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Oct. 17, 2013 Announcements

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Faculty/staff announcements in the Oct. 17 UofL Today email.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Arts
1.) School of Music Concerts Oct. 20 - 24

Events
2.) Naslund to give campus reading of new novel
3.) Student Recreation Center dedication
4.) PEACC Program’s Thursdays in Black
5.) Mayor’s International Gala benefitting Sister Cities of Louisville
6.) Coach Rick Pitino book signing
7.) ‘In God’s Land’ film screening with director Pankaj Rishi Kumar

Grand Rounds
8.) Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women’s Health
9.) Family and Geriatric Medicine
10.) Pediatric
11.) Orthopedic Surgery

Miscellaneous
12.) Bookstore needs spring semester textbook, course material orders
13.) UofL Cares campaign sets $400K goal, to begin Nov. 1

Talks
14.) Vital Talk: How to Have Effective Conflict Conversations
15.) Reserve your spot today for the Women’s Center Empowerment Luncheon
16.) Microbiology & Immunology Seminar
17.) Activism and Archaeology: Practicing a Transformative Archaeology
18.) Seminars in Neuroscience

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Arts
1.) School of Music Concerts Oct. 20 - 24
Oct. 20 Comstock Concert Hall; Bird Recital Hall
Free, unless noted otherwise
In Bird Recital Hall: Guest jazz artists Jay Flippin and Gordon Towell Duo, 3 p.m. ($10, $5 for Louisville Jazz Society members and students with ID); World Music Series’ Cincinnati Klezmer Project, 8 p.m., Oct. 20. University Jazz Repertory Ensembles, 7 p.m., Oct. 21. In Comstock Concert Hall: CMP faculty pianist Denine LeBlanc, 3 p.m., Oct. 20. University Jazz Ensemble II, 8 p.m., Oct. 22. Faculty cellist Paul York and pianist Dror Biran, 8 p.m., Oct. 24.
Additional Information: 852-6907, School of Music

Events
2.) Naslund to give campus reading of new novel
3 p.m. Oct. 20 Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library
Author Sena Jeter Naslund will read from her new novel, “The Fountain at St. James Court, or, Portrait of the Artist as an Old Woman.” Books will be available for purchase.
Additional Information: UofL Today

3.) Student Recreation Center dedication
2 p.m. – 5 p.m. Oct. 18 New Student Recreation Center
Free
The dedication ceremony for the new Student Recreation Center, with tours to follow until 5 p.m. The dedication is not the actual opening of the facility. The anticipated opening date will be by the end of October. Faculty and staff will have the opportunity to use the center through a membership program. Parking is available in the green lot at the intersection of Eastern Pkwy and Winkler, with shuttles available to the site.
Additional Information: John Smith

4.) PEACC Program’s Thursdays in Black
All day Oct. 24
The PEACC Program is honoring survivors of violence by asking students, faculty and staff to wear black on this day to represent support and solidarity in our community. If you, your office, or organization would like to request Thursdays in Black buttons to wear, please email us so we can get them to you.
Additional Information: Sally Evans; PEACC

5.) Mayor’s International Gala benefitting Sister Cities of Louisville
5:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. Oct. 23 Muhammad Ali Center
$20 - Students, $40 - Members, $60 Non-members
Have an evening of food and entertainment with Mayor Greg Fisher to benefit Louisville Sister Cities. There will be jazz music with UofL’s Mike Tracy as well as an exciting culinary competition between chefs and students of the Culinary School at Sullivan University. Eat exceptional food from the cultures of Louisville’s nine Sister Cities, and bid on great items including a weeklong stay on the French Riviera. Tickets are available or call 574-3397.
Additional Information: Sister Cities of Louisville, Inc.

6.) Coach Rick Pitino book signing
Noon – 1 p.m. Oct. 23 UofL Bookstore, Student Activities Center
Coach Rick Pitino will sign copies of his new book, “The One Day Contract,” for UofL students, faculty and staff. Please note that Coach Pitino will only sign copies of books purchased at the bookstore during the event and will not sign any other merchandise. Book sales for the signing will begin at 11:30 a.m. #L1C4 Louisville First, Cards Forever.
Additional Information: Scott Schuknect, 852-6679

7.) ‘In God’s Land’ film screening with director Pankaj Rishi Kumar
7:30 p.m. Oct. 21 Floyd Theater, Student Activities Center
Free, public
Join us for a special night with visiting filmmaker Pankaj Rishi Kumar as he discusses his film “In God’s Land.” Using animation, the film deals with the issues of tenant farmers, land development and temple-owned land in India. “In God’s Land” is not simply about the fight between the priests and the farmers. It recounts the history of the land and satirizes the exploitation perpetuated by religion and class distinction.
Additional Information: Commonwealth Center for Humanities and Society

Grand Rounds
8.) Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women’s Health
1 p.m. Oct. 18 Ambulatory Care Building, Auditorium, Health Sciences Center
Marvin Yussman, MD, professor, vice chair of academic affairs, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women’s Health, UofL, presents Ectopic Pregnancy: Diagnostic and Treatment Update. He will evaluate newer concepts in the hormonal evaluation of ectopic pregnancy and pregnancies of unknown location; demonstrate ultrasound findings in tubal, interstitial, corneal, ovarian, cervical, and C-section scar pregnancies; and present medical treatment and management regimens.
Additional Information: Susan Jackson, 502-561-7449

9.) Family and Geriatric Medicine
7:30 a.m. Oct. 18 Bottigheimer Auditorium
Free
Ron Koons, MD, clinical professor of ethics, University of California, Irvine, presents “The Science of Medical Care and the Art of Medical Caring: Oil and Water?” Attendees will understand how humanism acts as the “emulsifier” for blending the art and science of medicine resulting in physiologic benefits for the patient, improvements in the healthcare system and provider career satisfaction. CME category 1 accreditation is available for both AAFP & ACCME.
Additional Information: Callie Booth

10.) Pediatrics
8 a.m. Oct. 18 Norton Hospital, 2nd floor auditorium
This Friday, please join us for pediatric grand rounds featuring Michael J. Smith, MD. Smith is an associate professor of pediatric infectious diseases at UofL. He will present “Acute Sinusitis in Children.” We hope to see you there.
Additional Information: Email Brittney Luckett, 629-8828

11.) Orthopedic Surgery
6:45 a.m. – 7:45 a.m. Oct. 18 Baxter I Research Building, auditorium, lower level
Free
Kaveh R. Sajadi, MD, gratis clinical assistant professor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, UofL, will lecture on “Reverse TSA: Rationale, Technique, and Outcomes.” The audience will better understand the role for reverse TSA and its complications and outcomes.
Additional Information: Monica Welsh, 852-6902

Miscellaneous
12.) Bookstore needs spring semester textbook, course material orders
Deadline: Oct. 30
All spring textbook and course material orders must be submitted to UofL’s official campus bookstore by Oct. 30 to assure compliance with the federal government Higher Education Opportunity Act. The bookstore has launched a new online textbook adoption platform that allows faculty the opportunity to research and adopt textbooks in one convenient place. Please visit facultyenlight.com to create your account and submit your book order today.
Additional Information: Cori Bibelhauser, 852-4926

13.) UofL Cares campaign sets $400K goal, to begin Nov. 1
Nov. 1 - Nov. 30
The UofL Cares campus giving campaign has been moved back a couple of weeks and will take place in November. UofL Cares traditionally has supported five charities, including the Metro United Way, Kosair Charities, Fund for the Arts, Community Health Charities and the WHAS Crusade for Children. At the request of faculty and staff, UofL also will be included among the agencies in this year’s campaign. Watch your email and UofL Today for more information.

Talks
14.) Vital Talk: How to Have Effective Conflict Conversations
1:30 p.m. Nov. 7 Human Resources 103A
Free
Studies show that managers and employees spend a good portion of each day dealing with conflict in various forms. Yet, most managers and employees do not feel comfortable or confident when having these conversations. This workshop provides participants with the skills they need to have effective conflict conversations, using the proven four steps of Vital Talk. Participants will learn how to deal with conflict within and between individuals and groups in the workplace and how to say “no” gracefully.
Additional Information: Brett Steele; Registration

15.) Reserve your spot today for the Women’s Center Empowerment Luncheon
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Nov. 14 University Club
$50 per person; $400 per table of 8
Reservations are being accepted through Nov. 7 for the Women’s Center Empowerment Luncheon. The guest speaker will be Ruth Brinkley, president and CEO of KentuckyOne Health. She will speak on “Women Leaders: Leveraging the Power of Excellence and Influence.” The winners of the Tachau Gender Equity and the Nichols Professional Development Award will be recognized as well as recipients of the Women’s Center Empowerment Award.
Additional Information: 852-8976; Facebook; UofL Women's Center

16.) Microbiology & Immunology Seminar
Oct. 17 Room 038, Baxter II, Health Sciences Center
Free, public
The Department of Microbiology & Immunology Seminar Series presents, “Burkholderia pseudomallei Type III Secretion System Cluster 3: An Exploration into Bacterial Pathogenesis,” by Maria Gutierrez, PhD candidate in the lab of Jonathan Warawa, PhD.
Additional Information: Carolyn Burton, 852-6208

17.) Activism and Archaeology: Practicing a Transformative Archaeology
6 p.m. Oct. 17 Ekstrom Library, Chao Auditorium
Free, public
The Kentucky Society of the AIA presents M. Jay Stottman, staff archaeologist at the Kentucky Archaeological Survey.
Additional Information: The Kentucky Society of the AIA, Hite Art Institute, 852-6794

18.) Seminars in Neuroscience
4 p.m. Oct. 17 Baxter 1 Auditorium
Free
UofL School of Medicine is pleased to present Jon Levine, MD, PhD, professor of medicine, University of California, San Francisco, “Its Past, Enlightened to Perceive New Periods of Pain: Nociceptor Mechanisms in the Transition from Acute to Chronic Pain.”
Additional Information: Matt Guido, 852-6227

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