Researchers at UofL have discovered a mechanism involved in skeletal muscle repair that may enable clinicians to boost the effectiveness of adult stem cell therapies for diseases such as muscular dystrophy.
The absence of law enforcement in developing countries undermines the fight against global poverty. This theory, explored in the 2014 book The Locust Effect: Why the End of Poverty Requires the End of Violence, has earned its authors the 2016 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order.
Handcrafted ceramics by University of Louisville student and faculty artists will be available for purchase just in time for holiday shopping.
The 2016 Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition has been awarded to Danish composer Hans Abrahamsen for "let me tell you," a song cycle for soprano and orchestra.
The School of Nursing has increased its capacity to educate more baccalaureate, advanced practice and research focused nurses through the renovation of two classrooms. A plaque in each room recognizes KentuckyOne Health for its $1 million contribution to the project.
Brian Buford, director of UofL’s LGBT Center and assistant provost for diversity, has been given the Trans Ally of the Year Award from Louisville-based Transwomen National.
The University of Louisville and Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary will announce the 2016 winners of five Grawemeyer Awards Nov. 30 – Dec. 3.
The College of Business kicked off its Elevate Portland Elementary Initiative on Nov. 20 with an energy-filled event complete with music, dancing children, free pizza and, most important, new sweatshirts for over 300 Portland Elementary students.
The University of Louisville College of Business recently received a $1 million gift from prominent local businessman and UofL alumni Lowry Watkins Jr. to create an endowed chair in the finance department.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has awarded the University of Louisville School of Public Health and Information Sciences (SPHIS) $5.7 million to establish a Youth Violence Prevention Research Center that will focus on West Louisville.
World-renowned chemist and professor Daniel Nocera, the Patterson Rookwood Professor of Energy at Harvard University, has won the 2015 Leigh Ann Conn Prize for Renewable Energy from the University of Louisville, which recognizes outstanding renewable energy ideas and achievements with proven global impact
A woman who survived a rare childhood cancer successfully underwent a first-of-its-kind procedure today with University of Louisville Physicians to help restore her appearance.
Specialists with University of Louisville Physicians have announced they performed a surgery to separate 7-week-old conjoined twin girls on Nov. 11 at Kosair Children’s Hospital. Since the surgery, the girls have been under close watch of experts in the hospital’s “Just for Kids” Critical Care Center. They are currently still on ventilators but have been getting stronger by the day. Their long-term prognosis is not yet known, but indicators are favorable for continued improvement.
President James Ramsey was praised for his leadership and commitment to diversity during a campus forum Friday punctuated several times by applause and attended by several hundred students, faculty and staff members.
2015 has definitely been a good year for the Inscope Medical Solutions team based out of UofL’s Entrepreneurial MBA program.
Jo Stealey, fiber artist and chair of University of Missouri’s Art Department, will hold a lecture Dec. 1 at UofL to discuss the materials she uses in bookmaking, paper and basketry.
The McConnell Center’s Distinguished Lecture Series continued Monday with U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) joining U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for a wide ranging discussion about how leadership principles transformed Scott’s life, ultimately culminating with his election as the first African-American senator from his home state of South Carolina.
Kathleen McDaniel Smith, chief of staff for President James Ramsey, has been awarded the 2015 Women’s Empowerment Award. The honor recognizes women who empower other women and was bestowed on Smith at a Nov. 10 Women’s Center luncheon.