Daily Brief

Oct. 19, 2021

Dr. Hawkinson (left) presents M. Ashraf Adeel, Ph.D. (right) with the 2020 Chambliss Faculty Award.

ADEEL TO PRESENT FALL 2021 CHAMBLISS LECTURE
M. Ashraf Adeel, Ph.D., will present the Fall 2021 Chambliss lecture 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 26, 183 McFarland Student Union Building. Titled "On the Very Nature of Understanding," the lecture will also be available via Zoom. Adeel is professor and department chair of philosophy. Read More.
     Karen Rauch, Office of the Provost

KU Rock Ensembles play in front of Schaeffer Auditorium.

ROCK THE FOUNTAIN
KU Rock Ensembles will rock Alumni Plaza, 6-7:30 p.m., tonight, Tuesday, Oct. 19. Bring a chair or sit on the steps to listen to award winning student groups. This might be one of the last fall concerts when the weather is cooperating. There’s another scheduled for Nov. 9, but that’s weather permitting. Here’s a link to one of their recordings, just for fun.
     Kevin Kjos and Todd Walker, KU Commercial and Jazz Studies

WEATHER

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

Fair skies and breezy with a continued pressure gradient. Highs turning a little milder into the upper 60s. West winds around 15 mph.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

REGISTER TODAY - MOBILE MAMMOGRAMS OCT. 28
The Lehigh Valley Cancer Institute will bring its mobile mammography coach to KU Thursday, Oct. 28. Screenings are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Student Recreation Center parking lot. The screening service will be offered to women 40 or older who have not had a mammogram in the past year. No prescription is needed. There are also grant funding opportunities for those without insurance; contact the Lehigh Valley Health Network for more information. The event is open to the public. To schedule an appointment, call 888-402-5846. Please have your physician's contact information and insurance card available at the time of your call. https://www.kutztown.edu/news-and-media/news-releases/september-2021/mobile-mammograms-returning-to-ku-oct-28-register-today.html
     University Relations

SOLAR TELESCOPE OBSERVING
The sun is getting active again. Come check out the magnetic spots for yourself. We'll have the mobile solar telescopes setup outside Grim Science Building, near the B1 parking lot
11 a.m. to noon today, Tuesday, Oct. 18. Feel free to share with your students.
     Phillip Reed, Planetarium

JUST CAUSE: THE EXPERIENCE
Faculty and staff, join us 4-7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 20, on Zoom for an artistic director who is suing her former employer for breach of contract after firing her for “racial insensitivity.” RSVP on Engage: https://engage.kutztown.edu/organization/multicultural-center/events.
     Multicultural Center

KU PHILOSOPHY CLUB MEETS
The KU Philosophy Club will meet 11 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 21, 312 McFarland Student Union. Michael Alberto will present “On Descartes’ Meditations: Skepticism.” All are welcome. https://www.facebook.com/groups/ku.philosophyclub/. Persons with a disability and who require accommodation should notify the Disability Services Office prior to the event at 610-683-4108 or dso@kutztown.edu or, TDD number: 610-683-4499, to discuss accommodations. Every effort will be made to provide reasonable accommodations.
     Allan Bäck and Adamary Rodriguez, KU Philosophy Club

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
These are the non-instructional positions open on our online job board at http://employment.kutztown.edu (Menu to OOC postings).
     Jeanette Forster, Human Resources

UPCOMING EVENTS

Date

Time

Event

Oct. 19

11 a.m.

CET Book Discussion “Ungrading”
Meeting: 990 1964 3156 Passcode: 993550

Oct. 19

11 a.m.

Solar Telescope Observing
B1 Parking, Grim Science Building

Oct. 19

3 p.m.

Open Hour with Provost
Starbucks, McFarland Student Union

Oct. 19

6 p.m.

Rock the Fountain
Alumni Plaza

Oct. 20

4 p.m.

Just Cause: The Experience
Register for Zoom Meeting on Engage

Oct. 21

11 a.m.

Philosophy Club
312 McFarland Student Union

Oct. 24

1 p.m.

HARLOween
DMZ (Rain location: Fieldhouse)

Oct. 26

4:30 p.m.

Adeel Chambliss Faculty Lecture
183 McFarland Student Union | Zoom

Date

Time

Event

Oct. 22

11 a.m.

MXC vs. PSAC Championships
North Campus Course

Oct. 22

Noon

WXC vs. PSAC Championships
North Campus Course

Oct. 23

Noon

FH vs. Mercyhurst
Andre Reed Stadium (Live Stats)

Accommodations

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.

Notify the university of an accessibility concern

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