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June 5, 2014 announcements

by UofL Today last modified Jun 05, 2014 11:22 AM

Announcements submitted to UofL Today, June 5, 2014

Today’s farmers markets

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: strawberries, kale greens, cucumbers, onions, lettuce, baby choy, sprouts, napa cabbage, maple syrup, broccoli and green onions. Also dried apples, granola, breads, cookies, salsa, cinnamon rolls, Gmeals, Holy Mole taco truck, Lil Cheezers grilled cheese truck.

Additional Information:; Website.



Thursdays through Oct. 16, 3:30 to 6:30 p.m., 3rd and Brandeis, rain or shine

Our soft opening last week was a huge success! Come back this week for items such as baked goods, strawberries, kale greens, spinach, onions, lettuce, baby choy, amaranth, napa cabbage, local honey, broccoli, turnips, radishes, green onions, garlic, cilantro, sage, lovage, asparagus and pasture-raised poultry, lamb and eggs. Also breads, cinnamon rolls, Gmeals and locally made iced tea.

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3.) Come to a reception for Tom Jackson

June 17, 4 to 5:30 p.m., CBC—Student Activities Center, 2nd Floor

The campus community is invited to a reception for Tom Jackson Jr., vice president of student affairs at UofL since 2007, who was recently named the 10th president of Black Hills State University, in Spearfish, S.D. Tom will assume his new duties July 3.

Additional Information: or 852-1335.



Health and Wellness

4.) Lunch and Learn: Eat intuitively and give up diets for good

June 26, noon to 12:30 p.m., Health Care Outpatient Center, Suite 120 Conference Center, HSC Lunch: $5 (reserve by June 20); listen only: free

Nancy Kuppersmith, a registered dietician with UofL Physicians - Family and Geriatric Medicine, will help you learn to eat intuitively and give up diets for good. Lunch must be reserved by June 20. Or, you may reserve a "Listen Only" ticket and bring your own lunch. Registration is required for both types of tickets and space is limited.

Additional Information: Reserve your spot at:


5.) Biometric screenings are Friday for Physical Plant employees

June 6, 7:30 to 10 a.m., Service Complex, Training Room

Make an appointment with Get Healthy Now for a free biometric screening Friday. Screenings provide blood pressure, weight, waist/hip measurements and blood cholesterol/glucose data and only take about 10 minutes to complete. Participants will need to fast for six to 12 hours beforehand. Appointment slots are limited, so schedule yours today.

Additional Information: Julia Mackenzie-Rollinson, 852-7755.


HR Items of Interest

6.) Workshop will help you manage anger and frustration

June 10, 10 a.m., Human Resources 103A


Individuals will be able to recognize the impact of their anger and its effect on others. They will also begin to recognize the events that trigger aggression and frustration and learn healthy ways to cope with these emotions.

Additional Information: Register here. Questions,


7.) Learn how to leverage the power of recognition

June 12, 1:30 p.m. Human Resources 103A


Research has proven that recognition is more important to employees than pay. People thrive in a culture rich with recognition. But, what does recognition mean? How do you provide the appropriate recognition? This session will explain why recognition is important, the best ways to provide it, and how to sustain it. It is guaranteed to be fun as well as a great learning experience about the importance of recognition in the workplace.

Additional Information: Register here. Questions,



8.) Linda D. Bradley, MD, to give keynote for OB/GYN research day

June 6, 1 p.m., Clinical and Translational Research Building (CTRB), Rooms 101 and 102, 505 S. Hancock

Linda D. Bradley, MD, surgery professor and vice chair of OB/GYN and women’s health at Cleveland Clinic will be the keynote speaker for the Resident and Fellow Research Day. She will present “How to Conduct Research as an OB/Gyn Resident.” Dr. Bradley will discuss the importance of mentorship and sponsorship during residency, what it takes to develop an inquisitive mind and ways to keep eyes and ears open to embrace innovation.

Additional Information: Robin Marling, 561-2717.



9.) Participants needed for fair housing focus group study

Evenings in June, off campus

Free, small incentive provided

UofL's Center for Environmental Policy and Management and Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research, in partnership with Metropolitan Housing Coalition, is conducting a study on people’s experiences with housing choice in metro Louisville. We want to hear from a number of groups, including high-income people of color, Hispanics/Latinos, people identifying as LGBTQ, low-income African Americans, single mothers, immigrants and persons with disabilities. Study is ongoing through June-July.

Additional Information: Website. Principal investigators of record on this study are: Dr. Cate Fosl (502-852-6142) and Dr. Lauren Heberle (502-852-4749). Mariam Williams or Jessica Whitish, researchers with the University of Louisville, can be reached at 502-852-6142.


Grand Rounds

10.) Pediatrics

June 6, 8 a.m., Norton Hospital, 2nd Floor Auditorium

Please join us for the 11th Annual Dr. Diller B. Groff Lectureship featuring Thomas F. Tracy, Jr., MD. Tracy is the senior vice president, chief medical officer at The Miriam Hospital and pediatric surgeon-in-chief at Hasbro Children’s Hospital. He will be presenting “The Past and Future of Biliary Atresia: The Trifecta of Meticulous Technique, Multidisciplinary Centers and Molecular Opportunities."

Additional Information: Brittney Luckett, 629-8828.


11.) Orthopaedic Surgery

June 6, 7 to 8 a.m., Metro Conference Room, ACB, lower level

Please join the departments of orthopaedic surgery and anesthesiology as we discuss “Perioperative Pain Management with Anesthetic Blocks in the Orthopaedic Patient: An Evidence-Based Approach.”


Additional Information: Monica Welsh, 852-6902.

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