July 26, 2016 Announcements

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    Want to know what’s going on at UofL? Visit the UofLNews website for features, videos, photos, announcements, radio segments, and the UofL event calendar. Click here to submit an announcement.

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    Here’s what was featured on UofLNews on Monday, July 25, 2016:

    • Oh, the places we’ll go: Summer 2016 UofL Magazine focuses on student success. Read more.
    • Top neuro-oncology physicians discuss precision medicine for brain tumors at UofL symposium. Read more.
    • UofL teaming up with Yelp to host Picture Louisville Vintage Photo Scavenger Hunt. Read more.

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    Did You Know?

    Recent UofL graduate Crystian Wiltshire played the leading role of Romeo Montague during this summer’s production of “Romeo and Juliet” by the Kentucky Shakespeare Theatre Company. The performance also featured UofL graduate Byron Coolie playing Mercutio.

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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.) Book-in-Common author to visit UofL

    5.) 2016-17 university parking permits now available
    6.) Louisville Food Cooperative meeting to discuss cooperative grocery

    7.) HSC Ice Cream Social set for Wednesday

    HR

    8.) Dependent Verification Audit – Take action now

    Seminars/Lectures/Symposiums

    9.) Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society, Distinguished Lecture on Cannabis

    Studies

    10.) Healthy volunteers needed for study

    Training and Workshops

    11.) LabSafety/Hazardous Waste Training available

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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.  

    • This week’s show featured McConnell Center’s Strategic Command seminar for Army officers

    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’s show featured Neal Dunlap on detection and treatment of lung cancer; Suzanne Meeks on depression in older adults; Yvonne Best-Foster from Barbados on teaching in the U.S. and what she’s learning at UofL College of Education
    • Tuesday, July 26: Thad Druffel and student Brandon Lavery from Conn Center talk solar energy research; Dr. Tom Higgins with a new device for sinus surgery; Stephen Mattingly and Jordan Taylor from School of Music discuss Ghana Classic Music Fest.

    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. 

    • This week: Counseling psychology prof. Lali McCubbin on research of Hawaiian and indigenous cultures; student Shelby Fiske who lost more than 100 pounds in college; new Hite Art gallery director Chris Reitz

    Metro TV shows can be found on YouTube.  

     

    Miscellaneous

    4.) Book-in-Common author to visit UofL

    Sept. 27; Free and open to the public

    “Hidden America” author Jeanne Marie Laskas will visit UofL on Tues., Sept. 27. Included in her visit are a free writing workshop (4 to 5:15 p.m.) and keynote lecture with book signing (7 p.m.). Consider integrating the text into your work with students, attending/promoting related events with your students, or partnering with the BinC program on your ideas for collaboration and connection. Additional Information: Website

     

    5.) 2016-17 university parking permits now available

    All parking permits need to be replaced by Aug. 22. Parking permit are now on sale. Please visit www.louisville.edu/parking and click “Buy Permit.” Expanded Transportation Options designed to save you money and hassle while reducing traffic and pollution are available to UofL employees and students: Cardinal Directions is a brand new UofL trip-finder app to help you discover new ways to get around and to set up carpools (special permits available); Ride the TARC bus system free with UofL ID; CarShare and BikeShare programs now serve both HSC and Belknap campuses; Free Guaranteed Ride Home program; Earn-A-Bike Program: Use alternative transportation for the next two years and get $400

    Additional Information: Website 

    6.) Louisville Food Cooperative meeting to discuss cooperative grocery

    Aug. 2, 6-8 p.m., 1619 Flux, 1619 W. Main St.

    The Louisville Food Cooperative will host a meeting to discuss plans for a cooperative grocery in Louisville. The meeting will include a presentation on worker-owned cooperative by Brandeis School of Law Professor Ariana Levinson. UofL’s Justin Mog, assistant to the provost for Sustainability Initiatives, and EcoReps’ director Brian Barnes, have been involved in this project.

    Additional Information: RSVP via email, Facebook 

     

    7.) HSC Ice Cream Social set for Wednesday

    July 27, 2-4 p.m., HSC Plaza; Free

    The annual Health Sciences Campus Ice Cream Social will be held July 27, from 2 to 4 p.m., on the HSC Plaza. It will feature Comfy Cow ice cream.

    Additional Information: Bonnie Dean, 852-2647; Tammy Lawson 852-6573

     

    HR

    8.) Dependent Verification Audit – Take action now

    The University of Louisville is conducting a Dependent Verification Audit for university employees who have dependents enrolled in the University of Louisville health, dental, vision and/or dependent life insurance. To maintain comprehensive and competitive benefits for our faculty and staff, the university must ensure that everyone covered under our plans is eligible for coverage. You may have already or will soon be receiving a letter which will give instructions on how to submit the supporting documentation needed to ensure continued coverage for your dependent(s). Employees will be contacted by a legitimate third party source to conduct this audit, including Dependent Verification Center (mail), donotreply@plan-smart.com (email) and Dependent Services (phone).

    Additional Information: Dependent Verification Center, 1-866-272-7174

     

    Seminars/Lectures/Symposiums

    9.) Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society, Distinguished Lecture on Cannabis

    August 4, 7-9 p.m., Louisville Free Public Library, Main Branch, 301 York St.; Free, but tickets are needed

    “The Cannabis Conundrum: The genetics & politics of America’s most controversial plant,” will be presented by DL Dr. George Weiblen of the Univ. of Minnesota. He studies the genetics of cannabis and challenges opinions on all sides of the debate of cannabis, used for fiber, oil, nutritious seeds, and psychoactive drugs.

    Additional Information: Register by calling 502-574-1644 or online

     

    Studies

    10.) Healthy volunteers needed for study

    IRB#13.0135

    UofL Caregiver Stress Study is looking for healthy European American, 40 years and older who have NOT provided care for an ill friend or family member in the last year to fill out a questionnaire and provide saliva samples for up to three different time points. Each visit takes approximately 1 hour. We are offering $20 compensation for each visit.

    Additional Information: Christina Beasley

     

    Training and Workshops

    11.) LabSafety/Hazardous Waste Training available

    July 27, 9-11 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. 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

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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.