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UofL announces College of Arts & Sciences dean

UofL announces College of Arts & Sciences dean

The University of Louisville announced today it has chosen an administrator dedicated to student success through a solid grounding in a liberal arts education as the new dean of the College of Arts & Sciences (A&S).

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Website tackling environmental health disparities debuts March 28

Website tackling environmental health disparities debuts March 28

Members of the public soon will be able to access a new website aimed at improving environmental health equity in Louisville.

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UofL helping to develop future leaders in food, climate and sustainable agriculture

UofL helping to develop future leaders in food, climate and sustainable agriculture

The University of Louisville Honors Program is part of a new nationwide collaborative aimed at training future leaders in the fields of food, climate and sustainable agriculture.

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SPOTLIGHT– A&S Faculty in Community Engaged Scholarship and Activities

SPOTLIGHT– A&S Faculty in Community Engaged Scholarship and Activities

In 2022, The College of Arts and Sciences had several stellar faculty, graduate, and undergraduate students involved in a range of uniquely defined community engaged scholarship (CES) projects and activities, awarded grants from the Office of Community Engagement (OCE) to support their initiatives.

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Introducing Dr. Felicia Jamison, Assistant Professor of History & Comparative Humanities

Introducing Dr. Felicia Jamison, Assistant Professor of History & Comparative Humanities

Professor Jamison works on 19th and 20th-century African American History, Public History, and the Public Humanities. Interview conducted by Dr. Glenn Crothers, Associate Professor of History

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Unskilled people often overrate themselves, say psychology prize winners

Unskilled people often overrate themselves, say psychology prize winners

LOUISVILLE, Ky —Are you as good at doing things as you think you are? Maybe not, according to David Dunning and Justin Kruger, two social psychologists who today were named cowinners of the 2023 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award in Psychology for identifying a cognitive bias that causes people to overrate their own competence.

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Dr. Hilaria Cruz’s Featured for Work on Chatino  Orthography in Duolingo

Dr. Hilaria Cruz’s Featured for Work on Chatino Orthography in Duolingo

Maria Cruz, assistant professor of comparative humanities in the College of Arts and Sciences featured for her work in Duolingo

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Digital technology is aiding political repression, warns world order prize winner

Digital technology is aiding political repression, warns world order prize winner

Digital technology is playing a growing role in advancing political repression across the globe, a trend that poses a threat to the world’s democracies, says a scholar who on Dec. 6 was named winner of the 2023 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order.

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First AAPI Fall Expo Celebrates Asian Heritage

First AAPI Fall Expo Celebrates Asian Heritage

The AAPI Faculty and Staff Association and the Asian Pacific Student Union collaborated to bring the first ever UofL event featuring local AAPI-owned businesses. The event featured vendors and performances from Louisville’s AAPI community and helped to raise funds for AAPI FSA and APSU programming.

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The Kela network

The Kela network

Entrepreneur sparks change for himself, others through connectivity

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UofL students gain experience, drive change in Louisville’s affordable housing arena

UofL students gain experience, drive change in Louisville’s affordable housing arena

University of Louisville social scientist Lauren Heberle, Metropolitan Housing Coalition, and UofL students prepare to advocate for housing changes in Louisville.

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UofL students spread their wings during a summer of science

UofL students spread their wings during a summer of science

The Summer Research Opportunity Program is one of several directed through UofL’s Center for Engaged Learning.

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UofL researcher wins prestigious award for energy innovation

UofL researcher wins prestigious award for energy innovation

A University of Louisville researcher has won a prestigious award for his work to better understand chemical reactions — work that could help produce more efficient, cleaner and safer energy.

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UofL alumnus nets Pulitzer Prize for work on opinion series

UofL alumnus nets Pulitzer Prize for work on opinion series

“Congratulations.” At first it was that simple text without context from someone that puzzled Michael Lindenberger that surprising day, but the unexpected message soon was reinforced by an excited call from his boss. He was working from home, as were several other co-workers, when the journalists learned they were Pulitzer Prize winners.

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Nine UofL scholars win Fulbright awards for 2022-2023

Nine UofL scholars win Fulbright awards for 2022-2023

The University of Louisville announced June 30 that nine scholars have been awarded 2022-2023 Fulbright Awards. They will travel to Jordan, Indonesia, Bulgaria, Bahrain, Thailand, Czech Republic and Slovenia.

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Two retiring faculty members reflect on how they changed UofL’s graphic design program

Two retiring faculty members reflect on how they changed UofL’s graphic design program

If you put Steve Skaggs and Leslie Friesen in the same room, chances are they’ll tag team entire conversations with enthusiasm, finishing each other’s sentences and frequently lobbing compliments back and forth.

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Grant allows UofL eating disorders prevention program to expand

Grant allows UofL eating disorders prevention program to expand

A University of Louisville-based program for high schoolers aimed at preventing eating disorders (EDs) and promoting a healthy body culture is planning to expand to serve more diverse student populations after receiving funding from the Jewish Heritage Fund (JHF).

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UofL-led study finds correlations between mindset and adherence to COVID-19 prevention measures

UofL-led study finds correlations between mindset and adherence to COVID-19 prevention measures

From the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, it was clear that some people adopted recommended safety protocols to help them avoid infection more readily than others. To better understand the psychological factors underlying this commitment to individual prevention measures, a team of psychology researchers led by Michael Cunningham at the University of Louisville surveyed several groups of people about their attitudes and responses.

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Building the force: ROTC grad, Guardsman achieves goals

Building the force: ROTC grad, Guardsman achieves goals

Matt Payne can take pride in several accomplishments celebrated this spring. The summa cum laude graduate became a second lieutenant with the Army ROTC commissioning ceremony in May that preceded commencement.

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UofL, Kentucky School for Blind team up for archaeological dig project

UofL, Kentucky School for Blind team up for archaeological dig project

Students and researchers from the University of Louisville are helping with an archaeological dig at a site of the former segregated school on the Louisville campus of the Kentucky School for the Blind (KSB).

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