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Nov. 22, 2023

Congratulations to the KU Field Hockey team, the 2023 NCAA Division II Champions!

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Thanksgiving Recess (No Classes) Wed. Nov. 22 – Sun. Nov. 26 – University offices will be closed on Nov. 23 and 24.

Cold Weather Reminder - In order to conserve energy and prevent pipes from freezing and bursting, please keep all exterior windows and doors closed.

Drop-In Tutoring Labs Available Until Dec. 6 - Labs available in Business, Criminal Justice, Computer Science, Math, Political Science, Philosophy and STEM. No appointment necessary.


Sat. Nov. 25

Football NCAA Playoffs - at Charleston (W.Va.),  1 p.m. Follow along at

Mon. Nov. 27

Writing Your Resume & Cover Letter Workshop - 3 p.m. Learn the basics on how to write your resume and cover letter to best market your skills and obtain that interview! Via Zoom.

Tue. Nov. 28

Designing Your Career Path Workshop - 11 a.m. Learn to access the latest career info & resources and discover the value of career exploration in making informed career decisions. Academic Forum 101.

Student Success Workshop - Staying Motivated and Disciplined: Time Management Strategies: Academic Forum 203 at 11 a.m. Learn successful time management techniques.

Career Development Mini-Workshop Marathon - 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Soft Skills 6pm; Successful Interviewing 6:30pm; Writing Your Resume & Cover Letter 7 p.m. Via Zoom.

Wed. Nov. 29

Women's Center Day of Gratitude at Boxwood House - Activities from 1 to 4 p.m. - This is a day to spread appreciation and kindness for people & things around us and expressing gratitude towards others.

Soft Skills: What Employers Want Workshop - 1 p.m. Employers want you to have soft skills. What are soft skills you ask? Communication, professionalism, critical thinking and many more. Via Zoom.