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UofL scientists identify a critical pathway to improve muscle repair

UofL scientists identify a critical pathway to improve muscle repair

by Betty Coffman, HSC communications and marketing — Dec 02, 2015 11:31 AM

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.

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Gary Haugen and Victor Boutros win Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order

Gary Haugen and Victor Boutros win Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order

by UofL Today — Nov 30, 2015 03:23 PM

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.

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UofL to host annual ceramics sale Dec. 4-5

UofL to host annual ceramics sale Dec. 4-5

by Niki King, communications and marketing — Dec 01, 2015 03:36 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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Hans Abrahamsen wins 2016 Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition

Hans Abrahamsen wins 2016 Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition

by UofL Today — Nov 24, 2015 04:43 PM

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.

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Nursing recognizes KentuckyOne for classroom space

Nursing recognizes KentuckyOne for classroom space

by Julie Heflin, HSC communications and marketing — Nov 24, 2015 02:01 PM

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.

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Buford wins Trans Ally of the Year Award

Buford wins Trans Ally of the Year Award

by Janet Cappiello, communications and marketing — Nov 24, 2015 12:11 PM

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.

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UofL, Louisville Seminary to name 2016 Grawemeyer Award winners

UofL, Louisville Seminary to name 2016 Grawemeyer Award winners

by Kim Butterweck, communications and marketing — Nov 23, 2015 03:55 PM

The University of Louisville and Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary will announce the 2016 winners of five Grawemeyer Awards Nov. 30 – Dec. 3.

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Elevate Portland Elementary Initiative underway

Elevate Portland Elementary Initiative underway

by Matt Lambert, communications and marketing — Nov 23, 2015 02:47 PM

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.

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Financially sound investment: UofL business school receives $1M gift

Financially sound investment: UofL business school receives $1M gift

by Matt Lambert, communications and marketing — Nov 23, 2015 12:19 PM

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.

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UofL establishes Youth Violence Prevention Research Center CDC awards

UofL establishes Youth Violence Prevention Research Center CDC awards

by Julie Heflin, HSC communications and marketing — Nov 23, 2015 11:19 AM

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.

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UofL’s renewable energy prize goes to Harvard chemist Daniel Nocera

UofL’s renewable energy prize goes to Harvard chemist Daniel Nocera

by Andrew Marsh, Conn Center — Nov 20, 2015 04:11 PM

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

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Identical twins undergo first-of-its-kind procedure with UofL Physicians

by Tiffany Meredith, UofL Physicians — Nov 20, 2015 04:07 PM

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.

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Conjoined twins separated by UofL pediatric surgical team

Conjoined twins separated by UofL pediatric surgical team

by UofL Today — Nov 20, 2015 04:08 PM

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.

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President Ramsey supported by faculty, staff, students at forum

President Ramsey supported by faculty, staff, students at forum

by Janet Cappiello, communications and marketing — Nov 23, 2015 02:57 PM

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.

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InScope Keeps on Winning

by Matt Lambert, communications and marketing — Nov 19, 2015 05:48 PM

2015 has definitely been a good year for the Inscope Medical Solutions team based out of UofL’s Entrepreneurial MBA program.

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Fiber artist Jo Stealey presents public lecture

Fiber artist Jo Stealey presents public lecture

by Niki King, communications and marketing — Nov 18, 2015 03:23 PM

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.

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U.S. Sen. Tim Scott joins McConnell Center Distinguished Speaker Series

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott joins McConnell Center Distinguished Speaker Series

by Matt Lambert, communications and marketing — Nov 17, 2015 04:04 PM

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.

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Kathleen McDaniel Smith receives Women’s Empowerment Award

Kathleen McDaniel Smith receives Women’s Empowerment Award

by Cindy Hess, communications and marketing — Nov 16, 2015 03:29 PM

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.

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Post-doctoral fellow earns award from veterans’ group

Post-doctoral fellow earns award from veterans’ group

by Betty Coffman, HSC communications and marketing — Nov 16, 2015 02:37 PM

 

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