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Jun 17, 2020, 07:30 ET UofL immunologist discovers biomarker warning of cellular crisis that could cause death in patients with severe COVID-19

Jun Yan, M.D., Ph.D., professor of surgery and microbiology and immunology at the University of Louisville, led a team of researchers in the...


May 09, 2020, 11:43 ET Virtual Thinker? TikTok Challenge? UofL honors 2020 graduates with "digital-first" celebration

University of Louisville graduates celebrated by posting their dance moves on TikTok. The marching band performed via videoconference. And Rodin's...


Dec 18, 2019, 14:58 ET UofL's renewable energy prize awarded to Shuji Nakamura for LED lighting

A pioneer in sustainable energy technology, University of California-Santa Barbara materials professor Shuji Nakamura, has won the 2019 Leigh Ann...


Dec 06, 2019, 10:00 ET Analysis of creed advocating solidarity wins Grawemeyer religion award

A religious scholar who explained how one of Christianity's earliest creeds still applies to contemporary life has earned the 2020 Louisville...


Dec 05, 2019, 10:00 ET Study of how to better U.S. high schools wins Grawemeyer education award

How can American high schools move away from rote learning and testing and help students become critical thinkers ready to take on the challenges of...


Dec 04, 2019, 10:00 ET Genes make us who we are, says Grawemeyer psychology winner

A behavioral geneticist who found that DNA is the primary force shaping our personalities has won the 2020 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award...


Dec 03, 2019, 10:00 ET UN must rethink its approach to environmental problems, says Grawemeyer world order winner

The United Nations can tackle global environmental challenges far more effectively by incorporating two overlooked parts of its mandate—human rights...


Dec 02, 2019, 10:00 ET Climate change-inspired piece wins Grawemeyer music award

Chinese-American composer Lei Liang has won the 2020 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition for an orchestral work evoking...


Dec 07, 2018, 10:00 ET Book charting decline of white Christian America wins Grawemeyer religion award

White Protestantism has dominated U.S. politics and culture for much of the nation's history, but demographic change and an exodus from churches by...


Dec 05, 2018, 10:00 ET Theory explaining addiction wins Grawemeyer psychology award

University of Michigan researchers Kent Berridge and Terry Robinson have won the 2019 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Psychology for...


Dec 04, 2018, 10:00 ET Human rights index wins Grawemeyer world order award

An innovative framework designed to improve the ability of countries to expand human rights has won the 2019 University of Louisville Grawemeyer...


Dec 03, 2018, 10:00 ET Multicultural piece 'Nomaden' wins Grawemeyer music award

Dutch composer Joel Bons has won the 2019 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition for "Nomaden," a one-hour work for cello...


Nov 19, 2018, 10:00 ET UofL, seminary to name 2019 Grawemeyer Award winners

The University of Louisville and Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary will announce the 2019 winners of four Grawemeyer Awards the first week ...


Dec 04, 2017, 11:01 ET Jay Whitacre awarded UofL renewable energy prize

An international pioneer in sustainable energy technology who specializes in ultra-low-cost, water-based energy storage solutions has been awarded...


Dec 01, 2017, 09:00 ET Robert Sternberg wins Grawemeyer Award for Psychology

What makes us most likely to succeed? Cornell University psychologist Robert Sternberg has won the 2018 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for ...


Nov 30, 2017, 21:00 ET James Cone wins 2018 Grawemeyer Award in Religion

Between 1880 and 1940, nearly 5,000 black men and women were lynched in the United States. In response, African American Christians turned to their...


Nov 29, 2017, 21:00 ET Sara Goldrick-Rab wins Grawemeyer Award in Education

A Temple University professor who conducted painstaking research into the modern struggle to pay for a college education in the United States has won ...


Nov 28, 2017, 21:00 ET Scott Straus wins Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order

Political science professor and author Scott Straus has won the 2018 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order for...


Nov 27, 2017, 22:01 ET Bent Sorensen wins Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition

Danish composer Bent Sorensen has won the 2018 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition for a triple concerto. The piece,...


Nov 27, 2017, 21:01 ET Bent Sorensen wins Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition

Danish composer Bent Sorensen has won the 2018 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition for a triple concerto. The piece,...


Nov 27, 2017, 21:01 ET Bent Sørensen får Grawemeyer-pris for musikkomposition

Den danske komponist Bent Sørensen har fået Universitetet i Louisvillles Grawemeyer-pris for 2018 for en musikkomposition for tripelkoncert. Værket,...


Nov 30, 2016, 10:00 ET Diana Hess and Paula McAvoy win Grawemeyer Award in Education

Immigration. Gun control. Abortion. Gay rights. Religion. Are these and other polarizing topics too controversial to be discussed in today's high...


Nov 29, 2016, 10:00 ET Dana Burde wins Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order

Education and political science scholar and former aid worker Dana Burde has won the 2017 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Ideas...


Nov 28, 2016, 10:00 ET Andrew Norman wins Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition

"Play," a 47-minute orchestral work by American composer Andrew Norman, is the winner of the prestigious 2017 University of Louisville Grawemeyer...


Dec 02, 2015, 10:00 ET Alexander, Olson and Entwisle win Grawemeyer Award in Education

Those born into poverty are unlikely to escape it—even if they have access to better opportunities through education. That's a key conclusion drawn...