March 23, 2017 Announcements

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    UofL News
     
    Thursday, March 23, 2017
     
     
     
    DID YOU KNOW
    In 1983, UofL created a minor in Women’s Studies and in 2004, a Master of Arts in Women’s and Gender Studies was created, the first graduate degree available in the field of women’s studies or women’s and gender studies in Kentucky.
     
    FACULTY AND STAFF NOTABLES
    UofL English Professor Andrew Rabin was recently elected as a Fellow of theRoyal Historical Society, a UK society that works with professional historians and “advances the scholarly study of the past.”
     
     
    Miscellaneous
    Out of Darkness Campus Walk fundraiser chow down to lift up
    March 24, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., Off Campus BJ’s Brewhouse 7900 Shelbyville Rd.
    Feeling hungry? Join us at BJ’s Brewhouse Thursday, March 23 from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Bring the flyer found on our social media sites and BJ’s will donate 20 percent to UofL’s Campus Walk. #ChowDownToLiftUp #CardsFightSuicide

    Additional Information: Tracie Meyer, 852-5787, Facebook
     
    School of Dentistry adds new signage and walking path
    Signage is now in place to help you get to the School of Dentistry while construction is underway on the Pediatric Medical Office Building beside the school. A new walking path is marked with signs that direct pedestrians from the Chestnut St. Parking Garage to the main entrance off Muhammad Ali Blvd. Also, the UofL shuttle is now picking up patients at the Chestnut St. Parking Garage. The free shuttle service includes a stop just inside the driveway at the main entrance off Muhammad Ali Blvd., and runs approximately every 15 minutes. A reference to the map and links to view updated information related to parking and accessibility options can also be found online. The school is currently accepting new patients.
    Additional Information: Website, 852-5096
     
    Ville Grill Offers $7 Meal Deal for Lunch on Fridays
    Ville Grill will be offering a special $7 (before tax) meal deal for lunch (11 a.m. to 2 p.m.) on Friday’s starting March 24 for all cash, credit, and cardinal cash customers. Stop by and enjoy an all you care to eat meal this Friday. Offer not valid with any other discounts or promotions.
    Additional Information: Website
     
    Brain Days this weekend
    Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Kentucky Science Center, 727 W. Main St.; no additional charge besides regular admission
    Join the Louisville Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience at Brain Days: 20 activities spread across three floors of the KSC, geared for ages 3 – adult.

    Additional Information: Website
     
    Halal Meals Featured at Ville Grill on Wednesdays
    Ville Grill is happy to announce that they are now offering Halal meal options every Wednesday at the World Traveler station during lunch meal period (11 a.m. to 2 p.m.) These new recipes include healthy international spices and Halal certified proteins. Halal meals will continue each Wednesday through the end of the spring semester.
    Additional Information: Website
     
    Call for nominations – Outstanding Community Engagement Awards
    Nominations are now being accepted for the 9th Annual Outstanding Community Engagement Awards. The awards recognize faculty, staff, students and community partners who are engaged in exemplary community engagement activities such as volunteerism, community based learning, outreach, partnerships, curricular engagement or community based research on a local, regional, rural, or international level. Nominations are due May 18. See award website for more information.
    Additional Information: Website
     
    Youth opportunities available this summer
    Looking for something for your children to do this summer? Check out the showcase of summer youth opportunities offered by or in conjunction with UofL. This listing is provided by the Office of the Vice President for Community Engagement as a courtesy to the university and community.
    Additional Information: Website
     
    Graduate Research Conference
    March 24, 1-6 p.m., March 25, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Bigelow Hall & Lutz Hall; Free
    Join graduate students across disciplines featuring their research at the Graduate Research Conference. Keynote “Engaging Scholarship and Social Activism,” scholarship & participatory action research on March 24 at 1 p.m. The day will also include the 3-Minute Thesis Competition and a networking event. Saturday, March 25 events include a career panel on how to market a master’s degree to potential employers, paper and poster presentations and raffle drawings.
    Additional Information: Event listing, website
     
    Reminder: Deadline to order Caps and Gowns
    March 31
    The deadline for students and faculty to order caps and gowns for May 2017 commencement is Friday, March 31 at midnight. Caps and gowns may be ordered by going to the commencement
    website.
    Additional Information: Website, email
     
    Talks/Seminars/Symposiums
    Certified project managers, earn PDUs in a one-day seminar
    May 24, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., ShelbyHurst Campus; Employees: $215; Non-UofL Employees: $430
    Join UofL Professional Development and sought-after project management instructor, Chuck Millhollan, for a one-day Risk Management Seminar. Participants will learn a practical approach to identifying, monitoring, and managing unforeseen events. Certified Project Managers will earn 6.5 PDUs.

    Additional Information: Julijana Curcic, 852-5636, Register online
     
    Ron Leshem on ‘Israel as #1 Exporter of Television Shows to the U.S.’
    April 9, 1:30-3 p.m., Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library
    Television producer/writer Ron Leshem on how Israel emerged as a global power in TV production. He worked on popular Israeli television programs including the hit series “Homeland.” He won Israel’s top literary award for his novel, “Beaufort,” and co-wrote the film version, nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. He was also a reporter in the Palestinian West Bank and Gaza. This event includes a free reception; RSVP
    Shari Gater
    Additional Information: Ranen Omer-Sherman 
     
    Brown & Williamson Spring Seminar Series
    March 24, 4 p.m., Room LL-16, Chemistry Building, Belknap Campus
    Christian Melander, Ph.D., North Carolina State University, will present, “Marine Alkaloid Derivatives that Reverse Phenotypic and Genotypic Antibiotic Resistance.”

    Additional information: Sherry Nalley, 852-6798
     
    Seminars in Neuroscience
    March 23, 4 p.m., Baxter I Auditorium (Lower Level)
    Correction: Dr. Macklis will be presenting March 23, 2017. Dr. Jeffrey Macklis from Harvard University, Harvard Department of Stem Cell & Regenerative Biology will present a lecture titled: Development and Regeneration of the Cerebral Cortex: from Neuron Subtype Development and Diversity to Circuit Implementation at the Growth Cone.
     
    Dept. of Pharmacology and Toxicology William J. Waddell Seminar Series, Research Seminar
    March 23, noon to 1:00 p.m., 123, CTRB, HSC
    The Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology William J. Waddell Seminar Series presents research seminars by Fengyuan Li, “The Role of Antimicrobial Peptide Cathelicidin in Alcohol-Induced Liver Injury” and Jennifer Toyoda, “Mechanisms of Hexavalent Chromium-Induced Centriole Separation and Centrosome Amplification.” Li and Toyoda are first year students in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology.

    Additional Information: Olivia Hill
     
    Talk on recent Indian elections
    March 23, noon to 1 p.m., Ford Hall, Room 407; Free
    The Center for Asian Democracy’s Asia in Focus presents, “Observations from an Election in Mumbai, India.” Lisa Bjorkman, Assistant Professor of Urban and Public Affairs at UofL, will discuss her recent trip researching and observing the municipal elections in Mumbai.

    Additional Information: Amanda LeDuke, 852-6834
     
    Biology Department Seminar Series: Brown & Williamson presents Dr. Vladimir Uversky, University of South Florida
    March 24, noon, 139 Shumaker Research Building
    “Intrinsic disorder and protein structure-function continuum” will be presented by Dr. Vladimir Uversky is an Associate Professor in the Department of Molecular Medicine at the University of Southern Florida. Uversky has published more than 550 scientific papers, and he was announced by Thomson Reuters as one of the ‘World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds’ (2014).

    Additional Information: Charice Johnson, 852-8263
     
    Training and Workshops
    Mindful Eating Workshop
    March 27, April 3, 10, 17, 5.30-7.00 p.m., SAC W309
    Health Promotion Partnered with EAT lab is offering 4-week Mindful Eating Workshop and research study. You will learn mindfulness skills and how to apply them to eating behaviors and food choices, become attuned hunger and fullness cues, and improve your taste satisfaction. Open to UofL students and faculty. Food and resources included.

    Additional Information: email, website
     
    Advanced Cardiac Life Support training and Basic LIfe Support training available
    March 29, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., HSC, Builidng B, Room 307; BLS – $45, ACLS – UofL employee or student $200, all others $250
    • Next ACLS class: April 18, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and April 19, 6 a.m. to noon
    • Next BLS classes: March 29, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; April 14, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; April 28, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; May 12, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; May 26, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; June 9, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; June 30, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    Additional Information: Stuart Crawford, 852-2219, or Kevin Martin, 852-3347
    Studies
    Participants needed for prayer research
    Researchers at the University of Louisville and Penn State are looking for participants to complete a 45-minute survey on their private prayer behaviors and beliefs. Questions or concerns about the study can be directed to Penn State’s Dr. Stephanie Winkeljohn Black. The study has been approved by the IRBs at the University of Louisville (IRB # 16.1255) and Penn State. The survey is online
    Additional Information: Dr. Stephanie Winkeljohn Black or Dr. Patrick Possel
     
    Health and Wellness
    Fit Get Healthy Now’s ‘Fit in 30!’ in Your Busy Schedule
    Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12:00-12:30 p.m.
    Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; Free for GHN Wellness Center members

    Power up your morning or lunchtime routine with an energizing, full body workout, including a variety of strength and cardio moves, all in just 30 minutes! Suitable for all fitness levels.

    Additional Information: Group Fitness Schedule, Website, email, 852-7755
     
    Make a splash with Get Healthy Now’s Water Fitness
    Spring session: Jan 10th – Apr 20th, Tuesdays & Thursdays, 12-12:45 p.m., Natatorium, Belknap Campus
    Free for UofL Employees, Retirees and Spouse/QA

    Are you looking for a form of exercise that is easy on the joints and big on fun? Join Get Healthy Now’s Water Fitness class for the 2017 Spring semester. The benefits of this class include increased energy, better sleep, joint pain relief and much more. Suitable for all fitness levels and no swimming skills needed (hair can stay dry or not). Register today!

    Additional Information: Registration, Website, email, 852-7755
     
    Burn Calories with Get Healthy Now’s Boot Camp
    Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30-6:20 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center; Free for GHN members
    Boot Camp is a fun and high-intensity interval training workout that incorporates strength, cardio and sport movements. This class is designed for maximum calorie burn and to challenge your mind and body. Suitable for all fitness levels.
    Additional Information: Group Fitness Schedule, Website, email, 852-7755
     
    Saturday Group Fitness Classes
    Get Healthy Now Wellness Center, Free for GHN members
    Your workout routine shouldn’t end on the weekends. Get Healthy Now offers free group fitness classes on Saturdays. Join us for Weekend Kick Start and Yoga classes. Suitable for all levels.

    Additional Information: Group Fitness Schedule, Website, email, 852-7755
     
    Grand Rounds
    PM&R Grand Rounds
    March 24, 12-1 p.m., Frazier Boardroom
    The Department of Neurological Surgery Division of PM&R is excited to announce this week’s Grand Rounds presentation. Dr. Jen Thomas will speak on “Post Traumatic Headaches.”

    Additional Information: RSVP via email 
     
    Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds
    March 24, 6:45-7:45 a.m., Baxter I Research Building, lower level auditorium
    Please join the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery as we welcome Joseph W. Greene, MD, Clinical Instructor, University of Louisville. Dr. Greene will lecture on “ACL Reconstruction, Repair and Future Options”.

    Additional Information: Monica Welsh
    Pediatric Grand Rounds
    March 24m, 8 a.m., Norton Hospital, 2nd Floor Auditorium
    Join us for a pediatric grand rounds presentation featuring Mary E. Fallat, MD. Fallat is a professor and division director of Pediatric Surgery at the University of Louisville as well as surgeon-in-chief at Norton Children’s Hospital. She will be presenting “Difficult Decisions, Disclosure, and Personal Coping in Pediatric Termination of Resuscitation.”

    Additional Information: Brittney Luckett, 502-629-8828
     
    Family and Geriatric Medicine Grand Rounds
    March 24, 7:30-8:30 a.m., Jewish Hospital Bottigheimer Auditorium
    Arif Nazir, MD, CMO, Signature HealthCARE, President, SHC Medical Partners, will present, “Selecting the Best Post-Acute Setting: Role of Hospital Discharge Teams in Care Continuum

    Objectives.” CME category 1 is available for both AAFP and ACCME accreditation.

    Additional Information: Melissa Garrett, 852-5499
     
    Obstetrics, Gynecology & Women’s Health
    March 24, 1-2 p.m., Ambulatory Care Building-Basement Auditorium
    Dr. Henry Bohler from REI will present, “The Management of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome.” He will define the criteria for the diagnosis of PCOS and discuss the management of patients with PCOS.

    Additional Information: Crystal Menear, 502-561-7463
     
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    Bria Staten-Favors is the Graduate Assistant in the University of Louisville’s Office of Communications and Marketing. After completing her bachelor of science in Communication, she decided to pursue her master’s degree at UofL as well. She also works in the Partnership Division at the Louisville Convention & Visitor’s Bureau and is an avid Cards fan.