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Announcements Oct. 23, 2012

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Faculty/staff announcements submitted for posting Oct. 22. They are in the Oct. 23 UofL Today email.

Purple and Purple Plus permit parking at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium will be moved to Lot N of the Kentucky Fair & Exposition Center on Friday, Oct. 26, because of the UofL football game Friday night. More info.

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events
1.) Black Theater Town Hall

Grand Rounds
2.) Cardiovascular Medicine
3.) Endocrinology
4.) Neuroscience

HR Items of Interest
5.) Journey to Work-Life Balance
6.) EAP Supervision Orientation

Miscellaneous
7.) Like Kornhauser Health Sciences Library on Facebook
8.) LoDI Research video

Talks
9.) The Long Struggle for the Ohio Valley, 1750–1815
10.) Hero or Villain? Gov. Oliver P. Morton and the Civil War in Indiana
11.) Bioinformatics Journal Club — Best Practices for Scientific Computing

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events
1.) Black Theater Town Hall
12:30 p.m. Oct. 25 Thrust Theatre, 2314 S. Floyd St.
Free
The African American Theatre Program in the Department of Theatre Arts presents Barbara and Carlton Molette, leading experts in Afro-Centricity and Black Theater, in a town hall event. The Molettes’ latest play “Presidential Timber,” premiered last month at the Kennedy Center, Washington, D.C. Free pizza will be served. Read more.
Additional Information: 852-8443 or Deana Thomas

Grand Rounds
2.) Cardiovascular Medicine
Noon–1 p.m. Oct. 24 Jewish Hospital Rudd Heart & Lung Conference Center, (CC/16th Floor), Great Halls I & II
The Division of Cardiovascular Medicine is pleased to present “Pathological Cardiac Remodeling: Meddling with Mechanisms?” by Joseph A. Hill, MD; PhD; chief, Division of Cardiology at UT Southwestern Medical School, Dallas. Out of respect for your colleagues and the presenter, please arrive early if you plan to partake in the light lunch provided (11:30). The presentation will begin at noon.
Additional Information: For more info, please check Cardiovascular Medicine Grand Rounds and UofL Physicians.

3.) Endocrinology
4 p.m. Oct. 24 Room 038, Lower Level, Baxter Research Building, Health Sciences Center
Free
Sergio Fazio, MD; PhD; Cornelius Vanderbilt chair of cardiovascular medicine; professor of medicine and of pathology, immunology and microbiology; chief, section of Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, will present, “Update on HDL.”
Additional Information: Kelly Galiette, 852-5237

4.) Neuroscience
8 a.m. Oct. 26 Room 4003, School of Nursing, Health Sciences Center
Free
As part of Neuroscience Grand Rounds, the Department of Neurology is pleased to have Mathul Thangarajh, MD, PhD, a neuromuscular fellow in the Department of Neurology at Washington University, to present “Listen when the Muscles Speak.” All medical professionals and public are welcomed.
Additional Information: Dominique Hurt, 852-8426.

HR Items of Interest
5.) Journey to Work-Life Balance
10:30 a.m. Oct. 26 Room 103A, Human Resources, 1980 Arthur St.
Free
Are you tired and stressed from increasing tasks or responsibilities at work? Many employees in today’s workforce are being asked to do more with less in our economy, and they wonder how to balance out their work life and personal life. Ann Herd, assistant professor, College of Education & Human Development, will facilitate this workshop on finding your “balance.” You will design a specific action plan for achieving greater balance between work and life. LAST chance to register.
Additional Information: Register. Direct questions to Staff Development.

6.) EAP Supervision Orientation
10 a.m. Oct. 24 Room 103A, Human Resources, 1980 Arthur St.
Free
Are you aware of the counseling benefits that you receive from the Human Development Co., UofL’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP)? Find out Wednesday at an important workshop designed to inform supervisors of the options they have through this company. Have you had an employee divulge too much information and you think, “How do I deal with that?” Then be sure to come Wednesday.
Additional Information: Register. Direct questions to Staff Development.

Miscellaneous
7.) Like Kornhauser Health Sciences Library on Facebook
Help us reach our goal of being liked by 500 people in the next six months (by April 2012). The Kornhauser Health Sciences Library Facebook page is the fastest way to keep up with all the news, events and happenings in the library and at the Health Sciences Center. Go to our Facebook page and click the “Like” button. Feel free to leave a comment and share this page with others. Show your love for Kornhauser Library and like us on Facebook today.
Additional Information: Kornhauser Library, 852-5771

8.) LoDI Research video
The Logistics and Distribution Institute at UofL unveiled and showcased a video of some of the research undertaken there to more than 4,200 attendees at the annual INFORMS meeting in Phoenix, Oct. 14–17. It showed alongside videos from Carnegie Mellon, Northeastern, Naval Postgraduate School, Purdue and the University of Alabama. Watch it.

Talks
9.) The Long Struggle for the Ohio Valley, 1750–1815
8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Oct. 26–27, The Filson Historical Society, 1310 S. Third St.
Free for UofL faculty, staff and students – Optional $10 boxed lunch both days
The fall conference embraces a variety of approaches to understand how the warfare and conflict between the Seven Years War and the War of 1812 reshaped the culture and practices in the Ohio Valley and redirected the trajectory of American nationhood. Reservations are suggested. The Filson is part of UofL’s Center for Arts and Culture Partnerships.
Additional Information: Register online or by phone, 635-5083.

10.) Hero or Villain? Gov. Oliver P. Morton and the Civil War in Indiana
Noon Oct. 23, Carnegie Library, 129 E. Court Ave., Jeffersonville, Ind.
Free for UofL faculty, staff and students
In the second lecture in the “Our Shared History” series, historian A. James Fuller discusses Oliver P. Morton and his tenure as governor of Indiana during the Civil War. Reservations are suggested. The Filson is part of UofL’s Center for Arts and Culture Partnerships.
Additional Information: Register online or by phone, 635-5083.

11.) Bioinformatics Journal Club — Best Practices for Scientific Computing
Noon Oct. 24 Room 2035, School of Nursing, Health Sciences Center
Free
Scientists spend an increasing amount of time building and using software, but most are never taught how to do so efficiently. As a result, many are unaware of tools and practices that would allow them to write more reliable and maintainable code with less effort. Learn about best practices at this session.
Additional Information: Robert M Flight or Eric C Rouchka; Best Practices for Scientific Computing

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