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May 2, 2014 announcements

by UofL Today last modified May 14, 2014 01:25 PM

Announcements submitted for the UofL Today email, May 2, 2014

Health and Wellness

1.) ICYMI: Finding allergy relief in the No. 1 spring allergy city

May 22, noon to 12:30 p.m., Health Care Outpatient Center, Suite 120 Conference Center


In case you missed Dr. Gerald Lee's Lunch & Learn in April, we're offering a second opportunity to help you find allergy relief in the No. 1 spring allergy capital. RSVPs are required and space is limited.

Additional Information: RSVP at The video of last month's event is also available to watch online here.



2.) CORRECTION: Graduation Celebration at Cultural Center


May 8, doors open 5 p.m., event begins 6 p.m., multipurpose room

Free, open to the public

The Graduation Celebration is an annual event to pay homage to the past, while celebrating the future and endless possibilities of all graduating underrepresented students at the University of Louisville. This year's celebration will feature a speaker, music, individual recognition and reception. Join the Cultural Center as we recognize all 2014 graduates.

Additional Information: Website. Leondra Gully, 852-0231.


3.) Faculty, staff and student parking $5 for Kentucky Oaks and Derby

May 2 and 3, 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium

$5 with valid UofL hang tag

Attention all UofL faculty, staff and students. Parking for the Kentucky Oaks and Derby events on May 2 and 3 is available at all Papa John's Cardinal Stadium parking lots for $5 with a valid UofL parking hang tag.

Additional Information: 852-0083.


4.) Derby traffic reminder

Several streets will be closed and parking will be restricted near Belknap Campus Friday and Saturday, May 2 and 3. Get more details here.


5.) Julep Ball has dance-only tickets still available

May 2, 9 p.m., KFC Yum! Center


The Julep Ball is one of the longest running Derby weekend fundraisers. Every year, more than 1,300 local and national business leaders, horse industry professionals and celebrities from sports, music, cinema and television come together to support the James Graham Brown Cancer Center at the University of Louisville and the Harriet B. Porter Endowment. This year, country music artist J.D. Shelburne, a Taylorsville native, has written a song especially for The Julep Ball and the James Graham Brown Cancer Center, “The Next Big Thing.” Dance-only tickets are still available and include open bar beginning at 9 p.m. and four hours of dancing to The Bob Hardwick Sound and special musical guests.

Additional Information: Video of J.D. Shelburne performing the song he wrote for The Julep Ball can be seen here. Buy tickets at


4.) UofL participating in “Pass the Cap”

Graduating University of Louisville students are “passing the cap” as part of a campaign to inspire people to graduate from college. The campaign is sponsored by 55,000 Degrees, Louisville’s education movement. UofL students are featured on the 55,000 website here. All UofL student videos for “Pass the Cap” can be viewed here.

5.) Libraries' Robotic Retrieval System will undergo preventive maintenance

May 6 to May 8

The Libraries' Robotic Retrieval System in Ekstrom Library will undergo quarterly preventive maintenance beginning May 6 through May 8. Items requested from the RRS may be delayed or slow because of the maintenance. Items that are delayed will be available that evening or the following morning.

Additional Information: Alice Abbott-Moore, 852-7621.


Grand Rounds

6.) Neuroscience Grand Rounds presents Robert Mays, PhD

May 8, 8 to 9 a.m., Nursing School, Room 4003


As part of the Neuroscience Grand Rounds, the Department of Neurology is pleased to have Robert Mays, PhD, to present “Understanding the Mechanisms of Benefit of an Adult Stem Cell Product in Clinical Treatment of CNS Injury and Disease.”


Additional Information: For more info, including how to watch live on the web and receive CME credit, click here.

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