June 9. 2016 Announcements

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    Here’s what was featured on UofLNews on Wednesday, June 8, 2016:

    • McConnell Scholar to speak at Muhammad Ali’s memorial service. Read more.
    • Encounter of a lifetime: UofL researcher (finally) meets a blue whale. Read more.
    • UofL engineering students help child with ‘robohand.’ Read more.

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    DID YOU KNOW?

    In Fall 2014, the Muhammad Ali Institute for Peace and Justice issued a university-wide call for faculty collaboration to identify new and innovative ways to connect its research to the local community. The effort is called “Translating Social Justice Research Into Action.”

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    Campus-Submitted Announcement List

    Miscellaneous

    1.) Be aware of downtown traffic issues Friday

    2.) 21st Annual RBAA Golf Scramble planned

    3.) Belknap Farmers Market open today

    4.) Gray Street Farmers Market open today

    Health and Wellness

    5.) Men’s Health: Operating at peak performance

    Grand Rounds

    6.) O.J. Hurt Lectureship – Grand Rounds

    7.) Pediatric Grand Rounds

     

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    Campus-Submitted Announcements

    Miscellaneous

    1.) Be aware of downtown traffic issues Friday

    The motorcade and memorial service for Muhammad Ali Friday is expected to cause severe traffic congestion in and around downtown Friday, June 10.  The motorcade will begin at 9 a.m. and will travel from Bardstown Road north to the Watterson Expressway to I-65 North, passing near Belknap Campus, then to I-64 West to the 9th Street exit, down Muhammad Ali Boulevard to 34th Street, returning east on Broadway to Cave Hill Cemetery. Rolling roadblocks will be set up throughout the route from about 9:30 a.m. to about 10:30 a.m.  The 2 p.m. memorial service is expected to disrupt traffic on and around Main Street for much of the afternoon. Please find alternate routes if you need to travel to and from offices on either campus.

     

    2.) 21st Annual RBAA Golf Scramble planned

    June 25, 7 a.m. registration; Crossings Golf Club; $60

    The Red Barn Alumni Association (RBAA) 21st Annual Golf Scramble is Saturday, June 25 at the Crossings Golf Club in Brooks, Kentucky. Registration is at 7 a.m. with shotgun start at 8 a.m. The $60 registration includes 18 holes of championship golf, cart and lunch. For the 7th year, the winning team goes to Pinehurst Course #2 and #4 to compete in the Acura College Alumni Team Championship, October 27-30. Registration deadline June 13.

    Additional Information: George Howe, 852-7467; cell: (502) 552-9377

     

    3.) Belknap Farmers Market open today

    June 9, 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

     

    4.) Gray Street Farmers Market open today

    June 9, 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

    5.) Men’s Health: Operating at peak performance

    June 9, 12-12:30 p.m., SPHIS Room 103, HSC; Free for employees, retirees and their spouses/QAs

    The basics of a healthy lifestyle have an effect on men’s health. Learn helpful tips to help take charge of your health. A brief 20-minute workout included to help keep you energized throughout the day.

    Additional Information: Email, 852-7755

     

    Grand Rounds

    6.) O.J. Hurt Lectureship – Grand Rounds

    June 10, 6:45-7:45 a.m., Baxter I Research Building, lower level auditorium; free

    Please welcome our 2nd annual O.J. Hurt Lectureship guest, James H. Beaty, MD, Professor, University of Tennessee-Campbell Clinic, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Beaty will lecture on “Pediatric Elbow Fractures – Treatment and Complications.”

    Additional Information: Monica Welsh, 852-6902

     

    7.) Pediatric Grand Rounds

    June 10, 8 a.m., Norton Hospital, 2nd Floor Auditorium

    This Friday, please join us for a Quiz Bowl featuring Ron Paul, MD. Paul is Vice Dean for Faculty Affairs & Advancement, Professor of Pediatrics and Chief of the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine. He will be hosting faculty versus residents in a quiz bowl which will review recognizable pediatric disease patterns and treatment and visual diagnosis of common and uncommon pediatric diseases.

    Additional Information: Brittney Luckett, 502-629-8828

     

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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.