May 16, 2017 Announcements

    Tuesday, May 16, 2017
    UofL is participating in the National Bike Challenge this summer through Sept. 30. Those who join Team UofL are eligible to win money and other prizes just for logging their rides. More information is available online
    UofL’s Jimmy Henderson, director of Special Programs, Natalie Henderson, MD, assistant professor of Pediatric Critical Care, and Lindsay Wehr, director of Advancement Communication, are among the 44 emerging leaders selected for the Leadership Louisville Center’s Ignite Louisville Class of Fall 2017. They are part of the 18th class of the award-winning program.
    Looking for a summer job?
    The Ralph Wright Natatorium is in search of qualified lifeguards. Interested candidates should apply online or email Seth Boone, Aquatics Supervisor, for more information. Great pay, flexible hours and a fun work environment.
    Additional Information: website to apply 
    Astronomy Day Celebration
    May 20, 1 p.m.-5 p.m., Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium, $5 special rate for public shows 1, 2 and 3 p.m.; free presentation 4 p.m.
    Get ready to blast off into all things solar this Astronomy Day. The Louisville Astronomical Society will have solar telescopes in the courtyard (weather permitting). Public shows will be just $5/person (members are free) and the day ends with a free presentation on The Great American Eclipse at 4 PM. Solar eclipse viewing glasses will be on sale for just $2/pair (usually $3) and a pair of binoculars and star gazing guide will be given away.

    Additional Information: Website, 502-852-6665, Email
    University Club Open Dining
    May 16, 11:30-2 p.m., University Club, $7.25-$13.95
    While several of the dining outlets are closed for renovations, etc., The University Club would like to extend the opportunity for UofL faculty and staff to dine at the club. Lunch hours are from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. daily. Visit our website for daily menus and details. Be sure to talk to Linda about the Anniversary Promotion!

    Additional Information: Linda Johnson, 502-852-6996, Website
    “You’ve Got the Write One” Summer Enrichment Camp
    July 17, 9 a.m.-2:45 p.m., Porter Building, Belknap Campus, $81 for UofL faculty, staff and students, $90 for the public
    The College of Education and Human Development is offering a one-week summer enrichment camp from July 17-21 for students entering 4th – 8th grade. This is an interdisciplinary camp led by experienced teachers and CEHD pre-service teachers.

    Additional Information: Patty Grimes, 502-852-6593, website
    Master of Science in Social Work (MSSW) prospective student sessions scheduled
    May 24, 5-6:45 p.m., Room 114, Oppenheimer Hall, Belknap Campus
    Are you interested in a profession improving the quality of life for individuals, families and communities? Come find out if the versatile Master of Science in Social Work is the right graduate program for you and your professional development. We are hosting our final scheduled in-person information session.

    Additional Information: Sign-up form,email
    Health and Wellness
    Subscribe today for Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) deliveries at HSC
    UofL is hosting a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) pick-up at HSC for those seeking to invest directly in a local, chemical-free, seventh generation family farm and to enjoy a share of the harvest. Subscribers get a weekly (or biweekly) delivery of fresh, sustainably-grown produce from May through October. 12-week Summer Shares & 10-week Fall Shares are also available. Shares cost about $26/week (for 7-10 items). The pick-up time is Tuesdays 2-6:30pm (May 30 – Oct. 31) at MedCenter One.
    Additional Information: website and sign-up and UofL Sustainable Food options website
    Join Get Healthy Now’s Walk and Run Club
    May 9–July 27, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:30 a.m.–7:15 a.m., University Park Apartments Outdoor Track; Inclement weather, GHN Wellness Center Studio A
    Join us for our summer session of Walk and Run Club. Get tips and pointers on how to reach your potential as a walker/runner. All-levels welcome to log your miles with friends and fellow GHN members. 

    Additional Information: Websiteemail, 852-7755
    Feel alive and rejuvenated with Intro to Nia
    Tuesdays, 6:40-7:40 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym 601 Presidents Blvd., Free for members at the GHN Wellness Center
    Exercise should feel good inside and out. Get moving with Intro to Nia to help you find health through movement. Nia is a sensory-based movement practice that draws from disciplines of the martial arts, dance arts and healing arts. Every class offers a unique combination of 52 moves that corresponds with the main areas of the body: the base, the core and upper extremities. 

    Additional Information:website, 852.7755 or email
    Alicia Kelso
    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.