Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017
DID YOU KNOW
Sixty high school students visited Belknap Campus last week as part of the College of Education and Human Development’s Teaching and Career Pathway program. The students, from six different high schools, are taking dual-credit courses with UofL as a way to get on the fast track to fulfilling their dreams of becoming educators. The students toured campus, ate in the Ville Grille and heard from CEHD Dean Ann Larson.
FACULTY AND STAFF NOTABLES
The Council on Postsecondary Education’s new leadership institute for underrepresented minority faculty graduated its inaugural cohort last week during a Council meeting at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. The cohort consisted of 19 faculty representing all eight of the state universities and seven colleges of Kentucky Community and Technical College System. Graduates from the University of Louisville included: Dr. Delaina Amos, Dr. Dewey Clayton, Dr. Baron Kelly and Dr. Sheri Wallace.
Employee Veterans Day Commemoration and Reception
November 10, 2 p.m., Bigelow Hall, Miller IT Building
Join the Office of the Chief Operating Officer for an Employee Veterans Day Commemoration and Reception on Friday in Bigelow Hall of the Miller IT building. The reception begins at 2 p.m. and a program will start promptly at 2:15 p.m. We look forward to providing an opportunity to honor our veterans and to commemorate the legacy of service they have upheld, including their dedication to the University of Louisville.
Additional Information: Email
Money Smart Week at the Ekstrom Library
November 8, Eskstrom Library; Free Event for Students/Faculty/Staff
Join Commonwealth Credit Union and the Library for two days of Financial Literacy. Inform your students to attend one of our free sessions to win up to $500. Faculty and Staff that participate have a chance for a $100 gift card. Session topics include, Identity Theft, Credit Report Reviews and many more. Registration and a list of the sessions available in the library lobby the day of the event. Sessions are Nov. 8, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., and Nov. 9, 1-3 p.m.
Additional Information: Fannie Cox, 852-2705, Tracy Coffey, 502-321-3515
Conflict of Interest policy reminder: proposal participants
UofL participants on proposed sponsored projects should be current on their annual Attestation and Disclosure Form, regardless of compensation. This includes UofL students, faculty, staff, and visiting students/scholars. Please verify ADF completion online. Additionally, external consultants/collaborators named on Public Health Service proposals must also have statements submitted to the COI Program. The form is available online.
Deadline for Graduate Student 3 Minute Thesis Competition extended to November 10
The deadline for the graduate student 3 Minute Thesis Competition has been extended to Friday, November 10. Join us for this fun, professional development event where graduate students have one slide and 3 minutes to share their research and implications in a fun and engaging way. The winner earns a free conference trip to compete against graduate students from across the country. Learn more/register online.
Additional Information: Michelle Rodems, 852-3110
Is your office or unit participating in 2017 Graduate Student Appreciation Week Nov. 13-17?
Offices and units are invited to submit events or recognition for the 2017 UofL Grad Student Appreciation Week, Nov.13 – Nov. 17. Graduate Student Appreciation Week is an institutional effort to recognize and support the contributions of UofL graduate students. To include information for just students in your department/office or all students, please contact Michelle Rodems by Nov.10 with questions or information regarding your contribution.
Training and Workshops
iRIS grant submission training offered by Office of Research Integrity
November 8, 2-4 p.m., Room 123, Clinical Translational Research Building, HSC
Additional Information: Aiyana Lyninger
UofL Yearlings Club Forum Series
November 12, 4-6 p.m., The Yearlings Club, 4309 W. Broadway, Louisville, KY 40211; Free and open to the public
Join us as we hear from district leadership on their vision for the future and plans to address the under achievement of black males. Panelists include Dr. Marty Pollio, JCPS Interim Superintendent, Mrs. Diane Porter, JCPS Board of Education; Robert Gunn, Principal, W. E. B. DuBois Academy; Dr. John Marshall, Chief Equity Officer, Camara Douglas, Doctoral Student – Dept. of Pan African Studies. Moderator is Dr. Cheri Dawson-Edwards, Associate Professor, Dept. for Criminal Justice.
Additional Information: Clest Lanier, 852-3042
Psychological & Brain Sciences Colloquium Series
November 13, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Life Science 101
The Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences has its first colloquium talk: ‘Developing an intervention for emotion regulation deficits in children with ADHD’ by Paul Rosen, PhD, Biology.
Biology Department Seminar Series Presents Guest Speaker Dr. Bruce Schulte, WKU
November 10, noon, 139 Shumaker Research Building
“Elephant Communication and Conservation” by Dr. Schulte, chair of the Biology Dept. at Western Kentucky University. He is a behavioral ecologist who researches communication and social behavior of herbivorous mammals including elephants, manatees, beavers, and horses. His research group examines the development of social and reproductive behaviors as well as the mechanisms, especially chemical, that mediate these interactions.
Additional Information: Charice Johnson, 852-8263
7th Annual Dialogue on Diversity Call for Programs
Seminars in Anatomical Sciences in & Neurobiology
November 9, 4 p.m., Baxter I Auditorium
The Department of Anatomical Sciences & Neurobiology presents Dr. Jill Steinbach-Rankins of the J.B. Speed School of Engineering as the weekly Neuroscience Seminar Speaker. Steinbach-Rankins’ topic is, “Multipurpose delivery vehicles to enhance the efficiency and transport of active agents for viral bacterial and cancer applications.”
Additional Information: Donna Bottorff, 852-7545
November 8, noon, Homberger Library, HSC-A, Rm 614
Health and Wellness
Expanded health and wellness offering
If you or a family member are living with COPD/Asthma, Diabetes, Hypertension, or Hyperlipidemia (and are on UofL’s medical plan) you are eligible to enroll in a program that offers many valuable benefits including a pharmacy incentive, a dedicated health care professional team, and easy access to wellness resources. Get Healthy Now is partnering with UofL Physicians Health Management team to offer this benefit.
Rise & Revitalize offered by GHN
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6 to 6:45 a.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; Free for GHN Wellness Center members
Refresh your mornings and burn calories with a total body workout that will motivate you to maintain your fitness goals and is designed to improve cardio, flexibility and speed while strengthening muscles by using a variety of equipment. Refuel with a healthy snack after class. Suitable for all fitness levels.
Yoga, PiYo, Pilates and more
See Group Fitness Schedule, Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; Free for GHN Wellness Center members
Get Fit 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 GHN Wellness Center members
Green Tip: Social Justice takes center stage this week
With all the work needed for environmental stewardship, it’s easy to forget that sustainability is a 3-legged stool that topples without economic responsibility and social justice. Gain key insights into justice issues this week: Anne Braden Memorial lecture by Dr. Rhonda Williams on Learning Lessons of Struggle in the 21st Century (Weds. 5:30, Manual H.S. Auditorium); UofL’s Inaugural Social Justice Symposium (Thur. 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m.); & Symposium on Racial Justice in Zoning (Fri. 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Law 275).
‘Dialectical Behavior Therapy: What is it? What is it good for? Where does it fit in health care?’
November 9, 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Ambulatory Care Building Auditorium, 550 S. Jackson Street, Louisville, KY 40202
Lunch will be provided.
Additional Information: Christy Castle-Greenwell
Neuroscience Grand Rounds
November 9, 8-9 a.m., Baxter Building-Auditorium
Medicine Grand Rounds: Dr. Hillard Lazarus
November 9, 8 a.m., Ambulatory Care Building auditorium
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