January 29, 2018 Announcements


    Monday, January 29, 2018



    A volunteer, student-run radio station using the call letters WLCV (Louisville Campus Radio) began in Stevenson Hall in 1968. It never had a broadcast range that went beyond campus. The station had several homes until it closed in 2013.




    A new book dedicated to Jacek M. Zurada, PhD, J.B. Speed School of Engineering professor of electrical and computer engineering, includes a comprehensive introduction listing his accomplishments. “Advances in Data Analysis and Systems Modeling with Computational Intelligence Methods”  (Springer International Publishing, 2018) was co-edited by former students and co-workers who assembled the book “to present these select topical papers in our research field as a token of appreciation for his efforts that have benefitted so many of us.”


    UofL Today with Mark Hebert

    WHAS-TV, Great Day Live

    Mondays at 9:30 a.m. Segments can be found on YouTube. WHAS-TV and WLKY-TV also run the UofL stories in their Monday afternoon and Saturday morning newscasts, respectively
    Monday, Jan. 29: Profiles of Mr. and Ms. Cardinal


    Radio Show

    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:
    Monday, Jan. 29: Dr. Glenn Hirsch discusses overmedication of elderly patients. Vice provost Tracy Eells and biology professor Perri Eason talk about sabbaticals and their benefit. Easton Ford is an undergrad doing research on bacteria in local waterways.  
    Tuesday, Jan. 30: Student Martin Brown talks about his International Student Learning Program trip to the Philippines. UofL faculty Jeff Petruska and Kris Rau discuss their research and the Society for Neuroscience. 


    Metro TV and KET KY – The Kentucky Channel

    (Metro TV – Ch. 99 on UVerse, Ch. 184 on Spectrum): 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. Watch the Metro TV shows on UofL’s YouTube channel
    This week: The history of UofL’s Belknap Campus – new book by archivists Tom Owen and Sherri Pawson. High profile sexual harassment cases and the #metoo discussed by law professor JoAnne Sweeny.



    Reminder about NCAA Athletics Compliance and UofL’s Commitment to Institutional Control

    UofL’s commitment to institutional control and maintaining NCAA compliance is a campus-wide, shared responsibility. This responsibility includes the obligation, per NCAA rules, for UofL staff and students to report suspected or potential NCAA violations. If you have questions about NCAA rules and/or have information about a potential violation, please contact UofL’s Athletics Compliance Office.
    Additional Information: Website


    Cardinal Family Fun Day

    February 10, 2-5 p.m., Student Activities Center, East Gym
    This free event will include crafts, inflatables, snacks and even the Balloon Man of KY in the Student Activities Center East Gym. Then top it off by watching “The Incredibles” in the Floyd Theater at 4 p.m.
    Additional Information: Facebook 


    Master of Public Health prospective student information sessions

    February 6, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Room 103, SPHIS, HSC; Free lunch provided with RSVP
    The School of Public Health and Information Sciences (SPHIS) will host information sessions to allow undergraduate, graduate, professional, and medical students to learn what the MPH has to offer in Biostatistics, Health Promotion & Behavior, Epidemiology, Health Policy, Population Health Management, and Global Public Health/emphasis on Maternal and Child Health.  Another session will be held February 20, noon to 1 p.m., Belknap/Ekstrom Rm W210
    Additional Information: RSVP via emailwebsite


    Summer research opportunity for students – apply before Feb. 1

    Students interested in pursuing a career in cancer research and/or treatment are encouraged to apply for the 2018 Cancer Education Program. This year’s program is scheduled from May 29 through August 3 for undergraduate students and May 21 through July 27 for medical students. Each student will be given $4,000 for their participation in this program ($4,300 for medical/dental students). For more information, visit onlineprogram brochure and video. The application deadline is February 1, 2018. Apply online.



    Garden Forests of the Amazon: Ancient Civilization and Modern Legacies

    February 1, 12-1 p.m., University Club; $15/person; $10/students
    Meet the Professor presents Anna Browne Ribeiro, Professor of Anthropology, who will take us on a journey across thousands of years and billions of acres to show how humans have made this great mosaic landscape. Amazonia is generally thought of as a primeval forest – one of the last remaining pristine landscapes on Earth. However, archaeologists have found increasingly diverse evidence for long-term manipulation of plant species and entire landscapes by Amerindian peoples. RSVP required by calling 852-2247 or emailing.


    Department of Microbiology and Immunology Seminar Series hosts Dr. Ephraim Fuchs

    February 1, 12-1 p.m., Room, 101, Clinical and Translational Research Building
    The Department of Microbiology and Immunology Seminar Series presents Dr. Ephraim Fuchs, “Allogeneic cell therapy of cancer.” Fuchs is a Professor of Oncology within the Department of Immunology at Johns Hopkins University.
    Additional Information: Lisa Hagan 


    Biochemistry Seminar

    January 29, noon, Homberger Library, HSC-A, 614
    Nazarul Hasan, assistant professor of Biochemistry, will present “The Role of LRIT3 in Maintaining Photoreceptor Synapse Structure and Function in the Retina.”
    Additional Information: Email


    Training and Workshops

    Webinar: Avoid SBIR/STTR Fraud and Abuse Allegations in University Research

    January 31, 1-2 p.m., 300 E. Market, Suite 301; Free
    You need funding to research, develop and commercialize your innovative technology. Don’t lose it over allegations of fraud or abuse. Join the University of Louisville EVPRI for a free showing of the webinar, Avoid SBIR/STTR Fraud and Abuse Allegations in University Research. The webinar will explain how to use funds responsibly, as described in your grant application.
    Additional Information: Karen R. Johnson, 852-3851, website


    Spring 2018 Workshop: Developing and Teaching a Community-based Learning Course

    February 26, 12-1:15 p.m., Belknap Campus Shumaker Research Building, Room 139
    This session will explore how to develop a community-based learning course or convert an existing course. Presenters, Dr. Sherri Wallace and Dr. Lora Haynes, will use their own experiences and share successful models they use to develop and teach their courses. Light lunch will be served. Registration required.
    Additional Information: Register onlinewebsite


    CPR Training available 

    February 1, 1-5 p.m., Paris Simulation Center, Room 307, 500 S. Preston, 40202; $40 for UofL Staff, Employees and Students
    American Heart Association CPR class.

    Additional Information: Stuart Crawford, 852-2219, Kevin Martin, 852-3384



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    Alicia Kelso is the director of social media and digital content. She joined UofL in 2015 as director of communications at the Brandeis School of Law. She also serves as a senior contributor at Forbes.com, writing about the restaurant industry, which she has covered since 2010. Her work has been featured in publications around the world, including NPR, Bloomberg, The Seattle Times, Good Morning America and Franchise Asia Magazine.