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Oct. 2, 2013 Announcements

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Faculty/staff announcements submitted for posting Oct. 1. They are in the Oct. 2 UofL Today email.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events
1.) Farm to Table dinner
2.) MSSW prospective student sessions
3.) Men’s Basketball Red/White Scrimmage Faculty/Staff offer

Grand Rounds
4.) Management of Metastatic Brain Tumors
5.) Medicine: Tanya Wiese, DO
6.) Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Health and Wellness
7.) Get Healthy Now Biometric Screenings: Now on HSC, too
8.) Free flu shots today for students, faculty, and staff on Belknap Campus

Information Technology
9.) Reminder: IT preventive maintenance occurs every Friday night

Miscellaneous
10.) Community Service Leave Opportunities

Professional Development
11.) University Business Training - Continuing Education Event

Talks
12.) Asia in Focus - Japan
13.) Molecular Targets Seminar
14.) Microbiology & Immunology Seminar
15.) An Introduction to SCALE-UP
16.) Biochemistry Seminar
17.) Scholars to discuss sustainability
18.) Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events
1.) Farm to Table dinner
5 p.m. Oct. 25, The Ville Grill, 300 W. Brandeis Ave.
Make your reservation now for a completely unique meal made from local ingredients. Eat a served meal, outdoors on beautiful Belknap Campus—don’t worry, there’s a tent for rain and heaters if it gets cold. All that’s missing is you. Seating is limited, so buy your ticket at Ville Grill or online.

2.) MSSW prospective student sessions
5 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. Oct. 16 and Oct. 30 Kent School of Social Work (Oppenheimer Hall)
free
Are you interested in a profession dedicated to improving the quality of life for individuals, families and communities? Come find out if the versatile Masters of Science in Social Work (MSSW) is the right graduate program for you. RSVP to msswkent@louisville.edu to reserve your space today. There are part-time, weekend and online class options.
Additional Information: Kent School of Social Work

3.) Men’s Basketball Red/White Scrimmage Faculty/Staff offer
Oct. 5, Oct. 12 and Oct. 19 1 p.m. KFC YUM! Center
Free
The Athletic Department would like to offer faculty/staff two free tickets to the men’s basketball red/white scrimmages. To pick up your free tickets, please stop by the ticket office near Gate 2 of Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. You must present your UofL ID.
Additional Information: UofL ticket office, 852-5151.

Grand Rounds
4.) Management of Metastatic Brain Tumors
8 a.m. - 9 a.m. Oct. 3 Room 4003 School of Nursing Auditorium
Free
At tomorrow’s Neuroscience Grand Rounds, the Department of Neurosurgery is pleased to have Phillip Tibbs, MD, present “Management of Metastatic Brain Tumors.” Tibbs is the chair and an endowed professor of Neurosurgery and Rehabilitation Medicine in the University of Kentucky’s Neurosurgery department. Continuing education credit is available, and continental breakfast will be served.
Additional Information: Neurosurgery Grand Rounds; Paul Fultz.

5.) Medicine: Tanya Wiese, DO
8 a.m. Oct. 3 Ambulatory Care Building auditorium
free
Join us for UofL Deparment of Medicine Grand Rounds featuring Tanya A. Wiese, DO, assistant professor of medicine and director, Interventional Pulmonary Program, UofL. Wiese will present “Interventional Pulmonology: The New Frontier, To Boldly Go Where No Scope Has Gone Before,” focusing on the past and present state of interventional pulmonology, the various therapeutic and diagnostic procedures offered in IP and IP’s future direction.
Additional Information: Jason Puckett, 852-1825.

6.) Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Oct. 3 Ambulatory Care Building Auditorium
Free, public
Theodore Feldmann, MD, associate professor, associate chair for education, UofL Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, will present “Understanding the Dynamics of Change and the Impact on Psychiatric Education.”
Additional Information: Christy Castle-Greenwell, 588-4424 or 813-6664

Health and Wellness
7.) Get Healthy Now Biometric Screenings: Now on HSC, too
HSC: Fridays in October 7 a.m. - 11 a.m. Room 2016, K- Wing; Belknap: Daily at GHN Wellness Center, 601 Presidents Boulevard
Free, annually for employees/retirees and their spouses/QAs
Heads up, HSC: Schedule your Get Healthy Now biometric screening and learn about your vital health measures. Throughout October, GHN staff will be at HSC on Friday mornings to conduct screenings to measure blood pressure, cholesterol, glucose, BMI and more. Use the info to complete the annual Health Risk Assessment for benefits open enrollment and to propel you towards positive change. Screenings take about 30 mins. Days/times also available at GHN Wellness Center. Call today.
Additional Information: Get Healthy Now, 852-7755

8.) Free flu shots today for students, faculty, and staff on Belknap Campus
Students, faculty and staff can get free flu shots through Campus Health Services ($5 for retirees) today, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. - 5 p.m., in the Law School lobby. A full schedule and a consent form are online. Download, print and complete the consent form. Then, bring it and your valid UofL ID to get your shot.

Information Technology
9.) Reminder: IT preventive maintenance occurs every Friday night
As the semester is in full swing, please remember that Information Technology’s weekly preventive maintenance window is 10 p.m. – 2 a.m. every Friday night. During this time period, enterprise systems (e.g. Blackboard, email, wireless, instant messaging, PeopleSoft, SharePoint, ULink, voice and data services, etc.) may be offline for required maintenance. If you choose to work during this period, please note that systems may be taken offline without notice, and you may lose work.
Additional Information: Preventive Maintenance Window

Miscellaneous
10.) Community Service Leave Opportunities
Looking for ways to use your community service leave hours? Check out some new opportunities available. Help represent UofL in your community by giving a little of your time.
Additional Information: Community Service Opportunities

Professional Development
11.) University Business Training - Continuing Education Event
8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Oct. 25 Room 218, Founders Union Building, Shelby Campus
$50
The Delphi Center is opening registration for the University Business Training continuing education program for certificate holders. UBT certificate holders will need to attend one session every two years to maintain their certification. Topics for discussion will include Risk Management, University Archives and the UBM, and a review of recent updates to the UBT curriculum. Guest speakers will include University Ombuds Tony Belak and Provost Shirley Willihnganz. Breakfast and Lunch provided.
Additional Information: Register. Information: John Spence, 852-8855

Talks
12.) Asia in Focus - Japan
Noon - 1p.m. Oct. 2 Ekstrom Library, W104
Free
“Yasukuni Shrine and Japan’s Unending Post-war,” by Akiko Takenaka, assistant professor of history, University of Kentucky. Learn more about how a controversial symbol of the war dead in Japan, Yasukuni Shrine, has affected Japan’s relations with Korea and China.
Additional Information: Center for Asian Democracy, 852-2667, cad@louisville.edu

13.) Molecular Targets Seminar
3:45 p.m. Oct. 3 Room 123, Clinical and Translational Research Building, Health Sciences Center
Free
The Molecular Targets Seminar Series will present “Noncoding RNAs in Cancer: From p53 Inactivation to p53 Activation.” Our speaker will be Yong Li, PhD, associate professor, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, UofL. This seminar series is funded by the Brown Cancer Center Joan Cralle Day Cancer Research Fund. Refreshments will be served at 3:30 p.m.
Additional Information: Abdullah Yalcin

14.) Microbiology & Immunology Seminar
Noon Oct. 3 Room 038, Baxter II, Health Sciences Center
Free, public
The Department of Microbiology & Immunology Seminar Series presents, “Inflammation and Mononuclear Phagocytes: Links to Osteoimmunology, Obesity, Erythropoietin and Beyond," by Mawadda Al-Naeeli, PhD, assistant professor of biological Sciences, Ohio University, Zanesville.
Additional Information: Carolyn Burton, 852-6208

15.) An Introduction to SCALE-UP
3 p.m. Oct. 4 Room 112, Natural Science Building, Belknap Campus
free
Jon D. H. Gaffney of the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Eastern Kentucky University will discuss his experience with The Student-Centered Active Learning Environment with Upside-Down Pedagogies (SCALE-UP) project developed by 2011 McGraw Hill Education Prize winner Bob Beichner at North Carolina State University in the late 1990s in response to a need to improve the physics understanding of future scientists and engineers.
Additional Information: Physics Department, 852-6790

16.) Biochemistry Seminar
Noon Oct. 2 Room 614, Building A, Health Sciences Center
Adjoa Boakye, BMB grad student, will present “Insights into the Mechanisms Underlying Revascularization Following Critical Limb Ischemia.”

17.) Scholars to discuss sustainability
Noon - 1:30 p.m. starting Oct. 14 Cox Lounge, Brandeis School of Law
Free
Faculty and graduate students are invited to discuss sustainability topics at four brown bag lunches this semester. Presenters include Sarah Emery, associate professor of biology, Oct. 14; Daniel DeCaro, assistant professor of psychology and urban and public affairs, Oct. 21; Tony Arnold, professor of law, Nov. 13; and Venkata Gullapali, PhD candidate in civil and environmental engineering, Nov. 20.
Additional Information: Tony Arnold, 852-6388. Details on topics.

18.) Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
Noon Oct. 3 Room 123, Clinical and Translational Research Building, Health Sciences Center
Free
The Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology presents “Regulation of the Mitochondrial Fission GTPase Drp1 by the Sulfhydryl Oxidase Gfer” by Chad Wilkerson, PhD, research scientist, Owensboro Cancer Research Program.
Additional Information: Florence Su, 852-6255

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