June 7, 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 Monday, June 6, 2016:

    • Muhammad Ali was a champion for UofL. Read more.
    • Photos: A compilation of photos from Muhammad Ali’s visits to UofL in 2004, 2010 and 2015. View here.
    • Repertory Company sparks 40-plus years of imagination. Read more.

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    DID YOU KNOW?

    As part of the Grawemeyer Spirit Award celebration honoring Muhammad Ali in 2015, UofL faculty, staff and students spoke to the impact “The Greatest” had on them. Check out the “Igniting Inspiration” video.  

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    Campus-Submitted Announcement List

    Miscellaneous

    1.) TARC bus detours through Aug. 1 due to Floyd Street road closure

    2.) SAC renovations begin

    3.) Digital Media Academy showcase features projects by middle school girls

    Talks/Seminars/Symposiums

    4.) Pharmacology & Toxicology Seminar today

    Health and Wellness

    5.) Mindfulness without the Woo Woo at HSC

    6.) Get Healthy Now offers mindfulness programs

    Studies

    7.) Volunteers needed for dissertation study

    Sustainability

    8.) UofL’S AASHE membership grants you access to sustainable inspiration

    Grand Rounds

    9.) Endocrinology Grand Rounds

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    Campus-Submitted Announcements

    Miscellaneous

    1.) TARC bus detours through Aug. 1 due to Floyd Street road closure

    Summer detours around the Floyd St. closure have been established for TARC Route 94 (Cardinal Shuttle), and TARC Route 18, which provides UofL’s free, frequent shuttle service between HSC and Belknap campuses, as well as connections to Valley Station, Dixie Hwy, Preston Hwy, Okolona, Jefferson Mall and UPS Worldport. Route 18 passengers will be able to access Belknap campus from different stops during the detour which travels along Cardinal Blvd, 3rd St, Eastern Pkwy, Hahn St., and Warnock Ave.

    Additional Details: Website 

     

    2.) SAC renovations begin

    The SAC renovation is getting underway. Construction is beginning on the SAC east first floor. The east entryway will remain open as the renovations continue. Through June 10, there will be temporary partitions installed on the interior of the east entrance. There will also be a temporary fence on the exterior of SAC East between the building and Floyd Street.

    Additional Information: Website

     

    3.) Digital Media Academy showcase features projects by middle school girls

    June 17, 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m., Ekstrom Library, Chao Auditorium

    Mark your calendar for a showcase of digital media projects created by Louisville middle school girls who have spent two weeks doing image manipulation and video editing to learn how to “Hack Your Play” and design entertainment media. Sponsored by the English Department, the Digital Media Academy will offer the technological means, and girls from JCPS schools will provide the creativity and curiosity to re-envision how girls are represented in entertainment media.

    Additional Information: Michelle Day

    Talks/Seminars/Symposiums

    4.) Pharmacology & Toxicology Seminar today

    June 7, noon, HSC CTRB Room 124

    The Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology presents a
    Research Seminar by Donghan Lee, PhD, James Graham Brown Chair of Structural Biology, Associate Professor of Medicine, James Graham Brown Cancer Center, titled “Anti-HIV Lectin OAA Samples Glycan-bound Conformers in the absence of Ligand.”

    Additional Information: Florence Su, 852-5141

     

    Health and Wellness

    5.) Mindfulness without the Woo Woo at HSC

    4 Wednesdays: July 6 – July 27, 12- 1:15 p.m., Room 2002, Nursing School K Building, Health Sciences Center; Free for employees, spouses and QAs

    Beyond simply decreasing your stress, this evidence-based KORU workshop will help you learn skills to find more satisfaction in your daily life. 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. Beginners and experienced meditators welcome.

    Additional Information: Email Paula Kommor to register 

     

    6.) Get Healthy Now offers mindfulness programs

    Drop in 5:30-5:55 p.m. (every Tuesday); Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym 601 Presidents Blvd. Varies; UofL employees, retirees, and their spouse/QA

    Experience Get Healthy Now’s mindfulness offerings in collaboration with Dr. Paul Salmon, associate professor in psychological and brain sciences. Experience the many health-enhancing benefits of reflection, stillness and being fully present.

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

     

    Studies

    7.) Volunteers needed for dissertation study

    316 Davidson Hall, Belknap Campus

    Mentally and physically healthy women, ages 18-40, are needed for a dissertation study on stress, emotion and the immune system. This study aims to better understand how stress and emotions are connected to health. No chronic conditions, current psychiatric diagnoses or medications (birth control OK). Single 2-hour afternoon visit on Belknap campus. Eligible participants will be entered into a lottery for one of two $50 Visa prepaid cards. Please email for full eligibility criteria.

    Additional Information: Email, 852-2665

     

    Sustainability

    8.) UofL’S AASHE membership grants you access to sustainable inspiration

    Everyone at UofL who cares about environmental, social and economic responsibility should get connected with the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). UofL recently renewed its AASHE membership, giving you free access to a number of benefits. To access member discounts, training, discussion forums, guides, best practices, directories, databases, and other online resources, go to aashe.org/user/register and create an account using your @louisville.edu address.

    Additional Information: Website

     

    Grand Rounds

    9.) Endocrinology Grand Rounds

    June 8, 4 p.m., Baxter II Research Building, lower level, Room 038

    Please join us as Ali Jamalallail, MBBS, Fellow, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes, presents, “Bones and Bariatrics: bone mineral metabolism after bariatric surgery: lessons from a national V. A. database.”

    Additional Information: Kelly Galiette, 852-5237

     

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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.