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Image 13 of Kentucky Alumni, vol. 79, no. 3, Fall 2008

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» HK B e at l'lOSpItal AIDOHQ NHTIOHIS Best; COHSTTUCTIOH PTOQ TGSSGS Rankings released by US. News and VWVM Repwt place the completing infrastructure work since officials broke ground on UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital among the nation’s top hospi- the 1.2-million-square-foot facility in May 2007. tals. UK Chandler Hospital was recognized in the areas ofgy- “The installation of the cranes is a milestone and you will necology (42) and ear, nose and throat (44). begin to see the shell ofthis hospital start to take shape,” says In addition, two construction cranes were installed this sum- Bob Wiseman, UK vice president of facility management. mer at the site ofthe new hospital. Crews have spent a year The cranes are expected to be in place until May 2010. Curris Named Alumni Trustee Reunion For University High School ]o Hern Curris, ofChevy Chase, University High School (UHS) was a model school operated Md., will represent UK alumni on the by the University of Kentucky from 1928 until its closure in the UK Board ofTrustees. She is the di- late 1960s. It was located in what is now known as the Taylor rector of Spouse Programs for the -. Education Building on the UK campus. A reunion is scheduled American Association of State Col- for Oct. 25 for all classes and will include a tour ofthe Taylor leges and Universities in Washington, tj V t Building and a gala event at the Lexington Country Club. D.C. Curris’ name was chosen by Y_ .' _ Ifyou attended UHS and would like to meet up with your Gov. Steve Beshear from a list of `Q former classmates to reminisce, contact Helen Horlacher Evans nominees prepared by a vote ofUK l at 859-254-1028 or hevans2@gmail.com Alumni Association members. L 4 UK College of Pharmacy alumnus and Louisville eye surgeon, Dr. E. N _% Britt Brockman, also begins a six-year ng S . term on the UK Board ofTrustees. TT ~—- wr T _ ~·"'\ ~ , c ,7,. ` Electronic Transcript ae - 3£"»*"·> M W N are » l > { ‘ e- ei Exchange Comes To UK e·,. _ ll el __ L; Some students transferring to UK will no longer have to send _ T (ag n t' ll V rj 4 Si their transcripts through the mail, thanks to a new transcript serv- "_,,,. .p v,_ ii" gg . _ ‘ '°@ ice recently adopted by the Office ofthe Registrar. UK has been i {yr; T ll; ` a— li,. · »,,_ Q ’{, Q Ji __ ‘- participating in a statewide pilot under an agreement with the Na- _ ` *·· `__. . T "" T tional Student Clearinghouse that allows a quick, paperless ex- T — 7 4 A T ·§ h n f transcri ts between universities. ——T%’ S “— ——` "T" ~,me.;r·e·r l; § C 21 gC O P § “By l1SlI'1g tl'lC C·tt21I'1SCIlPt PIOCCSS, UK, Bll1CgI€1SS COIHIHuHlty E and Technical College, and other participating Kentucky Com- munity and Technical Colleges across the state will beneHt,” said DOH Witt, 21SSlSt€lI'1t provost {OI CI'1IOllH1CHt H121I'121gCH1CHt. UK Bookstore Getting Facelift, Expansion When Follett Higher Education Group was awarded the contract ”_ to operate the UK Bookstore, the agreement included an extensive rr,er E Z 2; ; ‘ L K renovation of the existing facility. Work has pro gressed this summer E T ”‘ -. rr ’ ~ and when completed in lilovember, the facility vlvill have a new i e · _r__. inviting entrance on Euclid Avenue. ? W -. K Approximately 7,000 additional square feet of floor space will be _ ll? .r`, i *7i~ _._ Lg , _ A ~. ,7 added to the Euclid Avenue side ofthe store, expanding the UK (V; * I lg`-? Bookstore to approximately 23,000 square feet. The store’s new » . i t k floor design will provide more efllcient access during fall and spring W —. V - ` I T T ` textbook sales. There will be more space for UK-trademark clothing QP f f l __A__ P - T V ‘ as well as bestselling books and magazines. [ *€%??;;TTij;§';4 ` . 3;; »—, r.e_ l E www.uka|umni.net °l°l ((