Monday, Nov. 27, 2017
DID YOU KNOW
The UofL Parents Association won the Association of Higher Education Parent Program Professionals 2017 “Powerful Partnerships” award for collaborating with the LGBT Center on a new initiative: The creation of a “Proud Parent” T-shirt. The shirt features a rainbow design in support of UofL’s LGBT student population.
Faculty and staff notables
Paul Coomes, retired emeritus professor of economics, has joined the Pegasus Institute as a senior fellow. The Pegasus Institute is an independent think tank founded in 2016 that focuses on state and local politics.
UofL Today with Mark Hebert
WHAS-TV, Great Day Live
Mondays at 9:30 a.m. WHAS-TV and WLKY-TV also run the UofL stories in their Monday afternoon and Saturday morning newscasts, respectively. Segments can be found on YouTube.
Airs Mondays and Tuesdays at 6 p.m. on 93.9 FM TheVille; replayed on Saturday and Sunday mornings. This week’s schedule:
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.
UofL Farmers Market and Craft Vendors Holiday Bazaar
Nov. 30, 12-3 p.m., Red Barn
Faculty and staff appreciation event winners
Thanks to everyone who attended the employee appreciation hot cider and donuts event. The winners of the UofL gift baskets are: Steve Lindsey (Belknap/Shelby) and Bill Cull (HSC).
Blood drive supporting raiseRED
November 28, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Red Barn
Food Drive for House of Ruth
The HSC Office of Diversity and Inclusion has a food drive going through November 30 for the House of Ruth in Support of World Aids Day. There are collection boxes in the School of Medicine, School of Public Health and Information Sciences, School of Dentistry, the Kent School, and at the VOA office at 933 Goss Ave.
Biochemistry Research Conference today
November 27, noon, Homberger Library, HSC-A, 614
Training and Workshops
iRIS Workshop on Health Science Campus: ADF, IRB, ePropos
November 29, 2-4 p.m., Room 4007, School of Nursing K-Wing Instructional Computer Lab, HSC
Health and Wellness
Act now to earn $480 in support of your good health in 2018
Get Healthy Now has extended the enrollment opportunity until Dec. 20, 2017. This extension allows employees additional time to complete a biometric screening (optional) and take the on-line health assessment required for participation in the employee wellness program, and to earn the $40 monthly premium
Join the Piyo party and be your best self
Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; Free for GHN Wellness Center members
All aboard the InCycle express
Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:30-7 a.m.; Fridays, 12-12:30 p.m.,
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. Pedal those calories off with this time efficient ride to help you reach your wellness goals faster. Suitable for all fitness levels.
Meatless leftover hacks you’ll love for Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving is almost here, and with it comes the season of family gatherings, festive traditions and delicious leftovers. After the feast, the leftovers remain – delicious spreads and dishes with enough servings to last the weekend and fill you up on Meatless Monday. Here are a few inventive ways to enjoy your favorite holiday foods after the family meal is done.
Additional Information: Meatless Monday Recipes, Get Healthy Now Facebook Page, Get Healthy Now website, email, 852-7755
Endocrinology Grand Rounds
November 29, 4 p.m., Baxter II Research Building, Lower Level, Room 038
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