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May 23, 2016

 

The Daily Brief

Geophysics Society of KU geophysical surveys  

KU GEOPHYSICS IN THE NEWS
Dr. Laura Sherrod​ and members of the Geophysics Society of KU were featured in the news this weekend for services they provided to Burnside in Bethlehem.  Geology majors Margariete Malenda and Austin Huff along with recent KU geology graduate Michael Witrout assisted Dr. Sherrod in performing geophysical surveys to locate a historic brick kiln thought to have a connection to George Washington.  You can find the full story at:

Channel 69 - 5 o'clock news on Friday - 
http://www.wfmz.com/news/news-regional-lehighvalley/geology-students-on-the-hunt-for-treasure-in-bethlehem/39652430

The front page of The Morning Call on Saturday - 
http://www.mcall.com/news/local/bethlehem/mc-pa-burnside-plantation-radar-20160520-story.html
The Morning Call video - 
http://www.mcall.com/videos/mc-video-kutztown-team-investigates-historical-mystery-at-burnside-20160520-premiumvideo.html

Lehigh Valley Live - 
http://www.lehighvalleylive.com/bethlehem/index.ssf/2016/05/watch_radar_probes_for_burnsid.html

 

TODAY'S EVENTS

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None
 

 

TODAY'S WEATHER

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

Clouds but also some sun should break out.  Chance of a few rain showers or thunderstorms.  Lows around 50. Highs in the mid-70s.
 

 

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.)

May 25, 1963:  The cornerstones are laid for Berks, Lehigh and Schuylkill Halls.  Built as residence halls for women, the three buildings are named for the original counties served by the Keystone State Normal School.  Constructions costs $2,671,923.
 

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

ARMED FORCES DAY
May 21, 2016 was Armed Forces Day.  The day we pay tribute to all of the men and women who serve in the United States armed forces. Thank you for your service!
                Angela Hardy, Veterans Services

 


 

CAMPUS WIDE FERTILIZER AND WEED CONTROL APPLICATION
On May 25, 2016, Tomlinson Bomberger will be on campus do our annual spring fertilizer and weed control application.  They will start around 6:30am.  Please avoid walking across turf areas until they have dried.  Depending on the weather that day, the turf is typically dry within 30 minutes of the application being finished.  A rain date has not been scheduled.  Should the application be postponed because of rain, a new date will be posted in the Daily Brief.  Thank you for your patience.
                Will Meeker, acting director of Campus Services

 


 

ENTERPRISE CAR RENTALS - UPDATE ON PAVING SCHEDULE
During maintenance of the D2 parking lot May 25 - June 1, Enterprise vehicles scheduled for drop off in D2 will be dropped off directly across the street at the Dixon parking lot. The D2 key drop box will remain accessible. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Jen Prevoznik in the KU Card Office at 610- 683-4826.

 

 


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