April 1, 2011 View Archives
The Lexington Farmers’ Market reopens on weekends starting on April 9 in Cheapside Park & on April 10 on Southland Dr.
Questions, concerns, ideas? E-mail Nick.
Faculty Commencement Invitation
See the following invitation for information on the Commencement ceremony.
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CELT Open House
The Center for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching (CELT) cordially invites you to attend our open house.
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Alzheimer’s Research Funding for Pilot Work
The Sanders-Brown Center on Aging is a National Institute on Aging-funded Alzheimer’s Disease Center (ADC). As an ADC our responsibility is to pursue research to further our understanding of Alzheimer’s disease (AD).
The ADC is soliciting pilot grant applications focused on dynamic basic and clinical science studies of AD. Each of the awards is intended to provide seed funding that will facilitate the initial testing of novel hypotheses and lead to national-level funding of an expanded research plan based on the pilot work.Back to Top
Faculty Training Offered for Digital Measures Software
The College of Health Sciences will be offering trainings for all faculty members to learn how to use the Digital Measures software. Digital Measures is a faculty productivity software this software is replacing the former UK Faculty Productivity Database and was used to generate the Faculty Performance Review Reports (FPRRs) used in the performance review process this past fall. It is important for all faculty members to know how to use the system since all future performance review reports will be generated using this software.Expand This Story Back to Top
2011 KRHA Call for Poster Presentations
The Kentucky Rural Health Association invites you to submit a proposal for poster display and presentation for its 13th annual conference. The conference is scheduled for July 21-22, 2011 at the Holiday Inn University Plaza Hotel in Bowling Green.Back to Top
Nutritional Sciences Seminar Series
Dean’s Distinguished Lecture Series
Kelly Feinberg Memorial Essay Contest
Faculty, please share the following with your undergraduate students:
In May 2010, UK lost one of its most dedicated and inspiring writing instructors, Kelly Feinberg, to breast cancer. The Division of Writing, Rhetoric and Digital Media would like to honor her memory with this call to all UK undergraduates for personal essays exemplifying the qualities that Kelly embodied as a writer.
The top entry will receive $100 prize and recognition at the English Department Awards Day. Deadline is April 11.Back to Top
Cardinal Valley Park Stream “Great American” Cleanup
Join community volunteers in removing unsightly trash from Wolf Run Creek (and tributaries). Activities include an in-stream clean up from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. followed by a celebration at Cardinal Valley Park on Cambridge Drive.Expand This Story Back to Top
2011 Sue Fosson Humanities Festival
Come enjoy an evening of musical entertainment and poetry reading by students, faculty, residents and staff of the U.K. Chandler Medical Center
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Provost’s Office Requesting Faculty Honors & Awards
The Provost’s Office is requesting information about 1) national and international faculty honors and awards in the area of research and 2) fellows.
The honor or award should be in recognition of research or all mission areas, but not for teaching, advising or service only; the emphasis is research. All faculty fellows should be included in the list as well. This information will be used to measure progress on Metric 2-5 of the UK Strategic Plan: “Increase total annual national and international recognition awards for research excellence.”Expand This Story Back to Top
Human Race Machine – Part of UK’s Cultural Diversity Festival
The University of Kentucky’s Cultural Diversity Festival will bring the “Human Race Machine” as a part of the festival this year. A powerful, yet subtle diversity tool, The Human Race Machine is a unique diversity experience. The machine allows the viewer the opportunity to envision oneself as a member of a different race. It allows for a opportunity to move beyond our appearance and contemplate a deeper human connection.Expand This Story Back to Top
UK / U of L Moving for Healthy Hearts Challenge
When we as a Commonwealth are unhealthy, it impedes all areas of our prosperity. That’s why Dr. James Ramsey and President Lee Todd are asking our respective employees to get moving during the UK vs. UofL Moving for Healthy Hearts Challenge.
The challenge begins April 6 and ends June 15. For more details and to register by April 15, visit www.uky.edu/HR/wellness/ukstart.html.Expand This Story Back to Top
Health Literacy Colloquium
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Barnstable Brown Obesity & Diabetes Research Day
Come hear researchers from the University of Kentucky and other regional institutes share their current findings and ongoing research about the alarming rise in obesity and diabetes rates. Our presenters will also discuss prevention, development and treatment of these epidemic-level diseases.
For questions, please contact Mary Lowell via e-mail or by phone at (859) 323-4933, ext. 81390.Expand This Story Back to Top
Health Systems Transformation Conference
Appalachian Health Summit: Focus on Obesity
STEM Education Conference
Friday, April 29, 2011 – Student Center
The Second Annual STEM Education Conference at the University of Kentucky will focus on STEM research, teaching and learning and engagement with goals of generating new partnerships and collaboration across the STEM disciplines.Expand This Story Back to Top
Calendar of Events
Note: More dates can be found on the CHS Sharepoint CalendarBack to Top