Monday, Oct. 30, 2017
DID YOU KNOW
The Cressman Center for Visual Arts, 100 E. Main St., was acquired by UofL in 2006 and dedicated in 2007. The center is home to the Department of Fine Arts’ glass programs and includes a hotshop and cold working studios, sculpture studios and shops, a seminar and three galleries. It is named in honor of Frederick and Elizabeth Cressman, physicians and art collectors.
FACULTY AND STAFF NOTABLES
Dean T. Gerard Bradley and Dr. P. Gay Baughman, from the School of Dentistry, were both selected for fellowship into the American College of Dentists. They were initiated at the annual ADA meeting in Atlanta earlier this month.
The University of Louisville has received six grants totaling more than $300,000. See the projects being funded here.
UofL Today with Mark Hebert
WHAS-TV, Great Day Live
Mondays at 9:30 a.m. WHAS-TV and WLKY-TV also run the UofL stories in their Monday afternoon and Saturday morning newscasts, respectively. Segments on YouTube.
Airs Mondays and Tuesdays at 6 p.m. on 93.9 FM TheVille; replayed on Saturday and Sunday mornings. Podcasts available on SoundCloud. This week:
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., Fridays at 8 a.m., Mondays at 6:30 a.m., Tuesdays at 2 p.m. Metro TV shows on UofL’s YouTube channel
Caring for Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) Conference
November 4, 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., UofL School of Medicine Instructional Building B, Room 115, 500 S. Preston St., 40202; FreeTo improve access to quality health care for adults with IDD, the UofL School of Medicine, UofL School of Dentistry and the Lee Specialty Clinic are sponsoring the Caring for Adults with IDD Conference. The conference will inform physical, occupational and speech therapists, physicians, dentists, social workers, patients and their caregivers about best current practices and future treatment directions for adults with IDD. Individuals from the community are welcome to attend. CE supported.
Additional Information: Website
Online Info Session: Master of Science in Human Resources & Organization Development
October 30, noon, online
Compost your old Pumpkins after Halloween
November 1 through 1 p.m. on Nov. 2, Red Barn; Free
Black Diamond Choir Gospel Extravaganza
November 4, 7 p.m., Strickler Auditorium
Inaugural Josh Smith Memorial Sustainability Award to be presented at Farm-To-Table Dinner
November 1, 5-8 p.m., Red Barn; $25 (or two meal swipes) for dinner. Cocktails: add $5
At Wednesday’s Farm To Table Dinner, UofL’s Sustainability Council will present its inaugural Josh Smith Memorial Sustainability Award to a community member who has made exemplary contributions to sustainability initiatives on campus. Come celebrate the harvest with us, discover who this year’s honoree will be, meet local farmers, and enjoy a six- station feast & Maker’s Mark cocktails. We’ll also be collecting your old pumpkins and fall harvest decorations for composting at the Red Barn all day.
Additional Information: 852-5991, event website, award website
Information Security Office Security Awareness Month: Wireless and Mobile Device Security Strategies
Using open wireless networks is a nice convenience that we have all utilized while sitting in an airport waiting on a flight. However, did you know that these wireless networks lack security, and could potentially put sensitive data at risk? Wireless networks that do not ask for a password are not protected by encryption. Read this article to learn more about how to keep your mobile devices secure and strategies for connecting securely to the University network while traveling.
Meet the Professor: ‘How to Tame a Fox and Build a Dog’
November 2, noon, University Club; $15/person and $10/students
The Liberal Studies Project presents a monthly lunch and lecture series titled “Meet the Professor.” For the last six decades a dedicated team of researchers in Siberia has been domesticating silver foxes to replay the evolution of the dog in real time. Dr. Lee Dugatkin, Professor of Biology, tells the inside story of the science, politics, adventure and love behind it all.
Additional Information: RSVP is required, call Janna Tajibaeva at 852-2247 or email
Register for the CCTSJR Social Justice Research Symposium by Monday
October 30 deadline; symposium is Nov. 9; Free, open to public
Faculty, staff, students, and community partners are encouraged to join us for the Consortium’s inaugural Social Justice Research Symposium, featuring guest speaker Dr. Rhonda Williams, on November 9. Please see the program for the day’s events and register for the symposium on our website by Monday, October 30.
Additional Information: Email, 852-2371, register online
Department of Microbiology and Immunology Seminar Series
November 2, 12-1 p.m., Room 101, Clinical and Translational Research Building
Panel discussion on immigration and screening of documentary
Oct. 30, 7 p.m., Chao Auditorium
The documentary, “Forbidden” touches upon relevant issues such as DACA, the DREAM Act, and DOCA, Forbidden highlights the need for advocacy and awareness surrounding immigration reform and LGBTQ rights. The film will be introduced by Dr. Gregory Hutcheson (Classical and Modern Languages). The panel discussion will comment on the topics presented in the documentary. Panelists include: Enid Trucios-Haynes, Brandeis School of Law, Sarah Núñez, Cultural Center, Leonardo Salinas-Chacón, President, Latin American Hispanic Students Organization, James Alcantara, HLI ambassador.
September staff updates
During the month of September UofL had three promotions and three transfers. D’Neika Anderson transferred to the School of Medicine as program assistant senior and was previously dental clinic associate senior at the Dental School. Sanaya Stocke, previously postdoctoral associate in Speed School, transferred to Anatomical Sciences/Neurobiology as postdoctoral associate. Tracy Kern, previously executive secretary in Surgery, promoted to clinical trials coordinator, Cancer Center. Darrius Brooks, previously admissions counselor senior in SPHIS, promoted to director TRIO Support Services in VP Student Affairs. Virginia Schmidtke, previously research tech I, School of Medicine, promoted to research technologist II. A postdoctoral scholar in the Dental School was promoted to research associate in Microbiology.
Arts and Entertainment
Visual Theatre Showcase
October 31, 12 p.m., Humanities Building Quad
Additional Information: Email
Training and Workshops
November 29, 5-8 p.m., SAC, room #W309K
Additional Information: Sergeant Oscar Chavez, 852-8284
Faculty: Explore the practice of evaluating your teaching persona
November 7, 8:30-10 a.m., Teaching Innovation Learning Lab Classroom (Ekstrom Library #302)
What kind of a teacher are you, and what kind do you want to be? In this session, “Oh, Captain, My Captain: Evaluating Your Teaching Persona,” join Dr. Marie Kendall Brown and learn about different teaching styles and the ramifications of each on engaging students. Also, discover how the role of the instructor changes in active learning classrooms and tips for structured classroom facilitation.
Additional Information: Register online
Health and Wellness
New time for Moment of Mindfulness: Drop-in sessions
Tuesdays, 4:30-5 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center, 601 Presidents Blvd.
b – r – e – a – t – h –e with KORU Mindfulness
November 6, noon to 1:15 p.m., Nursing School, K Wing-Room 2017, HSC Campus; free for faculty and staff; sessions also Nov. 13, 20, 27
Participants for prayer study wanted
Researchers at the University of Louisville and Penn State are looking for participants to complete a 45-minute survey on their private prayer behaviors and beliefs. Questions or concerns about the study can be directed to Dr. Stephanie Winkeljohn Black (firstname.lastname@example.org). The study has been approved by the IRBs at the University of Louisville (IRB # 16.1255) and Penn State. The survey is online.
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