May 11, 2016 Announcements

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    Want to know more about what is going on at UofL? Visit the new UofLNews website for news, features, videos, photos, campus-submitted announcements, radio segments, and the UofL event calendar. Want to submit an announcement? Click here.

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    Here’s what was posted to UofLNews on Tuesday, May 10, 2016:

    • Medical students inspired by courage of kids with cancer and blood diseases. Read more.
    • The world is a stage for UofL jazz professor. Read more.

     

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    DID YOU KNOW?

    Members of the Brandeis School of Law’s Class of 2016 performed 9,867.25 hours of public service. More than six graduating law students performed more than 300 public service hours apiece, including David Cutt, who had 716 hours.

     

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    Campus-Submitted Announcement List

    Miscellaneous

    1.) Phoenix House Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Dedication planned

    2.) Bookstore closed May 13-May 19

    3.) Cards Under the Stars Movie Series opens with ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

    4.) Last EndNote Class for Spring Semester at Kornhauser Library

    Talks/Seminars/Symposiums

    5.) Microbiology and Immunology seminar this week

    Training and Workshops

    6.) Workshop on preparing CVs, personal statements, and executive summaries

    Studies

    7.) Children 8 to 13 years needed for anxiety and worry study

    Grand Rounds

    8.) Dept. of Medicine Grand Rounds: Dr. Julio Ramirez

     

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    Campus-Submitted Announcements

    Miscellaneous

    1.) Phoenix House Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Dedication planned

    May 12, 9 a.m., 216 Eastern Parkway

    The JB School of Engineering and Conn Center of Renewable Energy Research invite you to the Phoenix House Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Dedication. The Phoenix House was built as the UofL/Ball State entry into the 2013 Department of Energy Solar Decathlon competition, where it won the affordability challenge. It is now located in the JB Speed School complex and will serve as the Conn Center’s living laboratory for studying renewable energy and energy efficiency prototype technologies.

    Additional Information: RSVP online

     

    2.) Bookstore closed May 13-May 19

    UofL is currently transitioning to a new bookstore provider, Follett Higher Education Group. As part of that transition, the bookstore will be closed starting at 5 p.m. May 13. It will reopen at 8 a.m. May 19.

    Additional Information: 852-6679, email

    3.) Cards Under the Stars Movie Series opens with ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

    May 20, 6:30 p.m., beside the Natural Sciences Building; Free

    UofL’s Cards Under the Stars Movie Series presents “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” on Friday, May 20 at 6:30 p.m. beside the Natural Sciences Building. The event will include free activities and is sponsored by Commonwealth Credit Union.

    Additional Information: Website

     

    4.) Last EndNote Class for Spring Semester at Kornhauser Library

    May 18, 10-11:30 a.m., History Room, Kornhauser Library, HSC; Free to UofL community

    Additional Information: John Chenault, 852-3901

     

    Talks/Seminars/Symposiums

    5.) Microbiology and Immunology seminar this week

    May 12, noon to 1 p.m., HSC, Clinical Translational Research Building, Room 101

    The Department of Microbiology and Immunology Seminar Series presents, “Anti-HIV lectin OAA samples glycan-bound conformers in the absence of ligand,” by Donghan Lee, PhD; associate professor, James Graham Brown Endowed Chair of Structural Biology, James Graham Brown Cancer Center.

    Additional Information: Carolyn Burton, 852-6208

     

    Training and Workshops

    6.) Workshop on preparing CVs, personal statements, and executive summaries

    May 18, 11:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m., Abell Administration Center, 323 E. Chestnut Street, Room 110; Free

    SOM female faculty members will not want to miss this informative workshop. Come enjoy lunch while you learn how to appropriately format and expand upon your CVs, personal statements, and executive summaries to your advantage for various situations.

    Additional Information: Register online, Phyllis Harris, 852-6266

     

    Studies

    7.) Children 8 to 13 years needed for anxiety and worry study

    Room 363, Life Sciences Building, Belknap Campus

    Are you stressed? Is your child stressed, anxious, or worried? We can help. The UofL Developmental Psychopathology Lab is conducting a study examining the nature of worry and anxiety in parents and children. Parents and their children between the ages of 8 and 13 years are eligible to participate. Participants will be compensated $20 for their time and receive free diagnostic interviews, detailed feedback and a report outlining the results of our assessment.

    Additional Information: Nicholas Affrunti, 852-2351

    Grand Rounds

    8.) Dept. of Medicine Grand Rounds: Dr. Julio Ramirez

    May 12, 8 a.m., Ambulatory Care Building auditorium

    Medicine Grand Rounds features Julio A. Ramirez, MD, FACP, Professor of Medicine and Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases at UofL. Dr. Ramirez will present “The Intersection of Clinical Research and Quality Improvement,” focusing on terminology used in clinical research and quality improvement, the process of clinical research, how it relates to the process of quality improvement research, and publications in the field of quality improvement.

    Additional Information: Jason Puckett, 852-1825

     

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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.