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February 20, 2009
UNT HSC Logo Campus Connection Newletter Title. People. Plans. Progress. Jan Jowitt

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UNTHSC research takes center stage at RAD 2009

The Health Science Center will host its annual Research Appreciation Day (RAD) titled “The Art and Science of Biomedical Research and Health” on March 6 beginning at 8:30 am with research poster presentations and a vendor fair at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center, 1300 Gendy St.  Almost $10,000 will be awarded to top student researchers based on the judges’ opinions of approximately 200 projects.

Josephine P. Briggs, MD, director of the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine at the National Institutes of Health, will address the group at 12:15 pm at the Alcon Auditorium in the Center for BioHealth.

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Cowtown Marathon breaks record
With the big day still a week away, the Cowtown has broken its participation record. More than 14,000 people have signed up for one of the races. This year, the Health Science Center is the title sponsor of the event, and we want as many faculty, staff and students as possible to be involved. There are still opportunities to volunteer, attend the Health Fair or the Health and Fitness Expo, or run one of the races.

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Being energy smart can help cut operating costs
Facilities Management is leading the charge to reduce energy consumption on campus. Energy conservation has a direct impact on the Health Science Center’s operating budget and can help us prepare for the possibility of a reduction in the state budget as requested by Lt. Governor David Dewhurst two weeks ago. It also helps the environment. Everyone can help significantly reduce the Health Science Center’s utility costs by taking a few simple steps to save electricity.

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  MSGA Says Thanks

MSGA Breakfast

The UNT Health Science Center Medical Student Government Association (MSGA) treated Health Science Center faculty and staff to an appreciation breakfast on Thursday, Feb. 12.  The group served almost 300 employees and thanked them all for their hard work.  MSGA represents Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine students work with faculty and administration, as well as groups outside the Health Science Center including the American Osteopathic Association.
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  • Policy reminder: Code of Conduct

 

  • TCOM students meet cancer survivors
  • Dr. Ransom's latest column in the Business Press
  • TECH Fort Worth adds new client
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