August 31, 2016 Announcements

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    Here’s what was featured on UofLNews on Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016:

    • McConnell Center’s moot court team ranked among the best in the country. Read more.
    • First-year law students kick off semester with community service. Read more.
    • UofL research shows more awareness needed on home environmental exposures that cause lung cancer. Read more.
    • Photos: The Belknap Ice Cream Social was held Monday for faculty and staff. View here.

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    Did You Know?

    The University of Louisville Dance Academy was founded in 1972 and is the official school of the UofL Dance Theatre, a pre-professional, civic-level ballet company that prepares middle and high school age dancers to pursue ballet after high school graduation. The ULDA will perform at Iroquois Amphitheatre at 8 p.m. Sept. 3.

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    Campus-Submitted Announcement List

    Miscellaneous

    1.) Traffic Alert: 2nd Street lane closures due to road construction

    2.) Kent School of Social Work hosting bake sale

    3.) Fall Fest Multicultural Expo includes free food, performances

    4.) NIH SBIR/STTR Commercialization Strategies Clinic to be held in Louisville

    5.) Webinar: Understanding Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)

    6.) #IAMACCEPTANCE Campaign set as part of National Suicide Prevention Week

    7.) Last chance to apply for Delphi U 2016 Fall Online

    8.) MSSW prospective student sessions announced

    Arts and Entertainment

    9.) School of Music presents Faculty Artist Emily Albrink, soprano

    Faculty

    10.) AAUP fall general meeting planned

    11.) School of Medicine faculty: ‘Challenges for Biomedical Scientists in Curriculum Revision: Embracing the Journey’
    Lectures/Seminars/Symposiums

    12.) Microbiology and Immunology seminar scheduled

    13.) Bioengineering Dept. Seminar Series presents ‘Adventures of a Cardiovascular Explorer’

    Training and Workshops

    14.) Information Security Office – risk assessment training

    Grand Rounds

    15.) Neuroscience Grand Rounds

    16.) No Medicine Grand Rounds this week

    17.) Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Grand Rounds

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    Campus-Submitted Announcements

    Miscellaneous

    1.) Traffic Alert: 2nd Street lane closures due to road construction

    The HSC Campus will be affected this week due to 2nd Street lane closures between Chestnut and Main streets. The north and southbound lanes will be closed due to road construction.

    Additional Information: Website

     

    2.) Kent School of Social Work hosting bake sale

    August 31, 8-9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Oppenheimer Hall

    A bake sale to raise funds to benefit the American Heart Association. We will have healthy treats and of course all those sweet treats with prices ranging from 50 cents to $1.

    Additional Information: Tammy Vories

     

    3.) Fall Fest Multicultural Expo includes free food, performances

    August 31, 11 a.m., Red Barn/West Plaza, Belknap Campus

    Come join a celebration of diversity at UofL and cool off with SnoWhat SnoBalls, free food, performances and giveaways at Fall Fest.

    Additional Information: Dominique McShan, 852-0228, website

     

    4.) NIH SBIR/STTR Commercialization Strategies Clinic to be held in Louisville

    October 25, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Marriott Louisville East, 1903 Embassy Square Blvd.,
    Louisville, 40299; $50

    Organized by the Kentucky Science & Engineering Foundation, the event is designed to cover SBIR/STTR project commercialization strategies, what NIH Programs are available and how to leverage them to your advantage. The afternoon will be dedicated to small-group coaching based on a 1-page brief reviewed in advance. The event guarantees an “insider’s scoop” on commercialization strategy.

    Additional Information: Website 

     

    5.) Webinar: Understanding Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)

    August 31, 2-3 p.m., Room 301 S, J.D. Nichols Campus for Innovation & Entrepreneurship; Free

    This webinar will provide the research administrator with a practical overview of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR). The presenter will provide guidance on reviewing FAR clauses and determination if the clauses are applicable to the request for proposal or contract. Situational examples will be reviewed when FAR clauses are present in RFPs and contracts, which are not applicable. Tools and tips for fundamental research exemptions and acceptable practices will be discussed.

    Additional Information: Carla Jones, 852-2454, website

    6.) #IAMACCEPTANCE Campaign set as part of National Suicide Prevention Week

    September 7, 6:30-8 p.m., Strickler Hall’s Middleton Auditorium, 101

    As part of the Cards SPEAK launch and National Suicide Prevention week, the #IAMACCEPTANCE Campaign featuring nationally recognized speaker, advocate and educator, Hakeem Rahim, will focus on mental health on college campuses nationwide. Rahim will spread the message of It’s OK to talk about what you are going through, there is no shame in seeking help, there is hope if you are diagnosed with a mental illness. Cards SPEAK, Kognito challenge, and RSO Information tables will be available in the lobby.

    Additional Information: Tracie Meyer, 852-5787, website 

     

    7.) Last chance to apply for Delphi U 2016 Fall Online

    Applications due Sept. 6 for the course, Sept. 12-Nov. 6; Online; Free

    A few slots remain for Delphi U 2016 Fall Online. Applications are due September 6. Work with colleagues to identify and implement best practices for online instruction, and leave Delphi U 2016 Fall Online with a head start on creating or re-designing an online course.

    Additional Information: Website, Deb Hatfield, 852-0412

     

    8.) MSSW prospective student sessions announced

    September 7, 5-6:45 p.m., Oppenheimer Hall 114, Belknap Campus

    Come find out if the versatile Master of Science in Social Work is the right graduate program for you and your professional development. We are hosting virtual and in-person sessions throughout the next two months. Next sessions are September 21, October 3, and October 19. Sign up online.

    Additional Information: Sarah Caragianis, 852-8777

     

    Arts and Entertainment

    9.) School of Music presents Faculty Artist Emily Albrink, soprano

    September 9, 8 p.m., School of Music, Comstock Concert Hall 105 W. Brandeis Ave.; Free

    Hailed by The New York Times as “delightful and vocally strong and versatile,” Emily Albrink is a soprano whose young career already sports esteemed collaborations with venerable composers and conductors. Albrink graduated with a BFA in Musical Theatre from the University of Michigan and a Master of Music Degree and Professional Diploma from the Manhattan School of Music. She is on the voice faculty at UofL School of Music.

    Additional Information: Penny Brodie, 852-6907

    Faculty

    10.) AAUP fall general meeting planned

    September 23, 2-3:30 p.m., Humanities 100, Belknap campus

    The UofL chapter of the American Association of University Professors holds a regular general meeting once each semester. This is your chance to learn more about, and participate in, efforts to defend and extend academic freedom, shared governance, and the economic security of the profession. All are welcome. Refreshments served.

    Additional Information: Website, Facebook

     

    11.) School of Medicine faculty: ‘Challenges for Biomedical Scientists in Curriculum Revision: Embracing the Journey’

    September 14, 12-2 p.m., HSC Campus, Instructional Bldg. B, room 115; Free

    Neil Osheroff, PhD, will discuss why it is important to keep basic sciences (and its basic scientists) in the medical school curriculum and share examples from the curricular revisions made at Vanderbilt and some of the lessons (positive and negative) that they learned along the way. School of Medicine Basic Sciences & Pathology faculty breakout sessions will immediately follow.

    Additional Information: Website

     

    Lectures/Seminars/Symposiums

    12.) Microbiology and Immunology seminar scheduled

    September 1, noon to 1 p.m., HSC, Clinical Translational Research Building, Room 124

    The Department of Microbiology and Immunology Seminar Series presents, “Identification and characterization of the functional domains and motifs of short fimbriae (Mfa1) of Porphyromonas gingivalis,” by Mohammad Roky, PhD candidate in the lab of Don Demuth, PhD.

    Additional Information: Carolyn Burton, 852-6208

     

    13.) Bioengineering Dept. Seminar Series presents ‘Adventures of a Cardiovascular Explorer’

    Sept. 1, 12-1:30 p.m., Vogt Building, Room 311

    NASA and its international partners are now planning on returning to the Moon, Mars, and destinations beyond. This presentation, by George Pantalos, will investigate aspects of how the cardiovascular system responds to the weightless of space flight, testing of emergency medical procedures for cardiac arrest, and the development of surgical capabilities for exploration class space flight missions. Pantalos has been a cardiovascular explorer for over four decades, and is a professor of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery and Biomedical Engineering at UofL.

    Additional Information: Nancy Hansford

     

    Training and Workshops

    14.) Information Security Office – risk assessment training

    Sept. 1, 2:30-3:30 p.m., Ekstrom Chao Auditorium; Free

    Does your department accept credit card payments or is your department considered within the University’s HIPAA covered hybrid entity? Did you know that both PCI and HIPAA regulations require compliance monitoring and the completion of a periodic risk assessment? This training session will help you to understand the risk assessment requirement, your responsibility, and how the ISO can assist you in the risk assessment process. Read more.

    Additional Information: Email

     

    Grand Rounds

    15.) Neuroscience Grand Rounds

    September 1, 8-9 a.m., Baxter 1 Auditorium

    The Department of Neurosurgery is presenting this week’s Neuroscience Grand Rounds, “Frontal Networks, Congnitive Control, and Coma,” by guest speaker Dr. Charles Mikell.

     

    16.) No Medicine Grand Rounds this week

    Medicine Grand Rounds will not be held this week (Sept. 1). We will begin our regular weekly schedule at 8 a.m. Thursday, September 8, in the ACB auditorium. Our list of scheduled speakers can be found online.

    Additional Information: Jason Puckett, 852-1825

     

    17.) Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Grand Rounds

    September 1, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., ACB Auditorium; Free

    Dr. Reis will present, “Motherhood and Mental Health.” The goals of the talk are to strengthen understanding of factors that increase women’s risk for mental illness during reproductive years, analyze how mental health diagnoses and/or treatment impacts pregnancy outcomes and how to utilize the new Pregnancy and Lactation Labeling Rule and Drug Registries when counseling patients.

    Additional Information: Miranda Sloan

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    Alicia Kelso is the director of social media and digital content. She joined UofL in 2015 as director of communications at the Brandeis School of Law. She also serves as a senior contributor at Forbes.com, writing about the restaurant industry, which she has covered since 2010. Her work has been featured in publications around the world, including NPR, Bloomberg, The Seattle Times, Good Morning America and Franchise Asia Magazine.