Teaching children about proper oral health, eliminating tooth pain and providing new smiles are benefits of the Smile Kentucky! program, a community partnership that tackles what the U.S. Surgeon General has called the No. 1 most common, chronic childhood disease--tooth decay.
Every year, students submit nominations for UofL’s list of Faculty Favorites. All faculty, staff and graduate teaching assistants who receive nominations receive a formal letter of recognition from the Provost as well as a certificate, and are also invited to the annual Faculty Favorite Reception.
Organizers of a Feb. 28 event at UofL hope the public will plug into and transmit new ideas about interconnectedness.
UofL has received its largest gift ever to a program that helps low-income students pay for college. Drs. Robert and Joyce Hughes announced Feb. 5 that they are donating $1.5 million to the Cardinal Covenant program.
University of Louisville Executive Vice President and Provost Shirley Willihnganz is stepping down from that position at the end of the academic year.
The University of Louisville Foundation Board of Directors has elected Dr. Robert Hughes as chairman. Hughes is a family physician and managing partner of Primary Care Medical Center in Murray, Ky. He also chairs the University of Louisville Board of Trustees.
The University of Louisville and the University of Kentucky are partnering to purchase scientific supplies—a move that will save thousands of dollars per year on items such as gloves, pipette tips, centrifuges and upright freezers.
The UofL Division of Geriatrics, a part of the department of family and geriatric medicine, will help host a town hall meeting on long-term care.
President James Ramsey honored 20 staff members Jan. 30 for their hard work, dedication to students and the university, leadership and public service at the annual Outstanding Performance Awards reception. Also this year, the first Supervisor of the Year was honored.
UofL Today would like all UofL faculty and staff to tell us how we are doing.
UofL has launched a research trial to study an investigational medical device designed to aid patients with emphysema by shutting off the diseased part of the lung. UofL is the only site in Kentucky among 14 nationwide testing the device.
Editor, nationally syndicated columnist and author Gustavo Arellano will talk about “How Mexican Food Conquered America – Even Kentucky” Feb. 9 at UofL.
“Othello” is one of playwright William Shakespeare’s most recognized dramas, but the upcoming production at UofL will feature a cultural twist on the tragedy of the Moor of Venice.
United States District Court Judge John G. Heyburn II has been named as this year’s commencement speaker for the Brandeis School of Law, which will take place May 9 at the Brown Theatre downtown.
Fashion and dance from “Across the Seven Seas” will unite and celebrate diversity Friday, Jan. 30.
Winter cold weather may require the use of personal space heaters. The use of space heaters is costly and should be used sparingly. Space heater use needs to be monitored by each user to ensure safety and efficiency. Use of multiple heaters in an area may cause circuit breakers to trip. Please be reminded of the following:
Dominic Foster recently made headlines when he and his partners sold their technology startup, Nicview, to an established public company, Natus Medical Inc. Natus provides medical devices, software and services for the newborn care market.
Masks, beads, feathers, king cake and a classic Disney movie all are on the menu for a UofL Mardi Gras party at the Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium Sunday, Feb. 22.
The UofL Women’s Center and Women4Women Student Board are raising awareness of human trafficking in Kentucky by bringing together service providers and researchers for an informational conference.
The UofL James Graham Brown Cancer Center has been selected as an official charity of choice for the Kentucky Derby Festival’s Marathon and miniMarathon set for Saturday, April 25.