Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016
DID YOU KNOW
The three Harpers Ferry Flowering Dogwood trees located behind Ekstrom Library descended from a tree on the grounds of the United States Armory and Arsenal at Harpers Ferry.
FACULTY AND STAFF NOTABLES
Criminal Justice Professor Benjamin Fisher is part of a team of investigators recently awarded a 5-year, $4.9 million grant by the National Institute of Justice. The grant will fund the Nashville Longitudinal Study of Youth Safety and Wellbeing, focused on understanding structural factors that influence youth development, educational outcomes and involvement with the criminal justice system.
Non-Profit Fair scheduled
October 19, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Red Barn and West Plaza
UofL hosts first night of Corn Island Storytelling Festival Oct. 21
October 21, 7:30 p.m., Red Barn; Free, registration required
Registration open for UofL/LIBA Holiday Shopping Tour
Dec. 2, 8 a.m. start, meet at University Club; $40
Celebrate the National Day on Writing
October 20, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., 1st Floor, Ekstrom Library
MSSW Prospective Student Sessions scheduled
October 19, 6:30-8 p.m.; online
Floyd Street Garage parking update
Additional orange resident spaces were created on the 3rd floor of the Floyd Street Garage this past weekend. Please do not park in these spaces.
Additional Information: 852-7275
Certificate in Health Professions Education program application deadline for Spring 2017
November 15, K Building (Nursing) HSC Campus; Tuition Remission Available
The Certificate in Health Professions Program (CHPE) includes four 3-credit hour graduate courses, for a total of 12 credit hours taught over a two-year cycle. The courses include Foundations of Health Professions Education; Teaching & Learning in Health Professions Education; Instructional Strategies in Health Professions Education; and Evidence-based Practice in Health Professions Education.
SAB Homecoming Concert: Road closure announcement
October 20, 7 a.m. to midnight, 300 Block West Cardinal Boulevard
Benefits Open Enrollment – Those currently enrolled in the Cardinal Care Health Plan
If you are currently enrolled in the Cardinal Care Health Plan you need to take action during Open Enrollment to choose a new health plan option. As you are aware, the Cardinal Care Health Plan has been phased out and will be closed effective December 31, 2016. Please visit our Open Enrollment website to learn more about other health plan and other benefit options.
Training and Workshops
Active shooter training tomorrow
October 20, 10-11 a.m., Room 103A, Human Resources Building, Belknap Campus
Please join us for our Active Shooter Training where we will discuss how you can respond, developing the Survival Mindset, and what you can expect from law enforcement officers.
Motivation techniques training next week
October 25, 9-10:30 a.m, 103A, Human Resources Building, Belknap Campus
Bold Moves Against Suicide and Mental Health First Aid training
November 10, 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., College Street Building at Spalding University, 812 S. Second Street Louisville, 40203; Free
Mental Health First Aid training is an 8-hour training certification course which teaches participants a five-step action plan to assess a situation, select and implement interventions and secure appropriate care for the individual, the certification program introduces participants to risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems, builds understanding of their impact and overviews common treatments.
Bike maintenance workshop
October 20, 4-6 p.m., Humanities Quad; Free
EndNote for Beginners at Ekstrom Library
November 3, 3-4:30 p.m., W103, Ekstrom Library, Belknap Campus
Want to get started with EndNote, the citation management software program freely available to all UofL faculty, staff, and students? Join us for the workshop where we will cover downloading the program, importing citations, working with MS Word, and syncing with EndNoteWeb. The workshop is limited to 10.
Additional Information: Website
Bioengineering Department Seminar Series
Oct. 20, noon to 1 p.m., The Vogt Building, Room 311
‘Saving Children’s Lives by Preventing Pneumonia’ by Keith Klugman, MD, PhD
October 21, noon to 1 p.m., Room 124, Clinical Translational Research Building, HSC
Department of Anatomical Sciences and Neurobiology Seminar Series
October 20, 4 p.m., Baxter 1
Dr. John Huguenard from the Department of Neurobiology, Neurosurgery, and Molecular and Cellular Biology at Stanford University will present, “Real-time Mode Switching of Thalamocortical Circuits in Epilepsy.”
Food for Thought Luncheon: Conversations Around Diversity in Academia
October 21, 12-1:30 p.m., Cultural Center Multipurpose Room; Free with RSVP
As part of its 3rd annual ‘Targeting Excellence: Hispanic and Latino Student Initiative’ speaker series, the Department of Chemistry will host a luncheon that is open to all students, faculty, and staff. This week, come and engage on the topic of diversity in academia with Latino Professor Dr. Alán Aspuru-Guzik from Harvard University. Lunch will be provided.
Center for Predictive Medicine Seminar Series
October 19, noon to 1 p.m., Center for Translational Research, Room 124
The Center for Predictive Medicine Seminar Series presents “The Nucleolus of Developing Brain Cells as a Target of Flaviviruses” by Michal Hetman, MD, PhD, professor, UofL Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology, Kentucky Spinal Cord Injury Research Center. Pizza and drinks provided. Limited seating.
Additional Information: Cathy St. Clair
Indo-US Relations: Political and Cultural Complexities
Nov. 2, Ekstrom Library 104
Dr. Monish Tourangbam from Manipal University will speak on how India and the United States, “estranged democracies” during the Cold War, are now two of the world’s most engaged democracies. Presented by The Institute for International Communication, Asian Studies Program, A&S International Diversity & Engagement Programs, The Department of Communication, A&S and Crane House.
Campus Sustainability Day and UofL Sustainability Week al fresco
Oct. 19, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Free shredding/ recycling of papers, videos and disks at the College of Business circle 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; and Green Drinks with a Campus Sustainability Tour starts at 6 p.m. outside the U Club. Thursday, check out the Gray St. Farmers Market (10:30 a.m.-2 p.m.); a noon Recycling Center Tour; and a Bike Maintenance Workshop on the Quad 4-6 p.m.
Health and Wellness
Biometric Screening scheduled for Belknap Campus
Get Healthy Now Wellness Center; Free for UofL Employees, Spouse/QA
Join Get Healthy Now for Lunchtime Yoga
Mondays and Wednesdays, 12:10-1 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; Free
Bring an open mind and be prepared to enjoy an energizing and refreshing yoga experience. Great for those who are new to yoga. Modifications for all fitness levels are provided. First class is always free.
Get into the spin of things with InCycle
Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:30-6:20 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; Free
Burn those calories off with this time efficient ride to help you reach your wellness goals faster. Suitable for all fitness levels.
Endocrinology Grand Rounds
October 19, 4 p.m., Baxter II Research Building, lower level, Room 038
Please join us as Seema Parte, PhD, Postdoctoral Research Associate and Sham S. Kakar, PhD, MBA, Professor, Department of Physiology & Biophysics, UofL present, “Ovarian Stem Cells in Oogenesis and Initiation of Cancer.”
Cardiovascular Medicine Grand Rounds
October 19, noon to 1 p.m., Jewish Hospital Rudd Heart & Lung Building
Please join us featuring Stephen Winters, MD, professor of medicine; chief, division of endocrinology, metabolism & diabetes, UofL. Dr. Winters will present “Testosterone and Cardiovascular Disease,” discussing mechanisms to explain low testosterone levels and summarize clinical studies relating testosterone levels in men with cardiovascular disease risk.
Additional Information: Monica Sivori, 852-1162
Dept. of Psychiatry Grand Rounds, ‘An introduction to mindfulness and mindfulness-based cognitive therapy’
October 20, 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., ACB Auditorium
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