May 24, 2016 Announcements

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

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    Here’s what was featured on UofLNews on Monday, May 23, 2016:

    • McConnell Center celebrates quarter century with ’25 for 25.’ Read more.
    • UofL associate dean selected for executive leadership program in medical education. Read more.
    • Top brain cancer specialists to speak in Louisville on primary gliomas. Read more.
    • Photos: The 4th Annual Pathways Women’s Leadership Conference was held May 20. View here.
    • Photos: The Delphi Center hosted the Ideas to Action (i2a) Institute: “Sustaining and Deepening Critical Thinking Pedagogy” May 16-17. View here.

     

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    DID YOU KNOW?

    The No. 4-ranked Louisville baseball team leads all programs with four players named as semifinalists for the Dick Howser Trophy, given to the top player in collegiate baseball. Drew Harrington, Brendan McKay, Corey Ray and Nick Solak are among the 43 semifinalists. The winner will be announced June 9.

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    Campus-Submitted Announcement List

    UofL Today with Mark Hebert

    1.) WHAS-TV, Great Day Live

    2.) Radio Show

    3.) Metro TV

    4.) KET KY – The Kentucky Channel

    Miscellaneous

    5.) Commonwealth Credit Union mini branch closing; direct-to-you services provided 

    6.) UofL Athletics & Adidas survey open

    7.) Openings Remain for Delphi U Online Summer 2016

    Talks/Seminars/Symposiums

    8.) Pharmacology and Toxicology Seminar today

    Training and Workshops

    9.) CPR Training available

    10.) Safe Zone Project Workshop on HSC

    Studies

    11.) Volunteers needed for Dissertation Study

    Health and Wellness

    12.) GHN will be closed on Memorial Day

    13.) Get Healthy Now offers mindfulness programs

    14.) Join GHN’s Pilates Class during your lunch break

    15.) Yoga summer session available at Health Promotion Wellbeing Central

    Grand Rounds

    16.) Neuroscience Grand Rounds

    17.) Endocrinology Grand Rounds

     

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    Campus-Submitted Announcements

    UofL Today with Mark Hebert

    1.) WHAS-TV, Great Day Live

    Mondays at 9:30 a.m. UofL’s Mark Hebert has a story about UofL and talks with Rachel Platt and Terry Meiners about campus events.  Segments can be found on YouTube. Check out the segment from May 23 on the Conn Center’s Phoenix House. WLKY-TV also runs the UofL stories on its Saturday morning newscasts.

     

    2.) Radio Show

    Airs Mondays and Tuesdays at 6 p.m. on 93.9 FM The Ville; replayed on Saturday and Sunday at 8 a.m.

    Hebert hosts two weekly 30-minute programs focusing on research, programs, successful students and insights from UofL’s faculty experts. This week’s schedule:

    • Tuesday, May 24 – UofL Engineering professor Roman Yampolskiy talks about artificial intelligence: could we live forever but have robots taking over our lives? Marian Morris and Beth Robinson discuss Doctors and Lawyers for Kids; McKenzie Flynn – Fulbright Scholar

    Podcasts of all “UofL Today with Mark Hebert” radio programs can be found on SoundCloud, including the May 23 segment with Astronomy Professor Gerry Williger, Chris Puffer – President of UofL Alumni Assoc., and David Rice and Andrew Hebert discussing UofL club sports.

     

    3.) Metro TV

    (Ch. 99 on UVerse, Ch. 25 on TWC): Monday and Tuesday nights at 7:30 with replays Thursday 6:30 p.m., Friday 8:30 p.m. and Sunday 9:30 p.m.      

    This week:  Denny Crum and Jonathan Israel discuss Crum scholarship program, changes at UofL; Grawemeyer Award winners in World Order; Amanda James from UofL Alumni

    Metro TV shows available on YouTube

     

    4.) KET KY – The Kentucky Channel

    (Ch. 192 on TWC, other channels): Thursdays at 5 p.m.

    • Thursday, May 26:  Tim Capps, director of UofL’s Equine Industry Program, discusses the program and future of horse racing industry; interview with Grawemeyer Award winners in Education who followed 800 Baltimore youths from kindergarten to adulthood to measure impact of education on their lives.

     

    Miscellaneous

    5.) Commonwealth Credit Union mini branch closing; direct-to-you services provided 

    Mini branch hours (SAC, Room 104) through Friday, May 27 are 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday – Friday. Direct-to-you services can be provided anytime, anywhere on campus. 

    Due to SAC construction, Commonwealth CU’s temporary branch will close after May 27. Its Belknap Campus permanent location is scheduled to open this summer. As part of its commitment to enthusiastic and personalized service, the Commonwealth team will come to you at the campus location of your choosing. Want to learn about membership benefits? Interested in organizing a financial planning workshop? Just want to meet UofL’s preferred credit union team? Tracy and his team are happy to oblige.  

    Additional Information: Tracy Coffey, 502-321-3515; Jordan Maddox, 502-220-3284; Raffo Wimsett, 502-321-8826, website

     

    6.) UofL Athletics & Adidas survey open

    May 24, online

    UofL Athletics is working with Adidas on brand positioning and would like feedback from the Louisville community. Faculty, staff, students and alumni are invited to take the 5-minute, online survey.

    Additional Information: Survey online

     

    7.) Openings Remain for Delphi U Online Summer 2016

    June 13-Aug. 7; Online; Free

    Openings still remain for the Summer offering of Delphi U Online. Get many of your questions and concerns about online courses answered in this 8-week long workshop. Participants will learn two primary concepts: What it is like to be an online learner and how to effectively teach online. This is for full and part-time faculty planning to teach a new fully online course or enhance an online course between Summer 2016 and Summer 2017. Registration is now open, so apply now.

    Additional information: Learn more and register online; Deb Hatfield, 852-0412

     

    Talks/Seminars/Symposiums

    8.) Pharmacology and Toxicology Seminar today

    May 24, noon, HSC CTRB Room 124; Free

    The Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology presents a Research Seminar by Bradford G. Hill, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Center for Diabetes and Obesity Research on, “Metabolic Underpinnings of Cardiac Health.”

    Additional Information: Florence Su, 852-5141

     

    Training and Workshops

    9.) CPR Training available

    May 31, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Paris Simulation Center, HSC B, Room 307; $35

    Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (CPR) Training.

    Additional Information: Stuart Crawford, 852-2219 or Kevin Martin, 852-3384

     

    10.) Safe Zone Project Workshop on HSC

    June 3, 12-1:30 p.m., Abell Building Room A110; Free

    The Safe Zone Project Program of the LGBT Center provides education on the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community that contributes to a safe and welcoming experience for all members of the university community. The Safe Zone training for HSC additionally helps participants understand LGBT-specific healthcare concerns. RSVP is required by June 1st.

    Additional Information: RVSP online or via email

     

    Studies

    11.) Volunteers needed for Dissertation Study

    May, 12-2 p.m., 2-4 p.m., Davidson Hall 316

    Mentally and physically healthy women, ages 18-40, are needed for a dissertation study on stress, emotion and the immune system. This study aims to better understand how stress and emotions are connected to health. No chronic conditions, current psychiatric diagnoses or medications (birth control OK). Single, 2-hour afternoon visit on Belknap campus. Eligible participants will be entered into a lottery for one of two $50 Visa prepaid cards. Please email for full eligibility criteria.

    Additional Information: Email

     

    Health and Wellness

    12.) GHN will be closed on Memorial Day

    The GHN Wellness Center will be closed Monday, May 30, in observance of Memorial Day. Normal hours of operation will resume Tuesday, May 31.

    Additional Information: Facebook, website, email

     

    13.) Get Healthy Now offers mindfulness programs

    Every Tuesday, drop in 5:30-5:55 p.m.; Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym 601 Presidents Blvd.; price varies; open to UofL employees, retirees, and their spouse/QA

    Experience Get Healthy Now’s mindfulness offerings in collaboration with Dr. Paul Salmon, associate professor in psychological and brain sciences. Experience the many health-enhancing benefits of reflection, stillness and being fully present. Come to a free Tuesday evening session or deepen your practice with the eight-session MBSR program ($80).

    Additional Information: Learn more, email

     

    14.) Join GHN’s Pilates Class during your lunch break

    Tuesdays and Thursdays 12-12:50 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; $35 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

     

    15.) Yoga summer session available at Health Promotion Wellbeing Central

    May 23, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Health Promotion Wellbeing Central Activity Room in the Student Services Annex; Students are free; Faculty & Staff: $35 for 5 classes, $75 for 15 classes

    Join certified yoga instructor, Matt Harris on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:15-6:15 p.m. in Health Promotion Wellbeing Central for Vinyasa Yoga. All levels are welcome and equipment is provided.

    Additional Information: Register and purchase classes online; website, email 

    Grand Rounds

    16.) Neuroscience Grand Rounds

    May 26, 8-9 a.m., Baxter Building Auditorium (Lower Level) HSC campus; Free

    As part of Neuroscience Grand Rounds, the Department of Neurology is pleased to announce that Safiullah Shareef, MD, will present, “Why We Should Care More About Neurology” on May 26 at 8 a.m. in the Baxter Building Auditorium (Lower Level).

    Additional Information: Watch live on the web and receive CME credit

     

    17.) Endocrinology Grand Rounds

    May 25, 4 p.m., Baxter II Research Building, lower level, Room 038

    Please join us as John I. Stagner, PhD, UofL Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes, presents “GLP-1 an Omnibus Hormone or Directed Encretin?”

    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.