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Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - Vol. 2014 #574


    Video of KU's Opening Day Celebration
    Features messages from representatives of SGB, University Senate, and the university bargaining units; an update on the KU presidential search; the presentation of the Wiesenberger Faculty Award; and a special video presentation, ď365 Days in 3 Minutes, 38 Seconds," which highlights the past year at KU; and a special message from Dr. Carlos Vargas-Aburto, KUís acting president.
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    Josh Leiboff, Assistant Director-Web Content, University Relations

    Move-In Day
    Thank you to all students, faculty, and staff who helped volunteer with Move-In Day, 2014. Without your help, the day would not have been a success.
    Jenni Rach, Assistant Director


    Special Walk-In Hours
    Thinking about changing your major? Unsure of your career path? Stop by Stratton 113, Wednesday August 27, until 4PM.
    Career Development Center

    Start off the year laughing with Esther Ku, Jeff Dye, and Tanisha Long from MTVís "Girl Code" and "Guy Code" on Wednesday, August 27, at 7PM in the Schaeffer Auditorium.
    Sarah Keenhold, GA for Office of Student Involvement, ACE

    KUsic Presents: Robb Pallett
    Come to the Bear's Den on Thursday, August 28, at 11AM to enjoy the music of talented singer and guitarist Robb Pallett.
    Sarah Keenhold, GA for Office of Student Involvement, KUsic

    Free Career Interest Test
    Take a career interest inventory and get your results in a short, 50-minute session on Thursday, Aug 28, at 11AM-11:50AM in Stratton 116.
    Career Development Center

    Special Walk-In Hours
    Thinking about changing your major? Unsure of your career path? Stop by the CDC at Stratton 113 on Thursday, August 28, 1PM-4PM or Friday, August 29, 9AM-11:30AM & 1PM-4PM.
    Career Development Center

    Registration Open for Mock Interview Mania
    Signup with the CDC, August 27 to Sept. 15, to practice with a professional employee. Limited space, reserved for Juniors and Seniors.
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    Career Development Center

    Friday Prayer Service
    The Muslim Student Association will hold its weekly prayer (Jumah) starting this Friday, August 29, at 1PM in the Multicultural Center, room 206.
    For further information please visit
    Abdoulaye Doukara, Graduate Assistant, International Admissions, Muslim Student Association

    Cookout Night
    Come enjoy food, music and hayrides on Friday, August 29, at 6PM in the PA German Heritage Center. Free event open to all students.
    Sarah Keenhold, GA for Office of Student Involvement, Bears at Nite

    Senior Kick-Off
    Receive info and support you need to find employment/grad-school success on Tuesday, Sept. 2, 11AM-11:50AM, MSU 218.
    Career Development Center


    Parking Enforcement
    Parking regulations will be fully enforced beginning Thursday, August 28, at 7AM. Questions may be directed to or 610-683-4860. Public Safety's office is located in Old Main.
    Public Safety and Police Services

    University Choral Ensembles
    If you are interested in joining a choral ensemble, please email Dr. Alviani ( Further information is posted outside OM 114.
    Fran Melchionne, Department Secretary, Music Department

    Make Music at KU
    The Department of Music welcomes students from all majors to participate in any of our numerous ensembles. Find out more on our website.
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    Jeremy Justeson, Chair, Department of Music