The University of Louisville is participating in the 2013 Strategic National Arts Alumni Project (SNAAP)—a one-of-a-kind survey that explores the lives of arts alumni nationwide.
The University of Louisville and the Louisville Independent Business Alliance (LIBA) will take shoppers on a whirlwind tour of local shops and restaurants Friday, Dec.6, on the third annual Holiday Cards “Buy Local” Shopping Tour.
The civil rights movement of the 1960s changed America forever. But what has it really meant to society? And what effect will it have on our future?
Italian pianist Beatrice Rana took the silver medal and the Audience Award in June at the 2013 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. At 8 p.m. Oct. 29, she’ll play a free, public concert in Comstock Hall at the University of Louisville.
As the population ages, the need for professional caregivers to provide in-home services for ill and disabled patients is increasing. Patient homes may present more workplace challenges than other health care settings because they can harbor hazards such as tobacco smoke, cluttered hallways and rooms, inaccessible bathrooms, rodents and bugs.
The Corn Island Storytelling Festival moved to the University of Louisville in 2012. Now the university also will house the records and other materials from the area’s most prestigious and celebrated storytelling event.
(Editor's Note: "Think Again" has been canceled, but the free talk by alumnus Jelly Helm will take place. Helm will speak from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Cressman Center. Information on his talk is at the end of this article.)
In October 1960, Civil Rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. sat in the Fulton County jail although the charges brought against him had been dropped. Louisvillians Carl and Anne Braden were outraged and sent King a telegram of support on Oct. 24.
Associate Vice President for Health Affairs David Wiegman and LGBT Alumni Network member Greg Bourke were honored for their service to the LGBT community during the Pride Week keynote event Oct. 3.
Faculty in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields expect each spring to receive a request from chemistry professor emeritus Tom Crawford to help out at the Louisville Regional Science Fair.
Dental students and faculty gathered in late August for an important discussion—not about new dental procedures or techniques, but rather about beliefs.
October is Down syndrome awareness month. Down syndrome, also known as Trisomy 21, is the most common congenital disease affecting growth.
The partners of Research!Louisville recently recognized the winners of a three-day research competition that is a part of Research!Louisville.
The Geriatrics division of the University of Louisville’s Department of Family and Geriatric Medicine honored four Louisvillians age 85 and older for leading lives that are active, engaged and involved.
Author Sena Jeter Naslund will read from her latest novel, “The Fountain of St. James Court, or Portrait of the Artist as an Old Woman,” at 3 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 20, in Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library.
The University of Louisville’s College of Business has moved up in The Princeton Review’s ranking of U.S. schools with the best graduate programs in entrepreneurship.
The University of Louisville has received a total of $14.4 million and a UofL researcher will oversee another $8.9 million to help shape the manufacture, distribution and marketing of tobacco products as they are regulated by the FDA under the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act. The combined amount is $23.3 million.
On Thursday, Oct. 3, Hite Art Institute visiting scholar Elín Luque Agraz will open “La otra historia, exvotos mexicanos,” an exhibit of pictorial votive offerings dating from the 17th-century to the present day that provide a popular record of the Independence wars and the Mexican Revolution.
UofL graduates and faculty are making a difference in Louisville.
The University of Louisville is taking part in the 2013 Louisville Photo Biennial, the city’s premier photographic festival, with three exhibits, a symposium and an artist talk.