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Calendar of Events

October 8   Administrative Services Meeting
CTW 214B
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
October 8   Division Directors and Administrators Meeting
CTW 214B
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
October 8   CSD Division Faculty Meeting
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
October 8   Administrative Council
Dean's Conference Room
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
October 8   PAS Program Meeting
CTW 216
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
October 10   AT MSL Lab Meeting
7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
October 10   AT Division Meeting
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
October 10   Rehab PhD Program Meeting
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
October 12   Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda Items Due
October 12   Dept. of Rehabilitation Sciences Meeting
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.


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

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Muscle Forum

Date  October 11, 2012
Time 3:00 p.m.
Speaker TBA
Topic TBA
Location Physiology Conference Room, MS505
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Nutritional Sciences Seminar Series

Date October 10, 2012
Time 8:00 a.m. – 8:50 a.m.
Speaker Katryn Eske
GCNS doctoral candidate

(Bernard Hennig, PhD)
Topic The role of PCBs in inflammatory diseases
Location University Health Services Room 130
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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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Don't forget to check for updates on The Staff Voice. Announcements made frequently.

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The CHS Diversity and International Committees, in partnership with the College of Dentistry Diversity Committee presents a symposium on international medical brigades titled International Service: Enhancing Your Academic Experience, Thursday, October 11 in the Commons from 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Please encourage students to attend so that they may have dinner and learn about successful medical brigades and have the opportunity to ask questions about participation. RSVP by clicking here.

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All resource materials for the 2012 Faculty Performance Review process have been loaded to the CHS Academic Affairs website. Click on the gray bar labeled Faculty Performance Review to find all materials needed for this year’s process.

 • October 15 - Final date for faculty member to submit requests to Chairs for input from individuals outside the unit as appropriate (e.g., supervisor for those in clinical practice). Requests should include the name, email address, and postal address of the source(s) so that the Chair may seek input from these individuals by letter.
• November 1 - Deadline for faculty member to update entries to Digital Measures for 2012 and print out preliminary Faculty Performance Review Report (FPRR). Faculty members should make needed changes to the FPRR as described above. Any issues with Digital Measures or the FPRR should be corrected by this date.
• November 15 - Deadline for faculty member to submit updated vita to Keturah Taylor for Standard Personnel File. This date is necessary to meet the SACS requirement.
• November 15 - Final date for faculty member to submit packet, including electronic copy of FPRR, to Director. NOTE: FPRR can be updated at any time up to submission.
 • November 15 – Deadline for faculty member to contact the Department Administrative Assistant Anna (ext.80513) or Theresa ( ext.80477) to schedule a 30-minute appointment to discuss the Review between the dates of January 30-February 08, 2013

Back to Top Educational Enhancement Grants Available

Educational Enhancement Grants are now available. You may access the application through the Academic Affairs website. Please contact Phyllis Nash with any questions.

Back to Top Faculty & Staff Diversity Potluck Lunch

The Diversity Potluck Lunch is quickly approaching! Join us Thursday Oct. 11th from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. in the Commons for a lively event that will diversify your taste buds! Feel free to share a dish that represents the culture of your choice. No charge to eat, just bring yourself and a tasty dish. See what others are bringing and sign up for potluck items here!

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The CHS Research Grantsmanship Program, presented at the 9/28 College Meeting as effective immediately, is off to a great start!  The first meeting will be held on Friday, October 26th from 12:00 p.m. -1:00 p.m. in CTW 411 during which Athletic Training’s Dr. Jen McKeon will present. The next meeting is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 30th from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (CTW 411) with Clinical Nutrition’s Dr. Travis Thomas as presenter. Faculty are welcome to contact Cynthia Byars to schedule when they prefer to present their specific aims. Program details (PDF) have been emailed to all faculty.  Thank you, in advance, for your participation!

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The Department of Rehabilitation Sciences will hold a faculty and staff meeting on
Friday, October 12, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. in CTW 216. Please contact Theresa Cook with any questions.

Back to Top UK Information Technology Support Grants

UK's Information Technology is now accepting grants for projects that integrate technology and learning. To learn more please click here.

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University Announcements


2012 Education Innovation Summit

The University Senate Council announces two open forums to give faculty the opportunity to voice thoughts on how the first and anticipated second round of budget cuts have or will impact the University’s academic mission. These forums will take place as follows:

The University of Kentucky College of Education invites you and your colleagues to attend the 2012 Education Innovation Summit, a professional gathering co-sponsored by AdvancED Kentucky focused on creative ideas, research and innovation to help transform P-12 and higher education in Kentucky, on November 29-30, 2012, at the Lexington Convention Center. This year’s theme is Local Focus…Global Impact, focusing on developing a deeper understanding of how to narrow the global achievement gap and better prepare our students for a highly competitive and challenging future.

Among the featured speakers is Tony Wagner. Dr. Wagner’s interactive presentation will draw from his two most recent books, Creating Innovators: The Making of Young People Who Will Change The World, and The Global Achievement Gap: Why Even Our Best Schools Don’t Teach the New Survival Skills Our Children Need—and What We Can Do About It. Global and local business and P-12 and higher education leaders will participate, including UK President Eli Capilouto; Gene Wilhoit, Executive Director, Council of Chief State School Officers; Ron Townsend, Executive Vice President of Battelle’s Global Laboratory Operations; Herb Miller, President, Columbia Gas; Bob Quick, President and CEO, Commerce Lexington, as well as over 100 school leaders from the Kentucky P20 Innovation Lab’s Next Generation Leadership Academy, who work daily to create innovative learning environments for all students to succeed in school, college and life.

The Summit will launch new and innovative programs and standards such as Kentucky STEMx Network and the Next Generation for Civic Readiness - The State Standards for Social Studies, as well as concluding the Summit with an Education IDEA Festival led by Kris Kimel, President, Kentucky Science and Technology Corporation, and other entrepreneurs.

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10th Annual Down Syndrome Association of Central KY Buddy Walk

Join us at the 10th Annual Down Syndrome Association of Central Kentucky’s (DSACK) Buddy Walk at the Thoroughbred Center on October 6th, 2012! DSACK celebrates that ALL people are beautiful, capable, and loved! We exist to celebrate our Down Syndrome Community, support individuals in Central KY with Down syndrome as well as their families, educate the Central KY community about Down Syndrome and assist in local and national research efforts.

DSACK is a non-profit volunteer organization comprised of families and professionals who are interested in bettering the lives of people with Down syndrome, and helping them to realize their life aspirations. DSACK’s ultimate goal is to provide support, resources, and opportunities for individuals with Down syndrome and their families.

If you would like to celebrate that all people are beautiful, capable and loved please see the link below to get signed up to volunteer for our 10th Annual Buddy Walk. If you have any questions or would like to register to participate in the walk please contact Remember, the event will be held on October 6 at the Thoroughbred Center in Lexington. Click here to register.

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2012 Global Health Conference

Date: October 26, 2012
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Place: UK Student Center Addition
Click here for more information.

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