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Nov. 6, 2013 Announcements

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Faculty/staff announcements in the Nov. 6 UofL Today email.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events
1.) Readings by published poets Kiki Petrosino and Jeffrey Skinner
2.) Graduate student game night is back this Thursday

Grand Rounds
3.) Cardiovascular Medicine
4.) Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
5.) Neuroscience

Miscellaneous
6.) ‘A Pilgrim Lens’
7.) UofL Cares Campaign weekly drawings
8.) Faculty and staff memberships begin at new Student Recreation Center
9.) Reminder: 2013 Staff Recognition Honorees certificate pick-up
10.) Celebrating AHA National Eating Healthy Day with Get Healthy Now
11.) New employee travel vouchers
12.) Applications for 2014 Richard and Constance Lewis Scholarships and Fellowships in Latin American and Iberian Studies
13.) Honoring 100 years of UofL’s Bingham Clinic

Talks
14.) ‘Suing Dragons? Taking the Chinese State to Court’
15.) Microbiology and Immunology Seminar
16.) ‘How to Stage a Bloodbath: Artificiality and Theatricality in the Roman Arena’
17.) Biochemistry seminar

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events
1.) Readings by published poets Kiki Petrosino and Jeffrey Skinner
4:30 p.m. Nov. 7, Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library
Free, public
The English department is proud to present a reading from two of its own faculty. Kiki Petrosino will read from her new book of poetry “Hymn for the Black Terrific.” Jeffrey Skinner will read poems from his new book (released last month) entitled, “Glaciology.”
Additional Information: Ben Bogart

2.) Graduate student game night is back this Thursday
6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Nov. 7, Bearno’s Pizza, 1318 Bardstown Rd.
Free
Bring your favorite board, card or party game and meet up with graduate students for this game night. Don’t have any games? No problem. Extra games will be available for use, or you can ask to join-in on an existing game. More “adult” libations and games will be available, as well as more family-friendly options. RSVP is appreciated, so we have a general sense of interest in this event. Please register here. Additional Information.

Grand Rounds
3.) Cardiovascular Medicine
Noon – 1 p.m. Nov. 6, Conference Center, Top Floor, Rudd Heart and Lung Center
Atul Chugh, MD, will present “Aortic Stiffness: An Emerging Target for Antihypertensive Therapy.” Chugh is an associate professor of medicine and director of Preventative Cardiology and Hypertension at UofL.
Additional Information: Deanne Husted; Schedule.

4.) Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Nov. 7, auditorium, Ambulatory Care Building
Free, public
Winsor Schmidt, endowed chair, distinguished scholar in urban health policy, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, family and geriatric medicine, and health management and systems sciences, UofL, will present “Psychiatric Advance Directives.”
Additional Information: Christy Castle-Greenwell, 588-4424 or 813-6664.

5.) Neuroscience
8 a.m. – 9 a.m. Nov. 7, Room 4003, Nursing School
Free
The Department of Neurology is pleased to announce that Michael K. Sowell, MD, will present “Trigeminal Autonomic Cephalgias.”
Additional Information: Email or call Dominique Hurt, 852-8426. For upcoming Neuroscience Grand Rounds info, please visit our schedule.

Miscellaneous
6.) ‘A Pilgrim Lens’
Gallery, talk and reception: 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Nov. 6, first floor, Ekstrom Library
Free
This exhibit features photographs of sacred sites and places from various religious traditions around the world taken by Terry Taylor, executive director of Interfaith Paths to Peace. The exhibit runs from Nov. 1-30.
Additional Information: Amy Purcell.

7.) UofL Cares Campaign weekly drawings
Starting Nov. 5, register by noon every Friday in November to win prizes such as tickets to football and basketball games, hats and gift cards. You must re-register every Friday to enter multiple times. No donation is required. Thank you for your support of the campaign. Together, we can make a difference in our community.
Additional Information: Lisa Baunach, 852-5159.

8.) Faculty and staff memberships begin at new Student Recreation Center
Membership requirements for faculty, staff and retirees wishing to use the new Student Recreation Center begin Monday, Nov. 11. Use of the new facility is free until that time. Membership rates are $22 per month and are available in blocks of three, six, nine or 12 months. To get your membership just stop at the Intramural Office in the Student Recreation Center between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays. Payment must be made in cash or check. Payroll deduction and credit card use is not available at this time.
Additional Information: John Smith, 852-6707.

9.) Reminder: 2013 Staff Recognition Honorees certificate pick-up
8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, Human Resources Building
If you were unable to attend the Staff Recognition Luncheon honoring your years of service, your certificate is waiting for you. If you have any questions or concerns, please email us.

10.) Celebrating AHA National Eating Healthy Day with Get Healthy Now
Nov. 6, GHN Wellness Center, Humana Gym
Free for employees, retirees and their spouses
Today, Get Healthy Now wants to help you discover nutritious, satisfying and tasty food options that will increase your ability to live the good life. How? Imagine yourself with increased energy, feeling well and able to achieve your goals. Healthy food choices make that possible. Join GHN to celebrate the AHA National Eating Healthy Day with one of these resources: 1.) free fresh fruit, 2.) cardinal fit tip, 3.) healthy holiday recipes and 4.) mindful eating. Visit the GHN Wellness Center to learn more.

11.) New employee travel vouchers
The Controller’s Office is pleased to release new travel voucher forms for domestic travel and extended-domestic travel. The forms and instructions can be found here. All in-process vouchers on the old forms should be sent to the Controller’s Office by Nov. 30. The new vouchers will be required to be used by Dec. 1. International travel vouchers have not been updated yet, but will be forthcoming within the next couple months.
Additional Information: Kerry Schmidt.

12.) Applications for 2014 Richard and Constance Lewis Scholarships and Fellowships in Latin American and Iberian Studies
The Richard and Constance Lewis Scholarships and Fellowships in Latin American and Iberian Studies are for students and faculty who plan to study abroad and enhance the knowledge of and interest in Latin American and Iberian subjects. Please visit the Latin American and Latino Studies website for an application. All applications must be submitted before 3 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25 in Room 306, Stevenson Hall.
Additional Information: Rhonda Buchanan, 852-2034.

13.) Honoring 100 years of UofL’s Bingham Clinic
9 a.m. Nov. 9, Wade Mountz Auditorium, Norton Hospital.
Free, public
When UofL’s Bingham Clinic opened in 1913, it was among the first programs in the nation dedicated to children’s mental health. To honor its 100-year anniversary, the clinic will host this half-day event that opens with the history of children’s mental health care in Louisville. A panel discussion about current challenges of children’s mental health will follow. At 11 a.m., the audience can join a roundtable discussion with the panelists about the future of child and adolescent mental health.
Additional Information: Children’s Mental Health in Louisville: Past, Present and Future

Talks
14.) ‘Suing Dragons? Taking the Chinese State to Court’
Noon – 1 p.m. Nov. 6, Room 407, Ford Hall
Free
The Center for Asian Democracy continues the Asian in Focus Speaker Series with John Wagner Givens, post-doctoral research associate, Center for Asian Democracy, UofL. He will examine how and why citizens sue the Chinese state. Free pizza will be provided.
Additional Information: Center for Asian Democracy, 852-2667. Schedule.

15.) Microbiology and Immunology Seminar
Noon Nov. 7, Room 038, Baxter II, Health Sciences Center
Free, public
The Department of Microbiology and Immunology Seminar Series presents, “Bystander activation of CD8+ T cells during food borne Listeria infection,” by Sarah E.F. D’Orazio, PhD, associate professor, Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics, University of Kentucky.
Additional Information: Carolyn Burton, 852-6208.

16.) ‘How to Stage a Bloodbath: Artificiality and Theatricality in the Roman Arena’
6 p.m. Nov. 7, Ekstrom Library, Chao Auditorium
Free, public
The Kentucky Society of the AIA presents Garrett Fagan, professor, Penn State University.
Additional Information: The Kentucky Society of the AIA, Hite Art Institute, Department of Fine Arts

17.) Biochemistry Seminar
Noon Nov. 6, Room 614, Homberger Library, HSC
Heather Clair will present “Transcriptional Regulation with DAF-16 and Friends: The Worm has Turned.”
Additional Information: Janice Ellwanger, 852-6221.

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