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Calendar of Events

May 27   Memorial Day
May 27   CSD Division Faculty Meeting
CTW 214B
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
May 27   PAS Program Meeting
CTW 216
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
June 3   CSD Division Faculty Meeting
CTW 214B
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
June 3   PAS Faculty Meeting
CTW 216
2:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
June 4   Last day of Summer I semester
June 5   AT MSL Journal Club Meeting
CTW 214B
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
June 5   CS Division Directors Meeting
CTW 205
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.


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

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Muscle Forum

Date June 6, 2013
Time 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Speaker Thomas Chaillou
Topic Time course of gene expression during mouse skeletal muscle hypertrophy
Location  MS505
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Don't forget to check for updates on The Staff Voice. Announcements made frequently.

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Linda Allen, staff person in the CHS Office of Student Affairs, has been named the 2013 Hero of the Year by the Red Cross Bluegrass Chapter. Linda was the nominee of UK HealthCare and her selection was announced at a dinner at the Griffin Gate Marriott on Thursday, May 16. She was among 10 nominees in the Bluegrass region and was selected for her extensive volunteer work with nursing homes for the mentally ill in Cynthiana. More information is soon to come. Click here to see a video. Please congratulate Linda!

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The Kentucky and Southern Indiana Stroke Association will honor Dr. Bob Marshall at its upcoming Extravaganza Tasting Event. The event will feature food and wine from Kentuckiana's premier restaurants and chefs. The purpose of the sampling event is to raise funds for stroke awareness and education. See a flier here.

Back to Top CHS 2013-2014 Educational Enhancement Grants Awarded

The purpose of the Educational Enhancement Grants is to “provide CHS faculty with resources to support the development and implementation of innovative and educational initiatives to improve student learning.” These Grants provide up to $3,000 to conduct the projects. At the conclusion of the project period, awardees provide a written report of project outcomes that will be posted on the Academic Affairs website. 

The awardees for 2013-2014 are as follows:

     John Williams.  “Undergraduate Course in Systems Thinking/Modeling to Improve Healthcare Delivery”

Tara Bennett.  “UKPAS Quality Improvement Masters Project”

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May 24, 2013 (Friday)
Speakers: Art Nitz, PT, PhD (Div. of Physical Therapy); Babak Bazgari, PhD (UK Center for Biomedical Engineering)
Time: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Room:  CTW 411
Subject: Discussion regarding research collaboration


Friday, June 21
Speaker: Charlotte Peterson, PhD, Associate Dean for Research
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: CTW 405

Please note: Beginning Fall Semester 2013, CHS Grantsmanship Presentations will be held on the third Friday of each month from 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

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The College is going live with the online time entry process effective immediately. Online time entry applies to all employees, excluding STEPS/Temporary Employment and Federal Work Study and is done through MyUK. To help with this transition there will be several trainings. Trainings are not mandatory but are highly recommended.
Employee Time Entry Sessions:
May 30 - 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m., CTW 127, the Commons

Manager Time Approval Sessions
May 29 - 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m., CTW 127, the Commons

Open Labs
May 24 - 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Technology Services
May 31 - 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Technology Services

If you have questions please contact Heidi Morrow.

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United Way 5k on the Runway

The United Way of the Bluegrass will host a 5k on the Runway on Saturday, June 15 on the runway at Blue Grass Airport. For more information visit See a flier here.

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Applications are now being accepted for the University of Kentucky Women’s Forum Employee Educational Assistance Award. The deadline for employee-students enrolled in the summer semesters is May 17 for Summer Session I and June 7 for Summer Session II. 

The awards entail a $250 reimbursement to eligible UK employees to assist with the cost of books and/or other materials, supplies and fees related to their UK coursework, complementing the existing tuition waiver program (Employee Education Program, EEP) for UK employees.

Apply here for the EEAA for summer sessions 2013.

Eligibility requirements include:

         Applicants must be regular full-time employees (0.75 FTE and greater)

         Applicants must have submitted an EEP form

         Applicants must be currently enrolled in UK classes, excluding independent study program courses

         Previously enrolled students are required to have a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or better. First-time college enrollees are encouraged to apply.

         Applicants are required to take all courses for a letter grade unless the course is offered only as pass/fail.

Employees taking classes through EEP at any educational institution aside from the University of Kentucky cannot be considered for this award.

The UK Women’s Forum Educational Assistance Award is a competition in which applications will be evaluated and ranked by committee members. The decisions of the selection committee

UK Women’s Forum Board are ineligible for awards.

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