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Oct. 9, 2013 Announcements

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Faculty/staff announcements posted Oct. 8. They are in the Oct. 9 UofL Today email.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Arts
1.) School of Music concerts this weekend

Events
2.) Axton/Writer’s Block Festival Reading: Tim Gautreaux
3.) The Condemnation of Blackness: Race in History, Education and Public Policy

Grand Rounds
4.) Cardiovascular Medicine
5.) Medicine: David Warnock, MD
6.) Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Health and Wellness
7.) Fall into Wellness Challenge

Information Technology
8.) Impact of HR and Campus Solutions system upgrades starting Oct. 14
9.) Still using Windows XP? Support will end in April 2014

Miscellaneous
10.) Work-Life Balance resources now available online
11.) Retirement Workshop
12.) Spike it to cancer

Studies
13.) Coping and Well-Being in Cancer Caregivers Study

Talks
14.) Microbiology & Immunology Seminar
15.) University of Louisville Yearlings Club Community Forum Series

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Arts
1.) School of Music concerts this weekend
Oct. 11 - 13 Comstock Concert Hall, Bird Recital Hall
Free, unless noted otherwise
Comstock Concert Hall: Kentucky Opera Contemporary Opera Series: “The King’s Man” and “Danse Russe” by composer Paul Moravec and librettist Terry Teachout, 8 p.m., Oct. 11 and 2 p.m., Oct. 12 ($30 at kyopera.org); Chamber Music Society: Juilliard String Quartet, 3 p.m.,(free for subscribers, $25 for nonsubscribers, $5 for students with ID) and guest artist Chris Combest, tuba, 7:30 p.m., Oct. 13. Bird Recital Hall: Community Music Program, 1 p.m., Oct. 12.
Additional Information: 852-6907

Events
2.) Axton/Writer’s Block Festival Reading: Tim Gautreaux
6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Oct. 12 Cressman Center for Visual Arts, 100 E. Main St.
Free
The English department welcomes visiting fiction author Tim Gautreaux, who will be reading from his work as part of the Axton Reading Series and the 2013 Writer’s Block Festival. Gautreaux is the author of two short fiction collections and three novels, including the critically acclaimed “The Missing,” which appeared to rave reviews in 2009. Gautreaux is professor emeritus and writer in residence at Southeastern Louisiana University.
Additional Information: Axton Reading Series. B. Bogart

3.) The Condemnation of Blackness: Race in History, Education and Public Policy
Noon Oct. 9 Cultural Center Multipurpose Room
Free and open to the public
Please join us for our annual Let’s Talk Lunch preview of the Anne Braden Memorial Lecture. We’re basing this year’s preview on lecture speaker Khalil Muhammad’s book, “The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime and the Making of Modern Urban America.” Assistant professor W. Carson Byrd (history/Pan-African Studies), attorney and PhD candidate Elizabeth Jones (urban and public affairs), and PhD candidate Chinwe Idigo (counseling psychology) lead this interactive panel discussion.
Additional Information: 852-6142, Anne Braden Memorial Lectures

Grand Rounds
4.) Cardiovascular Medicine
Noon - 1 p.m. Oct. 9 Rudd Heart & Lung Center — Top Floor, Great Halls I & II
Please join us as we welcome Gwendalyn Randolph, PhD, who will present “On Their Way Out: Macrophages, Cholesterol and Inflammation in Atherosclerosis.” Randolph is professor of pathology and immunology at Washington University School of Medicine.
Additional Information: Deanna Husted or Cardiology Grand Rounds

5.) Medicine: David Warnock, MD
8 a.m. Oct. 10 Ambulatory Care Building auditorium
free
UofL Department of Medicine Grand Rounds features David G. Warnock, MD, professor of medicine and physiology; the Hilda B. Anderson Endowed Chair in Nephrology; and chief, Division of Nephrology at The University of Alabama at Birmingham. Warnock will present “Fabry Disease: Another Great Pretender” focusing on reviewing the clinical presentation(s) of Fabry disease, the role of proteinuria in the progression of Fabry nephropathy, and the current treatment of Fabry disease.
Additional Information: Jason Puckett, 852-1825.

6.) Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Oct. 10 Ambulatory Care Building Auditorium
Free, Public
David J. Miklowitz, PhD, professor of psychiatry, UCLA Semel Institute, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, will present “Family Therapy as a Treatment for Persons with Early-Onset Bipolar and Psychotic Disorders.”
Additional Information: Christy Castle-Greenwell 588-4424 or 813-6664

Health and Wellness
7.) Fall into Wellness Challenge
Oct. 14 - Dec. 8 Get Healthy Now Wellness Center, 601 President’s Boulevard
UofL employees/retirees and their spouse/QA: free
Turn over a new leaf with Get Healthy Now’s newest challenge: Fall into Wellness. The goal of the challenge is to foster healthy lifestyle changes through positive nutrition, fitness and environmental choices. The challenge will last eight weeks. Throughout the challenge, participants are encouraged to complete the nutrition, fitness and environmental sub-challenges for the appropriate week and have the chance to earn awesome weekly prizes.
Additional Information: Wellness Challenge, Kendria Rice-Locket, 852-7755

Information Technology
8.) Impact of HR and Campus Solutions system upgrades starting Oct. 14
The Human Resources and Campus Solutions system upgrades beginning this weekend will impact ULink, Password Self-Service, Financial and University Reports systems. University Reports will go offline at 10 p.m. Oct. 14 and Financials will go offline the next day at 10 p.m. Financials will be available on completion of the upgrade to Human Resources and Campus Solutions, expected to be Oct. 16 or 17. ULink, Password Self-Service and University Reports are expected to be available the following day.

9.) Still using Windows XP? Support will end in April 2014
Are you still using the Windows XP operating system? Microsoft support for XP will end April 8, 2014, in accordance with Microsoft’s Support Lifecycle policy. After this date, there will be no new security updates, free or paid assisted support options or online technical content updates for XP. Unsupported operating systems are vulnerable to security risks. IT recommends that you upgrade to Windows 7. The new Windows 8 operating system is not fully compatible with UofL applications.
Additional Information: Contact the IT HelpDesk, 852-7997.

Miscellaneous
10.) Work-Life Balance resources now available online
October is National Work and Family Month. Check out the Great Places to Work Work-Life Balance Committee website to learn more about UofL’s family-friendly policies and resources.
Additional Information: worklife@louisville.edu

11.) Retirement Workshop
8 a.m. - 10 a.m. Oct. 18 Room 336, College of Business, Belknap Campus
Free
Register now to attend a two-hour retirement workshop sponsored by the School of Accountancy and presented by faculty member Sheila Johnston CPA, CFP. Topics include discussion of UofL benefits, amounts needed for retirement, basic retirement issues, etc.
Additional Information: To register, email Sheila Johnston or call 852-4820.

12.) Spike it to cancer
Noon - 6 p.m. Oct. 19 Baxter Jacks, 427 Baxter Ave.
$20
A cancer diagnosis is not only physically devastating, but it often also takes a financial toll. With support of a generous donor, the JGBCC has created the Mary Jane Gift Quality of Life Fund to help patients enjoy life a little more during this extremely difficult time. All proceeds from this event go to this fund that pays for things like tickets to the theatre to a night out for the patient and caregiver. Get a team together, sponsor a team or come watch the fun. Food and beverage included.
Additional Information: Checks (payable to the UofL Foundation), cash or credit cards accepted at the door. Contact Michael Neumann, 562-4642, for more information.

Studies
13.) Coping and Well-Being in Cancer Caregivers Study
IRB#: 13.0135
College of Education and Human Development, Belknap Campus
Are you a current caregiver of an adult with cancer? If so, you are invited to participate in a study seeking to better understand coping and well-being in caregivers. As a participant, you will be asked to complete an online survey and provide saliva samples. We hope you will consider participating. Survey link.
Additional Information: Patrick Pössel, Amanda Mitchell

Talks
14.) Microbiology & Immunology Seminar
Noon Oct. 10 Room 038, Baxter II, Health Sciences Center
Free, public
The Department of Microbiology & Immunology Seminar Series presents “The Role of IL-17 Producing ?? T cells in Lung Cancer Progression,” by Chris Fleming, MD/PhD candidate in the lab of Jun Yan, MD, PhD.
Additional Information: Carolyn Burton, 852-6208

15.) University of Louisville Yearlings Club Community Forum Series
4 p.m. - 6 p.m. Oct. 13 Yearlings Club, 4309 W. Broadway
Free
“Voting Rights Act under Assault: Impact of the Supreme Court Decision on Minority Voters.” Guest Speakers: Dewey Clayton, professor, Department of Political Science; Raoul Cunningham, president, NAACP – Louisville Chapter; Bill Sharp, attorney, ACLU. Moderator: State Sen. Gerald Neal. Panelists will discuss the impact of the Supreme Court Decision of Shelby County vs. Holder on minority voters and plans to challenge recent legislation introduced by some Southern states. Light refreshments.
Additional Information: Clest Lanier, 852-3042

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