Commencement wouldn’t be the same without academic regalia. Students don their caps and gowns and march in by school and degree. To see the pomp and circumstance, one would never imagine that just a few short days beforehand, those caps and gowns were packed in boxes stacked around the Red Barn. UofL Today talked to Sharon Hawkins, UofL apparel administrator, about what it takes to sort and distribute 2,400 caps and gowns in two and a half days’ time.
Nurses can lead the way in health care reform, but more of them need to pursue advanced degrees, a national nursing leader said at a UofL Nurses Week celebration on May 3.
University of Louisville faculty and staff, their spouses and dependents are getting extra help managing their diabetes through a new program that UofL Health Care designed and provides.
Caleb Bastian isn't the typical dental student. Bastian, who will represent his fellow University of Louisville graduates as the 2010 student commencement speaker, not only graduates with a dental medicine degree, but also with master's degrees in business administration, oral biology and anatomical science and neurobiology.
More than 2,000 students are expected to participate in the University of Louisville’s main commencement ceremony May 8 at 1 p.m. in Freedom Hall at the Kentucky Exposition Center. UofL will award about 2,800 degrees this semester.
During a week focused on horseracing, hundreds turned out to celebrate cancer survivors and their families at the 11th annual Cancer Survivors Celebration at the University of Louisville’s Clinical and Translational Research Building, Thursday, April 29.
The University of Louisville has received a $9.8 million grant to ramp up research on flu and other viruses at its Center for Predictive Medicine regional biosafety lab.
That's University of Louisville sport administration professor Mary Hums standing with Sumi, the mascot of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Paralympic Games.
For many students, a full load means taking the maximum amount of class hours.
In its first season in league play, the University of Louisville Quiz Bowl team made a big impression.
Timothy Dowling, who directs the atmospheric science program in the University of Louisville’s physics and astronomy department, will be featured next month in a National Geographic Channel series, “Storm Worlds.”
A moot court team from the UofL Brandeis School of Law recently won a national championship in the New York University Immigration Law Competition, placing first out of 16 teams from around the country.
(Editor's Note: Green Scene is a monthly column on sustainable activities at UofL written by the faculty, staff and students responsible for them.)
The University of Louisville Photographic Archives enjoys an international reputation, holds some of the most iconic images of the 20th century and provides visual documentation of the evolution of Louisville.
When University of Louisville graduates march into Freedom Hall May 8 for commencement ceremonies, they will follow students carrying colorful banners with each school or college name.
Some of the nation’s leading classic guitarists will gather May 28-31 at the inaugural Guitar Festival and Competition at the University of Louisville School of Music.
The days start as early as 6 a.m. and often carry late into the night.
Back in January, Leslie Conner didn't know much about Botswana.