May 17, 2018 Announcements


    Thursday, May 17, 2018



    Five English graduate students and a part-time lecturer collaborated this year on a community outreach project to explore digital storytelling tools and techniques with Marion C. Moore middle- and high-school students. A free, public May 20 showcase of their film, poetry and fashions also will feature a screening of the Moore students’ social-justice documentary short “Freedom of Voice,” all in Speed Art Museum Cinema, 2035 S. Third St. The 5-6:30 p.m. event is sponsored by the English department and the Commonwealth Center for the Humanities and Society.



    Dr. Sunshine Rote, an assistant professor in the Kent School of Social Work, was awarded an R03 grant through the National Institute on Aging (2018-2020, $90,991.00). The title of the project is “Dementia and Physical Disablement Processes among Aging Latinos.”



    Welcome back to the Gray Street Farmers Market

    Thursday, May 17, 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Location: HSC, 400 Block of E. Gray Street, in front of the School of Public Health & Information Sciences

    The 10th season of the Gray Street Farmers Market begins today. We are open every Thursday through Oct. 25, rain or shine. Our vendors sell the finest in local farm products including fruits, vegetables, breads, honey, canned goods, lunch and more. We have several new vendors this year bringing items such as: hummus, soaps and lotions, sweet potato products, and kettle corn. 

    Lunch vendors include The Celtic Pig and Naked Hummus, and special guests include Get Healthy Now and Family Health Centers. 

    Additional Information: WebsiteFacebook


    Submit your artwork for annual Open Walls faculty/staff art exhibit

    June 11-28, opening reception June 13, noon to 2 p.m.
    The annual show for faculty and staff will run from June 11 through June 28 in the Photographic Archives gallery, part of Archives & Special Collections, in the Ekstrom Library.The exhibit is an opportunity for UofL employees who are not professional or exhibited artists to share their work. Employee visual artists who want to participate should submit the registration form via email by 5 p.m. June 1, 2018. Click here for the form. Past Open Walls participants are encouraged to exhibit; please enter artwork that is new to Open Walls.
    Additional Information: Alicia Kelso, 852-2670


    Pharmacology & Toxicology Seminar

    May 17, 10 a.m., CTR 124
    The Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology – William J Waddell Seminar Series presents a MS Defense/PhD proposal, “A Clinically Relevant Mouse Model of Cisplatin-Induced Kidney Injury,” by Cierra Sharp.
    Additional Information: Kelly Holland, 852-6255


    CPM Seminar Series canceled for May 18

    The Center for Predictive Medicine will not host its seminar series on May 18.
    Additional Information: Cathy St. Clair


    Health and Wellness

    GHN Celebrates National Employee Health and Wellness Day

    In celebration of NEHWD, the Get Healthy Now Wellness Center offers free one-week membership passes. GHN is open Monday through Friday, 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday,  12-5 p.m. These hours will remain in effect all summer long. Enroll online
    Additional information: Websiteemail, 852-7755


    GHN Observes Memorial Day, May 28

    The Get Healthy Now Wellness Center will be closed Monday, May 28 in observance of Memorial Day.
    Additional information: Websiteemail, 852-7755

    Get ready for summer with Cardio Kick and Sculpt

    Fridays 5:30- 6:30 p.m., Get Healthy Now; Get Healthy Now Free with membership, drop in $5
    Boost your metabolism with interval training that incorporates weights using cardio, kickboxing, and sculpting moves.
    Additional Information: Group fitness scheduleemail, 852-7755

    Develop better movement habits with Yoga Tune Up

    Fridays 12:10-1 p.m.,  Get Healthy Now; Get Healthy Now Free with membership, drop in $5
    Feeling aches and pains by the end of your workday and don’t know why? Try this blend of yoga and corrective exercise to discover body blind spots- areas of the body that we overuse, underused or misuse- in order to live better in your body. All levels welcome.
    Additional information: Group fitness scheduleemail, 852-7755



    Green Tip: Register for Bike Together Day and National Bike Challenge to win a new bike

    May is Bike Month and Friday May 18 is Bike To Work Day. Register your intention to get around on two wheels, and you could win a free bike at Louisville’s Bike Together Day celebration at 4th St. Live from noon to 1 p.m. UofL is also participating in the National Bike Challenge this summer and the UofL Sustainability Council and Get Healthy Now want you to pedal along with Team UofL. You could win a $400 voucher to a local bike shop or other prizes by logging your rides for fun or transportation. Register for Bike Together Day hereRegister for the National Bike Challenge here
    Additional Information: Website


    Grand Rounds

    Pediatric Grand Rounds

    May 18, 8 a.m., Norton Hospital 2nd Floor Auditorium
    16th Annual Dunbar Lectureship on “Targeting High Risk Neuroblastoma” by Giselle Sholler, MD, MSc.
    Additional Information: Brittney Luckett


    Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds

    May 18, 6:45-7:45 a.m., Baxter I Research Building, lower level auditorium
    Please join the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery as we welcome Adam Short, MD, PGY-5 resident. Dr. Short will lecture on “Peroneal Tendon Pathology.”
    Additional Information: Monica Welsh, 852-6902

    Family and Geriatric Medicine Grand Rounds

    May 18, 7:30-8:30 a.m., Jewish Hospital Bottigheimer Auditorium
    Lori Caloia, MD, Medical Director, Louisville Metro Public Health and Wellness, will present “Hepatitis A Outbreak 17-089.” Additionally, Kelly DeAtley, MD, will present her senior resident capstone project. CME credit will be provided.
    Additional Information: Melissa Garrett, 852-5499



    Direct questions about UofL Today to Alicia Kelso, 852-2670, or the Office of Communication & Marketing, 852-6171. The deadline for including a submission in the next day’s UofL Today email is noon.

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    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.