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Sept. 3, 2014 announcements

by UofL Today last modified Sep 02, 2014 04:29 PM

Announcements in UofL Today, Sept. 3, 2014

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Here’s what was posted to UofL Today on Sept. 2, 2014:

·        VIDEO: Dental school receives largest philanthropic gift. View here.

·        PHOTOS: Ice Cream Social at HSC. View here.

·        UofL professor supporting women and children affected by Ebola. Read more.

 

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DID YOU KNOW?

 

There’s a new hourly pay lot on the Belknap Campus for guests and visitors that is particularly useful for event parking. It’s located at 4th Street and Cardinal Boulevard, which is a great location for departments sponsoring events or activities on campus. Payment is by credit card only; customers pay as they exit.

 

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Campus-Submitted Announcement List

 

Arts

1.) Theatre Arts seeking performers/collaborators

 

Health & Wellness

2.) Mammogram screening this month for UofL employees

 

Miscellaneous

3.) Retention initiative focuses on using SAGE to aid students

4.) Free retirement planning workshops scheduled for Belknap, HSC

5.) Kentucky Academy of Science call for abstracts and registration

6.) Satisfy your lunar craving on Observe the Moon Night

 

Grand Rounds

7.) Neurology

8.) Medicine

9.) Movement Disorders Video Rounds

10.) Cardiovascular Medicine

11.) Neuroscience

 

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

 

Arts

1.) Theatre Arts seeking performers/collaborators

Sept. 3, 5:30 p.m., Thrust Theatre Building

Theatre Arts is seeking performers, writers and other collaborators interested in working on an upcoming production about issues of race, housing, segregation and community policing from 1954 to present day as part of the Anne Braden Institute's commemoration of the Wade home purchase and Braden sedition case. The play, which will include a trial reenactment, will also serve as an opportunity to discuss the recent events in Ferguson, Missouri, and related issues in the Louisville community.

Additional Information: Amy Steiger. Website.

 

Health & Wellness

2.) Mammogram screening this month for UofL employees

Sept. 26, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Gottschalk Circle, next to Shumaker Research Building

Insurance will be billed. UofL insurance covers 100 percent.

Is it time for your annual mammogram? UofL's Kentucky Cancer Program is pleased to bring the mobile mammography van back to Belknap Campus for women 40 years old and over. Mammograms will be provided by the James Graham Brown Cancer Center, a part of KentuckyOne Health. KCP and UofL Women's Center will be onsite with information. UofL insurance will cover 100 percent of the mammogram cost. Call today for your appointment! 852-6318.

Additional Information: Jaime Wientjes 852-6318. Flyer.

 

Miscellaneous

3.) Retention initiative focuses on using SAGE to aid students

REACH is encouraging all faculty teaching 100–200 courses to use SAGE to aid students experiencing academic or personal difficulties. SAGE is an early warning system that allows faculty to instantly schedule instructor meetings and to recommend tutoring and/or advising to a single student or large groups of students in academic need. SAGE is available for use now here.  Additional Information: Nicole Meyer, 852-3709.

 

4.) Free retirement planning workshops scheduled for Belknap, HSC

Sept. 22, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., College of Business, Room 336, Belknap

Oct. 20, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Abell Building, Room 110, HSC

Free

Register now to attend a two-hour retirement planning workshop sponsored by the School of Accountancy and presented by faculty member and certified financial planner Sheila Johnston. Topics include basic retirement issues, UofL options and amounts needed for retirement.

Additional Information: Sheila Johnston, 852-4820.

 

5.) Kentucky Academy of Science call for abstracts and registration

Nov. 14 noon to 8:30 p.m.; Nov. 15 8 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., Lexington Convention Center

Students $25; regular members $50

The Kentucky Academy of Science celebrates 100 years of science at the Centennial Meeting Nov 14 to 16. Highlights include Keynote Speakers addressing the past, present and future of science in Kentucky; a symposium on Scientific Communication; the Academy's history; field trips; scientific papers and posters. Abstract Submission deadline is Sept 22. Preregistration deadline is Oct 20.

Additional Information: Amanda Fuller, (859) 227-2837. Website.

 

6.) Satisfy your lunar craving on Observe the Moon Night

Sept. 6, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium

Free

Join the Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium and Louisville Astronomical Society (LAS) in celebrating the International Observe the Moon Night. The evening begins at 7:30 p.m. with a ride in the planetarium’s virtual spaceship to get up close and personal with our nearest neighbor, the moon. At 8:30 p.m., LAS members will have telescopes set up in the courtyard for live observing. Don’t worry if Mother Nature doesn’t cooperate—the exploration can continue in the dome.

Additional Information: 852-6665; planet@louisville.edu; website.

 

Grand Rounds

7.) Neurology

Sept. 4, 8 a.m., Nursing School, Room 4003

Free

UofL Department of Neurology is pleased to have our faculty member in the vascular division, Dr. Michael J. Wilder, present "Endovascular Stroke Therapy—Should we do it?"

Additional Information: For upcoming Neuroscience Grand Rounds, please visit this website.

 

8.) Medicine

Sept. 4, 8 a.m., Ambulatory Care Building auditorium

Join us as we kick off our 2014-2015 Medicine Grand Rounds with Jesse Roman, MD, professor of medicine, pharmacology and toxicology and chairman of UofL’s Department of Medicine. Dr. Roman will present: "A Department Comes to Age: Strategies for Addressing the Needs of Those We Serve," focusing on defining the status of the department of medicine, discussing the health needs of our patients and defining strategies for addressing our patients’ health needs.

Additional Information: Jason Puckett, 852-1825.

 

9.) Movement Disorders Video Rounds

Sept. 9, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Frazier Rehab and Neuroscience Center, 15th floor boardroom

Free

Dr. Kathrin LaFaver, assistant professor, UofL Department of Neurology, will present "Dystonia" at September's Movement Disorders Video Rounds. 1 CME or 1.2 CEU credit is available for physicians and nurses who attend. This event is interactive and attendees can send their videos to Dr. LaFaver here, or bring them to video rounds on a flash drive as long as patient consent has been obtained. Pizza and soft drink will be provided.

Additional Information: Emily Rollins, 407-3226.

 

10.) Cardiovascular Medicine

Sept. 3, noon to 1 p.m., Rudd Heart and Lung Center, top floor, Great Halls I and II

Please join us as we welcome UofL’s Laman A. Gray Jr., MD, who will present "Evolution of Circulatory Support in Louisville." Dr. Gray is medical director of the Cardiovascular Innovation Institute, and professor of surgery, division of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery.

Additional Information: Pamela Montgomery, 852-7268.

 

11.) Neuroscience

Sept. 11, 8 to 9:00 a.m., Nursing School, K-Wing, Room 4003

Free

Dr. Harry T. Chugani, professor of pediatrics, neurology and radiology, Rosen Family Chair in Tourette’s Syndrome, director, pediatric neurology at Children's Hospital of Michigan, will present: "Applications of PET Scanning in Children." This is a free CME event and continental breakfast will be served.

Additional Information: Emily Rollins, 407-3226. Website.

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