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Calendar of Events

February 24 DRS Research Colloquium Presentations
CTW 405
12:00 p.m. - 12:50 p.m.
February 27 CPR/AED Training
The Commons
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
February 27 DDs & AC
Dean's Conference Room
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
February 27 CSD Division Faculty Meeting
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
February 27 PAS Program Meeting
CTW 216
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
February 27 Administrative Council
Dean's Conference Room
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
February 28 CPR/AED Training
The Commons
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
March 2 FDO: Blogs & YouTube
CTW 218
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
March 3   UK Spring Midterm
March 5   CSD Division Faculty Meeting
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.


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

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College Meetings Dates

The 2012 College Meetings for faculty and staff are scheduled for 12:00 – 1:30 as follows:

March - Cancelled

April 20 – CTW 216

May 18 – CTW 216

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Muscle Forum

Date March 1, 2012
Time 11 a.m. – Noon
Speaker Tim Butterfield, Ph.D., ATC
Topic You Sturdy Rat! (But, making your rat unsturdy through botox induced muscle dysfunction induces contralateral knee joint Osteoarthritis)
Location Physiology Conference Room, MS505
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Nutritional Sciences Seminar Series

Date February 29, 2012
Time 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Speaker Zhyong Zheng,
GCNS Research Assistant
Xiangan Li, Ph.D.
Univeristy of Kentucky
Topic Emerging roles of scavenger receptor B1 in adaptive immunity
Location CTW Room 411
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Dept. of Rehabilitation Sciences - Research Colloquium Presentation

Date February 24, 2012
Time Noon - 12:50 p.m.
Speaker Kristin V. Day, PhD, MPT, NCS
Topic From spinal cord injury to disorders of consciousness: exploring translational research opportunities
Location CTW 405
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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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Join the CHS Heart Walk Team

The American Heart Association's Heart Walk will take place at Commonwealth Stadium on Saturday, April 21 from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Join the CHS team, Hearts and Soles! If you have any questions contact Sharon Goins. To register, click here.

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Renew Your Parking Permit

University of Kentucky Parking & Transportation Services is now accepting employee and retiree parking permit renewal applications for permits that expire March 31, 2012. UK employees are encouraged to renew their permits at Employees may also apply for permit renewal via campus mail, by using printable forms found at or in person at Parking and Transportation Services, 721 Press Avenue (Parking Structure #6). Office hours for permit sales are 7:30 a.m. -6 p.m., Monday through Friday.

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PT Career Fair

The Division of Physical Therapy will host its annual student career fair on Friday, Feb. 24 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the first and second floors of CTW. If you have any questions please contact Leslie Simpson.

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Anne Olson Selected to Participate in Seminar

Anne Olson was selected to participate in an Ida Institute sponsored seminar in Copenhagen, Denmark, February 26- 29, 2012. The Ida Institute creates and shares innovative, actionable knowledge through professional collaboration to enable hearing care professionals to help hearing impaired persons address the psychological and social challenges of hearing loss. They are organized around the concept of collaborative learning and embrace a multidisciplinary approach to exploring the human dynamics associated with hearing loss. Click here for more information about this institute.

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Julia Flannery Nominated for Sarah Bennett Holmes Award

Julia Flannery has been nominated for the 2012 Sarah Bennett Holmes Award. Each year the UK Women's Forum uses the award to recognize an outstanding female faculty and staff member who have consistently promoted the well-being of other females at UK and throughout the Commonwealth.

If you would like to attend the Awards Luncheon (Thursday, Mar 8 at 11:30) in support of Julia and of the initiative, please send an email to that effect to Marie Poole. The CHS is purchasing a table, and we will pay for the first 8 people who respond. If you are among the first 8 people, we will notify you, ask you to complete the form found at the link below, you then submit it to Marie, and we will send all forms in as a group.  Please submit your name by Monday, February 27 so that we can submit all materials prior to the deadline.  

Please offer Julia your congratulations! We are proud of her and appreciate Michael Cooper for making the nomination in recognition of Julia's good work.

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Upcoming Faculty Development Opportunities

Blogs & YouTube with Lunch - March 2, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., CTW 218, Please click here to RSVP.

Peer Instruction - March 30, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m., CTW 403

Service Learning - April 9, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., CTW 218

If you missed the faculty development session on Living and Learning Communities, a video of the session is now posted on the ADAA website under Professional Development.

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Educational Enhancement Grants 2012


The call for Educational Enhancements awards for 2012-2013 is now open. The application can be accessed via the College website at by selecting “Education Enhancement Grants” and then “Information and Application”.

The committee asks that you please consider the following:

  1. All applications will be considered; however, the committee is especially interested in reviewing proposals that attract new revenue/additional students through distance learning, summer school or winter session.
  2. A Gantt chart is now required so faculty can provide a timeline for completion of project tasks and activities (template under ‘Information and Application’).
  3. In addition to the required written report, recipients will prepare a brief oral report for presentation at a College meeting. This report does not need to be submitted to the ADAA and is meant to showcase project objectives and results, and stimulate additional ideas.

 If you have any questions please contact Gilson Capilouto.


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University Announcements


Women in Business: Panel & Networking Reception

Date & Time Tuesday, Feb. 28
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Topic Want to start your own business but don't know how to begin? You're invited to this FREE event! Hear from successful women business owners on these topics and more: law, financing, advertising/marketing, human resources, hospitality/event planning.
Location Stuckert Career Center
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February is Black History Month

The University of Kentucky’s Diversity Education & Community Building component is proud to announce the 2012 Black History Month Collaborative.  This group of students, organizations, and academic partners has worked diligently to ensure a cohesive schedule of cultural events, lectures, and more will be offered during the month of February. The goal of the BHM Collaborative is to promote a community celebration that provokes thought through innovative educational opportunities that specifically pertain to history and culture of the African Diaspora. DE&CB aspires to provide a unified front for nationally recognized cultural awareness months, and an opportunity to cultivate new traditions and opportunities for appreciation of cultural and heritage awareness within our campus community.

Click here to see the full calendar of campus activities.

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