Congratulations to James Hawthorne, assistant director in facilities management, who has received the Employee of the Quarter award. Ask any colleague and he or she will tell you that James is a dedicated, positive employee with a strong commitment to customer service. Read more.
Stuff that might interest you
Murphy Courtyard renovations: To prepare for construction, Murphy Courtyard will be permanently closed effective Aug. 1. If you have renovation ideas for the courtyard, you are encouraged to share them. You may also view photos from the groundbreaking ceremony that was held July 14. Read more.
Survey for researchers: Information Resources (IR) is identifying opportunities to better support our research community. If you are involved in research, you are invited to take a survey that asks questions about research storage and equipment needs, research support and maintenance cycles and other opportunities that IR could more fully support research. Take the survey. Contact Melissa Nickel, project manager, at 913-588-4909 with questions.
Who am I? This early KU School of Medicine faculty member was ranked among the most accomplished surgical pathologists of his time and amassed more than 150,000 specimen slides during his career. He carried clinical specimens in a bucket on the train from Halstead to Kansas City on a regular basis. Email your answer.
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July 25: The watch battery man will replace watch and hearing aid batteries, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Wyandotte Room. Sponsored by the KU Auxiliary. Download flier.
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The University of Kansas Hospital is nationally ranked on all 12 adult medical and surgical specialty lists of the U.S. News & World Report "Best Hospitals" 2014-15. The hospital also ranked as the best hospital in Kansas City and in Kansas. Read more.
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