October 5, 2017 Announcements

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    DID YOU KNOW

    The University of Louisville is poised to become a premier center for 3D-based digital dental and medical care through the recent installation of several advanced technologies at the School of Dentistry, including a 3D Virtual Print Lab, a facial 3D photographic suite and a digital dentistry clinic (coming in the spring).

     

    FACULTY AND STAFF NOTABLES

    Carla Vidoni, associate professor and program director in CEHD’s Department of Health and Sport Sciences, will serve as a member of the Kentucky Division of Standards Advisory Board. The board proposes and recommends changes to the Kentucky K-12 physical education standards.

     

     

    CAMPUS ANNOUNCEMENTS

    Miscellaneous

    President Postel hosting open forum on HSC campus today

    Thursday, Oct. 5, noon, HSC Auditorium

    UofL Interim President Greg Postel will host an open forum on the HSC campus Thursday. During the forum, he will take employee input into the future direction of the university. The forum will be livestreamed at http://louisville.edu/medicine/tech/livestream.

     

     

    Worker Co-Operatives: Transforming Communities

    Monday, Oct. 16, noon, Brandeis School of Law, Room 275, free

    Professor Carmen Huertas-Noble is the founding director of the Community & Economic Development Clinic (CEDC) at CUNY School of Law and was involved with creating the well-known Manhattan restaurant COLORS. Huertas-Noble and Brandeis School of Law Professor Ariana Levinson will discuss COLORS and other worker co-op projects and explain the advantages of these groups, including economic benefits to members, engagement of workers and keeping money in the local community. Presented by the Brandeis School of Law Diversity Committee. A free, light lunch will be provided at 11:30 a.m. 

     

    Additional Information: Website.

     

    Faculty/Staff Discounted Red/White Scrimmage Tickets

    PJCS Ticket Office, Gate 2, $5

    Stop by the ticket office at Gate 2 of Papa John’s Cardinal stadium to purchase discounted red/white scrimmage tickets. $5/each (limit of 4 with U of L faculty/staff ID). Red/white scrimmages are 10/13 and 10/27 at 7 PM.

    Additional Information: University of Louisville Ticket Office; 852-5151.

    Friday Night Happy Hour at UClub

    Friday, Oct. 6, 4-7 p.m., University Club, $5-$15

    Happy hour in the Pub begins at 4 p.m. Dinner menu available. Music from The Eleventh Hour (Carla Reisert and John Harris) starts at 5:30 p.m. The Eleventh Hour music includes everything from jazz standards to country ballads, singer-songwriters and Motown grooves. 

     

    Additional Information: Linda Johnson, 852-6996, Website.

     

     

    This week at Gray Street Farmers Market

    Thursday, Oct. 5, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., 400 block of E. Gray Street in front of SPHIS, rain or shine

    Some items available today include: apples, apple cider, bell peppers, tomatoes, sweet potatoes, corn, winter and summer squash, honey, granola, eggs, baked and canned items, stuffed pancakes, gourmet popsicles, and kettle corn. Lunch provided by Boss Hog’s BBQ and Red Top Gourmet Dogs. Sign up for a $5 gift certificate this week. Drawings held on Facebook Live every Monday.

     

    Additional Information: Website.

     

    RIF Temp Pool Now Available

    In an effort to make valuable temporary candidates available to departments at the university, Human Resources created a temporary pool of candidates that have recently been affected by a Reduction in Force (RIF) from a position at the University of Louisville. These candidates have university experience and knowledge that can be a great asset to departments in need. Visit louisville.edu/hr/employment/managers/temporary-employment-information-for-departments for more information.

     

     

    Health and Wellness

    Train with Get Healthy Now certified Personal Trainers

    Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym

    Whatever your motivation, set yourself up for success by partnering with one of our personal trainers. By helping you to set realistic, attainable goals, we work with you to develop a customized plan to reach them. Working with our professionals ensures that your workouts are safely administered and designed with the results you want in mind. Schedule your first free session today!

    Additional Information: ghn@louisville.edu; 852-7755; Website.

     

    Get R.I.P.P.E.D.

    Mondays, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym

    Plateau-proof your workout with this total body, high intensity-style program utilizing free weights, resistance training and body weight.

    Additional Information: Group Fitness Schedule; ghn@louisville.edu; 852-7755; Website.

     

    Weekend Group Fitness Classes

    Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym, free for GHN members

    Your workout routine shouldn’t end on Fridays. Get Healthy Now offers free group fitness classes on Saturdays, too. Join us for Weekend Kickstart, a combination of cardio and strength training- and Yoga classes. See you on Saturday!

    Additional Information: Group Fitness Schedule; ghn@louisville.edu; 852-7755; Website.

     

    Talks/Seminars/Symposiums

    Roundtable Conversation: Engaging Diverse Voices in Writing & Reading

    Thursday, Oct. 5, 4-5:30 p.m., University Writing Center, Ekstrom Library 132

    When issues of race, language, and culture are prominent in national conversations, the reading and writing students engage in presents opportunities, and sometimes challenges. Join us in the University Writing Center as faculty from several disciplines lead a conversation about how they approach such issues in assigning and responding to reading and writing in their courses. The roundtable’s participants are David Anderson, Karen Chandler, Melanie Gast, Katherine Massoth, and Kiki Petrosino.

    Additional Information: Website.

    Training and Wellness

    Eating Awareness Training

    Tuesdays: Oct. 24 and 31 (date flexible), Nov. 7 and 14; 5-7 p.m.; $16 or free with study participation, SAC W309

    Learn to eat mindfully, healthfully and with pleasure. Discover how to recognize hunger and fullness cues and reduce emotional and stress eating. Four-session workshop.

    Additional Information: mindfuleatworkshop@gmail.com or Website

    Grand Rounds

    Neuroscience Grand Rounds

    Thursday, Oct. 5, 8-9 a.m., Baxter I Auditorium

    The Department of Neurological Surgery is excited to announce this week’s Neuroscience Grand Rounds speaker, Dr. Nelleke van Wouwe of the University of Vanderbilt Department of Neurology. Dr. van Wouwe will present “Action control and motivational biases in Parkinson’s disease.”

    Additional Information: Mary Oxford, 502-588-0904.

    Anatomical Sciences and Neurobiology

    Thursday, Oct. 5, 4 p.m., Baxter I Auditorium

    Naomi Charalambakis, graduate student in Dr. William Guido’s laboratory in the Department of Anatomical Sciences and Neurobiology, will be presenting a seminar entitled, “Intrinsic Interneurons of the Mouse Dorsal Lateral Geniculate Nucleus:  Form, Function, and Development.”

    Additional Information: Donna Bottorff, 852-7545.

    Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds

    Friday, Oct. 6, 6:45-8:45 a.m., Baxter I, lower level auditorium

    Please welcome the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery residents who will present Quality Improvement, 1st Qtr. The residents will discuss failed or less than optimal orthopaedic surgery cases identifying medical ethics issues, medical knowledge gaps, system based issues, communications issues, professionalism issues, and practice based system issues.

    Additional Information: Monica Welsh, 852-6902.

    Family and Geriatric Medicine Grand Rounds

    Friday, Oct. 6, 7:30-8:30 a.m., Jewish Hospital Bottigheimer Auditorium

    Jennifer Daily, MD, Assistant Professor, UofL, Department of Family and Geriatric Medicine, will present, “Osteoarthritis of the Knee.” Learners will review the anatomy and examination of the knee, review the underlying etiology of osteoarthritis, and discuss appropriate management of osteoarthritis. CME credit will be provided.

     

    Additional Information: Melissa Garrett, 852-5499.

     

    Pediatric Grand Rounds

    Friday, Oct. 6, 8 a.m., Norton Hospital, 2nd Floor Auditorium

    Join us for the 12th Annual Dr. Sally Perlman Memorial Lectureship featuring Catherine M. Gordon, MD, MS. Gordon will be presenting “Bone Loss in Teens with Eating Disorders.”

    Additional Information: Brittney Luckett, 502-629-8828.

     

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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.