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U of L Magazine

Winter 1999


WORLD CLASS HUB

Fearing a labor shortage for its planned Louisville hub expansion, United Parcel Service came close to relocating last year. Faced with this critical economic issue, Governor Paul Patton and key partners initiated Metropolitan College, a program that supplies UPS with much-needed labor and provides higher education opportunities for workers.

CLOSING THE DOOR ON DISEASE

Researchers at U of L's Health Sciences Center are hoping to locate the gatekeepers of AIDS, cancer, and other deadly illnesses. Each path to a new doorway, whether literal or figurative, presents what Stephen C. Peiper, research director at the Brown Cancer Center's Henry Vogt Cancer Research Institute, views as an exciting challenge.

CROSSING THE LINE

Once known as "Strike City," Louisville has endured days when a picket line was as commonplace as a line at the supermarket. With Carrie Donald '72G, '75L at the helm, U of L's Labor-Management Institute helps managers and union leaders view each other as partners rather than adversaries.

GENIUS AND TERROR ON THE HIGH SEAS

U of L archaeologist John Hale has dated the origins of Viking shipbuilding techniques much earlier than previously thought, and debunked other assumptions about boat construction in the Bronze Age.

TWO HEADS ARE BETTER THAN ONE

The unusual arrangement of co-head caoches Sara White and Martin Clapp in women's basketball ended in one of the best seasons ever for the Lady Cards, a second-round NCAA finish. The husband and wife team form a unique partnership that works.