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Louisville’s Mangok Mathiang Led World University Games in Rebounding

GWANGJU, South Korea — University of Louisville forward/center Mangok Mathiang completed his participation with his Australian team in the 2015 World University Games on Monday as Australia (5-3) finished 10th in the international event. Mathiang led the 23-team event in rebounding and finished tied for eighth in scoring, producing five double-doubles.  He started all eight games for Australia, averaging 13.5 points and 10.3 rebounds while shooting 56.1 percent from the field (46-of-82, fourth-best in the World University Games) and adding seven blocked shots.  His top scoring effort was 23 points against Chinese Taipei and his best rebounding game was 17…


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State Auditor Launches Investigation Into University of Louisville Foundation

From WDRB.com FRANKFORT, Ky. (WDRB) — Auditor Adam Edelen has announced his office will conduct an examination into the governance and oversight of the University of Louisville Foundation, an organization that manages the school’s $1.1 billion endowment. That’s according to a news release from the Auditor’s office. Edelen will also examine the existing governance structure of the University of Louisville Board of Trustees, and the actions of the Foundation. “The importance of the University of Louisville in regards to education and workforce development cannot be overstated,” Edelen said. “Dr. Ramsey has presided over a period of significant growth and achievement….


Cards’ New Football Uni’s Unveiled

The University of Louisville and adidas today unveiled the new Uncaged Cardinal Primeknit strategy football uniform, which will make its on-field debut on Saturday, September 5th vs. Auburn for the season opener. Drawing inspiration from the Louisville mascot, the new uniform brings the Cardinal to life like never before – from head to toe – with an all-new, photo-real, high-def Uncaged Cardinal. Designed to represent the football team’s style of play, the Uncaged Cardinal is fierce, attacking and always on the offensive. At the center of the design, the helmet features the new Uncaged Cardinal on one side, while a…


University of Louisville Becoming More and More Energy Efficient, Study Says

LOUISVILLE, Ky.–A joint project between University of Louisville and Siemens has saved UofL $12.9 million in energy costs in just over four years and has paid even larger economic dividends for the region. That’s the bottom line of a study conducted by Economic Development Research Group, a Boston-based research company Siemens hired to assess the overall economic impact of the project. Since 2009, UofL has spent $46 million to reduce energy use on its three campuses through contracts with Siemens’ Building Technologies Division. This spending on labor and materials supported $33.5 million in wages, $25.8 million in business sales and…


Louisville-Cal State Fullerton Super Regional Begins Saturday

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The No. 3 national seed Louisville baseball team will continue its pursuit of a third consecutive College World Series berth on Saturday against 13th-ranked Cal State Fullerton in game one of the NCAA Super Regional at Jim Patterson Stadium. Saturday’s Super Regional opener between the Cardinals (46-16) and Titans (37-22) is set for 11 a.m., ET and will be televised nationally on ESPN2, while game two of the best-of-three series is scheduled for Sunday at noon on either ESPN2 or ESPNU. If necessary, the deciding third game is scheduled for Monday (ESPN or ESPN2) with the time…


Willard Coming Back to Louisville Hoops as Assistant Coach

From GoCards.com LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Ralph Willard, whose 39 years of coaching experience include 19 as a collegiate head basketball coach, has joined the University of Louisville men’s basketball staff as assistant coach to Cardinals’ head coach Rick Pitino. Willard, who has served as head coach for four seasons at Western Kentucky (1990-94), five years at Pittsburgh (1994-99) and 10 at Holy Cross (1999-2009), has previously coached with Pitino on three occasions. Willard was an assistant under Pitino with the NBA New York Knicks (1987-89), at the University of Kentucky (1989-90) and at Louisville (2009-10), where he also served a year with…


Take A Walk On The Virtual Side: University of Louisville Offers Online Tours

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The University of Louisville has formally launched its first virtual campus tour website. The new site offers a comprehensive virtual walking tour of UofL’s Belknap campus, as well as a quick overview of the Health Sciences Center and the university’s athletics facilities. It even features virtual student ambassadors. The site was created in partnership with YouVisit, a New York-based company that creates tours for institutions and businesses around the world. It is viewable from multiple platforms, including mobile devices, Facebook and web browsers. “Our hope is that these new virtual campus tours will allow us to better showcase…


Louisville to Cuba – Sign up for Trip of a Lifetime

Want to go to Cuba as part of a group of Louisvillians in a People-to-People exchange program? Dr. John Gilderbloom of the University of Louisville is organizing a unique one-week trip to Cuba. Only groups with permission from the U.S. State Department can legally travel there, and this is the first U of L group to go. And you get to travel with Gilderbloom, who has made dozens of trips there and has written extensively about the island. And then there are just a few spots left. The trip begins June 12. If you’d like to join in, follow the link…


Gilderbloom Racking up Praise for Two-Way Street Study

Dr. John Gilderbloom’s research on two-way vs. one-way streets, conducted partially on Brook Street in Old Louisvlle, shows that all sorts of statistics on living improve with the conversion. The study’s gotten the attention of scholarly journals and the Washington Post. Here’s an excerpt from the Post’s piece, headlined — Why One-Way Streets are Bad for Everyone But Speeding Cars, published April 17: In John Gilderbloom’s experience, the notorious streets are invariably the one-way streets. These are the streets lined with foreclosed homes and empty storefronts, the streets that look neglected and feel unsafe, the streets where you might find drug dealers…


Let’s Get Fired UP for Another Week in Louisville KY

Sure, the big news may have been that big Rand Paul announcement, but here are some very interesting stories making the rounds in Louisville KY this week: This is NOT Hazing: A U of L fraternity, TKE, is being investigated because members forced pledges to be designated drivers, paint themselves for sporting events, and, if you can believe it, carry books. Is this something worth investigating? Frats are getting a bad rap these days, thanks mostly to the racist video of University of Oklahoma SAE’s, but being forced to carry books? Insert sarcastic comment here. (WLKY) Now THIS is Hazing: The swim…