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June 25, 2014 Announcements

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Announcements in UofL Today, June 25, 2014

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Here’s what was posted to UofL Today on June 24, 2014:

·        UofL Physicians urging awareness of medication safety. Read more.

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DID YOU KNOW?

 

On July 1, the University of Louisville is joining the Atlantic Coast Conference! Between now and then, UofL Today is bringing you a few tidbits every day about the 14 other ACC schools. Later, we will use this spot for daily morsels of information about UofL.

 

Did you know … The University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana, is an independent Catholic university with more than 12,000 students on a 1,250-acre campus that boasts two lakes and 143 buildings. Among its well-known alumni are television personalities Phil Donahue and Regis Philbin, former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and author Nicholas Sparks. Josiah Bartlet, the fictional President of the United States on “The West Wing,” was a fictional grad who met his fictional wife at the school. For more, click here.

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Campus-Submitted Announcement List

 

Tomorrow

1.) June Caregiving series brown bag lunch

Miscellaneous

2.) Order your apparel for the State of the University

3.) Team captains wanted for UofL Heart Walk

4.) Process, practice and learning through critical reflection

5.) Second CRAFT post-doc seminar to be held

Studies

6.) Children needed for pediatric migraines study

Talks

7.) Neuroscience presents multi-modal MRI-based neurosurgery planning

8.) Microbiology and Immunology Seminar

Grand Rounds

9.) Psychiatry

 

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

 

Tomorrow

1.) June Caregiving series brown bag lunch

June 26, noon to 1 p.m., Human Resources 106

Free

Are you caring for a loved one? This brown bag session is designed to support those caring for another. Brought to you by Get Healthy Now and UofL’s Great Places to Work Initiative Work-Life Balance Committee.

Additional Information: worklife@louisville.edu.

 

Miscellaneous

2.) Order your apparel for the State of the University

Order deadline Aug. 28

The annual State of the University Address will be Sept. 17 at 2:30 p.m. in Comstock Hall in the School of Music. This is a formal event and apparel will be supplied for participants. Faculty, executive committee of the Staff Senate and unit student council presidents are to register and order apparel online. Even if you do not need apparel, we encourage you to register so we can provide you with information about the processional. The deadline to order apparel is Aug. 28.

Additional Information: Website.

 

3.) Team captains wanted for UofL Heart Walk

Belknap breakfast, July 9, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., MITC 201

The third annual UofL Heart Walk is scheduled for Sept. 20, and we are looking for individuals to serve as Team Captains. Nearly 700 people from across campus have helped raise more than $50,000 for the American Heart Association in this event during the past two years! Heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death in Kentucky. Join us as we raise money for research to combat cardiovascular diseases.

Additional Information: UofL Heart Walk homepage here. RSVP to Belknap breakfast by calling Phyllis Macina, 852-3360.

 

4.) Process, practice and learning through critical reflection

July 15, 8:45 a.m. to noon, Delphi Center Lab, Ekstrom 244

Free

This half-day interactive workshop will explore the concept of critical reflection, a teaching and assessment practice that deepens students’ learning, critical thinking and metacognitive skills. Using hands-on exercises and reflection prompts, you will gain insight into how to connect your learning outcomes to critical reflection activities in a meaningful way.

Additional Information: Nisha Gupta. Website.

 

5.) Second CRAFT post-doc seminar to be held

June 26, Noon to 1 p.m., CTRB, Room 123

Our speaker will be Natia Qipshidze-Kelm from the lab of Marcie Cole in biochemistry. Qipshidze-Kelm will be discussing her research on the interaction between fatty acid metabolism, microRNA regulation and cardiac function. CRAFT seminars are free and open to all post-docs, and lunch will be provided by the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.

Additional Information: Contact John Tooley or Anna Bankston.

 

Studies

6.) Children needed for pediatric migraines study

Dr. Michael Sowell, neurology pediatric division, is conducting a research study testing two medicines and placebo for migraine prevention in children and teens. Children and adolescents 8 through 17 years may be eligible to participate. Subjects will be expected to complete approximately eight study visits over 34 weeks of participation.

Additional information: Debra Brodfuehrer, 813-6577.

 

Talks

7.) Neuroscience presents multi-modal MRI-based neurosurgery planning

June 26, 8 to 9 a.m., School of Nursing, 4th floor auditorium, Room 4003

Free

The Department of Neurosurgery is pleased to have Bruce Pike, PhD, present "Multi-Modal MRI-Based Neurosurgery Planning." Pike is the CAIP Chair in Healthy Brain Aging, the head of the division of image science and the deputy head (research) in the department of radiology at the University of Calgary. He is also a professor of clinical neurosciences. For more information, including how to watch live on the web and receive CME credit, click here

Additional Information: Paul Fultz.

 

8.) Microbiology and Immunology Seminar

June 26, noon, CTRB, Room 124

Free, public

The Department of Microbiology and Immunology Seminar Series presents “The role of fatty acid binding proteins in cancer development,” by Bing Li, PhD, assistant professor, The Hormel Institute, University of Minnesota.

Additional Information: Carolyn Burton, 852-6208.

 

Grand Rounds

9.) Psychiatry

June 26, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Ambulatory Care Building Auditorium

Free, public

Douglas Hobson, MD, assistant professor, University of Louisville department of psychiatry and behavioral sciences will present "The Life and Work of Flanders Dunbar: In Praise of Psychosomatic Wholeness."

Additional Information: Christy Castle-Greenwell  588-4424.

 

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