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August 15, 2016

 

The Daily Brief

Joleen Loucks Greenwood Ph.D. 

Dr. Joleen Loucks Greenwood, associate professor, Department of Anthropology and Sociology, an identical twin herself, has recently been featured in the media for her research on twins.  The story below is from Vox Media.

http://www.vox.com/2016/8/8/12401594/twinsburg-identical-twins-days  

 

 

TODAY'S EVENTS

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5 p.m.                   AFSCME Meeting, MSU 250
 

 

TODAY'S WEATHER

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

Partly sunny conditions for the first part of the day. Temperatures and atmospheric moisture levels will be lower than what they have been over the weekend. It will still feel uncomfortable outside. Relief looks like it will arrive by midweek. Thunderstorms could flare up by afternoon due to solar heating coupled with an impulse of mid-level atmospheric energy. High temperature near 90. Winds west at 6 mph. Rainfall less than .1" but higher where storms occur.
 

 

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.)

August 15, 1957:  It is announced that Kutztown State Teachers College will host a Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen School of Craftsmen later that month.  The faculty includes American architect Carl Espenscheid and a designer of Georg Jensen, Denmark.
 

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

AFSCME LOCAL 2234
Members, please be advised our membership meetings are held the third Monday of every month.  August 15, 2016 our monthly union meeting will be held at 5 p.m. in 250 McFarland Student Union. Refreshments will be provided. Please plan to attend and become involved in your union.
                Chris Ferris, secretary, AFSCME Local 2234

 


SAT CONCORDANCE STATEMENT
As you may be aware, the College Board redesigned the SAT in March 2016.  Please refer to College Board's concordance table for information and score comparison between the old test and the new test.  The Office of Admissions accepts both tests for admission decisions.  We will continue to use the critical reading and math from the pre-March 2016 test scores and will use the "total" score from the new format.    If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Admissions at ext. 3-4060.

 


THANK YOU
Thank you to all those who sent cards, prayers and comforting thoughts on the passing of my mother/mother-in-law.  It is greatly appreciated.
                              Greg Bamberger, director, Athletics
                              Bernadette Bamberger, instructor, Sport Management   


CLINICAL SERVICES CLOSURE
Clinical Services will be closed Tuesday, Aug. 16, from 1 - 2 p.m. for a staff development meeting.  


 

 


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