August 30, 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, Aug. 29, 2016:

    • School of Medicine faculty tapped for leadership roles. Read more.
    • Cards SPEAK Week to promote suicide prevention efforts and resources. Read more.
    • UofL Theatre Arts kicking off season with August Wilson’s ‘Fences.’ Read more.
    • Part-time Career Fair to connect students with jobs, networking. Read more.
    • Photos: UofL’s College of Arts & Sciences sponsored the West Louisville Economic Development Forum, Part II last week. View here.

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    Did You Know?

    UofL started its Book-in-Common program in 2007. BinC is an opportunity for new students to come to campus with at least one shared experience – reading the same book. This year’s BinC is “Hidden America,” by Jeanne Marie Laskas.

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    Campus-Submitted Announcement List

    Miscellaneous

    1.) Officials to break ground on SAC renovation Wednesday

    2.) College students at risk for suicide: What you can do to help

    3.) Conflict of interest policy reminder: Research and sponsored projects

    4.) Thursday: Parking plans at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium

    5.) Webinar: Understanding Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)

    6.) International Travel HSC Office hour changes announced

    Arts and Entertainment

    7.) School of Music faculty artist performance scheduled

    Faculty

    8.) 2016 (Fall) Internal Grants Program deadline set

    Training and Workshops

    9.) Information Security Office – risk assessment training

    10.) Reflective Writing Workshop planned for October

    Grand Rounds

    11.) Medical Educator Grand Rounds

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    Campus-Submitted Announcements

    Miscellaneous

    1.) Officials to break ground on SAC renovation Wednesday

    UofL officials will turn dirt at a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday, Aug. 31, to celebrate the renovation and expansion of the Swain Student Activities Center. The ceremony will be at 1 p.m. in the grassy lot on the southwest side of the SAC, near the bookstore entrance. The campus community is invited. Once completed in fall 2018, the SAC will be expanded by more than 32,000 square feet and feature more dining venues and meeting spaces to help meet student demand.

     

    2.) College students at risk for suicide: What you can do to help

    September 6, 1-2 p.m., Shumaker Research Building, 139; Free

    As part of the Cards SPEAK Launch and National Suicide Prevention Week, Dr. Laura Frey will speak about the prevalence of suicidal ideation and behavior among college students, warning signs to look out for, and how to ask/respond if students are at risk. She and Tracie Meyer will also cover resources on campus to go to for help. Register for the program via email.

    Additional Information: Tracie Meyer, 852-5787, website

     

    3.) Conflict of interest policy reminder: Research and sponsored projects

    As the semester begins and new project participants arrive at UofL, please ensure that any individual receiving any portion of their compensation through an externally-funded project and any individual participating in research under the auspices of UofL, regardless of compensation, has completed their annual Attestation and Disclosure Form (ADF) requirement before they are added to the project. This includes UofL students, faculty, and staff, and also visiting students and visiting scholars.

    Additional Information: Email, website, 852-7612

     

    4.) Thursday: Parking plans at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium

    Sept. 1

    All purple permit holders will park at the Kentucky Fair and Expo Center parking lot N on Thursday, Sept. 1. The Cardinal Shuttle will provide service to campus from this lot. Purple permit holders may park in green, blue or yellow spaces after 2 p.m. Thursday. TARC Route #98 will not operate on this day. For more information and a map please look at the Announcements section of the Parking webpage.

    Additional Information: Gary Becker, 852-7221

     

    5.) Webinar: Understanding Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)

    August 31, 2-3 p.m., 301 S, J.D. Nichols Campus for Innovation & Entrepreneurship; Free

    This webinar will provide the research administrator with a practical overview of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR). The presenter will provide guidance on reviewing FAR clauses and determination if the clauses are applicable to the request for proposal or contract. Situational examples will be reviewed when FAR clauses are present in RFPs and contracts, which are not applicable. Tools and tips for fundamental research exemptions and acceptable practices will be discussed.

    Additional Information: Carla Jones, 852-2454, website

     

    6.) International Travel HSC Office hour changes announced

    August 30, 9-11:30 a.m.

    International Travel Office Hours will last from 9-11:30 on Tuesday, August 30 instead of until noon. On Thursday, September 15, they will be cancelled. Office Hours are normally Tuesdays, 9 a.m. to noon, and Thursdays, 12-4 p.m. in room 219 of the A building.

     

    Arts and Entertainment

    7.) School of Music faculty artist performance scheduled

    September 8, 8 p.m., School of Music, Comstock Concert Hall 105 W. Brandeis Ave.

    Dr. Reese Land serves as assistant professor at UofL teaching trumpet, trumpet literature, historical brass, and directing the trumpet ensemble. An avid performer, he performs venues such as Orchestra Kentucky Bowling Green, the Brass Band of Louisville, the Kentucky Baroque Trumpets, the Don Krekel Jazz Orchestra and others. Jason Dovel joined the University of Kentucky School of Music faculty in 2013. He’s a versatile performer on the modern trumpet, Baroque trumpet and Renaissance cornetto.

    Additional Information: Email, 852-6907

    Faculty

    8.) 2016 (Fall) Internal Grants Program deadline set

    October 25, 5 p.m.

    The Office of the EVPRI is accepting applications for the Internal Grants Program with a deadline of Oct. 25 at 5 p.m. The Internal Grants Program (Research I, Research II and URG) aims to assist faculty in new highly productive research projects.  All grant categories are open to full-time faculty. 

    Additional Information: Website

     

    Training and Workshops

    9.) Information Security Office – risk assessment training

    Sept. 1, 2:30-3:30 p.m., Ekstrom Chao Auditorium; Free

    Does your department accept credit card payments or is your department considered within the University’s HIPAA covered hybrid entity? Did you know that both PCI and HIPAA regulations require compliance monitoring and the completion of a periodic risk assessment? This training session will help you to understand the risk assessment requirement, your responsibility, and how the ISO can assist you in the risk assessment process. Read more.

    Additional Information: Email

     

    10.) Reflective Writing Workshop planned for October

    October 20, 2-4 p.m., School of Medicine Instructional Building, Room 215

    Hedy S. Wald, PhD, Clinical Associate Professor of Family Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University will present, “Fostering Reflective Capacity With Interactive Reflective Writing: ‘Reflection Apprenticeship’ Learner and Teacher. The workshop will use a combination of didactic and interactive learning to explore the concept of fostering reflection in health care professions education and practice. Sponsored by the Undergraduate Medical Education Office.

    Additional Information: RSVP online

     

    Grand Rounds

    11.) Medical Educator Grand Rounds

    October 20, noon to 1 p.m., School of Medicine Room Instructional Building, Room 215

    Hedy S. Wald, PhD, Clinical Associate Professor of Family Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University will present, “The Becoming: Crafting a Story of You for Resilience and Vitality.” Reflective writing-enhanced reflection can serve as a “Resiliency Workout” and help us reconnect to our own heart, values, passion, and humanity. Sponsored by the Undergraduate Medical Education Office. Lunch will be served.

    Additional Information: RSVP online

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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.