University of Louisville School of Nursing graduates who took the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) for the first time within a year of graduation had a 96-percent pass rate for 2011, exceeding the national average. A total of 140 graduates took the test.
Providing equally good schooling for all American children— rich or poor and regardless of race—would improve the nation’s failing education system.
Kids love the holidays.
The 2012 University of Louisville-Yearlings Club community spring discussion series will open with a birthday celebration for soon-to-be-70 Muhammad Ali and end with a community picnic.
Members of the 100th Division of the Army Reserve met with University of Louisville faculty of the Research Resource Facility at the Cardiovascular Innovation Institute to discuss possible partnerships for training soldiers in the medical field at UofL’s Health Sciences Center campus.
UofL and the Parking Authority of River City are considering a deal that would allow the university to pursue partnerships in developing the property once proposed for the Museum Plaza center on West Main Street.
Louisville philanthropist Owsley Brown Frazier and UofL President James Ramsey announced Dec. 19 that Frazier has donated $25 million to UofL.
The University of Louisville Office of the President hosted 40 spouses of deployed Fort Knox soldiers to a day of discounted shopping and lunch Dec. 10.
Commencement coverage easily turns into just a story of numbers: 800 walked. About 1,300 received degrees. It’s fairly statistical – just the facts.
In September 2010, Brent Ocker found himself living what could have been an episode of the TV show “House.” Doctors were stumped trying to determine why his body was shutting down. They finally pinpointed the cause as a rare form of botulism. Treatment worked and Ocker began the arduous task of regaining his health and completing his master’s degree in sport administration.
For College of Business student Ashley Dunlap, taking the knowledge she learned at UofL from the classroom to the real world has been a challenge.
Physicians at the University Medical Associates' subspecialty of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Disorders Medicine are the first in Kentucky to offer an innovative treatment for asthma sufferers.
A group of UofL students is traveling in Punjab, India during winter break to volunteer at health camps. The trip, now in its third year, was started by Louisville senior Deep Aggarwal. The group left Louisville Dec. 8. While the students are in India, they are blogging for UofL Today about their experience traveling abroad and working at the camps.
With the addition of six new tenants, more than 150 employees now call Nucleus Innovation Park-Jefferson Street their home office.
University of Louisville administrators expect nearly 800 students to participate in the winter commencement ceremony at 7 p.m. Dec. 16 at the KFC Yum! Center.
For many people this time of the year, the predominant holiday colors are red and green.
“2 Generations,” an exhibit of Louisville native Anne Cooper Dobbins’ paintings and those of her mentor, Stephen Pace, will open at 11 a.m. Dec. 16 at the University of Louisville’s Cressman Center for Visual Arts.
Hispanic women are more likely to die from breast cancer than are non-Hispanic white women, according to research presented at the 2011 CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium Dec. 6-10.
Tables full of small children wearing red holiday hats devoured pancakes and sausage early morning Dec. 7 at the University Club. While they enjoyed breakfast, one thing was on their minds – seeing Santa.
President James Ramsey, Provost Shirley Willihnganz and other administrators recognized six groups of distinguished faculty at the annual Celebration of Faculty Excellence Dec. 6 at the Brown & Williamson Club at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium.