When UofL professor Meera Alagaraja visited a Los Angeles monastery, a monk introduced her to a puzzle surrounding a poem that eventually unearthed ties between three Louisville women, an Indian swami and the rise of yoga in America and feminism in India. Read The mystery behind the movements and other stories of discovery and special connections in the Spring 2021 edition of UofL Magazine.

Launching the next generation of cancer-fighting weapons: The UofL Health – Brown Cancer Center offers immunotherapies that are proving to be more durable and long-lasting treatments for various cancers.

Everybody wins: The longtime partnership between UofL and Special Olympics of Kentucky empowers athletes and the students and employees who work alongside them.

One on one: Basketball guards Dana Evans and Carlik Jones took a timeout for a quick Q&A after the end of the regular season in their last year as Cardinals.

Cover illustration by Aditi Yeva

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.