Wednesday, May 24, 2017
DID YOU KNOW
The Louisville Latino Education Outreach Project is comprised of representatives from the University of Louisville, Americana Community Center, Jefferson County Public Schools Prospanica, Greater Louisville International Professionals, Adelante Hispanic Achievers, 55,000 Degrees, Jefferson Community and Technical College, and La Casita Center. Formed in 2014, the LLEO project was a creation of the Kentucky Latino Education Alliance and an effort to bring together the many organizations working toward higher education access, career placement, and college and school readiness for Latinos in the Louisville area.
FACULTY AND STAFF NOTABLES
UofL baseball coach Dan McDonnell has been named ACC Coach of the Year for the third year in a row. UofL is hosting the 2017 ACC Baseball Championship and enters the tournament at a No. 1 seed. The Cards play their first game Thursday night against Notre Dame.
Four University of Louisville faculty received more than $700,000 in grant awards last week.
‘Moana’ to kick off Cards Under the Stars summer movie series
June 2, 6:30 p.m., lawn between the Natural Sciences Building and Grawemeyer Hall
Tegrity will no longer be available after May 31, 2017
Tegrity will no longer be available after May 31, 2017. The new system, Panopto, is currently available for all users with a Ulink account and can be used in online, face-to-face, or hybrid courses. All Tegrity recordings created after January 1, 2015, will be imported into Panopto. If you wish to save recordings created prior to January 1, 2015, copy or move these Tegrity recordings to a current course before May 31, 2017.
Social Justice Youth Summer Camp planned in July
Summer Intensive Project Management Certificate program – employee discounts available
Earn your Project Management Certificate from UofL in just eight weeks with the new accelerated summer program. This two-seminar program is based on the processes and knowledge areas in the Project Management Institute’s “A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge.” A limited number of spaces in the first and second seminar are available at a 25-percent discount for UofL employees. Classes begin June 12. Contact Julijana Curcic at 852-5636 for more information.
Next stop for ‘HR on Tour’ scheduled Wednesday on Health Sciences Campus
May 24, 10 a.m. to noon, HSC Outdoor Quad
Microbiology and Immunology Seminar
May 25, 11 a.m. to noon, PMHSC, Clinical Translational Research Building, Room 124
Anatomical Sciences & Neurobiology Seminar
May 25, 4 p.m., Baxter I Auditorium
Carnosine for Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Study
The UofL Health Sciences Center is seeking PAD patients between age 50-80 with and without claudication to determine whether Carnosine/Placebo supplementation for 6 months improves walking ability. The study has been approved by UofL IRB (#16.0047). Principal Investigators are Shahid Baba, PhD/Amit Dwivedi, MD.
Healthy blood donors needed for study
IRB#96.0191; Baxter I Building lab 117
Health and Wellness
Sleep better and stress less
Four Tuesdays, June 6, 13, 20 and 27, 12-1:15 p.m., Room 2017, Nursing School K Building, Heath Science Center; Free for employees, spouses, and QAs
Would you like to sleep better and reduce your stress? Learn how to calm your mind and body with mindfulness and meditation in just 4 weeks. This evidence-based KORU workshop is for beginners and those already practicing. It is sponsored by School of Medicine Being Well program and Get Healthy Now.
Additional Information: Register on the Being Well site
Join Get Healthy Now’s Walk and Run Club
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:30-7:15 a.m., University Park Apartments Outdoor Walking Track; Inclement weather: GHN Wellness Center; Studio A
Cardiovascular Medicine Grand Rounds
May 24, noon to 1 p.m., Jewish Hospital Rudd Heart & Lung Center – Conference Center, 16th floor
PM&R Grand Rounds
May 26, 12-1 p.m., Frazier Rehab Institute 15th floor Boardroom
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