May 9, 2016 Announcements

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    Want to know more about what is going on at UofL? Visit the new UofLNews website for news, features, videos, photos, campus-submitted announcements, radio segments, and the UofL event calendar. Want to submit an announcement? Click here.

     

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    Here’s what was posted to UofLNews on Friday, May 6, 2016:

    • Photos: The 16th Annual Cancer Survivors Celebration was held May 5 downtown. This year’s theme was “Fun for the Arts.” The event was hosted by the Kentucky Cancer Program and sponsored by KentuckyOne Health. View here.

     

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    DID YOU KNOW?

    The UofL Alumni Association was established in 1924 and serves the 130,000-plus graduates of the university all over the world.

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    Campus-Submitted Announcement List

    Health and Wellness

    1.) Women’s Health: Taking Care of You

    2.) Meatless Monday for the greater good

    3.) Warm up with GHN’s R.I.P.P.E.D.

    Miscellaneous

    4.) Registration open for 2016 Faculty/Staff Open Walls exhibit

    Talks/Seminars/Symposiums

    5.) CRAFT Seminar Series features Joan Simunic, Patent and Trademark Attorney

    Training and Workshops

    6.) Lab Safety/Hazardous Waste & Radiation Safety Training scheduled

    Studies

    7.) Exercise Physiology Department seeking subjects for KY Space Consortium/NASA-sponsored study

    8.) Childhood Obesity in Children 10 to less than 14 year olds

    9.) Autism study for children 4 to 10 years old

    Sustainability

    10.) New CSA pick-up site at HSC; sign-up by May 15

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    Campus-Submitted Announcements

    Health and Wellness

    1.) Women’s Health: Taking Care of You

    May 9, 12-12:30 p.m., Burhan’s Hall, Room 158, Shelby campus; May 12, 12-12:30 p.m., School of Dentistry, Room 230, HSC campus; Free for employees, retirees and their spouses/QAs

    Come and join us as you will learn basics of a healthy lifestyle tips for heart, breast, and bone health. A brief 20-minute workout is included to help keep you energized throughout the day.

    Additional Information: Email, 852-7755

     

    2.) Meatless Monday for the greater good

    May 9

    From Canada to Croatia, nations across the globe are taking the pledge and joining the Meatless Monday movement. Go Meatless this Monday for the greater good of the environment. 

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

    3.) Warm up with GHN’s R.I.P.P.E.D.

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

    Get in shape with GHN’s R.I.P.P.E.D. group fitness class, a high intensity class that uses a combination of free weight, body weight and resistance training. Suitable for all fitness levels.

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

    Miscellaneous

    4.) Registration open for 2016 Faculty/Staff Open Walls exhibit

    Registration due June 1

    The annual show for faculty and staff is scheduled for June 13 to June 30 in the Photographic Archives gallery at Ekstrom Library. The exhibit is an opportunity for UofL employees who are not professional or exhibited artists to share their work. All media (i.e., painting, photography, woodworking, mixed media, fiber arts, jewelry, crafts) will be accepted. Click here for more information and registration form.

    Additional Information: Janet Cappiello, 852-1104, or Alicia Kelso, 852-2670

     

    Talks/Seminars/Symposiums

    5.) CRAFT Seminar Series features Joan Simunic, Patent and Trademark Attorney

    May 10, noon, CTR Building, Room 123; Free

    Joan Simunic, PhD, JD, founder of the Law Office of J.L. Simunic will talk on “The (Somewhat) Long and Winding Road: From Bench Chemist to Patent Attorney.” Lunch will be provided by the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.

    Additional Information: Tiffany Monyhan

    Training and Workshops

    6.) Lab Safety/Hazardous Waste & Radiation Safety Training scheduled

    May 12, 9-11:45 a.m., Room 2034, K-wing (Nursing School), HSC; Free

    Recently hired lab employees who work with chemicals should attend the Lab Safety/Hazardous Waste session. Individuals who will begin working with or around radioactive materials should attend the Radiation Safety Orientation session which starts immediately after Lab Safety. Please register for the class online, clicking on classroom training and selecting the appropriate class or classes to sign up.

    Additional Information: Cathy Price, 852-2956

     

    Studies

    7.) Exercise Physiology Department seeking subjects for KY Space Consortium/NASA-sponsored study

    IRB approved study #15.1199

    The exercise physiology department is seeking participants for a resistive training study sponsored by the Kentucky space grant consortium and NASA.  Participation will run for 10 weeks, and all participants will receive two full-body scans as compensation.

    Additional Information: Dr. John Caruso

     

    8.) Childhood Obesity in Children 10 to less than 14 year olds

    IRB #13.0334

    The UofL Kosair Charities Pediatric Clinical Research Unit at Kosair Children’s Hospital is conducting a research study to evaluate the effect of an investigational product on childhood obesity. White and African American male and female subjects 10 to less than 14 years old who are overweight, obese or normal weight may be eligible. If a child qualifies to participate, he or she will receive the product or placebo and study related care at no cost. Compensation will be provided for time/travel.

    Additional Information: Molly Harper, 629-4695 or 620-0000 (pager)

     

    9.) Autism study for children 4 to 10 years old

    IRB #13.0779

    The UofL Kosair Charities Pediatric Clinical Research Unit at Kosair Children’s Hospital is conducting a clinical research study to evaluate how a medication treats abnormal EEG’s without seizures, as well as behavioral and neurological symptoms, in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). If a child qualifies to take part in this research study, he/she will receive the study medication or placebo and study-related care at no cost. Parents will be offered compensation for time/travel.

    Additional Information: Molly Harper, 629-4695 or 620-0000 (pager)

     

    Sustainability

    10.) New CSA pick-up site at HSC; sign-up by May 15

    Want to eat right, support local farms and maximize sustainability? A Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) subscription offers all those benefits without the hassle of having to shop around. A new CSA option will come to HSC this year. Sign up by May 15 to have a wide variety of farm-fresh, sustainably-grown, local produce delivered to you weekly (or every other week) through October.

    Additional Information: Website; Andrea Sinclair, 852-6501

     

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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.