Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017
DID YOU KNOW
Thanks to a pledge of $1.05 million throughout five years from the GSG III Foundation Inc., the UofL School of Medicine will create the Gibbs Lung Research Program at the Cardiovascular Innovation Institute. The program will use research and existing partnerships at CII to develop improved methods for studying diseased lungs and to explore new treatments for inflammatory lung disease.
FACULTY AND STAFF NOTABLES
Kathleen Hoye, director of the Family Business Center in the UofL College of Business, recently earned two professional certificates that will enhance the center’s ability to provide effective community outreach and services to the business community. Hoye was awarded the Family Firm Institute Global Education Network Advanced Certificate in Family Business Advising and the FFI GEN Certificate in Family Wealth Advising.
UofL Campus Store ribbon cutting is 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30
Join UofL officials and Follett Higher Education Group for the grand opening of the UofL Campus Store. Officials will complete the ribbon cutting at 1 p.m. Monday Jan. 30 in the store, located in the SAC on the Floyd Street side. The grand opening celebration continues throughout the week with giveaways and more.
Final day of Money Smart Week at the Ekstrom Library
January 26, 12-4 p.m., Ekstrom Library; Free
Women’s Center seeks calendar submissions for Women’s History Month
March is Women’s History Month. The Women Center will publish a calendar of events for March and would like to include your event or program concerning women’s issues. Submit your information online by Feb. 3 or send your information via email.
Staff Senate hosting ‘Meet Your Senator’ events
Jan. 30, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Abell Building, Room A109, HSC; Jan. 31, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Schumaker Research Building, Room 139, Belknap Campus
Come meet the Staff Senate Officers and your senator. Not sure who your senator is? Come make a connection that ensures your voice is heard. Light refreshments will be served.
Institute for Sustainable Health and Optimal Aging launches study to measure compassionate cities
Help us measure compassion by completing the Compassionate City Survey. The survey takes 10 minutes to complete and asks questions related to your health, family, community, thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. All people living in Jefferson County, who are 18 years and older can participate. The survey is part of the Compassionate Cities Index being developed by Joe D’Ambrosio, PhD and Anna Faul, PhD. IRB Number 16.0969.
UofL expands use of preferred name to employees
As part of the University’s ongoing commitment to an inclusive and diverse environment, Human Resources and the LGBT Center are expanding the use of a preferred name to employees. Similar to the option available to students since 2015, this new option allows employees to choose a preferred name that will appear in the staff directory, Blackboard, and on their campus ID card. A separate process for choosing a preferred email address (PEA) is also available to employees. To select a preferred name, visit ULink and click the “preferred name” link under the faculty/staff tab. For more information, see UofL News.
January 27, 4 p.m., Room LL-16, Chemistry Building, Belknap Campus
January 27, 3 p.m., Room 112, Natural Science Building
Seminars in Neuroscience
January 26, 4 p.m., HSC, Baxter I Auditorium, Lower Level
Training and Workshops
Space still available in the spring Project Management Certificate program
Earn your project management certificate from UofL Professional Development. This two-seminar program is based on the processes and knowledge areas in the Project Management Institute’s “A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge.” A limited number of spaces in the first and second seminar are available at a 25-percent discount for UofL employees. Classes begin Feb.16. Contact Julijana Curcic, 852-5636 for more information and assistance with registration.
Effective Communication Strategies workshop
February 2, 2-3:30 p.m., 1980 Arthur Street, Human Resources Training Room; Free
Green Tip: Save with UofL CarShare & Cardinal Directions
Need a car for business or personal trips? UofL CarShare has new, efficient cars available at HSC and Belknap. Save yourself the hassle and liability of having to park, fuel and maintain your own car and save your unit money, too. CarShare rates include gas, insurance and maintenance and it’s cheaper than reimbursing personal mileage for most one-day trips. Open to any licensed driver 18+. You can also find/offer rides with UofL’s rideshare network, Cardinal Directions.
Health and Wellness
Jazz Up Your Workout Routine with GHN
Fridays, 7-8 a.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; Free for GHN Members
Foam roll and stretch your muscles
Fridays, 12:40-1 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; Free for GHN Wellness Center members
Get Healthy Now’s Cardio Kick & Sculpt
Fridays 5:30-6:30 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; Free for GHN Wellness Center members
New: STRONG by Zumba at Get Healthy Now
Thursdays, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center; Free for GHN members
Pediatric Grand Rounds
January 27, 8-9 a.m., Wade Mountz Auditorium, 2nd floor, Norton Hospital
Family and Geriatric Medicine Grand Rounds
January 27, 7:30-8:30 a.m., Jewish Hospital Bottigheimer Auditorium
Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds
January 27, 6:45-8:45 a.m., Baxter I Research Building, lower level auditorium
QUESTIONS & SUBMISSIONS
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