University of Louisville Magazine

FALL 2013

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H A P P E N I N G H E R E Well-deserved honor In an August ceremony, President James Ramsey recognized two individuals and a charitable trust for their signifcant, positive impact on the university and community with one of the university's highest honors, the 2013 University of Louisville Presidential Medal. The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust was singled out for its investment of millions of dollars in UofL to fund cancer and spinal cord injury research. John Codey, 66B, a trustee for the trust and executive vice president of Helmsley Enterprises, Inc., accepted the award on the organization's behalf. Jean Frazier, director of the Louisville-based real estate frm HFH Inc. and a member of the Board of Overseers, also was recognized. She, along with her late husband Harry Frazier Jr., has supported student scholarships, research, autism services, library materials, athletics and other areas. The late Kennedy Helm III, retired chairman emeritus from Louisville-based law frm Stites & Harbison PLLC, was honored for his longtime generous support of the UofL athletics program. He also served on the Board of Overseers and on a visiting commitee John Codey Jean Frazier Kennedy Helm IV (accepting for his father) for the law school. Take a field trip back into time or learn the latest in the war against cybercrime with the College of Arts and Sciences. Enjoy a full slate of faculty-led programs this semester, including: • Registration is required to attend and space is limited. For registration information, possible event costs and a full listing of events, contact the College of Arts and Sciences at (502) 852-6490 or • • Oct. 12 – "Lost Louisville: A Tour of Prehistoric Louisville" led by John Hale and co-sponsored by the Filson Club. Oct. 19 – "Think Again: A Day with A&S" featuring students, faculty and this year's A&S Alumni Fellow, David "Jelly" Helm, presenting on topics ranging from Shakespeare to natural history to American history to Jung. Oct. 26 – "An Eco-Tour of Cherokee Park: Restoring the Woodlands" led by Margaret Carreiro, in collaboration with the Olmsted Parks Conservancy. • Nov. 7 – "Cybercrime: An Emerging Phenomenon," George Higgins will discuss the fight against the wide range of crimes opened up by advances in computer technology. • Dec. 5 – "Rise of Digital Disruption: The Benefits and Challenges in Crisis and News Coverage via Social Media," Karen Freberg will discuss how the rapid growth of social media challenges crisis communicators. FA L L UO F L M A G A Z I N E | 1 7

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