June 24, 2016 Announcements

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    Here’s what was featured on UofLNews on Thursday, June 23, 2016:

    • UofL Theatre Arts gearing up for diverse, dynamic new season. Read more.
    • Photos: UofL’s Yarmuth Book Award Dinner was held June 21 at the University Club. View here.

     

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    DID YOU KNOW?

    The University of Louisville is sending 34 swimmers to the U.S. Olympic Trials, June 26-July 3, in Omaha, Nebraska, where they will compete for a spot on the U.S. Olympic Team. This is the highest amount the program has ever qualified for the meet. The Cardinals had no qualifiers in 2004, five in 2008 and 23 in 2012.

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    Campus-Submitted Announcement List

    Miscellaneous

    1.) Child Psychology special presentation scheduled

    2.) New grant opportunity available

    3.) Cards Under the Stars featuring ‘Zootopia’ is tonight

    Training and Workshops

    4.) Webinar available on ‘Research Misconduct: What’s in a Name?’

    Studies

    5.) Development of new hearing tests for children with autism

    Health and Wellness

    6.) Mindfulness without the Woo Woo – KORU Basic on Belknap Campus

    7.) Ride with your GHN friends with InCycle and InCycle Express

    8.) Kick it up a notch, with Get Healthy Now’s Cardio Kick & Sculpt

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    Campus-Submitted Announcements

    Miscellaneous

    1.) Child Psychology special presentation scheduled

    June 27, 1-2 p.m., Bingham Clinic conference room; free

    Christine Brady, PhD, Senior Clinical Pediatric Psychologist, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, will present “Growing Up Inpatient: The Developmental Impact of Prolonged Hospitalization and Chronic Illness.”

    Additional Information: Dr. Bryan Carter, 502-588-0811

     

    2.) New grant opportunity available

    Letters of intent due July 13, 5 p.m.

    Passport Health Plan has announced an eighth cycle of funding for the research and demonstration projects initiative entitled Improved Health Outcomes Program (iHOP). The iHOP Cycle IX program is seeking proposals from groups and individuals for initiatives that improve quality, access, efficiency, and cost of health care for Medicaid recipients and uninsured individuals in Kentucky. Letters of Intent must be received by July 13.

    Additional Information: Website

     

    3.) Cards Under the Stars featuring ‘Zootopia’ is tonight

    June 24, 6:30 p.m., on the lawn between the Natural Sciences Building and Grawemeyer Hall, movie begins at dusk; Free admission

    Cards Under the Stars featuring “Zootopia’ is Friday June 24. Bring a blanket, lawn chairs and a cooler or purchase concessions onsite food trucks Hi-Five Doughnuts and 502 Café. Activities include inflatables, crafts, and appearance by the Louisville League of Mascots. The UofL police department will also be at the event, including K-9 officer Sam, to show the department’s Segway, ATVs and bicycles used for patrol. Cards under the Stars is sponsored by Commonwealth Credit Union.

    Additional Information: Watch the calendar for additional information and weather updates. Contact Brandy Warren, 852-6171

     

    Training and Workshops

    4.) Webinar available on ‘Research Misconduct: What’s in a Name?’

    June 29, 2-3 p.m., Room W104, Ekstrom Library, Belknap Campus; Free

    This webinar will help you: Assess your current institutional definition in view of the historic US definition of research misconduct; Understand what the advantages and disadvantages of aligning with the Federal definition for research misconduct are; Compare and contrast different federal agency interpretations and enforcement of their definitions of misconduct; and Understand the implications of other countries’ definition of research misconduct.

    Additional Information: Carla Jones, 852-2454, website

     

    Studies

    5.) Development of new hearing tests for children with autism

    IRB#15.1091

    The Division of Communicative Disorders is investigating new hearing tests for
    children with autism. We are currently recruiting children between the ages of 7 and 17 years of age who have received a diagnosis of autism. Participants are asked to listen to sounds or speech over headphones and provide a response. The study takes approximately 1.5 hours and eligible participants will receive a $20 swift card for their participation.

    Additional Information: Jeffrey Weihing, 852-3697

     

    Health and Wellness

    6.) Mindfulness without the Woo Woo – KORU Basic on Belknap Campus

    Four Tuesdays, July 5, 12, 19, 26, noon to 1:15 p.m., 2nd Floor Rotunda, University Club & Alumni Center; Free for employees, spouses, and qualifying adults

    Beyond simply decreasing your stress, this evidence-based KORU workshop will help you learn skills to find more satisfaction in your daily life. The course is designed to help you learn mindfulness through the practice of specific skills that calm and focus your mind and through the practice of meditation. If you are feeling pressured and stressed, or are just interested in learning a new skill that can enrich your life, these classes are for you. Beginners and experienced meditators welcome.

    Additional Information: Email Paula Kommor to register 

     

    7.) Ride with your GHN friends with InCycle and InCycle Express

    Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:30-7 a.m., 5:30- 6:15 p.m.; Fridays, 12:10-12:40 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; Employees, retirees and their spouses/QAs

    Let the upbeat music motivate you as you ride through a variety of speeds and resistance challenges. Shred the calories off with this time efficient ride, getting you to your destination sooner. Suitable for all fitness levels.

    Additional Information: Facebook, website

    8.) Kick it up a notch, with Get Healthy Now’s Cardio Kick & Sculpt

    Fridays, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; Free for GHN Wellness Center members

    Join GHN for an action-packed workout that improves strength, muscle tone, endurance, and help you stick to your fitness goals and include interval training exercises that will have you shredding calories. All moves are modified based on fitness level.

    Additional Information: Facebook, website, email
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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.