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March 22, 2013 Announcements

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Faculty/staff announcements submitted for posting March 21. They are in the March 22 UofL Today email.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Arts
1.) Artists and crafters sought for open walls exhibit

Events
2.) 4th Annual Re: Conference explores Global Humanities
3.) ‘Soul Food Junkies’ — Film, talk & food tasting
4.) Summer youth opportunities

Information Technology
5.) Please remove and reconnect ULSecure Wireless Network before March 25
6.) M+ Archive will be offline March 29­–April 1 for an upgrade and rebranding to NetMail

Miscellaneous
7.) Free Kentucky Academy of Science annual memberships
8.) Abstracts being accepted for Undergraduate Symposium
9.) Call for Nominations — Outstanding Community Engagement Awards

Talks
10.) ‘Bioethics and Clinical Practice in a Diverse Society: Appreciating and Responding to Differences’
11.) Nephrology Research Conference - guest speaker
12.) Sleep and dreaming panel discussion explores sleep science

Workshops
13.) Retirement workshop
14.) Planning for retirement in 2013/2014?

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Arts
1.) Artists and crafters sought for open walls exhibit
Registration deadline: April 29; Exhibit dates: May 13–24
Great Places to Work seeks creative UofL employees to exhibit in the 3rd annual Faculty/Staff Open Walls exhibit. The show is open to creative people who are not professional artists. All media accepted.
Additional Information: Guidelines and registration form

Events
2.) 4th Annual Re: Conference explores Global Humanities
All day starting at 8 a.m. March 22
Registration: Room 300, Bingham Humanities Building; panels, Room 139, Shumaker Research Building; keynote, Bigelow Hall.
Free, public
The 4th Annual Re: Conference is a one-day graduate conference organized by the Humanities PhD student organization, the Association of Humanities Academics. Panel discussions: 8:30 a.m., popular culture; 9:45 a.m., medical humanities; 2:30 p.m., the medieval renaissance; 3:45 p.m., aesthetics. Keynote speaker Qwo-Li Driskill, a Cherokee Two-Spirit & Queer writer, activist, performer and educator, will present, “Two-Spirit Imaginings: Poetics, Scholarship, and Activism” at 11 a.m.
Additional Information: Full conference schedule; Jimmy Rose, 860-460-9634

3.) ‘Soul Food Junkies’ — Film, talk & food tasting
2 p.m. March 25 Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library
Free and open to the public
“Soul Food Junkies” is a documentary about the history of African American food traditions, soul food’s present health effects and food justice. A discussion with film director Byron Hurt and a reception featuring locally sourced, healthy soul food will follow the screening. The College of Arts & Sciences, Departments of Anthropology and Pan-African Studies, Office of Health Promotion, Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research, Ali Institute for Peace & Justice and the Ali Center co-sponsor.
Additional Information: Email Karen Newton or see the Facebook events page. Watch a trailer.

4.) Summer youth opportunities
Let the Office of Community Engagement help you promote your summer youth opportunities. If your unit/department offers a summer enrichment program that is open to the general public, fill out the form to have your opportunity listed in our Web portal. The community uses this common portal to find summer youth opportunities provided by UofL—so don't delay. Submit your form today.
Additional Information: Form; 2013 Summer Youth Opportunities Page

Information Technology
5.) 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 Monday, March 25. Before this date, you must remove the network from your device and then reconnect. 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.

6.) M+ Archive will be offline March 29­–April 1 for an upgrade and rebranding to NetMail
10 p.m. Friday, March 29 until 8 a.m. Monday, April 1.
The M+ Archive system will be offline for an upgrade. You will not be able to access your email archives during this time period. During this maintenance, the system will be upgraded and rebranded from M+ Archive to NetMail Archive. Additional details on this upgrade will be emailed to all university employees several days before the upgrade.
Additional Information: IT HelpDesk, 852-7997.

Miscellaneous
7.) Free Kentucky Academy of Science annual memberships
UofL faculty, staff and students interested in science may join the Kentucky Academy of Science for free. Members can apply for research grants, submit manuscripts to the Journal of the Kentucky Academy of Science (JKAS), receive free electronic access to the JKAS and KAS Newsletter and more. Join at kyscience.org. Select “Join,” then “Join and Pay on line” (no fee will be charged) and “Yes” to the Enhanced Member option. Use your UofL e-mail address.
Additional Information: Current KAS members need take no action to update your membership for 2013. For more information, email KAS or call 859-227-2837. UofL is a KAS 2013 Enhanced Affiliate.

8.) Abstracts being accepted for Undergraduate Symposium
Deadline: 5 p.m. April 9 Jouett Hall
Free
The University Wide Undergraduate Research and Community Engagement Symposium is a chance for undergraduates to share what they have learned through their research and/or community engagement experiences with a larger audience. You and your students can present by submitting an abstract to Pamela Feldhoff.
Additional Information: University Wide Undergraduate Research and Community Engagement Symposium; Pam Curtis or Pamela Feldhoff.

9.) Call for Nominations — Outstanding Community Engagement Awards
Submission deadline: April 15
Nominations are being accepted for the 5th Annual Outstanding Community Engagement Award. This award recognizes the outstanding community engagement of faculty, staff, students and community partners and comes with a $2,500 monetary award. All activity must have been performed in the 2012–2013 academic year. For more information view the award website.
Additional Information: Outstanding Community Engagement Award

Talks
10.) ‘Bioethics and Clinical Practice in a Diverse Society: Appreciating and Responding to Differences’
Noon March 28 Room 202, Instructional Building (B Building),Health Sciences Center
Free
Joseph Carrese, MD, MPH, associate professor of medicine, Johns Hopkins University; serves as chair, Hospital Ethics Committee, and chair, University Biomedical IRB. He is the inaugural director of the Program on Ethics in Clinical Practice at the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics and is a nationally recognized educator, researcher and scholar. Carrese will discuss an ethically sound approach for responding to differences and diversity in clinical practice.
Additional Information: Space is limited to 145 attendees. A box lunch will be provided for the first 145 to rsvp by noon, Tuesday, March 26, at Gheens@louisville.edu.

11.) Nephrology Research Conference - guest speaker
1:30 p.m. March 22 Kidney Disease Program 615 S. Preston St.
Mahendra Damarla, MD, assistant professor of medicine, Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, will present “MAP Kinase Signaling in Lung Injury.”
Additional Information: Host: Molecular Signaling Group, Madhavi J. Rane, PhD, 852-1159; Deltricia Hickman, administrative associate, 852-5239.

12.) Sleep and dreaming panel discussion explores sleep science
3 p.m. March 22 Room 275, Brandeis School of Law
Free
School of Medicine faculty will present research on sleep and dreaming as part of the collaboration between Actors Theatre and UofL for the “Sleep Rock Thy Brain” production. Presentations include “Do Dreams Reflect Unconscious Psychological Processes” by Allan Tasman, “REM Sleep: What Is It and Why Does It Occur” by David Hiestand and “The Stages of Sleep and Sleep Physiology” by William Guido. Research and findings from the Sleep Center inspired the playwrights’ work.
Additional Information: Jacqueline Fryer

Workshops
13.) Retirement workshop
8 a.m.–10 a.m. March 29 Room 110, Abell Building, Health Sciences Center
Free
Register now to attend a two-hour retirement workshop sponsored by the School of Accountancy and presented by faculty member Sheila Johnston CPA, CFP. Topics include discussion of UofL benefits, amounts needed for retirement, basic retirement issues, etc.
Additional Information: To register, contact Sheila Johnston by email or call 852-4820.

14.) Planning for retirement in 2013/2014?
1 p.m.–3 p.m. March 29 Room 336, College of Business, Belknap Campus
Free
Thinking about retiring soon? If so, register now to attend a two-hour retirement workshop sponsored by the School of Accountancy and presented by faculty member Sheila Johnston CPA, CFP. This workshop will cover retirement issues, tax and tax planning issues, required minimum distributions (RMDs), withdrawal rates in retirement, income planning, spending plan, social security, and other issues in transitioning to retirement.
Additional Information: To register, contact Sheila Johnston by email or call 852-4820.

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