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Calendar of Events

May 18 College Meeting - Cancelled
May 18 RHB Meeting
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
May 21 CSD Division Faculty Meeting
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
May 21 Administrative Council
Dean's Conference Room
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
May 21   PAS Admissions Committee
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
May 23   AT MSL Lab Meeting
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
May 23   AT Division Meeting
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
May 25   Eve of Shavout (Jewish Holiday)
May 28   Memorial Day
May 28   Isru Hag (Shavuot - Jewish Holiday)


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

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College Meetings Dates

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

May 18 – Cancelled

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Muscle Forum

Date May 24, 2012
Time 11 a.m. – Noon
Speaker Sara Tanner
Topic Lysine requirements and mTOR in the gluteal muscle of yearling horses
Location Physiology Conference Room, MS505
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Save the Date: 5th International Ankle Symposium

Date October 17 - 20, 2012
More info Click here: UK Healthcare CECentral
Topic International researchers and clinicians who specialize in the evaluation, rehabilitation, and prevention of foot and ankle injuries gather to share information, present new ideas, develop position statements, and develop collaborations for large scale research and clinical projects.
Location Griffin Gate Marriott, 1800 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY 40511
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Judith Page Candidate for ASHA Vice President

Dr. Judith Page is a candidate for the Vice President for Academic Affairs in Speech-Language Pathology through the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. If elected, Dr. Page will serve a three year term beginning Jan. 1, 2013. Click her to find out more.

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Keturah Taylor, Alumni Coordinator, is on the ballot to be a board member for the UK Women's Forum. Click here to vote for her today!

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Students continue to knock on our door and inquire about undergraduate research opportunities for summer & fall.  We’ve been on a roll with providing opportunities for these students; let’s keep up the momentum!  If you have an opportunity or potential opportunity for summer or fall, please email with the information to be posted on the UGR Current Opportunities webpage.  Thank you for supporting the Office of Undergraduate Research!

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Congratulations to Josh James who was accepted into the full-time Summer Employment Research Apprentice Program through the UK Outreach Center for Science and Health Career Opportunities.  He will work under the mentorship of Drs. Stemple and Dietrich, as well as, Colleen McMullen (Physiology).  This program provides a paid, full-time summer job for students who express a strong desire to pursue research as a career.  Mentors must also qualify by being able to provide a rich experience for selected undergraduates, allowing them to become actively involved in the lab and hopefully creating an interest in furthering their careers in medical research.   

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Rockcastle Regional Hospital will host its annual golf scramble on June 27 at Cedar Rapids Golf Course in Mount Vernon, KY. Please click here for more information.

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Purchasing Year-End Deadlines

Please click here for the schedule of purchasing year-end deadlines from the Business Office.  If you have any questions, please contact Denise at 218-0484. 

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Website Updates

Please send all website content updates to Brooke Smith. Further updates will be made on a regular basis beginning in May. If you have questions please contact Brooke.

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Judith Page, Donna Morris Publish Article in The ASHA Leader

An article by Dr. Judith Page and Donna Morris titled Whole Patient, Whole Team is currently featured on the ASHA website. Click here to read the article.

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Thomas Palmer to Defend Dissertation

Thomas Palmer, MSEd, ATC, CSCS, will defend his dissertation as a doctoral candidate in the Rehabilitation Sciences Doctoral Program. Click here for more details.

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University Announcements


UK Sports Medicine Symposium & Sports Concussion Summit

Date: June 8 & 9, 2012

Place: Clarion Hotel, Lexington, KY

Click here for printable brochure.

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Kentucky Innovations Conference

Registration is now open for the Kentucky Innovations Conference being held at the METS Center in Erlanger, Kentucky on May 16, 17 and 18.

The Kentucky Innovations Conference is focused on examining topics related to P-12, adult and post-secondary education. Presentations, panel discussions, poster sessions and corporate partners will provide conference participants the opportunity to discuss the scholarship of teaching and learning, the latest technologies, best practices and to share innovative instructional techniques. The conference will begin on Wednesday morning, May 16th with presentations focused on pedagogy and the scholarship of teaching and learning.  On Thursday, May 17th, the presentations will focus on eLearning and instructional technologies used for teaching and learning. Then on Friday, May 18th, the presentations will focus on Information Technology topics. 

Carolyn Jarmon, Vice President of the National Center for Academic Transformation will be joining us on Thursday, May 17 as the featured keynote. Carolyn has given numerous presentations and been published widely on the topics of effective delivery of student services and distance education.. We are also planning a KyRON presentation and a CIO panel on Friday.

Information is continuously being updated on the Kentucky Innovations website Even though we are still in the planning stages watch for information on birds-of-a-feather discussions. 

The registration site is now open to accept registrations. You will receive an invoice within a day or so once you have registered. Credit card payments and checks will be accepted.  

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