April 17, 2017 Announcements

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    Monday, April 17, 2017
     
     
     
    DID YOU KNOW
    UofL’s Ladybirds Dance Team was named national champions in the overall Division IA team performance division last week at the NCA/NDA National Championships in Florida. The team also won the Division IA hip-hop competition, earning the Ladybirds their first double title in school history. In total, UofL’s spirit program won five national titles, the most ever for any school in a single year
     
    FACULTY AND STAFF NOTABLES
    UofL’s Delaina Amos, Dewey Clayton, Baron Kelly and Sherri Wallace are members of the first faculty cohort of the Council on Postsecondary Education’s Academic Leadership Development Institute (ALDI). The purpose of ALDI is to create a professional learning community of early career, underrepresented minority faculty who are interested in future administrative leadership positions. Campus provosts nominated candidates for the yearlong initiative based on the following criteria: fewer than seven years’ experience in the profession, demonstrated leadership ability, interest in advancement and dedication to their teaching craft.
     
     
    UofL Today with Mark Hebert
    WHAS-TV, Great Day Live
    Mondays at 9:30 a.m. Segments can be found on YouTube. WHAS-TV and WLKY-TV also run the UofL stories in their Monday afternoon and Saturday morning newscasts, respectively
    Monday, April 17: It’s the learning lab for UofL Medical students, where students perform mock evaluations and procedures on real people and robots.
     
    Radio Show (new schedule)
    Airs Mondays and Wednesdays at 6 p.m. during UofL baseball season on 93.9 FM TheVille; replayed on Saturday and Sunday mornings. Podcasts can be found on SoundCloud. This week’s schedule:
    Monday, April 17: Kristen Lucas teaches crisis communications in the UofL College of Business and talks about the United Airlines incident. Kris Zierold and Clara Sears discuss a study of coal ash’s impact on children’s health. Jennifer Keene from Chapman University was the Gottschalk lecturer this year. An interview with her about World War 1. 
    Wednesday, April 19: Col. Archie Herndon talks about his year at UofL as an Army War College Fellow. Heidi Cooley-Cook from CEHD and UofL’s Autism Training Center is joined by Deborah Morton from FEAT to talk about a new program to make businesses more autism-friendly. If your diet stinks maybe you need to be more mindful about your eating. Cheri Levinson and Irina Vanzhula from psychology discuss.
     
    Metro TV and KET KY – The Kentucky Channel
    (Metro TV – Ch. 99 on UVerse, Ch. 25 on TWC): Monday and Tuesday nights at 7:30, Thursday 6:30 p.m., Friday 8:30 p.m. and Sunday 9:30 p.m. (KET KY – Ch. 192 on TWC, other channels): Thursdays at 5 p.m. Metro TV shows on UofL’s YouTube channel
    This week: Anita Barbee from the Kent School of Social Work has helped develop an app to be used in training EMS workers talk to families of children who are killed. Pediatrician Heather Felton talks about household dangers for kids. The UofL Institute for Sustainable Health and Optimal Aging has received a grant to bring veterans and teenagers together. Anna Faul and Joe D’Ambrosio discuss.
     
    Miscellaneous
    SOUL service day volunteers needed
    August 17, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., SAC East side gym
    SOUL 2017 happens during Welcome Week. The event coordinates community service projects for 300+ students to volunteer around the city. Your help is needed for this major event. Register online.
    Additional Information: Pam Curtis, 852-0242
     
    Volunteers needed for College for a Day 2017
    May 20, Strickler and Davidson halls
    On May 20, UofL is partnering with local Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and other youth organizations for the sixth annual College for a Day event which introduces middle and high school students to campus life. We need UofL faculty, staff and students to lead sessions on: architecture, citizenship in the nation, electronics, emergency preparedness, engineering, environmental science, first aid, graphic arts, law, medicine, robotics and sustainability.
    Additional Information: WebsiteNiki King Jones, 852-2566
     
    Submit your artwork for annual Open Walls faculty/staff art exhibit
    June 12-29, opening reception June 14, noon to 2 p.m.
    The annual show for faculty and staff will run from June 12 through June 29 in the Photographic Archives gallery, part of Archives & Special Collections, in the Ekstrom Library. The exhibit is an opportunity for UofL employees who are not professional or exhibited artists to share their work. Employee visual artists who want to participate should submit the registration form via email by 5 p.m. June 2, 2017. Click here for the form. Past Open Walls participants are encouraged to exhibit; please enter artwork that is new to Open Walls.
    Additional Information: Alicia Kelso, 852-2670
     
    Finals Fest: Spring 2017
    April 18
    SAB and other groups are hosting a day to get students ready for finals. Grab a free drink on the way to class, play with dogs to help you de-stress, or enjoy some free food or a massage to take a break. The evening also includes a game watch to cheer on the men’s baseball team against UK. The schedule includes:
    • 9 a.m., Lemonade Stand (Humanities Quad)
    • Pause for Paws (Ekstrom Library Lobby)
    • 6:30 p.m., Baseball + BBQ (Library Lower Level & Lawn)
    Additional Information: Email
     
    Summer Seasonal On-site Interviews
    April 25, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Career Development Center: Houchen Building, LL03
    The UofL Career Development Center will be hosting on-site interviews for summer positions with UPS, PhysAssist, All About Kids, Kentucky Kingdom, UPS, and Towne Park. Sign up for an interview online.
     
    Faculty/Staff/Alumni Golf Scramble
    Deadline May 26; June 2, shotgun start at 1 p.m., Quail Chase Golf Course
    The 26th Annual Faculty/Staff/Alumni Golf Scramble will be held on Friday, June 2 at Quail Chase Golf Course. Play begins with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. The entry fee of $55 includes greens fee, golf cart, skins game, team prizes, individual hole competitions, range balls, and pre-round lunch served between 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Limited to the first 120 paid entries. Entry deadline is Friday, May 26.
    Additional Information: Email 
     
    Lunch with European master painter Katarzyna Kociomyk
    There are some breathtaking original paintings on display at the University Club and you can have lunch with the artist this week. European master painter Katarzyna Kociomyk, who has painted more than 300 canvasses around the globe, will be at the U-Club on Thursday, April 20 at noon. Lunch with the artist is $20. Call 852-6996 for reservations.
     
    Save the date: R!L 2017 is coming to the Louisville Medical Center in September
    Research Louisville’s R!L 2017 is coming this fall to the Louisville Medical Center. Dates are September 11-15. Abstract submissions will be accepted Aug. 1-31. For more information, contact Anne Noe at the UofL Health Sciences Research Office at 852-2553.            
    Additional Information: Website
     
    Don’t miss out on the Farm to Table Dinner
    April 18, 5-8 p.m., Red Barn; $25 for dinner or $30 for dinner with wine & cheese
    There is still time to purchase your ticket for the Farm to Table Dinner! A first-class culinary experience! Join us for UofL Dining’s Farm to Table Dinner on April 18. Dinner will consist of a unique four-course menu, made from scratch by expert chefs using local, farm-fresh ingredients. Preorder tickets are two meal swipes or $25 for Dinner and $30 for dinner with local wine and cheese. Call 852-5991 to purchase tickets.
    Additional Information: Website 
     
    HR
    Identity Theft Training Sessions scheduled on Belknap and HSC
    April 19, 2:30-4 p.m., Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library, Belknap Campus; April 21, 2:30-4 p.m., Kornhauser Library, Auditorium 103, 500 S. Preston St.
    HR will host Identity Theft Training sessions on the HSC and Belknap campuses this week through our EAP vendor, Human Development. Identity theft is defined as the fraudulent acquisition and use of a person’s private identifying information, typically for financial gain. The session will outline the various risks, preventive measures, and strategic processes to resolve the aftermath, should you become a victim. No registration required.
    Additional Information: 852-6258
     
    Talks/Seminars/Symposiums
    2017 Grawemeyer Awards Lecture Series continues this week
    April 18-20
    The 2017 Grawemeyer Award recipients will present their award-winning ideas at the following lectures, which are free and open to the public: Dana Burde, world order winner, April 18; Gary Dorrien, religion winner, April 18; Diana Hess and Paula McAvoy, education winners, April 19; and Marsha Linehan, psychology winner, April 20.  Details, including lecture topics and locations, are available online. A recap of the lecture series will be posted to UofL News later this month.
    Additional Information: Website
     
    Dept. of Pharmacology and Toxicology William J. Waddell Seminar Series, PhD Proposal
    April 17, 10-11 a.m., Room 123, CTR, HSC
    The Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology William J. Waddell Seminar Series presents a PhD proposal by Mohamed Mahmoud, “Raising the BAR: Assessing BAR peptide-nanoparticle effectiveness against P. gingivalis oral biofilm formation.” Mahmoud is from the lab of Dr. Steinbach
    Additional Information: Olivia Hill
     
    Studies
    Recruiting patients with CRPS- 1
    Seeking patients within one year of an injury or surgery to one extremity with a diagnoses of CRPS-1 within 6 month. Patients without a diagnoses but has symptoms of CRPS Type I for less than six months can be screened and evaluated to see if eligible. Pre-existing neuropathy’s, chronic opiate use, or already on a bisphosphonate are exclusions. Clinical trials.gov NCT # 02504008. Principal investigator is Marjorie Robinson, MD.
    Additional Information: Elizabeth Cooke, RN, 852-8016
     
    Health and Wellness
    Less meat, more water — Earth Day math
    Eighty percent of farmed beef is raised in pasture for about a year, then fed for three to six months with feed made from corn and soy. To grow just one pound of corn, you need 147 gallons of water, and cattle can gorge about 1,000 pounds or more of feed in that time. That equals about 140,000 bathtubs of water – per ton of animal. By adopting and giving up meat once a week, you can make a big impact on the Earth’s clean water supply
    Additional Information: Meatless Monday RecipesGet Healthy Now FacebookGet Healthy Now websiteemail, 852-7755
     
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    Alicia Kelso
    Alicia Kelso is the director of social media and digital content. She joined UofL in 2015 as director of communications at the Brandeis School of Law. She also serves as a senior contributor at Forbes.com, writing about the restaurant industry, which she has covered since 2010. Her work has been featured in publications around the world, including NPR, Bloomberg, The Seattle Times, Good Morning America and Franchise Asia Magazine.