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Feb. 12, 2013 Announcements

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Faculty/staff announcements submitted for posting Feb. 11. They are in the Feb. 12 UofL Today email.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events
1.) Free GRE test preparation workshops
2.) Pather Panchali Screening — Post Colonial Film Series

Grand Rounds
3.) Endocrinology
4.) Cardiovascular Medicine

Health and Wellness
5.) Take 20 — Feed Your Heart with the Push of a Button
6.) e-x-h-a-l-e

HR Items of Interest
7.) Culture Shift — Making UofL Lean & Green in 2013

Miscellaneous
8.) 2013 Summer Youth Opportunities
9.) Responsible Conduct of Research 101 (Belknap)
10.) Responsible Conduct of Research 101 (HSC)
11.) UofL baseball
12.) Call for Proposals — 2013 CUMU Conference
13.) Call for summer research project submission

Talks
14.) Brown Bag Presentation — International Interlocks and Transnational Business Class Formation
15.) EXAM IIB—Francesca Rinaldo Salipur, BMB grad student
16.) Anatomical Sciences and Neurobiology Department
17.) The Department of Physiology & Biophysics presents a seminar
19.) David Anderson, Faculty Research Forum

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events
1.) Free GRE test preparation workshops
Feb. 25, 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. and March 2, 8 a.m. – noon Room 139, Shumaker Building, Belknap Campus
Free
SIGS and REACH are hosting two free half-day GRE workshops open to UofL alumni, staff, post-baccalaureate students, current graduate and undergraduate students, and community members. Please register to attend. Registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.
Additional Information: Christian Gamm, 852-3109

2.) Pather Panchali Screening — Post Colonial Film Series
1 p.m. Feb. 13, Room 139, Shumaker Building, Belknap Campus
Free
Satyajit Ray’s 1955 debut didn’t just introduce Indian films to the larger world-cinema stage, it also gave us one of the screen’s most beloved characters: A young man named Apu who, over the course of three movies, would exemplify the experience of growing up in India in the mid-20th century. Discussion with film and digital media professor Andrew Cooper will follow. Refreshments served.
Additional Information: Presented by the Commonwealth Center for the Humanities & Society. See upcoming events and films.

Grand Rounds
3.) Endocrinology
4 p.m. Feb. 13, Room 038, Lower Level, Baxter Research Building, Health Sciences Center
Free
Please join us as Stephen J. Winters, MD, professor of medicine, chief, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes, UofL, presents “Klinefelter Syndrome.”
Additional Information: Email Kelly Galiette or call 852-5237

4.) Cardiovascular Medicine
Noon – 1 p.m. Feb. 13, Jewish Hospital Rudd Heart & Lung Conference Ctr., (CC/16th. Fl.), Great Halls I & II
The Division of Cardiovascular Medicine is pleased to present “Sleep Apnea and Failing Heart” by John S. Floras, professor, Faculty of Medicine, Canada Research Chair in Integrative Cardiovascular Biology. Out of respect for your colleagues and the presenter, please arrive early if you plan to partake in the light lunch provided (11:30).
Additional Information: Please check our site or UofL Physicians, or call Darlene Rose, 852-7959, for more information.

Health and Wellness
5.) Take 20 — Feed Your Heart with the Push of a Button
12:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15, University Club, Belknap Campus
Join Get Healthy Now and the University Club for a unique 20-minute session that includes not only a heart-healthy cooking demo, but also samples and recipes to take home. As a special bonus, the University Club is offering a heart-healthy lunch at a reduced price.
Additional Information: Feel free to drop in or register. Order your healthful lunch here. Call 852-0128 for more information.

6.) e-x-h-a-l-e
Noon, four Wednesdays starting Feb. 13, Room K2034, School of Nursing, K Building, Health Sciences Center
Take a deep breath and register for this life-changing Get Healthy Now workshop. Exhale is designed to help you manage your stress and become more satisfied in your current situation. Need a breather? Come to this free workshop.
Additional Information: Register here. For more information, contact Paula Kommor

HR Items of Interest
7.) Culture Shift — Making UofL Lean & Green in 2013
2 p.m. Feb. 19, Room 103A, Human Resources, 1980 Arthur St., Belknap Campus
Free
Join us next week as we learn new ways to make UofL Lean & Green. What exactly does that mean? University experts will introduce you to basic principles of sustainability and how you can apply them at work and home. Come learn a wide variety of tips that can help you shift our culture toward becoming good stewards of the environment. Want to know more about the Eco-Reps program? This session will also introduce you this new endeavor.
Additional Information: Registration. Questions? Email staff development.

Miscellaneous
8.) 2013 Summer Youth Opportunities
As a courtesy to the university community, the Office of the Vice President for Community Engagement has created a portal on its website to showcase summer youth opportunities provided by UofL. If your unit/department offers a summer enrichment program that is open to the general public and would like to be included in this listing, please fill out the 2013 Summer Youth Opportunity Form.
Additional Information: Summer Youth Opportunities form

9.) Responsible Conduct of Research 101 (Belknap)
1 p.m. Feb. 14, Room 139, Shumaker Research Building
Free
This session will provide two contact hours for post doc and NIH requirement; conducted by Research Integrity Staff briefly covering all areas of RCR: Animal Welfare; Biological and Environmental Safety; HIPAA – Research; Human Subjects; Conflicts of Interest; Fiscal Responsibility; Authorship and Publication; Collaboration; Data management and Stewardship; Mentor/Mentee Relationships; Peer Review; Social Responsibility in Science; Research Misconduct. Light refreshments will be served.
Additional Information: Research Integrity, 852-2454

10.) Responsible Conduct of Research 101 (HSC)
11 a.m. Feb. 19, Room 124, Clinical and Translational Research Building
Free
This session will provide two contact hours for post doc and NIH requirement; conducted by Research Integrity Staff briefly covering all areas of RCR: Animal Welfare; Biological and Environmental Safety; HIPAA – Research; Human Subjects; Conflicts of Interest; Fiscal Responsibility; Authorship and Publication; Collaboration; Data management and Stewardship; Mentor/Mentee Relationships; Peer Review; Social Responsibility in Science; Research Misconduct. Light refreshments will be served.
Additional Information: Additional Information: Research Integrity, 852-2454

11.) UofL baseball
Jim Patterson Stadium, Third and Central, Belknap Campus
Free admission, no rental fee
The nationally ranked UofL baseball team invites you to have a day out at the ballpark. Here is your chance to have a group outing with your coworkers and check out the newly expanded Jim Patterson Stadium. This is open to any organization or college at the university. You get to enjoy a day hanging out at the Sun Tan City Patio for no cost to you. You can book the patio for any home game (first-come, first-served) by contacting Katie Goben at 852-7486 or emailing ulmark@louisville.edu
Additional Information: Baseball promotions

12.) Call for Proposals — 2013 CUMU Conference
UofL is proud to host the 19th Annual Conference of the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU) Oct. 26 – 29 at the Galt House. Conference theme is “Transforming and Sustaining Communities through Partnerships.” Proposals are being accepted in these tracks: Partnerships for Education; Healthy Communities; Economic Development and Revitalization; and Environmental Initiatives. Visit the conference website for more details.
Additional Information: Call for proposals. Email Henry Cunningham.

13.) Call for summer research project submission
Summer research projects are being solicited from faculty to submit a biomedical summer research project for our medical students. The student’s stipend support and poster production costs are covered by the School of Medicine’s Summer Research Scholar Program (SRSP) and NIH training grants. To submit a project, click here. Deadline is March 8.
Additional Information: HSC Research Office, 852-7794

Talks
14.) Brown Bag Presentation — International Interlocks and Transnational Business Class Formation
12:30 p.m. Feb. 14, Room 132, Lutz Hall, Belknap Campus
Free
In the next installment of the Department of Sociology brown bag series, Joshua Murray will present a paper titled “International Interlocks and Transnational Business Class Formation.” Murray’s work explores the difficult to see but impactful ties among the elite leadership of transnational corporations using network analysis methods. Murray is a post-doctoral fellow at the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions at Vanderbilt University.
Additional Information: Email David Roelfs or Robin Hognas

15.) EXAM IIB—Francesca Rinaldo Salipur, BMB grad student
Noon Feb. 11, Homberger Library, Room 614, Building A, Health Sciences Center
“Investigating the Mechanism of Action of XB05, a Novel Small Molecule with Anticancer Properties.”

16.) Anatomical Sciences and Neurobiology Department
11 a.m. Feb. 12, Room 2035, School of Nursing, K Wing, Health Sciences Center
Free
The Anatomical Sciences and Neurobiology Department is pleased to present Nate Johnson, PhD faculty candidate from University of Kentucky in the Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology. Title of presentation is “Cranium, Meninges and Cortical Blood Supply.”
Additional Information: Barbara Hughes, 852-5167

17.) The Department of Physiology & Biophysics presents a seminar
11:45 a.m. Feb. 12, Baxter I Auditorium, Health Sciences Center
Free
The seminar title is “Impaired Hydrogen Sulfide Vasodilation in Rats Exposed to Intermittent Hypoxia” by Nancy L. Kanagy, PhD, professor, Department of Cell Biology & Physiology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque.
Additional Information: Kanagy

19.) David Anderson, Faculty Research Forum
3:30 p.m. Feb. 15, Room 300, Bingham Humanities Building, Belknap Campus
Free and open to the public
Join David Anderson of the English department as he discusses Louisville poet George Marion McClellan (1860-1934). McClellan was one of the most talented and ambitious African American poets in the generation before the Harlem Renaissance. He focused on nature lyrics that attacked conventions of Southern pastoral, challenged myths of American settlement and pointed out the Social Darwinist assumptions that underlay racial politics in the United States. Refreshments served.
Additional Information: Presented by the Commonwealth Center for the Humanities & Society. Faculty Research Forums.

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