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Powerful force: Study shows young children strongly favor familiar characters

Powerful force: Study shows young children strongly favor familiar characters

by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Nov 20, 2014 03:26 PM

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.

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UofL physician notes ACA successes

by Jill Scoggins, HSC communications and marketing — Nov 20, 2014 12:28 PM

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.

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Dance Theatre to perform annual take on ‘Nutcracker’ ballet

Dance Theatre to perform annual take on ‘Nutcracker’ ballet

by Erica Walsh, communications and marketing — Nov 19, 2014 05:52 PM

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.

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UofL Brown Cancer Center discontinues Julep Ball

by Jill Scoggins, HSC communications and marketing — Nov 19, 2014 03:52 PM

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.

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First in nation: Med school incorporating LGBT training

First in nation: Med school incorporating LGBT training

by Gary Mans, HSC communications and marketing — Nov 18, 2014 04:54 PM

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).

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UofL celebrates 50 years of TRIO

UofL celebrates 50 years of TRIO

by Janet Cappiello, communications and marketing — Nov 14, 2014 04:26 PM

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.

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Shining a light on caregivers

Shining a light on caregivers

by UofL Today — Nov 14, 2014 12:44 PM

Behind-the-scenes caregivers received some front-and-center attention for their efforts at a UofL-sponsored luncheon to honor their work

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McConnell Center launches Montpelier project

by Eric Matthews, communications and marketing — Nov 14, 2014 12:28 PM

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.

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UofL hires new top lawyer and strategy advisor

UofL hires new top lawyer and strategy advisor

by UofL Today — Nov 13, 2014 06:29 PM

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.

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UofL Steel Drum Band to perform songs of the Caribbean

by Erica Walsh, communications and marketing — Nov 13, 2014 03:30 PM

There’s a new beat emerging at the University of Louisville School of Music and it’s bringing with it an island feel.

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Anti-racist activist, writer to speak at UofL

Anti-racist activist, writer to speak at UofL

by UofL Today — Nov 13, 2014 08:55 PM

Tim Wise, an anti-racist activist and writer, will speak at the University of Louisville on Monday, Nov. 17.

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UofL surgeon J. David Richardson is American College of Surgeons president-elect

by UofL Today — Nov 12, 2014 04:11 PM

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.

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‘Sardonic’ art of Bob Lockhart on display at UofL Cressman Center

by Erica Walsh, communications and marketing — Nov 12, 2014 02:50 PM

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.

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UK, UofL part of lung cancer research project

by UofL Today — Nov 12, 2014 12:32 PM

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.

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Ramsey gives opening remarks at wellness symposium

Ramsey gives opening remarks at wellness symposium

by UofL Today — Nov 11, 2014 05:07 PM

The University of Louisville Get Healthy Now Wellness Center hosted the 2nd annual American Heart Association Worksite Wellness Symposium on Nov. 7.

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Talk will focus on drones in logistics

by John R. Karman III, communications and marketing — Nov 11, 2014 02:45 PM

Unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, once were exclusively for military purposes. Today, a hobbyist can buy one at the local mall.

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ELSB presents 'Pencils of Promise' founder Adam Braun

by UofL Today — Nov 10, 2014 05:35 PM

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.

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UofL makes 'Best for Vets' list

UofL makes 'Best for Vets' list

by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — Nov 10, 2014 05:18 PM

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.

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Major gift will help 5 Louisville-area schools

Major gift will help 5 Louisville-area schools

by Cindy Hess, communications and marketing — Nov 10, 2014 05:05 PM

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.

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Next UofL Beer with a Scientist program examines Ebola

by Jill Scoggins, HSC communications and markerting — Nov 10, 2014 03:13 PM

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.

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