A group of 80 Jefferson County school students are getting an academic “boost” this summer through a unique partnership between the University of Louisville and an elementary school located in one of the city’s poorest neighborhoods.
The University of Louisville Hite Art Institute has opened two summer exhibits at its Schneider Hall galleries. “Jim Snodgrass: A Creative Life” is a retrospective of the career of locally born painter and sculptor Jim Snodgrass. “Art of the State” is an examination of government-sanctioned artwork.
Competition is fierce anytime a University of Louisville team takes on a University of Kentucky team. In the latest contest, UofL handily defeated UK by more than 13,000 – steps per participant, that is.
When we believe others view us negatively or in a false light, we struggle as though to breathe in an oxygen-deprived atmosphere.
President James Ramsey gave University of Louisville Presidential Medals to a Louisville lawmaker with a soft spot for the poor, an auto dealership owner with a passion for improving the community and a foundation that improves education for Kentuckians at an event June 12. Ramsey choses recipients based on their contributions to the university and community.
The University of Louisville Foundation board of directors has approved a $141.8 million budget for the 2012–13 fiscal year — a $12.4 million increase over the 2011-12 budget.
More than 120 dental and dental hygiene students and nearly 40 faculty and staff members from the University of Louisville School of Dentistry spent June 9 and 10 in Pikeville, Ky., providing free dental care including cleanings, fillings, extractions and denture repairs, relines and other prosthetic services to underserved populations.
UofL Geriatrics in the Department of Family and Geriatric Medicine at the University of Louisville, is calling for nominations for the second annual Gold Standard Award for Optimal Aging.
The University of Louisville announced June 7 that 25 students will study, teach and conduct research in other countries through highly competitive scholarships.
The University of Louisville announced June 7 that eight scholars have won the prestigious Fulbright award and an additional 17 have earned prominent scholarships that include the Barry M. Goldwater, Boren and Critical Language scholarships.
Any parent knows that growing children learn by example. We may remember to stress, “Please!” and “Thank you!” but ULP physician, Brooke Sweeney, MD, medical director for Healthy for Life! pediatric obesity program, reminds parents of a more important example to set for their kids each day: healthy eating habits.
The University of Louisville’s College of Business just got something no other UofL building has ever had — a “green” roof created with living plants and reflective roofing.
University of Louisville officials are estimating that cleanup costs from the May 29 downpour and flooding will be $175,000.
Construction of a new signature entrance to the north end of Belknap Campus will cause some traffic delays beginning Wednesday, June 6, and lasting through July.
Website administrators and content managers at the University of Louisville will be able to work faster when Information Technology introduces an upgrade to Plone, the content management system (CMS) that departments use to build and maintain their university websites. Plone 4 is expected to be much faster than its predecessor.
Food trucks converge for Derby, city chefs garner national awards, the National Slow Food Congress convenes in Louisville – all these events highlight Louisville’s emergence as a great food city, one where people increasingly appreciate and savor the bounty of local fields, pastures and gardens. Kentucky, thanks to the legacy of tobacco, has upwards of 85,000 farms, which places the state fifth nationally.
The interiors of 22 University of Louisville buildings were touched by the heavy rains in the Louisville area Tuesday, May 29, according to UofL Vice President for Business Affairs Larry Owsley.
It’s almost like groundhog day. A torrential downpour May 29 required the University of Louisville to cancel morning and afternoon classes on its Belknap Campus.
A portable planetarium that can be set up in 45 minutes and accommodate 20 adults or 30 children will soon begin road shows to area schools and community events.
The Saturday Academy, a University of Louisville-sponsored community outreach program, will offer a special program May 26 that includes an open forum on “Poverty, Violence and Justice in West Louisville.”