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Today@WKU: September 21, 2017

Welcome to Today@WKU, the daily newsletter from WKU Public Affairs, for September 21, 2017.

WKU News

  • Kappa Delta Sorority to formally receive national honor Sept. 23: The WKU chapter

    Kappa Delta Sorority will receive a national award on Sept. 23.

    of Kappa Delta Sorority will have plenty to celebrate during Parents Weekend as it formally receives Kappa Delta’s highest honor for a collegiate chapter. Before an anticipated gathering of more than 300 KD collegians and alumnae, parents and university administrators, Kappa Delta National President Tricia Ruma Spence will present the 2017 Council Award to the entire chapter at 11 a.m. Saturday (Sept. 23) at the chapter house, 1600 Chestnut St.

  • Afghan Journalist To Receive WKU’s Award For Courageous International Reporting: The School of Journalism & Broadcasting at WKU will welcome Afghan journalist Lotfullah Najafizada to campus Sept. 28 as the recipient of the second annual Fleischaker/Greene Award for Courageous International Reporting.
  • Board of Regents to hold committee meetings Sept. 22: The WKU Board of Regents will hold committee meetings on Friday (Sept. 22), beginning at 8 a.m. CDT.
  • WKU Admissions hosting events for prospective students & their families: WKU is taking its DiscoverWKU events across the United States this fall. Coming up: St. Louis, Sept. 21; Louisville, Sept. 21; Chicago, Sept. 26; Elizabethtown, Sept. 26; Owensboro, Sept. 28. Register online at http://www.wku.edu/discoverwku/
  • WKU Public Radio Weekday Newscast Schedule: Tune into WKU Public Radio for national and international news from NPR, and local newscasts every half hour during Morning Edition (4-9 a.m. Central), and All Things Considered (3-6 p.m. Central), as well as local news features and interviews produced by the WKU news staff. WKU’s Public Radio can be heard on WKYU-FM (88.9) in Bowling Green/Glasgow; WDCL-FM (89.7) in Somerset/Campbellsville; WKPB-FM (88.9) in Henderson/Owensboro; WKUE-FM (90.9) in Elizabethtown/Bardstown; and online at http://www.wkyufm.org/

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WKU Alumni

More: Visit the WKU Alumni website.

What’s Happening At-WKU

Ongoing/continuing events

Thursday, Sept. 21

  • 3:45 p.m.: University Senate Meeting. Faculty House. Contact Eric Kondratieff, (270) 745-8861.
  • 6:30 p.m. (ET): DiscoverWKU Louisville. Kentucky Exposition Center, 937 Phillips Lane, Louisville. Contact Admissions, (270) 745-2551.
  • 6:30 p.m.: DiscoverWKU St. Louis. Holiday Inn St. Louis-Forest Park, 5915 Wilson Ave., St. Louis, Missouri. Contact Admissions, (270) 745-2551.
  • 7 p.m.: Faraway Places Series: Cycling in Spain: Story of a Passion by Ricardo Marin, Professor at Universidad de Castilla in La Mancha, Albacete, Spain. Barnes & Noble, 1680 Campbell Lane, Bowling Green. Contact Brian Coutts, (270) 745-6221.
  • 7 p.m.: Hardin Planetarium show: Finding Your Way Around the Autumn SkyHardin Planetarium. Contact Planetarium, (270) 745-4044.
  • 8 p.m.: Theatre Production: These Shining Lives. Russell Miller Theatre, Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center. Tickets are $15; $12 for students and senior citizens. Contact Theatre and Dance, (270) 745-5845.

Friday, Sept. 22

  • 8 a.m.: Board of Regents Committee Meetings. Mahurin Honors College/International Center Multipurpose Room. Contact Bob Skipper, (270) 745-4295.
  • 9 a.m.: WKU/Alumni Fall Speech and Debate Tournament. Garrett Conference Center. Through Sept. 24. Contact Forensics, (270) 745-6340.
  • 11:30 a.m.: Bowling Green/Warren County High School Honors Luncheon. Augenstein Alumni Center, 292 Alumni Ave., Bowling Green. Contact Campus and Community Events, (270) 745-2497.
  • 7:30 p.m.: Performance: Latin Inspired by The Symphony at WKU. Van Meter Hall. Tickets are $10; $5 for students/WKU faculty. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.
  • 8 p.m.: Theatre Production: These Shining Lives. Russell Miller Theatre, Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center. Tickets are $15; $12 for students and senior citizens. Contact Theatre and Dance, (270) 745-5845.

Saturday, Sept. 23

For upcoming events: Visit the What’s Happening at WKU page, Events@WKU page or WKU’s online events calendar

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