Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016
DID YOU KNOW
Gary the Redbird, whose real name is Gary Budd, has officially been named the national winner of USA Today’s Best Fan Ever Contest. Gary the Redbird was featured alongside UofL legend Darrell Griffith in Get Healthy Now’s Mannequin Challenge.
FACULTY AND STAFF NOTABLES
Dr. Anita Barbee, a professor at the Kent School of Social Work and a Distinguished University Scholar, has been nominated to become a Fellow in the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare. She has accepted the nomination and will be inducted into the Academy at the Society of Social Work Research AGM in January of 2017.
Learn more about the new QEP
As part of the 2017 reaffirmation process with our accrediting agency SACS-COC, the university is developing a new quality enhancement plan (QEP) and the latest version of the QEP plan is available online. An online survey is also available.
Provost’s Awards deadline extended to December 9
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 December 9.
Give the gift of the universe
Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium; $40 family/$20 individual
November 22, 11:45 a.m., Baxter I Auditorium; Free
‘Liberal Democracy: An African Critique,’ by Reginald M.J. Oduor
November 28, 3 p.m., Humanities Bldg., Room 300
Healthy blood donors needed for study
IRB #96.0191; Baxter I Building lab 117
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 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. – 5 p.m.)
Take a moment with MBSR at Get Healthy Now
January 2017 Session, Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; $80 for UofL affiliates, $100 for non-UofL affiliates
Fall into alignment with Get Healthy Now’s yoga/specialty class offerings
Get Healthy Wellness Center; $20 unlimited classes/semester
New class: ‘Refresh and Refuel’ offered by GHN
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6 to 6:45 a.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; Free for members
Fit Get Healthy Now’s ‘Fit in 30!’ in your busy schedule
Tuesdays, 6:30-7 a.m. and 12:10-12:40 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; Free for members
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