September 29, 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. 28, 2016:

    • UofL named one of the healthiest colleges of 2016. Read more.
    • UofL pediatrics teaching hospital renamed Norton Children’s Hospital. Read more.
    • Changes mark a new day for UofL Today. Read more.
    • Photos: IdeaFestival’s “Thrivals” program was held Tuesday. View here.

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    Did You Know?

    Thanks to a new partnership between UofL and the Speed Art Museum, faculty, staff and students can now enjoy free admission to the permanent collection, discounted admission for special exhibitions, and a 10-percent discount in the Museum Shop. In addition, the Museum’s facilities may be rented at a discounted rate.

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    Research Bulletin

    UofL faculty and departments received more than $3 million in grants and awards last week. Check out the list of projects and the award amounts here.

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    Campus-Submitted Announcement List

    Miscellaneous

    1.) Changes mark a new day for UofL Today

    2.) Join the 3rd Annual Targeting Excellence: Hispanic Latino Student Initiative

    3.) MPH prospective student information session scheduled

    4.) UofL Industrial Hemp & Renewable Energy Research meeting set

    5.) Belknap Farmers Market open today

    6.) Gray Street Farmers Market open today

    Talks/Seminars/Symposiums

    7.) The Dept. of Family and Geriatric Medicine presents the Gheens Lecture, with Dr. Ronald Eptein

    8.) Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology Seminar

    Training and Workshops

    9.) EndNote for Beginners available

    10.) Safe Zone LGBT Ally training scheduled

    Arts and Entertainment

    11.) UofL’s staff photographer Tom Fougerousse to exhibit 25 years of photos

    Sustainability

    12.) Green Tip: Make plans for UofL Sustainability Week, Oct. 17-23

    Health and Wellness

    13.) Blast those calories with Band Blast class

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

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

    Grand Rounds

    16.) Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds

    17.) Surgery Grand Rounds with Dr. Alicia Short and Wm. Tyler Short Lecture Series

    18.) Pediatric Grand Rounds

    19.) Family Medicine Grand Rounds

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    Campus-Submitted Announcements 

    Miscellaneous

    1.) Changes mark a new day for UofL Today

    A new and improved UofL Today daily email will appear in your inbox starting Monday, Oct. 3. Changes have been made to present an updated, visually appealing message while continuing to deliver important, campus-wide news, announcements and events. The new UofL Today email will be delivered Monday through Thursday. It will be replaced on Fridays with a UofL News digest, which will include a roundup of the week’s top stories from UofLNews.com. More information about these changes is available online.

    Additional Information: Alicia Kelso

     

    2.) Join the 3rd Annual Targeting Excellence: Hispanic Latino Student Initiative

    September 30, 4 p.m., Chemistry Building, Room LL-16

    Patricia Dos Santos, PhD, Wake Forest University, will present “Diverse mechanisms of sulfur decoration in bacterial tRNA and their cellular functions.”

    Additional information: Sherry Nalley (502) 852-6798

     

    3.) MPH prospective student information session scheduled

    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 October 4 (HSC), October 25 (Belknap), October 21 (virtual). RSVP requested.

    Additional Information: Judy Hollkamp, 852-6263, website

    4.) UofL Industrial Hemp & Renewable Energy Research meeting set

    October 3, 1-2:30 p.m., Room 212, Ernst Hall, Belknap Campus

    UofL hosts the next monthly meeting of the city-wide Louisville Sustainability Council’s Green Economy Action Team, and all are welcome. The meeting will feature UofL’s Andrew Marsh discussing his research into industrial hemp as a sustainable feedstock alternative to petrochemical inputs for all types of products. We’ll tour UofL’s hemp trial plot & the student-designed, solar-powered Phoenix House, which was recently rededicated as offices for UofL’s Conn Center for Renewable Energy Research.

    Additional Information: Website

     

    5.) Belknap Farmers Market open today

    Sept. 29, 3:30-6 p.m., 3rd Street and Brandeis Avenue

    Only three more markets left. Some items available today include: honey, pork shoulder roast, Italian sausage, spare ribs, green beans, corn, jams, salsas, baby bok choy, stuffed pancakes, caramel corn, lemon shakeups, fudge, flavored pecans, whole chicken, eggs, figs, tallow body butter, potpourri spray and more.

    Additional Information: Email, website

     

    6.) 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, apples, apple cider melons, bell peppers, tomatoes, sweet corn, squash, zucchini, beans, cucumbers and onions, maple syrup, jams, sauces and pickled items; as well as baskets and rugs. Lunch: Boo Boos Smoke Shack and The Celtic Pig.

    Additional Information: Facebook, website

     

    Talks/Seminars/Symposiums

    7.) The Dept. of Family and Geriatric Medicine presents the Gheens Lecture, with Dr. Ronald Eptein

    October 7, 12-1 p.m., Instructional Building (B Building), Room 215, HSC

    “The Inner Lives of Physicians: Addressing Burnout, Quality Of Care And The Goals Of Medicine” will be presented by Dr. Ronald Epstein. Lunch will be served to the first 150 who make a reservation.

    Additional Information: Website

     

    8.) Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology Seminar

    September 29, noon, CTR 123

    The Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology presents a Research Seminar “3D Bio-printing of Vascular Grafts and Their Implantation into Monkeys” by Y. James Kang, PhD, Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology

    Additional Information: Florence Su, 852-5141

     

    Training and Workshops

    9.) EndNote for Beginners available

    October 3, 10-11:30 a.m., Room W103, Ekstrom Library, Belknap Campus; Free to UofL Community

    Want to get started with EndNote, the citation management software program freely available to all UofL faculty, staff, and students? Come to the workshop where we will cover downloading the program, importing citations, working with MS Word, and syncing with EndNoteWeb. The workshop is limited to 10.

    Additional Information: Website

     

    10.) Safe Zone LGBT Ally training scheduled

    October 12, 10 a.m. to noon, HR

    Join The LGBT Center for our Safe Zone 1 Ally training. During this session, participants will hear from a panel of LGBT students, learn about current issues that impact LGBT people in our community, and think about actions you can take to help improve the lives of LGBT people. Each participant will receive a training packet and an official Safe Zone Ally sticker.
    Additional Information: Register online; email

     

    Arts and Entertainment

    11.) UofL’s staff photographer Tom Fougerousse to exhibit 25 years of photos

    October 6, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Photographic Archives Gallery, Ekstrom Library lower level

    Visit Photographic Archives for an exhibit of more than 40 photos that UofL’s staff photographer Tom Fougerousse has taken throughout the last 25 years. The show opens Oct. 6 and a reception will be held the evening of Oct. 11. Regular hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    Additional Information: Janet Cappiello, 852-1104

     

    Sustainability

    12.) Green Tip: Make plans for UofL Sustainability Week, Oct. 17-23

    Sustainability Week is the perfect opportunity to get engaged in social and planetary justice. Any related events (lectures, films, tours, service projects, etc.) can be added to the calendar and all are welcome to host a booth at Campus Sustainability Day on the Quad on Oct. 19. Faculty are encouraged to integrate themes of environmental, social and economic stewardship into courses, service learning and research. Send students to sustainability events, or use our discussion guides and online resources. To get on the calendar or reserve a Campus Sustainability Day fair booth, contact Justin Mog.
    Additional Information: Sustainability events, sustainability discussion guides, learning resources

     

    Health and Wellness

    13.) Blast those calories with Band Blast class

    Thursdays, 6:30-7 a.m. and 12:10-12:40 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; Free for GHN Wellness Center members

    This 30-minute class will help you develop a toned physique and improve total body strength with various exercises while utilizing resistance bands. Suitable for all fitness levels.

    Additional Information: Group fitness schedule, Facebook, website, email, 852-7755

     

    14.) 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: Group fitness schedule, Facebook, website, email, 852-7755

     

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

    Fall session runs on Tuesdays and Thursdays through December 8, 12-12:45 p.m., Ralph Wright Natatorium; Free for UofL employees, retirees and spouses/QAs

    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).

    Additional Information: Group fitness schedule, Facebook, website, email, 852-7755

     

    Grand Rounds

    16.) Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds

    September 30, 6:45-7:45 a.m., Baxter I Research Building, lower level auditorium

    Please join the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery as we welcome Drew Garber, MD, PGY-4 Orthopaedic Surgery resident. Dr. Garber will lecture on “Benign Bone Tumors.”

    Additional Information: Monica Welsh, 852-6902

     

    17.) Surgery Grand Rounds with Dr. Alicia Short and Wm. Tyler Short Lecture Series

    September 30, 7-8 a.m., Ambulatory Care Building Auditorium (Lower Level), HSC Campus

    Donald E. Fry, MD, adjunct professor of Surgery, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois will speak on “Hospital Outcomes in U.S. Surgery.”

    Additional Information: Debbie Krause, 852-5445

     

    18.) Pediatric Grand Rounds

    September 30, 8 a.m., Norton Hospital, 2nd Floor Auditorium

    This Friday, please join us for the 11th Annual Dr. Sally Perlman Memorial Lectureship featuring Mark Laufer, MD. Laufer is chief of gynecology at Boston Children’s Hospital and the Center for Infertility and Reproductive Surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He is also professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Biology at Harvard Medical School in Boston. He will present, “Adolescent Endometriosis.”

    Additional Information: Brittney Luckett, 502-629-8828

     

    19.) Family Medicine Grand Rounds

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

    Sarah Moyer, MD, Medical Director, Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness, will present, “The Zika Pandemic – a Public Health Emergency of International Concern, and Louisville’s Local Response.” CME category 1 is available for both AAFP and ACCME accreditation.

    Additional Information: Melissa Garrett, 852-5499

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    Alicia Kelso
    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.