March 18, 2011 View Archives
Keeping your tires inflated improves gas mileage by 3%. Every gallon saved also saves 200 pounds of CO2 emissons.
Questions, concerns, ideas? E-mail Nick.
Fiscal Year 2010-2011 Closing Schedule Timeline
Please download (pdf) for a copy of the Fiscal Year 2010-2011 Closing Schedule Timeline.Back to Top
2011 Lessons for Success Research Conference Selections
Congratulations to Rita Patel, Ph.D., for being selected to attend the annual American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Lessons for Success Research Conference in Communication Sciences and Disorders.
For more information regarding the conference, please visit the website.Back to Top
Switch to On-line Pay Statements for All Employees
As part of the effort to "Go Green", the University is adopting on-line pay statements for all employees – and therefore eliminating paper statements. This is better for the environment and it reduces costs.Expand This Story Back to Top
Faculty Training Offered for Digital Measures Software
The College of Health Sciences will be offering trainings for all faculty members to learn how to use the Digital Measures software. Digital Measures is a faculty productivity software – this software is replacing the former UK Faculty Productivity Database and was used to generate the Faculty Performance Review Reports (FPRRs) used in the performance review process this past fall. It is important for all faculty members to know how to use the system since all future performance review reports will be generated using this software.Expand This Story Back to Top
2011-2012 Distribution of Effort Process
It is time for faculty to begin preparing their 2011-2012 Distribution of Effort Forms. Each faculty member will receive an individual e-mail from Rena with the DOE Memo outlining the timeline (pdf), Instructions for the DOE Calculation Worksheet (pdf) and DOE Worksheet (Excel). Please be sure to read all materials before beginning the process. There have been some changes based on the feedback you have provided to us.
The forms will also be located on the Academic Affairs website under the Distribution of Effort tab.Back to Top
Fourth Annual CHS Education Enhancement Grant Competition
Do you have an idea for an innovative educational initiative? If so, you should apply for a CHS Education Enhancement Grant. The purpose of these Grants is to provide CHS faculty with resources to support the development and implementation of innovative educational initiatives to improve student learning.Expand This Story Back to Top
CHS HeartWalk Team
It’s that time of year again and we are putting together a team for the 2011 Start Heart Walk. The event is on Saturday, April 23rd at 10 a.m.
Our team is listed under UK Healthcare, College of Health Sciences and is named “Hearts & Soles.”Expand This Story Back to Top
GRE Plus Workshop
Faculty, please pass along the following information to your students:
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Universum Student Survey
Faculty, please share the following with your students:
Enter to win a $10,000 scholarship by taking a moment to complete the UK Universum Student Survey: www.universumsurvey.com/usss.Expand This Story Back to Top
Decoding the Disciplines Workshop
What does it mean to think like an anthropologist, a physicist, an economist, a nurse? How do faculty across the disciplines translate those modes of thinking into teaching introductory courses? Faculty and Graduate Students at UK will have the opportunity to explore these questions in a series of CELT-sponsored workshops.Expand This Story Back to Top
Carol S. Adelstein Outstanding Student Award
Nominations are being accepted for the 2011 Carol S. Adelstein Outstanding Student Award. The deadline is 5 p.m. March 22. The award is presented annually to the student with a disability who best serves as an inspiration to the UK community through excellence in any or all of the following areas: academic achievement, leadership, extracurricular activities, and social and/or personal qualities.Expand This Story Back to Top
College of Medicine Dean Candidates Visiting Campus
Candidates for the position of Dean of the College of Medicine will be visiting campus for interviews in the next few weeks. An open forum has been scheduled with each candidate for faculty, staff and students. You are invited to meet with each candidate at the time and place indicated below. Curriculum vitae for each candidate can be accessed hereAdditional meetings with specific groups will be scheduled and announced at a later time.Expand This Story Back to Top
Nutritional Sciences Seminar Series
Guest Lecturer Peter Vanderklish, Ph.D.
Peter Vanderklish, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Neurobiology at The Scripps Research Institute will be in town March 30-31 as an invited speaker between the Physiology Seminar Series and the College of Health Sciences Research Office. He will be presenting on "Regulation of microRNA biogenesis by a stress-responsive mRNA-binding protein."
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Guest Lecturer Marci Bowers, M.D.
On March 28 and March 29, 2011, UK Health Occupation Professionals for Equality (UK HOPE) is sponsoring Marci Bowers, M.D., Board Certified OB/GYN and Transgender Surgeon, as a guest lecturer.
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Children with Disabilities Conference
“Meeting the Therapy Needs of Infants, Toddlers and Children with Disabilities in Rural Communities”
Saturday, March 19, 2011
This conference focuses on serving the needs of rural occupational therapists, physical therapists and speech-language pathologists who desire increased competency in the provision of evidence-based practice service delivery and increased understanding of diversity issues for infants, toddlers and children with disabilities in early intervention or school-based settings.Back to Top
Brain Injury Awareness Walk
The Brain Injury Alliance of Kentucky (BIAK) and the Michael Quinlan Brain Tumor Foundation will be holding a "Walk Together" to promote brain injury awareness on Saturday, May 14th in Louisville.
Click here for registration, to obtain a team packet and poster, or for more information about the walk.
Additional questions? Contact Colleen Mahon at BIAK.Back to Top
Health Systems Transformation Conference
Appalachian Health Summit: Focus on Obesity
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
Calendar of Events
Note: More dates can be found on the CHS Sharepoint CalendarBack to Top