PHOTOS: A&S Celebrates Outstanding Faculty Members Thursday, Mar 10 2016 

Spring-themed center pieces decorated the tables. Photo by Rachel Knue. Photo by Rachel Knue. The faculty and staff members enjoying refreshments before the awards are handed out.

Photo by Rachel Knue. Dr. Kimberly Kempf-Leonard, the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, introducing the winners. 

Photo by Rachel Knue. Professor Mark Austin accepts the A&S Distinguished Faculty award for Full-time Teaching. 

Photo by Rachel Knue. Each winner was given a congratulatory plaque and $500.  Photo by Rachel Knue. The A&S Distinguished Faculty Award for Service to the University went to Dr. Robert Buchanan. Photo by Rachel Knue. Many members of the College of Arts and Sciences faculty and staff attended the celebration.

Photo by Rachel Knue. Rick Taylor shakes hands with Dr. Kimberly Kempf-Leonard before accepting the award for Outstanding Performance in the Technical/Paraprofessional Category. 

Photo by Rachel Knue. Alexandra O'Keefe is awarded the plaque for Outstanding Performance in the Clerical/Secretarial Category. 

Photo by Rachel Knue. The faculty and staff members who were awarded for excellence within the department. From left to right: Dr. Kimberly Kempf-Leonard, Rick Taylor, Alexandra O'Keefe, Mark Austin, Tracy Heightchew, and Robert Buchanan. 

Photo by Rachel Knue.

Photos by Rachel Knue / The Louisville Cardinal

Brief: TLC wins KPA Awards Friday, Feb 26 2016 

By Olivia Krauth–

The Louisville Cardinal staffers picked up some hardware this week during the Kentucky Press Association’s annual award show.

The KPA Awards celebrate writing, photo and design across all levels, including university.

The awards are as follows:

Best Feature Story 

– Second Place – Maggie Little – “On-campus dining options: A battle worth fighting?” 

– Honorable Mention – Simon Isham – “Students clean up a grave situation”
Best Enterprise/Analytical Story
– Third Place – Olivia Krauth – “Her fault?: Rape culture at U of L”
Best Investigative Story/Series
– First Place – Olivia Krauth – “Her fault?: Rape culture at U of L”
Best Sports Picture Essay
– Honorable Mention – Austin Lassell – MBB v. UNC
Best Special Section
– First Place – Maggie Little, Sarah Rohleder – Finance Issue
Best Sports Special Section
– First Place – Sam Draut, Sarah Rohleder, Jacob Abrahamson, Olivia Krauth – Football Preview
– Third Place – Noah Allison, Simon Isham, Sam Draut – Basketball Preview
Best Front Page
– Third Place – Sarah Rohleder, Olivia Krauth – Football Preview
Best Headline
– First Place – Jacob Abrahamson – “Shirley it can’t be true”
– Second Place – Jacob Abrahamson – “Construction delays make Ekstrom renovations overdue