Swiss chemist Michael Graetzel, noted for his discovery of a new solar cell that’s easier and less costly to produce than silicon-based cells, has won the first $50,000 Leigh Ann Conn Prize for Renewable Energy from the University of Louisville.
President James Ramsey honored 11 staff members Nov. 18 for their hard work, dedication to students and the university, leadership and public service at the annual Outstanding Performance Award reception. Three people received honorable mentions.
Roberto Bolli has won the American Heart Association Research Achievement Award for 2013 “for the profound and lasting impact of his extraordinary contributions to cardiovascular research.”
The University of Louisville’s efforts to create a better environment for bicyclists on campus have not gone unnoticed.
He spoke about the virtues of the University of Louisville to more than 2,200 high school students, taught a college-level economics class and caught up with alumni, school administrators and high-ability students at a half dozen receptions and luncheons — all of this was just part of President James Ramsey’s Fall Outreach.
Kenneth Gardner worked as a computer programmer for First National Bank right after earning his University of Louisville finance degree in 1972. Now he’s executive chairman for SOASTA Inc., a Silicon Valley-based software company he founded.
Lung cancer is the deadliest of cancers among men and women. But, did you know you can get lung cancer even if you don’t smoke?
The University of Louisville has adopted a “living wage” program that will increase the minimum salary for regular staff employees to $10 per hour. The program is the first of its kind among Kentucky’s public universities.
Efforts by University of Louisville researchers to help children with spinal cord injuries received a significant boost today.
Three students completing Master’s Degrees in fine arts will exhibit hand-painted prints, two-dimensional abstract textile pieces and unique hand-knitted works at the Cressman Center for Visual Arts Nov. 15 through Dec. 21.
An international cast will bring Mozart’s “Don Giovanni” to Louisville from sold-out performances in Poland and the Czech Republic.
COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, is the third leading cause of death in the United States, and Kentucky holds a high burden with the disease.
Team Kentuckiana, a joint venture of the University of Louisville, Ball State University and the University of Kentucky, was selected to participate with 20 other collegiate teams from the United States, Canada and Europe in the 2013 Department of Energy Solar Decathlon.
Music, dance and comedy that centers on family conflict and religious hypocrisy are part of the Nov. 20 ‒ 24 African American Theatre Program (AATP) production of “Monsieur Baptiste, the Con Man,” Roger Furman’s modern adaptation of Moliere’s “Tartuffe.”
The University of Louisville soon will launch a clinical study to determine the effects of infusing plasma to accident victims during air ambulance transport — and has set up mechanisms for people who don't want to participate to opt-out of the trial in advance.
College women from across the city will gather at the University of Louisville Nov. 9 to participate in a daylong workshop aimed at training and encouraging them to run for office — both on campus and beyond.
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Author, historian and educator Khalil Gibran Muhammad will talk about how knowing the past directly relates to how people understand current race-related crises Nov. 20 during the seventh annual Anne Braden Memorial Lecture at the University of Louisville.
The University of Louisville today announced that researcher Suzanne Ildstad, representing Regenerex LLC, has entered into a license and research collaboration agreement with Novartis to provide access to stem cell technology that has the potential to help transplant patients avoid taking anti-rejection medicine for life and could serve as a platform for treatment of other diseases.
Grawemeyer Award-winning composer Brett Dean will be guest composer at this year’s University of Louisville New Music Festival, Nov. 13 ‒ 17.