U of L Students Displaced by Fire Have Temporary Housing, Classes Resume After 4 pm

A dozen University of Louisville students were displaced by a fire in their residence hall after lighting struck the building early Tuesday, but officials say the building can house the students in other rooms until a more permanent solution is found. Providence, the privately-run student housing complex located near U of L’s Belknap Campus, caught […]

UofL Breaks Ground On Activities Center, Helps TIF Potential

The University of Louisville has broken ground on a new student activities center which will serve students while potentially helping the school earn tax incentives. The $37.5 million center will be located off Fourth Street and it will use energy efficient technology and offer students various sports and recreational activities.  President James Ramsey is also […]

U of L Signs Agreement With Kentucky National Guard

The University of Louisville is trying to encourage members of Kentucky’s National Guard to take advantage of the school’s programs. U of L signed a memorandum of understanding with Kentucky’s National Guard Friday that’ll increase the university’s effort in offering programs and services that could benefit soldiers, said Renee Finnegan, executive director of military initiatives for U […]

U of L Enacts Hiring Freeze, Anticipates Budget Cuts

The University of Louisville has implemented a hiring freeze in anticipation of statewide cuts to education. University Provost Shirley Willihnganz sent a letter to faculty this week saying U of L is planning for a five to seven percent cut in Gov. Steve Beshear’s upcoming budget. “While our achievements have continues to be impressive, this […]

U of L Partners with International Diabetes Research Team

The University of Louisville’s Department of Pediatrics is joining an international research team to explore ways to treat and prevent Type 1 diabetes. The department is a participant in TrialNet, which is made up of clinics throughout the world that study the disease. U of L will work with Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, which […]

Second Hospital Merger Forum Is Tonight

A second public forum will be held tonight on the pending hospital merger between University of Louisville Hospital, Jewish Hospital and Catholic Health Initiatives. The merger will limit some reproductive services offered at University Hospital, and that has raised concerns among many patients. The forum is organized by the African American Think Tank and will […]

Speaker Boehner to Visit Louisville

Speaker of the House John Boehner will visit Louisville at the end of the month. Boehner will speak at the University of Louisville’s McConnell Center on the 31st. The Ohio Congressman has been a central figure in American politics over the last three years as one of the most powerful and influential Republicans in Washington. […]

Conway Declares University Medical Center Public

Attorney General Jack Conway has ruled that University Medical Center is a public institution. In a ruling Thursday, Conway rejected arguments from University of Louisville officials. They said UMC’s U of L Hospital was private, despite receiving government support and being a branch of a public university. The ruling was a response to an appeal […]

Mortenson Declines Grawemeyer Award

Amid allegations that he falsified parts of his best-selling books “Three Cups of Tea” and “Stones Into Schools,” author Greg Mortenson has turned down the University of Louisville’s Grawemeyer Award in Education. Discrepancies between reality and Mortenson’s written accounts of travels in Afghanistan and Pakistan were outlined in a 60 Minutes report in April. The report also […]

Lawmakers Ask Hospital Officials About Undoing Merger

Representatives from the University of Louisville, Jewish Hospital and a division of Catholic Health Initiatives discussed their facilities’ pending merger during a General Assembly committee meeting today. Committee members asked a series of questions about how reproductive and end-of-life care would be preserved after CHI takes majority ownership of University Hospital. Hospital staff will have […]