May 9, 2011 - 10:41am
Family-focused events celebrate astronomy
Want to get to know your celestial neighbors? The University of Louisville’s Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium and the Louisville Astronomical Society are giving earthlings of all ages the opportunity to glimpse the great beyond this coming Saturday, May 14 with stargazing, shows,...
May 9, 2011 - 10:08am
Fiction, poetry, nonfiction, screenwriting and children's lit authors to speak
The Festival of Contemporary Writing, the state’s largest fall-spring reading series, will be held May 14-21 at Spalding University. The event will feature free readings by faculty, guests and alumni of Spalding University’s brief-residency Master of Fine Arts in Writing program. This...
May 3, 2011 - 8:54am
Free lecture on 'Curing Invisible Cancer'
Dr. James D. Watson, who shared the 1962 Nobel Prize for Physiology with Francis Crick and Maurice Wilkins, will present a free talk, “Curing Incurable Cancer,” at 10 a.m. this coming Thursday, May 5 at the Brown Theater, 315 W. Broadway.
July 29, 2012 - 6:53pm
New Bellarmine mascot takes on a regal air
Mascots can be endearing; they can also be scary. Bellarmine University’s last incarnation of its mascot, the Bellarmine Knight (below), bore a distinct resemblance to Buzz Lightyear but was far from beloved. “The new mascot replaces one that was often described as ‘creepy,...
May 2, 2011 - 12:27pm
2010 Chemistry winner to lecture May 9, 10
Nobel Prize-winning chemist and Purdue University professor Ei-ichi Negishi (ay-EE’-chee nah-GEE’-shee) will talk about the path that led to his scientific successes next Monday, May 9 and Tuesday, May 10 at the University of Louisville. The free, public, general-interest lecture, “Pursuit of...