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Announcements Nov. 29, 2012

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Faculty/staff announcements submitted for posting Nov. 28. They are in the Nov. 29 UofL Today email.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Arts
1.) BFA Thesis Exhibition opening reception and remarks

Events
2.) Library exhibit commemorates World Aids Day
3.) Open forum for candidate for associate vice president for research and innovation

Grand Rounds
4.) Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
5.) Family & Geriatric Medicine
6.) Orthopaedic Surgery
7.) Pediatrics

HR Items of Interest
8.) TIAA-CREF and Fidelity Investment representatives on campus

Information Technology
9.) ULSecure Wireless Network offline Friday night

Miscellaneous
10.) Blackboard to be upgraded to Service Pack 9 Dec. 17–19
11.) Training available for Blackboard changes
12.) UofL Cares – double your gift with Metro United Way
13.) Thank you to focus groups

Talks
14.) Recycled Cinema: Talk w/Susan Jarosi
15.) The Anatomical Sciences & Neurobiology Departmental Fall 2012 Seminar Series
16.) DOVS Research Seminar Series

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Arts
1.) BFA Thesis Exhibition opening reception and remarks
5:30 p.m. Nov. 29, Schneider Hall Galleries
Free
The UofL Hite Art Institute announces the opening of the Fall 2012 BFA Thesis Exhibition at the Schneider Hall Galleries. The exhibition will display artwork in a variety of media by students graduating with a Bachelor in Fine Arts degree from the Hite. Artists include Arin Ashley, Benjamin Cook, Julia Davis, Lana Wilson, Rachel Hagan, Sarah Hance, Jordan Lance Morgan, Charlotte Pollock, Patrick Rademaker, Philip Rodriguez, Jeff Ruemeli and Lana Wilson.
Additional Information: BFA Thesis Exhibition Opening Reception and Remarks

Events
2.) Library exhibit commemorates World Aids Day
Ekstrom Library, West Wing, First Floor
Free
In recognition of World AIDS Day on Dec. 1, selected items from the Williams Nichols Collection are on display in the cases across from the Ekstrom circulation desk. The exhibit highlights periodicals and ephemera from collection that are related to the study of HIV and AIDS. The display includes such items as buttons, T-shirts and posters, as well as national publications specifically related to understanding people living with HIV and AIDS.
Additional Information: Africa Hands

3.) Open forum for candidate for associate vice president for research and innovation
9:30 am Nov. 30 Room 124, Clinical and Translational Research Building, Health Sciences Center
Free
Faculty, staff and students are invited to participate in an open forum for the second of two finalists for the post of associate vice president for research and innovation (AVPRI). The AVPRI will be charged to work with the UofL, Metro Louisville and Commonwealth of Kentucky communities to develop an ecosystem that promotes and develops transformational ideas throughout the research-development-commercialization continuum and will be responsible for the full development of UofL invention.
Additional Information: AVPRI candidates

Grand Rounds
4.) Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. Nov. 29, Ambulatory Care Building Auditorium
Free, public
Greer Sullivan, MD, professor of psychiatry, University of Arkansas for Medical Science, director, South Central VA Mental Illness Research Education and Clinical Center, will present “How Does Income Effect Clinical Outcomes?: Results from the CALM Study.”
Additional Information: Christy Castle-Greenwell, 588-4424

5.) Family & Geriatric Medicine
7:30 a.m. Nov. 30, Bottigheimer Auditorium
Free
Rosemary Ouseph, MD, UofL director of Outpatient Nephrology Office, Kidney Disease Program, presents “Cardiorenal Syndrome.” She will discuss the epidemiology, pathophysiology and treatment of Cardiorenal Syndrome. CME category 1 is available for both AAFP & ACCME accreditation and a continental breakfast will be provided.
Additional Information: Callie Booth

6.) Orthopaedic Surgery
6:45 a.m. Nov. 30, Baxter I Research Building, lower level auditorium
Free
The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is pleased to present Edward Tillett, MD, assistant professor, UofL. Tillett will lecture on “Principles and Applied Anatomy for Arthroscopic Anterior and Posterior Instability Surgery of the Shoulder.”
Additional Information: Monica Welsh, 852-6902

7.) Pediatrics
8 a.m. Nov. 30, Norton Hospital, 2nd Floor Auditorium
Free, public
Please join us for a Pediatric Grand Rounds featuring Tania Condurache, director of global health education for the UofL Department of Pediatrics. Her presentation titled “Educating Global Pediatricians: No Pleasure Cruise!” will include discussion of the approach to pediatric resident education in the context of academic partnerships between UofL and international sites. We hope to see you there.
Additional Information: Brittney Luckett, 629-8828

HR Items of Interest
8.) TIAA-CREF and Fidelity Investment representatives on campus
TIAA-CREF: Dec. 6 and 12, Human Resources, 1980 Arthur St.; Dec. 11, Health Sciences Center
Fidelity: Dec. 5 and 19, in HR; Dec. 6, 13 and 20, Health Sciences Center
Call 1-800-732-8353 to make an appointment with TIAA-CREF consultant Pat Long. Call 1-800-642-7131 to make an appointment with Fidelity Investments consultant Roger Trapp. Sessions are one hour in length and free to all employees.
Additional Information: Human Resources

Information Technology
9.) ULSecure Wireless Network offline friday night
10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30 – 2 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1
The ULSecure wireless network will be offline during IT’s regular preventive maintenance period. Please note that other systems (e.g. Blackboard, email, instant messaging, PeopleSoft, SharePoint, ULink, voice and data services, etc.) may also be offline without notice during this time. If you choose to work during preventive maintenance, you may lose work. Complete information here.
Additional information: IT HelpDesk, 852-7997

Miscellaneous
10.) Blackboard to be upgraded to Service Pack 9 Dec. 17–19
Blackboard will be unavailable from 12:01 a.m. Monday, Dec. 17, to 12:01 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19 during its upgrade. This upgrade will not feature substantial changes to the interface or existing features but will fix several issues and introduce features (summarized here).
Additional Information: Mark Kasselhut, Delphi Center for Teaching and Learning, 852-0724

11.) Training available for Blackboard changes
To learn about the new features and service enhancements in the Blackboard Service Pack 9, register for a “What’s New in Blackboard?” training session. The Delphi Center for Teaching and Learning is also offering technology training for Tegrity, GradeCenter, SoftChalk and Blackboard Rubrics this month.
Additional Information: For more information visit the Delphi Center for Teaching and Learning or its calendar to see the seminar schedule.

12.) UofL Cares – double your gift with Metro United Way
If you did not give to Metro United Way last year and have not made your gift to the UofL Cares Campaign this year, you can give to MUW through Friday and your gift will be matched 100 percent. The match comes from an anonymous donor and applies to any amount you give. Thank you for your consideration and support. Working together to improve lives and our community is what it means to Live United.
Additional Information: Marisa Welsh at Metro United Way, UofL Cares Campaign, 292-6119

13.) Thank You to focus groups
Dining Services by Sodexo thanks all who participated in our recent focus groups. There were several sessions for residents, commuters, grad students, Speed School and faculty/staff. We received a ton of great information and you should see many of your suggestions implemented as soon as this spring. We will continue to update you on our progress and welcome your continual feedback at UofL Dining Services.
Additional Information: UofL Dining Services

Talks
14.) Recycled Cinema: Talk w/Susan Jarosi
3:30 p.m. Nov. 30, Room 300, Bingham Humanities Building, Belknap Campus
Free and open to the public
“Recycled Cinema as Material Ecology” examines the films and videos of the artist Raphael Ortiz. This case study presents a broader argument about the significance of recycling within the history of post-war experimental film. Ortiz’s work corresponds to the historical development of the environmentalist movement and modern forms of recycling in the United States. Susan Jarosi's article on this subject is in the current issue of Screen.
Additional Information: The Commonwealth Center for the Humanities and Society

15.) The Anatomical Sciences & Neurobiology Departmental Fall 2012 Seminar Series
4 p.m. Nov. 29, Baxter Auditorium, Health Sciences Center
Free
The Anatomical Sciences & Neurobiology Departmental Fall 2012 Seminar Series is pleased to have Tsonwin Hai, professor from The Ohio State University, present “The Role of ATF3, a Hub of the Cellular Adaptive-Response Network in Macrophage Stress Response & Cancer Metastasis.”
Additional Information: Barbara Hughes, 852-5167

16.) DOVS Research Seminar Series
11 a.m. Nov. 30, Kentucky Lions Eye Center, Basement Conference Room
Free to all UofL faculty, residents, students
Patrick Scott, OD, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, UofL, will present, “Swine Models of Retinitis Pigmentosa.”

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