Music, food, prizes and more! Ice Cream Social & Researchpalooza this Thursday

August 17, 2015  //  FOUND IN: Announcements,

All UMHS employees are invited to celebrate the Ice Cream Social and Researchpalooza on Thursday, Aug. 20.

This event will feature great perks and fun for all. You’ll have a chance to enjoy:

  • Time outdoors with friends and colleagues.
  • Karaoke and dancing. Don’t miss Les Misher’s final year as DJ. He has done the musical entertainment and and karaoke for the last 15 years and is retiring this year.
  • Popcorn and snacks.
  • Games and prizes.
  • Tons of free giveaways.
  • Department and vendor tables with info about their work.
  • A chance to network with teams and leaders from across UMHS.
  • Stop by the Laundry and Linen Services “Save our Scrubs!” table from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. for a chance to return scrubs you may have at home, in your locker, or office with no questions asked. You’ll be entered in a drawing to win a free iPod!

Ice Cream Social is offered over three shifts:

  • Midnight: 5 – 7 a.m., UH Hospital Cafeteria, Dining Rooms A&B
  • Day: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., UH Hospital Courtyard and Med School Circle Drive
  • Afternoon: 5 – 7 p.m., UH Hospital Courtyard

The fun doesn’t stop there! The Medical School Office of Research is hosting Researchpalooza in front of the Med School from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Come see more than 50 exhibitors from labs and offices across campus.

Get “word on the street” about the latest research collaboration and funding opportunities, and network in an informal atmosphere learning about new technologies and services available to biomedical researchers and staff.

Questions? Email Ann Curtis in the Office of Research at about Researchpalooza and JoAnn Grantham at for Ice Cream Social information.