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upcoming events

Adobe Premiere Rush and One-Minute Video Challenge
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

The UofL Digital Media Suite (DMS) and Adobe are sponsoring a one-minute video contest. This video creation contest challenges students to create a short video (60-90 seconds) that provides encouragement and/or suggestions for staying healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic, whether that is physically, emotionally, or mentally.

To learn more about the contest and support the creation of your video, you are invited to attend a 1-hour tutorial session that will introduce Adobe Premiere Rush. This session will demonstrate the first steps to creating a video editing project, including the default layout of the app, importing footage, basic timeline editing, and exporting a new video file.

Premiere Rush is available to you free as a UofL student as part of our Adobe Creative Campus initiative.

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Embrace the Future with Immersive Virtual Reality
12:00 PM
UofL Staff and Faculty

The Nystrand Center continues to push education forward, whether it is in the classroom, the operating room, or the athletic film room. Come learn how you can too with Immersive Virtual Reality.

Virtual reality is the future. Rather than be skeptical, get ahead of the curve and learn how this “new normal” can actually enhance education, health, and leadership.

Immersive Virtual Reality (IVR) is a rapidly advancing technology utilized across varying education fields to allow for potential learning and educational applications. IVR provides the capabilities of computer simulations and embodied cognition experiences through a hands-on activity, making it a natural step to improve learning (Madden et al., 2020).

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Please see this announcement for full information.

Microsoft Teams Intro Training
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
UofL Staff and Faculty, but Students are welcome

This session is an introduction to Microsoft Teams that will demonstrate the value of the tool and give attendees all they need to get started working in their first Team. Participants will learn:

  • How to create and participate in a Team, including how to navigate across app platforms (e.g., desktop, mobile, tablet, etc.)
  • How Teams fits into their collaboration and productivity workflow
  • How Teams integrates with Microsoft 365
  • How to use connected apps in Teams
  • How to create meetings and participate more effectively in them

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Microsoft Teams Intermediate Training
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
UofL Staff and Faculty, but Students are welcome

This session is designed to build on existing Microsoft Teams knowledge to establish best practices and etiquette across available apps. Participants will learn:

  • How to navigate advanced features in the Teams app
  • How to integrate Microsoft 365 and third-party apps into a Team
  • How to integrate SharePoint Online for document collaboration
  • How to manage Teams notifications
  • How to use Command/Search bar to navigate and find content
  • Best practices for before, during, and after meetings
  • Best practices for increasing response rates of Teams interactions

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Microsoft Forms Training
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
UofL Staff and Faculty, but Students are welcome

This session introduces Microsoft Forms and demonstrates how to create surveys, quizzes, and polls and how to analyze responses. Participants will learn:

  • Functionality and basic navigation of Microsoft Forms
  • How to create forms, quizzes, and polls
  • How to apply design themes to forms
  • Supported question types and their options
  • How to configure access and sharing settings
  • How to use branching logic between questions
  • How to analyze responses

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Microsoft Planner Training
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
UofL Staff and Faculty, but Students are welcome

This session introduces Microsoft Planner and how it can be used to easily plan and manage complex projects with apps that work seamlessly across all your devices. Participants will learn:

  • Functionality and basic navigation of Microsoft Planner
  • How Planner integrates with Microsoft 365 via Teams and SharePoint
  • How to create and organize a plan
  • How to share a plan with teammates and assign them tasks
  • How to stay on top of tasks assigned to you
  • How to track the progress of your projects using charts, calendars, and specialized views

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past events

Taste of Technology
Microsoft – 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Adobe – 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
UofL Students

Explore the future of technology alongside the innovators who are creating it.

Discover a smorgasbord of technological opportunities alongside Microsoft, and Adobe in this interactive webinar. Microsoft discussed how to develop a robust digital skillset for a career in the modern workplace. Adobe focused on an overview of UofL's newly available Adobe Creative Cloud access via the Adobe Creative Campus program.

Recorded Microsoft Session

Recorded Adobe Session

4:30 PM – 5:15 PM EST

How to build your own Artificial Intelligence (AI) Bot! Participating junior high and high school students learned the basics of AI, enhanced their skills, and created their own working AI Bot.

Session 1: Basic Overview
Session 2: Sign up for various tools & start your own
Session 3: Review AI items created
Session 4: What’s next – learning/do on your own

Recorded Sessions 1-4

CIO Series: The Road to GigLex with Aldona Valicenti
6:00 PM EST

The Lexington Fayette Urban County Government CIO, Aldona Valicenti, discussed the Rethink Lex initiative and her road to GigLex. Aldona is the first appointed CIO for the Commonwealth of Kentucky and served as president of the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) during her tenure.

Learn more about the Louisville CIO Series.


strategy, education, business

and partner outreach

grawemeyer hall

office 108a

university of louisville

louisville, kentucky 40292

Robotic telescope and combination of images from the 4 cameras on the TESS satellite (swath of the sky that includes the Andromeda galaxy on the left and our own Milky Way down through the middle)

NASA Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS)