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Feb. 25, 2013 Announcements

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Faculty/staff announcements submitted for posting Feb. 22. They are in the Feb. 25 UofL Today email.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Arts
1.) School of Music Concerts Feb. 25–March 3
2.) Theatre Arts to open ‘The White Rose’ this week

Events
3.) Game Watch at the Red Barn – UofL vs. Syracuse

Miscellaneous
4.) 2013 New Student and Family Orientation Guide
5.) Reminder — Faculty: Receive funding for sharing your teaching scholarship
6.) It’s Oscar time at Kornhauser Health Sciences Library

Professional Development / Workshops
7.) Entrepreneur Training Program for Researchers
8.) President’s Distinguished Faculty Awards nominations

Talks
9.) ‘Building Blocks of Resiliency’
10.) Anatomical Sciences and Neurobiology Department

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Arts
1.) School of Music Concerts Feb. 25–March 3
Comstock Concert Hall, Bird Recital Hall
Free, unless noted otherwise
Comstock Concert Hall: University Chorus & Cardinal Singers, 7 p.m., Feb. 25; guest artist Lee Luvisi, piano, 8 p.m., Feb. 28; guest artists Kentucky Center Chamber Players, 3 p.m., March 3 ($12, $10 seniors, $2 students with ID); Macauley Competition Winners Recital, 7 p.m., March 3. Bird Recital Hall: Guest artists CompostQ, a musical collective of improvisation, composition and dance, 7 p.m., March 1; guest artists Alan Jabbour, fiddle, and Ken Perlman, banjo, old-time Music, 7:30 p.m., March 2.
Additional Information: School of Music, 852-6907

2.) Theatre Arts to open ‘The White Rose’ this week
8 nightly Feb. 27–March 3; 3 p.m. March 3, Thrust Theatre, 2314 S. Floyd St.
Adults: $15; students, seniors, UofL employees: $10
Nazi Germany, 1942: five University of Munich students oppose the war and solicit support to resist it and German atrocities by distributing their ideas throughout Germany and Austria in anonymous leaflets titled “The White Rose.” Youthful ideals and courage confront Hitler’s state in this timeless drama.
Additional Information: Melanie Henry, 852-7682

Events
3.) Game Watch at the Red Barn – UofL vs. Syracuse
Doors open 11:15 a.m. Tip-off at noon. March 2, the George J. Howe Red Barn
Free
Join the Arts & Sciences Ambassador Program and the Red Barn Alumni Association for a UofL Men’s Basketball Game Watch Party. Refreshments and adult beverages provided. This event is free and open to the public. Any cash or check donations will go to benefit student programming at the Red Barn.
Additional Information: Get information and register.

Miscellaneous
4.) 2013 New Student and Family Orientation Guide
Interested in making sure that information about your campus department, service or event gets into the hands of every new student and their family? Consider purchasing an ad in the New Student and Family Orientation Guide. Request a pricing sheet via email.
Additional Information: Email Alyssa Murphy, or visit orientation website.

5.) Reminder — Faculty: Receive funding for sharing your teaching scholarship
The 2013 Kentucky Innovations Conference (KIC): Higher Education in the 21st Century is accepting proposals for the May 16–17 conference at the University of Kentucky in Lexington. UofL faculty and staff are invited to submit proposals on research related to trends and issues in P-12, adult and post-secondary education. The proposal deadline is March 6. The Delphi Center will provide funding (one night’s lodging and mileage) for UofL presenters.
Additional Information: Learn more here (opens as PDF).

6.) It’s Oscar time at Kornhauser Health Sciences Library
It’s not Django, it’s the jejunum. Kornhuaser Library provides access to dozens of online videos. Nominees include medical, pediatric, surgical, nursing, and laboratory procedure and methods videos. For a complete list of winners, click here.
Additional Information: 852-5771

Professional Development / Workshops
7.) Entrepreneur Training Program for Researchers
Mondays March 4–May 6, 6 p.m.–9 p.m.
Deadline Feb. 27
For researchers interested in commercializing technology through a startup company, the EVPRI is offering a competitive opportunity for partial reimbursement of the registration fee for Nucleus’ Startup Training Program. Researchers will analyze their opportunity using the Lean Startup methodology, work with business coaches and make important contacts in the entrepreneurial community. Note deadline of Feb. 27.
Additional Information: For more information go to the research website.

8.) President’s Distinguished Faculty Awards nominations
Nominations for the 2013 President’s Distinguished Faculty Awards in service; teaching; and outstanding scholarship, research, and creative activity are due in the school’s unit committee or dean’s office by March 4. The guidelines are available here. If you have any questions please contact Julie Kroger, 852-2151.
Additional Information: Distinguished Faculty Awards

Talks
9.) ‘Building Blocks of Resiliency’
1 p.m. March 1, Natural Science Building, Room LL30
Free and open to the public
R. Josh Human, director of the UofL Center for Hazards Research, an expert in disaster preparedness and GIS modeling, will discuss the “Building Blocks of Resiliency.” This event is part of the spring 2013 series on “Science, Technology, and Social Change.”
Additional Information: Avery Kolers, 852-0453 or visit Facebook.

10.) Anatomical Sciences and Neurobiology Department
4 p.m. Feb. 25, Baxter Multipurpose Room 038
Free
Anatomical Sciences and Neurobiology Department is pleased to present James Ackman, PhD, faculty candidate from Yale University School of Medicine in the Department of Neurobiology. Title of presentation is “Visualizing the Visual System: Patterned Activity and the Emergence of Neural Circuits.”
Additional Information: Barbara Hughes, 852-5167

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