August 8, 2016 Announcements

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    Here’s what was featured on UofLNews on Friday, Aug. 5, 2016:

    • Fans bid farewell to Crawford Gym. Read more.
    • With fewer academic research jobs available, UofL exposing students to other options. Read more.

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    Did You Know?

    The Transit Authority of River City (TARC) has introduced six new all-electric buses to Route 4, which serves the Belknap campus. This addition makes TARC the second largest electric bus operator in the U.S. Anyone with a UofL ID can ride a TARC bus for free.

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    Campus-Submitted Announcement List

    UofL Today with Mark Hebert

    1.) WHAS-TV, Great Day Live

    2.) Radio Show

    3.) Metro TV and KET KY – The Kentucky Channel

    Miscellaneous

    4.) Master of Higher Education Administration info session scheduled

    5.) Brandeis School of Law honor oath signing features U.S. district judge

    6.) HSC Walking Tour available

    7.) Webinar scheduled on regulatory/operational challenges of biorepositories

    Training and Workshops

    8.) Lab Safety/Hazardous Waste and Radiation Safety Training available

    Health and Wellness

    9.) RSVP for Get Healthy Now’s Mind Your Health Seminar: Healthy Eating

    10.) Try a new twist on eggplant this Meatless Monday

    11.) Get F.I.T. with GHN’s R.I.P.P.E.D.

    12.) Mindfulness without the Woo Woo

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    Campus-Submitted Announcements

    UofL Today with Mark Hebert

    1.) WHAS-TV, Great Day Live

    Mondays at 9:30 a.m. UofL’s Mark Hebert has a story about UofL and talks with Rachel Platt and Terry Meiners about campus events. Segments can be found on YouTube.

    • Monday, Aug. 8: Dan Popa and his robots – creating a nurses’ assistant

    WLKY-TV also runs the UofL stories on their Saturday morning newscasts

     

    2.) Radio Show

    Airs Mondays and Tuesdays at 6 p.m. on 93.9 FM The Ville; replayed on Saturday and Sunday mornings. Hebert hosts two weekly 30-minute programs focusing on research, programs, successful students and insights from UofL’s faculty experts. This week’s schedule:

    • Monday, Aug. 8: Barry Kerzin, personal physician for the Dalai Lama, talks about his life, training doctors to be more empathetic; Landon Lauder, McConnell Scholar, discusses his trip to China; psychology professor Nick Noles talks about his research on how children learn concepts
    • Tuesday, Aug. 9: Dr. Ruth Carrico from UofL’s Global Health Initiative talks about the spread of Ziki virus; MD Anderson surgeon Dr. Raymond Sawaya was in Louisville to talk about brain cancer spread and treatments; Dr. Mike Mansfield and Dell Courtney discuss celebration for WW 2 vets

    Podcasts of all “UofL Today with Mark Hebert” radio programs can be found on SoundCloud

     

    3.) Metro TV and KET KY – The Kentucky Channel

    (Metro TV – Ch. 99 on UVerse, Ch. 25 on TWC): 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. 

    • This week: College of Education and Human Development dean Ann Larson discusses teacher training, outreach, SPAD and research; Dr. Rob Friedland on Alzheimers research and how gut and mouth bacteria may play a role

    Metro TV shows can be found on YouTube

     

    Miscellaneous

    4.) Master of Higher Education Administration info session scheduled

    August 24, 7- 8 p.m.; online; Free

    Join our online info session to find out how you can propel your higher education career further and how online learning can help you fit education in your busy schedule. This is a great opportunity to meet our faculty and staff, ask questions and network with peers in your field. Reserve your space today by registering online

    Additional Information: Email

     

    5.) Brandeis School of Law honor oath signing features U.S. district judge

    Aug. 11, 5 p.m., Bigelow Hall, MITC

    Judge Charles M. Simpson II, senior United States district judge for the Western District of Kentucky, will administer the honor oath to incoming law students, marking their entry into the legal profession.

    Additional Information: Bethany Daily

     

    6.) HSC Walking Tour available

    August 9, 10-11:30 a.m., Abell Admin Center 2nd floor foyer

    If you would like to get to know your way around the Health Sciences Center, register to take a tour. The tour will take approximately 1.5 hrs. Register online.

    Additional Information: Bonnie Dean, 852-2647

     

    7.) Webinar scheduled on regulatory/operational challenges of biorepositories

    August 9, 2-3 p.m., Room 124, Clinical & Translational Research Bldg., HSC; Free

    More research includes the use of biorepositories, however the creation and use of biorepositories can pose regulatory and operational challenges, especially in the face of a possibly changing regulatory landscape. This webinar will address repository models, repository management considerations, regulatory considerations (HHS, FDA, HIPAA), informed consent, and potential implications from the Common Rule Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM).

    Additional Information: Carla Jones, 852-2454, website

     

    Training and Workshops

    8.) Lab Safety/Hazardous Waste and Radiation Safety Training available

    August 11, 9-11:45 a.m., Room 2034, K-wing (Nursing School), HSC Campus; Free

    Recently hired lab employees who work with chemicals should attend the lab safety/hazardous waste session. Individuals who will begin working with or around radioactive materials should attend the radiation safety orientation session, which starts immediately after lab safety. Please register for the class online, clicking on classroom training and select the appropriate class or classes to sign up.

    Additional Information: Cathy Price, 852-2956

     

    Health and Wellness

    9.) RSVP for Get Healthy Now’s Mind Your Health Seminar: Healthy Eating

    Shelby: Aug. 8, 12-12:30 p.m., Burhan’s Hall, Room 158; HSC: Aug. 11, 12-12:30 p.m., SPHIS, Room 103

    Eating well is one of the most important things you can do to take care of yourself, but it can be confusing. In this seminar, tou’ll learn tools to personalize an eating plan, tips for balanced eating, and how to make nutritious food choices without breaking your budget. GHN workout and healthy snack included.

    Additional Information: RSVP via email or 852-7755

     

    10.) Try a new twist on eggplant this Meatless Monday

    Hearty and versatile, eggplant compliments a huge variety of spices and blends perfectly into a number of classic, multi-cultural recipes. We’ve collected eggplant recipes help get you started exploring all the culinary possibilities this meatless staple has to offer. Get them now while they’re in season.

    Additional Information: Meatless Monday Recipes, Get Healthy Now Facebook Page, Get Healthy Now website, email, 852-7755

     

    11.) Get F.I.T. with GHN’s R.I.P.P.E.D.

    Mondays, 5:40 to 6:40 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; Free for GHN Wellness Center members

    This high intensity class uses a combination of free weights, body weight and other resistance training methods that will help you shred the calories. Suitable for all fitness levels.

    Additional Information: Get Healthy Now Facebook Page, Get Healthy Now website, email

     

    12.) Mindfulness without the Woo Woo

    Belknap: KORU 2 (prerequisite is KORU Basic 4), Wednesdays: Aug. 31, Sept. 7, Sept.  14, Sept. 21, 12-1:15 p.m., Ekstrom Library, Room 105; Shelby: KORU Basic 4, Thursdays: Sept. 1, Sept. 8, Sept. 15, Sept. 22, 12-1:15 p.m., Buhrans Hall Room 207

    Beyond simply decreasing your stress, this evidence-based KORU workshop will help you learn skills to find more satisfaction in your daily life. The course is designed to help you learn mindfulness through the practice of specific skills that calm and focus your mind and through the practice of meditation. If you are feeling pressured and stressed, or are just interested in learning a new skill that can enrich your life, these classes are for you. Beginners and experienced meditators welcome.

    Additional Information: Get Healthy Now Facebook Page, Get Healthy Now website, UofL employees email to register

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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.