September 20, 2016 Announcements

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    Want to know what’s going on at UofL? Visit the UofLNews website for features, videos, photos, announcements, radio segments, and the UofL event calendar. Click here to submit an announcement.

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    Here’s what was featured on UofLNews on Monday, Sept. 19, 2016:

    • PeaceDay activities examine war stories, refugees’ plight. Read more.
    • Law school event celebrates Justice Brandeis’ public service legacy. Read more.
    • UofL nursing scholar presents postpartum depression research to international audience. Read more.
    • UofL Cultural Center kicks off inaugural Diversity Dialogue Series. Read more.
    • Photos: The UofL Football team had quite a weekend hosting ESPN GameDay and winning big against Florida State. Check out photos here and here.

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    Did You Know?

     The University of Louisville College of Business is teaming up with WBNA’s “Dream Funders,” Louisville’s local “Shark Tank” style television series, for the show’s second season. The program will now include a UofL review panel that will provide “post-pitch” analysis of what the Dreamers did right and what they did wrong, as well as insights on what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur.

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    Campus-Submitted Announcement List

    Miscellaneous

    1.) Last free flu shot clinic on HSC campus today

    2.) HSC Office of Diversity and Inclusion hosting Lunch and Learn

    3.) UofL Fall Career Fair today

    4.) Online info session: Master of Science in HR and Organization Development

    5.) UofL Women Center Newsletter available online

    Training and Workshops

    6.) Lab Safety/Hazardous Waste Training available

    Talks/Seminars/Symposiums

    7.) Transition to retirement seminar – registration deadline today

    8.) The Digital Experience for Seniors: An open discussion

    9.) Lightning Round Speaker Series includes three interactive presentations

    10.) Impact of Poverty on Pediatric Mental Health topic of symposium

    11.) CGeMM Seminar features chair of biochemistry

    Sustainability

    12.) Green Tip: UofL Free Store open Wednesdays with new donation bin

    Health and Wellness

    13.) Go with the flow with Get Healthy Now’s Power Vinyasa

    14.) Make a splash with Get Healthy Now’s Water Fitness

    15.) Take a moment of mindfulness at Get Healthy Now

    16.) Get Healthy Now hosts Boot Camp

    Grand Rounds

    17.) Endocrinology Grand Rounds

    18.) Neuroscience Grand Rounds

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    Campus-Submitted Announcements

    Miscellaneous

    1.) Last free flu shot clinic on HSC campus today

    September 20, 2-5 p.m., Abell Administration 110, HSC Campus

    Free flu shots start on the Belknap Campus Sept. 21 in Bigelow Hall. Flu shots are free to students, faculty, and staff ($5 for retirees). A full schedule and a consent form are available online. Download, print and complete the consent form for fastest service. You must have your UofL ID with you to get a free flu shot.

     

    2.) HSC Office of Diversity and Inclusion hosting Lunch and Learn

    Sept. 27, noon to 1 p.m., Kornhauser Library Auditorium, HSC Campus; Free

    Carla F. Wallace, co-founder of Louisville Showing Up for Racial Justice, will speak on “White People Engaging White People to Achieve Racial Justice.” In this session, which is open to the public and people of all identities, Wallace will explore the vision of SURJ and how to engage white people in addressing racial injustice, noting that to achieve racial equity, white people must move away from active collusion and silent consent in racial injustice. Free lunch provided for those who RSVP before noon Sept. 26.

    Additional Information: Website

     

    3.) UofL Fall Career Fair today

    September 20, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Bigelow Hall (Miller IT Building)

    Come meet employers from around the Kentuckiana area who are looking for full-time employees. Remember to bring a resume, dress professionally, and contact the Career Center with any questions.

    Additional Information: Website

     

    4.) Online info session: Master of Science in HR and Organization Development

    October 4, 12-1 p.m., online; Free

    Join our online info session to find out about real world learning outcomes and discover how our online degree can help you fit education in your busy schedule. This is a great opportunity to hear about what makes our program stand out and the value it adds to your career development. Reserve your space today.

    Additional Information: Website, email, 800-871-8635

     

    5.) UofL Women Center Newsletter available online

    Check out the Women’s Center online fall 2016 issue online.

    Additional Information: Email, 852-8976

     

    Training and Workshops

    6.) Lab Safety/Hazardous Waste Training available

    September 21, 9-11 a.m., 2034, K-wing (Nursing School), HSC Campus; Free

    Recently hired lab employees who work with chemicals should attend. Please register for the class online, clicking on classroom training and select the appropriate class to sign up.

    Additional Information: Cathy Price, 852-2956

     

    Talks/Seminars/Symposiums

    7.) Transition to retirement seminar – registration deadline today

    September 22, noon to 1 p.m., Human resources building, Belknap Campus, 1980 Arthur Street; Free for faculty, staff, retirees and their spouses

    Are you ready to retire? In addition to financial changes, there are also lifestyle and emotional transitions you’ll experience. During this session, presented by Commonwealth Credit Union Retirement & Investment Services, you’ll learn how to confidently address those transitions; guard against and manage risks; and take a test to assess your retirement readiness. Lunch will be provided. RSVP by noon, September 20.

    Additional Information: Laura McDaniels, 852-6889, website

    8.) The Digital Experience for Seniors: An open discussion

    September 22, 2-3 p.m., UofL Shelby Campus, Burhans Hall, Room 16; Free with RSVP

    The Louisville-based tech start-up, Gyroskope, is developing a solution and they are looking for your feedback and opinions to ensure their final product delivers a delightful experience for seniors. We invite individuals 65 and older to an open discussion about how seniors think and feel about technology, and to provide feedback on the Gyroskope Family Network, a new platform that is being designed specifically to help non-digital natives enjoy the benefits of the digital experience.

    Additional Information: Website

     

    9.) Lightning Round Speaker Series includes three interactive presentations

    September 28, noon to 1 p.m., UofL Medical School Kornhauser Auditorium; Free with RSVP

    Join us for lunch during this active and participatory session, provided by the Institute for Sustainable Health & Optimal Aging in partnership with SMART’s Wellness Task Force. It will feature three interactive presentations on mind, body and spirt interventions that can help you age optimally across your lifespan. Lunch will be provided.

    Additional Information: Website; register online

     

    10.) Impact of Poverty on Pediatric Mental Health topic of symposium

    October 7, 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Home of the Innocents, 1100 E. Market Street, Louisville, KY; $60 for health care providers; $15 for students

    This day-long symposium features a nationally-known expert on the impact of poverty on children and addresses the topics of bullying, the current status of pediatric mental health in Kentucky, Tourette’s Disorder and Trauma informed care.

    Additional Information: Registration: call 502-629-1234, option 2 or visit website

     

    11.) CGeMM Seminar features chair of biochemistry

    September 20, 12-1 p.m., Homberger Library, HSC-A, Rm 614

    Ron Gregg, cChair of Biochemistry; director, CGeMM, speaking on “CrispR/Cas9 Knockout Mouse Services at the University of Louisville.”

    Additional Information: Janice Ellwanger

     

    Sustainability

    12.) Green Tip: UofL Free Store open Wednesdays with new donation bin

    September 21, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Basement, Unitas Tower, Belknap Campus

    UofL’s Free Store is open this fall every Wednesday 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. in the Unitas Tower basement (enter from driveway off Cardinal Blvd). All students and employees are welcome to “shop” for free clothing, shoes, household items, books, school and art supplies, non-perishable food, etc. Donations are now accepted any time in the new red bins outside the Store. Help us keep useful stuff out of the landfill while helping those in need. A volunteer-powered initiative of GRASS and UofL’s Sustainability Council.

    Additional Information: UofL Free Store Facebook; email 

    Health and Wellness

    13.) Go with the flow with Get Healthy Now’s Power Vinyasa

    Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; $40 Unlimited Classes/semester

    Power Vinyasa is a powerful, energetic form of yoga designed to stretch and strengthen your entire body through flowing sequences while connecting your breathing with your movements. It incorporates strength, flexibility, balance, and cardio to build your physical and mental stamina. Modifications provided for all fitness levels. First class is always free.

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

     

    14.) Make a splash with Get Healthy Now’s Water Fitness

    Fall session runs through Dec. 8, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12-12:45 p.m., Natatorium, Belknap Campus; Free for UofL Employees, Retirees and Spouse/QA

    The benefits of this class include increased energy, better sleep, joint pain relief and much more. Suitable for all fitness levels and no swimming skills needed (hair can stay dry or not). Register today.

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

     

    15.) Take a moment of mindfulness at Get Healthy Now

    Tuesdays, 5:30-5:55 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; Free for UofL employees, Retirees, Spouse/QA

    Participate in 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. Drop in for a free evening session. No preregistration required.

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

     

    16.) Get Healthy Now hosts Boot Camp

    Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30-6:20 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; Free for GHN Wellness Center members

    Boot Camp is a fun and high-intensity interval training workout that incorporates strength, cardio and sport movements. This class is designed for maximum calorie burn and to challenge your mind and body. Suitable for all fitness levels.

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

     

    Grand Rounds

    17.) Endocrinology Grand Rounds

    September 21, 4 p.m., Baxter II Research Building, lower level, Room 038

    Please join us as Priyanka Bakhtiani, MBBS, FAAP, Fellow, Pediatric Endocrinology, Case Western Reserve University, presents, “Big FaT Secret: Disruption of T cell Homeostasis by Cyclin Dependent Kinase 5 (Cdk5) Activity is Critical in Pathogenesis of Inflammation-Induced Obesity.”

    Additional Information: Kelly Galiette, 852-5237

     

    18.) Neuroscience Grand Rounds

    September 22, 8-9 a.m., Baxter 1 Auditorium; Free

    The Department of Neurosurgery is presenting this week’s Neuroscience Grand Rounds. Dr. Brian J. Williams will give his presentation titled, ” Paradigms in Spinal Oncology for Metastases: The Evolution of Separation Surgery.”

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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.