June 25, 2015 Announcements


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    Here’s what was posted to UofL Today on June 24, 2015:


    ·       Faculty/Staff news: Give to Heart Walk 2015. Read more.

    ·       UofL earns designation for commitment to economic engagement. Read more.

    ·       New Kentucky booster seat law takes effect. Read more.






    UofL’s Freedom Park, dedicated in 2003, is located near a Confederate soldier monument that was built in the late 1800s. The park honors Louisville’s civil rights leaders and the civil rights movement, and includes a new monument commemorating the late Blaine Hudson, who oversaw the park’s construction. WAVE3’s Connie Leonard posted this report on the park Tuesday.




    Campus-Submitted Announcement List


    Safety Alert

    Farmers Markets


    Cards All In

    Health and Wellness






    Campus-Submitted Announcements


    Safety Alert

    1.) Exposing incident reported

    University Police have been advised of a subject driving a burgundy sedan (newer body style) exposing himself and asking the victim to get into his car. This exposing incident occurred Friday, June 19, in the area of Community Park/Louisville Hall. The subject was also seen in the Chevron Lot (behind Bettie Johnson Hall). The subject is described as a Hispanic male in his 30s, 5-11, 200 lbs. with dark hair. If you have any information concerning this incident or this subject please call University Police at 852-6111.


    Farmers Markets

    2.) Gray Street: Fresh Fashion

    Thursdays through Oct. 29, rain or shine, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., 400 block of East Gray Street

    The market will be closed on Thursday, July 2, for the Fourth of July holiday

    Stop by today for something new to wear from Sandi’s Styles, a fashion boutique on wheels. Sandi’s Styles offers affordable fashion for all ages and sizes and nothing is over $50. There’s even a dressing room on board. Other items available today will include: various baked goods, beets, cabbage, blueberries, raspberries, baby carrots, lettuce, greens, tomatoes, squash, green beans, broccoli, cucumbers, onions, maple syrup, beef, chicken, pork, eggs, Kentucky kettle corn. Homemade soaps, lotions and laundry butters. Lunch trucks: V-Grits (vegan fare) and Sweet ‘N’ Savory (crepes, gelato, smoothies, frozen coffee). Additional Information: Facebook page. Website.


    3.) Belknap: Comfy Cow returns

    Thursdays through Oct. 15, rain or shine, 3:30 to 6 p.m., 3rd and Brandeis next to the Ville Grill.

    The market will be closed on Thursday, July 2, for the Fourth of July holiday

    Items available today will include: various baked goods; pork, lamb, eggs, organ meats; beets, cabbage, broccoli, onions, kale, squash, chard, zucchini, lettuce, baby carrots, blueberries, raspberries, honey, green beans. Also: Pop’s Kettle Corn, Comfy Cow Ice Cream, homemade wood products from reclaimed wood, wind chimes and all-natural soaps and lotions.

    Additional Information: Facebook page.       



    4.) Cards Under the Stars: Big Hero 6

    June 26, 6:30 p.m., on the lawn between the Natural Sciences Building and Grawemeyer Hall, movie begins at dusk

    Free admission

    Grab a blanket, lawn chairs and a cooler and bring the family for a screening of the film “Big Hero 6.” Let the kids enjoy our inflatable park, play games, “Big Hero 6” photo area and other activities. Bring a picnic or purchase concessions from Sweet ‘N’ Savory  and POLLO food trucks.  And don’t forget, Cards Under the Stars returns July 24 with the 2015 live-action film “Cinderella.”

    Additional Information: Watch calendar for additional information and weather updates if needed. Contact Brandy Warren, 852-6171. 


    5.) Save the date for Kentucky Women’s Book Festival

    March 5, 2016

    The 10th Kentucky Women’s Book Festival will be celebrated in 2016 with some of Kentucky’s women authors and writers. Check back periodically for updates to the Ky. Women’s Book Festival website to learn more. Key sponsors: U of L Women’s Center and University Libraries.


    Cards All In

    6.) Donate to Cards All In

    As the 2015 fiscal year comes to a close, we would like to thank all of you who have participated in this year’s Cards All In. If you have not had an opportunity to participate this fiscal year, there is still time. Click here and fill out a payroll deduction form today! You can make a one-time gift or select a specified timeframe for continuous deductions. If you have any questions, please contact Laura Brock or Mark Daily.


    Health and Wellness

    7.) Kick start your fitness goals with Cardio Kick & Sculpt

    Fridays, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center, Humana Gym

    Free for UofL employees, retirees and their spouses/QAs

    Kick start your weekend and your metabolism with interval training that incorporates cardio, kickboxing and sculpting moves using weights. This is an action-packed workout that improves strength, muscle tone and endurance. It’s an intense workout to end your week and start the weekend off right. All moves are modifiable based on fitness level.

    Additional Information: Website; ghn@louisville.edu; 852-7755.



    8.) Reporting SPAM

    The SPAM filtering solution at the University of Louisville prevents about two million pieces of SPAM from reaching your inbox every day. On occasion, SPAM email does make it past the filtering system. In order to teach the SPAM filter that these messages are junk, IT recommends reporting these emails to the system. SPAM reporting can be accomplished with the Cisco Junk Email Reporting plugin for Microsoft Outlook. Please follow these instructions to install the plugin on your system.

    Questions: Contact the HelpDesk, 852-7997 or helpdesk@louisville.edu



    9.) UofL Today publishing schedule for holiday week

    UoL Today will not be published on Friday, July 3. Announcements for the Monday, July 6 edition of UofL Today must be submitted by noon on Thursday, July 2.

    Additional Information: Janet Cappiello, 852-1104.


    10.) University Club annual closing June 29 to July 12Rile

    All dining hours

    The University Club will be closed for regular dining service Monday, June 29 through Sunday, July 12. We will reopen Monday, July 13. From all of the staff at the club, we also want to say thank you to the entire university community for all of your support.

    Additional Information: Linda Johnson; 852-3499; www.uclublouisville.org.


    11.) Bursar reminder: Departmental transmittals and deposits deadline approaching

    With the current fiscal year end quickly approaching, all departments that utilize the University Bursar’s Office for their financial transmittals please note that in order for these transmittals and deposits to be posted in the current fiscal year, the transmittals and deposits need to be received by no later than 4 p.m. on Monday, June 29.

    Additional Information: Heidi Pence; 852-6503.


    12.) Host your next staff retreat or strategic planning session at Shelby Campus

    Looking for space off of your main campus to hold your event? Event and Conference Services at Shelby Campus can accommodate groups large and small for your next meeting, retreat or social event. UofL employees receive a 15 percent discount.

    Additional Information: Website.



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