Monday, June 26, 2017
DID YOU KNOW
The Student Activities Center’s renovations, expected to be completed in Summer 2018, will include nearly 33,000 square feet of additional space, 16 new meeting rooms, expanded retail space and dining facilities, a new façade and more. Read more here.
FACULTY AND STAFF NOTABLES
Dr. Ricky Jones, professor and chair of the Pan-African Studies Department, has been appointed to the Citizen’s Commission on Police Accountability.
UofL Today with Mark Hebert
WHAS-TV, Great Day Live
Monday, June 26: Every summer UofL hosts 2,800 incoming freshmen and their parents for a two day orientation session. The new Cardinals register for classes, learn about on campus services and have some fun too.
Monday, June 26: The number of hip and knee replacements has skyrocketed in recent years. UofL’s Dr. Art Malkani is a surgeon who specializes in joint replacements and doing research on them. Tim Dowling is an astronomy professor who follows discoveries in space and talks about the upcoming solar eclipse.
Tuesday, June 27: Jason Naylor is an atmospheric science professor and former storm chaser who is an expert on violent weather. Paul Himes and Deborah Yoder-Himes are biology professors studying antibiotic resistant bacteria in local water sources. META CT is a company that grew out of UofL’s entrepreneurship MBA program. The CEO is Nick McRae.
Metro TV and KET KY – The Kentucky Channel
This week: The Belknap campus might be the most beautiful park in the city. Hear from the guys who supervise the grounds and plantings, Aaron Boggs and Greg Schetler. Army vet and UofL employee Carolyn Furdek came back from Afghanistan and wrote a book about her experience. Alex Gornet is a UofL grad trying to make it as a pro tennis player.
Arts and Entertainment
Cards Under the Stars’ ‘The Lego Batman Movie’ is June 30
June 30; Activities begin at 6:30 p.m., movie begins at dark, Natural Sciences Lawn; Free
Street closures planned on Preston Street downtown
In order to tie in a sanity sewer line, Preston Street will be closed on the weekends of June 25-25, July 1-2, July 8-9 and, if needed, July 15-16. Parking will not be available on Preston Street on these weekends, and vehicular traffic will not be able to pass from Muhammad Ali to Chestnut on Preston. All city-required signage and barricades will be in place on the surrounding streets and pedestrians will have normal access.
SAC serivce drive closed
Student Affairs’ summer issue of Vibrations is now available
Read about the Out of the Darkness Campus Walk, the ACC Leadership Symposium, UofL’s designation as a Voter Friendly Campus, The New GEN 202 Course for sophomore students and much more online in the new newsletter.
Room reservations in the Shumaker Research Building
Effective June 27, all reservations for rooms in the Shumaker Research Building should be made via the 25Live Online System.
NSF.gov, FastLane, Research.gov unavailable June 30-July 4
NSF is moving its Data Center to the Foundation’s new headquarters to prepare for NSF staff relocation in August. NSF websites, FastLane and Research.gov will be unavailable from 8 p.m. June 30 through 6 p.m. July 4 EDT. During this period there will be no access to these websites, proposals cannot be submitted in FastLane and project reports and cash requests cannot be submitted in Research.gov. Previously saved information and uploaded documents in FastLane and Research.gov, including in-process proposals and reports, will be accessible after the Data Center move.
Additional information: Website
Training and Workshops
iRIS grant submission training offered by Office of Research Integrity
June 28, 1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m., Room E 254, Ekstrom Library, Free
IRB Submission Workshop
June 29, 9 a.m.- noon, Suite 200, MedCenter One, Health Sciences Center, Free
Health and Wellness
Express yourself in GHN’s InCycle Express class
Mondays/Wednesdays, 6:30-7 a.m.; Wednesdays/Fridays, 12-12:30 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center; Free for GHN members
Oddball vegetables to try this summer
Trying a new food is exciting, especially if it’s a vegetable you’ve never seen before. But what is it called? How can you prepare it? And really… what is it? Farmer’s market oddballs are a delicious way to make your Meatless Monday extra special or punch up a meal any day of the week.
Canceled: 2017 Neuro-Oncology Symposium
July 8, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Rudd Heart and Lung Conference Center, Great Halls 1 & 2, Free
2017 Presidential Exemplary Multicultural Teaching Award
Deadline for nomination submissions and candidate’s form and statement is July 21
Research subjects needed
June 26, East SAC 105L, Free
Treated or untreated hypertension in children 6 to less than 18 years old
Additional information: Jackie Perry, 502-629-5123
Childhood obesity in children 10 to less than 14 years old
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