April 8, 2011 View Archives
Switching to cold water washing saves approximately 80% on energy used for laundry and an estimated $60 a year.
Questions, concerns, ideas? E-mail Nick.
Pat Field’s Passing
For those who are unaware, Pat Field, a former staff member in the Physician Assistant Studies program who retired last year, passed away on Monday, April 4.
Funeral services were held on Thursday, April 7.Back to Top
Doctoral Student Receives Research Grant
Congratulations to Joanna Hoch, a student in the Rehabilitation Sciences Doctoral Program, who was recently awarded a $5,000 research grant from the American College of Sports Medicine.
Several faculty members in the college are involved in the grant, as detailed below:
Hoch JM, Mattacola CG, McKeon JM, Bush HM, Hewett TE, Gonzalez LS, Lattermann C. Serum COMP: a biomarker for acute articular cartilage damage. American College of Sports Medicine; Doctoral Student Research Grant. Funded: $5,000.00.Back to Top
Graduation Recognition Reception & Mother’s Day Brunch
All faculty and staff are invited to attend a Recognition Reception and Mother’s Day Brunch in honor of our student and faculty award winners.
This event will take place immediately following the university’s morning Commencement Ceremony and will take place in the Hyatt Regency Hotel’s Regency Ballroom.
More details and an RSVP request will follow.Back to Top
CHS Staff Retreat
This year the College of Health Science's Staff Retreat will be held on Friday, April 22. The events of the day are as follows:
Begins at 8 a.m. in Nursing Building Room 511. There will be a light breakfast, which will be followed by our guest speaker, Marietta Watts. Dr. Gonzalez will address the staff and then we will have boxed lunches and prize drawings.Expand This Story Back to Top
Faculty Commencement Invitation
See the following invitation for information on the Commencement ceremony.
Faculty Invitation (pdf).Back to Top
2011–2012 CHS Student Ambassadors Application
CHS Student Ambassadors applications for the 2011–2012 school year are due April 15, 2011. Interviews will take place April 21 and 22.Back to Top
Reds Tickets for Sale
The Ambassadors are selling tickets to the August 8 (Monday) Reds vs. Rockies game in Cincinnati as a fundraiser. The game begins at 7:10 p.m.
The tickets are limited in amount, so those interested should act now. Price details are listed below:
If you plan to purchase a ticket and are also interested in bus transportation for the group attending, please mention your interest at time of purchase so that this option can be looked into further.Back to Top
Alzheimer’s Research Funding for Pilot Work
The Sanders-Brown Center on Aging is a National Institute on Aging-funded Alzheimer’s Disease Center (ADC). As an ADC our responsibility is to pursue research to further our understanding of Alzheimer’s disease (AD).
The ADC is soliciting pilot grant applications focused on dynamic basic and clinical science studies of AD. Each of the awards is intended to provide seed funding that will facilitate the initial testing of novel hypotheses and lead to national-level funding of an expanded research plan based on the pilot work.Back to Top
Faculty Training Offered for Digital Measures Software
The College of Health Sciences will be offering trainings for all faculty members to learn how to use the Digital Measures software. Digital Measures is a faculty productivity software this software is replacing the former UK Faculty Productivity Database and was used to generate the Faculty Performance Review Reports (FPRRs) used in the performance review process this past fall. It is important for all faculty members to know how to use the system since all future performance review reports will be generated using this software.Expand This Story Back to Top
CHS HeartWalk Team
It’s that time of year again and we are putting together a team for the 2011 Start Heart Walk. The event is on Saturday, April 23rd at 10 a.m.
Our team is listed under UK Healthcare, College of Health Sciences and is named “Hearts & Soles.”Expand This Story Back to Top
Kelly Feinberg Memorial Essay Contest
Faculty, please share the following with your undergraduate students:
In May 2010, UK lost one of its most dedicated and inspiring writing instructors, Kelly Feinberg, to breast cancer. The Division of Writing, Rhetoric and Digital Media would like to honor her memory with this call to all UK undergraduates for personal essays exemplifying the qualities that Kelly embodied as a writer.
The top entry will receive $100 prize and recognition at the English Department Awards Day. Deadline is April 11.Back to Top
Cardinal Valley Park Stream “Great American” Cleanup
Join community volunteers in removing unsightly trash from Wolf Run Creek (and tributaries). Activities include an in-stream clean up from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. followed by a celebration at Cardinal Valley Park on Cambridge Drive.Expand This Story Back to Top
Provost’s Office Requesting Faculty Honors & Awards: Due Today
The Provost’s Office is requesting information about 1) national and international faculty honors and awards in the area of research and 2) fellows.
The honor or award should be in recognition of research or all mission areas, but not for teaching, advising or service only; the emphasis is research. All faculty fellows should be included in the list as well. This information will be used to measure progress on Metric 2-5 of the UK Strategic Plan: “Increase total annual national and international recognition awards for research excellence.”Expand This Story Back to Top
Nutritional Sciences Seminar Series
Barnstable Brown Obesity & Diabetes Research Day
Come hear researchers from the University of Kentucky and other regional institutes share their current findings and ongoing research about the alarming rise in obesity and diabetes rates. Our presenters will also discuss prevention, development and treatment of these epidemic-level diseases.
For questions, please contact Mary Lowell via e-mail or by phone at (859) 323-4933, ext. 81390.Expand This Story Back to Top
Health Systems Transformation Conference
Appalachian Health Summit: Focus on Obesity
STEM Education Conference
Friday, April 29, 2011 – Student Center
The Second Annual STEM Education Conference at the University of Kentucky will focus on STEM research, teaching and learning and engagement with goals of generating new partnerships and collaboration across the STEM disciplines.Expand This Story Back to Top
Calendar of Events
Note: More dates can be found on the CHS Sharepoint CalendarBack to Top