August 10, 2017 Announcements




    Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017





    The Gray Street Farmers Market is celebrating National Farmers Market Week. Sponsored yearly by the USDA, National Farmers Market Week was created to showcase America’s 8,600 farmer’s markets that serve as vital civic, economic, and nutritional anchors in communities across America. The Gray Street Farmers Market began in 2009 as an outreach program of the UofL School of Public Health and Information Sciences, and is one of the few markets in the downtown Louisville area.



    Susan Bergmeister, assistant director of the Forcht Center for Entrepreneurship at UofL’s College of Business, has been named one of the Top 100 Influencers in Louisville by Insider Louisville



    The University of Louisville received seven grants totaling more than $1 million last week. See the awards and who received them here.




    Parking, traffic information ahead of and during Move-In Day

    UofL Freshmen Move-In Day (Wednesday, August 16) generates thousands of visitors to the Belknap Campus. In an effort to best assist students and their families during Welcome Week, we are seeking your understanding around the residence facilities to help prepare. The following parking lots will close at 5 p.m., Tuesday, August 15:

    • The southern portion of the 3rd and West Brandeis Avenue (blue) lot
    • 1st Street from Cardinal Blvd to West Brandeis Avenue
    • Visitor Pay Lot at 4th & Cardinal Blvd.

    On Wednesday, August 16: All vehicles leaving the north end of campus will need to exit via the driveway to 2nd Street, between the College of Business and the Speed Museum. The North Information Center lot will be closed from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. to assist with move-in. Handicap parking spaces will still be available within the lot. Visitors may park in the Floyd Street Garage, Speed Museum Garage or at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium. A campus shuttle will be provided from Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. All parking lots and areas will resume normal parking on Thursday, August 17.


    GRE strategy session/lunch/practice exam

    September 23, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Ekstrom Library W104; $20
    Registration is open to anyone interested in attending graduate school (students, faculty, family, and friends). Pre-registration and payment due Monday, Sept. 18. Forward check/money order (payable to Psi Chi) or cash to Psi Chi, 317 Life Sciences, Belknap Campus. Please include “GRE Session”, your name and email, along with your sandwich selection for lunch: ham, roast beef, turkey, or veggie. Once payment is received, you will receive an email with additional registration details.
    Additional Information: Madison Smith, Dr. Leonard


    This week at the Gray Street Farmers Market

    August 10, 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
    The Gray Street Farmers Market is open every Thursday through Oct. 26, rain or shine. Some items available today include: peaches, blackberries, cantaloupe, watermelon, tomatoes, bell peppers, corn, squash, zucchini, honey, granola, eggs, meat, baked and canned items, kettle corn, popsicles, soaps and lotions. Lunch provided by: Pollo, DelectaBites and The Celtic Pig. Special event: Sampling by Cooperative Extension Services.
    Additional Information: Website, Facebook, Twitter


    Aug. 21 eclipse-watching events for UofL students/faculty/staff/families

    August 21, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Mike Miller Park, Marshall County
    The Society of Physics Students and Physics & Astronomy Department are hosting an eclipse-watching event. UofL students/faculty/staff/families/friends are invited to Mike Miller Park in Benton KY. (Alumni are invited to Nashville.) Bring a picnic/water, chairs etc. Counts are needed for logistics. SPS is selling t-shirts/eclipse glasses, useful anywhere. See links for information/registration/t-shirt/eclipse glasses counts. To register or for t-shirts or glasses, go online.
    Additional Information: Gerard Williger, 852-0821, James Lauroesch, 852-1394, website


    Arts and Entertainment

    ‘Whose Streets?’ documentary at Speed Cinema co-sponsored by Anne Braden Institute

    August 25, 7 p.m., Speed Museum Cinema; $7 members, $9 public
    Told by the activists and leaders who live and breathe this movement for justice, “Whose Streets?” is an unflinching look at the Ferguson uprising that gripped the nation in 2014. On August 25, there will be an introduction by Cherie Dawson-Edwards, acting co-director of the Anne Braden Institute and Professor of Criminal Justice, and a post-screening discussion by Trinidad Jackson. The film is showing multiple additional times as well.
    Additional Information: Website


    Traces in the Stacks: Professor Andrew Stauffer, University of Virginia

    September 11, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Room 117A, Ekstrom Library; Free
    Join us to hunt for traces of 19th century readers—autographs, doodling, souvenir, and other ephemeral inserts. We will spend 45 minutes in the stacks, looking for evidence of 19th century readers, then will meet to share our discoveries. Prof. Stauffer has found that many libraries contain books with important markers of human experience and sentiment. This unique record is being lost to history with digitization. He has discovered more than 700 books with traces
    Additional Information: Deborah Lutz


    Training and Workshops

    SBIR/STTR Phase I Workshop

    August 29, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Room 124, Clinical and Translational Research Building, HSC; $35
    The Kentucky Science and Engineering Foundation (KSEF) is organizing a one-day SBIR/STTR Phase I Workshop on August 29. The workshop includes an overview of the SBIR/STTR programs, recent changes to the programs, and a four-step process for developing a competitive Phase I proposal.
    Additional Information: Rebecca Brown


    Virtual iClicker classic demo

    September 8, 10:30 a.m. to noon, at your desk, using Collaborate; Free
    Can’t attend the in-person sessions today? Please join Glen Garrett from iClicker in this virtual session if you want to learn more about iClickers. Participate in the conversation from your desk during this informative session. Glen Garrett will provide answers to any questions you may have for using the clickers in your class. Register online.

    Additional Information: Linda Leake, 852-4332


    Health and Wellness

    Weekend group fitness classes available 

    See group fitness class schedule; Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; Free for GHN Wellness Center members
    Your workout routine shouldn’t end on Fridays. Get Healthy Now offers free group fitness classes on Saturdays, too. Join us for Weekend Kickstart, and Yoga classes or shoot some hoops during Open Gym hours.
    Additional Information: Group Fitness schedule, website, email, 852-7755


    Fit Get Healthy Now’s ‘Fit in 30!’ in your busy schedule

    Tuesdays/Thursdays, 12-12:30 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; Free for GHN members
    Power up your lunchtime routine with an energizing, full body workout, including a variety of strength and cardio moves, all in just 30 minutes. Suitable for all fitness levels.
    Additional Information: Group Fitness schedule, website, email, 852-7755


    Take 20: Worksite Wellness

    12-12:20 p.m.; August 14, Burhans Hall, Room 208, Shelby Campus; August 17, Nursing/K-Wing, Rm 2017, HSC Campus; August 18, Humanities Building, Room 109, Belknap Campus; Free for UofL employees, retirees and spouse/QA
    Worksite Wellness is a comprehensive approach to being healthier while at work. Participants will learn several aspects of fitness, including desk-side express workouts that will promote a more productive and improved you.
    Additional Information: RSVP via email, 852-7755


    Grand Rounds

    Pediatric Grand Rounds

    August 11, 8 a.m., Norton Hospital, 2nd Floor Auditorium
    Join us for a pediatric grand rounds featuring Glen A. Franklin, MD. Franklin is professor of surgery, and medical director of KODA in the Department of Surgery at the University of Louisville. He will present on, “Issues in Organ Donation.”
    Additional Information: Brittney Luckett, 502-629-8828


    Family and Geriatric Medicine Grand Rounds

    August 11, 7:30 – 8:15 a.m., Jewish Hospital Bottigheimer Auditorium
    Rahul Gosain, MD, UofL Medical Oncology and Hematology Fellow, will present, “Approach to Anemia.” CME credit will be provided.
    Additional Information: Melissa Garrett, 852-5499


    Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds

    August 11, 6:45-7:45 a.m., Baxter I Research Building, lower level Auditorium
    Join the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery as we welcome Gil Chan, MD, Clinical Instructor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Louisville. Dr. Chan will lecture on “Pelvic Osteotomies Revisited.”
    Additional Information: Monica Welsh, 852-6902, website



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