Daily Brief

April 11, 2024

Solar Eclipse 2024

Solar Eclipse 2024

The Solar Eclipse captured on campus Monday, April 8, by KU multimedia producer Chris Sponagle. See more pictures on KU's Instagram account.

University Relations

Kutch and Aschenbrenner Present at NCUR Conference, Long Beach, Calif.

Sara Aschenbrenner, visual impairment, and Dr. Lynn M. Kutch, professor of German and coordinator of Undergraduate Research and Creavitity, presented at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) Tuesday, April 9, Long Beach, Calif. They presented "A Collaborative Student-Faculty Model for Introducing and Developing Research Skills in a First Year Seminar Class." Along with another student collaborator Max Gattone, cinema, television and media production, they will also present a version of the presentation at KU Inspires, Wednesday, April 17.

Lynn Kutch, Undergraduate Research and Creativity


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

Cloudy and increasingly windy with a few daytime showers, then showers and thunderstorms overnight. High near 69 degrees.


Student Keystone Media Award Recipient

The Department of Modern Language Studies is proud to announce that student Kara Armstrong (BA Spanish; BA English/Professional Writing) won Honorable Mention (third place) at the 2024 Student Keystone Media Awards in the “Excellence in Reporting on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion” category for her article published in the Keystone: "Modern Language Studies department fights proposed Spanish moratorium.” The contest is open to all high school, college or university students who have had their material published in their school newspaper. Read the article here and learn more about the competition here.

Christine Núñez, Modern Language Studies

Upcoming Events
Date Time Event
April 11 11:10 a.m. CEL Workshop: 30 Minutes of Recess
6 Rohrbach Library
April 12 Noon Societal Impact and Sustainability Panel Luncheon
Georgian Room
April 12 7 p.m. "Who Run It" Showcase
Schaeffer Auditorium
April 12 7:30 p.m. Alumni Concert and Chamber Players
Georgian Room
April 13 8 a.m. KU Children's Literature Conference
April 15 7 p.m. Country Music Performance: Chris Moreno
MSU Lawn
April 15 7:30 p.m. Concert: Single Reed
Georgian Room, Old Main
April 16 5 p.m. Indian Cultural Celebration
Multicultural Center
April 16 7:30 p.m. Concert: Rock Ensemble IV
Schaeffer Auditorium
April 17 8 a.m. Dissertation Defense: Ana Bogota
245 Beekey 
April 17 9 a.m. KU Inspires: A Celebration of Research and Creativity
Rohrbach Library
April 17 10 a.m. Blood Drive
218 MSU
April 17 7:30 p.m. Concert: Latin Ensemble
Schaeffer Auditorium
April 18 11 a.m. Elder Care Workshop 
102 Academic Forum (Zoom
April 21 1:30 p.m. Concert: Trombone Choir
114 Schaeffer
April 21 3 p.m. Golden Bear Dance Company
Schaeffer Auditorium
April 21 3 p.m. Out of the Darkness Walk

Date Time Event
April 12 4 p.m. Women's Tennis vs. California (PA)
Keystone Courts
April 13 1 p.m. Softball vs. Lock Haven (DH)
North Campus Field (Stats | Video)
April 13 1 p.m. Baseball vs. Shepherd (DH)
North Campus Field (Stats)


Persons with a disability, and who require accommodation, should notify the Disability Services Office two weeks prior to the event at 610-683-4108 or email DSO@kutztown.edu, TDD number: 610-683-4499, in order to discuss accommodations. Every effort will be made to provide reasonable accommodations. Please note: Kutztown University does not provide wheelchairs or other mobility devices.

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