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March 26, 2015


The Daily Brief

Dea Musa

Dea Musa, KU Geology major, presented her research "Geophysical Mapping of Brine Springs in the Montezuma Wetlands Complex, NY" at the Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Engineering and Environmental Problems (SAGEEP) in Boston during Spring Break.   SAGEEP is internationally recognized as the leading conference on the practical application of shallow geophysics.


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10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.     Miller-Keystone Blood Mobile, S. Dining Hall

12 p.m.                                 Writing Your Resume & Cover Letter, Career Center

2 p.m.                                   Screening of "Girl Rising", AF 201

6 p.m.                                   Miss KU Pageant, MSU

7:30 p.m.                             Timothy Schwarz and British Pianist Jane Beament, Georgian Room, OM




Spring 2014 Science, Technology and Math Open House - The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is holding a Science, Technology and Math Open House on Saturday, April 5.  Prospective students will have the opportunity to talk with faculty, current students, alumni and admissions personnel.  The event will include tours of the campus and the science, math and technology research and academic facilities.  For more information, please visit:, or call the Office of the Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at x3-4305.

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences


The Office of Admission is hosting the second  Accepted Student Day program on Saturday, March 29th.  We are expecting approximately 1000 people to attend.  The agenda has been posted on the website,, for your review.   The official program has been delivered to offices of those participating in the event this week.  Please contact Jade Eggleston at with questions about the program. 

Office of Admissions


KU professor and chair of the Department of Anthropology and Sociology, Dr. James Delle, will deliver the spring 2014 Chambliss Faculty Research Awards lecture at 4:30 p.m., on Monday, March 31 in the Boehm Science Center room 145. This lecture is free and open to the public.  For more than 300 years the social and economic realities of the region we call the Caribbean were defined by plantation slavery. Now largely abandoned, the ruins of sugar, coffee, indigo and cotton plantations cover the landscapes of the islands.  Delle's lecture explores the material complexities of the plantation system, as interpreted from archaeological investigations of plantations in Jamaica.

The Kutztown University Military Club will host the 5K Keystone Wounded Warrior Run and 1 Mile Walk on Sunday, April 6.  Registration begins at 8 a.m. and the race begins at 10 a.m.  in front of the McFarland Student Union flagpole.  Participants should register at or by picking up a race form in the KU Veteran's Center, McFarland Student Union room 262.  Registration is $25 in advance or $30 on the day of the race.  Teams of five or more can sign up for $20 per runner/walker.  All proceeds benefit the Keystone Wounded Warriors.  For more information contact Race Director Steven Sultzbach at


The following road closures will take place as indicated due to construction associated with the new University Electrical Substation:


•1.       South Campus Drive at Baldy Road will be closed from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m. on April 1, 2014 and from 7a.m. until 1 p.m. on April 2, 2014. During these times, campus may be accessed using the entrance to South Campus Drive at Main Street.

•2.       The entrance to the Student Recreation Center (Lot E2) will be closed from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m. on April 3, 2014 and from 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. on April 4, 2014.  During these times, please use Lot E1 adjacent to Keystone Field House to park while using the Student Recreation Center.


Questions or comments should be directed to Jeff Mosser, Project Manager at

Terry D. Brown, director, Facilities Project Services



On Thursday, April 3, The KU Wind Ensemble & Jazz Ensemble 1 will be on tour, performing at high schools in the York & Reading Pennsylvania areas. The following students are members of those two ensembles. Students understand they are responsible for all missed instructional materials during this absence. Thanks in advance for your assistance.  Alex Acosta, Greg Adler, Lindsey Allmendinger, Vicki Bauder, Blair Boyer, Ian Brown, Brendan Burke, Chad Butz, Carla Castro, Joey Coco, Noah Coco, Chelsea Covage, Laura Cressly, Kelly Crosslin, Meghan Damiter, Chris Davidson, Janelle Decker, Daniella Diaz, Kaitlyn Dougher, Tyler Eberts, , Eric Farkas, Zach Gardner, Josh Gladfelter, Fawn Guasta, Charissa Howden, Tim Howden, Ben Kern, David Kile, Zach Kobal, Spencer Koppenol, Josh Kravette, Kelsey Kreitz, , Austin Kruzcek, Ben Lamborn, Zach Lefurge, Kyle Lennon, Jean Marsicovete, Mary McCormick, Skylar Moyer, Hannah Orban, Sean Parrish, Tyler Patchell,

Erin Phillips, C.J. Reed, Magge Reinman, Staci Salamon, Garret Shaw, Jessica Simcisko, Andrew Sitarik, Will Smith, Peter Snyder, Stephanie Spatz, Kyle Stauffer, Michael Surkin, Jon Tice, Mike Toolan, Sara Ulrich, Tyler Wales, Lauren Weaver, Colin Wolf.

Daniel Neuenschwander, Director of Bands



March is Women's History Month. Please join us for a screening of  "Girl Rising" at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, March 26 in room 201 of the Academic Forum. This ground-breaking feature by Richard Robbins tells stories of arranged marriage, child slavery, and injustice across the globe. The movie explains the importance of educating girls to create worldwide change. You can learn more about this global campaign for girls' education at

Grace M. Hill, M. A., Director, Women's Center & GLBTQ Resource Center



Thursday, March 27 - Baseball vs. Bloomfield (DH) - 1 p.m. (North Campus Field) Live Stats | Live Audio

Friday, March 28 - Softball vs. Millersville (DH) - 2:30 p.m. (North Campus Field) Live Stats

Friday, March 28 - Women's Lacrosse vs. Edinboro - 2 p.m. (Keystone Field) Live Stats | Live Audio

Saturday, March 29 - Women's Lacrosse vs. Bloomsburg - 1 p.m. (Keystone Field) Live Stats | Live Audio

Saturday, March 29 - Men's and Women's Tennis vs. West Chester - 1 p.m. (Keystone Courts)

Saturday, March 29 - Baseball vs. Mansfield (DH) - 1 p.m. (North Campus Field) Live Stats

Saturday, March 29 - Softball vs. Mansfield (DH) - 1 p.m. (North Campus Field)