April 22, 2014 announcements




    1.) Earth Day Green Tip: Give up driving

    Save money. Get fit. Reduce stress. Make friends. Stop polluting. Why drive when you can: 1. Forgo a parking permit for two years and Earn-A-Bike (a $400 bike shop voucher; 2014 applications open untilAugust 28); 2. Ride the entire TARC bus system free with UofL ID; 3. Use our free, secure system to find/offer rides through UofL Carpool Matching; 4. BikeShare (Free daily bike checkout from five campus locations); 5. UofL CarShare (Rent hourly from campus when you need a car for errands).

    Additional Information: Earn-A-Bike Program; TARC bus service; Carpool; BikeShare; UofL CarShare.


    2.) Fashion show and luncheon to be held for administrative professionals

    April 23, noon, University Club


    Reminder that Wednesday is Administrative Professionals Day. Make plans to attend the annual fashion show and luncheon at the University Club. Arrive early to shop the vendors.

    Additional Information: For reservations, call 852-6996.


    3.) Information session for higher education administration master’s and doctoral

    April 29, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., College of Education and Human Development, Room 114


    Interested in advancing your career within a university setting? Curious about how and why postsecondary institutions operate the way they do? Come to our information session hosted by one of our faculty members and learn about the MA and PhD programs Higher Education Administration, and Educational Leadership and Organizational Development.

    Additional Information and Reservations: Bridgette Pregliasco, 852-6204.



    4.) Teleconference with CME scheduled on primary care providers and HIV

    Part 1: May 6, 12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m., CRT-102

    Part 2: May 20, 12:15 to 1 p.m., CRT-102

    Free (CMEs included)

    UofL and Southern Central AIDS Education Telehealth Training Center will host a two-part live teleconference, presented by Karen Krigger, MD, professor, family and geriatric medicine, UofL. This lecture targets primary care providers caring for a low volume of HIV patients.

    Additional Information: Jeanne Harris, 859-218-1251 for program login access; other questions Laura Lukat Anderson, 852-4722.


    5.) Department of Physiology and Biophysics Seminar scheduled

    April 22, 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., Baxter I Auditorium


    The Department of Physiology and Biophysics Seminar Series presents Bitter Melon and microRNA: Potential Therapeutics in Fighting Prostate Cancer, by Ratna B. Ray, PhD, professor, department of pathology, Saint Louis University.

    Additional Information: Jennifer Wells, 852-6231; website.


    Grand Rounds

    6.) Endocrinology presents Cystic Fibrosis-related diabetes in children

    April 23, 4 p.m., lower level, Room 038, Baxter II Research Building


    Please join us as Adetokunbo (Toks) Omoruyi, MD, assistant professor, division of pediatric endocrinology, UofL, presents Cystic Fibrosis-related diabetes in children, “The Journey So Far.”

    Additional Information:  Kelly Galiette, 852-5237.