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Grawemeyer winner says scientists hold key to nuclear weapons success

Grawemeyer winner says scientists hold key to nuclear weapons success

by Janet Cappiello, communications and marketing — Apr 18, 2014 03:43 PM

While the prospect of Iran or North Korea becoming a nuclear nation causes frightening headlines, the only countries that have built successful nuclear programs are those that have allowed scientists to do their jobs without political pressure, according to the winner of the 2014 Grawemeyer Award in world order.

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Hyper blimp rules the skies in solar flight competition

by John R. Karman III, communications and marketing — Apr 18, 2014 03:23 PM

There were four competitors, and only two got airborne for any real period of time.

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Grawemeyer composer hopes his music brings inner peace

Grawemeyer composer hopes his music brings inner peace

by Janet Cappiello, communications and marketing — Apr 18, 2014 01:22 PM

In 2011, composer Djuro Zivkovic spent four months in a house in the Swedish countryside, writing a commissioned piece in an atmosphere of complete silence.

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Grawemeyer winner describes 'education destruction'

Grawemeyer winner describes 'education destruction'

by Janet Cappiello, communications and marketing — Apr 18, 2014 11:18 AM

Diane Ravitch, the 2014 Grawemeyer Award winner in education, drew laughter, applause and even a few tears as she explained how she reversed course from being a champion of results-based public education reform to one of its most vocal critics.

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Officials to dedicate ‘green’ neighborhood park

by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — Apr 18, 2014 09:20 AM

A concrete waterfall that adds oxygen to polluted Beargrass Creek. A pilot water treatment plant that uses no fossil fuels or chemicals. A rain garden that drains storm water away from sewers.

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Grawemeyer winner explains importance of emotions

Grawemeyer winner explains importance of emotions

by Erica Walsh, communications and marketing — Apr 17, 2014 03:04 PM

Emotions are key to the decision-making process and critical to a well-balanced life, according to Antonio Damasio, the 2014 winner of the Grawemeyer Award in psychology.

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UofL to keep advancing despite budget cuts, Ramsey says

by John Drees, communications and marketing — Apr 17, 2014 02:08 PM

A cut in state funding won’t keep UofL from advancing over the next biennium, President James Ramsey said at a campus-wide budget forum April 17.

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UofL included in green college guide

UofL included in green college guide

by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — Apr 17, 2014 01:50 PM

The University of Louisville has made the 2014 edition of The Princeton Review’s Guide to 322 Green Colleges, a free guide released today for college-bound students.

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Solar flight competition a go for April 18

Solar flight competition a go for April 18

by UofL Today — Apr 17, 2014 01:32 PM

Teams of students from UofL’s J.B. Speed School of Engineering have designed and built scale, solar-powered aircraft and are ready to take to the skies in the 2014 Mickey R. Wilhelm Solar Flight Competition.

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UofL chemical engineering student seeks win at Venture Sharks

UofL chemical engineering student seeks win at Venture Sharks

by John R. Karman III, communications and marketing — Apr 17, 2014 11:29 AM

A fledgling manufacturing company led by University of Louisville chemical engineering student Amelia Gandara won the recent Startup Weekend Louisville and will compete in this week’s Venture Sharks event.

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UofL campus to be home to first GE micro-factory

UofL campus to be home to first GE micro-factory

by John R. Karman III, communications and marketing — Apr 17, 2014 07:43 AM

A former storage facility on the University of Louisville’s Belknap Campus is being transformed into GE Appliances’ first micro-factory, called FirstBuild.

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UofL now offering Master of Fine Arts degree

by Erica Walsh, communications and marketing — Apr 16, 2014 09:42 AM

Three graduate students have been offered positions into the inaugural class of the new Master of Fine Arts degree in studio arts and design at the University of Louisville.

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Starling Foundation awards grant to Louisville String Academy

by Erica Walsh, communications and marketing — Apr 15, 2014 12:16 PM

A string program at the University of Louisville can now count itself among some of the most elite groups in the nation thanks to a gift from a foundation that supports the art of violin.

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Grawemeyer winner discusses evangelical experience

Grawemeyer winner discusses evangelical experience

by UofL Today — Apr 15, 2014 04:55 PM

How can rational people living in the 21st century believe that God speaks to them, and why should the rest of us take those people seriously?

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Cards In Action on the Hill

Cards In Action on the Hill

by Hope McLaughlin, governmental relations — Apr 15, 2014 04:57 PM

Four members of the student government association traveled to Washington D.C. last week to participate in the Atlantic Coast Conference Advocacy Day. The event provided a unique opportunity for UofL students to meet with other students from ACC schools who share an interest in government advocacy for higher education. Students and staff from nearly every ACC school participated in the day on the hill.

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UofL featured in upcoming KET special report on parenting

UofL featured in upcoming KET special report on parenting

by UofL Today — Apr 15, 2014 11:20 AM

A UofL pediatrician and nursing director of the Center for Women & Infants will be featured in an upcoming KET special report on parenting.

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UofL teams win big in business plan contests

UofL teams win big in business plan contests

by Denise Fitzpatrick, communications and marketing — Apr 15, 2014 10:30 AM

TheraBracelet, a team of four University of Louisville MBA students marketing a wristband designed to help stroke patients, won $101,000 in the Rice Business Plan Competition April 10-12 in Houston, Texas.

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Nobel Prize-winning chemist to lecture May 5-6

Nobel Prize-winning chemist to lecture May 5-6

by Judy Hughes,communications and marketing — Apr 14, 2014 11:06 AM

Nobel Prize-winning chemist Martin Chalfie, known for his research into a green glowing protein and also the sensation of touch, will speak May 5-6 at the University of Louisville.

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UofL orchestra and vocal soloists to perform in Costa Rica

by Erica Walsh, communications and marketing — Apr 14, 2014 10:00 AM

A select group of members from the University of Louisville Orchestra and vocal soloists will take their talents to Costa Rica for a two-week trip including national concerts, workshops and master classes. The journey will be their first trip abroad.

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UofL Physicians to host symposium on Parkinson’s disease for patients, families

UofL Physicians to host symposium on Parkinson’s disease for patients, families

by Tiffany Meredith, UofL Physicians manager of public relations — Apr 11, 2014 01:35 PM

University of Louisville Physicians will be hosting a symposium on Parkinson’s disease designed for patients and their families on Thursday, May 8.

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