Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016
DID YOU KNOW
At 19 years and 337 days old (as of Dec. 10), UofL Quarterback Lamar Jackson became the youngest player to ever win The Heisman Trophy. He is also the first player from Louisville to win the award in its 82-year history.
FACULTY AND STAFF NOTABLES
Art History Professor Jongwoo Jeremy Kim’s first book, “Painted Men in Britain, 1868-1918,” is now available in paperback from Routledge (2016).
Cardinal Tennis Camp scheduled Dec. 17-24
Coach Rex Ecarma invites juniors aged 8 to 18 (grades 2-12) to his Winter Tennis Camp. The camps are held daily at the UofL Bass-Rudd Tennis Center. Beginner, intermediate and advanced players all welcome.
Grawemeyer Hall Holiday Open House
December 16, 3-5 p.m., Grawemeyer Hall
Faculty/Staff traveling abroad need employment verification letter
If you currently hold H-1B or O-1 visa status and are traveling abroad over the winter break with the intent to apply for a visa stamp at a U.S. Consulate or Embassy, please contact University Counsel for an employment verification letter to present at your visa interview.
Reminder: Blackboard will be offline beginning Friday for a scheduled upgrade
Blackboard will be unavailable for a scheduled upgrade and cloud migration beginning Friday, December 16 at 5 p.m. through Tuesday, December 20 at 8 p.m. Those utilizing the Grade Import feature to transfer final letter grades from Grade Center to the PeopleSoft Grade Roster should do so prior to the upgrade. Grade Import will be temporarily unavailable following the upgrade, but will return with new capabilities in spring 2017. There will be no change in the way you access Blackboard.
Additional Information: Website, 852-8833
IESL program offering Communication in English class
Microbiology and Immunology seminar
December 13, 11 a.m.-12 p.m., HSC, Clinical Translational Research Building, Room 124
CE course: Interdisciplinary Care of the Patient with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
January 28, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Rudd Heart & Lung Conference Center top floor, 201 Abraham Flexner Way; Free
8 CME: Radiological Training for Hospital Faculty
January 10, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., CTR room 123; Free
Apply to teach in the TILL classroom next semester
Faculty can now apply online to bring their course to the Teaching Innovation Learning Lab (TILL) Classroom next semester. In this technology-enabled active learning space, students enjoy utilizing their own devices to collaborate on projects. To maximize the benefits of this unique opportunity, a commitment of three or four sessions is required.
Health and Wellness
Take 20: Merry Fitness and Happy New You
Dec. 16, 12:30-12:50 p.m.; Room 122, Humanities Bldg., Belknap Campus; Free for UofL Employees
Take a moment of mindfulness at Get Healthy Now
Tuesdays, 5:30-5:55 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; Free for UofL employees, Retirees, Spouse/QA
Neuroscience Grand Rounds
December 15, 8-9 a.m., Baxter Building Auditorium
Endocrinology Grand Rounds
December 14, 4 p.m., Baxter II Research Building, lower level, Room 038
QUESTIONS & SUBMISSIONS
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