The Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium at the University of Louisville will open its doors April 21 to give Thunder Over Louisville goers a new option for watching the fireworks show and participating in Thunder-related events.
The James Graham Brown Cancer Center at the University of Louisville recently announced 2012 sponsors for the Julep, an annual Derby Eve fundraiser for the center, and that the event is adopting a new look.
Anthropologist Wyatt MacGaffey will lecture March 28 at the University of Louisville about “Writing the History of African Kingdoms: Ghana and Central Africa.”
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“Is college too easy?” Recent research by New York University sociology and education professor Richard Arum and his University of Virginia colleague, Josipa Roksa, indicates the answer is “yes.”
Every year, more than 1.7 million Americans sustain a traumatic brain injury (TBI). TBI is one of the leading causes of death and disability, and Kentucky has twice the incidence of TBI than the national average.
A University of Louisville lecture series about architectural history will turn its focus this spring to photography’s role in documenting U.S. life and locales.
It is becoming less common to meet and speak with someone having character, but it is still something special to be around someone who does have it.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology computer scientist Erik Demaine, who is known for his interest in where art and math intersect, will talk about geometric puzzles March 29 at the University of Louisville.
Three research companies with ties to the University of Louisville have received $500,000 grants from Kentucky.
Art by some of the great Impressionists and Post-Impressionists is now on display at The Speed Art Museum’s “Renoir to Chagall: Paris and the Allure of Color” exhibit just steps away from the offices of UofL faculty and staff.
People interested in local projects to help fight cancer have a chance to vote for them by March 23 in a competition for grant funds from the LIVESTRONG organization.
Jewish Hospital/University of Louisville program helps heart failure patients avoid or delay transplant
Some patients with advanced heart failure caused by cardiomyopathy, the deterioration of function of the heart muscle, are getting a new lease on life thanks to an innovative treatment program at Jewish Hospital, a part of KentuckyOne Health, and the University of Louisville.
Long before “John Carter” was a Disney movie, it was a book.
Volunteer activities give University of Louisville faculty and staff a different perspective on their community. Keith Mountain, geography and geosciences chair—and a private pilot and member of the Kentucky Volunteer Aviators—gets a more elevated perspective than most.
Three ground-level restaurants and green courtyards soon will be opening within a block of the University of Louisville Health Sciences Center and the student housing that recently has opened in the area.
About 30 students left campus last weekend to participate in Alternative Spring Break, a service-learning and leadership program facilitated by the Engage.Lead.Serve office.
Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer wants to show that the city is the most caring and compassionate in the world and has set aside the week of April 15-22 for people to make a difference and “Give A Day” to help someone else.
The Office of Communications and Marketing has completed a new brand graphics policy and updated the university’s brand design.
New ongoing research published March 7 in the journal Science Translational Medicine suggests organ transplant recipients may not require anti-rejection medication in the future thanks to the power of stem cells, which may prove to be able to be manipulated in mismatched kidney donor and recipient pairs to allow for successful transplantation without immunosuppressive drugs.