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August 14, 2014 announcements

by UofL Today last modified Aug 15, 2014 09:39 AM

Announcements in UofL Today, Aug. 14, 2014

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Here’s what was posted to UofL Today on Aug. 13, 2014:

·        VIDEO: Twenty students have enrolled in the new UK-UofL joint executive MBA program, which started Monday. One student says the program will show her “how I can maximize what I’m already doing.” View here.

·        Latest transportation trend on campus: three wheels. Read more.

·        Grant will help grow number of nurse practitioners in underserved areas. Read more.

·        UofL Hospital neurosurgeon performs unique surgery. Read more.

 

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DID YOU KNOW?

Today is the first day of the 2014 Kentucky State Fair, which runs through Aug. 24. UofL staff and faculty, several of them past ribbon winners, are exhibiting their original creations, such as sculptures, photographs, baskets, jellies, quilts, wall hangings and crocheted items. Click here for more.

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Campus-Submitted Announcement List

 

Today’s farmers markets: New vendors offering plants, wind chimes

1.) Gray Street

2.) Belknap

Miscellaneous

3.) Inaugural Entrepreneurship Academy application deadline August 29

4.) Register now for SuccessfUL Supervisor Series

5.) UofL ID provides free rides to the fair

6.) Filson Friday topic: Changed Face of Agriculture in 20th Century

Grand Rounds

7.) Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women's Health

8.) Neuroscience

 

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

 

Today’s farmers markets: New vendors offering plants, wind chimes

1.) Gray Street

Thursdays through Oct. 30, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., 400 block of E. Gray Street, rain or shine

Some items available today will include: watermelon, cantaloupe, peaches, raspberries, corn, green beans, squash, zucchini, cabbage, potatoes, cucumbers, onions and bell peppers. Also old-world style Italian cheeses, turnovers, small tomato pies, granola, jams, pickles, salsa, caramel granola cookies.  Lunch options will be Sweet ‘N’ Savory (crepes and gelato) and Grind (hamburgers). New vendor KM Botanicals and Greenery will sell potted garden plants, tropical plants, succulents and flowers.

Additional Information: www.facebook.com/UofLGSFM; Website.

 

2.) Belknap

Thursdays through Oct. 16, 3:30 to 6 p.m., 3rd and Brandeis, rain or shine

Some items available today include: apples, watermelon, cantaloupe, peaches, tomatoes, corn, green beans, squash, zucchini, eggplant, cucumbers, potatoes, peppers, onions and pasture-raised poultry (frozen), lamb (frozen) and eggs. Also cinnamon rolls, breads, locally made tea, and bags made from locally sourced coffee bean bags. A new vendor joins the market this week: Wind Chimes by Bruce.  Also try a free smoothie and a little yoga at the Get Healthy Now booth until 5 p.m.

Additional Information: www.facebook.com/BelknapFM

 

Miscellaneous

3.) Inaugural Entrepreneurship Academy application deadline August 29

The University of Louisville School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies is offering the first Entrepreneurship Academy. This four-session academy, scheduled for the fall semester, will introduce graduate students to the process of entrepreneurial thinking in an academic setting. Application and additional information available online here

Additional Information: Michelle Rodems, 852-3110, or http://louisville.edu/graduate/plan/.

 

4.) Register now for SuccessfUL Supervisor Series

Wednesdays, Oct. 1 to Dec. 10, 9 a.m. to noon, Ekstrom 244, Delphi Center Lab

$555

The Delphi Center and HR are accepting registrations for the Fall 2014 Successful Supervisor Series. The curriculum is designed to help new and experienced supervisors enhance their skills and bring greater value to the university. The series begins October 1 and will be held every Wednesday through December 10. Enrollment is limited and is filling quickly!

Additional Information: For more information or to register, click here or contact Alex Bryant, 852-4620.

 

5.) UofL ID provides free rides to the fair

Headed to the Kentucky State Fair? Avoid the $8 parking fee and get a free ride to the fair from HSC or Belknap campus on TARC with UofL ID. Special service runs all 10 days of the fair (Aug. 14 to 24) with buses every hour from 6:30 a.m. to11 p.m. Simply catch the “2 - State Fair” bus from downtown or Belknap along 3rd Street or Eastern Parkway. The fairgrounds TARC stop will be on Circle of Champions opposite Broadbent Arena with free tram. Kids ages 6 to 17 ride for 80 cents. Children under 6 ride free.

Additional Information: Schedule, route map and full details available here.

 

6.) Filson Friday topic: Changed Face of Agriculture in  20th Century

Aug. 15, noon, Filson Historical Society

Free for UofL faculty, staff and students

During the 20th century, agriculture in Kentucky and the Ohio Valley region changed tremendously. Ward Wars I and II, the Great Depression, and post-World War years had a profound impact on farms and farming communities. Mark Wetherington, director of the Filson Historical Society, will examine some of the major changes and illustrate the lecture with images from the Filson collections. The Filson Historical Society is part of UofL’s Center for Arts and Culture Partnerships.

Additional Information: (502) 635-5083.

 

Grand Rounds

7.) Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women's Health

Aug. 15, 1 to 2 p.m., Ambulatory Care Building, Auditorium

Jared Bolton, MD, UofL department of obstetrics, gynecology and women's health, will present "Historical Landmarks in Obstetrics and Gynecology." The presentation will include a review of prominent physicians, their impact and the history of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Louisville. He will also discuss the future direction and possibilities in obstetrics and gynecology.

Additional Information: Michelle Calvert, 589-8637.

 

8.) Neuroscience

Aug. 28, 8 to 9a.m., Nursing building, Room 4003, K-wing

Dr. Maria Koutourousiou, assistant professor in the UofL department of neurosurgery, will present "Endoscopic Endonasal Approach to the Posterior Cranial Fossa: Transclival Approach" at the free CME Neuroscience Grand Rounds. Continental breakfast will be provided, and MDs and DOs will receive 1 CME credit for attendance. More information can be found on the UofL Neuroscience Grand Rounds website.

Additional Information: Emily Rollins, 407-3226.

 

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