Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016
DID YOU KNOW
The LGBT Center is hosting Pride Week now through Nov. 3, with events on both the Belknap and HSC campuses. Highlights include a resource fair, HIV testing, a presentation titled “Mission Accomplished? The LGBT Movement One Year After Obergefell,” and keynote speaker Michael Sam.
FACULTY AND STAFF NOTABLES
Graphic Design Assistant Professor Meena Khalili is one of 60 designers invited to take part in a national project called “Type Hike: A Typographic Exploration of America’s National Parks.” The project benefits the National Park Service as it celebrates its centennial.
Outstanding Community Engagement Awards Ceremony & Reception
October 26, 6-7:30 p.m., Ekstrom Library’s Chao Auditorium
Cap and gown ordering for December 2016 Commencement ceremony
Reminder: The deadline to order apparel for faculty and students is Monday, October 31, 2016 at midnight. Graduation participants should visit the commencement website for information on the ceremony and to place a cap and gown order.
Changes to International Travel hours at HSC
The Office of Study Abroad and International Travel is now available on HSC by appointment only. Appointment hours are Tuesdays 9 a.m. to noon and Thursdays 1-4 p.m. If you are interested in scheduling an appointment, please send your availability via email or call 852-0374.
Student-Parent Visibility Day
Oct. 26, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Administrative Annex Bldg. conference room and lower level, Women’s Center
Book-In-Common Connections at Churchill Down’s Backside
October 29, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., TBD; Free
UofL Free Store hours
Wednesdays, 11 a.m. to noon, Unitas Tower basement
UofL Dining Services opens food truck on HSC campus
UofL Dining Services opened its first food truck on the HSC campus. This food truck sits on top on the patio of the quad in front of the Instructional Building. The UofL Food Truck is operating Monday-Friday with breakfast service from 7:30 a.m. until 10 a.m. and lunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. With the addition of this new dining location, the POD in Kornhnauser closed last week. Construction on the new Starbucks and Au Bon Pain is going well as both are expected to open before the end of the year.
Benefits Open Enrollment – Benefits Fairs today and tomorrow
Do you want to talk with our benefit vendors or benefits staff about your benefit plan options for 2017? Plan to attend one of the following benefits fairs where you can meet with benefit vendors and benefits staff. Get Healthy Now Wellness Center, 601 Presidents Blvd., Oct. 25 – 26, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Open enrollment is your annual opportunity to add or make changes to your benefits including health, dental, vision, life, flexible spending accounts, and Get Healthy Now. Visit the Open Enrollment website to learn more about benefit options.
Campus visit of Cuban-American author, Dr. Gustavo Pérez Firmat
EVPRI Research Symposium
Oct. 27, 12-1 p.m., MITC Room 201
Department of Physiology Seminar
October 25, 11:45 a.m., CII 1st Floor Conference Room
A Progressive Agenda for U.S. Cities
October 26, 1 p.m., Room 123, Urban Studies Institute, 426 W. Bloom St.
Explore best practices for addressing challenges and conflict in group work situations
October 27, 12-1 p.m., lunch available starting at 11:30 a.m., Teaching Innovation Learning Lab Classroom (Ekstrom Library #302)
39th Applied Geography Conference
October 26, all day; Galt House Hotel, 140 N 4th St.
Sustainability Roundtable: Mindfulness & Sustainability
October 28, 11 a.m. to noon, Room 133, Life Science Building, Belknap Campus
Endocrinology Grand Rounds
October 26, 4 p.m., Baxter II Research Building, lower level, Room 038
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