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November 9, 2017

Kutztown University Daily Brief

BOSTON BRASS WITH READING POPS ORCHESTRA

Boston Brass

Friday, Nov. 10, 7:30 p.m.
For over 30 years, Boston Brass has set out to establish a one-of-a-kind musical experience. From exciting classical arrangements, to burning jazz standards, and the best of the original brass quintet repertoire, Boston Brass treats audiences to a unique brand of entertainment, which captivates all ages. They will be joined by the Reading Pops Orchestra, directed by Professor Emeritus Dr. Willis Rapp, and the concert will include patriotic tunes to honor Veterans Day.

Tickets are still available for $35 ($18 for students, $10 for KU Students with ID) and can be purchased with check or cash at the MSU Information Center or with credit card at www.kutztownpresents.org or ext. 34092.
KU Presents!


WEATHER

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

A strong cold front which will really send temperatures tumbling the next few days is approaching from the west. The result could be a small chance of a shower later this p.m. Highs in the low 50s. Enjoy because those low 50s will be the warmest of the next few days.


ANNOUNCEMENTS

STUDY ABROAD FAIR
Nov. 9, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Representatives from various study abroad programs will be on campus today, Thursday, Nov. 9, for a Study Abroad Fair. The fair will be in the Old Main Concourse from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Please share with interested students. More information is at www.kutztown.edu/studyabroad.
     Nicole Becker, International Admissions and Services

UNIVERSITY MIDDLE STATES SELF-STUDY
Nov. 9, 11 a.m.
Members of the Steering Committee will be available in 312 McFarland Student Union Building today, Thursday, Nov. 9, to discuss the current draft of our Middle States decennial self-study. Please stop in between 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. to discuss the self-study process and the draft document. You are invited to learn more about institutional reaccreditation and Middle States and to review the draft of the self-study located on the Middle States website at:  https://www.kutztown.edu/about-ku/administration/accreditations/middle-states-accreditation.htm.
     Middle States Steering Committee

MATHEMATICS COLLOQUIUM
Nov. 9, 11 a.m.
Dr. Mark Wolfmeyer will talk on "Open Questions in Mathematics Education" today, Thursday, Nov. 9, at 11 a.m. in 228 Lytle. Refreshments will be provided
     Eric Landquist, Department of Mathematics

ANNUAL VETERANS MEET AND GREET

Nov. 9, 11 a.m.
Our annual Veterans Meet and Greet for military-affiliated students, faculty and staff will be held today, Thursday, Nov. 9, from 11 a.m. - noon in 157 MSU. Join us to create connections with our community partners and to award our VFW Post 560 scholarships. Free lunch will be provided.
     Veterans Services Office

ONE HOUR SWEATPANTS SALE
Nov. 9, 11 a.m. - noon $12 sweatpants from 11 a.m. - noon at the KU Campus Store and 7 - 8 p.m. at Dixon Marketplace.
     KUSSI

COLLEGE OF VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS DEAN SEARCH CANDIDATES
Nov. 9, 3 p.m.
Candidates for the position of Dean in the College of Visual and Performing Arts will visit campus over the next few weeks. Please view the website below for candidate information and a schedule of open forums available to students, faculty and staff. Candidates' names and curricula vitae will be posted on this site. https://www.kutztown.edu/academics/colleges-and-departments/visual-and-performing-arts/dean-search.htm

Thursday, November 9: Candidate B (visiting Nov. 9-10)
    11-11:50 a.m. - Open Forum for Students - Location:  BH 145
    3-3:50 p.m. - Open Forum for Faculty/Staff - Location:  SH 120

"THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE" FILM AND STUDENT PANEL DISCUSSION
Nov. 9, 6 p.m.
Tonight we will be screening the critically-acclaimed documentary film regarding veterans and mental health policies, "Thank You For Your Service," in 250 MSU from 6 - 9 p.m. A student panel discussion of the film and other policies/procedures concerning military-affiliated students on campus will follow. Open to everyone on campus.      Veterans Services Office

STEAMWORKS SUNDAY FUNDAY: SCIENCE PLUS ART = SPA NIGHT
Nov. 12, 5 p.m.
Make bath bombs and scented salt scrubs, relax with new pals, enjoy adventures in virtual reality and practice yoga for the inflexible this Sunday, Nov. 12, from 5 - 7 p.m. in STEAMworks, the university's open-access makerspace in Rohrbach Library's downstairs.
     Bruce Jensen, Rohrbach Library

WORLD PHILOSOPHY DAY
Nov. 16, 5 p.m.
Dr. Susan J. Brison will present the UNESCO World Philosophy Day lecture, "Sex, Violence, and Global Human Rights," at Kutztown University on Thursday, Nov. 16, at 5 p.m. in 145 Boehm Science Center. This event is hosted by the Department of Philosophy and is free and open to the public.


UPCOMING EVENTS

Nov. 6 - 10   Grad School Education Week
Nov. 6 - 11   Veterans Awareness Week
Nov. 9 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Study Abroad Fair
Concourse, Old Main
Nov. 9 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Human Library
Rohrbach Library
Nov. 9 11 a.m. - noon Veteran's Meet and Greet
157 McFarland Student Union
Nov. 9 11 a.m. - noon Open Forum Middle States
312 McFarland Student Union
Nov. 9 3 p.m. VPA Dean Search Open Forum Faculty/Staff
120 Sharadin Arts Building
Nov. 9 6 p.m. Probing Weather on Distant Worlds
Planetarium, 100 Grim
Nov. 9 6 - 9 p.m. "Thank You For Your Service," Film Screening
250 McFarland Student Union
Nov. 9 7:30 p.m. Sigma Alpha Iota benefit concert
Georgian Room, Old Main
Nov. 10 7:30 p.m. Boston Brass, KU Presents!
Schaeffer Auditorium
Nov. 14 4:30 p.m. Fall 2017 Chambliss Lecture
183 McFarland Student Union
Nov. 16 5 p.m. World Philosophy Day
145 Boehm Science Center
     

ATHLETICS

UPCOMING ATHLETIC EVENTS
Friday, Nov. 10
1 p.m. VB vs Cheyney
Keystone Arena (Live Stats)
5 p.m. VB vs Salem International
Keystone Arena (Live Stats)
 
Saturday, Nov. 11
12:05 p.m. Football vs Slippery Rock
(Senior Day, Hall of Fame, Military Appreciation Day)
Andre Reed Stadium (Live Stats / Watch / Listen)
1 p.m. VB vs West Chester (Senior Day)
Keystone Arena
1 p.m. Swimming vs Juniata
Keystone Arena
6 p.m. Men's Basketball vs Penn State Schuylkill (Hall of Fame/Alumni Day) Keystone Arena (Live Stats / Watch)

Kutztown University Hall of Fame
KU HALL OF FAME CEREMONY AND TAILGATE RECEPTION
Registration is now available online for attendance at Kutztown University's 2017 Athletics Hall of Fame Ceremony on Saturday, Nov. 11 at 9 a.m. at the Georgian Room at Old Main.
Induction Ceremony & Tailgate Reception Registration

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

PROBING WEATHER ON DISTANT WORLDS: A PUBLIC LECTURE BY BRIAN KILPATRICK
Nov. 9, 6 p.m., Planetarium (Grim 100)
Brian Kilpatrick '13, B.S. Physics, is currently pursuing a doctorate at Brown University.  In this presentation, Kilpatrick will review the methods used to discover exoplanets (planets outside of our solar system) and he will discuss his ongoing work to characterize their atmospheres.  Some emphasis will be put on the recently discovered Trappist-1 system, including the uniqueness of the system and how Kilpatrick's current work will help determine whether any of the seven known Trappist-1 planets are, in fact, habitable. The flier is available here.
     Phillip Reed, director, Planetarium
 
FALL 2017 CHAMBLISS LECTURE
Nov. 14, 4:30 p.m.
The Fall 2017 Chambliss Faculty Research lecture will be presented at 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 14, in 183 McFarland Student Union Building (Alumni Auditorium) by Dr. Glenn Walters, Department of Criminal Justice. Dr. Walters will present an analysis of the age-crime nexus using data from some of his own research on social cognitive mediators of important crime relationships. He will examine possible explanations for both the left (rapid increase in delinquency in early adolescence) and right (gradual decline in offending during late adolescence/early adulthood) legs of the age-crime curve. Open to the public.
     Carole Wells, vice provost and dean of Graduate Studies, Academic Affairs

CLAY CLUB
Nov. 14, 6:30 p.m.
Come to Clay Club's Class Night to learn to make a carved footed bowl and create a glaze piece to share with your loved ones. Clay Club members have planned two fun projects for you to complete, just in time for the holidays, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. in 108 Sharadin. $20 includes two finished pieces, snacks, and lots of creativity. To register, contact kuclayclub@gmail.com. Finished work can be picked up after Monday, Dec. 4.
     Gwendolyn Yoppolo, Department of Art Education and Crafts


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