Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017
DID YOU KNOW
For the third year, UofL’s Cultural Center is commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King’s legacy with a weeklong schedule of events and programs. The goal of MLK Week is to honor the life and legacy of Dr. King “with an inclusive campus and local community tribute that highlights equality and social justice issues.” Last year, there were more than 100 participants at events held during the week, and more than 150 participants at the MLK Day of Service, sponsored by the UofL Office of Student Involvement.
FACULTY AND STAFF NOTABLES
Kristen Lucas, associate professor of management and communication in the College of Business, published an article about the college’s business communication curriculum in the January/February 2017 issue of BizEd magazine. The piece, “Toward Better Business Communication,” describes the development and advantages of the curriculum, which focuses on five core competencies of business communication.
UofL Today with Mark Hebert
WHAS-TV, Great Day Live
Mondays at 9:30 a.m. Segments can be found on YouTube. WHAS-TV and WLKY-TV also run the UofL stories in their Monday afternoon and Saturday morning newscasts, respectively.
Airs Mondays and Tuesdays at 6 p.m. on 93.9 FM TheVille; replayed on Saturday and Sunday mornings. Podcasts of all radio programs can be found on SoundCloud.
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. Metro TV shows can be found on YouTube
Starbucks opens in Ekstrom Library on January 17
Starbucks will open in UofL’s Ekstrom Library on Tuesday, January 17. The full-service café will be located on the west side 3rd Street entrance. Hours are Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 12 a.m.; Fridays: 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturdays: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sundays: 12 p.m. to 12 a.m.
The winter issue of Student Affairs’ Vibrations is now available
Read about the 40th Celebration of Student Affairs, TRIO Student Support Services Graduation Rate, SAC Construction, the Citrus Bowl Service Trip, and more. The issue is available online.
Electronic Access to the DSM-5 Library is now available through UofL Libraries
University Libraries now offer online access to the DSM-5 Library through the American Psychiatric Association. This package also includes 14 additional e-books, 5-plus Study Guides, and patient education resources. You can view the DSM-5 online.
Blockchain technologies: Greetings from the Peak of Inflated Expectations (presentation)
Jan. 20, 3:30-4:30 p.m., (reception, 3-3:30 p.m.) Duthie Room 117
Reminder: Welcome Week 2017 event request
First Year Initiatives is planning for Welcome Week 2017 (Aug. 16-20). If your office/organization would like to host an event during Welcome Week, complete the Interest Form by February 10. We will do our best to accommodate as many requests as we can, as we build an overall event flow which is intentional and strategic. Form available online.
Summer Research Opportunity Program (SROP)
MPH Prospective Student Information Sessions available
February 7, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Room 103, School of Public Health and Information Sciences, HSC; Free lunch with RSVP
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
CPM Seminar Series
January 18, noon to 1 p.m., Room 123, Center for Translational Research Building, HSC Campus
2017 (Spring) Internal Grants Program deadline is March 27, 5 p.m.
March 27, 5 p.m.
Faculty: Learn tips to make your classroom more welcoming to LGBTQ students
January 18, 12-1 p.m. (lunch starts at 11:30 a.m.); Note special location: Ekstrom Library Room #254
Health and Wellness
Go with the flow with Power Vinyasa
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center; $40 Unlimited Classes/semester
Relax and take a moment of mindfulness
Tuesdays, 5:30-5:55 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; Free for UofL employees, Retirees, Spouse/QA
Strengthen your core with Pilates
Tuesdays and Thursdays 12:10-1 p.m.; Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; $40 Unlimited classes/semester
Join Get Healthy Now’s Walk and Run Club
Starts January 19; Thursdays, 5:15-6 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; Free for members
Stock your pantry with plant-based protein
Gearing up to go meatless on Mondays? Keep your kitchen and pantry stocked with plant-based foods that are rich in protein and flavor. When folks start eating meatless once a week, many wonder where they can get enough protein to stay healthy. Plants are full of protein, and with just a little planning you can get all the nutrients you need from plant-based foods.
Endocrinology Grand Rounds
January 18, 4 p.m., Baxter II Research Building, lower level, Room 038
Additional Information: Kelly Galiette, 852-5237
QUESTIONS & SUBMISSIONS