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October 20, 2017

Kutztown University Daily Brief

WOVEN TABLE RUNNER PROJECT

Dr. Hawkinson, Ann Marie Hayes-Hawkinson, Jewelyn Franz and Liz Quay Jewelyn Franz's woven table runner
Dr. Hawkinson, Ann Marie Hayes-Hawkinson, Jewelyn Franz and Liz Quay

The woven table runner project provides studio students the opportunity to practice their entrepreneurial skills and create a custom commissioned piece for the President's House. KU alumna and assistant professor Elizabeth Quay '10 coordinated the project, in which all studio level weaving students are invited by President Hawkinson and Ann Marie Hayes-Hawkinson to take on the challenge and vie for the opportunity to design and create the final product. The students returned to present their design ideas with five to ten woven samples each. Senior Jewelyn Franz was awarded this year's commission with her delicate gold and cream inlaid design. "In the maroon dining room, the colors highlight Kutztown school spirit in a sophisticated way and show off the Art Education and Craft department's talented students," Quay states proudly. Jewelyn received compensation, personally paid by the President and First Lady, and her textile will remain as public art at the President's House.


WEATHER

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

A cold front passage will allow a fresh batch of cool, dry air to infiltrate into the area. Some patchy morning fog will burn off by mid-morning, and we should see sunny skies as high pressure takes hold. Some weak cold air advection will occur but that will be offset mostly by downsloping winds from the mountains and solar heating. High temperature in the low-70s. Winds northwest at 8-10 mph.


ANNOUNCEMENTS

RELIGIOUS DISAGREEMENT
Oct. 20, 4:30 p.m.
Dr. Robert Audi,  Department of Philosophy, University of Notre Dame, will be on campus today to speak on "Religious Disagreement:  Structure, Content, and Prospects for Resolution."  His talk will be at 4:30 p.m. in Viewpoints, South Dining Hall. 
     Joseph Jedwab, Department of Philosophy

JOANNE POLK, STEINWAY ARTIST SERIES, PIANO RECITAL
Oct. 23, 7:30 p.m., SA
Joanne Polk, an exclusive Steinway artist, will perform works by Cecile Chaminade, Fanny Mendelssohn, Earl Wide, and George Gershwin. Joanne Polk received her Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees from the Juilliard School, and her Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Manhattan School of Music. As a result of her work to date, promoting the music of women composers, she was named one of Musical America's Top 30 Professionals of the Year (2014) in an article titled, "Profiles in Courage." Read about more about Polk here.


UPCOMING EVENTS

Oct. 20 4:30 p.m. Philosophy speaker, Viewpoints SDH
Oct. 21 9 a.m. Fall Admissions Open House, various locations
Oct. 21 2 p.m. Rugby vs. Army West Point, Rugby Pitch
Oct. 22 3 - 7 p.m. HARLOween, Lehigh Hall
Oct. 23 7:30 p.m. Steinway Artist Series, SA
Oct. 25 7:30 p.m. Jake Shimabukuro, KU Presents!, AF
Oct. 26 11 a.m. Frederick Douglas Institute, 250 MSU


ATHLETICS

UPCOMING ATHLETIC EVENTS
Saturday, Oct 21

1 p.m.     Women's Soccer vs Seton Hill (Senior Day), Keystone Field Live Stats Link
10 a.m.   Women's Tennis vs LeMoyne, Keystone Courts
10 a.m.   Men's Tennis vs LeMoyne, Keystone Courts

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