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Feb. 28, 2013 Announcements

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Faculty/staff announcements submitted for posting Feb. 27. They are in the Feb. 28 UofL Today email.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Arts
1.) School of Music Concerts March 4–7
2.) CORRECTION for Jabbour-Perlman concert

Events
3.) Dress in Blue Day at the Kentucky Science Center

Grand Rounds
4.) Pediatrics
5.) Orthopaedic Surgery
6.) Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health

Information Technology
7.) PeopleSoft HR SA maintenance will be performed Saturday
8.) Do you use PeopleSoft? Menus changing March 2
9.) Desk phones will restart, receive alerts Friday night

Miscellaneous
10.) Green Tip: Leap into a sustainable spring with organic gardening
11.) Biological Safety Cabinet services contract

Studies
12.) Mind-Body Connections

Talks
13.) DOVS Research Seminar Series
14.) Anatomical Sciences & Neurobiology Spring 2013 Seminar Series
15.) Department of Biology, Brown & Williamson distinguished speaker
16.) McConnell Center Talk: reTHINK Capitalism and Equality
17.) Pathogenomics of the opportunistic respiratory bacteria Burkholderia and Pseudomonas
18.) Microbiology and Immunology Seminar

Workshops
19.) Banjo, fiddle workshops set for Saturday
20.) Music Education and Therapy workshop with Clifford K. Madsen

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Arts
1.) School of Music Concerts March 4–7
Free
Comstock Concert Hall: Guest artist Max Rabinovitsj, violin, with Paul York, cello, and Dror Biran, piano, performing music by Franz Schubert, Robert Schumann and J.S. Bach, 8 p.m., March 4; Community Music Program faculty artist Tony Watson, flute, with Kevin Shank, guitar, 8 p.m., March 7. Bird Recital Hall: Faculty artists Jack Ashworth and Matilda Ertz, harpsichords, 7 p.m., March 6.
Additional Information: School of Music website, 852-6907

2.) CORRECTION for Jabbour-Perlman concert
March 2 Bird Recital Hall, School of Music
Free
The Alan Jabbour-Ken Perlman will start at 8 p.m., not 7:30 p.m. as previously advertised. For patrons who come at 7:30, some local old-time musicians will play an opening set. Jabbour and Perlman will have workshops earlier in the day. (See announcement under Workshops.)
Additional Information: Jack Ashworth 852-0541

Events
3.) Dress in Blue Day at the Kentucky Science Center
10 a.m.–4 p.m. March 1 Kentucky Science Center, 727 W. Main St.
Check the Science Center’s website for pricing. First 100 UofL employees who show their UofL I.D. will receive $5 off.
UofL’s Kentucky Cancer Program will have the Incredible walk-through Colon at the Kentucky Science Center, in conjunction with the special exhibit, BODY WORLDS Vital, for National Dress in Blue Day. Madeline Abramson, honorary chair of Dress in Blue Day for Kentucky, and UofL’s Darrell Griffith will join us from noon to 1 p.m. We also will give away FREE T-shirts to the first 200 people wearing blue who come through the colon.
Additional Information: Jaime Wientjes, 852-6318; Kentucky Science Center website

Grand Rounds
4.) Pediatrics
8 a.m. March 1 Norton Hospital, 2nd Floor Auditorium
Free, public
Join us for a Grand Rounds featuring Carol D. Berkowitz, MD. Berkowitz is the executive vice chair of the Department of Pediatrics at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. She will be discussing medical neglect and the challenges in decision-making. We hope to see you there.
Additional Information: Brittney Luckett, 629-8828

5.) Orthopaedic Surgery
6:45 a.m. March 1 Baxter I Research Building, lower level, auditorium
Free
The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery presents “Resident Research Updates” (Part II). UofL orthopaedic surgery residents will give a presentation introducing the problem, give a brief literature review, discuss the research methods to be used and explain the statistical design for their projects. Following the presentation, the faculty will give feedback.
Additional Information: Monica Welsh, 852-6902

6.) Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health
1 p.m. March 1 Ambulatory Care Building, Auditorium, Health Sciences Center
Robert Hilgers, MD, professor emeritus, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Gynecology Oncology, UofL, presents “Silence. We wait. They die.” He will discuss the global impact of poverty on the spread of the HPV virus and cervical cancer, plus the role of partnerships in developing secondary prevention strategies.
Additional Information: Susan Jackson, 561-7449

Information Technology
7.) PeopleSoft HR SA maintenance will be performed Saturday
8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. March 2
IT will perform quarterly maintenance to the PeopleSoft Human Resources and Student Administration systems. While the systems will be online during maintenance, all users should stay out of these systems to avoid processing inconsistencies. When maintenance is complete, the systems will be taken offline for approximately half an hour. This offline period will occur whenever maintenance is completed, and systems are expected to be back online no later than 5:30 p.m.
Additional information: IT HelpDesk, 852-7997

8.) Do you use PeopleSoft? Menus changing March 2
PeopleSoft users will notice changes to menu location and functionality beginning March 2. The major change you will notice is the location of the main menu, which will shift from its current left-hand location to a horizontal location along the top of your screen. The horizontal menu tab structure will feature drop-down menus, and a “breadcrumb” trail at the top of the screen to help you track your location within the application. These changes do not affect PeopleSoft Financials.
Additional Information: Video, PDF

9.) Desk phones will restart, receive alerts Friday night
10 p.m. Friday, March 1 – 2 a.m. Saturday, March 2
During IT’s regular preventive maintenance period, desk phones will restart and send alerts while maintenance is performed. Phones will receive multiple emergency alerts stating, “This is a test, please disregard.” Please note that other systems (e.g. Blackboard, email, instant messaging, wireless, PeopleSoft, SharePoint, ULink, data services, etc.) may be taken offline without notice. Complete information on IT’s preventive maintenance period.
Additional Information: IT HelpDesk, 852-7997

Miscellaneous
10.) Green Tip: Leap into a sustainable spring with organic gardening
4 p.m. March 1 Garden Commons at the Cultural Center
Free
The days are getting longer. Have you started your seeds yet? Now’s the time to start planning your garden to ensure you’ll have the most local, nutritious food possible. The Garden Commons at the Cultural Center is the best place to get your hands dirty learning how to grow organic food with others from the UofL community. No experience necessary. Get access to ideas, support, and even dirt to grow in. It all starts Friday with a hands-on workshop in planting delicious spring greens.
Additional Information: Details on the Sustainability website.

11.) Biological Safety Cabinet services contract
UofL has entered into a contract with two NSF-certified vendors to provide annual certification of biological safety cabinets (BSCs) as well as decontamination and emergency repair services. This contract, effective immediately, ensures discounted pricing while maintaining quality service. Contact information for the two exclusive contracted vendors for BSC services is on the DEHS website (opens as PDF).
Additional Information: Email the Biological Safety Office or call 852-6670

Studies
12.) Mind-Body Connections
Noon March 1 Room 316, Davidson Hall, Belknap Campus
$48 compensation provided
Are you healthy, between the ages of 18 and 40? The UofL Stress & Health Lab is seeking men and women to volunteer for a research study on stress and health. Eligibility: no chronic medical or emotional condition (including ADHD), no prescription medication use (birth control acceptable), not pregnant/nursing. Two afternoon visits, Belknap Campus, three hours total. $48 compensation. Questions? Interested in participating? IRB #11.0507
Additional Information: Email Mind-Body or call 852-2665.

Talks
13.) DOVS Research Seminar Series
11 a.m. March 1 Kentucky Lions Eye Center-Basement Conference Room
Free to UofL faculty, residents, students
Donald T. Miller, PhD, professor of optometry & vision science, School of Optometry, Indiana University, will present “Imaging the Retina beyond Commercial Optical Coherence Tomography.”

14.) Anatomical Sciences & Neurobiology Spring 2013 Seminar Series
4 p.m. Feb. 28 Baxter Auditorium
Free
Anatomical Sciences & Neurobiology Spring 2013 Seminar Series–University of Louisville School of Medicine is pleased to present Katie Harman. Her presentation will be on “Using Acute Aerobic Rehabilitation to Attenuate Cardiovascular Dysfunction Following SCI: Exercise Fixes Everything.”
Additional Information: Barbara Hughes, 852-5167

15.) Department of Biology, Brown & Williamson distinguished speaker
3 p.m. Feb. 28 Room 137 Shumaker Research Building, Belknap Campus
Free
The Department of Biology invites you to a public lecture by Mike Kaspari, PhD, distinguished professor at the University of Oklahoma. Kaspari’s presentation is titled “Starstuff—how the ecology of the planet depends on the building blocks of the universe.”
Additional Information: Steve Yanoviak

16.) McConnell Center Talk: reTHINK Capitalism and Equality
6 p.m. Feb. 28 Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library, Belknap Campus
Free, public
From 20th century progressives to the Occupy Wall Street protestors of today, critics have questioned the societal consequences of capitalism. But, does capitalism offer benefits that off-set the costs? Join James Otteson, joint professor of philosophy and economics at Yeshiva University, as he considers this question in a free, public event using his book, “Adam Smith’s Marketplace of Life,” as a guide. The event is part of the McConnell Center’s “reTHINK” lecture series.
Additional Information: McConnell Center, 852-8811, reTHINK Capitalism and Equality

17.) Pathogenomics of the opportunistic respiratory bacteria Burkholderia and Pseudomonas
Noon March 1 Dental School, Room 119
Free
Oral Biology 605: Oral Health Seminars Presents “Pathogenomics of the opportunistic respiratory bacteria Burkholderia and Pseudomonas,” by Deborah Yoder-Himes, assistant professor, Department of Biology, UofL. Pizza and soda will be served.
Additional Information: g0buon01@louisville.edu

18.) Microbiology and Immunology Seminar
Noon, Feb. 28 Room 038, Baxter II, Health Sciences Center
The Department of Microbiology & Immunology Seminar Series presents, “SeXX affects immune responses and the outcome of influenza in mice and humans,” by Sabra L. Klein, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Additional Information: Carolyn Burton, 852-6208

Workshops
19.) Banjo, fiddle workshops set for Saturday
2:30 p.m.–5 p.m. March 2, Rooms 262 and 263, School of Music
$10 for UofL faculty, staff and students with ID; $25 general admission
Alan Jabbour and Ken Perlman will give concurrent workshops on the fiddle and banjo. The duo will perform Saturday evening (see announcement under Arts).
Additional Information: Jack Ashworth 852-0541

20.) Music Education and Therapy workshop with Clifford K. Madsen
5 p.m. March 7; 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. March 8, School of Music
Free
Three separate presentations will be “A positive approach for social interaction,” “Establishing intensity: Rehearsals that matter” and “Current trends and practices in music therapy.” Clifford K. Madsen is the Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor of Music at The Florida State University College of Music. He is widely published throughout scholarly journals in music education and therapy.
Additional Information: Specific times, locations (opens as PDF); Amy Acklin, Darcy Walworth

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