Thursday, May 25, 2017
DID YOU KNOW
This week, six McConnell Scholars from the Class of 2017 will travel to Beijing, Xi’an and Beijing as part of their McConnell Scholarship experience. Throughout the course of 30 days (May 25-June 23), the group, Frank Bencomo-Suarez, Christian Bush, Robert Gassman, Kyle Hilbrecht, Phillip Lentsch and Macey Mayes, will take courses through the Kentucky Institute for International Studies.
FACULTY AND STAFF NOTABLES
Four Hite faculty members are among the award recipients of the Great Meadows Foundation Artist Professional Development Grant, including Mary Carothers, Ying Kit Chan, Scott Massey and Rachel Singel. In addition, Chris Reitz received a Great Meadows Foundation Curator Travel Grant.
Human Resources summer hours begin May 30
Beginning Tuesday, May 30, the Human Resources office hours will be 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Please stop by at 1980 Arthur Street or call 852-6258 with any questions.
Speed School Department of Bioengineering Spring 2017 newsletter available online
Speed School of Engineering’s Department of Bioengineering is pleased to release its second semester newsletter for SPR 2017 highlighting student success and graduation, faculty spotlights, the external advisory board, and some of the activities of the local student chapter of the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES). A portable document format (pdf) of that newsletter is available online.
Additional Information: Alex Isham, 852-1557
HSC buildings to add signs with ID reminders
Faculty, staff and students on the Health Sciences Center will see new signs beginning Friday, May 26, going up on the doors reminding them they are required to have their University ID badges to enter the buildings on the campus. People are reminded to not let people in who don’t have their badges, which means they may have to actually NOT hold the doors for visitors. Visitors should be met by their party at the door or outside to be admitted to the building. This includes all buildings on HSC except clinics, Abell, Kornhauser Library.
Additional Information: Mindy Christian, 852-7379
Open Walls faculty/staff art exhibit submission deadline approaching
June 12-29, opening reception June 14, noon to 2 p.m.
This week at the Gray Street Farmers Market
May 25, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., HSC, 400 Block of E. Gray Street, in front of the School of Public Health & Information Sciences
Dept. of Pharmacology and Toxicology William J. Waddell Seminar Series, MS Defense
May 25, 1:30-2:30 p.m., 124, CTR, HSC
Department of Biochemistry presents Bloch Lecture Series
May 25, noon, CTRB Room 101-102; May 26, 10 a.m., HSC-B, Room 102
Department of Biochemistry presents Bloch Lecture Series with special guest, Dr. Phillip A Sharp, Nobel Laureate, Institute Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His talk is titled, “40 Years from Split Genes to Convergence of Life Sciences with Engineering and Physical Sciences.” Sharp will also speak on Friday, May 26 at 10 a.m. in HSC-B, Room 102. That talk is titled “Super-enhancer-associated MicroRNAs and Phase Transitions.”
Additional Information: Email
Pediatric Grand Rounds
May 26, 8 a.m., Norton Hospital, 2nd Floor Auditorium
Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds
May 26, 6:45-7:45 a.m., Baxter I Research Building, lower level, auditorium
Neuroscience Grand Rounds: Update on pseudotumor cerebi
May 25, 8-9 a.m., Baxter Building Auditorium
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