Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017
DID YOU KNOW
Kathrine Switzer, an advocate for sports equality for women whose entry in the 1967 Boston Marathon sparked worldwide controversy and resulted in an iconic Life magazine photo, will speak Oct. 26, 7 p.m., in Comstock Hall in the School of Music. Her free, public talk is the keynote speech for Women’s Empowerment Week.
FACULTY AND STAFF NOTABLES
Justin Walker, a professor at the Brandeis School of Law, is also the executive director of Global Game Changers, a nonprofit that seeks to empower children. On Oct. 30, he and other leaders of the nonprofit will be featured on Kentucky to the World, a speaker series held at The Kentucky Center.
Open Enrollment ENDS Friday, October 27
Open Enrollment is your once-a-year opportunity to make changes to your benefit elections. Changes you make during Open Enrollment are effective January 1, 2018. Visit the Open Enrollment website for more information about your 2018 benefit options and to make your elections.
Final Open Enrollment Benefits Fair on Belknap Campus Thursday
Come to the Get Healthy Now Wellness Center (601 Presidents Blvd.) on the Belknap campus Wednesday, October 25 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for our last Open Enrollment Benefits Fair. Benefits representatives and UofL’s benefits vendors will be on site to answer questions about our 2018 benefits. Computers are available at the fair. Additional Open Enrollment information, including your elections options, is available online. Benefits Open Enrollment ends Oct. 27 at 5 p.m.
Don’t forget to enroll in Flexible Spending Accounts during Open Enrollment
If you want to have a health care or dependent care flexible spending account (FSA), you must log on and enroll, even if you had one last year. Your previous year election for FSA will not rollover. Visit Louisville.edu/hr/oe for full details and to enroll. Benefits Open Enrollment ends Oct. 27 at 5 p.m.
Last day for Gray Street Farmers Market
This Week at the Gray Street Farmers Market
Happenings at the University Club
October 26, 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., University Club; $12 to $20
It’s Open Dining through the end of October. There’s still time to do $10 Tuesdays and Thursdays. This Thursday evening, form a team and come for Trivia Night. Great way to build morale for your team. Friday evening, join us for our Oktoberfest Celebration in the Pub from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Our guest will be pianist and native German Hans Sander, a popular entertainer around Louisville who is retired from the UofL School of Music. Call for reservations.
Office of Medical Education for Pediatrics is moving
Children’s Hospital Foundation, Ste. 200
The Office of Medical Education for the Department of Pediatrics is moving. Our new location will be in the Children’s Hospital Foundation Building on the 2nd floor at the end of the pedway from Norton Hospital. It is suite 200.
Additional Information: Brittney Luckett, 502-629-8828
Farm to Table event next week
November 1, 5-8 p.m., Red Barn
Come join us for a fantastic fall event at the Red Barn next Wednesday Nov. 1. We will showcase local farmers with a first class menu at five different stations including specialty cocktails. Call 502-852-5991 to order your tickets today. Presale tickets are $20/person for dinner and $25/person with a drink ticket until Friday Oct. 27. Tickets are available for purchase at the door for $25/person after presale closes.
Additional Information: Website
KBRIN Bioinformatics Journal Club
October 26, 12-1 p.m., Clinical and Translational Research building, room 123
Inaugural Musculoskeletal Pathology Review and Update Course
October 27, 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., The Teaching Innovation Learning Lab, Ekstrom Library, Room 302, 2215 S. 3rd St.; Residents/Students; free, faculty $50
Additional Information: Monica Welsh, 852-6902
Training and Workshops
Information Security Office training: Email Security
October 26, 3-4 p.m., Kornhauser Library: Auditorium; Free
Have you been a victim of the recent ransomware or email phishing attacks? Are you a new employee or are you just in need of an email security refresher? If you have questions about email security then this training is for you. Lisa Cooper will present topics including recent email viruses, email encryption, VPN utilization, passwords, Wi-Fi and cell phone security. You will also learn how to spot bogus email messages. In addition we will provide you with helpful tips for managing your inbox.
Additional Information: Register via email
The view from JunoCam
Oct. 26, 6:30 p.m., Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium
Microbiology and Immunology Seminar Series, student presentation today
October 26, 12-1 p.m., Room 101, Clinical and Translational Research Building
The Department of Microbiology and Immunology Seminar Series presents a research seminar by Irina Miralda, “Human neutrophils and Filifactor alocis: interactions beyond the cell surface.” Miralda is from the lab of Dr. Silvia Uriarte.
Additional Information: Lisa Hagan
Biology Dept. Seminar Series Presents Guest Speaker Dr. Christopher Frost, UofL
October 27, noon, 139 Shumaker Research Building
Additional Information: Charice Johnson, 852-8263
Green Tip: UofL Sustainability Week wraps up with service
Sustainability Week continues today at Gray Street Farmers’ Market 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., with a Falls City Community Bikeworks repair skill-share. On Friday, enjoy the Sustainability Roundtable: Global Politics of Climate Change (11 a.m. Urban Studies 123) and the Native Plants and Pollinators Workshop (noon Garden Commons). Volunteer Saturday at the Central Park Improvement Day (8:30 a.m. to noon) or Tree Planting in Jeffersonville (9-11:30 a.m., 240 Wall St.) and Sunday at UofL Community Composting (noon 250 E. Bloom).
Faculty: Explore Active Learning Assessment
October 30, 4-5:30 p.m., Teaching Innovation Learning Lab Classroom (Ekstrom Library #302)
Arts and Entertainment
‘Reel’ Latin American Film Festival Showing
October 26, 7 p.m., Floyd Theater; Free and open to public
Health and Wellness
b – r – e – a – t – h –e with KORU Mindfulness
Four Wednesdays, Nov. 8, 15 and 29, and Dec. 6, noon to 1:15 p.m., Room 142, School of Music, Belknap Campus; Free for employees, spouses and qualifying adults
Breathe more deeply with KORU Mindfulness. Learn how to calm your mind and body with mindfulness and meditation resulting in better sleep and less stress. This evidenced-based workshop is for beginners as well as those already practicing. Sponsored by Get Healthy Now and the School of Medicine Being Well Program. Watch this one-minute video to learn how KORU works and how you can benefit.
Additional Information: Email to register
Family and Geriatric Medicine Grand Rounds
October 27, 7:30-8:30 a.m., Jewish Hospital Bottigheimer Auditorium
Pediatric Grand Rounds
October 27, 8 a.m., Norton Hospital, 2nd Floor Auditorium
Join us for a pediatric grand rounds featuring Theo Edmunds, JD, MHA, MFA. Edmunds is Chief Imaginator at IDEAS xLab and is on the Executive Committee of the Louisville LGBTQ+ Community Coalition. He is also Vice Chair for the National Private Sector Council of Americans for the Arts and was Louisville Team Leader for the 2016 RWJF Culture of Health Prize. Edmunds will present, “Social Determinants: Using Community Culture as Catalysts for Health.”
Additional Information: Brittney Luckett, 502-629-8828
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