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March 11, 2013 Announcements

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Faculty/staff announcements submitted for posting March 8. They are in the March 11 UofL Today email.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events
1.) New University of Louisville Campus Lions Club
2.) Coach Strong’s 4th Annual Women’s Clinic
3.) Second Ali Shuffle 10K Run/Walk needs participants, volunteers
4.) 13th Annual Geriatric Healthcare Symposium

Health and Wellness
5.) You Can and You Will Change
6.) Re Conference on Global Humanities Academic Event
7.) Re Conference on Global Humanities Poetry Event

Information Technology
8.) 2012 IT Annual Report Showcases Customer Satisfaction Gains
9.) Please Remove and Reconnect ULSecure Wireless Network before March 25

Miscellaneous
10.) Lab Safety/Hazardous Waste and Radiation Safety Orientation
11.) Roberson Fund for African Studies

Talks
12.) ‘Fundamentals of Caring for the HIV/HCV Co-Infected Patient’ free dinner
13.) Biochemistry seminar
14.) Anatomical Sciences and Neurobiology
15.) Long-term Care IDEA Hour

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events
1.) New University of Louisville Campus Lions Club
Noon, March 12, KY Lions Eye Center, Lobby of the KY Lions Eye Center, 301 E. Muhammad Ali Blvd.
Please join us for an information session about the new and exciting University of Louisville Campus Lions Club. Bring your own lunch. Please RSVP.
Additional Information: Susan Nall, RN, CEBT, University of Louisville Lions Eye Bank, 852-5457

2.) Coach Strong’s 4th Annual Women’s Clinic
2 p.m. June 1, PNC Club, Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium
$60
Join us for a great evening. Cost includes T-shirt and light dinner, during which there will be a talk with question-and-answer session that involves the coaches, players and you. The second half of the event is athletic-based. You can do as much or as little as you wish. There will be a camp store for exclusive Cardinal items and a silent auction with the proceeds benefiting the Brown Cancer Center.
Additional Information: Email ali@gocards.com, visit Cardinal Football Campus, or call 852-6325.

3.) Second Ali Shuffle 10K Run/Walk needs participants, volunteers
8 a.m. April 13
$20 general public; $15 students. Includes T-shirt. Additional registration fee applies online.
The Muhammad Ali Institute for Peace & Justice calls on people to walk, run or volunteer for fitness, peace and community at its second Ali Shuffle. Participants will walk or run from the West End School to the Ali Center. Along the way they’ll celebrate the neighborhoods they pass through, the life of Muhammad Ali and the diversity that makes Louisville great. The event benefits the Ali Scholars Program and is a kick-off to the Mayor Fischer’s Give-A-Day week of service initiative.
Additional Information: Register to participate. Email the Ali Institute to volunteer. Read the article.

4.) 13th Annual Geriatric Healthcare Symposium
7:30 a.m. March 15, Hilton Garden Inn, 2735 Crittenden Dr.
Students, residents, fellows: free; Physicians and nurses: $75 for CME credit
This symposium will provide up-to-date information about innovative concepts in caring for older adults across the spectrum of care venues—hospital, long-term care, community dwelling and assisted living. A special session will increase awareness and disseminate information about the Affordable Care Act by discussing what it is and how it is likely to impact geriatric care, in addition to what geriatric care providers and industry leaders are doing to address the challenge. CME credit available.
Additional Information: Visit 13th Annual Geriatric Healthcare Symposium or contact Norma Thieman, 588-4277

Health and Wellness
5.) You Can and You Will Change
Noon, six Wednesdays starting March 20, Center for Health Promotion & Prevention Science (between the SAC & Houchens) on Belknap Campus
Change begins with awareness. We invite you to take time out of your busy schedule to become aware of what is truly important to you. Participate in the Get Healthy Now Wellness Coaching Group and reset your own personal GPS. You will leave these sessions feeling inspired, confident and heading in the direction of your dreams. Space is limited, register now.
Additional Information: Paula Kommor, 852-0128

6.) Re Conference on Global Humanities Academic Event
8:30 a.m. March 22, Shumaker Building and Bingham Humanities Building
Free
At the The 4th annual Re Conference, Qwo-Li Driskill’s keynote address will commence at 11 a.m. in Bingham Room 100. In addition to the keynote address, beginning at 8:30 a.m. there will be a panel on popular culture, at 9:45 a.m. a panel on aesthetics, at 2:30 p.m. a panel on the medieval renaissance and at 3:45 p.m. a panel on the medical humanities in Shumaker Room 139.
Additional Information: Jimmy Rose, 860-460-9634

7.) Re Conference on Global Humanities Poetry Event
7 p.m. March 21, Red Barn
Free
Qwo-Li Driskill, a Cherokee Two-Spirit & Queer writer, activist, performer, educator and author of “Walking with Ghosts: Poems” and the co-editor of “Queer Indigenous Studies: Critical Interventions in Theory, Politics, and Literature” will read poetry alongside students and faculty to open the 2013 Re Conference on Global Humanities at UofL. The event is free and open to the public.
Additional Information: Jimmy Rose, 860-460-9634

Information Technology
8.) 2012 IT Annual Report Showcases Customer Satisfaction Gains
Information Technology’s 2012 Annual Report features good news from last year’s customer satisfaction surveys. Faculty and staff surveys showed big increases in several key areas. Satisfaction with email and calendaring services, for instance, improved 12 percentage points in just one year. Check out the 2012 Annual Report to learn more about these gains, as well as all the value IT provided to the university community last year.
Additional Information: 2012 IT Annual Report (opens as PDF)

9.) Please Remove and Reconnect ULSecure Wireless Network before March 25
Do you log on to the ULSecure wireless network? IT will make a change to wireless authentication on March 25; prior to this date, you must remove the ULSecure wireless network from your computer or mobile device, and then reconnect to the network. This will ensure that your current ULink password is registered with the network and will prevent your computer or device from being disconnected March 25. Please follow the directions under the “Removing the ULSecure network” heading here.
Additional Information: IT HelpDesk, 852-7997

Miscellaneous
10.) Lab Safety/Hazardous Waste and Radiation Safety Orientation
9 a.m.–11 a.m. March 14, Lab Safety/Hazardous Waste
11 a.m.–noon March 14 Radiation Safety Orientation
Both in Baxter I Auditorium
Free
Lab employees who work with chemicals should attend the Lab Safety/Hazardous Waste session if they have not had the training in three years. Individuals who will work with or around radioactive materials should attend the Radiation Safety Orientation session. Bring employee/student ID number to sign in. Sign up by contacting Erin Foley, Department of Environmental Health and Safety (DEHS).
Additional Information: Erin Foley, 852-2830

11.) Roberson Fund for African Studies
Application deadline is April 1.
Interested in Africa? Travel funds may be available. Announcing the annual Roberson Fund for African Studies. Each year UofL provides funding for students wishing to travel during the summer semester to various locations within Africa. While distributions from the fund will be used primarily to benefit students and faculty who are engaged in scholarly study in Northern Ghana, other locations in Africa are considered.
Additional Information: If you are interested more information can be found here or by stopping by the International Center, Brodschi Hall.

Talks
12.) ‘Fundamentals of Caring for the HIV/HCV Co-Infected Patient’ free dinner
6:30-9 p.m. March 12, Jewish Hospital Rudd Heart & Lung, Great Halls 1&2
Free
Karen Krigger, associate professor, UofL Family & Geriatric Medicine, and Takako Schaninger from UK Medical Center, will present on the topic of “Caring for the HIV/HCV Co-Infected Patient” at an AAHIVM-sponsored CME free dinner meeting. To register, please go here and click “Events” tab under “Provider Resources.” Seating is limited to 40. Also available for videoconference by contacting Tim Bickel, 562-5775.
Additional Information: The Post Graduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).For more information, contact Laura Lukat Anderson.

13.) Biochemistry seminar
Noon March 11, Homberger Library, Room 614, Building A, HSC
Richard Scarpulla, PhD, professor of cellular and molecular biology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, “PGC-1-related Coactivator (PRC): A Sensor of Metabolic Stress Linked to Apoptosis and Premature Senescence.”

14.) Anatomical Sciences and Neurobiology
4 p.m. March 11, Baxter Room 038
Free
Anatomical Sciences and Neurobiology Department is pleased to present Kerry Tucker, PhD, faculty candidate from University of Heildelberg, Institute of Anatomy and Cell Biology. Title of presentation is “Primary Cilia Control Nervous System Development: Lessons from a Green Mouse.”
Additional Information: Barbara Hughes, 852-5167

15.) Long-term Care IDEA Hour
4 p.m.–5:30 p.m. March 12 Rooms 101–102, Clinical and Translational Research Building
Free, public
UofL thought leaders and innovators will speak. Christian Furman, vice chair for geriatric medicine, will talk about innovation in advance care planning. David Dunn, executive vice president for health affairs, and Russ Bessette, associate vice president for health affairs, will discuss their startup, Health DataStream. Long Term Care IDEA Hour events are a joint effort by UofL’s Nucleus and The International Center for Long Term Care Innovation.
Additional Information: Registration is not required, but is accepted here.

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