Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016
DID YOU KNOW
Students from the University of Louisville’s J.B. Speed School of Engineering and its rocket team spent last weekend teaching local elementary and middle school students how to create and launch model rockets. UofL partnered with Raytheon on the event as part of the defense contractor’s MathMovesU initiative. The goal of MathMovesU is to increase students’ interest in math and science education by engaging them in hands-on, interactive activities
FACULTY AND STAFF NOTABLES
Fannie Cox, an outreach and reference librarian with University Libraries, was the keynote speaker at the 2016 Academic Library Association of Ohio Diversity Workshop in early October. Her talk was titled, “Diversity, Recruitment and Community Engagement: It’s Happening at the Library.”
Advance Down 11/11/16 for Upgrade
November 11, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Street Closures for RWH 5K Sunday
November 6, 10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Brook Street and various intersections
National Memory Screening Week
November 3, Life Sciences Building, Free
National Memory Screening Week continues all week. If you are over 55 and would like a free screening, please contact us.
Sofo Day of the Dead Celebration
November 4, 5:00 – 10:00 p.m., South Fourth Street Business District (between the Seelbach and Brown Hotels), Free
Volunteers are needed to assist with children’s activities (face painting, sugar skull decorating, paper flower making), etc. Food will be available for purchase.
Department of Anatomical Sciences and Neurobiology
November 3, 4 p.m., Baxter 1 Auditorium
Dr. Kathryn Jones from the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology at Indiana University will present, “C4+T -Cells and Neuroprotection: Relevance to Motoneuron Injury and Disease.”
KBRIN Bioinformatics Journal Club
November 2, Noon – 1 p.m., Clinical Translational Research building, room 124, free
Rakesh Kaundal presents “Centralizing Bioinformatics via High-Performance Computing: Opportunities and Challenges in the -Omics era.” Dr. Kaundal is the Director of the High-Performance Computing/Bioinformatics Facility at the University of California, Riverside. All interested individuals are welcome to attend.
Microbiology and Immunology Seminar
November 3, Noon to 1 p.m., HSC, Clinical Translational Research Building, Room 124
The Department of Microbiology and Immunology Seminar Series presents, “Defining Mechanisms of Glomerular Inflammation,” by David Powell, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Biochemistry
Training and Workshops
The Conversation Project
November 11, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m., Multi-Purpose Room, Student Activity Center, Second floor W205, free
Health and Wellness
Bold Moves Against Suicide and Mental Health First Aid Training
November 10, 8:30 a.m. – 4:15 p.m., College Street Building at Spalding University, 812 S. Second Street, Free
Mental Health First Aid training is an 8-hour training certification course which teaches participants a five-step action plan to assess a situation, select and implement interventions and secure appropriate care for the individual, the certification program introduces participants to risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems, builds understanding of their impact and overviews common treatments.
Refresh and Refuel Your Mornings With Get Health Now
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:00 – 6:45 a.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym
Feel refreshed after a great full-body workout utilizing body-weight exercises, dumbbells, resistance bands, and refuel your body with a healthy snack from GHN. Suitable for all fitness levels. Free for GHN Wellness Center members
Additional Information: 852-7755, Email
Get Healthy Now Specialty Class Offerings
November 1st – December 15th 2016, Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym
Come try our comprehensive specialty class offerings. Learn more and refresh your body and mind with these inspiring offerings. If you love the classes, sign up to enjoy the best value on campus. Can’t make it to class? Practice yoga at your workstation throughout the day. $20 Unlimited classes for remainder of the fall semester. The first class is always free.
Get Healthy Now: Take Your Annual Health Assessment Today
There’s still time to take your annual Health Assessment, required for 2017 participation in Get Healthy Now. Participating employees receive a $40 monthly premium incentive (up to $480 annually). Employees can enjoy the enhanced wellness website-Good Health is in the Cards-a more personalized platform designed to support your good health. You cannot go back and edit the assessment once submitted.
Cardiovascular Medicine Grand Rounds
November 2, Noon – 1:00pm, Jewish Rudd Heart & Lung Center – 16th Floor (CC)
Featuring Sri Prakash Mokshagundam, MD, Associate Professor – Division Endocrinology & Metabolism, University of Louisville. Dr. Mokshagundam will present “Type I Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease – Impact of Hyper & Hypoglycemia.”
Medicine Grand Rounds: Dr. Rafael Perez
November 3, 8 a.m., Ambulatory Care Building auditorium
Cardiovascular Medicine Grand Rounds – 24th Leonard Leight Lecture
November 4, Noon – 1:00pm, Kornhauser Library Auditorium
QUESTIONS & SUBMISSIONS