The number of students coming from around the globe to study at UofL is increasing.  Sharolyn Pepper, associate director of International Student and Scholar Services, talks about the reasons UofL is recruiting more international students, while Richa Singhal, a graduate student from India, tells us about her experience in Louisville.

Also on this edition of UofL Today with Mark Hebert, Jelani Kerr from the School of Public Health looks at HIV rates in African-Americans and whether they’re tied to America’s drug policy.

Watch their interview in the video below:

 

Listen to the podcast here.

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Mark Hebert
Following a 28-year career as a radio and television reporter, Mark Hebert joined the University of Louisville as the Director of Media Relations in 2009, serving as the main spokesperson. In 2015, Mark was named Director of Programming and Production. He’s now producing and hosting a radio show about “all things UofL”, overseeing the university’s video and TV productions, writing a blog and promoting UofL’s research operation. Mark is best known for his 22 years as the political and investigative reporter for WHAS-TV in Louisville where he won numerous awards for breaking stories, exposing corruption and objectively covering Kentucky politics. In 2014, Mark was inducted into the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame.