All posts by Simon Isham

About Simon Isham

Simon Isham is the Editor-in-Chief of The Louisville Cardinal, where he has worked since 2012. For his reporting at the Cardinal, he has won awards from the Kentucky Press Association and the Louisville chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. He has also written for LEO Weekly and Insider Louisville. He will graduate in December, 2014.
  • Interactive: Crime Log at U of L

    By Simon Isham– See the most crime-ridden parts of U of L’s Belknap, Shelby and Health Sciences campuses. This data feeds semi-automatically every day from the Clery Crime Reports filed by ULPD. Please note that some of...

    • Posted July 23, 2014
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    President Ramsey receives performance review

    By Simon Isham– U of L President James Ramsey today received his annual performance review from the university’s Board of Trustees, the body which appoints him. The board met today at a retreat in Paducah, Ky. Although...

    • Posted July 10, 2014
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    New associate vice president for alumni relations appointed

    By Simon Isham– The U of L Board of Trustees today appointed Deborah Dietzler as the associate vice president for alumni relations. The board met today in Paducah, Ky. Dietzler comes to U of L from the...

    • Posted July 10, 2014
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    Emails fail to send after attempt to upgrade software – part three

    By Simon Isham– If you’re a student and you automatically forward your email from your Cardmail account to an external account like Gmail or another Office 365 account, you may have missed some important emails today. The...

    • Posted July 10, 2014
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    Brief: U of L renaming research building

    By Simon Isham– U of L President James Ramsey announced today that the university will be renaming its most recent addition to the Health Sciences Campus, the 2009 Clinical and Translational Research Building, after Kosair Charities. The...

    • Posted July 8, 2014
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    Alison Grimes holds rally about college afforability at U of L

    By Simon Isham– Alison Lundergan Grimes, Kentucky democratic candidate for US Senate, held a rally today at U of L’s Red Barn to promote an agenda of college affordability. The line waiting to get into the Red...

    • Posted June 29, 2014
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    U of L receives $10 million gift from single donor

    By Simon Isham– University of Louisville President James Ramsey today announced a $10 million dollar gift to the university. It is one of the largest gifts from a single donor in school history. The gift, which will...

    • Posted June 26, 2014
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    Hard Rock Cafe unveils new menu, drinks

    By Simon Isham– When it’s not Thirsty Thursday, Faded Friday or Smashed Saturday, there are — believe it or not — other things to do on Fourth Street Live! While many of the dining establishments at the nightlife hotspot...

    • Posted June 26, 2014
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    Emails fail to send after attempt to upgrade software – part two

    By Simon Isham– Earlier this month, emails to faculty and staff from outside the university may have failed to reach their intended destinations due to a software upgrade from Microsoft. That problem did not affect students, but an...

    • Posted June 26, 2014
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    U of L to host orienteering meet today

    By Simon Isham– U of L will host an orienteering meet today at 5:30 p.m. No, your SOSers will not be involved. This is something else entirely. Then what is orienteering, you ask? It is a sport...

    • Posted June 17, 2014
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