Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016
DID YOU KNOW
The city’s annual Day of the Dead celebration will include public displays in UofL’s Ekstrom Library. To mark the Hispanic custom of El Dia de los Muertos, or social rituals of families remembering their dead, Spanish language students from UofL will display eight decorated altars Nov. 2-3 in Ekstrom Library. Day of the Dead activities are being organized by the Latin American and Latino studies program and the Spanish section of the classical and modern language department.
FACULTY AND STAFF NOTABLES
Kristofer Rau, PhD, senior research associate in the Department of Anesthesiology, is this year’s recipient of the Staff Engagement Award. Dr. Rau focuses his community outreach on educating the public about the field of neuroscience, including through the Louisville Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience.
Deadline approaching to apply for Community Engagement grants
Halloween Open Mic in the Writing Center
October 31, 6 p.m., 1st floor, Ekstrom Library
Fright Light Halloween Party
October 29, 1-4 p.m., Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium; $5/person (no free admits/passes)
Online Info Session – MA in Higher Ed Administration
November 14, 7:30 p.m.; Online
Gray Street Farmers Market open today
10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., 400 block of East Gray Street
Some items available today include: kettle corn, apple cider, various baked goods, apples, bell peppers, tomatoes, sweet corn, squash, zucchini, beans, peppers, cucumbers and onions, pumpkins, maple syrup, jams, honey, sauces and pickled items; as well as lotions and soaps. Lunch: Red Top Gourmet Dogs and Chef Maria’s Greek Deli. Additional Information: Facebook, website
Student-Parent Visibility event extended
Oct. 27 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Oct. 28 until noon, Administrative Annex Bldg. conference room and lower level, Women’s Center
FLSA Information Session for employees changing from exempt to non-exempt scheduled Thursday
October 27, 3-4 p.m., Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library
Master online teaching by exploring the ‘Bolts of Learning’
November 1, 12-1 p.m., Teaching Innovation Learning Lab Classroom (Ekstrom Library #302)
Microbiology and Immunology seminar
October 27, noon to 1 p.m., HSC, Clinical Translational Research Building, Room 124
Fall Seminar Series
October 28, noon, Room 139, Shumaker Research Building
Microbiology & Immunology and Brown Cancer Center seminar
October 26, 12-1 p.m., Baxter II, Room 038; HSC campus
The Department of Microbiology and Immunology and The James Graham Brown Cancer Center present, “Role of Exosomes in Cancer and Inflammation,” by Richard B. Bankert, V.M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Dept. of Microbiology & Immunology, State Univ. of New York at Buffalo.
Additional Information: Brooke DeGroote
Sustainability Week Commuter Challenge winner announced
UofL’s Elizabeth Roberts won last week’s Commuter Challenge by choosing biking, walking and transit over driving. Because she used Cardinal Directions Roberts will be going on a $400 bike shopping spree complements of the UofL Sustainability Council.
Belknap Tree Tour
October 30, 1-3 p.m., departs from North Information Center; Free
Health and Wellness
Biometric Screening scheduled for Belknap Campus
Get Healthy Now Wellness Center; Free for UofL Employees, Spouse/QA
Additional Information: Email, 852-7755
Shoot Some Hoops at Get Healthy Now Wellness Center
Mondays-Fridays, 8 a.m.-12 p.m. and Fridays 5p.m.-8 p.m.,
Pediatric Grand Rounds
October 28, 8 a.m., Norton Hospital, 2nd Floor Auditorium
Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds
October 28, 6:45-7:45 a.m., Baxter I Research Building, lower level auditorium
Join us as we welcome Dr. Daniel Lerman, Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics, Division of Musculoskeletal Oncology at the University of Maryland. Dr. Lerman will lecture on Metastatic Bone Disease: Considerations, Indications and Options.
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