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UofL research and creativity on display at 2022 ACCelerate Festival

By Baylee Pulliam The University of Louisville’s groundbreaking innovation and culture-shaping creativity will be on full-display from April 8-10 at the National Museum of American History in Washington, DC. That work will be part of the 2022 ACCelerate Creativity + Innovation Festival, a free and open-to-the-public national celebration of arts, science and innovation across Atlantic Coast...
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UofL, GE Appliances develop engineering scholarship for underrepresented students

By Idaya Gager Aspiring engineers from underrepresented communities have a new path to a UofL degree. Last fall, the J.B. Speed School of Engineering partnered with GE Appliances to develop a scholarship for pre-engineering students to pursue their studies in STEM. The GEA Scholars Program is designed for students whose dreams and aspirations centered on...
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New controller developed at UofL improves home use of epidural stimulation for people with spinal cord injuries

By Betty Coffman When Keith Smith recently got a new tablet, it wasn’t for watching videos or scanning social media. Instead, this tablet allows Smith, who has tetraplegia, more independent control of an implanted Medtronic Intellis neurostimulator, allowing him to better take advantage of the stimulator’s benefits for the disabling effects of a spinal cord...
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UofL will help study economic costs of gun violence as part of Whitney/Strong grant

By UofL News The University of Louisville School of Public Health and Information Sciences’ Youth Violence Prevention Research Center will participate in grant-funded research to study the long-term economic costs of gun violence. The $85,200 grant was awarded by the Jewish Heritage Fund to Whitney/Strong, a non-profit focused on responsible gun ownership and finding common...
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UofL earns first ‘Gold’ status as military-friendly university

By Kyle Hurwitz Veteran-owned media company Military Friendly has designated the University of Louisville a “Gold” ranking for 2022-23. This is the first time UofL has received this designation. Out of the 1,800 institutions that participated in the Military Friendly survey, UofL was one of only 37 Carnegie Research 1 institutions to earn a “Designated” status, and...
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UofL School of Dentistry among the top schools for NIH research funding

According to the latest data from the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research, the University of Louisville School of Dentistry is among the top dental schools in the nation for National Institutes of Health research funding. ULSD is now ranked 13th in the United States, with total NIH awards of $5.9 million in 2021. The...
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