Oct. 8, 2015 Announcements

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    DID YOU KNOW?

     

    USA Today interviewed two experts from UofL for a story on social media classes. Both Karen Freberg, assistant professor of strategic communications, and Jeff Rushton, director of digital media in the Office of Communications and Marketing, weighed in. Read the story here.

     

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    Campus-Submitted Announcement List

     

    Farmers Markets

    1.) Gray Street: pie pumpkins, butternut squash

    2.) Belknap: Just two weeks left!

    Flu Shots

    3.) Free flu shots today at HSC!

    Events

    4.) Jumpin’ Jive Homecoming Dance

    Health and Wellness

    5.) The happiest happy hour: Get Healthy Now’s Cardio Kick & Sculpt

    6.) Shred the calories, energize your day: GHN Total Body Fitness

    7.) Congratulations, Amy Fordham: GHN Wellness Center’s Member of the Month

    8.) Take 20: Got Grit? – Get More Resilient

    Miscellaneous

    9.) Cognition, Consciousness and Behavior Conference

    10.) Cap and Gown ordering for December 2015 Commencement ceremony

    11.) The 14th Annual Latin American and Latino Studies Heritage Lecture

    12.) MBA Information Session

    13.) City Café celebrates anniversary

    14.) UofL Cares volunteers needed

    15.) Free depression screenings scheduled

    Talks/Seminars

    16.) Brown & Williamson Fall Seminar Series

    17.) Biology Seminar: All about lightning

    18.) Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences Colloquium

    19.) Computer Engineering and Computer Science CSE Distinguished Speaker Series

    20.) Anatomical Sciences and Neurobiology

    Grand Rounds

    21.) Obstetrics, Gynecology & Women’s Health

    22.) Medicine: Dr. Dawn Caster

    23.) Pediatrics

    24.) Family Medicine

    25.) Orthopaedic Surgery

     

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    Campus-Submitted Announcements

     

    Farmers Markets

    1.) Gray Street: pie pumpkins, butternut squash

    Thursdays through Oct. 29, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., 400 block of E. Gray St.

    Some items available today will include: Pie pumpkins, butternut squash, spaghetti squash, apples, apple cider by the cup, apple chips, local honey, tomato pies, whole grain breads, jams, baby bok choy, corn, tomatoes, squash, zucchini, beets, cabbage, onions, eggplant, cucumbers, okra, peppers, green beans, potatoes, maple syrup, chicken, pork, dessert dumplings and homemade soaps and lotions. Also Sandi’s Styles, a fashion boutique on wheels, and Louisville Pure Tap. Lunch trucks: VGrits (vegan fare) and Sweet ‘N Savory (featuring butternut squash crepes).

    Additional Information: Facebook page. Website.

     

    2.) Belknap: Just two weeks left!

    Thursdays through Oct. 15, 3:30 to 6 p.m., 3rd and Brandeis next to the Ville Grill.

    Some items available today will include: Asian pears, apples, corn, green beans, squash, zucchini, tomatoes, onions, purple hull peas, apple chips, apple butter, lamb sausage, chicken, pork, eggs, homemade breads and baked goods, honey, popcorn and lemon shake-ups. Also, toxin-free home and personal-use products, homemade wood products (reclaimed wood items), annual plants, garden accessories and markers.  Additional Information: Facebook page.

     

    Flu Shots

    3.) Free flu shots today at HSC!

    Oct. 8, noon to 5 p.m., Abell Administration Building, Rm. 110

    Free

    Get your free flu shot today from 12-5 in Abell Administration Building, Rm. 110! This will be the last large clinic on HSC this fall. Students, faculty, and staff can get free flu shots through Campus Health Services ($5 for retirees). A full schedule and a consent form are at http://louisville.edu/campushealth. Download, print and complete the consent form for the fastest service. You must have your UofL ID with you to get a free flu shot! Get a shot and get a treat!

     

    Events

    4.) Jumpin’ Jive Homecoming Dance

    Oct. 23, 6 to 10 p.m., Pendennis Club, 218 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd. 

    $100 for entire evening/$10 dance only

    Friends of the University of Louisville School of Music and The Pendennis Historical Foundation invite you to the Jumpin’ Jive Homecoming Dance, a decadent night of fine dining and big band fun. Drinks and appetizers will be served during the first hour, followed by dinner, then music and dancing close the evening. The University of Louisville 20-piece Jazz Band will play big band music while swing dancers from across the region — many donning vintage and period outfits — show off their dancing skills and compete for a $100 per-couple prize. During the cocktail and dinner hours there will be a silent auction with many UofL items, notably UofL men’s basketball tickets. The event will take play on all three floors of the Pendennis Club giving attendees the chance to fully enjoy the grandeur of the historic building. Money raised at the event will go toward the UofL Friends of the School of Music Scholarship Fund. The Friends of the School of Music have raised more than $600,000 for UofL music scholarships since 1992.

    Tickets: Click here to register or call 618-727-2617 or email uoflfosm@aol.com.

     

    Health and Wellness

    5.) The happiest happy hour: Get Healthy Now’s Cardio Kick & Sculpt

    Fridays 5:30 6:30 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym

    Free for GHN Wellness Center members

    Kickstart your weekend with a healthy happy hour routine. Join GHN for an interval training class that incorporates of cardio, kickboxing and sculpting moves using weights. An action-packed workout that improves strength, muscle tone and endurance. It’s an intense workout to end your week and start the weekend off right! All moves are modifiable based on fitness level.

    Additional Information: Website; ghn@louisville.edu.

     

    6.) Shred the calories, energize your day: GHN Total Body Fitness

    Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:30 to 7:00 a.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym

    Free for GHN Wellness Center members

    Energize your mornings and ignite your metabolism in 30 minutes with a total body workout. Let this new class energize you in a way that nothing else can. This total body workout is designed to strengthen the cardiovascular system, tone muscles, and boost balance, flexibility, endurance and speed. Exercise equipment may include: dumbbells, resistance bands, stability balls, BOSU, elevated benches and other equipment. Exercises can be modified to accommodate all fitness levels.

    Additional Information: Group fitness schedule; website; ghn@louisville.edu; 852-7755.

     

    7.) Congratulations, Amy Fordham: GHN Wellness Center’s Member of the Month

    Congratulations to Amy Fordham for being Get Healthy Now’s Member of the Month for October. This month’s theme is Mental Health and Sustainability: Keep reading to learn more about how Amy de-stresses and implements planet-friendly practices into her inspiring lifestyle!

    Additional Information: ghn@louisville.edu; 852-7755.

     

    8.) Take 20: Got Grit? – Get More Resilient

    Oct. 16, 12:30 to 12:50 p.m., Ekstrom Library Room W204

    Free for UofL employees, retirees and their spouses/QAs

    Take 20 minutes and discover how to increase your success and decrease your disappointment. Pump up your level of passion, perseverance and unswerving focus by tapping into your grit. The good news is grit can be learned; you will walk away with simple tools to increase your (True) GRIT. Sign up or walk-in. Please bring your UofL buddies with you.

    Additional Information: Website; ghn@louisville.edu, 852-7755.

     

    Miscellaneous

    9.) Cognition, Consciousness and Behavior Conference

    Oct. 9, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Oct. 10, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Shumaker Building, Room 139

    Free and open to public

    Philosophers who are willing to engage with the cognitive and brain sciences continue to play an important role in the interdisciplinary investigation of the nature of action, perception, and thought. Join us for a two-day conference on cutting edge topics in empirically oriented philosophy of mind. The event brings together a renowned group of philosophers to discuss their recent work.

    Additional Information: The conference is sponsored by the Liberal Studies Project, the Commonwealth Center for the Humanities and Society, the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences and the Department of Philosophy. View program and abstracts here.

     

    10.) Cap and Gown ordering for December 2015 Commencement ceremony

    The ordering website is open for faculty and students to place an order for academic apparel for the December 2015 Commencement ceremony. The deadline to order apparel is Oct. 31 at midnight. Graduation participants should visit the commencement website for information on the ceremony and to place a cap and gown order.

    Additional Information: commence@louisville.edu; 852-6528. Website.

     

    11.) The 14th Annual Latin American and Latino Studies Heritage Lecture

    Oct. 14, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., Elaine Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library

    Free and open to the public

    This lecture, El Sur Shall Rise Again: How Latino Immigrants are Saving the South, by Gustavo Arellano, will focus on how Latinos have changed the South over the past 20 years, based on the stories of Mexican restaurateurs in Louisville that Arellano has documented in oral histories for the Southern Foodways Alliance. Arellano’s books include “¡Ask a Mexican!” (2008), “Orange County: A Personal History” (2008), and “Taco USA: How Mexican Food Conquered America” (2013), all published by Scribner. Books will be available for sale.

    Additional Information: Rhonda Buchanan, 852-2034; website.  

     

    12.) MBA Information Session

    Oct. 14, 5:45 to 7 p.m., University Club and Alumni Center

    MBA … three letters that change everything! Learn about the nationally recognized and highly ranked MBA programs during the next information session on Oct. 14, 2015. Register today at www.uoflmba.com under events. Take the next step in your career!

    Additional Information: www.uoflmba.com; Susan Hildebrand, 852-7257; Sophia Fischer, 852-7257.

     

    13.) City Café celebrates anniversary

    Oct. 9, 11 a.m. to  3 p.m., HSC City Cafe

    On Friday, City Cafe would like to thank its customers for their business throughout this year and over the course of the last 20 years. From 11 to 3 get 20% off all Daily Specials, which include an entrée, side and drink at both locations. Complimentary birthday cake and cookies will also be provided by locally owned partner bakeries: Kizito Cookies and Nord’s Bakery.

    Additional Information: For more info and Customer Appreciation Day, call Bernie at (502) 376-5976 or Rick (502) 593-6813, or visit www.citycafelunch.com.

     

    14.) UofL Cares volunteers needed

    October 26 to November 25

    The UL Cares Campaign will run October 26 to November 25, 2015. Ambassadors are needed to serve in all departments across campus and help promote giving to our community partners and reach our goal of $300,000. For more information, please visit www.cardsallin.org/uoflcares. An ambassador breakfast will be provided Oct. 20 and allow you the opportunity to meet with our community partner representatives.

    Additional Information: Please sign up by contacting Laura Brock at laura.clinton@louisville.edu.

     

    15.) Free depression screenings scheduled

    Oct. 8, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Davidson Hall, Suite 210

    Free

    The Psychological Services Center will be giving free screenings today as part of Mental Health Awareness Week. Please call 852-6782 for more information or to schedule.

     

     

     

    Talks/Seminars

    16.) Brown & Williamson Fall Seminar Series

    Oct. 9, 4 p.m., Chemistry Building, Room LL-16

    Free, public

    Stefan France, Ph.D., Georgia Tech, will present Ring Opening Cyclizations: A Mechanistic Template for Accessing Broad Chemical Diversity.

    Additional information: Sherry Nalley, 852-6798.

     

    17.) Biology Seminar: All about lightning

    Oct. 9, noon to 1 p.m., Chao Auditorium

    Dr Phillip Bitzer, a lightning physicist in the department of atmospheric sciences at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, will give a talk titled Everything you ever wanted to know about lightning. This talk is part of the biology department seminar series and is open to everyone on campus.

    Additional Information: Steve Yanoviak.

     

    18.) Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences Colloquium

    Oct. 12, 12:30 to 2 p.m., Shumaker Building, Room 139

    Free

    Dr.Dan Levin, Vanderbilt University, will give a talk on: Attention and representation in context: A cinematic lens for visual cognition.

    Additional Information: Leisa Hillman, 852-0430.

     

    19.) Computer Engineering and Computer Science CSE Distinguished Speaker Series

    Oct. 23, 3 to 4:30 p.m., Duthie Center for Engineering Room 117

    Free

    Dr. Douglas Hofstadter will present “Kurt Gödel: The True Inventor, Long Before Computers Ever Existed, of Programming Languages and Data Structures.”

    Additional Information: glpayn01@louisville.edu.

     

    20.) Anatomical Sciences and Neurobiology

    Oct. 8, 4 to 5 p.m., Baxter Auditorium

    Free

    ASNB Fall Seminar Series Presents: Francisco H. Andrade, professor, department of physiology, University of Kentucky: The Deviant Ways of Eye Muscles.

    Additional Information: Matt Guido, 852-6227.

     

    Grand Rounds

    21.) Obstetrics, Gynecology & Women’s Health

    Oct. 9, 1 to 2 p.m., Ambulatory Care Building-Basement Auditorium

    Please join for guest speaker Dr. Lubna Hassan, founder and director of WHI-DI, who will present MDG 5 – Achievements and Challenges. She will discuss the global dialogue on MMR, highlight the achievements and discuss fresh challenges.

    Additional Information: Crystal Menear, 561-7463.

     

    22.) Medicine: Dr. Dawn Caster

    Oct. 8, 8 a.m., Ambulatory Care Building auditorium

    Medicine Grand Rounds features Dawn J. Caster, MD, assistant professor of medicine in the UofL Division of Nephrology and Hypertension. Dr. Caster will present Membranous Nephropathy: From Bench to Bedside and Back Again focusing on providing an overview of the pathogenesis of membranous nephropathy, information regarding the application of PLA2R antibody testing in clinical practice, and gaps in understanding other immune mediated kidney disease and areas for future study.

    Additional Information: Jason Puckett, 852-1825.

     

    23.) Pediatrics

    Oct. 9, 8 a.m., Norton Hospital, 2nd Floor Auditorium

    Please join us for a pediatric grand rounds featuring Mark McDonald, MD. McDonald is medical director of Kosair Children’s Hospital and associate professor of pediatric critical care at UofL. He will present: “Pediatric Acupuncture and Acupuncture-Related Therapies: A Five-Year Journey.”

    Additional Information: Brittney Luckett, 629-8828.

     

    24.) Family Medicine

    Oct. 9, 7:30 to 8:30 a.m., Jewish Hospital Bottigheimer Auditorium

    Peter Deveaux, MD, UofL assistant professor of surgery, section of colorectal surgery, Hiram C. Polk Jr., MD department of surgery, will present Common Anorectal Disorders: A Review. Dr. Deveaux will help the audience understand the pathophysiology of common anorectal disorders. He will review the evaluation of common anorectal disorders, and discuss operative and non-operative management of common anorectal disorders. CME Category 1 is available for both AAFP and ACCME accreditation.

    Additional Information: Mickie Mulloy, 852-0797.

     

    25.) Orthopaedic Surgery

    Oct. 9, 6:45 to 7:45 a.m., Baxter I Research Building, auditorium, lower level

    Please join the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery as we welcome John R. Dimar, II, MD, Clinical Professor, as he lectures on Spine Tumors I.

    Additional Information: Monica Welsh, 852-6902.

     

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