The Run for the Roses™ may be more than five months away, but Churchill Downs and the James Graham Brown Cancer Center at the University of Louisville are at work now to create an exciting weekend of entertainment.
Jewish Heritage Fund for Excellence donates $2 million to advance adult stem cell research in treatment of heart disease
For more than a decade, Roberto Bolli, MD, has been working to revolutionize the treatment of heart failure by providing patients treatment derived from their own cardiac stem cells. Today, the University of Louisville announced that the Jewish Heritage Fund for Excellence is providing just over $2 million to help Bolli move his research another step closer to being able to help potentially millions of people throughout the world.
The University of Louisville has made the cut in a national ranking of the Best Colleges for Veterans.
Party planners at the University of Louisville’s Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium are hoping Comet ISON will be their guest of honor at a Dec. 7 holiday party.
The University of Louisville Board of Trustees Nov. 21 named its newest research building in honor of Kosair Charities in recognition of its years’ long support in helping the university strive to fulfill its mandate as a nationally recognized metropolitan research university. The facility, on the health sciences campus at the corner of Hancock and Muhammad Ali, will hereby be known as the Kosair Charities Clinical and Translational Research Building.
Campus activities don’t stop at the University of Louisville with the end of classes this December. Seasonal music, dance and gift buying are all in store for the public and campus community, starting Dec. 6.
The University of Louisville Bingham Clinic is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. The clinic’s precursor, which was founded by the Jefferson County school system, was among the first centers in the nation dedicated to children’s mental health.
Swiss chemist Michael Graetzel, noted for his discovery of a new solar cell that’s easier and less costly to produce than silicon-based cells, has won the first $50,000 Leigh Ann Conn Prize for Renewable Energy from the University of Louisville.
President James Ramsey honored 11 staff members Nov. 18 for their hard work, dedication to students and the university, leadership and public service at the annual Outstanding Performance Award reception. Three people received honorable mentions.
Roberto Bolli has won the American Heart Association Research Achievement Award for 2013 “for the profound and lasting impact of his extraordinary contributions to cardiovascular research.”
The University of Louisville’s efforts to create a better environment for bicyclists on campus have not gone unnoticed.
He spoke about the virtues of the University of Louisville to more than 2,200 high school students, taught a college-level economics class and caught up with alumni, school administrators and high-ability students at a half dozen receptions and luncheons — all of this was just part of President James Ramsey’s Fall Outreach.
Kenneth Gardner worked as a computer programmer for First National Bank right after earning his University of Louisville finance degree in 1972. Now he’s executive chairman for SOASTA Inc., a Silicon Valley-based software company he founded.
Lung cancer is the deadliest of cancers among men and women. But, did you know you can get lung cancer even if you don’t smoke?
The University of Louisville has adopted a “living wage” program that will increase the minimum salary for regular staff employees to $10 per hour. The program is the first of its kind among Kentucky’s public universities.
Efforts by University of Louisville researchers to help children with spinal cord injuries received a significant boost today.
Three students completing Master’s Degrees in fine arts will exhibit hand-painted prints, two-dimensional abstract textile pieces and unique hand-knitted works at the Cressman Center for Visual Arts Nov. 15 through Dec. 21.
An international cast will bring Mozart’s “Don Giovanni” to Louisville from sold-out performances in Poland and the Czech Republic.
COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, is the third leading cause of death in the United States, and Kentucky holds a high burden with the disease.
Team Kentuckiana, a joint venture of the University of Louisville, Ball State University and the University of Kentucky, was selected to participate with 20 other collegiate teams from the United States, Canada and Europe in the 2013 Department of Energy Solar Decathlon.