Winter 2000

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CHALLENGE FOR EXCELLENCE: TURNING THE PAGE

Hundreds of computers linked to the Internet. Steamy cappuccino from the Ritazza Coffee Bar. Armchairs so comfortable you just want to sit back, prop up your feet and say, "Ahhh!" You'll find all this and more in the U of L Libraries, as the nation's academic/research librarian of the year, Hannelore Rader, and her staff transform the university's former "Shhhh-Zone" into "Wow'sVille."

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A CORPORATE CITIZEN

Over the past 25 years Owsley Brown Frazier has raised an astounding quarter of a billion dollars for Kentucky's educational causes, including $14 million for U of L's own Cardinal Park sports complex. So what drives this Brown-Forman executive to keep on giving? We take you inside the mindčand the heartčof one of the university's most devoted friends.

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CENSUS 2000: U OF L IS UP FOR THE COUNT

When the nationwide census count begins this spring, Kentucky will depend on some U of L people to make sense from the blur of anonymous numbers. So why should you care? If you think their work doesn't affect you, you're in for a big surprise.

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ARCHIVES: COMING TOGETHER

U of L was one of the first schools in the state to integrate, but the road to equality for African American students hasn't always been smooth.


SPORTS: GLORY DAYS

Where were you when the fabulous 1980 Cards took the NCAA championship?