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March 4, 2013 Announcements

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Faculty/staff announcements submitted for posting March 1. They are in the March 4 UofL Today email.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events
1.) Information Session: MS in Human Resources and Organization Development
2.) Information Session: MS in Human Resources and Organization Development
3.) Information Session for the Post-bac Pre-med Program
4.) Reserve your spot for Transformation Tea

Miscellaneous
5.) Final Reminder — Faculty: Receive funding for sharing your teaching scholarship
6.) Surplus Warehouse to reopen Wednesday
7.) Nominations due for 2013 Unsung Shero Award

Professional Development
8.) Free iMovie ’11 and Final Cut Express courses coming
9.) ADA Training
10.) PLAN professional development workshops for graduate students

Studies
11.) Pain Study, Infants and Toddlers less than 2 years
12.) Pain Study, ages 2 years through 12 years
13.) Pediatric hypertension 1 year through 5 years
14.) Pediatric hypertension 6 years through 11 years
15.) Face Recognition Study for Infants 6, 8 and 10 Months Old
16.) Language Development Study for Infants 10, 12 and 14 Months Old
17.) Perception of Emotion Study for Infants 5 Months Old
18.) Perception of Faces and Objects Study for Infants 4-8 Months Old

Talks
19.) Studio Glass: The 50th Anniversary of an Artistic and Technological Revolution
20.) CGeMM SEMINAR
21.) Planetarium — Curious about Curiosity?

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events
1.) Information Session: MS in Human Resources and Organization Development
7 p.m. March 7 online
Free
If you value the performance, development, learning of people and organizations, we hope you will consider joining our program. Come spend an hour and a half with us online in the comfort of your own home and hear about our master’s program. Sign up.
Additional Information: Sherry Duffy, 852-0568

2.) Information Session: MS in Human Resources and Organization Development
6 p.m. March 5 Clifton Center, 2117 Payne St.
Free
If you value the performance, development, learning of people and organizations, we hope you will consider joining our program. Come spend an hour and a half with us, eat supper, and hear about our master’s program. Sign up.
Additional Information: Sherry Duffy, 852-0568, MS-HROD website, directions to Clifton Center (PDF)

3.) Information Session for the Post-bac Pre-med Program
12:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. March 4 Ekstrom Library Room 103
Our fall 2013 application cycle is underway. We are seeking college graduates, including upcoming May 2013 graduates and career changers, for our program. If you’re interested in going to medical school but need to know how to get started, our program may be for you. Attend our information session to learn more. You can also make an appointment with the program director or visit our website for more details. It may not be too late to become the physician you always wanted to be.
Additional Information: Tonia D. Thomas, 852-2712, Post-bac Pre-med website

4.) Reserve your spot for Transformation Tea
April 10 Shumaker Research Building (Conference room)
Reservations are being accepted through March 29 for the UofL Transformation Tea. Register early. This is an open forum for the diverse spectrum of women of color and their allies at UofL and will provide networking opportunities, door prizes and refreshments. The theme is “Finance, Balancing Work and Families and Handling Stress.”
Additional Information: More information, email Phyllis M. Webb, the Women’s Center or Georgette Moore

Miscellaneous
5.) Final Reminder — Faculty: Receive funding for sharing your teaching scholarship
The 2013 Kentucky Innovations Conference (KIC): Higher Education in the 21st Century is accepting proposals for the May 16–17 conference at the University of Kentucky in Lexington. UofL faculty and staff are invited to submit proposals on research related to trends and issues in P-12, adult and post-secondary education. The proposal deadline is March 6. The Delphi Center will provide funding (one night’s lodging and mileage) for UofL presenters.
Additional Information: Learn more here (opens as PDF).

6.) Surplus Warehouse to reopen Wednesday
8 a.m. March 6 1901 S. Floyd St.
The Surplus Warehouse will reopen Wednesday. Warehouse hours are 8 a.m.–noon and 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Department representatives may select items for department use only. There is no charge if the department representatives take item(s) with them. The department may complete the CHARGEABLE SERVICE REQUEST for Physical Plant to deliver reserved items for a fee.
Additional Information: Susan Carmack, 852-2986

7.) Nominations due for 2013 Unsung Shero Award
March 15
The deadline is fast approaching to submit nominations for the UofL Transformation Tea Unsung SHERO Award. The award will be given on April 10 at the Women of Color Transformation Tea. For criteria and more details, email Kathryn Doaty or Georgette Moore.
Additional Information: Women’s Center, 852-8976

Professional Development
8.) Free iMovie ’11 and Final Cut Express courses coming
Want to make your own movie? Learn how with IT’s free iMovie ’11 and Final Cut Express training for Mac. iMovie ’11 is easy-to-use software that allows you to make a movie from start to finish. Final Cut Express is designed for video professionals and hobbyists, and will help you take your video editing to the next level. iMovie ’11 courses are held March 21 and April 10, and Final Cut Express is offered March 26 and April 12. Register soon for these popular courses.
Additional Information: Registration for all free IT classes

9.) ADA Training
1:30 p.m. March 13 Human Resources Room 103A
Free
As a supervisor or manager it is hard to remember all the policies, procedures and laws when supervising employees. Let HR make the process a little easier by attending this free workshop to walk you through the basic components of ADA. ADA is the Americans with Disabilities Act. As a supervisor it is good to get acquainted with this particular law and how it applies to your working environment.
Additional Information: Registration. Questions? Email staffdev@louisville.edu

10.) PLAN professional development workshops for graduate students
Tips and Strategies for Compiling Your Teaching Portfolio Noon – 2 p.m. March 5
The Academic Job Search: Workshopping the C.V. Noon–1 p.m. March 7,
Ongoing Mentoring: Peer and Co-Mentoring for Continuing Students 7 p.m.–8 p.m. March 7
All in Room 105, Houchens Building
PLAN is framework for professional development featuring free workshops for graduate students. Graduate students interested in attending can register on the PLAN website, and click on the PLAN calendar there to learn about other upcoming plan workshops and events.
Additional Information: PLAN

Studies
11.) Pain Study, Infants and Toddlers less than 2 years
IRB #12.0228
The UofL Kosair Charities Pediatric Clinical Research Unit at Kosair Children’s Hospital is conducting a clinical research study to evaluate acetaminophen given into a vein to treat
moderate to severe pain in infants and children less than 2 years of age following surgery or an injury. Subjects may be compensated for time/travel.
For more information, contact Tressa Bratton by email or by phone at 629-5820 or 620-0000 (pager)

12.) Pain Study, ages 2 years through 12 years
IRB #10.0548
The UofL Kosair Charities Pediatric Clinical Research Unit at Kosair Children’s Hospital is conducting a clinical research study to evaluate an oral liquid pain medicine to treat pain
following surgery in children ages 2 through 12. Subjects may be compensated for time/travel.
For more information, contact Tressa Bratton by email or by phone at 629-5820 or 620-0000 (pager)

13.) Pediatric hypertension 1 year through 5 years
IRB #10.0053
The UofL Kosair Charities Pediatric Clinical Research Unit at Kosair Children’s Hospital is conducting a clinical research study to evaluate the safety and dose response of an investigational drug used for high blood pressure. Children ages 1 through 5 diagnosed with high blood pressure may be eligible for participation. Subjects will be compensated for time/travel.
Additional information, call Carla Rich by email or at 629-5820 or 620-0000 (pager)

14.) Pediatric hypertension 6 years through 11 years
IRB #10.0306
The UofL Kosair Charities Pediatric Clinical Research Unit at Kosair Children’s Hospital is conducting a clinical research study to evaluate the safety and dose response of an investigational drug used to treat high blood pressure. Children ages 6 through 11 diagnosed with high blood pressure may be eligible for participation. Subjects will be compensated for time/travel.
Additional information, call Carla Rich by email or at 629-5820 or 620-0000 (pager)

15.) Face Recognition Study for Infants 6, 8 and 10 Months Old
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (daily) March Davidson Hall, Room 314A
The UofL Infant Cognition Lab (Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences) is conducting a study on how infants recognize faces. For this study, infants who are 6, 8 or 10 months old with normal vision and hearing are invited to participate. Participation involves one brief visit to campus. Infants will receive a UofL T-shirt or bib for participating. HSPPO#: 053.06
Additional Information: Nick Holt, 852-6852, or visit babythinker.com

16.) Language Development Study for Infants 10, 12 and 14 Months Old
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (daily) March Davidson Hall, Room 314A
The UofL Infant Cognition Lab (Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences) is conducting a study on language development in infants. Infants who are 10, 12 or 14 months old with normal vision and hearing are invited to participate. Participation involves one brief visit to campus. Infants will receive a UofL T-shirt or bib for participating. HSPPO#: 053.06
Additional Information: Nick Holt, 852-6852, or visit babythinker.com

17.) Perception of Emotion Study for Infants 5 Months Old
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (daily) March Davidson Hall, Room 314A
The UofL Infant Cognition Lab (Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences) is conducting a study on infants’ perception of emotions in faces. For this study, infants who are 5 months old with normal vision and hearing and their mothers are invited to participate. Participation involves one brief visit to campus. Infants will receive a UofL T-shirt or bib for participating. HSPPO#: 053.06
Additional Information: Nick Holt, 852-6852, or visit babythinker.com

18.) Perception of Faces and Objects Study for Infants 4-8 Months Old
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (daily) March Davidson Hall, Room 314A
The UofL Infant Cognition Lab (Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences) is conducting a study on infants’ perception of faces and objects. For this study, infants who are 4 – 8 months old with normal vision and hearing are invited to participate. Participation involves one brief visit to campus. Infants will receive a UofL t-shirt or bib for participating. HSPPO#: 053.06
Additional Information: Nick Holt, 852-6852, or visit babythinker.com

Talks
19.) Studio Glass: The 50th Anniversary of an Artistic and Technological Revolution
Noon March 7 University Club, Belknap Campus
$14 general admission; $7 students
The College of Arts & Sciences presents monthly lunch and lecture series “Meet the Professor.” This month, Peter Morrin, director of the Center for Arts and Culture Partnerships and professor in the Critical and Curatorial Studies in Fine Arts, will speak about the artistic revolution in glass over the past 50 years, its origins, evolution and current challenges. Morrin recently co-curated the exhibit, “Color Ignited: Glass 1962-2012” at the Toledo Museum of Art.
Additional Information: Reservations are required. Please call 852-2247 or email janna@louisville.edu

20.) CGeMM SEMINAR
Noon March 5 Homberger Library, Building A, Room 614, Health Sciences Center
Patrick Y. Jay, MD, PhD, assistant professor of pediatrics and genetics, McDonnell Pediatrics Research Building, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Mo. “Solving Congenital Heart Disease.”

21.) Planetarium — Curious about Curiosity?
7 p.m. March 8 Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium
Free and open to the public
Join Thomas Tretter as he takes us on a virtual spaceship to follow the Curiosity mission. Learn how scientists measure the chemical elements in the Martian samples collected by Curiosity. Jump back into the virtual spaceship to journey beyond the Milky Way galaxy, experiencing the intensifying search for extraterrestrial life. Stay for “Skies Over Louisville” at 8 p.m. and get $1 off admission.
Additional Information: Gheens Science Hall and Planetarium by email, 852-6664 or website.

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