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Announcements Oct. 19, 2012

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Faculty/staff announcements submitted for posting Oct. 18. They are in the Oct. 19 UofL Today email.

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

Campus-Submitted Announcements

(event cost is free unless otherwise noted)

Events
1.) UofL Cares event – Caring Cookout at Cardinal Station

Health and Wellness
2.) Semi-private fitness training sessions at Human Performance Lab

HR Items of Interest
3.) HR Listens: Tuition Remission
4.) American Cancer Society: Getting Involved & Making a Difference

Information Technology
5.) University website to be briefly offline Friday night

Miscellaneous
6.) It’s not too late to give to Clothing Exchange Project for Children
7.) Operation Dignity – help people move from refugee to resident

Talks
8.) Seminar
9.) Modeling Photophysics and Photochemistry in Biological Molecules

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events
1.) UofL Cares event – Caring Cookout at Cardinal Station
11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Oct. 19 Cardinal Station, 215 Central Ave.
$2.50 and $3.50 plate lunches
Stop by Cardinal Station and join us for grilled hamburgers and hotdogs, cold sodas and home-baked goods. Proceeds support the UofL Cares Campaign. Let’s show the community that UofL cares. You can support the campaign by making your donation via payroll deduction. Learn more.
Additional Information: Dwight D. Dozier, chair, UofL Cares Campaign, 852-6939

Health and Wellness
2.) Semi-private fitness training sessions at Human Performance Lab
By appointment, Human Performance Lab, Crawford Gym, Belknap Campus
$150 for a complete fitness evaluation and four personal/small group training sessions (one hour each)
The Human Performance Lab’s Fitness Evaluation Program is offering personal/semi-private fitness training sessions by appointment.
Additional Information: Mike Jett

HR Items of Interest
3.) HR Listens: Tuition Remission
Noon Oct. 23 Room 103A, Human Resources, 1980 Arthur St., Belknap Campus
Are you confused about some of the adjustments made to the tuition remission policy? HR would like to invite you to bring your questions and suggestions to an open forum on tuition remission. Please feel free to bring your lunch, too.
Additional Information: Registration. More information. Email Staff Development.

4.) American Cancer Society: Getting Involved & Making a Difference
10 a.m. Oct. 23 Room 103A, Human Resources, 1980 Arthur St., Belknap Campus
Did you know that one in three people will face cancer in his or her lifetime? The American Cancer Society is dedicated to providing awareness for early detection, funding research for cures and recruiting volunteers to help current patients. Some patients in the Louisville area don’t even have rides to treatment. Paige Vollmer, from the American Cancer Society, wants to tell you how you can help provide a world with less cancer and more birthdays by becoming a volunteer.
Additional Information: Registration or email Staff Development

Information Technology
5.) University website to be briefly offline Friday night
Approximately 11:30 p.m. Oct. 19
The university’s website and all associated university web pages will be offline for a few minutes for emergency maintenance. Please note that other systems (e.g. Blackboard, email, instant messaging, PeopleSoft, ULink, voice and data services, etc.) may be offline during the regular maintenance period from 10 p.m. Oct. 19 to 2 a.m. Oct. 20.
Additional Information: Preventive Maintenance information

Miscellaneous
6.) It’s not too late to give to Clothing Exchange Project for Children
Donation deadline extended to Oct. 26
It’s not too late to give to the Clothing Exchange Project for Children. New or gently used infant and children clothing, shoes, toys and new bags of disposable diapers are being accepted 9 a.m.–5 p.m., Mondays–Fridays at the UofL Women’s Center, Administrative Annex Building, Belknap Campus and 8 a.m.–4 p.m. in the Sponsored Programs/Grants Administration Offices, MedCenter One, 501 E. Broadway, Suite 301, at the Health Sciences Center.
Additional Information: Phyllis M. Webb, 852-8976

7.) Operation Dignity – help people move from refugee to resident
Operation Dignity “Collecting Boxes of Hope” is in full swing. If you still want to donate household items such as dishes, dressers, soap or a sofa to the Kentucky Refugee Ministries, this is the time to do it. Check out all the sites on campus that have donation boxes. There may be one close to you.
Additional Information: Erika Stith, 852-6372

Talks
8.) Seminar
Noon Oct. 22 Room 614, Homberger Library, Building A, Health Sciences Center
Patrick M. Van Hoose, BMB Grad Student presents, “Parkin and Pink1: Putting the P in Parkinson’s Disease.”

9.) Modeling Photophysics and Photochemistry in Biological Molecules
4 p.m. Oct. 19 Room LL16, Chemistry Building, Belknap Campus
The Department of Chemistry is pleased to present Spiridoula Matsika, Temple University. Matsika’s research interests include photophysics and photochemistry of biological molecules such as DNA/RNA bases. Her research provides theoretical insights into the dynamics in biomolecular systems, especially around the so-called conical intersections.
Additional Information: Syble Bullock, 852-8146

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