June 16, 2016 Announcements

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    Want to know more about what’s going on at UofL? Visit the new 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 Wednesday, June 15, 2016:

    • McConnell Center series has brought a bevy of political heavyweights to UofL. Read more.
    • Labor and Employment Law Institute focuses on Justice Brandeis’ legacy. Read more.
    • UofL students gain practical, service-learning experience during trip to Northern Ireland. Read more.
    • Blog: UofL below national average in grads with debt. Read more.

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    DID YOU KNOW?

    UofL will welcome entrepreneur and AOL co-founder Steve Case for an “Innovation Showcase with AOL founder Steve Case.” Case will share his vision for the future of entrepreneurship with about 100 business and community leaders, educators and students. His program is Thursday, June 16, from 9:30-10 a.m. at UofL’s Institute for Product Realization.

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    Campus-Submitted Announcement List

    Miscellaneous

    1.) Commonwealth Credit Union ‘concierge’ service available

    2.) LGBT Center invites community to march in Pride Parade

    3.) The Bard’s Cards and Dr. Hristomir Stanev on ‘The Winter’s Tale’

    4.) Belknap Farmers Market open today

    5.) Gray Street Farmers Market open today

    Health and Wellness

    6.) Intuition – It’s a Gut Feeling

    7.) Mindfulness without the Woo Woo – KORU Basic on Belknap Campus

    8.) Fit in 30! at the Get Healthy Now Wellness Center

    9.) Get Healthy Now offering Yoga/Specialty Classes

    Grand Rounds

    10.) Grand Rounds – Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Women’s Health

     

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    Campus-Submitted Announcements

    Miscellaneous

    1.) Commonwealth Credit Union ‘concierge’ service available

    Anywhere on campus — Belknap, HSC or Shelbyhurst — convenient for you

    Did you know that UofL’s preferred credit union partner will meet with you at a time and campus location that’s most convenient for you? If you need help on how best to manage your money, buy a home or car, plan for retirement, and more, Commonwealth CU can help you take control of your finances now and for the future. They’re happy to meet with you one-on-one or present personalized financial literacy classes for you and your team. Find out how different membership can be to you.

    Additional Information: Tracy Coffey, 502-321-3515; Jordan Maddox, 502-220-3284; Raffo Wimsett, 502-321-8826; website 

     

    2.) LGBT Center invites community to march in Pride Parade

    The LGBT Center invites the UofL community to march in the Kentuckiana Pride Parade this Friday night, June 17, and to demonstrate the university’s commitment to inclusion and support.  Meet the LGBT Center staff at the corner of Floyd and Market Streets at 6 p.m. The parade begins at 7 p.m. at Floyd and Market streets and concludes at 9 p.m. at the Belvedere on Main Street. Wear your UofL pride shirt or any other UofL gear to make sure the university’s presence and support is felt by all. 

    Additional Information: Please RSVP online so that we can get an idea of how many participants to expect

     

    3.) The Bard’s Cards and Dr. Hristomir Stanev on ‘The Winter’s Tale’

    June 19, pre-show presentation, 7:15 p.m., ‘The Winter’s Tale’ at 8 p.m., Central Park, 1340 S. Fourth Street, Free

    Put on your red ruffle and join us this Sunday night at the Bard’s Cards – UofL Night at Shakespeare in the Park. As part of Will in the Ville, a city-wide celebration of all things Shakespeare, UofL College of Arts & Sciences faculty member Dr. Hristomir Stanev (Department of English) will give a special pre-show presentation on The Winter’s Tale. Pre-register and automatically be entered into a drawing for a UofL gift basket.

    Additional Information: Register or buy a shirt online

     

    4.) Belknap Farmers Market open today

    June 16, 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

     

    5.) Gray Street Farmers Market open today

    June 16, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., 400 block of E. Gray Street, between South Preston and South Jackson streets

    This market serves those who work at the Health Sciences Center campus, hospitals, and other area businesses, as well as those who live in the surrounding neighborhoods of Phoenix Hill, Smoketown, Shelby Park and Liberty Green.

    Additional Information: Facebook, website

     

    Health and Wellness

    6.) Session on: Intuition – It’s a Gut Feeling

    June 16, 12:30-12:50 p.m., Gray Street Farmers Market, HSC; 4:40-5 p.m., Belknap Farmers Market; Free, employees, spouses, QAs

    Join Get Healthy Now for a 20-minute session to help you deepen your intuitive awareness. Vanessa Hurst, author of Engaging Compassion Through Intent and Action, will help you to identify, articulate, and integrate personal and collective wisdom into your life. The activity is 100-percent hands-on.

    Additional Information: Register online


    7.) Mindfulness without the Woo Woo – KORU Basic on Belknap Campus

    Four Tuesdays, July 5, July 12, July 19, July 26, 12-1:15 p.m.; location TBD, Belknap campus; free for employees, spouses and QAs

    The course is designed to help you learn mindfulness through the practice of specific skills that calm and focus your mind and through the practice of meditation. If you are feeling pressured and stressed, or are just interested in learning a new skill that can enrich your life, these classes are for you. Beginners and experienced meditators welcome.

    Additional Information: Email Paula Kommor to register

     

    8.) Fit in 30! at the Get Healthy Now Wellness Center

    Mondays and Wednesdays, 12:10-12:40 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:30-7 a.m.; Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym

    Bring your workout indoors for 30 minutes of energizing strength and cardio moves — a total body workout that will get you out of the rain and working up a sweat with our certified fitness instructors. All levels welcome.

    Additional Information: Facebook, website, email

     

    9.) Get Healthy Now offering Yoga/Specialty Classes

    Summer session, June 6-Aug. 5, Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; $35 unlimited classes, first class is always free
    Come try our Get Healthy Now’s comprehensive specialty class offerings this semester. We’ve introduced a new Tai Chi and Barre Basics class to help you tone muscles, improve posture, and energize yourself for the day. Yoga socks are recommended for newly added classes. Can’t make it to class? Practice yoga at your workstation throughout the day.

    Additional Information: Facebook, website, email

     

    Grand Rounds

    10.) Grand Rounds – Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Women’s Health

    June 17, 1-2 p.m., Ambulatory Care Building-Basement Auditorium

    Dr. Mary Sterrett, one of our General Ob doctors will present, “Health Care as a Human Right: How Matt Bevin Honors Mark Twain.” She will review the anticipated changes to the current KyNect system, evaluate the impact of KyNect on the health care coverage in Kentucky and address the United States stance on health care as a human right.

    Additional Information: Crystal Menear, 502-561-7463

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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.