January 30, 2017 Announcements

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    DID YOU KNOW

    Diane Medley, newly named chair of the University of Louisville Foundation and treasurer pro tem of the board of trustees, was entered into the College of Business Entrepreneurship Circle of Fame in November 2016. Medley, a 1980 graduate of the College of Business, is managing partner and co-founder of MCM CPAs & Advisors. The granite monument that lists the names of the 13 people entered into the Entrepreneurship Circle of Fame is located in Jane Goldstein Plaza just outside Harry Frazier Hall at the college.

     

    FACULTY AND STAFF NOTABLES

    Psychological and Brain Sciences Professor Zijiang He’s article, “Attention modulates perception of visual space,” was included in the first edition of the new publication, “Nature Human Behavior.”

     

     

    UofL Today with Mark Hebert

    WHAS-TV, Great Day Live

    Mondays at 9:30 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, Jan. 30 – We all know 4-year-olds can act up from time to time and they’re capable of disrupting a classroom. But what if we paired these young students with behavior coaches from UofL? Would they learn and retain proper behavior in the classroom. The Kent School of Social Work has received a first-of-its-kind federal grant to find out.

     

    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, Jan. 30 – Infectious diseases like Zika and Ebola are impacting people across the globe. Dr. Paul McKinney is on the front lines helping health care workers deal with the deadly viruses. Dr. Melissa Currie discusses her job evaluating fatal child abuse cases and Kentucky’s efforts to cut abuse.
    Tuesday, Jan. 31 – Anna Marie Johnson and Rob Detmering from UofL Libraries discuss fake news and discerning fact from fiction. Steve Brooke has studied the Muslim Brotherhood’s rise to political power in Egypt.

     

    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 Shows available on YouTube.
    This week: Archivist Tom Owen talks about Louisville a century ago. Joe D’Ambrosio and Lauren Humpert are working on the Compassionate Cities Index study.

    Miscellaneous

    UofL Campus Store ribbon cutting is 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30

    Join UofL officials and Follett Higher Education Group for the grand opening of the UofL Campus Store. Officials will complete the ribbon cutting at 1 p.m. Monday Jan. 30 in the store, located in the SAC on the Floyd Street side. The grand opening will also feature an autograph signing by former UofL football player James Quick, from 1-3 p.m. The celebration continues throughout the week with a 20-percent discount on a single apparel or gift item, giveaways and more.
    Additional information: Campus Store website and Facebook

     

    UofL Women’s Basketball hosting NC State for Super Hero Night

    February 2, 7 p.m., KFC Yum! Center
    On Thursday, the No. 9 Louisville Women’s Basketball Team will host NC State for Super Hero Night. Faculty and staff are encouraged to bring their families to the game and to wear costumes. There will be a photo booth with super hero character appearances, movie clips, and an exclusive Louisville Cardinals and Super Hero movie poster giveaway. The team will also be teaming up with raiseRED’s dance marathon to raise awareness and money for the cause. To get your $3 ticket to the game, go online and use the promo code: HERO.

     

    UofL Dining opens Au Bon Pain Bakery Cafe in Kornhauser Library

    January 30, 8 a.m., Kornhauser Library
    UofL Dining is happy to announce the newest dining location on the Health Science Campus: Au Bon Pain Bakery Cafe. The first fully-licensed Au Bon Pain in Louisville incorporates fresh classics to Kornhauser Library’s first floor. The location incorporates a variety of menu items from soup, fresh baked breads/pastries, and made to order salads/wraps. The hours of operation are Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
    Additional Information: Website

     

    Register with InNet – UofL Investigator Network

    The InNet database is the result of collaboration among research-related entities at UofL. Work has been done to assemble 350 profiles of researchers related to their areas of research interests across the university. Are you in the database?
    Additional Information: Find a collaborator or register online or via email

     

    Save the date: New international travel insurance guidelines and presentations

    February 8, 2:30-3:30 p.m., 4-5 p.m., to be determined
    Effective March 1, overseas travel insurance is required for all trips abroad for university purposes. This includes students, faculty leads for group trips, and individual faculty/staff travelers. University Travel Guidelines state that this travel insurance may be reimbursed. A representative from our new insurance carrier, CISI, will hold two information sessions. Any who are involved in the international travel process are welcome to attend. RSVP is required and can be done via email.

    Additional Information: Virginia Hosono, 852-0298

     

    University of Louisville Journal of Respiratory Infections Launch Party

    January 30, 5-6:30 p.m., Lobby MedCenter One
    Join us to celebrate the first issue of UofL Journal of Respiratory Infections.

    Additional Information: Kim Buckner

     

    Celebration of A&S graduate students

    February 3, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., George J. Howe Red Barn
    Event for A&S grad students. Free dinner, crafts for both adults and kids, games with prizes, face paint, and more. RSVP online.

    Additional Information: Facebook

     

    Staff Senate hosting ‘Meet Your Senator’ events

    Jan. 30, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Abell Building, Room A109, HSC; Jan. 31, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Schumaker Research Building, Room 139, Belknap Campus

    Come meet the Staff Senate Officers and your senator. Not sure who your senator is? Come make a connection that ensures your voice is heard. Light refreshments will be served.
    Additional Information: Vickie TencerSabrina Haug

     

    Game Watch Party

    February 4, 3 p.m., University of Louisville Golf Club
    Come join us for a fun afternoon cheering on the Cards. Please call Linda for reservations at 852-8958.

     

    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.
    Additional Information: Shelley Tewell

     

    Training and Workshops

    PLAN offers workshop on EndNote Citation Management software

    January 31, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Room 105, Houchens Building, Belknap Campus
    This workshop introduces students, staff, and faculty to EndNote Citation Management software for Windows and Apple computers. Attendees will learn how to create their own electronic libraries, organize and customize their citations, and retrieve bibliographic citations from electronic databases. Graduate students interested in attending can register and find more information on the PLAN website.
    Additional Information: PLAN website, calendar listing 

     

    Talks/Seminars/Symposiums

    Biochemistry Seminar

    January 30, noon, Homberger Library, HSC-A, Room 614
    Dr. Eugenia Wang, professor of Biochemistry, will present, “Alzheimer’s Disease: Past, Present and Future.”
    Additional Information: Email

     

    Gheens Lecture: ‘Traumatic Brain Injury: The Silent Epidemic is Discovered’

    February 10, 12-1 p.m., Kosair Charities Clinical & Translational Research Building (CTR), Room 101/102, HSC (*Please note change in location)
    Department of Family and Geriatric Medicine presents the Gheens Lecture, with the topic on “Traumatic Brain Injury: The Silent Epidemic is Discovered,” presented by Dr. Ramon Diaz-Arrastia. Lunch will be served to the first 140 who make a reservation.
    Additional Information: Register online

     

    Meet the Professor: ‘Art and Terrible Truth’

    February 2, 12-1 p.m., University Club; $15 and $10/students
    John Gibson, professor of Philosophy and Director of the Commonwealth Center for Humanities and Society, will discuss why in the context of art, but usually not in life, we often take intense delight in viewing the tragic, traumatic, disgusting and horrible. On basic political and ethical grounds, is it permissible to turn the abject and awful into an object of aesthetic pleasure? What does our appreciation of such art say about us and our sense of the world we inhabit?
    Additional Information: RSVP required by calling 852-2247, or via email

     

    Underwater archaeologist Bjørn Lovén on ‘Lechaion – the main harbour of ancient Corinth’

    February 9, 6-8 p.m., Ekstrom Library, Chao Auditorium
    What did the harbour of the ancient Greek city of Corinth look like, and what role did it play in Greek colonization of the Mediterranean world? Underwater archaeologist Bjørn Lovén of the University of Copenhagen explores these questions in “At the Crossroad of the Ancient World: Lechaion – The Main Harbour of Ancient Corinth.” This talk is part of an ongoing series presented by the University of Louisville History Department and the Kentucky Society of the Archaeological Institute of America.
    Additional Information: Website

     

    Faculty

    Teach Abroad with KIIS

    The Kentucky Institute for International Studies invites you to apply to teach on a 2018 Summer Study Abroad program. Currently KIIS has 23 program options in Europe, Africa, Asia and Latin America with approximately 45 faculty positions available. The application deadline is March 1. Accepted faculty will be notified in May. Sample courses are available online.

    Additional Information: Apply online

     

    2017 (Spring) Internal Grants Program deadline is March 27, 5 p.m.

    March 27, 5 p.m.
    The Office of the EVPRI is accepting applications for the Internal Grants Program. 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: Information and applications forms online 

     

    Studies

    Infant scientists wanted

    January, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Davidson 314; HSPPO#: 053.06
    The UofL Infant Cognition Lab (Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences) is conducting several studies on infant face perception. Infants who are between 3 and 8 months old with normal vision and hearing are invited to participate. Participation involves one brief visit to campus. Infants will receive a UofL t-shirt or bib for participating.
    Additional Information: Nonah Olesen, 852-6852, website

     

    Health and Wellness

    Swap chicken for PB sandwiches

    If the amount of protein in the human diet falls below 15 percent (more or less), we start craving it. So, on Meatless Monday, if you suddenly feel like having a lean chicken breast, your body may well be telling you it wants protein. A perfect solution would be a whole-wheat peanut butter sandwich or rice with beans. Both these dishes have complete protein.
    Additional Information: Meatless Monday recipes, Get Healthy Now Facebook Page, Get Healthy Now website, emails, 852-7755

     

    Barre Basics offered by Get Healthy Now

    Mondays and Wednesdays, 12:10-1 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center; $40 unlimited classes/semester
    Barre Basics uses a combination of postures inspired by ballet and other disciplines like Yoga and Pilates. You will focus on isometric strength training combined with high reps of small range-of-motion movements. Suitable for all fitness levels. First class is always free.
    Additional Information: Group Fitness Schedule, website, email, 852-7755

     

    Get into the spin of things with Evening InCycle

    Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:30-6:20 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; Free for GHN Wellness Center members
    Let the upbeat music motivate you as you ride through a variety of speeds and resistance challenges. Burn those calories off with this time efficient ride to help you reach your wellness goals faster. Suitable for all fitness levels.
    Additional Information: Group Fitness Schedule, website, email, 852-7755

     

    Mix Pilates and yoga with PiYo

    Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; $40 unlimited Classes/semester
    PiYo combines the muscle-sculpting, core-firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility advantages of yoga. If you’re looking for a workout without jumping or high impact cardio to help lose weight, find out what the PiYo craze is all about! First class is free.
    Additional Information: Group Fitness Schedule, website, email, 852-7755

     

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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.