August 11, 2016 Announcements

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    Here’s what was featured on UofLNews on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016:

    • Dale Billingsley chosen as UofL’s acting provost. Read more.
    • Forum focuses on west Louisville economic development. Read more.
    • Third annual UofL Nightingale Awards will recognize outstanding nurses. Read more.

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    Did You Know?

    The inaugural Louisville Alumni Day of Service is planned for Sept. 10. It will include 11 alumni chapters across the country and five alumni councils in Louisville co-hosting service events.

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    Research Bulletin

    Five University of Louisville faculty members received grants totaling more than $800,000 this week. See a list of the grants here.

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    Campus-Submitted Announcement List

    Miscellaneous

    1.) Belknap Ice Cream Social set for next week

    2.) Counseling Center closed on Friday

    3.) FY16 Annual Effort Certification Reports due

    4.) Call for Gender Equity/Professional Development Award nominations, applications

    5.) Save the Date:  Research!Louisville 2016 is Oct. 11-14

    6.) Belknap Farmers Market open today

    7.) Gray Street Farmers Market open today

    Talks/Seminars/Symposiums

    8.) Lunch presentation: How Learning Works: An Overview of 7 Principles

    Sustainability

    9.) Green Tip: Sustainability on Tap

    Health and Wellness

    10.) Take 20 minutes out of your day for Barre Bones

    Grand Rounds

    11.) Pediatric Grand Rounds

    12.) Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds

    13.) Family & Geriatric Medicine Grand Rounds

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    Campus-Submitted Announcements

    Miscellaneous

    1.) Belknap Ice Cream Social set for next week

    August 15, 2-4 p.m., Grawemeyer courtyard; Free

    The annual Belknap Campus Ice Cream Social will be held August 15, from 2 to 4 p.m., on the courtyard of Grawemeyer Hall. It will feature Comfy Cow ice cream.

    Additional Information: Tammy Lawson, 852-6573

     

    2.) Counseling Center closed on Friday

    Aug. 12, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Cardinal Station, Suite 201

    The Counseling Center will be closed on Friday, August 12 for off-site semester planning. We will re-open on Monday, August 15 at 8 a.m. If you are in need of a consultation, you can call the Dean of Students Office at 852-5787; in case of an emergency, you can call 911, University Police at 852-6111, Emergency Psychiatry at the UofL Hospital at 562-3210, the Hope Now Hotline at 589-4313 or the Suicide Prevention Hotline at 800-273-8255.

     

    3.) FY16 Annual Effort Certification Reports due

    Deadline is Aug. 19

    Annual Effort Certification Reports for faculty, project directors, graduate students and staff who expended effort on a federally-funded sponsored project(s) during the period of July 1, 2015-June 30, 2016 must be returned electronically to Sponsored Programs Financial Admin, no later than COB August 19. Responsibility for maintaining the original report with signature resides with primary academic unit/depart/school. Effort Certification Reports may be accessed – University Reports at Financials: Financials-Department-Effort Reports.

    Additional Information: Contact your unit business manager or Julie Renn, 852-5433

     

    4.) Call for Gender Equity/Professional Development Award nominations, applications

    Deadline for both is Oct. 7

    Nominations and applications for The Mary K. Tachau Gender Equity Award and the M. Celeste Nichols Professional Development Award are being accepted through Oct. 7. The Equity Award goes to a member of the UofL community whose work has directly furthered women’s equality and gender equity. The Nichols Award goes to a UofL graduate or professional school student to support academic and professional enrichment beyond normal program expenses.

    Additional information: Nominations and applications available online
    Submit nominations for the Tachau Gender Award to Debra Dougherty (Commissions Office); inquiries to Michelle M. Kosiewicz; submit applications for the Nichols Award to Phyllis M. Webb, or drop off applications at the Women’s Center (#4 Administrative Annex Bldg., Belknap campus)

     

    5.) Save the Date:  Research!Louisville 2016 is Oct. 11-14

    R!L 2016 marks its 21st anniversary of annual celebrations of health-related research. A variety of lectures, scientific poster competitions, and workshops will take place this fall at the Louisville Medical Center.  The event schedule is in production. Keep up to date online. You may submit an abstract or volunteer for judging via the website. Abstracts will be accepted through August 31. This year’s keynote speaker is Linda S. Birnbaum, PhD, director, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and National Toxicology Program. 

    Additional Information: Bonnie G. Dean, 852-2647

     

    6.) Belknap Farmers Market open today

    Aug. 4, 3:30-6 p.m., 3rd Street and Brandeis Avenue

    Come check out the variety of products offered by 14 local farmers and vendors from Kentucky and Indiana.

    Additional Information: Email, website

     

    7.) Gray Street Farmers Market open today

    Thursdays through Oct. 27, rain or shine, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., 400 block of East Gray Street

    Some items available today include: various baked goods; watermelon, peaches, melons, bell peppers, tomatoes, sweet corn, squash, zucchini, beans, , cucumbers, and onions; antibiotic and hormone free beef, chicken, pork, lamb, rabbit, bison, frog legs, duck, goat, and eggs; kettle corn, honey,  maple syrup, jams, sauces and pickled items; and all natural soaps, lotions, bug spray, and alcohol free hand sanitizer. Lunch: Chef Maria’s Greek Deli, The Kentucky Taco, and Red Top Gourmet Dog.

    Additional Information: Facebook, website

    Talks/Seminars/Symposiums

    8.) Lunch presentation: How Learning Works: An Overview of 7 Principles

    August 17, noon to 1 p.m. (lunch served at 11:30 a.m.), School of Medicine, B Instructional Building, Room 115

    Join Dr. Gay Baughman, clinical associate professor, Department of General Dentistry and Oral Medicine, and Dr. Marie Kendall Brown, assistant director, Delphi Center for Teaching and Learning, for this one-hour lunch presentation about the research-based principles of how human learning works.

    Additional Information: Register online

     

    Sustainability

    9.) Green Tip: Sustainability on Tap

    UofL and the Louisville Water Co. are collaborating to educate students, faculty and staff on the value of getting back to the tap with events, guest lectures and water filling station signs. Do you know where our drinking water comes from or the engineering behind it? Explore the political and global concerns around water or dive into marketing issues. Louisville Water’s story of science and public health brings real-world examples to the classroom and we’ll provide staff for guest lectures or tours.

    Additional Information: To arrange a tour or guest lecture, contact Louisville Water Company’s Kelley Dearing Smith, 502-569-3695

     

    Health and Wellness

    10.) Take 20 minutes out of your day for Barre Bones

    August 12, 12:30-12:50 p.m., Chestnut Street Fitness Facility, Health Science Center; Free for employees, retirees, and their spouse/qualifying adult

    Learn about bone health while participating in one of the best workout trends. Barre focuses on isometric strength training combined with high reps of small range of motion movements.

    Additional Information: Facebook, website, email, 852-7755

     

    Grand Rounds

    11.) Pediatric Grand Rounds

    August 12, 8 a.m., Norton Hospital, 2nd Floor Auditorium

    This Friday, please join us for a pediatric grand rounds featuring David H. Adamkin, MD. Adamkin is professor of pediatrics and director of the division of Neonatal Medicine as well as the Chair of Neonatology and Director of Neonatal Nutrition Research at UofL. He will present “Neonatal Hypoglycemia: Making Sense of Different Opinions.”

    Additional Information: Brittney Luckett, 502-629-8828

     

    12.) Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds

    August 12, 6:45-7:45 a.m., Baxter I Research Building, lower level auditorium; Free

    Please join the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery as we welcome PGY-3 orthopaedic surgery resident, Joey Polio, MD. Dr. Polio will lecture on Medial Epicondyle Elbow Fractures.

    Additional Information: Monica Welsh, 852-6902

     

    13.) Family & Geriatric Medicine Grand Rounds

    August 12, 7:30-8:30 a.m., Jewish Hospital Bottigheimer Auditorium; Free

    Rangaraj Gopalraj, MD, PhD, U of L Assistant professor of geriatric medicine will present “Honey, Where Did I Park My Car?” Dr. Gopalraj will discuss cognitive aging. He will explain which aspects of memory are affected vs preserved, and what lifestyle and social health issues can affect brain health. He will give steps for a healthier brain. CME credit is available for both AAFP and ACCME accreditation.

    Additional Information: Mickie Mulloy, 852-0797

     

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    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.