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Dec. 2, 2013 Announcements

by UofL Today last modified Dec 02, 2013 06:45 AM

Community submitted announcements in the Dec. 2 UofL Today email.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Grand Rounds

1.) Endocrinology

HR Items of Interest

2.) Volunteering 101: What, why, how?

3.) Effectively engaging a diverse workforce

4.) Building strong work teams

Miscellaneous

5.) Higher education professional degree information session

6.) New research software modules and service

Studies

7.) Infant scientists wanted

8.) Face recognition study for infants four, six and seven months old

9.) Perception of emotion study for five-month-old infants

Talks

10.) ‘Meet the Professor’ Karen Freberg

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Grand Rounds

1.) Endocrinology

4 p.m. Dec. 4, Room 038, lower level, Baxter II Research Building, Health Sciences Center

Free

Please join us as Michael Foster, MD, associate professor of medicine, chief, division of pediatric endocrinology, UofL, will present, “Oncology and Endocrine Disease.”

Additional Information: Kelly Galiette, 852-5237.

HR Items of Interest

2.) Volunteering 101: What, why, how?

10 a.m. Dec. 5, Room 103A, Human Resources Building

Free

Join us for a discussion of meaningful volunteerism and learn how you can pinpoint your best fit as a volunteer. This session will provide information about UofL’s Community Service Leave Pilot and how you can participate.

Additional Information: Registration, Questions. VolunteerMatch.org.

3.) Effectively engaging a diverse workforce

10:30 a.m. Dec. 4, Room 103A, Human Resources Building

Free

This workshop focuses on what forces shaped the four generations, Traditionalists, Baby Boomers, GenXers and Millennials, in the workforce today. It will also cover how best to work both within and across generational boundaries, and identify key challenges facing the workplace in the next 20 to 30 years as Traditionalists and Baby Boomers retire.

Additional Information: Registration, Questions.

4.) Building strong work teams

1:30 p.m. Dec. 4, Room 103A, Human Resources Building

Free

As a seasoned professional do you find it difficult to relate or motivate your millennial or even younger undergraduate student-assistants? This workshop is intended to give you some new strategies for connecting, mentoring, motivating and building a strong working team and environment that relates to all team members. Don’t miss this interactive and upbeat session.

Additional Information: Registration, Questions.

Miscellaneous

5.) Higher education professional degree information session

5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Dec. 6, Room 113, College of Education

Free

Want to learn more about key issues in higher education? What role does higher education play in social justice issues? How can you prepare to advance in a college setting? Register to attend the information session about the MA and PhD in Higher Education Administration.

Additional Information: To RSVP please e-mail Bridgette Pregliasco, or call 852-6204.

6.) New research software modules and service

2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Dec. 4, Room 101, Clinical and Translational Research Building

Join the Research and Innovation team for an open house to discover the “iRIS” system, a new software suite meant to make your lives easier in managing research. The EVPRI office has currently integrated COI and IRB modules in iRIS. The IACUC module is currently under construction, to be followed by IBC, then Grants and Contracts. This will be an opportunity to ask questions and offer suggestions. Refreshments will be served. Brief overview.

Additional Information: Glenda Hill King.

Studies

7.) Infant scientists wanted

9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, Room 314 A, Davidson Hall

HSPPO#: 053.06

The UofL Infant Cognition Lab, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, will conduct 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 participation. For more information, please contact Lauren Helton, 852-6852, or Babythinker.com.

8.) Face recognition study for infants who are four, six and seven months old

9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, Room 314 A, Davidson Hall

HSPPO#: 053.06

The UofL Infant Cognition Lab, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, will conduct a study on how infants recognize faces. For this study, infants who are four, six or seven 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 participation. For more information, please contact Lauren Helton, 852-6852, or Babythinker.com.

9.) Perception of emotion study for five-month-old infants

9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, Room 314 A, Davidson Hall

HSPPO#: 053.06

The UofL Infant Cognition Lab, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, will conduct a study on infants' perception of emotions in faces. For this study, infants who are five 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 participation. For more information, please contact Lauren Helton, 852-6852, or Babythinker.com.

Talks

10.) ‘Meet the Professor’ Karen Freberg

Noon Dec. 5, University Club

$14, public; $7, students

The College of Arts and Sciences presents Karen Freberg, professor of communication, as the featured speaker for “Meet the Professor.” She will discuss the major benefits and challenges in social media strategies in crisis as well as its best practices and future implications. The rapid growth of social media challenges crisis communicators to disseminate safety messages to affected audiences quickly and in a manner that promotes maximum compliance. RSVP required at 852-2247.

Additional Information: Email Janna Tajibaeva.

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