November 2022


Kim Schatzel and husband Trevor Iles are introduced at KFC Yum! Center during a Louisville Cardinals women's basketball game.
By John Drees Kim Schatzel, a nationally recognized leader with extensive experience in both higher education and the private sector, has been chosen as the 19th president of the University of Louisville. The UofL Board of Trustees voted unanimously to appoint Schatzel during a special meeting on Nov. 30. Schatzel has served since 2016 as...
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Psychological well-being corresponds to lower heart disease risk factors according to UofL study. Photo by August de Richelieu via
By Betty Coffman A study at the University of Louisville found that overall psychological well-being corresponds to lower risk factors for heart disease. Researchers in UofL’s Christina Lee Brown Envirome Institute surveyed more than 700 people on a broad spectrum of psychological well-being factors and at the same time, tested the participants’ cardiovascular disease risk factors, including...
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Manuela Perri, Julijana Curcic, Bob Hausladen, Alex Bryant and Virginia Denny of the UofL College of Business executive education program in a barrel house at Jim Beam Distillery.
By Betty Coffman Global spirits leader Beam Suntory provides continuous formal and on-the-job education to its employees – building knowledge around industry trends that support effective leadership skills. Whether it’s an employee in a technical role that requires a deeper understanding of the business or a new manager who is seeking skills to think strategically...
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Louisville’s Founders Square is bound by South Fifth Street, West Muhammad Ali Boulevard and Armory Place in Downtown Louisville. Directly across South Fifth, the building at left is part of the University of Louisville’s New Vision of Health Campus. (UofL Photo)
By UofL News The University of Louisville’s Christina Lee Brown Envirome Institute has received a pledge of $1 million from the Trager family to establish the Trager Micro-Forest Project, a scientific inquiry into the impact of intense urban greening on human health, economic vitality and the natural environment. The Envirome Institute has secured a 30-year lease with Louisville...
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Pawel Lorkiewicz, assistant professor of chemistry and a researcher in the UofL Superfund Research Center, established methods for detecting and quantifying urinary metabolites of VOCs which are used in the human and wastewater studies for VOC exposure.
By Betty Coffman The University of Louisville has been awarded $10.8 million in renewed funding for the UofL Superfund Research Center, part of the Christina Lee Brown Envirome Institute, by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. The funds will enable researchers to expand studies to monitor environmental toxins and understand their effects on human health. The...
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This marks the third year the Cardinals have been selected as Diversity Champions, a distinction given to institutions scoring in the top tier of all HEED Award winners.
By Julie Heflin INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine has again recognized UofL for its outstanding efforts toward diversity and inclusion, making this the ninth consecutive year the university has received the national publication’s Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award, and the fourth year the UofL Health Sciences Center (HSC) has earned the Health Professions HEED Award....
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