UofL Magazine Summer 2007
UofL's Signature Partnership program focuses on education, yet doesn't overlook the importance of infrastructure to help those in need. The initiative is one of UofL's most vital community outreach programs. At its core is a coalition of community organizations, programs and initiatives that seek to improve quality of life for west Louisville residents.
By Dale Greer
Dr.Susan Harkema, the University of Louisville’s Owsley Brown Frazier Chair in Neurological Rehabilitation, is one of the world’s leading experts on locomotor training, a technique she pioneered in the late 1990s. Under the right conditions, it allows physical therapists to restore a paralyzed patient’s ability to walk or stand—even when the patient has little or no sensation in his or her legs.
By Oscar Bryant
This fall the University of Louisville is providing a unique opportunity to enjoy the vision of the late sculptor Frederick Hart, who is perhaps best known for his Three Soldiers bronze at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. The university will display nearly 100 pieces of his work at locations on its Belknap Campus and its new Cressman Center for the Visual Arts in downtown Louisville.
By Kevin Hyde
University of Louisville fans were stricken with March Madness—in June! The baseball team electrified the Cardinal faithful by advancing to the College World Series for the first time in school history.
By Ron Cooper
Brad Hicks, Mike Vitale and Stu O'Bryan all decided to "drive ships" for the Navy after graduating from the University of Louisville in the 1970s. Products of university's former Navy ROTC program, they have all become rear admirals, an honorable and rare achievement.