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Aug. 28, 2013 Announcements

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Faculty/staff announcements submitted for posting Aug. 27. They are in the Aug. 28 UofL Today email.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Arts
1.) French Horn competition to showcase international talents

Events
2.) Green Tip: Pedal with the President Thursday morning

Miscellaneous
3.) Research!Louisville: Call for Abstracts
4.) Research!Louisville: Call for Judges
5.) UofL Alert test set for Friday, Aug. 30
6.) Research instruction at Ekstrom Library
7.) Free GRE test prep workshops
8.) University Writing Center
9.) Residency coordinator’s meeting

Studies
10.) Infant scientists wanted
11.) Face recognition study for infants 6, 8, and 10 months old
12.) Perception of emotion study for infants 5 months old
13.) Language development study for infants 10, 12, and 14 months old
14.) Free Couples Therapy

Talks
15.) UofL Yearlings Club
16.) Prite I-Clicker Series - ‘Pharmacology’
17.) James L. Stambaugh, Jr., MD Lecture in Humanities in Medicine
18.) Microbiology & Immunology Seminar
19.) Pharmacology & Toxicology Seminar

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Arts
1.) French Horn competition to showcase international talents
All day Aug. 30 - Sept. 1 Comstock Concert Hall, Bird Recital Hall, School of Music
$15 at the door or various day packages
If you want to hear one of the most difficult instruments to master played well, come to the School of Music for the 2013 International French Horn Competition, aka, the “Olympics of Horn Playing.” University and professional musicians will compete.
Additional Information: 821-4676, Read UofL Today story

Events
2.) Green Tip: Pedal with the President Thursday morning
7:30 a.m. - 8 a.m. Aug. 29 Leaves from Amelia Place (2515 Longest Ave., in the Highlands)
Join President James Ramsey, Darrell Griffith & others for a fun 30-minute ride to campus. Riders will leave together and then split into two groups—one headed to Belknap campus and another to HSC. Both routes will be fairly flat and low-traffic. By cycling to campus, Ramsey seeks to set a powerful example for the community, highlighting his support for a healthy, sustainable lifestyle. Sponsored by UofL’s Sustainability Council, Get Healthy Now & Office of the President.
Additional Information: http://louisville.edu/sustainability/events.html

Miscellaneous
3.) Research!Louisville: Call for Abstracts
Sept. 24 - 27 Clinical and Translational Research Building, Health Sciences Center
Faculty, post-docs, research associates, residents, clinical fellows, research staff, graduate and professional students are invited to submit an abstract on their life science research for a poster presentation at Research!Louisville. Abstract submissions are due by Sept. 1. Submit an abstract
Additional Information: HSC Research Office, 852-7794

4.) Research!Louisville: Call for Judges
Sept. 24 - 27 Clinical and Translational Research Building, Health Sciences Center
Faculty and post-docs are needed to judge posters at Research!Louisville. Sign up for judging.
Additional Information: HSC Research Office, 852-7794

5.) UofL Alert test set for Friday, Aug. 30
Noon, Aug. 30 all campuses
Officials will conduct an annual test of the UofL Alert System that includes notification emails, text messages, VOIP phone activations and placement of a message on the UofL Web page. It also will include an announcement on the outside warning sirens at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium and Strickler Hall. This announcement may be audible for anyone near the stadium or on Belknap Campus.
Additional Information: Dennis K. Sullivan, Department of Environmental Health and Safety, 852-2948.

6.) Research instruction at Ekstrom Library
Are your students working on research projects this semester? Help your students learn more about effective research strategies by bringing them to the library for an instruction session tailored to your assignment. Schedule a session or request more information.
Additional Information: Rob Detmering 852-8738.

7.) Free GRE test prep workshops
Sept. 17 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. and Nov. 28 a.m. – Noon Room 139, Shumaker Building, Belknap Campus
Free
The School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies and REACH are hosting two FREE half-day GRE workshops on. UL alumni, staff, post-baccalaureate students, current graduate and undergraduate students, and community members are welcome. Registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis to attend.
Additional Information: Information and registration, or contact Christian Gamm for more information.

8.) University Writing Center
Writing Center staff is available to come to your classrooms to give 10-minute presentations about the services we offer to students. We also lead workshops on these topics: getting started; revising; editing; documenting in MLA, Chicago, or APA styles; writing with sources; constructing an effective thesis statement; and writing the literature review. Request a visit
Additional Information: Adam Robinson, 852-2173

9.) Residency coordinator’s meeting
9 - 10:30 a.m. Aug. 28 Abell Building, Room 110
Residency coordinators are invited to attend the monthly coordinator’s meeting featuring Pradip Patel, MD. Patel is a professor of pediatrics and associate vice chair for pediatric medicine education. He will discuss “Social Media.” We hope to see you there.
Additional Information: Brittney Luckett, 629-8828

Studies
10.) Infant scientists wanted
9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (daily) September, Room 314, Davidson Hall, Belknap Campus
The UofL Infant Cognition Lab (Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences) is conducting several studies on infant face perception. Infants who are between 3 and 14 months old with normal vision and hearing are invited to participate. Participation involves one brief visit to campus. Infants will receive a UofL T-shirt or bib for participating. HSPPO#: 053.06
Additional Information: Lauren Helton, 852-6852, or babythinker.com.

11.) Face recognition study for infants 6, 8, and 10 months old
9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (daily) September, Room 314, Davidson Hall, Belknap Campus
The UofL Infant Cognition Lab (Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences) is conducting a study on how infants recognize faces. For this study, infants who are 6, 8, or 10 months old with normal vision and hearing are invited to participate. Participation involves one brief visit to campus. Infants will receive a UofL T-shirt or bib for participating. HSPPO#: 053.06
Additional Information: Lauren Helton, 852-6852, or babythinker.com.

12.) Perception of emotion study for infants 5 months old
9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (daily) September, Room 314, Davidson Hall, Belknap Campus
The UofL Infant Cognition Lab (Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences) is conducting a study on infants’ perception of emotions in faces. For this study, infants who are 5 months old with normal vision and hearing and their mothers are invited to participate. Participation involves one brief visit to campus. Infants will receive a UofL T-shirt or bib for participating. HSPPO#: 053.06
Additional Information: Lauren Helton, 852-6852, or babythinker.com.

13.) Language development study for infants 10, 12, and 14 months old
9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (daily) September, Room 314, Davidson Hall, Belknap Campus
The UofL Infant Cognition Lab (Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences) is conducting a study on language development in infants. Infants who are 10, 12, or 14 months old with normal vision and hearing are invited to participate. Participation involves one brief visit to campus. Infants will receive a UofL T-shirt or bib for participating. HSPPO#: 053.06
Additional Information: Lauren Helton, 852-6852, or babythinker.com.

14.) Free Couples Therapy
Education Building, Belknap Campus
Free couples therapy is being offered to any couple (married or unmarried) interested in seeking to improve their relationship communication, commitment, or satisfaction as a part of a research study. The study involves an initial interview, completion of questionnaires, and therapy sessions (typically up to 20 sessions). IRB# 11.0572
Additional Information: Jesse Owen, 852-0632.

Talks
15.) UofL Yearlings Club
4 p.m. - 6 p.m. Sept. 8 Yearlings Club, 4309 W. Broadway
Free, public
The University of Louisville Yearlings Club presents “The Superintendent’s Progress Report for Jefferson County Public Schools.” Guest Speakers: Donna Hargens, superintendent, Jefferson Co. Public Schools, and Diane Porter, chair, Jefferson Co. Board of Education. Join us for an informative update as Hargens and Porter discuss the district’s achievements during the past school year. Sponsored by A&S Office for International, Diversity and Outreach Programs.
Additional Information: Clest Lanier, 852-3042 or http://uofl.me/as-idop

16.) Prite I-Clicker Series - ‘Pharmacology’
11:30 a.m. Aug. 29 Ambulatory Care Building Auditorium
Free, public
Robert Caudill, MD, associate professor, UofL Department of Psychiatry, and Kari DuBosque, MD, PGY-4, will present “Pharmacology.”
Additional Information: Christy Castle-Greenwell 588-4424 or 813-6664

17.) James L. Stambaugh, Jr., MD. Lecture in Humanities in Medicine
Noon - 1 p.m. Sept. 10 Kornhauser Library Auditorium
Free
Joel Katz, MD, director, Internal Medicine Residency Program, associate professor of medicine, Harvard Medical School, will present “Can Healthcare Provider Fine Arts Training Improve Patient Outcomes?” As a former commercial artist and illustrator, his academic work focuses on innovative methods to improve medical education, including through the observation of fine arts and art education methodology. Learning objective: understand how training in fine arts is relevant in patient care outcomes.
Additional Information: A box lunch will be provided for the first 150 to rsvp to gheens@louisville.edu by noon Friday, Sept. 6.

18.) Microbiology & Immunology Seminar
Noon Aug. 29 Room 038, Baxter II, Health Sciences Center
Free, public
The Department of Microbiology & Immunology Seminar Series presents, “Phenotypic diversity in genetically similar Influenza A viruses: insight into virulence determinants using animal models,” by Jeremy Camp, M&I PhD candidate in the lab of Colleen Jonsson, PhD.
Additional Information: Carolyn Burton, 852-6208

19.) Pharmacology & Toxicology Seminar
Noon Aug. 29 HSC, Research Tower, Room 1302
Free, public
The Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology Seminar presents “SDF-1?P2G, a Novel CXCR4 Antagonist, Enhances EPC Mobilization and Ischemic Angiogenesis” by YI TAN, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Pediatrics.
Additional Information: Florence Su, 852-6255

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