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June 7, 2013 Announcements

by UofL Today last modified Jun 06, 2013 02:00 PM expired

Faculty/staff announcements submitted for posting June 6. They are in the June 7 UofL Today email.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events
1.) Area mascots to attend Cards Under the Stars tonight

Health and Wellness
2.) Lung and COPD Disease Management Program

Information Technology
3.) AT&T Mobility representatives available in Miller IT Center every Friday in June

Miscellaneous
4.) Here we grow again...Delta Tau Delta coming to UofL
5.) NIH Sequester Fact Sheet

Professional Development
6.) Register Now for HSC Showcase: Technology ‘Speed Dating’ for Faculty

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events
1.) Area mascots to attend Cards Under the Stars tonight
6:30 p.m. lawn next to Grawemeyer Hall
Free movie and activities; Sodexo will sell hamburgers, hot dogs and other treats.
Louie the Lightning Bug, Froyo Frog and Big Boy are among several mascots expected to appear at Cards Under the Stars between 6:30 and 8:30 p.m., thanks to a partnership between UofL and the Louisville League of Mascots, a new organization that represents the area’s corporate mascots. Other entertainment includes children’s activities and inflatable rides. Singer Leigh Anne Yost will perform at about 7:30 p.m. The animated movie, “Escape from Planet Earth,” begins at dusk.

Health and Wellness
2.) Lung and COPD Disease Management Program
UofL has developed a program for employees that will give them the tools, information and support needed to improve their breathing and lung health. If you experience symptoms of chronic cough, shortness of breath, repeated respiratory infections and/or wheezing, you may qualify for this program. Participants receive free pulmonary medications, waiver of office co-pays and other benefits. Free assessments are provided.
Additional Information: Belica Graf, 852-2909, COPD@louisville.edu

Information Technology
3.) AT&T Mobility representatives available in Miller IT Center every Friday in June
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the kiosk, lower level, Miller Information Technology Center
Faculty or staff members interested in learning more about AT&T Mobility Services can stop by to ask questions about personal and departmental account options, including discounts available to UofL employees.
Additional Information: Stephanie Nicholson of AT&T, 888-690-3156, ext. 102.

Miscellaneous
4.) Here we grow again...Delta Tau Delta coming to UofL
The Office of Student Involvement and the Interfraternity Council are pleased to announce that Delta Tau Delta Fraternity will be colonizing at UofL in the spring of 2014. The DTD headquarters staff will arrive in the fall to make all the arrangements. Any faculty or staff members who are DTD members are urged to contact Greek Life at 852-7971. Delta Tau Delta will become the 31st Greek organization on campus.
Additional Information: Joni Burke, 852-7971

5.) NIH Sequester Fact Sheet
On June 3, 2013, NIH posted a fact sheet on the impact of sequestration on the NIH. The summary includes a set of FAQs on the impact of the cuts on grantees. NIH reported that due to sequestration approximately 700 fewer competitive research project grants will be issued this fiscal year.
Additional Information: NIH

Professional Development
6.) Register Now for HSC Showcase: Technology ‘Speed Dating’ for Faculty
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. July 25 Clinical and Translational Research Building, Room 101
Registration is open for the new HSC Showcase: Technology "Speed Dating" for Faculty. This lunch program will include informal presentations in a setting designed to encourage networking and sharing of best practices for using technology in teaching in the Health Sciences. Eight different informal presentations will be featured and topics include social media, video and simulation software. Continuing education credit is available for those who qualify.
Additional Information: Learn more and register

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