Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017
DID YOU KNOW
In 1923, UofL won its first Homecoming game, played in the newly opened Parkway Field. In celebration of Homecoming, Ekstrom Library’s first floor west exhibit cases hold early yearbooks open to Homecoming activities. The complete run of yearbooks is in the UofL Yearbooks in Digital Collections.
FACULTY AND STAFF NOTABLES
Dominique McShan, program director and coordinator for the African American Male Initiative in the UofL Cultural Center, will facilitate a talk at the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators 2018 Annual Conference in March in Philadelphia, titled “Meeting of the Minds for Leaders of Men of Color Success Initiatives.” The talk will discuss strategies, best practices and the effectiveness of men of color retention initiatives.
Street closures for UofL Homecoming Parade
October 13, 6 p.m., Belknap Campus
UofL Women’s Network Meet & Greet
October 19, 4-6 p.m., University Club
Faculty and staff are invited to stop by the UofL Women’s Network Meet & Greet, sponsored by the Women’s Center. This is an opportunity to meet your colleagues and learn more about the Women’s Network. Light Hors d’oeuvres will be provided. Food and drinks available for purchase.
Additional Information: RSVP via email or call 852-8976 by Oct. 17
Ironman Triathlon causing street closures around HSC, Belknap campuses
Sunday, Oct. 15
Third Annual Caring for Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) Conference
November 4, 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., School of Medicine, Instructional Building B, Room 115, 500 S. Preston St., 40202; Free
To improve access to quality health care for adults with IDD, the UofL School of Medicine, UofL School of Dentistry and the Lee Specialty Clinic are sponsoring the Caring for Adults with IDD Conference. The conference will inform physical, occupational and speech therapists, physicians, dentists, social workers, patients and their caregivers about best current practices and future treatment directions for adults with IDD. Individuals from the community are welcome to attend. CE supported.
Additional Information: Register online
Prospective Student Session: MEng in Engineering Management
October 11, noon, online
From Compassion to Penalization: The variety of responses to panhandling and their impacts
October 18, noon to 1 p.m., Health Sciences Center, Kornhauser Library Auditorium
This lunch and learn will explore panhandling and both Louisville’s and UofL’s response to what is a complex social issue. We’ll hear from those that are called to enforce safety concerns related to panhandling, the impacts of panhandling ordinances, and those who disagree with panhandling ordinances. The audience will be given an opportunity to share their perspectives on how panhandling is approached at UofL and in Louisville which considers itself a compassionate city. Free pizza provided if you RSVP online by noon Oct. 16.
Red Barn scholarships now available
Red Barn scholarships are now available to UofL students, including two $1,700 and three $500 scholarships. They will be awarded for the 2018 spring semester. Deadline to apply is Nov. 27 at 5 p.m.
Informational session for SOM international travel
October 26, 2-3 p.m., Abell Administration Center, Room 110,
Louisville Women in Medicine & Science Quarterly Networking Breakfast
October 24, 7:30-8:30 a.m., School of Nursing (aka K-Wing), Room HK2035; Free
Hurricane Maria Donation Drive for Puerto Rico
Oct. 11-13, Cultural Center
The Cultural Center and Office of Athletics in conjunction with the Hispanic/Latino Faculty & Staff Association, will accept item donations to be sent to victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. Requested items include Canned foods, diapers, batteries, battery operated fans, toilet paper, water, and flashlights. There are two designated donation reception areas, the Cultural Center and SAC E202 (Olga S Peers Student-Athlete Center).
Research funding opportunity
Pilot project grants from The Center for Restorative Medicine are available for seeding of novel research to facilitate additional funding, foster new collaborative partnerships and/or support junior faculty. We anticipate funding three pilot projects of $50,000. Faculty leadership will review for consistency with the mission of the Center for Restorative Medicine and advisory board will review proposals for innovation and scientific merit. Applications are due November 1, 2017. For application instructions follow this link.
Faculty: Explore five collaborative activities to foster student engagement
October 23, 4-5:30 p.m., Teaching Innovation Learning Lab Classroom (Ekstrom Library #302)
Join presenters Jen Anderson and Rishtya Kakar to explore the many ways you can integrate active learning approaches into your teaching during this 90-minute, hands-on workshop. How can students collaborate to enhance their own learning? Discover why students learn best by teaching other students. By the end of this session, faculty will learn five techniques to increase engagement in their classes.
Additional Information: Register online
Training and Workshops
Information Security Office Training: Email Security
October 12, 3- 4 p.m., Ekstrom Library: Chao Auditorium; Free
PLAN offers mock interview session for graduate students to observe and learn about the interview process
October 12, 1-3 p.m., Houchens 105; Free
Sports, Risk, and the Human Ideal
October 12, 6 p.m., Ali Center, 44 N 6th St, Louisville, KY 40202; Free
EpiHour: miRNAs and Aneuploidy in Arsenic-induced Skin Carcinogenesis
October 12, noon to 1 p.m., Room 103, School of Public Health and Information Sciences Building, HSC; Free
Dr. Christopher States, professor and vice chair for Graduate Education, will be presenting. Chronic arsenic exposure is a worldwide health problem and causes cancer, cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Skin cancer is a common outcome of chronic arsenic exposure and the mechanism remains largely undefined. This talk will explore the potential role that dysregulation of miRNA expression plays in arsenic carcinogenesis in skin.
Additional Information: Robin Newlon, 852-3003
Biochemistry Seminar II
Oct. 11, noon, Homberger Library, HSC-A, 614
Rumeysa Biyik, BMG graduate student, will present, “Adventures during the Cytoplasmic-Nuclear Trafficking of PKM2.”
Additional Information: Email
Anatomical Sciences and Neurobiology Seminar Series
October 12, 4 p.m., Baxter I Auditorium, Health Sciences Center
Health and Wellness
Get into the spin of things with InCycle and InCycle Express
See Group Fitness Schedule, Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; Free for members
Mondays, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; Free for GHN members
Plateau proof your workout with this total body, high intensity style program, utilizing free weights, resistance training, and body weight.
Build your core with GHN’s Ab Lab
Mondays, 12-12:30 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; Free for GHN Wellness Center members
It’s time to get your abs toned and stronger for the upcoming holiday season with Get Healthy Now’s Ab Lab. This class will help you develop a toned physique and will help improve total ab strength with various ab exercises in just 20 minutes. Suitable for all fitness levels.
Pediatric Urology Grand Rounds with Dr. John P. Gearhart
October 13, 7-8:30 a.m., Room 101, Clinical Translational Research Building, Health Science Center
Dr. John Gearhart is a University of Louisville graduate who currently serves as professor and director of Pediatric Urology in the James Brady Urological Institute at John Hopkins Children’s Center. Join us as he presents “Bladder Exstrophy 2017: Management and Outcomes.” CME credit is available. Continental breakfast provided.
Additional Information: Denise Nokes, 502-588-4746
Cardiovascular Medicine Grand Rounds
October 11, noon to 1 p.m., Jewish Rudd, Heart & Lung Center – 16th floor (CC)
2017 Lung T. Yam, MD, Memorial Lecture: Dr. John Fung
October 12, 8 a.m., Ambulatory Care Building
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