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Bear Essentials - February 14, 2018

Meningitis B Immunization Clinic. Stop before you swap. Swapping spit (saliva) increases your risk for meningitis/meningococcal diseas (food) (drinks) (kisses) (cigarettes) Sponsored by KU Clinical Services 

Protect yourself from Meningitis B - get immunized.  Tue. Feb. 20 10 a.m.-2 p.m. MSU, Thu. Feb. 22, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Keystone Lobby. Students must pre-register prior to clinic dates (walk-ins welcome, but pre-registration preferred). Required forms and full details available at the Health Center or online.  Full Wellness Week Schedule (PDF)

Bear Essentials for Feb. 14-21


The Washington Center Info Session - Want to intern in Washington D.C.? TWC's program places students in internships there. Wed. Feb. 14, 3-3:50 p.m., Stratton 116.

NHL 18' PS4 Tournament - We will be hosting an NHL 18' Video Game Tournament TONIGHT at 7pm in the SRC Lounge, sign up on

Alpha Beta Alpha Origami Flower Sale - Feb. 14, Valentine's Day, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in the MSU by the Cub. Come buy a beautiful origami flower for your sweetheart! $1-$2 per piece.

ACE Recruitment Party - Get involved! Join ACE at their Recruitment Party on Thu. Feb. 15 from 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in MSU 218.

Middle States Steering Committee Q&A - Thu. Feb. 15 in MSU157 from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. members of the Middle States Steering Committee will answer questions about the Middle States Self-Study, self-study process, evaluation team site visit, accreditation and Middle States.

Choosing a Major Info Session - Explore facts about majors & careers and how to narrow down options to make the best decision for your future. Thu. Feb. 15 11 a.m. Stratton 116.

Thinking About Grad School Info Session - Learn how to ask the important questions and choose the right program for you & your future career. Thu. Feb. 15, 11-11:50 a.m. MSU 250.

Study Abroad Info Session - Come to Boxwood House Feb 15 at 11 AM to learn about the study abroad process.

Soft Skills: What Employers Want Info Session - This workshop will show you how your campus job (or other job) can help you develop these skills. Thu. Feb. 15, 1-1:50 p.m. Stratton 116.

STD Screening at Health & Wellness Center - In Beck Hall, first floor on Thu. Feb. 15, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. No appointment necessary. KU ID required. All testing is free and confidential.

Birdland All-Stars w/drummer Tommy Igoe - Feb 15 at 7:30 p.m. - Jazz arrangements of David Bowie, The Police and more. Plus real-time visual art in Schaeffer Aud. KU students $10 w/ID.

Valentine's Swing Dance - ACE and KU Swing Dance present, Swing Dance Fri. Feb. 16, 6 - 9 p.m., MSU multipurpose room, Beginners lesson 6:30 - 7 p.m. FREE food, LIVE band.

Wellness Week: Heart Healthy Snacks - Feb. 19, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Kemp Building - Human Resources.

Wellness Week: Being Academically Fit - Feb. 19, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. MSU 223. Stress management for the mind and body.

Wellness Week: Barre3 Workout - Feb. 19, 12-1 p.m. Rec Center North Studio 204. Experience a trans-formative workout. Wear yoga-like attire.

Wellness Week: Disability thru the Eyes & Experience of Students - Mon Feb 19 1-2 p.m. MSU 223. Meet KU students living with physical & mental impairments. Learn about their disabilities, struggles & successes.

Women in Politics: Hillary Clinton - Feb 19 at 2 p.m. in the Women's Center, Old Main 126.

Writing Your Resume & Cover Letter Info Session - Learn how to write your resume & cover letter to market your skills & obtain that interview. Mon. Feb. 19, 2-2:50 p.m. Stratton 116.

Wellness Week: Making Heads or Tails of Service Animals On-campus - Mon. Feb. 19 6 p.m. MSU 223. Learn about the role of service animals on-campus & proper etiquette for interacting with service dogs & handlers.

Wellness Week: Meningitis B Clinic - Tue. Feb. 20, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., MSU 223. Students must pre-register and complete form in advance (walk-ins welcome, but pre-registration preferred). Find form online or at the Health Center. Cost billed to your insurance or by cash/check/credit card. Clinic will also be held Thu. Feb. 22 at Keystone Lobby.

Wellness Week: Breakthrough Migraine and Pain Relief - Treatment without medication. Tue. Feb. 20, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. MSU 218 A

TB Testing at Health Center-Beck Hall, First Floor - Tue. Feb. 20, 11 a.m. -12 p.m. Must return Thu. Feb. 22, 11 a.m. -12 p.m. for results. KU ID required. $10 Fee charged to your KU Account.

February "Veteran Lunch & Learn" Workshop Series - Tue., Feb. 20, -11 a.m.-12 p.m. MSU 250. Free lunch for all military affiliated students. "Character Does Matter" workshop from the Travis Manion Foundation.

Wellness Week: Food and Mood - MSU 218A.

Wellness Week: Pet Therapy - Take a break from studying and come and get some "canine therapy" on Tue. Feb. 20 from 11 a.m. to 12 noon in MSU 218.

Disney College Program Info Session - Learn about the program and how you may be able to earn academic credit for interning. Tue. Feb. 20, 11-11:50 a.m. Stratton 116.

Women's World - Tue. Feb 20, 5 p.m. @MCC Unity room. Meditation to improve academic performance with Karen Kihurani.

Wellness Week: Mindful Drumming & Movement - Wed., Feb. 21, 11 a.m., MSU 218 A. Learn stress reduction techniques through interactive workshop. No experience necessary, wear regular clothes.

Wellness Week: Helping a Friend De-stress - How to recognize  and what to do at KU. Wed. 21, 11 a.m. MSU 157.

Wellness Week: Decisions, Decisions...students are invlited to sample and compare healthy vs. unhealthy foods such as chicken fingers and grilled chicken, ice cream and frozen yogurt and more. MSU Multipurpose Room 218 Wed. Feb. 21 12-2 p.m. Sponsored by McFarland Student UnionDecisions Decisions - Sample several different foods and compare all of their caloric and nutritional value. FREE FOOD Wed. Feb 21 12-2 p.m. MSU MPR.

Salsa Dance Lesson - Wed. Feb. 21, from 5:30 p.m.-6 p.m. @ MCC unity room

Upcoming home sporting events

  • Wednesday, Feb. 14
    WBB vs. Millersville, 5:30 p.m. (Dean's List Honors) - Keystone Arena (Live stats / Video)
    MBB vs. Millersville, 7:30 p.m. (Golden Bear Honors) - Keystone Arena (Live stats / Video)
  • Friday, Feb. 16
    MTRACK vs. KU Last Chance Qualifier, 5:30 p.m. - O'Pake FieldHouse (Live Stats)
    WTRACK vs. KU Last Chance Qualifier, 5:30 p.m. - O'Pake FieldHouse (Live Stats)


I (heart) KU Kutztown UniversityI Heart KU Week - Continues through Fri. Feb. 16. Stop by the table in the McFarland Student Union every day this week from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. to show your love for donors, students, faculty/staff and parents. Enjoy this week to celebrate all that is great about KU!

Evening Class Makeup Schedule - Evening classes canceled due to weather conditions on Feb. 7 will be made-up Friday, Feb. 16.

Host your own radio show at KU  - #kuradio, located in MSU 188, meets Tuesdays at 11am in LC113B. Any major can join! Your music, your talk, your way. Training provided.

Model United Nations Meeting - Come to MUN's weekly meeting Mondays at 6 p.m. in MSU 312 . Travel and debate at conferences around the country, come by a meeting.

Mock Interview Mania - Feb. 26 - March 2 - LAST CHANCE TO SIGN-UP: Sign-up at to practice with a professional employer. Reserved for JRs and SRs. Space Limited!

Baltimore Aquarium Trip Ticket Sales - Get your tickets for the Aquarium. Trip is on: Sat. 3/24. Tickets go on sale: Tue. 2/27 at 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. in MSU 153. Tickets are $20.

3D madness: STEAMworks introduces Free-D printing - The library's open-access makerspace offers KU students a free first 3D print. Nothing compares to your 1st time, so come give it a try.

CASA - Center for Academic Success and Achievement

Success Tip Week 4

Don't wait to reach out for help

Stop by the CASA Office located in Rohrbach Library Room 26 or the CASA Success Center in Deatrick Hall for resources, workshops, or to meet with a coordinator.