April 12, 2017 Announcements

    Wednesday, April 12, 2017
    UofL’s Saddle Seat riding team hosts a horse show every year. This year’s show took place at Zubrod Stables in Prospect, and featured (in addition to the UofL team) the University of Kentucky, NKU, EKU, Bellarmine University and Georgetown College. The Cardinals swept the competition, winning high point team as well as high point senior rider (Sarah Lucas) and reserve high point senior rider (Shelby Martin).
    Edwin Segal, professor emeritus in UofL’s Department of Anthropology, has published “Heritage” through Loyola University Maryland’s Apprentice House Press, a student-managed book publisher. “Heritage” is a book of poems that constitutes one person’s effort to make sense of life as a contemporary American Jew. The poems in the book reflect two threads – new commentaries on texts and stories in the Hebrew Bible, and the experiences encountered in mainstream American Judaism.
    Submit a faculty or staff member for ‘notables’ section
    UofL Today features a faculty/staff notables section daily. We encourage UofL employees to submit names of colleagues who have accomplished something “notable,” whether in or out of the classroom, to highlight in this section. Examples have included awards, book authorship, community service recognition and more. For consideration, email your ideas to Alicia Kelso.
    2017 Grawemeyer Award Winner in Religion, Gary Dorrien Talk
    April 18, 3-4 p.m., Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library; Free
    2017 Grawemeyer Award recipient and renowned social ethicist Gary Dorrien will join us to discuss the early history of the Black Social Gospel in his talk, “To Redeem the Soul of America: Martin Luther King, Jr. and the ‘Fury in the Negro.'” He offers a new perspective on modern Christianity and the civil rights era by delineating the tradition of social justice, theology, and activism that led to the work of Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Additional Information: Roy Fuller, 852-8820
    2014 Blackboard courses to be deleted
    Blackboard courses from Fall 2014, Spring 2014, and Summer 2014 semesters will be archived and deleted after Wednesday, May 24. This process affects courses with IDs ending in 4148, 4145 and 4142, e.g. ACCT-101-02-4148. This is a process completed by the Delphi Center to free up server space for new courses. If you have a specific need to keep an impacted course available beyond May 24, please submit a request online by May 19 (ULink credentials are required). Information about this process and policy: Course Sites and Course Content Retention Policy.
    Additional Information: Blackboard Support, 852-8833
    Free bowling night for graduate students
    April 14, 6-10 p.m., Executive Strike and Spare, 911 Phillips Lane, Louisville 40209; Free
    Graduate students are invited to a night of completely free bowling. Each graduate student can bring up to three guests. Students must show their UofL student ID at the event for entry. RSVP by April 13 to ensure your spot.
    Additional Information: FacebookRSVP online 
    Americana World Community Center Garden Project
    April 23, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 4801 Southside Dr., Louisville, 40214
    Interested in helping create a rain garden for the Americana World Community Center? Click on the link below to learn more about volunteering in the gardens on April 23rd! Volunteers are welcome to come and go anytime they would like.

    Additional Information: Facebook
    Online Info Session: MEng in Engineering Management
    May 10, noon
    Join our online info session to learn more about our engineering management degree, connect with faculty and get any program-related questions answered.
    Register online.
    Additional Information: Email 
    Convocation of Thanks
    April 13, 6 p.m., HSC Kornhauser auditorium
    The Department of Anatomical Sciences and Neurobiology invites you to attend the annual “Convocation of Thanks” ceremony on April 13 at 6 p.m. in the Kornhauser Auditorium on HSC campus. This event is organized by health science students from the Schools of Medicine and Dentistry to honor the donors to the Willed Body Program and their families. The program will include student musical performances, personal reflections and a candle-lighting ceremony.

    Additional Information: Website, 852-5744
    SEBEK Challenge
    April 13, 4-6 p.m., Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library
    Please join us for Pan-African Studies Department’s annual black history quiz bowl. Teams of undergraduates compete on behalf of their favorite faculty to show what they have learned.

    Additional Information: W.S. Tkweme, 852-5386
    27th Annual Louisville Neuroscience Day this week
    April 13, 7:45 a.m. to 5 p.m., first floor, Clinical and Translational Research Building; Free 
    This Thursday is Neuroscience Day, the annual symposium brought to you by the Louisville Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience. As in previous years, we have an exciting line-up of local and invited speakers; there will be more than 40 posters and plenty of time to socialize between and after the scientific sessions. You can find this year’s program at the website below. Although online registration is now closed, you can still register for this free event on-site on Thursday.

    Additional Information: Website 
    Biochemistry Defense
    April 12, noon, Homberger Library, HSC-A, Rm 614
    Penn Muluhngwi, BMG PhD Candidate; ‘Role of Increased miR-29b-1 and miR-29a in Endocrine-Resistant Breast Cancer.’

    Additional Information: Email 
    Training and Workshops
    Research Grant Writing Workshop through the Delphi Center
    May 19, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Ekstrom Library, TILL Classroom; Employees: $215; Non-UofL Employees: $430
    Learn how to secure funding for your research during this interactive workshop led by Becky Crump, GPC and Johna Rodgers, GPC, who have a combined total of 55 years of grant writing experience with institutions of higher education, non-profits, and government agencies. This workshop is for faculty and staff involved in the grant development process. You will walk away with a completed grant application, action steps for follow-up on unfunded grants, and a one-hour consultation with facilitators.

    Additional Information: Alex Bryant, 852-4620,register online
    IRB Submission workshop
    April 13, 9 a.m. to noon, Med Center One, Suite 200, Health Sciences Center
    The Human Subjects Protection Program office will be holding open office hours for students, faculty, and staff to get assistance with the IRB submission process and the iRIS system. To attend, please RSVP with your name, department, and a brief description of what you need assistance with 
    via email. Those attending should bring their own laptop and any submission materials.
    Additional Information: Email, 852-5188
    Grand Rounds
    Neuroscience Grand Rounds
    April 13, 8-9 a.m., Baxter Building Auditorium (Lower Level)
    The Dept. of Neurology is pleased to have John Lee Villano, MD, PhD from the University of Kentucky to present “Hematologic Toxicity and Overall Safety of Temozolomide: The Neuro-Oncology Workhorse” on Thursday in the Baxter Building Auditorium (lower level). Watch 
    live on the web and receive CME credit.
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Grand Rounds
    April 13, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., ACB Auditorium
    Steve Burton, MD, Assistant Professor will present, “Clinical Skills Evaluations in Psychiatry- the Nuts and Bolts.”

    Additional Information: Sara Thomas
    Medicine Grand Rounds: Dr. Nathan Spell III
    April 13, 8 a.m., Ambulatory Care Building auditorium
    Medicine Grand Rounds features Nathan O. Spell III, MD, FACP, Associate Professor of Medicine, Associate Dean for Education/Professional Development, and Vice Chair for Quality and Clinical Effectiveness at Emory University. Dr. Spell will present “The Long Journey of Improving Health Care Quality and Safety” focusing on how to prioritize opportunities for improvement, identifying success factors for improvement projects, and effects of unnecessary practice variation on process performance.

    Additional Information: Jason Puckett, 852-1825
    Cardiovascular Medicine Grand Rounds
    April 12, noon to 1 p.m., Jewish Hospital Rudd Heart & Lung Building, 16th floor, CC – Great Halls I & II; Streamed live to the VA Room A801
    Join us for guest speaker Carrie Geisberg Lenneman, MD, MSCI – Assistant Professor; Director, Cardio-Oncology Program; Director, Cardiology Clinical Trial Research; Associate Program Director Cardiovascular Fellowship, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Louisville.

    Dr. Lenneman will present “Updates in Cardio-Oncology.”

    Additional Information: Monica Sivori, 852-1162,website
    Alicia Kelso
    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.