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Monday, September 18, 2017

September 18, 2017

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Latin American Film Night: "El Regreso"

7:30 p.m. on Sunday, September 17, 2017
Location: Daisy Hill Commons Classroom, 208

This Sunday, September 17 from 7:30-10:00pm at the Daisy Hill Commons classroom, CLACS will host the first student-led Latin American Film Night in a series. The movie nights bring together those interested in Latin American arts and film in a social setting. Each night will feature a Spanish film with English subtitles from a different part of Latin America, selected by a student who will introduce the film to the audience. All undergrad and graduate students are welcome.

This week’s film:

September 17: Introduced by Courtney Sanchez,“El Regreso”- Costa Rica, 2011; Director: Hernán Jiménez—102 min.

The film nights are held every other Sunday at the Daisy Hill Commons. Free snacks will be provided. Come hang out and get to know other students!

Black Love A Symposium

Monday, September 11 – Monday, September 18, 2017

Thank you for your interest in the Black Love symposium celebrating the 80th anniversary of Their Eyes Were Watching God.  We appreciate you visiting our website!

The symposium will be held September 11-18, 2017 in various venues across the city of Lawrence, with a colloquium of speakers and panels scheduled for September 14-16 on the University of Kansas campus.  In addition to KU faculty, staff, and students, we welcome members of the Lawrence, Kansas City, and Topeka communities to attend all of these events. The entire symposium is free and open to the public.   

To register for the Black Love symposium, please fill out and submit the Advance Attendee Information Form Advance Attendee Information Form


Tourney Tuesday: Sports

7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Location: Hawk's Nest, Level 1, Kansas Union

In a special edition of Tourney Tuesday, we will be playing Madden, 2K, and Fifa on Xbox 360. Participants are encouraged to bring their own controllers if possible! Participants will only be able compete in one tournament bracket but are welcome to all of the three games. Top overall winner from every bracket will receive a KU basketball jersey valued at $75. Second and third place winners will pick out a $20 gift card. We will be serving chicken tenders, chips, salsa and guacamole!

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/486427995043677/?acontext=%7B%22ref%22%3....


Cup of Conversation

9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Location: Wescoe Beach

Cup of Conversation is a traditional SUA event that provides students with the opportunity to discuss current event topics in a casual setting over donuts and coffee.

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/129770647631924/?acontext=%7B%22source%2...


Tunes at Night ft. HIRETH

8:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 21, 2017

Location: Lied Center Pavilion

It's a FREE concert in the Lied Center Pavilion.

Join SUA and HIRETH Thursday night at 8:00 for an intimate show on campus. Snacks provided, of course!

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:



KU School of Business Career Fair

1:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 21, 2017, Location: 5th and 6th Floor of the Kansas Union

Each September, the Business Career Fair brings eager recruiters looking to hire KU business students to campus. Companies from across the nation are represented, hoping to entice students to join their ranks. Many employed KU business graduates come back to campus to hire a few of "their own." It's the ultimate opportunity to secure an internship or job.

The Business Career Fair is a premier opportunity for recruiters to get face-to-face with top-tier KU business students. Each year, more than 125 companies set up shop on campus to meet with and collect resumes from more than 1,300 attending students whose credentials are unrivaled. Website: https://business.ku.edu/business-career-fair/students

Murder Mystery Dinner

7:00 p.m. on Friday, September 22, 2017
Location: Ballroom, Level 5, Kansas Union

A magic-themed murder mystery!

Tickets can be bought at the Kansas Union Welcome Desk on Level 4 - $5 for KU students and $10 for the general public. (Max capacity is 100 people). Ticket includes a buffet-style dinner in the Union Ballroom.

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.


2K Tournament

From 3-8PM on Monday, September 25, 2017

Location: Booth Family Hall of Athletics

The inaugural NBA2K Tournament will be held in the Booth Family Hall of Athletics, Sept. 25-29, from 3-8 p.m. Registration is free and will remain open until Sept. 19th.  The event will be capped at 128 KU student entrants with the two finalists going head-to-head in Allen Fieldhouse during Late Night.

Food and drink will be provided during the competition and the two finalists will receive KU gear and the NBA2K18 video game. Additionally, the winner will get an exclusive experience with KU men's basketball team and an autographed basketball. Website: www.KUAthletics.com/2k.


3 on 3 Tournament

On Monday, September 25, 2017

Location: Ambler Student Recreation Fitness Center

The 3-on-3 competition will run Sept. 25-29 at the Ambler Student Recreation Fitness Center on the KU campus in collaboration with Recreation Services' Intramural program. The championship games for each division will be played Sept. 30 in Allen Fieldhouse during Late Night. KU coaches Bill Self and Brandon Schneider will present trophies to the winners.

Tourney sponsor, adidas, will provide gear for the two men's and two women'

teams which play in the championship games. Website: http://kuathletics.com/sports/2017/9/8/2017-late-night-in-the-phog-3-on-...


NOMAS Lecture + Reception: Mario Gooden

5:30 p.m. on Friday, September 29, 2017
Location: The Forum in Marvin Hall

Join us for a reception and lecture by professor and Architect Mario Gooden. Gooden is a Professor at Columbia and principal architect at Huff+ Gooden Architects. He is a prominent voice in black expression through art and architecture. His book, Dark Space: Architecture, Representation, Black Identity, advocates for space that reflects the authentic black experience and questions social constructs in art and architecture.  This event is sponsored by the National Organization of Minority Architecture Students (KU NOMAS). Website: https://www.facebook.com/KUNOMAS


Peer Support Network

5:00 p.m. on Monday, September 11, 2017

Location: [Note for the editor (do not include in post): This is not a specific event. Peer Support Network is a resource available to students throughout the semester. Students can request an appointment with a peer mentor by emailing PSN@ku.edu. We're also available in the SILC office on the 4th floor of the Union and in the Daisy Hill Commons on Mondays from 5-7pm.]

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



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