June 21, 2017 Announcements


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    Wednesday, June 21, 2017





    UofL biology professor emeritus Charles Covell and other butterfly specialists will lead the local count toward the annual national butterfly census on July 1. The count will take place in the fields and woods of UofL’s Horner Wildlife Sanctuary in Oldham County. Last year, 30 volunteers counted 965 from 39 species adding to the 39-year total of 70 species with more than 32,000 butterflies tabulated.



    Kimcherie Lloyd, professor of music, recently returned from Ecuador where she was an invited guest of the Orquestra Sinfonica Loja under the leadership of UofL School of Music alumna, Andrea Vela (BM ’97). Professor Lloyd conducted the Orquestra Sinfonica Loja and guest soloist, Cuban clarinetist Nestor Calvo Perez. Lloyd presented a masterclass in conducting at the High Conservatory of Loja, and in Quito, she presented a masterclass for the Orquestra Sinfonica Ecuador.




    Retirement Reception for Daniel Hall, VP for Community Engagement

    June 22, 4-6 p.m., University Club Ballroom; Free
    The university community is invited to attend and wish Dan well in his retirement. Having served under three presidential administrations, Dan’s leadership helped the university achieve national recognition for initiatives focused on community engagement. He was also the first African American appointed to a Vice President position at UofL. A short program will begin at 5 p.m. RSVP by Monday, June 19.
    Additional Information: Website


    Registration now open for fall Project Management Certificate program – employee discounts available

    Earn your project management certificate from UofL Professional Development. 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.” A limited number of spaces in the first and second seminar are available at a 25 percent discount for UofL employees. Classes begin Aug.10. Contact Julijana Curcic at 852-5636 for more information and assistance with registration.
    Additional Information: Website


    New Faculty: Apply to participate in the Seminar on Teaching for New Faculty

    The Seminar on Teaching for New Faculty is a cross-disciplinary learning community designed to jump-start new faculty members’ teaching careers by providing a rich foundation in evidence-based teaching strategies and research-based principles about how learning works. A cohort of 8-12 participants will meet six times during the academic year. Each session is 3 hours in length. Applications are due Friday, August 25.
    Additional Information: Website


    Open Walls Faculty/Staff Art Exhibit runs through June 29

    Through June 29, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., lower level, Ekstrom Library
    The seventh annual Open Walls Faculty/Staff Art Exhibit runs through June 29, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., in the Photographic Archives Gallery, Archives and Special Collections, lower level of the Ekstrom Library. There are 31 artists this year exhibiting everything from quilts to wood sculptures, and oil paintings to photography.
    Additional Information: Alicia Kelso



    Next stop for ‘HR on Tour’ scheduled Wednesday on Health Sciences Campus

    June 21, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Abell Administration Center, Room 110
    This Wednesday, June 21, UofL Human Resources will be at the Abell Administration Center (room 110) from 1:30-3:30 p.m. HR 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



    CPM Seminar Series

    June 21, noon to 1 p.m., Room 123, CTRB, HSC Campus; Free
    The Center for Predictive Medicine presents “Understanding polymicrobial interactions in the cystic fibrosis lung,” by Deborah Yoder-Himes, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Louisville Department of A&S Biology. Open to HSC faculty, staff and students. Pizza and drinks provided. Limited Seating.
    Additional Information: Cathy St. Clair


    Health and Wellness

    Weight Watchers begins Monday on HSC

    June 26, 11 a.m., Polk Conference Room, Ambulatory Care Building, 2nd Floor, Department of Surgery; $186
    We are starting a 19-week Weight Watchers program on June 26. You can pay in full, or break up the payment in three installments of $62 each. That equals out to less than $10 per week.
    Additional Information: Larsandra Linton, 852-6768


    Spice up your workout with Get Healthy Now’s Zumba

    Mondays, 6:30-7:30 p.m.; Wednesdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center; Free for GHN members
    We combine Latin, hip hop and International music with fun and exciting dance moves to boost your heart rate and burn calories. You will experience a total body workout and a good sweat by joining this dance-fitness party, which is suitable for all fitness levels.
    Additional Information: Group fitness schedule, website, email, 852-7755


    Express yourself in GHN’s InCycle Express Class

    Mondays/Wednesdays, 6:30-7:00 a.m.; Wednesdays/Fridays, 12-12:30 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center; Free for GHN members
    If you’re looking for a quick and effective 30-minute indoor bike workout, GHN’s InCycle class is for you. Ramp up your bike routine with upbeat music, a variation of speeds and resistance challenges. This time-efficient class allows you the opportunity to reach your wellness goals faster and burn tons of calories. Suitable for all fitness levels.
    Additional Information: Group fitness schedule, website, email, 852-7755



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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.