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June 18, 2014 Announcements

by UofL Today last modified Jun 18, 2014 10:02 AM

Announcements for UofL Today, June 18, 2014

Here’s what was posted to UofL Today on June 17, 2014:

·        Skin safety tips from UofL Physicians. Read more.

·        Staff Senate overview, June 2014. Read more.

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DID YOU KNOW?

 

On July 1, the University of Louisville is joining the Atlantic Coast Conference! Between now and then, UofL Today is bringing you a few tidbits every day about the 14 other ACC schools. Later, we will use this spot for daily morsels of information about UofL.

 

Did you know …The University of Miami, in Coral Gables, Florida, is a private research university with more than 15,000 students. The school colors are taken from the Florida orange tree: orange for the fruit, green for the leaves and white for the blossoms. Read more here.

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Campus-Submitted Announcement List

 

Events

1.) Tickets added for ACC Kick-Off Event for faculty and staff

Information Technology

2.) IT warns against new phishing scam

3.) Reminder: Outlook rule may help minimize junk mail

Miscellaneous

4.) Child Sexual Abuse Prevention training sessions offered

5.) A history of Appalachian slaves and slaveholders

6.) Want a 3D view of the inside of the eye?

7.) Faculty/Staff Discount: 2014 UofL Soccer Season Tickets at Lynn Stadium

Talks

8.) Microbiology and Immunology Seminar

 

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

 

Events

1.) Tickets added for ACC Kick-Off Event for faculty and staff

July 1, 11:30 a.m., Brown & Williamson Club

Free, RSVP required

Tickets have been added for the July 1 event to mark UofL officially joining the Atlantic Coast Conference. The free lunchtime program is specifically for faculty and staff to commemorate this exciting, historic event. Limited seating is available, RSVP is required.

Additional Information: Click here to RSVP (password gocards).

 

Information Technology

2.) IT warns against new phishing scam

Information Technology has received reports regarding a new phishing scam sent by email to university account holders. If you have received a notice with the subject “Service Violation – Urgent Action Required” please delete it immediately. This email is not legitimate and could put your log-in credentials at risk. If you are ever in doubt about the authenticity of an email message please contact the HelpDesk or your Tier I for validation.

Additional Information: Contact HelpDesk 852-7997 or helpdesk@louisville.edu.

 

3.) Reminder: Outlook rule may help minimize junk mail

Microsoft reports that 97 percent of all email is unsolicited. Microsoft Exchange Online Protection minimizes the amount of spam and malware that is received at UofL. IT suggests using the rules feature in the Outlook client to further reduce the amount of unsolicited email from your inbox. When using this rule you need to monitor your Junk Email for legitimate emails.

Additional information: Website. Contact HelpDesk 852-7997 or helpdesk@louisville.edu.

 

Miscellaneous

4.) Child Sexual Abuse Prevention training sessions offered

Free for faculty, staff and volunteers; list of dates and sites below; registration limited to 25

The Office of the Senior VP for Business Affairs and the Office of the Provost are offering training on Child Sexual Abuse Prevention at no charge to participants.  The sessions are geared for faculty, staff and volunteers who work directly with minors at UofL programs. 

Dates, times and locations are:

·        June 20, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., HSC KWing 2036

·        June 24, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., HR Training Room 103

·        July 14, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., HR Training Room 103

Additional Information: Email Darlene Shircliff to register. Space is limited to the first 25 applicants.

 

5.) A history of Appalachian slaves and slaveholders

June 20, noon to 1 p.m., Filson Historical Society, 1310 S. Third St.

Free for students, faculty and staff with UofL ID

Laura Cordle of the Filson Historical Society staff will speak about slavery and slave societies in Appalachian Tazewell County, Virginia, and the complicated history a study of Tazewell County reveals. The Filson Historical Society is a member of the Center for Arts and Culture Partnerships.

Additional Information: 635-5083 or www.filsonhistorical.org.

 

6.) Want a 3D view of the inside of the eye?

June 19, 7:30 to 8:30 a.m., Kentucky Lions Eye Center, 301 E. Muhammad Ali Blvd., basement conference room

Students, faculty and staff are invited to the next meeting of the River City Retina Club (RC2), where Dr. Shlomit Schaal of UofL Physicians–Eye Specialists will show spectacular stereoscopic 3D videos of retinal surgery. UofL Physicians is among the first in the world to use stereoscopic 3D recording for eye surgery. Using 3D glasses, spectators will get a unique view inside the eye.

Additional Information: RSVP by sending an e-mail to Erin Moody to ensure enough pairs of 3D glasses will be available. A sign-in sheet will be available for CME credit. 

 

7.) Faculty/Staff Discount: 2014 UofL Soccer Season Tickets at Lynn Stadium

$45 General Admission, $60 Preferred ($75 per account donation) and $95 Premium ($100 per account donation)

2014 UofL Soccer Season Ticket packages will include all 21 men’s and women’s regular season home matches. Lynn Stadium will officially open on August 29 and feature a doubleheader with our women’s team hosting Ole Miss at 6 p.m. and our men’s team hosting Maryland at 8:30 p.m.

To purchase your discounted season tickets and for additional information: Dan Cerwinske, 852-0120 or click here.

 

Talks

8.) Microbiology and Immunology Seminar

June 19, noon, Baxter II, Room 038

Free, public

The Department of Microbiology and Immunology Seminar Series presents, “Design of a Multipurpose Delivery and Virus-Trapping Platform for STI Prevention,” by Jill Steinbach, PhD, assistant professor, Bioengineering.

Additional Information: Carolyn Burton, 852-6208.

 

 

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