Monday, Oct. 10, 2016
DID YOU KNOW
In 2016, UofL achieved several milestone anniversaries for key aspects of student involvement. Student Affairs celebrates 95 years of Greek life, 70 years of crowning Homecoming Queens & Kings, and 50 years of the Student Activities Board (SAB).
Led by a NIH grant to physiology, University of Louisville faculty received more than $1.5 million in grant awards last week. Check them out here.
FACULTY AND STAFF NOTABLES
The world’s largest association for the advancement of technology, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, recently honored Dr. Amir Amini, Speed School’s Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Endowed Chair in Bioimaging, with the Distinguished Lecturer Award for Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society.
UofL Today with Mark Hebert
WHAS-TV, Great Day Live
Mondays, 9:30 a.m. UofL’s Mark Hebert has a story about UofL and talks with Rachel Platt and Terry Meiners; WLKY-TV also runs the UofL stories on Saturday morning. 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
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.
SAC Traffic Advisory
With construction activity near and around the Student Activities Center (SAC), drivers can expect some congestion at Brook Street and along the service drive behind the SAC. Permit holders parking in the red lot between the Red Barn and University Club may want to avoid the service drive behind the SAC because of potential congestion. Drivers can enter the red lot by turning off of Cardinal Boulevard.
Additional Information: Tim Moore
Students, faculty, staff get $2 admission to Ali Center at UofL Day
October 15, 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., Muhammad Ali Center, $2 with ID
Free staff/faculty cookout to celebrate 40th anniversary of Student Affairs
October 20, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Red Barn
Online Info Session: MS in HR and Organization Development
October 11, 7:30 p.m., online
Additional Information: Website, email, 800-871-8635
Art Library Research Award deadline this week
Bridwell Art Library is offering a competitive research award of $500 to a student this fall. Any currently-enrolled student is eligible to submit their project for consideration. The award also includes the opportunity to display the project and research materials in the Art Library’s display cases. Please encourage students to apply before the Oct. 14 deadline.
Newsletter about UofL internships available
Find out about internships and other news related to career services at UofL in this issue of Working It Out, the newsletter from the Career Development Center.
Book-in-Common Connections/Conexiones Comunitarios at Churchill Downs’ Backside
October 29, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., meet in Middleton Auditorium, Strickler Hall
Benefits Open Enrollment – Save the date
Employees will have the option to choose their 2017 benefits online from 8 a.m., October 17 until 5 p.m. on October 28. Please take advantage of this opportunity to select the best benefits to meet your needs. To learn more about your benefits, attend one of the following benefits fairs where you can talk with benefits vendors and benefits staff. HSC Campus, Clinical and Translational Research Bldg. 1st floor, Oct. 19 – 20, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and Get Healthy Now Wellness Center, 601 Presidents Blvd., Oct. 25-26, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
2016 (Fall) Internal Grants Program deadline coming up
October 25, 5 p.m.
Additional Information: Website
The Tragedy of Liberation: A History of the Chinese Revolution
October 10, 4:30 p.m., PNC Horn Auditorium, Harry Frazier Hall, College of Business; Free
Meet ‘Mr. Eclipse’
October 13, 4-5 p.m., Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium
Additional Information: Gerry Williger, 852-0821, website
Differential Equations and Applied Math Seminar
October 10, 2-3 p.m., Math Computer Lab, Natural Sciences Building, Belknap Campus
Additional Information: Email
Biochemistry Seminar today
October 10, noon, Homberger Library, HSC-A, Rm 614
Additional Information: Email
Peter Holland presents the ACC Distinguished Lecture on Shakespeare
October 10, 4:30 p.m., Speed Cinema, Speed Art Museum; Free
Additional Information: Website, Andrew Rabin
Training and Workshops
PLAN hosts workshop on CVs and resumes for grad students
October 11, 2-3 p.m., Room 105, Houchens Building, Belknap Campus
Additional Information: Website, calendar
Interactive online course free CME/CE for primary care providers
Lung Cancer in Kentucky: Improving Patient Outcomes is now available at LungCancerinKentucky.org. The 1-2 hour course for PCPs was developed by Kentucky Cancer Program at UofL as part of the Kentucky LEADS Collaborative. It includes information about screening with low-dose CT and CMS-required shared decision making. Click on “Provider Education.”
Additional Information: Email
Bold Moves Against Suicide and Mental Health First Aid training
November 10, 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., College Street Building at Spalding University, 812 S. Second Street; Free
Mental Health First Aid training is an 8-hour training certification course which teaches participants a five-step action plan to assess a situation, select and implement interventions and secure appropriate care for the individual.
Additional Information: Email, 852-5787, website, registration link
Children 8 to 13 years needed for anxiety and worry study
Life Sciences 363; IRB #13.0923
Additional Information: Janet Woodruff-Borden, email, 852-2351
Arts and Entertainment
Guest Artist: Oskar Espina Ruiz, clarinet
October 10, 8 p.m., School of Music, Comstock Concert Hall 105 W. Brandeis Ave.; Free
Health and Wellness
Free optional biometric screenings through Get Healthy Now
Through November 17; Free
Start your mornings with Tai Chi
Mondays & Wednesdays, 7-8 a.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; $40 Unlimited classes/semester
All aboard the InCycle Express
Mondays & Wednesdays, 6:30-7 a.m.; Fridays, 12-12:30 p.m.; Saturdays, 12:30-1 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; Free
Foam roll and stretch class
Fridays, 12:40-1 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; Free
Functional fitness can be fun
Saturdays, 9:30-10:15 a.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center, Humana Gym; Free
Meatless Monday: You’re never too young to lower your cholesterol
High cholesterol is one of the major controllable risk factors for coronary heart disease, heart attacks and strokes. Start your day with exercise and a heart-healthy recipe. Meatless Monday is a good place to start.
RSVP for GHN’s health seminar on sleep habits
Oct. 13, 12-12:30 p.m., Room 158, Burhan’s Hall, Shelby Campus; Room 2034, K-Wing/Nursing School, HSC; Free
Join GHN for lunch with lunchtime yoga
Mondays and Wednesdays, 12:10-1 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; Free
QUESTIONS & SUBMISSIONS
Direct questions about UofL Today to Alicia Kelso, 852-2670, or the Office of Communication & Marketing, 852-6171. The deadline for including a submission in the next day’s UofL Today email is noon.