General Announcements

May 13, 2021

Team UAMS Town Hall Slated for Noon, May 18

Ben Boulden

A Team UAMS Town Hall meeting will be held at noon, Tuesday, May 18 on Zoom. The Town Hall will explore the current growth at UAMS on its campuses and across the state through collaborations with other providers and communities.

Call for Chancellor’s Circle Grant Applications

Ben Boulden

Are you currently working on a project or initiative that requires seed money or additional funding for expansion? If so, consider applying for a 2021 Chancellor’s Circle Grant. All applications are due by June 15.

May 12, 2021

ADA Updates Under Way on Campus

Ben Boulden

UAMS is making American Disabilities Act (ADA) updates (new sidewalk, repair sidewalks, repair curb and gutter, installing railing) around the main campus during the months of May and June.

Institute for Digital Health & Innovation’s Telehealth Survey Available Now

Ben Boulden

UAMS Institute for Digital Health & Innovation would like to build a directory of telehealth programs at UAMS. If you are currently using any type of telehealth services in your department, please help us by completing this short survey.

Blackboard Ultra Base Navigation Maintenance Coming

Ben Boulden

This is a reminder that the new Ultra Base Navigation Experience for Blackboard starts Sunday, May 16. There may be a slight interruption of service between 8 a.m. to noon.

ADH Issues Quarantine Guidelines for Travelers from India

Ben Boulden

In response to the severe outbreak of COVID-19 in India and the risk of introducing SARS-CoV2 variants from travelers returning from India, the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) has issued a 14-day quarantine recommendation for anyone returning to Arkansas from India, including those who are fully vaccinated.

May 11, 2021

UAMS Employees Can Attend May 20-21 Arkansas Symphony Concert at No Cost

Ben Boulden

UAMS, staff, families and friends can get free tickets for both the stream and in person attendance for the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra’s 7:30 p.m. May 20-21 concert performance of “Beethoven: Symphony No. 7.”

Call Campus Operations Call Center to Report Issues with Pyxis Machines

Ben Boulden

You can now call the Campus Operations Call Center at 526-0000 to report issues with your Pyxis machines. We are standardizing the process to report Pyxis trouble issues throughout UAMS. Any UAMS employee will now be able to create a Pyxis trouble work order through our Campus Operations call center at 526-0000.

Hospital Gift Shop Closed until June 1

Ben Boulden

The UAMS Hospital Gift Shop will be closed from May 10 through May 14 for the installation of a new Point Of Sale system.

Arkansas Center for Health Disparities Speakers May 13 to Address “Lawsuit Against FDA Related to Menthol”

Ben Boulden

The Arkansas Center for Health Disparities Distinguished Speaker Series at 4 p.m. May 13 on Zoom will focus on  “Lawsuit Against FDA Related to Menthol.”

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