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Theory explaining addiction wins Grawemeyer psychology award

Theory explaining addiction wins Grawemeyer psychology award

University of Michigan researchers Kent Berridge and Terry Robinson have won the 2019 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Psychology for explaining how our brains process “liking” versus “wanting” and how neural sensitization of the “wanting” system plays a key role in drug addiction.

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A&S student Evan Gora to speak at Dec. 14 winter commencement

A&S student Evan Gora to speak at Dec. 14 winter commencement

The University of Louisville’s winter commencement will be 7 p.m. Dec.14 at the downtown KFC Yum! Center. Of the more than 1,300 students on track to graduate this semester, 875 plan to take part in the ceremony.

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UofL to host annual ceramics sale Dec. 7-8

UofL to host annual ceramics sale Dec. 7-8

Handcrafted ceramics by University of Louisville student and faculty artists will be available for purchase just in time for holiday shopping.

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UofL Quiz Bowl team double winners in 2018

UofL Quiz Bowl team double winners in 2018

Congratulations to the UofL Quiz Bowl team for sweeping both divisions at the Kentucky Collegiate Quick Recall League tournament on Saturday, November 17, 2018. The team went a combined 14-1 on the day and defeated teams from Transylvania, Cumberlands, Eastern Kentucky, Jefferson CTC, and East Central College.

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Biology researchers land grant to develop blood preservation tech

Biology researchers land grant to develop blood preservation tech

Biology researchers at the University of Louisville have invented a device and method for loading preservative compounds into red blood cells. Now, a $750,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and a cooperative agreement with Indianapolis-based Cook Regentec is allowing the team to develop the technology and get it to market.

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Student ambassadors work to get out the vote

Student ambassadors work to get out the vote

Wilson and Greenwell are UofL ambassadors for Vote Everywhere, a nationwide, nonpartisan effort by the Andrew Goodman Foundation to encourage citizens to get involved in the democratic process. Their endeavors are part of a coalition of partners and programs that helped gain UofL a “voter-friendly campus” designation from the Campus Vote Project and NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education.

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Theatre Arts presents new take on Shakespeare’s ‘Taming of the Shrew’

Theatre Arts presents new take on Shakespeare’s ‘Taming of the Shrew’

UofL Theatre Arts opens “The Taming of the Shrew,” its second show of the season, Nov. 8 at the Playhouse Theatre.

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COMM 510 Students take over Breeders’ Cup social media

COMM 510 Students take over Breeders’ Cup social media

Sixteen students in Karen Freberg’s COMM 510 class have been working with the Breeders’ Cup team to develop and execute social media messaging for the event, which is this weekend at Churchill Downs.

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Hite Art Institute’s Open Studio Weekend showcases UofL artists

Hite Art Institute’s Open Studio Weekend showcases UofL artists

Artists from all over Louisville will open their doors Nov. 3 and 4 for Open Studio Weekend 2018. The event, co-hosted by UofL’s Hite Art Institute and Louisville Visual Art, gives anyone who appreciates art the opportunity to step inside studios all over Louisville where they can meet artists and experience how and where local art is made.

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Students celebrate Day of the Dead downtown and on campus

Students celebrate Day of the Dead downtown and on campus

University of Louisville students have been studying the diverse ways that the Day of the Dead is celebrated throughout Latin America – and they are sharing aspects of the annual custom with the public on campus and off campus.

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Eating disorders need personalized treatment, UofL researchers say

Eating disorders need personalized treatment, UofL researchers say

Researchers at the University of Louisville’s Eating Anxiety Treatment (EAT) Lab think understanding the causes behind eating disorders could lead improved and personalized treatment.

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Activist gauges impact of #BlackLivesMatter movement

Activist gauges impact of #BlackLivesMatter movement

Keeanga-Yahmatta Taylor will deliver the 12th Annual Anne Braden Memorial Lecture on November 1, 2018

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Opening soon - newly renovated building, home to MFA and Archaeology

Opening soon - newly renovated building, home to MFA and Archaeology

After well over a year of renovations, the sprawling brick building at 1606 Rowan St. will soon be home to studios for the Hite Art Institute's Master of Fine Arts program at the university and new workspaces for the archaeology program.

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Charlie Zhang  (Geography) - Paper mills and ovarian cancer

Charlie Zhang (Geography) - Paper mills and ovarian cancer

Charlie Zhang is a UofL geographer who has found a link between paper mill pollution and ovarian cancer.

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Scientist will discuss universe’s ‘dark side’

Scientist will discuss universe’s ‘dark side’

University of Chicago physicist Edward “Rocky” Kolb will talk about “The Dark Side of the Universe” Oct. 4 at the University of Louisville.

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Archaeology talks include look at Roman artifacts’ relocation to Louisville

Archaeology talks include look at Roman artifacts’ relocation to Louisville

How did artifacts from Roman tombs make it to Louisville? How did North Dakota villagers survive smallpox and carry on after the disastrous disease spread? Those are topics for an archaeology lecture series this fall at the University of Louisville.

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President Bendapudi kicks-off the 2018 UofL Yearlings Club season

President Bendapudi kicks-off the 2018 UofL Yearlings Club season

University of Louisville President Neeli Bendapudi joined the Yearlings Club in 2018 to talk about her vision for the university and its relationship with west Louisville.

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Fall literary series will feature poets, novelist

Fall literary series will feature poets, novelist

Poets and a novelist will interact with University of Louisville students and faculty about their work when they come to campus this fall for a literary series featuring distinguished writers.

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