 meeting.

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Abramson speaks at UofL Army seminar

Abramson speaks at UofL Army seminar

by UofL Today — Aug 12, 2014 10:14 AM

 

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Red Barn to celebrate 45th anniversary

Red Barn to celebrate 45th anniversary

by Crysta McGee, communications and marketing — Jul 07, 2014 04:04 PM

The University of Louisville will celebrate the 45th anniversary of the George J. Howe Red Barn with a reunion concert July 11.

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UofL pediatric scientists partner with Chinese research institutions

UofL pediatric scientists partner with Chinese research institutions

by Anne Eldridge, HSC communications and marketing — Jul 08, 2014 03:13 PM

The University of Louisville department of pediatrics has signed agreements with three Chinese universities that will generate approximately $1 million of research support over three years, create new partners for other UofL pediatric researchers and foster new academic opportunities for trainees.

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UofL summer movie series wraps up with ‘The Lego Movie’

UofL summer movie series wraps up with ‘The Lego Movie’

by Brandy Warren, communications and marketing — Jul 09, 2014 11:48 AM

The University of Louisville presents the final film in the Cards Under the Stars movie series, “The Lego Movie,” July 25.

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UofL Day at Kentucky Kingdom is July 19

UofL Day at Kentucky Kingdom is July 19

by UofL Today — Jul 10, 2014 10:26 AM

Celebrate summer with UofL friends, family and fans at Kentucky Kingdom July 19.

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Deborah Dietzler will head UofL Alumni Association

Deborah Dietzler will head UofL Alumni Association

by Cindy Hess, communications and marketing — Jul 10, 2014 04:28 PM

The University of Louisville has announced that Deborah Dietzler has been named associate vice president for alumni relations and annual giving and executive director of the university’s alumni association, effective July 14.

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UofL board praises president's performance

UofL board praises president's performance

by Mark Hebert, Director of Media Relations — Jul 11, 2014 08:58 AM

The University of Louisville Board of Trustees reviewed the performance of President James Ramsey and discussed the importance of UofL's mission to western Kentucky at the board's annual retreat in Paducah on July 10.

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Doctoral students help young girls design their futures

Doctoral students help young girls design their futures

by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Jul 11, 2014 11:59 AM

The programmers and movie storytellers of the future just may have launched their careers this summer at UofL’s first Digital Media Academy, and five UofL doctoral students who led them boosted their skill sets too.

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PGA Championship provides hands-on experience

PGA Championship provides hands-on experience

by Cindy Hess, communications and marketing — Jul 14, 2014 10:15 AM

The 2014 PGA Championship at Valhalla may be weeks away, but a group of University of Louisville students will start class this week to get ready.

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Beer with a Scientist topic: No cure for aging

Beer with a Scientist topic: No cure for aging

by Jill Scoggins, HSC communications and marketing — Jul 14, 2014 12:06 PM

The next Beer with a Scientist program will shed light on the “incurable” condition of aging.

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GO helping high schoolers see college as an option

by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — Jul 15, 2014 09:09 AM

Isaiah Kennedy had never stayed overnight on a college campus, so he was a little surprised when he checked into his first dorm room at UofL.

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Playing in the mud: Ali Scholars in Rwanda make unexpected discovery

Playing in the mud: Ali Scholars in Rwanda make unexpected discovery

by UofL Today — Jul 15, 2014 09:55 AM

When the Muhammad Ali Scholars traveled to Rwanda in May, their goal was to learn about social justice issues, peace building and reconciliation as that country marked the genocide 20 years ago that tore it apart. But it was some unexpected time spent in the mud that stood out as the defining activity of the trip.

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SAB to bring country artist Randy Houser to Louisville

SAB to bring country artist Randy Houser to Louisville

by Brandy Warren, communications and marketing — Jul 16, 2014 06:45 AM

The University of Louisville’s Student Activities Board is a bringing a little country to Louisville.

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Ramsey bestows 2014 Presidential Medals

Ramsey bestows 2014 Presidential Medals

by Cindy Hess, communications and marketing — Jul 18, 2014 02:23 PM

University of Louisville President James Ramsey honored Sandy Metts Snowden and the WHAS Crusade for Children July 16 with 2014 Presidential Medals.

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Win tickets to Cancer Center outlet mall fundraiser

by UofL Today — Jul 15, 2014 03:23 PM

The University of Louisville James Graham Brown Cancer Center is teaming up with Lite 106.9 to give away tickets to the Opening Night VIP Preview Shopping Event at The Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass.

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UofL grad named commander at Fort Knox

UofL grad named commander at Fort Knox

by UofL Today — Jul 15, 2014 03:56 PM

A former Louisville Cardinal has been named the commander of the 7th Brigade, U.S. Army Cadet Command at Fort Knox.

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Volunteers sprucing up Law School courtyards

Volunteers sprucing up Law School courtyards

by Eric Matthews, communications and marketing — Jul 15, 2014 04:16 PM

The courtyards in the Louis D. Brandeis School of Law are about to get a facelift, thanks to a group of concerned students and faculty.

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Nucleus research park measures up well against competitors

Nucleus research park measures up well against competitors

by John R. Karman III, communications and marketing — Jul 15, 2014 04:25 PM

How does the newly named J.D. Nichols Campus for Innovation and Entrepreneurship measure up against other university research parks across the country?

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UofL experts offer back-to-school advice

UofL experts offer back-to-school advice

by UofL Today — Jul 18, 2014 02:12 PM

As parents complete their back-to-school lists, they need to remember health checks for their children. Southern Indiana students will be back in the classroom as early as July 30, and Jefferson County Public School students will return Aug. 13.

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McClain to lead UofL health sciences center research efforts

McClain to lead UofL health sciences center research efforts

by Jill Scoggins, HSC communications and marketing — Jul 18, 2014 03:40 PM

Craig McClain, MD, has been named the Associate Vice President for Health Affairs/Research at the University of Louisville.

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UofL Foundation board gives Ramsey favorable review

UofL Foundation board gives Ramsey favorable review

by Cindy Hess, communications and marketing — Jul 18, 2014 05:24 PM

Members of the University of Louisville Foundation today gave President James Ramsey high marks and unanimously voted for a merit increase for 2014-15 of 4 percent on his foundation salary and 2 percent on his university salary in recognition of outstanding performance over the past year, especially in reaching the $1 billion dollar capital campaign goal.

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Students 'glow' the extra mile for charity

by Eric Matthews, communications and marketing — Jul 21, 2014 04:30 PM

At Saturday’s GoGlow! 5k walk/run, University of Louisville students will be wearing fluorescent colors to raiseRED.

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Accelerated rural medical education program graduates first physician

Accelerated rural medical education program graduates first physician

by Sarah Bode, HSC communications and marketing — Jul 21, 2014 03:43 PM

Ashley Flanary Jessup always wanted to be a doctor when she grew up. She just never imagined that along the way she would blaze a new trail for medical education in Kentucky.

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Dental school professors give to show gratitude

Dental school professors give to show gratitude

by UofL Today — Jul 23, 2014 02:25 PM

 

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Exhibit of African art opens Friday

by Erica Walsh, communications and marketing — Jul 23, 2014 02:42 PM

Two distinguished enthusiasts of African art will have their collection displayed at the University of Louisville this summer.

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Silos begin to come down

Silos begin to come down

by Mark Hebert, Director of Media Relations — Aug 01, 2014 03:16 PM

The demolition of 22 silos at the former Solae property on Floyd Street began July 31.

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Ready, Set, Build!

Ready, Set, Build!

by John R. Karman III, communications and marketing — Jul 25, 2014 08:49 AM

The FirstBuild micro-factory, a collaborative project among GE Appliances, the University of Louisville and Local Motors, a Phoenix-based open-source hardware innovator, opened July 24 on the Belknap Campus.

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Save the Date: IOM president speaking at UofL Dec. 10

by Jill Scoggins, HSC communications and marketing — Jul 25, 2014 09:59 AM

The newly installed president of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies will present the 2014 Leonard Leight Lecture at the University of Louisville.

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Items added to outlet mall auction for Cancer center benefit

Items added to outlet mall auction for Cancer center benefit

by Jill Scoggins, HSC communications and marketing — Jul 28, 2014 03:45 PM

More than a dozen silent auction items valued at $50 to $500 from The Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass will be available for bidding online beginning July 25 at 5 p.m. at www.shoppingforacure.org. Bidding online continues until 8:30 p.m. July 30, during the Opening Night VIP Preview Shopping Event.

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UofL project to take place on International Space Station

by John R. Karman III, communications and marketing — Jul 29, 2014 02:04 PM

A NASA grant is allowing the University of Louisville and two other state schools to do research aboard the International Space Station that could result in advances in solar energy, advanced manufacturing and other fields.

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Community encouraged to nominate a nurse who has made a difference

by UofL Today — Jul 30, 2014 10:04 AM

In an effort to recognize the life-changing work of nurses in the community, the University of Louisville School of Nursing is honoring those who have lit up the world of others in a time of need - following in the foot-steps of modern nursing founder, Florence Nightingale.

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UofL, Billy Reed join forces to launch new forum

UofL, Billy Reed join forces to launch new forum

by Cindy Hess, communications and marketing — Jul 31, 2014 09:58 AM

A University of Louisville forum focusing on sports industry ethics will launch Aug. 27 with Louisville native Phil Simms, sports analyst for CBS and former New York Giants quarterback.

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New fair housing interviews added to University Libraries collection

by Erica Walsh, communications and marketing — Jul 31, 2014 11:00 AM

Eleven oral interviews on fair housing in Louisville are the latest addition to Digital Collections at University of Louisville Libraries.

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Can the tobacco plant be the key to HIV prevention?

Can the tobacco plant be the key to HIV prevention?

by Gary Mans, HSC communications and marketing — Aug 04, 2014 11:47 AM

Researchers from the University of Louisville will lead an international effort to utilize tobacco plants to develop a gel containing a specific protein that will prevent the transmission of HIV. The project is being funded by a five-year, $14.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health.

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Study shows how primary care providers influence smoking cessation

Study shows how primary care providers influence smoking cessation

by UofL Today — Aug 05, 2014 02:07 PM

Motivational interviewing (MI), a counseling approach that uses a person’s own internal drive to initiate change, can increase the likelihood that a patient will change smoking behaviors, according to a University of Louisville study published in the Southern Medical Journal. The study tested the effects of different approaches to smoking cessation counseling offered in primary care clinics.

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Kentucky Shakespeare shows shades of Cardinal Red

Kentucky Shakespeare shows shades of Cardinal Red

by Erica Walsh, communications and marketing — Aug 06, 2014 04:59 PM

As Kentucky Shakespeare experienced its most successful season yet, several University of Louisville students, faculty, staff and alumni were among the cast and crew celebrating.

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Professor receives Fulbright to help study-abroad, international students

Professor receives Fulbright to help study-abroad, international students

by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Aug 06, 2014 02:18 PM

University of Louisville theater professor and administrator Nefertiti Burton will travel to France and Germany this fall through a Fulbright award to improve services for prospective study-abroad and international students.

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Not your typical students: EMBA class has 4 VPs, 2 doctors

Not your typical students: EMBA class has 4 VPs, 2 doctors

by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — Aug 08, 2014 09:58 AM

Four vice presidents. Two doctors. Seven women and 13 men. Average work experience of 18 years and an average age of 42.

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UofL Foundation buys former nightclub for Nucleus park

UofL Foundation buys former nightclub for Nucleus park

by John R. Karman III, communications and marketing — Aug 14, 2014 05:02 PM

The University of Louisville Foundation has bought a bar.

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A&S All Stars series kicks off before Saturday kickoffs

A&S All Stars series kicks off before Saturday kickoffs

by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Aug 11, 2014 11:11 AM

The University of Louisville’s College of Arts and Sciences will launch public game-day educational programs featuring the academic expertise of its own “A&S All Stars.”

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McConnell Center offering free public talk series in fall

McConnell Center offering free public talk series in fall

by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — Aug 11, 2014 01:36 PM

The University of Louisville’s McConnell Center will offer four, free public talks this fall in a series called “Debating America.”

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Doors to Hope open to UofL students

Doors to Hope open to UofL students

by Eric Matthews, communications and marketing — Aug 14, 2014 04:31 PM

Students in the University of Louisville’s Latin American and Latino Studies program are getting real-world experience working with the Latino community by tutoring and mentoring children and adults from local Latino families.

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