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October 19, 2016


The Daily Brief

A message from Dr. Ken Hawkinson

A message from Dr. Ken Hawkinson.
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Art created by students and their families during KU Family Day 2016

A piece of art created by students and their families during Family Day 2016 is now on display in the case outside of MSU 250 (Presidents Room).   Our thanks to Fine Art Fiesta for this collaboration!  Come check it out. 




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11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Bake Sale, MSU




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

Sun and clouds, unseasonably warm.  Lows in the 60s and highs in the 80s. 

Just how warm will it get this week? And is this the final straw for warm weather? The latest "Weather & Climate Chat" with Dr. Michael Davis and Monsoon Mike Regensburger is available now here:  




KU Faculty - Please consider nominating students who completed internships during the Fall 2015 - Summer 2016 period. We are a member of PennACE and have had several students nominated each year thanks to your promotion and recognition of our outstanding student interns (technical, liberal arts, and business)!  The process for nominating students is simple.  Please recognize your students for the wonderful & interesting work they did last academic year through summer.  For details go to:
                Kerri Gardi, Director, Career Development Center


These are the non-instructional positions are open on campus on our job board at

Job Number Title   Posting end date:
2016-0107 Athletic Training Intern 2016-17 - Reposted Temporary PT Continuous
2016-0174 Assistant Director of Employer Relations Full Time 10/24/16
2016-0156 MR2 - HVAC/Plumbing - 2nd shift Full Time Continuous
Clerical Pool 2016 Fall Clerical Pool Full Time 12/1/16
Asst Athletic Coach 2016-17 Assistant Athletic Coaches Temporary PT Continuous



Anyone who has lived, worked, or studied abroad is invited to participate in KU Global Spirit Day. Please email by Wednesday, October 19, with a 1-2 sentence statement about your international experience and your t-shirt size. You can wear your t-shirt on Friday, November 18 to show your global pride.
                Nicole Becker, interim associate director, International Admissions


Oct. 19, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Treat your sweet tooth by supporting the Participation, Academics and Campus Life (P.A.C.) bake sale fundraiser on Wednesday, Oct. 19. They will be located in the SUB from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.  Your help is greatly appreciated.
                Jeann Cengeri, x34807, advisor to P.A.C.


Oct. 20, 6 - 8 p.m.
Mu Sigma Upsilon Sorority Inc. is hosting a Bling-A-Bra event on Thursday, Oct. 20 from 6 - 8 p.m. in McFarland Student Union room 157. The event pays homage to one of our founding mothers of our sorority who overcame breast cancer and acknowledge the awareness of breast cancer. We will have supplies such as: hot glue guns, glitter, rhinestones, etc. to decorate bras. You can bring your own bras and we will have a limited amount of bras to decorate. We also will provide information about breast cancer, music, and a fun/safe environment. 


Oct. 20, 8 p.m.
See Mike Posner with special guest Sinclair at KU's Schaeffer Auditorium on Thursday, Oct. 20, at 8 p.m. Doors open at 7pm.  KU Student tickets, $20: one per valid KU student ID (Cash, check, and BearBucks accepted.)  General public tickets now available at the cost of $40/ticket at MSU Information Desk and Online:
Sponsored by the KU Student Government Board and ACE. 


Oct. 20, 11 a.m.
The College of Business will welcome speaker Jon Schaeffer, vice president of media and communications at the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs on Thursday, Oct. 20 at 11 a.m. in Academic Forum room 200. Schaeffer is a play-by-play broadcaster that has called more than 1,000 minor league baseball games, as well as hundreds of Division I basketball games. Since 2012 he has also handled fill-in duties for spring training games on the Philadelphia Phillies Radio Network. He has worked with handling game recaps and voiceover assignments. Schaeffer has been with the Iron Pigs since 2008. A graduate of Penn State University in 2002, Schaeffer has a degree in broadcast journalism. He was nominated for a Hearst award, being recognized for excellence in student broadcasting.


Oct. 20, 4 p.m. Opening Reception
Nineteen Philadelphia painters are included in an upcoming exhibition at the Marlin and Regina Miller Gallery at Kutztown University. The show runs from Oct.  20 to Nov.  20, 2016.  The gallery will host an opening reception from 4-6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct.  20. Four of the painters will be giving public lectures about their work. Sarah McEneany will speak on Tuesday, Nov.  1; Celia Reisman will speak on Monday, Nov.  7; Stuart Shils will speak on Monday, Nov.  14 and Jane Irish will speak on Wednesday, Nov.  16. All talks will be held at 6:30 p.m. in room 120 of the Sharadin Art Building at Kutztown University and are free and open to the public.  The show was curated by Kutztown University Painting Professor Mark Mahosky. Click here for complete information.  


Oct. 20, 11 a.m.
Rohrbach Library and the Center for the Enhancement of Teaching are sponsoring two workshops on predatory journals and publishers.  Database Integrity (part I) - On Oct. 13, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m., Bob Flatley and Ruth Perkins will discuss the processes vendors, such as Web of Science and SCOPUS, use in their efforts to keep questionable journals and publishers out of their databases. (RL 22).  Database Integrity (part II) - On Oct. 20, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m., Bob Flatley and Ruth Perkins will conduct a 'hands on' workshop providing faculty with tools to evaluate the legitimacy of particular journals and identify potential journals where they could publish their research. (RL 29). For more information, please contact Ruth Perkins or Gil Clary.
                E. Gil Clary and Ruth Perkins


Nov. 3, 11 a.m.
The Career Development Center will be hosting: Coffee & Convos: Careers in Psychology on Thurs. Nov. 3rd 11-11:50 MSU 250. Representatives from Mainline Rehabilitation, Access Services & KidsPeace will be attending to talk about career paths within the field of Psychology. Please register by 10/27 by visiting:





Friday, Oct. 21
4 p.m.          Field Hockey vs. Millersville - Andre Reed Stadium (Live Stats)
6 p.m.          Women's Volleyball vs. West Chester - Keystone Arena (Live Stats)

Saturday, Oct. 22
10 a.m.        Cross Country hosts PSAC Championships - North Campus
1 p.m.          Women's Volleyball vs. Cheyney - Keystone Arena (Live Stats)
1:05 p.m.     Football vs. Lock Haven - Andre Reed Stadium (Live Stats | Live Audio | Live Video)



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