Thursday, March 15, 2018
DID YOU KNOW
As part of Ecolympics, UofL competed in the Campus Conservation Nationals from Feb. 11 through March 4. During that time, electricity consumption dropped 2.05 percent across all eight halls in the competition, representing a total savings of 3,135 kWh, or the carbon pollution from burning 2,553 lbs. of coal. The winners are: Bettie Johnson Hall (reduction of 19.9 percent), Louisville Hall (6.5 percent), and Threlkeld Hall (6.3 percent). Ecolympics continues through March 31.
FACULTY AND STAFF NOTABLES
Terri Holtze, head of UofL Libraries Web Services, and Amber Willenborg, online learning and digital media librarian, presented at the Designing the Future of Libraries conference on March 5 in Austin, Texas. Their presentation was titled “Cooperative Design of Research Modules: How We did it Right and Wrong.”
The past two weeks have been fruitful for UofL faculty and staff in terms of grant funding. UofL received nearly $2.5 million in awards for 10 projects.
go365 and NetMail Archive Migration Complete
Information Technology has completed the successful migration of employee email archives from Netmail Archives to within the current Archive folders as connected to UofL Outlook accounts. We ask that all employees verify their current archives either through the online O365 web application or their Outlook desktop client. All Netmail archives will continue to exist in their current location through the end of this fiscal year. Documentation for email archiving is available online (louisville.edu/go365/email-archives) and technical questions can be directed to the IT HelpDesk.
Women’s NCAA Basketball Tournament tickets available for No. 1-seeded UofL
On sale March 14, KFC Yum! Center; UofL game March 16, noon
All-session tickets: $37* lower level adult; $24* lower level youth/senior/college student. Single-session tickets (on sale Wednesday, March 14 at 10 a.m.) are: $21* lower level adult; $14* lower level youth/senior/college student; $40* Family 4 Pack (end zone seats only); and $10* group tickets, minimum of 10 tickets (end zone seats only). *When ordering online, Ticketmaster order processing fees will apply. Coming off ACC regular season and tournament championships, University of Louisville women’s basketball enters the 2018 NCAA Tournament as a No. 1 seed for the first time in program history. The Cardinals will host the first and second rounds at the KFC Yum! Center and open play on Friday at 12 p.m. against No. 16-seed Boise State.
Additional Information: 800-745-3000, website, KFC Yum! Center Box Office
2018 (Spring) Internal Grants Program deadline is March 27, 5 p.m.
The call for proposals for the EVPRI Internal Grants Program is reinitiated and the EVPRI will be accepting applications for Spring 2018 review. The Internal Grants Program (Research I, Research II and Undergraduate Research Grants) aims to assist faculty and students in new highly productive research projects. All grant categories are open to full-time faculty, including full time faculty who mentor students for the Undergraduate Research Grants projects. Information and applications forms are available online.
Nominate an older adult living life to the fullest for the 2018 Gold Standard Award for Optimal Aging
Register for online information sessions for Social Work practicum placement with stipend/scholarship opportunities
March 20, 11 a.m. to noon, online
UofL Travel: Holland & Belgium
March 30; $2,399/person
Brain Days this weekend
Brain Days will be held March 16, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4:30-7 p.m., and March 17, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Kentucky Science Center
Visitors will have the opportunity to meet UofL neuroscientists and neurosurgeons, and visit more than 20 interactive stations scattered throughout the science center that explore the wonders of the nervous system. Practice brain surgery, build neurons, control a robotic claw with your mind, see a real human brain and more.
March 21, 2-3 p.m., Room 123, Clinical & Translational Research Building; Free
HSC Office of Diversity and Inclusion – Brown Bag Lunch: ‘Food Deserts’
March 21, noon to 1 p.m., School of Nursing, room 2003; Free
Diversity Lunch Panel Discussion: ‘Refugees and Healthcare in the U.S.’
March 22, noon to 1 p.m., HSC Kornhauser Library Auditorium; Free
Charles Senessie, MD, PhD, founder and president of Afro-European Medical and Research Network
March 29, 1:30 -2:30 p.m., Room 103, School of Public Health & Information Sciences, Health Sciences Campus
Training and Workshops
ADF, IRB, eProposal: Open workshop on Health Science Campus
March 16, 10 a.m. to noon, Room 4007, School of Nursing K-Wing Instructional Computer Lab, Health Science Campus
Kornhauser Library EndNote training
March 20, 1-11:30 a.m., History Room 301, Kornhauser Library, HSC; Free to the UofL community
Green Tip: Spring Cleaning Reuse & Recycling
Got junk? Don’t trash it. Use UofL’s recycling and reuse options. Recycle all plastic, paper, cardboard, metal and glass in our single-stream bins. UofL also offers collections for recycling batteries, e-waste, lighting, printer cartridges, chemicals and organics composting. Departmental furniture, equipment and electronics should go to UofL Surplus. Donate unwanted clothing, office and household supplies, etc. to the UofL Free Store in Unitas basement (collection bins outside in drive off Cardinal Blvd).
Health and Wellness
Morning of Mindfulness
April 7, 9 a.m. to noon, HSC Instructional Building B Room 208; open to faculty, staff, students, $5 includes snacks
Family and Geriatric Medicine Grand Rounds
March 16, 7:30-8:30 a.m., Jewish Hospital Bottigheimer Auditorium
QUESTIONS & SUBMISSIONS
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