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Calendar of Events

August 26   CSD Division Faculty Meeting
CTW 214B
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
August 26   Division Director and Administrator Meeting
CTW 214B
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
August 26   Administrative Council Meeting  
Dean's Conference Room  CTW 123
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
August 28   UK - First Day of Classes
September 2   Labor Day
September 4   CS Division Directors Meeting
CTW 205
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.


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

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Muscle Forum

Date  September 5                                
Time 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Maja Redzic
(grad student Travis Thomas) 



Location  MS505
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Mark Your Calendar! Blood Battle September 10

Donate blood at the Health Care Colleges’ Blood Battle on Tuesday, September 10, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Commons (CTW 127). If you donate, you will be entered to win a $25 Wal-Mart or Speedway gift card. You may sign up online. Please be sure to select the date associated with the UK College of Health Sciences. 

Back to TopCelebrate Women's Equality Day

Film screening: "Makers - Women Who Make America," Monday, August 26, from 2 to 5 p.m., UK Visitor Center, Main Building. Panel of Scholars discussing the status of women today -- local, state, national and global. Watch the film Monday and attend the discussion Tuesday, August 27, from 12 to 2 p.m., Marksbury Building Auditorium. Light refreshments will be served. RSVP 257-9293. Sponsored by the Kentucky Commission on Women and these offices at the University of Kentucky: Institutional Diversity; Undergraduate Education; Work-Life.

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UK HOPE Welcome Back Dinner

UK HOPE (Health Occupation Professionals for Equality) will host its Welcome Back Dinner, Saturday, August 24, at 6:00 p.m., at the Bingham Davis House, 218 East Maxwell Street. The dinner is free and open to the public. UK HOPE is a gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) health advocacy group for the UK health center campus. Learn more on the website.  

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Skeletal Muscle Mid-Life Crisis Presentation

The UK Department of Physiology, College of Health Sciences, and Center for Muscle Biology present: Melinda Sheffield-Moore, PhD, Professor, Division of Endocrinology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, “Skeletal Muscle Mid-Life Crisis: Metabolic Mayhem or Controlled Chaos in Cancer and Aging,” Wednesday, August 28, at 3:00 p.m., MN 363.

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Connor to Present Physiology Seminar and Lead Round Table Discussion

The UK Center for Muscle Biology and UK CHS welcome Nadine Connor, PhD, Associate Professor, Depts. of Communication Sciences and Disorders and Surgery, Research Director, Division of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Join us for a Physiology Seminar, “Plasticity in Lingual and Laryngeal Muscles,” Wednesday, September 11, from 3 to 4 p.m., MN463. Dr. Connor will be available to meet with RHB and CSD academic and clinical faculty and students for a Round Table Discussion, Thursday, September 12, from 9 to 10:00 a.m., CTW 127 (Commons).

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CHS Committees 2013-14

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 Staff Voice Blog

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New Musical by UK Alum Hits Opera House Stage

The Bluegrass Opera will return to the Lexington Opera House this month to present the world premiere of a piece written by University of Kentucky School of Music alumnus Lorne Dechtenberg, a musical titled “Lady Windermere’s Fan.”

“Lady Windermere’s Fan” will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Aug. 23 and 24, at the Lexington Opera House. Tickets are $25 for adults, $20 for seniors age 65 and up, and $15 for students with a valid ID. Tickets can be purchased from the Lexington Center box office or Ticketmaster. Read the UKNOW Story.  

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