May 17, 2016 Announcements

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    Want to know more about what is going on at UofL? Visit the new UofLNews website for news, features, videos, photos, campus-submitted announcements, radio segments, and the UofL event calendar. Want to submit an announcement? Click here.

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    Here’s what was posted to UofLNews on Monday, May 16, 2016:

    • UofL’s President Ramsey awarded Simmons honor. Read more.
    • Solar-powered house gets new life at Speed School. Read more.
    • Nothing beats the taste of homegrown goodness: The Gray Street Farmers Market opens this week. Read more.

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    Research Bulletin

    Led by three grants to faculty in the College of Education and Human Development, UofL received more than $100,000 in external awards this week. The recipients, their research and the amount of the awards can be found here.

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    DID YOU KNOW?

    On Friday, May 13, the University of Louisville honored 24 students for graduating with Summa Cum Laude honors. Sixty-seven students were recognized as University Honors Scholars at the Honors Convocation in Biglow Hall. View photos.

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    Campus-Submitted Announcement List

    Health and Wellness

    1.) Get Fit in 20 now available at HSC and Shelby campuses

    2.) Pilates available at Get Healthy Now

    3.) Feel alive and rejuvenated with Intro to Nia

    Miscellaneous

    4.) Health and Social Justice Scholars Program application deadline set

    5.) Open Walls exhibit registration deadline approaching

    Talks/Seminars/Symposiums

    6.) Dept. of Pharmacology and Toxicology hosting William J. Waddell Seminar

    Grand Rounds

    7.) Neuroscience Grand Rounds

    8.) Endocrinology Grand Rounds

     

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    Campus-Submitted Announcements

    Health and Wellness

    1.) Get Fit in 20 now available at HSC and Shelby campuses

    May 23, 12-12:30 p.m., Burhans Hall, Room 158, Shelby; May 26, 12-12:30 p.m., School of Dentistry, Room 230, HSC; Free for UofL employees, retirees and their spouse/QA

    Get Healthy Now is coming to the Shelby and HSC campus for “Fit in 20.” Join us outside for a quick boost to your day with our certified Health Fitness Specialist. Fit in 20 is for all fitness levels from beginner to advanced. Athletic shoes recommended.

    Additional Information: RSVP via email or 852-7755

     

    2.) Pilates available at Get Healthy Now

    Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12-12:50 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; $40 unlimited classes, first class is always free

    A strong core can improve athletic performance, posture, and can reduce back pain. Using weights, balls, bands, gliding discs and your own body weight as resistance, this class will help strengthen your core, sculpt your body and burn calories. Modifications for all fitness levels are provided.

    Additional Information: Facebook, website, email

    3.) Feel alive and rejuvenated with Intro to Nia

    Tuesdays, 6:40-7:40 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center, Humana Gym 601 Presidents Blvd.; Free for members at the GHN Wellness Center

    Nia is a sensory-based movement practice that draws from disciplines of the martial arts, dance arts and healing arts. Every class offers a unique combination of 52 moves that corresponds with the main areas of the body: the base, the core, and upper extremities.

    Additional Information: Schedule, email, 852-7755

     

    Miscellaneous

    4.) Health and Social Justice Scholars Program application deadline set

    May 31, 11:59 p.m.

    All components of your application for the Health and Social Justice Scholars program must be turned in by 11:59 p.m. on May 31, 2016.

    Additional Information: Website

     

    5.) Open Walls exhibit registration deadline approaching

    Registration due June 1

    The annual show for faculty and staff is scheduled for June 13 to June 30 in the Photographic Archives gallery at Ekstrom Library. The exhibit is an opportunity for UofL employees who are not professional or exhibited artists to share their work. All media (i.e., painting, photography, woodworking, mixed media, fiber arts, jewelry, crafts) will be accepted. Click here for more information and registration form.

    Additional Information: Janet Cappiello, 852-1104, or Alicia Kelso, 852-2670

     

    Talks/Seminars/Symposiums

    6.) Dept. of Pharmacology and Toxicology hosting William J. Waddell Seminar

    May 17, noon, HSC CTRB Room 124; Free

    The Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology presents a William J. Waddell Seminar with Anatoly Zhitkovich, PhD, Professor of Medical Science, Brown University Dept. of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. The topic is “Chemistry and Biology of Chromium Carcinogenesis.”

    Additional Information: Florence Su, 852-5141

     

    Grand Rounds

    7.) Neuroscience Grand Rounds

    May 19, 8-9 a.m., Baxter 1 Auditorium, Lower Level, Donald Baxter Research Building, HSC; Free

    Dr. Line Jacques, Clinical Chair of Neurosurgery and Chief of Peripheral Nerve and Pain Surgery at University of California, San Francisco, will present this week’s Grand Rounds. CME and CEU credit will be given to MDs, DOs, and RNs who attend. Continental Breakfast will be served.

    Additional Information: Emily Rollins, 502-407-3226

     

    8.) Endocrinology Grand Rounds

    May 18, 4 p.m., Baxter II Research Building, lower level, Room 038

    Please join us as Craig J. McClain, MD, Professor and Chief and Matthew Cave, MD, Associate Professor, both from the Division of Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Departments of Medicine, Pharmacology and Toxicology will respectively present, “NAFLD and NASH: Epidemiology and Diagnosis” and “Current and Future Treatment of NASH.”

    Additional Information: Kelly Galiette, 852-5237

     

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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.