Monday, Nov. 14, 2016
DID YOU KNOW
UofL’s Gheens Science Hall & Rauch Planetarium has a traveling dome, called the Owsley Brown II Portable Planetarium, which is used to offer elementary students an immersive educational experience designed around the framework of the Next Generation Science Standards. A fundraiser will be held Nov. 16 to raise funds to send the portable planetarium to Bloom Elementary School.
FACULTY AND STAFF NOTABLES
Dr. Gary L. Gregg, II, holds the Mitch McConnell Chair in Leadership at UofL and is the director of the McConnell Center. He is also the author or editor of six books, including “Securing Democracy: Why We Have an Electoral College.” Gregg was quoted in the New York Times last week because of his expertise on the electoral college.
UofL Today with Mark Hebert
WHAS-TV, Great Day Live
Mondays at 9:30 a.m. Segments can be found on YouTube. WLKY-TV also runs the UofL stories on their Saturday morning newscasts
Airs Mondays and Tuesdays at 6 p.m. on 93.9 FM TheVille; replayed on Saturday and Sunday mornings. Podcasts of all radio programs can be found on SoundCloud.
Nov. 14 – Dr. Erika Ruth discusses the heroin epidemic; Business prof. Bruce Kemelgor and UofL grad Ben Goldenberg talk about UofL College of Business’ MBA students providing free consulting to local businesses and non-profits; Brock Burton – student in entrepreneurship program; Nov. 15 –Amy Acklin is director of the UofL Marching Band; Frank Dikotter, guest of Schnatter Center, discusses China’s economy and trade with U.S.; English Prof. Andrew Rabin tells us about UofL’s role in “Will in the Ville.”
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 can be found on YouTube.
This week: Dr. Erika Ruth discusses the heroin epidemic, what it’s doing to families and local treatment programs; Bruce Kemelgor and UofL grad Ben Goldenberg talk about UofL College of Business’ MBA students providing free consulting to local businesses and non-profits; Brock Burton – student in entrepreneurship program.
Want to support local business? Join the Holiday Cards Buy Local Shopping Tour
Dec. 2, 8 a.m. start, meet at University Club; $40
Street closure alert for Tuesday
On Tuesday, November 15, 3rd Street will be closed from Eastern Parkway to Winkler Avenue between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. The street closure is needed to allow repairs on the railroad. TARC Route #94 will detour during this time. The only affected bus stop location will be on 3rd Street just south of Eastern Parkway, directly across from Reynolds Lofts.
Additional Information: 852-7275
New name for pediatric facilities, medical practices and services
Norton Healthcare’s pediatric facilities, practices and services has undergone a name change. The new name will be listed on all internal and external documents (including, informed consent documents, patient materials, etc). The Norton Healthcare Research Office will notify researchers with projects using a pediatric facility that study documents will require modification to reflect the change. All changes must be approved by the Institutional Review Board prior to Dec. 31.
Information session: Master’s in Higher Education Administration
November 14, 7:30 p.m., online
Announcing 2016 Graduate Student Appreciation Week
Campus Housing Fall Affiliate information fair
November 15, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Red Barn
Information session: Masters Programs in Urban Planning, Public Administration, and Sustainability
November 14, 12:30-1:30 p.m., W104 Ekstrom Library
Celebrating International Diversity and Success
November 19, 6-9 p.m., Multipurpose Room, Student Activities Center; Students: $5; Staff and Faculty: $10; General admission: $15
Additional Information: 852-6604, email
Training and Workshops
PLAN offers workshop on the fundamentals of course design for GTAs
November 16, 3:30- 4:30 p.m., Room 105, Houchens Building, Belknap Campus
PLAN offers mock interview session for graduate students
November 17, 1-3 p.m., Room 105, Houchens Building, Belknap Campus
PLAN hosts workshop to help grad students organize large-scale writing projects
November 18, 2-3 p.m., Room 105, Houchens Building, Belknap Campus
Research Grant Writing Workshop through the Delphi Center
January 5, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. TILL Classroom, 3rd floor Ekstrom Library, Belknap Campus; University Employees: $197.50; Non-employees: $395
November 14, noon, Homberger Library, HSC-A, Rm 614
LGBT Health Certificate Series: Provider Panel & LGBT Healthcare
November 15, noon to 1 p.m., 500 S. Preston Street, UofL Medical School, Instructional Building B, Room B215, HSC Campus
William Marshall Bullitt Memorial Lecture in Law
November 15, 4 p.m., Rom 175, Brandeis School of Law, Belknap Campus
Arts and Entertainment
UofL presents ‘King Lear’
November 10-20, 8 p.m. with 3 p.m. Sunday matinees, The Playhouse Theatre, 1911 South Third St.; $15 for general admission, $12 for faculty, alumni, seniors and non-UofL students and $8 for UofL students
Women and men ages 18-79 needed for Anthracycline-Induced Cardiomyopathy study
Health and Wellness
Get Healthy Now Wellness Center closed for Thanksgiving
The GHN Wellness Center will close early on Wednesday, November 23 at 2 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
Meat doesn’t need to be the focus of your holiday meal. This year 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.
Start Your Mornings with Tai Chi Class
Mondays and Wednesdays, 7-8 a.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; $20 Unlimited classes/semester
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; $20 Unlimited Classes/semester
Fit GHN’s ‘Fit in 30!’ in your busy schedule
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12:10-12:40 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; Free
Additional Information: 852-7755, email, website, Group Fitness schedule
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