Ten University of Louisville graduate students developed a plan to enlarge Louisville Metro’s urban tree canopy that not only has received a state award but also has contributed to the city’s efforts to plant and better care for trees.
The following is a transcript of President James Ramsey's remarks for both commencement ceremonies.
The world has changed in the few short years that the class of 2012 has been at the University of Louisville, but “you are ready to face this changing world,” President James Ramsey told some 2,000 students who participated in commencement ceremonies May 12 at the KFC Yum! Center.
The University of Louisville Board of Trustees approved a $482.6 million general fund budget for 2012-13, up about 2.5 percent from 2011-12, at its May 10 meeting. It reflects a cut in state funding and anticipated increased fixed operating costs.
Former Cardinal Basketball stars Marques Maybin and DeJuan Wheat have taken a few detours on their academic journeys, but both will cross the finish line May 12 when they receive bachelor’s degrees during the University of Louisville’s spring commencement at the KFC Yum! Center.
As the days grow longer and warmer, kids will begin to spend more time outdoors – at the ball fields, chasing butterflies, making sandcastles and hanging out by the pool.
University of Louisville officials joined friends and partners from throughout the community Tuesday, May 8, to celebrate five years of teamwork and community improvement through its Signature Partnership initiative.
Some people aspire to make a difference to the world. Some students, like University of Louisville commencement speaker Deep Aggarwal, are already well on their way to doing that.
Eight health sciences students graduating May 12 — four dentists and four physicians — are achieving a milestone that has special meaning because they all came from rural, minority or disadvantaged backgrounds.
Tara Schapmire will receive her PhD at the doctoral hooding ceremony Friday afternoon from the Kent School of Social Work. When she takes the stage Saturday morning to address fellow graduates, she will represent the School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies as its Guy Stevenson Award winner for excellence in scholarship, leadership and other areas within her discipline.
Each semester, University of Louisville colleges and schools select an outstanding student to represent them during commencement.
Some of the nation’s leading classical guitarists will gather at the University of Louisville May 24–28 for the UofL Guitar Festival and Competition.
Van Clouse will be the first to tell you he’s not a traditional faculty member.
Speed School of Engineering students in the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RE3) Club are learning practical knowledge, working with their hands and applying their knowledge and skills to real-world problems.
More than 2,734 University of Louisville students are expected to graduate this semester and at least 1,800 of the soon-to-be graduates will take part in commencement ceremonies May 12 at the KFC Yum! Center. There will be two separate ceremonies to allow enough time for each graduate to step onto stage to receive a diploma.
Brian Buford is hiking to the end of the Earth – and he wants faculty and staff to take the journey with him.
The University of Louisville Belknap Campus is assessing damage and cleaning up after a hail storm April 28.
The UofL Alumni Association and the Great Places to Work initiative are teaming up to offer two new events to UofL faculty, staff, alumni and their families this summer.
UofL faculty, staff and students are invited to “Run for the L of It,” a 5K run/walk around Belknap Campus, Saturday, May 26.
Three chunky medals strung on wide orange ribbons hang from a peg in University of Louisville sophomore Erica Shelley’s Fern Creek bedroom, keepsakes of three marathons and reminders of her own longer, harder race.