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Jan. 29, 2013 Announcements

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Faculty/staff announcements submitted for posting Jan. 28. They are in the Jan. 29 UofL Today email.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events

1.) Brown bag presentation: Violence exposure and substance use in adolescents
2.) Master of Public Health Information Sessions
3.) Carnaval

Grand Rounds
4.) Endocrinology
5.) Cardiology

Health and Wellness
6.) e-x-h-a-l-e

HR Items of Interest
7.) TIAA-CREF and Fidelity Investment representatives to be on campus
8.) Email Etiquette

Information Technology
9.) Free Plone 4 theme training available

Miscellaneous
10.) Are your students new to research?

Talks
11.) Public Health Research Seminar: ‘Cell and Serum Biorepository Available for Collaborative Studies’
12.) Medieval & Renaissance workshop
13.) DOC, biochemistry and molecular biology present Richard Kitsis, MD
14.) University of Louisville Philosophy Department presents... (rescheduled)

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events

1.) Brown bag presentation: Violence exposure and substance use in adolescents
12:30 p.m. Jan. 31, Room 132, Lutz Hall, Belknap Campus
Free
Julia Noveske will present a paper titled “The Impact of Violence Exposure on Substance Use at 12 Years” in the large conference room in the sociology department. Noveske’s talk will be the first of six brown bag talks this semester. Noveske is a PhD candidate in social welfare at the School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University.
Additional Information: Email Robin Hognas or David Roelfs.

2.) Master of Public Health Information Sessions
12:15 p.m.–1 p.m. Feb. 27, Room W210, Ekstrom Library, Belknap Campus
12:15 p.m.–1 p.m. March 5, Room 103, School of Public Health and Information Sciences, 485 E. Gray St.
Free
Are you interested in learning more about the Master of Public Health program? Lunch will be provided for those that RSVP by Feb. 25. Applications for fall 2013 are being accepted.
Additional Information: School of Public Health and Information Sciences

3.) Carnaval
11 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Feb. 12, Humanities Quad, Belknap Campus
Free
You are invited to enjoy Carnaval as celebrated by cultures from around the world. We will have a variety of authentic live music, food and drink. Prizes will be awarded throughout the celebration. Come in costume, or as you are. All are welcome. Carnaval is organized by the UofL Department of Classical and Modern Languages.
Additional information: Carnaval website or Manuel Medina

Grand Rounds
4.) Endocrinology
4 p.m. Jan. 30, Room 038, Lower Level, Baxter Research Building, Health Sciences Center
Free
Carolyn M. Klinge, PhD, professor of biochemistry and molecular biology, UofL School of Medicine, will present, “DHEA increases miR-21 Transcription and Promotes Human Hepatocellular Carcinoma Cell Proliferation via Membrane and Nuclear Estrogen and Androgen Receptors.”
Additional Information: Email Kelly Galiette or call 852-5237

5.) Cardiology
Noon–1 p.m. Jan. 31 Jewish Hospital Rudd Heart & Lung Conference Ctr., (CC/16th. Fl.), Great Halls I & II
The Division of Cardiovascular Medicine is pleased to present, “Towards a Unified Model of Cell Death in Normal Biology and Human Disease,” by Richard N. Kitsis, MD, professor of medicine and cell biology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, N.H. Out of respect for your colleagues and the presenter, please arrive early if you plan to partake in the light lunch provided (-11:30).
Additional Information: Cardiology Grand Rounds, ULP and Darlene Rose, 852-7959.

Health and Wellness
6.) e-x-h-a-l-e
Noon, four Wednesdays starting Feb. 13, Room K2034, K Building, Health Sciences Center
Stressed? Tired? Anxious? Take a deep breath and register for this Get Healthy Now workshop. Exhale is designed to help you manage your stress and become more satisfied in your current situation. Need a breather? Come to this free workshop. Register here.
Additional Information: Paula Kommor, 819-0128

HR Items of Interest
7.) TIAA-CREF and Fidelity Investment representatives to be on campus
TIAA-CREF consultant Pat Long will be on Belknap Campus in Human Resources on Jan 31, Feb. 5, 20 & 26 and at the Health Sciences Center Jan. 30, Feb. 14 & 21. Call 1-800-732-8353 to schedule an appointment with TIAA-CREF. Fidelity Investments consultant Roger Trapp will be on Belknap Campus in Human Resources on Jan. 30, Feb. 14 & 27 and at HSC on Jan. 31, Feb. 13 & 28. Call 1-800-642-7131 to schedule an appointment with Fidelity. Counseling sessions are one hour long.
Additional Information: Human Resources, Kathy Hite, 852-3555

8.) Email Etiquette
1:30 p.m. Feb. 12 Room 103A, Human Resources, 1980 Arthur St., Belknap Campus
Free
Electronic mail (email) is a beneficial communication tool. It is a great way to talk to our co-workers and colleagues, but many people do not know the proper guidelines. Just because you can say something in an email doesn’t mean you should. How are people receiving your nonverbal communication? Come to this free workshop and receive tips and suggestions on email etiquette.
Additional Information: Registration. Email questions to Staff Development.

Information Technology
9.) Free Plone 4 theme training available
Are you rebuilding your Plone site and need help setting up a marketing theme? IT Next Gen Services is offering free one-hour training classes to support customers using university-provided themes. Training will be scheduled with each customer at their location. Go online to register.
Additional Information: IT HelpDesk, 852-7997

Miscellaneous
10.) Are your students new to research?
Help is available. Encourage your students to schedule a research appointment with one of Ekstrom’s librarians. We can meet one-on-one with students to help strengthen their skills with research databases, Google Scholar and other resources to access information on their subject topic. Click here.
Additional Information: Ask-A-Librarian

Talks
11.) Public Health Research Seminar: ‘Cell and Serum Biorepository Available for Collaborative Studies’
Noon Jan. 30, Room 103, School of Public Health and Information Sciences, 485 E. Gray St., Health Sciences Center
Free
David Tollerud, MD, MPH, professor and chair, Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences, will present “Cell and Serum Biorepository Available for Collaborative Studies: A Population-Based Study of Healthy Individuals.” Tollerud will discuss a large biorepository, now at UofL, that he developed at the National Cancer Institute. To promote new collaborative studies, he will describe population characteristics, immunological and biochemical characterizations and questionnaire data available
Additional Information: J. Glen Reid, 852-4003

12.) Medieval & Renaissance workshop
Noon Feb. 1, Room W104, Ekstrom Library, Belknap Campus
Free and open to the public
The Medieval & Renaissance workshop will host a talk by Genevieve Carlton, Department of History, UofL. She will present, “Mapping a New World: Accuracy and Authority in Sixteenth-Century Cartography.”
Additional Information: Medieval and Renaissance Studies

13.) DOC, biochemistry and molecular biology present Richard Kitsis, MD
4 p.m. Jan. 29 Room 038, Baxter II, Health Sciences Center
Free
The Diabetes and Obesity Center and the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology continue their seminar series with a presentation by Richard Kitsis, MD, professor of medicine and cellular biology; The Dr. Gerald and Myra Dorros chair in cardiovascular disease; and director, Wilf Family Cardiovascular Research Institute at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. His talk is titled, “Towards a Unified Model of Cell Death,” Please join us.
Additional Information: Sam Clausi

14.) University of Louisville Philosophy Department presents... (rescheduled)
1p.m. Jan. 30 Room 300, Bingham Humanities Building, Belknap Campus
Free and open to public
Melinda Hall, Vanderbilt University, will present “Transhumanist Utopias: Rethinking Enhancement and Disability.” Light refreshments will be served.
Additional Information: Department of Philosophy, 852-6811.

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