Monthly Archives: May 2012

World No Tobacco Day today

According to the World Health Organization, tobacco kills nearly six million people each year, more than five million of whom are users or ex users. At least 600,000 of these deaths are due to exposure to second-hand smoke. Though tobacco … Continue reading

Posted in: Your Health & Wellness

Golf Injuries – Treatment and Prevention (June 5)

What are the most common injuries suffered by golfers? How do you recognize them? What are the available treatments, and what are some ways you can minimize their impact?Join us on June 5th from 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at … Continue reading

Posted in: Education, Events for Faculty, Staff and Students, Public Events, Your Health & Wellness

Diane Brown, R.N. Retirement Celebration today

Diane Brown R.N., clinical care coordinator at the Cancer Center, is retiring after 41 years of service. A reception in her honor will be held on Friday, June 1, from 2-4 p.m. in room B1-286 in the Cancer Center. Please … Continue reading

Posted in: Accolades & Milestones

Summer 2012 Human Resource Development courses in July and August

Consider coming to one of the Human Resource Development events this summer!Shawne Duperon: Manage Fear, Manage Life®What happens when you feel fear at work? Do you avoid conflict and plunge ahead anyway? Do you simply jump into worry mode and … Continue reading

Posted in: Events for Faculty, Staff and Students, Public Events

Nicholas Szerlip, M.D. presents Taubman Talks Lecture (June 6)

Nicholas Szerlip, M.D., assistant professor of neurosurgery at Wayne State will present the Taubman Talks Lecture on Wednesday, June 6 at 4 p.m. in the Danto Auditorium at the Cardiovascular Center (CVC). Szerlip’s seminar is titled, “Therapeutic implications of an … Continue reading

Posted in: Events for Faculty, Staff and Students

Sale on Sunglasses at Kellogg

The Kellogg Eye Center Optical Shops are offering a 50 percent discount on all prescription and non-prescription sunglasses frames, including designer brands like Calvin Klein, Gucci, Juicy and Kate Spade. Health System employees are eligible for 20 percent off prescription … Continue reading

Posted in: Benefits & Perks, Events for Faculty, Staff and Students, Public Events

Vision Research Seminar featuring Bruce Berkowitz, Ph.D. (June 7)

Come to the Vision Research Seminar on Thursday, June 7 from noon – 1 p.m., on the 6th Floor Conference Room KEC, Kellogg Eye Center.The Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Vision Research Seminar Series presents Bruce Berkowitz, Ph.D., professor, … Continue reading

Posted in: Basic Research

Flint vanpool seeks rider

This Flint area vanpool is looking for a rider.We depart at 6:45 a.m., make two stops in Fenton at the Silver Lake exit and M-59 and arrive in Ann Arbor, S. Industrial at 8 a.m. We leave again at 4:30 … Continue reading

Posted in: Clinical & Translational Research, Getting Around

Toledo vanpool opening

A Toledo vanpool that leaves the Wal-Mart parking lot at 6:45 a.m. and returns between 5:45 p.m. and 6 p.m., has an opening for an alternate driver/rider. Work hours should be 7:45/8 a.m. – 4:30/4:45 p.m. Current stops include Exit … Continue reading

Posted in: Getting Around

License for McAfee anti-virus software ends in June

The license for the university’s current anti-virus solution, McAfee VirusScan, expires June 2012 and will not be renewed. MCIT already deployed Microsoft’s Forefront Endpoint Protection to all Windows CoreImage machines last October. (The CoreImage is MCIT’s standard software configuration for … Continue reading

Posted in: Computing & Technology