There’s more to peace than stopping war and violence and there’s more to the world than your own backyard. Those are the overall messages UofL students, faculty and staff will get when they attend the Sept. 19 early commemoration of the United Nation’s International Day of Peace.
The University of Louisville-Yearlings Club fall lecture series will open with a Sept. 8 look at Jefferson County Public Schools and continue with discussions of the Voting Rights Act, African American women’s achievements and a holiday reception.
UofL’s McConnell Center will offer four free, public talks this fall in a series called “Milestones of the 20th Century: Democracy in America.”
Before Wikipedia, there was “Encyclopédie”—a 35-volume work published between 1751 and 1780 that told people everything from how to print playing cards to how to manufacture a gun and perform surgery.
The University of Louisville has been selected as a study site for a clinical trial researching a vaccine to prevent infection from a bacterium that primarily affects older patients in hospitals or long-term care facilities who also have taken broad-spectrum antibiotics.
Several hundred students, faculty, staff and friends of UofL marched from the Red Barn to the Humanities Quadrangle Aug. 28 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.
A steady crowd estimated at more than 500 took advantage of an Aug. 24 open house to get a preview of what judges will see in early October—a combined Kentucky-Indiana effort to take the honors in the U.S. Department of Energy’s 2013 Solar Decathlon.
The world’s leading French horn players will gather at UofL’s School of Music Aug. 30 ‒ Sept. 1 for the 2013 International Horn Competition of America.
UofL’s Pan-African studies department is turning 40 and will throw a free, public anniversary party Sept. 5.
Physician and author Caldwell Esselstyn Jr. will speak about plant-based diets in two public talks at the University of Louisville and Bellarmine University.
The Year of the Cardinals continues with the start of fall semester. Now the accomplishment is a large, and the best academically prepared freshman class in UofL’s history.
The University of Louisville Hite Art Institute has three new exhibitions in its Schneider Hall Galleries: “Sam Richards: Constructed Sculpture, Part II,” Belknap Gallery; “Rowland Ricketts: Immanent Blue Installation,” Gallery X; and “Precedents: 3 Hite Scholars” featuring Margaret Braden Merida, Carolyn Browning Weng and E. Gordon West, Covi Gallery.
Cybercrime and social media, movie heroes and Neanderthals—the College of Arts and Sciences and its Liberal Studies Project luncheon lecture series this fall offers a buffet of topics related to professors’ research and interests.
A weeklong series of events will lead up to President James Ramsey’s annual State of the University address on Wednesday, Sept. 11.
UofL has made The Sierra Club’s “Cool Schools” list for the fifth year in a row.
Organized chaos. That’s how Michelle Massey, associate director of Housing and Residence Life, described the scene as around 2,000 students descended on UofL’s residence halls Aug. 21 with lots and lots of boxes, minifridges, pillows, TVs—stuff.
The ground floor of a parking garage might seem an unlikely research lab, but for students at the University of Louisville’s J.B. Speed School of Engineering it’s been an ideal location to conduct research on vehicles powered by electricity.
Just in time for the new academic year, lots of great things are happening around campus to make bicycling easier, safer and more accessible for everyone. Here are some of the recent developments as well as some coming events cyclists and others will want to know.
A team of students and faculty from several Kentucky and Indiana universities will open its student-built solar house to the public from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, at the University of Louisville.
Some people feel as though they’re on a never-ending treadmill when they’re toiling away in their offices.