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Calendar of Events

June 15   RHB Meeting
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
June 18   CSD Division Faculty Meeting
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
June 18   PAS Admissions Committee
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
June 19   Faculty Council
Dean's Conference Room
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
June 25 DDs & AC
Dean's Conference Room
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
June 25 CSD Division Faculty Meeting
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
June 25   PAS Program Meeting
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
June 26-29 NATA
St. Louis, MO
June 27 AT MSL Lab Meeting
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.


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

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Muscle Forum

Date June 21, 2012
Time 11 a.m. – Noon
Speaker Jonah Lee
Topic The role of satellite cells in aged-skeletal muscle maintenance and hypertrophy
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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Students of Physician Assistant Studies have organized a blood drive to take place on Friday, June 15 from 1:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Participants who donate will automatically be entered for a chance to win a 2012 Toyota Rav-4. Winner will be announced in September.

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Chuck Hazle, a Physical Therapy faculty member from Hazard, recently presented at the American Physical Therapy Association's National Meeting on diagnostic imaging. Click here to read an article with more information on the topic.

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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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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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Undergraduate Research Students May Still Submit to Kaleidoscope

The Office of Undergraduate Research is preparing to publish its annual 2012 issue of Kaleidoscope, a UK Journal of Undergraduate Scholarship (refereed and published online). It is not too late for students to submit; the final deadline is June 18. To review the submission guidelines or to submit an article please click here.

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HSE 595 Research in the Health Sciences

For those faculty mentoring undergraduates in a 'for credit' research opportunity this fall, please have students register for the HSE 595 (variable hours 1-3) Section 003. Please contact Gilson Capilouto or Cynthia Byars if you have any questions.

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Undergraduate Research Enhancement Awards Available

The CHS Office of Research is pleased to announce the availability of Undergraduate Research Enhancement Awards (UREAs) for faculty mentoring undergraduates in research. Four UREAs of $500 each are available for Fall 2012. PIs could, for example, use these funds to provide students with a small stipend, support student travel to present undergraduate research work, or to purchase lab supplies necessary for their respective research programs.

To apply for an award, please send an email to Cynthia Byars with a brief description of your work with undergraduates as well as a breakdown of how you plan to use the award. The deadline for applications is August 1, 2012. Applications will be reviewed by committee and awards will be announced by September 1.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Gilson Capilouto via email or phone (218-0555).

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University Announcements


1st Annual Mayor's Healthcare Economy Conference

Date: June 26, 2012

Place: Hyatt Regency Hotel, Lexington, KY

Click here for more information.

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