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July 11, 2014 announcements

by UofL Today last modified Jul 11, 2014 11:31 AM

Announcements in UofL Today, Friday, July 11, 2014

Here’s what was posted to UofL Today on July 10, 2014:

·        PHOTOS: The School of Medicine instructional building is starting to take shape. See the latest photos here.

·        Deborah Dietzler will head UofL Alumni Association. Read more.

·        UofL Day at Kentucky Kingdom is July 19. Read more.

 

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DID YOU KNOW?

 

The seven-year Charting Our Course campaign officially closed June 30. Its success made UofL one of only 52 public universities in the U.S. to raise $1 billion.  By April, the campaign counted 186 $1 million-plus donors, with the largest single gift totaling $33.3 million.

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Campus-Submitted Announcement List

 

Tonight

1.) Skies Over Louisville: Summer Edition

2.) Red Barn 45th anniversary celebration features reunion concert

Events

3.) Shop and help find a cure for cancer

Miscellaneous

4.) Health Professions Education information program scheduled

5.) Diabetes and Obesity Center hosting a Flow Cytometry Bootcamp

 

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

 

Today

1.) Skies Over Louisville: Summer Edition

July 11, 8 p.m., Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium

Special pricing for UofL faculty, staff and students: $6/person for one program, $11/person for two programs

Join us for our monthly Skies Over Louisville live star and constellation presentation. Telescopes on the terrace with LAS follow, weather permitting. Top off the evening by staying for the Laser Beatles show at 9 p.m.

Additional Information: Website; call 852-6664; email planet@louisville.edu.

 

2.) Red Barn 45th anniversary celebration features reunion concert

July 11, 8 p.m., Red Barn (next to Swain Student Activities Center), doors open 7:30 p.m.

Open to the public; donations accepted at the door

The George J. Howe Red Barn is celebrating its 45th anniversary with a concert by The Tymes Band. Donations will offset show costs and benefit UofL students through scholarships and other programs.

Additional Information: George Howe, 852-7467 or 552-9377.

 

Events

3.) Shop and help find a cure for cancer

July 30, 6 to 9 p.m., Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass

$50

Be among the first to shop at the new Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass at a VIP preview shopping event that benefits the James Graham Brown Cancer Center. Guests will enjoy live music, light hors d'oeuvres, opening-night-only specials and the opportunity to bid on silent auction packages donated by Shoppes merchants. Guests will also receive a goody bag that includes a coupon book valued at $300 or more. Tickets are required and all ticket and auction proceeds benefit the JGBCC.

Additional Information: www.shoppingforacure.org

 

Miscellaneous

4.) Health Professions Education information program scheduled

July 29, noon to 1 p.m., Abell Administration Bldg., Room 414

This program is designed for health professionals who want to develop skills in teaching and learning. The program is also for those who are preparing for—or who currently hold educational leadership positions but who lack formal training in—education and human resource development. The program will provide busy health professions educators with a broad and rigorous foundation in the theory and practice of education.

Additional Information: To attend the information session, please RSVP to Dr. Michael Rowland at mlrowl02@louisville.edu. Program information website here.

 

5.) Diabetes and Obesity Center hosting a Flow Cytometry Bootcamp

Aug. 4-5, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Diabetes and Obesity Flow Cytometry Core is hosting a Flow Cytometry Bootcamp with Excyte. This two-day course will cover the fundamentals of flow cytometry to provide critical concepts for the novice and intermediate user. This course focuses on the core concepts of flow cytometry—the ‘basics’ that every scientist using flow cytometry should know. At the end of this course, students will have a better understanding of the complexities of flow cytometry experimental design.

Additional Information: Website; email: james.mccracken@louisville.edu.

 

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