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Sports
10:24 am
Fri December 26, 2014

College Basketball: Battle of the Bluegrass Preview

The annual Battle of the Bluegrass is tomorrow at the KFC Yum Center as the Kentucky Wildcats and Louisville Cardinals square off in men’s college basketball.

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Education
5:30 pm
Fri December 19, 2014

University of Louisville Confirms Proposed Gift from Koch Foundation, Papa John's CEO

Originally published on Fri December 19, 2014 3:26 pm

University of Louisville President James Ramsey publicly confirmed Thursday that the university is in talks to receive a large monetary gift — said to be $6 million — from Papa John’s International CEO John Schnatter and the Charles Koch Foundation.

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Government
11:00 am
Wed December 10, 2014

Koch Gift to University of Louisville Raises Fears of Political Influence in Classes

Grawemeyer Hall, the University of Louisville's main administrative building.

Originally published on Tue December 9, 2014 4:43 pm

Declines in state appropriations and negative financial trends have made American universities rely more on alumni and wealthy benefactors for cash donations.

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Education
4:38 pm
Wed September 3, 2014

Attorney General Orders U of L to Surrender Financial Report Documents

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A Kentucky Attorney General opinion says the University of Louisville violated the state’s Open Records Act and must release documents regarding an analysis of the schools financial controls.

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Education
2:15 pm
Tue August 26, 2014

Madisonville Rural Medical Program Puts Doctors in Small Towns

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Sixty of the 120 counties in Kentucky are underserved due to lack of physicians serving in small towns, but that health problem is being addressed by the University of Louisville School of Medicine's rural medical accelerated track program or RMAT. Dr. William Crump is Associate Dean of the school at Baptist Health Madisonville and speaks with Kate Lochte on Sounds Good about the groundbreaking program.

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Science
2:19 pm
Mon August 4, 2014

New Federal Grant to Help HIV Vaccine Research Effort Underway in Owensboro

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HIV vaccine research being conducted in Owensboro is getting a boost from a federal grant. The National Institutes of Health Monday announced a five-year, $14.7 million dollar grant for a project being led by the Owensboro Cancer Research program.

The goal is to create a gel-based vaccine that involves tobacco plants.

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Higher Education
12:07 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

University of Louisville Medical School Put on Accreditation Probation

Originally published on Thu March 13, 2014 8:57 pm

The University of Louisville School of Medicine has been placed on probation by its accrediting body.

The Liaison Committee on Medical Education, the body that issues accreditation to medical education programs in the United States and Canada, has expressed concern in nine areas of UofL’s Medical School.

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Education
3:39 pm
Fri September 13, 2013

Dr. Bob Hughes Named Chairman of the Board of Trustees at U of L

Dr. Bob Hughes of Primary Care in Murray has been named University of Louisville's Board of Trustees Chairman. The board elected Hughes yesterday and his duties as chair began immediately. U of L President James Ramsey said Hughes has been an outstanding board member for eight years and will provide strong leadership in directing the university.

Business
4:17 pm
Fri September 6, 2013

Norton, University of Louisville Continue Arguments

Officials with  Norton Healthcare have rejected the University of Louisville’s request that they end their recently announced pediatric services partnership with University of Kentucky Healthcare.

University of Louisville’s health care entity  partners with Norton, which owns Kosair Children’s Hospital. The hospital sits on state-owned land and under state rules it  must be used for the benefit of U of L and the citizens of the Commonwealth.

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Sports
4:26 pm
Mon June 10, 2013

Cards Prepping for College World Series Showdown with IU

Originally published on Mon June 10, 2013 3:54 pm

The University of Louisville baseball team is preparing for the program’s first College World Series appearance since 2007, and just the second in school history.       

This will be the first trip to the tournament in Omaha, Nebraska for coach Dan McDonnell’s players, but he’s been there twice, both as a player (with the Citadel in 1990) and a coach (U of L in '07).

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