February 4, 2011 View Archives
Use natural lighting in your classrooms as much as possible to reduce your use of artificial florescent lighting.
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Change in February College Meeting
Rather than the standing College Meeting on February 18th, faculty and staff will meet in two separate locations to discuss issues important to each group.
The Dean and Associate Deans will not be in attendance at either meeting.Expand This Story Back to Top
Note from New College Grants Officer
I am so excited to be here. I started yesterday and it’s been a whirlwind. I was given a tour and tried to meet everyone. If I’ve missed you, please stop by my office (in Kim Stroth’s old office) to say hi. If you have any upcoming proposal due or have any questions regarding grant submissions, please contact or drop by to see. I look forward to working with you.
Dance Blue 2011
DanceBlue is Feb. 18 and 19, 2011, and runs from 8 p.m. Friday until 8 p.m. Saturday.
The CHS Ambassadors would like to extend an invitation for you to volunteer at this year’s DanceBlue marathon. We are proud to host one of the largest student-run philanthropy events held at UK and in the state of Kentucky, and seek to make this year’s event an even bigger success as we enter the sixth year of the marathon.Expand This Story Back to Top
Grand Opening of Samaritan’s Touch UK Student Physical Therapy Clinic
All faculty and staff are invited to attend the grand opening of the Samaritan’s Touch UK Student Physical Therapy Clinic.
Wednesday, Feb. 23 • Noon – 1 p.m.
Light refreshments will be available before the ribbon-cutting ceremony. A tour of the facility, led by physical therapy student volunteers will follow.Back to Top
Physical Therapy Career Fair
The Division of Physical Therapy will be host its annual PT Career Fair on Friday, Feb. 25, 2011 from 9:30 a.m. – noon throughout the first two floors of the Wethington Building. This will be followed by afternoon interviews for the third year PT students.
We anticipate 160 PT students will participate in the morning Fair and nearly 60 in interviews.Back to Top
Military Care Packages
NSSLHA is collecting items for military care packages. Please help by donating items to support our troops!
For a list of recommended items and to donate please see the drop off boxes located in the Dean’s Office or student lounge.Back to Top
Committee Service Opportunities
As you each think about your next year’s DOE, please keep in mind that several positions will need to be filled on a variety of committees. Some committee members are elected and some are appointed. If you are interested in serving on any of the committees below, please contact Anne Olson so that your name can be placed on the ballot for elections to be held in March.Expand This Story Back to Top
Senate Council Call for Nominations
The Senate Council has been asked by the Office of the President to supply nominations for various academic and administrative committees. Use the link below to view a list of the committees with vacancies, as well as a brief description of who is eligible to serve.
If you have nominations (including self-nominations) that you would like the Senate Council to consider, please reply to Sheila Brothers, email@example.com, no later than Thursday, Feb. 10.
In addition, you may also submit nominations for administrative committees not listed below. If you have any questions or would like additional information, please don’t hesitate to ask.Back to Top
Employee and Retiree Parking Permits
University of Kentucky Parking & Transportation Services (PTS) is now accepting employee and retiree parking permit renewals for permits that expire March 31, 2011. UK employees are encouraged to renew their permits online at www.uky.edu/Parking. Employees may also apply by campus mail, or in person at any PTS office.Expand This Story Back to Top
Apply to Teach Abroad
The Kentucky Institute for International Studies (KIIS), a leader in international education, invites faculty members from across the academic spectrum to apply to teach on KIIS's Summer 2012 study abroad programs. The application deadline for Summer 2012 programs is March 1, 2011.Expand This Story Back to Top
“How to Build a Dinosaur” Presentation
Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011 • 7:30 p.m. • Singletary Center
Can dinosaurs be brought back to life? Paleontology, the study of ancient life, may have the answer, and no one has probably done more to further this kind of understanding in the field than Jack Horner, a world-renowned paleontologist who studies dinosaurs. Jack is coming to Lexington in February at the invitation of the Kentucky Section, American Institute of Professional Geologists, to tell us about the dinosaurs that still live with us — the birds — and how we might use them to create modern dinosaurs.Back to Top
University Leadership Summit
The Office of Student Involvement is beginning to plan the 7th annual University Leadership Summit. As many of you know, Summit is a program that brings together undergraduate student leaders from across campus who work to create positive change for the University. Please see a more detailed description via the link below if you are unfamiliar with the Summit program.Expand This Story Back to Top
Academic Enhancement Open House
March 8th, 3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Dr. Karin Lewis, Director of Academic Enhancement, will open with welcoming remarks at 4:15 p.m. followed by brief remarks from Dr. Robert Mock, Vice President for Student Affairs and Dr. Mike Mullen, Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education and Dean of Undergraduate Studies.
Refreshments will be provided.Back to Top
4th Annual Multicultural Health Careers Open House
Saturday, March 5, 2011
The annual Multicultural Health Careers Open House continues the University’s commitment to building diversity by targeting traditionally underrepresented minorities interested in the Health Professions. Please note, however, this event is open to ANY interested student. The Open House will give prospective students from the state of Kentucky and surrounding areas and their families the opportunity to meet and greet the Deans and select staff and students from each of the University’s Health Professions Colleges.Expand This Story Back to Top
STEM Education Conference
Friday, April 29, 2011 – Student Center
The Second Annual STEM Education Conference at the University of Kentucky will focus on STEM research, teaching and learning and engagement with goals of generating new partnerships and collaboration across the STEM disciplines.Expand This Story Back to Top
Health Systems Transformation Conference
The Northeast Area Health Education Center is collaborating with Morehead State University’s College of Business for a conference addressing Health Systems Transformation.Back to Top
Final Word Series: Major Jim Gray
Lexington Mayor Jim Gray • Monday, Feb. 7 • 7 p.m.
Come hear Jim Gray, Mayor of Lexington, speak for the Final Word Series on his topic "Town and Gown." Gray was elected Mayor of Lexington in 2010 and served as Vice Mayor under Jim Newberry. He is known for being an openly gay politician.Expand This Story Back to Top
Bioethics Grand Rounds
Nutritional Sciences Seminar Series
Markey Research Series
Calendar of Events
Note: More dates can be found on the CHS Sharepoint CalendarBack to Top