August 29, 2016 Announcements

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    Here’s what was featured on UofLNews on Friday, Aug. 26, 2016:

    • Clinical librarians learning medical theories and practice to benefit patrons. Read more.
    • Kent Students reflect on ISLP trip to Botswana. Read more.
    • Video: The Music Therapy professors at UofL are teaching others how to help little babies with a little music. View here.

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    Did You Know?

    Brandeis School of Law students swept the Kentucky Bar Association’s 2016 Student Writing Competition, taking first, second and third places. The competition is open to all Kentucky law students.

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    Campus-Submitted Announcement List

    UofL Today with Mark Hebert

    1.) WHAS-TV, Great Day Live

    2.) Radio Show

    3.) Metro TV and KET KY – The Kentucky Channel

     

    Miscellaneous

    4.) Belknap Ice Cream Social today

    5.) Meet the Professor: Ché Rhodes on ‘Recognizing Quality and Value in Handmade Glass’

    6.) 2016 (Fall) Internal Grants Program Deadline is Tuesday, October 25, 5:00 P.M.

    7.) Commonwealth Credit Union grand opening week

    8.) Webinar: Understanding Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)

    9.) Louie, the Ladybirds and more at Commonwealth Credit Union’s ribbon-cutting

     

    Seminars/Lectures/Symposiums

    10.) Stanford University researcher will present colloquium on DNA findings

     

    Training and Workshops

    11.) PLAN to offer workshop on essential BlackBoard basics for GTAs

    12.) Information Security Office – Risk Assessment Training

    13.) PLAN offers workshop on Blackboard’s Grade Center for GTAs

     

    Health and Wellness

    14.) Grilling Recipes for a Meatless Labor Day – August 29

     

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    Campus-Submitted Announcements

    UofL Today with Mark Hebert

    1.) WHAS-TV, Great Day Live

    Mondays at 9:30 a.m. UofL’s Mark Hebert has a story about UofL and talks with Rachel Platt and Terry Meiners about campus events.  Segments can be found on YouTube.  WLKY-TV also runs the UofL stories on their Saturday morning newscasts

    • Monday, Aug. 29 – First year law students do community service

     

    2.) Radio Show

    Airs Mondays and Tuesdays at 6 p.m. on 93.9 FM The Ville; replayed on Saturday and Sunday mornings. This week:

    • Monday, Aug. 29 – Adrian Lauf from the Speed School of Engineering discusses drones, their capability and dangers; Oscar Aliaga from College of Education and Human Development and students Taylor Hanna and Melissa Michael talk about summer studies of school systems in Ireland and Peru.
    • Tuesday, Aug. 30 –Terry Scott and Regina Hirn from the College of Education and Human Development discuss their research which shows the more teachers interact positively with disruptive students, the better they learn and graduate; Interim Law School dean Susan Duncan talks about Elena Kagan visit, community service by students

    Podcasts of all “UofL Today with Mark Hebert” radio programs can be found on SoundCloud.

     

    3.) 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. 

    • This week: Dr. Barry Kerzin, personal physician for the Dalai Lama was in Louisville to address medical school students. He talks about his life and training doctors to be more empathetic; Landon Lauder, McConnell Scholar, discusses his trip to China; psychology professor Nick Noles talks about his research on how children learn concepts.

    Metro TV shows available on YouTube.

     

    Miscellaneous

    4.) Belknap Ice Cream Social today

    August 29, 2-4 p.m., Courtyard of Grawemeyer Hall; Free

    The annual Belknap Campus Ice Cream Social will be held August 29 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

     

    5.) Meet the Professor: Ché Rhodes on ‘Recognizing Quality and Value in Handmade Glass’

    September 1, noon, University Club; $15 per person; $10 for students, includes lunch

    Ché Rhodes, head of the Studio Glass Program in the Fine Arts Department, will address issues of connoisseurship in fine art and fine craft, using handmade glass as a model. He will discuss the practical aspects of recognizing quality in handmade glass, as well as how quality and personal sensibility relate to one another to produce value. Reservations required.

    Additional Information: Janna Tajibaeva, 852-2247

     

    6.) 2016 (Fall) Internal Grants Program Deadline is Tuesday, October 25, 5:00 P.M.

    The Office of the EVPRI is accepting applications for the Internal Grants Program. The Internal Grants Program (Research I, Research II and URG) aims to assist faculty in new highly productive research projects. All grant categories are open to full-time faculty.

    Additional Information: website, Glenda Hill King, 852-1400

     

    7.) Commonwealth Credit Union grand opening week

    August 29, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Commonwealth Credit Union Belknap Campus branch, Free

    Come party with the Commonwealth CU team every day this week at the grand opening of their new branch at 2126 S Floyd Street. They’ll have games, giveaways, door prizes, specials and plenty of free food each day. Highlights include: Monday ice cream social; ribbon-cutting ceremony and free Chick Fil-A on Wednesday; and free BBQ and selfie booth on Thursday.

    Additional Information: website, Tracy Coffey, 502-564-4775

     

    8.) Webinar: Understanding Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)

    (Date/Address Correction) August 31, 2:00- 3:00 p.m., Room 301S, J.D Nichols, HSC Campus, Free

    This webinar will provide the research administrator with a practical overview of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR). The presenter will provide guidance on reviewing FAR clauses and determination if the clauses are applicable to the request for proposal or contract. Situational examples will be reviewed when FAR clauses are present in RFPs and contracts, which are not applicable. Tools and tips for fundamental research exemptions and acceptable practices will be discussed.

    Additional Information: website, Carla Jones, 852-2454

     

    9.) Louie, the Ladybirds and more at Commonwealth Credit Union’s ribbon-cutting

    August 31, 10 a.m., Commonwealth Credit Union Belknap Campus branch, Free

    Head over to the Floyd Street parking garage courtyard today for the official ribbon-cutting ceremony for Commonwealth Credit Union’s new branch. The festivities include appearances by Louie the Cardinal Bird, the Ladybirds and the Pep Band. You also can enjoy games, door prizes and free lunch, and ham it up in the Derby City Selfie Booth. UofL’s official credit union partner also is offering grand opening week specials on accounts and other services.

    Additional Information: website, Tracy Coffey, 502-564-4775

     

    Seminars/Lectures/Symposiums

    10.) Stanford University researcher will present colloquium on DNA findings

    September 2, 3:00 p.m., Room 112, Natural Science Building, Belknap Campus, free

    Dr. Ksenia Terekhova, will present a talk on the topic “Single-molecule Studies of DNA Topology by Type IA Topoisomerase I and III.” Dr. Terekhova who is currently a postdoctoral research fellow in the Structural Biology Department at Stanford University received her MS degree in Physics from U of L in 2007.

    Additional Information: website, Mary Gayle Wrocklage, 852-6790

     

    Training and Workshops

    11.) PLAN to offer workshop on essential BlackBoard basics for GTAs

    August 30, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 3 p.m.-4:30 p.m., Ekstrom Library, Delphi Center Lab

    The 90-minute course will cover basic functionality such as login, navigation, and document uploads and will also cover the Control Panel, in particular the basics of Blackboard’s Grade Center. This is a must for any GTA who will be grading and/or teaching using Blackboard. Graduate students interested in attending can register and find more information on the PLAN website.

    Additional Information: PLAN website, calendar listing

     

    12.) Information Security Office – Risk Assessment Training

    September 1, 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., Ekstrom Library Chao Auditorium, Free

    Does your department accept credit card payments or is your department considered to be within the University’s HIPAA covered hybrid entity (link)? Did you know that both PCI and HIPAA regulations require compliance monitoring and the completion of a periodic risk assessment? This training session will help you to understand the risk assessment requirement, your responsibility, and how the ISO can assist you in the risk assessment process.

    Additional Information: website, Lisa Cooper, (502) 852-0567

     

    13.) PLAN offers workshop on Blackboard’s Grade Center for GTAs

    September 1, 1 p.m. – 2 p.m., Ekstrom Library, Delphi Center Lab

    Blackboard’s Grade Center is a dynamic and interactive tool that allows you to record data, calculate grades, and monitor progress. This hands-on session will introduce you to some of the advanced features of Blackboard Grade Center that will make your life easier—before, during, and after the semester. Grad students interested in attending can register and find more info on the PLAN website.

    Additional Information: PLAN website, calendar listing

     

    Health and Wellness

    14.) Grilling Recipes for a Meatless Labor Day – August 29

    Labor Day is almost here, and that means friends and family will soon be gathering around the grill for picnics, block parties and backyard cookouts. This year, bring some delicious meatless recipes to your celebration with fruits, veggies, and even pizzas for the grill. Since Labor Day is celebrated on a Monday, here are hand-picked recipes to help get you started. These clever and inventive ideas for a meatless Labor Day will have you firing up the grill in no time.

    Additional Information: Meatless Monday recipes, Get Healthy Now Facebook, website, email, 852-7755

     

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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.