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Week of June 21, 2010

In Brief

DPS Oversight Committee election

Staff eligible to vote for the nonunion seat on the Department of Public Safety Oversight Committee can do so until 4 p.m. June 25. The six-member DPS committee is comprised of two student members, two faculty (one senate, one non-senate), and two staff (one union, one non-union). All serve two-years. The committee considers grievances against any police officer or the DPS. Appointment of the newly elected member is in July. Vote at hr.umich.edu/dps/staffballot.php. For more information go to hr.umich.edu/dps or call 734-763-2387.

Property Disposition closure scheduled

Property Disposition will be closed July 5 through July 9. Regular business hours will resume July 12. For more information go to propertydisposition.umich.edu.

MHealthy Chef Demo available online

MHealthy GOOD CHOICE’s “Get Real with Cooking: Lower Calorie Meal Makeovers” chef demonstration now is available on video from the MHealthy website. Watch as MHealthy’s culinary team, Kathy Goldberg and Lizzie Burt, teach step-by-step how to make healthy, satisfying and delicious lower-calorie meals. Recipes of all three of last spring’s chef demos also are available online. See the video and get recipes at umich.edu/mhealthy/programs/nutrition/goodchoice/demos.html.

 

STAFF SPOTLIGHT

Betty Roon, registered nurse, University Hospital, on connecting with terminally ill patients and their families: “Just sitting with them and being an advocate for them — it’s just an honor.”

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