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Sept. 11, 2013 Announcements

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Faculty/staff announcements submitted for posting Sept. 10. They are in the Sept. 11 UofL Today email.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events
1.) Open house at the Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research
2.) ‘Mind to Market’ Mixer
3.) Third Annual Dialogue on Diversity Conference
4.) Graduate Student Game Night at Bearno’s Pizza

Grand Rounds
5.) Medicine
6.) Surgery
7.) NO Cardiovascular Medicine Grand Rounds

Information Technology
8.) Search may be down Friday night

Professional Development
9.) Faculty: Learn about students today

Talks
10.) Clarification – Arturo Sandoval: ‘Transformation: Creating a Sense of Place between Art and Craft’
11.) Colloquium with University of Kentucky Physicist

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events
1.) Open house at the Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research
2 p.m. - 5 p.m. Sept. 12 Ekstrom Library Room 258
Free and open to the public
The Anne Braden Institute invites the campus community to meet its new staff members, browse its rare books collection and find out how social justice research runs across disciplines. Free refreshments will be served.
Additional Information: 852-6142

2.) ‘Mind to Market’ Mixer
4 p.m. - 6 p.m. Sept. 26 The Nucleus Building, HSC, 300 E. Market St.
Free
Please join the Office of Technology Transfer for our “Mind to Market” Mixer. The event is an informal appreciation to highlight UofL research and allow researchers and local entrepreneurs to discuss research trends, development paths and consumer needs. Please join us for music, hors d’oeuvres and new ideas for the future. Parking will be available at the former Haymarket site, directly behind the new Nucleus building.
Additional Information: Karen R. Johnson, 852-3851

3.) Third Annual Dialogue on Diversity Conference
8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Oct. 25 Crowne Plaza Hotel, 830 Phillips Lane
Featuring Tim Wise and Kathy Obear. Workshop and panel discussion with community leaders. Plus, community conversation on Thursday, Oct. 24, at Spalding University, 824 S. Fourth St. 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. Hosted by Bellarmine University, Spalding University and University of Louisville, College of Arts and Sciences.
Additional Information: David Owen, 852-0458

4.) Graduate Student Game Night at Bearnos Pizza
6 p.m. - 9 p.m. Sept. 16 Bearno’s Pizza, 1318 Bardstown Road (Highlands)
Free
Bring your favorite board, card or party game and meet up with graduate students from across the university for this game night. Don’t have any games? No problem. Extra games will be available for use, or you can ask to join in on an existing game. More “adult” libations and games will be available, as well as more family friendly options. Please register so we have an idea of how many people will attend.
Additional Information: Event registration.

Grand Rounds
5.) Medicine
8 a.m. Sept. 12 Ambulatory Care Building auditorium
Free
We invite you to the Department of Medicine Grand Rounds featuring Caroline M. Apovian, MD; FACN; FACP; director, Nutrition and Weight Management Center; and co-director, Nutrition Support and Metabolic Services at Boston Medical Center. Apovian will present “Obesity Management: A 2013 Vision” focusing on the percentage of deaths attributable to overweight and obesity, the goal of weight loss for all patients and the most effective weight loss therapies.
Additional Information: Jason Puckett, 852-1825.

6.) Surgery
7 a.m. - 8 a.m. Sept. 13 Ambulatory Care Building Auditorium, Lower Level
Free
H. MaGill Cryer, III, MD, will present “Designing Trauma Systems for Multi-Casualty Events.” Cryer, a former surgery resident and surgery faculty member at UofL, now is professor of surgery and director, Trauma/Emergency Surgery and Critical Care Program at the University of California, Los Angeles.
Additional Information: Debbie Krause, Department of Surgery, 852-5445

7.) NO Cardiovascular Medicine Grand Rounds
Sept. 11 and Sept. 18
There will be NO Cardiovascular Medicine Grand Rounds Sept. 11 and Sept. 18. CMGR will resume Sept. 25 with guest speaker Jon Resar, MD, associate professor of medicine, director of the Adult Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory and director of Interventional Cardiology at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
Additional Information: Deanna Husted, 852-1162, or Cardiology Grand Rounds.

Information Technology
8.) Search may be down Friday night
10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, to 2 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 14
The university’s search appliance will undergo maintenance during IT’s regular preventive maintenance period. During this time, you may experience brief interruptions to search functions. Please note that other systems (e.g. Blackboard, email, wireless, instant messaging, PeopleSoft, ULink, data services, etc.) may be taken offline without notice.
Additional Information: IT HelpDesk, 852-7997.

Professional Development
9.) Faculty: Learn about students today
Note special time: 12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Oct. 1 Delphi Center, Ekstrom Library, Belknap Campus
Have you felt frustrated or confused by the range of generational characteristics you have observed in your traditional-aged college students? This Dine and Discover session is designed to help identify themes and characteristics of the current, traditional-aged college student population in order to develop teaching strategies for increasing your students’ engagement and learning. Lunch is served so pre-registration is required.
Additional Information: Register here

Talks
10.) Clarification – Arturo Sandoval: ‘Transformation: Creating a Sense of Place between Art and Craft’
6 p.m. - 7 p.m., Sept.19, Carnegie Center for Art and History, 201 E. Spring, New Albany, Ind.
(Tuesday’s email carried this announcement. The date is Sept. 19, which is not a Saturday, as was originally posted.) Arturo Sandoval, fellow of the American Craft Council and University of Kentucky professor, will discuss his textile work made from recycled materials and his modifications of traditional weaving techniques to address avant-garde concerns. The Carnegie Center is a member of UofL’s Center for Arts and Culture Partnerships.
Additional Information: 812-944-7336.

11.) Colloquium with University of Kentucky Physicist
3 p.m. Sept. 13 Natural Science Room 112
Free
The Department of Physics and Astronomy will host a colloquium with Ambrose Seo, assistant professor, University of Kentucky. Seo will speak on the topic “Pulsed laser deposition using dual in-situ monitoring techniques: Addressing a few challenging problems in complex oxide thin-films and heterostructures.”
Additional Information: Department of Physics & Astronomy, 852-6790

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