Bear Essentials

Feb. 15, 2023

2023 Ujima Conference

The Ujima Conference is held annually in the spring, featuring a keynote speaker and various workshops. View the full schedule of events for Feb. 15-16.

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VP for Enrollment Management & Student Affairs Search - Candidates on campus Feb. 21 and 22. Students are invited to Open Sessions at 11 a.m., LC 135. Candidates' vitae available two days prior.

Become a Summer Conference Assistant - The Office of Conference and Event Services has opened up their applications for students that provides summer housing, a food stipend, and payment. Apply Now!

Heathers the Musical at Schaeffer Auditorium - Student tickets are $8 each. Shows at 7 p.m. Feb. 24, 2 and 7 p.m. Feb. 25. Loud music, cliques, murder and eating disorders. What could go wrong?

Submit Your Work to the KU Composition Conference - The KUCC celebrates excellent student work in writing, research, and composition.

Fun Day to Volunteer During Spring Break - Help the Science Olympiad. March 16. Great for clubs, service hours & resume. No science background needed. Free t-shirt. .


Wed. Feb. 15

Speed Meeting and Root Beer Floats - Have a floating time and try SPEEDfriending. 6-7:30 p.m., South Dinning Rm 1. Enter to win a "Friends Basket."

Ujima Conference 2023 - Events today and tomorrow all day. Chances to win JBL wireless headphones, Kodak instant print camera, Roku streaming stick, T-shirts, notepads and more.

Writing Your Resume and Cover Letter - 2 p.m. Learn the basics on how to write your resume and cover letter to best market your skills and obtain that interview! AF 201.

Creating Your Personal Brand - 3 p.m. What does your brand say about you? Learn how to create a brand during your college years that will appeal to future employers!

Thu. Feb. 16

Enjoy Love in the Dark/No Glow No Go - MSU 250, 5:30-6:30 p.m. SEX Chat with Glow FUN with a SEX advocate.

PRSSA First Meeting - Join Public Relations Student Society of America for our first meeting of the semester. Learn valuable skills for your PR career. Thursdays at 6 p.m. in "The Agency" room, Old Main 130. All majors welcome.

Spill The Tea at Teatime at Boxwood House - Weekly, noon. Join us at the Center for weekly tea, coffee, or juice and conversation. Stay after the Allies meeting or visit and enjoy some fellowship.

Choosing A Major - 11 a.m. Explore myths and facts about majors and careers and how you can narrow down options to make the best decision for your future! Via Zoom.

Get a Federal Government Job - 2 p.m. This federal government session will introduce you to job searching strategies as well as how to create a federal resume. Stratton 116.

Thinking About Grad School - 11 a.m. Heading to graduate school in the future? Learn how to ask the important questions and choose the right program for you & your future career! Via Zoom.

Voice Concerns About Warehouse Development - The warehouse development raises safety concerns. Join us at the township commission meeting at 6:30 p.m. Transportation can be provided.

Fri. Feb. 17

Feminist Friday at Boxwood House - 2 p.m. This week's theme at the Women's Center Feminist Friday is Random Acts of Kindness.

Sat. Feb. 18

Celebrate 50 Years of Women’s Basketball - Men vs Mansfield at 1 p.m. Women at 3 p.m. in Keystone Arena. KU Students FREE. Get your ticket online today.

Mon. Feb. 20

Start your Morning with Wellness - Mention you read this in Bear Essentials and your name will be entered to win prizes. 8:30-11 a.m., outside Cub Café.

Movement Mondays at Boxwood House - 1-2 p.m. Join us at the Women's Center for some light stretching and mindful movements to center yourself at the start of the week.

Tue. Feb. 21

Study Abroad Information Session - Come visit us in MSU 116, the Mini-Auditorium from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. to learn more about the study abroad process.

Let's Switch It Up: Afternoon Switch Social - Looking to expand your Switch community and meet another Switch enthusiast. Health Center, 1-3 p.m.

Undergraduate Research Student Workshops - 4:30 p.m. Rohrbach Library 28 and on Zoom. Faculty-led workshops that take you step-by-step through the research process. Click link for topics and Zoom link.

Disney College Program - 11 a.m. Learn more about the Disney College Program and how you may be able to earn academic credit for interning at the "Happiest Place on Earth." MSU 250.

One-Hour Crewneck Sweatshirt Sale - Stop in KU Campus Store to get your paws on a super comfy crewneck sweatshirt for only $22. KU Campus Store 11 a.m. – noon. Dixon Marketplace 7-8 p.m. All sales final | Excludes discounts | While supplies last.

Wed. Feb. 22

How Screenings Changed my Life - Health Center, 4:30 p.m., Beck Hall. Join Health & Wellness Services and the Women's Center to learn about health screenings. Sample finger foods and tea from around the world.

Royally Spoken - Multicultural Center, 3 p.m. Celebrating Black History Month as we hear and uplift Black voices through spoken word, singing, rapping and other artistry.