As part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month in April, UofL will screen “The Hunting Ground,” a recently released documentary about sexual assaults on U.S. college campuses.
The University of Louisville and its affiliates brought home some hardware from the Louisville Downtown Partnership’s annual Cornerstone Award celebration.
As the Ebola outbreak spread throughout West Africa, already weak infrastructures were disrupted, exacerbating food shortages in the region. In an effort to help with the global relief efforts, University of Louisville public health and medical students joined together to raise money for humanitarian aid.
Twenty-five candidates for the degree of Bachelor of Fine Arts at the University of Louisville will showcase their thesis projects at two UofL galleries.
The Get Healthy Now Wellness Center is celebrating its second anniversary April 17 with a full day of free, fun activities for faculty and staff. Since April 17 is also the UofL Day of Service, the center invites all staff volunteering that day to “Give a Day, Then Come Play!”
A UofL College of Business student team marketing a Bluetooth-enabled laryngoscope tied for third place in the Oregon New Venture Championship business plan contest April 9-11.
The University of Louisville is awarding its most prestigious honor to Provost Shirley Willihnganz, who is stepping down in June after 13 years in the position.
University of Louisville President James Ramsey, along with other university officials, met Wednesday with the student group Cards United Against Sweatshops to continue to address their concerns regarding logoed clothing made in Bangladesh.
Aly Farag calls himself a dedicated “soldier,” working to help the University of Louisville reach its lofty goals. But his achievements separate him from the rank and file.
Children who have neurological disorders such as cerebral palsy or epilepsy are no more likely to be vaccinated against influenza than youngsters without these conditions, despite the increased risk for complications from flu these children experience. Moreover, health care providers may not be familiar with the increased risk among these patients to effectively recommend influenza vaccine.
Parents of children who are on the autism spectrum will have the opportunity to learn about recent advances in understanding the causes and detecting signs of the condition from a UofL psychiatrist and a child psychiatry fellow on April 16. The physicians also will discuss updates in the treatment of autism.
Clearing hurdles in obtaining or offering safe places to live will be the focus of a free, public “Fair Housing Today” conference April 17 in downtown Louisville.
Lady Lemon did it. Or was it Professor Periwinkle? And there’s definitely something suspicious about Mr. Boddy.
Chance the Rapper will perform at The Louisville Palace on April 16, a show sponsored by the UofL Student Activities Board.
The University of Louisville Board of Trustees has approved renovation of seven auditoriums on the Belknap Campus. The renovations will bring the auditoriums into compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The auditoriums in Strickler and Davidson halls as well as the Humanities Building will have all new seats, technology upgrades and electrical improvements. The estimated total cost of the projects is $1.1 million.
Helping thousands of public health professionals provide better care to the medically underserved is the focus of the University of Louisville School of Public Health and Information Sciences’ involvement in a national public health training center consortium.
Both the fireworks and the glass shop are ready to blow for the Cressman Center’s 9th annual Thunder Over Louisville watch party.
The School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies was profiled in March in The Chronicle of Higher Education, which heaped praise on its innovative, five-year-old program that is helping graduate students prepare for their professional lives.
Saving future nursing students nearly $5,000 is one benefit of the University of Louisville School of Nursing’s revamped RN-to-BSN online program. Some courses have been restructured and others, such as population health and nursing leadership and health policy, are new to the program and reflect the evolving nature of health care.
Recipients of the 2015 Grawemeyer Awards will discuss their winning works at the University of Louisville and Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary in April.