October 5, 2016 Announcements


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    Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016


    Norton Healthcare’s children’s hospital — which also serves as the teaching hospital for the University of Louisville — will be renamed Norton Children’s Hospital, effective Nov. 10.


    Dr. Geoff Bailey, executive director of REACH (Resources for Academic Achievement), recently received the Certified Learning Center Professional (Level 4) lifetime certification from the National College Learning Center Association. 




    Teach-in about the fair food movement 

    Oct. 5, 5:30 p.m., SAC, Room W310B

    Join the Cardinal Student/Farmworker Alliance as we host several members of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers for a teach-in about the history and importance of the fair food movement and where we are now. #FairFoodNation
    Additional Information: Facebook, OrgSync 


    UofL Psychological Services Center: Depression screening

    October 6, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Psychological Services Center, Suite 210, Davidson Hall, Belknap Campus; Free 
    The UofL Psychological Services Center is offering free depression screening for the Louisville community as part of National Depression Screening Day. Appointments are scheduled on the half-hour. Call 502-852-6782 to schedule. Walk-ins are welcome, availability permitting.
    Additional Information: Website


    Honors Student Council Annual Fall Trivia Night

    Oct. 5, 7-8:30 p.m., Red Barn; $5 students, $10 non-students

    There will be both general trivia and lightning Harry Potter rounds, a homemade spaghetti dinner and prizes. Come with a team of 5 or as you are. All proceeds benefit Camp Quality Kentuckiana. 
    Additional Information: Emilie Cornett


    National Depression Screening Day

    Oct. 6, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., SAC, meeting room W305
    National Depression Screening Day is conducted by the UofL Counseling Center and provides free, anonymous screenings for depression, generalized anxiety disorder, bipolar disorder and posttraumatic stress disorder, as well as referral to treatment resources if warranted. This year’s focus is on suicide prevention.
    Additional Information: Tracie Meyer, 852-5787, website


    Meet the professor: Margaret Carreiro, Biology Dept.

    October 6, noon, University Club; $15 per person, $10 for students; includes lunch

    Margaret Carreiro, Biology Department, invites you to think if conservation and development can co-exist. Reservations required.

    Additional Information: Janna Tajibaeva, 852-2247


    Call for race and social justice facilitators 

    Application deadline, 5 p.m., Oct. 14

    As a university committed to social justice, we are engaging the campus community in difficult conversations beginning with race and social justice. Those interested in serving as group facilitators should contact Marian R.Vasser.


    Dept. of Medicine releases sponsored projects closeouts manual, forms

    The Department of Medicine has created a detailed manual, simplified checklist and fillable Word and PDF forms for closing sponsored projects. These documents can be found online
    Additional Information: Jamie Rittenhouse, 852-1830


    Transfer Student Appreciation Week 

    Oct. 10-14, Houchens Building, LL08

    Visit louisville.edu/transfer to learn more about our events. For each event you attend, your name will be entered to win two tickets to the NC State football game. 

    Additional Information: Email, website, 852-0166


    KBRIN Bioinformatics Journal Club

    October 5, 12-1 p.m., Clinical Translational Research building, Room 124
    Ataur Katebi, a postdoctoral fellow at Iowa State University, presents “Conformational Variability of Proteins and Chromatin.” 
    Additional Information: Email 

    Microbiology and Immunology seminar

    October 6, noon-1 p.m., HSC, Clinical Translational Research Building, Room 124
    The Department of Microbiology and Immunology Seminar Series presents, “Complex origins of Autoimmunity: Genes, Sex and the Microbiome,” by Jayne Danska, PhD, Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Dept. of Immunology and Dept. of Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto.
    Additional Information: Carolyn Burton, 852-6208


    Bioengineering Department Seminar Series

    Oct. 6, noon to 1 p.m., The Vogt Building, Room 311

    Dr. William Ehringer, PhD, will present on “Translating ATPv (or your research discovery) into a FDA cleared medical device.” Ehringer founded Energy Delivery Solutions in 2012. 

    Additional Information: Nancy Hansford



    Green Tip: Glimpse the future on Saturday’s Louisville solar tour

    October 8, 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., various sites; free
    A kick-off with presentations will be held 9:30-11 a.m. at Bellarmine (Pasteur Hall). Open Houses and a self-guided tour, or free guided bike tour will be 11 a.m.-2 p.m.. From 1-5 p.m., meet solar installers at Apocalypse Brew Works. Citywide tour sites include solar homes of UofL staff & students, as well as UofL’s Renewable Energy Lab.
    Additional Information: Website; Solar Bike Tour website



    Part-time Faculty: How to incorporate active learning across the disciplines

    October 13, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Teaching Innovation Learning Lab Classroom (Ekstrom Library #302)
    In a series of mini-teaching workshops, you will have the opportunity to identify the steps to implement each active learning technique in your classroom, discuss how each method could be implemented in your discipline-specific classroom, and practice with your peers.
    Additional Information: Website 

    Training and Workshops

    SciFinder training

    October 6, 2 p.m.-3:30 p.m., W103, Ekstrom Library, Belknap Campus
    The workshop is designed to provide researchers with search methodologies and strategies. It is applicable to both advanced and entry-level SciFinder users.
    Additional Information: Betsy Sterner, 852-8731


    Health and Wellness

    Raise your fitness bar with Barre Basics

    Mondays and Wednesdays, 12:10-1 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; $40 Unlimited classes/semester
    Barre Basics uses a combination of postures inspired by ballet and disciplines like Yoga and Pilates that focus on isometric strength training combined with high reps of small range-of-motion movements. Suitable for all fitness levels. First class is always free. 
    Additional Information: Group Fitness Schedule, website, email, 852-7755


    Join the dance party with GHN’s Zumba

    Mondays, 6:30-7:15 p.m.; Wednesdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; Free
    We combine Latin, hip hop and International music with fun and exciting dance moves to boost your heart rate and burn calories. Suitable for all fitness levels.
    Additional Information: Group Fitness Schedule, website, email, 852-7755


    Get into the spin of things with InCycle and InCycle Express

    Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:30-7 a.m. and 5:30-6:20 p.m.; Fridays, 12-12:30 p.m.; Saturdays, 12:30-1 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; Free
    Let the upbeat music motivate you as you ride through a variety of speeds and resistance challenges. Suitable for all fitness levels.
    Additional Information: Group Fitness Schedule, website, email, 852-7755


    Build your core with Ab Lab

    Mondays and Wednesdays, 12:10-12:30 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; Free for GHN Wellness Center members
    This class will help you develop a toned physique and will help improve total ab strength with various ab exercises in just 20 minutes. Suitable for all fitness levels.
    Additional Information: Group Fitness Schedule, website, email, 852-7755


    Grand Rounds

    Medicine Grand Rounds: Dr. Melanie Hoenig

    October 6, 8 a.m., Ambulatory Care Building auditorium
    Medicine Grand Rounds features Melanie P. Hoenig, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology at Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Dr. Hoenig will present “Chronic Kidney Disease for the Primary Care Provider: Top Questions Non-Nephrologists Ask (That I Can Answer).”
    Additional Information: Jason Puckett, 852-1825


    Cardiovascular Medicine Grand Rounds

    October 5, noon to 1 p.m., Jewish Rudd Heart & Lung Center, 16th floor (CC), Great Halls I, II, III & IV
    Please join us for the 23rd Leonard Leight Lecture with Ali J. Marian, MD, Professor of Medicine & Genetics; George & Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation; Distinguished Professorship in Cardiovascular Research; Director, Center for Cardiovascular Genetics from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Dr. Marian will present “Sir William Osler & Modern Genetic-Based Precision Medicine.”
    Additional Information: Monica Sivori, website


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