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International scholars learn US literature at its roots

International scholars learn US literature at its roots

Seventeen globe-trotting professors are in Louisville this June and July for an intensive summer institute of scholarship and travel organized by the University of Louisville’s College of Arts & Sciences and funded by the U.S. State Department.

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I think, therefore I ILLUMINATE

I think, therefore I ILLUMINATE

Meet CCHS Director Aaron Jaffe. Professor Jaffe, Department of English, leads the U.S. Department of State’s summer Institute on Contemporary Literature in the College of Arts and Sciences at UofL.

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Was Charlotte Brontë Gay?

Was Charlotte Brontë Gay?

University of Louisville English Professor Deborah Lutz writes about Charlotte Bronte’s work and analyzes why Charlotte was so focused on female erotic liaisons in an issue of OUT Magazine.

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Digital Media Academy encourages girls to embrace technology

Digital Media Academy encourages girls to embrace technology

Before they plunge into middle school, twenty girls will spend two summer weeks at the University of Louisville learning to tell their stories and envision their futures through digital media.

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Field trip offers nature-loving fun, education

Field trip offers nature-loving fun, education

How many butterflies does it take to fill a Saturday excursion? As many as you can count, if you join in a nature-loving quest July 11 in Oldham County. University of Louisville biology professor emeritus Charles Covell and other butterfly specialists will lead the annual local count for the national butterfly census. Children and adults are welcome to join the cause in the woods and fields of UofL's Horner Wildlife Sanctuary.

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I think, therefore I DESIGN

I think, therefore I DESIGN

Urban oasis aficionado Patrick Piuma, who helped turn a 14,000-square-foot, weed-filled parking lot into a dynamic community gathering place, is director of UofL’s Urban Design Studio and co-founder of City Collaborative. He may not be from Louisville, but we’re happy to claim him as our own. In this Q&A, Patrick discusses his desire to turn vacant spaces into vibrant places and how he handles his fear of heights.

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Political Science Graduate Morgan Cooksey

Political Science Graduate Morgan Cooksey

Morgan Cooksey is one of UofL's future stars in the professional world. She graduated with a political science degree and has great ambitions. She also credits her Cardinal Experience for her success.

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Turning Presidents Into Pharaohs

Turning Presidents Into Pharaohs

University of Louisville Art History Professor Benjamin Hufbauer writes about the legacy of presidents as shaped by their presidential libraries in the latest issue of Politico Magazine.

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UofL Students Earn Prestigious Awards

UofL Students Earn Prestigious Awards

Some of the most prominent awards in academia will go to 16 University of Louisville students and alumni. Of those 16 award winners, 14 are future graduates and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences – including six Fulbrights, two Critical Language Scholars, one Truman Scholar and one English-Speaking Union Scholar.

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Latin American Studies Unveils Tranquility Garden

Latin American Studies Unveils Tranquility Garden

The Latin American and Latino Studies (LALS) program officially unveiled The Latin American and Latino Studies Tranquility Garden. The goal of this space is to allow students, faculty, and staff a beautiful place to sit down, have lunch, conduct meetings, or simply study.

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Spring 2015 BFA Thesis Exhibitions

Spring 2015 BFA Thesis Exhibitions

The Hite Art Institute is pleased to announce the opening of the Spring 2015 BFA Thesis Exhibitions at Schneider Hall Galleries and the Cressman Center for Visual Arts. The exhibitions will display artwork in a variety of mediums from those students graduating with a Bachelor in Fine Arts from the Hite Art Institute.

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I think therefore I PRESERVE

I think therefore I PRESERVE

If a tree falls in the woods, does Proffessor Margaret Carreiro hear it? Yes, she probably does. And that's a good thing for all of us! Prof. Carreiro specializes in urban and suburban ecology, and she has spent a large part of her career assisting cities in maintaining and often saving their urban forests. Not only does she perform academic research to understand ecological processes at work in urban environments, but she also takes a broader approach by applying her knowledge and collaborating with colleagues both inside and outside of the University to improve the quality of life for the community at large.

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26th Annual Provost’s Awards for Exemplary Advising

26th Annual Provost’s Awards for Exemplary Advising

The winners of the 26th Annual Provost’s Awards for Exemplary Advising are Luke Buckman (professional advisor and assistant director in the A&S Honors program) and Prof. Rhonda Buchanan (undergraduate faculty advisor and director of the Latin American and Latino Studies program).

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Cards All In Scholarship Spotlight: Biology and Spanish Major Ethan Tomlinson

Cards All In Scholarship Spotlight: Biology and Spanish Major Ethan Tomlinson

Ethan Tomlinson is a senior pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish. He is a Cardinal Host, a Shadow Host, a member of Alpha Epsilon Delta Premedical Honors Society and is part of UofL Habitat for Humanity.

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