May 23, 2016 Announcements

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    Here’s what was featured on UofLNews on Friday, May 20, 2016:

    • Bound by basketball: employees celebrate 52 years of play in Crawford Gym. Read more.
    • Photos: Gray Street Farmers Market opening day. View here.

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    DID YOU KNOW?

    A new feature film, “The Legend of Tarzan” is scheduled for release July 1. To mark the occasion, UofL’s Archives and Special Collections will exhibit editions in more than 30 languages of Edgar Rice Burroughs’ classic, “Tarzan of the Apes.” The books represent only a fraction of UofL’s Edgar Rice Burroughs Collection, celebrated as the largest institutional collection of Burroughs worldwide

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    Campus-Submitted Announcement List

    Miscellaneous

    1.) Bingham Clinic research meeting planned

    2.) POSTPONED to June 3: Cards Under the Stars featuring ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

    Training and Workshops

    3.) Lab Safety/Hazardous Waste training scheduled

    Studies

    4.) Childhood Obesity in Children 10 to less than 14 year olds

    5.) Autism study for children 4 to 10 years old

    Health and Wellness

    6.) Meatless snacks for the crunch you crave

    7.) Session available on Intuition: It’s a Gut Feeling

    8.) Get Fit in 20 at HSC and Shelby Campus

    9.) Warm up with GHN’s R.I.P.P.E.D.

     

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    Campus-Submitted Announcements

    Miscellaneous

    1.) Bingham Clinic research meeting planned

    May 23, 12-1 p.m., Bingham Clinic/Norton Hospital, 2nd floor; Free

    1. David Lohr, MD, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Department of Pediatrics, will discuss the CAHRDS team’s recent abstracts on psychotropic drug use presented to the 2016 PAS meeting.

    Additional Information: Jan Schoen, 502-588-0816

     

    2.) POSTPONED to June 3: Cards Under the Stars featuring ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

    June 3, 6:30 p.m., on the lawn between the Natural Sciences Building and Grawemeyer Hall, movie begins at dusk; Free admission

    Due to predicted rain, Cards Under the Stars featuring “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” is now Friday, June 3. Grab a blanket, lawn chairs and a cooler and bring the family for a fun-filled night of activities and a screening of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” Let the kids enjoy our inflatable park, play games and meet Star Wars characters. Bring a picnic or purchase concessions onsite. And don’t forget, Cards under the Stars returns June 24 with “Zootopia” and July 22 with “Inside Out.” 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

    3.) Lab Safety/Hazardous Waste training scheduled

    May 25, 9-11 a.m., Room 2034, K-wing (Nursing School), HSC; Free

    Recently hired lab employees who work with chemicals should attend the Lab Safety/Hazardous Waste Training. Please register for the class online, clicking on classroom training and selecting the appropriate class or classes to sign up.

    Additional Information: Cathy Price, 852-5231

     

    Studies

    4.) Childhood Obesity in Children 10 to less than 14 year olds

    IRB #13.0334

    The UofL Kosair Charities Pediatric Clinical Research Unit at Kosair Children’s Hospital is conducting a research study to evaluate the effect of an investigational product on childhood obesity. White and African American male and female subjects 10 to less than 14 years old who are overweight, obese or normal weight may be eligible. If a child qualifies to participate, he or she will receive the product or placebo and study related care at no cost. Compensation will be provided for time/travel.

    Additional Information: Molly Harper, 629-4695 or 620-0000 (pager)

     

    5.) Autism study for children 4 to 10 years old

    IRB #13.0779

    The UofL Kosair Charities Pediatric Clinical Research Unit at Kosair Children’s Hospital is conducting a clinical research study to evaluate how a medication treats abnormal EEG’s without seizures, as well as behavioral and neurological symptoms, in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). If a child qualifies to take part in this research study, he/she will receive the study medication or placebo and study-related care at no cost. Parents will be offered compensation for time/travel.

    Additional Information: Molly Harper, 629-4695 or 620-0000 (pager)

     

    Health and Wellness

    6.) Meatless snacks for the crunch you crave

    May 23

    Craving crunch between meals on Meatless Monday? Snack foods are a perfect way to sneak healthier foods into your day. Fruits and vegetables make it easy to add texture to your routine and crunch to your snacks.

    Additional Information: Meatless Monday Recipes, Facebook, website, email, 852-7755

     

    7.) Session available on Intuition: It’s a Gut Feeling

    June 16, 12:30-12:50 p.m., Grey Street Farmers Market, HSC; June 16, 4:40-5 p.m., Belknap Campus Farmers Market; Free for employees, retirees and their spouses/QAs

    Join Get Healthy Now for a 20-minute, hands-on session to help you deepen your intuitive awareness. Vanessa Hurst, author of Engaging Compassion Through Intent and Action, will help you to identify, articulate, and integrate personal and collective wisdom into your life.

    Additional Information: Register online, Vanessa Hurst bio

     

    8.) Get Fit in 20 at HSC and Shelby Campus

    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

    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 Info: Facebook, website, email, 852-7755

     

    9.) Warm up with GHN’s R.I.P.P.E.D.

    Mondays, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; Free for employees, retirees and their spouses/QAs

    This high intensity class that uses a combination of free weight, body weight and resistance training will make you sweat and forget about the weather. Suitable for all fitness levels.

    Additional Info: Facebook, website, email, 852-7755

     

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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.