Nominate an advisor for the Provost’s Awards for Exemplary Advising by Nov. 18
Do you know a professional or faculty academic advisor who does great work with students? Show them support by nominating them for the university-wide Provost’s Awards for Exemplary Advising by November 18
Additional Information: Website
M.A.G.S. Thanksgiving potluck
November 18, 6 p.m., School of Public Health, Room 103, HSC Campus; Free
Join M.A.G.S. for our 2nd Annual Holiday Potluck. Enjoy games, food, and fellowship with graduate students right before the holidays.
Additional Information: email, sign-up sheet
Louisville vs. Wake Forest tailgate
November 12, noon, TBD; Free
Join Graduate and Professional Students as we prepare to cheer the Cards to victory. If you would like to assist with tailgate planning, email Billie Castle.
Stress Resilience 101
November 11, noon, SAC 303A, Belknap Campus
Identify your most pressing stressors and understand how your mind and body responds to stress. Then learn a variety of strategies to build resilience and be able to live “off-balance on purpose.”
Additional Information: Email
FLSA training for supervisors of non-exempt employees
Nov. 10, 2-3 p.m., Miller IT Center, Room 201; Nov. 11, 10-11 a.m.; School of Medicine, Instructional Building B – Room 202b
Two training sessions are scheduled this week for supervisors of impacted employees transitioning to non-exempt on December 1, 2016, due to the updated FLSA overtime rule. Supervisors are encouraged to attend to learn more about how these changes can affect departmental overtime management, budget considerations, scheduling and more.
Additional Information: Website
Public astronomy lecture: The Juno mission to Jupiter
November 10, 7:30-8:30 p.m., Room 112, Natural Science Building
Dr. Tim Dowling will talk about first results and major mission goals for the recently arrived Juno mission to Jupiter. It is making the closest approach to Jupiter ever, and is the last NASA mission to the outer solar system for some years to come. Faculty, staff, students, members of the public are welcome.
Additional Information: Gerard Williger, 852-0821
Psychological and Brain Sciences Colloquium
November 14, 12:30-2 p.m., Life Sciences 101
Dr. Tamika Zapolski’s PRISM (Prevention Research In Substance Use & Minority Health) Lab (IUPUI) focuses on risk for substance use and other health behaviors among African Americans. Much of her previous work has focused on alcohol use, as important race differences have been observed.
Additional Information: Dr. Depue, 852-6482
Mathematics Colloquium Series focuses on Multivariate Cryptography
November 11, 1-2 p.m., Room 333, Natural Sciences Building, Belknap Campus
Daniel Smith-Tone will review techniques in symmetric differential cryptanalysis in multivariate public key cryptography, one of the main families of cryptosystems under review by the federal government in a desperate bid to safeguard our federal communication systems from the quantum adversaries of the near future. We will elucidate the current setting in information security and describe the mathematical foundations. Light refreshments will be served following the talk.
Additional Information: Professor Gung-Min Gie
Dr. Ning Wang presents, ‘How China Became Capitalist’
November 14, 4:30 p.m., PNC Horn Auditorium, Harry Frazier Hall, Belknap
Ning Wang will discuss his award-winning book, co-authored by Nobel Prize-winning economist Ronald Coase. Dr. Wang’s talk is part of the John H. Schnatter Center for Free Enterprise fall speaker series – Asia: From Communism to Capitalism. Free and open to the public. Free pizza for attendees.
Additional Information: Donna Zinser Clark, website, Facebook
Brown & Williamson Fall Seminar Series
November 11, 4 p.m., Room LL-16, Chemistry Building, Belknap Campus
James Donahue, PhD, Tulane University, will present “Three Short Stories of (Ligand) Noninnocence.”
Additional information: Sherry Nalley, 852-6798
William Marshall Bullitt Memorial Lecture in Law
November 15, 4 p.m., Rom 175, Brandeis School of Law, Belknap Campus
Joan MacLeod Heminway, professor at The University of Tennessee Knoxville College of Law, will present, “Is Crowdfunding the Answer? It Depends on the Question …” This lecture describes the current crowdfunding space online and offers thoughts on how crowdfunding may become a more permanent part of business finance.
Additional Information: Website
Symposium: Aging in the 21st Century
November 12, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Room 175, Brandeis School of Law, Belknap Campus
Geared toward the elderly and their families, this event introduces some of the legal, medical and social issues associated with aging in the 21st Century. Learn how to take initial steps toward aging gracefully and effectively.
Additional Information: Website
CPM Seminar Series
November 10, 11 a.m. to noon, CTR 123
The Center for Predictive Medicine and The Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology present “Rational Strategies for Plague Vaccine Development” by Dr. Wei Sun, PhD, associate professor, University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Infectious Diseases & Pathology. Limited seating.
Additional Information: Cathy St. Clair
Health and Wellness
Join Get Healthy Now’s Health Seminar: Diabetes
Nov. 10, 12-12:30 p.m., Room 119, School of Dentistry, HSC campus; Free
More than one-third of American adults have pre-diabetes, a condition that develops into diabetes unless action is taken. Could your health be at risk? Find out by attending this insightful session and learn the symptoms, risk factors and strategies of preventing and reducing diabetes.
Additional Information: RSVP, 852-7755
Get Healthy Now’s Workout of the Week
Weekly, Mondays-Sundays, Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; Free
Enjoy a self-guided, all-levels workout any time of the day, all week long. Suitable for all fitness levels.
For More Information
Additional Information: Group Fitness Schedule, website, email, 852-7755
Get Healthy Now offers Indoor Cycling
Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:30-7 a.m.; Fridays, 12-12:30 p.m.; Saturdays, 12:30-1 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center; Free
Join Get Healthy Now for a quick and effective 30-minute indoor bike workout with upbeat music through a variety of speeds and resistance challenges. Suitable for all fitness levels.
Additional Information: Group Fitness Schedule, Website, email, 852-7755
Training and Workshops
Research Grant Writing Workshop through the Delphi Center
January 5, 8::30 a.m. to 3:20 p.m., TILL Classroom, 3rd floor Ekstrom Library, Belknap Campus; University Employees: $197.50; Non-employees: $395
Learn how to secure funding for your research during this interactive workshop is led by Becky Crump, GPC and Johna Rodgers, GPC, who have a combined total of 55 years of grant writing experience with institutions of higher education, non-profits, and government agencies. This workshop is for faculty and staff involved in the grant development process. You will walk away with a completed grant application, action steps for follow-up on unfunded grants, and one-hour consultation with facilitators.
Additional Information: Register online
Medicine Grand Rounds: Dr. Mounika Mandadi
November 10, 8 a.m., Ambulatory Care Building auditorium
Medicine Grand Rounds features Mounika Mandadi, MD, assistant professor of medicine in the UofL Division of Medical Oncology & Hematology and Brown Cancer Center. Dr. Mandadi will present “Breast Cancer Genetics: Identifying and Managing Risks” focusing on reviewing genetic testing and hereditary breast cancer, the risk of breast cancer associated with different genetic mutations, and risk reduction strategies.
Additional Information: Jason Puckett, 852-1825
Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds
November 11, 6:45-7:45 a.m., Baxter I Research Center, lower level auditorium
Join the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery as we welcome Jiyao Zou, MD, Clinical Instructor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, UofL. Dr. Zou will lecture on “Proximal Humerus Fractures.”
Additional Information: Monica Welsh, 852-6902, website
Neuroscience Grand Rounds
November 10, 8-9 a.m., Baxter Building Auditorium
As part of Neuroscience Grand Rounds, The Dept. of Neurology is pleased to have Donghoon Chung, PhD from the Department of Microbiology & Immunology to present “Interaction of Zika Virus with Cells” on Nov. 10 in the Baxter Building Auditorium.
Additional Information: Watch live on the web and receive CME credit
Family Medicine Grand Rounds
November 11, 7:30-8:30 a.m., Jewish Hospital Bottigheimer Auditorium
Kyle Brothers, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at UofL, will present, “The Ethical Use of Genetic Testing in Pediatric Primary Care.” CME category 1 is available for both AAFP and ACCME accreditation.
Additional Information: Melissa Garrett, 852-5499
Pediatric Grand Rounds
November 11, 8 a.m., Norton Hospital, 2nd Floor Auditorium
This Friday, please join us for a pediatric grand rounds featuring Michael J. Smith, MD, MSCE. Smith is an associate professor of pediatrics and director of the child and adolescent health research design and support unit at UofL. He will present “Antimicrobial Stewardship.”
Additional Information: Brittney Luckett
Department of Anatomical Sciences and Neurobiology
November 10, 4 p.m., Baxter 1 Auditorium
Dr. Estuardo Robles from Purdue University will present, ” Luminance Encoding in the Zebrafish Visual System: Parallel Pathways in Retina and Brain.”
Additional Information: Shelley Ahlers, 852-5165
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