June 3, 2014 announcements


    Campus-Submitted Announcements


    Health and Wellness

    1.) Biometric screenings are this week on HSC

    June 4, 7:30 to 10 a.m., Med Center One

    Free for employees, retirees, spouses/QA

    Make an appointment with Get Healthy Now for a free biometric screening Wednesday. Screenings provide blood pressure, weight, waist/hip measurements and blood cholesterol/glucose data and only take about 10 minutes to complete. Participants will need to fast for six to 12 hours beforehand. Appointment slots are limited, so schedule yours today.

    Additional Information: Julia Mackenzie-Rollinson, 852-7755.


    Information Technology

    2.) Sign up now for desktop support

    Now is the perfect time to sign up for IT’s desktop support plans! Plans provide on-site help for your department’s technology needs, such as setting up computers, installing software and updates, diagnosing and troubleshooting problems, and making warranty and non-warranty repairs. Make sure your faculty and staff are covered before the semester begins!

    Additional Information: For more information, go here



    3.) Submit your events to the 2014 Cardinal Event Guide

    Deadline June 11

    If you have an event taking place in Fall 2014 (Aug. 25 to Dec. 16), and would like to submit it for possible inclusion in the 2014 Event Guide, submit it here by June 11. The guide is distributed to all first-years and many upperclass students, so this is a great way to promote your fall programs and events!

    Additional Information: Megan Willman, firstyear@louisville.edu, 852-4648.


    4.) ‘This I Believe’ faculty/staff discussion group leaders needed

    Aug. 22, 12:30 to 3 p.m.

    Please consider serving as a discussion leader for Explore More with Book-in-Common, one of the six Welcome Week Signature CAPS Events. First-year students will discuss the Book-in-Common “This I Believe” in small groups led by faculty/staff. All leaders will receive a comprehensive, event-specific facilitation guide and copy of the book. Event date Aug. 22. Time: Pre-event overview at 12:30 p.m., event from 1 to 3 p.m. Fill out the form to volunteer.

    Additional Information: Megan Willman, firstyear@louisville.edu, 852-4648.


    Grand Rounds

    5.) Neuroscience

    June 5, 8 to 9 a.m., Nursing School, Room 4003

    As part of the Neuroscience Grand Rounds, the Department of Neurology is pleased to announce that Dr. Kashif Ali Mir will present “Saving Children from Catastrophic Epilepsy: Focus on Epilepsy Surgery.”

    Additional Information: For more info, including how to watch live on the web and receive CME credit, go here. For upcoming Neuroscience Grand Rounds, go here.


    6.) Endocrinology

    June 4, 4 p.m., Baxter II Research Building, lower level, Room 038

    Please join us as Alan Cheng, PhD, assistant professor of biochemistry and molecular biology, School of Medicine, UofL, presents “Glycogen Metabolism—Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks.”

    Additional Information: Kelly Galiette, 852-5237.