Engagement

In the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Louisville, we share our expertise with the community through engaged research and scholarship, student internships, community-based learning, public lectures, partnerships, and outreach. We explore diverse ideas, engage local residents, regional and national leaders, and collaborate across programs with a commitment to sharing our knowledge and skills far beyond the classroom and lab.

The 2015 A&S engagement brochure is now available online to highlight some of the exiting accomplishments from the past few years.

Read more about some of our engagement programs and projects that have been featured on our website:

March 7 forum will focus on arts, economy, revitalization in west Louisville

March 7 forum will focus on arts, economy, revitalization in west Louisville

A March 7 economic development forum focused on west Louisville will examine the role of the arts and revitalization efforts to boost economic development.

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Anthropology M.A. student Mallory Cox wins fellowship at Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute

Anthropology M.A. student Mallory Cox wins fellowship at Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute

Mallory Cox has been selected to receive a short-term fellowship at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama for this coming summer.

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Prof. Tim Dowling (Physics & Astronomy) on Science Friday with Ira Flatow

Prof. Tim Dowling (Physics & Astronomy) on Science Friday with Ira Flatow

Tim Dowling was recently interviewed by Public Radio's Ira Flatow on Science Friday about the ice giants Uranus and Neptune.

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Exemplary Advising Award recipient Eddie Bobbitt aims to help students ‘find their why’

Exemplary Advising Award recipient Eddie Bobbitt aims to help students ‘find their why’

Eddie Bobbitt is an Academic Advisor Senior in the College of Arts and Sciences. He has served our student for the past nine years in that role. The College of Arts and Sciences Advising department also recently won a ‘Best of Region’ award for academic advising at the Region 3 NACADA Conference.

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ACCelerate festival showcases faculty & student's work at the Smithsonian

ACCelerate festival showcases faculty & student's work at the Smithsonian

Faculty and students will be attending ACCelerate an ACC Smithsonian Creativity and Innovation Festival in Washington, D.C to present on research.

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Fulbright Scholar Ariel Weaver

Fulbright Scholar Ariel Weaver

Ariel Weaver has earned a Fulbright Study/Research Award to Namibia. Her work focused on using remote sensing and geographic technology to look at patterns on the landscape and use that information to inform policymakers and stakeholders in the community to manage land more effectively.

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Justin Mog sustainability initiatives

Justin Mog sustainability initiatives

UofL is ranked the top school in Kentucky when it comes to sustainability initiatives.

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Louisville and the Arts

Louisville and the Arts

Dean Leonard discusses the importance of the Louisville arts scene and culture in a recent Courier Journal editorial.

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Sports, Risks, and the Human Ideal: A Public Forum

Sports, Risks, and the Human Ideal: A Public Forum

Prof. Kolers (Philosophy) discusses sports risks to athletes with UofL Today and the upcoming "Sports, Risk, and the Human Ideal: A Public Forum" at the Muhammad Ali Center Thursday, October 12 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm.

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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 Mark Hebert.

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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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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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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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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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