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Feb 11, 2014 Announcements

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Announcements submitted for inclusion in the Feb. 14, 2014 UofL Today email.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

HR Items of Interest

1.) Investments representatives on campus

Information Technology

2.) IT Media Lab merges with Ekstrom Library Digital Media Suite

Miscellaneous

3.) Green Tip: ‘UofL Loves Mountains’ workshop and bus to FrankfortWednesday

4.) Peace Corps to hold information session

5.) Masters of Public Health information sessions set

Talks

6.) Physiology and Biophysics seminar

7.) CGeMM seminar

8.) “Inventing the Future: Digital Technologies, Entrepreneurship, and the Rise of Silicon Valley”

9.) There’s Never Been a Better Time to Be an Entrepreneur

Grand Rounds

10.) Endocrinology

11.) Neuroscience

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

HR Items of Interest

1.) Investments representatives on campus

Feb. 11 – 27, Belknap Campus; Feb. 12 – 26, HSC, Human Resources Building

TIAA-CREF consultant Pat Long will be on Belknap Campus at the HR building Feb. 11, 19 and 27; Health Sciences Center Feb. 12 and 26. Call 1-800-732-8353 to schedule an appointment. Fidelity Investments consultant Brian Lewin will be on Belknap Campus at the HR building Feb. 18 and 26, and at the Health Sciences Center Feb, 11, 19 and 27. Click here to schedule an appointment with a Fidelity representative. KDC consultant Kay McHone will be on Belknap Campus at the HR building on Feb. 13 and March 13.Call 1-502-758-5152 to schedule an appointment.

Information Technology

2.) IT Media Lab merges with Ekstrom Library Digital Media Suite

Information Technology, Delphi Center, REACH and University Libraries have collaborated to merge the IT Media Lab formerly housed in Strickler Hall with the Digital Media Suite located in Ekstrom Library. This change will improve access to media production capabilities by concentrating all of the equipment in a library facility offering longer hours and a more convenient location. Services were not interrupted by this move and continue to be available as published on the DMS web site.

Miscellaneous

3.) Green Tip: ‘UofL Loves Mountains’ workshop and bus to FrankfortWednesday

Feb. 12

Whether rallying in Frankfort or enjoying a free luncheon workshop on campus, Wednesday is your day to love mountains. UofL students will rally in Frankfort for “I Love Mountains Day” (bus departs from Planetarium at10:30 a.m., returns at 3 p.m.) and the Sustainability Council’s EcoReps program will continue its series of monthly workshops with free lunch atnoon in Student Activities Center Room W312, Feb. 12 – “Mountain-Top Removal Mining” with Professor Keith Mountain.

Additional Information: Register for the bus to “I Love Mountains Day.” UofLEcoReps ProgramSustainability events.

4.) Peace Corps to hold information session

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Feb. 12, Room 232, Education Building

Educate our world through Peace Corps. The Peace Corps needs education and English Teaching specialists to address global education and training needs at grassroots levels. Make a difference by helping to improve a community’s education levels, teaching methods and language competencies, while gaining global skills for your career.

Additional Information: Oscar A. Aliaga, PhD, 852-0638.

5.) Masters of Public Health information sessions set

12:15 p.m. – 1 p.m. Feb. 26, Room W210, Ekstrom Library; March 4, Room 103, SPHIS

Are you interested in learning more about the Master of Public Health (MPH) program? Applications for fall 2014 are currently being accepted. Information sessions will be held Wednesday, Feb. 26, from 12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m. at Ekstrom Library in Room W210 and on Tuesday, March 4, at the School of Public Health and Information Sciences in Room 103 (485 E. Gray Street). Lunch will be provided for those that RSVP by Monday, Feb. 24, tosphismph@louisville.edu.

Additional Information: Tammi Alvey Thomas, 852-3289.

Talks

6.) Physiology and Biophysics seminar

11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Feb. 11, auditorium, Baxter I Research Building

Free

The Department of Physiology and Biophysics presents “Novel Role of the Adrogen Receptor in Diabetes” by Franck Mauvais-Jarvis, MD, PhD, Price-Goldsmith Endowed Professorship in Nutrition Research, professor of medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Tulane University, New Orleans.

Additional Information: Event website.

7.) CGeMM seminar

Noon Feb. 11, Homberger Library, Room 614, Building A, HSC

Kyle Brothers, MD, assistant professor of pediatrics, UofL School of Medicine, will present “Genomic Diagnosis in Children with Developmental Delay.”

Additional Information: Janice Burkett.

8.) “Inventing the Future: Digital Technologies, Entrepreneurship, and the Rise of Silicon Valley”

5 p.m. Feb. 12, University Club

Free, public

A Silicon Valley veteran, Rich Miller helped create both Email and the Cloud, and worked with the international standards community that established the basis for the modern electronic mail industry. Miller has founded several technology startups, including InfoMedia Corp., Rapport Communication, Telematica Inc. and Univa Corp. He has also been a lead consultant on technology projects for AT&T, IBM and Palm Computing.Reception to follow. For more info please contact 852-2247 orjanna@louisville.edu.

9.) There’s Never Been a Better Time to Be an Entrepreneur

5 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. Feb. 13, PNC/Horn Auditorium, Harry Frazier Hall, College of Business

Free, public

Ken Gardner, founder and executive chairman of SOASTA, Inc., will share his insights on the ideal conditions for entrepreneurship in today’s business. A serial entrepreneur himself, Gardner is a graduate of the College of Business and the 2013 Entrepreneurship Circle of Fame inductee. Before starting SOASTA, a Silicon Valley-based software company, he founded five other successful technology firms. He also holds 12 patents.

Additional Information: Donna Zinser Clark, 852-8523.

Grand Rounds

10.) Endocrinology

4 p.m. Feb. 12, Room 038, Baxter II Research Building

Free

Please join us as Shlomit Schaal, MD, PhD, associate professor, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, UofL; director, fellowship program in Vitreo-Retinal Diseases and Surgery; director of Diabetic Retinopathy Service, presents “New Thoughts in the Management of Diabetic Retinopathy.”

Additional Information: Kelly Galiette, 852-5237.

11.) Neuroscience

8 a.m. – 9 a.m. Feb. 13 Room 4003, Nursing School

Free

As part of the Neuroscience Grand Rounds, The Department of Neurology is pleased to have Krista Kane from the Department of Neurosurgery to present “The Site of Insult: Spinal Cord Injury, ‘Push Girls’ and ‘the Ground Zero of Female Pleasure.’”

Additional information: Dominique Hurt, 852-8426. Upcoming NeuroscienceGrand Rounds.

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