July 27, 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, July 26, 2016:

    • Brandeis professor’s ‘flipped classroom’ offers opportunities for hands-on lawyering. Read more.
    • Digital Media Academy aims to close gap of women in STEM fields. Read more.

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    Did You Know?

    Dr. John Gibson, associate professor of philosophy, has been named director of the new Commonwealth Center for Humanities and Society. According to A&S Dean Kimberly Kempf-Leonard, Gibson brings a vision of how the CCHS and Arts & Culture Partnership institutions can work together to advance both UofL and the community.

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    Campus-Submitted Announcement List

    Miscellaneous

    1.) Save the date: Belknap Ice Cream Social

    2.) Free Summer Bash event to be held at ShelbyHurst Thursday

    3.) Last chance to register for UofL Professional Development’s Fall 2016 Project Management Certificate program

    Faculty

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

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    Campus-Submitted Announcements

    Miscellaneous

    1.) Save the date: Belknap Ice Cream Social

    August 15, 2-4 p.m., Grawemeyer courtyard

    The annual Belknap Campus Ice Cream Social will be held August 15, 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

     

    2.) Free Summer Bash event to be held at ShelbyHurst Thursday

    July 28, 4-8 p.m., ShelbyHurst Campus; Free

    The inaugural ShelbyHurst Summer Bash will feature food vendors, kids activities, music, giveaways and more. Purchase food from Mark’s Feed Store, Kentucky Taco Company, Booty’s Food Truck and Steel City Pops. Beer and wine will also be available for purchase from Masterson’s Catering. Activities include free henna tattoos, inflatables (for kids and adults!), and cornhole. Admission is free and the event is open to the community.

    Additional Information: Website

     

    3.) Last chance to register for UofL Professional Development’s Fall 2016 Project Management Certificate program

    Classes begin Aug. 11

    This two-seminar program is based on the processes and knowledge areas in the Project Management Institute’s “A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge.” A limited number of spaces in the first and second seminar are available at a 25-percent discount for UofL employees.

    Additional Information: Julijana Curcic, 852-5636, website

     

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

    August 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. The free breakfast is for registrants/SOM women faculty only and is sponsored by LWIMS.

    Additional Information: Phyllis Harris, 852-6266, website

     

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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.