June 20, 2017 Announcements

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    DID YOU KNOW

    Dr. Terry Singer, former dean of the Kent School of Social Work, is donating some of his time this summer to provide yardwork for those who need labor. In exchange for the labor, he is asking those who benefited to make a donation to Kentucky Refugee Ministries. Singer has been involved with KRM for nearly two decades, including helping grow a social work practicum partnership between KRM and the Kent School.

     

    FACULTY AND STAFF NOTABLES

    Mark Casey, Fort Knox program coordinator for the Department of Educational Leadership, Evaluation and Organizational Development, was elected to serve as a Member-at-Large on the Board of Directors for the Mid-South Association of College and Military Educators (ACME). ACME encourages educational institutions to be innovative and flexible in meeting the needs of military students while maintaining the highest ethical standards.

     

     

    Miscellaneous

    Student Activities Center summer hours

    The Student Activities Center summer hours are 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Fridays. The SAC will be closed on most weekends. Also, the SAC will be closed July 1, 2 and 4, with limited hours on July 3, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

     

    HR

    Next stop for ‘HR on Tour’ scheduled Tuesday on Belknap Campus

    June 20, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Ekstrom Library, Room 210
    This Tuesday, June 20, UofL Human Resources will be at the Ekstrom Library (Room 210) from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. HR reps be available to answer any HR related questions and provide guidance and resources. Please take 5-10 minutes to stop by if you can. More information about the tour, including future dates and locations, is available online.
    Additional Information: Website

     

    Training and Workshops

    Training for Panopto, UofL’s new lecture capture system

    UofL has selected a new lecture capture partner to replace Tegrity. Panopto allows you to create, edit and import video or lecture capture for your course. You can also embed video in Blackboard, live stream or capture video with mobile devices. Panopto is currently available for all users with a Ulink account. Learn the ins and outs of Panopto during a virtual training session (offered using Blackboard Collaborate), available online.
    Additional Information: Blackboard Support, 852-8833

     

    Live Training Event: Transitioning into a Non-academic Career

    June 20, 12-1 p.m., Online; Free
    This workshop explores the skills and best practices for transitioning from an academic environment to one of many non-academic career paths. It introduces strategies for career planning, emphasizing an ongoing process for professional development throughout your career. Register online.
    Additional Information: Caroline Mills, 852-4045, website

     

    Talks/Seminars/Symposiums

    CPM Seminar Series

    June 21, noon to 1 p.m., Room 123, CTRB, HSC Campus; Free
    The Center for Predictive Medicine presents “Understanding polymicrobial interactions in the cystic fibrosis lung” by Deborah Yoder-Himes, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Louisville Department of A & S Biology. Open to HSC Faculty, Staff and Students. Pizza and Drinks provided. Limited Seating.
    Additional Information: Cathy St. Clair

     

    The Department of Urology presents Dr. Laurence Klotz, University of Toronto

    June 23, 7-11 a.m., Room 110, Abell Administration Building, Health Sciences Center
    Dr. Klotz has served as President of the Canadian Urological Association and the Canadian Urology Research Society. He is the Chairman of the Canadian Urology Research Consortium and World Uro-Oncology Federation, and is an Associate Editor of the Canadian Journal of Urology. Join us as Dr. Klotz presents, “Active Surveillance in 2017: Shrinking the Grey Zone.” CME credits available.

    Additional Information: Cindy Brown, 502-588-4299

     

    Health and Wellness

    Feel alive and rejuvenated with Nia

    Tuesdays, 6:40 to 7:40 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym 601 Presidents Blvd.; Free for members at the GHN Wellness Center
    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 corresponds with the main areas of the body: the base, the core, and upper extremities. 
    Additional Information: Group fitness schedule, email, 852-7755

     

    Studies

    Children 7 to 13 years needed for anxiety and worry study

    Life Sciences 363; IRB #13.0923
    Does your child seem worried or stressed? Interested in knowing more about your child’s emotions? The UofL Anxiety and Stress in Kids Lab is conducting a study examining the nature of worry and anxiety in parents and children. Parents and their children between the ages of 7 and 13 years are eligible to participate. P.I. is Janet Woodruff-Borden, PhD.
    Additional Information: 852-2351, email here or here

     

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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.