Thursday, May 17, 2018
DID YOU KNOW
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.
FACULTY AND STAFF NOTABLES
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: Website, Facebook
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: Website, email, 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: Website, email, 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 schedule, email, 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 schedule, email, 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 here. Register for the National Bike Challenge here.
Additional Information: Website
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
QUESTIONS & SUBMISSIONS
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.