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Jan. 14, 2013 Announcements

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Faculty/staff announcements submitted for posting Jan. 11. They are in the Jan. 14 UofL Today email.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events
1.) Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl for Kids’ Sake

Grand Rounds
2.) Tomorrow’s Epilepsy Surgery Grand Rounds

Health and Wellness
3.) Get Ready — Become a nonsmoker
4.) Party Yourself into Shape!™ with free GHN Zumba fitness

Miscellaneous
5.) Faculty and Graduate Student Learning Community on Mentoring: Session Three
6.) Herbal flu therapies? Use Natural Standard to find the evidence
7.) Summer Research Opportunity Program
8.) PLAN professional development workshops for graduate students

Studies
9.) People age 18 and older needed for a research study of depression

Talks
10.) Role of Lipids and Lysosomes in Innate Immunity; Insights from Advanced Live Imaging of Macrophages

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events
1.) Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl for Kids’ Sake
April, Rose Bowl
$100 in pledges per person to bowl
Like to bowl? Like to help out the community? Well Bowl for Kids’ Sake is just for you. We are now organizing teams for the event. Each bowler must get at least $100 in pledges. In return you will get a T-shirt, two games of bowling, a free pizza lunch and a fun day at the alley with trivia, music and games.
Additional Information: To form a team or to make a donation to the event, please contact Julie Oechsli, 852-1489. Visit Bowl for Kids’ Sake.

Grand Rounds
2.) Tomorrow’s Epilepsy Surgery Grand Rounds
4 p.m. Jan. 15, Metro Conference Room, Ambulatory Care Building, Health Sciences Center
Free
At tomorrow’s Epilepsy Surgery Grand Rounds, UofL faculty members, including Warren Boling, Steve Evans and Chris Shafer, will discuss interesting and noteworthy epilepsy cases. All health care professionals who treat epilepsy are invited to attend, as are residents, fellows and medical students. CME credit is available.
Additional Information: Epilepsy Surgery Grand Rounds

Health and Wellness
3.) Get Ready — Become a nonsmoker
Noon Jan. 18, first floor, James Graham Brown Cancer Center, Health Sciences Center
Free
UofL Kentucky Cancer Program is sponsoring free Cooper Clayton Smoking Cessation classes. The program consists of 13 one-hour weekly sessions. It is open to all ages 18 and over. Participants use nicotine replacement products such as the nicotine patch, nicotine gum or nicotine lozenge (free to class attendees). This is a science-based program which uses education, skills training and social support.
Additional Information: Rachelle Seger, 852-5223

4.) Party Yourself into Shape!™ with free GHN Zumba fitness
5:15 p.m. Zumba Intro; 5:30 p.m. Zumba Basic, Jan. 16–April 10, Crawford Gym, Belknap Campus
Free
Join Get Healthy Now’s Latin-inspired, easy-to-follow, calorie-burning, dance fitness-party. Feel the music and let loose. Party yourself into shape. Register now.
Additional Information: Get Healthy Now Zumba

Miscellaneous
5.) Faculty and Graduate Student Learning Community on Mentoring: Session Three
Noon Jan. 18, Room 105, Houchens Building, Belknap Campus
For this session, the group will read “Confronting Common Assumptions” by Maresi Nerad. The reading discusses the problems and perils of preparing graduate students for uncertain futures, and the importance of addressing and valuing multiple career options. This session is part of an ongoing discussion between faculty and graduate students, but new participants are still welcome and encouraged to join.
Additional Information: RSVP and download the reading at Faculty and Graduate Student Learning Community

6.) Herbal flu therapies? Use Natural Standard to find the evidence
Natural Standard, provided by the Kornhauser Health Sciences Library, is the only evidence-based source for complementary and alternative medicines. Its evaluations of therapies and supplements and are based on the medical literature and graded on an A-F scale.
Additional Information: Kornhauser Heath Sciences Library

7.) Summer Research Opportunity Program
The SROP provides UofL undergraduate students who would like to know more about graduate-level education at UofL, with a 10-week research-intensive experience in a department that offers graduate degrees. Mentors will provide students with individualized research projects. All UofL departments with graduate programs will be supported. Students should be, preferably, in their sophomore or junior year of study.
Additional Information: Summer Research Opportunity Program

8.) PLAN professional development workshops for graduate students
Why You Need a Statement of Teaching Philosophy and How to Develop One, noon–1:30 p.m. Jan. 16, Room 105, Houchens Building, Belknap Campus
Multiplying Literacies: Information Literacy in Teaching and Learning, 2 p.m.–3 p.m. Jan. 17 Room 103, Ekstrom Library, Belknap Campus
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

Studies
9.) People age 18 and older needed for a research study of depression
UofL Health Care Outpatient Center, 401 E. Chestnut St., Suite 610
Free to qualifying participants
The study of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for depression, conducted at the UofL Depression Center, will compare the conventional form of CBT with a newer, innovative model that uses computer-assisted instruction in addition to individual sessions. To qualify, participants must be over 18, have a primary diagnosis of depression and be willing to commit to a 16-week course of therapy, followed by two visits at three and six months post-therapy. IRB #10.0055
Additional Information: Kitty deVoogd, 813-6633

Talks
10.) Role of Lipids and Lysosomes in Innate Immunity; Insights from Advanced Live Imaging of Macrophages
Noon Jan. 15, Dental School, Room 119
“Role of Lipids and Lysosomes in Innate Immunity; Insights from Advanced Live Imaging of Macrophages” Jason Kay, postdoctoral fellow, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto.
Additional Information: Gerard Buono

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