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Success by snuggle Alums turn their love for pets into Kentucky’s fastest-growing company
When Julie Leroy received a Cuddle Clone of her beloved dog Cuda, who had died June 28, she couldn’t keep the tears from flowing. The...
“Made of magic” UofL alumna returns from ‘Project Runway’ to brighten up Louisville
As models glided down the makeshift runway at the gym of the Cabbage Settlement House in everything from sleek black numbers to colorful avant-garde...
Thinking ahead UofL’s Thinker reflects on seven decades
From his place on the Grawemeyer Hall steps, one can only imagine the things The Thinker has seen in the years since he was...
More than a pretty space Cardinal connections litter the city’s revitalized waterfront
Beautiful Antebellum houses once lined the streets near “The Point,” one of Louisville’s oldest areas that runs parallel to the Ohio River. That all...
Student Spotlight: Lekha Devara
Medical student Lekha Devara believes in taking steps — including dancing steps — to share her culture and to make UofL more inclusive. Devara, of Louisville, spent much of...
The robot connection AI helps boost social skills in autistic children
UofL researchers are using robots and virtual reality to help children with autism practice learning in real classrooms. In a study, J.B. Speed School of...
Professor Ayman El-Baz, left, and researcher Ahmed Shalaby tested drones over the Ohio River.
Clean water world Speed School tests drone that helps pick up the ocean’s trash
The little drone skims above the waves, scanning for plastic bottles, candy wrappers and other floating debris. When it finds something, another bot comes...
Donor Spotlight: Timir Banerjee
At his Simpsonville farm, Timir Banerjee embraces his own four H’s: hemp, honey, hay and hogs.    As far as UofL is concerned, he should add...
Becoming their hero Sophomore Nico Thom started a nonprofit to teach girls they can be whatever they want
Once upon a time a high school student in Northern Kentucky had a dream that girls would strive for more than a fairy-tale future...
From voice to visibility Music professor provides solace and empowerment for refugees across the world
“Bravo to you.” Anna Petrova praised her new student Behnam, a teenager from Afghanistan, as he pinpointed C sharp on the keyboard. Their lesson was halfway...