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University of Michigan CRLT Players offer mentoring workshop

The CRLT Players use a diverse array of performance arts to demonstrate effective and ineffective mentoring. The Players perform at campuses and conferences around the country and are soon coming to UK.

When: Nov. 16 from 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m., Nov. 17 from 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Where: W.T. Young Library Auditorium Room 1-0062

Who: Chairs, Center Directors and Senior Faculty Leaders

Register online

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Reminder: Dept. of Rehabilitation Sciences Faculty & Staff Meeting

When: Friday November 4, 2011, 12:00 p.m. in Room CTW 405. Please contact Theresa Cook with any questions.

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National Allied Health Week

National Allied Health week is November 7th - 11th. CHS will be celebrating with treats for students in the atrium and student lounge. Please click here to see the schedule for the week and encourage students to stop by. The goodies are first for CHS students. If you have any questions please contact Brooke Smith.

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IUPUI Offers Symposium for Future Faculty

IUPUI offers a fall symposium which prepares graduate students, post docs and faculty for future faculty positions. If you have students who are interested in pursuing a faculty role, please click here to download a flier to share with them.

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Kingston Award nominations now accepted

The Kingston Award Committee is preparing to select a faculty member who will receive the award for excellence in teaching at the University of Kentucky faculty awards ceremony scheduled for mid-February 2012. Click here for the details for submission of a nomination, which may be completed electronically or in hard copy.

Please submit the nomination materials to Kim Campbell by Thursday, December 15, 2011 for review. Committee members Kim Campbell, Carl Mattacola, Sam Powdrill, and Karen Skaff will be happy to answer questions as you complete your nomination.

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Medical Education Grand Rounds

Speaker: R. Scott Morehead, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Dept. of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, UK College of Medicine.

Date: Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Place: College of Medicine Leader Building, Multi-Purpose Room 0027

Title: Diagnosis Quest: An Interactive Educational Software

To RSVP for lunch please call Dorcas Beatty at 323-4862 or email at

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College Meetings Dates

The 2011-2012 College Meetings for faculty and staff are scheduled for 12:00 – 1:30 as follows:


November 11 – CTW 216

December 16 – CTW 216

January 13 (part of the Spring Kick-Off)

February 17 – location TBD

March 16 – location TBD

April 20 – location TBD

May 18 – location TBD

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Nutritional Sciences Seminar Series, Fall 2011

NS 771 Graduate Seminar in Nutritional Sciences series, Wednesdays from 4:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. in CTW Rm. 411. Click here for the complete schedule.

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Hall of Fame Nominations

We are still accepting Hall of Fame nominations until March 1st. Please send your nominations along with a description of why you chose your nominee/s, to Keturah Taylor at or 218-0479.

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Faculty Lunch and Learn

Date November 11, 2011
Time 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. - How-to (Computer Lab)
10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Lunch & Discussion (Dean's Conference Room)
Topic Incorporating Social Media in Higher Education I:
Learn how to develop and manage a Facebook page and then join your colleagues for discussion on how to incorporate this social media into your classes. You are welcomed to come for discussion only which will begin at 10:45 a.m. in the Dean's Conference Room. Boxed lunches will be provided.
RSVP By Clicking here
Location CHS Computer Lab & Dean's Conference Room
Presented by Dr. Jody Deem and the Office of Academic Affairs

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Faculty Development Opportunity

Date November 29, 2011
Time 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Topic Beyond the Grad Student- Teaching Undergraduates through Research
Wine, Cheese and Discussion to follow presentation.
RSVP By Clicking here
Location Hilary J. Boone Faculty Club, Back Bar Library
Presented by CHS Office of Academic Affairs

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Faculty Lunch and Learn

Date December 8, 2011
Time 11:00 a.m. - 11:55 a.m. - How-to (Computer Lab)
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Lunch & Discussion (127B- entrance through Commons)
Topic Incorporating Social Media in Higher Education I:
Learn how to develop and manage a Twitter account and then join your colleagues for discussion on how to incorporate this social media into your classes. You are welcomed to come for discussion only which will begin at 10:45 a.m. in the Dean's Conference Room. Boxed lunches will be provided.
RSVP By Clicking here
Location CHS Computer Lab & 127B (Common's Conference Room)
Presented by The CHS Office of Academic Affairs

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2011 Faculty Performance Reviews

All resource materials for the 2011 Faculty Performance Review process have been loaded to the CHS Academic Affairs website Click on the gray bar labeled Faculty Performance Review to find all materials needed for this year’s process.

 • November 14 - Deadline for faculty member to update entries to Digital Measures for 2011 and print out preliminary FPRR. Faculty members should make needed changes to the FPRR as described above. Any issues with Digital Measures or the FPRR should be corrected at this time.

 • November 30 - Final date for faculty member to submit packet, including electronic copy of FPRR, to Director. NOTE: FPRR can be updated at any time up to submission.

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Save the Date for CHS events

o College Thanksgiving Potluck, November 14, 11:30 – 2:00 PM, The Commons 127

 The Thanksgiving Potluck Dinner will be on Monday, November 14th from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. in the Commons, CTW 127. Please bring two canned goods/non-perishable food items as your "ticket" to the potluck. Food donations go to God's Pantry Food Bank. You may also place items in boxes placed around the college. The Holiday Food Drive is active until November 14th. If you have any questions please contact Kristie Bruner.

There are lists now circulating in each department/division where you can sign up for a contribution item. Division Directors are asked to please tally RSVPs for the Thanksgiving Potluck so that the Staff Council can order the appropriate amount of turkey and ham. All lists and RSVPs are due to Meredith no later than Monday, November 7th.

o Administrative Services Thank You Reception, December 5, 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM, The Commons 127

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Muscle Forum

Date November 10, 2011
Time 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Speaker Craig Horbinski, UK Assistant Professor of Pathology
Topic What's important to muscle pathologists
Contact Dr. Esther Dupont-Versteegden at
Location Physiology Conference Room, MS505

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Silent Auction/Harvest Breakfast

The Silent Auction/Harvest Breakfast will be held on Friday, November 11th. The breakfast will be $3.00 and will begin at 9:00 a.m. in The Commons. The bidding for the auction will begin at 9:00 a.m. and close at 3:00 p.m.  If you would like to donate an item for the auction or a baked good for the Harvest Breakfast please contact Kristie Bruner,

Proceeds from the silent auction and the Harvest Breakfast will benefit 'Backpacks for Kids' which gives school supplies to low-income elementary students. This event is sponsored by Staff Council.

All auction items must be turned in no later than Friday, November 4th.

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Requests for Information to All Faculty

• ALL faculty should submit an updated vita to Keturah Taylor by November 1st to be placed in the Standard Personnel File in the Dean’s Office regardless of whether or not you are being reviewed this year. Please contact Keturah if you have questions.

• ALL faculty should have their productivity data for 2011 added to Digital Measures by December 1st. The Colleges uses this information for multiple metrics in the College Strategic Plan and State of the College Address. In addition, we will use the information in Digital Measures to respond to data requests from the Provost’s Office regarding faculty leadership positions and fellows, presentation and publication information and the annual diversity report. Questions about data entry into Digital measures should be addressed to Rena Murphy or to the administrative assistant/associate in your division/department.

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2011-2012 CHS Holiday Service Projects

Please see this flier for CHS Staff Council's 2011-2012 Holiday Service Projects. Please contact Kristie Bruner with any questions.

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New and Improved Undergraduate Research Contracts

Most current syllabi/undergrad research contracts are now available for student working in lab as volunteers, for HSE 595, and those in lab for academic credit (other than HSE595). The most up to date versions of the forms are available on the undergraduate research website. Click here to access the student forms page. *If you have an undergraduate working in lab and have not yet signed a contract for that student this semester, please do so ASAP and return to the Research Office in 105.

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UK EMI Site is Live and Ready for Completion

All faculty and staff are encouraged to complete the on-line UK Engagement Measurement Instrument (EMI) for all engagement activity participated in during the calendar year 2010. The instrument is currently live and will remain open through the end of November. As of Tuesday of this week, only thirteen CHS faculty and staff members have entered information into the system. The instrument is available by clicking here.

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Calendar of Events

November 4 Dept. of Rehab Sciences Faculty & Staff Meeting
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
November 7 CSD Division Faculty Meetings
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
November 7 Administrative Council
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Dean's Conference Room
November 9 AT MSL Lab Meeting
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
November 9 AT Meeting
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
November 11 Lunch and Learn: Facebook
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Computer Lab (Deem) & Dean's Conference Room (Lunch & Discussion)
November 11 College Meeting
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
214 B
November 12 BOT Meeting Agenda Items Due

November 14 PT Faculty Meeting
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
November 14 Thanksgiving Potluck
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Commons, Rm. 127


Note: More dates can be found on the CHS Sharepoint Calendar

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