Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017
DID YOU KNOW
UofL’s first #IBelongUofL social media campaign, held during Unity Week, generated a strong turnout from campus, with more than 100 students participating. Organizers hope to continue the campaign by setting up a station in the Office of Student Involvement where community members can take photos with #IBelongUofL signs. Check out photos from the event on the UofL Fraternity and Sorority Life Facebook page.
FACULTY AND STAFF NOTABLES
UofL Theatre Arts Professor Dr. Baron Kelly is in leave for Spring Semester 2017 as he serves as Distinguished Langston Hughes Visiting Professor at the University of Kansas.
Three UofL faculty recently received nearly $700,000 in grants. Here is list of the awards and the faculty who received them.
Payroll Services adds new employee self-service option
Payroll Services is excited to announce a new employee self-service option. All employees are now able to add, modify, and delete direct deposit information. To access this feature go to ULink under Personal Information Self-Service. Additionally, one of the most-requested services has been added: you can now deposit your pay into multiple bank accounts. More information and “How To” videos are available online.
February and March International travel Lunch & Learns scheduled
February 10, noon to 1 p.m., International Center, Brodschi Hall, 2nd floor conference room
Online Info Session: Master of Science in HR & Organizational Development
February 9, 7:30 p.m., Online
Join our online info session to learn more about the MS in Human Resources & Org. Development, connect with our academic advisors and get any program-related questions answered.
International travel insurance go-to meeting on HSC
February 16, 2:15 p.m., Abell Administration Center 110 (this is in addition to the Feb. 8 sessions on Belknap)
Beginning March 1, 2017 international travel insurance will be required for all faculty, staff, students, and group trip participants. Please join us to learn about the new requirements, or if you cannot leave your desk, follow the instructions below:
Additional Information: Email
Microsoft Office Certification now offered at the College of Business
College of Business CIS Department
The Microsoft Office Specialist exams are credentialed through Certiport, a Pearson Vue Company and now offered here at the College of Business. Test results are immediate and upon passing the exam you will get your certificate within two or three weeks. The credential is valid for the life of the application and no re-certification process is necessary. Each Microsoft Office suite has its own set of exams. Get started today by going online.
Additional Information: Email
Summer Research Opportunity Program (SROP)
Staff Senate meeting scheduled
Feb. 13, 2:30 p.m., Chao Auditorium
Dept. of Pharmacology and Toxicology William J. Waddell Seminar Series, PhD defense
February 8, 2-3 p.m., 123, CTRB, HSC
The Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology William J. Waddell Seminar Series presents a PhD Defense by Stephen Wechman, “Characterization of a Mutant Oncolytic Adenovirus and the Role of JNK in Enhancing Virotherapy.” Wechman is a PhD candidate from Dr. Kelly McMasters’ lab.
Additional Information: Olivia Hill, 852-6255
Biology Department Seminar Series
February 17, noon, Chao Auditorium
Glutathione: protecting Group B Streptococcus against reactive oxygen species & allowing for virulence in a murine model of sepsis.
Training and Workshops
IRB Submission Workshop
February 9, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Med Center One, Suite 200, Health Sciences Center
The Human Subjects Protection Program office will be holding open hours for students, faculty, and coordinators to get assistance with iRIS and the IRB submission process. To attend, RSVP with your name, department, and what you need assistance with. Those attending must bring their own laptop and submission materials.
Additional Information: Email, 852-5188
Health and Wellness
Join Get Healthy Now’s ‘Walk and Run Club’
Thursdays, 5:15-6 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; Free for GHN members
Are you training for the Triple Crown or Kentucky Derby Festival Mini/Marathon? This club is for you. Register for our all-levels walk and run group to log your miles with friends and fellow GHN members.
Update your exercise routine with Zumba at Get Healthy Now
Mondays, 6:30-7:15 p.m.; Wednesdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center; Free for GHN members
Try out Get Healthy Now’s Zumba classes. GHN also offers an “Intro to Zumba” class for those nervous to jump right in on the first Wednesday of each month from 5:15 to 5:30 p.m.
Get into the spin of things with InCycle and InCycle Express
See Group Fitness Schedule, Get Healthy Now Wellness Center; Free for GHN members
Let the upbeat music motivate you as you ride through a variety of speeds and resistance challenges. Burn those calories off with this time efficient ride to help you reach your wellness goals faster. Suitable for all fitness levels.
Get Healthy Now offers new Specialty Classes
See Group Fitness Schedule, Get Healthy Now Wellness Center; $40 Unlimited Classes/semester
Try our energetic, strength-based and stress relieving classes like Lunchtime Yoga, Power Vinyasa, PiYo, Pilates, Tai Chi and Barre Basics and newly added Saturday Yoga. These GHN offerings will focus on moves to increase both strength and flexibility. All classes are available to all fitness levels. First class is always free.
Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Grand Rounds
February 9, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., ACB Auditorium
Dr. Colleen Ryan will present, “Addiction in the Geriatric Population: Underdiagnosed and Undertreated.” Participants will have increased awareness of the frequency addiction in the geriatric population, identify three ways a diagnosis of addiction in the elderly may differ from others, specify medical complications that seniors are more likely to experience from addiction, and increase awareness of the treatments for addiction that are most effective for seniors. HB 1 Approved.
Additional Information: Miranda Sloan, 502-588-4424
Cardiovascular Medicine Grand Rounds
February 8, noon to 1 p.m., Jewish Hospital Rudd Heart & Lung – 16th Floor (CC) Great Halls I & II
Join us for guest speaker Rita Coram, MD, FACC; assistant professor of medicine; Interventional Cardiology; Women’s Cardiovascular Health – Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at University of Louisville School of Medicine. Dr. Coram will present “Why Every Physician Must Understand Peripheral Arterial Disease.”
Medicine Grand Rounds: Dr. Courtney Schadt
February 9, 8 a.m., Ambulatory Care Building auditorium
Neuroscience Grand Rounds
February 9, 8-9 p.m., Baxter 1 Auditorium
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