June 23, 2016 Announcements

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    Want to know 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 22, 2016:

    • UofL social work team receives $4.9 million to bridge family gaps. Read more.
    • UofL spotlights vast Burroughs collection to complement Tarzan movie release. Read more.
    • Hillview City Council shows support for the James Graham Brown Cancer Center. Read more.

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    DID YOU KNOW?

    In August 1982, UofL held its first Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) class, with 31 cadets enrolled. This year, the program commissioned more than 300 cadets.

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    Campus-Submitted Announcement List

    Miscellaneous

    1.) Scholarship opportunity available for UofL student parents

    2.) Belknap Farmers Market open today

    3.) Gray Street Farmers Market open today

    Talks/Seminars/Symposiums

    4.) Registration open for fall Project Management Certificate program

    Studies

    5.) Teen Smoking Cessation Study

    Health and Wellness

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

    Grand Rounds

    7.) Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds

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    Campus-Submitted Announcements

    Miscellaneous

    1.) 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

     

    2.) 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

     

    3.) 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

     

    Talks/Seminars/Symposiums

    4.) Registration open for fall Project Management Certificate program

    Earn your project management certificate from UofL Professional Development. 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. Classes begin Aug. 11. Additional Information: Julijana Curcic, 852-5636, website

     

    Studies

    5.) Teen Smoking Cessation Study

    IRB# 15.0974

    The UofL Pediatric Clinical Trials Unit is conducting a clinical research study to evaluate how a medication can help adolescents (age 12-16) quit smoking. If a child qualifies to take part in this research study, he/she will receive study medication, smoking cessation counseling, and study-related care at no cost. Compensation for time and travel is available.

    Additional information: Gena Sayat, 588-3477

     

    Health and Wellness

    6.) 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: Class schedule, email, 875-7755

     

    Grand Rounds

    7.) Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds

    June 24, 6:45-8:45 a.m., Baxter I Research Building, lower level auditorium

    Please join the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery as our residents present “4th Qtr. Quality Improvement.” They will discuss failed or less than optimal orthopaedic surgery cases identifying medical ethics issues, medical knowledge gaps, system based issues, communications issues, professionalism issues, and practice based system issues.

    Additional Information: Monica Welsh, 852-6902

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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.