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Jan. 30, 2013 Announcements

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Faculty/staff announcements submitted for posting Jan. 29. They are in the Jan. 30 UofL Today email.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Arts
1.) Rarely performed Stravinsky ballet to be featured in Sunday concert

Events
2.) French Film Series opens Thursday
3.) Speed School Blood Drive

Health and Wellness
4.) Seasons is UofL’s newest healthful restaurant
5.) Practice Wellness: Two minutes at your desk
6.) Assess and Address: Get Healthy Now promotes National Wear Red Day

Miscellaneous
7.) Practice exams for nursing, dentistry and medicine including USMLE
8.) Evidence-based practice tools from Kornhauser Health Sciences Library
9.) Call for summer research project submission
10.) Stat!Ref brings you ebooks, ACP PIER, Med Calc3000, and mobile apps
11.) Massive reduction in lunch prices at University Club
12.) Your students can apply for NCI Cancer Education Program

Professional Development
13.) EndNote Class

Studies
14.) Language Development Study for Infants 12 and 14 Months Old
15.) Mind-Body Connections Study

Talks
16.)Asia in Focus speaker series
17.) Molecular Targets Seminar
18.) Microbiology & Immunology Seminar

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Arts
1.) Rarely performed Stravinsky ballet to be featured in Sunday concert
5 p.m. Feb. 3 Comstock Concert Hall
$12 general admission; $10 people over 65; $2 students with ID
Guest artists Kentucky Center Chamber Players will perform Igor Stravinsky’s “L’Histoire du soldat” with members of the Louisville Ballet. Former Louisville Ballet director Alun Jones choreographed the performance.
Additional Information: School of Music, 852-6907; UofL Today article

Events
2.) French Film Series opens Thursday
Jan. 31–March 1, varying times, Floyd Theatre, Belknap Campus
Free and open to the public
French films will take center stage at Belknap’s Floyd Theatre. The festival showcases five award-winning films that explore French culture from a variety of perspectives. These films represent the best work from new and seasoned filmmakers out of Europe today. The first film is a lush period piece from master director Bertrand Tavernier, “The Princess of Montpensier.” Wendy Yoder, French professor and president of Alliance Française of Louisville, will lead discussion.
Additional Information: Complete lineup, with dates, times and speakers. Read the current Courier Journal article about the festival.

3.) Speed School Blood Drive
11 a.m.–3 p.m. Jan. 31 Room 314, Vogt Building, Belknap Campus
Free
Speed School will sponsor an American Red Cross Blood Drive. Those who attempt to donate will have their names placed in a drawing for prizes.
Additional Information: Laura Newton, 852-0403

Health and Wellness
4.) Seasons is UofL’s newest healthful restaurant
1 p.m.–2 p.m. Feb. 5 Seasons (1st floor food court in the SAC)
Get Healthy Now would like to introduce you to Belknap Campus’s newest restaurant. Pre-register to receive 25 percent off your salad and/or soup purchase. Enjoy a wide variety of fresh produce, lean proteins and soup made from scratch daily. Feel free to show up at any time within the hour and take your meal “to go.” Representatives from Get Healthy Now and Sodexo will be available to showcase campus resources to help you with your 2013 healthy eating goals.
Additional Information: Preregister here for 25% off

5.) Practice Wellness: Two minutes at your desk
Looking for ways to stay more active during the workday? Stretch and strengthen your body, right from the convenience and comfort of your workstation. View Get Healthy Now’s collection of digital yoga videos to release tension and stress throughout the body. In less than two minutes, you can experience relief in your neck, shoulders, wrists, forearms, legs and more. Get your day started right here.
Additional Information: Get Healthy Now, 852-1907

6.) Assess and Address: Get Healthy Now promotes National Wear Red Day
Feb. 1
Join Get Healthy Now in supporting American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women initiative. Wear red and stand with women everywhere in the fight against their #1 killer: heart disease. Assess and address your heart health: 1) Learn more about AHA’s Go Red for Women campaign and how to reduce your heart disease risk. 2) Check out UofL’s Preventative Cardiology Clinic. Learn about advanced technologies to screen for heart disease. 3) Know your numbers! Get Healthy Now offers free assessments.
Additional Information: Go Red for Women, Preventative Cardiology Clinic, Get Healthy Now

Miscellaneous
7.) Practice exams for nursing, dentistry and medicine including USMLE
Exam Master, a subscription-based resource, offers practice exams for the nursing (NCLEX, FPNP, DNP), dentistry (NBDE and drug information), medicine (various subject areas, USMLE) and other fields related to health care. It also includes a new, premium version of its USMLExpress Step 1 Practice Exams. Available from the Kornhauser Health Sciences Library.
Additional Information: 852-5771, Kornhauser Health Sciences Library

8.) Evidence-based practice tools from Kornhauser Health Sciences Library
Kornhauser Library offers a variety of evidence-based practice tools, all available off-campus, some including free mobile downloads. These include: Essential EvidencePlus, DynaMed (includes free mobile download), ACP PIER and ACP Journal Club (via Stat!Ref), the Cochrane Collection and UptoDate. See the Health Sciences Databases list for access.
Additional Information: 852-5771, Kornhauser Health Sciences Library

9.) Call for summer research project submission
Faculty are asked to submit a biomedical summer research project for our medical students. The student’s stipend support and poster production costs are covered by the School of Medicine’s Summer Research Scholar Program (SRSP) and NIH training grants. Submit a project. Deadline is March 8.
Additional Information: HSC Research Office, 852-7794.

10.) Stat!Ref brings you ebooks, ACP PIER, Med Calc3000, and mobile apps
Stat!Ref, available from the Kornhauser Health Sciences Library, provides access to more than 20 ebooks (including the Redbook and Danforth’s OB/GYN), nursing podcasts, MedCalc 3000, ACP PIER, ACP Journal Club, and evidence alerts. It includes free mobile apps allowing mobile access to books and resources.
Additional Information: 852-5771

11.) Massive reduction in lunch prices at University Club
11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Feb. 1 University Club, Belknap Campus
$7.25 – $9.25
Enjoy over 22 percent in savings while dining in an upscale or casual environment. Menu prices have been slashed Monday through Thursday. Express buffet includes soup, sandwich, salad and dessert buffets ($7.25). Experience all the elaborate offerings in our daily lunch buffet for only $9.25. Bottomless soft drinks are only $.75. Celebrate our 22nd anniversary with open dining Feb. 1–Feb. 22 and enjoy special member pricing. Reserve online or call 852-6996.
Additional Information: Linda F. Johnson, 852-3499, University Club

12.) Your students can apply for NCI Cancer Education Program
Professional and undergraduate students are invited to apply for the National Cancer Institute-funded Cancer Education Program this summer. The 10-week program begins May 28 and includes participation in a cancer research project. We anticipate selecting 30 applicants for this summer’s program. The program provides a stipend of $4,000 or $4,300 and reimbursement for travel and housing. Applications are due March 1.
Additional Information: Information and applications are online. Direct questions by email to David W. Hein, program director.

Professional Development
13.) EndNote Class
10 a.m.–11:30 a.m. Feb. 7 Kornhauser Health Sciences Library, History Room
Free to UofL Community
Kornhauser Library is offering EndNote instruction. EndNote is a software program for Mac or PC used to create bibliographies, import/export references from databases, convert references to a chosen citation style and to manage PDFs. Software available at IT.
Additional Information: John Chenault, 852-3901

Studies
14.) Language Development Study for Infants 12 and 14 Months Old
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (daily) February, Room 314-A, Davidson Hall, Belknap Campus
The UofL Infant Cognition Lab (Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences) is conducting a study on language development in infants. Infants who are 12 or 14 months old with normal vision and hearing are invited to participate. Participation involves one brief visit to campus. Infants will receive a UofL T-shirt or bib for participating. HSPPO#: 053.06
Additional Information: Nick Holt, 852-6852, or visit babythinker.com.

15.) Mind-Body Connections Study
Noon Feb. 1 Room 316, Davidson Hall, Belknap Campus
Paid $16/hr
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, 3 hours total. $48 compensation. Questions? Interested in participating? Contact us. IRB #11.0507
Additional Information: Mind Body, 852-2665

Talks
16.) Asia in Focus speaker series
1 p.m.–2 p.m. Jan. 30 Room 254, Ekstrom Library, Belknap Campus
Free
Daniel Tauss, visiting scholar with the Center for Asian Democracy, will present “Dynastic Democracy? Heaven’s Mandate, Public Opinion, and Confucian Rebellion in Early China” as part of CAD’s Asia in Focus Speaker Series. Refreshments will be served.
Additional Information: Asia in Focus

17.) Molecular Targets Seminar
3:45 p.m. Jan. 31 Room 123, Clinical and Translational Research Building, Health Sciences Center
Free
The Molecular Targets Seminar Series will present “Mobilization and Homing of Hematopoietic Stem Cells — Many Hands on the Ball but Who is a Quarterback?” Our speaker will be Mariusz Z. Ratajczak, MD, PhD, professor, Department of Medicine, UofL. 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

18.) Microbiology & Immunology Seminar
Noon Jan. 31 Room 038, Baxter II, Health Sciences Center
Free, public
The Department of Microbiology & Immunology Seminar Series presents, “Development a bivalent vaccine for the treatment of breast cancer,” by Gunes Dinc, M&I PhD candidate in the lab of Haval Shirwan, PhD, and Esma Yolcu, PhD.
Additional Information: Carolyn Burton, 852-6208

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