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Sept. 24, 2013 Announcements

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Faculty/staff announcements submitted for posting Sept. 23. They are in the Sept. 24 UofL Today email.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events
1.) Corn Island Storytelling Festival returns Oct. 11
2.) Writer and social justice activist Janet Mock to speak at Pride Week
3.) Thrivals 6.0 to be livecast
4.) Planetarium Cosmic Explorer Workshop: I Want to be an Astronaut

Grand Rounds
5.) Cardiovascular Medicine

Health and Wellness
6.) Free flu shots today for students, faculty and staff on Belknap Campus

Miscellaneous
7.) Psychology’s Kevin Chapman to address child anxiety on ‘Nick News’ tonight

Professional Development
8.) Research!Louisville Grants Workshop ‘SBIR/STTR Panel Discussion’
9.) Clinical and Translational Research Review Course

Studies
10.) Coping and Well-Being in Cancer Caregivers Study
11.) Infant Scientists Wanted
12.) Face Recognition Study for Infants 6, 8 and 10 Months Old
13.) Perception of Emotion Study for Infants 5 Months Old
14.) Language Development Study for Infants 13 and 14 Months Old
15.) Pediatric migraine 8 years through 17 years

Talks
16.) Water with Blessings informational presentation by Larraine Lauter OSU
17.) ‘Docosahexaenoic Acid, a Fish Oil Component, Protects Brain after Experimental Stroke’
18.) Remembering “Kentucke”: Public Memory in Nineteenth-Century America

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events
1.) An evening of folktales, scary stories and some outright lies is what the Corn Island Storytelling Festival at UofL promises Oct. 11. Read more.

2.) Writer and social justice activist Janet Mock will deliver the Pride Week keynote address Oct. 3. Read more.

 

3.) Thrivals 6.0 to be livecast
8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. Sept. 24 Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts
Tickets are $99 (sold out)
Thrivals 6.0 is sold out but through an all-day live stream, you still can hear speakers such as broadcaster and urban revitalization consultant Majora Carter, sixth-grader and political activist Zev Kaplun Dickstein and The Last Maasai Warriors. The College of Business sponsors the program that opens the Idea Festival.
Additional Information: Thrivals 6.0. Live stream.

 

4.) Planetarium Cosmic Explorer Workshop: I Want to be an Astronaut
2 p.m. – 4 p.m. Oct. 13 Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium
Cost: Members - $20; Non-members - $25.
Ever wonder what it is really like to be an astronaut? To live and work where there is no air and everything floats around you? Kids launch rockets, eat astronaut food and see first-hand what happens in space if you don’t wear a space suit. This fun, hands-on workshop is for 4 to 6 year olds and their guardians.
Additional Information: Cosmic Explorer Workshops, planet@louisville.edu, 852-6664

Grand Rounds
5.) Cardiovascular Medicine
Noon - 1 p.m. Sept. 25 Rudd Heart & Lung Center - Top Floor, Great Halls I & II
Please join us as Jon R. Resar, MD, presents “LM Percutaneous Intervention.” Resar is associate professor of medicine; director, Adult Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory; and director, Interventional Cardiology with The Johns Hopkins University and Hospital.
Additional Information: Deanna Husted, or Cardiology Grand Rounds website.

Health and Wellness
6.) 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, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., in the lower level of Miller Information Technology Center, and 4:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. in Unitas Hall. 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.

Miscellaneous
7.) Psychology’s Kevin Chapman to address child anxiety on ‘Nick News’ tonight
8 p.m. Sept. 24, Nickelodeon
Kevin Chapman, associate professor, psychology, will be on the “Worried Sick: Living with Anxiety” episode of “Nick News with Linda Ellerbee” tonight. The show features the stories of several children and adolescents. Chapman will talk about an African American child from Louisville who combats worry.
Additional Information: Worried Sick

Professional Development
8.) Research!Louisville Grants Workshop ‘SBIR/STTR Panel Discussion’
10 a.m. - 11 a.m. Sept. 24 Room 101/102, Clinical and Translational Research Building, Health Sciences Center
Free & open to the public
Open panel discussion of both SBIR and STTR grants for all researchers who have research that may lead to a commercial endeavor. There will be brief presentations then the opportunity for questions.
Additional Information: Research!Louisville or 852-7794

9.) Clinical and Translational Research Review Course
Oct. 11 - 17 Room 124, Clinical and Translational Research Building, Health Sciences Center
$50 - $100
The Division of Infectious Diseases at the School of Medicine will offer a course titled “Principles of Clinical and Translational Research.” This course is intended for people interested in a concise review of the methodology of clinical and translational research. Following the course, we will have a one-day symposium on Oct. 18 titled “Clinical and Translational Research in Infectious Diseases.”
Additional Information: Kelly Carrico, 852-3836. Registration forms and agenda.

Studies
10.) Coping and Well-Being in Cancer Caregivers Study
IRB #13.0135
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 (<30 minutes) and provide saliva samples at the College of Education and Human Development on Belknap Campus. We hope you will consider participating.
Additional Information: Amanda Mitchell, Patrick Pössel

11.) Infant Scientists Wanted
HSPPO #053.06
9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday in October Room 314, Davidson Hall
The UofL Infant Cognition Lab (Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences) is conducting several studies on infant face perception. Infants who are between 3 and 14 months old with normal vision and hearing are invited to participate. Participation involves one brief visit to campus. Infants will receive a UofL T-shirt or bib for participating.
Additional Information: For more information, please contact Lauren Helton, 852-6852 or babythinker.com

12.) Face Recognition Study for Infants 6, 8 and 10 Months Old
HSPPO #053.06
9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday in October Room 314, Davidson Hall
The UofL Infant Cognition Lab (Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences) is conducting a study on how infants recognize faces. For this study, infants who are 6, 8 or 10 months old with normal vision and hearing are invited to participate. Participation involves one brief visit to campus. Infants will receive a UofL T-shirt or bib for participating.
Additional Information: For more information, please contact Lauren Helton, 852-6852 or babythinker.com

13.) Perception of Emotion Study for Infants 5 Months Old
HSPPO #053.06
9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday in October Room 314, Davidson Hall
The UofL Infant Cognition Lab (Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences) is conducting a study on infants’ perception of emotions in faces. For this study, infants who are 5 months old with normal vision and hearing and their mothers are invited to participate. Participation involves one brief visit to campus. Infants will receive a UofL T-shirt or bib for participating.
Additional Information: For more information, please contact Lauren Helton, 852-6852 or babythinker.com

14.) Language Development Study for Infants 13 and 14 Months Old
HSPPO #053.06
9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday in October Room 314, Davidson Hall
The UofL Infant Cognition Lab (Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences) is conducting a study on language development in infants. Infants who are 10, 12, or 14 months old with normal vision and hearing are invited to participate. Participation involves one brief visit to campus. Infants will receive a UofL T-shirt or bib for participating.
Additional Information: For more information, please contact Lauren Helton, 852-6852 or babythinker.com

15.) Pediatric migraine 8 years through 17 years
IRB #12.0388
Michael Sowell, Neurology Pediatric Division, is conducting a research study testing two medicines and placebo for migraine prevention in children and teens. Children and adolescents, 8 through 17 years, may be eligible to participate. Subjects will be expected to complete approximately eight study visits over 34 weeks of participation.
Additional information: Debra Bropdfuehrer, 813-6577

Talks
16.) Water with Blessings informational presentation by Larraine Lauter OSU
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Sept. 24 Room 139, Shumaker Research Building, Belknap Campus
Free
Water With Blessings, Inc., is a nonprofit organization that empowers women in Honduras (and other countries) by providing water filtration systems that allow them to filter water for their families and communities. Sr. Larraine Lauter, executive director, will give a presentation. Organized by the LALS Club and co-sponsored by GRASS (Group Recycling and Sustainable Solutions).
Additional Information: Rhonda Buchanan, 852-2034, Latin American Studies

17.) ‘Docosahexaenoic Acid, a Fish Oil Component, Protects Brain after Experimental Stroke’
11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Sept. 24 Baxter I Auditorium, HSC
Free
The Department of Physiology and Biophysics presents a seminar, “Docosahexaenoic Acid, a Fish Oil Component, Protects Brain After Experimental Stroke,” by Ludmila Belayev, MD, neurosurgery, neurology and neuroscience, Louisiana State University, New Orleans.
Additional Information: Neuroscience faculty, LSUHSC

18.) Remembering “Kentucke”: Public Memory in Nineteenth-Century America
6 p.m. Sept. 25 The Filson Historical Society, 1310 S. Third Street
Free for UofL faculty, staff and students
In the final chapter of “Kentucke’s Frontiers,” North Carolina State University professor Craig Friend explored the ways in which second and third-generation Kentuckians came to terms with their ancestor’s frontier experiences. In this presentation, he will move beyond Kentucky by establishing the public memory of the state and its history on the larger scale of America in the early republic. Reservations are requested. The Filson is part of UofL’s Center for Arts and Culture Partnerships.
Additional Information: Register online or by phone at 635-5083

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