Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017
DID YOU KNOW
This year marks the 80th anniversary of the Ohio River Valley’s deepest flood ever recorded. Some rarely seen memorabilia from the catastrophic flood of 1937, including photos, news clippings and diary entries, will be on display during University Libraries Archives and Special Collections’ “How High the Water Was: The Flood of ’37” exhibition, from Jan. 23 through June 2 in the lower level galleries of Ekstrom Library.
FACULTY AND STAFF NOTABLES
Dr. Jacek Zurada, professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, went on record last December as Google Scholar, the citation search engine flagged a distinctive mark of 10,000 citations found to his published research. Zurada has authored several textbooks and more than 380 refereed publications in computational intelligence, machine learning for classification and feature extraction and image/signal processing. He is a Life Fellow of IEEE and served as 2014 IEEE VP-Technical Activities, and as chair of IEEE Periodicals Committee, and Periodicals Review Committee in 2010-13.
UofL Today will not publish on MLK Day
There will not be a Monday, Jan. 16 edition of UofL Today due to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday. All submissions received after deadline (noon) on Thursday, Jan. 12, will appear in the Tuesday, Jan. 17 email.
Additional Information: Alicia Kelso
Free Screening: Angela Davis: Freedom is a Constant Struggle
January 17, 5-7 p.m., Floyd Theatre, SAC, Belknap; Free
Women’s Center seeks calendar submissions for Women’s History Month
March is Women’s History Month. The Women Center will publish a calendar of events for March and would like to include your event or program concerning women’s issues. Interested? Submit your information online by February 3, or send your information via email.
Viewing of James Redford’s film, ‘Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope’
Jan. 25, 6-8 p.m., Norton Orthopedic Hand Center conference room, 9880 Angies Way; Free
Introduction to The Darwin Scholarship Programme
January 17, 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library
The University of Louisville Department of Urban and Public Affairs and the International Center for Compassionate Organizations present a special free multi-media event with Professor Patrick Pietroni, DSc (Hon), FRCP, FRCGP, MFPH of the United Kingdom’s Darwin Centre Trust. Pietroni will introduce the Darwin Scholarship, an award program to support postgraduate study at a selection of international universities affiliated with the Darwin International Institute for the Study of Compassion. He will also discuss the scope and vision of the DIISC and open the discourse regarding compassion in our current geopolitical turbulence. The Darwin Scholarship Programme will initially provide funding for PhD students to study the role and relevance of compassion, cooperation, and altruism in the context of their particular disciplines.
Additional Information: Tony Belak, 852-1713
Training and Workshops
Workshop: Research Methods to Understand Middle Grades Readers’ Semiotic Awareness
January 20, 2-3:30 p.m., Bingham Humanities Room 300
LGBT Health Certificate Series: Treatment of the Transgender Dental Patient/Gender Affirming Seminar with Dr. Anne Koch
January 17, noon to 1 p.m., Kornhauser Health Sciences Auditorium, 500 S. Preston St.
Brown & Williamson Spring Seminar Series
January 13, 4 p.m., Room LL-16, Chemistry Building, Belknap Campus; Free
Dr. Tom Angelo to give lunchtime presentation for HSC faculty on giving effective student feedback
February 9, 12-1:30 p.m., lunch to be served at 11:30 a.m., School of Medicine B Instructional Building, Room 115
Faculty: Apply to be a part of the 2017 Green Threads cohort
Want to integrate themes of ecological, social and economic stewardship and resilience into your courses? The Sustainability Council invites full/part-time faculty and GTA Academy members from ANY discipline to apply for the April 21 Green Threads workshop. We’ll explore ways to embed sustainability in your curriculum. You’ll earn a $500 honorarium, course development resources, info on local sustainability issues and an interdisciplinary collegial network. Apply by March 22 with Chair’s approval.
Green Tip: Come Grow with us during Spring Greenhouse Gardening Workdays
Every Monday from Jan. 16-April 24, 1-2 p.m., Garden Commons, Cultural Center, Belknap Campus; Free
Health and Wellness
Get Healthy Wellness Center closed for MLK Day
The GHN Wellness Center will be closed Monday, January 16th in observance of Martin Luther King Day. Normal hours of operation will resume Tuesday, January 17, 2017.
Fit ‘Fit in 30!’ in your busy schedule
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12-12:30 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center; Free for GHN members
Make a splash with Get Healthy Now’s water fitness
January 10-April 20, 12-12:45 p.m., Natatorium, Belknap Campus; Free
Burn calories with Get Healthy Now’s Boot Camp
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30-6:20 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center; Free for members
Saturday group fitness classes
Saturdays, times vary, Get Healthy Now Wellness Center; Free for members
Family Medicine Grand Rounds
January 13, 7:30-8:30 a.m., Jewish Hospital Bottigheimer Auditorium
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