Monday, Nov. 13, 2017
DID YOU KNOW
During the 2016-17 academic year, there were 859 UofL students studying abroad in 50 diffeent countries. China, Spain, The Philippines, Costa Rica and Italy were the most popular destinations. International Education Week runs Nov. 13-17. The schedule of events is available online.
FACULTY AND STAFF NOTABLES
Dr. Rob Keynton, Lutz Endowed Chair of Biomechanical Devices of the Department of Bioengineering, gave an invited talk on “Direct-write Polymeric, Sacrificial Micro/Nano Fibers for Biomedical Applications” during the Biomedical Applications of Fibers session at the 2017 International Fiber Society Conference held at the University of Georgia. The International Fiber Society was founded in 1941 to advance the scientific knowledge of fibers, fiber based products and fibrous materials.
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, November 13: UofL’s Kent School of Social Work has a center to help refugees who were tortured in their home countries assimilate to life in Louisville. Two Congolese refugees are featured.
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:
Monday, Nov. 13: UofL researchers are working with Hawthorne Elementary School on project to see if structured exercise and gymnastics improves learning. Nathan Cleary and Daniela Terson de Paleville from CEHD are guests. Dr. Julio Ramirez discusses community acquired pneumonia which kills 1 out of 3 people who are hospitalized within a year.
Tuesday, Nov. 14: A slew of high profile sexual harassment has people wondering about the law vs. poor behavior. Law professor Ariana Levinson helps draw the line. Lorrel Brown teaches Louisvillians how to do CPR but her study shows people are having a tough time retaining what they’ve learned. Rachid Tagoulla is a teacher from Morocco who’s at UofL this year. Arab Studies professor Khaldoun Almousily joins him.
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., Fridays at 8 a.m., Mondays at 6:30 a.m., Tuesdays at 2 p.m. Metro TV shows on UofL’s YouTube channel
This week: UofL is ranked the top school in Kentucky when it comes to sustainability initiatives. The man who coordinates those initiatives is Justin Mog. Criminal Justice professor Kristin Swartz discusses her research on correctional officers and PTSD.
Faculty and staff appreciation event Tuesday
November 14, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Belknap Campus – The Quad (outside the Ekstrom Library); Health Sciences Campus – In front of Kornhauser Library; Shelby Campus – Burhan’s Hall front patio; Free
Registration open for Holiday Cards Buy Local Shopping Tour
Dec. 1, 8 a.m. start, meet at University Club; $40
Final UofL Football offer of the season available
The Louisville Cardinals football team host the Syracuse Orange in their final home game of the season. Secure your seats for your last chance to see Heisman Trophy winner, Lamar Jackson, at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium. Kickoff is slated for 3:30 p.m. and Tickets start as low as $15/ticket HERE. Use promo code: LGSGB1
IT continues go365 email migration with Archives
With UofL employee email migrations completed, Information Technology has moved into the second part our go365 project with working on our Archive transition. In order to ensure a proper migration of our email Archives, several phases of implementation are required. Throughout the next two months, either using the online web application or on your desktop, you might notice changes of or within current Archive folders as connected to your UofL Outlook account. Please be patient and take no action until notified that IT has completed the process. Throughout this process, all employee Netmail archives will continue to exist in their current location.
International Education Week exhibit
This week, the International Student and Scholar Services is celebrating International Education Week. Plan to visit and learn more about the UofL International Center history at its ‘Exhibit’ in Ekstrom Library, East Entrance, anytime during this week. For a calendar and free events, go online.
RaiseRED presents 100 days celebration
Nov. 16, 6-9 p.m., Bigelow Hall
Can’t wait until raiseRED dance marathon in the spring? Our very first three-hour mini dance marathon will take place on Thursday, November 16. It is open to any who wish to attend, admission is free but donations are encouraged. During this three hour dance marathon we will be working to raise 5K in one day, playing games with children from our pediatric oncology and hematology clinic, along with enjoying some catering from Griff’s and the opportunity to meet Darrell Griffith himself.
Additional Information: Facebook
Staff Senate meets today
Nov. 13, 2:30 p.m., Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library
Post-bac Pre-med Program Information Session
November 11, 12:30-1:30 p.m.,Ekstrom Library Room 104
Give some PEACC Holiday Drive
Boxes located in the Student Activities Center, Cultural Center, the Intersection, and all residence halls
UofL Farmers Market and Craft Vendors Holiday Bazaar
Nov. 30, 12-3 p.m., Red Barn
October staff updates – promotions and transfers
During October, UofL had four promotions and four transfers. Jennifer Wyles promoted to the KY Spinal Cord Injury Research Center as Research Coordinator and was previously Research Technologist II at the KY Spinal Cord Injury Research Center. Brittini Wise, previously Financial Aid Advisor in Financial Aid, promoted to a Financial Aid Advisor Sr. Betty Younis, previously Program Assistant Sr in A&S Political Science, promoted to Administrative Assistant, Law Administration. Tegan Tulloch, previously Program Assistant Sr in Research Resources Center, promoted to Program Coordinator Sr, Law Administration. Stephany Eubanks, previously Clinical Trials Team Leader, Peds – KCPCRU transferred to Clinical Research Nurse, Peds – Endocrinology. Kaytee Horn, previously Lab Animal Technologist, Research Resources Center, transferred to Lab Research Technician III. Jennifer Moore, previously Unit Business Manager Intermediate, Medicine – Administration, transferred to Financial Analyst, Peds – Administration. Aaron Howell, previously Financial Coordinator, A&S Chemistry, transferred to Program Coordinator Sr, Pharmacology.
Rabbi Susan Goldberg, ‘In the Wilderness (B’midbar): The Spiritual Journey of Transparent’
November 12, 1-3 p.m., Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library
The phenomenal Amazon series, “Transparent,” is now in its 4th season, much of which is set in Israel. Rabbi Susan Goldberg counseled the series’ writer and director Jill Soloway during her father’s gender transition and serves as script advisor on every episode. She has been the rabbi of Wilshire Boulevard Temple in Los Angeles since 2013. A fourth-generation Angeleno, she is dedicated to renewing LA’s east-side Jewish community to help it once again be an active part of the multicultural beauty of these neighborhoods. Her leadership has been featured in the Los Angeles Times, Lilith Magazine, Pasadena Magazine, the Jewish Journal, and on public radio. She is a leader in the Southern California Muslim-Jewish Forum. This discussion includes a screening of an episode of the series, with a dessert reception.
Additional Information: Website
Department of Microbiology and Immunology Seminar Series, Dr. Pawel Kalinski
November 16, 12-1 p.m., Room 123, Clinical and Translational Research Building
The Department of Microbiology and Immunology Seminar Series presents Dr. Pawel Kalinski, “Sensitizing Cold Tumors to Cancer Immunotherapy.” Kalinski is a Professor of Oncology at Roswell Park Cancer Institute.
Additional Information: Lisa Hagan
Public astronomy lecture: the Cassini grand finale
November 16, 7 p.m., Monnik Beer Co., 1036 E. Burnett Ave., 40217
Training and Workshops
Lab Safety and Hazardous Waste Training
November 16, 9-11 a.m., Room 2034, K-wing (Nursing School), HSC
New lab employees who work with chemicals should attend this training. Recurrent training is required every three years and may be completed online. Bring laptop computer. Attendees can pre-register online.
Additional Information: Rachel Cary, 852-3558
Health and Wellness
The Get Healthy Now Wellness Center closed for Thanksgiving Holiday
The GHN Wellness Center will close early on Wednesday, November 23 at 5 p.m., and will be closed on Thursday, November 24, and Friday, November 25, in observance of Thanksgiving. Normal hours of operation will resume Saturday, November 26 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.).
Thanksgiving classics for a Meatless Meal
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, now is the time to start planning your feast for the big day. Meat doesn’t need to be the focus of your holiday meal. Try something new by bringing more meatless dishes to the table. Make a recipe truly your own by changing up seasonings, sides, and serving styles.
Additional Information: Recipes, Get Healthy Now Facebook, email, 852-7755
Start your mornings with Tai Chi class
Mondays and Wednesdays, 7-8 a.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym’ Free for GHN Wellness Center members
Join Get Healthy Now for Lunch with Lunchtime Yoga
Mondays and Wednesdays, 12:10-1 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; Free for GHN Wellness Center members
Additional Information: Group Fitness schedule, website, email, 852-7755
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