A&S in the Media, 2021

Out of the shadows: Why these people are uncovering Louisville's storied LGBTQ history Courier Journal (Cate Fosl, Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies)

Louisville artist on season 3 of NBC's 'Making It' hosted by Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman Courier Journal (Fine Arts alum Kaviya Ravi)

Ugly history of using dogs to attack, suppress Black people told in new documentary AL.com (Charlton Yingling, History); ALSO ‘A dog can be trained to be anti-Black’: Reckon film highlights historical use of canines against African Americans Reckon South 

UofL psychology specialists start low-cost ADHD evaluation service – WHAS11 (Paul Rosen, Psychological & Brain Sciences)

Louisville seminary leader falls short in bid for Southern Baptist Convention presidency Courier Journal (Dewey Clayton, Political Science)

Hite Art Institute Presents Letting the Days Go By Exhibition Kentucky Monthly

U of L students research how Kentuckiana towns can benefit from Ohio River recreation WDRB (mentions University Honors students); ALSO UofL student research helping river towns drive tourism, development The Lane Report

When AI Becomes Child's Play Communications on the ACM (Judith Danovitch, Psychological & Brain Sciences); ALSO When AI Becomes Childsplay Tech Investor News

Assault Kit Data Omaha Daily Record (Bradley Campbell, Criminal Justice)

Ky. Lawmakers Say They Want To Ban Critical Race Theory. What Exactly Do They Mean? WFPL (Kalasia Ojeh, Pan-African Studies)

Republicans want to criminalize teaching students about racism. Here's why Courier Journal (Ricky Jones, Pan-African Studies)

On a Kentucky Riverbank, a Path to Remembrance – New York Times (the late dean J. Blaine Hudson, Pan-African Studies & Sidney Monroe, Theatre Arts)

'Dangerous': UofL professor, JCPS superintendent oppose bills limiting instruction on systemic racism, privilege in Kentucky classrooms WHAS11, WBIR (Ricky Jones, Pan-African Studies)

JCPS developing ‘Black studies’ course with UofL as lawmakers propose critical race theory bans WAVE3 (Ricky Jones, Pan-African Studies)

Taliban warns against US military bases in region
OpEdNews (mentions Charles E. Ziegler, Political Science)

Louisville's huge police budget is the real boogeyman traumatizing Black people
Courier Journal (mentions student Quintez Brown, MLK Scholar)

5 ways we all live like royalty
Big Think (mentions Andrew Rabin, English)

Complicated legacy: A racist started The Courier Journal. Then it championed civil rights
Courier Journal (mentions Tracy K’Meyer, History)

Lawmaker wants to limit discussion of systemic racism in Kentucky classrooms
Courier Journal (mentions Ricky Jones, Pan-African Studies)

JCPS passed a new suspension ban. Here's what could go wrong — and how to prevent it
Courier Journal (mentions Paul Rosen, Psychological & Brain Sciences)

Ky. Lawmaker Wants To Make Teaching Critical Race Theory Illegal
WFPL, WKMS, WVXU (mentions Ricky Jones, Pan-African Studies)

What is critical race theory? What to know about Kentucky bill to limit racism discussions
Courier Journal (Kalasia Ojeh, Ricky Jones)

WKU names new Ogden College dean
Bowling Green Daily News (mentions David N. Brown, Physics & Astronomy)

Law-enforcement experts fear violent summer could be afoot
WAVE3 (mentions Mike Bassi, UofL’s Southern Police Institute)

“Difficult to see”: Donald Trump debuts at National Portrait Gallery | Donald Trump
Eminetra, The Guardian, (mentions Fran McDonald, English)

New mask rules trust Americans will be honest about vaccine status. Experts say they’ll lie.
USA Today, 365News SX, MSN, New York Times Post, and multiple other outlets (mentions Michael Cunningham, Communication)

Cicadas set to emerge in Kentuckiana in coming days
WDRB (mentions Steve Yanoviak, Biology)

Kentucky Derby 2021: A year after Breonna Taylor's death, will there be protests? 
Courier Journal (mentions Prof. Tracy K’Meyer, History)

To curb trafficking, get educated, coalition says 
The Record (mentions Prof. Theresa Hayden, Criminal Justice & Social Work)

Birdie Maxwell named a Muhammad Ali Scholar and first student-athlete in the prestigious program 
VIPP Report (mentions student Birdie Maxwell, Biology and Fine Arts)

5 Things To Do This Weekend In Louisville (4/23) 
LEO (mentions University of Louisville, African American Theatre Program)

Kentucky's population growth 'slow and steady,' demographer says 
WDRB (mentions Matt Ruther, Geography & Geosciences)

Campbellsville native earns Truman Scholarship
Central Kentucky News-Journal (mentions University of Louisville, student Lexi Raikes)

ROTC Cadets compete in 2021 Sandhurst Military Skills competition 
DVIDS (mentions University of Louisville)

Combs Named 2021 Kentucky Derby Festival Queen 
KY AG Connection (mentions student Giavanna (Gia) Combs (Psychology major and Pan-African Studies minor; vice president of the Caring of New Students Experiencing College Transition (CONECT) Peer Mentoring Program)

Picture Perfect Plants: Artist explores eco-printing 
The Kentucky Standard (mentions Fine Arts student Sam Lawson)

Governor makes appointments to Ky. Retirement Systems, horse racing commission, other boards 
The Lane Report (mentions appointment of Yvonne Jones, Pan-African Studies and Anthropology to Kentucky Center for African-American Heritage Commission)

The History Of Unfair Housing In Louisville 
LEO (mentions UofL Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research and Prof. Catherine Fosl, Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies)

Booker forming exploratory committee to consider 2022 US Senate run 
WDRB (features alumnus Charles Booker, Political Science, and mentions Prof. Dewey Clayton, Political Science)

‘My DIY Retirement’ By John Begley 
LEO (features retired staff member John Begley, Fine Arts)

Prof. Michael Menze and PhD student Robert Skolik find better way to test drug toxicity

A&S students Gia Combs and Leah Hazelwood crowned Derby Queen and Princess

A&S student Lexi Raikes is Truman winner

WNBA stars praise college players for exposing NCAA inequality KOLD News13 (mentions alum Angel McCoughtry)


Devourer of Storms: Jupiter’s Great Red Spot Feeds on Smaller Storms
Brinkwire (mentions Timothy Dowling, Physics & Astronomy)

Governor makes appointments to Kentucky boards, commissions and to 49th Judicial Circuit
KY Forward (mentions Tyler Fleming, History & Pan-African Studies)

Jupiter’s large red spot can be found by devouring minor storms
VAAJU, Remo News, (mentions Timothy Dowling, Physics & Astronomy)

Gov. Beshear Makes Appointments to Kentucky Boards and Commissions
WTVQ (mentions Tyler Fleming, History & Pan-African Studies)

Open Studio Weekend by Louisville Visual Art
Kentucky Monthly (mentions Hite Art Institute)

How To Support Racial Justice, Diversity and Activism This Week In Louisville (3/22) 
LEO (mentions Brandon McCormack, Pan-African Studies)

Gov. Beshear makes appointments to Kentucky Boards and Commissions 
WBKO (mentions Tyler Fleming, History & Pan-African Studies)

Silent no more
KPFA Berkeley, Pacifica Radio (features Cynthia Ganote, Sociology)

Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research partnered with Squallis Puppeteers to develop a new play about the life and legacy of Anne Braden
(mentions ABI)

Jupiter's Great Red Spot feeds on smaller storms 
Science Daily mentions Timothy Dowling, Physics & Astronomy)

Jupiter's Great Red Spot may survive by gobbling up smaller storms 
SPACE, MSN.com, SpaceRef (mentions Timothy Dowling, Physics & Astronomy)

KMAC Celebrates 40th Anniversary With New Exhibitions, Book 
WFPL (mentions Elmer Lucille Allen, Ché Rhodes, Fine Arts)

Tending a different field 
The Daily Independent (mentions psychology alum Janna Imel)

White County detectives complete advanced training Sparta Live (mentions Southern Police Institute, at the University of Louisville)

A&S freezes spending amid $1.6 million budget shortfall The Louisville Cardinal (mentions David Owen)

Jupiter’s Great Red Spot Feeds On Smaller Storms 
Science Mag, Eurika Alert, 7th Space (mentions Timothy Dowling, Physics & Astronomy)

A Louisville Brunch Sunday Honored Legacy Of Breonna Taylor 
Spectrum News1 (mentions alum Angel McCoughtry, University of Louisville)

Remembering the Legacy of Civil and Human Rights Activist Anne Braden
Spectrum News1 (mentions Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research)

‘We are in the fight of our lives’: Why young activists are pushing for racial justice
Courier Journal (mentions UofL students, including Maliya Homer, Pan-African Studies)

Cardinals Retain Kentucky Derby Festival Royal Court Duties 
Kentucky AG Connection (mentions A&S students Giavanna Combs and Leah Hazelwood)

How To Support Racial Justice, Diversity and Activism This Week In Louisville (3/8) - AAI Presents Criminal Justice Summit 2021. LEO (mentions Cherie Dawson-Edwards, Criminal Justice)

LMPD chief discusses police reform during criminal justice summit 
WDRB (mentions Cherie Dawson-Edwards, Criminal Justice)

Criminal justice summit addresses changes within Metro Police Department
WHAS11 (mentions Cheri Dawson-Edwards, Criminal Justice)

LMPD trying to balance efforts to rebuild community trust while reducing violent crime 
WLKY (mentions Cherie Dawson-Edwards, Criminal Justice)

Maker’s Mark Celebrates Women’s History Month with Margie Samuels Founder’s Bottle – Proceeds Help Women of Color Entrepreneurs 
Distillery Trail (mentions alum Margie Samuels, Chemistry)

Great Sphinx of Egypt Gazes Precisely Eastward Welcoming Sun on 30th Parallel.Blog Talk Radio (mentions Professor Emeritus K.L. Gauri, Geography & Geosciences)

Scholars reflect on Black experience in America
News and Tribune (mentions W.S. Tkweme, Pan-African Studies)

How American school systems destroy Black students and educators
Courier Journal (mentions Ricky Jones, Pan-African Studies)

‘The Power of Misinformation’: Examining another pandemic that plagues our world
The Daily Campus (mentions Adam Enders, Political Science)

Americans must commit to democracy Springfield News-Leader (op-ed by history and political science alum Kenneth L. Chumbley)

Disinformation Fuels Distrust And Even Violence At All Levels Of Government
NPR and multiple other outlets (mentions Adam Enders, Political Science)

Push to increase felony theft threshold: A step for criminal justice reform in KY  
WTVQ (mentions alum Amanda Hall)

Louisville leaders discuss lessons from past and present calls for social justice
WAVE3 (mentions Ricky Jones, Pan-African Studies)

Panel looks at similarities between 1968 protests and 2020 protests for racial justice in Louisville
WDRB (mentions Ricky Jones, Pan-African Studies)

I Read the Perfect Book While Riding Out the Frigid Texas Power Grid Massacre
Curious (mentions Andreas Elpidorou, Philosophy)

Fannie Lou Hamer, Heritage Grains And Cooking In A Blackout
Earth Eats (mentions Priscilla McCutcheon, Pan African Studies)

Listen: NIMH, NEDA's Innovation in Eating Disorder Treatment, Awareness
Government CIO (mentions Cheri Levinson, Eating Anxiety Treatment Lab)

Just Do Nothing: Why Being Bored Can Be Good
Jumpstart (mentions Andreas Elpidorou, University of Louisville)

Understanding journalism (or its absence) in the Age of Conspiracy
Poynter (mentions Adam Enders, Political Science)

Wife of Humana co-founder died from COVID-19 8 weeks after her 'soulmate
 WLKY (mentions A&S Hall of Honor inductees David and Betty Jones)

New polling suggests Kentuckians support amendment to automatically restore voting rights
KY Forward, Norther Kentucky Tribune (mentions Gennaro F. Vito, University of Louisville Department of Criminal Justice)

Louisville aims to convert several 1-way streets to 2-way traffic
WDRB (mentions Hans Gilderbloom, Urban & Public Affairs)

Donald Trump versus Mitch McConnell: Tension could make 2022 election messy for Republicans
USA Today (mentions Adam Enders, Political Science)

New equity ordinance asks Mayor Fischer for more walk, less talk
WDRB (mentions Ricky Jones, Pan-African Studies)

Scholars reflect on Black experience in America
Kokomo Tribune, Terre Haute Tribune Star (mentions W.S. Tkweme, Pan-African Studies)

Muhammad Ali Boulevard, Chestnut Street could become two-way streets
WAVE3 (mentions Hans Gilderbloom, Urban & Public Affairs)

New polling suggests Kentuckians support amendment to automatically restore voting rights
KY Forward, Northern Kentucky Tribune (mentions Gennaro F. Vito, Criminal Justice)

The KPFA Evening News
KPFA Berkeley, Pacifica Radio (Cynthia Ganote, Sociology, provides analysis of Biden's first 100 days)

Pollution is a form of racial injustice crippling western Louisville
Courier-Journal (coauthored by John Gilderbloom, Urban & Public Affairs)

West Louisville center remains spot for social justice organizing for more than 50 years
WHAS11 (mentions Cate Fosl, Director of Anne Braden Center for Social Justice Research)

Louisville shows this week: Joan Baez, the African American Theatre Company & more
Courier Journal (mentions University of Louisville African American Theatre Program)

Brown Forman's first Black chemist Elmer Lucille Allen adds more than math to Louisville's history
WHAS11 (mentions University of Louisville)

Panelists discuss racism in Louisville as part of Frazier's 'Let's Talk: Bridging the Divide' program
WHAS11 (mentions UofL, Neeli Bendapudi, Ricky Jones)

Panel discusses bridging racial divide in Louisville: '2021 is going to tell us a lot 
WLKY (mentions University of Louisville, Dr. Ricky Jones, Dr. Neeli Bendapudi)

Two representatives from University of Louisville named to Bingham Fellows Class of 2021
KY Forward (mentions University of Louisville, Cherie Dawson-Edwards, Michael Wade Smith)

What To See: Gallery Roundup
LEO (mentions UL Hite Arts Institute-Cressman Center for Visual Art, “Mirabilia: A Cabinet of Curiosities”, Mitch Eckert)

16+ events and ways to celebrate Black History Month in Louisville
The Courier Journal mentions The Harlem Renaissance Fast Class with Prof. David Anderson and the African American Theatre Program Virtual Cafe Open Mic.

U of L Provost hosts panel to discuss presidential succession
The Louisville Cardinal (mentions Beth Boehm (English), Jason Gainous (Political Science), and Jasmine Farrier (Political Science)

Storming of the Capitol exposes biases of federal government
The Louisville Cardinal (mentions Dewey Clayton)

Prof: 'All' Republicans are 'guilty' of Capitol attack; should be 'forced to shut the hell up'
Campus Reform, The Washington Free Beacon, Conservative Angle, and other outlets (mentions University of Louisville, Ricky Jones)

Three-time UofL alumna wins prestigious history award, inspires a new generation of Cardinals
KY Forward (mentions Jami McCoy Allen, a three-time University of Louisville alumna, Dr. Tracy K’Meyer)

A&S Dean search put on hold after candidate declines offer
The Louisville Cardinal (mentions Neeli Bendapudi and Provost Beth Boehm, David Owen)

Egocentric victimhood is linked to support for Trump, study finds
Psy Post (mentions Adam M. Enders, University of Louisville)

Kentuckians concerned that impeachment is becoming a political weapon
WDRB (mentions University of Louisville, Dewey Clayton)

New Film, Activism & Other Ky. MLK Day Events In Louisville
WFPL, WKMS (mentions University of Louisville’s African American Theatre Program)

MLK Day Virtual Celebration
LEO (mentions UofL African American Theatre Program)

‘Invocation’ By Shae Goodlett
LEO (mentions alum Shae Goodlett, UofL MFA program)

New research shows the connection between political victimhood and White support for Trump
The Washington Post (mentions Adam M. Enders)

Police chief's past sows doubts in wake of Taylor's death
ABC 4News, FOX17 and multiple other outlets (mentions Ricky L. Jones)

Two MLK celebrations planned for Hopkins County
The Messenger (mentions alum Terrance Sullivan, political science alumnus)

Republicans should be 'forced to shut the hell up' after 'right-wing raid' on Capitol, professor says in op-ed
The Blaze, USSA News (mentions Ricky L. Jones)

Here are 10+ events and ways to help you celebrate MLK Day in Louisville
Courier Journal (mentions UofL African American Theatre Program, Cherie Dawson-Edwards)

As Jewish historians, we see only one path forward — Trump must be removed from office
Forward (mentions Ranen Omer-Sherman, UofL)

How To Support Racial Justice, Diversity and Activism This Week In Louisville (1/11)
LEO (mentions Lauren Freeman, UofL’s Master of Arts program in Health Care Ethics)

'This is the time' | Louisville community activist to run for mayor, experts say more Black leaders might follow
WHAS11 (mentions Dewey Clayton)

'This cannot go on in a democracy': Kentucky politics professors call for Trump removal
Courier Journal - Mentions Prof. Jason Gainous (Political Science)

Police chief's past sows doubts in wake of Taylor's death
US News & World Report, Idaho Press, WDBO and multiple other outlets - Mention Prof. Ricky Jones (Pan-African Studies)

This Week In Conversation: DC Riots, State and Local Changes
WFPL - Mentions Prof. Dewey Clayton (Political Science)