June 20, 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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    DID YOU KNOW?

    A group of researchers from the University of Louisville, along with researchers from Japan and Austria, became the first to identify a protein (AF1q) associated with multiple myeloma and extramedullary disease (EMD). William Tse, MD, the Marion F. Beard Endowed Chair in Hematology and chief of the Division of Blood and Bone Marrow Transplantation at UofL, was the senior investigator on the project.

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    Campus-Submitted Announcement List

    UofL Today with Mark Hebert

    1.) WHAS-TV, Great Day Live

    2.)  Radio Show

    3.) Metro TV

    4.) KET KY – The Kentucky Channel

    Miscellaneous

    5.) Webinar: ‘What’s New at the NIH? Requirements to Address Rigor and Reproducibility in Research Grant Applications’

    Training and Workshops

    6.) Nucleus offering LaunchIT training program for entrepreneurs

    7.) Lab/Safety/Hazardous Waste training scheduled

    Health and Wellness

    8.) Warm up with GHN’s R.I.P.P.E.D.

    9.) Reduce your risk by eating green

     

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    Campus-Submitted Announcements

    UofL Today with Mark Hebert

    1.) WHAS-TV, Great Day Live

    Mondays at 9:30 a.m. UofL’s Mark Hebert has a story about UofL and talks with Rachel Platt and Terry Meiners about campus events.  Segments can be found on YouTube.  

    • Monday, June 20 – Open Walls – UofL employees arts and crafts display

    WLKY-TV also runs the UofL stories on their Saturday morning newscasts

     

    2.)  Radio Show

    Airs Mondays and Tuesdays at 6 p.m. on 93.9 FM The Ville; replayed on Saturday and Sunday at 8 a.m.

    Hebert hosts two weekly 30-minute programs focusing on research, programs, successful students and insights from UofL’s faculty experts. This week’s schedule:

    • Monday, June 20 – Brian Buford – UofL reaction to Orlando killings; Aaron Jaffe and Vangelis Provias from Greece – Summer Institute on English Literature; Dr. Eric Burton on Brain Tumor Symposium
    • Tuesday, June 21 –  Harlan Sands on campus construction, shared services, UofL business; John Myers on fireworks and kids study

    Podcasts of all “UofL Today with Mark Hebert” radio programs can be found on SoundCloud.

     

    3.) Metro TV

    (Ch. 99 on UVerse, Ch. 25 on TWC): Monday and Tuesday nights at 7:30 with replays Thursday 6:30 p.m., Friday 8:30 p.m. and Sunday 9:30 p.m.      

    • This week:  Astronomy prof. Gerry Williger discusses new planets and other discoveries – is there life elsewhere?; Chris Puffer – President of UofL Alumni Assoc.; David Rice and Andrew Hebert discuss UofL club sports

    Metro TV shows can be found on YouTube

     

    4.) KET KY – The Kentucky Channel

    (Ch. 192 on TWC, other channels): Thursdays at 5 p.m.

     

    Miscellaneous

    5.) Webinar: ‘What’s New at the NIH? Requirements to Address Rigor and Reproducibility in Research Grant Applications’

    June 22, 2-3 p.m., Room 124, Clinical &Translational Research Bldg.; Free

    After this webinar you will understand revisions to NIH proposal content requirements and peer review criteria to include assessment of rigor and reproducibility in research. You will also become familiar with diverse resources available to help investigators meet new requirements to address key aspects of rigor and reproducibility in grant applications.

    Additional Information: Carla Jones, 852-2454, website

     

    Training and Workshops

    6.) Nucleus offering LaunchIT training program for entrepreneurs

    Application due August 1; program Thursdays from Aug. 25 thru Nov. 3, 6 to 9 p.m. (No class on Oct. 27); JD Nichols Campus for Innovation & Entrepreneurship

    Designed for researchers interested in having their innovations reach consumers through licensing to an existing company or through a startup. LaunchIt will provide framework to critically evaluate commercial potential of innovative products, services and the path to successfully reach the consumer. The EVPRI is offering a competitive opportunity to provide partial tuition reimbursement to full-time UofL faculty/staff/students who successfully complete the program.

    Additional Information: Website 

     

    7.) Lab/Safety/Hazardous Waste training scheduled

    June 22, 9 – 11 a.m., Room 2034, K-wing (Nursing School), HSC; Free

    Recently hired lab employees who work with chemicals should attend the Lab Safety/Hazardous Waste Training. Please register for the class online, clicking on classroom training then select the appropriate class to sign up.

    Additional Information: Heather Egan, 852-2955

     

    Health and Wellness

    8.) Warm up with GHN’s R.I.P.P.E.D.

    Mondays at 5:30 p.m. -6:30 p.m. Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; Employees, retirees and their spouses/QAs

    This high intensity class that uses a combination of free weight, body weight and resistance training will make you sweat and forget about the weather. Suitable for all fitness levels.

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

     

    9.) Reduce your risk by eating green

    Jump Start your week while helping reduce your risk for colorectal cancer with a Green Meatless Monday. Studies have shown that foods high in dietary fiber may reduce your risk of colorectal cancer while red meat may increase your risk. Choose your favorite recipe with superfoods such as spinach, cabbage, or broccoli.

    Additional Information: Meatless Monday Recipes, Facebook, website, email, 852-7755

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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.

    Submit an announcement

     

     

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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.