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June 24, 2014 Announcements

by UofL Today last modified Jun 24, 2014 09:05 AM

Announcements in UofL Today, June 24, 2014

 

Here’s what was posted to UofL Today on June 23, 2014:

 

·        VIDEO: Watch UofL Panama Scholars, Quality Leadership University students, staff, faculty members and a few friends in the latest UofL “Happy” video! Click here to watch.

·        UofL/Boston College examine India 10 years after Indian Ocean tsunami. 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 … North Carolina State University, in Raleigh, N.C., has more than 34,000 total students and is the largest four-year institution in that state. Its landmark Belltower is a 115-foot monument that honors NC State alumni killed in World War I, and is illuminated by red floodlights to mark significant university occasions and achievements. Read more here.

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Campus-Submitted Announcement List

Today

1.) Help cancer center or scholar house win $5,000

Health and Wellness

2.) Join team Get Healthy Now for the Lunar 5K

Miscellaneous

3.) Grant Crafting Brown Bag Series: Statistical Consulting

4.) Come help 'green' the law school

5.) See Shakespeare in the Park's ‘Hamlet’ with professor Julia Dietrich

 

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

 

Today

1.) Help cancer center or scholar house win $5,000

The James Graham Brown Cancer Center and Family Scholar House are included on a list of 12 Louisville charities that made it to the next round for a $5,000 reward from the online lifestyle publication StyleBlueprint. Voting is weekly—the list is cut in half each week, with 50 percent of the highest vote-getters moving on to the next round. Voting for this week ends at 7 p.m. today … and then just six will be left. Vote here!

 

Health and Wellness

2.) Join team Get Healthy Now for the Lunar 5K

July 19, 8:30 p.m., Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium

Are you ready to get your GLOW on? UofL and Get Healthy Now are promoting the Lunar 5K, a community race that supports Hosparus, a non-profit hospice care provider. This fun, night-time 5K was created for every member of the family to enjoy. One hundred percent of the race proceeds benefit Hosparus patients and families. Receive $5 off registration from now until July 15 with promotional code: ULWELLNESS. Visit our webpage for eight running tips to make sure you have a safe and fun race: http://louisville.edu/hr/gethealthynow/wo/8RunningTips_Final.pdf.

Additional Information: Lunar 5K Website, 852-7755.

 

Miscellaneous

3.) Grant Crafting Brown Bag Series: Statistical Consulting

June 24, 11:30 a.m. ti 12:30 p.m., Shumaker Building, Room 139

Free

The Grant Crafting Brown Bag Series is presented by the A&S and CEHD Research Offices. This session, led by Guy Brock, associate professor in Bioinformatics and Biostatistics and director of the statistical consulting Center (StCC) in the School of Public Health and Information Sciences, will focus on how the StCC can improve your grant proposals and assist with your research projects. Please feel free to bring your lunch. RSVP to Teresa Wilkins.

Additional Information: Teresa Wilkins,852-5588. Website

 

4.) Come help 'green' the law school

June 26 to July 12, Brandeis School of Law courtyards

Free

The law school is inviting students, staff, faculty and alumni to help transform its courtyards into native landscaped spaces this summer. Volunteers are needed to do prep work June 26 to 29, transport plants July 7 to 8 and help with planting July 9 to 12. The new park-like spaces will be available for use by the entire campus community.

Additional Information: Tony Arnold, or Jen Ewa, (708) 307-4123.

 

5.) See Shakespeare in the Park's ‘Hamlet’ with professor Julia Dietrich

July 12, 6:30 p.m., Quill's Coffee in Cardinal Towne and Central Park

Free

Please join us for a Shakespeare in the Park’s production of “Hamlet.” Meet at Quill’s Coffee in Cardinal Towne for a lecture/discussion on “Hamlet” led by English professor Julia Dietrich. After the lecture, the group will walk to Central Park for the 8 p.m. performance by the Kentucky Shakespeare Co. There will be food trucks on site at the park. This is the fifth installment of the A&S Faculty Field Trip series. Free and open to the public, but registration required.

Additional Information: More information and to register here. Contact: Lindsey Ronay, asadvance@louisville.edu or 852-6490.

 

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