August 4, 2016 Announcements

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    Here’s what was featured on UofLNews on Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016:

    • Underrepresented undergrad students gain medical research experience in UofL summer program. Read more.
    • Photographic Archives exhibit embraces blurred photos. Read more.

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    Did You Know?

    Basketball player Wade Houston was the student representative during the Crawford Gym groundbreaking ceremony in 1963. He later went on to serve as an assistant coach under Denny Crum at UofL for 13 years before being named head coach of the University of Tennessee in 1989.

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    Research Bulletin

    It was a huge week for grant awards at the University of Louisville. UofL faculty received a dozen awards totaling more than four million dollars last week. See the list of grants and who got them here.

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    Campus-Submitted Announcement List

    Miscellaneous

    1.) Warnock, Brook streets renamed on Belknap Campus

    2.) Speed School Brown Forman Engineering Academy graduation

    3.) TRIO Student Support Services Flood Relief Fundraiser now underway

    4.) Fostering Research Collaboration: A SOM Women Faculty Networking Breakfast

    5.) Floyd Street garage blue parking spaces moving

    6.) Belknap Farmers Market open today

    7.) Gray Street Farmers Market open today

    HR

    8.) Dependent Verification Audit: Take action now

    Health and Wellness

    9.) Be your best self: Work with a wellness coach intern

    10.) Healthy eating – step up to the plate

    11.) Weigh to Wellness program available
    12.) GHN names August member of the month

    Sustainability

    13.) Ride Free with UofL ID on TARC’s new electric buses on Route 4 (4th Street)

    Grand Rounds

    14.) Family & Geriatric Medicine Grand Rounds

    15.) Pediatric Grand Rounds

    16.) Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds

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    Campus-Submitted Announcements

    Miscellaneous

    1.) Warnock, Brook streets renamed on Belknap Campus

    Two major roads serving Belknap Campus have new names. Warnock Avenue, which runs from Brook Street to Crittenden Drive, has been renamed University Boulevard. Signs have been installed to mark the change. Brook Street from Old Eastern Parkway South to Third Street has been renamed Brook Street Connector. Those signs are on order.

    Additional Information: John Drees, 852-6739

     

    2.) Speed School Brown Forman Engineering Academy graduation

    August 4

    Speed School is graduating its first class of Brown-Forman Engineering Academy students on Aug. 4. The academy is a two-week residential program designed to assist in transitional prep of underrepresented populations in Engineering. The program has 23 incoming freshmen focused on calculus prep. This is the first year that Speed School offered a prep program designed to assist with retention and graduation of Engineering students.

    Additional Information: Heidi Neal

     

    3.) TRIO Student Support Services Flood Relief Fundraiser now underway

    TRIO Student Support Services has partnered with the American Red Cross for a community service fundraiser to benefit victims of the summer flooding in West Virginia. Please consider making a donation.

    Additional Information: Ashley Hopkins, 852-1478, website

     

    4.) Fostering Research Collaboration: A SOM Women Faculty Networking Breakfast

    Aug. 9, 7-8:30 a.m., Abell Administration Center, Room 110; Free

    UofL School of Medicine women faculty interested in doing or already doing research will have an opportunity to meet other UofL School of Medicine women faculty researchers and find potential collaborators, discuss barriers to building a research program, and to explore ways to support each other as researchers. A free breakfast will be provided for registrants. This event, sponsored by LWIMS, is for SOM women faculty only.

    Additional Information: Register online, Phyllis Harris 

     

    5.) Floyd Street garage blue parking spaces moving

    Parking & Transportation Services is relocating the blue parking spaces on the first floor of the Floyd Street garage to the second floor beginning Tuesday, August 9. With the expansion of the Swain Student Activities Center, the reserve (red) parking on the north side of the Houchens Building will be permanently removed and these spaces relocated to the first floor of the Floyd Street garage.

    Additional Information: Parking & Transportation Services, 852-7275

     

    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; 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: DelectaBites, Holy Mole, and Pollo.

    Additional Information: Facebook, website

     

    HR

    8.) Dependent Verification Audit: Take action now

    The University of Louisville is in the process of conducting a Dependent Verification Audit. Employees and retirees who have dependents enrolled in health, dental, vision and/or dependent life insurance must provide supporting documentation to ensure continued coverage for their dependent(s). If you do not have dependents covered you will not have to take action.

    Additional Information: FAQ website; Dependent Verification Center, 1-866-272-7174.

     

    Health and Wellness

    9.) Be your best self: Work with a wellness coach intern

    Time and place that works for you; Free for employees, spouses and QAs

    Take advantage of the chance to partner with a Get Healthy Now wellness coach intern who will help you work toward any health behavior change. You will meet with the coach one hour a week for eight weeks. Our interns have successfully completed a semester of intensive coach training and are closely supervised by a certified coach.

    Additional Information: Email Paula Kommor, include name, email, phone number and campus location

     

    10.) Healthy eating – step up to the plate

    Aug. 8, 12-12:30 p.m., Burhan’s Hall Room 158, Shelby; Aug. 11, 12-12:30 p.m., SPHIS Room 103, HSC; Free for employees, retirees and their spouses/QAs

    Knowing what to eat for good health can be confusing. Food that is good for you can also be satisfying and delicious; it just takes awareness of balanced eating basics. How do you choose an eating plan that is right for you? Join us to find out. A 20-minute office friendly workout included is included in the sessions.

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

     

    11.) Weigh to Wellness program available
    Aug. 16-Sept. 27, Tuesdays, 12-12:45 p.m., Bingham Humanities, Room 103, Belknap; Aug. 17-Sept. 28, Wednesdays, 12-12:45 p.m., Nursing School/K-Wing, Room 2022, HSC

    Join Get Healthy Now’s Weigh to Wellness class, which offers nutrition and exercise tips with the accountability of a weekly weigh-in. We will discuss various topics, such as portion sizes, worksite workouts, goal setting, and more. Healthy weight loss happens when you make gradual lifestyle changes that you can live with forever. Make your first move towards a healthy weight and enroll in Weigh to Wellness.

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

     

    12.) GHN names August member of the month

    Congratulations to Kevin Bauman for being Get Healthy Now’s Member of the Month for August. This month’s theme is Healthy Relationships. Keep reading online to learn more about how Kevin uses healthy relationships to keep him motivated while pursuing his health journey.

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

     

    Sustainability

    13.) Ride Free with UofL ID on TARC’s new electric buses on Route 4 (4th Street)

    Want to get downtown or down to Iroquois Park with no money or tailpipe pollution? TARC has added six new all-electric buses to Route 4, serving Belknap campus. Like every TARC bus, the new fleet costs those with UofL ID nothing to ride. Catch one of the new buses along 4th Street every 15 minutes from 4:30 a.m. to 1 a.m. daily.

    Additional Information: Website

     

    Grand Rounds

    14.) Family & Geriatric Medicine Grand Rounds

    August 5, 7:30 a.m.-8:30 a.m., Jewish Hospital Bottigheimer Auditorium; Free

    Jessica Stumbo, MD, will present “The Adolescent Spine.” Dr. Stumbo will review common conditions that affect the adolescent spine. She will also discuss updates on adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. CME category 1 is available for both AAFP and ACCME accreditation.

    Additional Information: Mickie Mulloy, 852-0797

     

    15.) Pediatric Grand Rounds

    August 3, 8 a.m., Norton Hospital, 2nd Floor Auditorium

    This Friday, please join us for the annual Pediatric Neurology Update featuring Thomas Moriarty, MD, PhD. Moriarty is chief of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Kosair Children’s Hospital and the Norton Neuroscience Institute and a Professor of Neurological Surgery at the University of Louisville. He will present “Neurosurgery of Abusive Head Trauma: Lessons from the Front Lines.”

    Additional Information: Brittney Luckett, 502-629-8828

     

    16.) Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds

    August 5, 6:45-7:45 a.m., Baxter I Research Building, lower level auditorium; Free

    Please join the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery as we welcome Jennifer M. Brey, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor, University of Louisville, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Brey will lecture on “Orthopaedic Complications of Obesity in Pediatric Patients.”

    Additional Information: Monica Welsh, 852-6902

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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.