August 15, 2008
  News Briefs


UNTHSC and Cook Children’s team up to raise cancer awareness
The UNT Health Science Center’s Institute for Cancer Research is teaming up with Cook Children’s Health Care System to raise awareness of neuroblastoma – a rare form of cancer that affects hundreds of children each year.  Along with the Children’s Neuroblastoma Cancer Foundation, the partnership is co-sponsoring the exhibit Life – Through the Eyes of a Child Living with Neuroblastoma, which features portraits of children living with the disease. The exhibit opens with an event at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center on Sept. 5, from 6 to 8:30 pm and runs for three months.

SPH Orientation next week
Next week, approximately 70 new School of Public Health (SPH) students will be on campus for orientation Aug. 20-21, including the first students in the SPH’s new Master of Health Administration program.  During orientation, students will meet their faculty, register for classes and get to know the campus. They join the 224 new DO and PA, and 131 GSBS first-year students already on campus.

Purchase new parking permits next week
Faculty and staff can purchase parking permits for September 2008 to August 2009 starting Aug. 18. Permits will be for sale in the Parking Office in the General Services Building during regular business hours, or on Thursday, Aug. 21, from 9 to 11 am on the third-floor crossover between EAD and RES.

For more information, visit the HSC Police Web site or contact the Parking Office at ext. 2211. UNTHSC logo

 

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