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Nov. 20, 2013 Announcements

by Warren,Brandy M last modified Nov 20, 2013 07:28 AM

Faculty/staff announcements in the Nov. 20 UofL Today email.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Arts

1.) Axton Reading Series presents Tony Hoagland

2.) Renaissance English music concert

Events

3.) Murder mystery dinner

4.) It’s GIS Day

Grand Rounds

5.) No Cardiovascular Medicine 
6.) Medicine

7.) Neuroscience

Miscellaneous

8.) Horseshoes for Hope

9.) Kornhauser Library holiday hours, Health Sciences Center

10.) Congratulations to winners of the Partnership for a Green City’s recycling contest

11.) Bake sale for UofL Cares Campaign

12.) UofL undergraduate teams headed to national tournament for moot court

Studies

13.) Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Talks

14.) McConnell Center Talk: The origin and promise of Camelot

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Arts

1.) Axton Reading Series presents Tony Hoagland

7 p.m. Nov. 21, Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library

Free to students and public

The English department presents Tony Hoagland for the final reading of the Fall 2013 Axton Reading Series. Hoagland’s four collections of poems include, “What Narcissism Means to Me” and “Donkey Gospel.” He is also the author of a book on poetic craft and art, “Real Sofistikashun.” Hoagland will read from his own work on Thursday night and host a master class the following morning from 10 a.m. to noon in room 300, Bingham Humanities Building.

Additional Information: Ben Bogart; Axton Reading Series schedule.

2.) Renaissance English music concert

8 p.m. Nov. 22, Comstock Concert Hall

Free

The UofL Early Music Ensemble presents “Welcome Sweet Pleasure,” a concert of Renaissance English music. The program, featuring a variety of Renaissance instrumental groups (recorders, violas da gamba, lute and cittern) as well as a 20-member chorus, is the final official program for its director, Jack Ashworth, who will retire in December.

Events

3.) Murder mystery dinner

6:30 p.m., dinner; 7 p.m., show begins. Nov. 22, University Club

$45, inclusive; cash bar

Join us Friday evening for “Murder at the Queen’s Table.” Enjoy a meal fit for a queen and help solve the murder, a great way to kick off the holiday season. Call 852-6996 for reservations.

Additional Information: Linda Johnson, 852-6996. University Club’s website.

4.) It’s GIS Day

9 a.m. - noon Nov. 20, atrium, Lutz Hall

Free

Today, we celebrate Geographic Information Sciences Day with maps, apps and presentations, all dealing with the application of GIS technology. The morning agenda is located on our website. Hope to see you there.

Additional Information: Robert Forbes.

Grand Rounds

5.) No Cardiovascular Medicine

Cardiovascular Medicine Grand Rounds will resume on Wednesday, Dec. 4.

Additional Information: Deanna Husted. Cardiology Grand Rounds schedule.

6.) Medicine

8 a.m. Nov. 21, auditorium, Ambulatory Care Building

Free

Join us for UofL Department of Medicine Grand Rounds featuring Jeffrey P. Callen, MD, professor of medicine and chief, division of dermatology. Callen will present “Recalcitrant Dermatoses: What Lessons Can We Learn?,” focusing on recognizing the need to confirm a diagnosis, assessing the likelihood of a therapeutic response and identifying the reasons why therapies do not work.

Additional Information: For more information, contact Jason Puckett at 852-1825.

7.) Neuroscience

8 a.m. – 9 a.m. Dec. 19, fixed auditorium, Jewish Hospital

Free

The Department of Neurosurgery is pleased to have Bruce Pike, PhD, present “Multi-Modal MRI-based DBS Neurosurgery Planning.” Pike is the CAIP chair in healthy brain aging and the head of the division of image science and deputy head of research in the Department of Radiology at the University of Calgary. Please note the one-time only location change to the Jewish Hospital fixed auditorium. Continuing education credit is available.

Additional Information: Paul Fultz. Event website

8.) Miscellaneous

Horseshoes for Hope

11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Nov. 21. Red Barn

$5 donation

Horses and Hope invites the university community to decorate a horseshoe to raise money and awareness for Horses and Hope, a breast cancer initiative of the Office of the First Lady and the Kentucky Cancer Program. The goal is to work with the state’s equine industry to identify new opportunities to provide breast cancer awareness, education, early detection through screening and treatment referral, as well as to raise funds to sustain programs into the future.

Additional information: Horses and Hope website.

9.) Kornhauser Library holiday hours, Health Sciences Center

Nov. 27, 7 a.m.-noon; closed Nov. 28-29 for Thanksgiving break; Nov. 30, regular semester hours will resume.

10.) Congratulations to winners of the Partnership for a Green City’s recycling contest

The Partnership for a Green City’s winners of the America Recycles Day Contest are Rachael Trowell,  JCTC; Karen Maynard, Louisville Zoo; Kari Donahue, UofL Speed School; and Beth Inman, JCPS Olmsted Academy South. Thanks to all who participated and especially Office Max for the great recycled-content gifts and QRS Recycling for the gift cards to either Taco Punk or Chipotle. We are also grateful for the partner organizations’ donations.

Additional Information: Brent Fryrear, 852-8854. Facebook.

11.) Bake sale for UofL Cares Campaign

11 a.m.–2 p.m. Nov. 19, basement, Ambulatory Care Building

The Department of Surgery will host a bake sale to raise money for the UofL Cares Campaign Wednesday in the ACB basement (right off the elevators). Please stop by, show your support and purchase something yummy.

Additional Information: Sharlene Dillander, 852-6880. 

12.) UofL undergraduate teams headed to national tournament for moot court

Two UofL undergraduate teams, both sponsored by the McConnell Center, earned bids to the American Collegiate Moot Court National Tournament after Elite 8 regional finishes this weekend in Orlando, Fla. UofL senior Sarah Stovall of Bowling Green, Ky., was ranked 18th orator out of a field of more than 100 competitors. Coached by McConnell Scholar alumnus Neil Salyer, the teams will compete Jan. 17-18 at Arizona State University. Additional information here.

Studies

13.) Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

IRB#: 13.1431

The Department of Medicine, pulmonary division, will conduct several clinical research studies for subjects with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (emphysema, chronic bronchitis, asthma). Patients may be reimbursed for reasonable time and travel costs associated with their involvement. If you or someone you know has any of these conditions and would like more information email us or call Carrie Becher, 852-3184.

Talks

14.) McConnell Center Talk: The origin and promise of Camelot

6 p.m.–7:30 p.m. Nov. 20, Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library

Free, public

In this McConnell Center talk, Barbara Perry, PhD, presidential historian and UofL alumna, will explore the origin and creation of the Kennedy image. In her best-selling biography, “Rose Kennedy: The Life and Times of a Political Matriarch,” Perry captures Rose Kennedy’s contributions to the Kennedy dynasty. Books will be available for a discounted price and a book signing will follow Perry’s remarks.

Additional Information: McConnell Center, 852-8811. Event website.

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