Bear Essentials

Sept. 16, 2020

graphical logo: with hashtag "BeAntiRacist" behind hands passing "How to Be Antiracist" book

Social Justice Book Club

You are invited to read How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi and attend a book club starting Oct. 1 via Zoom. Join us to “be the change you wish to see in the world.” Gandhi (See full details below.)

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Social Justice Book Club - As part of KU's Action Items Related to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, join the How to Be an Antiracist book club, which will meet Thursdays at 11 a.m. via zoom starting Oct. 1. Email Lisa or Deb to register.  The first 20 to signup will receive a free book.

Get a Room Program & Bear Tracks Workshops - Complete the workshops to gain some resources and skills and get some prizes.

Student Success Center - Having difficulties attending class, done poorly on an exam or just don’t feel engaged? Use the Student Success Referral Form. 

Pre-Register for Blood Drive - Sept. 25 at O'Pake Fieldhouse. Slot times are from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.

National Society of Leadership and Success Recruiting - Build your resume, access to scholarships, learn leadership skills and more. With a 2.75 GPA and good judicial standing, you can join.  Email Giovanni for nomination code.


Engage with KU - Have you checked the Engage Website to find organizations and events that may be of interest to you?

Mon. Sept. 21

Leadership workshop: Vision Board - 7 - 9 p.m. Understand how leaders need to know where they want to go with their actions and goals!

Tue. Sept. 22

Test Taking Strategies & Anxiety Management - 11 am Join the Student Success Center on Zoom for this student success workshop.

TB Testing at Health Center-Beck Hall, First Floor - 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Return Thu. Sept 24, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. for results. Appointment required. $12 Fee charged to KU Account.

Autumn Sale - 25% off Winter Accessories & Sweatshirts. In-store and online. Sale ends Sept. 24.

Inaugural lecture of all-female lecture series - 5 p.m. – Dr. Yun Lu, "Metaheuristics for Hard Combinatorial Optimization Problems", Zoom ID - 964 4012 0430 – Abstract is hyperlinked.


Weekly Success Tip

Taking Good Notes is VERY Important

Check out note taking resources.  More helpful student resources are available on the Student Success Center website.