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Sept. 19, 2013 Announcements

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Faculty/staff announcements submitted for posting Sept. 18. They are in the Sept. 19 UofL Today email.

Go to UofL Today online for articles, photos, videos, campus-submitted announcements and the UofL events calendar.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Arts
1.) School of Music Concerts, Sept. 22 - 25

Events
2.) Retirement Workshop
3.) Micro/Nano Technology Center’s Open House

Grand Rounds
4.) Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health
5.) Pulmonary
6.) Pediatrics
7.) Family and Geriatric Medicine
8.) Orthopaedic Surgery

Health and Wellness
9.) Free flu shots for students, faculty, and staff today at HSC
10.) Mammogram screening for UofL employees
11.) ‘Weigh to Wellness’ with Get Healthy Now

HR Items of Interest
12.) TIAA-CREF and Fidelity Investment representatives on campus

Miscellaneous
13.) Student News and Events email
14.) The UofL Women’s Center News fall issue available
15.) Root Cellar to be on Belknap today
16.) Anne Braden Institute’s fall newsletter available online
17.) New UofL Online Learning website launched

Professional Development
18.) ‘Say it like you mean it’: Teaching the audio essay
19.) Faculty — Last chance to register: Identify and avoid cognitive obstacles to online learning
20.) Marine Corps Leadership Seminar: Standing Out from the Competition

Talks
21.) New Light on the Bronze Age: Ancient Shipwrecks and Sunken Cargoes…
22.) Faculty Research Forum: Debra Journet, English
23.) Department of Physics and Astronomy to host colloquium
24.) Save the Date for the Anne Braden Memorial Lecture

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Arts
1.) School of Music Concerts, Sept. 22 - 25
Comstock Concert Hall, Bird Recital Hall
Free, unless noted otherwise
In Comstock Concert Hall: Music eX Series: Beethoven Violin Sonatas, J. Patrick Rafferty, violin, and Dror Biran, piano, 3 p.m., ($15, $5 for students with ID); and the University Symphony Orchestra, 7:30 p.m., Sept. 22. Guest artist Louis Goldstein, piano, performing “Triadic Memories” by Morton Feldman, 8 p.m., Sept. 25. In Bird Recital Hall: University Jazz Combos, 7 p.m., Sept. 23.
Additional Information: 852-6907

Events
2.) Retirement Workshop
1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Oct. 18 Room 110, Abell Building, Health Sciences Center
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, contact Sheila Johnston, 852-4820.

3.) Micro/Nano Technology Center’s Open House
Noon - 2 p.m. Sept. 25 Room 139 Shumaker Research Building
Free
Food, door prizes and tours. Please join us for the Micro/Nano Technology Center’s Open House for the Cleanroom.
Additional Information: Reservations or inquiries—contact Mary Watson, 852-1640.

Grand Rounds
4.) Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health
1 p.m. Sept. 20 Ambulatory Care Building, Auditorium, Health Sciences Center
You are invited to attend a presentation by David J. Tollerud, MD, MPH, on “Clinical trials using the facilitating cell technology.” He will discuss toxicities in organ and cell transplantation, immunological tolerance using hematopoietic chimerism and encouraging results of ongoing clinical trials. Tollerud is professor, chair and Distinguished University Scholar in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health and Information Sciences, UofL.
Additional Information: Susan Jackson, 561-7449

5.) Pulmonary
Noon – 1 p.m. Sept. 20 Pulmonary Conference Room, Ambulatory Care Building, A3R40, Health Sciences Center
The Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Disorders Medicine will present Mostafa Fraig, MD, professor of pathology, UofL. His topic will be “Lung Pathology-Board Review, Part I.”
Additional Information: Rafael Perez, MD, professor of medicine

6.) Pediatrics
8 a.m. Sept. 20 Norton Hospital, 2nd Floor Auditorium
Join us for a grand rounds featuring Rebecca Taulbee, MD. Taulbee is assistant professor of pediatrics in the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine at UofL. She will present “Student Education in the Wake of Resident Duty Hour Evolution.” We hope to see you there.
Additional Information: Brittney Luckett, 629-8828

7.) Family and Geriatric Medicine
7:30 a.m. Sept. 20 Bottigheimer Auditorium
Calswell Esselstyns, MD, director, Cardiovascular Disease Prevention & Reversal Program, Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institution, presents “Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease with Plant Based Food Plan.” Attendees will appreciate the scope of the coronary artery disease epidemic, have further insight into the mechanism of plaque formation, understand why a plaque ruptures and grasp the necessary biochemical changes to avoid plaque rupture. CME category 1 is available for both AAFP and ACCME accreditation.
Additional Information: Callie Booth

8.) Orthopaedic Surgery
6:45 a.m. - 7:45 a.m. Sept. 20 Auditorium, Baxter I Research Building, lower level, Health Sciences Center
The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is pleased to present Charity Burke, MD, gratis faculty, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, UofL. Burke will lecture on “10 Things All Orthopaedic Surgeons Need to Know about Hand Surgery.”
Additional Information: Monica Welsh, 852-6902

Health and Wellness
9.) Free flu shots for students, faculty, staff today at HSC
Students, faculty, and staff can get free flu shots through Campus Health Services ($5 for retirees) today, 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. in the HSC Fitness Center in the Chestnut Street garage. 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 shots.

10.) Mammogram screening for UofL employees
8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sept. 27 Gottschalk Circle on Belknap Campus (next to Shumaker Research Building)
For UofL women employees, age 40 and over. Insurance, Medicare or Medicaid will be billed. UofL insurance covers 100 percent.
Is it time for your annual mammogram? The Kentucky Cancer Program and the UofL Women’s Center are pleased to bring the Mobile Mammography unit to Belknap Campus. Mammograms provided by UofL Hospital and the James Graham Brown Cancer Center. KCP, UofL Women’s Center and Get Healthy Now will be onsite with health information for women. Call 852-6318 to schedule your appointment. The next five people to sign up will get a FREE T-shirt. Just mention this posting.
Additional Information: Event flier

11.) ‘Weigh to Wellness’ with Get Healthy Now
Noon – 12:45 p.m. weekly through Nov. 26 Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym, Wellness Education Room 116
Free, open to employees, retirees and their spouses/QAs
There is still room in the current session of “Weigh to Wellness,” an all-new weight management program for members of the university community. During this 12-week series, participants track their food intake and physical activity, as well as learn lifelong strategies for weight management. Each week includes weigh-in, group discussion and engaging presentations with content experts. Sign up today and get started towards achieving your personal wellness goals.
Additional Information: Weigh to Wellness, Get Healthy Now, 852-7755

HR Items of Interest
12.) TIAA-CREF and Fidelity Investment representatives on campus
TIAA-CREF consultant Pat Long will be on Belknap Campus in Human Resources Sept. 24, Oct. 1, 16, 22 and 29, and at the Health Sciences Center Sept. 26, Oct. 17 and 23. Call 1-800-732-8353 to schedule an appointment. Fidelity Investments consultant Brian Lewin will be on Belknap Campus in HR Sept. 26, Oct. 2, 10 and 25 and at HSC Sept. 23, Oct. 1,7 and 28. Call 1-800-642-7131 or log onto fidelity.com to schedule an appointment.
Additional Information: Human Resources, 852-3167

Miscellaneous
13.) Student News and Events email
If you are interested in receiving the weekly Student News and Events Email, please send an email to sgaemail@louisville.edu with “subscribe” in the subject line. If you would like to submit an item for the newsletter, use the form. Remember: the deadline for submission is always noon on the Thursday preceding the Saturday publication. There is more information about the submission guidelines on the website.
Additional Information: SGA Email, Student News and Events

14.) The UofL Women’s Center News fall issue available
The 2013 fall issue of the UofL Women Center News is available. Read about the upcoming empowerment luncheon, this past summer’s trip to Peru, COSW and CODRE appointees, WC students, interns and support groups plus more. To receive a copy, email the Women’s Center or Phyllis M. Webb.
Additional Information: Women’s Center, 852-8976

15.) Root Cellar to be on Belknap today
3 p.m. - 5 p.m. Sept. 19, University Club Parking lot, Belknap Campus
The Root Cellar is bringing good-tasting, high-quality local food products to campus today, Thursday, Sept. 19, for walk-up purchases. Produce include heirloom tomatoes, cantaloupe, sweet potatoes, corn, Honeycrisp apples and pears.

16.) Anne Braden Institute’s fall newsletter available online
The Anne Braden Institute’s fall 2013 newsletter is online. This edition contains articles about our summer of civil rights history tours, our upcoming community collaborations and our annual lecture. It also introduces our new student team and our acting director, Mari Mujica. Previous newsletter editions also are available for download as PDFs.
Additional Information: Anne Braden Institute newsletters

17.) New UofL Online Learning website launched
UofL Online Learning is pleased to announce the launch of a brand new website. The Online Learning site serves as a portal for prospective students to UofL’s online degree and certificate programs. Prospective student information includes admission requirements and processes, program details and course maps, tuition information and more. Students currently enrolled in online programs can gain class access, online learning resources and additional student services through the site.
Additional Information: UofL Online Learning

Professional Development
18.) ‘Say it like you mean it’: Teaching the audio essay
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Sept. 25 Room 204, Bingham Humanities, Belknap Campus
Free
Because of the university-wide focus on the Book-in-Common, “This I Believe,” audio essays are particularly hot news at UofL this year. How do you teach the audio essay? How do you present it? How do you scaffold it? This pedagogy workshop will present examples of audio essay techniques, offer a guide to some free audio editing tools and libraries, discuss sample assignments and give teachers guided time to experiment with the programs.
Additional Information: efcham01@louisville.edu

19.) Faculty — Last chance to register: Identify and avoid cognitive obstacles to online learning
Noon – 1:45 p.m. Sept. 25 NOTE SPECIAL LOCATION: Ekstrom Library, Room W210, Belknap Campus
Virtual classrooms are populated by flesh-and-blood students who think and learn in characteristically human ways. These cognitive tendencies pose special challenges to effective online education. In this session, Keith Lyle, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, will describe some common cognitive obstacles to online learning and offer suggestions for how classes might be structured to avoid them. Lunch is served; pre-registration is required.
Additional Information: Register or learn more

20.) Marine Corps Leadership Seminar: Standing Out from the Competition
6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Sept. 24 University Club, reception
11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Red Barn, workshop
Free
All staff and faculty are invited to attend “Marine Corps Leadership Seminar: Standing Out from the Competition” to learn more about leadership and leadership development. The Career Development Center is the sponsor.
Additional Information: To register to attend the reception and/or the workshop, please contact Leslye Erickson, 852-6701

Talks
21.) New Light on the Bronze Age: Ancient Shipwrecks and Sunken Cargoes…
6 p.m. Sept. 19 Room W102 Ekstrom Library, Belknap Campus
Free, public
John Hale, Liberal Studies Program, UofL, will present the Kentucky Society of the AIA lecture “New Light on the Bronze Age: Ancient Shipwrecks and Sunken Cargoes from the Eastern Mediterranean.”
Additional Information: The Kentucky Society of the AIA, Hite Art Institute, Department of Fine Arts

22.) Faculty Research Forum: Debra Journet, English
3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. Sept. 20 Room 300, Bingham Humanities, Belknap Campus
Free
Debra Journet of the English Department will start off this semester’s Faculty Research Forum. Journet will draw on Kenneth Burke’s discussion of the transformative potential offered by ambiguities of motive in evolutionary biology as they play out in what is sometimes called the “levels of selection debate.” Faculty Research Forum includes a presentation followed by a lively Q&A, fueled by various sorts of refreshments.
Additional Information: Faculty Research Forums

23.) Department of Physics and Astronomy to host colloquium
3 p.m. Sept. 20 Room 112 Natural Science Building, Belknap Campus
Free
I.M. Dharmadasa, professor, Materials and Engineering Research Institute in Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom, will present a talk on “Photovoltaic Technology; Present, Future and Applications.”
Additional Information: Department of Physics and Astronomy, 852-6787

24.) Save the Date for the Anne Braden Memorial Lecture
5:30 p.m. Nov. 20 Student Activities Center Multipurpose Room
Free and open to the public
Khalil Muhammad, director, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture and author of “The Condemnation of Blackness,” will address the present attack on historical literacy and the past’s direct relation to the present’s race-related crises in “Why the Past Won't Go Away: The Crisis of History in the Age of Post-Racialism.” He will talk about collective memory, disinvestment in history departments and students and in historical learning among younger people, and how this affects both white supremacy and people of color’s perceptions of themselves.
Additional Information: More details about this and previous lectures

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