September 22, 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 Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016:

    • Accomplishments noted at Celebration of Faculty Excellence. Read more.
    • Health and Social Justice Scholar hopes to contribute to public health, policy change. Read more.
    • UofL’s grounds crew works to ensure campus provides a good first impression. Read more.
    • Staff senators hear updates from Acting Provost, HR. Read more.
    • Photos: UofL’s Theatre Arts kicked off its season this week with August Wilson’s “Fences.” View here.

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    Did You Know?

    In 2014, the UofL Alumni Association welcomed back the Homecoming parade after an over-15-year hiatus. This year’s parade – the biggest yet – will be on the Belknap Campus Oct. 21 at 6 p.m. Learn more about how your campus group can register to participate in the parade, and also the best spectator locations.  

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    Campus-Submitted Announcement List

    Miscellaneous

    1.) Free flu shots continue today in the SAC

    2.) UNative American Student Org and Interfaith Paths to Peace present ‘An Evening with Chief McCullough’

    3.) HSC Advising Center open house scheduled

    4.) UofL Women’s Center hosts collection drive for the Kristy Love Foundation

    5.) Clothing Exchange Project for Children underway

    6.) Call for Professional Development Award applications

    7.) Nominate a student for the Student Orientation staff

    8.) MPH prospective student information session available

    9.) Ali Scholars to discuss social justice issues

    10.) Belknap Farmers Market open today

    11.) Gray Street Farmers Market open today

    Talks/Seminars/Symposiums

    12.) Brown & Williamson Fall Seminar Series continues

    13.) COBRE DOC Seminar Series welcomes Calgary professor

    14.) COBRE DOC Seminar explores how ozone causes lung injury

    15.) Mathematics Colloquium to be held at a new time

    Arts and Entertainment

    16.) The Art of the Poster with Steven Skaggs, Hite Art Institute

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    17.) macOS Sierra update and EndNote suggestions

    Sustainability

    18.) Green Apple Day of Service at the Garden Commons

    Grand Rounds

    19.) Family Medicine Grand Rounds

    20.) Pediatric Grand Rounds

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    Campus-Submitted Announcements

    Miscellaneous

    1.) Free flu shots continue today in the SAC

    September 22, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., SAC Multipurpose Room

    Free flu shots continue today in the SAC Multipurpose Room, previously scheduled to be in the Red Barn. Flu shots are free to students, faculty, and staff ($5 for retirees). A full schedule and a consent form are 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.) UNative American Student Org and Interfaith Paths to Peace present ‘An Evening with Chief McCullough’

    September 22, 6:30- 9 p.m., Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library, Belknap Campus; Free

    The Native American Student Organization and Interfaith Paths to Peace Present International Spiritual Leader, Sun Dance Chief, and recognized Medicine Man Chief Steve McCullough. Chief McCullough will address his life including his work with the American Indian Movement and his involvement at the occupation of Wounded Knee in the early 1970s, his work internationally, and the need for awareness regarding the DAPL and the dangers it brings to all peoples.

    Additional Information: Website

     

    3.) HSC Advising Center open house scheduled

    September 23, 1-3 p.m., Studio Arts/HSC Advising Center Building

    Please join Dental, Nursing and Public Health for an Open House to celebrate the HSC Advising Center on Belknap campus. Stop by and see our new space.

    Additional Information: Linda Dillman, 852-5559

     

    4.) UofL Women’s Center hosts collection drive for the Kristy Love Foundation

    The UofL Women’s Center is collecting clothes and toiletries for the Kristy Love Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping women addicted to drugs and alcohol. The drive continues through Oct. 14. For a list of items needed, drop-off locations and times, email Phyllis M. Webb.

    Additional Information: Website, email

     

    5.) Clothing Exchange Project for Children underway

    The Women’s Center Student Parent Association Clothing Exchange Project continues through Oct. 14. New or gently used infant and children clothing and other items for the children of student-parents plus toiletries for student-parents are being accepted at key locations on campus.

    Additional Information: Drop-off locations, times, items needed listed online; email, 852-8976

     

    6.) Call for Professional Development Award applications

    Applications for the Dr. M. Celeste Nichols Professional Development Award for graduate and professional school students are being accepted to support academic and professional enrichment beyond normal program expenses. Deadline to apply is Oct. 7.

    Additional Information: Criteria and applications available online, email

     

    7.) Nominate a student for the Student Orientation staff

    Deadline September 30, 5 p.m.

    Nominations are now being accepted from faculty and staff for qualified students to complete the Student Orientation Staff (SOS) for 2017. SOSers help new students transition to UofL through new student orientation each summer. If you would like to nominate a student as a potential candidate, please complete this online form. Our office will reach out to nominated students with additional details about the opportunity.

    Additional Information: 852-7276; website

     

    8.) MPH prospective student information session available

    October 4, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., School of Public Health, Room 103, HSC

    Are you interested in learning more about the Master of Public Health (MPH)? We are hosting virtual and in-person sessions throughout the next two months. Next sessions are September 22 (virtual), October 25 (Belknap), October 21 (virtual). RSVPs requested.

    Additional Information: Email, website, 852-6263

     

    9.) Ali Scholars to discuss social justice issues

    September 28, 6 p.m., Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library

    Twelve Ali Scholars traveled to Peru in May to learn about the social justice issues of indigenous peoples and African descendent communities. Please join them to learn about Peru, and how the issues and work in this global context relate to some and the challenges and opportunities we face at home.

    Additional Information: Erika R. DeSha, website, 852-6372 

    10.) Belknap Farmers Market open today

    Sept. 22, 3:30-6 p.m., 3rd Street and Brandeis Avenue

    Some items available today include: honey, pork shoulder roast, Italian sausage, spare ribs, green beans, corn, jams, salsas, baby bok choy, kettle corn, caramel corn, fudge, flavored pecans, oyster mushrooms, whole chicken, eggs, lamb shanks, sirloin, lamb sausage, deodorants, lotion sticks, body butter and potpourri spray. 

    Additional Information: Email, website

     

    11.) Gray Street Farmers Market open today

    Thursdays through Oct. 27, rain or shine, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., 400 block of East Gray Street

    Some items available today include: various baked goods, melons, bell peppers, tomatoes, sweet corn, squash, zucchini, beans, cucumbers and onions, maple syrup, jams, sauces and pickled items; and all natural soaps, lotions, bug spray, and alcohol free hand sanitizer. Lunch: Boss Hogs, DelectaBites, and Sweet N Savory.

    Additional Information: Facebook, website

     

    Talks/Seminars/Symposiums

    12.) Brown & Williamson Fall Seminar Series continues

    September 23, 4 p.m., Chemistry Building, Room LL-16

    Young-Jin Lee, PhD, Iowa State University, will present “Single Cell Level High-resolution Mass Spectrometry Imaging for Plant Metabolites.”

    Additional information: Sherry Nalley, 852-6798

     

    13.) COBRE DOC Seminar Series welcomes Calgary professor

    September 22, 4-5 p.m., Baxter II RM 038 (Basement)

    Please join us for a Seminar by Dr. Ronald Sigal from the University of Calgary. The title of his seminar is “Exercise and Type 2 Diabetes: Update on the Evidence.”

    Additional Information: Kristina Arnold

     

    14.) COBRE DOC Seminar explores how ozone causes lung injury

    October 4, 4-5 p.m., Baxter Auditorium

    Please feel free to join us for our COBRE DOC Seminar titled, “Use of Multiple Omics Datasets to Understand Mechanisms by which Ozone Causes Lung Injury in Humans.”

    Additional Information: Kristina Arnold

     

    15.) Mathematics Colloquium to be held at a new time

    September 23, 2-3 p.m., Natural Sciences 333

    Professor Xuwen Zhu of the University of Louisville Mathematics Department will present “Finite mixture modeling and model-based clustering.” Applications of finite mixture modeling are found in almost all research areas due to its flexibility in describing a wide range of phenomena. We discuss model-based clustering under the assumption of a 1-1 correspondence between clusters and model components; each data group can be seen as a sample from some underlying distribution. Refreshments follow.

    Additional Information: Email

     

    Arts and Entertainment

    16.) The Art of the Poster with Steven Skaggs, Hite Art Institute

    September 22, 6:30-8 p.m., Frazier History Museum; $7 general admission/FREE to Frazier members and UofL students, staff, and faculty. Cash bar. Limited seating, so reserve or purchase your tickets

    From the sumptuous posters of Toulouse-Lautrec’s Belle Époque, through propaganda posters of the early-mid-20th century, and on to the iconic pop culture posters of the 1960’s and 70’s, posters reflect the society that produces them. Join Professor Steven Skaggs, head of the Graphic Design BFA track at UofL, as he puts the poster in historical context and leads a conversation with Julius Friedman, the artist behind Frazier’s newest exhibition, “Julius Friedman: Fifty Year Retrospective.”

    Additional Information: Website

     

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    17.) macOS Sierra update and EndNote suggestions

    In preparation for Apple’s release of MacOS Sierra on September 20, we have been testing various versions of EndNote. Through our testing, we discovered some issues with the EndNote PDF viewer. These issues have been reported to Apple, but in the meantime, we recommend that you DO NOT upgrade to macOS Sierra.

    Additional Information: Lauren Robinson, website 

    Sustainability

    18.) Green Apple Day of Service at the Garden Commons

    September 23, 2-4 p.m., Garden Commons, Cultural Center, Belknap Campus

    Join us for a Green Apple Day of Service in UofL’s organic garden, co-sponsored by Group Recycling aAnd Sustainable Solutions (GRASS) and the Kentucky chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council. We’ll tackle some bigger projects like re-staining our wooden benches, raised beds and rain barrel platforms. The event begins with a guest lecture from Stephen Bartlett, executive director of Sustainable Agriculture of Louisville, as part of our workshop series. No experience necessary. Tools and gloves provided.

    Additional Information: Ellie Miller, 502-758-3834, website, Facebook

     

    Grand Rounds

    19.) Family Medicine Grand Rounds

    September 23, 7:30-8:30 a.m., Jewish Hospital Bottigheimer Auditorium

    Renee Girdler, MD, Demetra Antimisiaris, PharmD, Barbara Polivka, PhD, Rodney Folz, MD, PhD, and Russ Barnett, MS, will present, “Asthma and Older Adults: Phenotyping and Home Environmental Exposures.” CME category 1 is available for both AAFP and ACCME accreditation.

    Additional Information: Melissa Garrett, 852-5499

     

    20.) Pediatric Grand Rounds

    September 23, 8 a.m., Norton Hospital, 2nd Floor Auditorium

    This Friday, please join us for a pediatric grand rounds featuring Scott Bickel, MD. Bickel is assistant professor in the division of pulmonology in the department of pediatrics at the University of Louisville. He will present “Severe Pediatric Asthma: The Path Toward Personalized Medicine.”

    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.