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Feb. 23, 2022

Professor Ilyasah Shabazz is the keynote speaker for the Ujima Conference.

Professor Shabazz is the daughter of Malcolm X, an award-winning author, producer and educator. Her keynote address will be held at 6:30 p.m. in MSU 218 on Thu. Feb. 24.

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VIDEO: Bilal Salaam '06 - The KU Foundation is recognizing Agents of Change - members of the KU Community who are trailblazers and catalysts for social equity and justice. In this video, Bilal Salaam '06, KU's diversity and inclusion officer for Intercollegiate Athletics & Recreational Services, shares his story.

Win $50 for 20-Minute Survey - Take the Campus Climate Survey Today! Check your email from Monday from: 30 students will win $50 gift card to the Campus Store.

Local Research Presentation Opportunities - Are you preparing research this semester? Have a look at this at-a-glance format for local research opportunities, including event dates, deadlines and links.

Comedian JR De Guzman Discounted Tickets Available - Students are able to purchase discounted tickets for comedian JR De Guzman on March 9 at 7 p.m. at Reading Area Community College’s, Miller Center for the Arts.

Sign-ups Open for Mock Interview Mania - Sign-up NOW for March 7-10 mock interviews. Practice with a professional employer. Reserved for JRs and SRs. Space limited.

Free Professional Headshots for Students - KU students, get a FREE professional headshot at this semester's Internship and Job fairs Come professionally dressed. March 30, 12-2 p.m., March 31 11 a.m.-1 p.m. MSU.

23rd Annual Berks County Undergraduate Research & Creativity Conference - Deadline for students to submit their abstract is April 1 for the April 23 event.

Would You Like to Sing at Carnegie Hall in New York City? - June 28-30. Kevin Hibbard, music director of Collegium Vocale, conductor. Non-KU music event. You are responsible for transportation/housing/meals/learning music. No fee. by Feb. 28, include full name, height, vocal part.


Wed. Feb. 23

Black History Month with Traciana Graves - Join OSI and KUAB at 7 p.m. for our keynote speaker and workshop with Traciana Graves to celebrate Black History Month.

Love Your Body Day at the Kindness Karnival - 12 to 4 p.m. in MSU 218 "Be kind to everyBODY" Hosted by Friends of Rachel and the Women's Center for an afternoon of kindness, respecting, and loving your body.

Creating Your Personal Brand - 2 p.m. Receive info to successfully find employment Walk away with the knowledge, resources and enthusiasm to finish strong at KU! Stratton 116

Black History Month Master Class - The History You Weren’t Taught in School - Free Master Class for February.

ALLIES Clothing Swap - Join Allies in a Clothing Swap at Love Your Body Day at the Kindness Karnival from 12-4 p.m. in MSU 223. Take what you want, bring what you don’t.

Open Hour with Provost – 2 p.m. in MSU Starbucks. Students are invited to drop by and chat with the Provost, Dr. Lorin Basden Arnold, during her open office hour.

Ujima Conference Schedule - Continues through Thursday.

The ACE (Asexuality) Umbrella is Bigger Than You Know - 12-4 p.m. at MSU 218. Learn more at the LGBTQ+ Resource Center's table at Love Your Body Day at the Kindness Karnival!

Dominate Search Strategies to Grow Your Business - 12 p.m. This webinar will help attendees understand what SEO is and how search engines pick up information on their business and work with guest speakers.

Women’s Basketball vs. Bloomsburg - 5:30 p.m., Keystone Arena (Live Stats | Live Video)

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

Thu. Feb. 24

Women's Center Speaker Series: Ilyasah Shabazz - 6:30 p.m. UJIMA Keynote in MSU 218.  Ms. Ilyasah Shabazz is the daughter of Malcolm X, and is an award-winning author, producer and educator.

KU Collegiate Recovery Meeting - Meeting with recovery advocates. Open to campus, sober curious, substance-free lifestyles, Wellness Center (Beck), Thursdays, 7-8 p.m.

Mindfulness with Aliyah - Take time to slow down and add mindfulness to your daily routines, Rec Center, South Studio 3:30-4:30 p.m.

How to Work a Career Fair - 11 a.m. Find out how to work a job fair: what to do before you arrive, how to work your way around the room and preparing your 30 second commercial! Via zoom.

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

How Implicit Bias Affects the Workplace - 1 p.m. In this session we will examine and define “implicit bias” and look at examples from the workplace that negatively impact your team and your customer.

Mon. Feb. 28

NEW Monday Drop-In Hours in the Wellness Room - Mondays, 12 -4 p.m., Drop-in, Wellness Room (Beck Hall) is designed for students for relaxation and creativeness - activities, meeting others and refreshments. .

Tue. March 1

Internship & Job Search Strategies - 11 a.m. Discover the ways to find jobs and internships as well as learning the art of networking & tips to locate "hidden jobs! Stratton 116.

Wed. March 2

Jane Ammon Ed.D. Dissertation Defense - 10 a.m. via Zoom. Visit our dissertation webpage for more information.

Ash Wednesday Service - Lent Begins with Ash Wednesday Service, 9 PM, St. Christopher Catholic Newman Center.

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! Stratton 116.

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.

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