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Announcements Oct. 18, 2012

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Faculty/staff announcements submitted for posting Oct. 17. They are in the Oct. 18 UofL Today email.

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Arts
1.) School of Music Concerts Oct. 21 – Oct. 25

Events
2.) MS in Human Resources and Organization Development
3.) Bachelor’s in Workforce Leadership in-person info session
4.) Catch the magic of Harry Potter at Kornhauser Library
5.) Biology Homecoming

Grand Rounds
6.) Neuroscience
7.) Orthopaedic Surgery
8.) Ob/Gyn Grand Rounds

Health and Wellness
9.) The COPD / Lung Disease Management Program
10.) Schedule your mammogram today

Miscellaneous
11.) UofL professor/Anne Braden biographer on KET Connections
12.) Reel Ecuador: 19th Latin American Film Festival
13.) Open memorial service for Raven J. Railey Donovan
14.) Suggest the next Book-in-Common

Studies
15.) Face recognition study for infants 6, 8 and 10 months old
16.) Word association study for infants 10, 12 and 14 months old
17.) Perception of emotion study for infants 5 months old

Talks
18.) Witness for Peace: The Other Dreamers
19.) Seminar

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Arts
1.) School of Music Concerts Oct. 21 – Oct. 25
Comstock Concert Hall and Bird Recital Hall
Free
In Comstock Concert Hall: Guest artists Ben Sung, violin, and Jihye Chang-Sung, piano, 3 p.m., Oct. 21; and faculty artist Paul York, cello, 8 p.m., Oct. 25. In Bird Recital Hall: University Jazz Repertory Ensembles, 7:30 p.m., Oct. 22.
Additional Information: School of Music, 852-6907

Events
2.) MS in Human Resources and Organization Development
7 p.m.–8:30 p.m. Oct. 29 online
6 p.m.–7:30 p.m. Nov. 1 Clifton Center, 2117 Payne St.
Join us for the Master of Science in Human Resources and Organization Development info sessions. Earning a master’s degree in HR adds great value to the practical knowledge and skills in the workplace and provides proper credentials for career advancements. Registration is free. Sign up today and reserve your spot in the session.
Additional Information: Online Info Session registration. In-person Info Session registration.

3.) Bachelor’s in Workforce Leadership in-person info session
6 p.m.–7:30 p.m. Oct. 22 Louisville Free Public Library, 301 York St.
Join us for the Bachelor of Science in Workforce Leadership info session. Take this opportunity to learn more about the bachelor’s program, ask questions and interact with faculty and staff. Registration is free. Sign up today and reserve your spot in the session. We hope to see you there.
Additional Information: Info Session registration.

4.) Catch the magic of Harry Potter at Kornhauser Library
Oct. 24–Nov. 29, Kornhauser Health Sciences Library
“Harry Potter’s World: Renaissance, Science, Magic and Medicine,” a National Library of Medicine panel display, explores the fictional world of Harry Potter and its roots in real Renaissance magic, science and medicine. See Harry Potter characters in the library Oct. 26 and look for two free special talks Nov. 2 (“Witches, Magic and Science in the Renaissance”) and Nov. 9 and 10 (“A demonstration of the ‘magic’ of chemistry”).
Additional Information: Talk times and locations are at Harry Potter Events. Display is open regular library hours.

5.) Biology Homecoming
5:30 p.m. Oct. 19 Room 101, Life Sciences Building, Belknap Campus
Free
Biology Homecoming Celebration. “How to Fall from Trees: Gliding Ants and Other Discoveries from the Rainforest Canopy” by Steve Yanoviak, biology’s newest faculty member and the Wallace Chair of Conservation in Biology. Light refreshments and alumni mixer following the lecture.
Additional Information: Elea Fox, 852-5051

Grand Rounds
6.) Neuroscience
8 a.m. Oct. 19, Room 4003, School of Nursing, Health Sciences Center
Free
As part of the Neuroscience Grand Rounds, the Department of Neurology is pleased to have Shiao You Woo, MD, from the Department of Radiation Oncology, to present “Glioblastoma; Update.” All medical professionals and public are welcomed.
Additional Information: Contact Dominique Hurt, 852-8426.

7.) Orthopaedic Surgery
6:45 a.m. Oct. 19, Lower level, auditorium, Baxter I Research Building, Health Sciences Center
Free
The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery presents Logan Mast, MD, orthopaedic surgery resident, who will lecture on “Knee Arthrodesis.”
Additional Information: Monica Welsh, 852-6902

8.) Ob/Gyn Grand Rounds
1 p.m. Oct. 19 Room 101/102, Clinical and Translational Research Building, Health Sciences Center
Laura Grooms, MD, associate professor, Department of Family and Geriatric Medicine, will present “Sexuality in the Elderly.” She will discuss and dispel myths about sexuality in the elderly, the physiologic and pathologic changes that may occur with aging, the importance of sexual history and methods to improve sexual history taking and review medical problems associated with sexual dysfunction.
Additional Information: Susan Jackson, 561-7449

Health and Wellness
9.) The COPD / Lung Disease Management Program
UofL has developed a program for employees that will give you the tools, information and support you need to improve your breathing. If you experience symptoms of chronic cough, shortness of breath, repeated respiratory infections and/or wheezing, you may qualify for this comprehensive program. Participants receive free pulmonary medications; office visit co-pays are waived.
Additional Information: Call 852-2909 or email COPD.

10.) Schedule your mammogram today
8:30 a.m. Oct. 26 Mobile unit will be parked outside the UofL Health Care Outpatient Center on Preston Street
UofL employees only; insurance will be billed. UofL insurance covers 100 percent
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month — and what better time to schedule your mammogram screening. UofL’s Kentucky Cancer Program and Get Healthy Now are teaming up to offer breast cancer screening mammograms for UofL employees. The screenings will be provided by UofL Hospital and the James Graham Brown Cancer Center. By appointment only. Call 852-6318 to schedule your appointment today.
Additional Information: Jaime Wientjes, 852-6318. Click here (opens as PDF) for more info.

Miscellaneous
11.) UofL professor/Anne Braden biographer on KET Connections
5 p.m., Oct. 19 on KET 2
1:30 p.m. Oct. 21 on KET
This weekend on KET’s “Connections with Renee Shaw,” a conversation with filmmaker Mimi Pickering and biographer of the late Anne Braden, Catherine Fosl (WGS/ director, Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research) on a new film about the “Southern Patriot.” The interview will air in its entirety.
Additional Information: Connections with Renee Shaw

12.) Reel Ecuador: 19th Latin American Film Festival
Oct. 17–Nov. 3
Opening event 6:30 p.m. Oct. 18 Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium
Free
Reel Ecuador: 19th Latin American Film Festival opening ceremony and reception will be followed by a 7 p.m. showing of “My Time Will Come” directed by Víctor Arregui. For specific film titles, dates, and locations please click here.
Additional Information: Manuel Medina, 852-0501

13.) Open memorial service for Raven J. Railey Donovan
11 a.m. Oct. 20 Thrust Theatre, Belknap Campus
The theatre arts department is hosting a memorial for alum and part-time lecturer Raven J. Railey Donovan, who passed away on Saturday, Oct. 13. All who knew Raven and/or her excellent work are welcome to attend.
Additional Information: Melanie Henry, 852-7682.

14.) Suggest the next Book-in-Common
Nov. 2 deadline
The Book-in-Common Selection Committee is beginning the process of selecting the common reading text for the 2013–14 school year. Do you have a suggestion for next year’s Book-in-Common? Please share it with us by Friday, Nov. 2. Go here for more information on the criteria used to select the text and to fill out the suggestion form. We look forward to hearing your ideas.
Additional Information: First Year Initiatives and Book-in-Common Suggestions

Studies
15.) Face recognition study for infants 6, 8 and 10 months old
Room 314-A, Davidson Hall, Belknap Campus
The UofL Infant Cognition Lab (Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences) is conducting a study on how infants recognize faces. For this study, infants who are 6, 8 or 10 months old with normal vision and hearing are invited to participate. Participation involves one brief visit to campus. Infants will receive a UofL T-shirt or bib for participating. HSPPO#: 053.06
Additional Information: Contact Nick Holt, 852-6852, or visit Baby Thinker.

16.) Word association study for infants 10, 12, and 14 months old
Room 314-A, Davidson Hall, Belknap Campus
The UofL Infant Cognition Lab (Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences) is conducting a study on language development in infants. Infants who are 10, 12 or 14 months old with normal vision and hearing are invited to participate. Participation involves one brief visit to campus. Infants will receive a UofL T-shirt or bib for participating. HSPPO#: 053.06
Additional Information: Contact Nick Holt, 852-6852, or visit Baby Thinker.

17.) Perception of emotion study for infants 5 months old
Room 314-A, Davidson Hall, Belknap Campus
The UofL Infant Cognition Lab (Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences) is conducting a study on infants’ perception of emotions in faces. For this study, infants who are 5 months old with normal vision and hearing and their mothers are invited to participate. Participation involves one brief visit to campus. Infants will receive a UofL T-shirt or bib for participating. HSPPO#: 053.06
Additional Information: Contact Nick Holt, 852-6852, or visit Baby Thinker.

Talks
18.) Witness for Peace: The Other Dreamers
Noon–1.30 p.m. Oct. 19 Cultural Center Multipurpose Room, Belknap Campus
Free
Witness for Peace speaker Itzel Polo Mendieta grew up in San Francisco Tetlanohcan, a small rural community with a high rate of citizens journeying to the United States, a process known as “out migration.” Itzel works as a community organizer in Mexico City with The Other Dreamers, a group of young returned migrants — some deported, others who returned voluntarily — to increase access to education and better job opportunities. Join us for conversation and light refreshments.
Additional Information: Sponsored by A&S Office of International, Diversity, and Outreach Programs, LALS, POLS, KITLAC and UNA-Louisville Chapter

19.) Seminar
Noon Oct. 19 Room 614, Homberger Library, Building A, Health Sciences Center
Tsuyoshi Yokoi, PhD, professor, drug metabolism and toxicology, faculty of pharmaceutical sciences, Kanazawa University, Kanazawa, Japan, will present “Regulation of cytochrome P450s and Nuclear Receptors by MicroRNAs and its Toxicological Implications.”

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