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Announcements Nov. 14, 2012

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Faculty/staff announcements submitted for posting Tuesday, Nov. 13. They are in the Nov. 14 UofL Today email.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events
1.) Stopping the Violence: How Can We Help?
2.) It’s GIS Day
3.) Diabetes Awareness Health Fair Nov. 15
4.) Education Under Fire — video and discussion
5.) ‘Freedom Speaks’ — The Ground Reality of the Nation which defeated Terrorism
6.) College Student Personnel program preview weekend
7.) SAVE THE DATE: 2013 Celebration of Teaching and Learning
8.) Alumni Day at the Races

Grand Rounds
9.) Ophthalmology
10.) Radiology — Born to Make Mistakes: Don’t Get Fooled by Congenital Lung Lesions
11.) Medicine — Jeffrey Callen MD

Health and Wellness
12.) Zen for the holidays

Miscellaneous
13.) Spring Course and Electronic Reserves
14.) School of Public Health & Information Sciences seeks reaccreditation
15.) International Education Week
16.) Nursing education resources at Kornhauser

Talks
17.) Anatomical Sciences and Neurobiology doctoral dissertation defense
18.) DOVS Research Seminar Series
19.) Microbiology & Immunology Seminar

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events
1.) Stopping the Violence: How Can We Help?
Noon Nov. 20 Room 275, School of Law, Belknap Campus
Free to all
Featured speakers include leaders of Louisville’s Network Center for Community Change, Dana Jackson, executive director, and Anthony D. Smith, director of network organizing. This Diversity Forum is for people who want to help solve Louisville’s violence problem. Free lunch available at 11:30 a.m. Co-sponsors: UofL Office of Community Engagement, Brandeis Diversity Committee, Black Law Students Association, Anne Braden Institute.
Additional Information: Make Change Together

2.) It’s GIS Day
9 a.m. Nov. 14 Room 139, Shumaker Research Building, Belknap Campus
Free, public
GIS Day is here. In case you’re wondering, GIS stands for Geographic Information Systems, which is an incredible program used to map, analyze and model geographic phenomena around the world. The UofL Center for GIS is happy to showcase GIS efforts and initiatives by faculty, staff, students, government agencies and the private sector today. In addition, maps will be on display in the Lutz Hall atrium. It's all free so come join us.
Additional Information: Bob Forbes, GIS Day information

3.) Diabetes Awareness Health Fair Nov. 15
11 a.m.–1 p.m. Nov. 15 Ambulatory Care Building basement lobby, Health Sciences Center
Free
The Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes is sponsoring a health fair to celebrate World Diabetes Day. We will offer blood glucose screening, blood pressure reading, educational materials and a drawing.
Additional Information: Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Diabetes 852-5237

4.) Education Under Fire — video and discussion
6 p.m. Nov. 14 Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library, Belknap Campus
Free, public
Education Under Fire, a campaign to address the Iranian government’s denial of the right to education for ideological and religious reasons, started in January 2012. Screenings of the documentary have taken place at more than 200 colleges and universities worldwide. The Cultural Center, working with the Louisville Bahá'í community, will have a screening and conversation in support of the campaign and furthering the spirit.
Additional Information: Facebook event

5.) ‘Freedom Speaks’ — The Ground Reality of the Nation which defeated Terrorism
5 p.m., 8 p.m. Nov. 15 Floyd Theater, Student Activities Center, Belknap Campus
Free admission and food
“Freedom Speaks” is an investigative documentary produced by a group of young enthusiastic members of the Sri Lankan film industry. Directed by Suneth Malinga Lokuhewa and edited by Jeevan Chandimal, the documentary reveals untold harrowing experiences of terrorism endured by innocent Tamil people for three decades.
Additional Information: Sri Lankan Student Association.

6.) College Student Personnel program preview weekend
6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. Dec. 7; 8:30 a.m.–2 p.m. Dec. 8
Pre-registration required
Join us to learn more about the College Student Personnel graduate programs in the College of Education and Human Development. Participants will be able to interact with current students, faculty and alumni during this exciting weekend, and also participate in a graduate assistantship fair.
Additional Information: For details, email Angela Duncan.

7.) SAVE THE DATE: 2013 Celebration of Teaching and Learning
8 a.m.–4 p.m. Feb. 8 Founders Union Building, Shelby Campus
Please hold your schedule open for Friday, Feb. 8, for the next Celebration of Teaching and Learning. The celebration is an annual, daylong teaching and learning conference that the Delphi Center sponsors. The 2013 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.
Additional Information: Registration opens the first week of December.

8.) Alumni Day at the Races
11:30 a.m. Nov. 23 Churchill Downs
$40 per person
An alumni annual tradition. Join family and friends the day after Thanksgiving on Millionaires Row. Includes full buffet, program and prizes.
Additional Information: Alumni Association

Grand Rounds
9.) Ophthalmology
7:30 a.m. Nov. 16, Basement Conference Room, Kentucky Lions Eye Center
Free to UofL faculty, residents and students
Antonio Ciardella, MD, professor and chair of ophthalmology, University of Bologna (Italy), will present “Intraoperative and Perioperative OCT in Macular Surgery.”

10.) Radiology — Born to Make Mistakes: Don’t Get Fooled by Congenital Lung Lesions
Noon–1 p.m. Nov. 14 Suite C-07, basement, Radiology Department, University Hospital
Free
Sanjeev Bhalla, MD, assistant professor of radiology, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University, St. Louis, will speak.
Additional Information: Kipp Buckner, 852-2268

11.) Medicine — Jeffrey Callen MD
8 a.m. Nov. 15 Ambulatory Care Building auditorium, Health Sciences Center
Free
Jeffrey P. Callen, MD, professor of medicine and chief, UofL Division of Dermatology, will present, “Psoriasis — What Internists and Specialists Need to Know.” He will focus on how to recognize psoriasis and distinguish it from other papulosquamous diseases and how to construct an appropriate management strategy for the patient with psoriasis. We’ll see you there.
Additional Information: Jason Puckett, 852-1825.

Health and Wellness
12.) Zen for the holidays
Free, online
Stay healthy through the holidays, whether at your workstation or amid the excitement of your family events. Get Healthy Now offers online yoga videos, complements of Iyengar yoga instructor Judi Rice, to help you “find your breath” in the busy moments and be mindful as you celebrate the season. So good you’ll be asking for second helpings — “More Yoga, please!”
Additional Information: Stephanie Weldy, 852-6549

Miscellaneous
13.) Spring Course and Electronic Reserves
Dec. 1, Course Reserves, Ekstrom Library
Attention all Belknap Campus instructors. With spring term quickly approaching, now is the time to submit all course and electronic reserves. Please fill out the online form. If navigating from the main libraries web page choose Services then Forms then Course Reserve Request. Processing may take up to five days because of the volume of course reserve requests we receive. Beat the rush and get yours in now.
Additional Information: Course Reserves

14.) School of Public Health & Information Sciences seeks reaccreditation
SPHIS is seeking renewal of its accreditation from the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). CEPH reviewers will visit SPHIS Jan. 16–18, 2013. CEPH welcomes written comments from students, alumni and faculty about the school and its activities. Comments may be mailed directly to the council until Dec. 16 at: Council on Education for Public Health, 1010 Wayne Ave., Suite 220, Silver Spring, MD 20910-5600.
Additional Information: CEPH

15.) 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: International Center

16.) Nursing education resources at Kornhauser
Kornhauser Health Sciences Library offers Nursing Education in Video, an online streaming video series that covers the fundamentals and advanced nursing skills, and CINAHL, a database for nursing and allied health. CINAHL includes research articles, books, book chapters, dissertations and AV. Many of its references include the article in PDF format. Access CINAHL via the Kornhauser Health Sciences Library home page or through the “Databases A-Z” link on the University Libraries home page.
Additional Information: Kornhauser Library 852-6747

Talks
17.) Anatomical Sciences and Neurobiology doctoral dissertation defense
2 p.m. Nov. 14, Room 102, Building B, Health Sciences Center
Free
In defense of her doctoral dissertation in the Department of Anatomical Sciences and Neurobiology, Krista Caudle presents, “Gain and Loss of Locomotor Recovery after Contusive SCI in the Adult Rat.”
Additional Information: Barbara Hughes 502-852-5167

18.) DOVS Research Seminar Series
11 a.m. Nov. 16, Basement Conference Room, Kentucky Lions Eye Center
Free to UofL faculty, residents and students
Antonio Ciardella, MD, professor and chair of ophthalmology, University of Bologna (Italy), will present “Anti-PDGF in Wet AMD.”

19.) Microbiology & Immunology Seminar
Noon Nov. 15 Room 038, Baxter II, Health Sciences Center
Free, public
The Department of Microbiology & Immunology Seminar Series presents “Differential control of CD4+ and CD8+ T cell homeostasis by Bcl-2 family members” by David Hildeman, PhD, associate professor, Division of Immunobiology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.
Additional Information: Carolyn Burton, 852-6208

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