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Calendar of Events

July 16   CSD Division Faculty Meeting
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
July 16   PAS Admissions Committee
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
July 20   RHB meeting
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
July 23   AT Division Meeting
CTW 214B
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
July 23   DDs & AC
Dean's Conference Room
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
July 23   CSD Division Faculty Meetings
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
July 23   PAS Program Meeting
CTW 216
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
July 25   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 July 26, 2012
Time 11 a.m. – Noon
Speaker Sage Kramer
Topic Magnetic resonance imaging of micron-scale motion occurring in a matter of milliseconds
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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Back to Top Jane Kleinert & CSD Students Make Headlines

Dr. Jane Kleinert and graduate students working in the Communication Sciences and Disorders Student Clinic recently made headlines! In a press release and video produced by UK NOW, Dr. Kleinert and her students are featured using an ipad to help a child with a neuromuscular disability to "find" his voice. The piece was picked up by WKYT and also appeared in the Lexington Herald-Leader.

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The list of CHS Standing Committees has been finalized. Thanks so much to those who have agreed to serve on these important Committees; your service is appreciated. Please click here to view the list and keep it for future reference.

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The 2012 CHS Fall Retreat Schedule is now available. Please click here to view it.

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The CSD Division will be hosting Dr. Karen Banai from Haifa University on Monday July 30.  Dr. Banai’s research interests include early literacy (perception and anchoring), auditory plasticity (learning and development in typical and clinical populations), speech-evoked brainstem responses and reading and learning disabilities. She will present some of her research on the 30th beginning at 4:30 PM (click here for flier). There will be a reception for Dr. Banai at the home of Dr. Gilson Capilouto immediately after and all are welcome. RSVP to Dr. Gilson Capilouto.

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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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Orange Leaf Hosts Fundraiser for DPT

If you like frozen yogurt head over to Orange Leaf at Tiverton on July 18. On that day Orange Leaf will donate 25% of proceeds to the Physical Therapy class of 2013. You'll need to print and take this flier with you.

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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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