May 23, 2014 Announcements


    This Weekend

    1.) Public invited to Guitar Festival

    Through May 26

    $20 general admission; $10 seniors/students with ID

    The UofL School of Music is hosting the 2014 Guitar Festival through May 26 at the School of Music. It will feature performances by several distinguished musicians and the opportunity for classical guitarists of all ages to compete. The 2014 Guitar Festival is open to the public.

    Additional Information: Ticket information and a full schedule of events are available at



    2.) ALERT: NIH eRA Commons to experience temporary shutdown

    May 23, 9 p.m. to May 27, 7 a.m.

    Commons, IAR and ASSIST will be unavailable beginning at 9 p.m. Friday, returning to service by 7 a.m. Tuesday. This is for maintenance to accommodate Greek characters in text.

    Additional Information: Guidance for resumption of grant-related activities post shutdown.


    3.) Freshman Orientation begins next week

    May 27, Belknap Campus

    From May 27 to July 1, we will be welcoming the incoming Class of 2018 to campus for Freshman Orientation! We need the entire campus community to help us welcome the new students and their families. You can find agendas, dates and all important information on our New Student Orientation website:

    Additional Information: New Student Orientation Office: 852-7276 or



    4.) Microbiology and Immunology defense seminar

    May 23, 1 to 2 p.m., Room 038, Baxter II

    Free, open to the public

    The Department of Microbiology and Immunology Seminar Series presents a PhD dissertation, “IL-12 induced modulation of tumor associated myeloid cell inflammatory responsiveness,” by Courtney Mitchell, MD, PhD candidate in the lab of Jill Suttles, PhD.

    Additional Information: Carolyn Burton, 852-6208.


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