May 6, 2013 Announcements


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    1.) Planetarium: Live Skies Over Louisville Spring Edition

    8 p.m. May 10, Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium

    Join us for the spring edition of our monthly Skies Over Louisville live star and constellation presentation. This is part of our National Astronomy Day Celebration – special admission $5 per person and everyone can enter to win a telescope and other great prizes. Arrive at 7 p.m. to catch the “Asteroids – Finding Them Before They Find Us” presentation. More information online.

    Additional Information: Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium, 852-6665 or visit the website

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    2.) Child & Adolescent Psychiatry & Psychology Grand Rounds

    11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. May 8, Bingham Clinic conference room


    Theodore Feldmann, associate professor of psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, will present “Strong at the Broken Places: A Psychological Examination of the Hemingway Myth.”

    Additional Information: Jan Schoen, 852-7548


    3.) Green Tip: Don’t Make Your Lab or Office Work While You’re Away This Summer

    Headed off for a summer break, vacation or research trip? Don’t leave a huge carbon footprint in your wake. Take a few moments before you go to make sure your office or lab won’t be wasting energy while you’re away. Help us reduce our $1 million monthly utility bill by turning off all lights, computers and equipment, setting thermostats warmer, shutting all windows tightly, and unplugging everything possible: chargers, coffee makers, empty refrigerators and other non-essential equipment.

    Additional Information: More Green Tips.


    4.) Diabetes and Obesity Center Seminar Series Presents: Daniel Conklin, PhD

    4 p.m. May 7, Health Sciences Center, Baxter II, Room 038


    The DOC will continue its seminar series with a presentation titled “Separating Fat from Fiction: Does Air Pollution Increase the Risk of Diabetes Independent of Obesity?” given by Daniel Conklin, PhD, associate professor in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine. Please join us.

    Additional Information: Sam Clausi


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