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Feb. 21, 2014 Announcements

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Announcements submitted for inclusion in the Feb. 21, 2014 UofL Today email.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events

1.) International Banquet to take participants on ‘Global Cruise’

2.) International Film Series offers four movies in four days

3.) COB hosts Walmart Better Living Business Plan Challenge

Health and Wellness

4.) Brown bag lunch to focus on caregiving and self-advocacy

5.) KCP bring mobile mammography screening to Belknap Campus

HR Items of Interest

6.) HR items are topic at Women’s Center Breakfast Forum

7.) The new Spring 2014 HR Training Catalog is here

Miscellaneous

8.) Credit card and payroll deduction now available for faculty/staff SRC memberships

9.) University Writing Center calls for submissions for student art exhibition

10.) UofL faculty member, colon cancer survivor shares his story

11.) Joan Riehm Memorial Environmental Leadership Award nominations being accepted

Talks

12.) Generating student discussion: Blank stares and awkward silences

13.) Dartmouth neurosurgery chair David Roberts to speak March 6

14.) Neuroscience Lunch and Learn focuses on spine surgery

Grand Rounds

15.) Neuroscience

16.) Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events

1.) International Banquet to take participants on ‘Global Cruise’

7 p.m. – 10 p.m. Feb. 22, Student Activities Center, Multipurpose Room

$5, students; $10, public, faculty and staff

The American International Relations Club is proud to present the 2014 International Banquet, Global Cruise. Enjoy international cuisine and performances. Tickets can be purchased at the International Center, second floor, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday.

Additional Information: Ashley Gray-Ziba.

2.) International Film Series offers four movies in four days

6 p.m. Feb. 23-26, Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library

Free, public

The eighth annual International Film Series, sponsored by the Department of Communication and the Institute for Intercultural Communication, will feature four films from four countries in four days beginning Sunday. Moderated discussions and refreshments will follow each film. The schedule is “My Time Will Come,” Ecuador, Feb. 23; “1942: A Love Story,” India, Feb. 24; “Metropolis,” Japan, Feb. 25; “Bamako,” Mali, Feb. 26.

Additional Information: 2014 International Film Series. Margaret D'Silva.

3.) COB hosts Walmart Better Living Business Plan Challenge

8:45 a.m. Feb. 28, Room 336, Harry Frazier Hall, College of Business

Free, public

Teams of students from six universities in the Midwest will pitch their “sustainable” business ideas in this regional competition hosted by the College of Business. Think “Shark Tank” goes green. Presenting teams are from UofL, Cleveland State University, University of Arkansas, University of Texas at Austin, Vanderbilt University and Washington University. The winner goes on to Walmart headquarters in Benton, Ark., to compete in the finals for up to $15,000 in business start-up cash.

Additional Information: Donna Zinser Clark, 852-8523.

Health and Wellness

4.) Brown bag lunch to focus on caregiving and self-advocacy

Noon – 1 p.m. Feb. 27, Room 103A, Human Resources

Free

Following up on the Great Places to Work/Get Healthy Now workshop, “Caregiving and a System of Support: Tips for Self-Advocacy,” please join us for an informal brown bag discussion as a way for those caring for a grand/child, parent, relative or friend to build our UofL network of support.

Additional Information: Work-life Balance Committee.

5.) KCP bring mobile mammography screening to Belknap Campus

9 a.m. – 4 p.m. April 9, Gottschalk Circle on Belknap Campus (next to Shumaker Research Building)

UofL employees, age 40 and over. Insurance, Medicare or Medicaid will be billed. UofL insurance covers 100 percent.

Is it time for your annual mammogram? If so, you’re in luck. UofL’s Kentucky Cancer Program is pleased to bring the mobile mammography van back to Belknap Campus for women 40 years old and over. Mammograms will be provided by UofL Hospital and the James Graham Brown Cancer Center. UofL Women’s Center will also be on site with information. UofL insurance will cover 100 percent of the mammogram cost. Call today for your appointment, 852-6318.

Additional Information: Jaime Wientjes, 852-6318. Flyer.

HR Items of Interest

6.) HR items are topic at Women’s Center Breakfast Forum

9 a.m. Feb. 27, Room 109, Abell Administration Building, Health Sciences Campus

Want to know more about Human Resources items of interest and what it has to offer? Learn more at the Women’s Center Breakfast Forum at HSC. Representatives from the Human Resources Department will be on hand to talk about policies and items of interest and to answer questions you may have. Make your reservation by noon, Feb. 24. Email womenctr@louisville.edu or Phyllis M. Webb, 852-8976, for more details.

7.) The new Spring 2014 HR Training Catalog is here

The wait is over. The Human Resources Spring Training Catalog is up and running. If you’re interested in participating in some of our brand new professional development opportunities, come check us out.

Miscellaneous

8.) Credit card and payroll deduction now available for faculty/staff SRC memberships

Faculty and staff wishing to join the new Student Recreation Center will be able to do so either by using a credit card or by payroll deduction beginning Monday, Feb. 24. Those wishing to join may stop by the Intramural Office, located in the lobby of the Student Recreation Center (SRC), between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays to start their memberships. Memberships for faculty and staff are $22/month and are available in blocks of three, six, nine or 12 months at a time.

Additional Information: John Smith, 852-6707.

9.) University Writing Center calls for submissions for student art exhibition

All UofL students are invited to submit 2D, 3D, or video entries inspired in some manner by the theme “Writing in the World.” Selected artwork will be featured at a March 26 exhibition hosted by the University Writing Center. All artwork must be submitted to Gabrielle Mayer of the Department of Fine Arts by March 17. Please visit the University Writing Center website for submission and event details.

Additional Information: Adam Robinson. Gabrielle Mayer.

10.) UofL faculty member, colon cancer survivor shares his story

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month. Did you know that screening can prevent colon cancer or find it early when treatment is most effective? UofL faculty member and colon cancer survivor David Britt, PhD, is encouraging everyone age 50 and over to be screened for colon cancer. See his story here. For more information about colon cancer screening or “Dress in Blue Day,” call the Kentucky Cancer Program, 852-6318.

Additional Information: Jaime Wientjes, 852-6318.

11.) Joan Riehm Memorial Environmental Leadership Award nominations being accepted

The Partnership for a Green City seeks nominations for the Joan Riehm Memorial Environmental Leadership Award (nomination form.)  If you know someone who you believe deserves recognition for sustainability leadership, please nominate him or her. Nominees need to be employees or students of the Partner entities, including UofL.

Additional Information: Brent Fryrear, 852-8854.

Talks

12.) Generating student discussion: Blank stares and awkward silences

12 p.m. – 2 p.m. Feb. 26, Room 244, Delphi Center, Ekstrom Library

In this interactive “discussion about discussions,” join your faculty colleagues as we explore the strengths and limitations of using discussion as part of one’s teaching practice. We will identify the characteristics of successful classroom discussions and share resources and tips for establishing ground rules that clarify student and faculty responsibilities in a discussion. A light lunch will be served, so preregistration is required. Learn more and register here.

13.) Dartmouth neurosurgery chair David Roberts to speak March 6

8 a.m. – 9 a.m. March 6, Room 4003, auditorium, School of Nursing

Free

The Department of Neurosurgery is pleased to have David W. Roberts, MD, present “Fluorescence-Guided Surgery: How Much More Fun Can It Get?” Roberts is chair and professor of the Department of Neurosurgery at Dartmouth University. For more information, including how to watch it live on the web and receive CME credit, click here.

Additional Information: Paul Fultz.

14.) Neuroscience Lunch and Learn focuses on spine surgery

12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. March 20, Rudd Heart and Lung Building, Great Hall 3 and 4

Free

For the first monthly Neuroscience Lunch and Learn, Maxwell Boakye, MD, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Neurosurgery, will present “Developments in Spine Surgery.” This is a UofL CME event that will provide 1 CME credit to physicians attending the lecture. Lunch will be provided by the Department of Neurosurgery.

Additional Information: Emily Rollins, 502-407-3226.

Grand Rounds

15.) Neuroscience

8 a.m. – 9 a.m. Feb. 27, Room 4003, Nursing School

Free

As part of the Neurosciences Grand Rounds, The Department of Neurology is pleased to announce that Robert P. Friedland will present “The Multiple Reserve Theory and the Salutogenesis of Aging” Thursday, Feb. 27. Upcoming Neuroscience Grand Rounds.

16.) Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health

1 p.m. Feb. 21, auditorium, Ambulatory Care Building

Henry Bohler Jr., MD, associate professor, division of reproductive endocrinology and infertility, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health, UofL School of Medicine, presents “OncoFertility.” He will discuss the impact of different cancer therapies on female fertility and options for fertility preservation in females treated for cancer, as well as the initial counseling in cancer survivors interested in fertility preservation.

Additional Information: Susan Jackson, 502-561-7449.

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