July 11, 2016 Announcements

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    Here’s what was featured on UofLNews on Friday, July 8, 2016:

    • Master of Science program launches collaboration with South African university. Read more.
    • UofL neurosurgeon leads clinical trial to test therapy for brain hemorrhage. Read more.
    • UofL Criminal Justice professor dissects ‘Ferguson effect.’ Read more.

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    Did You Know?

    During the Spring 2016 semester, 362 of UofL’s 532 student-athletes achieved a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

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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.) Notice to departments that receive gifts via wire transfer

    5.) New UL Wireless Certificate after July 15

    6.) School of Medicine JHFE Research Enhancement Grant deadline July 15

    Training and Workshops

    7.) Lab safety/hazardous waste and radiation safety training scheduled

    Health and Wellness

    8.) RSVP for Get Healthy Now’s Mind Your Health Seminar: The Balancing Act

    9.) Stay cool this Meatless Monday with gazpacho

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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, July 11 – UofL’s Digital Media Academy for 6th grade girls
    • 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, July 11 – Astronomy professor Tim Dowling discusses the Juno probe and his 30-year-old theory about Jupiter’s atmosphere; Paleontologist and Medical School professor Guillermo Rougier talks about his discovery of ancient small mammals in South America; Kathleen Hoye from Family Business Center on Family Business Leadership Award nominations.
    • Tuesday, July 12 – Brandeis School of Law acting dean Susan Duncan; Susan Buchino from Commonwealth Institute at SPHIS on research involving ACA and health care access in Louisville.

    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. Metro TV shows can be found on YouTube.

    This week’s schedule:

    • This week: UofL Sr. VP and COO Harlan Sands on campus construction, shared services, efficiencies; Pediatrics professor John Myers on fireworks and kids study

     

    Miscellaneous

    4.) Notice to departments that receive gifts via wire transfer

    If your department receives gifts via wire transfer, there are new wire transfer instructions effective July 1 for all gifts.  Please contact Judy Singleton or Susan Colin in Advancement Services to obtain the updated information to ensure the gift for your department is received and recorded in a timely manner.

    Additional Information: Judy Singleton, 852-7021

     

    5.) New UL Wireless Certificate after July 15

    On Friday, July 15 at approximately 10 p.m., IT will update UofL’s wireless security certificate. After this update, you will need to accept the new certificate the next time you log into the ULsecure wireless network on each of your wireless devices. The procedure taken depends on the operating system or type of device used. To see the steps necessary for your computer, smartphone or other wireless device, visit the new wireless certificate information page.

    Additional Information: HelpDesk, 852-7997

     

    6.) School of Medicine JHFE Research Enhancement Grant deadline July 15

    The Jewish Heritage Foundation for Excellence Research Enhancement Grant (JHFE Research Enhancement Grant) program offers funding to School of Medicine faculty principal investigators to gather new data to improve a previously submitted a multi-year, nationally peer reviewed grant application that scored well but was not funded. The deadline is July 15.

    Additional Information: Website, 852-2553

     

    Training and Workshops

    7.) Lab safety/hazardous waste and radiation safety training scheduled

    July 14, 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

    8.) RSVP for Get Healthy Now’s Mind Your Health Seminar: The Balancing Act

    July 11, 12-12:30 p.m., Burhan’s Hall Rm. 158, SPHIS Rm. 103, Shelby; July 14, 12-12:30 p.m., HSC; July 15, 12-12:30 p.m., Humanities Bldg. Rm. 109, Belknap; Free

    Between work, family, friends, physical activity, emails, social media, and all of life’s other priorities, how can you possibly make time for everything? During this seminar, we’ll explore the impact of time management, prioritizing important tasks, and simple mindfulness skills to achieve better results. Learn strategies to help you find balance and live life to the fullest.

    Additional Information: RSVP via email, 852-7755

     

    9.) Stay cool this Meatless Monday with gazpacho

    Summer is in full effect and that means cool foods are on the menu. This includes gazpacho, a soup that is typically made with raw produce and served cold. It’s a nourishing meal on a hot summer day, and will keep you cool while still delivering a hefty dose of fruits and veggies. Take a look through these tasty and inventive recipes.

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

     

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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.