Former U of L Runner Wins Boston Marathon

The winner of today’s Boston Marathon is a former University of Louisville track star.       Wesley Korir holds several records at U of L, where he earned All-America honors in 2007. He graduated in 2008 with a degree in biology. Korir, a native of Kenya, also attended Murray State University. He won the Boston Marathon in […]

College Basketball: Road Games for U of L, UK; MSU Tries To Recover From First Loss

In college basketball, the Louisville Cards return to action tomorrow at West Virginia. U of L is riding a five-game winning streak and is hoping to improve its position in the Big East Confererence, where the Cards are tied for fifth place. Tipoff at Morgantown, West Virginia is at noon. The Kentucky Wildcats take their […]

University Officials Start Lobbying for Capital Projects Early

Kentucky public colleges and universities are already compiling their capital project wish lists to get ready for next year’s legislative session. A $33 million Engineering-Physics building tops the projects list at Murray State University, but President Randy Dunn says the school also badly needs a new $62 million library. And with online technology rapidly replacing books, […]

Grants Get Ayn Rand's Ideas into Kentucky Universities

The late philosopher Ayn Rand advocated abolishing all forms of government intervention in the economy. And lately, she’s been in the spotlight — with reported sales spikes of her 1957 novel Atlas Shrugged and two new books out about her. But even before markets tumbled last October, the study of Rand had been getting attention […]