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Calendar of Events

August 24   Cultural Competence Conference
12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Student Center
August 25   DPT Graduation
Memorial Hall
August 27   AT Division Meeting
CTW 214B
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
August 27   Division Directors & Administrators Meeting
Dean's Conference Room
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
August 27   CSD Division Faculty Meeting
214B
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
August 27   PAS Program Meeting
CTW 216
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
August 27   Administrative Council
Dean's Conference Room
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
September 3   Labor Day
Offices Closed

 

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

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Muscle Forum

Date  August 30, 2012
Time 11 a.m. – Noon
Speaker TBA
Topic TBA
Location Physiology Conference Room, MS505
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Nutritional Sciences Seminar Series

Date August 29, 2012
Time 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Speaker Shuk-mei Ho, PhD
(Changcheng Zhou, PhD)
Topic Early-life reprogramming of cancer risk: toxicant and nutritional interaction
Location CTW Room 411
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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
Back to Top 4th Annual CHS Scholarship Scramble

The CHS 4th Annual Scholarship Scramble will take place on Friday, September 14. All faculty and staff are invited to volunteer for this special event. It will take place at the University Club of Kentucky beginning with lunch at noon provided by Cosi. Lunch will be provided to all volunteers as well as a golf umbrella. Volunteers will assist with registration, silent auction, driving golf carts and more. If you are interested in enjoying a day in the sun for a great cause please consult with your supervisor and contact Keturah Taylor by September 7th. It's also not too late to register for a team! Click here for more information.

Back to Top Undergraduate Research - Updated Contracts & Opportunities

Please note that the Undergraduate Research contracts were updated over the summer.  Please replace any saved copies with the most current versions, available through the UGR website here.  Also, please contact Cynthia Byars with any new research opportunities for Fall or Spring (or to update opportunities currently listed on the UGR website).   

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All staff may now take a poll on The Staff Voice Blog for suggestions on service events for 2012-13.   

Back to Top Letter to Faculty from the Provost

Please click here to view an opening of term message for faculty from Interim Provost Tim Tracy.

Back to Top UK Retirement Health Benefits Presentations

UK employees hired before January 2006 may receive a health credit toward the cost of retirement health benefits if they meet eligibility criteria. Understanding the criteria for UK retirement eligibility and what benefits you may have can allow for more informed decisions down the road. Each presentation will cover how to determine retirement eligibility, how to calculate retirement health benefit premiums, what steps are involved to retire, how health benefits work in retirement and other information related to retirement.

Dates and Location

Tuesday, August 28th at 9am – 220 Scovell Hall, Suite 2

Thursday, September 13th at 2pm – 220 Scovell Hall, Suite 2

To RSVP, click here.

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1. Employee Education Program/ Family Education Program - Through the Employee Education Program (EEP) many of our employees (or their children) will be among those students enrolled. The tuition benefit for employees is just one of many ways we support ongoing employee development and education. Visit this page for more details on the Employee Education Program

2. UK Work-Life Supervisor of the Year - Nominations are now being accepted for a limited time. This award offers a unique opportunity for us to recognize supportive and effective managers from across the University. Our online nomination process is simple and takes just a few minutes to complete.

3. Get $100 bonus on your October paycheck! UK Healthtrac Rewards can put money in your pocket today and help improve your health over time. As a result, your health care costs may be lower. Plus, it saves the University money and helps keep our health insurance premiums steady. It's a win-win! Start today! It takes only about 10+ minutes to register and complete your Health Assessment ($30). From there, simply follow a few more steps to earn additional rewards (up to $180 total bonus rewards per person per year, up to $360 per household).

4. Staff Shared Leave Pool – deadline to donate is September 30th. You can now donate in full and half day increments. Learn more at Staff Shared Leave Pool.

5. Click here for a payroll schedule through the end of May 2013.

Back to Top/a> 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.

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University Announcements

 

Employee-Student Appreciation Picnic

UK HealthCare will host an appreciation lunch for all students, faculty and staff on Wednesday, August 29, 11:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. in the College of Dentistry Courtyard. Menu includes a choice of hamburger, grilled chicken or veggie burger.

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Education Abroad Program Development Grant Opportunity

A new grant opportunity has been developed to support UK faculty members with establishing faculty-led education abroad programming. Click here for more information on the Build Your Own Education Abroad Program grant.

For those faculty interested in this opportunity, there will be a Q & A information session on Thursday, August 30 at 12:00 p.m. in 207 Bradley Hall. You can also see access the Faculty Toolkit.

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College of Medicine Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series

Date: Thursday, August 29, 2012
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Place: UK Hospital Pavilion A Auditorium
Speaker: Elaine Fuchs, PhD, The Rockefeller University
Topic: Skin Stem Cells: Their Biology & Clinical Promise
Click here for more information.

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UK IT Tech Talk - Echo360

Date: August 28, 2012
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Place: Classroom Building 319
Speaker: IT Staff
Topic: Echo360 - A workshop designed to meet the needs of faculty and technical staff
Click here to register.

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