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Feb. 5, 2020

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Dance Theatre of Harlem

Student tickets for tonight's KU Presents! performance are $10.

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Request a Tutor - Tutoring Request Forms are now available on your MyKU account under Academic Services. Email with any questions.

KU Inspires Conference The KU Inspires Celebration of Research and Creativity at KU will take place on April 14, 2020, from 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Submit your research proposal by Feb. 15 to participate!

JCPenney Suit Up Shuttle - if you are attending this event Sunday, please sign up for shuttle service by today (Feb. 5). Call 610-683-4067. No need to register if you plan on attending but don't need the shuttle.

Washington Center’s Two-Week National Convention Seminars - KU is sponsoring two students to participate in the Democratic and Republican National Conventions. There are available assignments under Media and Communications, Security, Political Parties, State Delegations, Interest Groups, and Host Committee. Apply at the Career Development Center by Mon. Feb. 10. Email with questions.


Wed. Feb. 5 

Clay Club Open Studio Night: Ice Cream Bowls - 6:308:30 p.m. Sharadin 108. All students are invited to learn how to make ice cream bowls. Contact if interested.

Dance Theatre of Harlem - 7:30 p.m. Schaeffer Auditorium. Experience the art of dance through treasured classics and contemporary works performed by this groundbreaking company. $10 admission for KU students. 

Writing Your Resume & Cover Letter - 1 p.m. AF 200. Learn the basics of writing a resume and cover letter to best market your skills and obtain that interview! 

Big Brother Big Sister Training Event - 4:30–5 p.m. MSU 312. This training is mandatory for those interested in working for the Big Brother Big Sister program.

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

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

Thu. Feb. 6

STD Screening - 9 a.m.–2:30 p.m. Health Center. All testing is free and confidential. No appointment is necessary. KU ID required. 

Black Lives Matter Week of Action - 10 a.m.–3 p.m. DeFran 100. Chris Ayala will provide activist training, going over the fundamentals of organizing with an emphasis on community and social justice issues. Learn how to build and recruit activists and build action campaigns. Pizza and soda will be provided for lunch. Sign up using the title link.

Faculty First Thursday Presentation - 11 a.m. Schaeffer 13G. Professor DeCoster from the Communication Design Department will be showing recent digital art in screen, print, and projection formats with examples.

FDI Study Abroad - 11 a.m.–12 p.m. DeFran 24. There are still spots available for the study abroad program in England and Scotland. Attend this info session to learn more!

Senior Kick-Off - 11 a.m. MSU 218. Receive the information and support you need to find success in employment and grad school planning! 

Get a Federal Government Job - 3 p.m. Stratton 116. Learn how to create a federal resume. This is THE resource for finding federal government jobs.

Fri. Feb. 7

U.S. Census Bureau - 10 a.m.–2 p.m. U.S. Census Bureau will be in the MSU seeking potential employees.

Sun. Feb. 9

CASA Student Success Workshops - 4 p.m. CASA in Deatrick Hall. Developing a Success Strategy & Goal Setting.

Quick Question Walk-in Hours - 6–9 p.m. Deatrick Hall 143. Stop by to have your resume and/or cover letter reviewed. No appointment is necessary. 

JCPenney at the Lehigh Valley Mall Suit Up Event - 6:30–9:30 p.m. Get up to 60% off professional clothing.

Mon. Feb. 10

LGBTQ&A Panel Discussion - 6 p.m. Learn and ask questions about the LGBTQ+ community in a safe and welcoming environment.

Choosing a Major - 2 p.m. AF 200. Explore myths and facts about majors and careers while learning how to narrow down your options and make the best decision. 

Fun with Fundraising - 4 p.m. MSU 116. Looking to raise money but unsure of where to start? Have lots of ideas but want more information? Stop by this informational presentation to learn more!

Tue. Feb. 11

TB Testing - 11 a.m.–12 p.m. Health Center. Must return Thur. Feb. 13, 11 a.m.–12 p.m. for results. KU ID required. $10 fee charged to your KU Account.

CASA Student Success Workshops - 11 a.m. AF 200. Note Taking & Reading Strategies.

Campus Recovery - 8 p.m. MSU 323. An AA meeting is held every Tuesday night for KU students. Closed during college breaks.

Valentine's Scrunchie Sale - 10 a.m.–1 p.m. MSU. Need a last-minute gift for your Valentine? Stop by PDP's table to grab a gift bag complete with a scrunchie, card, and candy!

Successful Interviewing - 11 a.m. AF 101. Jobs are won in interviews. Find out what to do before, during, and after your interview. 

GoinGlobal - 11 a.m. Stratton 116. Learn about this internship and job search tool with over 16 million listings from the U.S. and around the world. 

Wed. Feb. 12

Creating Your Personal Brand - 1 p.m. AF 200. What does your brand say about you? Learn how to brand yourself professionally during your college years.

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