Monday, Dec. 4, 2017
DID YOU KNOW
UofL is featured in the 2017 Princeton Review Guide to 375 Green Colleges. The eighth annual guide was released in September and profiles colleges with the most exceptional commitments to sustainability. It chooses colleges based on a “Green Rating” score from 60 to 99. UofL’s “Green Rating” was 93.
Faculty and staff notables
Brandeis Law librarian Scott Campbell has published a compilation of Louis D. Brandeis quotations. “The Quotable Brandeis” is now available from Carolina Academic Press and includes more than 500 quotes from the Supreme Court justice, organized by category, as well as an index and sources.
UofL Today with Mark Hebert
WHAS-TV, Great Day Live
Mondays at 9:30 a.m. WHAS-TV and WLKY-TV also run the UofL stories in their Monday afternoon and Saturday morning newscasts, respectively. Segments can be found on YouTube.
Monday, Dec. 4: UofL medical school students are being trained in dealing with mass casualty situations like a mass shooting or terrorist bombing. It’s part of a new, first-of-its-kind certificate program being offered at UofL.
Airs Mondays and Tuesdays at 6 p.m. on 93.9 FM TheVille; replayed on Saturday and Sunday mornings. Podcasts can be found on SoundCloud. This week:
Metro TV and KET KY – The Kentucky Channel
(Metro TV – Ch. 99 on UVerse, Ch. 25 on TWC): Monday and Tuesday nights at 7:30, Thursday 6:30 p.m., Friday 8:30 p.m. and Sunday 9:30 p.m. (KET KY – Ch. 192 on TWC, other channels): Thursdays at 5 p.m., Fridays at 8 a.m., Mondays at 6:30 a.m., Tuesdays at 2 p.m. Metro TV shows on UofL’s YouTube channel
Notice for H-1B and O-1 Visa Holders
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.
Online Info Session: Master’s in Human Resources & Organization Development
December 4, online
U Club Open Dining available
December 4, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., University Club; $7.95 to $13.95
U Club Holiday Party
December 7, 5:30-9 p.m., University Club; $29.95
Minority Teacher Recruitment Project Graduation Celebration
December 7, 4:30-6 p.m., George J. Howe Red Barn
Social Justice Consortium: 2018 Call for Proposals Available
UofL Kentucky Author Forum presents Masha Gessen, ‘The Future is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia’
Tuesday, December 19, 6 p.m., interview; 7 p.m., Q&A with audience, The Kentucky Center, 501 W. Main St.
2018 Pediatric Care Symposium
Feb. 16, Louisville Marriott East
Additional Information: Website
Meet the Professor: Cheri Levinson, ‘Using Technology to Develop Novel Treatments for Eating Disorders’
Dec. 7, noon, University Club; $15/person, $10/students
Oral Biology 605
December 8, 11:50 a.m. to 1 p.m., Dental School, Room 119
Health and Wellness
Get Healthy Now inclement weather policy
During the course of the year, the University of Louisville may decide to close campus or operate on a delayed schedule in cases of inclement weather. When UofL offices are closed, the Get Healthy Now Wellness Center will be closed as well. Regular hours of operation will begin when the closure is lifted.
The Get Healthy Now Wellness Center closed for Christmas and New Year’s Holiday
The GHN Wellness Center will be closed on December 21 and 22 for Deep Cleaning, and December 23– 25 for the holiday observance. We will be open on Tuesday, December 26-30 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The GHN Wellness Center will be closed on Friday, December 31– January 1 for the holiday observance. Normal hours of operation will resume Tuesday, January 2, 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Treat your guest to a workout with GHN
Are you having family and friends over for the holiday season and not sure what to do during down time? Visit us at the Get Healthy Now Wellness Center to see what we have to offer. Purchase a guest pass for $5/day or $20/week. Treat your guests (ages 18+) with a guest pass to our fitness facility to help jump-start your holiday festivities. Call the GHN Wellness Center at 852-7755 to purchase your guest pass.
Take 20 and kick start your wellness journey
Addressing specific behaviors, through education, is a great step in preventing potential disease, while ensuring a high quality of life. Get Healthy Now’s Take 20 program is seeking partnership with departments across UofL to help bring awareness to their work place through various health, nutrition, and fitness topics.
Participants for Prayer Study wanted
Researchers at the University of Louisville and Penn State are looking for participants to complete a 45-minute survey on their private prayer behaviors and beliefs. Questions or concerns about the study can be directed to Dr. Stephanie Winkeljohn Black via email. The study has been approved by the IRBs at the University of Louisville (IRB # 16.1255) and Penn State. The survey is online.
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