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Peer power can transform teaching, say education prize winners

Peer power can transform teaching, say education prize winners

by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — Dec 04, 2014 10:35 AM

Treat them with respect, let them learn from their peers and give them the freedom to make decisions as a team.

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UofL Physicians to hold special pediatric eye clinic

by Tiffany Meredith, UofL Physicians — Dec 03, 2014 01:27 PM

For the convenience of parents, UofL Physicians will hold an eye clinic for children from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Dec. 6. This special clinic will be held at The Springs Medical Center, 6400 Dutchmans Lane, Suite 310.

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Scientist who links emotion, memory wins psychology award

Scientist who links emotion, memory wins psychology award

by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — Dec 02, 2014 03:43 PM

A brain scientist who helped explain how our emotions affect what we learn and remember has won the 2015 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Psychology.

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Nucleus graduates eighth LaunchIt class

by John R. Karman III, communications and marketing — Dec 02, 2014 03:16 PM

Steve Arkon needed help to get his start-up venture, Personal Mileage Capture, off the ground. He found what he needed in the LaunchIt program offered by Nucleus: Kentucky’s Innovation Center.

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Weiner wins world order award for clan study

Weiner wins world order award for clan study

by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — Dec 01, 2014 05:48 PM

Understanding clan-based cultures is critical to the survival of modern democracies, says a legal historian who has won the 2015 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order.

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Governor formally unveils UofL/Community Dental Clinic

Governor formally unveils UofL/Community Dental Clinic

by UofL Today — Dec 01, 2014 05:28 PM

Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear and Lt. Gov. Crit Luallen announced Dec. 1 an innovative public/private partnership between Community Dental – a nonprofit of Kentucky and the University of Louisville Pediatrics to provide a multi-disciplinary health care home for Kentucky children enrolled in the Medicaid program.

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Institute of Medicine president to speak at UofL

Institute of Medicine president to speak at UofL

by Jill Scoggins, HSC communications and marketing — Dec 01, 2014 03:09 PM

The president of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies will present the 2014 Leonard Leight Lecture at the University of Louisville.

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Rihm wins Grawemeyer music prize for piece evoking ‘dark colors’

Rihm wins Grawemeyer music prize for piece evoking ‘dark colors’

by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — Nov 26, 2014 12:35 PM

“IN-SCHRIFT 2,” an orchestral work that explores the boundaries of musical space, has earned German composer Wolfgang Rihm the 2015 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition.

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Need a reason to quit smoking?

by Tiffany Meredith, UofL Physicians — Nov 25, 2014 03:28 PM

How about this one? Kentucky has the highest rate of COPD in the United States.

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UofL, seminary to name 2015 winners

UofL, seminary to name 2015 winners

by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — Nov 25, 2014 03:01 PM

The University of Louisville and Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary will announce the 2015 winners of five Grawemeyer Awards Dec. 1-5.

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Cancer center-related project gets spotlight

by UofL Today — Nov 24, 2014 12:14 PM

Advanced Cancer Therapeutics (ACT), a privately held company dedicated to bringing new anti-cancer therapies to market, has been chosen by Informa and Kantar Health as one of the “2014 Top 10 Most Interesting Oncology Projects to Watch” for its compound, PFK-158.

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Childhood cancer research grant awarded to UofL

by Jill Scoggins, HSC communications and marketing — Nov 21, 2014 03:55 PM

The St. Baldrick’s Foundation, a volunteer-driven and donor-centered charity dedicated to raising money for childhood cancer research, has awarded a one-year, $50,000 grant to the University of Louisville (UofL). This grant is one of 40 infrastructure grants awarded as part of the foundation’s fall grant cycle, totaling more than $2.5 million and surpassing last year’s total awarded during this same period.

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UofL to host annual ceramics sale Dec. 5-6

by Erica Walsh, communications and marketing — Nov 21, 2014 03:14 PM

Handcrafted ceramics by University of Louisville student and faculty artists will be available for purchase just in time for holiday shopping.

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Uof L fine arts students to display work at annual showcase

by Erica Walsh, communications and marketing — Nov 21, 2014 03:48 PM

Thirteen graduating seniors at the University of Louisville’s Hite Art Institute will show off their works as the final project of their student career.

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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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