Thursday, March 2, 2017
DID YOU KNOW
The University of Louisville School of Dentistry is ranked 13th in the nation in the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research funding for 2016 – a jump from 17th in the previous year. The school received $4,037,024 during FY16.
FACULTY AND STAFF NOTABLES
Brad Shuck, associate professor of Organizational Leadership and Learning in the CEHD, was recently named the 2016 Early Career Scholar by the Academy of Human Resource Development. He was also a 2016 finalist for UCWHRE’s Assistant Professor of the Year, and has received several awards for his research, including the AHRD Excellence in Scholarly practice, the Child-Life Council Research-to-Practice Award, and the E F Holton III Outstanding Article of the Year. His primary areas of research include the application, meaning, and measurement of employee engagement, emerging areas of positive psychology, and leader development.
Statewide Tornado Drill scheduled Friday
March 3, 10:07 a.m.
March is Severe Weather Awareness Month and UofL traditionally tests its Alert system during the Statewide Tornado Drill. The drill will occur at 10:07 a.m. on Friday, March 3. Even though the alert system is activated, no further action is required. Go online for more information about how to protect yourself during severe weather.
Additional Information: Dennis Sullivan, 852-6670
Panopto to replace Tegrity as lecture capture tool
Panopto will replace Tegrity as the university’s lecture capture tool after the spring semester. You can start using Panopto today, as it is currently available for all users with a Ulink account. This new system features tools for embedding video in Blackboard, live streaming, mobile capture, quizzes, and more. Get started with a virtual training on March 3, 10-11 a.m. or in-person training on March 6, 3-4 p.m.
Additional Information: Website
Blue of L Day to raise awareness for colon cancer
March 3, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., University Club, 200 E. Brandeis Ave.
To mark National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in March, Friday, March 3, is Blue of L Day. Dress in blue to show support for colon cancer awareness. Also, if you are 50 years old or older, get screened for colon cancer at the U Club during the hours listed above. There will also be free fit kits to take home (including a take-home stool test), and other giveaways. UofL departments should show off their blue outfits to compete in the Facebook photo contest. Send pics via email.
Additional Information: Website
Online Info Sessions: P-12 Teaching Endorsements
March 21, and 4 p.m., online
Join our online information sessions to learn more about teaching endorsements in Classroom Reading (3 p.m.) and Instructional Technology (4 p.m.) and share this opportunity with P-12 teachers in your life.
Additional Information: Classroom Reading Endorsement website;
Instructional Technology Endorsement website; email
Online Information Sessions: Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership & Learning
March 20, noon and 5:30 p.m., online
Join one of our upcoming online info sessions to learn more about our bachelor’s degree in organizational leadership and learning. Discover how you can earn up to 48 credits tuition free by completing a Prior Learning Assessment and how an online degree can help you fit education in your busy schedule. Reserve your space today and share this event with your colleagues and friends.
Additional Information: Noon session; 5:30 p.m. session; email
Celebrate Women’s History Month in March
The UofL Women’s Center has published an online Women’s History Month calendar listing a variety of events held on and off campus in celebration of Women’s History Month. To download a copy, go online.
Additional Information: Email, 852-8976
U Club newsletter available online
The University Club’s March/April newsletter is now available online. Click here to read more.
Flexible Spending Account grade period deadline approaching
Don’t forget if you had a flexible spending account (FSA) in 2016, the deadline to spend your 2016 funds is March 15, 2017. FSA funds are use them or lose them, so don’t let any remaining funds go unused. For more information about the FSA grace period and links to access your account to check your balance with Chard-Snyder, click here.
Retirement Investment Representatives on Campus and New Location for Belknap
.heck in on your retirement savings. Free one-on-one consultations with retirement investment representatives from TIAA and Fidelity are offered on both Belknap and Health Sciences Campuses each month. Also, starting in March, appointments on Belknap will be held at the Get Healthy Now Wellness Center with convenient parking options. Reps will be at UofL from TIAA March 7, 14, 16, 28, 29 and from Fidelity March 8, 10, 17, 21, 22 and 24 by appointment. Click to register.
Brown & Williamson Spring Seminar Series
March 3, 4 p.m., Room LL-16, Chemistry Building, Belknap Campus
Aaron Aponick, PhD, University of Florida, will present, “StackPhos: From Structural Curiosity to Enantioselective Catalysis.”
Additional information: Sherry Nalley, 852-6798
Dept. of Pharmacology and Toxicology William J. Waddell Seminar Series, Research Seminar
March 2, noon to 1 p.m., Room 123, CTR, HSC
The Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology William J. Waddell Seminar Series presents research seminars by Joshua Royal, “A Plant-Made Cholera Toxin B Subunit Variant Enhances Colonic Mucosal Wound Healing” and Jamie S. Rush, “Communication intrigue: Investigating how the EGFR ligands EGF and BTC regulate ErbB3 activation.” Royal and Rush are first year students in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology.
Additional Information: Olivia Hill
Dept. of Anatomical Sciences and Neurobiology presents OSU professor
March 2, 4 p.m., Baxter Auditorium
Denis C. Guttridge, PhD, professor in the Department of Cancer Biology and Genetics and director of the Center for Muscle Health and Neuromuscular Disorders at The Ohio State University College of Medicine, will present, “NF-kB Regulation of Skeletal and Cardiac Muscle in Development and Disease.”
Biology Department Seminar Series
March 10, noon, 139 Shumaker Research Building
Topic is, “The FTF gene family is a key regulator of virulence, host colonization, and effector expression in Fusarium oxysporum.”
Webinar on Lung Cancer Screening: ‘How to Save 712 Kentuckians This Year’
March 8, 12:30 p.m., Free
This webinar will focus on low-dose CT lung cancer screening, including recent updates. The webinar is a free CME/CE offering of the Kentucky LEADS Collaborative at UofL and incentives are available for eligible primary care providers, cardiologists, pulmonologists and/or lung cancer screening navigators.
Additional Information: Celeste Worth, 852-6318, pre-register online
Sustainability Roundtable on Friday: Stormwater
March 3, 11 a.m. to noon, Room 135, Life Sciences Building, Belknap Campus
Join us for UofL’s spring Sustainability Roundtable series on alternating Fridays. This week, we’ll hear from Jordan Basham, MS4 Environmental Programs Engineer for Louisville’s Metropolitan Sewer District. Expect a 35-minute talk followed by 25 minutes of open discussion about potential interdisciplinary collaboration. Faculty, staff, students and practitioners from all disciplines are welcome. The series continues March 31, with a visit from Louisville’s Sustainability Director, Maria Koetter.
Additional Information: Sustainability Scholars website; Daniel DeCaro
Green Tip: Get cooperative to tackle grocery closures
March 6, noon, Brandeis School of LAw room 275
Concerned about the wave of downtown grocery stores closing and widening our food deserts? The solution may lie in a different business model: Cooperatives. UofL folks have been involved in the grassroots effort to launch a Louisville Food Coop and open a locally-controlled grocery in our most underserved neighborhoods. Get involved in the effort and learn more about the history of black cooperative enterprises spurring neighborhood revitalization and equitable, sustainable growth: March 6, noon, Law 275.
Additional Information: Register online
Arts and Entertainment
CAMT presents: ‘All Shook Up’
March 2, 7 p.m., Jewish Community Center- CenterStage; students/faculty: free, public: $10
Cardinals for the Appreciation of Musical Theatre is presenting its annual musical at JCC CenterStage on March 2 and 3 at 7 p.m., and on March 4 at 2 and 7 p.m. Come support UofL students and alumni in this fantastic student produced performance of All Shook Up-based on the music of Elvis and Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night.
Additional Information: Austin Correll, Facebook
Health and Wellness
GHN Member of the Month named
Congratulations to Dave Funk for being Get Healthy Now’s Member of the Month for March. This month’s theme is “Cancer Awareness.” Keep readingto learn more about how Dave uses healthy habits to keep him motivated while pursuing his health journey.
Additional Information: Website, email, 852-7755
Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Grand Rounds
March 2, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., ACB Auditorium
Derek Smith, MD, PGY4, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, will present “#blackmentalhealthmatters Exploring Racism in Mental Healthcare.”
Additional Information: Sara Thomas, 588-4870
Pediatric Grand Rounds
March 3, 8 a.m., Norton Hospital, 2nd Floor Auditorium
This Friday, join us for the 7th Annual Dr. Thomas H. Pinkstaff Memorial Lectureship featuring Laura Rothstein, JD, and R. Larry Taylor, MEd. Rothstein is a professor of law and a distinguished university scholar at the University of Louisville and Taylor is executive director of the Kentucky Autism Training Center at the University of Louisville College of Education and Human Development. They will present “Special Education Law: Implications for Medical Professionals.”
Additional Information: Brittney Luckett, 502-629-8828
Family and Geriatric Medicine Grand Rounds
March 3, 7:30- 8:30 a.m., Jewish Hospital, Bottigheimer Auditorium
Donna Roberts, MD, Professor, Department of Family and Geriatric Medicine, UofL SOM, will present, “Is Your Middle Aged Patient Fit for Extreme Sports?” CME category 1 is available for both AAFP and ACCME accreditation.
Additional Information: Melissa Garrett, 852-5499
Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds
March 3, 6:45-7:45 a.m., Baxter I Research Building, lower level auditorium
Join the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery as we welcome Kathy Vincent, MD, Professor, Vice Chair of Education, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Louisville. Dr. Vincent will lecture on “Stress and Burnout Among Physicians.”
Additional Information: Monica Welsh, 852-6902
Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health – Grand Rounds
March 3, 1-2 p.m., Ambulatory Care Building-Basement Auditorium
Dr. Ashlee Bergin will present “Physicians as Advocates for Reproductive Health.” She will discuss reasons for physician reproductive health advocacy and ways physicians can influence public policy.
Additional Information: Crystal Menear, 502-561-7463
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