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Monday, October 16, 2017


Twitter @KUDSH for information and updates about KU Student Housing.

Make a difference in a fellow Jayhawk's life: become a Resident Assistant, Proctor, or Food Board Manager for KU Student Housing and support our diverse student community!

Great benefits and great connections. Application information at https://housing.ku.edu/jobs.

The Resident Assistant (RA), Proctor and Food Board Manager (FBM) positions are live-in positions with Student Housing. As the primary facilitator for a community of 25-90 residents, the RA, Proctor and FBM performs various administrative, programming, and paraprofessional advising functions. They are active in the support and implementation of student development while promoting personal, community, and global responsibility.

Required Qualifications:

  • Support and promote the Mission, Values, and Inclusion Statement of KU Student Housing.
  • At least 2 semesters of residential group living experience
  • 30 or more credit hours by the time of employment (January 2018).
  • Must be a full-time student with enrollment in no more than 18 undergraduate hours, or no more than 9 graduate hours per semester.
  • RAs must maintain a minimum 2.50 KU cumulative GPA and be in good standing with the University and Student Housing for the duration of their employment.

Preferred Qualifications for Proctors and Food Board Managers:

  • prior living experience in the KU Scholarship Halls

 

Application materials are due on October 31.

Please contact ugrhousing@ku.edu with any questions.

Nov. 8--Choose your apartment

10:00PM on Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Location: N/A

NEW APARTMENTS IN THE HEART OF CAMPUS

• Sign your housing contract now and select a new Stouffer Place Apartment 10 a.m., Nov. 8.

• Current Jayhawker Towers residents who want to stay in their apartment must sign a contract by

  Oct. 31. Apartment retention will be Nov. 1-6.

What’s in Stouffer Place?

Private bedroom, private bath, dishwasher, washer/dryer in unit! (The complex also features a fitness room, rec room and barbecue grills. Sign your contract now!) CONVENIENCES • All utilities, cable and wireless internet included • Billed by semester; financial aid applied directly • Security card access • Served by KU bus system • Furnished with double bed, dresser, desk and chair. Rental furniture available • Year-round occupancy with contract adjustment for study abroad, internships, or graduation • Optional dining plans

 

Tea at Three

3:00PM on Thursday, October 19, 2017

Location: Traditions Area, Level 4, Kansas Union

Join SUA for an afternoon tradition. We serve free tea and cookies every Thursday at 3:00 in the Kansas Union Lobby. It's your weekly pick-me-up!

If you are in need of an accommodation due to a disability, please submit your request at least 7 business days in advance of the event to Michelle Compton. Email: mcompton@ku.edu. Phone (785) 864-7469. TTY: 711.

 

 

 

Habitat for Humanity Opportunities

1:00PM on Saturday, October 21, 2017

Location: Sand Volleyball Courts by the Rec Center

KU Habitat will be hosting it's annual Sand Volleyball tournament, Ready, Set, Serve on Saturday, October 21st from 1-4 PM! Teams of 6 to 9 people may be signed up and it costs $40 per team! The tournament will be held on the Sand Volleyball courts outside of Robinson. All proceeds go to Habitat and prizes will be awarded for the best team costume in addition to first place in the tournament! Sign up at https://goo.gl/forms/AWqtvFqECBDP3u9S2

We are also excited to announce our Winter Break Collegiate Challenge trip!

We will be traveling to Beaumont, Texas on January 7-13, 2018. Hurricane Harvey flooded a large percentage of this area & our disaster recovery plan includes repair of damaged homes and new construction! Total trip cost is

$175 + food & gas money. If you are able to bring your car, there is a discounted cost of $125 + food & gas money. Only complete applications submitted by October 22nd at midnight will be considered. Sign up at https://goo.gl/forms/APVFdaLibeawTGjF2

 

 

Midwest Fall Fest ft. Split Lip Rayfield

1:00PM on Saturday, October 21, 2017

Location: Lied Center Parking Lot

It's SUA's third-annual Midwest Fall Fest in the Lied Center of Kansas - Performing Arts Center parking lot! This event is free for all!

Performances by Split Lip Rayfield, Toughies and Heidi Lynne Gluck.

If you are in need of an accommodation due to a disability, please submit your request at least 7 business days in advance of the event to Michelle Compton. Email: mcompton@ku.edu. Phone (785) 864-7469. TTY: 711. 

Serve KU

9:00AM on Saturday, October 21, 2017

Location: KU Memorial Union

Serve KU is an endowed series of service workshops hosted by SUA with support by the KU Memorial Union and the KU Center for Service Learning.

Through presentations and activities by dedicated students and professionals involved in community service, Serve KU! is a combination workshop and service day dedicated to continuing the service tradition of students at the University of Kansas.

 

We are excited to announce that Neeli Bendapudi will be our keynote speaker at Serve KU on October 21! Bendapudi is the University of Kansas Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor, and a professor of marketing at the KU School of Business. She has great insight to share with us!

 

Serve KU! is made possible by an endowment created by Rita Ravens Alexander, a KU alumna and lifelong service and volunteerism advocate. Rita’s passion for service as a lifestyle and her energetic disposition are at the heart of the Serve KU! mission. The seminar exists to provide KU students an opportunity to learn more about service, service learning, and community leadership and advocacy.

 

This event is open to all regardless of experience. Register for the day now at jayhawks.serve.ku.edu.

 

If you are in need of an accommodation due to a disability, please submit your request at least 7 business days in advance of the event to Michelle Compton. Email: mcompton@ku.edu. Phone (785) 864-7469. TTY: 711. Website:

https://www.facebook.com/events/119467675430066/?acontext=%7B%22source%22%3A5%2C%22page_id_source%22%3A24705949583%2C%22action_h

 

 

Crimson & Boo 5k

9:30AM on Sunday, October 22, 2017

Location: KU Endowment Association: 1891 Constant Avenue

Don't miss out on our annual costume run! All participants receive a race-day t-shirt, a huge pancake breakfast following the race, and a race-day packet! All proceeds go to the Tradition of Excellence Scholarship, which is available to all KU students in the Spring semester!

 

 

Garba

5:00PM on Sunday, October 22, 2017

Location: Union Ballroom

Come dance with us and help us celebrate an Indian festival Navratri (No previous experience required.)

 

 

Expert Panel on Higher Ed

8:00PM on Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Location: Jay Room, 1st floor of the KS Union

We are hosting an expert panel on higher education. Our conversation will revolve around State legislative activities, administrative challenges, and the KU Gov proposal to sell the chancellor's jet. Guest speakers include KU chapter President of the AAUP, Dr. Ron Barret-Gonzalez, Lawrence district representative Dennis Highberger, as well as a representative of the Kansas Board of Regents and others. Show your support for KU Against Rising Tuition. Attend this event and receive the information that you NEED to know!

 

 

Our Voice Counts and Our Stories Matter: An Open Discussion of Multicultural Experiences at KU

7:30APM on Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Location: Dole 2092

Child Language Proseminar panel members invite you to a discussion of multicultural experiences moderated by Dr. Christine Daley, Professor, and Director of the Center for American Indian Community Health. Panel members include Joshua Allison-Burbank, M.A., CCC-SLP, Teresa Girolama, M.A., M.S.T, Brittany T. Williams, M.A., and Kavita Indar, M.S. We will share our perspective as multicultural students navigating the learning and social spaces at KU, and propose ways that KU may improve these experiences.

 

 

Pumpkin Painting and Movie Night

6:30PM on Thursday, October 26, 2017

Location: Nunemaker Center

Come join us for pumpkin painting/carving, a Salty Iguana taco bar, candy and Halloween movies (Hocus Pocus, The Shining, etc.) on Oct.

26th. We will have food and pumpkins available from 6:30pm onwards; the movie will start at 7:15pm. We would love to see you and get into the Halloween spirit!

 

 

Pumpkin Painting and Movie Night

6:30PM on Monday, October 30, 2017

Location: Nunemaker Center

Come join us for pumpkin painting/carving, candy and Hocus Pocus. Dinner will be provided, so come hungry.

We will have food and pumpkins available from 6:30 pm onwards; the movie will start at 7:15 pm. We would love to see you and get into the Halloween spirit!

 

 

Omega Phi Alpha Chipotle Fundraising

5:00PM on Monday, October 30, 2017

Location: 911 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS 66044

Hello, please join us at Chipotle on Mass Street to help raise money for our organization. You can bring in a flyer, show it on your smartphone, or mention it to the cashier.  We hope to see you all there supporting Omega Phi Alpha.

 

 

Find YOUR Pathway to Service: Advocacy and Policy Shaping

3:00PM on Monday, October 30, 2017

Location: Jayhawk Room: Kansas Union

Join Center for Service Learning (CSL) and speakers for light refreshments and discussion about pathways to service through policy shaping and advocacy.

Former Kansas State Representative John Wilson and KU School of Social Welfare representative Melinda Lewis will be discussing their pathways to these two areas. If you are interested in influencing and shaping decisions for the public interests through policies or laws, or creating awareness and action on issues that impact the community through advocacy, this is the event for you!

Website: https://csl.ku.edu/csl-workshops#leadership                              FREE SNACKS!

 

 

Peer Support Network

Peer Support Network (PSN) is a SILC registered student organization aimed at addressing KU student's barriers to academic success, especially students who represent marginalized identities or struggle with issues related to mental health. Trained peer mentors are ready to provide students with emotional support and referral to resources on campus and in the community.

 We recognize the strength and value students have in supporting each other, and we hope to empower students to access resources and become involved in their communities. Peer mentorship is a resource available to all students through PSN. Students can request an appointment with a peer mentor by emailing PSN@ku.edu. Peer mentors are also available in the SILC office on the 4th floor of the Union.

 

 

Participate in a Research Study

Location: Fraser 307

Are you concerned about your weight or shape? Do you overeat, purge, diet severely, or exercise excessively? If you answered yes to one or more of these questions, you may be eligible to participate in a research study. The study is designed to improve the diagnosis and classification of problem eating behaviors.

In order to participate in this research study, you must be age 14 or older, speak fluent English, and have some disordered eating behaviors. You must not have diagnoses of mental retardation or a neurological disorder.

Participation will involve completing questionnaires and interviews.

We will also obtain your height and weight measurements. Research sessions take approximately 3-4 hours to complete. You may experience some distress or discomfort from the questions and weight measurements. You may skip any questions that make you uncomfortable and you do not have to see your weight.

Compensation will be provided for your time and participation. If you are interested in participating or would like more information about the study, please contact us at eatstudy@ku.edu.

Website: https://care.drupal.ku.edu/

 

 

Neurobehavioral Development Research Lab Study

The Neurobehavioral Development Research lab (ndrlab) currently is seeking individuals with and without Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) for participation in a clinical research study. This study aims to better understand the wide range of symptoms that are present in this disorder and determine their brain bases.

Eligible individuals will be asked to complete the following non-invasive

tests: questions about medical, developmental and family history · autism diagnostic testing · tests of fine motor performance · tests of gross motor coordination · tests of brain anatomy and function

Testing will be conducted at KU and KU Medical Center. All procedures have been approved by our local Institutional Review Board. Participants will be compensated for their time.

Email: ndrlab@ku.edu

 

 

Decade of Dancing - Dance Marathon

10:00AM on Saturday, February 10, 2018

Location: Ballroom in Kansas Union

KU Dance Marathon is the largest student-run organization on campus. We work throughout the year to raise money for our local Children's Miracle Network Hospital, KU Pediatrics. Since 2008, we have raised over $400,000 for our Miracle Kids and Families and this year have a goal of raising $100,000. This past week we celebrated Child Health Day by raising awareness on campus and on our social media (@KUDM or KU Dance Marathon).

Our largest event that we host is our Dance Marathon, occurring at the end of our fundraising year and is a celebration culminating our fundraising success. In order to attend this event we require dancers to register at kudm.org. Registration includes entrance to the event, a t-shirt, 2 meals, and tons of fun! You can use the coupon code COMMITFTK to register for $5 off the registration fee, making registration only $20 until October 13th.

Help us to celebrate our #DecadeofDancing and continue #FightingForTheNext Jayhawk!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This newsletter is emailed and posted each Monday with information received by noon Friday.
To advertise your event: https://housing.ku.edu/twoc

 

Questions? Contact:

KU Student Housing
housing@ku.edu
785-864-4560

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This newsletter is emailed and posted each Monday with information received by noon Friday.
To advertise your event: https://housing.ku.edu/twoc

 

Questions? Contact:

KU Student Housing
housing@ku.edu
785-864-4560



New Stouffer Place Apartments open 2018!
More than $200,000 in annual scholarships to returning residents
Academic success: More than 94 percent of first-time, full-time freshmen in student housing enroll for the next semester
5,100 residents choose student housing each year
Residence hall rates are almost $2,000 less per year than the national average for public schools
— College Board
$4 million alumni gift funded Krehbiel Scholarship Hall
Options include suites, private bedroom with shared bath, two-person rooms, scholarship halls, and apartments
Oswald and Self residence halls opened in 2015
One bill covers all costs: room, food, utilities, and wireless Internet
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities