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September 29, 2016


The Daily Brief

KU Library Science majors met Librarian of Congress, Dr. Carla Hayden

Library Science majors traveled to Washington DC this weekend to attend the National Book Festival. While there they met newly sworn in Librarian of Congress, Dr. Carla Hayden!




(Click Here for the Central Calendar)

ALL DAY Evacuation Drills, Campus
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Banned Books Fair, KU Campus Store
11 a.m. Presentation on Predatory Journals and Publishers, Boehm 145
5 p.m. Traveling around the World: Oils, Multicultural Center
6 p.m. Women and Voting Panel Discussion, MSU Formal Dining Room




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

Going to feel like the depths of dreary autumn today (something we're not used to with all the warmth and sunshine of the past few months). Low pressure drops rounds of showers throughout the day and maybe even a thundershower. Some of the rain showers could at times be heavy. Expecting over a half inch of rain. East winds gusting at around 15 mph will make this feel even rawer. Good night tonight perhaps for warm soup.




The Military Club of KU and ESA sorority are teamed up on a Food Drive to benefit the Valor Clinic homeless veterans outreach. There are donation boxes placed in the Veterans Service Office and most major offices on campus. Contact the Military Club president at with any questions or to request a box for your office.   


Sept. 29, 5 p.m.
The Multicultural Center presents Traveling around the World: Oils on Thursday, Sept. 29 at 5 p.m. at the Multicultural Center. This Global Connection program will take a look at various oils such as olive, grape seed, canola, corn, coconut and more with guest facilitators from Second Nature Store, Kutztown.  There will be a short presentation and information available on the history, uses and more. There will be a sampling of some foods made with these ingredients.  All are welcome.
                Jeann Cengeri, Multicultural Center x34807  


Sept. 29, 6 p.m.
Kutztown University will host a panel discussion on women and voting on Thursday, Sept. 29, at 6 p.m. in the McFarland Student Union room 223.  Attendees will be able to register to vote at the end of the event.  Panelists will include Renee Dietrich, a more than 50-year member of the Berks County League of Women Voters, Dr. Colleen Clemens, director of Women's and Gender Studies at KU, Dr. Jennifer Jacobson, assistant professor of political science and public administration at KU, and Ms. Maya Wilson, president of the KU Black Student Union.  For more information contact Dr. Colleen Clemens at or 484-646-4379.  


Sept. 29 & 30, 7 p.m.
Oct. 1, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Actors Creating Theatre presents Neil LaBute's comedy "Reasons to be Pretty" about our obsession with appearances, sex, and beauty in the Schaeffer Little Theatre Thur. Sept. 29 at 7 p.m.; Fri Sept. 30, at 7 p.m. & Sat. Oct. 1 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.  All tickets are $5. Available at MSU and at the door.   Strong language and sexual themes.  


Sept 29 & 30, 11 a.m. - noon The Center for the Enhancement of Teaching is sponsoring a presentation on predatory journals and publishers in the era of open access resources on Sept. 29, 2016 from 11 a.m. - noon. in Boehm 145. Dr. Robert Hironimus-Wendt, professor of sociology, Western Illinois University, will be presenting "Journals, Open Access and Predators: Mentoring Junior Colleagues through the Publication Process." An additional session on the topic of predatory journals, publishers and open access will be held on Sept. 30, 2016 from 11 a.m. - noon. in DeFrancesco 210. For more information, please contact Gil Clary at or Ruth Perkins at                 E. Gil Clary and Ruth Perkins   


Oct. 3, 1 - 3 p.m.
Human rights activist Nicholas Sanelli will share his story about sex trafficking on Monday, Oct. 3, from 1 - 3 p.m. in Alumni Auditorium in the McFarland Student Union.  Sanelli will present an open and honest discussion about his experience with sex trafficking. He will cover addictions, trauma, gender identity, mental health, and the risk factors for sex trafficking. Nicholas is an advocate for humanizing domestic sex trafficking as well as addiction, and this presentation will discuss these issues and bring awareness to them.  This event is free and open to the public. For more information contact Dr. Maria Sanelli, KU FDI director at   


You can join anytime/Six more sessions
Health Promotion and Alcohol & Other Drug Services and the Student Recreation Center (SRC) are teaming together for Motivational Mondays for our entire campus community (staff and faculty no membership required).  Condition to be your personal best in a group setting with a SRC personal trainer, 10/3, 10/17, 10/24, 10/31, 11/07, 11/14 starting at 4:45 p.m. in Student Rec Center Room 200.  If you have any questions please email Frances Cortez Funk at
                Frances C. Cortez Funk, BA, Director of Health Promotion and Alcohol & Other Drug Services  


If you missed Tuesday's "Kutztown Live" on KUR, you missed host Juliana Jablonski chatting with Lori Donofrio-Galley from the Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce along with a featured business of the week, followed by an interview with Valerie Reidout and Dr. Andrea Kirshman, discussing CASA. You can hear the podcast of the interviews right here:  




Friday, Sept. 30
1 p.m.                   Women's Soccer vs. Indiana (Pa.) - Keystone Field (Live Stats)
7 p.m.                   Women's Volleyball vs. Seton Hill - Keystone Arena (Live Stats | Live Video)

Saturday, Oct. 1 - Family Day
1 p.m.                   Women's Soccer vs. California (Pa.) - Keystone Field (Live Stats)
1 p.m.                   Women's Volleyball vs. California (Pa.) - Keystone Arena (Live Stats)
6:05 p.m.             Football vs. West Chester - Andre Reed Stadium (Live Stats | Live Audio | Live Video)

Sunday, Oct. 2
Noon                     Women's Golf hosts Kutztown Fall Invitational - Moselem Springs Golf Club (Fleetwood, Pa.)

Monday, Oct. 3
Noon                     Women's Golf hosts Kutztown Fall Invitational - Moselem Springs Golf Club (Fleetwood, Pa.)



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