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Feb. 25, 2014 Announcements

by UofL Today last modified Feb 25, 2014 09:41 AM

Announcements submitted for inclusion in the Feb. 25, 2014 UofL Today email.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events

1.) NASA official to speak at Speed School’s E-Expo

2.) University Club offering lunch with Coach Dan McDonnell

Miscellaneous

3.) Community Engagement taking entries for 2014 summer youth opportunities website

4.) Surplus Warehouse closing to prepare for auction

5.) Anthropology major Sara Deurell publishes novel

6.) Community Service Leave pilot extended for 2014

Talks

7.) Contribution of Oxidized LDL-derived Reactive Aldehydes on Endothelial Activation

8.) Let’s Talk Lunch ‘I Believe In... International Travel’

9.) ‘History and Homosexuality in the Middle East’ is subject of panel discussion

10.) Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences Colloquium

Grand Rounds

11.) Endocrinology

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events

1.) NASA official to speak at Speed School’s E-Expo

10 a.m.  4 p.m. March 1, JB Speed School of Engineering

Free

With our theme “SPEEDing to the Next Frontier,” E-EXPO welcomes our keynote speaker from the NASA Alternative Fuel Vehicle Program, Jennifer Layton. Layton’s address will take place at 1 p.m. in the Ernst Hall auditorium. In addition to the keynote, visitors of all ages will be able to tour numerous open engineering laboratories and research centers as well as participate in many hands on activities and competitions sponsored by our engineering student societies throughout the day.

2.) University Club offering lunch with Coach Dan McDonnell

Noon Feb. 27, University Club

$9.95 ++

You are invited to have lunch at the UClub with UofL baseball coach Dan McDonnell. Coach will discuss last season’s trip to Omaha and preview the 2014 schedule. Feel free to bring guests for a wonderful lunch and lively discussion. Call 852-6996 to make reservations.

Additional Information: Linda Johnson, 852-6996.

Miscellaneous

3.) Community Engagement taking entries for 2014 summer youth opportunities website

As a courtesy to the university and community, the Office of Community Engagement once again will showcase on its website summer youth opportunities provided by or in conjunction with 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 Summer Youth Opportunities form no later than March 30. Postings will be made available by mid-April.

4.) Surplus Warehouse closing to prepare for auction

Feb. 27, 1901 S. Floyd St., Belknap Campus

The Surplus Warehouse, located at 1901 S. Floyd St. on Belknap Campus, will be open for viewing and reserving surplus items for department use Wednesday, Feb. 26, 8 a.m. – noon and 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. The Surplus Warehouse will then close Thursday, Feb. 27, to prepare for the next auction to be held Saturday, March 15. We request that all items reserved by departments be removed as soon as possible.

Additional Information: Susan Carmack, 852-2986.

5.) Anthropology major Sara Deurell publishes novel

Anthropology undergraduate Sara Deurell has just published a novel titled The Life and Death (but mostly the death) of Erica Flynn. Deurell published the novel under the nom de plume of Sara Marian. The novel is now available on Amazon in paperback and Kindle versions.

Additional Information: For more information, visit here.

6.) Community Service Leave pilot extended for 2014

The Community Service Leave pilot program is continuing for the 2014 calendar year. Reminder, you have one day (pro-rated for part-time employees) to use as Community Service Leave. Help represent UofL in your community by giving back as a volunteer.

Additional Information: Community Service Leave flyer. Human Resources, 852-6258.

Talks

7.) Contribution of Oxidized LDL-derived Reactive Aldehydes on Endothelial Activation

11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Feb. 25, auditorium, Baxter I Research Building

Free

The Department of Physiology and Biophysics presents the seminar “Contribution of Oxidized LDL-derived Reactive Aldehydes on Endothelial Activation,” by Sanjay Srivastava, PhD, professor and Distinguished University Scholar, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, UofL. Event information.

8.) Let’s Talk Lunch ‘I Believe In... International Travel’

Noon – 1 p.m. Feb. 26, Cultural Center multipurpose room

Free

What are the first steps to studying abroad? Come to the Let’s Talk Lunch “I Believe In…International Travel” Wednesday, Feb. 26, from noon to 1 p.m. in the Cultural Center multipurpose room to learn about what first-year students and first-time travelers should know about preparing to study abroad. Enjoy a free lunch from Qdoba while learning about scholarships, timing and how your first time abroad won’t be your last. For more information, contact Anna Yacovone in the Office of Study Abroad and International Travel or Samantha Riley in the Office of First Year Initiatives.

9.) ‘History and Homosexuality in the Middle East’ is subject of panel discussion

4 p.m. – 6 p.m. Feb. 27, Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library

Free

For the first time, this year’s Louis R. Gottschalk Lecture will feature a panel discussion between three distinguished historians, including Samar Habib, University of London; Joseph Massad, Columbia University; and Everett Rowson, New York University. Join us for a frank and provocative conversation about the history of same-sex love and relationships in the Middle East and its significance for politics and social attitudes in the region today. Lecture information.

10.) Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences Colloquium

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. March 3, Room 139, Shumaker Research Building, Belknap Campus

Free

On Monday, March 3, Matthew Jarrett, PhD, from University of Alabama will present a talk titled “ADHD and Comorbid Anxiety: From Basic to Applied Research” from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. in room 139, Shumaker Research Building. Jarrett received his doctorate at Virginia Polytechnic University. His research and clinical interests are in the field of developmental psychopathology, particularly in the areas of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and anxiety disorders.

Additional Information: Paul J. Rosen, PhD.

Grand Rounds

11.) Endocrinology

4 p.m. Feb. 26, lower level, Room 038, Baxter II Research Building, Health Sciences Center

Free

Please join us as Barbara J. Clark, PhD, associate professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, UofL School of Medicine, presents “Targeting fibroblast growth factors 15/19 and 21 in metabolic diseases.” Email Kelly Galiette or call 852-5237.

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