Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer wants to show that the city is the most caring and compassionate in the world and has set aside the week of April 15-22 for people to make a difference and “Give A Day” to help someone else.
The Office of Communications and Marketing has completed a new brand graphics policy and updated the university’s brand design.
New ongoing research published March 7 in the journal Science Translational Medicine suggests organ transplant recipients may not require anti-rejection medication in the future thanks to the power of stem cells, which may prove to be able to be manipulated in mismatched kidney donor and recipient pairs to allow for successful transplantation without immunosuppressive drugs.
Labor activist Luz Rivera Martinez will take part in a panel discussion with other women as part of International Womens’ Day events Thursday, March 8, at the University of Louisville’s Red Barn.
It’s Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month but what exactly is colorectal cancer? Colon cancer is cancer of the large intestine, the lower part of your digestive system. Rectal cancer is cancer of the last several inches of the colon. Together, they’re often referred to as colorectal cancer. It is expected to cause about 51,690 deaths during 2012. Overall, the lifetime risk of developing colorectal cancer is about 1 in 20 (5.1 percent).
Legendary boxer Muhammad Ali made famous the Ali Shuffle, a quick foot maneuver he used to baffle his opponents.
UofL’s men’s and women’s golf teams took honors for achieving the top team grade point averages at the Red and Black Honors Banquet and Scholar-Athlete Awards Ceremony Sunday, March 4, at the Brown and Williamson Club.
UofL activated its UofL Alert system at 10:07 a.m. today as a partial tornado drill.
Social justice activist and public interest attorney Norma Ramos will discuss “Trafficking in Women” March 22 at the University of Louisville.
The Kentucky Autism Training Center at the University of Louisville is offering a program June 18-20 on Shelby Campus to help families and professionals find new ways to support people with autism.
The University of Louisville is admitting students to a new master’s degree program that combines public health and urban planning. Designed to educate future professionals about how infrastructure and design affects the health and well-being of the community, graduates of the program receive two degrees: Master of Urban Planning (MUP) and Master of Public Health (MPH).
The School of Music Opera Theatre at the University of Louisville will perform Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s “Cosi fan tutte”—or “All Women Are Like That”—at 8 p.m. March 30 and 2 p.m. April 1 at Bomhard Theater, The Kentucky Center, 501W. Main St.
A group of 14 students, faculty and staff from the University of Louisville will leave March 9 for a 10-day study abroad program in Havana, Cuba.
What do a French horn and medicine have in common? Alison Tucker.
Physical Plant is planning electrical outage for Belknap campus March 10 and 11 to replace two electrical feeders from Floyd Street and to install an energy savings component on the campus electrical system.
After performing for more than 30 years and for as many as 150,000 theater-goers, the University of Louisville Department of Theatre Arts Repertory Company will make its first public appearance March 7 when the group performs two UofL faculty-written plays to raise money for the theater program.
At a March 1 meeting, the University of Louisville Board of Trustees Finance Committee approved capital construction projects to improve storm water drainage on the Belknap Campus.
University of Louisville Health Sciences Center leaders were among those in the metro area honored for their influence in the health care business, an annual recognition by Business First magazine. UofL boasted 20 winners, including UofL President James Ramsey.
More than 1,200 people, including dozens of Fort Knox soldiers, packed the University of Louisville’s Brown and Williamson Club Thursday night to hear U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta talk about budget cutting, cyber warfare and public service.
Toni M. Ganzel will serve as interim dean of the University of Louisville School of Medicine effective March 20.