July 20, 2017 Announcements


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    Thursday, July 20, 2017





    The Engage Lead Serve Board is an arm of the Student Government Association and is responsible for planning and promoting community engagement opportunities for students. It was established at UofL in 2010. 



    Jessica Bennett Kincaid, doordinator of Collections and Exhibitions at Hite Art Institute, received a Great Meadows Foundation grant this year and used it to travel to Iceland for research. She studied an exhibition at the National Gallery in Reykjavik called TEXT that focused on artwork and artists who use text and language as a primary or major component in their work. She met with the collector who loaned most of the work, the curator of the exhibition, and several other gallery directors and artists.




    President Postel to host open forums

    There will be two open forums hosted by Dr. Postel and are intended for the entire University community. The dates are as follows:

    • July 25, 9 a.m., Belknap campus, Middleton Theater, Strickler hall
    • July 26, 2 p.m., HSC campus, HSC Auditorium

    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
    UofL’s free summer movie series returns with the 2017 live-action film “Beauty & the Beast.’ Concessions will be available for purchase from SnoWhat Snoballs and Pollo. Families should bring blankets or lawn chairs. Sponsored by Commonwealth Credit Union.
    Additional Information: Brandy Warren, 852-8025, calendar listing


    Self-service Direct Deposit is offline

    Self-service direct deposit is currently off-line for maintenance. To add, delete, or change a bank account, contact Payroll at 502-852-2978 or via email, or Business Operations, 502-852-7549 or via email.


    This week at the Gray Street Farmers Market

    July 20, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., HSC, 400 Block of E. Gray Street, in front of the School of Public Health & Information Sciences
    The Gray Street Farmers Market is open every Thursday through Oct. 26, rain or shine. Some items available today include: peaches, blackberries, cantaloupe, watermelon, garlic, cabbage, various tomatoes, onions, cucumbers, bell peppers, corn, summer squash, zucchini, honey, maple syrup, jam, granola, eggs, baked goods, canned items, and kettle corn. Lunch provided by: 502Cafe & The Celtic Pig. Special guests: Summer Shade Holistic Apothecary.
    Additional Information: Website, Facebook, Twitter


    ExCITE Grant Information Sessions next week

    July 25
    ExCITE is accepting pre-applications for healthcare technology commercialization grants until August 7. If you have an idea for a product that could improve patient care, or if you are curious about the mentorship and training the ExCITE program provides, stop by one of our information sessions on Tuesday, July 25. We will be holding one session on the Belknap campus in Shumaker 139 at 10 a.m., and another on the HSC campus in CTR 123 at 1 p.m.
    Additional Information: Website



    HR Reps out on Belknap Campus Thursday

    July 20, 8:30-10:30 a.m., School of Business, Room 106
    This Thursday, July 20, UofL Human Resources will be at School of Business, Room 106 from 8:30-10:30 a.m. Reps be available to answer any HR related questions and provide guidance and resources. Please take 5-10 minutes to stop by if you can. More information about the tour, including future dates and locations, is available online.

    Additional Information: Website


    Training and Workshops

    Maximus F&A Space Training

    July 26, 10-11:30 a.m., W 104 Ekstrom Library, and 2-3:30 p.m., C TR 123, HSC Campus; Free
    Maximus Consulting will conduct mandatory training for completion of the FY17 F&A Space Survey to be entered into the Archibus system. Department representatives assigned to complete the sponsored program space usage information should attend. Space is limited to 40 participants. Please RSVP via email to reserve your seat. An afternoon session will be held on the HSC Campus at 2 pm.
    Additional Information: Susan Wilhelm, 852-8219



    Green Tip: Weave sustainability into your fall courses

    As you finalize fall syllabi, the Sustainability Council encourages faculty from all disciplines to integrate themes of environmental, social and economic stewardship into your courses, research, and service learning projects. To make it easy, we’ve assembled for you: class discussion guides, online learning resources to go deeper, ideas for using campus as a living lab of sustainability, grant info, and engaging events throughout the year like UofL Sustainability Week, October 23-29. Discussion guides are available online, as are Online ResourcesResearch Grants/Ideas and Events.


    Grand Rounds

    Pediatric Grand Rounds

    July 21, 8 a.m., Norton Hospital, 2nd Floor Auditorium
    Join us for a pediatric grand rounds featuring Nemr Eid, MD, FCCP, FAAP. Eid is professor of pediatrics and division chief of pediatric pulmonology at the University of Louisville. He will present, “Unusual Presentations and Complications of Childhood Asthma.” The presentation will describe non-classic presentations and complications of childhood asthma, review case studies from our own clinic, and review treatment options for these complications.
    Additional Information: Brittney Luckett, 502-629-8828


    Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds

    July 21, 6:45-7:45 a.m., Baxter I Research Building, lower level auditorium
    Join the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery as we welcome John R. Dimar, II, MD. Dimar is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and will lecture on Radiation Safety.
    Additional Information: Monica Welsh, 852-6902


    Family and Geriatric Medicine Grand Rounds

    July 21, 7:30- 8:15 a.m., Jewish Hospital Bottigheimer Auditorium
    Brittney Richardson, MD, assistant professor, UofL School of Medicine, will present, “The ‘Trigger’ Finger.” She will review the anatomy of the finger, discuss common conditions that cause triggering of the finger, and review treatment options for these conditions. CME credit will be provided.
    Additional Information: Melissa Garrett, 852-5499



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