January 9, 2018 Announcements



    Five individuals will be inducted into the UofL Athletics Hall of Fame on Feb. 2. They include Keola Calderon, a member of the Cardinals’ initial softball class who was honored on the Conference USA All-Decade team; Sharon Bellamy Richardson, UofL’s ninth-leading career scorer who helped the Cardinals’ women’s basketball team reach three NCAA Tournament appearances; Adrian Cann, an All-America soccer defender who was twice named Conference USA Defensive Player of the Year; Reece Gaines, an All-American men’s basketball player for the Cardinals who is fourth in career scoring at UofL; and Jessica Javelet, a three-time All-America field hockey star who is the Cardinals’ career scoring leader and was the 2007 valedictorian of the UofL business school.




    UofL cardiologist and researcher Roberto Bolli, MD, has been awarded the 2018 Honorable Maestro Award by the Kentucky Chapter of the American College of Cardiology. This is the chapter’s highest honor. 




    Reminder: Do not call UofL Police for school closing information

    During inclement weather, the University of Louisville provides school closing information in several ways, including UofL Alerts (text messages); emails to faculty, staff and students; campus phones; the university’s websiteUofL Facebook and Twitter accounts; and on local TV and radio stations. Please do not call the UofL Police Department for school closing information, as inclement weather already causes an increase in emergency calls. The simplest way to receive the information is to sign up for UofL Alerts online here.


    LGBT Healthcare Summit 2018 will focus on mental health

    February 16, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Kornhauser Auditorium, HSC; Free; open to community
    Sessions include “Substance Use Disorder Treatment Responsiveness for LGBT Clients” with guest speaker Brian Hurley, MD, and “Transgender and Gender Creative Youth: Mental Health and Evidence-Based Treatments” with guest speaker Christine Brady, PhD. Continuing education credits available: Social Work, Psychology, Nursing and Medical. Sponsored by Humana. Partners include Kent School, Department of Psychology Noble H. Kelley Psychological Services Center, LGBT Center. Register here or here.


    Online Info Session: Master of Science in Human Resources & Organization Development

    January 22, 12 p.m., online
    Human resource leadership and strategic organization development are highly sought-after skills in the market. Join us to learn how this degree, offered 100-percent online and on campus, can help you make a difference in your career.
    Additional Information: Email


    Online Info Session: Master of Arts in Higher Education Administration

    January 17, 5:30 p.m., online
    Finding your niche can help put your career as a higher education administrator on the right trajectory. Our online master’s program lets you choose among three concentrations in Administration, Teaching & Learning, or Policy & Equity to tailor your learning to your goals and interests. Join our info session to learn more about how this degree can help prepare you to thrive in the challenging world of 21st-century higher ed. Faculty/Staff tuition remission benefits apply.
    Additional Information: Email


    IT information about Spectre, Meltdown

    Information Technology has already taken steps to update and install patches on university computers to mitigate vulnerabilities associated with Spectre and Meltdown. We’re working with Tier 1s to address all concerns of faculty and staff on university-owned laptops, devices or computers not connected to AD. See IT webpage for more information/recommendations. Anyone with questions regarding their machines or devices, please contact the IT HelpDesk online or by phone at 852-7997.
    Additional Information: WebsiteHelp Desk


    Employee W-2 Information

    For 2018 (tax year 2017), all UofL employees will receive a W-2 tax form as a printed, hard copy. Postcards regarding this announcement have been mailed via the United States Postal Service to addresses on file, for delivery this week. Payroll will be printing all W-2s and mailing prior to the January 31, 2018 deadline. If you have questions regarding this process or your W-2,go online or send an email.

    Additional Information: Websiteemail



    Meet the Professor: Inside and Outside of Gallery Space – Creating Visual Narratives

    January 11, noon, University Club; $15/person and $10/students
    Mary Carothers, Professor of Fine Arts, will discuss how inclusive interactions unite visual narrative to multiple points of view as a way to negotiate meaningful content. Throughout her visual lecture she will discuss how her work as a public artist is inspired by working outside of the perimeters of traditional gallery spaces and how electronic representation, in the form of both visual image and text, holds evolving potential for community engagement, correspondence, and global interaction. RSVP required at 852-2247 or via email.


    2018 Minority Pre-Health Symposium: Changing the Face of Health Care

    February 10, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Kosair Charities Clinical and Translational Research Building, 505 S. Hancock St., 40202
    High school, community college and undergraduate university students interested in health sciences careers are invited to receive information and tools necessary to succeed in the professional and graduate school admissions process. Representatives from the UofL Schools of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing and Public Health & Information Sciences will be on hand to discuss with students the skills needed to navigate the road to higher education in the health sciences. Keynote: Christopher Jones, MD.
    Additional Information: Website, 852-7159



    Green Tip: Tap into a delicious local resource – Maple Syrup

    January 12, 1-2 p.m., Garden Commons, Cultural Center, Belknap Campus
    Sustainability is all about tapping into the renewable resources in our community. Making maple syrup is one way to tap into sustainability and you can learn how to do it in your own backyard at the Garden Commons’ hands-on Maple Tapping Workshop. Attendees will get to help install taps on campus trees and staff, faculty and students are encouraged to sign-up to volunteer to help empty buckets in the coming weeks. Dress warmly for outdoor work. Pancake party with UofL maple syrup TBA.
    Additional Information: Facebookwebsitevolunteer sign-upAvalon Gupta-Verwiebe, 502-377-2712


    Health and Wellness

    Get Healthy Now offers new Yoga + Strength class

    Wednesdays and Fridays 7:30 a.m., Get Healthy Now; Free with membership
    Yoga + Strength: Come learn progressions for weighted and bodyweight strength exercises for whole body stability, new movement patterns that promote functional range of motion, and breathing and mindfulness exercises to increase body awareness. Suitable for all levels.
    Additional Information: Fitness scheduleemail, 852-7755


    Get Healthy Now offers additional evening Boot Camp class

    Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m., Get Healthy Now; Free with membership
    Boot Camp is high intensity interval training that incorporates strength, cardio, sport movements, crossfit and running.
    Additional information: Fitness scheduleemail, 852-7755


    Grand Rounds

    Endocrinology Grand Rounds

    January 10, 4 p.m., Baxter II Research Building, Lower Level, Room 038
    Join us as Johanna S. Archer, MD, Fertility First/Reproductive Endocrine Services, Louisville, presents, “Decreased Libido in Women: The Who, The Why, and The What To Do About It.”
    Additional Information: Kelly Galiette, 852-5237



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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.