Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017
DID YOU KNOW
The Spanish section of UofL’s classical and modern languages department organizes the “Reel Latin America” Film Festival every year in conjunction with the Spanish language newspaper Al Dia en America. This year’s festival, the 24th annual, is Oct. 5-Nov. 10.
FACULTY AND STAFF NOTABLES
Ruth Carrico, PhD, RN, associate professor of medicine at the University of Louisville Department of Medicine and the associate founding director of UofL’s Global Health Initiative, has been named president-elect of the Kentucky Nurses Association.
Six University of Louisville faculty received grants totaling more than $1 million last week. See the list here.
Happy Hour at the U Club
Sept. 29, 4-7 p.m., University Club
Submit your nomination for the 2017 Faculty/Staff Pride Week Ally Award
The students, faculty, and staff served by the LGBT Center announce the annual Pride Week Faculty/Staff Ally Award. Candidates for the award can include any faculty or staff member who is making positive decisions and speaking out for LGBTQ+ people on our campus. The winner will be announced during a Pride Week event. Deadline to nominate someone is Oct. 17.
The fall issue of Student Affairs’ Vibrations is now available
Read about the Student Rec Center Magazine Article, Move-in, Cards SPEAK, Family Weekend, Parent of the Year Award, NPHC 25th Anniversary and more. Issue available online.
This Week at the Gray Street Farmers Market
September 28, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., HSC, 400 Block of E. Gray Street, in front of the School of Public Health & Information Sciences
The Gray Street Farmers Market is open every Thursday through Oct. 26, rain or shine. Some items available today include: apples, watermelon, bell peppers, tomatoes, sweet potatoes, corn, squash, pumpkins, honey, granola, eggs, soaps, lotions, baked and canned items, apple cider and kettle corn. Lunch provided by The Kentucky Taco Co & Pollo.
Mary K. Bonsteel Tachau Essay Contest accepting submissions
The U of L Women’s Center is accepting submissions from UofL undergraduate and graduate students for the Tachau Essay Contest. The purpose of the contest is to raise awareness of the historical sociological attitudes toward women of the 20th Century and their impact on individuals and society as a whole. Award amount for winning entries are $500 each for undergraduate and graduate students. Staff and faculty are encouraged to share with students information about this award. Deadline to apply is Oct. 6, 2017.
Register today for the Empowerment Luncheon
November 9, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., University Club; $50 per person; $400 for a table of 8
Clothing Exchange Project for Children
Donations are being accepted for the Student Parent Association annual Clothing Exchange project for Children. New or gently used infant & children’s clothing and other items are been accepted as well as items for student-parents. For more information, email Phyllis M. Webb, for drop off locations or visit the website.
Join us for a Lunch Break at ShelbyHurst Campus
October 13, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Additional Information: Website
Motor Retraining (MoRe) for Functional Movement Disorders
October 6, 6 p.m. through12:45 p.m. Oct. 7, The Brown Hotel, 335 W. Broadway, Louisville, KY 40202; Physicians: $99, Allied Health: $49. Deadline is Sept. 30.
Additional Information: Website
Sustainability Roundtable: How Local Toilets make Global Politics: Urban Informality and Sustainability in South Africa
September 29, 11 a.m. to noon, Room 123, Urban Studies Institute (426 W Bloom St.)
Brown & Williamson Fall Seminar Series
September 29, 4 p.m., Room LL-16, Chemistry Building, Belknap Campus
Physics Department colloquium with MIT researcher
September 29, 3 p.m., Room 112 Natural Science Building, Belknap Campus
Oral Biology 605: Oral Health Seminars
September 29, noon to 1 p.m.,Dental School, room 119
Additional Information: Email
Health and Wellness
Get Healthy Now’s Workout of the Week
Weekly, Mondays-Sundays, Get Healthy Now Wellness Center; Free for GHN members
New: STRONG by Zumba at Get Healthy Now
Thursdays, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center; Free for GHN members
New: Rise ‘n’ Revitalize in the morning
Tuesdays/Thursdays, 6:30-7 a.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; Free
A 30-minute morning attack on the entire body through a variety of strength training and cardio implements. Afterwards, enjoy a warm cup of tea or a strong coffee to really kick-start your day.
Neuroscience Grand Rounds
September 28, 8-9 a.m., Baxter Building Auditorium (lower level)
As a part of Neuroscience Grand Rounds, the Dept. of Neurology is pleased to announce that Arpita Lakhotia, MD will present “Pediatric Arterial Ischemic Stroke: Challenges & Opportunities” on Thursday September 28, at 8 a.m. in the Baxter Building Auditorium (Lower Level). Additional information, including how to watch live on the web and receive CME credit, is available online.
Pediatric Grand Rounds
September 29, 8 a.m., Norton Hospital, 2nd Floor Auditorium
Join us for a pediatric grand rounds featuring Mary N. Cook, MD. Cook is CEO and Medical Director of EMPOWER Centers in Greenwood Village, Colorado. She will present, “Parenting Adolescents: Shifting from Manager to Consultant.”
Additional Information: Brittney Luckett, 502-629-8828
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