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July 3, 2014

 

The Daily Brief

KU Students Tricia Johnson (BSEd German), left and Greg Haney (BSEd German, Special Education) participated from June 18-July 1 in a writing workshop with Dr. Lynn M. Kutch, associate professor of German Studies, and Veit Müller, journalist and crime fiction author (right) in Tübingen, Germany (http://www.veit-mueller.de/)   The mini-seminar was made possible by a Kutztown University research grant: "The Effectiveness of the Collaborative Writing Workshop Model to Improve Writing Skills and Cultural Competence in Advanced Students of German"  The goals of the mini-seminar included  enhancing writing aptitude and boosting cultural competence through direct contact with a German author in an authentic cultural setting.

Lynn Marie Kutch, Ph.D., Associate Professor of German

TODAY'S EVENTS

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3 p.m.                   Chamber Music Competition, Georgian Room, Old Main
7:30 p.m.             Concert:  From Russia with Love, Georgian Room, Old Main        

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

Happy Independence Day!

Kutztown University will be closed tomorrow in honor of the holiday.  No Daily Brief will be published.


 

The KU Summer Chamber Music Festival comes to a close on Saturday.  Here are the remaining events scheduled for this week.

  

Chamber Music Competition

Thursday July 3

3 p.m., Georgian Room, Old Main

  

From Russia with Love

Concert featuring students from the Festival

Thursday, July 3, 2014

7:30 p.m., Georgian Room, Old Main

 

America the Beautiful

Concert featuring students and faculty from the Festival

Friday, July 4, 2014

7:30 p.m., Georgian Room, Old Main

 

Final Concert

Featuring the concerto and chamber music competition winners

Saturday, July 5, 2014

3 p.m., Schaeffer Auditorium

  


  

Multicultural Center Hours - The Multicultural Center will be closed starting, Thursday, July 3 at 4 p.m. and re-opening on Tuesday, July 8. If you have any questions, please call x3-4807.

Jeann Cengeri, office manager, Multicultural Center

 


 

Tune into KUR beginning at 11:30 a.m. for a 2 hour and 30 minute community service block of programming. At 11:30 a.m., it's another edition of "The People Chronicles." In this edition, Jackie gets to meet Stacy Butler and we learn how Stacy reinvents herself after years of addiction, crime, prison, and ultimately redemption. Then at 11:50 a.m., Mike sits down with Lydia Chaudhry, organizer of Philadelphia's inaugural "Philly Veg Fest" which was a raging success. Lydia will talk about how things went, how the move across the nation is towards more of a vegetarian-friendly diet, and plans for next year's festival. At noon, it's "The Cyberden" with Mike McVicar, exposing local and obscure artists followed at 1 p.m. by "This Way Out," the international gay/lesbian radio magazine and at 1:30 p.m. "Fifty One Percent," the women's issues magazine. KUR is your community service radio station providing diversity and multiculturalism in a wasteland of corporate radio boredom. Stream us live at http://www.kutztown.edu/KUR

Michael Regensburger

 


 

MyKU will be unavailable on Sunday, July 6 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. for system maintenance.  An email will be sent when myKU is available.

Holly Fox, Director of Enterprise Software Development