Daily Brief

August 6, 2019

Justin Reel ’19, B.S. biology, and Danny Stoner ’19, B.S. environmental science/biology, who each presented their avian ecology research supervised by Todd Underwood.

Left to Right: Justin Reel, Todd Underwood and Danny Stoner
Congratulations to Justin Reel ’19, B.S. biology, and Danny Stoner ’19, B.S. environmental science/biology, who each presented their avian ecology research supervised by Todd Underwood and explored the natural history of Alaska during the American Ornithological Society’s conference in Anchorage in late June. Reel’s research was supported by a KU BEARS grant and their travel was funded by Neag grants from the KU Undergraduate Research Fund and a grant from the American Ornithological Society.
     Todd Underwood, Department of Biology


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

Clouds, some sun, showers and thunderstorms are all in the forecast for today. A chance of drenching storms tomorrow, but today could feature some as a cold front approaches. More humid. Highs in the mid-80s.


Aug. 7 and 21
The web office has scheduled open working sessions to provide support for users working on their sites. This is an opportunity for users to ask questions and receive support for website tasks. Sessions will be held 1-3 p.m., Wednesdays, Aug. 7 and 21, in 200 Stratton Administration Center. This is only for users who have already been trained in the new version of Ingeniux. You can see all available dates on this form. Registration is appreciated, but not required for open sessions. Please contact Kelly Smith if you have any questions.
     Kelly Smith, Marketing and Communications

Kutztown University Radio (KUR) is proud to announce the addition of “Climate Connections” to its already jam-packed lineup of entertainment, information and education. “Climate Connections” is a 90-second daily module that is produced in partnership with the Yale Center for Environmental Communication and is hosted by Dr. Tony Leiserowitz. It covers the ways climate change is impacting our lives. Listeners can hear “Climate Connections” on KUR at 11:20 a.m., 12:20 p.m. and 1:20 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 3:15 a.m., 9:20 a.m. and 11:20 a.m. Friday. http://www.kutztown.edu/KUR
      Michael G. Regensburger, KUR Radio


Aug. 7

1 p.m.

Web Site Open Working Session
200 Stratton Administration Center

On Aug. 6, beginning at 8 a.m., iService Desk and TMA, the Facilities Work Order System, will be taken off line for server maintenance and will be unavailable for the duration of the workday. During this system outage, emergency and urgent requests should continue to be called into the Facilities Work Control Center at ext. 3-1594. Please hold new routine requests and service inquiries until the system is back online. Contact the Work Control Center with any concerns you might have regarding this planned outage. We appreciate your patience and support while this necessary maintenance is performed.
     Facilities Work Control Center

Did you know that graduate assistants who work daytime hours and do not have daytime classes may receive a KU graduate student parking pass free-of-charge? Click this link for more information. If you have a graduate assistant who will be working for you this fall/spring who meets these criteria, please send the following information to parking@kutztown.edu:
- full name and student ID number of the graduate assistant
- department in which the student will work
- work schedule
Graduate students who are not graduate assistants and do not have any daytime classes do not need to purchase a parking decal.
     Parking and Transportation Services

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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