May 26, 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 Wednesday, May 25, 2016:

    • Two UofL medical students receive fellowships for research in sub-Saharan Africa. Read more.
    • Speed School students shoot for the stars at NASA competition. Read more.
    • Mobile health units tested at School of Nursing-run clinic. Read more.

     

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    DID YOU KNOW?

    The UofL School of Medicine traces its beginnings to the Louisville Medical Institute, which held classes for the first time in the fall of 1837 with 80 students and seven faculty members. In 1846, the institute became the Medical Department of the newly formed University of Louisville.

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    Campus-Submitted Announcement List

    Miscellaneous

    1.) 25th Annual Faculty/Staff/Alumni Golf Scramble

    2.) Reminder about NCAA Athletics Compliance and UofL’s Commitment to Institutional Control

    3.) Belknap Farmers Market open today

    4.) Gray Street Farmers Market open today

    Health and Wellness

    5.) GHN’s Feel Like a Million Challenge registration deadline extended

    6.) Get Healthy Now Wellness Center will be closed for Memorial Day

    7.) Mind Your Health: Women’s Health — Taking Care of You

    Sustainability

    8.) Green Tip: Consult UofL’s Green Purchasing Policy before you buy

    Grand Rounds

    9.) Grand Rounds, Orthopaedic Surgery

    10.) Pediatric Grand Rounds

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    Campus-Submitted Announcements

    Miscellaneous

    1.) 25th Annual Faculty/Staff/Alumni Golf Scramble

    June 10, 1 p.m., Quail Chase Golf Course, 7000 Cooper Chapel Rd., $55
    Men and women welcome, retirees and spouses invited as well. Teams can be requested or placed according to handicap or average score. Entry fee includes greens fee, cart, skins game, team prizes, individual hole competitions, range balls, and lunch. Scramble limited to first 120 entries. Lunch served beginning at check-in at 11:30am. Entry deadline is Friday, June 3.

    Additional Information: David Hatfield or John Smith at 852-6707

     

    2.) Reminder about NCAA Athletics Compliance and UofL’s Commitment to Institutional Control

    UofL’s commitment to institutional control and maintaining NCAA compliance is a campus-wide, shared responsibility. This responsibility includes the obligation, per NCAA rules, for UofL staff and students to report suspected or potential NCAA violations. If you have questions about NCAA rules and/or have information about a potential violation, please contact U of L’s Athletics Compliance Office.

    Additional Information: UofL’s Athletics Compliance Office website

     

    3.) Belknap Farmers Market open today

    May 26, 3:30-6 p.m., 3rd Street and Brandeis Avenue

    Come check out the variety of products offered by 14 local farmers and vendors from Kentucky and Indiana.

    Additional Information: Email, website, Facebook

     

    4.) Gray Street Farmers Market open today

    May 26, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., 400 block of E. Gray Street, between South Preston and South Jackson streets

    This market serves those who work at the Health Sciences Center campus, hospitals, and other area businesses, as well as those who live in the surrounding neighborhoods of Phoenix Hill, Smoketown, Shelby Park and Liberty Green.

    Additional Information: Facebook, website

     

    Health and Wellness

    5.) GHN’s Feel Like a Million Challenge registration deadline extended

    Thanks for your interest in GHN’s Feel Like a Million Challenge. If you are currently enrolled in the GHN Program and have access to the e-health platform, you can proceed with registration. If you do not currently have access to the platform, you will have access to register for the challenge in the latter part of this week. We have extended the registration deadline to June 10, to ensure everyone has the opportunity to register and participate in this exciting challenge.

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

     

    6.) Get Healthy Now Wellness Center will be closed for Memorial Day

    The GHN Wellness Center will be closed on Monday, May 30, in observance of Memorial Day. Normal hours of operation will resume Tuesday, May 31 (6 a.m. to 9 p.m.).

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

     

    7.) Mind Your Health: Women’s Health — Taking Care of You

    May 26, 12-12:30 p.m., HSC – School of Dentistry, Rm. 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 included to help keep you energized throughout the day.

    Additional Information: Email, 852-7755

     

    Sustainability

    8.) Green Tip: Consult UofL’s Green Purchasing Policy before you buy

    With the impending change in fiscal year, please take a moment to review UofL’s Green Purchasing Policy for helpful guidance on everything from efficient Energy Star equipment to nontoxic Green Seal cleaning products to Forest Stewardship Council certified paper products. And remember: Reducing waste and consumption is top priority. The greenest products are the ones you don’t buy (see UofL Surplus.)

    Additional Information: UofL’s Green Purchasing Policy, UofL Surplus

     

    Grand Rounds

    9.) Grand Rounds, Orthopaedic Surgery

    May 27 6:45 a.m., Baxter I Research Center, lower level auditorium; Free

    Please join us as we welcome University of Louisville Assistant Clinical Professor, R. Todd Hockenbury, MD. Dr. Hockenbury will lecture on Calcaneal Fractures.

    Additional Information: Monica Welsh, 852-6902

     

    10.) Pediatric Grand Rounds

    May 27, 8 a.m., Norton Hospital, 2nd Floor Auditorium

    This Friday, please join us for the 19th Annual Dr. Lawrence A. Davis Memorial Lectureship featuring Vesna Martich Kriss, MD. Kriss is a professor in the departments of pediatrics and radiology at the University of Louisville. She will be presenting “Soft Tissue Sonography.”

    Additional Information: Brittney Luckett, 502-629-8828

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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.