April 23, 2018 Announcements

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    Monday, April 23, 2018

     

    DID YOU KNOW

    On April 16, the University of Louisville was a clue on popular game show Jeopardy! For $1,200 the clue was: “In 2016, Lamar Jackson claimed the first Heisman Trophy for this school’s Cardinals.” The contestant, from Tufts University, guessed correctly. 

     

     

    FACULTY AND STAFF NOTABLES

    The London School of Economics Business Review has picked up coverage of research on Work-life Balance of Global Team Members. Manju Ahuja, professor in the department of computer information systems in UofL’s College of Business, teamed up with professors Saonee Sarker and Suprateek Sarker from the University of Virginia for the research. The article is based on their forthcoming paper titled “Work–Life Conflict of Globally Distributed Software Development Personnel: An Empirical Investigation Using Border Theory,” in the journal “Information Systems Research,” 2018.

     
     

    UofL Today with Mark Hebert

    WHAS-TV, Great Day Live

    Mondays at 10:30 a.m. WHAS-TV and WLKY-TV also run the UofL stories in their Monday afternoon and Saturday morning newscasts, respectively. Segments can be found on YouTube.  
    Monday, April 23: Sarah French has overcome obstacles to get her teaching degree and her life experience has served her well in bonding with students at Portland Elementary School where she is student teaching. 

     

    Radio Show

    Airs Mondays and Tuesdays at 6 p.m. on 93.9 FM TheVille; replayed on Saturday and Sunday mornings. Podcasts can be found on SoundCloud. This week’s schedule:
    Monday, April 23: Mark Carter, president and CEO of Passport Health Plan, discusses Passport’s move to west Louisville, Passport’s partnerships with UofL and more. The Kent School of Social Work’s Andy Frey is doing new research on preschoolers with behavioral issues. 
    Wednesday, April 25: UofL’s men’s club volleyball team won a NVCF national championship, the first club team to win a national championship. Members Sam Bibelhauser, Anthony Campisano and Tom Sarver discuss. Martin Hall is doing research on women who are on probation or parole and misusing prescription drugs. Olfa Nasraoui and Stephanie Philipp have won a big grant to train secondary school teachers how to teach principles of big data

     

    Metro TV and KET KY – The Kentucky Channel

    (Metro TV – Ch. 99 on UVerse, Ch. 184 on Spectrum): 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., Fridays at 8 a.m., Mondays at 6:30 a.m., Tuesdays at 2 p.m. Watch the Metro TV shows on YouTube
    This week: Two out of three gunshot deaths in the U.S. are suicides using a gun in the home. Steve Lippmann, Bilal Abaid and Simrat Sarai from UofL School of Medicine discuss their study. UofL masters music student James May has won a prestigious Mitchell Scholarship to Ireland. Marci Decaro talks about her study on memory and problem solving.

     

    Miscellaneous

    Seminar with Fidelity this Wednesday: UofL 403(b) Retirement Plan 101, Basics and Beyond

    April 25, 2018, 12 -1 p.m., Human Resources, 1980 Arthur St.
    All faculty, staff and retirees are invited to bring their lunch and join us this Wednesday, April 25, for the first of a new monthly brown bag seminar series called University of Louisville 403(b) Retirement Plan 101, Basics and Beyond. Learn the basics of the university’s 403(b) plan with information about your contribution options, how much you should be saving, and investment options. These new sessions are a great opportunity for new and current employees to learn more about one of the best benefits the university offers to employees. This session will be presented by Fidelity Investments. Please register online to attend.

     

    The second annual Derby City Gala at the U Club

    May 5, 8:30 p.m., U Club
    Join Night Breeze featuring UofL employee Julie Bee and DJ Gerald “G-Man” Harrison on May 5 at 8:30  p.m. at the U Club. Early bird tickets are $65 and include food and music. A cash bar will also be available. Proceeds go toward a scholarship for a high school student.
    Additional Information: Email

     

    Summer Job Interview Day

    April 24, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Career Development Center- Houchens Building, LL03
    The Career Development Center is bringing six employers to campus (All About Kids, Cardinal Health, Marriott Louisville, Nike Factory Store, UPS, and YMCA of Greater Louisville) that have part-time summer positions available for students. To reserve your interview time, please see the Summer Job Interview Day event in Cards Career Connection powered by Handshake. Students must have a time selected in order to guarantee an interview. Walk-in interviews may not be able to be accommodated.
    Additional Information: Ron Denney, 852-5440

     

    Apply now for Delphi U Online Summer 2018

    June 11-Aug 5, online; Free
    The Delphi Center for Teaching and Learning announces the summer offering of Delphi U Online, to prepare instructors to teach online. Participants will learn two primary concepts: What it is like to be an online learner and how to effectively teach online. This is for full and part-time faculty planning to teach a new fully online course or enhance a current online course. Registration is now open and positions are limited.
    Additional Information: Deb Hatfield, 852-0412, website

     

    Transformation Tea

    April 26, 3-5 p.m., Belknap Campus, Ekstrom Library, Chao Auditorium
    Transformation Tea for Women of Color & Their Allies began in 1997. The Tea affords women of color an opportunity on an annual basis to empower one another by sharing concerns, problems and positive suggestions. We will have a panel discussion on “Faculty Women of Color and the Academy.” Guest speaker, Phyllis L. Clark, Med, founder of EMERGE Institute for Women. The topic is “Objects in mirror are closer than they appear.” Light refreshments will be served.
    Additional Information: Websiteemail

     

    Last Chance to Register for the Consortium’s Social Justice Fair

    April 23, 4-7 p.m., Meyzeek Middle School (828 S. Jackson St.); free and open to the public
    This community-building, networking event will provide an opportunity for attendees to learn about social justice related organizations, programs and research going on in Louisville. It’s family-friendly, and food will be served. Register online.
    Additional Information: Cassia Herron, 852-2371, website 

     

    Training and Workshops

    Green Threads Faculty Workshop applications due TODAY

    Curious about integrating themes of ecological, social and economic stewardship and resilience into your courses? The Sustainability Council invites full/part-time faculty and GTA Academy members from any discipline to apply for the 2018 Green Threads workshop. We’ll explore ways to embed sustainability in your curriculum. You’ll earn a $500 honorarium, course development resources, info on local sustainability issues, & an interdisciplinary collegial network. Apply by April 23 with Chair’s approval.
    Additional Information: Green Threads applicationDaniel DeCaro

     

    Talks/Seminars/Symposiums

    Biochemistry seminar Monday

    April 23, noon, Homberger Library, HSC-A, Rm 614
    Peter A. Doris, PhD, Professor and Director, Center for Human Genetics, McGovern Medical School, University of Texas, HSC at Houston; ‘Immunogenetics of Hypertensive Renal Injury and Stroke.’
    Additional Information: Email

     

    Health and Wellness

    Use approved SLV time for Moment of Mindfulness at GHN

    April 23, 4:30-4:55 p.m., Get Healthy Now; Free for employees
    Take a moment out of your day to care for your body, mind, and spirit. Experience the benefits of reflection, stillness and being fully present.
    Additional information: Websiteemail, 852-7755

     

    Seasonal food guide: What and when to plant in your area

    Learn which veggies will thrive in your climate, when to plant them and when they’ll be ripe for harvest. The popular planting choices are tomatoes, zucchini squash, peppers, beets and carrots. Enter your state and find out what’s being picked right now – perfect for knowing what to expect at your local farmer’s market. Use this guide to plan your Meatless Monday recipes with fresh ingredients that are at the peak of flavor.
    Additional information: Seasonal food guideMeatless Mondays recipesGHN Facebookwebsiteemail, 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.