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Rick Johnson honored as Superior Supervisor

Congratulations to Rick Johnson, associate vice chancellor and chief of police, who has received the Superior Supervisor award. Rick is known for his ability to cultivate a positive work environment. Read more.

Additional IT help desk opens in Dykes Library

Customer Support now calls itself the Jayhawk Tech Clinic and offers 1:1 IT consults and better student support. Read more.

What's for lunch?

Click here for Bell Cafe, Cambridge Cafe and Parkway Cafe menus. Click here for the Courtyard Cafe menu.

Faculty and Staff

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Mark the dates

Sept. 4-5: Onsite blood drive, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Francisco Lounge in the Student Center. You can also donate in the Community Blood Center's mobile unit by the hospital's main entrance. To sign up, click here, "Find a Drive." and use code uofkansas. Contact Ryan Gove at 913-588-6681 with questions.

Sept. 5: The university will hold its next computer equipment drop off, 8:30-10:30 a.m. in Hixson Atrium. Make sure you bring the proper form. Read more.

Support great causes

Sept. 11: Miracle Jeans Day will benefit Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, which support KU Medical Center's pediatric department. By making a donation, you can "dress casual" on Sept. 11. Read more.

Sept. 20: KC Royals game and tailgate for faculty, alumni and students to benefit the JayDoc Free Clinic. All you can eat food and drinks at the tailgate are $15 and the game tickets are also $15. Read more.

Sept. 27: Register now for the Tour de BBQ - Kansas City's tastiest event on two wheels. Riders get to sample the best BBQ that KC has to offer along the ride, which begins and ends at Prairiefire at 135th and Nall in Overland Park. This year's Tour de BBQ will provide funds to support the Midwest Cancer Alliance Survivorship Transition Clinic. Click here to learn more and register.


Joseph Fontes, Ph.D., Kenneth McCarson, Ph.D., and Moya Peterson, Ph.D., received the Chancellor's Distinguished Teaching Award at the annual Teaching Summit in Lawrence on Aug 21. Read more.

On Aug. 15, Executive Dean Robert Simari, M.D., presented mentoring awards at the School of Medicine's faculty retreat to Lyle Baade, Ph.D., William Brooks, Ph.D., Lauren Aaronson, Ph.D., Andrew Godwin, Ph.D., John Bonino, M.D., and Paige Geiger, Ph.D. Read more.

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Last modified: Jul 21, 2014