University of Louisville Magazine

FALL 2013

The University of Louisville Alumni Magazine: for alumni, faculty, staff, students and anyone that is a UofL Cardinal fan.

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CONTINUING MOMENTUM AT ACADEMICS CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS T Fulbright Scholar winners since 2003, more than all other Kentucky universities combined and on par with other prestigious universities such as Vanderbilt, Duke and MIT. 25.2 Average ACT score for incoming freshmen. 75 More than $1.7 billion of capital improvements since 2003. The new 128,000-square-foot Student Recreation Center opens its doors this October. Evan Shepherd named Ky.'s only Truman Scholar. DEVELOPMENT UofL entrepreneurship programs rank No. 9 in U.S. A ATHLETICS $1.7b #9 "Charting Our Course" campaign exceeds $890 million in private fundraising for higher education. Cards baseball team returns to College World Series for first time since 2007. $8 $89 $89 $890m J.B. Speed School of Engineering receives $427 million in-kind software from Siemens PLM Software. RESEARCH $11.25m The Diabetes and Obesity Center, led by Aruni Bhatnagar, MD, received an $11.25 million grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences to continue finding new and effective means to prevent and treat diabetes and obesity. UofL pulls biggest upset in BCS history, beating Florida in the Allstate Sugar Bowl. $6.3m UofL to the ACC is the right move at the right time. UofL men's basketball team wins 3rd national title; women's team plays in national title game. Susan Harkema, PhD, professor of neurological surgery, received $6.3 million for developing the next generation of technology to help paralyzed people regain movement in their limbs.

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