Tuesday, June 6, 2017
DID YOU KNOW
UofL is hosting 20 middle school girls this week for the Digital Media Academy day camp. The doctoral program in rhetoric and composition in the College of Arts and Sciences offers the free camp for students chosen from Lincoln Elementary Performing Arts School, Cochran Elementary School and J.B. Atkinson Academy for Excellence. Begun in 2014, the academy is designed to increase the girls’ problem-solving and storytelling confidence and technological competence.
FACULTY AND STAFF NOTABLES
The Urban History Association has chosen UofL’s Cate Fosl as its Scholar-Activist of the Month. Fosl is a professor of Women’s and Gender Studies and director of the Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research. The Urban History Association’s blog about Fosl is available online.
Staff Senate meeting open to all staff members
June 12, 2:30 p.m., Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library
The Staff Senate is the officially-recognized governance group for all staff members at UofL. Established to strengthen the bond between staff members, the Senate also participates in the shared governance process with administration, Faculty Senate and the SGA. Meetings are held monthly and the agenda is posted online.
Additional Information: Website
Annual Open Walls faculty/staff art exhibit
June 12-29, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Photographic Archives Gallery, Archives & Special Collections, Ekstrom Library, East Wing, Lower Level
Dirty Glitter: Aron Kantor’s Queer Shorts Film Screening
June 6, 7 p.m., Dreamland Film Center, 812 E. Market St.
Webinar: ‘Compensating Research Tissue Donors: Henrietta Lacks and the Ethics of Paying for Biological Specimens’
June 8, 10-11 a.m., 123 Clinical & Translational Research Building; Free
Health and Wellness
Sign up for the National Bike Challenge
May 1 to September 30
Feel alive and rejuvenated with Nia
Tuesdays, 6:40 to 7:40 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym 601 Presidents Blvd.; Free for members at the GHN Wellness Center
Endocrinology Grand Rounds
June 7, 4 p.m., Baxter II Research Building, Lower Level, Room 038
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