Students took advantage of a lunch-hour Pilates class, taught by Courtney Collado, to learn how to decompress. This class was part of Student Life's Wellness Program, designed to help students stay healthy and focused. Read more.
United Way finale events
This week, buy a lunch special from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the hospital cafeteria, and $1 from each purchase will go to United Way. Also mark your calendar for a Sweets & Treats event on Thursday, Oct. 31. Read more.
Preparing for emergencies
The secret to successfully managing any type of emergency is in the advanced planning and preparation. As part of our emergency preparedness efforts, the Emergency Management department has created a program that utilizes Building Advisory Committees. Read more.
Protecting your digital life
During National Computer Security Awareness Month, Information Security is providing educational lunch 'n learns. Learn how to manage your passwords, protect yourself on social media sites, protect your mobile device from hackers, and hear about the top 10 free security tools. Read more.
Stuff that might interest you
Hemenway walkthrough: With daylight savings time approaching, we want to remind all KU Medical Center and hospital employees that the walkthrough lobby to Hemenway is accessible via your ID badge. You are encouraged to use this walkthrough when going to and from the parking garage. If your badge does not activate the lobby doors, please contact Kevin Rowald.
KUMC in the news
Support Wichita effort to train more doctors - The Wichita Eagle published an editorial by Dr. Girod and Dr. Minns advocating increased state support for the KU School of Medicine-Wichita. Read more.
Oct. 31: Open enrollment last day to change insurance plans, add or drop dependents from coverage, add or drop dental or vision coverage, change tax status, or enroll or re-enroll in a flexible spending account.
BRAG IT UP
Wolfram Zueckert, Ph.D., associate professor in Microbiology, Molecular Genetics and Immunology, has been elected as the Faculty Council Chair-Elect; and Stewart Babbott, M.D., professor and division director in Internal Medicine, has been elected as the Faculty Council Vice Chair-Elect for the 2014-15 academic year. Read more.
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