Calendar of Events
Note: More dates can be found on the CHS Sharepoint CalendarBack to Top
College Meetings Dates
The 2012 College Meetings for faculty and staff are scheduled for 12:00 – 1:30 as follows:
March - Cancelled
April 20 – CTW 216
May 18 – CTW 216Back to Top
Nutritional Sciences Seminar Series
KARRN Project Co-Sponsors Spinal Cord & Brain Injury Research Seminar
Save the Date: 5th International Ankle Symposium
Dept. of Rehab Sciences Research Colloquium
Speakers: Lumy Sawaki, M.D., Ph.D.
Date: Friday, March 23, 2012
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
PPlace: CTW 405
Title: Neuroplasticity and rehabilitation: an interdisciplinary endeavor
If you have any questions please contact Theresa Cook ata href="mailto:email@example.com"> firstname.lastname@example.org.Back to Top
Now Accepting 2012-13 Ambassador Applications
The Office of Student Affairs is now accepting online applications for students interested in joining the College of Health Sciences Ambassadors. This is a select group of students who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in academics and student leadership. The College of Health Sciences Ambassadors serve the college and assist with student recruitment, speak to community and university groups, plan social, philanthropic and educational activities for peers, and represent the college at receptions and meetings.
To be eligible, students must be formally accepted into their respective program and have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA. Other requirements are noted within the online application.
To apply, students must visit the following link and complete the application: https://uky.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_0SBTviXnlpE42gc
The application deadline is April 8, 2012. For questions, please contact Wayne Centers at email@example.com.Back to Top Welcome New Staff
Please join us in welcoming two new staff members! Heidi Morrow joined the Business Office as Payroll Coordinator and Kristen Burg joined MLS as Staff Support Associate.Back to Top PA Info Session
The next PA information session will be April 10, from 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. in CTW 415. If you have any questions please contact Renee King.Back to Top
Nominations for Employee of the Year
Nominations for the 2011-12 Employee of the Year award are now being accepted. Click here for Nomination forms as well as a list of eligible staff members. Please submit nominations to Kristie Bruner (located in CTW 210) no later than Wednesday, April 4th. All nomination forms must be signed and sealed in an envelope.
This year’s Employee of the Year Luncheon is scheduled for Wednesday, April 18th. Please let me know if you have any questions.Back to Top
Jane Kleinert to Serve as Expert
Dr. Jane Kleinert in CSD has been invited to be an expert panel member to the National Council on Disability’s “Raising Expectations: A Disability Framework for Education Reform” – on March 26-27, 2012 in Orlando, FL.
The National Council on Disability (NCD) is an
independent federal agency charged with providing advice to Congress and the
President. Dr. Kleinert will serve on the work group concerning Common Core
and Access to the General Curriculum .
PT Student to represent KY at Federal Advocacy Forum
Daniel Brown, Physical Therapy class of 2013, was selected to represent Kentucky at the American Physical Therapy's Federal Advocacy Forum. Daniel will receive $500 in scholarship from the Kentucky Physical Therapy Association to attend the conference. Congratulations to Daniel!Back to Top
Join the CHS Heart Walk Team
The American Heart Association's Heart Walk will take place at Commonwealth Stadium on Saturday, April 21 from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Join the CHS team, Hearts and Soles! If you have any questions contact Sharon Goins. To register, click here.Back to Top
College Internal Due Date for e-IAFs (electronic Internal Approval Forms)
Beginning with applications due on or after April 2, 2012, no proposal shall be submitted to any external funding agency unless a fully executed e-IAF has been received by OSPA at least three (3) business days prior to the sponsor's published deadline. For more information, please see http://www.research.uky.edu/ospa/info/docs/eIAFPolicy_26Jan12.pdf.
The College of Health Sciences is implementing and requesting those submitting a proposal to have the eIAF completed an additional one week in advance before it is due to OSPA. This will allow time for anyone affiliated with the proposal to review and certify the eIAF. Please contact Nan Rice if you have any questions.Back to Top
Faculty Brown Bag: Peer Instruction
Peer instruction is a teaching method created by Eric Mazur to help make lectures more interactive and to get students intellectually engaged. This method of teaching also gives instructors significant feedback about where the class is and what it knows.
Bring your lunch and learn how CHS faculty are using peer instruction to stimulate critical thinking and engage students.
Brown Bag Series: Peer Instruction
Friday, March 30th, 12-1 PM
If you have questions. Contact Gilson Capilouto (firstname.lastname@example.org)Back to Top
Upcoming Faculty Development Opportunities
Peer Instruction - March 30, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m., CTW 403
Service Learning - April 9, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., CTW 218Back to Top
Educational Enhancement Grants 2012
The call for Educational Enhancements awards for 2012-2013 is now open. The application can be accessed via the College website at http://www.mc.uky.edu/healthsciences/academic/about.html by selecting “Education Enhancement Grants” and then “Information and Application”.
The committee asks that you please consider the following:
If you have any questions please contact Gilson Capilouto.
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Renew Your Parking Permit
University of Kentucky Parking & Transportation Services is now accepting employee and retiree parking permit renewal applications for permits that expire March 31, 2012. UK employees are encouraged to renew their permits at www.uky.edu/pts. Employees may also apply for permit renewal via campus mail, by using printable forms found at www.uky.edu/pts or in person at Parking and Transportation Services, 721 Press Avenue (Parking Structure #6). Office hours for permit sales are 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m., Monday through Friday.Back to Top
Bioethics Grand Rounds
Date: Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Place: UK Chandler Hospital Auditorium, HG-611
Topic: The Ethics of Donation After Cardiac Death
Speaker: Rebecca B. Yarrison, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, UK Program for Bioethics
Donation after cardiac death (DCD) has become a widespread practice in the last decade but remains controversial. In this presentation, Dr. Yarrison will explore the ethical challenges DCD presents by exploring such questions as “Are DCD donors really dead?” and “Can conflicts of commitment between the best interests of the donor and the best interests of the recipient be managed ethically?” as well as discussing possible solutions to those ethical challenges.Back to Top
Women's Club Scholarship
The University of Kentucky Woman’s Club Scholarship was established to provide financial support to non-traditional students. A scholarship covering tuition at the resident rate will be awarded during the 2012-2013 academic year. All applicants who meet the eligibility requirements, as listed on the application, will be forwarded to the Scholarship Committee, which will select the recipient according to the following criteria:
· Applicants must be in a degree program at the University of Kentucky as either a full-time or part-time undergraduate student. Preference will be given to female candidates.
For additional information concerning the UK Woman’s Club Scholarship and a link to the application, please visit www.uky.edu/AcademicScholarships/adult_students.htm. The deadline to submit the scholarship application is April 12, 2012.
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