March 25, 2011 View Archives
Keeping your tires inflated improves gas mileage by 3%. Every gallon saved also saves 200 pounds of CO2 emissons.
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Carl Mattacola and Tim Uhl Receive SEATA Award
Congratulations to Carl Mattacola and Tim Uhl, who were awarded the SEATA (Southeast Athletic Trainer's Association) 2011 Education/Administration Award last weekend. The award is given to a member who is committed to teaching athletic training skills and functioning in a leadership capacity at an institution.Back to Top
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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
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
2011 KRHA Call for Poster Presentations
The Kentucky Rural Health Association invites you to submit a proposal for poster display and presentation for its 13th annual conference. The conference is scheduled for July 21-22, 2011 at the Holiday Inn University Plaza Hotel in Bowling Green.Back to Top
Nutritional Sciences Seminar Series
Markey Research Series
Provost’s Office Requesting Faculty Honors & Awards
The Provost’s Office is requesting information about 1) national and international faculty honors and awards in the area of research and 2) fellows.
The honor or award should be in recognition of research or all mission areas, but not for teaching, advising or service only; the emphasis is research. All faculty fellows should be included in the list as well. This information will be used to measure progress on Metric 2-5 of the UK Strategic Plan: “Increase total annual national and international recognition awards for research excellence.”Expand This Story Back to Top
GRE Plus Workshop
Faculty, please pass along the following information to your students:
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Invitation to CELT Open House
The Center for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching (CELT) cordially invites you to attend our open house.
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UK’s Tobacco-free Campus Policy
Complaints have been received and reported that employees are consistently smoking in front of the buildings that front Limestone St. near the Health Sciences, Pharmacy and Center on Aging buildings. This information has been shared with Medical Center Security and, while the sidewalks adjacent to Limestone are technically not controlled by the University, we ask that tobacco users respect the pedestrians and the university’s efforts to provide a healthier environment by refraining from tobacco use on those sidewalks.
So that you are aware of the implementation guidelines for the tobacco-free policy, please view the Tobacco-free Implementation Guidelines (pdf) document.Back to Top
Human Race Machine – Part of UK’s Cultural Diversity Festival
The University of Kentucky’s Cultural Diversity Festival will bring the “Human Race Machine” as a part of the festival this year. A powerful, yet subtle diversity tool, The Human Race Machine is a unique diversity experience. The machine allows the viewer the opportunity to envision oneself as a member of a different race. It allows for a opportunity to move beyond our appearance and contemplate a deeper human connection.Expand This Story Back to Top
Grant-Writing Basics Workshop
Join the Proposal Development Office in a workshop designed to help you get started down the path to success as a grant-writer.
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.
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Campus Chat with Dr. Robert Mock, Vice President for Student Affairs
The event will take place March 31 at 1:30 p.m.Back to Top
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.
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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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Barnstable Brown Obesity & Diabetes Research Day
Come hear researchers from the University of Kentucky and other regional institutes share their current findings and ongoing research about the alarming rise in obesity and diabetes rates. Our presenters will also discuss prevention, development and treatment of these epidemic-level diseases.
For questions, please contact Mary Lowell via e-mail or by phone at (859) 323-4933, ext. 81390.Expand This Story 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