Congratulations to this year's honorees: Ying Kit Chan, Sarah Miller, Wendy Pfeffer, Craig Grapperhaus, Janet Woodruff-Borden, Frank Zamborini, Andrew Rabin, Keith Lyle, Elaine Wise, Deborah Keeling, Raymond J. Chastain, Gregory S. Hutcheson, Stephen P. Yanoviak, Peter Morrin, Khaldoun Almousily, Tiffany Calvert, Andrea Gaughan, Farshid Ramezanipour, D.J. Biddle, Mona Francis, Jessica Kidd, Melissa Moody, Taleia Willis, Theresa Berbet, Daniel Brian, Shari Gater, Neal Stolowich, and Mark Rubenstein.
The Department of Theatre Arts African American Theatre Program was selected to perform the production “Baltimore,” performed by the AATP last fall at UofL, this summer at the 2017 National Black Theatre Festival in North Carolina.
The scholarship, offered through the American Political Science Association, is a five-week program at Duke University that introduces students to the world of doctoral study in political science. It goes to underrepresented racial and ethnic minorities and is highly competitive.
Judson Adams, a political science major, is Kentucky’s only Truman Scholar this year.
Urban Planning & Administration professor Matt Ruther, director of the Kentucky State Data Center, discusses how Kentucky’s population will change in the next 25 years.
Prof. Dan Vivian (History) talks about a local company using salvaged historic wood to create wooden bowties.
Mathematics is more than just calculation. A mathematical worldview is a way of getting a firmer handle on our assumptions – and having the ability to reject those assumptions when we're wrong.
In this Q&A, we discover what Gora does up in the trees, and who he'd invite to dinner when he gets back on the ground.
Prof Steven Skaggs, head of the Graphic Design BFA with old friend and graphic designer Keith Kleespies created a new text font for people with macular degeneration called Maxular Model B. This will soon enter scientific testing at the University of Minnesota to prove empirically that it works.
Reggie Van Stockum, Biology MS ’75, Ph.D. ’79, Environmental lawyer and author.
Dr. Aleeta Powe (Chemistry) and Dr. Angelique Johnson (J.B. Speed School of Engineering) will be holding a talk of women in the STEM field at The Yearling’s Club’s salute to Kentucky’s ‘Hidden Figures.’
Prof. Daniel Krebs (History) tells the story of the 1862 Battle of Perryville – but outdoors, and outside the confines of the archives. Partnering with DJ Biddle (Geography & Geosciences) to map the battlefield using drones with cameras.
A group of officers from the Lebanese National Police spent two weeks in Louisville getting first hand views of SWAT team tactics, community policing and the cameras overseeing city streets. But their main goal was to take home new leadership and management skills from UofL's Southern Police Institute.
Chinese language minor gives students new opportunities in globalized world.
Kathryn Harrington, BFA Photography ‘16 and Yarmuth Federal Photography Intern. I love to research alternative photographic processes and photographic history.
UofL’s African American Theatre Program and The Kentucky Center for African American Heritage are teaming up to help people in Louisville’s West End stage their own stories.
The CCHS is foregrounding humanities research through the Faculty Fellows program, as well as fostering interdisciplinary conversations on campus and actively engaging faculty with the community. The 2016-17 fellows are working on research as diverse as the nature of emotion, the ethics of interpretation, and issues in bioethics, civil rights history, and the politics of mixed-race identity.
Kaht is working in a group studying how a remote sensor that can detect electrochemically-active species in water, such as metals (i.e., arsenic and lead) and pharmaceuticals (i.e., estrogens and antibiotics).
Melissa is a current graduate student in the Department of Anthropology. Her research focuses on the understanding of how climate, environment, subsistence, and settlement patterns influence variations in stone tool technology.
Prof. Zijiang He (Psychological & Brain Sciences) and his team found that perceived target location was more accurate only when both the textured surface was on the ground and the observers directed attention to the lower visual field. An ambient attention mechanism in the environment selects the ground surface (our terrestrial niche) to use as bases and scaffolds to form the vast visual world.