Many Americans think that human trafficking is something that happens only overseas. But a University of Louisville student group hopes that its upcoming conference teaches people that the issue has local implications.
When she learned about a new chance to mentor middle school students, Jasmine Sawyers jumped at it. “It’s just helping kids, period.”
A new treatment that University of Louisville physicians are performing at Jewish Hospital is helping some people with severe aortic stenosis – also known as narrowing of the aortic valve in the heart – who are not well enough to undergo open heart surgery.
Adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) living in family or group homes are less likely to receive routine dental care than those living in institutions, according to University of Louisville School of Dentistry associate professor Catherine Binkley.
University of Louisville President James Ramsey last week notified the offices of the Kentucky governor and Louisville mayor that the UofL Foundation is activating the tax increment financing (TIF) for its downtown district.
A three-part exhibit at the University of Louisville Hite Art Institute will highlight the life’s work of artist Rudy Pozzatti.
The University of Louisville’s Department of Theatre Arts invites the public to audition for its spring plays Jan. 10 and 11 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Thrust Theatre, 2314 S. Floyd St.
From Shakespeare to school desegregation, a University of Louisville lecture series this year will focus on those topics as well as how people rate their cities, how human immune systems adapt and what science lessons can be learned from a Russian prince’s books.
The University of Louisville Foundation approved Dec. 19 a compensation package for UofL President James Ramsey with the goal of “keeping him around for a long time,” foundation Chairman Chester Porter said.
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.