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June 27 Announcements

by UofL Today last modified Jun 27, 2013 08:46 AM

Faculty/staff announcements submitted for posting June 26. They are in the June 27 UofL Today email.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events

1.) Root Cellar to sell veggies on campus

2.) National HIV Testing Day & Red Ribbon Garden

3.) Cooking demonstration at the Gray Street Farmers Market

Health and Wellness

4.) Experience the powerful benefits of music

Information Technology

5.) Compliance Awareness: Keeping Your Data Safe in a Mobile World

Professional Development

6.) PLAN Technology for Professional Development Workshop on HSC Campus

Studies

7.) People age 18 and older needed for a research study of depression

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events

1.) Root Cellar to sell veggies on campus

3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. June 27, University Club parking lot

UofL has partnered with the Root Cellar to make fresh food products (blueberries, blackberries, black raspberries, cucumbers, squash, tomatoes, onions, dairy products, grains, syrups and meats) available for faculty, staff and students to purchase. Come visit and make a walk-up purchase.

Additional Information: Direct questions to Mitchell Payne, 852-0034.

2.) National HIV Testing Day & Red Ribbon Garden

11 a.m. June 27 Jefferson Square Park, bounded by Jefferson Street, Armory Place and Sixth Street

Free

Approximately 1,000 red ribbons will be “planted” to represent Jefferson County residents who are living with HIV. The Metro Public Health and Wellness mobile unit also will be at the park providing free, confidential HIV testing. Event organizers are Metro Public Health and Wellness, Volunteers of America, AIDS Service Center Coalition, Project Compassion of Redeemer Lutheran Church, Karen Krigger in UofL Family and Geriatric Medicine and several area churches.

Additional Information: Call Dave Langdon, 574-6528 or 502-432-2916; Kathy Harrison, 574-6549 or 502-817-6959; and Karen Krigger, 852-5202.

3.) Cooking demonstration at the Gray Street Farmers Market

12:20 p.m. June 27, School of Public Health and Information Sciences, 485 E. Gray St.

Free

At this week's 20/20 Talk, Amber Barnes, RD, LD, wellness dietitian at UofL Hospital, will be cooking up some “Fun with Veggies,” making savory vegetable pancakes. In just 20 minutes you can watch a cooking demonstration, grab a sample and cool off from the summer heat. Visit our website for a video archive and schedule of upcoming presentations.

Additional Information: Gray Street Farmers Market is held every Thursday, 10:30 a.m. ‒ 2 p.m. until Oct. 31. Direct questions to Melissa Schreck.

Health and Wellness

4.) Experience the powerful benefits of music

12:30 p.m. July 19, University Club, Belknap Campus; 12:30 p.m., July 26, Room K2023, Nursing School K Building, Health Sciences Center

Join Get Healthy Now for our Music, Drumming, and Healing Take 20 with Alice Cash, PhD. “For thousands of years, humans have quieted, comforted, soothed and energized themselves with music, rhythm, and sounds of all kinds. Now, thanks to the research of musicologists, music therapists, physicians, nurses, neuroscientists, more, we are understanding how to use music more intentionally,” cash said. Feel free to drop in. If you'd like to register, please go here.

Additional Information: Go online or contact Paula Kommor, 852-1028.

Information Technology

5.) Compliance Awareness: Keeping Your Data Safe in a Mobile World

Do you text, store pictures, handle work and personal emails, or keep a contact list of work colleagues and clients on your phone? Do you carry around flash drives or an iPad for work and personal use? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you should be aware of the type of data you are working with, any compliance requirements that apply to it, and the ways to protect it. Please read “Keeping Your Data Safe in a Mobile World” provided by the Information Security Office.

Professional Development

6.) PLAN Technology for Professional Development Workshop on HSC Campus

2:30 p.m. July 9, HSC- K2035

Professional development is an essential part of graduate school, but the variety of different technologies available can be overwhelming. However, it doesn't have to be. Technology can connect you with peers and experts in your field, organize your personal and professional interests, and cultivate your continued learning. Come learn how you can select and implement useful technology to foster your professional development, both now and as you enter your career. Pleases register to attend.

Additional Information: Technology for Professional Development Workshop on HSC Campus

Studies

7.) People age 18 and older needed for a research study of depression

University of Louisville Healthcare Outpatient Center, 401 East Chestnut St., Suite 610

Free to qualifying participants

The study of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for depression, conducted at the UofL Depression Center, will compare the conventional form of CBT with a newer, innovative model that uses computer-assisted instruction in addition to individual sessions. To qualify, participants must be over 18, have a primary diagnosis of depression and be willing to commit to a 16-week course of therapy, followed by two visits at three and six months post-therapy. IRB #10.0055

Additional Information: For more information, please contact Kitty deVoogd, 813-6633.

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