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Announcements Dec. 6, 2012

by UofL Today last modified Dec 05, 2012 02:51 PM expired

Faculty/staff announcements submitted for posting Dec. 5. They are in the Dec. 6 UofL Today email.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events
1.) Lunch with Coach Rick Pitino
2.) Jazz Night at the University Club promo
3.) UofL Robotic Egg-Hunt Contest
4.) Registration Now Open: 2013 Celebration of Teaching and Learning
5.) Red Barn 43rd Birthday reception

Grand Rounds
6.) Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
7.) Family and Geriatric Medicine
8.) Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women’s Health
9.) Orthopaedic Surgery

Miscellaneous
10.) Operation Sandy disaster relief
11.) Green Tip: Weave sustainability into spring courses
12.) Lab Safety/Hazardous Waste Training and Radiation Safety Orientation

Studies
13.) Mind-Body Connections

Talks
14.) Anatomical Sciences & Neurobiology Fall 2012 Seminar Series
15.) DOVS Research Seminar Series
16.) Sensory Integration in Autism

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events
1.) Lunch with Coach Rick Pitino
Noon Dec. 12, University Club, Belknap Campus
$20 inclusive
Dine with Coach Rick Pitino and support a fundraiser for first and second graders of Cochran Elementary School. Half of the $20 admission will be presented to Cochran Elementary to buy food, clothing and toys for those students. The club hosts a breakfast for the children every year. Join us in helping to make the season more joyous for children who might be a little less fortunate than our children. Reservations: 852-6996 or online.
Additional Information: Linda Johnson, 852-6996. University Club

2.) Jazz Night at The University Club promo
6 p.m.–9 p.m. Dec. 8, University Club, Belknap Campus
$32 ++
Get into the holiday spirit with “Jazz Night” at the University Club. Treat yourself to great holiday favorites jazzed up, plus some great standards and vintage jazz. Not a member? Take this time to check us out and experience the terrific food, great atmosphere and activities that we provide. Plus the $32++ price compares with any fine dining restaurant. Enjoy a four-course meal with soup, salad, entree and dessert. Call 852-6996 for reservations.
Additional Information: Linda Johnson, 852-6996. University Club

3.) UofL Robotic Egg-Hunt Contest
Noon Dec. 7, Room 117, Duthie Center, Speed School, Belknap Campus
Free
Come and watch robots playing Egg-Hunt. Teams of students in ECE 564, Fundamentals of Autonomous Robots, are designing robots that can play Egg Hunt, as a final project. The robots are autonomous (self-controlled, no human interaction) and designed using LEGO Mindstorms and Handy Board Microcontroller units. Sponsored by the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. For more info please contact Tamer Inanc, PhD.
Additional Information: Tamer Inanc, 852-7508

4.) Registration now open: 2013 Celebration of Teaching and Learning
8 a.m.–4 p.m. Feb. 8, Founders Union Building, Shelby Campus
Join your faculty colleagues for this year’s Celebration of Teaching and Learning, the university’s annual teaching and learning conference. This year’s theme is “Teaching in Harmony with the Brain: Applying Learning Science in Today’s Classroom and Beyond.” Terry Doyle, author of “Learner-Centered Teaching: Putting the Research on Learning into Practice,” will be this year’s keynote speaker and all 2011-12 Faculty Favorites nominees will be recognized during lunch.
Additional Information: Register here.

5.) Red Barn 43rd Birthday reception
5p.m.–8 p.m. Dec. 7, Red Barn, Belknap Campus
Free, but donations will be accepted.
The Red Barn Alumni Association will host a reception in celebration of the Red Barn’s 43rd birthday. The event will include a special recognition for Kenny “Q” Quisenberry as the recipient of the 2012 RBAA Mary Fay Rumford Unsung Hero Award, as well as Louise and Louis W. Bornwasser in celebration of their 40th wedding anniversary.
Additional Information: George Howe, 852-7467

Grand Rounds
6.) Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. Dec. 6, Ambulatory Care Building Auditorium
Free, public
Margaret Stuber, MD, vice chair for education in psychiatry and professor, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, will present “102 Years after the Flexner Report: Medical Education and the Behavioral and Social Sciences.”
Additional Information: Christy Castle-Greenwell, 588-4424

7.) Family and Geriatric Medicine
7:30 a.m. Dec. 7, Bottigheimer Auditorium
Free
Gerald Lee, MD, assistant professor, UofL Department Peds-Allergy, presents “Asthma and Air Pollution/Air Quality.” He will review the relationship between asthma and air pollution/air quality. CME category 1 is available for both AAFP & ACCME accreditation and a continental breakfast will be provided.
Additional Information: Callie Booth, 852-5499

8.) Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women’s Health
1 p.m. Dec. 7, Room HK2003, School of Nursing, Health Sciences Center
Suzanne Kingery, MD, assistant professor, Department of Pediatrics, will present “Health Care of Women and Girls with Turner Syndrome.” She will describe the characteristics of women and girls with Turner Syndrome, review the diagnosis and evaluation of women and girls with Turner Syndrome and discuss ongoing management and the controversies of Turner syndrome.
Additional Information: Susan Jackson

9.) Orthopaedic Surgery
6:45 a.m. Dec. 7, Baxter I Research Building, lower level, auditorium
Free
The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery welcomes Kristoff Reid, MD, trauma fellow, Duke University. Kristoff will explain the indications and urgency of surgery for femoral neck fractures when he lectures on “Hip Fractures in the Young Adult.”
Additional Information: Monica Welsh, 852-6902

Miscellaneous
10.) Operation Sandy disaster relief
Dec. 9, Off-campus student service trip
UofL students of social work, justice administration and sociology will partner with Monmouth College of Social Work, New Jersey, for a week of disaster relief service from Hurricane Sandy. Students will leave Louisville on Sunday Dec. 9. Click this link to see a video of the community where students will be working. Donations to support the student effort can be made to Betty Sallengs, director of development, Fairfax Building, Room 103I.
Additional Information: Theresa Hayden, 852-6088

11.) Green Tip: Weave sustainability into spring courses
As you develop and revise your spring syllabi, the Sustainability Council encourages faculty from all disciplines to integrate themes of environmental, social and economic stewardship into your courses, research and service learning projects. We have discussion guides to help get you started, online learning resources to go deeper, info on research grants and campus sustainability efforts that need your help, a new EcoReps program offering service learning and engaging events for your syllabus.
Additional Information: Sustainability Discussion Guides. Online Learning Resources. Sustainability Research Needs & Grants. EcoReps Program. Sustainability Events.

12.) Lab Safety/Hazardous Waste Training and Radiation Safety Orientation
9 a.m.–10:30 a.m. Dec. 13, Lab Safety/Hazardous Waste Training, Baxter I Auditorium
10:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m. Dec. 13, Radiation Safety Orientation, Baxter I Auditorium
Free
Lab employees who work with chemicals or physical hazards should attend the Lab Safety/Hazardous Waste session if they have not had the training in three years. Individuals who will work with or around radioactive materials should attend the Radiation Safety Orientation session. Bring employee/student ID number to sign in. Sign up by contacting Erin Foley, Department of Environmental Health and Safety (DEHS).
Additional Information: Erin Foley

Studies
13.) Mind-Body Connections
Room 316, Davidson Hall, Belknap Campus
Are you healthy, between the ages of 18 and 40? The UofL Stress & Health Lab is seeking men and women to volunteer for a research study on stress and health. Eligibility: No chronic medical or emotional condition (including ADHD), no prescription medication use (birth control acceptable), not pregnant/nursing. Two afternoon visits, Belknap Campus, 2.5 hours total. $40 compensation. Questions? Interested in participating? Contact us. IRB #11.0507
Additional Information: mindbody@louisville.edu , 852-2665

Talks
14.) Anatomical Sciences & Neurobiology Fall 2012 Seminar Series
4 p.m. Dec. 6, Baxter Auditorium, Health Sciences Center
Free
Anatomical Sciences & Neurobiology Fall 2012 Seminar Series-University of Louisville School of Medicine is pleased to present Maureen McCall, professor in Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences. Her presentation will be on “Exploring Abnormal Spontaneous Rhythms in Retinal Ganglion Cells in a Mouse Model of Congenital Stationary Night Blindness.”
Additional Information: Barbara Hughes, 852-5167

15.) DOVS Research Seminar Series
11 a.m. Dec. 7, Kentucky Lions Eye Center, Basement Conference Room
Free to all UofL faculty, residents, students
Wei Wang, PhD, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, will present “Muller Cells and Photoreceptor Regeneration.”

16.) Sensory Integration in Autism
9:30 a.m.–noon Dec. 8, Academy at St. Andrews, 1250 Bardstown Rd. Suite 15 (in the Mid-City Mall)
The Academy at St. Andrews is sponsoring a mini-symposium on autism. “Sensory Integration in Autism” will provide a forum for both families and professionals to learn more about sensory integration issues and current local research efforts in autism. Presenters will include Stephen Edelson, director, Autism Research Institute; Margaret Creedon, Autism Society Board of Directors; and Manuel Casanova, UofL. Training sponsored by the Academy at St. Andrews and Families for Effective Autism Treatment (FEAT) in collaboration with UofL.
Additional Information: Manuel Casanova

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