The chemical engineering program at UofL’s J.B. Speed School of Engineering provides a direct pipeline to working with the state’s favorite spirit. Read Four Degrees of Distillation, the story of a quartet of Speed School women who are the engineers behind Kentucky’s best bourbons in the Winter/Spring 2018 edition of UofL Magazine.

Other stories include: 

  • No “I” in Team: Asia Durr was the best player on Louisville’s women’s basketball roster this season. Just don’t expect her to acknowledge it.
  • Heavy Lifting: Austin Marshall, a UofL alum, handled logistics for the historic launch of SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket.
  • Lauding a Legacy: A Women’s Center essay contest paid tribute to Mary K. Bonsteel Tachau, a former UofL professor and prominent local activist for women’s and civil rights.

The full issue is available here.

Erica Walsh
Erica Walsh is the marketing director for the Office of Communications and Marketing. Her job lets her share UofL’s good news in all avenues of communications including UofL Magazine, advertising, content marketing and branding. Walsh joined UofL in 2014 after previously serving as the public relations specialist at Indiana University Southeast. Prior to her career in higher education communications she was an award-winning newspaper reporter. Red is one of her favorite colors and it’s a good thing, too, because she earned her bachelor’s degree in journalism from Western Kentucky University and her master’s in communication from UofL.