September 1, 2016 Announcements

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    Want to know what’s going on at UofL? Visit the UofLNews website for features, videos, photos, 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, Aug. 31, 2016:

    • SAC expansion officially underway after groundbreaking ceremony. Read more.
    • Video from the SAC groundbreaking ceremony is available here.
    • Standing up to childhood obesity by not sitting as much in school. Read more.

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    Did You Know?

    The University of Louisville Football Team kicks off its season Thursday night at 7 p.m. against Charlotte. The Cardinals return 17 starters and have 41 players who have starting experience from last season’s 8-5 team.

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    Campus-Submitted Announcement List

    Miscellaneous

    1.) Program: ‘White people engaging white people to achieve racial justice’

    2.) ThinkIR collection sponsored by University Libraries

    3.) New HSC Advising Center available

    4.) UofL Clinical Trials Unit now on Facebook

    5.) Save the Date: UofL Women’s Center’s annual Empowerment Luncheon

    6.) Women’s Center student newsletter now available online

    7.) Register for the Family & Friends Campus Visit

    8.) Belknap Farmers Market open today

    9.) Gray Street Farmers Market open today

    Arts and Entertainment

    10.) University Chorus & Collegiate Chorale performance scheduled

    Training and Workshops

    11.) ‘Between Earth and Sky Daisy’ workshop planned at planetarium

    12.) Information Security Office – risk assessment training

    Health and Wellness

    13.) Get Healthy Now features new Band Blast class

    14.) The Get Healthy Now Wellness Center closed for Labor Day

    15.) RSVP for Get Healthy Now’s Mind Your Health Seminar

    16.) Take 20 for GHN’s Mini Heart Walk

    Grand Rounds

    17.) Family Medicine Grand Rounds

    18.) Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds

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    Campus-Submitted Announcements

    Miscellaneous

    1.) Program: ‘White people engaging white people to achieve racial justice’

    September 27, noon to 1 p.m., Kornhauser Library Auditorium, Health Sciences Center; Free

    Carla F. Wallace is co-founder of Louisville Showing Up for Racial Justice and the national SURJ network which works to broaden the base of white people engaged in racial justice. Racial injustice impacts the health of people of color, white people and our society. To achieve racial equity, white people must move away from active collusion and silent consent in racial injustice. In this session Carla will explore the vision of SURJ and how to engage white people in addressing racial injustice. Free lunch provided if you RSVP by noon Sept. 26.

    Additional Information: RSVP online

     

    2.) ThinkIR collection sponsored by University Libraries

    ThinkIR is an open-access collection of scholarly works created by the University of Louisville community and sponsored by University Libraries. ThinkIR makes scholarship freely available worldwide and can preserve that scholarship for future generations. Current resources include student dissertations, theses, and faculty publications. We offer mediated deposit services in University Libraries and will help you include your scholarship in ThinkIR.

    Additional Information: 852-8706

     

    3.) New HSC Advising Center available

    Studio Arts/HSC Advising Center; Free

    Do you have students interested in obtaining a degree in dental hygiene, nursing or public health? The program advisors are now all housed in a one convenient location. The HSC Advising Center is located directly across from the Natatorium in the Studio Arts building (accessible using doors on University Boulevard). An Open House is being scheduled and the University community will be invited to attend. Advisors are ready to help with student needs.

    Additional Information: Linda Dillman, 852-5559

     

    4.) UofL Clinical Trials Unit now on Facebook

    The University of Louisville Clinical Trials Unit (CTU) is now on Facebook for anyone interested in getting the latest news about research happening on campus. To promote your study on this Facebook page, send an email or call 852-2605.

    Additional Information: Facebook page

     

    5.) Save the Date: UofL Women’s Center’s annual Empowerment Luncheon

    November 16, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., University Club; Price to be announced

    The U of L Women’s Center will celebrate its 25th Anniversary this year. Save the date for the 14th Annual Women Center Empowerment Luncheon, one in a series of activities focusing on social justice. Guest speaker will be Carla F. Wallace, social justice activist.

    Additional Information: Email, 852-8976

     

    6.) Women’s Center student newsletter now available online

    The UofL Women’s Center Student Newsletter is now available online. Please share this information with your students.

    Additional Information: Newsletter website, email 

     

    7.) Register for the Family & Friends Campus Visit

    September 12, 10:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., Room 310B, Student Activities Center,

    Time is running out to register for the Family & Friends Campus Visit. If you have a student in high school, this is the ideal visit for you both. Join us for an admissions information session and walking tour geared for UofL faculty/staff’s children. Space is limited and registration is required.

    Additional Information: Kristin Ellis, 852-5516, website, register online

     

    8.) Belknap Farmers Market open today

    Aug. 4, 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

     

    9.) Gray Street Farmers Market open today

    Thursdays through Oct. 27, rain or shine, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., 400 block of East Gray Street

    Some items available today include: various baked goods; watermelon, peaches, apples, melons, bell peppers, red raspberries, tomatoes, sweet corn, squash, zucchini, beans, cucumbers, and onions; antibiotic and hormone free beef, chicken, pork, lamb, rabbit, bison, frog legs, duck, goat, and eggs; kettle corn, honey, maple syrup, jams, sauces and pickled items; and all natural soaps, lotions, bug spray, and alcohol free hand sanitizer. Lunch: BooBoos Smoke Shack, Flavor You Can Savor, Holy Mole.

    Additional Information: Facebook, website

     

    Arts and Entertainment

    10.) University Chorus & Collegiate Chorale performance scheduled

    September 11, 7:30 p.m., School of Music, Comstock Concert Hall 105 W. Brandeis Ave.; Free

    Collegiate Chorale, directed by Kent Hatteberg, is the premier choral ensemble of the School of Music.

    Additional Information: Penny Brodie, 852-6907

    Training and Workshops

    11.) ‘Between Earth and Sky Daisy’ workshop planned at planetarium

    September 10, 10 a.m. to noon or 12:30-2:30 p.m., Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium; UofL rate: $12/scout; $3/adult

    Daisies board our virtual space ship to explore Earth’s various habitats from a bird’s-eye view. Down on Earth, they engage in hands-on activities that teach about seed dispersal and the effect water has on plants, rocks and soil. This workshop supports the “It’s Your Planet – Love It! Daisy Journey.”

    Additional Information: Website

     

    12.) Information Security Office – risk assessment training

    Sept. 1, 2:30-3:30 p.m., Ekstrom Chao Auditorium; Free

    Does your department accept credit card payments or is your department considered within the University’s HIPAA covered hybrid entity? Did you know that both PCI and HIPAA regulations require compliance monitoring and the completion of a periodic risk assessment? This training session will help you to understand the risk assessment requirement, your responsibility, and how the ISO can assist you in the risk assessment process. Read more.

    Additional Information: Email

     

    Health and Wellness

    13.) Get Healthy Now features new Band Blast class

    Thursdays, 6:30-7 a.m. and 12:10-12:40 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; Free for GHN Wellness Center members

    It’s time to get your muscles toned and stronger with Get Healthy Now’s new Band Blast. This 20-minute class will help you develop a toned physique and improve total body strength with various exercises while utilizing resistance bands. Suitable for all fitness levels.

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

     

    14.) The Get Healthy Now Wellness Center closed for Labor Day

    The GHN Wellness Center will be closed on Monday, September 5 in observance of Labor Day. Normal hours of operation will resume Tuesday, September 6 (6 a.m. to 9 p.m.).

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

     

    15.) RSVP for Get Healthy Now’s Mind Your Health Seminar

    Sept. 12, 12-12:30 p.m., Room 158, Burhan’s Hall, Shelby Campus; Sept. 15, Room 2034, Nursing/K-Wing Building, HSC Campus; Free for UofL Employees, Retirees and their Spouse/QA

    RSVP today for GHN’s Mind Your Health Seminar – Heart Healthy Living. Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) is the most common form of heart disease and the leading cause of death in the U.S. for both men and women. Find out what you can do to reduce your risk for heart disease. You’ll learn the causes, controllable and uncontrollable risks of heart disease, and lifestyle choices for a healthy heart.

    Additional Information: RSVP online, 852-7755

     

    16.) Take 20 for GHN’s Mini Heart Walk

    Sept. 9, 12:30-12:50 p.m., Kornhauser Plaza, HSC Campus; Sept. 16, 12:30-12:50 p.m., Cardinal Park Track, Belknap Campus; Free for UofL Employees, Retirees, Spouse/QA

    Get warmed up and ready for the 2016 AHA Kentuckiana Heart Walk by joining our GHN walking group for a half-mile route on both Belknap and HSC campuses. Learn walking and hydration tips from our certified health fitness specialists during the walk. Suitable for all fitness levels.

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

     

    Grand Rounds

    17.) Family Medicine Grand Rounds

    September 2, 7:30-8:30 a.m., Jewish Hospital, Bottigheimer Auditorium; Free

    Diane Harper, MD, MPH, MS, UofL Dept. Chair, Family and Geriatric Medicine, will present, “HPV Vaccines Update.” The objectives of this talk are: to distinguish the difference between efficacy and seropositivity, to understand the limits of primary and secondary prevention of HPV associated cancers, and to distinguish your professional obligations to highlight possible outcomes from following universal algorithms. CME category 1 is available for both AAFP and ACCME accreditation.

    Additional Information: Melissa Garrett, 852-5499

    18.) Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds

    September 2, 6:45-7:45 a.m., Baxter I Research Building, lower level, auditorium; Free

    Please join the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery as Craig S. Roberts, MD, MBA, lectures on “Surgical Competence v. Technical Skills: The Final Frontier for Orthopaedic Residency Training. Dr. Roberts is the K. Armand Fischer Professor and Chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at University of Louisville.

    Additional Information: Monica Welsh, 852-6902

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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.