LOUISVILLE, Ky. – African astronomers, time explorers and cartoon characters will fill the skies over Louisville – or at least the screen of the Rauch Planetarium – this winter. The Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium will unveil several new programs for its winter season, which runs from Jan. 14 through March 1.

    John Drees is a 35-year veteran in the Office of Communications and Marketing. As vice president, communications and marketing, he works closely with the president, provost and other senior administrators, oversees the Office of Communications and Marketing, including media relations, marketing and brand, broadcast, social media, internal communication, crisis communication, visitor services and special events and activities. A former sports editor for the Voice Newspapers, he was a regular contributor to a variety of publications, including the Kentucky Sports Report and the Courier-Journal. A poor but enthusiastic golfer, he is an avid Cardinal sports fan. He also loves the Detroit Lions, so pity him.