April 26, 2018 Announcements


    Thursday, April 26, 2018



    The Honors Student Council raised $13,335.68 through its annual Book and Media Sale and other events throughout the year. Money raised this year goes toward the Americana Community Center to help develop summer programming. Americana serves immigrant, refugee and low-income populations in Louisville.




    Tiffany Dillard-Knox, coordinator of UofL’s Malcolm X Debate Team, was named Scholar of the Year by the Cross Examination Debate Association Southeast Region. The team dedicated their successful season to “The Year of Savannah,” honoring the late Savannah Walker, a debate team member who was killed in March 2017 when struck by a stray bullet at a concert.



    UofL, Foundation file suit against Ramsey, former administrators

    The University of Louisville and the University of Louisville Foundation filed suit Wednesday against former President James Ramsey and other former Foundation officials alleging breach of fiduciary duty, fraudulent appropriations and improper diversion of funds for personal gain. Read more here.


    The second annual Derby City Gala with Night Breeze featuring Julie Bee

    May 5, 8:30 p.m., U Club
    Join Night Breeze featuring UofL employee Julie Bee and DJ Gerald “G-Man” Harrison on May 5 at 8:30 p.m. at the U Club. Early bird tickets are $65 and include food and music. A cash bar will also be available. Proceeds go toward a scholarship for a high school student.
    Additional Information: Emailwebsite


    ADF, IRB, &/or eProposal Assistance

    April 27, 9-11 a.m., MedCenter One, IRB Conference Room (Suite 200), Health Science Campus
    Specialists will be available to assist with eProposals, Institutional Review Board (IRB) forms, and/or Attestation and Disclosure Forms (ADF) in the iRIS system. Individuals seeking assistance with these forms are encouraged to stop by anytime during this time period for one-on-one instruction. Additional workshops are posted onlineRSVP online. Drop ins welcome without RSVP.
    Additional Information: Adrienne Dumke, 852-4715


    VoiceThread Account Purge

    In order to free up accounts for student and faculty use, VoiceThread accounts not accessed or used during the Spring 2018 semester will be purged effective May 4.

    Additional Information: 852-8833, email


    Health and Wellness

    Join GHN Wellarama today

    April 26, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., GHN Wellness Center
    The Wellarama consists of over 30 interactive booths showcasing many of the valuable health and wellness resources available for UofL employees, retirees, spouses/QA and affiliated campus partners. Employees can use their 30-minute SLV wellness break to participate. Just jump on the continuous shuttle running from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Drop-off / pick-up sites: Belknap – Thinker, 2301 S. 3rd St. | HSC – Health Science Building, 505 S. Hancock St.
    Additional Information: Website


    Gentle Chair Yoga available today

    April 26, 11-11:45 a.m., Get Healthy Now
    Gentle chair yoga can be practiced by almost anyone at any age. The entry-level requirement for practicing yoga in a chair is simply the ability to breathe and to sit upright in a chair while gently moving the torso and limbs.
    Additional Information: Websitegroup fitness scheduleemail, 852-7755


    Fit in 30! scheduled today

    April 26, 12-12:45 p.m.,Get Healthy Now
    Power up your lunchtime routine with an energizing, whole body workout, including a variety of strength and cardio moves, all in just 30 minutes. Suitable for all levels.
    Additional Information: Websitegroup fitness scheduleemail, 852-7755

    Grand Rounds

    Family and Geriatric Medicine Grand Rounds

    April 27, 7:30-8:30 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

    April 27, 6:45-7:45 a.m., Baxter i Research Building, lower level auditorium
    Please join the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery as we welcome Luke Robinson, MD, Louisville Arm and Hand, Clinical Instructor, University of Louisville. Dr. Robinson will lecture on “Treatment of Hand Fractures: Pearls and Pitfalls.”
    Additional Information: Monica Welsh, 852-6902




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    Alicia Kelso
    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.