August 29, 2017 Announcements




    Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017





    UofL’s new sponsorship agreement with adidas is the fourth most lucrative sponsorship deal in college sports – behind just UCLA, Ohio State and Texas – and makes the Cardinals the top program for adidas. The agreement, announced last week, is worth $160 million over 10 years.



    Robert Detmering, teaching and reference librarian and information literacy coordinator at University Libraries, is a panelist in a discussion titled “Real or Not Real? How Propaganda, Media Manipulation and ‘Reality TV’ Impact Our Thinking,” hosted by the Frazier History Museum 7 p.m. Aug. 31. Other panelists include Stephen George from Louisville Public Media, James Miller from duPont Manual High School and Rachel Platt from WHAS11 News.




    Advancement Services has moved

    The Office of Advancement Services has moved from Cardinal Station on Central Avenue to University Relations (Fairfax Building) on Brook Street on the Belknap Campus.  Effective immediately any deliveries of gift checks should now be delivered to the Fairfax Building.
    Additional Information: Judy Singleton, 852-7021


    Register for the Family & Friends Campus Visit

    September 13, 10:15 a.m., Room 310B, Student Activities Center, Belknap Campus
    The Office of Undergraduate Admissions is hosting a Campus Visit specifically for you and your high school student. Join us for an admissions information session and walking tour geared for UofL faculty/staff’s children. Space is limited and registration is required.
    Additional Information: Megan Adams, 852.7540, website


    UofL versus Purdue Football ticket offer

    The University of Louisville Athletics department would like to offer faculty and staff an exclusive football ticket offer for the season opener in Indianapolis. Heisman Trophy winner Lamar Jackson and No. 17 Louisville Football kick off the 2017 season in an ACC-Big Ten showdown against Purdue Sept. 2 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start as low as $20. Click here to reserve your seat and use the promo code: UOFLFAC to redeem your unique discount. You must create an account and buy tickets with your email address.
    Additional Information: 502-GOCARDS


    Change of venue for Heart Walk Rally

    Aug. 31, noon to 1 p.m., Abell Administration Center, Room 110
    The HSC Team Captains and Walkers Heart Walk Pep Rally has been moved from the Kornhauser Library and Commons Building, HSC Auditorium, to the Abell Administration Center, Room 110 at noon. You may bring a brown bag lunch. Beverages will be provided. The 25th Annual Kentuckiana Heart Walk is scheduled for Sept. 23. Join us at the rally to learn about more opportunities to become involved in the event. Please RSVP via email.

    Additional Information: Register online 


    Graduate student PLAN Academies deadline Sept. 8

    The Community Engagement (CE) Academy helps students learn and practice foundational information about community engagement. Deadline has been extended to Friday, September 8. The GTA Academy Part I is designed to introduce graduate students to college teaching. Learn more about the academies and apply online.

    Additional Information: Dr. Michelle Rodems, 852-3110, website

    HSC Card is moving

    Chestnut Street Parking Garage, 414 E. Chestnut St.
    Effective September 5, the Health Sciences Center office for Card Services is relocating from Kornhauser to the Chestnut Street Parking Garage on the first floor (414 E. Chestnut Street). HSC Card Services is open on Tuesdays, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
    Additional Information: Email, website, 852-7520



    The Dept. of Family and Geriatric Medicine presents the Gheens Lecture, with Nancy Tomes, PhD

    September 8, 12-1 p.m., Instructional Building (B Building), Room 202, HSC; Free
    Topic is “The ‘E- Patient’ in Historical Perspective: Understanding the Internet as a Force in Patient Education.”
    Additional Information: Website


    University of Louisville Stroke Symposium

    September 15, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Churchill Downs, 700 Central Ave., 40208; Free for UofL physicians, nurses, faculty, students, residents, fellows, and EMS/EMT providers. Non-UofL physicians: $40, all others: $25
    A multidisciplinary forum on evaluation and management of cerebrovascular disease focused on the latest information in stroke care. Keynote speaker: Pooja Khatri, MD, director of the Acute Stroke Program for the University of Cincinnati Stroke Team and Professor of Neurology at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Hosted by the UofL Department of Neurology for physicians, nurses and emergency personnel involved in stroke care. Physicians: 4.5 CME credits; Nurses: 5.4 CE credits.
    Additional Information: Register online or call 852-7522


    Professor Shi-yu Wu Lecture Series on ‘Frontier Topics in Condensed Matter Physics’

    September 1, 2 p.m., Natural Science, Belknap Campus, Room 112
    The Department of Physics and Astronomy will hold the inaugural Professor Shi-Yu Wu Lecture Series on “Frontier Topics in Condensed Matter Physics,” in honor of Wu’s rich scientific legacy. Professor Alex Chernatynski, an alumnus of the department, will be the featured speaker. His talk is titled “Phonon Thermal Transport from First Principles.” A reception will follow at the University Club (President’s Room) from 3-5 p.m.
    Additional Information: Department of Physics and Astronomy, 852-6790


    Biochemistry/microbiology seminar

    August 29, 11 a.m., K 2037
    Christian E. Busse, MD, PhD, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany, will speak on, “Towards a Comprehensive View of B-Cell Biology at Single-Cell Resolution.”


    Health and Wellness

    Start your mornings with Tai Chi class

    Mondays and Wednesdays, 7-8 a.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; Free for GHN members
    Discover the benefits of this ancient form of martial arts which will improve balance, agility, strength, and coordination. Suitable for all fitness levels.
    Additional Information: Group Fitness Schedule, website, email, 852-7755


    New Get Healthy Now group fitness class for September Rise ‘n’ Revitalize

    Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:30-7 a.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; Free for GHN members
    Rise ‘n’ Revitalize is a 30-minute morning attack on the entire body through a variety of strength training and cardio implements. Afterwards, enjoy a warm cup of tea or a strong coffee to really kick-start your day.
    Additional Information: Group Fitness schedule, website, email, 852-7755




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