Bear Essentials

Nov. 22, 2022

Hawkinsons holding cord that lit up the trees in the DMZ at Wellness Day

DMZ Tree Lighting

President Hawkinson, Mrs. Hayes-Hawkinson and Wynnie were on hand to light the trees on the DMZ at last week's Wellness Day events.

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This week's Bear Essentials is being sent one day early, since there are no classes Wednesday. We hope you enjoy your Thanksgiving break.

KU BEARS Grant Funding: Deadline Feb. 27 Program supports faculty/student research pairs. $2,500 for wages/$500 for presentation travel. Open to freshmen, sophomores, juniors.

Check your KU Alert Account Information – Please review your account information in the KU Alert system to make sure you are receiving emergency text and email alerts when sent by the university.

We are Hiring for Spring 2023 positions - The Women's Center and the LGBTQ+ Resource Center are hiring Undergrad Student Workers for the centers as well as a Graphic Artist. Apply on Handshake.

Winter Online - While you are home on Thanksgiving break, be sure to check out the classes available for KU's 100% Online winter session.


Tue Nov. 22

Women's Basketball - 5:30 p.m. vs. Chestnut Hill at Keystone Arena

Men's Basketball - The men's basketball game previously scheduled on this day has been moved to Feb. 13.

Wed. Nov. 23

Thanksgiving Break - There will be no classes held on this day and the university will be closed Thu. Nov. 24 through Sat. Nov. 26. 

Sun. Nov. 27

Rohrbach Library - Open 6 p.m. - midnight, regular hours resume Nov. 28.

Student Recreation Center - Regular hours resume at 1 p.m., Keystone Pool hours resume at 7 p.m.

Mon. Nov. 28

Casual Crochet - Learn how to crochet and make your own face scrubbies out of cotton yarn! The event will be held in MSU 223 from 5-8 p.m.

Mini Workshop Marathon - Workshops included are soft skills 3 p.m., designing Your Career Path 3:30 p.m., writing Your Resume and Cover Letter 4 p.m. via zoom.

Mini Workshop Marathon - Workshops from 6 - 7:30 p.m. Designing Your Career Path 6 p.m., Internship & Job Search 6:30 p.m., Soft Skills: What Employers Want 7 p.m. via zoom.

Free COVID Home Test Kits - Pick up free test kits at the health center.  Take 1, 2 or 3.

McFarland Student Union - Resumes normal hours.

Men's Basketball - 7 p.m. vs. Wilmington at Keystone Arena

Tue. Nov. 29

Choosing A Major - Explore myths and facts about majors and careers and how you can narrow down options to make the best decision for your future at 11 a.m. via Zoom!

Designing Your Career Path - Learn to access the latest career info & resources and discover the value of career exploration in making informed career decisions at 11 a.m. via zoom.

Career Development Center Mini Workshop Marathon - Workshops run from 3 - 4:30 p.m. Creating Your Personal Brand 3 p.m., Designing Yor Career Path 3:30 p.m., Writing Your Resume & Cover Letter 4 p.m. via Zoom.

Time Management Strategies - 11 a.m. in AF 203. School can become overwhelming. Learn how to make time for all of it.

Wed. Nov. 30

Open Hour with Provost 3 p.m. in Old Main concourse. Students are invited to drop by and chat with the Provost, Dr. Lorin Basden Arnold, during her open office hour.

Study Abroad Information TableCome visit us outside the Cub Cafe from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. to learn more about study abroad.

Career Development Mini Workshop Marathon - Workshops run from 3 - 4:30 p.m. Successful Interviewing 3 p.m., Internship & Job Search Strategy 3:30 p.m., Thinking About Grad School 4 p.m.