June 8, 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 Tuesday, June 7, 2016:

    • Research leaders collaborate to improve population health and policy. Read more.
    • Photos: Cards Under the Stars kicked off June 3 with ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens.’ View here.

     

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    DID YOU KNOW?

    In 2005, the Muhammad Ali Institute for Peace and Justice at UofL started the Ali Scholars Program, a two-year experience for undergraduate students that combines training, research and service in the areas of violence prevention, social justice and peacemaking in the urban living context.

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    Campus-Submitted Announcement List

    Miscellaneous

    1.) Microsoft Campus Agreement (MCA) enrollment deadline July 1

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

    Talks/Seminars/Symposiums

    3.) Microbiology and Immunology seminar this week

    Health and Wellness

    4.) Sequence your summer with GHN

    5.) Ride with your GHN friends with InCycle and InCycle Express

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

    7.) Join the dance party with Zumba

    Grand Rounds

    8.) Neuroscience Grand Rounds

    9.) Cardiovascular Medicine Grand Rounds

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    Campus-Submitted Announcements

    Miscellaneous

    1.) Microsoft Campus Agreement (MCA) enrollment deadline July 1

    Enroll in the Microsoft Campus Agreement (MCA) by Friday July 1, to ensure departmental software and computers are licensed for 12 months through July 31, 2017. MCA provides access to Microsoft Windows, Office, free online Microsoft training, and Office at home through the Microsoft Home Use program for employees whose departments participate in MCA. The rate for fiscal year 2016-17 is $79 per full-time employee.
    Additional Information: Website, contact Lisa Payne, 852-6912

     

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

    There is still time to apply to the Master of Public Health (MPH) program for fall 2016. The School of Public Health and Information Sciences MPH program is still accepting applications for fall admission. We offer concentrations in biostatistics, health policy, epidemiology, health management, and health promotion.

    Additional Information: Website, 852-6263

     

    Talks/Seminars/Symposiums

    3.) Microbiology and Immunology seminar this week

    June 9, noon to 1 p.m., HSC, Clinical Translational Research Building, Room 101

    The Department of Microbiology and Immunology Seminar Series presents, “Host Protein Targets of the AnkB F-box Effector of Legionella pneumophila,” by John Perpich, PhD candidate in the lab of Yousef Abu Kwaik, PhD.

    Additional Information: Carolyn Burton, 852-6208

     

    Health and Wellness

    4.) Sequence your summer with GHN

    Summer session, June 6 – Aug. 5; $35 for the Summer Semester

    Try Get Healthy Now’s comprehensive Specialty Class offerings this semester. We’re introducing Tai Chi and Barre Basics classes to help you tone muscles, improve posture, and energize yourself for the day. All levels welcome. Sign up to enjoy the best value on campus – unlimited access all semester. Recommended: Yoga socks for Barre Basics and regular socks for Tai Chi.

    Additional Information: Monthly group fitness schedule; online yoga videos, Facebook, website, email, 852-7755

     

    5.) Ride with your GHN friends with InCycle and InCycle Express

    Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:30-7 a.m., 5:30-6:15 p.m., Friday, 12:10-12:40 p.m.,

    Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym

    Let the upbeat music motivate you as you ride through a variety of speeds and resistance challenges. Shred the calories off with this time efficient ride, getting you to your destination sooner. Suitable for all fitness levels.

    Additional Information: Facebook, website

     

    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; Employees, retirees and their spouses/QAs

    The weather may be unpredictable but we predict a healthier you this spring with GHN’s Fit in 30! group fitness class. 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

     

    7.) Join the dance party with Zumba

    Mondays, 6:30-7:15 p.m., First Wednesday, 5:15-5:30 p.m.; Wednesdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; Employees, retirees and their spouses/QAs

    Take the “work” out of workout and dance for great fitness. We combine Latin, hip hop and International music with fun and exciting dance moves to boost your heart rate and burn calories. Suitable for all fitness levels.

    Additional Information: Facebook, website

     

    Grand Rounds

    8.) Neuroscience Grand Rounds

    June 9, 8-9 a.m., Baxter Building Auditorium; Free

    As part of Neuroscience Grand Rounds, the Department of Neurology is pleased to announce that Vishwanath Sagi, MD, will present “Biomarkers in Epilepsy” on June 9 at 8 a.m. in the Baxter Building Auditorium.

    Additional Information: Watch live on the web and receive CME credit

     

    9.) Cardiovascular Medicine Grand Rounds

    June 8, noon to 1 p.m., Jewish – Rudd Heart & Lung Center – Top Floor (Conference Center) Great Halls I & II

    Please join us to welcome special guest Chantal Boulanger, PhD, PharmD, Senior Research Director, French National Health & Med Research Institute INSERM; Research Director, Cardiovascular Research, Pompidou Hospital, Paris, France. Dr. Boulanger will present “Extracellular Vesicles and Cardiovascular Disease.” This talk will review the role of extracellular vesicles in cardiovascular disease development and their potential use as circulatory biomarkers.

    Additional Information: Monica Sivori, 852-1162, website

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    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.