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Calendar of Events

November 8   Faculty Council
Dean's Conference Room  CTW 123
3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
November 11   Division Director and Administrator Meeting
CTW 214B
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
November 11   CSD Division Faculty Meeting
CTW 214B
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
November 11   Administrative Council Meeting  
Dean's Conference Room  CTW 123
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
November 18   CSD Division Faculty Meeting
CTW 214B
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
November 18   Administrative Council Meeting  
Dean's Conference Room  CTW 123
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
November 21   Dinner with Kats
6:00 p.m.
Hilary J. Boone Center


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

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Muscle Forum

Date  November 14                            
Time 11 a.m.
Speaker Michelle Bell
Topic latest technologies available in Next Generation Sequencing
Location MN563
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Body Composition Measures: From the Laboratory to the Clinic and Beyond

Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) presents “Body Composition Measures: From the Laboratory to the Clinic and Beyond,” Tuesday, November 19, from 12:30-1:30 p.m. (lunch available at 12), HG-611, Pavilion H, 6th floor. The presenter is Jody L. Clasey, PhD, FACSM, Associate Professor, Department of Kinesiology & Health Promotion, Director of the UK Body Composition Core Laboratory; the UK Pediatric Exercise Physiology Laboratory & the UK CCTS Functional Assessment and Body Composition Core Laboratory. Upon completion of the program, attendees will be able to: Recognize and realize the value of new methodologies of body composition assessment; Differentiate between body composition associated classifications and body composition measures; Plan to use clinic and/or field-based methods of body composition assessment for future studies. To reserve your place, please email CCTS at CCTS@UKY.EDU by noon on Friday, November 15.  

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UK to Host 2014 National Conference on Undergraduate Research


The University of Kentucky will host the National Conference on Undergraduate Research on April 3-5, 2014. As many as 4,000 researchers from across the country as well as internationally will come to UK to present the results of their research efforts in the form of poster sessions and oral presentations. In addition, there will be numerous Plenary Speakers, Student Interest Sessions, UK Open Houses, presentations by student organization, special events and entertainment, and more. This will be a stellar opportunity for our undergraduate researchers to showcase their accomplishments and the productivity of the research groups with whom they work.


Online abstract submission opens: Monday, September 30, 2013
Abstract submission deadline: Friday, December 6, 2013 11:59 EST

For more info, visit the website.

Campus News and Events

New Exhibits Part of UK Arts in Healthcare Program

The UK Arts in Healthcare program announces a gallery opening Sunday, Nov. 10 at 6 p.m. to celebrate new exhibits by local and nationally-acclaimed artists. The East Gallery will feature "Full Moon Swoon," a series of black and white paintings by Chicago artist Austin Eddy. Read the UKNOW article.

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Dr. Ronan Tynan to Speak, Perform at Sanders-Brown Dinner Nov. 11

Singer, physician, athlete and inspirational speaker Dr. Ronan Tynan is no stranger to adversity. When Tynan was 20, his legs had to be amputated below the knee after an auto accident caused serious complications. Just weeks after the operation, he was climbing up the steps of his college dorm, and within a year, he was winning gold medals in the Paralympics as a multitalented athlete.

Between 1981 and 1984, Tynan amassed 18 gold medals and 14 world records, of which he still holds nine. Trained as a physician, Tynan began his remarkable singing career through formal music study at the age of 33, achieving great success as a member of the famed Irish Tenors prior to establishing his career as a solo artist.

After overcoming such unbelievable odds and maneuvering numerous difficult obstacles, Tynan’s faces a challenge shared by millions: His mother’s vibrant spirit has been taken away by the long night of Alzheimer’s disease.

Tynan will speak and perform at the 27th annual University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging Foundation Dinner to be held Nov. 11. The event, presented and sponsored by Alltech, will be held at the Lexington Center in downtown Lexington, with more than 600 people expected to attend.

The dinner will fund internationally recognized ongoing research at the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, where researchers are engaged in the battle against Alzheimer's disease and other age-related illnesses. Individual tickets to the dinner are $175 each, with proceeds benefiting SBCoA. Corporate and individual table sponsorships are available starting at $1,500. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact the SBCoA Foundation at (859) 323-5374 or for reservations or more information. Read the UKNOW article.


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