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Calendar of Events

June 3   CSD Division Faculty Meeting
CTW 214B
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
June 3   PAS Faculty Meeting
CTW 216
2:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
June 4   Last day of Summer I semester
June 5   AT MSL Journal Club Meeting
CTW 214B
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
June 5   CS Division Directors Meeting
CTW 205
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
June 6   First Day of Summer II
June 10   CSD Division Faculty Meeting
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
June 12   Board of Trustees Agenda Items Due
June 12   AT MSL Lab Meeting
7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.


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

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Muscle Forum

Date June 6, 2013
Time 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Speaker Thomas Chaillou
Topic Time course of gene expression during mouse skeletal muscle hypertrophy
Location  MS505
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Don't forget to check for updates on The Staff Voice. Announcements made frequently.

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Linda S. Gorman, PhD,  along with her professional colleague Janelle M.Chiasera, PhD ( University of Alabama-Birmingham) published a series of articles on thyroid and adrenal endocrinology for Clinical Laboratory Science,  vol. 26 (2), pp. 106-125, Spring 2013. 

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NIH Research Funding

Congratulations to Esther Dupont-Versteegden, PhD (Physical Therapy) and Tim Butterfield, PhD (Athletic Training) for their recent R21 award from the NIH/National Institute on Aging.  They will serve as Co-Principal Investigators for the two year project, entitled “Cyclic compressive loading as an intervention for skeletal muscle atrophy and impaired regrowth in the aged”, beginning June 1, 2013.  By virtue of the R21 grant mechanism, this project is designed to be novel and exploratory, investigating the effect of massage therapy on muscle wasting and regrowth in the aged.

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The purpose of the Educational Enhancement Grants is to “provide CHS faculty with resources to support the development and implementation of innovative and educational initiatives to improve student learning.” These Grants provide up to $3,000 to conduct the projects. At the conclusion of the project period, awardees provide a written report of project outcomes that will be posted on the Academic Affairs website. 

The awardees for 2013-2014 are as follows:

     John Williams.  “Undergraduate Course in Systems Thinking/Modeling to Improve Healthcare Delivery”

Tara Bennett.  “UKPAS Quality Improvement Masters Project”

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Friday, June 21
Speaker: Charlotte Peterson, PhD, Associate Dean for Research
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: CTW 405

Please note: Beginning Fall Semester 2013, CHS Grantsmanship Presentations will be held on the third Friday of each month from 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

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The College is going live with the online time entry process effective immediately. Online time entry applies to all employees, excluding STEPS/Temporary Employment and Federal Work Study and is done through MyUK. To help with this transition there will be several trainings. Trainings are not mandatory but are highly recommended.

Open Labs
May 31 - 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Technology Services

If you have questions please contact Heidi Morrow.

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United Way 5k on the Runway

The United Way of the Bluegrass will host a 5k on the Runway on Saturday, June 15 on the runway at Blue Grass Airport. For more information visit See a flier here.

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Applications are now being accepted for the University of Kentucky Women’s Forum Employee Educational Assistance Award. The deadline for employee-students enrolled in the summer semesters is May 17 for Summer Session I and June 7 for Summer Session II. 

The awards entail a $250 reimbursement to eligible UK employees to assist with the cost of books and/or other materials, supplies and fees related to their UK coursework, complementing the existing tuition waiver program (Employee Education Program, EEP) for UK employees.

Apply here for the EEAA for summer sessions 2013.

Eligibility requirements include:

         Applicants must be regular full-time employees (0.75 FTE and greater)

         Applicants must have submitted an EEP form

         Applicants must be currently enrolled in UK classes, excluding independent study program courses

         Previously enrolled students are required to have a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or better. First-time college enrollees are encouraged to apply.

         Applicants are required to take all courses for a letter grade unless the course is offered only as pass/fail.

Employees taking classes through EEP at any educational institution aside from the University of Kentucky cannot be considered for this award.

The UK Women’s Forum Educational Assistance Award is a competition in which applications will be evaluated and ranked by committee members. The decisions of the selection committee

UK Women’s Forum Board are ineligible for awards.

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