What’s Happening at WKU

Here’s a list of upcoming WKU events. All times are Central. For more events, visit WKU’s online calendar or the Current Students page. For more WKU News, follow us on Twitter @wkunews, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/WKUNews or subscribe to our newsfeed at www.wku.edu/news

Ongoing/continuing events

"When the Universe was Young" will be presented April 22-May 22 at WKU's Hardin Planetarium.

“When the Universe was Young” will be presented April 22-May 22 at WKU’s Hardin Planetarium.

Friday, April 18

  • 7:40 a.m.: Academic Transitions Program. Knicely Conference Center. Contact Geneva Taylor, (270) 745-4242.
  • 9 a.m.: Board of Regents meeting. Martin Regents Room, Mass Media and Technology Hall. Contact Bob Skipper, (270) 745-4295.
  • 6 p.m.: WKU Baseball vs. South Alabama. Nick Denes Field. Contact Athletic Media Relations, (270) 745-4298.

Saturday, April 19

Events on April 19 at WKU include the unveiling of the Big Red Statue at the Augenstein Alumni Center at 11:30 a.m. and the WKU Football Red vs. White Spring Game at 1 p.m. at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium.

WKU events on April 19 include the unveiling of the Big Red Statue at the Augenstein Alumni Center at 11:30 a.m. and the WKU Football Spring Game at 1 p.m. at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium.

Sunday, April 20

  • 1 p.m.: WKU Baseball vs. South Alabama. Nick Denes Field. Contact Athletic Media Relations, (270) 745-4298.

Tuesday, April 22

  • 11 a.m.: Earth Day celebration. Centennial Mall. Contact Sustainability, (270) 745-2508.
  • 4 p.m.: Presentation: Thoughts on Pop Series. Faculty House. Contact Tony Harkins, (270) 745-3149.
  • 6 p.m.: WKU Softball vs. Kentucky. WKU Softball Complex. Contact Athletic Media Relations, (270) 745-4298.
  • 7 p.m.: Film: Last Paradise. Downing Student Union Auditorium. Free admission. Contact Raymond Poff, (270) 745-2498.
  • 7:30 p.m.: Recital: Matthew Carmichael, saxophone, and Donald Speer, piano. Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. Free admission. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.

Wednesday, April 23

  • 9 a.m.: Festival Cultural Hispano. WKU-Glasgow Campus. Contact John Roberts, (270) 659-6984.
  • 5 p.m.: WKU Softball vs. Kentucky. WKU Softball Complex. Contact Athletic Media Relations, (270) 745-4298.

Thursday, April 24

Tickets are on sale for Jake Owen's April 24 concert at WKU's Diddle Arena.

Tickets are on sale for Jake Owen’s April 24 concert at WKU’s Diddle Arena.

  • 8 a.m.: Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day. Preston Health and Activities Center. Contact Amber Scott, (270) 745-2072.
  • 7 p.m.: Concert: Jake Owen with special guests Parmalee and The Cadillac Three. Diddle Arena. Tickets are on sale at the WKU Ticket Office at Diddle Arena, online at http://www.ticketmaster.com or by phone at 1-800-5BIGRED. Contact Campus Activities Board, (270) 745-2459.
  • 7:30 p.m.: Performance: The Threepenny Opera by Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht. Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. Free admission. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.
  • 8 p.m.: Dance production: An Evening of Dance. Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center’s Russell Miller Theatre. Admission is $12. Contact Theatre & Dance, (270) 745-5845.

Friday, April 25

The Symphony at WKU will present "With Voice & Song," Dr. Bill Scott's Farewell Concert, at xx p.m. April 25 at Van Meter Hall. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.

“With Voice & Song,” Dr. Bill Scott’s Farewell Concert, will be presented at 7:30 p.m. April 25 at Van Meter Hall. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.

Saturday, April 26

Evening of Dance will be presented April 24-28. Contact: Theatre & Dance, (270) 745-5845.

Evening of Dance will be presented April 24-28 at Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center’s Russell Miller Theatre. Admission is $12. Contact: Theatre & Dance, (270) 745-5845.

  • 7:30 a.m.: Southcentral Kentucky 4-H Horse Camp. L.D. Brown Agricultural Exposition Center. Through April 27. Contact Janet Turley, (270) 842-1681.
  • 8 a.m.: LifeSkills Run for Autism. Bowling Green Ballpark. Contact Kelly Autism Program, (270) 745-4527.
  • 9 a.m.: Southern Kentucky Book Fest. Knicely Conference Center. Contact Kristie Lowry, (270) 745-4502.
  • 1 p.m.: WKU Softball vs. South Alabama, doubleheader. WKU Softball Complex. Contact Athletic Media Relations, (270) 745-4298.
  • 1:30 p.m.: BARK! Against Domestic Violence Dog Show. H.P. Thomas Park. Registration fee is $15; proceeds benefit Barren River Area Safe Space, Inc. Contact Elizabeth Madariaga, (270) 745-3159.
  • 3 p.m.: WKU Baseball vs. UALR. Nick Denes Field. Contact Athletic Media Relations, (270) 745-4298.
  • 7:30 p.m.: Performance: The Threepenny Opera by Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht. Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. Free admission. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.
  • 7:30 p.m.: Performance: WKU Jazz Band. Van Meter Hall. Free admission. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.
  • 8 p.m.: Dance production: An Evening of Dance. Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center’s Russell Miller Theatre. Admission is $12. Contact Theatre & Dance, (270) 745-5845.

Sunday, April 27

  • 7:30 a.m.: Southcentral Kentucky 4-H Horse Camp. L.D. Brown Agricultural Exposition Center. Contact Janet Turley, (270) 842-1681.
  • Noon: WKU Softball vs. South Alabama. WKU Softball Complex. Contact Athletic Media Relations, (270) 745-4298.
  • 1 p.m.: WKU Baseball vs. UALR. Nick Denes Field. Contact Athletic Media Relations, (270) 745-4298.
  • 3 p.m.: Dance production: An Evening of Dance. Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center’s Russell Miller Theatre. Admission is $12. Contact Theatre & Dance, (270) 745-5845.
  • 4 p.m.: Performance: Cellobration. Unitarian Universalist Church, Bowling Green. Free admission. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.
  • 4 p.m.: Performance: WKU RedShirts and Treblemakers. Van Meter Hall. Admission is $5. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.
  • 5 p.m.: Recital: C. Ken Stein, organ. Christ Episcopal Church, Bowling Green. Free admission. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.

Monday, April 28

"Fading Away: How to Preserve Your Treasures" will begin at 5 p.m. April 28 at the Kentucky Building's Western Room. Contact Nancy Richey, (270) 745-6092.

“Fading Away: How to Preserve Your Treasures” will begin at 5 p.m. April 28 at the Kentucky Building’s Western Room. Contact Nancy Richey, (270) 745-6092.

  • 5 p.m.: Preservation Workshop: Fading Away: How to Preserve Your Treasures. Kentucky Building’s Western Room. Contact Nancy Richey, (270) 745-6092.
  • 5:15 p.m.: Recital: Beth Pope. Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. Free admission. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.
  • 6 p.m.: The $100 Solution Impact Expo. Gary Ransdell Hall. Contact WKU ALIVE Center, (270) 782-0082.
  • 7:30 p.m.: Recital: Trombone Studio. Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. Free admission. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.
  • 8 p.m.: Dance production: An Evening of Dance. Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center’s Russell Miller Theatre. Admission is $12. Contact Theatre & Dance, (270) 745-5845.

Tuesday, April 29

  • 4 p.m.: Gender and Women’s Studies Annual Awards Ceremony. Faculty House. Contact Gender and Women’s Studies, (270) 745-6477.
  • 4 p.m.: Dance production: Last Chance to Dance. Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center’s Russell Miller Theatre. Free admission. Contact Theatre & Dance, (270) 745-5845.
  • 5 p.m.: WKU Softball vs. Evansville. WKU Softball Complex. Contact Athletic Media Relations, (270) 745-4298.
  • 7:30 p.m.: Concert: WKU Steelband. Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. Admission is $4. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.

Wednesday, April 30

Christy Halbert will present "The Debut of Women’s Olympic Boxing" at 7 p.m. April 30 at Downing Student Union Auditorium. Contact Gender and Women’s Studies, (270) 745-6477.

Christy Halbert will present “The Debut of Women’s Olympic Boxing” at 7 p.m. April 30 at Downing Student Union Auditorium. Contact Gender and Women’s Studies, (270) 745-6477.

  • 6 p.m.: WKU Baseball vs. Belmont. Nick Denes Field. Contact Athletic Media Relations, (270) 745-4298.
  • 7 p.m.: Lecture: The Debut of Women’s Olympic Boxing by Christy Halbert. Downing Student Union Auditorium. Contact Gender and Women’s Studies, (270) 745-6477.

Friday, May 2

  • 7:30 p.m.: Performance: WKU Concert Band and Wind Ensemble. Van Meter Hall. Admission is $5. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.

Saturday, May 3

2014 Spring Commencement events

Thursday, May 8

  • 6:30 p.m.: WKU-Glasgow Graduand Ceremony at Glasgow Plaza Theatre

Friday, May 16

Saturday, May 17 

Monday, May 19

Contact: Registrar’s Office, (270) 745-3351

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