Stuff that might interest you
Holiday shuttle bus schedule: On holidays, the KU Medical Center shuttle buses and the contract Apple buses are either not operational or run on a reduced schedule. The buses will not be operational or will be running on a reduced schedule the following remaining 2014 holidays. Read more.
Green Star Award presentation: In the Sept. 15 issue of KUMed Central, we shared that KU Medical Center won the Green Star Award through the annual Professional Grounds Management Awards Program, thanks to the hard work of our Landscape & Campus Beautification Department. As a way to celebrate the award and honor each member of the landscape team, a special presentation was held Wednesday, Nov. 12. Read more.
A new life path
Former Army soldier Tim Hornik, who was wounded in Iraq and lost his eyesight, is excelling as a therapeutic science doctoral student in KU's School of Health Professions. Read more.
Medicine in the First World War
A new KU Medical Center website chronicles the history and accomplishments of the KU doctors and nurses who staffed Base Hospital #28 in Limoges, France, during World War I. Read more.
Just for fun
Congratulations to Jeanne Schott, Sherry Bassett, Moya Peterson, Kristy Williamson, Sherry Kennedy, Jackie Atkins, Janie Meeker, Bryan Thomas and Kristie Hadenfeld, who answered last week's trivia question correctly with the 77th Evacuation Hospital unit. View last week's question.
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Nov. 17-21: International Education Week, activities will be held noon-1 p.m. Download informational flier.
Karen Miller, Ph.D., RN, senior vice chancellor for academic and student affairs and dean of the School of Nursing, was recognized with the Legacy Award at the 2014 March of Dimes Nurse of the Year event. Read more.
Honor Matt Reese, Ph.D., director of the Center for Child Health and Development, at a retirement reception, 1-3 p.m., Dec. 19, SON atrium. Read more.
The Kansas City Chiefs' fans broke the record for the loudest stadium in the world by reaching 142.2 decibels. Is it safe to be around noises in excess of 142 decibels? Read more.