Nurses are essential for health care delivery. Many of us, if not all, know a nurse who has provided excellent care for them or a loved one during a difficult illness or during a joyful event such as the birth of a healthy baby.
The College of Education and Human Development sponsored students in grades 4-8 in the 20th annual "You've Got the Write One" summer camp July 13-17.
When Nemr Eid, MD, joined the staff at the University of Louisville School of Medicine in 1988, he could not have guessed that his children would ultimately attend medical school there – all at the same time. As of July 26, when Eid’s youngest child, Sabine, receives her white coat and formally becomes a medical student, all three children of Eid and his wife, Nada, will be students in the UofL School of Medicine.
UofL cardiology chief Bolli recognized for lifetime of achievement by international research society
The International Society for Heart Research (ISHR) has honored University of Louisville’s Roberto Bolli, MD, for his contributions to cardiovascular science. The Peter Harris Distinguished Scientist Award, which recognizes a senior investigator for lifetime contributions of major discoveries in cardiovascular science, was presented to Bolli at the organization’s European Section meeting in Bordeaux, France earlier in July.
The Kentucky U.S. Green Building Council brought its networking and membership meeting to the J.D. Nichols Campus for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Wednesday evening and drew its largest-ever crowd.
UofL President James Ramsey’s has been a “superstar” playing at “an all-star level,” according to members of the Board of Trustees Compensation Committee. The committee met Monday, July 13, to discuss the president’s performance and compensation.
It was July 20, 1969, when astronaut Neil Armstrong took his first step onto the moon during the Apollo 11 mission. To mark that historic day, the Gheens Science Hall & Rauch Planetarium at UofL will host a free event July 20.
Escape to a fairy tale July 24 as the University of Louisville screens the 2015 live-action movie “Cinderella.”
UofL fans can show their school spirit and brush up on their Shakespeare with a July 23 faculty talk and outdoor performance of “The Tempest” at Central Park near Belknap Campus.
The University of Louisville School of Medicine recently was ranked third in the nation for career support for its students. The poll, produced by graduateprograms.com, defines career support as the quality of career planning, resources and support received during and after graduate studies.
A new exhibit at the University of Louisville photo archives proves that friends are forever.
Nucleus: Kentucky’s Innovation Center has transformed a vacant former nightclub property into a hub for coding instruction.
As a child growing up in Prestonsburg, Kentucky, Brandon Stapleton, DMD, had unique jaw problems requiring surgery to correct his bite. His gratitude for the work of his dentists, orthodontists and oral surgeons created in him a desire to follow in their footsteps.
UofL President James Ramsey was honored recently with Fort Knox’s Gold Neighbor Award in recognition of his efforts to enrich the lives of the military community.
The McConnell Center, in partnership with the U.S. Army, will host the army’s second annual Strategic Broadening Seminar July 5-31 at UofL’s Belknap campus. Thirty-four U.S. Army officers and non-commissioned personnel from around the world will participate in the specialized seminar designed to offer a broader worldview as U.S. foreign policy shifts its focus from the Middle East to the emerging Pacific Theater.
UofL's Institute for Sustainable Health & Optimal Aging and AARP will host a free “Watch Party” of the 2015 White House Conference on Aging, Monday, July 13. Registration opens at 9 a.m. and the conference will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
One of the most promising areas of research in the fight against cancer is immunotherapy, or stimulating the body’s own immune system to destroy cancer. Jason Chesney, MD, PhD, a professor in the University of Louisville Department of Medicine and the deputy director of the James Graham Brown Cancer Center, is conducting clinical trials using checkpoint inhibitors as well as modified herpes virus in the treatment of melanoma with impressive results.
University of Louisville School of Dentistry student Jae Lee has received a four-year individual grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to help fund his seven-year DMD/PhD degree. The grant, which is awarded to students enrolled in a combined doctorate-level program that includes both research and clinical study, will provide $161,238 over four years.