March 13, 2017 Announcements

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    UofL News
     
    Monday, March 13, 2017
     
     
     
    DID YOU KNOW
    College of Business students in Christy Burge’s honors class last week collected 13 48-gallon bins of supplies such as soap and shampoo, as well as more than $1,600 in cash donations for the Louisville Rescue Mission, which serves Louisville’s homeless.
     
     
    FACULTY AND STAFF NOTABLES
    Kenny Klein, longtime Senior Associate Athletic Director and Sports Information Director at UofL, will be inducted into the Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame as part of the 2017 class. Klein has worked in media operations for the NCAA at the men’s Final Four since 1985 and also worked for the PGA of America at PGA Championship and Ryder Cup events.
     
     
    UofL Today with Mark Hebert
    WHAS-TV, Great Day Live
    Mondays at 9:30 a.m. Segments can be found on YouTube. WHAS-TV and WLKY-TV also run the UofL stories in their Monday afternoon and Saturday morning newscasts
    Monday, March 13: UofL School of Dentistry students give free checkups to hundreds of Jefferson County schoolchildren, many of whom rarely see a dentist.
     
    Radio Show
    Airs Mondays and Tuesdays at 6 p.m. on 93.9 FM TheVille; replayed on Saturday and Sunday mornings. Podcasts can be found on SoundCloud. This week:
    Monday, March 13: Louisville native and University of Virginia political science professor Barbara Perry talks about what makes a great president and Donald Trump’s chances of being one. Bioengineering professor Rob Keynton talks about UofL’s rare trio of prestigious grants to get inventions to market, as well as a new grant to help women and minority entrepreneurs.
    Tuesday, March 14: UofL baseball player Colin Lyman excels off the field. The disparity in mental health treatment for African Americans is explained by psychology doctoral student Broderick Sawyer. Student Huai Vung came from Burma to Louisville when she was a child and is now helping other immigrants to Louisville.
     
    Metro TV and KET KY – The Kentucky Channel
    (Metro TV – Ch. 99 on UVerse, Ch. 25 on TWC): Monday and Tuesday nights at 7:30, Thursday 6:30 p.m., Friday 8:30 p.m. and Sunday 9:30 p.m. (KET KY – Ch. 192 on TWC, other channels): Thursdays at 5 p.m. Metro TV shows can be found on YouTube.
    This week: More than 40 people have quit their careers to pursue a medical degree at UofL. John Whitacre is one of them and Tonia Thomas is the director of the post-bac med school program. Martin Hall is with the Kent School of Social Work talking about opiod addiction. The Schnatter Center for Free Enterprise hosted former B,B and T CEO John Allison who talks about his job interview with President Trump.
    Miscellaneous
    Tax season: Attestation and Disclosure Form (ADF) reminder
    The tax season is a convenient time to review your current external interests disclosed to the university with your declared compensation to the IRS. In addition to the annual disclosure requirement, covered individuals must also update their Attestation and Disclosure Form (ADF) within 30 days of a change in their disclosures. For a list of the disclosing populations at UofL and/or additional information on the ADF, please visit the Conflict of Interest Program website
    Additional Information: Email, website, 852-7612
     
    Miss Black UofL sponsored by NSBE
    March 24, 7 p.m., Strickler Hall Auditorium; $7 in advance, $10 at the door
    The National Society of Black Engineers has been active at the University of Louisville since 1975 and was founded by Professor Brenda Hart. NSBE founded and adopted the Miss Black UofL Scholarship Pageant as a signature fundraising and cultural awareness event on campus. Miss Black UofL is a preliminary pageant for Miss Kentucky. The winner will go on to compete for the title.

    Additional Information: Email, 678-457-8937
     
    Lavender Graduation Reception
    Registration deadilne: April 4
    This event takes place on April 20, prior to the Student Life Awards, and is open to all LGBTQ students who are graduating this spring.  Participants will receive Rainbow Cords, which may be worn during convocation ceremonies. Sponsored by UofL’s LGBT Alumni Network & LGBT Center. 
    Additional Information: Lavender Graduation Reception Info
     
    UofL Sport Administration 20th annual Cardinal Classic Golf Event at ULGC
    April 10, 10 a.m., 6 p.m., University of Louisville Golf Club; $450 for a team of 4 golfers; $115 for individual golfers
    Join University of Louisville Sport Administration on April 10th at the University of Louisville Golf Club for the 20th Annual SPAD Cardinal Classic Golf Scramble. This event raises funds to support the UofL Sport Administration Association, and provides charitable giving for American Football Without Barriers. There will be a banquet in the ULGC clubhouse, featuring an afternoon lunch and silent auction.
    Sign up online
    Additional Information: Christian Payne
     
    Notice: IRB initial submissions will not be received by the IRB if study personnel are missing Human Subjects Training
    On April 1, 2017, iRIS will “stop” IRB Initial Submissions that have personnel who are not showing current CITI Human Subjects Training in the iRIS system. Proof of training for the personnel must be submitted to the iRIS Help Desk. Submissions will not be routed to the IRB until the training has been updated in the iRIS system. Details on how to check training can be found online
    Additional Information: Email
     
    Master of Science in Social Work prospective student sessions scheduled
    March 15, 5-6:45 p.m., Room 114, Oppenheimer Hall, Belknap Campus
    Are you interested in a profession improving the quality of life for individuals, families and communities? Come find out if the versatile Master of Science in Social Work is the right graduate program for you and your professional development. We are hosting virtual and in-person sessions. Join us for the in-person session on Wednesday, or our next virtual sessions on March 29, April 11, and April 15. Click on the sign-up form to reserve your spot and for more available dates.

    Additional Information: Sarah Caragianis or Jennifer Henderson via email, website
     
    Talks/Seminars/Symposiums
    Biochemistry Seminar scheduled
    March 13, noon, Homberger Library, HSC-A, 614
    Jillian Pearring, PhD, Postdoctoral Scholar, Dept of Ophthalmology, Duke University, Durham, NC; ‘The Photoreceptor Outer Segment: How to Build and Populate a Sensory Ciliary Organelle’

    Additional Information: Email
    Health and Wellness
    Get your green on for St. Patrick’s Day
    Each and every plate is supposed to have a rainbow of colors, but there can be a little extra green on St. Patrick’s Day. Green vegetables such as broccoli, Brussels sprouts and edamame contain phytochemicals that help fight cancer to keep you going strong day after day. Vegetables like spinach and broccoli also are considered good sources of calcium, iron, and vitamin C.
    Additional Information: Meatless Monday recipes, Get Healthy Now Facebook, Get Healthy Now website, email, 852-7755
    Last chance to join GHN’s Colorful Choices
    Through April 16; Free for all UofL employees, retirees, spouses/qualifying adults
    Make long-lasting, healthy eating habits simple, effective, and fun with Get Healthy Now’s Colorful Choices nutrition challenge. This six-week challenge will help you put produce first. The challenge began on March 6th. Participants can track retroactively. Last day to register is Sunday, March 12. Prizes include GHN salad shaker, meal prep kit, and NutriBullet.

    Additional Information: Register, website, email, 852-7755
     
    Congrats to Get Healthy Now’s Member of the Month
    Congratulations to Dave Funk for being Get Healthy Now’s Member of the Month for March. This month’s theme is Healthy Nutrition. Keep reading to learn more about how Dave practices healthy eating to keep him motivated while pursuing his health journey.
    Additional Info: Dave’s story
     
    Take 20: Good sugar vs. bad sugar
    12-12:20 p.m., March 13, Burhans Hall, Room 208, Shelby Campus; March 16, Nursing/K-Wing, Room 2024, HSC Campus; March 17, Humanities Building, Room 109, Belknap; Free
    It can be tricky to separate the sweet truth from the sugary fiction, but in 20 minutes we’ll do just that! Join Get Healthy Now to get the facts on sugar, including different types, reasons for cutting back and tips to help limit sugar intake.
    Additional Information: RSVP via email, 852-7755
     
    Group fitness classes at Get Healthy Now
    Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; Price: Varies; Free for GHN members; $40/semester for Specialty classes
    Get Healthy Now has a new and improved Group Fitness schedule for this semester. We are offering new free classes including Jazz It Up, Small Group Training and STRONG by Zumba. Check out our new schedule and join the fitness fun. 

    Additional Information: Group Fitness Schedule, website, email, 852-7755
     
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    Bria Staten-Favors
    Bria Staten-Favors is the Graduate Assistant in the University of Louisville’s Office of Communications and Marketing. After completing her bachelor of science in Communication, she decided to pursue her master’s degree at UofL as well. She also works in the Partnership Division at the Louisville Convention & Visitor’s Bureau and is an avid Cards fan.