Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017
DID YOU KNOW
UofL has a new Social Change minor program in the Department of Criminal Justice. Social Change is a 19 credit hour minor that promotes student engagement in community action and social change processes by examining societal problems through a social responsibility lens. Dr. Cherie Dawson-Edwards is director of the program.
FACULTY AND STAFF NOTABLES
Dr. Craig McClain, professor of Medicine and Pharmacology & Toxicology, Associate VP for Translational Research and Associate VP for Health Affairs/Research, gave invited talks to the European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL) and American Association for the Study of Liver Disease (AASLD). At EASL in London, McClain gave the summation talk, “Novel Targets for Alcoholic Hepatitis.” At AASLD in Washington, DC, McClain gave the summation talk, “New Drugs in the Pipeline for Alcoholic Hepatitis.”
Winter Dissertation Writing Mini-Retreat
January 20, University Writing Center
Radioactive Material Orders
Thanksgiving Ordering Schedule: Last day to order Radioactive Isotopes will be Friday, November 17 for delivery on Monday, November 20. The University will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 23 and 24. We will reopen on Monday, November 27 and will resume ordering.
Angel Tree Initiative underway
Help bring joy to some child this Holiday Season by selecting an angel from the UofL Women’s Center Student Parent Association Angel Tree Initiative. Select a name between Nov. 20-Dec. 4. All unwrapped gifts are to be returned to the Women’s Center by 12 p.m. Dec. 4.
Guidance on salary cap for DHHS & NIH sponsored programs
The Office of Sponsored Programs Administration has developed guidance related to salary cap requirements for Dept. of Health and Human Services (DHHS) sponsored programs. The guidance includes a worksheet to aid in the calculation of salary that can be charged directly to DHHS awards as well as salary “over the cap” that must be booked and tracked separately per Federal requirements. The salary cap requirement applies not only to NIH awards but also to CDC, HRSA and other DHHS awards.
Online Info Session: Master’s in Higher Education Administration
November 15, 6 p.m., online
Blackboard will be offline Jan. 5-7 for upgrade
In order to accommodate the university’s Winter Session, the Blackboard upgrade is moving. Blackboard upgrade will start on Friday, January 5 at 6 p.m. and run through Sunday, January 7 at 8 p.m. and will be unavailable during that time. Applications integrated with Blackboard will also be unavailable, such as Panopto and Collaborate.
Signature Partnership 10-Year Celebration Video
2017 marks the university’s decade long collaboration with West Louisville known as the Signature Partnership Initiative. A ceremony was held earlier this fall to commemorate the occasion. Watch and share this video that highlights the work of the Signature Partnership over the last ten years. Check it out here.
PhysAssist Interview Day
November 17, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Career Development Center- Houchens Building, LL03
Biochemistry Seminar today
November 15, noon, Homberger Library, HSC-A, Rm 614
Department of Microbiology and Immunology Seminar Series hosts Dr. Pawel Kalinski
November 16, 12-1 p.m., Room 123, Clinical and Translational Research Building
Bioengineering Dept. Seminar Series: Metabolic Regulation of Vascular Ion Channel Activity
Nov. 16, noon to 1:30 p.m., Shumaker Building, Room 139
Training and Workshops
Learn more from Panopto (Webinars Basics and Advanced)
Second and fourth Wednesday, 11 a.m. to noon; online
November 29, 5-8 p.m., Student Activities Center, room #W309K; Free
Health and Wellness
Final GHN Historical Walking Tour with Tom Owen
November 15, 12-12:50 p.m.; Free
Your best self starts here
601 Presidents Blvd.; $15 per month; with the option of automatic payroll deduction; Free onsite parking
Arts and Entertainment
A Jazzy Christmas
December 4, 7:30 p.m., Derby Dinner Playhouse, 525 Marriott Drive, Clarksville, IN 47129; $40
Green Tip: It’s America Recycles Day
Medicine Grand Rounds: Dr. Lina Mackelaite
November 16, 8 a.m., Ambulatory Care Building auditorium
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