August 17, 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 Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016:

    • Solace in song: training teaches music therapists how to work with premature infants. Read more.
    • Gray Street Farmers Market selected for Double Dollars program. Read more.
    • Researchers to explore the lifetime effects of cigarette smoke and genetics on infertility. Read more.

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    Did You Know?

    There are a number of Living and Learning Communities (LLCs) on campus, where students with similar interests and academic goals live and study together. Kurz Hall is home to the Honors LLCs and the Nested LLCs of Honors Business, Honors Science, Honors 2nd Year Science and Honors Service.

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    Campus-Submitted Announcement List

    Miscellaneous

    1.) Use of campus grounds policy reminder

    2.) Call for proposals: KBRIN Next-Generation Sequencing pilot projects

    3.) The Digital Media Suite is reopening

    Lectures/Seminars/Symposiums

    4.) Center for Predictive Medicine Seminar Series today

    5.) SPHIS presents inaugural Woodson Lecture

    Workshops and Training

    6.) Lab Safety/Hazardous Waste Training scheduled

    Sustainability

    7.) Green Tip: Save on State Fair admission and get free ride on TARC

    Studies

    8.) Louisville Healthy Heart study

    Grand Rounds

    9.) Medicine Grand Rounds: Dr. Jesse Roman

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    Campus-Submitted Announcements

    Miscellaneous

    1.) Use of campus grounds policy reminder

    Belknap Campus

    Outdoor events on Belknap Campus grounds must be registered with the Office of Student Involvement. Permission will be granted if the proposed activity/event is conducted in accordance with the Use of Grounds policy. The online event request form must be submitted online prior to the event/activity. Once approved, Student Involvement will issue a permit and notify Physical Plant, the UofL Police Department, the Office of Risk Management, and other offices pertinent to the request.

    Additional Information: Alexis Becker, 852-0323; grounds policy online; event request form online; Student Involvement website  

     

    2.) Call for proposals: KBRIN Next-Generation Sequencing pilot projects

    The Kentucky Biomedical Research Infrastructure Network is requesting proposals for Next-Generation Sequencing pilot projects. The grant application dead line is 5 p.m. (Eastern) Friday, September 9, 2016.

    Additional Information: Website

    3.) The Digital Media Suite is reopening

    August 22, 10 a.m., Ekstrom Library, Digital Media Suite

    The Digital Media Suite (DMS) will reopen on August 22 at 10 a.m. with a wide variety of new and updated resources and services. Learn how you or your students can check out audio and visual equipment, record in our green screen studio, create digital media assignments using any of the Adobe Creative Cloud apps, or utilize Apple or Android phones and tablets for course work.

    Additional Information: Jason Zahrndt, 852-3787; schedule a consultation or presentation online

     

    Lectures/Seminars/Symposiums

    4.) Center for Predictive Medicine Seminar Series today

    August 17, noon to 1 p.m., CTRB, Room 124; Free

    The Center for Predictive Medicine presents “Neutrophils and Oral Pathogens: Opposing forces in the dysbiosis battle,” by Silvia Uriarte, PhD, Associate Professor, School of Medicine, Molecular Signaling Group, Kidney Disease Program. Pizza and drinks will be provided.
    Additional Information: Cathy St. Clair, 852-5596

     

    5.) SPHIS presents inaugural Woodson Lecture

    September 19; Reception at 5:30 p.m.; Lecture at 6:30 p.m.; Rooms 101 & 102, Clinical & Translational Research Building, HSC; Free; Reservations are required

    The School of Public Health and Information Sciences is hosting the inaugural Woodson Lecture featuring Jonathan Samet, MD, Distinguished Professor & Chair, Dept. of Preventive Medicine, USC Keck School of Medicine, and Director, USC Institute for Global Health. Dr. Samet will present “The Never-Ending Story of Tobacco and Health.” The Woodson Lectureship Endowment, which is providing support for this program, was established to bring national and international public health leaders to UofL.

    Additional Information: Priscilla White, 852-6655, website

     

    Workshops and Training

    6.) Lab Safety/Hazardous Waste Training scheduled

    August 18, 9-11 a.m., W104, Ekstrom Library, Belknap Campus; Free

    Recently hired lab employees who work with chemicals should attend the Lab Safety/Hazardous Waste classroom training. Register for the class online, click on classroom training and select the appropriate class.

    Additional Information: Cathy Price, 852-2956

     

    Sustainability

    7.) Green Tip: Save on State Fair admission and get free ride on TARC

    Headed to the Kentucky State Fair Aug. 18-28? Use your UofL ID for a free ride to the Fair on TARC Routes 2 or 18 from downtown or Belknap campus and save $4/person on admission while also avoiding $8 in parking fees. This year, TARC will also operate a special State Fair Connector route on Central Ave. (between 7th St. Road and Crittenden Drive) on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays during the Fair. TARC rides and Fair admission are free for kids 5 and under.

    Additional Information: TARC’s Kentucky State Fair service website 

     

    Studies

    8.) Louisville Healthy Heart study

    IRB# 09.0174; Suite 460, HCOC, 401 E. Chestnut

    Andrew DeFilippis, MD, of CV Medicine is conducting a research study to evaluate the effect of environmental exposures on cardiovascular disease risk.
    Participation requires two 45-minute visits to complete a questionnaire, EKG, and give blood and urine samples. Subjects receive a $100 gift card. Participants must be over 18 years old, reside in or near Jefferson County and not be pregnant or have cancer, drug/substance abuse problem or severe disease of lung, heart, liver, kidney, brain or blood.

    Additional Information: Karen Beatty, RN, 852-6167

     

    Grand Rounds

    9.) Medicine Grand Rounds: Dr. Jesse Roman

    August 18, 8 a.m., Ambulatory Care Building auditorium

    UofL Medicine Grand Rounds returns, and features Jesse Roman, MD, FACP, FACCP, Professor of Medicine, Pharmacology and Toxicology, and Chairman of the UofL Department of Medicine. Dr. Roman will present “Leadership in the Time of Cholera” focusing on the state of the department, how physician leadership can promote positive change in times of distress, and stimulating a discussion about medical education.

    Additional Information: Jason Puckett, 852-1825

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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.