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March 21, 2013 Announcements

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Faculty/staff announcements submitted for posting March 20. They are in the March 21 UofL Today email.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events
1.) March Madness at the UClub
2.) April 8 ‘A Scoop on the NCAA’ moved to April 15
3.) Seeking Common Ground: Strategic Enrollment Management Planning for Student Success

Grand Rounds
4.) Family & Geriatric Medicine
5.) Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health
6.) Pediatrics

Information Technology
7.) VPN to be offline Friday night
8.) ULMobile update features tours, fixes CardSafety issue for iPhone

Miscellaneous
9.) Want to serve as a COSW Commissioner?
10.) Belknap Campus dining discounts
11.) Blackboard courses from spring 2012 to be archived and deleted
12.) March Madness and the sports medicine literature
13.) Ekstrom Library Research Labs

Professional Development
14.) PLAN Workshop: Ways to Think Critically about Diversity in the Classroom
15.) Introduction to EndNote Workshop
16.) Application Deadline Extended – Delphi U

Studies
17.) Individuals age 65 years and older needed for research study

Talks
18.) Molecular Targets Seminar
19.) Humana CEO Bruce Broussard presents ‘Simplicity to Achieve Sustainability’
20.) DOVS Research Seminar Series
21.) Department of Biology Seminar Series
22.) Colloquium — ‘Community-based Participatory Intervention Research: A Mixed Methods Approach’

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events
1.) March Madness at the UClub
5:30 p.m. March 21, University Club
Members $11; Non Members $12.50
The university community is invited to a big game-watching party at the club Thursday beginning at 5:30 p.m. You may phone in your reservation, or reserve online (and see a menu). Additionally, the university community is welcome to watch all the games at the University Club. Look for updated details as the Cards continue to win.
Additional Information: Email Linda Johnson, call 852-6996, or go to the UClub’s website.

2.) April 8 ‘A Scoop on the NCAA’ moved to April 15
10 a.m. April 15 Room 139, Shumaker Research Building (rescheduled from April 8)
Free
Faculty and staff are invited to learn more about the academic standards of the NCAA. The current Big East regulations will also be discussed along with the change to the ACC and what that means academically for our student-athletes. A panel will be there to enhance the discussion and answer any questions that arise. Light snacks will be served 30 minutes prior to each session. The 1 p.m. April 11 session will go on as scheduled in Room 300, Bingham Humanities Building.
Additional Information: Contact Shelley Tewell to confirm a spot for one of the two dates or if you have any further questions.

3.) Seeking Common Ground: Strategic Enrollment Management Planning for Student Success
11:30 a.m. April 12 Floyd Theatre, Student Activities Center
The Office of the University Provost invites you to attend this public presentation by AACRAO consultant Stan Henderson. The presentation will detail the recommendations designed to help UofL meet the student graduation goals spelled out in The 2020 Plan. We encourage the campus community to attend to better understand these possible new directions, and to become part of the conversation about implementing UofL’s strategic plan for students.
Additional Information: Learn more and register

Grand Rounds
4.) Family & Geriatric Medicine
7:30 a.m. March 22 Bottigheimer Auditorium
Free
Brad Sutton, MD, MBA, assistant professor, associate director of electrophysiology at Jewish Hospital, presents, “When to Refer to an Electrophysiologist.” He will describe common arrhythmia diagnosis and early treatment and how to risk stratify for sudden cardiac death in the setting of heart failure. Attendees will know when to refer to an electrophysiologist. CME category 1 is available for both AAFP & ACCME accreditation and a continental breakfast will be provided.
Additional Information: Callie Booth

5.) Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health
1 p.m. March 22 Ambulatory Care Building, Auditorium, Health Sciences Center
Please join us as Rita Fleming, MD, assistant professor, medical student clerkship director, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Women’s Health, UofL, presents, “The Other Alternative: Raising Children with Down Syndrome.” She will review diagnosis, informing/counseling patients, physical and developmental challenges for the child, support available, and testimony from families with children who have Down Syndrome.
Additional Information: Susan Jackson, 561-7449

6.) Pediatrics
8 a.m. March 22 Norton Hospital, 2nd Floor Auditorium
Free, public
Please join us for a Grand Rounds featuring Karen L. Skjei, MD, an associate professor for UofL’s pediatric neurology division and director of the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit. Skjei will speak about Anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptor encephalitis. We hope to see you there.
Additional Information: Brittney Luckett, 629-8828

Information Technology
7.) VPN to be offline Friday night
10 p.m. Friday, March 22 – 2 a.m. Saturday, March 23
During IT’s regular preventive maintenance period, the virtual private network (VPN) will be offline for an upgrade. After the upgrade, the VPN will be compatible with Windows 8. Please note that other systems (e.g. Blackboard, wireless, email, instant messaging, SharePoint, PeopleSoft, ULink, voice and data services, etc.) may be taken offline without notice. Complete information on IT’s preventive maintenance period.
Additional information: IT HelpDesk, 852-7997

8.) ULMobile update features tours, fixes CardSafety issue for iPhone
The newest ULMobile update for iPhone rolls out the university tours feature. IPhone users can explore departments, buildings and even campus art. Download the free update at the iPhone App Store, open the app, and tap Maps. Next, tap the Plus button at the bottom right and select Tours. Don’t have ULMobile? Get the app that puts UofL at your fingertips, including a course catalog, news and more. Note: This update also fixes a previously announced bug in the CardSafety app for iPhone.
Additional Information: ulmobile.louisville.edu.

Miscellaneous
9.) Want to serve as a COSW Commissioner?
The Commission on the Status of Women (COSW) is soliciting nominations of both staff and faculty from all UofL campuses for appointment consideration to the commission. The list of nominees will be presented to President James Ramsey in May. Newly appointed members will start their terms by July 1.
Additional Information: To submit a nomination, please send the name and contact information to Missi Moutardier or Kamla Gant by April 5. Feel free to self-nominate.

10.) Belknap Campus dining discounts
March 21 Belknap Campus
Join a new mobile rewards program for Belknap Campus dining venues. Download QBOT and start saving. When you use the app, you’ll receive exclusive rewards and earn points for every purchase. Just ask for a scan. Redeem points for sweet rewards at Wendy’s, Einstein’s, Simply To Go, Tulip Tree Café, Mein Bowl, Jazzman’s Café, Subway, Sub Hub, Chick-fil-A, Sushi, Seasons, McAlister’s, Papa John’s, Freshens and Damon’s Grill.
Additional Information: For more information visit QBOT.com or UofL Dining Services.

11.) Blackboard courses from spring 2012 to be archived and deleted
Blackboard courses from spring 2012 will be archived and then deleted after Friday, March 22. This is a semi-annual process by the Delphi Center that frees up server space for new courses. If you have a specific need to keep a spring 2012 course available beyond March 22, please submit a request by that date. More information on this process can be found in the Blackboard News module on the login page.
Additional Information: Mark Kasselhut, 852-0724

12.) March Madness and the sports medicine literature
March Madness strikes the biomedical literature in the form of Sport Discus, a sports medicine literature database available through the Kornhauser Health Sciences Library. It includes references to articles, books, conference proceedings and other research sources related to sports medicine, exercise physiology, training and other aspects of physical education. Sport Discus is available from the “Health Sciences Databases” link on the Kornhauser Health Sciences Library home page.
Additional Information: Kornhauser Health Sciences Library

13.) Ekstrom Library research labs
Are your students working on research projects during the final weeks of the semester? You can request a library computer lab during your class time, and a librarian will be available during that time to consult with students individually or in groups as they work on their research.
Additional Information: Rob Detmering, 852-8738

Professional Development
14.) PLAN Workshop: Ways to Think Critically about Diversity in the Classroom
Noon–1:30 p.m. March 22 Room 105, Houchens Building
Free
“Rolling in the Deep: Ways to Think Critically about Diversity in the Classroom” is a great opportunity for future teachers. The graduate student professional development workshop will take a case-study approach to explore issues of power dynamics in the classroom, handling conflict and negotiating social identities. Join presenters Linda Rogers, Margaret Murray, Derrick Brooms, Keith Lyle, Manuel Medina, Jianhua Zhao, Andrea Reed and T Cantrell for this great conversation. Register here.
Additional Information: Michelle Rodems, 852-3110

15.) Introduction to EndNote Workshop
10:30 a.m.–noon March 26 Room W102, Ekstrom Library
Free to UofL community
Attendees will learn the basic features of citation management with EndNote X6 including, exporting citations from databases and Cite While You Write in Microsoft Word. Classes are limited to 10. Register.
Additional Information: Toccara Porter, 852-8744

16.) Application deadline extended — Delphi U
Founders Union Building, Shelby Campus
The application deadline for the June 3–7 session of Delphi U has been extended to Friday, April 5. This free, 4 ½-day workshop offers faculty the chance to work with colleagues and Delphi Center staff to incorporate best practices when designing, revising or delivering online courses. Apply today.
Additional Information: Delphi U

Studies
17.) Individuals age 65 years and older needed for research study
The Neuropsychology and Aging Lab of Benjamin Mast, PhD, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, is investigating the association between musical training and cognition in adults age 65 years and older. Participation takes about three hours and involves answering questions and completing cognitive tests. Participation can take place in the home or another place of convenience. IRB Tracking #12.0460
Additional Information: Jessica Strong, 852-3542.

Talks
18.) Molecular Targets Seminar
3:45 p.m. March 21 Room 123, Clinical and Translational Research Building, Health Sciences Center
Free
The Molecular Targets Seminar Series will present, “The Role of Nse5/6 Sub-complex in the Regulation of the SMC5/6 Complex in Budding Yeast.” Our speaker will be William B. Holmes, PhD, research associate, Department of Medicine, James Graham Brown Cancer Center. 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: Abdullah Yalcin

19.) Humana CEO Bruce Broussard presents ‘Simplicity to Achieve Sustainability’
4 p.m. March 25 PNC/Horn Auditorium, Harry Frazier Hall, College of Business
Free
Our nation’s current health care system is duplicative, disorganized and unsustainable from a cost standpoint. Bruce Broussard will outline how an integrated care delivery system model, such as the one Humana is developing, will provide our country with health care that has lower costs, higher quality and a simple-to-understand consumer experience. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from Humana’s new CEO on this important topic that affects us all.
Additional Information: Donna Zinser Clark, 852-8523, Joan Hammer, 852-2042

20.) DOVS Research Seminar Series
11 a.m. March 22 Kentucky Lions Eye Center, Basement Conference Room
Free to all UofL faculty, residents and students
Robin Krimm, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Anatomical Science & Neurobiology, UofL, will present, “Developing a Sense of Taste.”

21.) Department of Biology Seminar Series
Noon March 22 Room 139, Shumaker Research Building
Free
Greg Demas, Indiana University, will present, “To Everything There is a Season: Neuroendocrine Regulation of Seasonal Immunity and Sickness.”
Additional Information: Terri Norris, 852-2573

22.) Colloquium — ‘Community-based Participatory Intervention Research: A Mixed Methods Approach’
Noon April 8 Baxter Auditorium, Baxter II Building basement, Health Sciences Center
Free
School of Nursing and Kent School of Social Work present Rosanna DeMarco from Boston College, Connell School of Nursing. DeMarco will present her community-based research which resulted in an innovative intervention with African American women living with HIV/AIDS. RSVP to Karin Gates. Lunch will be provided to those who register with Karin.
Additional Information: Karen Kayser, 852-1946; Carla Hermann, 852-5366.

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