Tuesday, July 11, 2017
DID YOU KNOW
UofL is the only Kentucky college or university to earn a gold rating from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education.
FACULTY AND STAFF NOTABLES
Jonathan Haws, professor and chair of the Department of Anthropology and co-director of Portuguese Studies, has earned an award from the National Science Foundation. The award is for a 3-year archaeological excavation to study the spread of modern humans across Europe and the extinction of Neanderthals.
Cards Under the Stars featuring ‘Beauty & the Beast’ is July 28
July 28; Activities begin at 6:30 p.m., movie begins at dark, Natural Sciences Lawn; Free
Additional Information: Brandy Warren, 852-8025, calendar listing
Online info session; MA in Higher Education Administration
July 19, 5 p.m., online
UofL funding opportunities for product development and research commercialization
August 7 pre-application deadline
Beer with a Scientist July 12
July 12, 8 p.m., Against the Grain Brewery, 401 E. Main St.
New grant opportunity
Aug. 1 deadline
Passport Health Plan has announced a 10th cycle of funding for the research and demonstration projects initiative entitled Improved Health Outcomes Program (iHOP). The iHOP Cycle X program is seeking proposals from groups and individuals for initiatives that improve quality, access, efficiency, and cost of health care for Medicaid recipients and uninsured individuals in Kentucky. Letters of Intent must be received by August 1.
Training and Workshops
Lab Safety and Hazardous Waste training
July 13, 9 a.m. to noon, Room 2034, KWING/ School of Nursing, HSC Campus
CRAFT Seminar Series continues today
July 11, 12-1 p.m., Room 123, Clinical and Translational Research Building , HSC Campus
Dept. of Pharmacology and Toxicology William J. Waddell Seminar Series presents Research Seminar
July 11, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 124, CTR, HSC
The history of fraud in America Panel Discussion: from P.T. Barnum to Bernie Madoff
July 13, 7 p.m., Louisville Free Public Library, Main Branch – 301 York Street; Free
Health and Wellness
Fit Get Healthy Now’s ‘Fit in 30!’ in your busy schedule
Tuesdays, and Thursdays 12-12:30 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; Free for GHN Wellness Center members
Get into the spin of things with InCycle and InCycle Express
Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:30-7 a.m. and 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Fridays, 12-12:30 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; Free for GHN Wellness Center members
Minimally invasive option to treat severe aortic stenosis in new patient population
The U of L Cardiothoracic Surgery/ Cardiology Dept is seeking patients over age 18 diagnosed with severe aortic stenosis. Patients with low surgical mortality risk may be eligible to participate in a randomized study comparing a minimally invasive transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) device option to open-heart surgery. TAVR procedure is generally performed “awake” using minimal sedation and requires no sternal incision. (IRB #16.0249) Principal Investigators are Kendra Grubb, MD and Michael Flaherty, MD.
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