The Horizon

Metro ranks best among nation

Aprile Rickert, Staff

January 20, 2013

A report conducted by two professors at Portland State University dubbed Louisville “the best U.S. city at luring and retaining educated young people,” with Portland, Ore. — long thought of as one of the hippest places in the country— coming in second. “It’s really diverse,” Sam Parsons,...

Students experience Asian culture

IUS Horizon

October 8, 2012

Recently a group of IUS students was able to visit Asia by simply riding a bus. Valerie Scott, senior lecturer in psychology, took her Psychology 451 class to the Crane House in Louisville, where they immersed themselves in Asian culture. Also known as the Asia Institute, the Crane House provi...

Firms account for networking value

IUS Horizon

October 1, 2012

[photospace] Accounting majors multiplied their networking skills with local businesses during a Career Day event on campus. Hosted by the Career Development Center, students participated in a two-part event where they met face-to-face with employers and listened to speeches from professionals. Lynn...

Students scavenge Louisville at WorldFest

IUS Horizon

September 17, 2012

The plush, behemoth of a coach bus lumbered to a curb stop at Louisville’s Belvedere entrance. IUS students poured out and scattered up the concrete ramp into the 10th annual WorldFest for the free, three-day event, hosted by the city of Louisville, to display its growing cultural diversity. The...