April 30, 2018 Announcements

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    Monday, April 30, 2018

     

    DID YOU KNOW

    The Student Bar Association at the Brandeis School of Law was honored for its “commitment and service to the community” during the 19th annual Student Awards Ceremony last week. The SBA’s public service efforts include 1L service day, Saturdays of Service (a monthly meal service at a local food kitchen), pop-up service projects and a holiday card project for the Home of the Innocents. 

     

     

    FACULTY AND STAFF NOTABLES

    Kyle Brothers, MD, PhD, has been named endowed chair in Pediatric Clinical and Translational Research at the University of Louisville Department of Pediatrics. Brothers is a board-certified pediatrician who practices with UofL Pediatrics – Downtown and is on staff at Norton Children’s Hospital where he chairs the Hospital Ethics Committee. He came to UofL in 2012 and also is affiliated with UofL’s Institute for Bioethics, Health Policy and Law.

     
     

    UofL Today with Mark Hebert

    WHAS-TV, Great Day Live

    Mondays at 10:30 a.m. WHAS-TV and WLKY-TV also run the UofL stories in their Monday afternoon and Saturday morning newscasts, respectively. Segments can be found on YouTube.  
    Monday, April 30: UofL is doing research on how the arts can impact the health and well-being of senior citizens, particularly those with memory loss.

     

    Radio Show

    Airs Mondays and Tuesdays at 6 p.m. on 93.9 FM TheVille; replayed on Saturday and Sunday mornings. Podcasts can be found on SoundCloud. This week’s schedule:
    Monday, April 30: Dr. Claudia Espinosa talks about the hepatitis A outbreak as well as the increase in Hepatitis C in newborn babies. Students Elizabeth Pena, Courtney Albers and Cameron Clark discuss their international service learning trip to Belize
    Wednesday, May 2: Social workers play a role in end of life decisions but aren’t getting enough information about physician assisted suicides, according to Jill Randall of Kent School. John Caruso, Kathy Carter and Ling Bai discuss research on diets and exercise for astronauts. Forest Arnold on causes of MRSA in southern states. 

     

    Metro TV and KET KY – The Kentucky Channel

    (Metro TV – Ch. 99 on UVerse, Ch. 184 on Spectrum): Monday and Tuesday nights at 7:30, Thursday 6:30 p.m., Friday 8:30 p.m. and Sunday 9:30 p.m. (KET KY – Ch. 192 on TWC, other channels): Thursdays at 5 p.m., Fridays at 8 a.m., Mondays at 6:30 a.m., Tuesdays at 2 p.m. Watch the Metro TV shows on YouTube
    This week: Paul Rosen and Nick Fogelman are doing research on kids with ADHD and ways to control their emotions. Law professor Cedric Powell talks about the state of African Americans in Louisville. UofL’s ShelbyHurst campus has banquet and other facilities available to the public – Lorraine Houghton.

     

    Miscellaneous

    Chestnut Street Garage parking changes

    Beginning May 7, the parking areas in the Chestnut St. parking garage will be reconfigured. People having a magenta parking permit will now be parking on the eastern portion of the fourth level, on the ramp to the fifth level and on the fifth level. People with red reserved spaces will be relocated off the up and down ramps to the eastern portion of the third floor. Reserved space holders will receive an additional email detailing the exact location of their new parking space. These changes are because of the increased need for our patients who will be seen in both the UofL Physicians Outpatient Center and the Novak Center for Children’s Health, which is scheduled to open in June.
    Additional Information: UofL Transportation and Parking Services, 852-7275

     

    Belknap parking changes prompted by construction

    Parking and Transportation recently announced a number of changes for Fall semester. These changes were prompted by the planned construction of a new residence hall at the corner of Fourth and Cardinal that will displace 328 resident and 132 visitor parking spaces. This project will begin in the middle of the semester so immediate action was needed to inform permit selection. Planning focused on leveraging underutilized areas to ensure adequate resident and visitor parking without excessively inconveniencing  other permit holders. A secondary focus was to avoid increasing the number of permit types sharing the same area to reduce tickets and towing. For more information see louisville.edu/parking.

     

    University Compliance and Ethics: When in doubt, point it out

    UofL employees have a duty to report knowledge or suspicion of misconduct, violations of law or university policy, or other wrongdoing. To learn more read the reporting options online
    or email.
    Additional Information: Website

     

    Frank Miller, MD, Surgery Resident Education and Medical Mission Fund

    Dr. Frank Miller committed much of his life to giving back through teaching and medical mission work. We invite you to make a gift of any amount to the Frank Miller, MD, Surgery Resident Education and Medical Mission Fund to support scholarships for surgery resident education, as well as participation in medical trips to underserved countries.
    Additional Information: Website

     

    Sustainability

    Get farm-fresh produce on campus all summer long

    Thanks for helping make the 2018 relaunch of the Belknap Farmers Market a success. We will close for the summer and re-open with a fall market Aug. 15 through Oct. 24 (Wednesdays 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Red Barn). To keep enjoying farm-fresh local food all summer long, staff, faculty, students and the public can subscribe to one of our Community-Supported Agriculture delivery services, with pickup sites at Belknap Campus and the Health Sciences Center weekly or biweekly May to October starting at $21/week.
    Additional Information: WebsiteFacebook
     

    Training and Workshops

    iClicker Training and Q&A

    May 1, 12-2 p.m., Ekstrom Library, Room 244, Delphi Lab, Belknap Campus
    Looking for new ways to engage your students with course content as well as with each other? iClicker is the nationally recognized leader and award winner in classroom response systems and offers several new innovative features to engage our students. There is a mobile option which allows students to use their phones, tablets, or laptops (iClicker Cloud) as well as a hardware option that requires a ‘remote’ (iClicker Classic). Lunch included. Register online.
    Additional Information: Linda Leake, 852-4332

     

    Health and Wellness

    The GHN Wellness Center will operate on modified schedule over Derby weekend

    Get Healthy Now; employee monthly membership: $15, spouse/QA: $10
    Friday, May 4, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, May 5, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Sunday, May 6, noon to 5 p.m. 
    Additional information: Websiteemail, 852-7755
     

    Go meatless for Cinco de Mayo

    April 30

    It’s true, Cinco de Mayo does not fall on a Monday this year. But if your Meatless Monday leaves you so inspired that you want to continue it into Thursday, we have several delicious suggestions for meatless Mexican dishes. Below are meatless recipes that can be part of your Cinco de Mayo celebration.
    Additional information: Meatless Mondays recipesFacebookwebsiteemail, 852-7755

     

     

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    Direct questions about UofL Today to Alicia Kelso, 852-2670, or the Office of Communication & Marketing, 852-6171. The deadline for including a submission in the next day’s UofL Today email is noon.

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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.