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Date: Monday, December 12, 2016



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Updates on University's Winter Season Days, College of Medicine's Emergency Policy

The University of Cincinnati has designated December 27-30, 2016, as winter season days—time off in addition to the 10 approved university holidays. During the winter season days, most employees within the College of Medicine will not be required to report to work. However, each department/unit within the college should determine if staff coverage is required to support its mission.

Employees with questions about whether or not they are required to work should contact their immediate supervisor or EDBA. Employees who are required to work will receive comp time for the days worked. These days should be used by June 30, 2017, and cannot be paid out.

Also, as cold weather approaches and the chance for inclement weather increases, the UC president or a designated executive officer may announce through the UC email system and through local news media if the university’s offices and facilities are closed for part of or all of a workday. Information can also be found at uc.edu or by signing up for emergency text messaging.

Employees in the College of Medicine in the following categories are considered "essential employees” and are expected to report to work as scheduled during emergency closings:

• All College of Medicine faculty and clinically focused staff.
• Dually compensated staff.
• Employees with decanal appointments.
• Other staff identified by department/unit head.


Cincinnati GIVES
Cincinnati GIVES

Fundraising Challenge Supports UC Cancer Institute

The UC Cancer Institute is participating in the Cincinnati GIVES challenge—a unique fundraising opportunity in partnership with Cincinnati Magazine.

This online fundraising challenge serves to raise awareness and funds for selected philanthropic organizations in the community. The organization that raises the most funds will win an additional $15,000, with second place winning $6,000 and third place winning $3,000.

The challenge runs through Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016.

>> Donate to the UC Cancer Institute

>> Learn more about the challenge

Bearcat hoops

Special Prices for Feb. 4 Bearcats Basketball Game

UC Athletics is offering a special price for Academic Health Center and UC Health employees for the Feb. 4 men’s basketball game against the University of Connecticut Huskies. Game time TBD.

The cost of tickets is $12 in the Bearcats Lair or $20 for the upper corner chairbacks. Additionally, attendees will be entered to win a ticket upgrade to floor seats, a chance to participate in the on court Shoot for Loot contest or a Bearcats prize pack.

Visit www.gobearcats.com/tickets or call 513-556-0549 to purchase tickets and use the promo code UCHEALTH.


UPCOMING LECTURES AND SEMINARS

  • Molecular Genetics Weekly Seminar Series Dec. 13: Justin Fallon, PhD, Brown University, will present "A New Role for Receptor Tyrosine Kinases: MuSK as a BMP Co-Receptor” from noon to 1 p.m. in MSB 2351.
  • Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Grand Rounds Dec. 14: Joseph Breen, MD, will present from 7 to 8 a.m. in MSB E-251.
  • Medical Grand Rounds Dec. 14: Mouhamad Abdallah, MD, will present "Chronically Occluded Coronary Arteries: Clinical Significance and Therapeutic Options” at noon in MSB 5051.
  • Biomedical Informatics User Series Dec. 15: The BMI Services Team will discuss informatics tools and services for clinical research professionals at 10 a.m. in Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center Location S, Room S1.203.
  • Cancer Biology Work in Progress Seminar Dec. 15: Sasha Ruiz-Torres, PhD candidate, will present "The HGFL-Ron Signaling Enhances the BCSC Population in a Cell-Type Specific Manner,” and Chenying Li, visiting scholar, will present "The Epigenetic Modification Response to Homoharringtonie in Treating Acute Myeloid Leukemia” from noon to 1 p.m. in the Vontz Center for Molecular Studies, Rieveschl Auditorium.
  • Biomedical Informatics Hutton Lecture Series Dec. 16: Todd Lingren, PhD student, Division of Biomedical Informatics, Cincinnati Children’s, will present "Improving Intensive Care Medication Safety” at 11 a.m. in Cincinnati Children’s Location S, Room S7.125.
  • Save the Date: Heart, Lung and Vascular Institute Seminar Series Dec. 19: Carl Fichtenbaum, MD, professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, will present "HIV, Inflammation and Cardiovascular Disease” at noon in MSB 2351. Lunch will be served at 11:45 a.m. >>Webinar available

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