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August 7, 2014 announcements

by UofL Today last modified Aug 07, 2014 07:53 AM

Announcements in UofL Today, Aug. 7, 2014

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Here’s what was posted to UofL Today on Aug. 6, 2014:

·        PHOTOS: School of Medicine students enjoy the 2014 Belle of Louisville cruise. View here.

·        Kentucky Shakespeare shows shades of Cardinal Red. Read more.

·        Professor receives Fulbright to help study-abroad, international students. Read more.

 

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DID YOU KNOW?

 

Ten schools in the Atlantic Coast Conference – including UofL – are classified as “very high research activity” schools by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. In addition to UofL, they are Duke, Florida State, Georgia Tech, NC State, Miami, Notre Dame, Pitt, UVa and Virginia Tech. Only 108 universities in the country have achieved this designation.

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Campus-Submitted Announcement List

 

Today’s farmers markets: vegetables of every color and all-natural dog biscuits

1.) Gray Street

2.) Belknap

Today

3.) Active shooter exercise planned for Administrative Annex

Events

4.) UofL Conversations with Champions begins Aug. 27

Miscellaneous

5.) CORRECTION: Save the date: Caregiving workshop to focus on young learners

6.) Filson Friday presents “Camp Zachary Taylor: An Institution of the Great War”

7.) Calling all research tools

8.) Libraries Robotic Retrieval System undergoes preventive maintenance

Talks

9.) Masters defense by Morgan Stathem

Grand Rounds

10.) Pediatrics

11.) Orthopaedic Surgery

 

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

 

Today’s farmers markets: Produce of every color, more tomato pies and classical guitar

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: heirloom tomatoes, bitter melon, cantaloupe, watermelon, peaches, blueberries, golden beets, kale, corn, green beans, squash, zucchini, cabbage, potatoes, cucumbers, onions and bell peppers. Also old-world style Italian cheeses, Mr. G’s Kettle Corn, small tomato pies, dessert dumplings, peach turnovers, veggie pancakes and miso noodles. Lunch options will be Sweet ‘N’ Savory and Longshot Lobsta.

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: peaches, blueberries, golden beets, corn, green beans, tomatoes, squash, zucchini, potatoes, peppers, onions and pasture-raised poultry (frozen), lamb (frozen) and eggs. Also Kandies of Kentucky and Paradise Island Local Tea. Welcome to our new vendor, Use Good Scents, featuring toxic-free products for home and personal use. Entertainment this week is UofL classical guitar performance major Cullen Edwards.  Additional Information: www.facebook.com/BelknapFM

 

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3.) Active shooter exercise planned for Administrative Annex

Aug. 7

UofL will hold an active shooter exercise in the Administrative Annex today. The building will be closed from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. and access will be denied. People walking near the building may hear simulated gunshots, but the noise should be confined within the building.

Additional Information: Dennis Sullivan 852-2948 or DPS, 852-6111.

 

Events

4.) UofL Conversations with Champions begins Aug. 27

Aug. 27, 7 p.m. to 8:15 p.m., Comstock Hall

Free

A University of Louisville forum focusing on sports industry ethics will launch Aug. 27 with Louisville native Phil Simms, sports analyst for CBS and former New York Giants quarterback. Billy Reed is the moderator.

Additional Information: Gary Bernstein.

 

Miscellaneous

5.) CORRECTION: Save the date: Caregiving workshop to focus on young learners

(Corrects date of event)

Aug. 19, noon to 12:45 p.m., Ekstrom Library, Chao Auditorium

Free

Back to school and caregiving duties are back in full swing! Don’t miss the August workshop for those caring for a grand/child, parent, relative or friend. Join Dr. Kathryn Whitmore for this month's topic, “Family reading and writing matters for your young learners' new school year." UofL’s Caregiving Workshop Series is designed to support those caring for another by providing access to important resources, inspiring group support and promoting self-care. Mark your calendars! No registration required. Presented by Get Healthy Now and the Great Places to Work Work-Life Balance Committee.

Additional Information: Website; ghn@louisville.edu or 852-2636.

 

6.) Filson Friday presents “Camp Zachary Taylor: An Institution of the Great War”

Aug. 8, noon

Free for UoL faculty, staff, students

Camp Taylor was one of the nation’s 16 cantonments erected during World War I, built to house an entire army. It opened on September 5, 1917, just outside of Louisville as a “place where Kentucky and Indiana soldiers trained for war.” Associate Curator of the Special Collections Jennie Cole will share stories and images of Camp Taylor. The Filson Historical Society is part of UofL’s Center for Arts and Culture Partnerships.

Additional Information: 635-5083.

 

7.) Calling all research tools

Has your lab produced unique purified proteins, modified cell lines, monoclonal antibody stocks, mouse models, or unique plasmids? The Office of Technology Transfer is interested in speaking with faculty regarding commercialization potential of faculty research tools.

Additional Information: Chris Barton, http://louisville.edu/research/offices/technology-transfer/ or 852-2965.

 

8.) Libraries Robotic Retrieval System undergoes preventive maintenance

Aug. 12 to Aug. 14

The Libraries' Robotic Retrieval System located in Ekstrom Library will undergo quarterly preventive maintenance August 12 through August 14. Items requested from the RRS may be delayed or slow because of the maintenance. Items that are delayed will be available that evening or the following morning.

Additional Information: Alice Abbott-Moore, 852-7621.

 

Talks

9.) Masters defense by Morgan Stathem

Aug. 7, noon, Knoefel Conference Room, HSC Research Tower

Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology presents a Masters Defense by Morgan Stathem. Topic: “Building a Metabolic Bridge between Glycolysis and Sphingolipid Biosynthesis: Implications for Cancer.”

Additional Information: Tracey Pender, 852-6255.

 

Grand Rounds

10.) Pediatrics

Aug. 8, 8 a.m., Norton Hospital, Wade Mountz (2nd floor) Auditorium

Please join us as Larry Zemel, MD, presents, "Lyme Disease: Coming Soon to Your Neighborhood." Dr. Zemel is visiting from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. We look forward to seeing you there.

Additional Information: Tara McKinley, 629-8828.

 

11.) Orthopaedic Surgery

Aug. 8, 6:45 to 7:45 a.m., Baxter I Research Building, auditorium, lower level

Please join us as we welcome Josh Meier, MD, clinical instructor, UofL department of orthopaedic surgery. Dr. Meier will discuss the orthopaedic care of children in under-served and disaster areas.

Additional Information: Monica Welsh, 852-6902.

 

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