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April 16, 2014


The Daily Brief

L to R, Top: Tiffany Jones, Allison Epting, Anna Tellis, Dr. Nicole Johnson, Jessica Kolvitz, Jenna McElroy
Bottom: Katherine Flick, Geneva Steinnman


Students from the Kutztown teacher of the visually impaired program traveled and presented at the National Council for Exceptional Children Conference in Philadelphia on April 10th.


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10 a.m. - 4 p.m.                 Allies Bake Sale, MSU

10:30                                     International Libraries Panel Discussion, 100B Rohrbach Library

4:30 p.m.                             Secondary Education Movie Night, Beekey 235

6 p.m.                                   Zeta Phi Beta Charity Auction, MSU Multipurpose Room

6 p.m.                                   Sexual Harassment Workshop, Old Main 287

7:30 p.m.                             KU Wind Ensemble Concert, Schaeffer Auditorium

8 p.m.                                   "Lizards," Rickenbach Learning Center Theatre



Congratulations to those students inducted in to the Alpha Epsilon Lambda honor society for graduate and professional school students yesterday:  Lisa Cronk, Susan Ender, John Fuller, Susana Gaisey, Samuel Greenfield, Tanya Haller and Brenna Maier.



Wrecking Good Deals - Sale Items Starting at $.25:  In less than one month, the KU Student Bookstore will be packing up the current store, and relocating some of the merchandise to several pop-up stores here in the MSU.  But we can't take it all with us, so we're having a HUGE Clearance Sale with hundreds of items that are priced to go!  Look for the colored dot stickers that represent sale prices from $.25 to $20.  Hurry in to stock up on everything from KU gear to non-logo gift items - you don't want to miss these deals!

KU Student Bookstore


Kyle Wamsley will present his master's thesis in computer science on Tuesday April 22 from 11 - 11:45 a.m.  in Old Main 158. Kyle's talk on Optimal Power-Based Cycling Pacing Strategies For Strava Segments

will run for 15 to 20 minutes, after which he will take questions. The application design presented in this thesis explores generation of optimal power-based pacing strategies for a cyclist to complete a course in the fastest time possible based on previously seen training data. 

Dale Parson, associate professor, Computer Science



The University Writing Center wants your students to come to our walk-in Sunday night hours (6-8pm in Old Main 132) for help with any final writing assignment AND enter to win a KUWC t-shirt! No appointment necessary; enter through Public Safety. All students who come for help on April 20 and 27 will be entered to win a KUWC t-shirt. The UWC will give away five t-shirts during the last week of classes. Please alert your students!

Amanda Morris, director, Writing Center



Wednesday, April 16-18 - Women's Bowling AT USBC National Championships (Reno, Nev.)

Thursday, April 17 - Softball vs. Millersville (DH) - 2:30 (North Campus Field) Live Stats | Live Audio

Thursday, April 17-18 - Men's Tennis AT PSAC Semifinals - West Chester, Pa.

Saturday, April 19 - Baseball vs. Lock Haven (DH) - 1 p.m. (North Campus Field) Live Stats | Live Audio