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Dec. 9, 2013 Announcements

by UofL Today last modified Dec 09, 2013 05:33 AM

Announcements in the Dec. 9 2013 UofL Today email.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Talks

1. Microbiology and Immunology Seminar

Miscellaneous

2. A&S Inclusion and Equity Internship Program - Call for Applications

3. Coming Soon: Use ULink User ID, password with Ekstrom and Dwight Anderson Music ILL

4. Planetarium Holiday Membership Special offered through Dec. 19

5. Lab Safety and Hazardous Waste Training/Radiation Safety Orientation

6. Technically Speaking newsletter features service profiles, holiday gift ideas and more

7. Blackboard to be upgraded to Service Pack 13 during winter break

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Talks

1. Microbiology and Immunology Seminar

Noon Dec. 9, Room 038, Baxter II, Health Sciences Center

Free, public

The Department of Microbiology and Immunology Seminar Series presents, “Virulence without catalysis: How secreted pseudokinases help Toxoplasma evade host immune defenses,” by Michael Reese, Ph.D., assistant professor, Department of Pharmacology, University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center.

For more information, contact Carolyn Burton, 852-6208.

Miscellaneous

2. A&S Inclusion and Equity Internship Program - Call for Applications

The College of Arts and Science Dean’s Office for International, Diversity and Outreach Programs is currently recruiting interns. The Inclusion and Equity Internship program is designed to expose a team of students to the scholarship and best practices concerning greater inclusiveness and equity, with the purpose of cultivating social justice leadership skills among college students. Minimum 3.0 GPA and willingness to serve two consecutive years required. Application deadline: March 7, 2014.

For more information, contact Marian R. Vasser, (502) 852-2252.

3. Coming Soon: Use ULink User ID, password with Ekstrom and Dwight Anderson Music ILL

Starting on Jan. 6, 2014, users who wish to use interlibrary loan (ILL) at Ekstrom and Dwight Anderson Music Libraries can log in using their ULink User ID and password. For more information, visit the ILLiad LDAP FAQ page. More information can be found after you log in to your ILL account on the right hand side of the screen. There will be no changes for Kornhauser Health Sciences Library ILL users.

Additional Information: http://faq.library.louisville.edu/topics/2154.

4. Planetarium Holiday Membership Special offered through Dec. 19

A planetarium membership gives you and your loved ones a year-long boarding pass on our virtual spaceship. Audiences are captivated as we transport them through the universe in our full-dome theater. As a special treat this holiday season, we are offering a special deal on membership prices: $50 family (usually $75) and $25 individual (usually $35). This gift should be at the top of everyone's gift list.

For more information, visit our web site or contact us at planet@louisville.edu or 502-852-6665.

5. Lab Safety and Hazardous Waste Training/Radiation Safety Orientation

9 a.m. - noon Dec. 12, Auditorium, Donald Baxter Building, HSC

Free

Recently hired lab employees who work with chemicals should attend the Lab Safety/Hazardous Waste session, 9 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Recurrent training for lab employees is required every three years. Individuals who will work with or around radioactive materials should attend the Radiation Safety Orientation session, which is from 11:15 a.m. to noon. Bring employee/student ID number to sign in.

For more information, contact Cathy Price at cathy.price@louisville.edu or 502-852-2956.

6. Technically Speaking newsletter features service profiles, holiday gift ideas and more

Dec. 9

IT's Technically Speaking newsletter has been revamped. The new issue includes profiles on variable data printing services, scanning services and a section on holiday gifts. For more information, read the newsletter.

7. Blackboard to be upgraded to Service Pack 13 during winter break

Dec. 20-23

Blackboard will be upgraded to Service Pack 13 over the winter break. Blackboard will be unavailable from 10 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20, to 5 p.m. Monday, Dec. 23. This version will introduce several new features, fixes and design improvements. These are summarized at http://uofl.me/bb-9-sp13. The Delphi Center is now offering “What’s New in Blackboard” classes. Register at: http://louisville.edu/delphi/resources/training/newinblackboard.

For more information, contact Mark Kasselhut at 502-852-0724

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