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Day 1 for new UofL President

By Jill Scoggins Incoming University of Louisville President Kim Schatzel began her tenure by sharing a video message with students, faculty and staff today, Feb. 1. Named UofL’s 19th president on Nov. 30, 2022, Schatzel comes to Louisville from Towson University. “This university is vital to Louisville, to Kentucky, to our nation and to the world, and its future...

L&N Federal Credit Union inks naming rights deal to rename Cardinal Stadium

By UofL Athletics L&N Federal Credit Union, a cooperative, financial institution located in Louisville, has inked a naming rights deal with the University of Louisville that renames Cardinal Stadium to L&N Federal Credit Union Stadium, Director of Athletics Josh Heird announced. A 20-year, $41-million commitment secures the naming rights with the university through 2042. Opened in...

UofL research projects land KYNETIC grants

By UofL News The Kentucky Network for Innovation and Commercialization (KYNETIC) has selected eight applicants from its Cycle 6 for project funding.KYNETIC is a National Institutes of Health (NIH) funded Research Evaluation and Commercialization Hub (REACH) and part of the national NIH Proof-of-Concept Network.The program offers entrepreneurial education and proof-of-concept/product development grants to accelerate the translation of...

Speed School and rocket team supporter Clint Kelly goes into space

By Holly Hinson Clint Kelly, a longtime supporter of the J.B. Speed School of Engineering, became one of the oldest people ever to go to space when he flew aboard a Blue Origin rocket in August 2022 as part of the New Shepard 22 Project. Only actor William Shatner of “Star Trek” fame has been an older...

UofL awarded $13 million to launch statewide manufacturing resource center

By Baylee Pulliam The University of Louisville has been awarded up to $13 million from the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) to launch a new statewide manufacturing resource center. The center, known as the Kentucky Manufacturing Extension Partnership (KMEP), will sit in the UofL Office of Research and Innovation and leverage university expertise and capacity to provide research,...

UofL senior wins inaugural international STEM fellowship

By Janet Cappiello Afi Tagnedji, a University of Louisville senior majoring in biochemistry, is among an elite group of international science, technology, engineering and mathematics students awarded the first Quad Fellowship. The fellowship, which focuses on building a network of the next generation of scientists and technologists, today announced its first cohort of 100 students from the...
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