September 12, 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 Friday, Sept. 9, 2016:

    • UofL breaks its own record for Fulbright scholars. Read more.
    • Solid pick: UofL Guitar Festival and Competition to take the stage. Read more.
    • UofL breaks ground for new welcome center. Read more.

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    Did You Know?

    UofL’s eQuality project began in 2014 at the School of Medicine and works to improve health care and equity for LGBTQ individuals, those who are gender non-conforming and those who experience differences in sexual development.

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    Campus-Submitted Announcement List

    Miscellaneous

    1.) Clothing Exchange Project for Children underway

    2.) UofL Women Center hosts collection drive for the Kristy Love Foundation

    3.) Register to participate in the UofL Homecoming Parade

    4.) Free flu shots start today the Health Science Campus

    5.) Selecting a Drug Insurance program available for retirees, soon-to-be retirees

    6.) A&S Dean’s Office Bake Sale to benefit American Heart Association

    7.) Webinar scheduled on building research capacity

    Faculty

    8.) 2016 (Fall) Internal Grants Program deadline is Oct. 25

    HR

    9.) Dependent Verification Audit deadline today

    Lectures/Seminars/Symposiums

    10.) University of Louisville/Yearlings Club Forum Series features Mayor Fischer

    11.) CRAFT Seminar Series features Chris Barton, PhD

    Training and Workshops

    12.) Workshop set for GTAs on ways to provide access for students with disabilities

    13.) Training scheduled for commercializing life science innovations

    Health and Wellness

    14.) Be your best self with a wellness coach

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    Campus-Submitted Announcements

    Miscellaneous

    1.) Clothing Exchange Project for Children underway

    September 12, 8 a.m.

    The Women’s Center Student Parent Association Clothing Exchange Project for Children is accepting donations of new or gently used infant and children clothing and other items for the children of student-parents plus toiletries for student-parents. For a list of drop-off locations and times check online. The drive continues through Oct. 14.

    Additional Information: Phyllis Webb

     

    2.) UofL Women Center hosts collection drive for the Kristy Love Foundation

    Begins September 12

    The UofL Women’s Center is collecting clothes and toiletries for the Kristy Love Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping women addicted to drugs and alcohol. For a list of items needed and drop-off locations and times, email Phyllis Webb.

    Additional Information: Website

     

    3.) Register to participate in the UofL Homecoming Parade

    October 21, 6 p.m., Corner of S 4th St & W Cardinal Blvd.; Free

    You’re invited to be a part of the 2016 UofL Homecoming Parade. Registration is now open for departments, student and alumni groups, community organizations, and businesses to participate in this event hosted by the Alumni Association. Applications are due by 5 p.m. on Monday, October 17.

    Additional Information: Amanda James, website

     

    4.) Free flu shots start today the Health Science Campus

    Sept. 12, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Abell Administration Building, Room 110, HSC

    The first flu shot clinic will be on Monday, Sept. 12. Students, faculty, and staff can get free flu shots through Campus Health Services ($5 for retirees). A full schedule and a consent form are available online. Download, print and complete the consent form for the fastest service. You must have your UofL ID with you to get a free flu shot.

     

    5.) Selecting a Drug Insurance program available for retirees, soon-to-be retirees

    September 23, 10-11:30 a.m., Humana Gym, 801 President’s Blvd.; Free

    The UofL Association of Retired Personnel (ULARP) is offering this program for all retired and soon to be retired UofL staff and faculty. The purpose is to review issues one may need to consider when enrolling in a drug insurance plan.

    Additional Information: Rod Barber, 502-231-6317, Mike Byrne, 502-640-3524

    6.) A&S Dean’s Office Bake Sale to benefit American Heart Association

    September 12, 8:30 a.m. to noon, north side of Gardiner Hall, facing Humanities Quad

    The A&S Dean’s Office is hosting a Bake Sale to benefit the American Heart Association. Stop by and get breakfast or a delicious snack for later. Everything is 50 cents and the sale includes coffee, water, brownies, cookies, muffins, bananas, apples, grapes and more.

    7.) Webinar scheduled on building research capacity

    September 14, 2-3 p.m., Room 311, Henry Vogt Building, Belknap Campus; Free

    This webinar explores effective methods for building research capacity that optimize the return on institutional research investments.

    Additional Information: Carla Jones, 852-2454, website

     

    Faculty

    8.) 2016 (Fall) Internal Grants Program deadline is Oct. 25

    October 25, 5 p.m.

    The Office of the EVPRI is accepting applications for the Internal Grants Program. The Internal Grants Program (Research I, Research II and URG) aims to assist faculty in new highly productive research projects. All grant categories are open to full-time faculty. Information and applications forms are available online.

    Additional Information: Website

     

    HR

    9.) Dependent Verification Audit deadline today

    Please note: If you were contacted by AON Hewitt Today is the deadline to take action and verify your dependents who are enrolled in health, dental, vision and/or dependent life insurance.  If you do not have dependents covered, you will not have to take action.

    Additional Information: FAQ website; Dependent Verification Center, 1-866-272-7174

     

    Lectures/Seminars/Symposiums

    10.) University of Louisville/Yearlings Club Forum Series features Mayor Fischer

    September 18, 4-6 p.m., The Yearlings Club, 4309 W. Broadway; Free, open to the public

    Join us for “Fireside Chat” with Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer. Guest Moderator: Dr. Nat Irvin, II, DMA, Professor of Management, University of Louisville School of Business.

    Additional Information: Clest Lanier, 852-3042

     

    11.) CRAFT Seminar Series features Chris Barton, PhD

    September 13, 12-1 p.m., CTRB-101/102

    Chris Barton, PhD, Technology Manager with the University of Louisville, presents his talk, “A career in Technology Transfer: Commercializing Research Discoveries in Academia.” Lunch is provided by the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

    Additional Information: Katie Hasper, 852-3805

     

    Training and Workshops

    12.) Workshop set for GTAs on ways to provide access for students with disabilities

    September 13, 2-3 p.m., Room 105, Houchens Building, Belknap Campus

    The PLAN program seeks to inform graduate teaching assistants about the resources available through the Disability Resource Center and the Delphi Center for Teaching and Learning. We will discuss how students get connected with the Disability Resource Center, examples of services provided, and how graduate teaching assistants can contribute to providing access for students with disabilities through Delphi. Grad students interested in attending can register and find more info on the PLAN website.

    Additional Information: PLAN website; calendar listing

    13.) Training scheduled for commercializing life science innovations

    Tuesdays from September 20 through October 18, from 3-5 p.m., Room 124, Clinical Translational Research Building, HSC campus; Free

    All are invited to attend the fall edition of UofL’s Trifecta Translational Training Program for Life Science Technologies. Each session focuses on a different aspect of commercializing research innovations. The first session of our five-part series features life science entrepreneurs Stephen Snowdy and Angus McLachlan discussing the importance of a compelling product story.

    Additional Information: Email

     

    Health and Wellness

    14.) Be your best self with a wellness coach

    Time and place that works for you; Free for employees, spouses and QAs

    Take advantage of the chance to partner with a Get Healthy Now wellness coach intern who will help you work toward any health behavior change. You will meet with the coach one hour a week for eight weeks. Our interns have successfully completed a semester of intensive coach training and are closely supervised by a certified coach. To register, email Paula Kommor and include name, email, phone number and campus location.

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    Alicia Kelso
    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.