Monday, Sept. 25, 2017
DID YOU KNOW
Nine of this year’s new principals in Jefferson County Public Schools are graduates of UofL’s College of Education and Human Development.
FACULTY AND STAFF NOTABLES
Tiffney Gipson, head of collections at Kornhauser Library, will make a presentation to the Medical Library Association Midwest Region’s annual meeting in Ann Arbor, Michigan, in October on the importance of mentoring relationships for millennials studying to become librarians. Her presentation is based on her recent mentoring experience during graduate school while working at Kornhauser. Also presenting at the meeting are Clinical Librarian Jessica Petrey and Emerging Technology Librarian Lauren Robinson.
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. Segments can be found on YouTube.
Airs Mondays and Tuesdays at 6 p.m. on 93.9 FM TheVille; replayed on Saturday and Sunday mornings. Podcasts are 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
UofL to host Voter Registration Drive on National Voter Registration Day
September 26, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The Office of Student Involvement will join over 2,500 partners nationwide in hosting a National Voter Registration Day event in Humanities Quad as part of a 50-state effort to register thousands of voters. The goal this year is to increase participation in the 2017 state and municipal elections across the country by encouraging Americans to register to vote. Though Kentucky won’t have any elections until 2018, other states in which our students may be residents are.
Additional Information: Website, Pam Curtis
Online Info Session: MEng in Engineering Management
October 11, noon; Online
Join our online info session to learn more about our engineering management degree, connect with faculty and get any program-related questions answered.
Additional Information: Website, email
Bluegrass Regional Movement Disorders Symposium
October 20, 6-9 p.m., Griffin Gate Marriott Resort, 1800 Newtown Pike, Lexington, 40511; October 21, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Equus Run Vineyeards, 1280 Moores Mill Rd., Midway, 40347; Free
Leaders in movement disorders from Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana and Pennsylvania will share new developments in movement disorders. The goal of this course is to provide an update on diagnosis and management of Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor, dystonia and gait ataxia.
The Department of Physiology Seminar Series features Professor Vladimir Jakovljevic
September 25, 11:45 a.m., Baxter I Auditorium
The Department of Physiology Seminar Series presents, “Cardiovascular and Metabolic Adaptation to Exercise: From Basic Science to Applied Investigations,” by Vladimir Jakovljevic, MD, PhD, professor, University of Kragujevac, Kragujevac, Serbia.
Additional Information: 502-852-6231
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.
New deadlines for the School of Medicine Basic, Bridge, & Collaborative Grant programs
The School of Medicine Research Committee administers the Basic, Bridge, and Collaborative Matching Grant programs to provide financial support to School of Medicine faculty. These awards have been increased up to $25K for Basic, $40K for Bridge, and $50K for Collaborative with $25K in matched funds. Applications are accepted three times a year: Aug. 1, Dec. 1 and April 1.
Additional Information: Website, 852-2553
New deadlines for the School of Medicine JHFE Research Enhancement Grant program
The Jewish Heritage Foundation for Excellence Research Enhancement Grant (JHFE Research Enhancement Grant) program offers funding to School of Medicine faculty principal investigators to gather new data to improve a previously submitted a multi-year, nationally peer reviewed grant application that scored well but was not funded. Applications are accepted three times a year; Aug. 15, Dec. 15, April 15.
Additional Information: Website, 852-2553
Part-Time Faculty: Explore the Flipped Classroom Model
October 12, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Delphi Center Lab (Ekstrom Library #244)
Are you curious about flipped classrooms? Jeff Hieb, Speed School faculty member and TILL Faculty Fellow, who has been interested in, and experimenting with, flipped classrooms for more than 5 years, explains the basics and shares his experiences.
Additional Information: Website
Training and Workshops
BioRAFT training offered by Environmental Health and Safety
September 28, 10-11 a.m., Room W 102, Ekstrom Library, Belknap Campus; Free
“An Intro to BioRAFT,” the online safety and compliance management system for research labs, will provide an understanding of how to access and navigate through the BioRAFT system. The target audience is Principal Investigators and lab managers who will be utilizing BioRAFT to manage documentation and training of lab members, chemical inventories, conduct lab safety self-assessments, and generate safety and compliance reports. Training for units or departments is also available on request.
Additional Information: Tim Mulliger
Arts and Entertainment
Internationally renowned pianist Yekwon Sunwoo performing at UofL
September 25, 8 p.m., Comstock Concert Hall, UofL School of Music, 105 W. Brandeis Avenue; free and open to the public
Gold medalist of the 15th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, 28-year-old pianist Yekwon Sunwoo has been hailed for “his total command over the instrument and its expressiveness” (San Francisco Examiner). A powerful and virtuosic performer, he also “strives to reach for the truth and pure beauty in music” and hopes to convey those fundamental emotions to audiences. In addition to the concert, he will give a free masterclass 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 26 in Comstock Hall.
Additional Information: Website
Health and Wellness
Start your day with protein on Meatless Monday
A healthy breakfast can help you power through your busy day with focus, clarity and energy. Whether you’re looking for more stamina, working on staying focused, or trying to lose weight, a nutritious breakfast can be the key to success. Get your whole week off to a great start with a high-protein breakfast on Meatless Monday.
Additional Information: Meatless Monday recipes, Get Healthy Now Facebook, Get Healthy Now website, email, 852-7755
Get Healthy Now offers mindfulness programs
Drop in 5:30-5:55 p.m. (every Tuesday), Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym, 601 Presidents Blvd. Varies; UofL employees, retirees, and their spouse/QA
Experience Get Healthy Now’s mindfulness offerings in collaboration with Dr. Paul Salmon, associate professor in psychological and brain sciences. Experience the many health-enhancing benefits of reflection, stillness and being fully present.
Barre Basics offered by Get Healthy Now
Mondays and Wednesdays, 12:10-1 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; Free for all GHN members
Barre Basics uses a combination of postures inspired by ballet and other disciplines like Yoga and Pilates. You will 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
Participants for Prayer Research needed
Research participants needed! 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 email@example.com. The study has been approved by the IRBs at the University of Louisville (IRB # 16.1255) and Penn State. The survey is online here.
Endocrinology Grand Rounds
September 27, 4 p.m., Baxter II Research Building, Lower Level, Room 038
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