Bear Essentials

Feb. 21, 2024

Healing Arts "Anti-Gun Violence: The Power of Love" Banner on display in the MSU from Feb. 22-March 4.

Healing Arts Ant-Gun Violence: The Power of Love

Visit the display in the MSU's Brass Rail Gallery from now until March 4. Special presentation Thursday at 4 p.m. in MSU 223.

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Changes are Coming to MyKU - Familiarize yourself with what will be changing with the New MyKU system.

KU Bears Grant Funding Deadline Feb. 26 - Program supports faculty/student research/investigative pairs. $2,500 for wages/$500 for presentation travel. Open to freshmen, sophomores and juniors.

MSU Campus Lost and Found - Use the link provided to check our inventory. Items can be picked up at the MSU Info Desk during normal hours.

Join PSECU Your Credit Union on Campus - As a KU student you are eligible to join PSECU. Right now you can also earn up to $300 when you meet promo requirements!

Register for Rape, Aggression and Defense (RAD) Training - Provided by Public Safety and Police Services. Free to female students, faculty and staff. Training will be at 6 p.m., on March 18,  Old Main 22A, March 19 and 21, Old Main Georgian Room. You must attend all three sessions to complete the RAD program. or call 610-683-4860 to sign up.

Last Call for Summer Employment Opportunity - The Conference Assistant (CA) is responsive to the needs of various conferences and camps brought to the KU campus through the Office of Conference & Events over the summer. Apply today.


Wed. Feb. 21

Ujima Conference Keynote Speaker Dr. Denise Pearson - PASSHE Vice Chancellor and Chief DEI officer. Noon, MSU 218. Full conference schedule.

Creating Your Personal Brand - 2 p.m. What does your brand say about you? Learn how to create a brand during your college years that will appeal to future employers. Old Main 138.

Women's Basketball vs. Millersville - 5:30 p.m. at Keystone Arena. (Live Video | Live Stats)

Men's Basketball vs. Millersville - 7:30 p.m. at Keystone Arena (Live Video | Live Stats)

Thu. Feb. 22

Using Social Media in Your Job Search Workshop - 11 a.m. Learn how to use LinkedIn and other social media sites to boost your career prospects. Via Zoom.

Maximizing Tutoring and Professor Office Hours - 11 a.m. Learn how to access helpful resources. Academic Forum 203.

Ujima Conference Guest Speaker - Retired Master Gunnery Sgt. Joseph H. Geeter III, speaks about the Montford Point Marines, the first African Americans to enlist in the Marine Corps during World War II. 11 a.m., MSU 218.

Open Hour with Provost - 3 p.m. in Bears' Den, MSU. Students are invited to drop by and chat with the Provost, Dr. Lorin Basden Arnold, during her open office hour.

Healing Arts Anti-Gun Violence Banner - A 21-foot banner created by students, faculty and staff at Cheyney University, in collaboration with Apologues, to advocate against violence and commemorate Philadelphia-area victims. Dr. Marietta Dantonio Madsen, who guided the project, will present about the project, 4-6 p.m., MSU 223.

Wanjiku "Wawa" Gatheru: Women's Center Speaker - 2 p.m. in MSU 218. Environmental Justice Warrior, Rhodes Scholar and founder of Black Girl Environmentalist. UJIMA Conference Closing Keynote Speaker.

Fri. Feb. 23

ACT Presents Rock of Ages - You wanna rock! So rock out with Rock of Ages, 7 p.m. at Schaeffer Auditorium. Live theater starring KU students. Timeless tunes and killer moves! KU Student tickets $8.

CSSA's Lunar New Year Celebration - We're over the moon to invite you to Lunar New Year in MSU 218 from 5-8 p.m. We have the 4 "F"s! Food, fun, festivities, for free!

Q is for Questioning at Boxwood House - 2 p.m. every other Friday. Join us for a guided discussion group led by our GA, Maddison, that will explore identity, gender, expression and more.

Reflections of Inspiration - Virtual Panel Discussion for Black History Month: "Reflections of Inspiration: Perspectives on Humanity, Love, and Liberation" Friday, February 23 from 12-1 p.m.

Sat. Feb. 24

Rock of Ages Matinee and Evening Shows - Rock out with ACT's musical. 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. at Schaeffer Auditorium. Tickets for KU students $8.

Mon. Feb. 26

Herbaceuticals: Medical Marijuana and Mushrooms - Truth, Myths and Science. 6:30-8 p.m., Academic Forum 200, presented by Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Health & Wellness Services.

Cafe Hour at Boxwood House - Come visit Boxwood and have a cup of coffee, tea, or hot chocolate with a side of conversation! Every Monday from 1-2 p.m.

Women's Center Book Club - 2 p.m. Chanel Miller's "Know My Name." Sign up through Engage or Instagram and receive a free book. Join us in the Women's Center at Boxwood House.

Tue. Feb. 27

Tau Sigma Information Session - Join us at 11 a.m. in MSU 218A to learn about the national honor society for Transfer Students: Tau Sigma.

Sexpert Bingo - Play bingo and win spicy prizes with Board-Certified Sexologist and AASECT Certified Sexuality Educator, Dr. Justine Shuey.

Internship & Job Search Strategies Workshop - 11 a.m. Discover the ways to find jobs and internships as well as learning the art of networking and tips to locate "hidden" jobs. Old Main 138.

Town Hall - APSCUF & Faculty of Color Caucus are hosting a town hall from 4-6 p.m. in MSU 183. Students are encouraged to attend and voice their concerns.

Great Grades Begin with Great Notes - 11 a.m. Learn successful note taking strategies. Academic Forum 203.

Wed. Feb. 28

Salary Negotiation - 11 a.m. Learn how to begin your careers smartly, how to benchmark your worth, and how to negotiate for an equitable salary! Via Zoom.

Creating Your Personal Brand - 2 p.m. What does your brand say about you? Learn how to create a brand during your college years that will appeal to future employers. Old Main 138.

Women's Reproductive Health Day - 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in MSU 223- Join us to learn about women's reproductive health and hear what our guest speakers have to say on the topic.

Women's Basketball vs. East Stroudsburg - 5:30 p.m. at Keystone Arena. (Live Video | Live Stats)

Men's Basketball vs. East Stroudsburg - 7:30 p.m. at Keystone Arena (Live Video | Live Stats)