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May 21, 2013 Announcements

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

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Grand Rounds
1.) Endocrinology
2.) Cardiovascular Medicine

HR Items of Interest
3.) Women and Language: Words that Weaken and Words that Win

Information Technology
4.) Reminder: Tegrity Offline May 24 to 26 for Upgrade

Miscellaneous
5.) Grasshoppers Distribution still has available veggie shares

Talks
6.) Biochemistry Seminar
7.) Diabetes and Obesity Center Presents: Gavin Arteel

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Grand Rounds
1.) Endocrinology
4 p.m. May 29 Room 038, Lower Level, Baxter II Research Building, Health Sciences Center
Free
Please join us as Alan Cheng, PhD, assistant professor of biochemistry and molecular biology, UofL School of Medicine, presents, “Protein Tyrosine Phosphatases and Disease.”
Additional Information: Email Kelly Galiette or call 852-5237

2.) Cardiovascular Medicine
Noon - 1 p.m. May 22 Jewish Rudd Heart & Lung Ctr., Great Halls I & II (CC/16th Fl.)
The Division of Cardiovascular Medicine is pleased to present, “Management of Dyslipidemias: Current Recommendations and Controversies. What to Do until ATP IV is Released,” by Stephen Wagner, MD, associate professor of medicine, UofL Division of Cardiovascular Medicine. 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: UofL CMRG, University of Louisville Physicians, or by calling Darlene Rose, 852-7959.

HR Items of Interest
3.) Women and Language: Words that Weaken and Words that Win
10 a.m. June 4 Human Resources Room 103A
Free
Human Resources is very excited to have Rhonda Mattingly, PhD, from communicative disorders deliver this workshop on women and language. This presentation increases the participants’ awareness of the powerful impact words have on the perception of competence and the ability to advance in the workplace. The interactive focus encourages the audience to identify language practices that decrease their own effectiveness and empowers them to develop and initiate powerful communication strategies.
Additional Information: Meet Rhonda Mattingly and learn more. Registration. Questions.

Information Technology
4.) Reminder: Tegrity Offline May 24 to 26 for Upgrade
Time: 10 p.m. Friday, May 24, - 8 a.m. Sunday, May 26
Do you use the Tegrity course capture system? Tegrity will undergo a significant hardware upgrade and will be unavailable during this time.
Additional Information: IT HelpDesk, 852-7997

Miscellaneous
5.) Grasshoppers Distribution still has available veggie shares
Grasshoppers Distribution still is accepting community supported agriculture share subscriptions from people who want a UofL-Belknap Campus delivery location (University Club parking lot). To participate or get more information, contact Lynn Greene, 208-1881.
Additional Information: To learn more about UofL’s CSA 2013 program, contact Mitchell Payne, associate vice president for business affairs, 852-0034.

Talks
6.) Biochemistry Seminar
Noon May 20 Homberger Library, HSC Building A, Room 614
Saasha A. Kareparembil, BMB grad student: “Using Rat Quantitative Trait Loci to Prevent Breast Cancer.”

7.) Diabetes and Obesity Center Presents: Gavin Arteel
4 p.m. May 21 Baxter II, Room 038
Free
The Diabetes and Obesity Center continues its Seminar Series with a presentation by Gavin Arteel, PhD, professor and distinguished university scholar, associate chair for research in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology. His talk is titled, “And the Hits Keep Coming: Interactions That Modify the Risk of Fatty Liver Disease.” Please come join us.
Additional Information: Sam Clausi

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