July 12, 2017 Announcements

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    DID YOU KNOW

    The University of Louisville placed 351 student-athletes on the 61st annual Atlantic Coast Conference Honor Roll for the 2016-17 academic year. The Cardinals’ 351 honorees ranked as the fifth-highest total among any school in the league. Louisville had 346 student-athletes recognized a year ago.

     

    FACULTY AND STAFF NOTABLES

    UofL English professor Andrew Rabin will give a talk prior to the start of the next Bards’ Cards evening, July 16 at Kentucky Shakespeare Festival in Central Park in Old Louisville. His talk begins at 7:15 p.m. on the C. Douglas Ramey Amphitheatre stage, and the performance of “Richard II” begins at 8 p.m.

     

     

    Miscellaneous

    Southbound Floyd Street closed today and Thursday

    In order to accommodate the delivery of new arena seating for Cardinal Arena, southbound Floyd Street from Brandeis to the first red light (circle driveway into the SAC), will be closed from approximately 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Thursday. The roundabout will be open, as well as the northbound traffic on Floyd Street. If the truck is unloaded before 5 p.m., the road will be opened earlier.

     

    Retirement Reception for Keith Inman, Vice President for University Advancement

    July 19, 4-6 p.m., University Club Ballroom; Free
    The university community is invited to attend and wish Keith well in his retirement. Keith has served as Vice President for University Advancement since November 2006.  From 2007 to 2014, he oversaw the successful “Charting Our Course” fundraising campaign.  The campaign exceeded its $1 billion goal ahead of schedule and by nearly $59 million.  For the duration of the campaign, fundraising increased by an unprecedented 165%. In 1998, he served as assistant vice president of the UofL Health Science Center Development Office.  A 1978 UofL grad and self-proclaimed “Cardinal forever,” he held prominent positions with Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s Healthcare, Jewish Hospital Foundation, Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s HealthCare Foundation, University of Maryland, and the Jim Valvano Foundation for Cancer Research. A short program will begin at 5 p.m. RSVP by Friday, July 14 via email

     

    Louisville AIDS Walk and Pet Walk

    August 12, Iroquois Park
    Join the UofL 550 Clinic team in the local fight against HIV/AIDS. The Louisville AIDS Walk heightens awareness of HIV/AIDS, unites the community and raises money to address the needs of local people who are living with HIV/AIDS.
    Additional Information: Website

     

    Save the date: Information Sessions on iClicker

    August 10, 10-11:30 a.m.; 1-2:30 p.m., Ekstrom Library, Delphi Center; Free
    Join Glen Garrett From iClicker to learn more about using the polling system for your class. – More details to come.
    Additional Information: Linda Leake, 852-4332

     

    Registration now open for the fall Project Management Certificate program – employee discounts available

    Earn your Project Management Certificate from UofL in four months. This two-seminar program is based on the processes and knowledge areas in the Project Management Institute’s “A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge.” A limited number of spaces in the first and second seminar are available at a 25 percent discount for UofL employees. Classes begin August 10. Contact Julijana Curcic at 852-5636 for more information.
    Additional Information: Website

     

    Use tuition benefits for Master of Public Health

    SPHIS, HSC; Free
    There is still time to take advantage of the tuition remission benefit for fall 2017 by applying for the Master of Public Health (MPH) program in the School of Public Health and Information Sciences. Concentrations offered in biostatistics, health policy, epidemiology, population health management, health promotion/behavior, and global health/maternal and child health emphasis. Option available to enroll as undeclared and have until December 1 to decide.
    Additional Information: Website, 852-6263

     

    Training and Workshops

    Upcoming: BLSl (CPR) and ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) classes

    July 18, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., HSC, Instructional Bldg. B, Room 307, 500 S. Preston; BLS Training $40, ACLS training $200 for UofL students and employees, $250 for all others
    BLS (CPR) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support Training. If you want or need this training and cannot attend one of our scheduled classes there are other options. Email or call Stuart Crawford, 852-2219 or Kevin Martin, 852-3384. Upcoming BLS Classes: Aug. 4, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Aug. 18, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Aug. 29 ,11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Sept. 15, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Sept. 29, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Oct. 6, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Oct. 17, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Nov. 7, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Nov. 21, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Dec. 5, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Dec. 19, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

     

    Health and Wellness

    Sleep better and stress less

    Four Thursdays, July 20 and 27; Aug. 3 and 10, 12:15-1:30 p.m., Room 2002, Nursing School K Building, Health Science Center; Free: employees, spouses & qualifying adults
    Would you like to sleep better and reduce your stress? Learn how to calm your mind and body with mindfulness and meditation in just four weeks. This evidence-based KORU workshop is for beginners and those already practicing. It is sponsored by School of Medicine Being Well program and Get Healthy Now. Please register via email

     

    Spice up your workout with Get Healthy Now’s Zumba

    Mondays, 6:30-7:30 p.m.; Wednesdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursdays (STRONG by Zumba) 6:30pm-7:30 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; Free for GHN Wellness Center members
    We combine Latin, hip hop and International music with fun and exciting dance moves to boost your heart rate and burn calories. You will experience a total body workout and a good sweat by joining this dance-fitness party! Suitable for all fitness levels.
    Additional Information: Group Fitness Schedule, website, email, 852-7755

     

    Studies

    Adolescent MDD/Depression 12 to 17 years old

    IRB# 15.1189
    The UofL Kosair Charities Pediatric Clinical Research Unit at Norton Children’s Hospital is conducting a research study evaluating the safety and effectiveness of an investigational drug in adolescents ages 12 to 17 years old who have MDD or feelings of depression. If your child is eligible his or her participation will last approximately 10 weeks, including 9 visits to the study site, which compensation for time and travel is provided.
    Additional Information: Trisha Aponte, 502-629-5539, website 

     

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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.