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May 12, 2014 Announcements

by UofL Today last modified May 15, 2014 01:01 PM

Announcements submitted for UofL Today email, May 12, 2014

Arts

1.) Faculty and staff art exhibit opens today

May 12 to 23, weekdays, Ekstrom Library, Photographic Archives

The fourth annual Faculty/Staff Open Walls exhibit features 29 artists from across the university. Woodworking, basketry, photography, painting, drawing and jewelry-making are all represented, along with a few surprises.

Additional Information: Janet Cappiello, 852-1104.

 

2.) The Contemporary Art Park Speed Lecture series continues

May 13, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Bomhard Theater, Kentucky Center for the Arts, 501 W. Main St.

Free for students, faculty and staff with UofL ID

Lord William Burlington of Lismore Castle, Ireland, will speak about the creation of a contemporary art center at his family's home. The center includes exhibition space and studios, and holds lectures, classes and workshops. The lecture is sponsored by the Speed Art Museum, a member of the Center for Arts and Culture Partnerships.

Additional Information: Geoffrey McMahon, 634-2749. Website

 

Health and Wellness

3.) S - A - V - O - R the moment!

May 14, 11 to 11:20 a.m. Cardinal Burger Company, SAC, Belknap Campus

May 16, 11 to 11:20 a.m. City Café, HSC

Free for employees, spouses/QAs

Enjoy a “Lunches Gone Local” cooking demo and tasting and experience an energy boost! Dr. Martin Seligman's research shows that engaging your senses and savoring the moment increases your overall happiness and energy level. Join us for this Take 20 and relish the taste, texture and advantages of local ingredients. You will savor the moment and learn how to incorporate more fresh local products into your meals. You deserve a short 20- minute "energizing break." Register NOW!

Additional Information: Website.

 

Miscellaneous

4.) Deadline this week for Community Engagement Awards

May 16 deadline

This is the last week to submit nominations for the 6th Annual Community Engagement Awards. The award recognizes outstanding community engagement service of faculty, staff, students and community partners.

Additional Information: Website.

 

5.) EndNote Workshop

May 14, 1:30 to 3 p.m., Ekstrom Library, Room W102

Free to UofL community

Learn about the tool called EndNote that helps you format bibliographies.This workshop will cover the basics of citation management, including Cite While You Write and exporting citations from databases like EBSCO. Class is limited to 10. Register here.

Additional Information: Toccara D. Porter, 852-8744.

 

6.) Webcast: OMB Uniform Guidance, Key Issues for Universities

May 14, 1 to 3:30 p.m.; Belknap Campus—Shumaker Research Building, Room 138; HSC—Baxter 1 Auditorium

The ROP group with sponsorship from the HSC Research Office/School of Medicine has put together two locations to view the NCURA webcast, “The OMB Uniform Guidance: Key Issues for Universities.” Refreshments provided by EVPRI. All are welcome to attend. UBMs, faculty and anyone involved in research administration or proposal submission (pre- or post-award) are encouraged to attend. The new OMB uniform guidance is the single most significant change in research regulations in the last 50 years.

Additional Information: Teresa Wilkins, 852-5588. Website.

 

7.) Pair to discuss preservation in Louisville and Southern Indiana

May 20, noon to 1 p.m., Carnegie Center for Art and History, 201 E. Spring St., New Albany, Indiana

Free

Greg Sekula, southern regional director of Indiana landmarks, and Marianne Zickuhr, director of Preservation Louisville, Inc., will survey current preservation efforts, including Preservation Louisville's Save Our Shotguns initiative. The program is presented in conjunction with National Historic Preservation Month. The Carnegie Center is a member of UofL's Center for Arts and Culture Partnerships.

Additional Information: Laura Wilkins, 812-944-7336.

 

8.) Green Tip: Proper inflation saves money and energy

Whether you’re driving a car or riding a bike, one simple step can save a bunch of energy: Keep your tires properly inflated. Efficiency is reduced 1 percent for every 3 PSI that tires are under-inflated. The Department of Energy estimates that drivers waste about 1.2 billion gallons of fuel each year simply due to under-inflation. Investing a few bucks in a tire gauge could save drivers hundreds in gas. Check your tire pressure at least monthly. Sometimes it’s that easy being green!

Additional Information: More Green Tips here.

 

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