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Criminal Justice Department helps launch health care cybersecurity curriculum with $6.3M from NSA

Criminal Justice Department helps launch health care cybersecurity curriculum with $6.3M from NSA

The University of Louisville will develop a curriculum to increase cybersecurity talent specifically focused on health care thanks to a $6 million in funding from the National Security Agency. The pilot phase of the Healthcare Cybersecurity Workforce Certificate initially will provide the training for 200 first responders and military veterans in accordance with the request for proposal.

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Antigona Mehani (Political Science, '11) recognized as a 2020 UofL Alumni Fellow

Antigona Mehani (Political Science, '11) recognized as a 2020 UofL Alumni Fellow

Each year, as part of the Homecoming celebration, the University of Louisville and Louisville Alumni honor a group of distinguished graduates who are exemplary ambassadors for the university.

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UofL students invent new test for water pollution

UofL students invent new test for water pollution

A team of University of Louisville undergraduate students has invented a new tool for monitoring E.coli bacteria in water sources that could be more efficient and cost effective.

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UofL recognized as top school for Black students pursuing a criminal justice degree

UofL recognized as top school for Black students pursuing a criminal justice degree

The University of Louisville provides Black students pursing a criminal justice degree one of the “most enriching educations leading to well-paying jobs.” This is according to the “2020 College Guide and Rankings” report issued recently from the nonprofit, Washington Monthly.

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Statement on Attorney General's Announcement

Statement on Attorney General's Announcement

UofL's College of Arts & Sciences is committed to justice and equity, and thus stands in solidarity with those demanding justice in the wrongful death of Breonna Taylor.

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We Can't Wait: Student Empowerment Through Activism

We Can't Wait: Student Empowerment Through Activism

Through a moderated discussion, four student scholars and activists discussed their experiences, their educations, what's getting them up in the morning, what keeping them up at night, and what they expect to change as a result of their work.

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Political Science / Pan-African Studies alum wins Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting

Political Science / Pan-African Studies alum wins Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting

In May, the Courier Journal received the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for breaking news for its investigative reporting of more than 600 pardons and commutations that former Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin issued during his final weeks in office. Bailey worked on two of the stories that led to the Pulitzer, often cited as the highest achievement in journalism.

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Graphic Design student's logo chosen for hometown’s bicentennial celebration

Graphic Design student's logo chosen for hometown’s bicentennial celebration

Next year, graphic design student Ava Becker is going to see her work all over her hometown of Columbus, Indiana. Becker, a junior, designed the winning logo for the 2021 Columbus Bicentennial celebration.

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Congratulations to 2020 Distinguished Faculty Award Recipient Prof. Angela Orend

Congratulations to 2020 Distinguished Faculty Award Recipient Prof. Angela Orend

Every year, the University honors faculty who bring distinction to the university through their accomplishments. In 2020, Prof. Angela Orend (Sociology) won the Distinguished Faculty Award for Teaching

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Suffrage at 100: Celebrating a century of the 19th Amendment

Suffrage at 100: Celebrating a century of the 19th Amendment

August 18, 1920, marked the first major breakthrough in a serious of events that would unleash the voices of women across the nation. The 19th Amendment passed 100 years ago, allowing women to cast their ballots and have influence in their government for the first time.

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Congratulations to 2020 Distinguished Faculty Award Recipient Prof. Karen Christopher

Congratulations to 2020 Distinguished Faculty Award Recipient Prof. Karen Christopher

Every year, the University honors faculty who bring distinction to the university through their accomplishments. In 2020, Prof. Karen Christopher (Sociology) won the Distinguished Faculty Award for Teaching.

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Criminal Justice alumna bakes up sweet solution to empower businesswomen

Criminal Justice alumna bakes up sweet solution to empower businesswomen

Abigail Mattingly has concocted a way to spread her hard-earned business knowledge and provide a workspace for other female bakers, sparing them some of the challenges she encountered in building up her own Bourbon Baekery LLC.

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Congratulations to 2020 Distinguished Faculty Award Recipient Prof. Muriel Maurer

Congratulations to 2020 Distinguished Faculty Award Recipient Prof. Muriel Maurer

Every year, the University honors faculty who bring distinction to the university through their accomplishments. In 2020, Prof. Muriel Maurer (Chemistry) won the Outstanding Scholarship, Research and Creative Activity award for her work.

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Congratulations to 2020 Distinguished Faculty Award Recipient Prof. Ranen Omer-Sherman

Congratulations to 2020 Distinguished Faculty Award Recipient Prof. Ranen Omer-Sherman

Every year, the University honors faculty who bring distinction to the university through their accomplishments. In 2020, Prof. Ranen Omer-Sherman (Comparative Humanities) won the Outstanding Scholarship, Research and Creative Activity award for his work.

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13 A&S graduates named Business First Forty Under 40

13 A&S graduates named Business First Forty Under 40

In 2020, 13 A&S graduates were chosen out of more than 500 nominations to join the Louisville Business First Forty Under 40 list. This annual program honors the region’s exceptional up-and-coming young leaders, under the age of 40, for their career achievements and community accomplishments.

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Philosophy student opening career paths for black students

Philosophy student opening career paths for black students

A UofL student has created a non-profit organization to help black students advance their career aspirations. Ethan Volk is a sophomore from Bowling Green, double majoring in Business Economics and Philosophy. He co-founded the Eckford Virtual Mentorship Program to keep the door open for black students to the job market.

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Backpacks with a bonus: Students launch healthy school-year start

Backpacks with a bonus: Students launch healthy school-year start

With a medical career in mind, the biology major from Bangalore, India, already had started Mission CuraKid to help ensure children in impoverished countries have access to proper health care services. But when COVID-19 hit, he turned the nonprofit’s global focus closer to Louisville to help local children in need start their school year more prepared after the pandemic affected their access to supplies and isolated them from their classmates.

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Fulbright enables political science alumna’s next stop in exploring international relations

Fulbright enables political science alumna’s next stop in exploring international relations

The 2018 political science graduate plans to go to Hungary in January to begin a prestigious Fulbright research award though the U.S. Department of State to explore international relations.

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