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March 20, 2014 Announcements

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Announcements submitted for inclusion in the March 20, 2014 UofL Today email.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Grand Rounds       

1.) Medicine presents Paula L. Stillman, MD

2.) Orthopaedic Surgery presents Mark Smith, MD

3.) Family and Geriatric Medicine presents Robert Hilgers, MD

4.) Pediatrics presents Alexandra Cheerva, MD

5.) Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health presents Jennifer Hamm, MD

6.) Neuroscience presents Mitesh Lotia, MD

 Health and Wellness

7.) Mark your calendar for Cardinal Camo Run

8.) Cyclists Unite: Group bike rides to campus

 HR Items of Interest

9.) Learn how to use appropriate assertiveness in your daily life

10.) Let your inner child come out with craft therapy

 Information Technology

11.) Computer repair to close permanently April 30

12.) University websites must upgrade to Plone 4 by June 30

 Miscellaneous

13.) Deadline Friday for 2014 Trustees Award Nominations

14.) Last chance to register: Help students articulate and examine their assumptions

15.) Women’s Center News spring issue available

16.) Adult Learner Awards deadline March 21

17.) Changes coming to PARC Smart Cards on Health Science Campus

18.) Call for Nominations for Outstanding Community Engagement Awards

 Talks

19.) Microbiology and Immunology Seminar Series continues

20.) Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology Seminar Series continues

21.) Seminars in Neuroscience presents Jeffrey Magee, PhD

22.) Chemistry seminar presents Kurt Warncke, PhD

23.) "Third Thursdays" lunch program 

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Grand Rounds       

1.) Medicine presents Paula L. Stillman, MD

8 a.m., March 20, Ambulatory Care Building 

Department of Medicine Grand Rounds features Paula L. Stillman, MD, health care consultant and former vice president of health care services for Temple University Health System. Stillman will present “Population Health: What Does This Mean?”

Additional Information: Jason Puckett, 852-1825.

2.) Orthopaedic Surgery presents Mark Smith, MD

6:45 to 7:45 a.m., March 21, Auditorium, Baxter I Research Building, lower level

Free

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery welcomes Mark Smith, MD, clinical instructor, UofL, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. Smith will lecture on “Primary Total Shoulder: Why I Use a Glenoid.”

Additional Information: Monica Welsh, 852-6902.

3.) Family and Geriatric Medicine presents Robert Hilgers, MD

7:30 to 8:30 a.m., March 21, Bottigheimer Auditorium

Free

Robert Hilgers, MD, president and CEO of Women’s Global Cancer Alliance presents “An Upside Down View of Cancer.” This talk will explore the shift of cancer of the cervix to developing countries. CME category 1 is available for both AAFP and ACCME accreditation.

Additional Information: Callie Booth.

 4.) Pediatrics presents Alexandra Cheerva, MD

8 a.m., March 21, 2nd floor auditorium, Norton Hospital

Pediatric Grand Rounds features Alexandra Cheerva, MD. Cheerva is an associate professor in the UofL Department of Pediatrics as well as the medical director of stem cell transplant. She will be presenting “Pediatric Stem Cell Transplantation: Current Indications and Research Trends.”

Additional Information: Brittney Luckett, 629-8828.

 5.) Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health presents Jennifer Hamm, MD

1 p.m. March 21, basement, Auditorium, Ambulatory Care Building

Jennifer Hamm, MD, assistant professor; director, Division of General Obstetrics and Gynecology; program director, Obstetrics and Gynecology Resident Program, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health, UofL School of Medicine, will present “Milestone Competencies: Making Sense of it All.” Hamm will discuss what Milestone Competencies are, how they are assessed and their role within the Next Accreditation System.

Additional Information: Robin Marling, 561-2717.

6.) Neuroscience presents Mitesh Lotia, MD

8 to 9 a.m., March 27, Room 4003, Nursing School

Free

As part of the Neuroscience Grand Rounds, the Department of Neurology is pleased to announce that Mitesh Lotia, MD, will present “Dystonia: Then and Now.”

Additional Information: Read more to find out how to watch live on the web and receive CME credit.

Health and Wellness

7.) Mark your calendar for Cardinal Camo Run

8:15 a.m. to 1 p.m., March 29, George J. Howe Red Barn

The Inaugural Cardinal Camo Run is a fundraising event celebrating military and veteran students and their families. The event consists of a walk/run (approximately 5k), family events (bounce house, craft table, rock climbing wall and more), and a campus/community organization fair. The event is open to UofL students and the Kentuckiana community. All runners receive a t-shirt and lunch. Register here. Any donation would be greatly appreciated, suggested donation of $25.

Additional Information: Kelly Stark, Cardinal Camo Run Coordinator.

8.) Cyclists Unite: Group bike rides to campus

7:30 a.m., March 20, Beargrass Nature Preserve to Belknap (leaves from intersection of Trevilian Way & Ridgefield Road)

Free to employees, students, retirees and spouses/QAs

Get Healthy Now and the UofL Office of Sustainability are organizing monthly group bike commutes to campus from various locations. All experience levels are welcome. Riders receive a brief orientation and Louisville bike map. Participants provide their own bicycle and accessories (helmet required). Today's ride is 4 miles from Beargrass Nature Preserve to Belknap Campus (approximately 15 to 20 minutes). Waiver form required for participation.

Additional Information: GHN biking initatives. Sustainability events. Waiver form. Contact: Nick Pitas, 852-1234 or 852-7755.

HR Items of Interest

9.) Learn how to use appropriate assertiveness in your daily life

1 p.m. April 2, Room 103A, Human Resources

Free

Through assertiveness training exercises, participants will learn what assertiveness is and how to use this style in their daily lives. Appropriate assertiveness will allow individuals the opportunity to speak up for themselves without hurting or violating the feelings of others.

Additional Information: Register here. Questions: Brett Steele.

10.) Let your inner child come out with craft therapy

9:30 a.m., April 3, Room 103A, Human Resources

Free

Work is piling up, schedules are packed, the to-do list is getting longer and longer. Do you find yourself wishing you were on a beach or relaxing by the pool to get away from it all? While we can’t send you to the Bahamas, HR invites you to a fun and laid-back workshop around craft therapy. Let your inner child come out. We will cut up magazines, make posters, color and create masterpieces that help us to remember to slow down, de-stress and enjoy life.

Additional Information: Register here. Questions: Brett Steele.

Information Technology

11.) Computer repair to close permanently April 30

This change only impacts repair for personally purchased computer hardware. Servicing of university owned equipment is not affected by this change. Repairs in progress will be completed, but no additional equipment will be accepted for repair after this date. Help with malware removal, passwords and other software related issues will remain available from the iTech Connect office located on the lower level of Miller Information Technology Center.

Additional Information: IT HelpDesk, 852-7997, or helpdesk@louisville.edu.

12.) University websites must upgrade to Plone 4 by June 30

Departments have until June 30 to rebuild their websites in the upgraded Plone 4 system. The new system features tripled speed, mobile-friendly design, Adobe Flash integration and more.

Additional Information: Register for Plone 4 training here.

In addition, IT’s Design & Printing provides services for creating, editing or migrating your Plone website using an OCM-created theme.

Additional Information: Shelia Marable.

Miscellaneous

13.) Deadline Friday for 2014 Trustees Award Nominations

The deadline for the university community to nominate faculty members for the 2014 Trustees Award has been extended to Friday, March 21. The Trustees Award recognizes faculty members who have had an extraordinary impact on students' college experience.  Nomination instructions and forms may be obtained through any academic department or via the web.

Additional Information: Jake Beamer, 852-5795.

14.) Last chance to register: Help students articulate and examine their assumptions

Noon to 2 p.m., March 21 Delphi Lab, Ekstrom Library

Getting students to articulate and examine the assumptions they have about themselves, the subject matter or their role as learners is a significant challenge for most instructors. In this session, we will delve into this domain of thinking by sharing and practicing teaching strategies designed to help students engage in systemic self-reflection regarding their assumptions. Lunch is served; preregistration is required.

Additional Information: Register here.

15.) Women’s Center News spring issue available

The Women’s Center News spring issue is available online here. The issue includes a collection of Women’s History Month events and other articles of interest.

Additional Information: If you have suggestions for topics for future editions, email the center or Phyllis M. Webb.

16.) Adult Learner Awards deadline March 21

Applications due Friday at 5 p.m.

The Adult Learner Awards recognize the accomplishments of adult students and the faculty and staff members who help serve them. Students must be currently enrolled and need a minimum GPA of 3.0 and 15 completed credit hours. Graduate students need a minimum GPA of 3.25 and completed a minimum of nine credit hours at UofL. Faculty/staff must have worked with an adult student.

Additional Information: To request an application, email Julie Onnembo, 852-0317.

17.) Changes coming to PARC Smart Cards on Health Science Campus

The Parking Authority of River City (PARC) is in the process of upgrading its parking meters near the university medical facilities. The upgraded meters will no longer accept PARC Smart Cards, but will allow patrons to pay with a credit card or a mobile device. PARC is hoping to have the meter upgrades complete by early April.

Additional Information: 574-3817.

18.) Call for Nominations for Outstanding Community Engagement Awards

April 28, submission deadline

Nominations are being accepted for the sixth Annual Outstanding Community Engagement Awards, which recognize faculty, staff, students and community partners involved in outstanding community engagement service. A monetary award of $2,500 will go to each recipient engaged in exemplary community engagement activities such as volunteerism, community based learning, outreach, partnerships, curricular engagement or community based research.

Talks

19.) Microbiology and Immunology Seminar Series continues

Noon, March 20, Room 038, Baxter II, Health Sciences Center

Free, open to the public

The Department of Microbiology and Immunology Seminar Series presents “Pseudomonas aeruginosa Biofilms and Virulence Regulation,” by Gregory Anderson, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Biology, Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis.

Additional Information: Carolyn Burton, 852-6208.

20.) Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology Seminar Series continues

Noon, March 20, Room 1309, Knoefel Conference, Research Tower, Health Sciences Center

Free

The Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology presents research seminars “Investigating the Role of Sinusoidal Endothelial Cell-Derived Extracellular Matrices in the Macrophage Inflammatory Response,” presented by Lauren Poole, and “Regulation of IGF1R by Ubqln1?” presented by Zimple Kurlawala.

Additional Information: Tracey Pender, 852-6255.

21.) Seminars in Neuroscience presents Jeffrey Magee, PhD

4 to 5 p.m., March 20, Auditorium, Baxter 1 Research Building

Free

Seminars in Neuroscience Series presents “Fundamental Cortical Microcircuit Computations” by Jeffrey Magee, PhD, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Janelia Farm Research Campus, Ashburn, Va.

Additional Information: Whitney Rogers, 852-3045. 

22.) Chemistry seminar presents Kurt Warncke, PhD

4 p.m., March 21 Room LL-16, Chemistry building

Free, open to the public

Kurt Warncke, PhD, Department of Physics, Emory University, will present “Dynamics in Enzyme Catalysis: A Moving Target.”

Additional information: Sherry Nalley, 852-6798.

23.) "Third Thursdays" lunch program 

Noon March 20, Floyd Theater, SAC

Free

The Cardinal Athletic Career Center will host the "Third Thursdays" Lunch Series at noon today in the Floyd Theater on the 3rd Floor of the Swain Student Activities Center. Mike Hammond with Enterprise Rent-A-Car will discuss transitioning from college athletics to a career with Enterprise. He will also discuss current employment and internship opportunities.

Additional Information: Lynne Barney, 852-0216.

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