It's time for shutterbugs to highlight the beauty of Kansas by entering the 9th annual Rural Kansas Photography Contest. The contest is open to Kansas residents and employees. Read more. Pictured: 2013 finalist, Sunflowers and Swallowtails photographed by Tom Soetaert.
Stuff that might interest you
United Way lunch specials: To support the joint 2014 United Way campaign, The University of Kansas Hospital's cafeteria will be offering a lunch special Oct. 14-17. A dollar from each lunch special will go to United Way. Read more. This year's goal is $288,882 - the amount we could raise if every employee donated $1 per pay period.
Fighting obesity in rural areas
Christie Befort, Ph.D., associate professor in preventive medicine and public health, has been approved for a $10 million funding award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute to study the effectiveness of obesity treatment options in rural communities. Read more.
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Oct. 13, 15, 16, 18: Flu Stop clinics free to employees with required flu voucher. Read more.
BRAG IT UP
Won Choi, Ph.D., M.P.H., professor in preventive medicine and public health, was honored with the Samuel J. Crumbine Medal, the Kansas Public Health Association's highest award. Read more.
Do you know what kind of equipment is needed to conduct your job functions safely? Read why personal protective equipment is critical.
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