Neighbors nervous ahead of hearing that could free accused child rapist Saturday, Jan 11 2020 

Residents of Louisville's California neighborhood hope their presence at an upcoming hearing will send a message to the judge.

‘Bullitt’ Mustang sells for $3.74 million at Florida auction Saturday, Jan 11 2020 

The sale at Mecum Kissimmee marks the most expensive Mustang ever sold.


U of L executive vice president for research and innovation announced Saturday, Jan 11 2020 

By Matthew Keck —

Kevin Gardner, vice provost for research at the University of New Hampshire (UNH), will be the University of Louisville’s new executive vice president for research and innovation. Gardner will assume the role Jan. 27, pending the approval of the board of trustees.

“Dr. Gardner brings excellent credentials to this position,” said President Neeli Bendapudi. “As important, he brings energy, enthusiasm and communication skills that will help us build our research enterprise and share that knowledge to benefit our students, our community and the Commonwealth of Kentucky. We are excited to have him join our team.”

Gardner helped elevate UNH to the highest level among research universities during his tenure there. Since 1999, he served various roles at UNH including director of strategic initiatives and vice provost for research.

In his role as vice provost at UNH, he saw their rise from a Carnegie High Research Activity university (R2), to a Carnegie Very High Research university (R1). U of L has been a Carnegie R1 institution since 2005.

Gardner was also an associate state director of New Hampshire’s Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR). In this position, he led them to develop a statewide plan to increase engagement among higher education, research-based business and industry and state government.

In addition, he served as director of New Hampshire’s Environmental Research Group and Recycled Materials Resource Center.

He received his bachelor of science in civil engineering from Union College and his master’s and doctorate degrees in the same field from Clarkson University. Gardner was a research assistant at Clarkson.

Gardner succeeds William Pierce, who served as the EVPRI at U of L from 2009 to 2018. Robert Keynton, professor and Lutz Endowed Chair for Biomechanical Devices, served as the interim EVPRI after Pierce retired.

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Jordan Nwora shines in one of Louisville’s biggest defensive possessions of the season Saturday, Jan 11 2020 

Jordan Nwora is an NBA-level scorer with some big questions about his defense, but he may have saved the game for Louisville at Notre Dame.


Kentucky basketball’s Ashton Hagans can be a headache, but he’s worth the hassle Saturday, Jan 11 2020 

Ashton Hagans continues to frustrate John Calipari, but his production and skill level make him Kentucky's indispensable player.


Hundreds show up for Elizabethtown’s Bluegrass Sportsplex opening Saturday, Jan 11 2020 

On Saturday afternoon, hundreds of people braved the heavy downpours to check out the Bluegrass Sportsplex for themselves.

LGBTQ advocates in Southern Indiana push for Fairness Ordinance in Jeffersonville Saturday, Jan 11 2020 

Southern Indiana Pride wants 2020 to be the year Jeffersonville joins other cities in having a Fairness Ordinance on the books.


Indiana University set to commemorate 200th anniversary Saturday, Jan 11 2020 

Indiana University officials plan to toast the school’s bicentennial later this month with the dedication of a new supercomputer

Nwora leads way, No. 13 Louisville beats Notre Dame 67-64 Saturday, Jan 11 2020 

Reserve guard Ryan McMahon scored 17 points and Dwayne Sutton had a double-double of 10 points and 14 rebounds for the Cardinals.


Louisville basketball rallies late to avoid collapse and pick up key win at Notre Dame Saturday, Jan 11 2020 

It was a close game Saturday in South Bend, but Louisville basketball held on to pick up an important Atlantic Coast Conference win over Notre Dame.


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