Bear Essentials

Sept. 18, 2019

State System Chancellor Dan Greenstein to visit KU.

On Friday, Sept. 20, State System Chancellor Dan Greenstein visits KU. Attend the Open Forum at 11 a.m. in MSU 183 (Alumni Auditorium).

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Join the Veg ClubGet involved with events including film screenings, chalking, leafletting, and field trips (also maybe some special guests)!

Employee of the Month - Now is the time to submit nominations for the September 2019 Employee of the Month.

Campus Lost and Found - at McFarland Student Union Information Desk.


Invite your family to campus this Saturday for Family Day. Don't miss the fun-filled day of events and activities.

Wed. Sept. 18

LGBTQ&A - 6-8 p.m. AF 103. Panel discussion on gender identity, sexual identity and sexual orientation in a safe and welcoming environment.

The Persistent Potter Four-Week Clay Club Workshop - Introduction to wheel throwing. Wednesdays, Sept. 18-Oct. 9, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Contact to register. $75.

Flu Clinic - 12-3 p.m. in front of the Academic Forum. KU ID required. Fee will be charged to your KU account. Rain location: Health Center.

Using Social Media in Your Job Search - 3 p.m. What are soft skills you ask? Communication, professionalism, critical thinking and many more. AF 200.

CDC Mini Workshop Marathon -  6-7:30 p.m. Successful Interviewing 6 p.m. Internship and Job Search 6:30 p.m. Thinking About Grad School 7 p.m. AF 102.

Thu. Sept. 19

Fall Faculty Music Scholarship Benefit Concert - The music faculty will present an evening of music featuring a selection of pieces from the 19th to the 21st century. Please join us!

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

Thinking About Grad School - 11 a.m. Learn how to ask the important questions and choose the right program for you and your future career! AF 200.

Women's Swim vs. Shippensburg - 5 p.m. Keystone Pool.

Fri. Sept. 20 

Chancellor Greenstein Open Forum - Join the campus community for an open forum with State System Chancellor, Dr. Dan Greenstein, at 11 a.m. in the McFarland Student Union Building Room 183.

Sat. Sept. 21

Family Day Schedule

Family Day Tie Dye - Bringing your family to campus? Check out a free tie dye event. What's a better way to remember the day than creating your own custom item with the fam?

Football vs. Gannon - 12:05 p.m. Andre Reed Stadium. Family Day and Golden Bear Honors. (Live stats / Live video)

Sun. Sept. 22

Sign-up for Volleyball & Dodgeball Intramurals - Sign-ups for IM Dodgeball and Co-Rec Volleyball end Sept. 22 at midnight.

Mon. Sept. 23

Rohrbach Artist Reception: Daniel Egusquiza Join us at 5:30 p.m. for an artist reception that will explore Daniel Egusquiza’s series of watercolor paintings on the experience of migrants.

Business Idea Competition Orientation - Calling all KU entrepreneurs or freelancers! Attend our orientation session in deFrancesco Room 100 at 2 p.m. to learn how to submit a business idea.

Clay Club's Annual Bowl-A-Thon - Come make bowls to donate to The Opportunity House of Reading for their Souper Bowl Fundraiser. 6:30 p.m. SH 108.

Pawbucks Sale - When the Golden Bears score, you score discounts at KU Campus Store & Dixon Marketplace. Discount available online and in-store.

Soft Skills: What Employers Want - 1 p.m. What are soft skills, you ask? Communication, professionalism, critical thinking and much more. AF 200.

The Washington Center - 2 p.m. Want to intern in Washington D.C.? TWC's program places students in internships there. MSU 116.

Tue. Sept 24

President to Dedicate Memorial Tree - Dr. Hawkinson will dedicate the fourth tree in Memorial Grove at 11 a.m. in front of Rohrbach Library. We will be remembering those faculty, staff and students who passed away during the 2018-2019 academic year including students Sallie Redekop and Yanira Barona, and staff member Scott Lipshaw. Family members of these individuals will be present at the dedication. All are welcome to attend.

Fall FestPUMPKIN SPICE IS UPON US! Come enjoy fun games, activities and delicious treats provided by KUAB. You won't want to miss out!

Business Idea Competition Orientation - Calling all KU entrepreneurs and freelancers to attend our orientation session on how to submit a business idea! 11 a.m. in deFrancesco Room 100.

TB Testing at Health & Wellness Center - 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Must return Thursday, Sept. 26, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. for results. KU ID required. $10 fee charged to your KU Account.

Writing Your Resume and Cover Letter - 11 a.m. Learn the basics on how to write your resume and cover letter to best market your skills and obtain that interview! AF 101.

Salary Negotiation - 11 a.m. Learn how to begin your careers smartly, benchmark your worth and negotiate for an equitable salary! AF 201.

Wed. Sept. 25

Women's Soccer vs. Millersville - 3 p.m. Keystone Field.

Handling Multiple Responsibilities - 4-5 p.m. Multicultural Center classroom. Dr. Donavan McCargo will discuss ways to handle demanding responsibilities without feeling burnout

Extended Quick Question Walk-In - 12-4 p.m. Stop by our office to have your resume reviewed on-the-spot. No registration is required. Stratton 113.

Success Tip: Week 4

Get the most out of textbook reading. Check out the SQ3R reading system.

SQ3R is designed to help students study their textbooks and apply reading and note taking skills.