The Faculty Senate is part of UofL's shared governance system, which also includes the Staff Senate and Student Government Association. Senators are elected by their peers. The full body met in regular session Dec. 1 at Ekstrom Library. Chair Bob Staat presided. Here is what happened:
The ancient Christians had more in common with their Jewish and pagan neighbors than most people realize, says the winner of the 2011 Louisville Grawemeyer Award in Religion.
When Independence, Ky., senior Matthew Ball joined the University of Louisville Quiz Bowl during his freshman year, there were only about six members and a sponsor.
Most University of Louisville employees say they are proud to be part of the university, feel it's a good place to work and would recommend it as a place of employment.
All of them go the extra mile — from helping employees in need, to exemplary customer service, to helping the university survive the 2009 flood.
University of Louisville President James Ramsey honored on Nov. 29 an individual and a community organization for their support of the university.
Good things come to those who wait. A scientist who showed that willpower can be learned — and that it carries lifelong benefits — has won the 2011 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Psychology.
University of Louisville officials and city and state dignitaries today announced the hiring of the architecture firm and construction manager to begin construction of the first building in what will be a life sciences research park at the old downtown Louisville Haymarket property.
A blueprint for eliminating modern slavery has earned its creator the 2011 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order.
"La Commedia," a multimedia opera by Dutch composer Louis Andriessen, has won the 2011 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition.
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University of Louisville's Opera Theatre is putting a new spin on one of the world's most-performed operas when it takes "The Essential Carmen" on the road to a Louisville restaurant Dec. 2 and 3.
Peace and justice have been on John McCarthy's mind a lot in the last year — since about the time the ceramics artist and University of Louisville faculty member began to put together an exhibit for Louisville's PYRO gallery.
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The University of Louisville's Urban Wildlife Research Lab is conducting a study on environmental awareness and stewardship among college students, and is surveying UofL students and those at 25 other universities.
The University of Louisville is the healthiest employer in Louisville of companies with 5,000 or more employees.
Get out your zoot suit or your best A-line skirt and brush up on your jitterbug.
University of Louisville officials received ceremonial checks totaling $497,864 from the WHAS Crusade for Children Nov. 17. The money will go to university programs that help children with special needs:
Patients who have undergone heart bypass surgery are experiencing improved heart function through post-operative transfusions of their own stem cells.
Members of the University of Louisville ceramics studio again will offer their wares at the annual ceramics sale, Dec. 10 and 11 in Room 136 of the Studio Arts Building.