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September 13, 2017

Kutztown University Daily Brief

IFORS 2017

Dr. Eric Landquist, Dr. Yun Lu and Dr. Francis J. Vasko each gave invited talks at IFORS 2017, the triennial conference of the International Federation of Operational Research Societies in Quebec City, July 17-21, 2017
Dr. Eric Landquist, Dr. Yun Lu and Dr. Francis J. Vasko each gave invited talks at IFORS 2017, the triennial conference of the International Federation of Operational Research Societies in Quebec City, July 17-21, 2017: "The Generalized Steiner Cable-Trench Problem with Applications to Error Detection in Vascular Image Analysis," "Population-based Metaheuristics for the Multiple-Choice Multidimensional Knapsack Problem," and "Binarization of Continuous Metaheuristics to Solve the Set Covering Problem: Simpler is Better," respectively. Drs. Lu and Vasko also co-chaired the session on metaheuristics for combinatorial optimization.


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

Remnant low of Irma to travel up the Ohio River Valley. Several impulses of energy will circulate around the low and affect our area sparking shower activity. Showers start in the morning and will continue into the afternoon. High temperature in the upper-70s. Winds southwest at 8 mph. Rainfall less than .1" with higher amounts where rain persists.


In an effort to better accommodate the large number of visitors who are considering making KU their home, daily campus tours will now be departing from 183 McFarland Student Union. The potential future Golden Bears will be parking in lot A2 and will report directly to 183 MSU. Admissions Tour Guides will be stationed outside to direct them. Thank you in advance for helping to make our visitors feel like a part of the Golden Bear Community! If you have any questions, contact Irma at ext. 3-4796.
     Irma Aguirre, tour guide coordinator, Admissions

Sept. 14, 11 a.m., 100 DF
Chris Robé, associate professor of Film and Media Studies in the School of Communications at Florida Atlantic University, will discuss alternative media production, distribution, and exhibition and his new book, "Breaking the Spell: A History of Anarchist Filmmakers, Videotape Guerrillas, and Digital Ninjas" (PM Press) on Thursday, Sept. 14, at 11 a.m. in 100 DeFran. Sponsored by the English department.
     Tony Bleach, Department of English

Stop by the library and take a look at the many new displays we have this semester. These include:
-Research posters by anthropology students
-3D printed objects by physics students
-A collection of rugs created using reclaimed textiles and dyed with wild mushrooms by Leslie Scroble.
-Paintings and objects from the library's Russian Collection.
-A Multicultural Center display
Special thanks to Dr. Kurt Friehauf, Dr. Khori Newlander and Dr. Justin Smoyer
     Dan Stafford, outreach librarian, Rohrbach Library

The Career Development Center will host a representative from The Washington Center on Monday, Sept. 25. If you are interested in having him visit your class, please email Brendon Esposito:
     Career Development Center

Sept. 14, noon
The first University Curriculum Committee (UCC) meeting of the 2017-2018 academic year will be held on Thursday, Sept. 28. The deadline for submission of all proposals for this meeting is noon, Thursday, Sept. 14. Please submit new proposals prior to this deadline to the UCC SharePoint Drop Off Library, at http://intranet/sites/committees/ucc/submissions. If you have any questions, please contact Ms. French at ext. 3-1312.
     Ms. Bethany French, secretary, University Curriculum Committee

Please note: a change has been made to the freshmen and transfer July orientation dates for 2018: 
-The freshmen orientation - Friday, July 13
-The transfer orientation - Thursday, July 12
Please contact the Office of New Student Orientation with any questions ext. 3-4088.
     Lisa Grabowski, New Student Programs


Sept. 11-15 ALL DAY Evacuation Drills
Sept. 13 7 p.m. Women's Volleyball vs. Bowie State, Keystone Arena (Stats)
Sept. 14 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Open Studio Day, 223 MSU
Sept. 14 11 a.m. Chris Robé, "Video Activism in a Neoliberal Age," 100 DF
Sept. 15 3 p.m. Women's Tennis vs. Holy Family - Keystone Courts
Sept. 15 7 p.m. Women's Volleyball vs. Shepherd - Keystone Arena (Stats)
Sept. 16 9 a.m. Women's Volleyball vs. Goldey-Beacom - Keystone Arena (Stats)
Sept. 16 10 a.m. Men's and Women's Cross Country hosts Division II/III Challenge - North Campus
Sept. 16 12:05 p.m. Football vs. Seton Hill - Andre Reed Stadium
(Stats / Audio / Video)
Sept. 16 1 p.m. Rugby vs. St. Bonaventure, Rugby Pitch
Sept. 16 5:30 p.m. Women's Volleyball vs. Caldwell - Keystone Arena






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