KU instructor Peter Detterline spoke to Ch. 69 last week about the
possibility of sending colonists to Mars. Here's the story:
Click on the image above for more information on the Mars rover still sending
dramatic images of the red planet.
THE DAILY BRIEF
July 11, 2012
Fidelity on Campus – The retirement counselor for Fidelity will be on campus
Friday, Jul. 13. Due to renovations to the Kemp Building, the meetings will need to
be held in Stratton Administration Building Room 203. Appointments can be
scheduled online at
www.fidelity.com/atwork/reservations or by calling 800-642-7131.
Jean E. Adam, benefits manager
Thanks to Professor Kevin McCloskey for sending over
information regarding an exhibit in Oaxaca, Mexico featuring works by KU faculty
and students. The story was picked-up by el Imparcial, an online news source
based in Mexico:
The original release:
Kutztown University joins the growing population of successful printmakers in
Oaxaca, Mexico with an exhibition featuring 28 different prints at Benito Juarez
University’s gallery in Oaxaca, Mexico during the month of July.
The theme of the exhibition is Self-Portraits: Real or Imagined. Five faculty
members will be exhibiting their artistic interpretations of this theme
alongside self-portraits by alumni and current students of the KU printmaking
Printmaking is an age-old art using a variety of methods including woodblock,
etching, serigraphy, and lithography. Oaxaca, Mexico is a powerhouse for this
art form with a great tradition of extremely successful printmakers coming out
of the city from Rufino Tamayo to Rodolfo Morales. Oaxaca’s best-known
printmaker is Francisco Toledo who’s Institute of Graphic Arts of Oaxaca, is the
largest public print collection in Latin America, and a magnet for printmakers.
Under the leadership of Professor Evan Summer, who has won international acclaim
for his etchings, Kutztown University is one of the few schools that has managed
to maintain a thriving traditional printmaking program in an increasingly
This exhibition is not the first artistic exchange between Kutztown and Oaxaca.
In 2007, KU's Rohrbach Library exhibited a portfolio of Oaxacan prints, which
are now part of the library’s permanent collection. Danita Moore, a 2011 KU
graduate in fine arts, did a summer-long printmaking residency in Oaxaca. Moore
is contributing a woodblock print done on rice paper to the current exhibition.
(The print to the right is by Ms. Moore.)
In October 2011, Mexican printmaker Cesar Chavez spent two weeks in residence as
a visiting artist in the KU printmaking studio. Chavez, who studied at Oaxaca’s
Benito Juarez University, made the arrangements for this exhibition to continue
the cultural exchange between the two universities, both well known for their
visual art programs.
Kutztown Dining Summer Hours of Operation
Monday, Jul. 2 - Saturday, Jul. 28
Open 7:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.; closed weekends
South Side Cafe
Monday - Friday
Breakfast: 7- 9 a.m.
Lunch: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Dinner: 4 - 5:30 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday
Brunch: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Dinner: 4 - 5:30 p.m.
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and other information that have previously appeared in the Daily Brief.)
The Undergraduate Office of Admissions is hosting campus tours until Saturday,
Aug. 11. Campus tours are offered Monday through Friday at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.
and Saturdays at 10:30 a.m. The morning tour includes a presentation by an
admissions counselor at 11 a.m. All tours begin at the Admissions Center and
visitors are encouraged to make a reservation for campus tours on our website:
Nicole Becker, assistant director,
The English Department would like to announce the birth of Michael Adam Buno on
Jul. 4, at 5:35 p.m. Congratulations to Andrea and Justin Buno. Michael joins
brother, Justin. Congratulations to the whole Buno family.
A very special "Monsoon Mike's Community Jukebox" airs on
Wednesday, July 11, 1-4 p.m. Much-beloved former KUR student talk radio
personality Greg Hafer is back from a year of teaching in China and will sit in
on Monsoon Mike's show to share his memorable experiences! Greg will be going
back to China in September for another year, so catch this memorable show while
Greg is still here!
The following camps/conferences will be on campus from 7/8 - 7/14:
7/7-28 AFBE International Basketball
7/8-13 Elite Tennis Academy II
7/8-11 Vivace Band Camp
7/8-11 KU Women’s Basketball
7/9-13 KU Art Education IV – V
7/11-14 US Youth Soccer
7/13-15 Elite Tennis Academy III
7/13-15 KU Men’s Basketball
Please make them feel welcome on our campus. If you have any questions, please
contact the Office of Conference Services at x3-1359. Thank you.
Laura Jones, Conference Services