Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017
DID YOU KNOW
In 2016, Mark Hebert interviewed nearly 300 guests about UofL research, student success, programs and events on the “UofL Today with Mark Hebert” radio show on 93.9fm. From astrosurgery to the marching band to prepping Fulbright applicants, there were UofL stories each week on WHAS11’s Great Day Live. Videos of the Alumnus of the Year, McConnell Center 25th anniversary and goodbye to Crawford Gym helped tell the story of UofL and its people in 2016. Every video can be found on UofL’s YouTube Channel.
FACULTY AND STAFF NOTABLES
Brandeis School of Law Dean Susan Duncan was recently awarded the William J. Rothwell Faculty Award for her fundraising efforts in 2016. The award is presented by UofL’s Office of Advancement.
‘Mysteries of Human Memory’ to air on KET
January 4, 10 a.m.; January 5, 3 p.m.; January 9, 3 p.m.; January 10, 2 a.m.
KET KY will air the Grawemeyer Award in Psychology event, “Mysteries of Human Memory,” which was held fall 2015 at The Kentucky Center. The show features a panel discussion by psychology award winners Elizabeth Loftus, James McGaugh and Lynn Nadel and a Q&A session moderated by UofL’s Keith Lyle. Topics include: eyewitness testimony and the fallibility of memory, emotion and memory, highly superior autobiographical memory, place memory, and the process of memory consolidation and reconsolidation.
Additional Information: Website
Some buildings without chilled water this week
Reminder, the following buildings will be without chilled water from January 2 – January 9: College of Business, Life Science Building, Lutz Hall, Music School, Natatorium, Planetarium, Shoemaker Research Building and Strickler Hall.
Additional Information: Physical Plant Work Control, 852-6241
Reminder: Welcome Week 2017 Event Request
First Year Initiatives is planning for Welcome Week 2017 (Aug. 16-20). If your office/organization would like to host an event during Welcome Week, complete the Interest Form by February 10. We will do our best to accommodate as many requests as we can, as we build an overall event flow which is intentional and strategic.
Proposal deadline extended for 2017 Optimal Aging Conference
Research policy on direct costs on externally sponsored programs effective January 1
An official institutional policy has been developed to formalize the University’s long-standing approach to the management of costs/expenses charged to externally sponsored programs and to enhance compliance with existing federal regulations. All Principal Investigators and other University employees involved in proposing, charging, and/or reconciling costs to sponsored programs must understand and follow this policy and all related guidance and procedures.
Starting January 3: Outdated international travel forms no longer accepted
Beginning January 3, 2017, the Office of Study Abroad and International Travel will be unable to accept old versions of faculty and staff travel forms. Please ensure you have the current forms here.
Endocrinology Grand Rounds
January 4, 4 p.m., Baxter II Research Building, lower level, Room 038
QUESTIONS & SUBMISSIONS