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April 29, 2014 announcements

by UofL Today last modified May 14, 2014 01:10 PM

Announcements submitted for the UofL Today email, April 29, 2014


1.) Faculty, staff and student parking $5 for Kentucky Oaks and Derby

May 2 and 3, 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium

$5 with valid UofL hang tag

Attention all UofL faculty, staff and students. Parking for the Kentucky Oaks and Derby events on May 2 and 3 is available at all Papa John's Cardinal Stadium parking lots for $5 with a valid UofL parking hang tag.

Additional Information: 852-0083.


2.) On Campus Housing website updates to Plone 4

On Campus Housing has recently updated its website to Plone 4. If your site contains any links to On Campus Housing, you will want to double check them to see if they still work.

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3.) Parkinson’s disease symposium to be held

CORRECTS email address link

May 8, 5 to 7:30 p.m., Conference Center, Rudd Heart and Lung Center, 220 Abraham Flexner Way

Free, RSVP required

University of Louisville Physicians will be hosting a symposium on Parkinson’s disease designed for patients and their families. The UofL Physicians Parkinson’s Disease Spring Symposium will feature speakers from the interdisciplinary team at UofL Physicians – Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders who will provide an overview of new developments in Parkinson’s disease and treatment options, with a focus on neuromodulation therapies.  The program also includes two breakout sessions and an “Ask the Experts” panel discussion.

Additional Information and Registration: UofL Physicians, 582-7469.



4.) Have macular degeneration? Be the first to see the new Maxular font

Department of Ophthalmology, Kentucky Lions Eye Center, HSC

If you have macular degeneration and enjoy reading, you are invited to participate in a research study. The purpose of this study is to compare the readability of a newly developed font, Maxular, to Courier. Your commitment to the project would be one appointment that would last approximately one hour. Be the first to see Maxular and help shape the future of reading materials. Participants are compensated $25 for their time.

Additional Information: Jennifer Gendeman 588-0580.



5.) Medieval and Renaissance Studies Symposium scheduled

May 6, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; May 7 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library

Free, open to the public

The University of Louisville Medieval and Renaissance Research Group will host an international symposium, "(Un)Expected Animals in (Un)Expected Places in the Middle Ages and Early Modern Period." Scholars from a wide range of fields will discuss animals in medieval and early modern art, literature, religion and science. The event is open to the public, but pre-registration is appreciated.

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Grand Rounds

6.) Endocrinology Grand Rounds presents Joseph Pat Moore, PhD

April 30, 4 p.m., Baxter II Research Building, lower level, Room 038


Please join us as Joseph Pat Moore, PhD, associate professor, department of anatomical sciences and neurobiology, UofL School of Medicine, presents “The Role of Pituitary Derived PACAP in Ontogeny and Maturation of the Reproductive Axis.”

Additional Information: Kelly Galiette, 852-5237.


7.) Neuroscience Grand Rounds presents NeuroRecovery: A New Initiative

May 1, 8 to 9 a.m., School of Nursing auditorium, Room 4003


As part of Neuroscience Grand Rounds, the department of neurosurgery is pleased to have Andrea L. Behrman, PhD, present "Pediatric NeuroRecovery: A New Initiative." Behrman is a professor in the UofL department of neurosurgery pediatric rehabilitation and recovery laboratory. For more information, including how to watch live on the web and receive CME credit, click here.


Additional Information: Paul Fultz.

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