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Feb. 27, 2013 Announcements

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Faculty/staff announcements submitted for posting Feb. 26. They are in the Feb. 27 UofL Today email.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events
1.) ‘Tomboy’ — Final French film screening Thursday & Friday

Grand Rounds
2.) Medicine Grand Rounds: Nancy Middleton Smith Lecture
3.) Psychiatry — ‘Mindfulness, Mindsight and the Brain: What is Mind and Mental Health?’

HR Items of Interest
4.) Investment representatives on campus
5.) The Do’s & Don’ts of Corrective Action
6.) Performance Management Training

Miscellaneous
7.) Hyperlink addition: Internal Grants 2013 deadline is Monday, March 25
8.) The 2013–2014 Paul Weber Award for Departmental Excellence

Professional Development
9.) PLAN professional development workshops for graduate students

Talks
10.) Molecular Targets Seminar
11.) Physics colloquium Friday

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events
1.) ‘Tomboy’ — Final French film screening Thursday & Friday
5 p.m. and 8 p.m. Feb. 28, 2 p.m. March 1 Floyd Theatre, Student Activities Center
Free and open to the public
A sensitive portrait of childhood just before pubescence, “Tomboy,” astutely explores the freedom of being untethered to the rule-bound world of gender codes. Laure, a gangly, short-haired kid about to go into fourth grade has just moved and the relocation provides Laure an opportunity for re-invention. Discussion following the Thursday 5 p.m. screening with Brian Leung and on Friday at 2 p.m. with Kaila Story, Audre Lorde chair in race, class, gender, and sexuality studies.
Additional Information: French Film 2013

Grand Rounds
2.) Medicine Grand Rounds: Nancy Middleton Smith Lecture
8 a.m. Feb. 28 Ambulatory Care Building Auditorium
Free
We invite you to join us for the 2013 Nancy Middleton Smith Lecture featuring Glenn A. Hirsch, MD, MHS, FACC, associate professor of medicine and director, Cardiovascular Medicine Fellowship Program at UofL. Hirsch will present “Evolving Strategies in Evaluation and Management of Mitral Regurgitation.” We hope to see you there.
Additional Information: Jason Puckett, 852-1825.

3.) Psychiatry — ‘Mindfulness, Mindsight and the Brain: What is Mind and Mental Health?’
11:30 a.m. Feb. 28 Ambulatory Care Building Auditorium
Free, public
Daniel Siegel, MD (by video hook-up), clinical professor of psychiatry, UCLA, will present “Mindfulness, Mindsight and the Brain: What is Mind and Mental Health?”
Additional Information: Christy Castle-Greenwell 813-6664 or 588-4424

HR Items of Interest
4.) Investment representatives on campus
TIAA-CREF: Feb. 28, March 1, 5, 12 and 13 in Human Resources, Belknap Campus; March 14, Health Sciences Center
Fidelity: Feb. 27, March 6 and 26, in Human Resources, Belknap Campus; Feb. 28, March 13 and 28, Health Sciences Center.
To make an appointment with TIAA-CREF consultant Pat Long, call 1-800-732-8353. To make an appointment with Fidelity consultant Brian Lewin, call 1-800-642-7131. The counseling sessions are one hour in length and free to all employees.
Additional Information: Kathy Hite

5.) The Do’s & Don’ts of Corrective Action
9:30 a.m. March 7 Abell Building Room 109
Free
Are you familiar with UofL’s disciplinary policy and corrective action? Do you enjoy fun game shows like, “Who Wants to be a Millionaire?” If so, make arrangements to come to this two-hour workshop. In a relaxed and informal environment, we will discuss progressive discipline, performance improvement plans and other helpful hints for better understanding this policy.
Additional Information: Registration. Questions? Email staffdev@louisville.edu

6.) Performance Management Training
March, Room 103A, Human Resources
Free
It’s that time of year — performance evaluations are just around the corner. Come and learn the process behind using the new form and the differences between performance appraisals and performance management. There are additional dates available for registration in February and March.
Additional Information: Registration. If you have questions or would like to schedule training for your department, please email staffdev@louisville.edu.

Miscellaneous
7.) Hyperlink addition: Internal Grants 2013 deadline is Monday, March 25
The Office of the Executive Vice President for Research and Innovation is accepting applications for intramural research grants. Full- and part-time students may apply for the Undergraduate Research Scholar grant. All others grants are open only to full-time faculty. Term faculty, one year or less, are ineligible for MRG, PCG and RIG grants. This internal research grant program aims to provide funds for projects for which the investigator intends to seek external funding.
Additional Information: IRIG

8.) The 2013–2014 Paul Weber Award for Departmental Excellence
The Paul Weber Award for Departmental Excellence is back with a streamlined, two-tier application process. The award is intended to provide genuine incentive for departments to review approaches to teaching at all levels. How is your department demonstrating excellence in teaching? Share your success and start your application today. Applications will be accepted beginning July 1 and are due by Aug. 15.
Additional Information: Paul Weber Award

Professional Development
9.) PLAN professional development workshops for graduate students
Writing a Literature Review (HSC) 4 p.m. – 5 p.m. Feb. 27, K Building, Room 2035
Poster Session? Piece of Cake! 2 p.m.–3 p.m. Feb. 28 Houchens Building, Room 105 –In preparation for Graduate Research Symposium and other conferences
PLAN is a series of free professional development workshops for graduate students. 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

Talks
10.) Molecular Targets Seminar
3:45 p.m. Feb. 28 Room 123, Clinical and Translational Research Building, Health Sciences Center
Free
The Molecular Targets Seminar Series will present “ZEB1 Plays a Critical Role in Transforming MEFs into a Stem Cell State in Spheres.” Our speaker will be Yongqing Liu, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Opthalmology, UofL, James Graham Brown Cancer Center. This seminar series is funded by the Brown Cancer Center Joan Cralle Day Cancer Research Fund. Refreshments will be served at 3:30 p.m.
Additional Information: Abdullah Yalcin

11.) Physics colloquium Friday
3 p.m. March 1 Room 112, Natural Science
Free
Gang Chen, assistant professor at Ohio University, will speak on the topic “Abnormal Physical Behavior of Nanoporous Glasses.” His talk will include discussion of his study which has reshaped the conventional view of glass as an isotropic and rigid ceramic material.
Additional Information: Physics Department, 852-6790

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