Parents shopping for coveted holiday toys know well the pull that familiar characters in cartoons, movies or ads exert on purchasing. A recent study shows that even young children are highly susceptible to the allure of favorite characters when it comes to choosing products.
One year ago, Michael Stillman, MD, and his colleague, Monalisa Tailor, MD, both physicians with the UofL Department of Medicine, wrote a New England Journal of Medicine “Perspective” article about “Tommy Davis,” their pseudonym-named patient who delayed seeing a doctor because he lacked health insurance.
Cotton candy angels and toy soldiers will fill the stage during the University of Louisville Dance Theatre’s version of Tchaikovsky’s classic “Nutcracker” ballet.
The University of Louisville James Graham Brown Cancer Center announced Nov. 19 it will discontinue The Julep Ball. The gala has been held annually on the evening before the Kentucky Derby since 2009.
The University of Louisville School of Medicine will serve as the nation’s pilot site for training future physicians on the unique health care concerns and issues encountered by people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT), gender nonconforming or born with differences of sex development (DSD).
Getting a college education wasn’t on the radar for Lance West when he was growing up in a housing project. Then the federally funded Upward Bound program changed his life.
Behind-the-scenes caregivers received some front-and-center attention for their efforts at a UofL-sponsored luncheon to honor their work
The University of Louisville’s McConnell Center will partner with the Robert H. Smith Center for the Constitution at James Madison’s Montpelier estate in Virginia to link Kentucky teachers with top constitutional scholars.
The University of Louisville Board of Trustees today approved the appointment of Leslie Chambers Strohm as vice president for strategy and general counsel. She begins her new position Feb. 2, 2015.
There’s a new beat emerging at the University of Louisville School of Music and it’s bringing with it an island feel.
Tim Wise, an anti-racist activist and writer, will speak at the University of Louisville on Monday, Nov. 17.
UofL's J. David Richardson, MD, professor and vice chair of surgery, Hiram C. Polk, Jr., MD, department of surgery, was elected president-elect of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) last month during the college’s Annual Business Meeting that was held during its 2014 Clinical Congress in San Francisco.
Viewers can lock eyes on a darker side of renowned artist Bob Lockhart’s creative vision at the final exhibition of a city-wide retrospective on his craft.
The University of Kentucky, the University of Louisville and Lung Cancer Alliance announced Nov. 12 the Kentucky LEADS (Lung Cancer. Education. Awareness. Detection. Survivorship) Collaborative, a project that will focus on reducing the burden of lung cancer in Kentucky. Kentucky has more cases of lung cancer than any other state and its lung cancer mortality rate is nearly 50 percent higher than the national average.
The University of Louisville Get Healthy Now Wellness Center hosted the 2nd annual American Heart Association Worksite Wellness Symposium on Nov. 7.
Unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, once were exclusively for military purposes. Today, a hobbyist can buy one at the local mall.
The founder of the nonprofit Pencils of Promise, Adam Braun, will speak to students Nov. 12 about developing an organization that has built more than 150 schools around the world.
The University of Louisville has made “Best for Vets,” a 2015 list of the nation’s most veteran-friendly colleges and universities compiled by Military Times.
The University of Louisville’s College of Education and Human Development has received a $5 million gift from the Mary K. Oxley Foundation to boost teacher preparedness, retention and professional development at five Louisville-area schools.
Separating the science from the sensational is the goal of the November Beer with a Scientist program, “Ebola! What is it, how is it treated and should we be worried?” on Wednesday, Nov. 12, beginning at 8 p.m. at Against the Grain Brewery, 401 E. Main St.