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Jan. 9, 2013 Announcements

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Faculty/staff announcements submitted for posting Jan. 8. They are in the Jan. 9 UofL Today email.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Arts
1.) School of Music Concerts, Jan. 12–14

Events
2.) The MLK and Inauguration Eve Cabaret
3.) Human Trafficking Awareness conference
4.) Planetarium Workshop: Using Your Telescope

Grand Rounds
5.) Endocrinology
6.) Medicine

Health and Wellness
7.) Flu shots still available

Miscellaneous
8.) Audition for ‘The Vagina Monologues’
9.) University Club Open Dining
10.) The Digital Media Suite is available for you

Professional Development
11.) Communication in English
12.) University Business Training — registration available

Studies
13.) Fragile X Syndrome research study, ages 16 to 50 years
14.) Pain Study, ages 2 years through 12 years
15.) Pediatric hypertension 1 year through 5 years
16.) Pediatric hypertension 6 years through 11 years

Talks
17.) ‘Manipulating Light on Chip’
18.) Microbiology & Immunology Seminar

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Arts

1.) School of Music Concerts, Jan. 12–14
Comstock Concert Hall and Bird Recital Hall
Free
Comstock Concert Hall: Guest artist Anton Belov, baritone, with Cliff Jackson, piano, 4 p.m., Jan. 12; faculty artists Brett Shuster, trombone, and Clint McCanless, tuba, 3 p.m., Jan. 13; and Honor Choir Festival Concert, 7 p.m., Jan. 14. Bird Recital Hall: Guest artists Jamey Aebersold Jazz Quartet, 7:30 p.m., Jan. 14.
Additional Information: School of Music, 852-6907

Events
2.) The MLK and Inauguration Eve Cabaret
8 p.m. Jan. 20 Thrust Theatre
$50. Over 21 only.
Cabaret featuring the legendary Rhodessa Jones & Idris Ackamoor, Chanita Taylor, Erica Denise, Keith McGill and more. Ticket includes hors d’oeurves and an open beer and wine bar. This is a fundraiser for the African American Theatre Program.
Additional Information: 852-8443 for more information; 852-6814 to charge tickets by phone or purchase online.

3.) Human Trafficking Awareness conference
6 p.m. Jan. 16, Red Barn
Free
The Women 4 Women Student Group is hosting the 3rd annual Human Trafficking Awareness conference. Guest speakers will be Toshia Kimbler with S.O.A.P and Colleen Clines with Anchal Project. Theresa Flores, a victim who has been featured on MSNBC and “The Today Show,” will make a special appearance. Come and enjoy an informative event about the importance of stopping this epidemic that affects our community, our nation and our world.
Additional Information: More about the event is on Facebook or call 852-8976. Reserve your spot online.

4.) Planetarium Workshop: Using Your Telescope
7 p.m. Jan. 11, Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium
Telescope workshop free, public. “Skies Over Louisville,” following workshop, $8 adult; $6 child, senior and UofL students, faculty and staff.
Members of the Louisville Astronomical Society give guidance on how to use the telescope you got over the holidays — or that telescope you’ve had stored in your closet. Stay for our seasonal live “Skies Over Louisville” to learn about the amazing stories in the current night sky.
Additional Information: Planetarium website, email to Planetarium or 852-6665.

Grand Rounds
5.) Endocrinology
4 p.m. Jan. 9, Room 038, Lower Level, Baxter Research Building, Health Sciences Center
Free
Glenda G. Callender, MD, FACS, assistant professor of surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, UofL Department of Surgery, will present, “The role of genetic testing in the surgical management of inherited endocrine neoplasia syndromes.”
Additional Information: Email Kelly Galiette or call 852-5237.

6.) Medicine
8 a.m. Jan. 10, Ambulatory Care Building auditorium
Free
We invite you to Department of Medicine Grand Rounds featuring Kevin D. Mullen, MD, FRCPI, professor of medicine, director of hepatology and director, Gastroenterology Fellowship Program at Case Western Reserve University. Mullen will present “Best Practice in Advanced Liver Disease: An Evidence-Based Consensus Approach.” We'll see you there.
Additional Information: Jason Puckett, 852-1825

Health and Wellness
7.) Flu shots still available
Cardinal Station, 215 Central Ave.; UofL Health Care Outpatient Center, 410 E. Chestnut St.
Free to UofL faculty, staff and students
Seasonal flu cases are increasing rapidly in Louisville and throughout Kentucky. Don’t be sidelined by the flu. Campus Health is still giving flu shots. No appointment is required.
Additional Information: Clinic hours are online or call 852-6479.

Miscellaneous
8.) Audition for ‘The Vagina Monologues’
7 p.m. Jan. 9 Room W312, Student Activities Center, Belknap Campus
Join a global activist movement to end violence against women and girls right in your own community by participating in ‘The Vagina Monologues’ performances this year during UofL’s V-Day week. Come to Room W312, Student Activities Center, Belknap Campus to audition anytime Wednesday, Jan. 9, or Thursday, Jan. 10, 7 p.m.–9 p.m. Performance dates for this show are Feb. 14, 15 and 16.
Additional Information: PEACC Program, 852-2663 or on Facebook.

9.) University Club Open Dining
11:30 a.m.–2 p.m. Jan. 9, University Club
$5.95/$11.95
It’s open dining at the University Club throughout the month of January. Take this time to try out the Club’s great meals and warm atmosphere. See why membership is an affordable luxury. Our lunch menu is posted daily on our website. You may also call us at 852-6996.
Additional Information: Linda F. Johnson, 852-6996; University Club.

10.) The Digital Media Suite is available for you
Digital Media Suite, Ekstrom Library, Belknap Campus
If you are a faculty member who is considering assigning a digital media project this semester, please contact Ron Schildknecht at 852-5690. Schildknecht, in conjunction with the Digital Media Suite located on the first floor of Ekstrom Library, will help you design and develop your assignment to best leverage the digital resources available to you.
Additional Information: Ron Schildknecht, 852-5690.

Professional Development
11.) Communication in English
Tuesdays beginning Jan. 8, 7 p.m. – 9:45 p.m.
IESL is offering an evening class this semester designed to help non-native speakers of English (high-intermediate to advanced proficiency) become more effective communicators in academic, professional and social situations. Class instruction focuses on conversational fluency and strategies for professional interactions.
Additional Information: IESL/CIE or 852-5901.

12.) University Business Training – Registration available
Jan. 22
$1,250
The Delphi Center is opening registration for the University Business Training (UBT) program. The UBT curriculum provides individuals working with business processes at UofL with the training they need to be effective in their jobs. This certification program focuses on university financial and human resource processes and is a blend of online and in-classroom training. If you are interested in an abbreviated version of this program, you may discuss your training options with John Spence.
Additional Information: Register. For additional information, contact John Spence, 852-8855.

Studies
13.) Fragile X Syndrome research study, ages 16 to 50 years
IRB #12.0336
The UofL Kosair Charities Pediatric Clinical Research Unit at Kosair Children’s Hospital is conducting a clinical research study to evaluate a new oral medication used to treat the symptoms associated with Fragile X Syndrome in diagnosed patients 16 years to 50 years of age. Subjects will be compensated for time/travel.
Additional Information: Carrie Schanie by email, phone (629-5820) or pager (620-0000)

14.) Pain Study, ages 2 years through 12 years
IRB #10.0548
The UofL Kosair Charities Pediatric Clinical Research Unit at Kosair Children’s Hospital is conducting a clinical research study to evaluate an oral liquid pain medicine to treat pain following surgery in children from 2 years through 12 years of age. Subjects may be compensated for time/travel.
Additional Information: Contact Tressa Bratton, 629-5820 or 620-0000 (pager)

15.) Pediatric hypertension 1 year through 5 years
IRB #10.0053
The UofL Kosair Charities Pediatric Clinical Research Unit at Kosair Children’s Hospital is conducting a clinical research study to evaluate the safety and dose response of an investigational drug used for high blood pressure. Children from 1 year to < 6 years of age diagnosed with high blood pressure may be eligible for participation. Subjects will be compensated for time/travel.
Additional Information: Call Carla Rich by email or at 629-5820 or 620-0000 (pager)

16.) Pediatric hypertension 6 years through 11 years
IRB #10.0306
The UofL Kosair Charities Pediatric Clinical Research Unit at Kosair Children’s Hospital is conducting a clinical research study to evaluate the safety and dose response of an investigational drug used to treat high blood pressure. Children from 6 through 11 years of age diagnosed with high blood pressure may be eligible for participation. Subjects will be compensated for time/travel.
Additional Information: Call Carla Rich by email or at 629-5820 or 620-0000 (pager)

Talks

17.) ‘Manipulating Light on Chip’
3 p.m. Jan. 11 Room 112, Natural Sciences Building, Belknap Campus
Free
The Department of Physics and Astronomy colloquium and the Engineering Platforms for Exploring Cellular and Molecular Processes Seminar Series present a seminar by Michal Lipson, associate professor, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, titled “Manipulating Light on Chip.” Details (opens as PDF).
Additional Information: Brigitte H. Fasciotto, 852-7308, or Mary Gayle Wrocklage, 852-6790

18.) Microbiology & Immunology Seminar
11:45 a.m. Jan. 10, Room 038, Baxter II, Health Sciences Center
Free, public
The Department of Microbiology & Immunology Seminar Series presents “Synergy between Tumor Immunotherapy and Radiotherapy” by Stuart Calderwood, PhD, professor and director, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Department of Radiation Oncology, Harvard Medical School.
Additional Information: Carolyn Burton, 852-6208

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