March 19, 2018 Announcements


    Monday, March 19, 2018



    In 2014, The Kentucky HIV/AIDS Care Coordinators Program was established at UofL in the Division of Infectious Diseases. Currently, 19 care coordinators serve Louisville and the surrounding region to provide and coordinate health and social services to HIV-infected individuals and their families. In 2017, KHCCP assisted more than 1700 HIV-infected individuals with medication as a means of improving their adherence and minimizing need for hospitalization.




    David Winer, a finance instructor in the College of Business, will be featured Monday at 10:20 a.m. on the live Bloomberg TV program, “Charting Futures.” The program is streamed online. Winer was also on the program in February: See the link here.


    UofL Today with Mark Hebert

    WHAS-TV, Great Day Live

    Mondays at 10:30 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
    Monday, March 19: Students from Marian Moore Middle School spent a day on UofL’s campus learning about climate change and other environmental science as part of a worldwide collaboration with UofL and students in other countries.


    Radio Show

    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:
    Monday, March 19: Two out of 3 gunshot deaths in the U.S. are suicides using a gun in the home. Steve Lippmann, Bilal Abaid and Simrat Sarai from UofL School of Medicine discuss their study. UofL masters music student James May has won a prestigious Mitchell Scholarship to Ireland. Marci Decaro talks about her study on memory and problem solving
    Tuesday, March 20: UofL is hosting a symposium “Borders, Sovereignty and Citizenship in the Americas. Christine Ehrick says the March 27-28 forum will address DACA, sanctuary cities and other tough issues. March 23 the Brandeis School of Law tackles systemic problems for African Americans in the justice system. Law professor Cedric Powell talks about it. Dr. Victoria Holiday discusses a March 29 symposium for Parkinson’s patients and their families.  


    Metro TV and KET KY – The Kentucky Channel

    (Metro TV – Ch. 99 on UVerse, Ch. 184 on Spectrum): 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., Fridays at 8 a.m., Mondays at 6:30 a.m., Tuesdays at 2 p.m. Watch the Metro TV shows on UofL’s YouTube channel.

    This week: UofL senior Stevonte Wood’s mother and brother were murdered 8 years ago. One of the detectives who worked on that case is now a mentor and friend – Will Brown of the UofL Police Department. Astronomy professor Gerry Williger discusses SpaceX rocket, asteroids and an artificial star that’s ticking off the astronomy community.



    Admitted Student Day Saturday on campus

    March 24, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Belknap Campus
    It’s time for admitted students to celebrate joining the Cardinal Family. During Admitted Student Day, incoming freshmen and their families can talk with financial aid and scholarship staff, tour a residence hall, learn more about their intended major, register for New Cards Orientation, meet future classmates and faculty, and more. Students will receive a complimentary lunch and guests will receive lunch at a discounted price.RSVP by Monday, March 19.
    Additional Information: Email, 852-4956, website


    Spring Cardinal Day of Service

    Join fellow alumni, staff, faculty, and students in giving back to the community. UofL’s Alumni Association and Office of Community Engagement are working with New Directions’ Repair Affair to help complete minor safety and weatherization repairs on the homes of the elderly or disabled, April 13-14, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day. No experience required. Participation is entirely voluntary. Register online participate by March 30


    Harold Adams Award nominations sought

    Nominations for the 2018 Harold Adams Award for a current University of Louisville faculty or staff member that has demonstrated extraordinary achievement and distinction fostering the spirit of Harold Adams by enhancing the quality of Student Life at the University of Louisville. The award recognizes excellence in contributing to a diverse and vibrant student life experience through a unique commitment to student. The deadline for nominations is April 6. Nominations can be made online.


    USPS Passport Fair

    March 21, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., SAC 309K
    Thinking of traveling this fall? Want to get out and see the world, or just travel elsewhere for the holidays? The USPS will partner with Study Abroad to offer passport processing on campus. The event is open to all. See event calendar for more details.
    Additional Information: Virginia Hosono


    RCR 101 scheduled this week

    March 21, 2-3 p.m., Room 123, Clinical & Translational Research Building
    This session will provide an overview of the topics and concepts related to the Responsible Conduct of Research. The one-hour session will introduce the topics of: Data Management, Peer Review, Authorship/Publication, Collaboration, Mentor/Mentee Relationships, Conflicts of Interest, Research Misconduct, and Fiscal and Social Responsibility in Research. Individuals needing certification for NSF, NIH or another funding agency are encouraged to attend.
    Additional Information: Carla Jones, 852-2454, website


    Online Info Session: Master of Arts in Higher Education Administration

    March 28, 6 p.m., online
    Finding your niche can help put your career as a higher education administrator on the right trajectory. Our online master’s program lets you choose among three concentrations in Administration, Teaching and Learning, or Policy and Equity to tailor your learning to your goals and interests. Join our info session to learn more about how this degree can help prepare you to thrive in the challenging world of 21st-century higher ed. Faculty/Staff tuition remission benefits apply. Register online
    Additional Information: Email



    February staff updates

    During the month of February, UofL had six promotions and four transfers. Elizabeth Williams promoted to Medicine-Dean’s Office as director, HSC Faculty Affairs and was previously coordinator. Emily Spoden, promoted to UGA Administration as an academic counselor was previously admissions counselor. Jennifer Morgan, promoted to Pediatrics-Administration as a faculty affairs coordinator – Pediatrics, was previously administrative assistant in Pediatrics-Administration. Stefani Hodgkins, promoted to Graduate Medical Education as UBM senior, was previously program manager in Diagnostic Radiology. Andrea Jurkovic promoted to Medicine-Cardiology as research technologist II, was previously research technologist I in Medicine-Cardiology-Institute. Allyson Turner promoted to Clinical Trials Unit as director of Finance, previously clinical trials financial analyst. Aimee Mihalyov, previously Nurse Practitioner Specialty, Medicine-Infectious Diseases, transferred to Nurse Practitioner Specialty, Nursing Practice. Marilyn Greenwell, previously program coordinator senior, Audit Services transferred to program coordinator senior, Dental-Clinic Support.  Tamara Russell, previously program coordinator senior, Vice Provost for Diversity & Equal Opportunity transferred to academic coordinator Senior/Academic Counselor, Enrollment Management. Doug Emery, previously animal compliance specialist, Research Resources Center transferred to laboratory research manager, Ophthalmology/Visual Sciences.


    Training and Workshops

    SPA Cards Financial Workshop

    March 20, 4-5 p.m., SAC, #W305; Free; RSVPs requested
    The UofL Women’s Center Student Parent Association (SPA) is sponsoring a Financial Workshop for UofL students, which will include budgeting, savings, credits and loans. The workshop will be facilitated by the Commonwealth Credit Union. If you know of students who can benefit from this workshop, have them email or call 852-8976 to reserve a spot.
    Additional Information: Website, 852-8976


    Symposium: Navigating Community Engagement & Engaged Scholarship: Faculty Experiences from Across the University

    March 20, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Room 139, Shumaker Building, Belknap Campus
    This three-part symposium will focus on how to use community engaged work for promotion and tenure as well as provide opportunities for small group discussions on topics related to interdisciplinary/inter-professional engagement and engaged scholarship. Light lunch will be served. Event is free, but registration is required. Register online.
    Additional Information: Symposium schedule


    Department of Microbiology and Immunology Seminar Series hosts Dr. Mark Heise

    March 22, 12-1 p.m., Room 101, Clinical and Translational Research Building
    The Department of Microbiology and Immunology Seminar Series presents Dr. Mark Heise, PhD, “Systems Genetics Tools for Studying Viral Pathogenesis.” Dr. Heise is Professor in the Department of Genetics with the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill.
    Additional Information: Lisa Hagan, 852-6208


    Training and Workshops

    Harriett B. Porter Culinary Institute cooking workshop

    April 7, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sullivan University; Free
    Get Healthy Now is partnering with the Kentucky Cancer Program and Kentucky African Americans Against Cancer, to promote the Harriett B. Porter Culinary Institute – a free cooking workshop for churches, organizations and civic groups. Learn a healthier way to prepare meals. Bring 3 to 4 people from your group, for a fun interactive day. RSVP by March 19 at 852-6318 or email.
    Additional Information: Website


    Lab Safety and Hazardous Waste Training

    March 21, 9-11 a.m., Room 2034, K-wing (Nursing School), HSC; Free
    New lab employees who work with chemicals should attend this training. Recurrent training is required every three years and may be completed online. Bring laptop computer. Attendees can pre-register online.
    Additional Information: Rachel Cary, 852-3558


    Health and Wellness

    Mammograms available: no cost to women without health insurance

    April 20, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., GHN Wellness Center
    The Kentucky Cancer Program and Get Healthy Now have teamed up to offer breast cancer screenings. There is no cost for women without health insurance. For those with health insurance, insurance will be filed to cover the cost. The KCP mammogram bus will be parked just outside of the GHN Wellness Center for ease of access for Belknap and HSC employees. Research of our campus community indicates that over 50% of women age 40 and older do not complete this potentially lifesaving screening. Call KCP at 852-6318 to get your appointment scheduled.
    Additional Information: Website


    Wake up with GHN’s Weekend Kick Start class

    Saturdays, 11:15 a.m. to noon, Get Healthy Now; Free with membership, drop in: $5
    Get your weekend off to a healthy and active start. Utilizing a combination of both high intensity cardio training and weight lifting, you’ll get a total body workout and a great outlook for the rest of the weekend.
    Additional information: Websitegroup fitness scheduleemail, 852-7755

    Tired of the same old workout? Explore novel ways of moving in Mobility and Strength

    Wednesdays and Fridays, 7:30-8:30 a.m., Get Healthy Now; Free with membership, drop in $5
    Come learn progressions for weighted and bodyweight strength exercises for whole body stability, new movement patterns that promote functional range of motion, and breathing and mindfulness exercises to increase body awareness. Suitable for all levels.
    Additional information: Websitegroup fitness scheduleemail, 852-7755


    Super Foods: Kale a good fit for Meatless Monday

    Kale became popular for good reason – it scores a perfect 1,000 on the Aggregate Nutrient Density Index, meaning that it packs in more nutrition per calorie than most other foods. In particular, it’s a great source of vitamins A, K, C and fiber. Give it a spin in this Forbidden Rice Salad or try a new variation on your lasagna with this kale-packed version. Check out more recipes online.
    Additional information: Facebookwebsiteemail, 852-7755



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    Alicia Kelso is the director of social media and digital content. She joined UofL in 2015 as director of communications at the Brandeis School of Law. She also serves as a senior contributor at, writing about the restaurant industry, which she has covered since 2010. Her work has been featured in publications around the world, including NPR, Bloomberg, The Seattle Times, Good Morning America and Franchise Asia Magazine.