Success Series Events

January 2018

 

January 14, 21, & 28

^^ UofL Community Composting Volunteer Day
250 E. Bloom St., one block north of Cardinal Blvd. between Brook & Floyd Streets

12:00pm2:00pm

Every Sunday help the Sustainability Council turn "trash" into treasure as they manage UofL's volunteer-powered community composition operation. Dress to get dirty. Tools provided. 

January 15

** UofL MLK Day of Service
Various Locations

8:30pm12:30pm

Meet in the Student Recreation Center

Join the Engage Lead Serve Board for the 9th Annual MLK Day of Service to commemorate MLK Jr's legacy by volunteering in the city of Louisville. Transportation provided to and from service sites. 

January 16

** Louisville Civil Rights Bus Tour
Depart from Cultural Center

12:00pm

The City of Louisville was an active site during the Civil Rights Movement. Join Cultural Center and Anne Braden Institute on this free bus tour (approx. 1.5 hours) to explore Louisville's Download Civil Rights Trail. Limited space. Register: bit.ly/uoflrightstour

January 17

Filming Screening "American Experience: Freedom Riders"
Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library

5:30pm

In 1961, segregation seemed to have an overwhelming grip on American society. That is, until an integrated band of college students - many of whom were the first in their families to attend a university - decided, en masse, to risk everything and buy a ticket on a Greyhound bus bound for the Deep South. They called themselves the Freedom Riders—come out to learn about their story.


January 19

EcoReps Lunch & Learn
Ekstrom Library W210

12:00pm1:00pm

Join the Sustainability Council for their workshop featuring a FREE vegetarian lunch and locals making a difference. Occurs monthly: 2/16, 3/23, 4/13.

January 19

Maple Tapping Workshop
UofL Garden Commons at Cultural Center

1:00pm2:00pm

Community partner Dave Barker will be coming to the Garden Commons to give a lesson about maple tapping and tap some trees. Sign ups will be circulating for maintenance of those maple trees for the remainder of the tapping season.

January 21 & 28

^^ Yoga with Live Music
Student Recreation Center, 2nd Floor Yoga Studio

6:45pm7:45pmVinyasa flow yoga accompanied by live music.

January 22

First Things First: Getting Back on Track
Red Barn

11:00am1:00pmA fair highlighting opportunities and resources available for for first generation college students and students who may feel unsure of the next steps to take.

January 23

Panel Discussion on Criminal Justice Reform
PNC Horn Auditorium, Harry Frazier Hall, College of Business

4:30pmModerated by UofL Department of Criminal Justice professor Michael Losavio, a panel of nationally recognized experts will discuss criminal justice issues. Presented by the John H. Schnatter Center for Free Enterprise. Free pizza for attendees.

January 24

Crossing Arizona Film Screening
Etscorn Honors Center

5:30pm7:30pm

Crossing Arizona is a documentary centering on immigration and its effect on people on all sides of the debate. Students are invited to watch and discuss the film! Everyone is encouraged to attend. Snacks and drink will be provided!

January 31

Study Abroad Fair
Red Barn

10:00am2:00pm

Join the Office of Study Abroad and International Travel at the Spring 2018 Study Abroad Fair! New this year -  multiple prizes awarded! Submit your name upon entering the Red Barn and winners will be drawn every half hour for a chance to spin the Prize Wheel for loot from our program providers! Free lunch from Bootleg BBQ will be provided from 11 am until we run out.

February 2018

February 2

Sustainability Roundtable
Urban Studies Institute

11:00am12:00pmA 30-40 minute presentation is followed by a 20-30 minute open discussion. Occurs every other Friday.

February 4, 11, 18, & 25

^^ UofL Community Composting Volunteer Day
250 E. Bloom St., one block north of Cardinal Blvd. between Brook & Floyd Streets

12:00pm2:00pm

Every Sunday help the Sustainability Council turn "trash" into treasure as they manage UofL's volunteer-powered community composition operation. Dress to get dirty. Tools provided. 

February 4, 11, 18, & 25

^^ Yoga with Live Music
Student Recreation Center, 2nd Floor Yoga Studio

6:45pm7:45pm

Vinyasa flow yoga accompanied by live music.

February 6

^^ Flash Nap Workshop
SAC W309K

4:00pm5:00pm

Learn how to strategically supplement your night-time sleep by napping. Nap more effectively and learn the latest in sleep science!

http://louisville.edu/healthpromotion/elements-of-wellbeing/sleeping-napping/programs-workshops

February 6

Barre3 Class
Red Barn

6:00pm8:00pm

Barre3 mixes the best moves of yoga, pilates, cardio, and weight training to balance your body while giving you a deep muscle burn and endorphin high.

February 7

Health Career Fair
CTR Building, HSC

3:00pm5:00pm

Ready to start your career in the medical field? Our Spring Health
Career Fair is a great opportunity to meet with a multitude of employers that
want to hire YOU for their open positions! All HSC students and majors are
welcome.

Please dress professionally, bring your resume and
remember - you've got this!

February 8

Axton Reading with Kristen Radtke
Ekstrom Library, Writing Center

7:30pm9:00pm

Kristen Radtke is the author of the graphic nonfiction book Imagine Wanting Only This (Pantheon, 2017). She is the art director and New York editor of The Believer magazine.  She will be giving a reading of her work and doing a Q&A.

February 10

** Engage Kentucky Symposium
SAC Floyd Theater & College of Education

9:00am3:00pm

The Engage Kentucky Symposium, hosted by the Engage Lead Serve Board is a one day conference on advocacy and socio-economic status in the state of Kentucky. Keynote speaker Chanelle Helm kicks off the program at 10:00, followed by three rounds of breakout sessions with leaders from community groups ranging from the ACLU to the Secretary of State's office and student leaders from UofL. Free breakfast and lunch will be provided for all attendees.

February 10

Mindfulness Retreat
Speed Art Museum

11:00am3:30pm

A silent retreat for UofL & Bellarmine students, faculty & staff.
No mindfulness practice experience required. $5 enrollment fee includes lunch.

February 13, 20, 27

Mindfulness & Meditation Workshop-- 4 Week Series
Ekstrom Library, Room 117A

5:00pm6:15pm

The ability to calm the chatter in our minds is a crucial skill for the modern college student. UofL Health Promotion offers a unique, evidence-based curriculum that was specifically developed for teaching mindfulness, meditation and stress-management to college students and other young adults. Students who complete the 4-week series are less-stressed, sleep better, and live with greater mindfulness and self-compassion.

February 15

Ableism and Mental Health Roundtable
Red Barn

5:00pm6:30pm

This roundtable discussion is designed for any and all students to come together and discuss the intersections between mental health and ability. It is a safe space for students to share experiences with other students while enjoying hot chocolate and desserts!

February 16

EcoReps Lunch & Learn
Ekstrom Library W210

12:00pm1:00pm

Join the Sustainability Council for their workshop featuring a FREE vegetarian lunch and locals making a difference. Occurs monthly: 2/16, 3/23, 4/13.

February 19

^^ Flash Nap Workshop
SAC W309K

3:00pm4:00pm

Learn how to strategically supplement your night-time sleep by napping. Nap more effectively and learn the latest in sleep science!

http://louisville.edu/healthpromotion/elements-of-wellbeing/sleeping-napping/programs-workshops

February 21

** Gender in the Workplace-- Employment Opportunity or Obstacle?
Ekstrom Library, Chao Auditorium

6:30pm8:00pm

The Malcolm X Debate program and First Year Initiatives collaborate using topics crafted from the university’s Book-in-Common, Hidden America.The debate revolves around a question that frames the issue, or clash, invoked by some segment of the BinC. Speeches on each side of the issue—pro and con—are presented by two undergraduate students, followed by “rebuttals” from the audience. Starting speeches will be driven by the question, “Does gender determine employment opportunities in the United States?”

February 21

I'm Not Racist, But...
Red Barn

7:00pm9:00pm

From 1968 to 2018 have things really changed? Come join ELSB for an interactive discussion about racism in the modern world. Share your perspective and add your voice to the discussion. Dinner is provided! Please email elanna.carr@uoflelsb.org for any accommodations.

February 22

** Locked In: The True Causes of Mass Incarceration-- and How to Achieve Real Reform
PNC Horn Auditorium, COB

4:30pm

Author John Pfaff will discuss his book, as part of the
BB&T Speaker Series. Co-sponsored by the Schnatter Center.

February 22

Human Trafficking Awareness Conference
Miller IT Center, Bigelow Hall

6:00pm7:30pm

The University of Louisville Women’s Center and Women4Women Student Board are raising awareness of human trafficking in Kentucky to educate students and the community about the complex issue of human trafficking and to encourage taking action to prevent it.

February 23

Garden Commons: Seed Starting Workshop
Garden Commons

1:00pm2:00pm

Interested in learning more about the magic of gardening? This is your chance to learn about seed starting, one of the tools a great gardener can use to take the most advantage of the growing season. Learn about seed starting and why it is done, and see a demonstration on how to effectively start seeds. Bring your own seeds and start your own plant or help start some of the plants that will be planted in the Garden! This workshop will be lead by Bethany Pratt with the Kentucky Cooperative Extension offices.

February 23 & 28

^^ Slow Down at the Speed
Speed Art Museum

2:00 pm2:45pm

Health Promotion is partnering with the Speed Art Museum to bring you "Slow Down at the Speed". We encourage you to Slow Down at the Speed by spending an extended length of time with one work of art while listening to a guided mindful prompt that will encourage you to go deeper into the work of art. Enhance your present moment experiences with various mindful prompts that will be released at different times so you can engage with different works of art within the Speed. We have suggested a gallery for each prompt, but you are welcome to engage with any artwork that catches your eye.

To get the most out of your experience slowing down at the Speed, please bring a pair of earphones with you for your listening pleasure.

February 27

Minds at Work
Red Barn

7:00pm9:00pm

An event to showcase non-partisan local, state and national issues presented by the committees and programs of the Engage Lead Serve Board. Topics that will be covered include Animal Rights, the Heroin Epidemic, the Making of a Political Leader, and many more! A full dinner from Noodles and Company and various giveaways will be provided.

February 28

Diversity Career Fair
Red Barn

11:00am1:00pm

The Diversity Career Fair is a great opportunity for students
to connect with companies and organizations looking to hire diverse
populations. If you're interested in attending, please dress professionally, bring your resume, and
come join us! All majors are welcome!

March 2018

March 1

Internship Fair
Red Barn

11:30am1:30pm

Check out the Young Communication Professionals Internship Fair going on March 1st! Whether you're in the midst of searching for an internship for this summer, or you're just checking out employers for a future internship, we invite you to stop by and say hello!

March 1

Axton Reading feat. Tess Taylor
Ekstrom Library, Bingham Poetry Room

7:30pm9:00pmThe San Francisco Chronicle called Tess Taylor's first book, The Forage House, "stunning." Her second book, Work & Days, was called "our moment's Georgic" by critic Stephanie Burt and was named one of the 10 best books of poetry of 2016 by the New York Times. Taylor currently chairs the poetry committee of the National Book Critics Circle, and is on-air poetry reviewer for NPR's All Things Considered. She was most recently a Distinguished Fulbright US Scholar at the Seamus Heaney Centre in Queen's University in Belfast, Northern Ireland.  Tess Taylor will be giving a reading of her material and doing a Q&A.

March 2

** Cardinal Career Trek: Enterprise Holdings
Enterprise (Transportation Included)

9:30am12:00pm

Students will get the chance to talk with industry professionals, tour an Enterprise branch, and learn about career opportunities. Lunch and transportation provided. Please pre-register for this event by logging on to Cards Career Connection powered by Handshake. Questions? Contact the Career Development Center at 502-852-6701.

March 3

Game Watch Party & Cornhole Tournament
West SAC 1st Floor & Red Barn Plaza

4:30pm

Join Student Activities Board, First Year Initiatives, and Athletic's Vill'ens for their big Game Watch Party and Cornhole Tournament to celebrate the final regular season men's basketball game! The cornhole tournament begins at 4:30pm in the Red Barn Plaza, with the Game Watch, trivia, food, and activities held in the West SAC 1st floor! The game begins at 6pm. Pre-register for cornhole on SAB's Orgsync page: https://orgsync.com/44189/forms/306119

March 6

Mindfulness & Meditation Workshop-- 4 week Series
Ekstrom Library. RM 117A

5:00pm6:15pm

The ability to calm the chatter in our minds is a crucial skill for the modern college student. UofL Health Promotion offers a unique, evidence-based curriculum that was specifically developed for teaching mindfulness, meditation and stress-management to college students and other young adults. Students who complete the 4-week series are less-stressed, sleep better, and live with greater mindfulness and self-compassion.

March 7

Responsible Pet Ownership Fair
Red Barn

11:30am1:30pm

Join the Engage Lead Serve Board's Animal Welfare Committee for the 4th annual Responsible Pet Ownership Fair! Visit various stations to learn about the cost of caring for a pet, tips for healthy pet living, and why adopting not shopping is the way to go! Also, get the chance to hang out with some of Louisville Metro Animal Services' greatest pups! Free Fazoli's will be provided.

March 7

REDTalks
Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library

6:00pm9:00pm

REDTalks is a seminar series designed to give professors a platform to share their passions with students. Four professors are chosen by Honors Student Council, and given free reign to talk about whatever topic they prefer for 30 minutes. This results in informal discussion of ideas, and unique interactions between students and professors outside of the classroom punctuated by coffee, hors d'oeuvres, and conversation.

March 8

** Lecture: "Immigration in the Trump Era"
Brandeis School of Law, Room 75

4:00pm

Lectures in Social Change: Social Change in the Trump Era presents the second in a series of three lectures for Spring 2018. Immigration Attorney and candidate for Kentucky House of Representatives District 40, Nima Kulkarni, will deliver “Immigration in the Trump Era,” which is free and open to the public. Cosponsored by the Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research. For more information, please contact cherie.dawson@louisville.edu and visit www.louisville.edu/peace/academic-programs/social-change-minor for more information on Social Change at UofL.

March 4, 11, 18, & 25

^^ UofL Community Composting Volunteer Day
250 E. Bloom St., one block north of Cardinal Blvd. between Brook & Floyd Streets

12:00pm2:00pmEvery Sunday help the Sustainability Council turn "trash" into treasure as they manage UofL's volunteer-powered community composition operation. Dress to get dirty. Tools provided. 

March 4 & 25

^^ Yoga with Live Music
Student Recreation Center, 2nd Floor Yoga Studio

6:45pm7:45pmVinyasa flow yoga accompanied by live music.

March 23

EcoReps Lunch & Learn
Ekstrom Library W210

12:00pm1:00pmJoin the Sustainability Council for their workshop featuring a FREE vegetarian lunch and locals making a difference. Occurs monthly: 2/16, 3/23, 4/13.

March 28

** Local Crime & Justice Issues
PNC Horn Auditorium, COB

4:30pm

Public policy researcher Josh Crawford and community activist Christopher 2X will share their insights and theories on what’s wrong with our local system and how to begin to fix it.

March 29

** Lecture: "Criminal Justice in the Trump Era"
Brandeis School of Law, Room 75

4:00pm

Lectures in Social Change: Social Change in the Trump Era presents the final lecture in a series of three for Spring 2018. Dr. George Richards will deliver “Criminal Justice in the Trump Era,” which is free and open to the public. Cosponsored by the Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research. For more information, please contact cherie.dawson@louisville.edu and visit www.louisville.edu/peace/academic-programs/social-change-minor for more information on Social Change at UofL.

March 29

Axton Reading feat. Jos Charles
Ekstrom Library, Bingham Poetry Room

7:30pm9:00pmJos Charles is the author of feeld, a winner of the 2017 National Poetry Series, selected by Fady Joudah (forthcoming September, 2018) and Safe Space (Ahsahta Press, 2016). She is the recipient of the 2016 Ruth Lilly & Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Fellowship through the Poetry Foundation and the 2015 Monique Wittig Writer's Scholarship. Jos Charles received an MFA from the University of Arizona and currently resides in Long Beach, CA.  Jos Charles will be giving a reading of his material and also doing a Q&A.

March 30

Garden Commons Workshop: Composting
Cultural Center/Garden Commons

1:00pm2:00pm

This month's workshop will be focusing on composting. Lead by Dr. Brian Barnes, we will be learning about how, what and why. Then, participants will be able to create a DIY compost bin to take home with them. 

https://www.facebook.com/events/154025531939758/

**March 30

Do Not Resist film screening and discussion
Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom

12pm2:30pm

DO NOT RESIST is an urgent documentary that explores the militarization of local police departments-- in their tactics, training, and acquisition of equipment-- since 9/11. Film screening is followed by discussion with the following panelists:

Dr. Cherie Dawson-Edwards, Criminal Justice, University of Louisville
Dr. Joseph Grant, Criminology & Criminal Justice, Indiana University-Southeast
Dr. Beth Grossi, Criminal Justice, University of Louisville
Michael Losavio, J.D., Criminal Justice, University of Louisville
Moderator: Caroline Jalain, doctoral student, Criminal Justice, University of Louisville

March 30

Activism 101
Shumaker Room 139

3:30pm5:00pm

Do you have an issue you are passionate about? Do you want to turn your passion into action? Activism 101 is the event for you! Activism 101 will prepare students to take action on issues they care about. Trained speakers, including President Tahja Banks of Women4Women and Jesús Ibañez and Sarah Nuñez from Mijente Louisville, and Chris Rowzee from Indivisible Kentucky will lead interactive activities. Free food from local caterers provided! Add it to your social calendar and share this event with your friends on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1591011044311456/

April 2018

April 1 & 8

^^ UofL Community Composting Volunteer Day
250 E. Bloom St., one block north of Cardinal Blvd. between Brook & Floyd Streets

12:00pm2:00pmEvery Sunday help the Sustainability Council turn "trash" into treasure as they manage UofL's volunteer-powered community composition operation. Dress to get dirty. Tools provided. 

April 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29

^^ Yoga with Live Music
Student Recreation Center, 2nd Floor Yoga Studio

6:45pm7:45pmVinyasa flow yoga accompanied by live music.

April 8

**College Women's Leadership Conference
College of Business, Horn Auditorium

9:00am4:00pm

The bi-annual College Women's Leadership Conference theme is Embracing Intersectionality in Everyday Life. The conference will focus on themes of media representation, workplace, and activism. Keynote speakers Jamira Burley and Tori Murden McClure will discuss how gender, race, religion, social class, and other backgrounds affect our view on the world around us. We will feature Dr. Kaila Story and Rep. Attica Scott as breakout session speakers.

April 8

UofL AFSP Out of the Darkness Campus Walk 
The Quad, Belknap Campus

2:30pm5:30pm

Cards SPEAK is hosting the third annual AFSP Campus Walk. The Out of the Darkness Campus Walks are the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention's (AFSP) signature student fundraising series, designed to engage youth and young adults in the fight to prevent suicide. Students can walk individually, create a team, and volunteer.

tinyurl.com/UofLOOTDCWalk

April 11

Spring Career Fair
Thornton's Center of Academic Excellence

11:00am1:00pm

Ready to start looking for a career? Whether you're searching for a part-time, internship, or full-time role, we invite you to come meet with
a multitude of employers at our Spring Career Fair and learn more about the
available jobs! All majors are welcome!

Be sure to dress professionally, bring your resume and
remember- you've got this!

April 13

EcoReps Lunch & Learn
Ekstrom Library W210

12:00pm1:00pmJoin the Sustainability Council for their workshop featuring a FREE vegetarian lunch and locals making a difference. Occurs monthly: 2/16, 3/23, 4/13.