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Health Today: Flu prevention

Health Today: Flu prevention

by Kathryn Schat, MD, Department of Family and Geriatric Medicine, UofL Health Care — Sep 30, 2010 09:11 AM

(Editor's Note: Health Today is a regular column from health care professionals at UofL that features information ranging from health issues to UofL faculty/staff benefits.)

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Mog's house to be featured on city solar tour

Mog's house to be featured on city solar tour

by UofL Today — Sep 30, 2010 09:24 AM

Justin Mog, assistant to the provost for sustainability initiatives, has put his money where his mouth is, so to speak.

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UofL Green Scene: Lessons from a summer on the farm

UofL Green Scene: Lessons from a summer on the farm

by Michael Lonneman, anthropology major from Independence, Ky. — Oct 01, 2010 08:59 AM

(Editor's Note: Green Scene is a monthly column on sustainable activities written by the faculty, staff or students responsible for them.)

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UofL and WHAS-TV to sponsor political debates on Belknap Campus

UofL and WHAS-TV to sponsor political debates on Belknap Campus

by UofL Today — Oct 01, 2010 09:24 AM

The University of Louisville and WHAS-TV will co-sponsor three political candidate debates — including the nationally watched Kentucky U.S. Senate race.

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Digital Collections: The next best thing to being here

Digital Collections: The next best thing to being here

by UofL Today — Oct 01, 2010 09:52 AM

University of Louisville alumni can take a virtual stroll down memory lane thanks to University Libraries Digital Collections.

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Dental students beat their UK counterparts in flag football

Dental students beat their UK counterparts in flag football

by UofL Today — Oct 01, 2010 01:26 PM

Dental students at the University of Louisville showed they value more than the oral health of their patients in late September — they also value competition and athleticism.

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Students get hands-on event management experience at World Equestrian Games

Students get hands-on event management experience at World Equestrian Games

by UofL Today — Oct 04, 2010 11:43 AM

UofL student Per Svensson won't get paid for his work at the Alltech World Equestrian Games.

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Rally focuses attention on need to end anti-gay bullying, hate

Rally focuses attention on need to end anti-gay bullying, hate

by UofL Today — Oct 04, 2010 05:26 PM

About 100 UofL students, staff and faculty gathered Oct. 4 outside the Red Barn to stand in solidarity for victims of anti-gay bullying and hate.

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Great Places to Work recommendations being implemented

Great Places to Work recommendations being implemented

by UofL Today — Oct 06, 2010 09:21 AM

UofL is becoming an even better place to work.

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Electrical outage scheduled for Belknap Oct. 10

Electrical outage scheduled for Belknap Oct. 10

by UofL Today — Oct 06, 2010 02:13 PM

Physical Plant will replace a defective component in the incoming electrical system to Belknap Campus Sunday, Oct. 10.

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Construction on Third and Eastern to begin Oct. 13

Construction on Third and Eastern to begin Oct. 13

by UofL Today — Oct 15, 2010 02:21 PM

A project to build a new gateway to the university on the corner of Third Street and Eastern Parkway will begin Wednesday, Oct. 13.

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Read this if you're coming to see OK GO

Read this if you're coming to see OK GO

by UofL Today — Oct 07, 2010 03:28 PM

It's time to rock.

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UofL/WHAS-TV political debates information

UofL/WHAS-TV political debates information

by UofL Today — Oct 14, 2010 03:06 PM

The University of Louisville and WHAS-TV will be hosts to three political debates Oct. 12, 14 and 17.

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Student apprehended after displaying gun at CEHD

Student apprehended after displaying gun at CEHD

by UofL Today — Oct 07, 2010 05:30 PM

A student who displayed a handgun during a meeting at the College of Education and Human Development Thursday, Oct. 7, was disarmed quickly and removed from campus.

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20 Minutes with Monica Marks from Oxford

20 Minutes with Monica Marks from Oxford

by UofL Today — Oct 08, 2010 07:54 AM

Monica Marks, the first University of Louisville alumna to be named a Rhodes Scholar, recently was in Kentucky between completing a Fulbright year studying in Turkey and starting her graduate career at Oxford University.

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Alumnus of year Salem George gives back to UofL

Alumnus of year Salem George gives back to UofL

by Janene Zaccone, editor — Oct 08, 2010 09:35 AM

At an age when he really doesn't have to do anything other than kick back and relax, that's the last thing on Salem George's mind.

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363 staff members recognized for service at annual event

363 staff members recognized for service at annual event

by UofL Today — Oct 11, 2010 11:02 AM

When George Howe, director of special programs for Student Affairs, started working at the University of Louisville, the Red Barn was on the edge of Belknap Campus.

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Longtime staff talk about their time at UofL

Longtime staff talk about their time at UofL

by UofL Today — Oct 12, 2010 09:06 AM

What inspires you? What makes you proud to work at UofL? What change in UofL since 1970 stands out most? What is your fondest memory and what else would you like to share?

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Community forum to explore social, environmental determinants of health

Community forum to explore social, environmental determinants of health

by UofL Today — Oct 11, 2010 01:30 PM

The University of Louisville Center for Environmental Genomics and Integrative Biology (CEGIB) will be host to a community forum on the social and environmental determinants of health on Wednesday, Oct. 20, 4:30 p.m., at The Nia Center, 2900 W. Broadway.

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Child sexual abuse program to combine play, expert discussion

Child sexual abuse program to combine play, expert discussion

by UofL Today — Oct 12, 2010 01:52 PM

The University of Louisville and its Signature Partnership will present a program on child sexual abuse Saturday, Oct. 16, 10 a.m., at Lyman T. Johnson Traditional Middle School, 2509 Wilson Ave.

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Sustainability Week to include free shredding

Sustainability Week to include free shredding

by UofL Today — Oct 13, 2010 04:11 PM

If you attend classes or work at UofL, you might want to scoop up that pile of unwanted paper in your dorm room, campus or home office — along with your old computer disks and videotapes — and carry the stuff to the north end of Belknap Campus on Oct. 20.

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New parental leave policy among several items trustees approve

New parental leave policy among several items trustees approve

by UofL Today — Oct 14, 2010 04:57 PM

The University of Louisville Board of Trustees acted Oct. 14 to improve employee benefits and make way for additional income to the university.

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Student Affairs gives two Parent of the Year awards

Student Affairs gives two Parent of the Year awards

by UofL Today — Oct 15, 2010 02:01 PM

Two fathers recently were honored as University of Louisville Parents of the Year for helping their sons overcome adversity so they could attend and succeed in college.

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‘Naked Economics’ author to speak at UofL Oct. 21

‘Naked Economics’ author to speak at UofL Oct. 21

by UofL Today — Oct 18, 2010 11:36 AM

Charles Wheelan, author of the 2002 book “Naked Economics: Undressing the Dismal Science” will deliver the keynote address for the 2010 Book-in-Common program at the University of Louisville.

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Debate series wraps with Conway, Paul

Debate series wraps with Conway, Paul

by UofL Today — Oct 18, 2010 01:51 PM

Some 300 people packed the University of Louisville's Bigelow Hall Oct. 17 to hear a debate between U.S. Senate candidates Jack Conway and Rand Paul.

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Officials dedicate Center for Predictive Medicine

Officials dedicate Center for Predictive Medicine

by UofL Today — Oct 18, 2010 03:51 PM

University of Louisville and National Institutes of Health officials dedicated UofL's Center for Predictive Medicine, a $44 million regional biosafety research lab designed to better protect Americans from emerging biological threats, on Oct. 18.

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Administration honors faculty excellence

Administration honors faculty excellence

by UofL Today — Oct 19, 2010 09:12 AM

University of Louisville administrators took time Oct. 13 to recognize faculty excellence.

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MSNBC plays 'Hardball' on UofL's Oval

MSNBC plays 'Hardball' on UofL's Oval

by UofL Today — Oct 19, 2010 02:34 PM

MSNBC's "Hardball with Chris Matthews" came to UofL Oct. 18 with its "Hardball Senate Tour."

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Fort Knox medical corps finds needed resources at UofL

Fort Knox medical corps finds needed resources at UofL

by UofL Today — Oct 19, 2010 12:28 PM

Members of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division Medical Corps from Fort Knox have been gaining additional training at the University of Louisville before shipping out to Afghanistan in December.

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President's Outreach Tour visits local schools

President's Outreach Tour visits local schools

by UofL Today — Oct 20, 2010 01:39 PM

The most recent segment of University of Louisville's 2010 Presidential Outreach tour didn't stray far from home base.

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Faculty Excellence Series: Newly endowed faculty

Faculty Excellence Series: Newly endowed faculty

by UofL Today — Oct 20, 2010 02:11 PM

The University of Louisville has 142 endowed post, a number that is nearly three times larger than the number of endowed posts it had 10 years ago.

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Faculty Excellence Series: University scholars and distinguished university scholars

Faculty Excellence Series: University scholars and distinguished university scholars

by UofL Today — Oct 21, 2010 10:23 AM

The University of Louisville started its University Scholar and Distinguished Scholar Program in 1995 to help recruit new faculty scholars and to retain existing faculty members who demonstrate superior creativity and scholarship in their fields of expertise.

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Ali Institute brings campus together for Peace & Justice Week

Ali Institute brings campus together for Peace & Justice Week

by UofL Today — Oct 21, 2010 11:15 AM

About half of the events in this year's Peace & Justice Week are being put on by a campus organization other than event sponsor, the Ali Institute for Peace and Justice.

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Louisville architect-historian to discuss city's modern homes

Louisville architect-historian to discuss city's modern homes

by UofL Today — Oct 21, 2010 02:12 PM

Gems of modern architecture are scattered throughout Louisville — many hidden in secluded spots — but local architect and historian Steve Wiser plans to reveal many of these unconventional homes in an Oct. 28 University of Louisville talk.

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Faculty Excellence Series: Paul Weber award

Faculty Excellence Series: Paul Weber award

by UofL Today — Oct 22, 2010 09:44 AM

The School of Medicine's Introduction to Clinical Medicine course received the $50,000 Paul Weber Departmental Excellence in Teaching Award this year.

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Community Engagement awards recognize UofL service efforts

Community Engagement awards recognize UofL service efforts

by UofL Today — Oct 22, 2010 01:08 PM

The University of Louisville recognized its own Oct. 21 for their work in the community. Honorees at the second annual Community Engagement Awards ceremony included an organization dedicated to helping exploited children, nursing students who promoted improved healthcare for racetrack workers and a team of employees that issued the H1N1 vaccine to the community.

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Faculty Excellence Series: Patents, licenses, options

Faculty Excellence Series: Patents, licenses, options

by UofL Today — Oct 25, 2010 09:24 AM

University of Louisville researchers received recognition at the Celebration of Faculty Excellence for receipt in the past year of the patents, licenses and options that will help take their findings to the real world.

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UofL Theatre presents ‘How I Learned to Drive’

UofL Theatre presents ‘How I Learned to Drive’

by UofL Today — Oct 25, 2010 10:21 AM

The University of Louisville Department of Theatre Arts will perform "How I Learned to Drive," a dark comedy by Paula Vogel about memories of a troubled past, Oct. 27-31.

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Day of the Dead altars open to public during celebration

Day of the Dead altars open to public during celebration

by UofL Today — Oct 25, 2010 10:40 AM

University of Louisville students, faculty and staff are contributing to several local and community exhibits for the Hispanic holiday El Día de los Muertos.

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New ombuds to focus on atmosphere, education

New ombuds to focus on atmosphere, education

by UofL Today — Oct 25, 2010 04:40 PM

The University of Louisville has turned to a nationally known expert on mediation and dispute resolution to head its Office of the Ombuds.

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UofL Libraries go mobile

UofL Libraries go mobile

by UofL Today — Oct 26, 2010 02:30 PM

When a library went "mobile" in the old days, it loaded a bus with a few hundred books and headed into the community.

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French Film Festival begins Nov. 4 at Floyd Theater

French Film Festival begins Nov. 4 at Floyd Theater

by UofL Today — Oct 26, 2010 10:19 AM

The second annual French Film Festival at the University of Louisville begins Nov. 4 at the Floyd Theater, Student Activities Center.

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UofL recognized as top producer of Fulbright scholars

UofL recognized as top producer of Fulbright scholars

by UofL Today — Oct 26, 2010 03:42 PM

The University of Louisville has landed on a list of top producers of U.S. Fulbright student scholars for 2010-2011.

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Ramsey, trustee Cosby share community service award

Ramsey, trustee Cosby share community service award

by UofL Today — Oct 26, 2010 03:49 PM

University of Louisville President James Ramsey and UofL trustee the Rev. Kevin Cosby shared a prestigious award at the Louisville Defender newspaper's Business and Professional Achievement Recognition Luncheon recently.

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U.S. Sen. Scott Brown to speak here Nov. 8

U.S. Sen. Scott Brown to speak here Nov. 8

by UofL Today — Nov 03, 2010 02:21 PM

Scott Brown, a Massachusetts Republican elected to fill the U.S. Senate term vacated by the death of Ted Kennedy, will speak at the University of Louisville Nov. 8 as a guest of UofL's McConnell Center.

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20 Minutes with Brian Leung on his new novel

20 Minutes with Brian Leung on his new novel

by UofL Today — Oct 27, 2010 02:18 PM

University of Louisville professor and author Brian Leung was ready for a challenge when he wrote his latest novel, "Take Me Home."

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Students show Girl Scouts how to build canine wheelchair

Students show Girl Scouts how to build canine wheelchair

by UofL Today — Oct 29, 2010 10:46 AM

A pile of PVC pipe and a few rubber wheels might not seem too useful to some people, but area Girl Scouts recently learned from University of Louisville students and faculty how to assemble the pieces into a wheelchair for dogs.

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College Democrats to host Clinton, Conway Nov. 1

by UofL Today — Oct 31, 2010 01:05 PM

Former President Bill Clinton and Jack Conway, Kentucky attorney general and democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, will be guests of the University of Louisville College Democrats Monday, Nov. 1, for a free, public talk on the Belknap Oval.

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Former Freedom Singer to be here Friday

Former Freedom Singer to be here Friday

by UofL Today — Nov 01, 2010 09:27 AM

Civil rights activist, singer and historian Bernice Johnson Reagon will blend music and message in her "songtalk" performance during the fourth annual Anne Braden Memorial Lecture Nov. 5 at the University of Louisville.

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Ramsey recognized as distinguished WKU alumnus

Ramsey recognized as distinguished WKU alumnus

by UofL Today — Nov 01, 2010 01:29 PM

University of Louisville President James Ramsey received a special honor from the campus community over homecoming weekend. But it wasn't at UofL.

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UofL Green Scene: Committing to the climate

UofL Green Scene: Committing to the climate

by Justin Mog, assistant to the provost for sustainability — Nov 01, 2010 10:27 AM

(Editor's Note: Green Scene is a monthly column on sustainable activities written by the faculty, staff or students responsible for them.)

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20 minutes with BIRT - UofL's new Bias Incidence Response Team

20 minutes with BIRT - UofL's new Bias Incidence Response Team

by UofL Today — Nov 01, 2010 03:58 PM

The University of Louisville supports a campus free of bias or hate, where diversity is celebrated and civility is expected.

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Cultural Competency Symposium to provide insight into ‘Our Changing World’

by UofL Today — Nov 02, 2010 03:13 PM

The complexities of treating and interacting with a variety of patient populations whose lifestyles and beliefs may be very different from those of the health provider will be examined at an annual symposium hosted by the University of Louisville Health Sciences Center.

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Focus on Panama: Activities include talks, photo exhibit, tribute

Focus on Panama: Activities include talks, photo exhibit, tribute

by UofL Today — Nov 02, 2010 03:59 PM

University of Louisville students' photography work with children in Panama will be showcased in an exhibit that opens Nov. 3 during the free, public Celebration of Panamanian Independence Day, which will include talks about the project and a tribute to workers who died building the Panama Canal.

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Students meet former President Clinton

Students meet former President Clinton

by UofL Today — Jun 29, 2012 09:50 AM

"Pretty unbelievable."

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Event to address masculinity, hip hop and more

Event to address masculinity, hip hop and more

by UofL Today — Nov 04, 2010 04:00 PM

Byron Hurt, an anti-sexist activist and filmmaker, will discuss his film "Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes" as part of the University of Louisville's inaugural Engaging Men Week.

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Health Today: Avoid sport injuries

Health Today: Avoid sport injuries

by Jessica Stumbo, MD — Nov 05, 2010 08:50 AM

(Editor's Note: Health Today is a regular column from health care professionals at UofL that features information ranging from health issues to UofL faculty/staff benefits.)

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UofL, UofL Today to honor military veterans this week

UofL, UofL Today to honor military veterans this week

by UofL Today — Nov 05, 2010 01:39 PM

Nov. 11 is Veterans Day in the United States.

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Art auction gifts keep on giving

Art auction gifts keep on giving

by UofL Today — Nov 05, 2010 03:49 PM

"Paying it forward" is how fine arts chair James Grubola describes The Annual Art Auction.

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Mechanic applies skills learned on aircraft carrier to campus heating, air system

Mechanic applies skills learned on aircraft carrier to campus heating, air system

by Kevin Hyde, editor of UofL Magazine, special to UofL Today — Nov 09, 2010 04:00 PM

What is more complex to maintain — the steam propulsion systems of an aircraft carrier or the heating and air conditioning on Belknap Campus?

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UofL police make arrest in case of vandalized cars

by UofL Today — Nov 10, 2010 02:47 PM

The University of Louisville Police Department has made an arrest in the case of more than three dozen cars vandalized on campus Sept. 5.

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UofL cares for those who answer the call

UofL cares for those who answer the call

by UofL Today — Nov 10, 2010 03:19 PM

Throughout this week in honor of Veterans Day and those men and women who have served or are serving our country, UofL Today has focused on student and employee veterans and ways in which the university assists them.

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Veterans Day shout-outs

by UofL Today — Nov 11, 2010 10:52 AM

Veterans at UofL send shout-outs to fellow veterans and service personnel.

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Course evaluations to be completed online

Course evaluations to be completed online

by UofL Today — Nov 10, 2010 07:46 PM

Every Card Counts: Remind your students to complete their online course evaluations beginning on or about Nov. 15 and continuing through Dec. 7.

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Charting Our Course campaign launches with special event

Charting Our Course campaign launches with special event

by UofL Today — Nov 11, 2010 05:48 AM

Raising $750 million is no small task, but that's the goal the University of Louisville has set for its comprehensive fundraising campaign, "Charting Our Course: The Campaign for Kentucky's Premier Metropolitan Research University."

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UofL, Jewish, CHI agree to sign letter of intent to form statewide health network

by UofL Today — Nov 11, 2010 03:53 PM

The University Of Louisville Board Of Trustees has endorsed a letter of intent that marks the next level of planning for a merger among UofL, University of Louisville Hospital/James Graham Brown Cancer Center, Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s HealthCare, Catholic Health Initiatives and its Kentucky-based operation, Saint Joseph Health System. Over the past three weeks, the governing boards of the other organizations approved similar motions.

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No one is perfect in UofL Theatre's production of 'Measure for Measure'

No one is perfect in UofL Theatre's production of 'Measure for Measure'

by UofL Today — Nov 12, 2010 05:35 PM

William Shakespeare's "Measure for Measure" twists and turns from tragic drama to bawdy humor in the upcoming University of Louisville Department of Theatre Arts' production.

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Silly Putty, drinking fountains help 'engage' students in engineering

by UofL Today — Nov 12, 2010 11:35 AM

What can mechanical engineering students learn from an old chilled water drinking fountain?

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TARC to run free shuttle from Belknap Campus to arena

by UofL Today — Nov 12, 2010 05:35 PM

TARC has announced that it will run a shuttle service from Belknap Campus to the KFC Yum! Center for men's and women's basketball games beginning Tuesday, Nov. 16.

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Veterans Day trivia contest winners announced

by UofL Today — Nov 15, 2010 04:38 PM

In observance of Veterans Day, UofL Today last week asked readers four questions related to military and/or University of Louisville history.

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Handcrafted clay sale set for Dec. 10, 11

Handcrafted clay sale set for Dec. 10, 11

by UofL Today — Nov 16, 2010 09:39 AM

Members of the University of Louisville ceramics studio again will offer their wares at the annual ceramics sale, Dec. 10 and 11 in Room 136 of the Studio Arts Building.

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UofL researchers report cardiac stem cells as safe, effective in heart failure treatment

UofL researchers report cardiac stem cells as safe, effective in heart failure treatment

by UofL Today — Nov 16, 2010 01:14 PM

Patients who have undergone heart bypass surgery are experiencing improved heart function through post-operative transfusions of their own stem cells.

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UofL receives funding from WHAS Crusade for Children

UofL receives funding from WHAS Crusade for Children

by UofL Today — Nov 17, 2010 04:37 PM

University of Louisville officials received ceremonial checks totaling $497,864 from the WHAS Crusade for Children Nov. 17. The money will go to university programs that help children with special needs:

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Group invites people to 'jitterbug for a just cause'

Group invites people to 'jitterbug for a just cause'

by UofL Today — Nov 18, 2010 09:09 AM

Get out your zoot suit or your best A-line skirt and brush up on your jitterbug.

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Business First awards UofL as healthiest employer

Business First awards UofL as healthiest employer

by UofL Today — Nov 18, 2010 04:20 PM

The University of Louisville is the healthiest employer in Louisville of companies with 5,000 or more employees.

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Study seeks to understand student motivation to be environmental stewards

Study seeks to understand student motivation to be environmental stewards

by UofL Today — Nov 19, 2010 03:07 PM

The University of Louisville's Urban Wildlife Research Lab is conducting a study on environmental awareness and stewardship among college students, and is surveying UofL students and those at 25 other universities.

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Health Today: Staying healthy during the holidays

Health Today: Staying healthy during the holidays

by Kathryn M. Schat, MD, medical director, Centers For Primary Care - Cardinal Station; and Stephen J. Houghland, MD, medical director, Centers For Primary Care - ULHC Outpatient Center — Nov 22, 2010 02:31 PM

(Editor's Note: Health Today is a regular column from health care professionals at UofL that features information ranging from health issues to UofL faculty/staff benefits.)

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Art educator involves students in creating peace, justice exhibit

Art educator involves students in creating peace, justice exhibit

by UofL Today — Nov 23, 2010 08:47 AM

Peace and justice have been on John McCarthy's mind a lot in the last year — since about the time the ceramics artist and University of Louisville faculty member began to put together an exhibit for Louisville's PYRO gallery.

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Opera Theatre to present one-hour, English adaptation of Bizet's 'Carmen'

Opera Theatre to present one-hour, English adaptation of Bizet's 'Carmen'

by UofL Today — Nov 23, 2010 09:32 AM

University of Louisville's Opera Theatre is putting a new spin on one of the world's most-performed operas when it takes "The Essential Carmen" on the road to a Louisville restaurant Dec. 2 and 3.

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UofL Green Scene: Green holidays save money, resources, environment

UofL Green Scene: Green holidays save money, resources, environment

by Justin Mog, assistant to the provost for sustainability — Nov 23, 2010 10:48 AM

(Editor's Note: Green Scene is a monthly column on sustainable activities written by the faculty, staff or students responsible for them.)

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Dante-inspired opera wins Grawemeyer Award

Dante-inspired opera wins Grawemeyer Award

by UofL Today — Nov 28, 2010 08:45 PM

"La Commedia," a multimedia opera by Dutch composer Louis Andriessen, has won the 2011 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition.

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Plan to end slavery earns Grawemeyer Award

Plan to end slavery earns Grawemeyer Award

by UofL Today — Nov 30, 2010 03:07 PM

A blueprint for eliminating modern slavery has earned its creator the 2011 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order.

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Nucleus moves ahead with downtown life sciences research park

Nucleus moves ahead with downtown life sciences research park

by UofL Today — Nov 29, 2010 05:22 PM

University of Louisville officials and city and state dignitaries today announced the hiring of the architecture firm and construction manager to begin construction of the first building in what will be a life sciences research park at the old downtown Louisville Haymarket property.

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Scientist who helps explain self-control wins Grawemeyer Award

Scientist who helps explain self-control wins Grawemeyer Award

by UofL Today — Nov 30, 2010 09:25 PM

Good things come to those who wait. A scientist who showed that willpower can be learned — and that it carries lifelong benefits — has won the 2011 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Psychology.

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Ramsey gives presidential medals to UofL supporters

Ramsey gives presidential medals to UofL supporters

by UofL Today — Nov 30, 2010 03:43 PM

University of Louisville President James Ramsey honored on Nov. 29 an individual and a community organization for their support of the university.

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16 staff members honored for outstanding performance

16 staff members honored for outstanding performance

by UofL Today — Dec 01, 2010 12:08 PM

All of them go the extra mile — from helping employees in need, to exemplary customer service, to helping the university survive the 2009 flood.

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Campus climate survey yields 'good information' on employee morale

by UofL Today — Dec 07, 2010 01:00 PM

Most University of Louisville employees say they are proud to be part of the university, feel it's a good place to work and would recommend it as a place of employment.

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Undefeated Quiz Bowl to face top teams in Illinois this weekend

by UofL Today — Dec 02, 2010 11:55 AM

When Independence, Ky., senior Matthew Ball joined the University of Louisville Quiz Bowl during his freshman year, there were only about six members and a sponsor.

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Ancient religions had much in common, says Grawemeyer winner

Ancient religions had much in common, says Grawemeyer winner

by UofL Today — Dec 02, 2010 10:12 PM

The ancient Christians had more in common with their Jewish and pagan neighbors than most people realize, says the winner of the 2011 Louisville Grawemeyer Award in Religion.

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Overview: Dec. 1 Faculty Senate Meeting

by Compiled by Janene Zaccone, internal communications manager, Communications and Marketing, for the Faculty Senate — Dec 06, 2010 10:00 AM

The Faculty Senate is part of UofL's shared governance system, which also includes the Staff Senate and Student Government Association. Senators are elected by their peers. The full body met in regular session Dec. 1 at Ekstrom Library. Chair Bob Staat presided. Here is what happened:

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UofL soccer team lands first Final Four berth

by UofL Today — Dec 06, 2010 04:53 PM

This has been a year of firsts for the UofL soccer team. Now they’ve achieved another one — their first berth ever in the NCAA College Cup Final Four.

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Cards are going bowling

Cards are going bowling

by UofL Today — Dec 05, 2010 02:06 PM

After a surprising 6-6 season, the UofL football team has accepted a bid to compete in the Beef O' Brady's Bowl Dec. 21 in St. Petersburg, Fla.

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University fire marshal gives holiday safety tips

University fire marshal gives holiday safety tips

by Dwain Archer — Dec 07, 2010 09:56 AM

To prevent fires and conserve energy, before leaving each day or for the holiday vacation, THINK GREEN and remember to unplug decorations, personal space heaters, coffee pots, battery chargers, desk lamps and other non-essential energy-consuming equipment.

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Planetarium celebrates season with special shows

Planetarium celebrates season with special shows

by UofL Today — Dec 07, 2010 01:51 PM

The Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium at the University of Louisville is offering special and discounted shows for the holiday season:

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Nursing students make a world of change with $100

Nursing students make a world of change with $100

by UofL Today — Dec 07, 2010 04:32 PM

How much good can someone do with $100?

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Women's Center helps parents with clothing giveaway

Women's Center helps parents with clothing giveaway

by UofL Today — Dec 07, 2010 03:04 PM

The University of Louisville Women's Center MOM Support Group had a clothing giveaway Tuesday, Dec. 7, for UofL parents and student-parents from Jefferson Community College.

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UofL has stories to tell and people to tell them

UofL has stories to tell and people to tell them

by UofL Today — Dec 08, 2010 03:21 PM

People who have lived in Louisville for any time, and who watch the ABC affiliate for local news, know Mark Hebert, a longtime investigative reporter who in 2009 became spokesman for the University of Louisville.

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Students spend part of their breaks helping others abroad

Students spend part of their breaks helping others abroad

by UofL Today — Dec 26, 2010 08:01 AM

When Lauren Hendricks, now a University of Louisville graduate student, returned from an International Service Learning Program trip to Belize last spring, there was only one thing on her mind when she returned — filling out the application to go on the next trip to the Philippines this winter.

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Need financial advice? Holiday stress too much? Call EAP. It's free.

by UofL Today — Dec 09, 2010 03:22 PM

The holidays sometimes can be overwhelming. No kidding, you're saying. Tell me something I don't know.

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Dental prof among reviewers of surgeon general's new report on tobacco smoke

Dental prof among reviewers of surgeon general's new report on tobacco smoke

by UofL Today — Dec 09, 2010 03:52 PM

Exposure to tobacco smoke – even occasional smoking or secondhand smoke – causes immediate damage to your body that can lead to serious illness or death, according to a report released Dec. 9 by U.S. Surgeon General Regina M. Benjamin.

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