A Healthy U: In 2012, Eddie Carrillo, a police corporal with the University of Kansas Police Department, and his wife made the decision to start eating better and feeding their children healthier meals. A few months later, Eddie also started running in support of a friend training for a 10K. What started out as a favor turned into a passion. The combination of healthier eating and running resulted in weight loss and increased energy! Read more.
Reminder on how Alertus works
A few employees questioned why Alertus did not activate during the tornado warning issued July 6. The tornado warning was issued by the National Weather Service for Johnson County. Our Kansas City campus locations use the AccuWeather Skyguard service, which specifically looks at our campus areas for tornadic conditions. If and when AccuWeather issues a warning, we will notify the campus to take shelter. Read more.
Welcome to our new employees
KU Medical Center welcomed its newest hires July 6. Meet our new additions.
Stuff that might interest you
Dykes Library offers free interlibrary loans: The A.R. Dykes Library of the Health Sciences is waiving the costs of interlibrary loan fees for all faculty, staff and students of KU Medical Center and The University of Kansas Hospital as of July 1, 2015. Read more.
Lync is now Skype for Business: Microsoft Skype for Business (previously called Lync) is a powerful way to instantly communicate with colleagues, students and other federated partners. With the click of a button, you can open a text chat, make a video call or participate in an online meeting. While the name and look have changed, the features and functionality remain the same with some updates. Read more.
In the news: Joe Tash, Ph.D., professor of molecular and integrative physiology, was featured in an article on reproduction in space. Read more.
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July 14: School of Nursing dean candidate town hall, noon-1 p.m., SON Auditorium. Note: The next SON dean candidate town hall will be July 28.
BRAG IT UP!
Garold Minns, M.D., dean of the School of Medicine-Wichita, was named a 2015 Health Care Hero. Read more.