Tag: UofL history

UofL’s campus has been disrupted before. COVID-19 is different

There are a few times in the University of Louisville’s history when business as usual was disrupted a bit. In 1917, more than half...

UofL entered the state system 50 years ago, avoiding a merger...

The University of Louisville can trace its roots all the way back to 1798, when eight Louisvillians declared their intention to establish the Jefferson...

UofL takes a look back at campus milestones to celebrate Women’s...

In 1907, UofL’s College of Liberal Arts opened on West Broadway, offering more than a dozen departments and admitting “both ladies and gentlemen.” The...

President Abraham Lincoln had a couple of connections to UofL

Many Kentuckians claim Abraham Lincoln as one of their own because he was born in Hodgenville, Kentucky. However, the 16th president of the United...

UofL’s Red Barn marks 50 years as student hub

If you ever get a chance to talk to a UofL alum about their favorite memories from college, odds are the Red Barn will...

UofL’s International Center marks 70 years on campus

For UofL’s International Center, 2019 is shaping up to be something quite special as it marks its 70th anniversary milestone. The center began in...

A glance at UofL’s women’s history: From Lucy Freibert to Neeli...

In 1907, UofL’s College of Liberal Arts opened on West Broadway, offering more than a dozen departments and admitting “both ladies and gentlemen.” The...

UofL’s College of Education and Human Development celebrates 50 years

The College of Education and Human Development wrapped up the 2018 calendar year with a celebration of its golden anniversary and holiday event in...

From the brink of destruction, Red Barn celebrates 49th birthday

On Friday, the Red Barn Alumni Association will host a reception in celebration of the Red Barn’s 49th birthday. That's quite a milestone considering the...

The curious story of Founder’s Day: April 3

On April 3, 1798, eight Louisvillians declared their intention to establish the Jefferson Seminary and began soliciting funds to buy the necessary land, buildings...