"We will now have tighter connections with universities like Duke, North Carolina and other research universities within the ACC that have always been in the national news for their ground breaking research," Herde said.
UofL's Office of Admissions attributes success outside of the classroom to its honors program and its most recent commencement.
"The expansion of housing has played a huge role because it's allowed us to become a more residential campus. And that attracts students from across nation as well as international students," Sawyer said.
Students like Herde hope UofL's ACC membership will open more doors for research and partnerships.
"We'll be able to collaborate, be able to share information that we're all learning about and trying to understand so I think will be good for us because you can't improve unless you're with organizations that are better than you," Herde said.
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