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Urban and Public Affairs offers Kentucky's first sustainability degree

Urban and Public Affairs offers Kentucky's first sustainability degree

UofL is the first Kentucky school to have a degree program in sustainability. David Simpson, the chair of the department of Urban and Public Affairs, discusses the new courses on UofL Today with Martk Hebert.

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International Peace Day on UofL’s campus Sept. 21

International Peace Day on UofL’s campus Sept. 21

International Peace Day will be celebrated on UofL’s campus – student Blake Gerstner and professor Russ Vandenbroucke, Peace, Conflict, and Social Justice have the details.

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What role is climate change playing in this year's hurricane season?

What role is climate change playing in this year's hurricane season?

Two big hurricanes recently hit Florida and Texas. What role is climate change playing in those storms? Atmospheric scientist Jason Naylor discusses this with Mark Hebert on UofL Today.

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What do Louisvillians think of the job LMPD officers are doing?

What do Louisvillians think of the job LMPD officers are doing?

Deborah Keeling is a justice administration professor who has been surveying Louisville residents.

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Prof. Rajack-Talley discusses the Yearlings Club's upcoming speakers

Prof. Rajack-Talley discusses the Yearlings Club's upcoming speakers

UofL sponsors the Yearlings Club which is a group of African-American men who tackle tough issues facing west Louisville.

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Harvard University professor to discuss Cuba’s present, future

Harvard University professor to discuss Cuba’s present, future

A Sept. 27, 2017 talk at the University of Louisville will focus on Cuba's challenges, economy and evolving relationships with the United States and its Latin American neighbors.

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Fulbright fulfillment: Persistence pays off for A&S Alumna

Fulbright fulfillment: Persistence pays off for A&S Alumna

Jessica Williams,a graduate of the College of Arts and Sciences with degrees in Spanish, political science and Latin American and Latino studies, tried three times to earn a prestigious Fulbright scholarship. In early September, her diligence was rewarded: she learned she was selected for the prize and will spend most of 2018 in Brazil as an English teaching assistant at a public university.

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Biology Prof. Steve Yanoviak studies lightning strikes on trees in Panama

Biology Prof. Steve Yanoviak studies lightning strikes on trees in Panama

On Barro Colorado Island in the Panama Canal, UofL biology professor Steve Yanoviak and his colleagues map lightning strikes and find that they kill mainly the loftiest trees, likely disturbing the forest ecology.

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Speed Cinema to screen ‘”Whose Streets?”, a chronicle of events during the Ferguson protests

Speed Cinema to screen ‘”Whose Streets?”, a chronicle of events during the Ferguson protests

WGS Professor Kaila Story provides her insights into the events surrounding the white police officer shooting of 18-year-old African-American Michael Brown in 2014.

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3+3 law student fast tracks path to becoming Air Force JAG officer

3+3 law student fast tracks path to becoming Air Force JAG officer

Lacey Parham is a 3+3 first year law student and senior in the College of Arts and Sciences majoring in Criminal Justice. She plans to enter the Air Force after graduation to pursue being a JAG officer.

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Lectures highlight broad variety of humanities and science research

Lectures highlight broad variety of humanities and science research

A fall luncheon lecture series will feature University of Louisville researchers whose worksites range from Cave Hill Cemetery to a campus clinic, and whose topics range from water politics in India to animal research in Siberia.

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Theatre Arts announces a season of plays written by women

Theatre Arts announces a season of plays written by women

With three new department faculty being women in the past year, this season's plays were themed by female playwrights. The season includes: "Miss Ida B. Wells," "Magic Tree," "Our Country’s Good," "Eurydice," "Fabulation: or the Re-Education of Undine," and "The Long Christmas Ride Home."

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English professor Stephen Schneider has studied Cave Hill Cemetery and what it says about Louisville’s history.

English professor Stephen Schneider has studied Cave Hill Cemetery and what it says about Louisville’s history.

English professor Stephen Schneider has studied Cave Hill Cemetery and what it says about Louisville’s history. Prof. Schneider will speak at the University Club on Sept. 7, 2017 about our local history through Cave Hill Cemetery.

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Vaping e-cigarettes and hookah does the public feel they’re less risky?

Vaping e-cigarettes and hookah does the public feel they’re less risky?

Communication professors Joy Hart and Kandi Walker on a study of public attitudes of e-cigarettes and vaping.

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Astronomy professor Tim Dowling recaps the solar eclipse

Astronomy professor Tim Dowling recaps the solar eclipse

Astronomy professor Tim Dowling recaps the solar eclipse with Mark Hebert on UofL Today.

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Imagining the Kibbutz: Visions of Utopia in Literature & Film

Imagining the Kibbutz: Visions of Utopia in Literature & Film

Prof. Ranen Omer-Sherman talks about his book "Imagining the Kibbutz: Visions of Utopia in Literature & Film" with Jason Schulman for the series “New Books in Jewish Studies: Discussions With Jewish Studies Scholars About their New Books.”

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Theatre Arts Department sponsors textile competition at Kentucky State Fair

Theatre Arts Department sponsors textile competition at Kentucky State Fair

UofL’s Theatre Arts Department costume shop will also once again sponsor two categories in the Textile Division of the Kentucky State Fair competition.

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