Monday, Oct. 9, 2017
DID YOU KNOW
The UofL Alumni Association was established in 1924. There are more than 130,000 UofL alumni all over the world.
FACULTY AND STAFF NOTABLES
The Kentucky Board of Education named Dr. W. Blake Haselton, superintendent-in-residence and associate clinical professor in the College of Education and Human Development, as the first recipient of the David Karem Award during the board’s regular meeting Oct. 4 in Frankfort. The award, honoring former KBE member and state legislator, David Karem, is given annually to state policymakers, education leaders or citizens who have contributed to the improvement of education through venues such as national commissions, task forces or other significant boards and organizations.
UofL Today with Mark Hebert
WHAS-TV, Great Day Live
Mondays at 9:30 a.m. Segments can be found on YouTube. WHAS-TV and WLKY-TV also run the UofL stories in their Monday afternoon and Saturday morning newscasts, respectively
Airs Mondays and Tuesdays at 6 p.m. on 93.9 FM TheVille; replayed on Saturday and Sunday mornings. Podcasts can be found on SoundCloud. This week’s schedule:
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.
This week: Vaping and e-cigarettes, are they safer than tobacco? A study of public attitudes with Joy Hart and Kandi Walker – communications professors and Aruni Bhatnagar from the School of Medicine. English professor Stephen Schneider has studied Cave Hill Cemetery and Louisville’s history. Psychology Professor Judith Danovitch talks about her research on kids and their favorite cartoon characters.
Staff Senate meets today
2:30-4:30 p.m., HSC campus
Marketing and creative services agencies available to campus
The University of Louisville has contracted with five partner agencies to assist with marketing and creative services available to campus. All of the agencies are highly respected in the fields of higher education, market research, creative services, digital marketing, video services and more. Departments should contact OCM for consultation prior to contacting an agency partner. More information and instructions for working with our agencies is available at the OCM website, or by contacting Erica Walsh.
Information Security Office Cyber Security Awareness Month
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), an annual campaign to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity. In support of NCSAM, the University’s Information Security Office will be providing training, tools and tips to help you keep personal and university information safe. Read this week’s article to learn more and watch for future articles and training sessions throughout the month. Visit the ISO website for additional information. The latest phishing news from IT can be found online.
Historical Walking Tours
Get Healthy Now is sponsoring Historical Walking Tours through Belknap campus 12-12:50 p.m. every Wednesday from Oct. 4 to Nov. 15. Those interested in participating just need to meet up at the Ekstrom Library Porch (interior of campus side, across from Humanities Building).The tours will be lead by Dr. Tom Owen, veteran walking tour raconteur and local historian, who has been an archivist at UofL’s Archives and Special Collections for 42 years.
Master of Public Health (MPH) prospective student information session
October 17, noon to 1 p.m., Room W210, Ekstrom Library, Belknap; Free lunch with RSVP
Additional Information: Website
Signature Partnership 10-Year Celebration and Recognition Ceremony
October 16, 6-7:30 p.m., Louisville Central Community Center, 1300 West Muhammad Ali Blvd.
The university community is invited to attend this ceremony marking the decade long work of the Signature Partnership Initiative. Celebration will highlight past successes and acknowledge continuing challenges and opportunities. Reception to follow. Event is free, however, RSVP is kindly requested.
Additional Information: Website
Dining fall break hours
Fall Break is here and there will be dining locations open. Click the link to see what locations will be serving the campus during fall break.
Additional Information: Website
CIK-FY17 Annual Report available online
The Commonwealth Institute of Kentucky (CIK) has just released its Annual Report highlighting the institute’s diverse research projects and activities from fiscal year 2017. Interactive copies are available on the CIK website.
Faculty/staff discounted Men’s Basketball Red/White Scrimmage
Oct. 9, 7 p.m., KFC Yum! Center; $5
Stop by the ticket office at Gate 2 of Papa John’s Cardinal stadium to purchase discounted red/white scrimmage tickets. $5/each (limit of four with UofL faculty/staff ID). Red/white scrimmages are Oct. 13 and Oct. 27 at 7 p.m.
Additional Information: Athletic Ticket Office, 852-5151
Health Sciences Center Walking Tour
October 10, 10 a.m., Abell Admin. Center first floor lobby
Training and Workshops
Information Security Office training: Email Security
Oct. 12, 3- 4 p.m., Ekstrom Library: Chao Auditorium; Free
Lab Safety and Hazardous Waste Training Radiation Training
October 9, 9-11:45 a.m., 2034, K-wing (Nursing School), HSC; Free
New lab employees who work with chemicals should attend this training. Recurrent training is required every three years and may be completed online. Individuals who work with or around radioactive materials should attend the Radiation Safety Orientation session, which begins at 11 a.m. Bring lab top computer. Attendees can pre-register online.
Additional Information: Rachel Cary, 852-3558
October 9, noon, Homberger Library, HSC-A, Rm 614
Jessica Blackburn, PhD, Assistant Professor, Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry, University of Kentucky, will talk on “Functional Dissection of Intratumoral Heterogeneity Using Zebrafish Models.”
Additional Information: Email
Research funding opportunity
Pilot project grants from The Center for Restorative Medicine are available for seeding of novel research to facilitate additional funding, foster new collaborative partnerships and/or support junior faculty. We anticipate funding three pilot projects of $50,000. Faculty leadership will review for consistency with the mission of the Center for Restorative Medicine and advisory board will review proposals for innovation and scientific merit. Applications are due November 1, 2017. For application instructions follow this link.
Health and Wellness
Host a Meatless Monday potluck in October
Whether you’re planning your Meatless Monday potluck for your office, school, or home, here are a few tips for launching a successful gathering. Get organized. Pick a date, time, and location. Email your participants and ask everyone to sign up for a main dish, salad, side dish, dessert, or beverage. Encourage some attendees to choose dishes that can be served cold; others warm, depending on the season.
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.