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Feb. 11, 2013 Announcements

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Faculty/staff announcements submitted for posting Feb. 8. They are in the Feb. 11 UofL Today email.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Arts

1.) William Bailey: Paintings, Drawings, Prints
2.) School of Music Concerts Feb. 11–15

Events
3.) Green Tip: Sustainability researchers unite

Miscellaneous
4.) Complimentary coffee at the University Club
5.) Introduction to EndNote Workshop

Professional / Personal Development
6.) Entrepreneur Training Program for Researchers
7.) PLAN professional development workshops for graduate students

Studies
8.) Baby Boomer Long-Term Care Expectations study

Talks
9.) Lucy Higgs Nichols’ Civil War: From Slavery to the Grand Army of the Republic
10.) The UofL Philosophy Department presents...
11.) This Wednesday: Leonard Cassuto speaks about the Academic Job Market
12.) Anatomical Sciences and Neurobiology Department
13.) The 2013 Allen R. Hite Lecture: Caroline Arscott
14.) Microbiology and Immunology Seminar

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Arts
1.) William Bailey: Paintings, Drawings, Prints
11 a.m. April 15, Cressman Center for Visual Arts
Free
The UofL Hite Art Institute is pleased to announce the opening of “William Bailey: Paintings Drawings Prints — works on paper.” This exhibition features more than 30 works on paper which highlight both of Bailey’s signature still life and figurative styles and illuminate his distinctive color palette. Originally from Council Bluffs, Iowa, Bailey earned his BFA and MFA from Yale University and studied under the minimalist painter Josef Albers.
Additional Information: Claire Pope, exhibition assistant, Hite Art Institute, 852-0288. UofL Today article.

2.) School of Music Concerts Feb. 11–15
Comstock Concert Hall and Bird Recital Hall
Free, unless noted otherwise
Comstock Concert Hall: African American Music Heritage Institute: The Imani Winds, 8 p.m., Feb. 11 ($5 general admission, free for students with ID); and guest artist Nate Siler, trombone, 8 p.m., Feb. 14. Bird Recital Hall: University Jazz Repertory Ensembles, 7:30 p.m., Feb. 13; and University Student Computer Music, 7 p.m., Feb. 15.
Additional Information: School of Music, 852-6907

Events
3.) Green Tip: Sustainability researchers unite
2:30 p.m. Feb. 12, Cox Lounge, Wyatt Hall (2nd floor, center) Brandeis School of Law
Free
All faculty, staff and graduate students engaged in research on issues of sustainability or resilience are invited to Tuesday’s Sustainability Scholars Roundtable. We’ll be discussing the concept of resilience and meeting other sustainability researchers as UofL seeks to enhance interdisciplinary collaboration and grant funding potential in sustainability-related research. Open to researchers from any discipline or unit. Sponsored by UofL’s Sustainability Council.
Additional Information: UofL Sustainability Scholars Roundtable

Miscellaneous
4.) Complimentary coffee at the University Club
6:30 a.m. – 8 a.m. Feb. 11 University Club, Belknap Campus
Free
The University Club is celebrating its 22nd anniversary by inviting all UofL employees to enjoy a free cup of coffee during the month of February. Coffee service will be offered Monday through Friday in our pub area. If you support the concept, we will continue the promotion throughout the school calendar. Please be conscious of our environment and bring your own cup even though paper will be provided.
Additional Information: Linda F. Johnson, 852-3499, University Club website

5.) Introduction to EndNote Workshop
10:30 a.m. – noon Feb. 14, Room W102, Ekstrom Library, Belknap Campus
Free to UofL community
Have you heard about EndNote? This citation management software helps you format citations in styles like APA 6th, MLA, ACS and more. EndNote can also check for the full text of journal articles. Class is limited to 10. Register here.

Additional Information: Toccara Porter, 852-8744

Professional / Personal Development
6.) Entrepreneur Training Program for Researchers
For researchers interested in commercializing technology through a startup company, the EVPRI is offering a competitive opportunity for partial reimbursement of the registration fee for Nucleus’ Startup Training Program. Researchers will analyze their opportunity using the Lean Startup methodology, work with business coaches and make important contacts in the entrepreneurial community. Sessions will be held each Monday from March 4 through May 6 from 6 p.m.–9 pm. Note deadlines of Feb. 14 and Feb. 27.
Additional Information: For more information go to the research website.

7.) PLAN professional development workshops for graduate students
Technology for Effective Teaching 2 p.m.–3 p.m. Feb. 12 Room 105, Houchens Building
Peer Mentoring For Recruitment Noon–1 p.m. Feb. 13 Room 300, Bingham Humanities Building
You Have an Offer, Now What? (Negotiating a Job Offer) 12:30 p.m.–2 p.m. Feb. 14 Room 300, Bingham Humanities Building
PLAN is a framework for understanding graduate student professional development, featuring free workshops and other events. Graduate students interested in attending can register on the PLAN website, and click on the PLAN calendar there to learn about other upcoming plan workshops and events.
Additional Information: PLAN

Studies
8.) Baby Boomer Long-Term Care Expectations study
If you were born between 1946 and 1964 and worry about your long-term care, please participate in a two-part exempt IRB study (13.0039). Part one will gather statements that answer: If you had the chance to change your care as you age, what would you want it to be like?” Part two will ask participants to sort and rate the statements as to meaning, importance and feasibility. The study will be completed via the internet. Log in here.
Additional Information: Email Anna Faul or Joe D'Ambrosio. Baby Boomer Long-Term Care Expectations

Talks
9.) Lucy Higgs Nichols’ Civil War: From Slavery to the Grand Army of the Republic
2 p.m. Feb. 17, Carnegie for Art and History, 201 E St., New Albany, Ind.
Free for UofL faculty, staff and students
Regional historians Vic Megenity and Curt and Pam Peters will discuss the life of enslaved African American Lucy Higgs Nichols who escaped to freedom at Bolivar, Tenn., and became a nurse for the Indiana 23rd Regiment. The Carnegie Center for Art and History is a member of UofL’s Center for Arts and Culture Partnerships.
Additional Information: Laura Wilkins, 944-7336

10.) The UofL Philosophy Department presents...
4 p.m. Feb. 11 Room 205, Bingham Humanities Building
Free and open to the public
Profesor Erin Tarver, James Madison University, will present “Mascots and Mascotting.” Light refreshments will be served.
Additional Information: philosophy department office, 852-6811

11.) This Wednesday: Leonard Cassuto speaks about the Academic Job Market
3 p.m. Feb. 13 Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library, Belknap Campus
Leonard Cassuto, author of “The Graduate Adviser” column at the Chronicle, will explain the role of the job market in academic culture of our time, and what it takes for graduate students to search for jobs with informed confidence. His talk combines some nuggets of advice about how to apply with a larger discussion of what the market means — and how it enforces some of the more pernicious assumptions that hamstring our profession. A brief reception will follow his talk.
Additional Information: PLAN Calendar

12.) Anatomical Sciences and Neurobiology Department
4 p.m. Feb. 11, Room 038 Multipurpose Room, Baxter buildings, Health Sciences Center
Free
The Anatomical Sciences and Neurobiology Department is pleased to present Nate Johnson, PhD faculty candidate from the University of Kentucky, Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology. Presentation title: “Exploring the Relationship between Cardiorespiratory Fitness and the Brain.”
Additional Information: Barbara Hughes, 852-5167

13.) The 2013 Allen R. Hite Lecture: Caroline Arscott
6 p.m. Feb. 11 Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library, Belknap Campus
Free
The UofL Hite Art Institute is pleased to announce the 2013 Allen R. Hite Lecture presented by Caroline Arscott, professor of 19th-Century Art at the Courtauld Institute of Art, London, and the author of “William Morris and Edward Burne-Jones: Interlacings” (Yale, 2008). Her lecture is titled “Colour as Lure and Provocation: William Morris’s Tapestry, The Woodpecker, 1885.”
Additional Information: Jongwoo Jeremy Kim, PhD, assistant professor of modern art, Hite Art Institute, 852-0444

14.) Microbiology and Immunology Seminar
Noon Feb. 12 K Wing, Room 2003, Health Sciences Center
Free, public
The Department of Microbiology & Immunology Seminar Series presents “Otitis media as a polymicrobial infection,” by W. Edward Swords, PhD, associate professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Wake Forest School of Medicine.
Additional Information: Carolyn Burton, 852-6208

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