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April 14, 2016

 

The Daily Brief

Freshman Foundations    

FRESHMAN FOUNDATIONS EXHIBITION OPENING RECEPTION TODAY
April 13-24, Sharadin Arts Building Atrium
You are all invited to the annual Freshman Foundations Exhibition!
Each year this exhibition features the exemplary work from our freshman foundation level visual art students enrolled in Drawing I, Drawing II, 2-D Design, and 3-D Design. The exhibition runs April 13-24, 2016, with an opening reception today, April 14, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. in the Atrium Lobby of the Sharadin Arts Building. Faculty, please share with all your students, friends and family!




 

Kendra O'Donnell LVAIC Conference 2016

LVAIC WOMEN'S AND GENDER STUDIES CONFERENCE
Kendra O'Donnell won First Prize for Written Expression at the LVAIC Women's and Gender Studies Conference on Saturday, April 9.  Eight other KU students presented at the conference as well.

 

TODAY'S EVENTS

(Click Here for the Central Calendar)

11 a.m.

FBI Presentation, Boehm 261

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Freshmen Foundations Exhibit Reception, Sharadin Atrium

11 a.m.

Social Media Workshop, Rohrbach 17

11 a.m.

Finding Internships, MSU 250

 

 

TODAY'S WEATHER

(Weather forecasts are provided by KU's Dr. Michael Davis and "Monsoon Mike" Regensburger)

Day two of a long coming stretch of great weather! Mostly Sunny skies today with highs topping off just shy of or just at about 60. Light northeast breezes.
 

 

THE SESQUICENTENNIAL CELEBRATION

THIS MONTH IN KU HISTORY

(Historical facts have been compiled from the KU Archives and Special Collections of the Rohrbach Library; the archives of the Keystone; Kutztown Patriot, Allentown Leader and Reading Eagle; and Beacon on the Hill by Dr. Lee Graver.)

April 14, 2004:  NBC News anchor and moderator of Meet the Press Tim Russert speaks at KU as part of the Decision Makers Forum.
 

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

DAILY BRIEF DEADLINE
Due to tomorrow's inaugural activities, the deadline for entries for tomorrow's Daily Brief will be 2 p.m. today.  No entries can be accepted after that time.  The brief will be completed before we leave for the day today.  Thank you in advance for your assistance. 




  

ORGAN DONOR REGISTRATION DRIVE
April 15, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., Boehm Lobby
Organ Donor Registration Drive: Boehm Science Building first floor lobby, Friday April 15 from 11 a.m. -2 p.m.  Stop by to learn about organ donation from KU's Health Careers Society.  Wear blue and green to promote organ donation awareness and get a prize at the table.  Contact hcs@kutztown.edu for more information.




 

MSU MOVIE SERIES
This week's MSU Movie Series film is The Hateful Eight which will be shown in the McFarland Student Union Alumni Auditorium on Thursday and Friday at 8 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Admission is free! Check out the MSU movie website for more information.
http://www.kutztown.edu/MSUMovies




  

EXCUSED ABSENCE
Student members of the KU Trombone Choir will be performing for the Annual Ladies Tea today, April 14. Please excuse them from class from 1:30 - 3 p.m. They are responsible for missed class work.




  

THOMAS PIRNOT LECTURE IN MATHEMATICS
April 14, 3:30 p.m., Boehm 260
On Thursday, April 14, the Department of Mathematics will host the Ninth Annual Thomas Pirnot Lecture in Mathematics.  The speakers will be Dr. Elizabeth McMahon and Dr. Gary Gordon from Lafayette College in Easton, PA.  They will speak about the mathematics of the popular card game SET (www.setgame.com).  Refreshments at 3:30pm, talk at 4:00pm in Boehm 260.  All are welcome!
For the full abstract, please visit http://www.kutztown.edu/academics/colleges-and-departments/liberal-arts-and-sciences/departments/mathematics/seminars-and-events/colloquia.htm 
 


 

HEADSHOT PHOTOGRAPHY
A photographer will be available to take headshot photos for any faculty or staff member who needs one on Tuesday, April 19, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. in MSU 322.  The background is maroon in color.  Please avoid wearing red, maroon or any small patterns.  If you have questions, please email me at dajohnson@kutztown.edu




 

FBI PRESENTATION
April 14, 11-11:50 a.m., Boehm 261.
Please encourage your students to participate in a presentation by the FBI. The FBI is actively recruiting majors other than criminal justice. If you are a Computer Science, Math, Science (any), Accounting or Criminal Justice major and interested in working for the FBI, this info session is for you. General hiring information and major specific breakout sessions will let you know why they want your major!




  

SOCIAL MEDIA WORKSHOP 
April 14, 11 - 11:45 a.m., Rohrbach Library 17
Drs. Angela Cirucci and Keith Massie, Communication Studies, with Dr. Moe Folk, Digital Rhetoric & Multimodal Composition
Teaching with Social Media - Redux
Back by popular demand! Join Drs. Angela Cirucci, Keith Massie, and Moe Folk for a dynamic exploration into the various ways social media can be harnessed in classroom settings to extend course content and encourage student learning. Participants are encouraged to bring along an assignment or lecture to discuss how social media can be integrated into their coursework. This event is hosted by CET and the Office of Distance Education. To find out more about our Teaching and Learning Workshops and to view past workshops, please visit our webpage, and check us out on Facebook and Twitter.




 

PSECU SPECIAL OFFER
"I   ATM fees, bad customer service and paying high interest," said no one ever.  Join PSECU and receive a $150 bonus for Faculty and Staff with Direct Deposit.  Stop into the eCenter on campus, McFarland Rm 280 for details or apply at www.psecu.com/offers. Use promo code FS150."




 

KRYPTOS UNDERGRADUATE CRYPTANALYSIS WINNERS
Congratulations to Mathematics majors Nathaniel Benjamin and Kevin Ruppert for cracking all three cryptograms and earning the the TURING level of achievement in the 2016 Kryptos undergraduate cryptanalysis contest. Nathaniel and Kevin were one of 18 teams out of 92 teams that competed to attain this distinction. Congratulations to Computer Science majors Tom Kratz and Bill Schilling for cracking two of the three cryptograms to earn the BABBAGE level of achievement. Tom and Bill were one of 18 teams to attain this distinction.  http://www.cwu.edu/math/kryptos-6-results

 

 

GOLDEN BEAR ATHLETICS

UPCOMING GOLDEN BEAR HOME ATHLETIC EVENTS

Thursday, April 14
3 p.m.                                   Track & Field hosts Mondschein Multi (Andre Reed Stadium)

Friday, April 15
9 a.m.                                    Track & Field hosts Mondschein Multi (Andre Reed Stadium)
1 p.m.                                   Baseball vs. Shippensburg (DH) (North Campus Field) Live Stats

Saturday, April 16
11:30 a.m.                           Women's Tennis vs. East Stroudsburg (Keystone Courts)
1 p.m.                                   Softball vs. East Stroudsburg (DH) (Senior Day) (North Campus Field) Live Stats
1:30 p.m.                             Women's Golf hosts Spring Invitational (Moselem Springs Golf Club; Fleetwood, Pa.)

 

 


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