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Ramsey revisits 2012‒13 highlights at trustees meeting

by John Drees, communications and marketing — Jun 14, 2013 09:20 AM

It’s a great year to be a Cardinal.

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To Your Health: Summer Nutrition Tips

by University of Louisville Physicians — Jun 14, 2013 09:28 AM

It’s summertime, and the living is easy—that is, until you notice the havoc that all that fun in the sun has wrought on your body.

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Cardinal Singers top Korean competition

Cardinal Singers top Korean competition

by UofL Today — Jun 17, 2013 02:00 PM

The Cardinal Singers, a choral ensemble of the University of Louisville School of Music, are champions of the Yeosu International Choir Competition in Yeosu, Korea, and end their week of competition with a total of six awards.

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Gray Street Farmers Market offers free public lecture series

by Julie Heflin, HSC communications and marketing — Jun 18, 2013 12:36 PM

Shopping for fresh, local produce and goods is just one reason to visit the Gray Street Farmers Market.

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School of Public Health & Information Sciences receives reaccreditation

by Julie Heflin, HSC communications and marketing — Jun 19, 2013 01:58 PM

The University of Louisville School of Public Health & Information Sciences has received reaccreditation through 2020 from the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH).

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Local food movement takes root on campus

Local food movement takes root on campus

by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — Jun 20, 2013 03:53 PM

Growing pumpkins from seed and shucking sweet corn from his family’s garden are among Nathan Bush’s earliest childhood memories.

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Planetarium to reopen June 29 with new shows, enhanced projection

by Cindy Hess, communications and marketing — Jun 21, 2013 01:12 PM

The Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium at the University of Louisville will reopen June 29 after a monthlong closure to upgrade its projection system.

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Ombuds’ Insight: Help! My boss is sucking my soul dry

Ombuds’ Insight: Help! My boss is sucking my soul dry

by Tony Belak, university ombuds — Jun 24, 2013 08:45 AM

Theft in the workplace commonly involves a taking of property, time, or information which rightfully belongs to the employer; however, an expanded view might include the taking of creative energies or productivity from talented employees or the destruction of their engagement or intentional sabotage of their work product.

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Dental school gives free services in Greenup County

Dental school gives free services in Greenup County

by UofL Today — Jun 25, 2013 01:55 PM

More than 130 UofL School of Dentistry faculty, residents, students and staff helped to address oral health needs of Kentuckians who can’t afford or easily access dental care June 22 and 23 in Greenup County.

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Arborists shore up historic apple tree

Arborists shore up historic apple tree

by UofL Today — Jun 25, 2013 03:13 PM

Limbwalkers Tree Service of Louisville and UofL’s Physical Plant joined forces June 25 to shore up an old apple tree said to be descended from a tree in the garden of English physicist Isaac Newton.

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Cardinal Singers continue UofL championships with wins in Asia

by John Chamberlain, communications and marketing — Jun 26, 2013 11:11 AM

On the court, on the field and on the stage, 2013 has been a winning year for the University of Louisville, and the Cardinal Singers are the latest student group to extend this year’s winning tradition.

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Student Affairs offices merge to provide better student experience

by Brandy Warren, communications and marketing — Jun 27, 2013 09:47 AM

Two units within Student Affairs have merged to create a stronger unit to support the student experience.

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New building on Shelby Campus follows success of first building

New building on Shelby Campus follows success of first building

by Cindy Hess, communications and marketing — Jun 28, 2013 01:42 PM

At a June 28 ground breaking ceremony on the Shelby Campus for a new office building, UofL President James Ramsey told onlookers that it was a “momentous day” because the new structure underscores the success of 600 North Hurstbourne, an office building that opened on the campus last year.

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Construction to affect Floyd Street traffic

Construction to affect Floyd Street traffic

by John Drees, communications and marketing — Jul 02, 2013 02:15 PM

Northbound traffic on Floyd Street will be a little more congested for a few months.

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Humana Foundation gifts target childhood cancers, McConnell Center

by Mark Hebert, communications and marketing — Jul 02, 2013 02:26 PM

UofL has received two gifts from the Humana Foundation totaling $2.5 million.

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High school students live on campus to prepare for college

by Crysta McGee, intern, communications and marketing — Jul 03, 2013 09:52 AM

The thought of college can be daunting to high school students but UofL partnerships with Jefferson County Schools are helping to make college a little less intimidating for kids from low-income families and those who may be the first in their families to attend college.

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To Your Health: Summertime Tips or Myths?

by UofL Physicians-Insider — Jul 05, 2013 09:51 AM

Is it a good summertime health tip to remember or just a myth? University of Louisville Physicians address five well-known pieces of "advice."

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UofL Farm Profiles: Know where your food comes from

by Iracema Drew, sustainability intern — Jul 08, 2013 01:43 PM

Do you know where your food comes from? With news of national food recalls and outbreaks of foodborne illness, that question is being asked more frequently.

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Join the hunt: Butterfly count set for July 20

Join the hunt: Butterfly count set for July 20

by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Jul 09, 2013 12:38 PM

Adults and children can spend a day in the country and benefit science by taking part in a national butterfly census, Saturday, July 20.

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UofL opens pediatric and dental offices at Sam Swope Kosair Charities Centre

UofL opens pediatric and dental offices at Sam Swope Kosair Charities Centre

by Anne Eldridge, pediatrics, and Julie Heflin, HSC communications and marketing — Jul 10, 2013 03:29 PM

The University of Louisville and Kosair Charities have entered a new partnership, opening general pediatrics and pediatric dentistry practices at the Sam Swope Kosair Charities Centre to provide children with disabilities and chronic health conditions and children from the community expert care from UofL pediatricians and pediatric dentists.

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UofL receives five-star rating on national LGBT Climate Index

UofL receives five-star rating on national LGBT Climate Index

by UofL Today — Jul 11, 2013 03:57 PM

The University of Louisville has scored a best-possible five out of five stars on the national LGBT-Friendly Campus Climate Index, as announced by Campus Pride this week.

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Trustees laud Ramsey at annual retreat

by Mark Hebert, communications and marketing — Jul 12, 2013 02:24 PM

The University of Louisville Board of Trustees gave UofL President James Ramsey a glowing job evaluation and four percent raise at its annual retreat July 11-12. The board’s compensation committee recommended a six percent increase but Ramsey requested the smaller pay hike, saying it was in line with the average salary increase that will go to other UofL faculty and staff.

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CODRE asks: What did ‘I have a dream’ mean to you

CODRE asks: What did ‘I have a dream’ mean to you

by UofL Today — Jul 19, 2013 11:09 AM

You know the speech well. On Aug. 28, 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. stood in front of more than 200,000 people at the National Mall in Washington, D.C. and proclaimed “I have a dream” of a time of racial justice and equality.

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UofL enrolls patients in Phase III clinical trial studying adult stem cells for angina symptom relief

UofL enrolls patients in Phase III clinical trial studying adult stem cells for angina symptom relief

by Jill Scoggins, HSC communications and marketing — Jul 19, 2013 10:06 AM

The University of Louisville is enrolling qualifying patients in a new nationwide Phase III clinical trial to study whether a patient’s own stem cells could help lessen the debilitating effects of angina.

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University celebrates fundraising record

by Mark Hebert, communications and marketing — Jul 19, 2013 03:47 PM

Student scholarships, groundbreaking research and new facilities are just a few of the positive benefits that have come out of the University of Louisville’s record-breaking fundraising in 2012 ‒ 13.

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To Your Health: Eczema

by Gerald Lee, UofL Physicians ‒ Allergy and Immunology — Jul 22, 2013 08:46 AM

Eczema is a medical condition of the skin.

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Simmons College history subject of new digital collection

Simmons College history subject of new digital collection

by Janene Zaccone, communications and marketing — Jul 23, 2013 08:44 AM

A new University of Louisville Libraries digital collection opens some of the rich history of Simmons College of Kentucky to online research.

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UK and UofL work on joint executive MBA

UK and UofL work on joint executive MBA

by Denise Fitzpatrick, UofL, communications and marketing; Jay Blanton, University of Kentucky, university relations — Jul 23, 2013 09:30 AM

Kentucky’s two largest business schools are developing a plan to offer the state’s first joint Master of Business Administration (MBA) program for executives.

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Obama welcomes NCAA Champion Cardinals to White House

Obama welcomes NCAA Champion Cardinals to White House

by Janene Zaccone, communications and marketing — Jul 23, 2013 03:28 PM

U.S. President Barack Obama honored the 2013 NCAA National Champion University of Louisville Cardinals July 23 at the White House.

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Russian law students learn about U.S. justice system in Louisville

Russian law students learn about U.S. justice system in Louisville

by Janene Zaccone, communications and marketing — Jul 24, 2013 12:20 PM

Law students from Perm State University in Perm, Russia, have spent much of July learning about the U.S. justice system by watching civil, criminal and family court proceedings and talking to judges and attorneys in Louisville.

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HSC symposium to bring top scientists to Louisville

by Jill Scoggins, HSC communications and marketing — Jul 24, 2013 01:41 PM

Some of the top scientists in the nation, including National Academy of Sciences and Institute of Medicine members, will make presentations at a University of Louisville-hosted symposium during the first week of August.

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Work underway on student residence halls

by Cindy Hess, communications and marketing — Jul 24, 2013 03:19 PM

Work crews are renovating and cleaning Belknap Campus residence halls in preparation for the fall semester.

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Nucleus to offer LaunchIt entrepreneur training program

by UofL Today — Jul 25, 2013 09:07 AM

Louisville-area entrepreneurs can learn how to launch their product or business through an upcoming training program offered by Nucleus: Kentucky’s Innovation Center.

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Exhibit envisions high-tech homes of the future

Exhibit envisions high-tech homes of the future

by UofL Today — Jul 25, 2013 09:13 AM

What will the kitchen of the year 2025 look like? How will people do laundry and buy food?

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ASC to host part of Burroughs Bibliophiles conference

ASC to host part of Burroughs Bibliophiles conference

by Janene Zaccone, communications and marketing — Jul 29, 2013 11:02 AM

Members of Edgar Rice Burroughs Bibliophiles will gather in Louisville for their annual convention, the Dum-Dum, Aug. 9 and 10.

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MBA programs fill in record time

by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — Jul 30, 2013 11:40 AM

It could be because the University of Louisville’s College of Business has moved up in national rankings over the past several years.

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Four new research teams receive funding to help meet clinical needs

by UofL Today — Jul 31, 2013 10:48 AM

Four UofL research teams have received new funding through the university's Coulter Translational Partnership to develop devices to diagnose and treat cancer and close laparoscopic surgery sites.

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New program to give undergraduate nursing students a taste of research

New program to give undergraduate nursing students a taste of research

by Julie Heflin, communications and marketing — Jul 31, 2013 03:58 PM

University of Louisville junior nursing student Shane Watts has lived with type 1 diabetes since he was eight-years-old. Understanding the disease and how to best manage it, he said, is information he can use both as a patient and as a future health care provider.

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Theatre arts announces upcoming plays

by John Chamberlain, communications and marketing — Aug 01, 2013 01:04 PM

Shakespeare’s last work, mythical and historical dramas and a classic comedy are among the plays the University of Louisville’s Department of Theatre Arts will perform in its upcoming season.

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Faculty experts provide back-to-school tips

by UofL Today — Aug 02, 2013 04:00 PM

UofL faculty and University of Louisville Physicians clinicians have been making the rounds of local media to share back-to-school tips with TV viewers. Here are some of the tips they’ve provided.

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Carol Garrison to be honored in UofL Hall of Provosts

Carol Garrison to be honored in UofL Hall of Provosts

by John Drees, communications and marketing — Aug 14, 2013 12:56 PM

President James Ramsey and other UofL officials will honor former Provost Carol Garrison by unveiling her portrait in the Hall of Provosts in Grawemeyer Hall Thursday, Aug. 15.

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Ramsey honors three with Presidential Medals

Ramsey honors three with Presidential Medals

by Cindy Hess, communications and marketing — Aug 07, 2013 02:23 PM

UofL President James Ramsey awarded the 2013 Presidential Medal to two individuals and one charitable trust at a private ceremony Aug. 6.

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Final summer movie to take families to magical land of Oz

Final summer movie to take families to magical land of Oz

by John Drees, communications and marketing — Aug 14, 2013 01:06 PM

Travel down the yellow brick road Saturday, Aug. 17, to close out the Cards Under the Stars outdoor summer movie series.

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UofL/JCPS partnership focuses on diversity to help teachers reach students

UofL/JCPS partnership focuses on diversity to help teachers reach students

by UofL Today — Aug 09, 2013 01:28 PM

School teachers who connect with their students can better engage them in learning. But when teachers and students come from different cultural and language backgrounds, it can make connecting more difficult.

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UofL to commemorate March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

UofL to commemorate March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

by Janene Zaccone, communications and marketing — Aug 20, 2013 08:53 AM

Students, faculty and staff are asked to take part in UofL's commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.

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Diabetes & Obesity Center wins second multimillion-dollar NIH grant

Diabetes & Obesity Center wins second multimillion-dollar NIH grant

by Jill Scoggins, HSC communications and marketing — Aug 13, 2013 11:48 AM

The University of Louisville’s Diabetes and Obesity Center has received a five-year $11.25 million Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, part of the National Institutes of Health. A five-year COBRE grant funded establishment of the center in 2008.

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Archaeologist to discuss Egyptology’s beginnings

Archaeologist to discuss Egyptology’s beginnings

by Crysta McGee, intern, communications and marketing — Aug 14, 2013 12:10 PM

Archaeologist and author Brian Fagan will discuss the beginnings of Egyptology in a free, public talk, “The Rape of the Nile,” at the University of Louisville Sept. 18.

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Saturday’s Cards Under the Stars movie night moves to Red Barn area

by John Drees, communications and marketing — Aug 14, 2013 02:29 PM

The free Cards under the Stars outdoor movie night series will move to a new location this Saturday, Aug. 17. And several roads near Belknap Campus will be closed from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

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To Your Health: August is National Immunization Awareness Month

by Reprinted from UofL Physicians-Insider — Aug 15, 2013 01:38 PM

August is the perfect time for children going back to school to get immunized, and it’s also a great opportunity for the whole family to think about getting immunizations before the winter flu and other diseases strike.

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Theatre arts invites public to try out for fall plays

by John Chamberlain, communications and marketing — Aug 15, 2013 01:45 PM

The University of Louisville’s Department of Theatre Arts is inviting the public to try out for two fall plays.

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Garrison portrait unveiled in Hall of Provosts

by John Drees, communications and marketing — Aug 15, 2013 04:58 PM

Former provost Carol Garrison returned to UofL for the unveiling of her portrait in the Hall of Provosts Aug. 15, marking the first time she had been back to campus since her 2002 departure.

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UofL receives nearly $1 million from WHAS Crusade for Children

by Gary Mans, HSC communications and marketing — Aug 16, 2013 02:44 PM

The University of Louisville has received nearly $1 million in grant funding this year from the WHAS Crusade for Children.

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Ironman to affect campus traffic, parking Aug. 25

by UofL Today — Aug 19, 2013 12:31 PM

The Ironman Triathlon will take place in Louisville Sunday, Aug. 25. It will affect parking and street access around Belknap Campus and downtown starting Sunday and extending into the wee hours of Monday.

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Professor gets green office makeover

Professor gets green office makeover

by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — Aug 20, 2013 08:06 AM

Some people feel as though they’re on a never-ending treadmill when they’re toiling away in their offices.

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Students to show off solar house headed for international competition

Students to show off solar house headed for international competition

by UofL Today — Aug 20, 2013 08:49 AM

A team of students and faculty from several Kentucky and Indiana universities will open its student-built solar house to the public from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, at the University of Louisville.

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Summer sees progress for campus cyclists

by Justin Mog, assistant to the provost for sustainability — Aug 21, 2013 03:56 PM

Just in time for the new academic year, lots of great things are happening around campus to make bicycling easier, safer and more accessible for everyone. Here are some of the recent developments as well as some coming events cyclists and others will want to know.

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Speed students conduct electric vehicle research in unlikely place

Speed students conduct electric vehicle research in unlikely place

by Janene Zaccone, communications and marketing — Sep 03, 2013 02:22 PM

The ground floor of a parking garage might seem an unlikely research lab, but for students at the University of Louisville’s J.B. Speed School of Engineering it’s been an ideal location to conduct research on vehicles powered by electricity.

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Nearly 2,000 students come back to campus Aug. 21

Nearly 2,000 students come back to campus Aug. 21

by Crysta McGee, intern, communications and marketing — Aug 26, 2013 10:24 AM

Organized chaos. That’s how Michelle Massey, associate director of Housing and Residence Life, described the scene as around 2,000 students descended on UofL’s residence halls Aug. 21 with lots and lots of boxes, minifridges, pillows, TVs—stuff.

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UofL makes Sierra Club list five years in a row

by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — Aug 23, 2013 02:19 PM

UofL has made The Sierra Club’s “Cool Schools” list for the fifth year in a row.

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Annual address, faculty awards, picnic highlight State of the University Week

by John Drees, communications and marketing — Aug 23, 2013 02:57 PM

A weeklong series of events will lead up to President James Ramsey’s annual State of the University address on Wednesday, Sept. 11.

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Meet the Professor luncheon talks to showcase wide-ranging interests

by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Aug 26, 2013 08:46 AM

Cybercrime and social media, movie heroes and Neanderthals—the College of Arts and Sciences and its Liberal Studies Project luncheon lecture series this fall offers a buffet of topics related to professors’ research and interests.

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Three exhibits open at Hite Galleries

Three exhibits open at Hite Galleries

by UofL Today — Aug 26, 2013 08:55 AM

The University of Louisville Hite Art Institute has three new exhibitions in its Schneider Hall Galleries: “Sam Richards: Constructed Sculpture, Part II,” Belknap Gallery; “Rowland Ricketts: Immanent Blue Installation,” Gallery X; and “Precedents: 3 Hite Scholars” featuring Margaret Braden Merida, Carolyn Browning Weng and E. Gordon West, Covi Gallery.

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Year of the Cardinals continues with Welcome Week

Year of the Cardinals continues with Welcome Week

by Janene Zaccone, communications and marketing — Aug 26, 2013 03:38 PM

The Year of the Cardinals continues with the start of fall semester. Now the accomplishment is a large, and the best academically prepared freshman class in UofL’s history.

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Physician, author to discuss plant-based diets and heart disease

by Brandy Warren, communications and marketing — Aug 26, 2013 02:38 PM

Physician and author Caldwell Esselstyn Jr. will speak about plant-based diets in two public talks at the University of Louisville and Bellarmine University.

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Pan-African studies department to celebrate 40 years

by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Aug 27, 2013 10:46 AM

UofL’s Pan-African studies department is turning 40 and will throw a free, public anniversary party Sept. 5.

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School of Music to host international French horn competition

by John Chamberlain, communications and marketing — Aug 27, 2013 10:58 AM

The world’s leading French horn players will gather at UofL’s School of Music Aug. 30 ‒ Sept. 1 for the 2013 International Horn Competition of America.

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Students welcome hundreds to see inside solar house

Students welcome hundreds to see inside solar house

by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Aug 28, 2013 09:38 AM

A steady crowd estimated at more than 500 took advantage of an Aug. 24 open house to get a preview of what judges will see in early October—a combined Kentucky-Indiana effort to take the honors in the U.S. Department of Energy’s 2013 Solar Decathlon.

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Campus commemorates March on Washington

Campus commemorates March on Washington

by UofL Today — Aug 29, 2013 07:49 PM

Several hundred students, faculty, staff and friends of UofL marched from the Red Barn to the Humanities Quadrangle Aug. 28 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.

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UofL accepts patients in study of vaccine designed to prevent bacterial infection

by Jill Scoggins, HSC communications and marketing — Aug 30, 2013 02:28 PM

The University of Louisville has been selected as a study site for a clinical trial researching a vaccine to prevent infection from a bacterium that primarily affects older patients in hospitals or long-term care facilities who also have taken broad-spectrum antibiotics.

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ASC exhibits 18th-century groundbreaking encyclopedia

ASC exhibits 18th-century groundbreaking encyclopedia

by Janene Zaccone, communications and marketing — Oct 03, 2013 03:28 PM

Before Wikipedia, there was “Encyclopédie”—a 35-volume work published between 1751 and 1780 that told people everything from how to print playing cards to how to manufacture a gun and perform surgery.

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Talks to examine 20th century political milestones

by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — Sep 03, 2013 10:00 AM

UofL’s McConnell Center will offer four free, public talks this fall in a series called “Milestones of the 20th Century: Democracy in America.”

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Discussion series to examine schools, voting rights, women’s contributions

by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Sep 03, 2013 10:07 AM

The University of Louisville-Yearlings Club fall lecture series will open with a Sept. 8 look at Jefferson County Public Schools and continue with discussions of the Voting Rights Act, African American women’s achievements and a holiday reception.

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Sept. 19 events to focus attention on peace

by Janene Zaccone, communications and marketing — Sep 03, 2013 05:19 PM

There’s more to peace than stopping war and violence and there’s more to the world than your own backyard. Those are the overall messages UofL students, faculty and staff will get when they attend the Sept. 19 early commemoration of the United Nation’s International Day of Peace.

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Journalist Eugene Robinson to receive 2014 Brandeis Medal

Journalist Eugene Robinson to receive 2014 Brandeis Medal

by Cindy Hess, communications and marketing — Sep 03, 2013 11:22 AM

The Louis D. Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville will award its 2014 Brandeis Medal to Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Eugene Robinson. The medal is the law school’s highest honor.

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Earn-A-Bike program proves popular with students

Earn-A-Bike program proves popular with students

by Cindy Hess, communications and marketing — Sep 03, 2013 02:50 PM

It was an easy decision for junior Clay Jernigan to give up his campus parking permit for two years in exchange for a $400 voucher to buy a bike or bike accessories.

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Antarctic ecologist to speak about effects of climate change

by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Sep 04, 2013 09:49 AM

Noted ecologist Diana Wall will return to her native Kentucky Sept. 12 to give a free, public talk at the University of Louisville.

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Cressman Center to open Echo Press print exhibit Sept. 6

Cressman Center to open Echo Press print exhibit Sept. 6

by UofL Today — Sep 04, 2013 09:53 AM

The Cressman Center for Visual Arts will open an exhibit Sept. 6 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. that features Echo Press prints from its collection. The opening night is part of the city’s First Friday Trolley Hop.

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Music eX Series features piano, strings for music scholarships

by John Chamberlain, communications and marketing — Sep 09, 2013 10:54 AM

UofL faculty and guest artists will perform piano and string works by some of the world’s best composers in a concert series to raise funds for student scholarships. The Music eX series consists of two fall and two spring concerts.

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Ramsey talks about Kentucky’s economy, its effect on UofL

Ramsey talks about Kentucky’s economy, its effect on UofL

by Mark Hebert, communications and marketing — Sep 06, 2013 07:37 AM

The former economics professor moved from the president’s office to the classroom Sept. 5.

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Ekstrom Library to open ‘1000 Cuts’ sculpture exhibition by Andrew Marsh

Ekstrom Library to open ‘1000 Cuts’ sculpture exhibition by Andrew Marsh

by Janene Zaccone, communications and marketing — Sep 09, 2013 09:01 AM

Andrew Marsh is taking art out of the gallery and putting it right in the middle of UofL’s Ekstrom Library.

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Greek graduation rate approaches 70 percent

Greek graduation rate approaches 70 percent

by Brandy Warren, communications and marketing — Sep 10, 2013 10:54 PM

The undergraduate student graduation rate at UofL is climbing toward the 60 percent mark set in the 2020 Plan, but one group of students has already well surpassed that mark: Greeks.

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Research!Louisville to showcase health sciences research

by Jill Scoggins, HSC communications and marketing — Sep 10, 2013 09:54 AM

Health care professionals, students and others will celebrate excellence in health sciences research at the Louisville Medical Center for the 18th year at Research!Louisville, Sept. 24 ‒ 27.

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To Your Health: Childhood Leukemia

To Your Health: Childhood Leukemia

by ULP Physicians-Insider — Sep 10, 2013 10:07 AM

Leukemia is the most common cancer in children and teens, accounting for almost one out of three cancers.

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Library donor sees how gift changes student study experience

by Janene Zaccone, communications and marketing — Sep 11, 2013 04:55 PM

A quiet study area isn’t high-profile among university projects and it isn’t flashy.

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Ramsey urges faculty, staff ahead in 21st Century University initiative

by Janene Zaccone, communications and marketing — Sep 11, 2013 04:48 PM

The University of Louisville has difficult work ahead to become a university that thrives in the 21st century, but its track record of success and its history of leadership and of working together as a campus community will ensure its success, President James Ramsey said Sept. 11 in his annual State of the University address.

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USAID chief Rajiv Shah to visit campus

by Cindy Hess, communications and marketing — Sep 11, 2013 04:57 PM

Rajiv Shah, administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development, will speak Sept. 20 at the University of Louisville.

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Oct. 4 event focuses on Kentucky films, filmmaking

by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Sep 12, 2013 11:20 AM

Kentucky might not be a place people associate with film and filmmaking, but that might change after the Oct. 4 “Film and Filmmaking in Kentucky” conference at UofL.

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UofL acting to improve financial management

by Mark Hebert — Sep 12, 2013 04:21 PM

The University of Louisville will hire an independent CPA firm to review the financial management functions of the university. The UofL board of trustees approved the move at the recommendation of President James Ramsey and in response to a recent allegation of theft in the university’s Department of Family and Geriatric Medicine.

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New undergraduate public health degree program to help meet workforce demands

by Julie Heflin, HSC communications and marketing — Sep 13, 2013 01:32 PM

UofL's School of Public Health and Information Sciences is addressing a national shortage of trained public health professionals by launching an undergraduate degree program that will offer a Bachelor of Science in public health for students focused on public health practice and a Bachelor of Arts in public health for liberal arts studies.

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Feast on Equality to benefit LGBT Center

by Brandy Warren, communications and marketing — Sep 13, 2013 01:40 PM

Feast, dance and change the life of a young person all in one night. That’s the idea behind the second, annual Feast on Equality, a fundraiser benefitting the LGBT Center at the University of Louisville.

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Activist for military rape victims to speak at Take Back the Night

by Brandy Warren, communications and marketing — Sep 16, 2013 10:46 AM

Susan Burke, a litigator who is spearheading a series of lawsuits designed to reform the way the military prosecutes rape and sexual assaults, will deliver the keynote address at Take Back the Night.

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Writer’s Block keynote speaker, poets to discuss craft, read works

by UofL Today — Sep 16, 2013 11:11 AM

UofL’s English department is bringing to Louisville three distinguished writers through the Anne and William Axton Reading Series.

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UofL Theatre to present ‘The Tempest’

by John Chamberlain, communications and marketing — Sep 17, 2013 10:40 AM

The University of Louisville’s Department of Theatre Arts will perform “The Tempest,” a romantic play by William Shakespeare about shipwrecked kings and fools who learn to temper revenge with mercy.

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Geographer to discuss immigration, place and race

by Judy Hughes, communications and marketing — Sep 17, 2013 10:43 AM

Syracuse University geographer Jamie Winders will talk about immigration and race in the U.S. South during her free, public lecture Oct. 2 at the University of Louisville.

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Bacteria responsible for gum disease facilitates development, progression of rheumatoid arthritis

by Julie Heflin, HSC communications and marketing — Sep 17, 2013 10:50 AM

Does gum disease indicate future joint problems? Although researchers and clinicians have long known about an association between two prevalent chronic inflammatory diseases—periodontal disease and rheumatoid arthritis (RA)—the microbiological mechanisms have remained unclear.

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Sunday's block party kicks off Homecoming festivities

by Brandy Warren, communications and marketing — Sep 17, 2013 11:02 AM

The Student Activities Board is inviting the entire community to its 10th annual Block Party, the group’s largest event of the year.

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UofL receives environmental leadership award

UofL receives environmental leadership award

by UofL Today — Sep 19, 2013 11:11 AM

The University of Louisville has received the Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection’s 2013 Resource Caretaker Award for conserving state resources.

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Midnight Mayhem promises noisy, dirty off-road contest Sept. 28

Midnight Mayhem promises noisy, dirty off-road contest Sept. 28

by UofL Today — Sep 19, 2013 11:33 AM

Students from universities across the United States will converge Sept. 28 for some Saturday night racing fun that also will test their stamina and design skills.

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Rajiv Shah cancels Sept. 20 talk

by UofL Today — Sep 19, 2013 01:10 PM

Rajiv Shah, administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development, has canceled the talk he was to give at the University of Louisville Friday, Sept. 20, because he was asked to attend a meeting at the White House.

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