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March 23, 2013 Announcements

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Faculty/staff announcements submitted for posting March 27. They are in the March 28 UofL Today email.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Arts
1.) Guided tours of The Filson’s portrait and art collection

Events
2.) Kentucky Women’s Book Festival—Save the date
3.) Critique of students’ artwork

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

Health and Wellness
7.) Calm Your Chaos HSC

HR Items of Interest
8.) Effective Team Development

Information Technology
9.) Microsoft Office 2013 now available through iTech Xpress

Miscellaneous
10.) President’s Distinguished Faculty Awards: Call for nominations
11.) UofL Women’s Soccer Camp
12.) Neuroscience Day registration deadline extended
13.) The March Issue of Student Affairs’ Vibrations is available
14.) Last Call! Green Threads Faculty Workshop applications due March 29

Professional Development
15.) EndNote Class

Talks
16.) Molecular Targets Seminar
17.) MATLAB for Scientists: Introduction to Data Analysis
18.) Kant’s Anarchist Aesthetics
19.) DOVS Research Seminar Series
20.) Anatomical Sciences and Neurobiology
21.) Physics Colloquium Friday with Kentucky native
22.) Lecture by visiting artist William Bailey

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Arts
1.) Guided tours of The Filson’s portrait and art collection
10 a.m.–2 p.m. April 3 The Filson Historical Society, 1310 S. Third St.
Free
The Filson, a member of UofL’s Center for Arts and Culture Partnerships, offers guided tours of the Ferguson Mansion and its art collections on Wednesdays. Tours last 30 minutes.
Additional Information: For more information or to register for a tour, go to The Filson Historical Society or call 635-5083.

Events
2.) Kentucky Women’s Book Festival—Save the date
9:30 a.m. May 18 Ekstrom Library
Free sessions; RSVP for lunch: $16
Want to connect over a favorite pastime of reading and writing? The 7th Kentucky Women’s Book Festival will feature a diverse group of Kentucky women writers who will share their experiences and works with those in attendance. There will be author presentations and workshops, book sales and signings and a keynote luncheon. Doors to the library will open at 9 a.m.
Additional Information: For more information and updates, visit the Kentucky Women’s Book Festival or call the UofL Women’s Center, 852-8976.

3.) Critique of students’ artwork
3:30 p.m. March 28 Room 17, Schneider Hall
Free, public
David Carrier, American philosopher, art and culture critic, professor emeritus at Case Western Reserve University and formerly a professor of philosophy at Carnegie Mellon University, will critique student’s artwork.
Additional Information: University of Kentucky School of Art & Visual Studies, Hite Art Institute, The Department of Fine Arts

Grand Rounds
4.) Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health
1 p.m. March 29 Ambulatory Care Building, Auditorium, Health Sciences Center
Marvin Yussman, MD, professor and vice-chair of academic affairs, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Women’s Health, UofL, presents “Managing the grumpy attending and other house staff quandaries.” He will discuss how to identify several ethical and professional challenges facing house staff, the principles to be applied to resolving these challenges, and how to clarify choices for resolving ethical and professional impasses.
Additional Information: Susan Jackson, 561-7449

5.) Orthopaedic Surgery
6:45 a.m. March 29 Baxter I Research Building, lower level auditorium
Free
The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery presents Scott Farner, MD, PGY-5 orthopaedic surgery resident. Farner’s lecture is titled “Amputations.”
Additional Information: Monica Welsh, 852-6902

6.) Family & Geriatric Medicine
7:30 a.m. March 29 Bottigheimer Auditorium
Free
Joseph Carrese, MD, MPH; associate professor of medicine, John Hopkins University, presents “A 75 y.o. Man with Lower Extremity Weakness: My Dad’s 2 Year Odyssey with an Illness.” Attendees will be able to recognize the ethical considerations associated with becoming involved, as a health care professional, in the care of a family member, and also to identify other ethical issues the case raises, in particular the duty to not abandon patients and the importance of humility.
Additional Information: CME category 1 is available for both AAFP & ACCME accreditation and a continental breakfast will be provided. For additional information contact Callie Booth.

Health and Wellness
7.) Calm Your Chaos HSC
12:30 p.m. March 29 Nursing School K Building Room 2023, Health Sciences Center
Attend Get Healthy Now’s 20-minute Yoga Nidra intro with Tami Combs if you are feeling fatigued and seek balance and peace. Tami will introduce you to this nurturing and restorative practice that will help you release stress. All you have to do is listen and relax. 100 percent hands-on. Feel free to drop in. If you’d like to register, do so here.
Additional Information: Paula Kommor, 852-0128

HR Items of Interest
8.) Effective Team Development
1:30 p.m. April 10 Human Resources Room 103A
Free
Does your department need some fun team-building exercises? Would you like to learn more about working together? Building a team culture in the workplace is essential for enjoying long-term success. It improves morale and increases productivity. This workshop will help you understand the four stages of team development. Through discussion and practical exercises, this session will examine what each team member and leader can do to successfully move their team to the next level of performance.
Additional Information: Register here. Questions? Email Staff Development.

Information Technology
9.) Microsoft Office 2013 now available through iTech Xpress
iTech Xpress now carries Microsoft Office 2013 Professional Plus for Work at Home. This edition offers new tools for analyzing and sharing data. The software is intended for installation on personally purchased computers of faculty and staff in departments that participate in the Microsoft campus agreement. Each user may purchase one copy at $14.50, which is good for two installations. Visit iTech Xpress on the lower level of Miller IT Center or at iTech Xpress.
Additional Information: Microsoft Office

Miscellaneous
10.) President’s Distinguished Faculty Awards: Call for nominations
Nominations for the 2013 President’s Distinguished Faculty Awards in service; teaching; and outstanding scholarship, research, and creative activity are due in the president’s office by Friday, April 5. Guidelines are online.
Additional Information: If you have any questions please contact Julie Kroger, 852-2151.

11.) UofL Women’s Soccer Camp
Soccer Field
Future Cardinals Day Camp 1 and 2 June 17–21, 9 a.m.–noon, July 15–19, 9 a.m.–noon. Players registering before May 1 will receive a discounted admission price.
Additional Information: Please visit our camp website. If you have any questions, please contact UofL women’s soccer director of operations, Jing Hughley, 852-7547.

12.) Neuroscience Day registration deadline extended
7:30 a.m. April 11 Clinical & Translational Research Building
Free, lunch included
We have had an excellent turnout for abstract submissions for our Annual Neuroscience Day Meeting. NOW, we need you to register if you will attend the meeting. We need to get an accurate count to be certain that we have enough chairs for participants and food for your lunch, not to mention plenty of coffee! Please go to our local SFN website and fill out the registration form. Please do it now before you forget, and certainly before April 4. See you on Thursday, April 11.
Additional Information: Neuroscience Day

13.) The March Issue of Student Affairs’ Vibrations is available
Read about the Counseling Center’s workshop, Sugar Bowl trip, service project in New Orleans, the new Fryberger reception, George Howe’s 70th birthday and much more. It’s posted online.
Additional Information: Susie Cucura

14.) Last Call! Green Threads Faculty Workshop applications due March 29
Faculty from all disciplines are encouraged to participate in the Green Threads: Sustainability Across the Curriculum workshop on Reading Day (April 23). The Sustainability Council wants to help you integrate themes of environmental, social and economic stewardship into your courses. You’ll network with faculty from across UofL and receive a $500 honorarium, lunch, resource materials for course development, and info on campus, local and regional sustainability issues. Applications due March 29.
Additional Information: Full Details and Green Threads application

Professional Development
15.) EndNote Class
3 p.m.–4:30 p.m. April 4 Kornhauser Library, History Room, HSC
Free to UofL community
Kornhauser Library is offering EndNote training. EndNote is a software program, for Mac or PC, used to create bibliographies, import/export references from databases, convert references to a chosen citation style and to manage PDFs. Software available.
Additional Information: John Chenault, 852-3901

Talks
16.) Molecular Targets Seminar
3:45 p.m. March 28 Room 123, Clinical and Translational Research Building, Health Sciences Center
Free
The Molecular Targets Seminar Series will present “Engineering Modeling of Tumor Response to Drug and Nanotherapeutics Delivery.” Our speaker will be Hermann Frieboes, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Bioengineering, UofL. 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

17.) MATLAB for Scientists: Introduction to Data Analysis
2 p.m. March 27 Baxter Auditorium Health Sciences Center
Free
View the complete session descriptions and register at mathworks.com/seminars/UofL2013
Additional Information: If you have question, please contact Tom McHugh, 508-647-7657

18.) Kant’s Anarchist Aesthetics
2 p.m. March 28 Room 300, Bingham Humanities Building
Free, public
David Carrier, American philosopher, art and culture critic, professor emeritus at Case Western Reserve University and a former professor of philosophy at Carnegie Mellon University, will give a lecture on “Kant’s Anarchist Aesthetics.” It will include a historical analysis and defense of Kant’s aesthetics and politics, which are linked together, Carrier observes, in ways that have not been adequately understood.
Additional Information: Renée Murphy, 852-6794

19.) DOVS Research Seminar Series
11 a.m. March 29 Kentucky Lions Eye Center, Basement Conference Room
Free to UofL faculty, residents, students
Ronald Gregg, PhD, professor and chair, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, UofL, presents, “Night Blind Mice & Signal Transduction in the Retina.”

20.) Anatomical Sciences and Neurobiology
4 p.m. March 28 Baxter 1 Auditorium
Free
Anatomical Sciences & Neurobiology Spring 2013 Seminar Series-University of Louisville School of Medicine is pleased to present Cynthia Corbitt, Ph D, Department of Biology, UofL, presenting, “Effects of the plant phytoalexin glyceollin on mouse gene expression and behavior.”
Additional Information: Matt Guido, 852-6227

21.) Physics Colloquium Friday with Kentucky native
3 p.m. March 29 Natural Science Building
Free
Mikel “Micky” Holcomb, originally from Henry County, Ky., and now an assistant professor in the Department of Physics at West Virginia University, will speak on “Investigating Interfaces between Magnetic and Ferroelectric Complex Oxides.” Her talk will focus on bilayers composed of ferromagnetic La(0.7)Sr(0.3)MnO3 (LSMO) and ferroelectric PbZr(0.2)Ti(0.8)O3 (PZT). This work suggests a strategy for improving not only magnetoelectric devices, but also magnetic systems.
Additional Information: Physics Department, 852-6790

22.) Lecture by visiting artist William Bailey
7 p.m. March 28 Cressman Center for Visual Arts
Free
William Bailey is an emeritus professor of art at Yale University. He is a member of The American Academy, Institute of Arts and Letters and the board of the Smithsonian Archives of American Art. Bailey has an extensive exhibition history, and his works appear in numerous public and private collections, including the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA; Museum of Modern Art, NY.
Additional Information: Renée Murphy, 852-6794, Hite Art Institute

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