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Oct. 3, 2013 Announcements

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Faculty/staff announcements. They also are in the Oct. 3 UofL Today email.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events
1.) Red Barn Game Watch — UofL vs. Temple
2.) ‘Engaging the World’
3.) ‘La otra historia, Exvotos mexicanos’ opening and lecture
4.) Theatre Arts Costume Shop presents Snow White Reimagined Project Runway
5.) No After Clinic Neurosciences Coffee Hour this week

Grand Rounds
6.) Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women’s Health
7.) Pediatrics
8.) Family & Geriatric Medicine
9.) New Developments in the Assessment of Brain Function

HR Items of Interest
10.) Leveraging Facebook and Other Social Media

Miscellaneous
11.) UofL Police post Clery, Minger reports for public review
12.) NIH Extramural Grantee Community during lapse of federal government funding
13.) National Science Foundation lapse in government funding

Studies
14.) Study on Leadership in Animal Sheltering Organizations

Talks
15.) Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: A common conditions with sometimes unusual symptoms
16.) UofL Depression Centers Holds Its Seventh Annual Conference
17.) 20/20 Talks at the Gray Street Farmers Market
18.) Long-Term Care IDEA Hour

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events
1.) Red Barn Game Watch — UofL vs. Temple
Doors open at 11:15 a.m. Oct. 5 Red Barn, Belknap Campus
Free and open to the public
Attention CARDS Fans — Feeling STRONG? Bring your “A” Game to the Red Barn and join your fellow fans in cheering on the Cards. Free lunch and beverages provided. Pre-register and be automatically entered into a drawing for an A&S gift basket.
Additional Information: College of Arts and Sciences

2.) ‘Engaging the World’
4 p.m. Oct. 3 Schneider Hall Galleries
free
Hite Art Institute faculty and students share travel experiences they have found provocative, inspiring, challenging or enlightening through photographs, videos and other media from recent Hite-sponsored travel for an exhibition in the Belknap Gallery during Louisville’s Photo Biennial.
Additional Information: Renee Murphy, 852-6794

3.) ‘La otra historia, Exvotos mexicanos’ opening and lecture
4 p.m. Oct. 3 Gallery X, Schneider Hall
free
Curated by art historian Elín Luque Agraz, arts director of the Centro de Cultura Casa Lamm, this exhibition is a special collection of pictorial votive offerings dating from the 17th-century to the present day. Luque Agraz will present a lecture. A reception will follow.
Additional Information: Renee Murphy, 852-6794

4.) Theatre Arts Costume Shop presents Snow White Reimagined Project Runway
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Oct. 4 Gifthorse Boutique, 805 E. Market St.
Free
Student Designers are each creating an outfit—complete with accessories, makeup, and a backstory—that will capture Snow White’s look in the 1930s, ’40s, ’50s, ’60s and ’80s. Models will wear the costumes in a contest during the First Friday October Trolley Hop. The public vote will determine the winner. To further their education, student designers will receive feedback from professionals, including Alicia Hardesty, a designer from the TV show “Project Runway.”
Additional Information: Melissa Shepherd, 852-8441

5.) No After Clinic Neurosciences Coffee Hour this week
There will be no After Clinic Neurosciences Coffee Hour today. The next one will be on Thursday, Oct. 10, 5 p.m. - 6 p.m. at the UofL Health Care Outpatient Clinic, 401 E. Chestnut St. Suite 600.
Additional Information: Gayle Whitenack, 825-6990

Grand Rounds
6.) Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women’s Health
1 p.m. Oct. 4 Ambulatory Care Building, Auditorium, Health Sciences Center
Join us as Rita Fleming, MD, assistant professor and student clerkship director, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health, UofL, discusses the importance of team member responsibilities to an obstetrical crisis and the risk factors, prevention and management of obstetrical emergencies.
Additional Information: Susan Jackson, 561-7449

7.) Pediatrics
8 a.m. Oct. 4 Norton Hospital, 2nd Floor Auditorium
This Friday, please join us for the 8th Annual Doctor Sally Perlman Memorial Lectureship featuring Beth Rackow, MD. Rackow is an assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology and of pediatrics at Columbia University Medical Center. She will present “Menstruation: The Sixth Vital Sign.” We hope to see you there.
Additional Information: Brittney Luckett, 629-8828

8.) Family & Geriatric Medicine
7:30 a.m. Oct. 4 Bottigheimer Auditorium
free
John Olsofka, MD, director, Bariatric Program, St. Mary’s & Elizabeth Hospital, presents “Primary Care & Obesity Management.” He will identify the scope of the problem of morbid obesity in Kentucky, discuss co-morbidities associated with obesity, identify appropriate candidates for weight loss surgery, compare surgical treatment options available, discuss long-term care issues of lap-band in the primary care setting and examine the role of addiction medicine as it relates to treatment outcomes.
Additional Information: Callie Booth

9.) New Developments in the Assessment of Brain Function
8 a.m. - 9 a.m. Oct. 31 School of Nursing 4th floor Auditorium, Room 4003
Free
The Department of Neurosurgery is pleased to have Aina Puce, MD, present “New Developments in the Assessment of Brain Function.” Puce is the Eleanor Cox Riggs Professor and the director of imaging Research in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Indiana University, in Bloomington. Continuing education credit is available, and continental breakfast will be served.
Additional Information: Neuroscience Grand Rounds, Paul Fultz

HR Items of Interest
10.) Leveraging Facebook and Other Social Media
10 a.m. Oct. 15 Human Resources 103A
Free
How to leverage Facebook and other social media to improve your personal and professional reputation online. We will discuss some of the issues with social media, how to protect yourself and how to leverage these “open” platforms to benefit you most. Whether you’re looking for a job, finding old friends, new friends or a new relationship, social media can be a nightmare or tremendous opportunity. Come learn how to thrive in the social sphere.
Additional Information: Register. Questions.

Miscellaneous
11.) UofL Police post Clery, Minger reports for public review
The UofL Police Department has posted its annual campus crime reports. The reports are prepared each year in compliance with the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and the Kentucky Michael Minger Act, which require universities to report on specific campus crime statistics, security policies and procedures.

12.) NIH Extramural Grantee Community during lapse of federal government funding
NIH has issued an announcement dealing with the current lapse of federal funding. It is business as usual at UofL as far as the submission of NIH electronic proposals. Please send questions to Judy Bristow, director of Sponsored Programs Administration.

13.) National Science Foundation lapse in government funding
Due to the lapse in government funding, National Science Foundation websites and business applications, including NSF.gov, FastLane, and Research.gov will be unavailable until further notice. They sincerely regret this inconvenience. Updates regarding government operating status and resumption of normal operations are at www.opm.gov.
Additional Information: NSF Funding (PDF)

Studies
14.) Study on Leadership in Animal Sheltering Organizations
IRB #13.0137
Be part of an important animal sheltering research study. Are you over 18 and a current or former animal shelter director, animal shelter employee or volunteer or have you adopted an animal from an animal sheltering organization? If you answered YES to these questions, you may be eligible to participate in an online survey on animal sheltering. The survey will take approximately 15 to 20 minutes to complete.
Additional Information: This study is being conducted in the Department of Sociology. Contact Jennifer Blevins Sinski, 852-8046.

Talks
15.) Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: A common conditions with sometimes unusual symptoms
Noon – 12:30 p.m. Oct. 16, Ambulatory Care Building Glass Room (basement), Health Sciences Center
Open to UofL faculty, students and staff; RSVP for a FREE healthy lunch
University of Louisville Physicians Michael D. Weaver, DO, will present this Lunch & Learn session. Presented by University of Louisville Physicians and University of Louisville Hospital.
Space is limited to 50. Please RSVP to Christina Kern, marketing coordinator.

16.) UofL Depression Centers Holds Its Seventh Annual Conference
8:15 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Oct. 11, Clifton Center, 2117 Payne St.
Registration is free to UofL faculty, students and staff.
University of Louisville Physicians Jesse H. Wright, MD, PhD, will be the course director.
Additional Information: Learn more or register.

17.) 20/20 Talks at the Gray Street Farmers Market
12:20 p.m. Oct. 3 Room 103, School of Public Health and Information Sciences (485 E. Gray St.)
free, public
At this week’s 20/20 Talk, Amber Barnes, RD, LD, wellness dietitian at UofL Hospital, will host a cooking demonstration on a quick and easy Peanut Squash Soup recipe made with local butternut squash. On Oct. 10, Joshua Orr, The Root Cellar, will discuss why composting is a critical step in urban waste management and sustainable local food production. Oct. 17, Amanda Fuller, Lots of Food, talk about growing uncommon garden items such as flax, stevia, ginger and loofahs.
Additional Information: Melissa Schreck. Gray Street Farmers Market is held every Thursday 10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. until Oct. 31. Video archive of past 20/20 speakers.

18.) Long-Term Care IDEA Hour
4 p.m. Oct. 8, The Nucleus, 300 E. Market
Eugenia Wang, director of the Gheen’s Center on Aging, will discuss smart therapeutics for Alzheimer’s. Also presenting is Neuronetrix, which has developed a range of electrophysiology-based products for testing patients for cognitive dysfunction.

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