Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016
DID YOU KNOW
This week, the Southeastern Museums Conference in Charlotte, North Carolina, honored the Hite Art Institute with a silver award for its exhibition, “Capturing Women’s History: Quilts, Activism & Storytelling.” The exhibit was on display from Feb. 1-March 19. It was designed and directed by Maggie Leininger.
FACULTY AND STAFF NOTABLES
Dr. Heeyhul Moon, from the Kent School of Social Work, recently received an award from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for her study titled, “Disparities in health, and life experience among foreign-born older adults and their family caregivers.” RWJF is the United States’ largest philanthropy focused solely on health and is based in Princeton, New Jersey.
Eight UofL faculty received nearly $2.4 million in grants and awards last week. See the names of the faculty, their projects and awards here.
Submit your events to the Winterfest 2017 calendar
If your office/program is holding events Jan. 9-22 and want them included in the WinterFest calendar, the deadline to submit is Oct. 24. WF welcomes our new and returning students to campus as they begin the spring semester. Events can be submitted online.
Additional Information: Shelley Tewell, 852-3125
2016 HSC Pride Week Cook Out
Oct. 27, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Additional Information: Chaz Briscoe, 852-2109
New statewide diversity policy approved
The new statewide diversity policy and related documents were approved by the Council on Postsecondary Education at its meeting in September. This policy and framework will be used in developing the university’s diversity plans.
Additional Information: Full policy online
Ali Institute event: Amplifying Youth Voices
Oct. 20, 6-8 p.m., Americana Community Center, 4801 Southside Drive, 40214; Free
Today at Research! Louisville
Faculty research showcases in KCCTRB lobby; Science and Innovation in the Public Interest, Karen Kashmanian Oates, PhD, 10:30 am, KCCTRB room 124; Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Children’s Health, Glenn Flores, MD, noon, KCCTRB room 101; Finding Research Funding – Tools for UofL Investigators, Will Metcalf, 2-3 p.m., KCCTRB room 124.
Additional Information: Website
Belknap Farmers Market open today
Oct. 13, 3:30-6 p.m., 3rd Street and Brandeis Avenue
This is the last Belknap Farmers Market of the season. Featured products include pork shoulder roast, Italian sausage, green beans, corn, potatoes, garlic, stuffed pancakes, local honey, kettle corn, lamb chops and soaps.
Additional Information: Email, website
Gray Street Farmers Market open today
Thursdays through Oct. 27, rain or shine, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., 400 block of East Gray Street
HSC Pride Week Blood Drive
Oct. 28, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Cardiovascular Innovation Institute (302 Muhammad Ali Blvd.)
Benefits Open Enrollment begins next week
Employees have the option to choose their 2017 benefits online October 17, 8 a.m. through 5 p.m. on October 28. Please visit the Open Enrollment website to learn more about benefit options. Please also plan to attend one of the following benefits fairs where you can talk with benefit 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.
CAD annual lecture: The road to political reform in China
October 13, 7-9 p.m., Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library
Additional Information: Amanda LeDuke, 852-2667, website
A Visit with Marie Curie – Keynote presentation
November 4, noon to 1 p.m., Rooms 101 and 102, Strickler Hall, Belknap Campus
Additional Information: Website
Biology Department Fall Seminar Series
Oct. 14, noon, Room 139, Shumaker Research Building; Free
The Biology Department is pleased to welcome Dr. Stefan Schnitzer, Marquette University who will present, “The Maintenance of Plant Species Diversity in Tropical Forests.”
Additional Information: Terri Norris, 852-2573
Bioengineering Dept. Seminar Series
Oct. 13, noon to 1:30 p.m., The Vogt Building, Room 311
Deepa Kolaseri, PhD., assistant professor of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and associate director for experimental cell therapy laboratory at UofL, will speak on “The New Generation of Cancer Medicine Cancer Immunotherapy.”
Additional Information: Alex Isham
Brown & Williamson Fall Seminar Series
October 14, 4 p.m., Room LL-16, Chemistry Building, Belknap Campus
Guest speaker at Research! Louisville
Oct. 13, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Room 124 Clinical and Translational Research Building, HSC
Sigma XI Distinguished Lecturer Karen Oates, PhD, professor of Biochemistry and the dean of Arts & Sciences at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, will explore how we can provide students with the content and knowledge, coupled with authentic experiences and concrete opportunities, to address some of the most challenging science and societal problems of our time. Door Prizes will be given to the first 20 attendees, Light refreshments.
Additional Information: Carla Jones, 852-2454, website
Family Medicine Grand Rounds
October 14, 7:30- 8:30 a.m., Jewish Hospital Bottigheimer Auditorium
Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds
October 14, 6:45-7:45 a.m., Baxter I Research Building, lower level auditorium
Pediatric Grand Rounds
October 14, 8 a.m., Norton Hospital, 2nd Floor Auditorium
Medicine Grand Rounds: Dr. Sathya Krishnasamy
October 13, 8 a.m., Ambulatory Care Building auditorium
Medicine Grand Rounds features Sathya S. Krishnasamy, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes at UofL. Dr. Krishnasamy will present “From Darkness to Light, From Unreal to Real: Shades of Hypoglycemia.”
Additional Information: Jason Puckett, 852-1825
OB/GYN Grand Rounds
Oct. 14, 1-2 p.m., Ambulatory Care Building, basement auditorium
Speaker is Dr. Elaine Stauble, general OB at UofL, on “Vulvar diseases: red, white and blue.”
Additional Information: Crystal Menear
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.