August 5, 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. 4, 2016:

    • Pinto: ‘I feel optimistic, energized’ to lead UofL. Read more.
    • Video: UofL Acting President discusses new school year and moving forward. View here.
    • Lack of social support among barriers to breastfeeding. Read more.

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    Did You Know?

    The opening ceremony for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games is tonight starting at 7 p.m. There are 12 athletes in Rio who have worn Cardinal red: swimmer Kelsi Worrell (USA), basketball player Angel McCoughtry (USA), rugby player Jessica Javelet (USA), distance runner Wesley Korir (Kenya), swimmer Joao De Lucca (Brazil), swimmer Andrea Kneppers (Netherlands), track and field athlete Chinwe Okoro (Nigeria), swimmer Tanja Kylliainen (Finland), swimmer Grigory Tarasevich (Russia), track and field athlete Matt Hughes (Canada), swimmer Carlos Claverie (Venezuela), and swimmer Marcelo Acosta (El Salvador).

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    Campus-Submitted Announcement List

    Miscellaneous

    1.) Freshmen Move-In Day will affect parking

    2.) 33rd Annual ‘William J. Mansfield Alumni Day’ – Register Today!

    3.) Deadline approaching for funding opportunity: UofL-NSF I-Corps Site

    4.) Webinar scheduled on regulatory/operational challenges of biorepositories

    Lectures/Seminars/Symposiums

    5.) Neurosurgery Department guest lecture features NIH scientist

    Health and Wellness

    6.) Kick it up a notch with Get Healthy Now’s Cardio Kick & Sculpt

    7.) New GHN specialty classes added

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    Campus-Submitted Announcements

    Miscellaneous

    1.) Freshmen Move-In Day will affect parking

    The following parking lots will be closed at noon Aug. 12, for Freshmen Move-In Day preparations: Resident parking lot adjacent to Miller Hall; Unity Place;

    Resident parking lot adjacent to Kurz Hall from Kurz Hall to Cardinal Blvd.

     

    The following parking lots will close at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16: The southern portion of the 3rd and West Brandeis Avenue (blue) lot; 1st Street from Cardinal Blvd to West Brandeis Avenue

     

    On Wednesday, Aug. 17, all vehicles leaving the north end of campus will need to exit via the driveway to 2nd Street, between the College of Business and the Speed Museum.

     

    The North Information Center lot will be closed from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. to assist with move-in.  Visitors may park in the Floyd Street Garage, Speed Museum Garage or at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium.  A shuttle will be provided from Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

     

    2.) 33rd Annual ‘William J. Mansfield Alumni Day’ – Register Today!

    October 7, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., UofL’s Shelby Campus – Founders Union Building

    Nationally renowned guest speakers Jim Rhode, BME, CSP, and Naomi Rhode, RDH. CSP, CPAE Speaker Hall of Fame, will present “7 Big Ideas for 2017 and Beyond – The Balanced Practice.” Lecture: Dental CEU(s), 6.

    Additional Information: Jaclyn Ward, 852-5077; Register online; continuing education website

     

    3.) Deadline approaching for funding opportunity: UofL-NSF I-Corps Site

    August 11

    Do customers need your innovation? Let the UofL-NSF I-Corps Site program help with the discovery and commercialization of STEM innovations. Inventors and researchers partner with entrepreneurial mentors to develop a strategy to get innovative products to market. Awards are up to $2,500 per team. The program is open to all UofL faculty, staff, students, and alumni. Applications are due by August 11.

    Additional Information: Website, email

     

    4.) Webinar scheduled on regulatory/operational challenges of biorepositories

    August 9, 2-3 p.m., Room 124, Clinical & Translational Research Bldg., HSC; Free

    More research includes the use of biorepositories, however the creation and use of biorepositories can pose regulatory and operational challenges, especially in the face of a possibly changing regulatory landscape. This webinar will address repository models, repository management considerations, regulatory considerations (HHS, FDA, HIPAA), informed consent, and potential implications from the Common Rule Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM).

    Additional Information: Carla Jones, 852-2454, website

     

    Lectures/Seminars/Symposiums

    5.) Neurosurgery Department guest lecture features NIH scientist

    August 12, 3-4 p.m., Baxter 038 Multipurpose Room; Free

    Guest lecture by Dr. Peter Kaskan, Research Scientist at the NIH. Title: “Learned Image Value Shapes Responses in Frontal and Ventral Stream Network.”

    Additional Information: Mary Oxford

     

    Health and Wellness

    6.) Kick it up a notch with Get Healthy Now’s Cardio Kick & Sculpt

    Fridays, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; Free for GHN Wellness Center members

    Join GHN for an action-packed workout that improves strength, muscle tone, endurance, and help you stick to your fitness goals and include interval training exercises that will have you shredding calories. All moves are modified based on fitness level.

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

     

    7.) New GHN specialty classes added

    Fall Session: August 8–December 15, Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; first class is always free

    GHN has added a new Tai Chi and Barre Basics class to help you tone muscles, improve posture, and energize for the day. Learn more and refresh your body and mind with these great offerings. Yoga socks are recommended for newly added classes. Classes are suitable for all fitness levels. Sign up to enjoy the best value on campus – unlimited access all semester for $40. Can’t make it to class? Practice yoga at work with the video linked below.

    Additional Information: Yoga videos, monthly group fitness schedule, Facebook, website, email

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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.