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Oct. 15, 2013 Announcements

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Announcements sent in the Oct. 15 UofL Today email.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events
1.) Symposium on Comedy and Satire in Asia

Grand Rounds
2.) Endocrinology
3.) Neuronal Injury, Plasticity & Respiratory Rehabilitation
4.) Health Science Educators: The Blessings and Burdens of Interprofessional Education

HR Items of Interest
5.) HR Listens - Grievance and Appeals
6.) Quality Customer Service
7.) Belknap Campus Sustainability Tour
8.) Safezone Training I

Information Technology
9.) LAMC network outage Friday night

Miscellaneous
10.) Recognize Outstanding Student Staff
11.) Clothing Exchange Project Continues through Oct. 31
12.) Service Spotlight: Free article delivery service from Kornhauser Health Sciences Library
13.) Homecoming T-shirts available for purchase

Studies
14.) Infant Scientists Wanted
15.) Face Recognition Study for Infants 8 and 10 Months Old
16.) Perception of Emotion Study for Infants 5 Months Old
17.) Language Development Study for Infants 13 Months Old

Talks
18.) Cognitive Case Conference

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events
1.) Symposium on Comedy and Satire in Asia
10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Oct. 19 Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library
Free
The Center for Asian Democracy presents a symposium: “Comedy and Satire as Discourses of Protest in Asia” on the effect of comedy & satire on political change in Asia. Topics include: Pop Activism in Chinese Cyberspace, Political Satire in Contemporary Korean Popular Culture, Sociopolitical Satire in Poetry and Comic books of Early Modern Japan, Political Satire and Satirical Sayings in Contemporary China, and Comedic and Satirical Narratives in Global Politics. See website for schedule.
Additional Information: cad@louisville.edu, 852-2667

Grand Rounds
2.) Endocrinology
4 p.m. Oct. 16 Room 038, Lower Level, Baxter II Research Building, Health Sciences Center
Free
Please join us as Betty C. Villafuerte, MD, associate professor of medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes, UofL, will present, “Type 2 Diabetes, Heart Disease, Alzheimer’s Disease: All Roads Lead Through Altered Insulin Signaling.”
Additional Information: Kelly Galiette, 852-5237

3.) Neuronal Injury, Plasticity & Respiratory Rehabilitation
8 a.m. - 9 a.m. Oct. 17 School of Nursing 4th floor Auditorium, Room 4003
Free
At this Thursday’s Neuroscience Grand Rounds, the Department of Neurosurgery is pleased to have David Fuller, MD, present “Neuronal Injury, Plasticity & Respiratory Rehabilitation.” Fuller is a professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of Florida. Continuing education credit is available, and continental breakfast will be served.
Additional Information: Neurosurgery Grand Rounds, Paul Fultz

4.) Health Science Educators: The Blessings and Burdens of Interprofessional Education
Noon – 1 p.m. Nov. 15 Instructional Building, Room 202, Health Sciences Center
Barbara Head, PhD, Department of Medicine; Carla Hermann, PhD, School of Nursing; Frank Woggon, PhD, Chaplaincy UofL Hospital; Tara Schapmire, PhD, Kent School of Social Work; Lori Earnshaw, MD, Internal Medicine &Palliative Care, will explore the development and implementation of an interprofessional curriculum designed to teach interdisciplinary palliative care in oncology to students of medicine, nursing, social work and chaplaincy. They will share the challenges experienced, and the benefits and outcomes.
Additional Information: Lunch will be served. RSVP to: Emily Carr. 1.0 CME Category 1 offered.

HR Items of Interest
5.) HR Listens - Grievance and Appeals
Noon, Oct. 16 Human Resources 103A
Free
“HR Listens” is back and we want to hear from you. The Staff Development & Employee Relations team will take questions and comments regarding the grievance and appeals process. This is a great time to come and get clarification on any questions you may have.
Additional Information: Email Brett Steele to register.

6.) Quality Customer Service
10 a.m. Nov. 7 Human Resources 103A
Free
In the words of Maya Angelou, “People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” As a customer service provider, you are the face of the university so having the best skills are of utmost importance. Come join us as we brush up on customer service basics, determine barriers to effective communication and service, and discover key concepts necessary in creating a quality experience for the customer.
Additional Information: Wanda Wolcott has years of customer service experience and will be leading this session. Registration. Questions.

7.) Belknap Campus Sustainability Tour
2 p.m. Oct. 31 Cultural Center Multipurpose Room 115
Free
This professional development session has been designed to offer staff and faculty at any level with a wide variety of practical tips that you can use to help UofL shift our culture towards become better stewards of the environment while saving money and helping build a brighter tomorrow for society. Attendees will better understand UofL's commitment to sustainability and learn how each step we take contributes to big results for us individually, for the university, and for the broader community
Additional Information: Registration. Questions: Justin Mog or Brett Steele. Eco-Reps Program.

8.) Safezone Training I
10 a.m. Oct. 18 Human Resources 103A
Free
The university’s Safe Zone Project is a workshop designed to give faculty and staff the tools and resources they need to understand LGBT students and create a welcoming, affirming campus environment for all. This fun and informative session can be tailored for any setting or group, and focuses on basic information and understanding. You don’t have to be an expert in sexuality or gender identity/expression to attend, just someone who is interested in helping all members of the campus.
Additional Information: Registration. Questions.

Information Technology
9.) LAMC network outage Friday night
10 p.m.­ Friday, Oct. 18 - 2 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19
The Louisville Academic Medical Center network will experience two brief outages for firewall maintenance during IT’s regular preventive maintenance period. Please note that other systems (e.g. Blackboard, email, instant messaging, PeopleSoft, ULink, data services, etc.) may be taken offline without notice.
Additional Information: Complete information on IT’s preventive maintenance period. Questions? Contact the IT HelpDesk, 852-7997.

Miscellaneous
10.) Recognize Outstanding Student Staff
Keep this award in mind over the coming weeks and consider nominating your excellent student staff come next semester. The Outstanding Employee Awards are designed to recognize up to five student employees employed on campus based on outstanding performance and dedication to their work areas. The student must be a second-semester employee in good standing whose performance has been judged through commendation and/or positive performance appraisals.
Additional Information: https://orgsync.com/60508/forms/78116

11.) Clothing Exchange Project Continues through Oct. 31
The UofL Women’s Center Student-Parent Association (SPA)/Moms Support Group Clothing Exchange Project is accepting new or gently used infant and children’s clothing, shoes, toys and new bags of disposable diapers. There is a special collection of items for homeless women military veterans. For a complete list and specific drop-off locations, email Phyllis M. Webb.
Additional Information: Call the UofL Women’s Center, 852-8976, for more details or send an email.

12.) Service Spotlight: Free article delivery service from Kornhauser Health Sciences Library
Kornhauser Health Sciences Library provides copies of articles that are on library shelves but not online. To order an article that is on a shelf in the library, complete an interlibrary loan request. A scanned copy of the article will be delivered to your interlibrary loan account. Please confirm that the article is not online via the Journal Finder on the library’s home page.
Additional Information: Kathy Rogers, 852-5769

13.) Homecoming T-shirts available for purchase
$10, University Club and Alumni Center, Belknap Campus.
Homecoming T-shirts are on sale all week. Celebrate the Year of the Cardinals at Homecoming 2013. See the full schedule.

Studies
14.) Infant Scientists Wanted
9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Friday, October, Davidson Hall 314
The UofL Infant Cognition Lab (Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences) is conducting several studies on infant face perception. Infants who are between 3 and 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: Lauren Helton, 852-6852, babythinker.com.

15.) Face Recognition Study for Infants 8 and 10 Months Old
9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Friday, October, Davidson Hall 314
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: Lauren Helton, 852-6852, babythinker.com.

16.) Perception of Emotion Study for Infants 5 Months Old
9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Friday, October, Davidson Hall 314
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: Lauren Helton, 852-6852, babythinker.com.

17.) Language Development Study for Infants 13 Months Old
9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Friday, October, Davidson Hall 314
The UofL Infant Cognition Lab (Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences) is conducting a study on language development in infants. Infants who are 13 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: Lauren Helton, 852-6852, babythinker.com.

Talks
18.) Cognitive Case Conference
8 a.m. Oct. 16 HSC Instructional Building, Room B302
Free
David Casey, MD, associate professor and vice chair, senior vice chair and head of clinical services, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, will present “Delirium and PTSD.”
Additional Information: Margaret Feldman, 588-4260

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