A Healthy U kick-off and 2015 program
We are officially launching the A Healthy U program with a kick-off event, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., May 14, in the Murphy Courtyard. As Dr. Girod, executive vice chancellor, said in his May 5 newsletter, we hope to equip you with information, like the benefits of walking meetings and opportunities to make healthier choices. Read more and register for the kick-off event. Read more about the 2015 program.
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Accelerated payroll schedule: Due to the upcoming holidays, fiscal year end and budget load in the next two months, the university's payroll schedule has been accelerated for pay periods ending May 23, June 6 and June 20. Read more.
In the news
The NIH Common Fund has awarded a $408,000 grant to Peter Smith, Ph.D., senior associate dean for research, to support a program studying genetic disorders in children. The program was recently the subject of a front page story in the Lawrence Journal World. Read article.
The Schools of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions are holding commencement ceremonies on May 16, 2015. Read about three of the many exceptional students who will graduate this year from KU Medical Center.
May 14: A Healthy U kick-off event, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Murphy Courtyard. Enjoy yoga, Walk @ Work organized walks, healthy snack samples and informational booths. Register and read more.
May 15: Deadline to submit your photos for The Landon Center on Aging's "Images of Aging" photo contest designed to showcase the many faces of older adults. Read more.
Marcia Pomeroy, director, K-12 Initiative, Office of Cultural Enhancement and Diversity, and Saturday Science, Math and Technology Academy were inducted into the Mid-America Education Hall of Fame April 24. Read more.
Patricia Thomas, M.D., professor in pathology and laboratory medicine died May 6.
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