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April 11, 2013 Announcements

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Faculty/staff announcements submitted for posting April 10. They are in the April 11 UofL Today email.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Arts
1.) School of Music Concerts April 13–19

Events
2.) Green Tip: Support a farmer by eating local, fresh & healthy this season
3.) 23rd Annual Neuroscience Day

Grand Rounds
4.) Medicine: Gerald Lee, MD
5.) Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health
6.) Orthopaedic Surgery

HR Items of Interest
7.) Bridging the Generation Gap
8.) Effective Selection & Hiring Decisions

Information Technology
9.) Plone 4 Websites offline Friday night

Miscellaneous
10.) Open call for Staff Senate applications
11.) Planetarium summer camps
12.) Free woodchips for mulch

Professional Development
13.) Faculty training on WebClicker
14.) Comics & Medicine Series
15.) Responsible Conduct of Research 101 — Belknap

Talks
16.) Colloquium with Swiss scientist
17.) McConnell Center Talk: reTHINK Liberalism
18.) Why Civil Resistance Works — Grawemeyer World Order Award Lecture
19.) DOVS Research Seminar Series
20.) The Emerging New Science of Ethics

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Arts
1.) School of Music Concerts April 13–19
Comstock Concert Hall, Bird Recital Hall
Free
Bird Recital Hall: Community Music Program Recital, 1 p.m., April 13; University Jazz Repertory Ensembles, 7:30 p.m., April 15; and Revelia Orchestra, 7:30 p.m., April 19 (13-piece ensemble from Rio de Janeiro performing works by Jorge Amado). Comstock Concert Hall: University Wind Symphony & Symphonic Band, 3 p.m., and University Brass Ensembles, 7:30 p.m., April 14; University Chorus and Cardinal Singers, 8 p.m., April 15; and University Percussion Ensemble, 8 p.m., April 16.
Additional Information: 852-6907, School of Music

Events
2.) Green Tip: Support a farmer by eating local, fresh & healthy this season
11 a.m. April 15 Red Barn
Free
Want to eat right, support local farms and maximize sustainability? Come explore your options and sign-up for a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) share to have farm-fresh food delivered to you weekly. With several participating farms, UofL’s CSA program provides affordable flexibility. Half-shares start at $12.50/week, or split a share with friends. Shares are available for fresh produce, local eggs, dairy, cheeses, meats, bread, etc. Vote with your fork for a sustainable economy.
Additional Information: Explore your options; Connect with other subscribers

3.) 23rd Annual Neuroscience Day
7:30 a.m. April 11 Clinical & Translational Research Building
Free, lunch included
The 23rd Annual Neuroscience Day features plenary speaker Jeffrey Milbrandt from Washington University giving two lectures: “Demystifying axonal degeneration: New therapeutic targets provide hope for peripheral neuropathy” and “Critical role of Schwann cell metabolism in peripheral nerve biology.” On-site registration and continental breakfast starts at 7:30 a.m. The Data Blitz (6 posters, 3 minutes each) starts at 8:30 a.m. Poster competition follows. CME credit available.
Additional Information: Neuroscience Day

Grand Rounds
4.) Medicine: Gerald Lee, MD
8 a.m. April 11 Ambulatory Care Building auditorium
Free
Join us for Department of Medicine Grand Rounds featuring Gerald B. Lee, MD, assistant professor of pediatrics and medicine in the section of allergy & immunology, UofL. Lee will present, “‘Hoofbeats’ of Primary Immune Deficiency,” focusing on recognizing the epidemiology of adults and clinical features suggestive of a possible primary immune deficiency, and performing an initial immune workup for an adult with a suspected immune deficiency.
Additional Information: Jason Puckett, 852-1825

5.) Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health
1 p.m. April 12 Ambulatory Care Building, Auditorium, Health Sciences Center
Please join us in welcoming Frances E. Smith, RN, MSN, PHN, DNPc, nursing director, UofL Center for Women and Infants, School of Medicine, as she presents “Kangaroo Care (KC) and breast feeding.” She will discuss responses of the infant/mother dyad regarding thermoregulation, glycemic control, and neurobehavioral organization; the value of KC; and a pathway for stressing the importance of breastfeeding as you counsel your patients about infant feeding.
Additional Information: Susan Jackson, 561-7449

6.) Orthopaedic Surgery
6:45 a.m. April 12 Baxter I Research Building, lower level, auditorium
Free
UofL orthopaedic surgery residents will present “Quality Improvement.” They will discuss failed or less-than-optimal orthopaedic surgery cases, identifying medical ethics issues, medical knowledge gaps, system-based issues, communications issues, professionalism issues and practice-based system issues.
Additional Information: Monica Welsh, 852-6902

HR Items of Interest
7.) Bridging the Generation Gap
2 p.m. April 23 Abell Building, Room 110
Free
Big Bopper to Katy Perry? Cuban Missile Crisis & Sept. 11? What do these things have in common? They are significant members and events of very different generations. For the first time in our nation’s history, four generations are collaborating together in the workforce. This workshop is designed to understand generational differences, learn techniques to work with different generations, and support each other.
Additional Information: Registration. Direct questions to Staff Development.

8.) Effective Selection & Hiring Decisions
1:30 p.m. April 24 Human Resources Room 103A
Free
We know that hiring the right employee is a challenging process and we know that hiring someone who does not fit is expensive and time-consuming. It is important to know effective guidelines when you start the selection process. This workshop will offer tips and techniques to enhance your employee selection methods and help you find the right fit for the position.
Additional Information: Registration. Direct questions to Staff Development

Information Technology
9.) Plone 4 Websites offline Friday night
Time: 10 p.m.­ Friday, April 12–2 a.m. Saturday, April 13.
The Plone 4 content management system will be offline during IT’s regular preventive maintenance period. Department websites built in Plone 4 will be down during this time. Please note that other systems (e.g. Blackboard, email, instant messaging, wireless, SharePoint, PeopleSoft, ULink, data services, etc.) may be taken offline without notice.
Additional information: IT HelpDesk, 852-7997; Preventive Maintenance Window

Miscellaneous
10.) Open call for Staff Senate applications
The Staff Senate is accepting applications from staff to fill open seats. The eligibility requirements and an application form are here (opens as PDF). Submissions are due to the Staff Senate office by end of business April 24.

11.) Planetarium summer camps
Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium
Cost: $150 family members; $180 UofL affiliates; $200 non-members.
Whether your child is a budding da Vinci or an astronaut in training, summer camps at the planetarium are sure to please. Camps are filled with hands-on exploration and creation ranging from making mosaics, telescopes, solar ovens and rockets to using technology to probe and experiment. Campers stay engaged, excited and eager to return.
Additional Information: Planetarium, 852-6665

12.) Free woodchips for mulch
8 a.m.–noon April 13, Hughes lot (corner of Bloom and Floyd)
Free
The UofL Grounds Maintenance Department is giving away wood chips for use as mulch to UofL students, faculty and staff. Staff will be present to load your truck or trailer. If you do not have either of these, feel free to self-load your container of choice.
Additional Information: Greg Schetler, 852-0926

Professional Development
13.) Faculty training on WebClicker
11 a.m. April 23 Delphi Center Lab, Ekstrom Library
Free
Interested in learning more about the WebClicker? Please join the Delphi Center and Glen Garrett from iClicker for lunch and a session on WebClicker. This is a tool that allows students the convenience of using their smart phone or laptop as a clicker for in-class polling. Lunch is being provided for this session. Please RSVP if you will be attending.
Additional Information: Linda Leake, 852-4332

14.) Comics & Medicine Series
Noon April 11 Can Comics Make Us Better Caregivers, Room 4003, K Wing, School of Nursing
3:30 p.m. April 11 Comics and Medicine Workshop, Room 127, School of Dentistry
Free
Nurse and comics artist MK Czerwiec, RN, MA, and physician and bioethicist Michael Green, MD, MS, are presenting a series of workshops and lectures focused on comics and medicine. , including ones on the use of comics in medical education, comics and caregiving, and comic creation by non-drawers. Participants will learn about reading medically themed comics and graphic novels to become better caregivers, ways medical educators can use comics in their teaching and exercises and methods for creating comics.
Additional Information: Registration and series description.

15.) Responsible Conduct of Research 101 — Belknap
9 a.m. April 12 Room 139 Shumaker Research Building
Free
This session will provide two contact hours for post doc and the NIH requirement and will briefly cover all RCR areas including: animal welfare; biological and environmental safety; HIPAA relating to research and human subjects; conflicts of interest; fiscal responsibility; authorship and publication; collaboration; data management and stewardship; mentor/mentee relationships; peer review; social responsibility in science; and research misconduct. RSVP to ori@louisville.edu
Additional Information: ori@louisville.edu

Talks
16.) Colloquium with Swiss scientist
3 p.m. April 12 Room 112 Natural Science Building
Free
Matthew Brown of the Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering at ETH University in Zurich Switzerland will speak on the topic, “Electronic and geometric structures and specific ion effects at the aqueous/silica nanoparticle interface: Insight from in situ XPS using a liquid microjet.”
Additional Information: Physics Department, 852-6790

17.) McConnell Center Talk: reTHINK Liberalism
6 p.m. April 11 Bingham Humanities Building, Room 205
Free, public
Join Jeff Spinner-Halev, PhD, an eminent philosopher and political theory professor at UNC-Chapel Hill, as he evaluates the relationship between luck and equality. In his hour-long talk, Spinner-Halev will discuss whether state policy, including educational policy, should aim to neutralize bad luck and reach equality, or aim for different goals entirely. This marks the final event in the McConnell Center’s 2012–2013 “reTHINK” free and public lecture series.
Additional Information: ReTHINK series, McConnell Center, 852-8811

18.) Why Civil Resistance Works — Grawemeyer World Order Award Lecture
2 p.m. April 11 Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library
Free
2013 Grawemeyer Award winners Erica Chenoweth and Maria Stephan will deliver a public lecture on “Why Civil Resistance Works.” Chenoweth and Stephan will discuss how and when civil resistance works and when it does not. They will also present evidence that nonviolent resistance movements against states or regimes succeed more often than do violent uprisings. Additional information about the authors and their winning idea at the Grawemeyer Awards website.
Additional Information: Jessica Kincaid, 852-1009, Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order

19.) DOVS Research Seminar Series
11 a.m. April 12 Kentucky Lions Eye Center, Basement Conference Room
Free to UofL faculty, residents and students
Gulgun Tezel, MD, professor, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, UofL, will present, “Neuroinflammatory Mediators in Glaucoma.”

20.) The Emerging New Science of Ethics
11 a.m. April 15 Brandeis School of Law Room 175
Public
Robert S. Adler will speak on the topic of “The Emerging New Science of Ethics.” He is an Obama-appointed member of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Adler served as the Luther Hodges Jr. Scholar in Ethics and Law at University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School. His academic research interests include product safety, product liability, regulation, commercial law, medical malpractice and negotiation.
Additional Information: Contact Bruce Gale, Urban Studies Institute, 852-8151.

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