Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017
DID YOU KNOW
Scoppechio, Kentucky’s largest ad agency, has announced this year’s recipient of its annual Rise Above scholarship to be Kathryn Tilton, a first-year MBA candidate in the University of Louisville’s College of Business. This is the third year the Rise Above scholarship has been awarded to a top female business student at UofL who has demonstrated “an affinity for marketing and an understanding of the business world.”
FACULTY AND STAFF NOTABLES
Aruni Bhatnagar, PhD, the Smith and Lucille Gibson Chair in Medicine and director of the Diabetes & Obesity Center, has been named one of just 28 “Research Exemplars” in the biomedical field by the P.I. Program through the Center for Clinical and Research Ethics at Washington University in St. Louis and in collaboration with St. Louis University.
University Writing Center open for fall
Ekstrom Library 132
UofL Black Family Conference seeks proposals
The conference will be held February 23-24, 2018 at Louisville Central Community Center, 1300 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd. The theme: “Elevating the Health and Safety of the Black Family and Community.” Named in honor of Joseph H. McMillian, the conference focuses on the Black family and its issues, challenges and strengths to preserve and overcome barriers. Deadline for proposal is September 30.
The PreFest Music Festival and LiftUp Fair
August 24, 6 p.m. LiftUp Fair; 7 p.m., PreFest Concert, George J. Howe Red Barn, Red Barn and surrounding area, 2011 S. Brook St., Free
Bring a blanket for the lawn and sample the music and fun of the first PeteFest Music festival and LitfUp Fair. Learn about your UofL wellbeing resources at the LiftUp Fair from 6-7 p.m. in the courtyard. Grab a hot dog, play corn hole, participate in the Kognito Challenge, win prizes, take the pledge to #helpsomeone, utilize the #CardsFightSuicide photo booth and share in some social media fun. Featured bands The Placebo Effect, The Last Origin and The Prodepressants.
Kentuckiana Heart Walk pep rallies scheduled
The 25th Annual Kentuckiana Heart Walk is scheduled for Sept. 23. Pep rallies will be held to provide people with more opportunities to become involved in the event. All HSC Team Captains and Walkers will meet Aug. 31 at noon at the Kornhauser Library and Commons Building, HSC Auditorium. Please RSVP by Aug. 28 via email. HSC Team Co-Chairs are Deans Toni M. Ganzel and T. Gerard Bradley.
This Week at the Gray Street Farmers Market
August 24, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., HSC, 400 Block of E. Gray Street, in front of the School of Public Health & Information Sciences
Cards Career Connection powered by Handshake
Are you looking for a work-study or a student worker for your office or department? Have you worked with a student who needs career counseling or an internship? The Career Development Center is excited to introduce Cards Career Connection powered by Handshake to replace Cards CareerLink. Encourage your students to log in today: uofl.me/cardscareerconnection.
Additional Information: 852-6701
Tennis Center Membership Drive
Through December, UofL Bass-Rudd Tennis Center
International travel information sessions
September 8, 1-2 p.m., 2nd Floor Conference room, Brodschi Hall (International Center)
Part-Time Job Fair Hosted by Career Development Center
August 30, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Bigelow Hall (Miller IT Building)
PLAN offers session to help graduate students set and achieve their goals
August 28, 4-6 p.m., Room 105, Houchens Building, Belknap Campus
In this session, learn how to set specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-bound goals, supported by strategies designed to help you accomplish what you set out to do. Graduate students who attend this session will leave with clear, reachable goals and a clear path to achieve them. Grad students interested in attending can register and find more information on the PLAN website.
Symposium on Community Engagement in Clinical Research
August 30, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., HSC Campus – Clinical Translational Research Bldg.
Additional Information: Register online
Biology Department Seminar Series Presents Guest Speaker: Dr. Yujuan Chen, Virginia Tech
September 1, noon, 139 Shumaker Research Building
Additional Information: Charice Johnson, 852-8263
Training and Workshops
Cosmic Explorer Workshop
September 17, 2-4 p.m., Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium; $13 UofL employees and students/$15 public
Do you want to feed your 4-6 year old’s curious mind? Sign your child up for our “Stories in the Sky” workshop. Kids will learn the fascinating stories of some of the constellations and will make their own constellation. The tour of the universe in our theater will captivate their imaginations and spark a love of learning. Note: children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Additional Information: Website
Webinar on RPPR policy and processes
August 30, 2-3:30 p.m., Room 2035, K-Wing Bldg., HSC; Free
Did you know there are three types of Research Performance Progress Reports (RPPRs) associated with a NIH grant award? Can you name them? If you said “Annual, Interim, & Final RPPRs”…way to go. What does each one mean as an NIH grantee? What changes have been made in 2017 and what are still to come? The answers and more regarding the latest RPPR policy and process updates will be discussed in this webinar.
Children 7 to 13 years needed for anxiety and worry study
August 24, Life Sciences 363
Additional Information: 852-2351, email
Participants for Prayer Research needed
Additional Information: Patrick Possel, 852-0623
Health and Wellness
Laugh, dance and relieve stress with Salsa Fridays
12:30-1:30 p.m., HSC Fitness Center, Chestnut Street Parking Garage, Health Science Center; Free for employees, spouses and QAs
Get Healthy Now Wellness Center closed for Labor Day Holiday
September 4, Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym
OMM – One Mindful Moment
August 25, 12-12:20 p.m., K 2016, Nursing School, Health Science Center; Free for employees, students, residents, spouses, and QAs
Get Healthy Now’s Workout of the Week
Weekly, Mondays-Sundays, Get Healthy Now Wellness Center; Free for GHN members
New: STRONG by Zumba at Get Healthy Now
Thursdays, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center; Free for GHN members
This non-dance based class revolves around high-intensity interval training, but still focuses on moving to the beat. Suitable for all fitness levels.
Family and Geriatric Medicine Grand Rounds
August 25, 7:30-8:15 a.m., Jewish Hospital Bottigheimer Auditorium
The Family Medicine Resident Hospital Service team will present 1-2 case(s) from the month. Learners will critically analyze diagnostic and treatment decisions, have clinical questions answered based on the available literature and current guidelines, and learn from their colleague’s experiences. CME credit will be provided.
Additional Information: Melissa Garrett, 852-5499
Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds
August 25, 6:45-7:45 a.m., Baxter I Research Building, lower level auditorium
Please join the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery as we welcome Jennifer M. Brey, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor, University of Louisville, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Brey will lecture on “Osteochondritis Dissecans (OCD) of the Adolescent Knee.”
Additional Information: Monica Welsh, 852-6902
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