July 27, 2017 Announcements


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    Thursday, July 27, 2017





    The University of Louisville Research Foundation Inc. is one of seven organizations sharing a grant from the Energy and Environment Cabinet to promote efficient technologies and practices in public and private-sector buildings. UofL’s Kentucky Pollution Prevention Center will use its share, $105,426, to implement a building operator certification program. The program will train and certify facility managers on building operations to achieve energy savings.



    Vicki Hines-Martin PhD, RN, FAAN, School of Nursing professor and director of the Office of Health Disparities and Community Engagement,  presented the topic “Culturally Competent: Engaging with Families and Communities” at the 2017 Minority Fellowship Program Conference and Institute Eliminating Mental Health and Substance Use Disparities Through Leadership, Education and Community Engagement in June in Maryland.  The Minority Fellowship Program is a joint effort of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and the American Nurses Association. Hines-Martin also serves on their National Advisory Board.


    Alicia Kelso
    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.