May 12, 2016 Announcements

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    Here’s what was posted to UofLNews on Wednesday, May 11, 2016:

    • Making an impression: UofL Dentistry faculty, students turn to art for a good cause. Read more.

     

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    DID YOU KNOW?

    The Phoenix House was built as the UofL/Ball State entry into the 2013 Department of Energy Solar Decathlon competition. Today it will open in the JB Speed School and will serve as the Conn Center’s living laboratory for studying renewable energy and energy efficiency prototype technologies.

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    Campus-Submitted Announcement List

    Health and Wellness

    1.) Yoga for E-V-E-R-Y body

    2.) Women’s Health: Taking Care of You

    3.) Join GHN’s ‘Feel Like a Million Challenge’

    Miscellaneous

    4.) Jeff Walz Summer Basketball Camp scheduled

    5.) Astronomy Day Celebration includes presentation on Pluto

    6.) 21st Annual RBAA Golf Scramble set for June

    7.) Crawford Gym Noon Basketball decommissioning ceremony scheduled

    8.) There is still time to apply to the MPH program

    9.) Pathways Women’s Leadership Conference registration open

    10.) Stockroom to be closed for inventory

    Talks/Seminars/Symposiums

    11.) 14th Annual Dunbar Lectureship set

    12.) Pharmacology and Toxicology Seminar today

    Training and Workshops

    13.) Active Shooter Training next week

    Grand Rounds

    14.) Family Medicine Grand Rounds

    15.) Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Science Grand Rounds

    16.) Grand Rounds – Orthopaedic Surgery

    17.) Grand Rounds-Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Women’s Health

     

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    Campus-Submitted Announcements

    Health and Wellness

    1.) Yoga for E-V-E-R-Y body

    May 13, 12:30-12:50 p.m., HSC Fitness Center, Chestnut St. Garage, HSC; Free for employees, spouses, QAs

    Join Get Healthy Now for Ya Ya Yoga, A 20-minute, 100-percent hands-on gentle yoga class that you can do on campus and in your street clothes. Pause from your busy schedule; you deserve this mini vacation. Taught by Laurie LeCompte, a 500-hour certified yoga instructor.

    Additional Information: Register online

     

    2.) Women’s Health: Taking Care of You

    May 12, 12-12:30 p.m., HSC – School of Dentistry, Room 230; Free for employees, retirees and their spouses/QAs

    Come and join us as you will learn basics of a healthy lifestyle tips for heart, breast, and bone health. A brief 20-minute workout is included to help keep you energized throughout the day.

    Additional Information: Email, 852-7755

     

    3.) Join GHN’s ‘Feel Like a Million Challenge’

    Register: May 16– June 3; Program starts May 30; UofL Employees, retirees and their spouse or QA are eligible to participate

    Log on to register and learn how to make tracking your progress easier. Feel Like a Million is a fun 12-week interactive game show-themed online program that supports participants in managing stress and increasing energy by building healthy habits into their daily life. The goal is to accumulate $1 million virtual dollars by logging healthy habits into your daily life. Some activities, like exercise and eating vegetables, allow you to earn virtual dollars every day. The first 200 people to register will be entered into a multi-drawing for a GHN Prize Pack.

    Additional Information: Website, email, 852-7755

     

    Miscellaneous

    4.) Jeff Walz Summer Basketball Camp scheduled

    June 13-16, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Student Activity Center & Cardinal Arena; $225

    Join the UL Women’s Basketball players and staff for basketball camp this summer for basketball and fun. Open to ages third grade through eighth grade (fall of 2016). Cost includes lunch and a t-shirt.
    Additional Information: Kate Matthews at 852-8355

     

    5.) Astronomy Day Celebration includes presentation on Pluto

    May 15, 1-5 p.m., Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium; Special $5 admission to public shows (members, free)

    The Louisville Astronomical Society will have solar telescopes and other activities. Drawing for prizes includes a pair of binoculars and stargazing guide. Free presentation at 4 p.m.: Pluto in Focus. Up close images of Pluto have revealed unexpected findings. This visual journey explores all of the exciting new discoveries. The day ends with an unveiling of our expanded meteorite collection, boasting of over 70 specimens.

    Additional Information: Email, website, 852-6665

    6.) 21st Annual RBAA Golf Scramble set for June

    June 25, 7 a.m., Crossings Golf Club; $60 per person

    The Red Barn Alumni Association (RBAA) 21st Annual RBAA Golf Scramble is June 25 at the Crossings Golf Club in Brooks, Ky. Registration is at 7 a.m. with tee off at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start. The $60 registration includes 18 holes of championship golf, cart and lunch. For the 7th year, the winning team goes to Pinehurst Course #2 and #4 to compete in the Acura College Alumni Team Championship, October 27-30. Registration deadline June 13.

    Additional Information: George Howe, 852-7467; cell: 502-552-9377

     

    7.) Crawford Gym Noon Basketball decommissioning ceremony scheduled

    May 13, 12-1 p.m., Crawford Gym basketball floor; Free, public

    For a half century, Crawford Gym, scheduled for destruction this summer, provided the home for one of University’s brilliant informal traditions. Professors, administrators, coaches and staff played every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from noon until 1 p.m. The games spanned the entire period of UofL’s prominence in basketball from the days of Butch Beard and Wes Unseld to the present. Join us as we celebrate the people who participated over the half-century of this UofL tradition.

    Additional Information: Steven Skaggs

    8.) There is still time to apply to the MPH program

    There is still time to apply to the Master of Public Health (MPH) program for fall 2016. The School of Public Health and Information Sciences MPH program is still accepting applications for fall admission. We offer concentrations in biostatistics, health policy, epidemiology, health management, and health promotion.

    Additional Information: Website, 852-6263

    9.) Pathways Women’s Leadership Conference registration open

    May 20, 8:30 a.m.- 4 p.m., Founders Hall, Shelby Campus; $99

    The 4rd UofL Pathways Women’s Leadership Conference will focus on leadership wayfinding. The program will feature Jennifer Browning Holmes, founder and CEO of Integrating Women Leaders Foundation and Betty Baye, journalist and activist. UofL’s own Kathleen McDaniel Smith, Chief of Staff to the President, will open the day and Elaine Davis, Associate Director of the Ulmer Career Center-College of Business will lead the group through Meyers-Briggs Type Indicator assessments focused on leadership.

    Additional Information: Melissa Long Shuter, 852-6151, website

     

    10.) Stockroom to be closed for inventory

    The stockroom, 1901 S. Floyd St., will be closed Monday, May 16 through Thursday, May 19 for inventory. It will reopen on Friday, May 20.
    Additional Information: David Jenkins, 852-8216

     

    Talks/Seminars/Symposiums

    11.) 14th Annual Dunbar Lectureship set

    May 13, 8 a.m., Norton Hospital, 2nd Floor Auditorium

    This Friday, please join us for a the 14th Annual Dunbar Lectureship featuring Nyla A. Heerema, PhD. Heerema is director of cytogenetics and a professor in the department of pathology at Ohio State University. She will present, “Cytogenetics in the Amazing Advancements in Pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia.”

    Additional Information: Brittney Luckett, 502-629-8828

     

    12.) Pharmacology and Toxicology Seminar today

    May 12, noon, HSC CTRB Room 124; Free

    The Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology presents a
    M.S. Defense/Ph.D. Proposal Defense by Anna Lang, “Vinyl Chloride-Diet Interactions in Liver Disease: Potential Role of Autophagy and Energy Management.”

    Additional Information: Florence Su, 852-5141

     

    Training and Workshops

    13.) Active Shooter Training next week

    May 17, 2- 3 p.m., Room 103A, Human Resources Building, Belknap Campus; Free

    Though we hope we never encounter an active shooter situation on the University of Louisville campus, we know preparation and advance planning can guide our actions and help reduce the negative impacts of such a tragic event. Please join us for our Active Shooter Training where we will provide guidance to faculty and staff who may encounter an active shooter situation. It also describes what you can expect from responding law enforcement officers.

    Additional Information: Register online, email

     

    Grand Rounds

    14.) Family Medicine Grand Rounds

    May 13, 7:30-8:30 a.m., Jewish Hospital, Bottigheimer Auditorium; Free

    Three Family Medicine graduating residents, Handel Jones, MD, Michael Jordan, MD, and Brittney Richardson, MD, will present their senior resident capstone projects. CME category 1 is available for both AAFP & ACCME accreditation.

    Additional Information: Melissa Garrett, 852-5499

     

    15.) Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Science Grand Rounds

    May 12, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; Free

    Dr. David Redinger, Associate Professor, University of Louisville, will present, “Working toward Successful Buprenorphine Prescribing Practices” in the ACB Auditorium. He will demonstrate what the evidence shows, explain what the KBML says the prescribing of buprenorphine practices should be, and assess competing risks of prescribing buprenorphine.

    Additional Information: Miranda Sloan, 502-588-4424

     

    16.) Grand Rounds – Orthopaedic Surgery

    May 13, 6:45-7:45 a.m., Baxter I Research Building, Auditorium; Free

    Please join the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery as we welcome Stuart L. Weinstein, MD, Ignacio V. Ponseti Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Professor of Pediatrics at University Hospital in Iowa City. Dr. Weinstein will lecture on “Current Concepts in the Treatment of Adolescent Idopathic Scoliosis.”

    Additional Information: Monica Welsh, 852-6902

     

    17.) Grand Rounds-Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Women’s Health

    May 13, 1-2 p.m., Ambulatory Care Building-Basement Auditorium

    We have a guest speaker-Kurt Martinuzzi, MD from Emory. His topic is, “It’s A Dirty Planet. What’s a reproductively aged woman to do?” He will explain how a chemical can act like a hormone, recount three chemicals with strong evidence for human harm and recommend five ways to personally decrease exposure.

    Additional Information: Crystal Menear, 502-561-7463

     

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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.