July 6, 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 5, 2016:

    • School of Nursing professor named American Academy of Nursing fellow. Read more.
    • UofL professor has ‘skin’ in NASA’s Jupiter exploration game. Read more.

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    Did You Know?

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently awarded UofL’s School of Public Health and Information Sciences $5.7 million to establish a Youth Violence Prevention Research Center.

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    Campus-Submitted Announcement List

    Miscellaneous

    1.) New provider for University Travel – Anthony Travel

    2.) Share your successful young alumni suggestions

    3.) Scholarship opportunity available for UofL student parents

    4.) There is still time to apply to the MPH Program

    Talks/Seminars/Symposiums

    5.) Brown Cancer Center Colloquia scheduled

    Training and Workshops

    6.) CPR training available

    Studies

    7.) Study of emotions for mothers and 5 to 8 year-old children at UofL RACER Lab

    Health and Wellness

    8.) RSVP for Get Healthy Now’s Mind Your Health Seminar: The Balancing Act

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    Campus-Submitted Announcements

    Miscellaneous

    1.) New provider for University Travel – Anthony Travel

    Effective June 23, UofL has transitioned to Anthony Travel as our preferred travel provider.  For the next four to six weeks, all travel booked through Anthony Travel will be by phone, while the Concur online booking tool is configured for UofL travel rules. Contact information for Anthony Travel is: Phone, 502-369-8400; after hours: 888-645-4260; email: UOFLTravel@anthonytravel.com.

    Additional Information: Controller’s Office, 852-8237, email

     

    2.) Share your successful young alumni suggestions

    Alumni Relations & Annual Giving is seeking referrals of successful young alumni to highlight in Undergraduate Admissions recruitment. With permission, visual profiles will be hung in Admissions; our graduates may also be featured online/in other materials. Please refer names of exceptional alumni who graduated in the past 5 to 15 years from a variety of careers, majors and backgrounds.

    Additional Information: Email suggestions to Amanda James

     

    3.) Scholarship opportunity available for UofL student parents

    UofL student parents currently enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences can apply for the Ann T. Allen Scholarship. The deadline to apply has been extended to July 15 for the fall semester.

    Additional Information: Website, email

     

    4.) There is still time to apply to the MPH Program

    The School of Public Health and Information Sciences Master of Public Health program is still accepting applications for fall admission. We offer concentrations in biostatistics, health policy, epidemiology, health management, and health promotion.

    Additional Information: Judy Hollkamp, 852-6263, website

    Talks/Seminars/Symposiums

    5.) Brown Cancer Center Colloquia scheduled

    July 6, 4-4:45 p.m., Kosair Charities Clinical and Translational Research Building, Room 124; Free

    The Brown Cancer Center Colloquia presents “Exosomal Drug Delivery – A ‘Platform’ Technology.” Our speaker is Ramesh Gupta, PhD, Professor, Dept. of Pharmacology and Toxicology, James Graham Brown Cancer. Refreshments will be served at 3:45 p.m.

    Additional Information: Brooke DeGroote

     

    Training and Workshops

    6.) CPR training available

    July 29, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Paris Simulation Center, 500 South Preston
    HSC Bldg. B, Room 307; $40

    Basic Life Support Training (CPR) available on the HSC campus later this month.

    Additional Information: Stuart Crawford, 852-2219, or Kevin Martin, 852-3384

     

    Studies

    7.) Study of emotions for mothers and 5 to 8 year-old children at UofL RACER Lab

    Room 308B, Davidson Hall, Belknap Campus

    Paul Rosen, PhD, and the UofL RACER Lab is conducting a study examining family dynamics and emotional skills of children with and without ADD/ADHD. Mothers and children in kindergarten through 2nd grade are eligible to participate. Estimated duration of participation is one 2-hour session. Mothers will receive a $5 prepaid card for their participation and children will receive a small toy. Parents will also be provided with a free ADHD and academic achievement screening assessment.

    Additional Information: 852-1387, email

    Health and Wellness

    8.) RSVP for Get Healthy Now’s Mind Your Health Seminar: The Balancing Act

    July 11, 12-12:30 p.m., Burhan’s Hall Rm. 158, SPHIS Rm. 103, Shelby; July 14, 12-12:30 p.m., HSC; July 15, 12-12:30 p.m., Humanities Bldg. Rm. 109, Belknap; Free

    Between work, family, friends, physical activity, emails, social media, and all of life’s other priorities, how can you possibly make time for everything? During this seminar, we’ll explore the impact of time management, prioritizing important tasks, and simple mindfulness skills to achieve better results. Learn strategies to help you find balance and live life to the fullest.

    Additional Information: RSVP via email

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    Direct questions about UofL Today to Alicia Kelso, 852-2670, or the Office of Communications and Marketing, 852-6171. The deadline for including a submission in the next day’s UofL Today email is noon.

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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.