May 10, 2016 Announcements

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    Here’s what was posted to UofLNews on Monday, May 9, 2016:

    • Student commencement speakers share memories, plans and dreams. Read more.
    • UofL Dean, KentuckyOne Health Chief Nursing Officer call for more highly educated nursing workforce in Kentucky. Read more.

     

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    DID YOU KNOW?

    In 1957, a decision was made to build the Rauch Memorial Planetarium at the University of Louisville. The groundbreaking ceremony was held in 1961 for the planetarium, which is named after the late Rabbi Joseph Rauch, leader of the Adath Israel Congregation for 44 years.

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    Campus-Submitted Announcement List

    Health and Wellness

    1.) Fire up your core muscles with Ab Lab

    2.) Get Healthy Now offers mindfulness programs

    3.) Make a splash with Get Healthy Now water fitness

    Miscellaneous

    4.) Follow the McConnell Scholars blog from China

    5.) Blackboard Spring 2014 courses to be deleted

    Talks/Seminars/Symposiums

    6.) Pharmacology and Toxicology Seminar scheduled

    Training and Workshops

    7.) CPR Training available

    Grand Rounds

    8.) Endocrine Grand Rounds

    9.) Neuroscience Grand Rounds

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    Campus-Submitted Announcements

    Health and Wellness

    1.) Fire up your core muscles with Ab Lab

    Tuesdays & Thursdays 12-12:15 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; Free for GHN Wellness Center members

    This class will help you develop a toned physique and will help improve total ab strength with various ab exercises in just 15 minutes. Suitable for all fitness levels.

    Additional Information: Schedule, website, email

    2.) 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.; Free for 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. Come to a free Tuesday evening session or deepen your practice with the eight-session MBSR program ($80).

    Additional Information: Website, website, email 

    3.) Make a splash with Get Healthy Now water fitness

    Summer session: April 26– May 26, Tuesday/Thursday, noon to 12:45 p.m., Natatorium; Free, UofL employees, retirees and their spouse/QA

    Are you looking for a form of exercise that is easy on the joints and big on fun? Join Get Healthy Now’s Water Fitness class for the 2016 summer semester. The benefits of this class include increased energy, better sleep, relief from joint pain and more. Suitable for all fitness levels and no swimming skills needed (hair can stay dry or not).

    Additional Information: Website

     

    Miscellaneous

    4.) Follow the McConnell Scholars blog from China

    Shiping Hua, PhD, the Calvin and Helen Lang Distinguished Chair in Asian Studies and a political science professor at UofL, is guiding a group of eight McConnell Scholars to the People’s Republic of China May 9 through June 6. The group will study and tour in Shanghai, Beijing and Xi’an over four weeks. This is Hua’s 11th year to guide the group of rising senior McConnell Scholars. Students will blog about their experiences online.

    Additional Information: Blog, GlyptusAnn Grider Jones

     

    5.) Blackboard Spring 2014 courses to be deleted

    Blackboard courses from the spring of 2014 (4142) will be archived and deleted after Wednesday, June 29. This is a semi-annual process by the Delphi Center that frees up server space for new courses. If you have a specific need to keep a spring 2014 course available beyond June 29, please submit a request by that date. Additional information on this process can be found within The University of Louisville Course Sties and Course Content Retention Policy.

    Additional Information: Retain course; retention policy

    Talks/Seminars/Symposiums

    6.) Pharmacology and Toxicology Seminar scheduled

    May 10, noon, HSC CTRB Room 124; Free

    The Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology Presents a Research Seminar by Craig Roberts, MD, MBA, K. Armand Fischer Professor and Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine “Co-authorship of Scientific Manuscripts in Orthopaedic Surgery: A Vignette-based Discussion.”

    Additional Information: Florence Su, 852-5141

     

    Training and Workshops

    7.) CPR Training available

    May 31, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., HSC B, Rooom 307, Paris Simulation Center, $35

    Basic LIfe Support for Healthcare Providers Class (CPR).

    Additional Information: Kevin Martin, 852-3384, or Stuart Crawford, 852-2219

     

    Grand Rounds

    8.) Endocrine Grand Rounds

    May 11, 4 p.m., Baxter II Research Building, lower level, Room 038

    Please join us as Alan Cheng, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, School of Medicine, University of Louisville, presents, “Glycogen Metabolism.”

    Additional Information: Kelly Galiette, 852-5237

     

    9.) Neuroscience Grand Rounds

    May 12, 8-9 a.m., Baxter Building Auditorium (Lower Level) HSC Campus; Free

    Description (Do not repeat any information you have already given above)

    As part of Neuroscience Grand Rounds, the Dept. of Neurology is pleased to announce that Masoom Desai, MD, will present “Neurointensive Care and Subarachnoid Hemorrhage.”

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

     

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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.