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April 15, 2013 Announcements

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Faculty/staff announcements submitted for posting April 12. They are in the April 15 UofL Today email.

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News

  • President James Ramsey will give a presentation on the 2013-2014 fiscal year budget and answer questions Monday, April 15, at 2 p.m. in Floyd Theatre, Student Activities Building. Faculty, staff and students are urged to attend. Those who cannot attend can watch a live stream at mms://livestream.louisville.edu/remotelive.

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events
1.) Undergraduate Research Symposium
2.) CSA Fair: Sign up for farm-fresh local food to be delivered to you on campus
3.) UofL Women’s Soccer Camp

Miscellaneous
4.) CARD Expo Information Meeting

Professional Development
5.) PLAN professional development workshops for graduate students

Studies
6.) Boys ages 8–10 needed for Study of Children's Daily Lives

Talks
7.) ‘The Psychopath Returns: DSM-5 and the Psychopathic Personality’
8.) ‘Voices from the Ashes: Garment Workers Speak Out’
9.) Plague, Macrophages and YapE

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events

1.) Undergraduate Research Symposium
12:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m. April 16 Room 139, Shumaker Research Building
Students will showcase research projects that build on and enrich faculty work across the disciplines.
Additional Information: Undergraduate Research Forum or contact Pamela Feldhoff, associate vice president for research & innovation.

2.) CSA Fair: Sign up for farm-fresh local food to be delivered to you on campus
11 a.m.–2 p.m. April 15, Red Barn
Meet local farmers and sign up for weekly baskets of delicious local farm products to be delivered to you at UofL. Subscribe for a weekly selection of fresh, seasonal foods direct from area farmers, complete with a weekly newsletter full of recipes. Full shares start as low as $22 per week. Lower-cost/quantity half-shares starting at $12.50/wk will also be available, or consider splitting a share with friends and colleagues. All UofL staff, faculty, student, and the public are welcome to attend and participate.
Additional Information: CSA Fair coming soon. Direct questions to Mitchell Payne, 852-5155. Follow us on Facebook.

3.) UofL Women’s Soccer Camp
June 17–21 9 a.m.–noon or July 15–19, 9 a.m.–noon
Future Cardinals Girls Only Day Camp: Players registering before May 1 will receive a discounted admission plus your UofL faculty/staff discount. Please visit our camp website.
Additional Information: If you have any questions please contact Jing Hughley, women’s soccer director of operations, 852-7547.

Miscellaneous
4.) CARD Expo Information Meeting
April 22 4 p.m.–5 p.m.; April 24 8 p.m.–9 p.m.; April 30 12:15 p.m.–1 p.m.; May 1 9 a.m.–10 a.m.
All in Room 303A, Student Activities Center
Do you want your RSO to have exposure to EVERY incoming freshman this summer? Don't miss your chance to be a part of CARDS Expo. This informational fair during the second day of orientation is the perfect way to introduce your organization to the new incoming class. To participate you MUST ATTEND one of our MANDATORY info sessions.
Additional Information: Toree Parrish, program coordinator, New Student Orientation, 852-3902

Professional Development
5.) PLAN professional development workshops for graduate students
The Professional Job Search: Transitioning to Professional Life 2 p.m.–3 p.m. April 18
The Academic Job Search: Transitioning to Academic Life 12 p.m.–1 p.m. April 19
Both in Houchens Building, Room 105
PLAN is framework for professional development featuring free workshops for graduate students. Graduate students interested in attending can register on the PLAN website, and click on the PLAN calendar there to learn about other upcoming plan workshops and events.
Additional Information: PLAN

Studies
6.) Boys ages 8–10 needed for Study of Children's Daily Lives
Boys ages 8–10 needed for a study of children’s daily lives. Parents and children will come to UofL for a 3-hour session to answer questions about the child’s mood and behavior, and will be given a Palm Pilot to track the child’s mood and behavior 3 times/day for 6 weeks. Evening and weekend appointments available. To participate, children must live in one household for the entire 6 weeks.
Additional Information: Contact Paul Rosen, PhD, 852-1387, at the RACER lab. IRB#10.0648

Talks
7.) ‘The Psychopath Returns: DSM-5 and the Psychopathic Personality’
Noon April 24, Room 101, Strickler Hall, Belknap Campus
Free to all
Nationally recognized forensic psychologist Dustin Wygant, PhD, will present a colloquium on historical conceptions of psychopathy and their evolution into contemporary models. A trait model for conceptualizing personality disorders proposed for research with the DSM-5 will also be described, followed by consideration of the implications of this model for understanding interplay between psychopathy and current diagnosis of Antisocial Personality Disorder. This free event offers 1.5 CE credits.
Additional Information: Nancy L. Farmer, Kosair Charities Division of Pediatric Forensic Medicine, 629-2398; Lauren M. Vines, MS, Biobehavioral Research Lab, 713-203-0932. Map of Belknap Campus (PDF).

8.) ‘Voices from the Ashes: Garment Workers Speak Out’
5:30 p.m. April 15 Room W103, Ekstrom library
Free & open to the public
On Nov. 24, 2012, 112 workers died in a horrific fire at Tazreen Fashions, a garment factory in Bangladesh, while making apparel for the U.S. Marines, Walmart and other western corporations. How did it happen? What can be done to ensure it never happens again? Discuss these questions with a Bangladeshi garment worker who survived the fire, Sumi Abedin, and Kalpona Akter, director of the Bangladesh Center for Worker Solidarity.
Additional Information: Facebook.

9.) Plague, Macrophages and YapE
Noon–1 p.m. April 19 Dental School, Room 119
Free
Oral Biology 605: Oral Health Seminars Presents, “Plague, Macrophages, and YapE,” by Matthew B. Lawrenz, assistant professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, UofL School of Medicine.
Additional Information: g0buon01@louisville.edu

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