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March 26, 2013 Announcements

by UofL Today last modified Mar 25, 2013 01:16 PM expired

Faculty/staff announcements submitted for posting March 25. They are in the March 26 UofL Today email.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Arts
1.) Music Unwound collaboration with Louisville Orchestra features Copland in Mexico
2.) 'Music Makes a City’ film runs this week at the School of Music

Events
3.) Undergraduate Research Symposium

Grand Rounds
4.) Endocrinology
5.) Cardiovascular Medicine

Miscellaneous
6.) RSO Adviser survey

Studies
7.) Parents & children still needed for dissertation study

Talks
8.) Substance Abuse: Barriers to Treatment
9.) ‘RNA precision is regulated by preinitiation complex dynamics’

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Arts
1.) Music Unwound collaboration with Louisville Orchestra features Copland in Mexico
3 p.m. and 8 p.m. March 28, Comstock Concert Hall
Free
The School of Music features “Copland in Mexico” in the Music Unwound festival, a partnership with the Louisville Orchestra and Visual Arts Association. Events at UofL include a panel discussion by music scholars at 3 p.m. and a concert by faculty and orchestra members at 8 p.m. The programs feature works by Aaron Copland and Mexican contemporaries. Speakers include Douglas Shadle, visiting professor and scholar of classical music in America.
Additional Information: School of Music, 852-6907

2.) 'Music Makes a City’ film runs this week at the School of Music
7 a.m.–10 p.m. continuously, March 26–29, Room 145, School of Music
Free
“Music Makes a City,” 2012 Gramophone award winner for best documentary, features the commissioning of new works by the Louisville Orchestra that captured international attention to the city and its orchestra. Owsley Brown III and Robin Burke produced the film. It is presented as part of the School of Music’s partnership with the Louisville Orchestra and Music Unwound festival this week.
Additional Information: School of Music, 852-6907

Events
3.) Undergraduate Research Symposium
12:30 p.m.–4 p.m. April 16 Room 139, Shumaker Research Building
The Office of the Executive Vice President for Research is sponsoring the annual Undergraduate Research Symposium. Students, faculty and the community can discuss cutting-edge research topics, examine the connection between research and education and explore the broad range of research at UofL. Abstracts are due April 9.
Additional Information: Undergraduate Research Symposium, Pam Feldhoff or Glenda Hill King, 852-1400

Grand Rounds
4.) Endocrinology
4 p.m. March 27, Room 038, Lower Level, Baxter Research Building, Health Sciences Center
Free
Please join us as Paul W. Ladenson, MD, John Eager Howard professor of endocrinology and metabolism; professor of medicine, pathology, oncology and radiology & radiological sciences; director, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, presents, “Advances in the Approach to the Patient with a Cytologically Indeterminate Thyroid Nodule.”
Additional Information: Kelly Galiette, 852-5237

5.) Cardiovascular Medicine
Noon–1 p.m. March 27, Jewish Hospital Rudd Heart & Lung Conference Ctr., (CC/16th. Fl.), Great Halls I & II
The Division of Cardiovascular Medicine is pleased to present “NADPH Oxidases and Vascular Disease” by Kathy Griendling, PhD, professor and vice-chair, Research and Faculty Development, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta.
Additional Information: Out of respect for your colleagues and the presenter, please arrive early if you plan to partake in the light lunch provided (11:30). Additional information online at UofL CMRG and UofL Physicians, or contact Darlene Rose at 852-7959.

Miscellaneous
6.) RSO Adviser survey
Do you advise a recognized student organization? If so, we want your feedback. The purpose of this survey is to assess the current involvement and skills of our RSO advisers and to inform improvements to the RSO adviser manual and the services available to advisers. Click here to see the survey.
Additional Information: Victoria Spencer, 852-0319, or Julie Onnembo, 852-0317

Studies
7.) Parents & children still needed for dissertation study
Room 363, Life Sciences Building, Belknap Campus
$15 compensation for time and effort
The DP Research Lab is conducting a study on stress and anxiety in children. Parents and biological children between the ages of 5 and 12 are invited to participate. If interested, you and your child will be asked to complete a series of questionnaires. Your child may also be given a brief interview and computer task. Qualified families will be compensated $15. IRB #11.0104
Additional Information: Sarah Williams, 852-3623

Talks
8.) Substance Abuse: Barriers to Treatment
5:30 p.m.–7 p.m. April 9, Horn Auditorium, College of Business
Free and public
Goals: To increase awareness of barriers to substance abuse treatment and how community leaders can improve the availability of treatment and also to raise awareness on the values and pitfalls of Substance Abuse Program (SAP) and reintegration programs in the criminal justice system.
Additional Information: Email Nannette Bertram Dix, or call 852-4814

9.) ‘RNA precision is regulated by preinitiation complex dynamics’
Noon March 27, Room 2035, K-Wing Building, Health Sciences Center
Free
The Department of Neuroscience Training is pleased to present postdoctoral candidate, Kunal Poorey, graduate student, University of Virginia. His presentation will be “RNA precision is regulated by preinitiation complex dynamics.”
Additional Information: Whitney Rogers, 852-3045

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