KU Medical Center Alumni Association Alumni Newsletter Fall 2012

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School of Health Professions

KU's department of occupational therapy education teaches children with autism how to swim through an Autism Speaks grant. View the video.

School of Medicine
Shane Stecklein, Ph.D., an M.D./Ph.D. student in the KU School of Medicine, has discovered a potential method for knocking down a class of cancer-associated genes. This finding may lead to better treatments for breast and ovarian cancers. Read more.


School of Medicine-Salina
Enrollment in Salina has doubled! The second class of eight medical students is now on campus. Read more.


School of Medicine-Wichita
More than 70 high school students experienced what it's like to be a physician during the 11th annual “Doc for a Day” on the Wichita campus. View photos here.
School of Nursing
Nurses across Kansas and the Kansas City metro now have the opportunity to advance their careers from home, thanks to an innovative agreement between the KU School of Nursing and 18 regional community colleges. Read more about  KU's online RN-to-BSN program.
Thank you for attending
Alumni Reunion Weekend

  

   

   
Thanks to everyone who joined us for Alumni Reunion Weekend! We enjoyed having you visit campus with your family and friends. We owe a huge thank you to all of our volunteers and our class coordinators who helped us make this event a success.

Photos from Alumni Reunion Weekend are on the KUMC Alumni Association Facebook page. You can click “like” to follow our page and receive updates. To view photos without joining Facebook, click here

We hope you enjoyed reuniting with old classmates and seeing the changes on campus. Make sure to join us for next year’s Alumni Reunion Weekend on October 4-5, 2013.

 


  
New sculpture at the CRC in Fairway


The Kindness Sculpture was donated by Rita & Irwin Blitt in honor of Floriene and George Lieberman. It was installed in front of the Clinical Research Center. Click here to see more photos from the installation.




Alumni Award Nominations

Nominate a colleague, classmate or health care professional! The KU Medical Center Alumni Association is currently seeking nominations for the 2013 Alumni Awards. Click here for more information and nomination form.


 
Jayhawks for Higher Education

The Kansas legislative session will soon be underway, and what happens during this session is bound to have a major impact on KU Medical Center. To stay informed about what is going on in Topeka, sign up with Jayhawks for Higher Education. JHE communicates the needs of KU, the Medical Center and higher education to the Kansas Legislature on an regular basis. When you register, JHE will send e-mail updates, informing you about important KU legislative developments during the session. You can sign up here.
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