May 22, 2017 Announcements



    Monday, May 22, 2017





    UofL’s Get Healthy Now Program secured GOLD level recognition at the 2017 Worksite Wellness Council of Louisville annual event, along with approximately 60 other companies across the Commonwealth. The award recognizes leadership in creating a healthier community by integrating wellness into the workplace, supporting wellbeing and proactively promoting a culture of health.



    Dr. Hridgandh Donde, post-doctoral fellow in the laboratory of Dr. Shirish Barve, was awarded Postdoctoral Best Presentation Award for his poster, “Tributyrin supplementation attenuates alcoholic induced dysbiosis and liver injury,” at the recent Experimental Biology 2017 meetings in Chicago.



    UofL Today with Mark Hebert

    WHAS-TV, Great Day Live

    Mondays at 9:30 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, May 22: The River City Rocketry Team made up of UofL students has won a national title besting other universities in a NASA competition.


    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’s schedule:
    Monday, May 22: Greg Postel, UofL’s interim president, covers several topics including recent controversies, University Hospital’s future, enrollment growth and the good news in research, academics and student successes at UofL.
    Tuesday, May 23: Dr. David Lohr talks about a study and overprescribing drugs to children. An interview with Bob Luddy, entrepreneur and business owner who was guest speaker of Schnatter Center for Free Enterprise.


    Metro TV and KET KY – The Kentucky Channel

    (Metro TV – Ch. 99 on UVerse, Ch. 25 on TWC): 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. Metro TV shows on UofL’s YouTube channel

    This week: More college athletics departments are using data analytics to make sure their student-athletics aren’t injured and are performing at their peaks. Paul Jones and Alex Calder are the sports performance specialists at UofL. Cody Clark is a UofL grad with autism who’s now using magic and his college experience to raise awareness about autism. Nariman Moustafa is a Fulbright Scholar from Egypt who has spent the past year in Louisville but is headed home to her distressed country.



    Postel proposes balanced, ‘conservative’ 2017-18 budget

    UofL President Greg Postel presented a balanced budget that includes no tuition increase in 2017-18. See the full story on UofL News.


    Pre-Healthcare Master’s Track in Physiology

    May 20
    The Department of Physiology in the Medical School is accepting applications to its Clinical Physiology, or Pre-Healthcare, Track within its Master of Science (M.S.) graduate program. Both the Pre-Healthcare Track and the traditional Research Track are non-thesis programs that can be completed in one calendar year. We will be accepting applications for both tracks through July 31.
    Additional Information: Jennifer Wells, 852-6231


    Carole Snyder’s retirement luncheon

    June 6, 11:30 a.m., Brown & Williamson Club at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium; RSVP required
    Join us to celebrate Carole Snyder’s 40 years of dedicated service to the University of Louisville Athletic Department. Please RSVP by May 30 to Ronee Baxter, 852-2015.



    Have a question for HR? HR Reps will be out on campus this week

    The UofL Human Resources department is coming to you to be available to answer any HR related questions and provide guidance and resources. This Tuesday, May 23, HR will be at the School of Education, room ED110 and Wednesday, May 24, on the HSC Outdoor Quad. Both are from 10 a.m. to noon. Please take 5 to 10 minutes to stop by if you can. More information about the tour, including future dates and locations, is available online.



    Fifteenth annual Evan T.J. Dunbar lectureship

    June 9, 8-9 a.m., Wade Mountz Auditorium, Norton Hospital; Free
    Children’s Hospital Foundation would like to invite providers of all practices to attend the 15th annual Evan T.J. Dunbar lectureship. Stephen Hunger, MD, chief of the division of pediatric oncology at the Perelman School of Medicine and Director for the Center for Childhood Cancer Research, will speak on, “New Developments in the Treatment of Pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL).”

    Training and Workshops

    OCMu – free marketing and web training sessions

    Ekstrom Library
    OCMu is our ongoing training program to ensure a consistent brand, provide marketing, advertising and promotional strategic support and to educate University units on new technology or opportunities available to them. All meetings (unless otherwise noted) are held in Ekstrom Library W-104 or W-104, across from Tulip Tree Cafe and are one hour long, with 30 minutes of Q&A if needed. For more information or suggest future sessions, send an email.

    Health and Wellness

    Meatless snacks for the crunch you crave

    Craving crunch between meals on Meatless Monday? Snack foods are a perfect way to sneak healthier foods into your day. This summer when you hunt for snacks, try the produce aisle first. Fruits and vegetables make it easy to add texture to your routine and crunch to your snacks.
    Additional Information: Meatless Monday Recipes, Get Healthy Now Facebook Page, Get Healthy Now website, email, 852-7755



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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.