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Announcements Nov. 1, 2012

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Faculty/staff announcements submitted for posting Oct. 31. They are in the Nov. 1 UofL Today email.

Go to UofL Today online for articles, photos, videos, campus-submitted announcements and the UofL events calendar.

Open Enrollment

  • HR benefits reps and UofL’s benefits vendors (Chard-Snyder, UnitedHealthcare, Get Healthy Now, Humana Dental, National Vision Administrators, Express Scripts and EAP) will be in the Human Resources office today and tomorrow, Nov. 2, 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m. to answer questions and help you navigate the Open Enrollment process. Benefits Open Enrollment ends Monday, Nov. 5. Go to the Open Enrollment website for information and to make your selections.

News

  • The Schools of Dentistry and Nursing will share nearly $1.1 million in federal grant funds to teach students to practice effective team-based care. For starters, dental students will learn about oral health signs that point to larger health risks. Nursing students will learn to conduct oral screenings. Read more.
  • The Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research has revised its civil rights tour of Louisville. New brochures are at the institute. Read more.

Photos

  • President James Ramsey and his wife Jane have been celebrating Halloween with students of all ages at Amelia Place. See gallery.
  • Day of the Dead altars and decorations are in Ekstrom Library through Nov. 5. See gallery.

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Arts
1.) School of Music concerts, Nov. 4–Nov. 5

Events
2.) School of Dentistry Open Houses — Dental Hygiene and DMD
3.) Reminder: Faculty and Graduate Student Learning Community on Mentoring
4.) Intramural Sports International Night in the SAC Gym
5.) First Legal Translation workshop for bilingual professionals at UofL
6.) International Education Week

Grand Rounds
7.) Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
8.) Family & Geriatric Medicine
9.) Neuroscience Grand Rounds
10.) OB/GYN
11.) Orthopaedic Surgery

Information Technology
12.) IT HelpDesk holiday hours change
13.) Several Web areas offline Friday night
14.) SharePoint will be offline Friday night

Miscellaneous
15.) Compliance Awareness — HIPAA Breach Notification: Recent Enforcement Actions
16.) DEHS Lab Safety/Hazardous Waste Training/Radiation Safety Orientation
17.) Provost accepts online nominations for advising awards
18.) Help put the ‘L’ in holidays

Talks
19.) Molecular Targets Seminar
20.) Twelfth Annual Steven Humphrey Student Philosophy colloquium
21.) The Anatomical Sciences & Neurobiology Departmental Fall 2012 Seminar Series

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Arts
1.) School of Music concerts, Nov. 4–Nov. 5
Free unless noted otherwise
In Comstock Concert Hall: Chamber Music Society, Chicago Pro Musica with soprano Lucy Shelton, 3 p.m., Nov. 4 (free for subscribers, $25 others, $5 students at door); University Brass Chamber Ensembles, 8 p.m., Nov. 5. In Room 263 Music Building: Herz Visiting Bach Scholar Yo Tomita lecture on Deciphering Bach’s performance hints, 7 p.m., Nov. 5. In Bird Recital Hall: University Jazz Combos, 7:30 p.m., Nov. 5.
Additional Information: School of Music, 852-6907

Events
2.) School of Dentistry Open Houses — Dental Hygiene and DMD
Dental Hygiene Open House: Nov. 2, 3 p.m.–4:30 p.m., with ULSD tours 2 p.m.–3 p.m.
DMD (Dentistry) Open House: Nov. 9, 3 p.m.–4:30 p.m., with ULSD tours 2 p.m.–3 p.m.
Room 119, School of Dentistry, 501 S. Preston St., Health Sciences Center
Free
ULSD will host two separate open houses to discuss the educational programs for careers in dental hygiene and dentistry. All faculty or staff who work with interested populations are encouraged to attend.
Additional Information: Please visit our website or call the Office of Dental Student Affairs, 852-5081.

3.) Reminder: Faculty and Graduate Student Learning Community on Mentoring
Noon Nov. 2, Room 105, Houchens Building, Belknap Campus
Free
The second session of SIGS’ Mentoring Learning Community is Friday. We want to remind registered participants to read the “Advocating Apprenticeship” chapter before the meeting, and to encourage others to sign up to join us (even if you missed the first session). More information, the RSVP form, and a PDF of the reading are at the Mentor Center or on the event page. Lunch will be provided.
Additional Information: Visit the Mentor Center or the Event Page.

4.) Intramural Sports International Night in the SAC Gym
7 p.m. Nov. 2, Student Activities Center Gym, Belknap Campus
Free
Intramural Sports will host the 21st edition of our International Night this Friday. Join us as we reach out to our international community for an evening of outreach and fun. This year’s event will include Wallyball, volleyball and a demonstration by our Badminton Club, with free food provide by QDoba. We look forward to a fun evening. Everyone is welcome.
Additional Information: Intramural Sports, 852-6707

5.) First Legal Translation workshop for bilingual professionals at UofL
1 p.m. Nov. 2, Brandeis School of Law, Allen Courtroom, Belknap Campus
UofL’s Graduate Translation Certificate Program and the Kentucky Administrative Office of the Courts are collaborating in a legal translation workshop for bilingual professionals. The workshop provides a unique opportunity for bilingual attorneys to interact with legal translators, and translation students. It will be hosted by the Department of Classical and Modern Languages.
Additional Information: Monica Rodriguez, PhD, assistant professor of Spanish and translation studies. Workshop website.

6.) International Education Week
Did you know that there are nearly 1,000 international students and scholars on campus and that more than 700 UofL students study abroad? The International Center celebrates the benefits of international education through non-immigrant students and scholars, study-abroad opportunities, student and faculty travel/exchanges and scholarships. Since 2000, the U.S. Departments of State and Education have sponsored International Education Week (IEW), recognizing all aspects of international exchange.
Additional Information: Visit International Education Week or email the International Center

Grand Rounds
7.) Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
11:30 a.m.– 1 p.m. Nov. 1, Ambulatory Care Building Auditorium, Health Sciences Center
Free, public
Robert Campbell, MD, PGY-4, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, UofL, will present “The State of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in 2012.”
Additional Information: Christy Castle-Greenwell, 588-4424

8.) Family & Geriatric Medicine
7:30 a.m. Nov. 2, Bottigheimer Auditorium
Free
Paul McKee, MD, UofL Sports Medicine, presents “Updates in the treatment of Osteoarthritis.” He will review the current treatment for osteoarthritis with an emphasis on non-operative management. CME category 1 is available for both AAFP & ACCME accreditation and a continental breakfast will be provided.
Additional Information: Callie Booth.

9.) Neuroscience
8 a.m. Nov. 2, Room 4003, School of Nursing, Health Sciences Center
Free
As part of the Neuroscience Grand Rounds, the Kentucky Spinal Cord Injury Research Center (KSCIRC) is pleased to have Rajesh Khanna, PhD, from the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology at University of Indiana, to present “Targeting Calcium Channel Interactions for the Development of Therapeutics for Chronic Pain: Preclinical Studies.”
Additional Information: Neuroscience Grand Rounds

10.) OB/GYN
1 p.m. Nov. 2, Ambulatory Care Building, Metro Room, Health Sciences Center
Cynthia Logsdon, PhD, professor, School of Nursing, ULH, Roselyn Tomasulo, RN,ULH, and Diane Eckert, RN, ULH, will present “Identification of women at risk for PPD: It takes a village.” They will explain the roles of interdisciplinary team members in identification, referral and education of women related to postpartum depression, discuss scholarship of ULH perinatal nurses related to postpartum and describe ULH procedures related to the care of women with postpartum depression.
Additional Information: Susan Jackson, 561-7449

11.) Orthopaedic Surgery
6:45 a.m. Nov. 2, Baxter I Research Building, lower level, auditorium, Health Sciences Center
Free
The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is pleased to present Paul Favorito, MD, clinical instructor, Wellington Orthopaedic & University of Cincinnati Sports Medicine Fellowship. Favorito will lecture on “Bone Loss in Glenohumeral Instability: Evolving Treatment Options.”
Additional Information: Monica Welsh, 852-6902

Information Technology
12.) IT HelpDesk holiday hours change
The IT HelpDesk is changing its holiday hours, and now will be open 7 a.m.–5 p.m. during all university holidays. Exceptions are Thanksgiving and Christmas days, when the HelpDesk will be closed.
Additional Information: IT HelpDesk, 852-7997

13.) Several Web areas offline Friday night
10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2 – 2 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3.
Several Web areas, including the people search function, Speed School class information, large file transfer service, course catalog, class schedule and ColdFusion applications, will be offline for a few minutes Friday night. Please note that other systems (e.g. Blackboard, email, instant messaging, SharePoint, PeopleSoft, ULink, voice and data services, etc.) may be offline. Complete information on preventive maintenance.
Additional Information: IT HelpDesk, 852-7997

14.) SharePoint will be offline Friday night
10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2 – 8 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3
SharePoint will be offline while SharePoint Public sites are migrated to the new SharePoint 2010 platform. More information on SharePoint 2010. Please note that other systems (e.g. Blackboard, email, instant messaging, SharePoint, PeopleSoft, ULink, voice and data services, etc.) may be offline. Complete information on preventive maintenance.
Additional Information: IT HelpDesk, 852-7997

Miscellaneous
15.) Compliance Awareness — HIPAA Breach Notification: Recent Enforcement Actions
Have you ever seen headlines about stolen computers, lost records or other HIPAA breaches? Are you interested in the outcomes for some of those events? Learn more about recent enforcement actions for HIPAA Breach Notification in this article (opens as PDF) from the University of Louisville Privacy Office.
Additional Information: UofL Privacy Office, 852-3803

16.) DEHS Lab Safety/Hazardous Waste Training/Radiation Safety Orientation
Nov. 8, Baxter I Auditorium, Health Sciences Center
Free
Lab employees who work with chemicals should attend the Lab Safety/Hazardous Waste session, 9 a.m.–10:30 a.m., if they have not had the training in three years. People who will work with or around radioactive materials should attend the Radiation Safety Orientation session, 10:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m. 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, 852-2830, or go online.

17.) Provost accepts online nominations for advising awards
Through Nov. 30, the Office of the University Provost is accepting nominations for the 24th Annual Provost’s Awards for Exemplary Advising. Nominations/letters of support can be submitted online. Eligible for nomination are full-time faculty members or professional academic advisers, counselors, coordinators or administrators whose primary and current job responsibility is advising students.
Additional Information: Submit a nomination.

18.) Help put the ‘L’ in holidays
The Office of Communications and Marketing is producing a holiday video and wants you to be the stars. So, gather up some coworkers in your department and let’s show the “L.” Whether you are at the Health Sciences Center or Belknap Campus, the video crew will come to your office. It will only take a few minutes of your time. Please call 852-6171 or email Brad Knoop and say you want to be part of the holiday video and we will set up a time to shoot between now and Nov. 21.
Additional Information: Office of Communications & Marketing, 852-6171

Talks
19.) Molecular Targets Seminar
3:45 p.m. Nov. 1, Room 123, Clinical and Translational Research Building, Health Sciences Center
Free
The Molecular Targets Seminar Series will present “Exosomes: Rosetta Stone for Cancer Progression.” Our speaker will be Douglas D. Taylor, PhD, vice chair for research, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Women’s Health, Brown Cancer Center, School of Medicine, UofL. This seminar series is funded by the Brown Cancer Center Joan Cralle Day Cancer Research Fund. Refreshments will be served at 3:30 p.m.
Additional Information: Abdullah Yalcin

20.) Twelfth Annual Steven Humphrey Student Philosophy colloquium
9:30 a.m.–6 p.m. Nov. 2, Room 300, Humanities Building, Belknap Campus
Free and open to the public
Students from UofL and surrounding universities will present papers on various philosophical topics throughout the day. Keynote speaker professor Osborne Wiggins will present “The Delirious Illusion of Being in the World” at 3:30 p.m.
Additional Information: Call 852-6811 or e-mail Robert Kimball.

21.) The Anatomical Sciences & Neurobiology Departmental Fall 2012 Seminar Series
4 p.m. Nov. 1, Baxter Auditorium, Health Sciences Center
Free
The Anatomical Sciences & Neurobiology Departmental Fall 2012 Seminar Series is pleased to present Jianjie Ma, PhD, from The Ohio State University. His presentation will be on the “Cell Membrane Repair & Regenerative Medicine.”
Additional Information: Barbara Hughes, 852-5165

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