August 12, 2016 Announcements

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    Want to know what’s going on at UofL? Visit the UofLNews website for features, videos, photos, announcements, radio segments, and the UofL event calendar. Click here to submit an announcement.

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    Here’s what was featured on UofLNews on Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016:

    • Interim College of Business dean offers steady hand. Read more.
    • Concern and passion captured in West Louisville Photovoice exhibit. Read more.
    • UofL engineering research team exploring next-gen robots. Read more.
    • UofL a part of Spirit of ’45 event commemorating end of WWII. Read more.

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    Did You Know?

    First-year Brandeis School of Law students will kick off the fall semester today with a community service program. More than 65 students are expected to complete service projects for 11 different organizations. This event has become a tradition and reflects the school’s commitment to public service.

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    Campus-Submitted Announcement List

    Miscellaneous

    1.) Campus Housing move-in day volunteers needed

    2.) Research!Louisville 2016: Call for Judges

    3.) Research!Louisville 2016: Call for Abstracts

    4.) Welcome Week 2016 Begins Wednesday

    Health and Wellness

    5.) New foam roll and stretch class available at GHN

    6.) Who says fitness can’t be fun? Functional Fitness class offered

    Grand Rounds

    7.) Brown Cancer Center Grand Rounds

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    Campus-Submitted Announcements

    Miscellaneous

    1.) Campus Housing move-in day volunteers needed

    August 17, 8:30-11:30 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. or 1:30-4:30 p.m.; all residence halls

    Campus Housing is excited to welcome more than 2,000 first-year students moving into the residence halls on our two Move-In Days on Aug.16 and Aug. 17. Help get our new students settled into their new campus homes. All registered volunteers will be provided a free lunch.

    Additional Information: Sign up onlineAmy Chambers, 854-3767

     

    2.) Research!Louisville 2016: Call for Judges

    October 11-14 Kosair Charities Clinical & Translational Research Building, Health Sciences Center
    Faculty and post-docs are needed to judge posters at Research!Louisville. Sign up for judging online.

    Additional Information: Anne Noe, 852-2553

     

    3.) Research!Louisville 2016: Call for Abstracts

    Due by Aug. 31; event is October 11-14 Kosair Charities Clinical and Translational Research Building, Health Sciences Center
    Faculty, post-docs, research associates, residents, clinical fellows, research staff, PharmDs, graduate and professional students are invited to submit an abstract on their life science research for a poster presentation at Research!Louisville. Abstract submissions are due by August 31. Submit an abstract online.

    Additional Information: Anne Noe, 852-2553

     

    4.) Welcome Week 2016 Begins Wednesday

    Help First Year Initiatives and our campus and community partners welcome students to UofL. Check out favorites like Kick Back in the Stacks, Playfair and SOUL. There are also many new, exciting events this year and plenty of opportunities for free swag and food. The full schedule can be found online.  Like/follow us on Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram (UofLFYI) and download the app, UofL Welcome Week, for up-to-date info on the events.

    Additional Information: Website, 852-3125

     

    Health and Wellness

    5.) New foam roll and stretch class available at GHN

    Fridays, 12:40-1 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; Free for GHN Wellness Center members

    This class will help prep your muscles for a workout, treat day-to-day stiffness, and loosen things up. Stretching and muscle release are the most overlooked component of injury prevention and muscle recovery.

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

     

    6.) Who says fitness can’t be fun? Functional Fitness class offered

    Saturdays, 9:30-10:15 a.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center, Humana Gym; Free for GHN Wellness Center members

    This class focuses on fitness that can easily translate into daily activities and incorporates exercises that strengthen major muscle groups. You will get efficient functional movements that will enhance and nourish your spine, revitalize your postural muscles and strengthen your core with every movement. Exercises are shown at different skill levels so each person can work to their own individual competency.

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

     

    Grand Rounds

    7.) Brown Cancer Center Grand Rounds

    August 12, noon to 1 p.m., ACB Glass Room; Free

    The Brown Cancer Center Grand Rounds will present “Targeting Oncogenic Drivers Versus Activating Cancer Immunity – The Melanoma Experience.” Our speaker will be Jason Chesney, MD, PhD, Endowed Chair Professor, Department of Med-Oncology, University of Louisville.

    Additional Information: Email

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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.