All posts by Simon Isham

  • Brief: U of L professor loses Senate race

    By Simon Isham— U of L communication professor Greg Leichty, who announced last summer that he would be running for US Senate, has lost the Democratic primary nomination to opponent Alison Lundergan-Grimes. Leichty received 8 percent of...

    • Posted May 21, 2014
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  • Helmsley Trust donates $5.5 million to U of L cancer research

    By Simon Isham– The U of L program for plant-based drug and vaccine development received a $5.5 million grant from the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust. The university plans to use the grant to for...

    • Posted May 16, 2014
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  • Interactive: Parking citations at U of L

    By Simon Isham– U of L students, faculty, staff and visitors received more than 17,058 parking citations last year. This means an average of 47 citations were given each day on Belknap campus. The Cardinal obtained data...

    • Posted May 12, 2014
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  • College Coop to close

    By Simon Isham & Jacob Abrahamson— The College Coop, a book and gift shop located in Cardinal Towne, is closing after nearly three years of business. Operated by Gray’s College Bookstore and connected to Quills, the shop sells...

    • Posted May 9, 2014
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  • Celebrities on the red (green?) carpet at the Julep Ball

    Photos by Simon Isham

    • Posted May 3, 2014
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  • IT audit finds holes in disaster recovery plan

    By Simon Isham— One flood on U of L’s campus could erase your academic career. A recent university audit of IT’s disaster recovery plan raised serious questions about how recoverable the university’s data is in the event of an...

    • Posted April 18, 2014
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  • Construction at HSC to proceed despite funding cuts

    By Simon Isham— U of L’s medical school was recently denied funding for a new medical instructional building on the Health Sciences Campus, but Dean Toni Ganzel said this will not prevent the school from complying with...

    • Posted April 16, 2014
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  • Five quiet places to study on campus

    By Simon Isham— It’s finals season. You’re at the home stretch. For many of you, your ability to graduate is contingent upon you passing your finals. So we, the Cardinal staff, put our heads together, as well...

    • Posted April 14, 2014
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  • ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ stars to appear at Headliners in ‘Battle of the Seasons’

    By Simon Isham— Did PINK at U of L whet your appetite for drag queens? Have you been hanging out at Play Dance Bar on Wednesdays? Then you’re going to want to keep reading, because the girls...

    • Posted April 13, 2014
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  • Asian studies hosts 4th annual Lang Seminar

    By Simon Isham― Four academics — three professors and one researcher from the United States Congressional Research Service — formed the panel for the 4th annual Lang Seminar, an initiative by U of L’s Asian studies department...

    • Posted April 5, 2014
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