The best laid plans of mice and men often fail in the implementation stage because the planners do not consider the realities of life, the workplace and people. To help assure that the great ideas we generate are translated into actions and desired results, here are a few key elements to consider:
Get involved. Make a difference in the lives of young people and in your communities. That was the challenge author Wes Moore issued to University of Louisville students last fall when he came to campus as the keynote speaker for the Book-in-Common (BinC) program.
Jump in your Delorean, crank some Huey Lewis and the News and head to the clock tower – er – Red Barn April 20.
They are back at the University of Louisville – all nine members of the National Pan-Hellenic Council. UofL will celebrate the Divine Nine’s return on April 21 with a reception and cookout.
Lee Pennington, former Kentucky poet laureate, will give a reading in celebration of Poetry Month at 3 p.m., April 16, in the Bingham Poetry Room of Ekstrom Library.
The University of Louisville is gearing up for Earth Day with plans for a sustainability fair, film showing and park clean-up. All are free and open to the public.
The University of Louisville’s Trumpet Ensemble has been invited to perform at the International Trumpet Guild Conference May 22-26 at Columbus State University, Columbus, Ga.
In recognition of Child Abuse Awareness Month, Erin Frazier, MD, ULP pediatrician with the Children and Youth Project at UofL Pediatrics, provides valuable information about this critical issue, tips for prevention and early warning signs of abuse.
The University of Louisville Department of Theatre Arts will stage the student-written “Plays (a Play)” April 18–22.
To paraphrase Yogi Berra: It’s déjà vu all over again – with a twist. Roberto Bolli, a University of Louisville researcher known for his prowess at winning competitive grants from the National Institutes of Health, has won another one – his first for clinical research.
A University of Louisville literary event April 11-13 will examine the work of contemporary writers who “time-travel” by envisioning the future, recreating the past or exploring the concept of time. “The 2012 Axton Literary Festival: The Time Machine” will feature free, public readings, discussions and a film screening.
The University of Louisville School of Medicine is bringing TEDMED to the Health Sciences Center campus this week.
The University of Louisville’s Board of Trustees agreed at its April 5 meeting to lease a six-acre tract of land to the UofL Foundation as part of a long-term plan to create an academic, research and business incubation center on Belknap Campus.
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Jefferson County Public Schools Superintendent Donna Hargens will speak April 17 during a University of Louisville luncheon discussion series on diversity and social justice issues.
Fireworks fans who like a little art with their Thunder can make plans now to enjoy “Fire & Art 6: Thunder at the Cressman,” offered by the University of Louisville’s Hite Art Institute.
Construction of a new gateway to the north end of Belknap Campus will begin within the next few days.
When University of Louisville President James Ramsey and Provost Shirley Willihnganz asked for suggestions to help trim the university’s budget, nearly 190 faculty, staff and students submitted ideas.
Recipients of the 2012 Grawemeyer Awards will discuss their winning works and ideas at the University of Louisville and Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary April 10-16.