Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017
DID YOU KNOW
The College of Business’ Circle of Fame spotlights alumni who have demonstrated significant success as entrepreneurs. Their names are permanently added to a granite monument at the college to serve as an inspiration for all students. The first honorees were named in 2012 and a total of 13 people have been recognized since.
FACULTY AND STAFF NOTABLES
Heather Parrino, program manager for UofL’s BRICC Coalition, recently received the 2017 Social Justice Award at the “Advocacy in Recovery” awards dinner. Parrino was recognized for outstanding leadership as a social justice changemaker. The BRICC Coalition provides leadership in advancing policies, programs, resources, and experiences that increase resiliency and reduce high-risk drinking and substance use in the campus and community.
UofL Today with Mark Hebert
WHAS-TV, Great Day Live
This week’s segment will run on WLKY-TV Saturday morning. The Monday segments is available on YouTube.
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: Kentucky has a new law that requires joint custody of children in most divorce cases. Sociology chair Ryan Schroeder researches parents’ impact on kids and is joined by Matt Hale of National Parents Association. Interim Law School dean Lars Smith discusses enrollment and a new program for health care workers. New Student Government Association president Vishnu Tirumala.
Save the Date: Louisville Alumni/Cardinal Day of Service
Free flu shots for faculty, staff and students
Campus Health Services provides free flu shots for UofL faculty, staff and students. Bring your UofL ID and flu shot consent form (print out online). This week’s flu shot clinics times and locations are:
September is Optimal Aging Awareness Month
The Institute for Sustainable Health & Optimal Aging is hosting Optimal Aging Awareness Month. The events during the month encourage people to learn about the concept of optimal aging. The theme this year is “Spreading Compassion across Generations.” Join our Honorary Optimal Aging Catalysts, Denny Crum and Darrell Griffith, in performing inter-generational act of kindness.
Seeking nominations for Libraries Student Advisory Board
Do you know a student who is an avid library user and wants to have their voice heard? The Libraries Student Advisory Board is seeking nominations. Help us continue to understand our users’ and community’s evolving needs.
Art Therapy Forum
September 16, 9:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Chao Auditiorium, Ekstrom Library, Belknap Campus
Refer students to the Majors Fair on September 13
September 13, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Humanities Quad (Rain location: Red Barn)
Master of Science in Social Work (MSSW) prospective student sessions scheduled
September 6, 5-6:45 p.m., Oppenheimer Hall (Kent School of Social Work); September 7, 6-8:30 p.m., online
School of Dentistry’s 34th Annual ‘William J. Mansfield’ Alumni Day
September 29, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Kornhauser Health Sciences Library – Auditorium
Neepa Majumdar, University of Pittsburgh on Indian Cinema
Dr. Neepa Majumdar is associate professor of Film Studies in the English Department at the University of Pittsburgh. Her research interests include film sound, star studies, South Asian early cinema, and documentary film. She will give a free talk in Humanities 300 at 3 p.m. and then will present the classic Bombay film, “Shree 420” at the Speed Cinema at 6 p.m. Tickets for the Speed screenings are $9 or $7 for UofL students and Speed Members.
Additional Information: Email, website
Humanities Professors present ‘Funeral Parade of Roses’
September 10; $9 or $7 for UofL students and Speed Members
On Friday, Sept. 8, 7 p.m., a post-screening discussion will be led by Karl Swinehart, Humanities; on Saturday, Sept. 9, 3 p.m., a post-screening discussion will be led by Brandon Harwood, Humanities. Long unavailable in the U.S., Japanese director Toshio Matsumoto’s shattering, kaleidoscopic masterpiece “Funeral Parade of Roses” is one of the most subversive and intoxicating films of the late 1960s: a headlong dive into a dazzling, unseen Tokyo night-world of drag queen bars and fabulous divas.
Additional Information: Website, email
Meet the Professor: Stephen Schneider talks about Louisville’s Cave Hill Cemetery
September 7, noon, University Club, $15/person and $10/students – checks
Cave Hill Cemetery was founded in 1848 to address the need for increased burial space in Louisville. Since then, Cave Hill has become not just a space for family members to visit their loved ones, but also a museum of municipal history dedicated to notable citizens extending from Louisville’s first mayor to Muhammad Ali. In this presentation, Schneider, professor of English, will examine Cave Hills’ memorial landscape, from the designs of city engineer Edmund Francis Lee and the influence of rural cemetery movement to modern day efforts to commemorate the people and events that have defined the river city. Cost includes lunch. Reservations required.
Additional Information: Janna Tajibaeva, 852-2247
Training and Workshops
iRIS grant submission training offered by Office of Research Integrity
September 6, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Hank and Donna Wagner Conference Room, Cardiovascular Innovation Institute, HSC; Free
Workshop: Conquering the Challenges of Writing the Historical Novel
September 11, 6-9 p.m., Bardstown Road Presbyterian Church, Fellowship Hall, 1722 Bardstown Road, 40205; WWW members $10, non-members $20
PLAN offers workshop on the academic job search process
September 7, 3-4:30 p.m., Room 105, Houchens Building, Belknap Campus
PLAN hosts session to help graduate students better manage their time
September 6, 3-5 p.m., Room 105, Houchens Building, Belknap Campus
ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) Training
The AHA-ACLS Course is Sept. 27 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sept. 28 from 8 a.m. to noon in HSC B, Room 307. 500 S. Preston. Cost is $200 for UofL Employees, $250 for all others. Classes also scheduled for Oct. 24/25, Nov. 29/30 and Dec. 20/21.
The American Heart Association CPR Training is available for a few more sessions throughout 2017 in HSC B, Room 307. 500 S. Preston. Cost is $40. The schedule is: Sept. 29 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; Oct. 6 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Oct. 17, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Nov. 7, 1-3 p.m.; Nov. 21, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Dec. 5, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; and Dec. 19, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Take a brief survey about UofL’s bicycle friendliness
UofL applied to the League of American Bicyclists for recertification as a Bicycle Friendly University. The review process is underway and the League seeks direct input from you about bicyclists’ experiences on campus via a short survey open to students, staff, faculty and public familiar with UofL.’s current bike programs, facilities and amenities. Your input will help inform the final award decision and will be included (anonymously) in the feedback report to UofL administration. Deadline is Sept. 24. The survey is available online.
Additional Information: UofL Bicycling Initiatives website
Social Justice Consortium faculty convening
September 8, 3:30-5 p.m., Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library, Belknap Campus
Part-Time faculty: Explore an introduction to active learning for your classroom (last chance to register)
September 7, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Delphi Center Lab (Ekstrom Library #244)
Health and Wellness
Make a splash with Get Healthy Now’s Water Fitness
Fall session: Sept. 5 through Dec. 7, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12-12:45 p.m., Natatorium, Belknap Campus; Free for UofL Employees, Retirees and Spouse/QA
Additional Information: Register online, email, 852-7755
Saturday Group Fitness Classes available
Get Healthy Now Wellness Center; free for GHN members
Drug Resistant Epilepsy & ASD/ CBDV Oil 4 to 18 Years Old
IRB# 16.0505. Dr. Gregory Barnes, MD, PhD and KCPCRU are conducting a research study evaluating the safety and effectiveness of an investigational CBDV (Cannabidivarin) Oil in children ages 4 to 18 years old who have Drug Resistant Epilepsy and Autism Spectrum Disorder. The study consists of three (one overnight) screening clinical visits within 28 days. If your child is eligible his or her participation will be a duration of 52 weeks which includes up to 18 (one overnight) study clinic visits.
Adolescent MDD/Depression 12 to 17 Years Old
IRB# 15.1189. The UofL Kosair Charities Pediatric Clinical Research Unit at Norton Children’s Hospital is conducting a research study evaluating the safety and effectiveness of an investigational drug in adolescents ages 12 to 17 years old who have MDD or feelings of depression. If your child is eligible his or her participation will last approximately 10 weeks, including nine visits to the study site, which compensation for time and travel is provided.
Participants for Ulcerative Colitis / Crohn’s Disease Study Needed
IRB #15.0872. The UofL Surgery Department and Microbiology Department is seeking patients over age 18 diagnosed with Ulcerative Collitis or Crohn’s Disease. Patients on stable doses of their medications may be eligible to participate in a randomized study comparing the effects of extracts from turmeric or ginger to help decrease disease symptoms. Patients will need to be available for up to four visits over a period of about 45 days. Principal Investigator is Dr. Susan Galandiuk.
Endocrinology Grand Rounds
September 6, 4 p.m., Baxter II Research Building, Lower Level, Room 038
QUESTIONS & SUBMISSIONS
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