September 13, 2016 Announcements

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    Here’s what was featured on UofLNews on Monday, Sept. 12, 2016:

    • McConnell Center celebrates Silver Anniversary with nine new scholars. Read more.
    • Transition to shared services yielding time, paper savings. Read more.
    • Photos: The Cards SPEAK launch was last week to coincide with National Suicide Prevention Week. View here.

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    Did You Know?

    The University of Louisville’s Peace, Justice and Conflict Transformation program organizes a free, public celebration of the United Nations’ International Day of Peace. This year’s PeaceDay activities take place Sept. 21-22.

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    Campus-Submitted Announcement List

    UofL Today with Mark Hebert

    1.) WHAS-TV, Great Day Live

    2.) Radio Show

    3.) Metro TV and KET KY – The Kentucky Channel

    Miscellaneous

    4.) Book-in-Common author to visit UofL

    5.) Webinar focuses on ‘Building Research Capacity’

    6.) Color printing available at Art Library

    7.) HSC Research Forum: iRIS & SPIN

    8.) First chance: Explore the TILL classroom in person

    Training and Workshops

    9.) Leadership for employees training available

    Lectures/Seminars/Symposiums

    10.) Histology Basics Seminar scheduled

    11.) Woodson Lecture: The Never-Ending Story of Tobacco and Health

    12.) Archaeologist Morag Kersel on ‘The Lure of the Relic: Collecting the Holy Land’

    13.) Dept. of Physiology Seminar Series, HLFSA celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month

     

    Health and Wellness

    14.) Fit Get Healthy Now’s ‘Fit in 30’ in your busy schedule

    15.) Feel alive and rejuvenated with Nia

    16.) Strengthen your core with Get Healthy Now’s Pilates Class

    Grand Rounds

    17.) The Bingham Clinic will present monthly Grand Rounds in Pediatric Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology

    18.) Endocrinology Grand Rounds

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    Campus-Submitted Announcements

    UofL Today with Mark Hebert

    1.) WHAS-TV, Great Day Live

    Mondays at 9:30 a.m.

    UofL’s Mark Hebert has a story about UofL and talks with Rachel Platt and Terry Meiners about campus events. Segments can be found on YouTube. WLKY-TV also runs the UofL stories on their Saturday morning newscasts. This week featured Andrea Behrman and locomotor training for kids.

     

    2.) Radio Show

    Airs Mondays and Tuesdays at 6 p.m. (except holidays like Labor Day) on 93.9 FM The Ville; replayed on Saturday and Sunday mornings.

    Hebert hosts two weekly 30-minute programs focusing on research, programs, successful students and insights from UofL’s faculty experts. This week’s schedule:

    • Monday, Sept. 12 featured Dean of Students Michael Mardis and Admissions Director Jenny Sawyer talking about UofL’s incoming freshmen class and improvements on campus; Brad Campbell, criminal justice prof, discussed his research on police body cameras
    • Tuesday, Sept. 13 – Department of Health and Sport Sciences professor Mary Hums talks about her experience with the paralympics; Carol Cassedy talks about getting into nursing after her son, a war vet, committed suicide; Glypie Grider Jones tells us what’s in store at the McConnell Center this fall 

    Podcasts of all “UofL Today with Mark Hebert” radio programs can be found on SoundCloud.

     

    3.) Metro TV and KET KY – The Kentucky Channel

    (Metro TV – Ch. 99 on UVerse, Ch. 25 on TWC): Monday and Tuesday nights at 7:30, Thursday 6:30 p.m., Friday 8:30 p.m. and Sunday 9:30 p.m. 

    (KET KY – Ch. 192 on TWC, other channels): Thursdays at 5 p.m. 

    • This week: School counseling professor Ahmad Washington and Cassandra Webb from the Louisville Urban League discuss using hip hop culture to connect with kids in school; Virginia Denny and Robbie Chitwood promote professional and workforce training offered by UofL; James Chisholm and Kathy Whitmore from College of Education and Human Development are using Anne Frank to teach middle schoolers

    Metro TV shows are available on YouTube

     

    Miscellaneous

    4.) Book-in-Common author to visit UofL

    September 27; Free

    “Hidden America” author Jeanne Marie Laskas will visit UofL on Tuesday, Sept. 27. Included are a free writing workshop (4-5:15pm, Floyd Theater) and keynote lecture with book signing (7 p.m., SAC Multi-Purpose Room). The writing workshop will help students get started on the Composition Contest, which awards prizes for first-year and upper class student winners in written and digital categories.

    Additional Information: Website; email 

     

    5.) Webinar focuses on ‘Building Research Capacity’

    September 14, 2-3 p.m., Room W 104, Ekstrom Library, Belknap Campus

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

    Additional Information: Carla Jones, 852-2454, website

     

    6.) Color printing available at Art Library

    The Art Library now offers color printing for 70 cents a page, on both tabloid and letter size paper. Free scanning to a thumb drive or to an email attachment is also available. The Art Library is in Schneider Hall, and is open to all UofL students, faculty, staff, and the public.

    Additional Information: Website

     

    7.) HSC Research Forum: iRIS & SPIN

    September 13, 12-1 p.m., CTRB Room 124

    The HSC Research Forum will feature two talks: Dr. Ron Gregg, PhD and Chair of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics will present “eProposal: Electronic Submission of Grants at UofL with iRIS – No More PCFs!” and Will Metcalf from the EVPRI’s Office will discuss “SPIN & Help Finding Funding.” This forum is co-sponsored by the Executive Vice President for Health Affairs and Vice Dean for Research, School of Medicine.

    Additional Information: Email, 852-7794

     

    8.) First chance: Explore the TILL classroom in person

    September 13, 2-3 p.m., Ekstrom Library, 3rd Floor

    Are you interested in experiencing a 21st century active learning space firsthand? Are you wondering what types of pedagogies, technologies, and tools active learning spaces might require? Drop by for this informal opportunity to get acquainted with the Teaching Innovation Learning Lab (TILL). Coffee, tea, and light snacks provided. There is no need to register! Additional sessions will be held: September 19, 3-4 p.m.; September 28, 10-11 a.m.; October 6, 10-11 a.m.; and October 14, 10-11 a.m.

    Additional Information: Website

     

    Training and Workshops

    9.) Leadership for employees training available

    September 15, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Room 103A, Human Resources Building, Belknap Campus; Free

    This workshop will teach participants how to be the best versions of themselves and how to maneuver into a position for greater opportunities through a series of thought-provoking and idea-generating activities. They will gain a better understanding of the qualities one needs to be a leader in and out of the workplace. Explore and harness your own strengths as it relates to communication styles, professionalism and decision making strategies.

    Additional Information: Email, website

     

    Lectures/Seminars/Symposiums

    10.) Histology Basics Seminar scheduled

    September 27, 10:30 a.m., Baxter II, Room 038; Free

    Get publication worthy results from your precious resources. The Pathology Core Research Lab is presenting a free “Histology Basics” seminar for research labs. The seminar will discuss tissue collection, fixation, grossing, orientation, sectioning and frozen tissue. There will be time for questions from our certified histologists. Light refreshments will be provided. Space is limited. RSVP or submit questions to Debi Bauer.

    Additional Information: Debi Bauer, 852-5519

     

    11.) Woodson Lecture: The Never-Ending Story of Tobacco and Health

    September 19, Reception at 5:30, Lecture at 6:30, Rooms 101 & 102, Clinical & Translational Research Building, HSC; Free; Reservations are required

    The School of Public Health and Information Sciences is hosting the inaugural Woodson Lecture featuring Jonathan Samet, MD, Distinguished Professor & Chair, Dept. of Preventive Medicine, USC Keck School of Medicine, and Director, USC Institute for Global Health. Dr. Samet will present “The Never-Ending Story of Tobacco and Health.” The Woodson Lectureship Endowment, which is providing support for this program, was established to bring national and international public health leaders to UofL.

    Additional Information: Email, website, 852-6655

     

    12.) Archaeologist Morag Kersel on ‘The Lure of the Relic: Collecting the Holy Land’

    September 15, 6 p.m., Ekstrom Library, Chao Auditorium; Free and open to the public

    Why have people long desired to collect archaeological artifacts from the Holy Land? Professor Morag Kersel (DePaul University), an internationally-recognized expert in the archaeology of Israel and Jordan, explores this question in her lecture “The Lure of the Relic: Collecting the Holy Land.” This talk is part of an ongoing series of Lectures in Archaeology presented by the University of Louisville History Department and the Kentucky Society of the Archaeological Institute of America.

    Additional Information: Jennifer Westerfeld, website

     

    13.) Dept. of Physiology Seminar Series, HLFSA celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month

    Sept. 13, 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., Baxter I Auditorium; Free

    In Celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, The Department of Physiology Seminar Series and the HLFSA will feature LSU Professor Patricia Molina, PhD, Richard Ashman Professor and Head. Her topic is “Alcohol interaction with HIV disease: Translational approach to understanding mechanisms & comorbidities.”

    Additional Information: Website

     

    Health and Wellness

    14.) Fit Get Healthy Now’s ‘Fit in 30’ in your busy schedule

    Tuesdays, 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

    Power up your break routine with an energizing, full body workout, including a variety of strength and cardio moves, all in just 30 minutes. Suitable for all fitness levels.

    Additional Information: Group fitness schedule, Facebook, website, email, 852-7755

     

    15.) Feel alive and rejuvenated with Nia

    Tuesdays, 6:40-7:40 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; Free for GHN Wellness Center members

    Get moving with Intro to Nia to help you find health through movement. Nia is a sensory-based movement practice that draws from disciplines of the martial arts, dance arts and healing arts. Every class offers a unique combination of 52 moves that correspond with the main areas of the body: the base, the core, and upper extremities.

    Additional Information: Group fitness schedule, Facebook, website, email, 852-7755

     

    16.) Strengthen your core with Get Healthy Now’s Pilates Class

    Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12:10-1 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; Price: $40 Unlimited classes/semester

    A strong core can improve fitness performance, posture, and reduce back pain. This class will help strengthen your core, sculpt your body and burn calories by using weights, balls, bands, gliding discs and even your own bodyweight as resistance. Modifications for all fitness levels are provided. First class is always free.

    Additional Information: Group fitness schedule, Facebook, website, email, 852-7755

     

    Grand Rounds

    17.) The Bingham Clinic will present monthly Grand Rounds in Pediatric Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology

    September 14, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Bingham Clinic, 200 E. Chestnut St., Norton Hospital, 2nd floor

    Jessica K. Beal, PsyD, Behavioral Health Program manager of Integrated Care at Passport Health Plan will present “Behavioral Health Collaboration in Primary Care.”

    Additional Information: Jan Schoen, 502-588-0816

     

    18.) Endocrinology Grand Rounds

    September 14, 4 p.m., Baxter II Research Building, lower level, Room 038

    Please join us as Stephen J. Winters, MD, UofL Professor of Medicine, Chief, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes, presents, “Cortisol-Producing Adrenal Tumors.”

    Additional Information: Kelly Galiette, 852-5237

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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.