All posts by Olivia Krauth

  • Brief: Finalists for A&S Dean announced

    By Olivia Krauth– The five finalists for the next dean of the College of Arts and Sciences were announced today. Interim dean John Ferre was not named as a finalist. The finalists are Judith Grant from Ohio...

    • Posted February 10, 2014
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  • U of L researchers link new genes to ab fat

    By Howard Stikes— Dr. Kira Taylor and her team of scientists from around the world recently uncovered new genes linked to abdominal fat, here at the University of Louisville School of Public Health and Information Sciences. “We...

    • Posted February 9, 2014
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  • In The News: What you missed while you were in class

    SOCHI OLYMPICS START The 22nd Winter Olympics began this past Friday in Sochi, Russia. Highlights of the games this far include the opening ceremony, Shaun White pulling out of the slopestyle competition and fifteen-year-old Russian ice skating...

    • Posted February 9, 2014
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  • Future snow days unlikely according to Provost

    By Olivia Krauth– More snowy weather is predicted for the upcoming week, but Provost Shirley Willihnganz says that future snow days are unlikely. “I will tell you now that given the number of times we’ve canceled, we’ll...

    • Posted February 8, 2014
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  • Brief: Classes, student activities canceled

    By Olivia Krauth– Due to predictions of ice, U of L classes starting at or after 1 p.m. were canceled today. U of L offices were also closed by 2:30 p.m. In addition to class cancellations and...

    • Posted February 4, 2014
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  • In The News: What you missed while you were in class

    By Olivia Krauth– ACTOR FOUND DEAD Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead in his Manhattan apartment on Sunday.  He was 46. The cause of death was an apparent drug overdose, and was found by screenwriter David Katz....

    • Posted February 2, 2014
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  • “Campus Creeper” case closed, no arrests made

    By: Olivia Krauth and Lucas Logsdon– University police have ended the investigation of the suspicious man who had reportedly been attempting to lure women into his car by asking them for directions. No arrests were made in...

    • Posted February 2, 2014
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  • How to stay safe in the brutal cold

    By: Howard Stikes —  More single-digit temperatures, snow and ice are predicted for this week in many parts of the country, including Louisville. While going through this season, being safe is the ultimate goal. Hypothermia and frostbite...

    • Posted February 1, 2014
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  • #SOTU: What you need to know

    By: Jacob Abrahamson– Last Tuesday, President Obama went before Congress to deliver his annual State of the Union address.  Throughout America’s history, these addresses have been a president’s tool for laying out an agenda for the next...

    • Posted February 1, 2014
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  • Campus Creeper: Person of interest questioned, let go

    Lucas Logsdon– I suppose the extreme cold is able to keep everyone indoors, including the campus creeper. As of today, nothing has been reported of the “suspicious man” driving a white 1990 Volvo. University Police did question...

    • Posted January 29, 2014
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