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As the University of Louisville celebrated staff members for more than 6,200 hours of combined service this fall, there was one employee who had reached a rare career milestone. UofL electrician Rex Minks was honored for working at the university for 50 years.
UofL Theatre Arts kicks off its 2015-16 season Oct. 21 with “Polaroid Stories,” a powerful examination of truth and mythology told through the hard-knock lives of street kids.
National food-safety expert and attorney Bill Marler, who has represented thousands of people in poisoning claims against food companies, will speak at the University of Louisville Oct. 30 about “Foodborne Illness Litigation.”
Local artists Laurie Jane and the 45’s will perform at WFPK’s “Live Lunch” program at the Red Barn Friday, Oct. 9.
UofL's Board of Trustees has given the go-ahead for a $40 million renovation of the Swain Student Activities Center on Belknap Campus.
“What Works for Depression” will be presented at the next “Building Hope” lecture sponsored by the University of Louisville Depression Center. Speaking will be Jesse H. Wright, MD, PhD, director of the Depression Center and professor and vice chair for academic affairs of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the UofL School of Medicine.
As many as one-third of parents who experience the loss of a pregnancy may suffer from intense grief, resulting in anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress. Marianne Hutti, PhD, APRN, coordinator of the Women’s Health-Family Nurse Practitioner Dual Major Program at the University of Louisville School of Nursing, is leading a study that will help nurses and physicians predict which individuals would benefit from intervention to cope with intense grief over the loss of a pregnancy.
The Institute for Sustainable Health & Optimal Aging at the University of Louisville continues its Optimal Aging Lecture Series with “Understanding the Person with Alzheimer’s Disease: Person-Centered Perspectives on Dementia Care,” Wednesday, Oct. 14. The lecture will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the University Club, 200 E. Brandeis Ave.
During the 2015-2016 academic year, Muriel Harris, PhD, associate professor, University of Louisville School of Public Health and Information Sciences (SPHIS), is using the critical thinking approach to teach students in Ghana how to solve public health issues facing the African country. Among the greatest concerns are the impact of low literacy rates, high risk behaviors, poverty, unequal gender relations, communicable diseases including Malaria, and unhealthy environments.
A national expert known for “disruptive aging” will challenge perceptions about getting older in an Aging Reconsidered Workshop addressing “Louisville’s Aging Revolution: Becoming an Age-Friendly City.” The one-day event will be held at the Brown & Williamson Club of Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium, Thursday, Oct. 8 from 2:30 to 4 p.m.
Activist, journalist and former vice presidential candidate Rosa Clemente will speak at the University of Louisville Oct. 27 about “Shades of Brown: Afro-Latino Identity.”
Sam Marcosson, professor in the UofL Brandeis School of Law, was named the LGBT Center’s the 2015 Faculty/Staff Ally Award winner Oct. 1 during the Pride Week keynote address.
Community nurses who impact patient lives, improve health outcomes, elevate the profession of nursing and inspire others to consider nursing as a professional career will be honored at the University of Louisville School of Nursing’s Florence Nightingale Awards on November 5, 2015. Six winners and three honorable mention recipients, along with more than 90 other nominees will be recognized at the second annual event.
This summer, UofL's central administration and Arts and Sciences Dean Kimberly Kempf-Leonard combined funding to renovate nine auditoriums, one classroom and the Davidson lobby and Strickler hallway.
An Israeli author-filmmaker and an Emory University cultural historian and psychiatry professor will share their expertise in two fall lectures organized by UofL’s Jewish studies program.
UofL senior Philip Dennison has received a David L. Boren Scholarship to study Russian in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
People with a debilitating and painful disease have a new treatment option available to them thanks to the collaborative efforts of Jewish Hospital, UofL and University of Louisville Physicians.
A California-based journalist and author who’s compiling stories of Mexican restaurateurs in Kentucky will speak Oct. 14 at UofL about how Latinos have changed the South during the past two decades.
The University of Louisville School of Nursing will admit its first Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) students in August 2016. The move aligns with the American Association of Colleges of Nursing’s (AACN) call to increase the level of preparation necessary for advanced practice nursing roles from the master's degree to the doctoral level.