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Jan. 25, 2013 Announcements

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Faculty/staff announcements submitted for posting Jan. 24. They are in the Jan. 25 UofL Today email.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events
1.) New Student and Family Orientation 2013

2.) Education is King Celebration

Miscellaneous
3.) StartSmart Workshop
4.) Book-in-Common finalists: Share your feedback
5.) Corrected information: EVPRI is taking applications for Internal Grants for research for spring
6.) Faculty — Don't Forget to Register: Join a discussion about strategies for effective mentoring

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events
1.) New Student and Family Orientation 2013
During the months of May and June we will once again host all incoming freshmen and their families on campus during 10 New Student and Family Orientation sessions. More details will be released about the program in the coming months. Be sure to pencil the following dates into your calendars so you can join the orientation staff in welcoming our newest Cards to our campus community. Dates are May 23–24, May 28–29, May 30–31, June 3–4, June 6–7, June 10–11, June 17–18, June 20–21, June 24–25 and June 26–27.
Additional Information: Alyssa Murphy, 852-4960, Orientation

2.) Education is King Celebration
3 p.m. Jan. 27, St. Stephen Church, 1018 S. 15th St.
The university community is invited to attend the UofL and Simmons College of Kentucky “Education is King” event, honoring the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Event will include the premier of an 18-minute dramatic musical presentation based on King’s speech and will feature musicians and vocalists from UofL’s Black Diamond Choir, Chorus, and Symphony orchestra, to name a few. Admission is free but donations will be accepted to support scholarships for Simmons College students.
Additional Information: Ralph Fitzpatrick

Miscellaneous

3.) StartSmart Workshop
Noon Feb. 1, W307, Student Activities Center, Belknap Campus
Free; open to students, faculty and staff
AAUW and the WAGE Project offer $tart $mart Campus Negotiation Workshops that provide women the knowledge and skills to negotiate salaries and benefits. AAUW and WAGE have already reached more than 125 campuses with this dynamic program. The workshop teaches a woman how to determine what employers are paying for the job she wants when she graduates and how to negotiate to be paid what she is worth doing that job. Register here.
Additional Information: Women’s Center, 852-8891, Facebook

4.) Book-in-Common finalists: Share your feedback
By Feb. 8
After receiving numerous suggestions and researching many books, the Book-in-Common selection committee has narrowed the possibilities for the 2013–14 BinC to four finalists. If you’re interested in reading any of the finalists and providing your feedback, we’d love to hear what you think. A feedback form is available online, as well as excerpts of each book. Please fill out the feedback form by Friday, Feb. 8 to share your thoughts with the selection committee.
Additional Information: Book-in-Common

5.) Corrected information: EVPRI is taking applications for Internal Grants for research for spring
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 program aims to provide funds for projects for which the investigator intends to seek external funding.
Additional Information: Information and applications forms are at IRIG.

6.) Faculty — Don't Forget to Register: Join a discussion about strategies for effective mentoring
Noon–2 p.m. Jan. 31 Delphi Center, Ekstrom Library, Belknap Campus
Join your colleagues in this session presented by Beth Boehm and Kathy Baumgartner as they facilitate a conversation supplementing “Year of the Mentor” activities on campus. They will reflect upon how academic mentors have shaped participants’ own mentoring practices, identify effective and supportive mentoring practices, and problem solve case studies related to common mentoring challenges. Lunch is served so pre-registration is required.
Additional Information: Register here.

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