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Jan. 8, 2013 Announcements

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Faculty/staff announcements submitted for posting Jan. 7. They are in the Jan. 8 UofL Today email.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events
1.) WinterFest 2013 is here
2.) Braden Institute to lead fair housing conversation tonight

Grand Rounds
3.) Cardiovascular Medicine
4.) Neuroscience

Health and Wellness
5.) Walking/Running Club with Get Healthy Now

Information Technology
6.) Reminder: IT Preventive Maintenance occurs every Friday night

Miscellaneous
7.) Research support for online courses
8.) University Writing Center services
9.) HEART: Humanism in Medicine Newsletter Vol. 9 2012
10.) Musikgarten classes offered by UoFL Community Music Program
11.) Alumni Association adds two new travel programs for 2013
12.) Call for summer research project submission

Professional Development
13.) EndNote Workshop

Talks
14.)Molecular Targets Seminar
15.) Seminar
16.) ‘Remembrances of World Wars’

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events
1.) WinterFest 2013 is here
Jan. 7–21
First Year Initiatives and campus partners welcome new and returning students with WinterFest 2013. To make sure students don’t get caught up in the winter blues, FYI put together a great calendar of events to get the spring semester started off right. Check out the WinterFest calendar and share it with your students.
Additional Information: First Year Initiatives

2.) Braden Institute to lead fair housing conversation tonight
Jan. 8 5:30 p.m., Centennial Room, Louisville Free Public Library, 301 York St.
Free and public
UofL’s Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research and its partners, Metropolitan Housing Coalition and the Louisville Metro Human Relations Commission, will have a Community Conversation on Fair Housing. ABI has led the research for a new study, “Making Louisville Home for Us All — a 20-Year Action Plan for Fair Housing” to provide an understanding of the city’s current housing problems. Tonight’s conversation will begin the process to identify steps to correct them.
Additional Information: 852-6142.

Grand Rounds
3.) Cardiovascular Medicine
Noon – 1 p.m. Jan. 9 Jewish Hospital Rudd Heart & Lung Conference Ctr., (CC/16th. Fl.), Great Halls I & II
The Division of Cardiovascular Medicine is pleased to present Rita Coram, MD, assistant professor of medicine; director, Women’s Cardiovascular Health Program with UofL Division of Cardiovascular Medicine – Interventional. 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: Cardiovascular Medicine Grand Rounds or Darlene Rose at 852-7959.

4.) Neuroscience
8 a.m. Jan. 10 School of Nursing Room 4003
Free. All medical professionals and public are welcome.
As part of the Neuroscience Grand Rounds, the Department of Neurology is pleased to announce that Vinay Puri, MD, will present, “Central Nervous System Malformations.”
Additional Information: Dominique Hurt, 852-8426.

Health and Wellness
5.) Walking/Running Club with Get Healthy Now
Mondays 4:30 p.m.; Tuesdays Noon; Fridays 7 a.m. Jan. 8–April 26, Room LL17, Crawford Gym, Belknap Campus
Free. Open to faculty and staff.
Get Healthy Now’s Walking/Running Club welcomes all levels and abilities. Join to get tips and pointers on how to reach your potential as a walker/runner. This encouraging group is sure to get you inspired to move for the health and fun of it.
Additional Information: Julia Mackenzie-Rollinson, 852-7755. Walking/Running Club

Information Technology
6.) Reminder : IT Preventive Maintenance occurs every Friday night
Friday nights, 10 p.m.­–2 a.m.
As the semester gets into full swing, please remember Information Technology’s weekly preventive maintenance window. During this time, enterprise systems (e.g. Blackboard, email, wireless, instant messaging, PeopleSoft, SharePoint, ULink, voice and data services, etc.) may be offline for required maintenance. If you choose to work during this period, note that systems may be taken offline without notice, and you may lose work. Complete information.
Additional Information: IT HelpDesk, 852-7997

Miscellaneous
7.) Research support for online courses
Distance Learning Library Services (DLLS) offers research support for online courses. Our services include live virtual chat to answer questions about database searching. We also can deliver books and full-text journal articles to you that are unavailable online.
Additional Information: DLLS online, locally: 852-8745 or toll free at 1-800-334-8635 extension 8745

8.) University Writing Center services
Writing Center staff is available to come to your classrooms to give 10-minute presentations about the services we offer to students. We also lead workshops on these topics: getting started; revising; editing; documenting in MLA, Chicago or APA styles; writing with sources; constructing an effective thesis statement; and writing the literature review. Request a visit.
Additional Information: Adam Robinson, associate director, University Writing Center, 852-2173

9.) HEART: Humanism in Medicine Newsletter Vol. 9 2012
Humanism in medicine describes relationships between physicians and their patients that are respectful and compassionate. Please take a moment and enjoy the stories and details of some of the events that took place at UofL’s Health Sciences Center in Vol. 9 of the HEART: Humanism in Medicine Newsletter. If you have a story to share with us in our next issue, please contact us.
Additional Information: Pradip D. Patel, MD, professor of pediatrics, chair of HEART: Humanism in Medicine

10.) Musikgarten classes offered by UoFL Community Music Program
5:15 p.m. Jan. 14 Early Learning Campus
$190, 16-week semester, includes materials. Register a sibling for only $100. Third child free.
Family Music for Toddlers (ages 16 months–3 ½ years) and Cycle of Seasons (3–5 years) are dynamic classes with singing, chanting, moving and playing simple instruments. The many positive effects of an early start in music education are well documented. Musikgarten incorporates elements of Orff, Kodaly and Gordon’s Music Learning Theory. This class also provides the benefit of a parent / child bonding experience. Come for the fun. Stay for the education.
Additional Information: Tony Watson, 718-2011. Community Music Program, Musikgarten; Registration.

11.) Alumni Association adds two new travel programs for 2013
June, October
Alumni Association travel program has added two trips for 2013. The Natural Wonders of Costa Rica, June 22–30, is an 8-night land tour. Canada and New England Fall Foliage Cruise, Oct. 20–27, is a 7-night cruise roundtrip from Boston. Stops are Halifax, Nova Scotia; St. John, New Brunswick; Bar Harbor and Portland, Maine.
Additional Information: Platinum Travel Group Department, 425-2400 or 1-866-549-8687; UofL Travel.

12.) Call for summer research project submission
Summer research projects are now being solicited from faculty 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.

Professional Development
13.) EndNote Workshop
10:30 a.m.–noon Jan. 14 Room W102, Ekstrom Library, Belknap Campus
Free to the UofL community
Attendees will learn about the basic features of citation management including, Cite While You Write and exporting citations from databases like EBSCO and PubMed. Class is limited to 10. Register.
Additional Information: Toccara Porter, 852-8744

Talks
14.) Molecular Targets Seminar
3:45 p.m. Jan. 10 Room 123, Clinical and Translational Research Building, Health Sciences Center
Free
The Molecular Targets Seminar Series will present, “Targeting Sphingolipid Metabolism to Eradicate Human Cancer while Preventing Chemotherapy Induced Acute Kidney Injury.” Our speaker will be Leah Siskind, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Drug Discovery and Medical Sciences, South Carolina College of Pharmacy, Medical University of South Carolina. 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: Brooke DeGroote

15.) Seminar
11:45 a.m. Jan. 8 Baxter I Auditorium, Health Sciences Center
Free
The Department of Physiology & Biophysics presents a seminar today, “Fighting Vascular Complications of Diabetes by Modulating Tetrahydrobiopterin Levels in Endothelial Cells,” by Cynthia J. Meininger, PhD, Systems Biology & Translational Medicine, Texas A&M.
Additional Information: Carol L. Nall, 852-5373.

16.) ‘Remembrances of World Wars’
Jan. 10, 6 p.m. The Filson Historical Society, 1310 S. Third St.
Free for UofL faculty, staff, and students
Brig. Gen. Ronald R. Van Stockum Sr. will give a lecture on his latest book, “Remembrances of World Wars.” Chronicling Van Stockum’s war experiences, “Remembrances” is an example of “what might have been.” Reservations are suggested. The Filson is part of UofL’s Center for Arts and Culture Partnerships.
Additional Information: Register online or by phone at 635-5083.

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