Monday, June 5, 2017
DID YOU KNOW
This spring, University Libraries Rare Books received an impressive addition to the William Marshall Bullitt Collection of Rare Mathematics and Astronomy: a 1541 edition of Ptolemy’s “Almagest,” which includes two rare star maps. Rare Books also holds a 1548 Italian translation of Ptolemy’s “Geografia” with a number of ornate engraved maps. Both books are available in the research room, Ekstrom LL 17. Click here to read more about the significance of the “Almagest” and the story behind the entire Bullitt collection.
FACULTY AND STAFF NOTABLES
Aimee Jewell, employer engagement coordinator at the Career Development Center, has been elected to serve as president-elect of the Young Professional Association Louisville.
UofL Today with Mark Hebert
WHAS-TV, Great Day Live
Mondays at 9:30 a.m. Segments can be found on YouTube. WHAS-TV and WLKY-TV also run the UofL stories in their Monday afternoon and Saturday morning newscasts, respectively
Airs Mondays and Tuesdays at 6 p.m. on 93.9 FM TheVille; replayed on Saturday and Sunday mornings. Podcasts can be found on SoundCloud. This week:
Metro TV and KET KY – The Kentucky Channel
(Metro TV – Ch. 99 on UVerse, Ch. 25 on TWC): Monday and Tuesday nights at 7:30, Thursday 6:30 p.m., Friday 8:30 p.m. and Sunday 9:30 p.m. (KET KY – Ch. 192 on TWC, other channels): Thursdays at 5 p.m. Metro TV shows on UofL’s YouTube channel
Open dining at the UClub
June, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., University Club; $7.25 to $13.95
Submit your 2017 Homecoming events
Homecoming is set for Saturday, October 14, and the Alumni Association wants to include your Homecoming Week event on our website, which will be promoted through multiple channels. For inclusion, submit the online form.
Open Walls opening reception
June 14, noon to 2 p.m., Photographic Archives Gallery, Archives & Special Collections, Ekstrom Library, East Wing, Lower Level
Alumni Travel Opportunities: Cuba
Did you know hundreds of alumni and friends travel with UofL each year, taking advantage of great fellowship, and travel rates? See the 2017-2019 travel schedule, including a Best of Cuba Cruise (book by Aug. 31).
4th Annual Louisville Symposium on Heart Disease in Women: Essentials of Heart Healthy Living
July 15, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Muhammad Ali Center, 144 N. Sixth St., Louisville; Physicians: $100; Nurses & Allied Health Professionals: $50; All others: $25; UofL, ULP and Jewish Hospital employees are free if registered by June 30
Training and Workshops
Training for Panopto, UofL’s new lecture capture system
UofL has selected a new lecture capture partner to replace Tegrity. Panopto allows you to create, edit and import video or lecture capture for your course. You can also embed video in Blackboard, live stream or capture video with mobile devices. Panopto is currently available for all users with a Ulink account. Learn the ins and outs of Panopto during a virtual training session (offered using Blackboard Collaborate).
Lab Safety and Hazardous Waste training
June 8, 9 a.m. to noon, Room 2034, KWING/ School of Nursing, HSC Campus; Free
Green Tip: We are smog. We are traffic. We are the solution.
When we burn fossil fuels on hot, sunny days, we get smog. Louisville has already had several Air Quality Alert days. You can act to make Louisville better and be part of the solution by using TARC (free with UofL ID), carpooling, walking or biking. Explore all of your options on one map and setup carpools with Cardinal Directions. If you must drive, save gas and pollution by not idling more than 40 seconds. Gas lawn mowers pollute even more, so swap your mower and “Grow More, Mow Less.”
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
Grill green on a Meatless Monday
You’ve probably heard that gorging on meat filled with hormones and antibiotics is not good for your health. Or, that you can save a lot of carbon emissions by going meatless at least one day a week. Then there are the land sustainability and the water security issues. Throwing a barbecued fruit-and-veggie party is not only fun and inventive; it could help solve some issues.
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