All posts by Sam Combest

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  • Brief: Recently appointed trustee not eligible for position

    BY SAM COMBEST– @SAMICOMBEST Newly-appointed trustee Kevin Fuqua is ineligible to join the board because he has a close relative working at the university, U of L’s board chair announced Sept. 18. Governor Matt Bevin appointed both...

    • Posted September 19, 2018
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  • A Letter to U of L Students: Protect yourself and your community this flu season

    Submission by Jerome Soldo — Jerome Soldo is a second-year medical student at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. He is the Class of 2021 Healthcare Policy Representative and President of the UofL Chapter of the...

    • Posted September 17, 2018
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  • Tyra opens Center for Free Enterprise fall lecture series

    By Sam Combest– University of Louisville athletic director Vince Tyra spoke to a large crowd in the PNC Horn Auditorium Sept. 12 to introduce the 2018 Center for Free Enterprise fall lecture series. Tyra kicked off the...

    • Posted September 17, 2018
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  • Dorms vs. Affiliated Housing: Is it worth it?

    By Angela Ely — Living on campus allows students to fully immerse themselves in the college environment. Living off campus lets students dip their toes in the college environment, while still getting an occasional break. Which students...

    • Posted September 14, 2018
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  • Meal Plans Aren’t For Everyone

    By: Georgia Peyton — U of L’s wide variety of meal plans seem to have a valuable option for every one of its students. With all its options though it can be difficult to pick the right...

    • Posted September 13, 2018
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  • Brief: UofL Faculty and Staff Facing Data Breach

    Nearly 250 University of Louisville faculty and staff have had their personal info stolen through the “Get Healthy Now” program. U of L reported in a mass email Sept. 11 there is no evidence the data was...

    • Posted September 11, 2018
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  • Bendapudi to host “Fireside Chat” to discuss West Louisville vision

    By: Sam Combest– @SamiCombest President Neeli Bendapudi announced Sept. 7 she’ll host a “Fireside Chat” Sept. 17 to discuss her vision for the university and the relationship with the surrounding area of West Louisville. The chat is...

    • Posted September 11, 2018
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  • Lactation rooms added to the SAC

    By: Marcella Shandor — As the Student Activity Center finalized updates to its building over the summer, new lactation rooms were built for nursing mothers that attend U of L. There are already eight lactation rooms spread...

    • Posted September 3, 2018
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  • New Provost Beth Boehm will stay just two years

    By: Sam Combest — @SamiCombest The board of trustees named Provost Beth Boehm permanently Aug. 27, but she plans to serve for only two years. “I want it to be known that this is only a two-year...

    • Posted September 3, 2018
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  • Diversity on the move to Strickler Hall

    By: Maggie Vancampen – @goinCampen Though the timeframe hasn’t been finalized, the LGBT Center, the Women’s Center, the Muhammed Ali Institute For Peace and Justice and the new Diversity Education and Inclusive Excellence committee will soon all...

    • Posted September 2, 2018
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