July 9, 2014 announcements



    Here’s what was posted to UofL Today on July 8, 2014:


    ·        Red Barn to celebrate 45th anniversary. Read more.

    ·        July Faculty Senate meeting overview. Read more.

    ·        UofL pediatric scientists partner with Chinese research institutions. Read more.






    Did you know … Your department can easily accept credit card payments for events, classes, etc.  UofL contracts with US Bank/Elavon for this service. To review your options, contact Jill Riede in Treasury Management (852-0892) or go to this website.


    Campus-Submitted Announcements


    Health and Wellness

    1.) Morning walk/run group helps beat the summer heat

    July 9 to July 30, Wednesdays and Fridays, 6:15 to 7 a.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center, 601 Presidents Blvd.

    Employees, retirees, spouses/QA

    Beat the heat and join Get Healthy Now on morning group walk/runs. Participants of all fitness and experience levels are welcome. We will meet on Wednesday and Friday mornings July 9 through July 30. So lace up your sneakers and meet up with the early birds. Visit our webpage to register.

    Additional Information: Julia Mackenzie-Rollinson, 852-1237.



    2.) Bike commute to campus from Seneca Park

    July 10, 7 a.m., Seneca Park, Rock Creek Drive at Pee Wee Reese Road (meeting place: playground at Rock Creek Drive)


    Get Healthy Now is organizing fun monthly group bike rides to campus from Seneca Park to Belknap (7.5 miles). Employees, retirees, their spouses/QA and students are welcome to ride. All experience levels welcome and all riders will receive a brief orientation and Louisville bike map. Participants must provide their own bicycle and accessories (helmet required). Waiver form required for participation.

    Additional Information: Pre-register at least 24 hours before event by emailing ghn@louisville.edu. Questions? Email or call 852-7755. Website. Map of meeting place at Rock Creek Drive. Waiver form: http://louisville.edu/hr/gethealthynow/wo/cyclingwaiver.pdf.


    3.) Green Tip: Ride with Team UofL in the National Bike Challenge

    Sixty-three UofL riders have collectively pedaled over 17,500 miles in the first two months of the National Bike Challenge! Together, we’ve burned nearly a million calories, saved $10,000 on gas and kept 16,000 lbs. of pollution out of the air. All one bike ride at a time! The Challenge runs through September, so it’s not too late to join the fun, get fit, save money and cut emissions. Register now to qualify for prizes like a $400 bike shop voucher!

    Additional Information: Register for the National Bike Challenge; UofL Bike Commuter Resources here.


    4.) Undergraduate Admissions to host high school research conference

    July 15, 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., Belknap

    Undergraduate Admissions will host the National Consortium for Specialized Secondary Schools of Mathematics, Sciences, and Technology’s Student Summer Research Conference. Conference participants are from all regions of the U.S. This is an opportunity to showcase for attendees what is great about UofL and our city. Each student will present their research either through a poster session or oral presentation. Please stop by to hear what these young people have discovered. Schedule is as follows: 8 to 9:30 a.m. Poster Session/Strickler Lobby; 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Research Presentations/Davidson Hall, 12:45 to 4:15 p.m. Research Presentations/Davidson Hall.

    Additional Information: Alyssa Murphy, (502) 243-5873.


    5.) DEHS announces availability of chemical waste container labels

    DEHS encourages the reuse of empty chemical containers to collect chemical and hazardous waste. Containers should be in good condition and rinsed. Chemical waste to be collected should be compatible with container type and previous label completely removed or defaced. To assist lab personnel in meeting EPA and state hazardous waste labeling requirements, DEHS is offering free chemical waste container labels. To obtain labels, personnel can visit the Radiation Safety Office. Limit five per person.

    Additional Information: Cathy Price, 852-2956.


    6.) Kornhauser Library, July EndNote Class

    July 16, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Kornhauser Library, History Room

    Free to the UofL community

    EndNote is a software program for Mac or PC used to create bibliographies, import/export references from databases, convert references to a chosen citation style and manage PDFs. Software available here: http://louisville.edu/it/compsoftware/available

    Additional Information: John Chennault, 852-3901.


    7.) Registration open for Project Management Certificate program

    Earn your project management certificate from UofL Professional Development by December. This two-seminar program is based on the processes and knowledge areas in the Project Management Institute’s “A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge.” The first seminar begins August 14. Register here

    Additional Information: Julijana Curcic, 852-5636.


    8.) Register for the 14th Annual UofL Geriatric Health Care Symposium

    Sept. 19, 7:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., Seelbach Hilton, 500 S. Fourth St.

    Symposium provides up-to-date training and skills in geriatric care for health care providers and all interested in the care of elders. This year’s theme is prevention and will offer expert training on topics ranging from prevention of commonly overlooked geriatric care issues, such as advance directives and medications, and geriatric educational topics, such as immunizations and the latest developments in dementia. Registration is open here.

    Additional Information: UofL Institute for Sustainable Health and Optimal Aging, 852-3480, or awburk02@louisville.edu.



    9.) Microbiology and Immunology Seminar

    July 10, noon to 1 p.m., CTRB, Room 124

    Free, public

    The Department of Microbiology and Immunology Seminar Series presents, “Impact of HIV-1 Nef in acceleration of HCV-mediated liver disease progression,” by In-Woo Park, PhD, associate professor, cell biology and immunology, University of North Texas Health Science Center.

    Additional Information: Carolyn Burton, 852-6208.



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