A new cancer treatment with a biomarker to predict patient response. A smartphone app that warns hunters when people are nearby. An inventory system that could replace bar-code scanners.
Costumed re-enactors combine time travel and museum theater to help visitors understand history. A free, public program Feb. 20 on “Presenting the Past at Locust Grove” will give people the chance to visit with the historic home’s “cast” and to learn from historians about the possibilities and problems of re-enacting.
Simmons College of Kentucky is the school that almost wasn’t.
University of Louisville fine arts professor John Whitesell will give a free, public talk Feb. 16 about his 40-year retrospective exhibition at the Hite Art Institute.
Quilts often reflect family history as well as artistry. Art historian Pearlie Johnson wants to help African American quilters share their stories as part of her research.
Markers noting Louisville civil rights demonstration spots 50 years ago will be sprouting downtown in February during Black History Month, organizers said during a Jan. 29 unveiling and reception to recognize community and university partners in the project.
Hundreds of thousands of soldiers were disabled on the battlefields of the Civil War. When the conflict ended, the stories of wounded veterans faded into the background of a recovering country.
Free, public screenings and discussions of five award-winning films highlight the February and March visit of the Tournées French Film Festival to the University of Louisville.
Primping for a date with that special someone on Valentine’s Day usually doesn’t include choosing to go bald.
Subzero temperatures. Frequent dust storms. Dangerous radiation levels. Those are just a few challenges facing the first humans to inhabit the planet Mars.
The University of Louisville will offer a free, public panel discussion Feb. 27 about the history of same-sex relationships in the Middle East and the significance for modern politics and social attitudes in the region.
Fashion and dance from around the world will converge at the University of Louisville Jan. 31.
California-based technology consultant Rich Miller will speak Feb. 12 at the University of Louisville about “Inventing the Future: Digital Technologies, Entrepreneurship and the Rise of Silicon Valley.”
Specific compounds found in exhaled breath may help diagnose lung cancer in its early stages, according to a study released today at the 50th Annual Meeting of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons.
The University of Louisville will participate in V-Day 2014, a global movement that seeks to end violence against women, with events and activities Feb. 3-8.
The University of Louisville has reduced its greenhouse gas emissions by more than 27 percent in seven years, according to a report it submitted Jan. 15 to a national organization working to address climate change.
The University of Louisville’s College of Arts and Sciences will honor former dean and longtime professor J. Blaine Hudson with a Feb. 27 posthumous induction into its Hall of Honor.
The spring Axton Reading Series at the University of Louisville will bring back former UofL Axton creative-writing fellows Austin Bunn and Kyle Coma-Thompson as well as fiction, nonfiction and criticism author Elissa Schappell.
Several lectures and the 41st Black Family Conference featuring civil rights activists John Lewis and Al Sharpton highlight Project Progress activities this semester at the University of Louisville.
University of Louisville music students are taking part in their own version of the United Nations for two performances of Mozart’s “Don Giovanni.” They and counterparts from the Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice, Poland, will stage the show Jan. 24 at 8 p.m. and Jan. 26 at 2 p.m. at Brown Theatre, 315 W. Broadway.